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DROPS 60-19 by DROPS Design

DROPS Rose sweater in 4 yarn types

DROPS 60-19

Sizes: Small/Medium(Medium/Large)
Finished measurements:
Bust: 104 (112) cm [41" (44")]
Waist: 96 (104) cm [37.75" (41")]

Materials: DROPS PARIS from Garnstudio
100% cotton, 50 g/75 m./82 yards
350 (350) g color no. 26, dark beige
50 (50) g color no. 07, ivy
50 (50) g color no. 08, dark purple
50 (50) g color no. 09, corn blue
50 (50) g color no. 30, jeans blue
50 (50) g color no. 31, medium purple
50 (50) g color no. 39, pistachio
50 (50) g color no. 42, military green
50 (50) g color no. 43, green

and use: DROPS COTTON-VISCOSE from Garnstudio
54% Egyptian cotton, 46% viscose,
200 (200) g color no. 02, natural

and use: DROPS SAFRAN from Garnstudio
100% Egyptian cotton, 50 g/160 m./174 yards
200 (200) g color no. 18, natural

and use: DROPS PELLIZA from Garnstudio
100% polyester, 50 g/115 m./125 yards
50 (50) g color no. 09, marine blue

Alternate yarns (to Paris):
* DROPS ALASKA, 100% wool, 50 g/75 m./82 yds

Alternate yarns (to Cotton Viscose and Safran):
* DROPS SILKE-TWEED, 52% silk, 48% lambswool, 50 g/200 m./218 yards

DROPS 5 mm [US 8] straight and circular needles, or size needed to obtain correct gauge..

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Corrections made to this pattern (after publication)

The picture is mirrored, so flowers will turn opposite way.

Updated online: 03.03.2006 (Printed catalogues do not include these corrections)

See all corrections to catalogue DROPS 60

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  • DROPS ♥ You #6 (50g)
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  • DROPS PARIS UNI COLOUR (50g)
    2.20 USD
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  • DROPS PARIS RECYCLED DENIM (50g)
    1.80 USD
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  • DROPS COTTON VISCOSE UNI COLOUR (50g)
    3.15 USD
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  • DROPS SAFRAN UNI COLOUR (50g)
    2.35 USD
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NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in inches. For conversion from inches to cm - 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: 17 sts x 22 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm [4" x 4"] with either 1 strand of Paris, 1 strand Cotton Viscose + 1 strand Safran, or 2 strands Pelliza.

Garter st, when knitting flat: Knit all sts, all rows.
Garter st, when knitting in the round: *Rnd 1, knit. Rnd 2, purl.* Repeat from * - *.

Knitting tip: Pattern 1 can be either knit in intarsia, or duplicate stitched. You may prefer to work small color areas in duplicate st.

Pattern: See charts (1 chart = 1 repeat). The pattern is seen from the right side and is knit entirely in stockinette stitch. Arrows on the charts for Patterns 3 and 4 indicate the center of the sleeve (midt på ermet = center of sleeve).

Front: Cast on 84 (90) sts with jeans blue Paris. Knit 2 rows garter st, change to dark beige Paris, knit 4 rows stockinette st. Knit the next row as follows: K 2 (5) sts, * K 5, roll/twist the edge as follows: put the right needle behind the work, bring it under and up in front of the work (twisting the edge), K 5, * repeat * - *, finish with K 2 (5) sts. Knit 1 row stockinette st, then Pattern 1, centering the pattern on the front. Knit the background color following Pattern 2.
At the same time inc 1 st at each side 3 (4) times every 6.5 (5.5) cm [2.5" (2-1/8")] = 90 (98) sts. When the work measures 29 (30) cm [11-3/8" (11.75")] bind off for armholes at each side every other row: 3 sts 1 (2) times, 2 sts 1 time, 1 st 2 (3) = 76 (76) sts. When the work measures 45 (47) cm [17.75" (18.5")] bind off the center 18 (18) sts for the neck. Bind off at each neck edge every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1 time, 1 st 1 time. Bind off when the work measures 52 (54) cm [20.5" (21.25")].

Back: Cast on and knit as for the front, but knit only Pattern 2 (not Pattern 1). When the work measures 50 (52) cm [19.75" (20.5")] bind off the center 26 (26) sts for the neck. Bind off 2 sts at each neck edge on the next row. Bind off when the work measures 52 (54) cm [20.5" (21.25")].

Right sleeve: Cast on 42 (42) sts with jeans blue Paris. Knit 2 rows garter st, change to dark beige Paris, knit 4 rows stockinette st. Knit the next row as follows: K 2 (5) sts, * K 5, roll/twist the edge as follows: put the right needle behind the work, bring it under and up in front of the work (twisting the edge), K 5, * repeat * - *, finish with K 2 (5) sts. Knit 1 row of stockinette st. Then knit Pattern 2. When the work measures 7 cm [2.75"] inc 1 st at each side 19 (21) times:
Size S/M: Every 4th row
Size M/L: Alternately every 3rd and 4th row
= 80 (84) sts. When the work measures 35 (37) cm [13.75" (14.5")] knit Pattern 3 - see guide arrow to center the pattern on the sleeve. When the work measures 47 (47) cm [18.5"] bind off for sleeve caps at each side every other row: 4 sts 2 (1) times, 3 sts 1 (2) times, 2 sts 2 (5) times, 3 sts 1 time, 4 sts 2 (1) times, bind off. The work measures approx. 54 (56) cm [21.25" (22")].

Left sleeve: Cast on and knit like the right sleeve, but when the work measures 36 (38) cm knit Pattern 4 instead of Pattern 3 - see guide arrow to center pattern on the sleeve.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Pick up approx. 80-85 sts around the neck on circular needles with dark beige Paris; join and knit 2 rows garter st, change to jeans blue Paris and knit 2 rows garter st, bind off. Sew in the sleeves. Sew the sleeve seam and the side seam in one.

Diagram

background color (this refers to charts for Patterns 1, 3 and 4 only - follow striping of Pattern 2 for background)
dark beige / Paris
ivy / Paris
dark purple / Paris
corn blue / Paris
jeans blue / Paris
medium purple / Paris
pistachio / Paris
military green / Paris
green / Paris
1 strand Cotton Viscose + 1 strand Safran
2 strands Pelliza


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