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DROPS 88-24 by DROPS Design

DROPS Pullover in Alpaca and Vivaldi

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DROPS 88-24
Sizes: S - M - L - XL - XXL

Finished measurements:
Bust: 88-98-102-118-122 cm
Waist: 78-86-92-108-118 cm
Hem: 82-92-98-112-120 cm

Materials: DROPS ALPACA
50 gr for all sizes, nr 7300, apple green
100 gr for all sizes, nr 0100, natural
50 gr for all sizes, nr 7139, grey green
50-100-100-100-100 gr nr 7120, light seafoam
and use: DROPS VIVALDI
100-100-100-150-150 gr nr 18, mint
50- 50- 50- 50- 50 gr nr 19, lime

DROPS 6 mm straight and circular needles, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.

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pattern type: jumpers, pattern/technique: lace, stripes, shape: waist shaping, theme: floral,
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PULLOVER:

Gauge: 14 sts x 20 rows with 1 strand of each yarn (2 strands) in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm.

Rib: * K 4, P 4 *, repeat * - *.

Knitting tips (for neck):
All decs are made on right side rows. Dec 1 st inside of 4 sts in stockinette st as follows:
After 4 sts: slip 1 st as if to knit, K 1, psso.
Before 4 sts: K 2 tog.

Pattern: See charts. The pattern is knit entirely in stockinette st.
Pattern 1: 42 rows = approx. 21 cm.
Pattern 2: 44 rows = approx. 22 cm.
Pattern 3: 49 rows = approx. 24.5 cm.
Pattern 4: 40 rows = approx. 20 cm.

Front: Cast on 58-66-74-82-90 sts with 1 strand each light seafoam Alpaca and mint Vivaldi (= 2 strands). P 1 row (wrong side), then knit rib until piece measures 2 cm. Change to stockinette st and follow color changes for Pattern 1, then Pattern 2, adjusting (inc/dec as needed) to 60-66-70-80-86 sts on the 1st row.
Sizes S-M-L: When the piece measures 5 and 10 cm dec 1 st at each side = 56-62-66 sts.
Sizes XL-XXL: When the piece measures 7 cm dec 1 st at each side = 78-84 sts.
All sizes: When the piece measures 14 cm inc 1 st at each side every 6 cm a total of 4-4-4-3-2 times = 64-70-74-84-88 sts.
When the piece measures 37-38-39-40-41 cm bind off for armhole at each side every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1-2-2-3-4 times and 1 st 2-3-4-6-5 times = 50-50-52-54-56 sts. When Pattern 2 is complete, continue with the colors in last stripe to finished measurements.
When the piece measures 48-50-51-53-54 cm bind off the center 20-20-22-22-22 sts for the neck. Then dec 1 st at each neck edge every other row 5 times – see knitting tips above = 10-10-10-11-12 sts remain on each shoulder. Bind off when the piece measures 56-58-60-62-64 cm.

Back: Cast on and knit the same as the front.
Bind off for armhole as on front. When the piece measures 54-56-58-60-62 cm bind off the center 28-28-30-30-30 sts for the neck. On the next row dec 1 st at each neck edge – see knitting tips above = 10-10-10-11-12 sts remain on each shoulder. Bind off when the piece measures 56-58-60-62-64 cm.

Sleeve: Cast on 34-34-42-42-42 sts with 1 strand each light seafoam Alpaca and mint Vivaldi (= 2 strands). P 1 row (wrong side), then knit rib until the piece measures 2 cm. Change to stockinette st and follow Pattern 3, then Pattern 4, adjusting (dec if needed) to 32-34-36-38-38 sts on the 1st row.
When the piece measures 10-10-10-12-12 cm inc 1 st at each side every 4.5-4-4-3-2.5 cm a total of 9-10-10-11-13 times = 50-54-56-60-64 sts. After Pattern 4 is complete, continue with the color in the last stripe to finished measurements.
When sleeve measures 49-48-48-46-45 cm bind off for sleeve cap at each side every other row: 3 sts 1 times, 2 sts 1 times and 1 st 4-5-5-7-8 times, then bind off 2 sts at each side until piece measures 56-57-57-57-57 cm, then bind off 3 sts 1 time at each side. Bind off the remaining sts, the piece measures approx. 57-58-58-58-58 cm.

Assembly: The pullover is assembled with the purl side out. Sew shoulder seams.
Neckband: Pick up approx. 72-80 sts (divisible by 8) around the neck on circular needles with 1 strand each light seafoam Alpaca and mint Vivaldi (= 2 strands); join and P 1 row, then K 1 row. Then knit rib for approx. 2.5 cm – adjust so that there is a K 4 at center front. Bind off loosely in rib.
Sew in sleeves. Sew sleeve and side seams using edge sts as a seam allowance.

Diagram

= Alpaca
= Vivaldi
= 1 strand each natural Alpaca+ mint Vivaldi
= 1 strand each apple green Alpaca+ mint Vivaldi
= 1 strand each light sea-foam Alpaca+ mint Vivaldi
= 1 strand each grey green Alpaca+ mint Vivaldi
= 1 strand each natural Alpaca+ lime Vivaldi
= 1 strand each natural Alpaca+ lime Vivaldi
= 1 strand each light seafoam Alpaca+ lime Vivaldi

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