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DROPS 36-17 by DROPS Design

Drops Ladies and Gents Textured Sweater with cables in “Karisma Superwash” Long or short version.

Tags: cable, jumpers,

Size: Ladies: Small-Medium-Large
Gents: (Small/Medium - Medium/Large)

Materials: Drops Karisma Superwash from Garnstudio
800-800-850 (800-850) g in colour no.1, cream

Drops Circular Needles, long (80cm): 2,5mm and 4mm
Drops Circular Needles, short (40cm): 2,5mm and 4mm
Or the size needed to obtain the correct 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: 20sts x 26 rows on needles size 4 mm in pattern
= 10x10cm.

Ladies short version: Body: Cast on 16 sts less and inc 16 sts more after the rib. Reduce measurements for sleeve, M.2, neck and casting off edge by 10cm. Length= 60-62-64 cm. Yarn requirement is reduced by approx 100g.

Rib: *K1, P3*.

Pattern: See diagram (1 diagram = 1 repeat). Pattern is read from right to left, and is seen from RS. D= Lady / H= Gents

Back and Front knitted as one piece in the round, then divided at armhole and back and front knitted separately.

Body: Figures in () = gents sizes. Cast on 196-204-212 (196-204) sts on long circular needles size 2.5mm with colour no1. Work 6 cm rib. Change to circular needle size 4mm and stocking st and at the same time inc 40-48-56 (64-76) sts evenly on first round = 236-252-268 (260-280) sts.
Work M.1 (start at the arrow, knit sts for front, start at arrow again and knit sts for back). Remember to check your tension. Continue in pattern until piece measures 40-42-44 (36-37) cm. Divide work and knit the back and front separately.

Front: = 118-126-134 (130-140) sts. Continue until piece measures 59-61-63 (55-56) cm (adjust to M.1). Continue in M.2 (start at the arrow). At the same time when piece measures 65-67-69 (60-61) cm, cast off centre 42-42-42 (42-42) sts for neck. Dec each side at neck edge as follows on every other row: 2 sts once, 1 st twice. Complete M.2. Cast off. Piece measures approx 70-72-74 (66-67) cm.

Back: = 118-126-134 (130-140sts. Work pattern as on front (start at arrow).
At the same time when piece measures 68-70-72 (64-65) cm, cast off centre 48-48-48 (46-46) sts for neck. Dec 1-1-1 (2-2) sts each side on next row on neck edge. Complete M.2. Cast off. Piece measures approx 70-72-74 (66-67) cm.

Sleeves: Cast on 44-44-48 (48-52) sts on short circular needle size 2.5mm with colour no 1. Work 6 cm rib. Change to short circular needles size 4 mm and work stocking st, and at the same time inc 18-20-16 (14-10) sts evenly on first round = 62-64-64 (62-62) sts.
Work M.1 (place one cable on centre top of sleeve) at the same time after the rib, inc sts. underneath arm as follows : 2 sts 32-31-31 (33-33) times alternatively on every 3rd and 4th round =126-126-126 (128-128) sts, knitting increased sts into the pattern as you proceed. Continue until piece measures 39-38-37 (42-42) cm. Work M.2 (centre 1 repeat at top of sleeve). Complete M.2. Cast off. Piece measures approx 50-49-48 (53-53) cm.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Pick up approx 108 sts around neck on short circular needle size 2.5mm with col no 1. Work 1.5 cm in reverse stocking st. Cast off. Pick up approx 108 sts again inside the edge in same sts and work 4cm rib. Cast off. Sew in sleeves.

Diagram

= K
= P
= Put 2 sts on a cable needle in front of work ,K2, K2 from cable needle. Put 2 sts on a cable needle at back of work, K2, K2 from cable needle.

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