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DROPS Cardigan in Angora-Tweed and Vivaldi or Lima and Brushed Alpaca Silk ; Hat and Wristwarmers in Angora-Tweed or Lima

Cardigan:

Sizes: S - M - L - XL - XXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 82-94-102-114-126 cm
Hem: 92-102-108-120-132 cm

Materials: DROPS ANGORA-TWEED from Garnstudio
400-400-450-500-550 gr nr 06, brown
and use: DROPS VIVALDI from Garnstudio
200-200-250-250-250 gr nr 02, brown

Or use:
DROPS LIMA from Garnstudio
600-600-650-750-800 gr nr 5310, light brown
and use: DROPS BRUSHED ALPACA SILK from Garnstudio
200-200-250-250-250 gr nr 05, beige

DROPS 7 mm needles, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.

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 measurements at the bottom of the pattern.

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CARDIGAN:

Gauge: 14 sts x 17 rows with 1 strand of each yarn in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm.

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

Back: Cast on loosely 66-74-78-86-94 sts with 1 strand of each yarn. Knit 2 rows garter st. Then knit rib as follows
Row 1 (right side):
Size S:
K 1 (edge st knit in garter st) and K 2, * P 4, K 4 *, repeat from * - * to the last 7 sts, P 4, K 2, K 1 (edge st knit in garter st).
Size M:
K 1 (edge st knit in garter st) and P 2, * K 4, P 4 *, repeat from * - * to the last 7 sts, K 4, P 2, K 1 (edge st knit in garter st).
Size L and XXL:
K 1 (edge st knit in garter st), K 4, * P 4, K 4 *, repeat from * - *, finish with K 1 (edge st knit in garter st).
Size XL:
K 1 (edge st knit in garter st) and P 4, * K 4, P 4 *, repeat from * - *, finish with K 1 (edge st knit in garter st).
When the rib measures 4 cm change to stockinette st. When the piece measures 15 cm dec 1 st at each side every 12-12-20-20-20 cm a total of 3-3-2-2-2
times = 60-68-74-82-90 sts.
When the piece measures 52-53-54-55-56 cm bind off for armhole at each side every other row: 3 sts 0-1-1-1-1 time, 2 sts 1-0-1-2-4 times and 1 st 1-4-4-5-4 times = 54-54-56-58-60 sts.
When the piece measures 65-67-69-71-73 cm bind off the center 26-26-28-28-28 sts for the neck. Then bind off at each neck edge every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 3 times = 6-6-6-7-8 sts remain on each shoulder. Bind off when the piece measures 71-73-75-77-79 cm.

Right front: Cast on 20-24-26-30-34 sts with 1 strand of each yarn and knit 2 rows garter st, then knit rib as follows (beginning of row is center front edge):
Row 1 (right side):
Size S: K 1 (edge st knit in garter st), * K 4, P 4 *, repeat from * - * 2 times, K 2, K 1 (edge st knit in garter st) .
Size M: K 1 (edge st knit in garter st), K 4, * P 4, K 4 *, repeat from * - * 2 times, P 2, K 1 (edge st knit in garter st) .
Size L: K 1 (edge st knit in garter st), * K 4, P 4 *, repeat from * - * 3 times, K 1 (edge st knit in garter st).
Size XL: K 1 (edge st knit in garter st), K 4, * P 4, K 4 *, repeat from * - * 3 times, K 1 (edge st knit in garter st).
Size XXL: K 1 (edge st knit in garter st), * K 4, P 4 *, repeat from * - * 4 times, K 1 (edge st knit in garter st).
When the piece measures 4 cm change to stockinette st, keeping 1 edge st at each side in garter st. When the piece measures 15 cm dec 1 st at the side every 12-12-20-20-20 cm a total of 3-3-2-2-2 times = 17-21-24-28-32 sts.

Neckband: When the piece measures 46-48-50-52-54 cm dec 1 st at center front edge for neckband every 4 rows 8-8-9-9-9 times.
When the piece measures 52-53-54-55-56 cm bind off for armhole at the side as on back = 6-6-6-7-8 sts remain on shoulder. When the piece measures 71-73-75-77-79 cm bind off all sts.

Left front: Cast on and knit the same as the right front, reversing all shaping.

Sleeve: Cast on loosely 34-34-42-42-42 sts with 1 strand of each yarn and knit 2 rows garter st, then knit rib for 18 cm, keeping 1 edge st at each side in garter st. Then knit stockinette st to finished measurements. After the rib inc 1 st at each side every 4-3.5-4.5-3-2.5 cm a total of 8-9-7-9-10 times = 50-52-56-60-62 sts. When sleeve measures 51-49-48-46-44 cm bind off for sleeve cap at each side every other row: 4 sts 1 time, 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1-1-1-1-0 time and 1 st 0-1-2-4-7 times, then bind off 2 sts at each side until the piece measures 56 cm, then bind off 3 sts at each side 1 time. The piece measures approx. 57 cm, bind off the remaining sts.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams.
Buttonband and collar: Pick up with 1 strand Angora-Tweed + 1 strand Vivaldi or 1 strand Lima + 1 strand Brushed Alpaca Silk starting at lower edge on right front and up to center back: 120-124-128-132-136 sts (divisible by 4). K 1 row from wrong side and then K 1 row from right side. Knit the next row as follows (begin row at center back) = wrong side:
Sizes S, L and XXL: K 2, * P 4, K 4 *, repeat from * - *, finish with P 4 and K 2 (edge sts knit in garter st at lower edge).
Sizes M and XL: P 2, * K 4, P 4 *, repeat from * - *, finish with K 2 (edge sts in garter st at lower edge).
Continue the rib as established – from the right side the buttonband starts with K 2 (edge sts knit in garter st) and K 4 from lower edge.
When buttonband measures 10 cm inc 1 st in the center of the first three P 4 ribs from center back edge (seen from the right side) = 123-127-131-135-139 sts. When the piece measures 14 cm inc 1 st in the center of each of the first three K 4 ribs from center back (seen from the right side) = 126-130-134-138-142 sts. When the collar measures 24 cm K 1 row from right side, increasing 8 sts evenly distributed over top 30 sts at back of the neck. Then K 1 row from wrong side and bind off.
Repeat along left front.
Sew the collar at center back. Sew in sleeves. Sew sleeve and side seams using edge sts as a seam allowance.

Belt: Cast on 9 sts with 1 strand of each yarn. Knit rib = K 1, P 1, keeping 1 st in garter st at each side. Bind off in rib when belt measures approx. 120-140 cm.



TUBE HAT AND WRISTWARMERS:

Sizes: One-size
Materials: DROPS ANGORA-TWEED from Garnstudio
100 gr nr 06, brown

Or use:
Garnstudio Lima from Garnstudio
150 gr nr 5310, light brown

DROPS 4.5 mm needles, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.
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Gauge: 20 sts x 40 rows garter st = 10 x 10 cm.

Tube Hat: Cast on 36 sts and knit garter st until the piece measures 44 cm, bind off. Sew cast-on edge and bind-off edge to each other so that it forms a tube, approx. 18 cm.

Wristwarmers: Cast on 30 sts. Knit garter st until the piece measures 18 cm, bind off. Sew cast-on edge and bind-off edge to each other so that it forms a tube, approx. 15 cm. Knit a second wristwarmer.
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