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DROPS 42-3 by DROPS Design

DROPS Jumper in Muskat Soft with flower pattern

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Size: S – M - L

Materials: DROPS Muskat Soft
500-500-550 g colour no 30, yellow
100-100-100 g colour no 40, coral
100-100-100 g colour no 41, wine red
50-50-50 g colour no 45, olive

DROPS circular needle size 4 mm and double pointed needles size 2.5 and 4 mm
or size needed to obtain the right knitting tension

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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

Knitting Tension: 20 sts x 26 rows on needle size 4 mm in pattern = 10 x 10 cm.
Pattern: See diagram. 1 diagram = 1 repeat.
Blonde = Border
Garter sts on circular needle: K 1 round, P 1 round.

Back and front piece: Cast on 224-238-252 sts on circular needle size 4 mm with yellow, K 1 round, P 1 round and continue in M.1. Remember your knitting tension. When piece measures 25-27-28 cm knit next row as follows: cast off 2 sts for armhole, 108-115-122 sts = front piece, cast off 4 sts for armhole, 108-115-122 sts = back piece, cast off 2 sts for armhole. Now complete each piece separately.

Front piece: = 108-115-122 sts. Dec to shape the armhole on every other row: 2 sts 1-2-3 times and 1 st 2-3-3 times = 100-101-104 sts. When piece measures 39-41-43 cm cast off the middle 6-9-10 sts for neck and dec to shape the neckline on every other row: 3 sts 1-1-1 time, 2 sts 3-3-3 times, 1 st 6-6-6 times and then on every 4th row 1 st 1-1-1 time. Cast off remaining sts when piece measures 50-52-54 cm.

Back piece: = 108-115-122 sts. Dec to shape the armhole as described for front piece = 100-101-104 sts. When piece measures 48-50-52 cm cast off the middle 34-37-38 sts for neck and dec 2 sts on neckline on next row. Cast off remaining sts when piece measures 50-52-54 cm.

Sleeves: Knitted round on double pointed needles. Cast on 56-58-58 sts on needle size 4 mm with yellow, K 1 round, P 1 round and continue in M.1, but replace coral with wine red and wine red with coral – make sure to have a pattern repeat mid upper sleeve. At the same time after the P round inc 2 sts mid under arm on every 4th round a total of 22-21-23 times = 100-100-104 sts. After 1 repeat of M.1 continue in yellow until piece measures 32-32-33 cm. Now knit the first 20 rounds of M.1, but replace coral with wine red and wine red with coral, and then finish piece in yellow. When piece measures 37-37-38 cm cast off 6 sts mid under arm and finish the sleeve back and forth on needle. Cast off for sleeve cap each side on every other row: 4 sts 7 times for all sizes. Cast off, sleeve measures approx 43-43-44 cm.

Assembly: Join shoulders. Pick up approx 115 to 125 sts round the neckline on double pointed needle size 2.5 mm with yellow and knit 2 cm stocking st, change to coral and knit 1 round stocking st. Knit next round as follows: K2 tog, 1 yo (= folding edge), knit 1 round in stocking st, change back to yellow and knit 2 cm stocking st. Cast off. Fold edge and attach to WS. Set in sleeves.
Border: Cast on 8 sts on needle size 4 mm with yellow and knit pattern in diagram. Cast off when border measures approx 110-115-120 cm – adjust to pattern. Sew border to bottom edge of jumper from RS. Border for sleeve: Cast on and knit as for jumper until border measures approx 25 cm. Sew border to sleeve edge.

Diagram

= coral
= wine red
= olive
= yellow, K
= yellow, P
= cast of st
= inc 1 st (K2 in same st)
= 1 yo
= K2 tog
= slip 1 st as if to knit, psso

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