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DROPS Extra 0-960 by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS vest in garter st with shawl collar in ”Puddel”. Size: S - XXXL.

DROPS Extra 0-960

DROPS design: Pattern no v-074
Yarn group E
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 100-108-116-124-140-148 cm / 40”-43”-46”-49”-55”-58”
Full length: 65-67-69-72-76-76 cm / 25½”-26½”-27”-28½”-30”-30”

Materials:
DROPS PUDDEL from Garnstudio
550-600-650-700-750-850 g color no 06, light gray

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm / 32’’) size 7 mm/US 10.75 – or size needed to get 10 sts x 20 rows in garter st = 10 x 10 cm / 4’’ x 4’’.

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INCREASE TIP:
Inc 1 st by making a YO inside 1 edge st. On next row K YO twisted (i.e. work in back loop of st instead of front) to avoid holes.

GARTER ST (back and forth on circular needle):
K all rows. 1 ridge = K2 rows.
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BACK PIECE:
Worked in GARTER ST - see explanation above - back and forth on circular needle.
Cast on 50-54-58-62-70-74 sts on circular needle size 7 mm / US 10.75 with Puddel.
Work until piece measures 32-34-36-36-38-40 cm / 12½”-13½”-14”-14”-15”-16”.
Then inc - read INCREASE TIP - 1 st for sleeves at the end of the next two rows, repeat inc in each side every 2 cm / 3/4’’ 11-9-7-4-0-0 more times (= 12-10-8-5-1-1 times in total), then every 4 cm / 1½’’ 1-2-3-5-3-1 times in total and then every 6 cm / 2 3/8’’ 0-0-0-0-3-4 times in total = 76-78-80-82-84-86 sts.
K2 rows.
Now piece measures approx. 60-62-64-66-70-70 cm / 23½”-24½”-25”-26”-27½”-27½”.
Then bind off for diagonal shoulder at the beg of every row as follows: bind off 4 sts in each side of piece, repeat bind off 2-2-2-5-5-5 more times (= 3-3-3-6-6-6 times in total in each side), then bind off 6 sts in each side 2-2-2-0-0-0 times in total AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 63-65-67-70-74-75 cm / 24½”-25½”-26½”-27½”-29”-29½”, bind off the middle 10-10-12-12-14-14 sts for neck and finish each shoulder separately.
After bind off for neck and diagonal shoulder, 9-10-10-11-11-12 sts remain on each shoulder.
Bind off. Piece measures 65-67-69-72-76-76 cm / 25½”-26½”-27”-28½”-30”-30”.

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
Worked in garter st back and forth on circular needle.
Cast on 28-30-32-34-38-40 sts on circular needle size 7 mm / US 10.75 with Puddel.
When piece measures 23-25-26-26-28-29 cm / 9”-10”-10½”-10½”-11”-11½”, inc 1 st in left side of piece (seen from RS) for collar, repeat inc every 4th row 6-6-6-7-7-8 more times (= 7-7-7-8-8-9 times in total) and then every other row 10-10-11-10-11-10 times in total.
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 32-34-36-36-38-40 cm / 12½”-13½”-14”-14”-15”-16”, inc 1 st for sleeve in right side of piece (seen from RS) at the end of next row from WS, repeat inc every 2 cm / 3/4’’ 11-9-7-4-0-0 more times (= 12-10-8-5-1-1 times in total), then every 4 cm / 1½’’ 1-2-3-5-3-1 times in total and then every 6 cm / 2 3/8’’ 0-0-0-0-3-4 times in total.
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 52-54-55-57-58-60 cm / 20½”-21”-21½”-22½”-23”-23½”, dec 1 st in left side for neck by working the last 2 sts tog from RS, repeat dec every other row 12-12-13-13-14-14 more times (= 13-13-14-14-15-15 times in total). After inc in right side (sleeve) is done, K 2 rows.
Now piece measures approx. 60-62-64-66-70-70 cm / 23½”-24½”-25”-26”-27½”-27½”.
Then bind off for diagonal shoulder at the beg of every row from RS in right side as follows: bind off 4 sts, repeat bind off on every row from RS 2-2-2-5-5-5 more times (= 3-3-3-6-6-6 times in total), then bind off 6 sts on every row from RS 2-2-2-0-0-0 times in total. After all bind offs, bind off the first 9-10-10-11-11-12 sts from RS in right side = 12-12-13-13-14-14 sts remain on needle for collar. Work the rest of row.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
Knit as left, but mirrored.

COLLAR:
Work in garter st over these sts with short rows, beg from neck (WS): * 2 rows back and forth over the first 8-8-9-9-10-10 sts, 2 rows over all sts *, repeat from *-* until piece measures 8-8-9-9-9-9 cm / 3”-3”-3½”-3½”-3½”-3½” along the shortest side. Bind off.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew side seams (= up to 1st inc sleeve st) and shoulder seams in outer loops of edge sts.
Sew collar tog mid back and sew on to neck line at the back of neck.

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