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DROPS 50-7 by DROPS Design

DROPS Sweater in Cotton Chenille

Tags: jumpers, v-neck,
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Sizes: Small - Medium - Large
Finished Measurements: 102-112-120 (108-114-120) cm.

Materials: DROPS Cotton Chenille,
100% Cotton, 50 g.
450-500-550 g. Col. No. 13, Orange.

Alternate Yarn:
DROPS Tynn Cotton Chenille,
90% Cotton, 10% Polyester, 50 g.
400-450-500 g. Col. No. 907, Orange.
All numbers/measurements for Tynn Chenille are given in (). If there is only one set of figures it applies to both versions.

DROPS 3.5 mm and 4 mm circular needles, or sizes needed to obtain correct gauge.
(DROPS 2.0 mm and 2.5 mm circular needles, or sizes to obtain 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: Rib: * knit 3, purl 3 *. Repeat from * - *.

Front: Cast on 74-80-86 (110-116-122) sts (includes 1 edge st on each side for seam - do not knit these into the rib) on smaller needles and knit in rib for 16 cm. Change to larger needles and knit in stockinette stitch.
When the work measures 30-31-31 cm, bind off on each side for armholes every other row: 3 sts 1-1-2 (2-2-3) times, 2 sts 1-2-2 (2-3-3) times, 1 st 3-3-3 (4-4-3) times. 58-60-60 (82-84-86) sts.
At the same time, when the work measures 35-36-37 cm, divide the work at the middle and bind off for V-neck every other row: 3 sts 0 (1) time, 2 sts 3 (4) times, 1 st 3 (3) times, and then every 4th row: 1 st 3-4-4 (3-4-4) times. Bind off when the work measures 55-56-57 cm.

Back: Cast on and knit as for the front, but when the work measures 53-54-55 cm, bind off the center 20-22-22 (30-32-32) sts for the back neck. Then bind off 2 sts on each side of the neck edge on the next row. Bind off when the work measures 55-56-57 cm.

Sleeves: Cast on 38-38-38 (50-50-50) sts (includes 1 edge st on each side for seam) on smaller needles and knit in rib for 10 cm. Change to larger circular needles and inc 0 (6) sts evenly distributed on the first row. Then knit in stockinette stitch and at the same time inc 1 st on each side 17-17-19 (23-23-25) times.
Size S+M: Every 5th (alternately every 4th and 5th) row.
Size L: Alternately every 4th and 5th (every 4th) row.
72-72-76 (102-102-106) sts.
When the work measures 48-46.5-46 (47-46-46) cm, bind off for sleeve caps on each side every other row: 3 sts 1 (1) time, 2 sts 7-9-11 (11-13-15) times, 4-3-3 (5-4-3) sts 2 times. Bind off all sts. The work measures approximately 56-56-57 cm.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Sew the sleeves to the body and sew sleeve and side seam in one. Pick up approximately 93-99 (135-141) sts (divisible by 6 sts + 3) around the neck on smaller circular needles and knit in rib back and forth on needles from the center front for 3 cm . Bind off loosely. Lay the right part over the left part of the ribbing and sew the ends together.


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