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DROPS 31-16 by DROPS Design

DROPS sweater with large cables in “Vienna”. Long or short version.

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Size: Small/Medium (Medium/Large)

Materials: DROPS Vienna from Garnstudio
600 (650) g in col no 51, olive

DROPS needles size: 4mm and 6mm / US 6 and 10
DROPS circ needle size: 4mm/ US 6 (for neck band)
or the size needed to obtain the correct knitting gauge.

Cable needle

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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. 5 ft 7 in and uses size S or M. If you are making a sweater, 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 American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from inches to cm - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
Knitting gauge: M.1 = approx 11cm wide. 14sts x 17 rows on needle size 6 mm / US 10 in M.3 = 4" x 4" (10x10cm).

Short version: Dec measurements on body from edge to arm hole, neck and bind off edge by 9 (10) cm. Yarn requirement is reduced by 50 (100) g.

Pattern: See diagram (1 diagram = 1 repeat). Pattern is seen from RS.

Front: Cast on 80 (90) sts on needle size 4 mm / US 6 with olive. Work 6cm in M.2. Change to needle size 6 mm / US 10m, and at the same time inc 22 (24) sts evenly on 1st row = 102 (114) sts.
Work next row as follows: 6 (2) sts in M.3, 90 (110) sts in M.1, 6 (2) sts in M.3. Remember to check your gauge. Continue in pattern until piece measures 64 (67) cm. Bind off middle 26 (26) sts for neck, then dec on neck edge every other row as follows: 3 sts once, 2 sts twice, 1 st once.
Continue until piece measures 69 (72) cm. Bind off.

Back: = Cast on and work as front until piece measures 67 (70) cm. Bind off middle 38 (38) sts for neck. Next row: dec 2 sts each side of neck.
Continue until piece measures 69 (72) cm. Bind off.

Sleeves: Cast on 40 (40) sts on needles size 4 mm / US 6 with olive. Work 6cm in M.2. Change needles size 6 mm / US 10 and at the same time inc 8 (8) sts evenly on 1 st row = 48 (48) sts.
Work 1st row as follows: 9 (9) sts in M.3, 30 sts in M.1, 9 (9) sts in M.3. Continue in pattern and at the same time inc each side on every 3rd row as follows: 1 st 21 (21) times = 90 (90) sts. – work inc sts into the M.3 pattern.
Continue until piece measures 46 (46) cm. Dec each side on every other row as follows: 5 sts once, 8 sts twice. Work measures 49 (49) cm. Bind off.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Pick up approx 100 sts around neck on circ needle size 4 mm / US 6 with olive. Work 9 cm / 3½'' in M.2. Bind off loosely. Sew sleeve and side seams in edge stitch to avoid seam being to bulky.

Diagram

All measurements in charts are in cm.

= put 5 sts on cable needle behind work, K5, K5 from cable needle
= put 2 sts on cable needle behind work, K2, K2 from cable needle
= P
= K

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