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DROPS 35-21 by DROPS Design

Drops Sweater with textured pattern in Ladies and Gents sizes in “Alpaca”

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

Materials: Drops Alpaca from Garnstudio
750-750 (750-800) g col no 100, cream

Drops Buttons: 3 pcs.
Drops Circ Needles, long (80cm): size 2.5mm and 3.5mm
Drops Circ Needles, short (40cm), or double pointed needles: size 2.5mm and 3.5mm, 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: 23 sts x 30 rows in pattern on needles size 3.5mm = 10x10cm.

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

Rib: *K2, P2*

Body: Figures in () = gents sizes. Cast on 240-252-264 (248-260) sts on long circ needle size 2.5mm with cream. Work 5 cm rib. Change to circ needle size 3.5mm and work stocking st and at the same time inc 16-28-24 (32-44) sts evenly on first round = 256-280-288 (280-304) sts. Work pattern as follows: M.1, M.2, 3 times, M.1, M.3, 2 times, M.1, 4-5-6 (3-3) cm in M.4, M.1, M.2, 3 times. Remember to check your tension. At the same time when piece measures 39-41-42 (36-36) cm, divide work and knit back and front separately. (make sure to centre 1 repeat on front).

Front: = 128-140-144 (140-152) sts. After M.2 continue as follows: M.1, M.3, twice, M.1, 4-5-6 (3-3) cm in M.4, M.1, M.2, 3 times, then finish in M.1.
At the same time when piece measures 46-48-50 (44-44) cm cast off centre 8-8-10 (8-10) sts for neck, then finish each side separately. At the same time when piece measures 64-66-68 (62-62) cm dec on neck edge on every other row as follows: 14-14-15 (14-15) sts once, 3 sts once, 2 sts once, 1 st twice. Complete M.1. Piece measures 68-70-72 (66-66) cm. Cast off.

Back: = 128-140-144 (140-152) sts. Work pattern as front. Continue until piece measures 66-68-70 (64-64) cm. Cast off centre 46-46-50 (46-50) sts for neck. Next row: Dec 2 sts each side of neck. Cast off as front. Piece measures 68-70-72 (66-66) cm.

Sleeve: Cast on 56-56-60 (56-60) sts on short circ needle size 2.5mm with cream. Work 5 cm rib. Change to short circ needle size 3.5 mm and work stocking st and at the same time inc 11-11-10 (14-10) sts evenly on 1st round = 67-67-70 (70-70) sts. Work pattern as on body (make sure to centre 1 repeat on top of sleeve). At the same time after the rib, inc under sleeve as follows: 2 sts 33-33-34 (34-34) times for Lady: alternatively every 3rd and 4th round*, Gents: every 4th round = 133-133-138 (138-138) sts. Continue until piece measures 50-48-48 (53-53) cm (adjust to pattern repeat). Cast off.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Neck: Pick up approx 50 sts along left slit on circ needle size 2.5mm with cream and work 3 cm rib back and forth on needle. Cast off. Repeat along right slit but make 3 buttons holes evenly spaced after 1 cm – I button hole= cast off 2 sts and cast on 2 sts on next row.
Pick up approx 120 sts for neck on circ needle size 2.5mm with cream and work 3 cm rib back and forth on needle starting at centre front. Sew in sleeves and buttons.


= K
= P

Yvonne Wagman 05.11.2012 - 20:56:

I wish to knit the enclosed pattern, but do not know what M1,M3 means. How do I knit this, please

DROPS Design 13.11.2012 kl. 12:37:

Hi Yvonne. You find the chart at the very end of this pattern – at the right side from diagram.

Lillian Sørensen 17.04.2009 - 11:31:

Jeg har noget gar hvo jeg skal bruge pindestørrelse 3,5 og4 hvordan får det indflydelse på størrelsen

Lillian Sørensen 17.04.2009 - 11:28:

Jeg ville blive glad for at få størrelserne i cm. så er det nemmere for mig og sikkert også en masse andre

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