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DROPS 83-5 by DROPS Design

DROPS Pullover and scarf in Karisma Superwash

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Sizes: S - M - L - XL - XXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 92-100-108-118-126 cm
Hem: 82-90-100-110-118 cm

Materials: DROPS KARISMA SUPERWASH from Garnstudio
450-500-550-600-650 gr nr 05, black
50 gr each of the following colors:
01 natural, 16 dark grey, 78 coral and 55 light brown heather.

DROPS 3 mm and 4 mm circular and double-pointed needles, or sizes needed to obtain correct gauge.

12 DROPS Silver buttons, nr 53

Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 170 cm and uses size S or M. If you are making a jumper, cardigan, dress or similar garment, you will find a graphic with the measurements of the finished garment (in cm) at the bottom of the pattern.

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Gauge: 21 sts x 28 rows on larger needles in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm.

Rib: * K 4, P 4 *, repeat * - *.

Pattern: See charts. The pattern is knit entirely in stockinette st.

Body: Cast on 176-192-208-232-248 sts on smaller circular needles with black. Knit 3 rows stockinette st, then knit rib – see instructions above. When the piece measures 5 cm change to larger circular needles, knit 2 rows garter st, then knit stockinette st, adjusting (inc/dec) on the first row to 172-190-210-232-248 sts. Put a marker at each side. When the piece measures 6-6-8-8-8 cm inc 1 st at each side of each marker every 5-5-6-6-6 cm a total of 5-5-4-4-4 times = 192-210-226-248-264 sts. When the piece measures 32-33-34-35-36 cm bind off 10 sts at each side for armhole (5 sts at each side of each marker) = 86-95-103-114-122 sts on body. Lay piece aside and knit the sleeves.

Right sleeve: Cast on 66-66-75-75-75 sts on smaller needles with black and knit 3 rows stockinette st (1st row = wrong side). Then knit rib as follows: K 4 (edge sts knit in garter st), * K 4, P 5 *, repeat * - * and finish with K 4 and K 4 (edge sts knit in garter st). On the next row dec all P 5 to P 4 = 60-60-68-68-68 sts. When the rib measures 18 cm place a marker after 30-30-34-34-34 sts and cut yarn.
Put cuff together – lay the 4 garter sts on the left side over the 4 garter sts on the right side as when the garment is worn. Divide sts onto 4 larger double-pointed needles and begin row at the marker.
Knit 4 rows rib as before, but P the overlapping sts through both layers. Then knit 2 rows garter st over all sts and then knit stockinette st.
After the 1st row of stockinette st inc 1 st each side of marker a total of 11-13-11-14-16 times:
Sizes S + L: alternately every 5th and 6th rows
Size M: every 5 rows
Size XL: every 4 rows
Size XXL: alternately every 3rd and 4th rows
= 78-82-86-92-96 sts. When the piece measures 44-44-44-43-43 cm bind off 5 sts each side of marker = 68-72-76-82-86 sts. Put sts on a st holder and knit a second sleeve, reversing cuff overlap.

Yoke: Put the sleeves in on the same circular needles as body where you bound off for armholes = 308-334-358-392-416 sts.
Place a marker in each transition between body and the sleeves = 4 markers. Continue with stockinette st over all sts and knit 1-0-2-1-2 rounds before beginning raglan shaping, then:
Dec 1 st as follows before markers: K 2 tog.
Dec 1 st as follows after markers: Slip 1 st as if to knit, K 1, psso.
Dec every other row 9-11-11-13-14 times = 236-246-270-288-304 sts. After raglan dec knit 1 round with black, decreasing evenly distributed across the round to 231-242-264-286-297 sts, then knit and dec following the chart for Pattern 1.
After the last dec 126-132-144-156-162 sts remain on needles. Complete Pattern 1. Then knit 1 round with black, decreasing evenly distributed across round to 90-90-90-96-96 sts (divisible by 6).

Neckband: Change to smaller double pointed needles and knit Pattern 2 once (the neckband measures approx. 5 cm). Change to coral and knit 1 round, then knit the next round as follows: * K 2 tog, yo *, repeat * - * around round (= folding edge). Continue until edge measures 5 cm from folding edge, change to black, knit 2 rounds and bind off. Fold neckband to wrong side and stitch in place loosely.

Assembly: Sew opening under the sleeve. Sew overlap on cuffs from wrong side. Sew on 6 buttons as decoration along each cuff (through both layers).


Measurements: approx. 18 x 150 cm

Materials: Garnstudio ESKIMO from Garnstudio
150 gr nr 14, charcoal grey

DROPS 12 mm needles, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.

Gauge: 7 sts in pattern = approx. 10 cm in width

Lace pattern:
Row 1 (= wrong side): K 1 (edge st knit in garter st), * K 1, yo, sl 1 as if to P *, repeat * - * to last 2 sts, end with K 2.
Row 2 (= right side): K 1 (edge st knit in garter st), * yo, sl 1 as if to P, K tog the next st and the yo from previous row *, repeat * - * to last 2 sts and end with yo, sl 1 as if to P, and K 1 (edge st knit in garter st).
Row 3 (= wrong side): K 1 (edge st knit in garter st), * K tog the next st and the yo from previous row, yo, sl 1 as if to P *, repeat * - * and end with K tog the next st and the yo from previous row, K 1 (edge st knit in garter st).
Repeat rows 2 and 3.

Scarf: Loosely cast on 13 sts and knit Lace pattern – see instructions above. Bind off when the piece measures approx. 150 cm.


= black
= dark grey
= light brown heather
= coral
= natural
= K2 tog in the relevant colour

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