Sweet Lady Blue by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS jumper in garter st in "Ice" or in "Eskimo".

DROPS design: Pattern no TT-051
Yarn group E
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 88-98-106-116-124-134 cm /
34½"-38½"-41 3/4"-45 3/4"-48 3/4"-52 3/4"
Full length: 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm /
21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''

Materials: DROPS ICE (discontinued)
Color no 09, blue:
600-650-700-750-850-900 g

or use:
Materials: DROPS Eskimo from Garnstudio
Colour no 21, blue/violet:
550-600-650-700-750-850 g


DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE size 10 mm / US 15 (80 cm / 32'') - or size needed to get 9 sts x 16 rows in garter st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 10 mm / N/15 - for crochet edge.


DROPS Extra 0-830

Pattern for DROPS Extra 0-830

GARTER ST (in the round on circular needle):
* K 1 round and P 1 round *, repeat from *-*.

GARTER ST (back and forth on needle):
K all rows.

MEASURING TIP:
Measure when piece is flat, it is important not to stretch the piece when measuring.
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BODY:
Work in the round in garter st - Read explanation above.
Loosely cast on 80-88-96-104-112-120 sts on circular needle size 10 mm / US 15 with Ice or Eskimo.
Work rib = K 1/P 1 for 5 cm / 2'', then work in garter st. REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
When piece measures 37-38-39-40-41-42 cm / 14½''-15''-15¼''-15¾''-16 1/8''-16½'', insert 2 markers in the piece; 1 marker at beg of round and 1 marker after 40-44-48-52-56-60 sts.
On next round bind off for armholes as follows: bind off 2-2-3-3-4-4 sts on each side of every marker (= 4-4-6-6-8-8 sts bind off in each side). Finish each part separately.

BACK PIECE:
= 36-40-42-46-48-52 sts. Insert a marker at beg and end of row (where to knit up sleeves later).
Continue in garter st back and forth until piece measures 52-54-56-58-60-62 cm / 20½''-21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''. Then bind off the middle 12-12-14-14-16-16 sts for neck and finish each shoulder separately. Continue to bind off 1 st on next row from neck = 11-13-13-15-15-17 sts remain on the shoulder.
Bind off when piece measures 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm / 21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''.

FRONT PIECE:
= 36-40-42-46-48-52 sts. Insert a marker at beg and end of row (where to knit up sleeves later). Continue in garter st back and forth until piece measures 47-49-50-52-53-55 cm / 18½"-19 1/4"-19 3/4"-20½"-21"-21 5/8".
Then bind off the middle 6-6-8-8-10-10 sts for neck and finish each shoulder separately.
Then bind off on every row from neck as follows: 2 sts 1 time, 1 st 2 times = 11-13-13-15-15-17 sts remain on shoulder. Bind off when piece measures 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm / 21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew shoulder seams in outer loops of edge sts to avoid a chunky seam.

SLEEVE:
Worked back and forth on needle. Pick up from RS approx. 30 - 40 sts between markers along one armhole (NOTE: Do not pick up over the bound off sts for armhole). K next row while AT THE SAME TIME adjusting no of sts to 30-32-34-36-38-40.
Work in garter st for 3-3-4-4-5-5 cm / 1 1/8''-1 1/8''-1½''-1½''-2''-2'', then dec 1 st (by working 2 sts tog) in each side of piece.
Repeat dec every 11-8-8-6-6-5 cm / 4 3/8"-3 1/8"-3 1/8"-2 3/8"-2 3/8"-2" a total of 5-6-6-7-7-8 times = 20-20-22-22-24-24 sts. Continue in garter st until piece measures 49-48-48-46-46-45 cm / 19 1/4"-19"-19"-18"-18"-17 3/4" (shorter measurements in the larger sizes because of wider shoulders), then work rib (K 1/P 1) for 5 cm / 2'', bind off all sts with K over K and P over P. Piece measures approx. 54-53-53-51-51-50 cm / 21 1/4"-21"-21"-20"-20"-19 3/4".

ASSEMBLY:
Sew sleeve seams in outer loops of edge sts to avoid a chunky seam.

CROCHET EDGE:
Work on hook size 10 mm / N/15 around the neck as follows (beg mid back): 1 sc in first st, * ch 1, skip approx. 1½ cm / ½'', 1 sc in next st *, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 sl st in 1st sc, fasten off. NOTE: Make sure that the crochet edge is not too tight.



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