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DROPS 69-2 by DROPS Design

DROPS Top in Bomull-Lin, Cotton Viscose and Glitter.

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DROPS 69-2

Sizes: XS/S - S/M - M/L - L/XL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 84-90-96-102 cm [33" - 35 3/8" - 37.75" - 40 1/8"]
Waist: 72-76-80-88 cm [28.25" - 29 7/8" - 31.5" - 34 5/8"]

53% Egyptian cotton, 47% linen, 50 g./85 m./93 yds
150-150-150-150 g. col. no. 17, blue.
54% Egyptian cotton, 46% viscose, 50 g./110 m./120 yards
100-100-150-150 g. col. no. 13, periwinkle.
60% cupro, 40% metallized polyester, 10 g./700 m./765 yards
1-1-1 tube col. no. 02, silver.

Alternate yarns for Bomull-Lin:
* DROPS MUSKAT, 100% mercerized Egyptian cotton,
50 g./100 m./109 yards

Alternate yarns for Cotton Viscose:
* DROPS SAFRAN, 100% cotton, 50 g/160 m./174 yards
* DROPS SILKE-TWEED, 52% silk, 48% lambswool, 50 g./200 m./218 yards

DROPS 9 mm [US 13] needles, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.
DROPS 4 mm [US E] crochet hook, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.

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NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
Gauge: 11 sts x 17 rows = 10 x 10 cm [4" x 4"] in seed st.

Seed Stitch (on an even number of sts):
Row 1: * K 1, P 1 *
Row 2: * P 1, K 1 *
Repeat Rows 1 2.

Front: Cast on 40-42-44-48 sts with 1 strand each Bomull-Lin, Cotton Viscose and Glitter (3 strands of yarn). Knit 1 row (right side row). Continue with seed st - see instructions above. When the piece measures 5-5-5-5 cm [2"] inc 1 st at each side 3-4-4-4 times every 4-3-3-4 cm [1.5" - 1.25" - 1.25" - 1.5"] = 46-50-52-56 sts. When the piece measures 20-22-23-24 cm [7 7/8" - 8 5/8" - 9" - 9.5"] bind off for armhole at each side every other row: 3 sts 1-1-1-1 time, 2 sts 0-1-1-2 times and 1 st 3-3-3-3 times = 34-34-36-36 sts. When the piece measures 28-30-32-34 cm [11" - 11.75" - 12 5/8" - 13 3/8"] bind off the center 10 sts for the neck. Then bind off at each neck edge every other row: 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 4 times = 6-6-7-7 sts remain on each shoulder. Bind off when the piece measures 38-40-42-44 cm [14 7/8" - 15.75" - 16.5" - 17.25"].

Back: Cast on and knit the same as the front. Bind off for armhole as on front and continue until the piece measures 35-37-39-41 cm [13.75" - 14.5" - 15.25" - 16 1/8"], then bind off the center 16 sts for the neck. Bind off at each neck edge every other row: 2 sts 1-1-1-1 time and 1 st 1-1-1-1 time = 6-6-7-7 sts remain on each shoulder. Bind off when the piece measures 38-40-42-44 cm [14 7/8" - 15.75" - 16.5" - 17.25"].

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Sew side seams. Crochet 1 row sc with 2 strands Bomull-Lin around neck and armholes.


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