DROPS Children 8-2 by DROPS Design

Jumper with cable pattern in Denim

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Size: 2 - 3/4 – 5/6 – 7/8 (9/10 – 11/12 – 13/14) years
Size in cm: 86/92 - 98/104 – 110/116 – 122/128 (134/140 – 146/152 – 158)

Materials: Garnstudio’s Denim
350-400-400-450 (500-550-600) g colour no 48, denim blue

DROPS pointed and double pointed needles needle size 3.5 and 4.5 mm

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Knitting tension: 20 sts x 26 in pattern on needle size 4.5 mm in stocking sts = 10 x 10 cm
Garter sts (back and forth on needle): Knit all rows
Garter sts (on circular needle): Knit 1 round, purl 1 round.
Pattern: See diagram.

Back piece: Cast on 74-82-88-94 (100-104-110) sts (incl 1 edge st each side) on needle size 3.5 mm and knit 4 rows garter sts. Change to needle size 4.5 mm and continue in stocking sts. Remember the knitting tension! When piece measures 24-26-28-31 (32-33-34) cm cast off for armhole each side on every other row: 3 sts 2 times, 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 2-2-2-2 (2-2-4) times = 54-62-68-74 (80-84-86) sts. When piece measures 35-38-41-45 (47-49-51) cm cast off the middle 22-24-24-26 (26-28-28) sts for neck and dec 2 sts on neckline on next row. Cast off remaining sts when piece measures 37-40-43-47 (49-51-53) cm.

Front piece: Cast on 74-82-88-94 (100-104-110) sts (incl 1 edge st each side) on needle size 3.5 mm and knit 4 rows garter sts. Change to needle size 4.5 mm and knit 1 row in stocking sts, at the same time inc 10-10-14-14 (14-14-14) sts over the middle 20-20-40-40 (40-40-40) sts (to be included in the cable pattern) = 84-92-102-108 (114-118-124) sts. On next row knit pattern over the middle 32-32-53-53 (52-52-52) sts as follows: M.2-M.2-M.1-M.1 (M.1-M.1-M.1) with stocking sts either side. Continue like this. Remember the knitting tension! When piece measures 24-26-28-31 (32-33-34) cm cast off for armhole each side on every other row: 3 sts 2 times, 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 2-2-2-2 (2-2-4) times = 64-72-82-88 (94-98-100) sts. When piece measures 33-36-38-42 (44-46-47) cm cast off the middle 26-28-32-34 (34-36-36) sts as follows: Knit sts tog 2 by 2 and cast them off on next row (this is to compensate for the extra cable sts). Dec to shape the neckline on every other row: 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 3 times. Cast off remaining sts when piece measures 37-40-43-47 (49-51-53) cm

Sleeve: Cast on 34-34-36-38 (40-42-42) sts on double pointed needles size 3.5 mm and knit 4 rounds garter sts. Change to needle size 4.5 mm and continue in stocking sts. When piece measures 5 cm inc 2 sts mid under arm a total of 9-11-12-13 (14-15-17) times as follows:
Size 2 + 3/4 + 5/6 years: alternate between every 4th and 5th round
Size 7/8 + 9/10 + 11/12 + 13/14 years: on every 5th round
= 52-56-60-64 (68-72-76) sts. When sleeve measures 23-26-29-32 (36-39-42) cm cast off 6 sts mid under arm and finish the sleeve back and forth on needles. Dec for sleeve cap each side on every other row: 1-1-1-2 (2-2-2) sts 7 times and 3 sts for all sizes 2 times. Cast off, sleeve measures approx 31-34-37-40 (44-47-50) cm.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Pick up approx 70 to 100 sts round the neck on double pointed needles size 3.5 mm and knit 6 rounds garter sts. Cast off and let the neck roll over. Sew side seams. Set in sleeves.

Diagram

= K
= P
= Put 2 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K2, K2 from cable needle
= Put 2 sts on cable needle behind piece, K2, K2 from cable needle
= Put 4 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K4, K4 from cable needle
= Put 4 sts on cable needle behind piece, K4, K4 from cable needle


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