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DROPS 50-6 by DROPS Design

DROPS Sweater in Cotton Chenille.

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Sizes: Small - Medium - Large
Finished Measurements: 114-120-126 cm

Materials: DROPS Cotton Chenille,
100% Cotton, 50 g.
200-250-250 g. Col. No. 12, Grass Green
200-200-250 g. Col. No. 06, Green
150-150-150 g. Col. No. 14, Pistachio
50-50-50 g. Col. No. 04, Purple
50-50-50 g. Col. No. 05, Blue
50-50-50 g. Col. No. 11, Lime

Alternate Yarn:
DROPS Tynn Cotton Chenille,
90% Cotton, 10% Polyester, 50 g.
200-200-200 g. Col. No. 904, Cobalt Blue
150-200-200 g. Col. No. 909, Olive
100-150-150 g. Col. No. 905, Turquoise
50-50-50 g. Col. No. 908, Lime
50-50-50- g. Col. No. 910, Brown
50-50-50 g. Col. No. 903, Blue
All numbers/measurements for Tynn Chenille are given in ( ). NOTE: where there is only one set of figures it applied to both versions!

DROPS 3 mm and 4 mm Circular Needles, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.
(DROPS 2 mm and 2.5 mm Circular Needles, or sizes needed to obtain correct gauge.)

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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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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in American English, please click here.
Gauge: Cotton Chenille: 14 sts and 26 rows on US 6 in
stockinette stitch = 10 x 10 cm.
(Tynn Chenille: 20 sts and 32 rows on US 1 in stockinette stitch = 10 x 10 cm.

Pattern for Cotton Chenille:
* 8 (8.5-9) cm or 21 (22-23) rows in Color No. 12
2 rows Color No. 11
8 (8.5-9) cm or (21 (22-23) rows) Color No. 06
2 rows Color No. 05
8 (8.5-9) cm or (21 (22-23) rows) Color No. 14
2 rows Color No. 4 *
Repeat from * - *.

(Pattern for Tynn Chenille:
* 7.5 (8-8.5) cm or 24 (26-27) rows Color No. 904,
3 rows Color No. 903
7.5 (8-8.5) cm or 24 (26-27) rows Color No. 909
3 rows Color No. 910
7.5 (8-8.5) cm or 24 (26-27) rows Color No. 905
3 rows Color No. 908 *
Repeat from * - *.)

Garter Stitch (worked flat): Knit all sts all rows.
Garter Stitch (worked in the round): * Row 1, knit. Row 2, purl. Repeat from *. One «Ridge» equals two rows.

Front: Cast on 82-86-90 (116-122-128) sts (includes 1 edge st on each side for seam) on smaller circular needleswith grass-green and knit 2 (4) rows in Garter Stitch. Change to larger needles and knit in Pattern.
When the work measures 46-50-53 (44-50-53) cm, bind off on each side for armholes every other row: 3 sts 1-1-1 (1-1-2) times, 2 sts 1-2-2 (2-3-2) times, 1 st 3-2-3 (4-3-4) times. 66-68-70 (94-98-100) sts. When the work measures 64-66.5-72 (62-66-70) cm, bind off the center 12-14-14 (18-20-20) sts for the neck. Then bind off at the neck edge every other row: 3 sts 1 (1) time, 2 sts 1 (2) times, 1 st 2 (3) times. Bind off when the work measures 71-75-79 (71.5-75-77) cm.

Back: Cast on and knit like the front, but when the work measures 69-73-77 (66.5-72-75) cm, bind off the center 22-24-24 (34-36-36) sts for the neck. Then bind off 2 sts on each side of the neck edge on the next row. Bind off when the work measures 71-75-79 (71.5-75-77) cm.

Sleeves: Cast on 32-32-34 (46-46-48) sts (includes 1 edge st for seam) on smaller needles and knit 2 (4) rows in Garter Stitch. Change to larger needles and knit Pattern.
At the same time, when the work measures 6 cm, inc 1 st on each side: 20-20-21 (28-28-29) times.
Sizes S + M: Alternately every 4th and 5th (every 4th) row.
Size L: Every 4th (alternately every 3rd and 4th) row. 72-72-76 (102-102-106) sts.
When the work measures 44.5-44-43 (44.5-44-43) cm, bind off for sleeve caps on each side every other row: 3 sts 1 (1) time, 2 sts 7-8-9 (9-10-11) times , 4-4-3 (5-5-5) sts 2 times. Bind off all sts. The work measures approximately 52 cm.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Sew the sleeves to the body and sew the sleeve seam and side seam in one. Pick up approximately 70-80 (130-140) sts around the neck on smaller circular needles with marine; join and place a marker at the join. Knit 4 (6) rows in Garter Stitch. Bind off loosely.

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