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DROPS 68-21 by DROPS Design

DROPS Crocheted Cardigan in Tynn Chenille and Muskat.

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Sizes: S/M - M/L - XL
Finished measurements: 90-100-110 cm [35-5/8" - 39 3/8" - 43.25"]

Materials: DROPS MUSKAT from Garnstudio
100% mercerized Egyptian cotton, 50 g./100 m./109 yards
100-150-150 g. col. no. 21, rust.
100-100-100 g. col. no. 33, light plum.
100-100-100 g. col. no. 39, raspberry.
100-100-100 g. col. no. 49, dark orange.

and use: DROPS TYNN CHENILLE from Garnstudio
90% cotton, 10% polyester, 50 g/120 m./130 yards
100-100-100 g. col. no. 927, dark lilac.
50-100-100 g. col. no. 905, petrol green.
50 - 50 - 50 g. col. no. 906, red.
50 - 50 - 50 g. col. no. 924, dark red.
50 - 50 - 50 g. col. no. 925, burgundy.

Alternate yarns for Muskat:
* DROPS BOMULL-LIN, 53% Egyptian cotton, 47% linen, 50 g./85 m./93 yds
* DROPS KARISMA SUPERWASH, 100% superwash wool, 50 g/110 m/120 yards
* DROPS KARISMA ANGORA-TWEED, 70% lambswool, 30% angora, 50 g/145 m/158 yds

DROPS 4 mm [US F] crochet hook, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.

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pattern type: jackets, pattern/technique: granny square, lace, shape: square,

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Crochet gauge: 1 square = approx. 9.5 x 9.5 cm = [3.75" x 3.75"]. 4.5 V-st groups x 10 rows of Pattern 1 = 10 x 10 cm [4" x 4"].

Pattern: See charts. 68. The pattern is seen from the right side. The chart for Pattern 1 shows the V-stitch pattern, which is crocheted in stripe pattern following the chart for Pattern 2.

Color Combinations of Squares:
Crochet 6 different squares: A, B, C, D, E and F.
Square A (make 4-4-5):
round 1: Petrol green Chenille nr 905,
round 2: Burgundy Chenille nr 925,
round 3: Rust Muskat nr 21,
round 4: Dark orange Muskat nr 49,
round 5: red Chenille nr 906.
Square B (make 1-1-2 + 1 half square):
round 1: Dark lilac Chenille nr 927,
round 2: Burgundy Chenille nr 925,
round 3: Light plum Muskat nr 33,
round 4: raspberry Muskat nr 39,
round 5: red Chenille nr 906.
Square C (make 1-1-2):
round 1: Rust Muskat nr 21,
round 2: red Chenille nr 906,
round 3: Dark orange Muskat nr 49,
round 4: Rust Muskat nr 21,
round 5: Dark red Chenille nr 924.
Square D (make 4-4-5):
round 1: Dark orange Muskat nr 49,
round 2: raspberry Muskat nr 39,
round 3: Light plum Muskat nr 33,
round 4: Burgundy Chenille nr 925,
round 5: Dark red Chenille nr 924.
Square E (make 2-2-2 + 1 half square):
round 1: red Chenille nr 906,
round 2: raspberry Muskat nr 39,
round 3: Light plum Muskat nr 33,
round 4: Burgundy Chenille nr 925,
round 5: Dark lilac Chenille nr 927.
Square F (make 3-3-3):
round 1: Petrol green Chenille nr 905,
round 2: Dark lilac Chenille nr 927,
round 3: raspberry Muskat nr 39,
round 4: Light plum Muskat nr 33,
round 5: Petrol green Chenille nr 905.

Crocheted Square: Make squares in color combinations as described above.
Ch 5 with color 1 and join into a ring with sl st.
Round 1: color 1: ch 3, 7 dc in the ring and then 1 sl st in 3rd ch at beginning of row = 8 sts. Turn the work.
Round 2: color 2: ch 3 + 1 dc in first st of previous row. * 2 dc in every st from previous row *, repeat from * - * a total of 7 times. Finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch at beginning of row = 16 sts. Turn the work.
Round 3: color 3: ch 3 + 1 dc in first st of previous row, 1 dc in the next st from previous row, * then crochet alternately 2 dc and 1 dc in every st from previous row *, repeat from * - * a total of 7 times = 23 st + 3 ch. Finish with 1 sl st in the 3rd ch at beginning of row. Turn the work.
Round 4: color 4: ch 3 in first st of previous row, ch 4, 1 dc in the same st, * 1 dc in each of the following 6 dc, ch 4, 1 dc in the last of the 6 dc *, repeat from * - * a total of 3 times, 1 dc in each of the last 5 dc on row, finish with 1 sl st in the 3rd ch at beginning of row. Turn the work.
Round 5: color 5: ch 3 in first st of previous row, 1 dc in each of the following 6 dc, * 3 dc in ch-st bow, ch 3, 3 dc in the same ch-st bow, 1 dc in each of the following 6 dc, * repeat from * - * a total of 3 times, 3 dc in the next ch-st bow, ch 3, 3 dc in the same ch-st bow, finish with 1 sl st in the 3rd ch at beginning of row. Fasten off.

Half Square: Make squares in color combinations as described above.
Ch 5 with color 1 and join into a ring with a sl st.
Round 1: color 1: ch 3, 4 dc in the ring. Turn the work.
Round 2: color 2: ch 3 + 1 dc in first st of previous row, 2 dc in each of the following dc from previous row = 10 sts. Turn the work.
Round 3: color 3: ch 3 + 1 dc in first st of previous row, crochet alternately 1 dc and 2 dc in each dc from previous row = 15 sts. Turn the work.
Round 4: color 4: ch 3, ch 4, 1 dc in the same st as the ch 3, * 1 dc in each of the following 7 dc, ch 4, 1 dc in the last of the 7 dc *, repeat from * - * a total of 2 times. Turn the work.
Round 5: color 5: ch 6, 3 dc in ch-st bow, 1 dc in each of the following 7 dc from previous row, 3 dc in ch-st bow, ch 3, 3 dc in the same ch-st bow, 1 dc in each of the following 7 dc from previous row, 3 dc in ch-st bow, ch 3, 1 dc in the same ch-st bow.

Cardigan: The fronts are made with squares, and the sleeves, back and sides are crocheted in stripes in Pattern 1.

Back + sides: The Back and Sides are crocheted in one piece. Ch 98-114-130 loosely with rust Muskat.
Turn and crochet 1 row sc = 97-113-129 sc. On the next row, begin Pattern 1 as follows: 3 dc in 1st sc, * ch 1, skip over 3 sc, 3 dc in the next sc *, repeat from * - * (= 24-28-32 V-groups + 3 dc on row). Continue to crochet Pattern 1 with stripes according to Pattern 2. Note: turn all rows with ch 3 + ch 1. When the piece measures approx. 30-28-36 cm [11.75" - 11" - 14 1/8"] bind off for armhole by crocheting over 4-5.5-7.5 V-groups less at each side = 16-17-17 V-groups + 3 dc remain on back.
When the piece measures approx. 48-48-58 cm [18 7/8" - 18 7/8" - 22 7/8"] (there are now 2 rows remaining - adjust so that the last rows are crocheted with Muskat) bind off for the neck by not crocheting over the center 6.5-7.5-7.5 V-groups – crochet 1 row at each side of neck. Crochet the next row as follows: Pattern 1 over 4.5 V-groups, continue with sc over the neck opening - 1 sc in each dc - Pattern 1 over 4.5 V-groups. Fasten off, the piece measures approx. 50-50-60 cm [19.75" - 19.75" - 23 5/8"].

Front: Make 4-4-5 squares of A, 1-1-2 squares of B, 1-1-2 squares of C, 4-4-5 squares of D, 2-2-2 squares of E and 4-4-4 squares of F = 16-16-20 squares - see instructions above. Then make 1 half square each of B and E (neckband).
Crochet squares together with rust Muskat - see Figs. 2 and 3 - Fig. 3 shows how squares are crocheted together. First join in strips according to the thin line and then join strips according to the thick line.

Sleeve: Ch 42-46-50 loosely with rust Muskat. Turn and work 1 row of sc = 41-45-49 sc. Begin Pattern 1 on the next row as follows: * 3 dc in 1st sc, ch 1, skip over 3 sc *, repeat from * - * a total of 10-11-12 times, finish with 3 dc in last sc. Crochet Pattern 1 with stripes according to Pattern 2. Note: turn all rows with ch 3 + ch 1.
When the piece measures 10-8-10 cm [4" - 3 1/8" - 4"] inc 1/2 V-group at each side - see Fig. 1 - a total of 6-7-8 times every 4-3-3 rows = 16-18-20 V-groups. When the piece measures 28 cm [11"] (13-13-14 cm [5 1/8" - 5 1/8" - 5.5"] remain to finished measurements) shape sleeve cap by beginning row 2 V-groups in from each side. Repeat this dec every 5 rows to finished dimensions. Finish when the piece measures approx. 39-39-40 cm [15.25" - 15.25" - 15.75"].

Assembly: All pieces are crocheted together with rust Muskat. Crochet shoulder and side seams in the same way as squares were crocheted together - see Fig. 3. Crochet the sleeve seam as follows: start at the bottom with * 1 sc in one side, ch 2, 1 sc in the other side, ch 2 *, repeat from * - * until 3-4-6 rows remain. Crochet the sleeve to the Body in the same way. Crochet 1 row sc around entire Body, up along button bands and around the neck.

Neck ties: Make 2 chains approx. 30 cm [11.75"] long with 2 strands rust Muskat. Fasten 1 tie at each side of center front at start of neck shaping. Make 2 more ties and fasten these 1 square below the first ones.

Diagram

= Rust Muskat nr 21
= red Chenille nr 906
= Dark red Chenille, nr 924
= raspberry Muskat nr 39
= Light plum Muskat, 33.
= Burgundy Chenille nr 925.
= Dark lilac Chenille nr 927.
= Petrol green Chenille nr 905.
= Dark orange Muskat nr 49.
= ch 1
= 1 dc
= 1 sc
= 1 V-stitch group


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