DROPS / 7 / 4

DROPS 7-4 by DROPS Design

Sweater with graphic pattern and stripes in DROPS Vienna and DROPS Karisma, loose neck warmer in DROPS Vienna

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DROPS Retro 1980-1993

Size: S - M – L
For finished measurement see chart, all measures in centimeters measured from side to side.

Materials: DROPS Vienna from Garnstudio
250-300-300 g color no 15, black
50-50-50 g color no 33, green
50-50-50 g color no 29, apricot
And use: DROPS Krisma Superwash from Garnstudio
300-350-350 g color no 21, gray

DROPS circular needle (80 cm / 32'') and double pointed needles size 3mm and 6 mm/ US 2.5 and 10
- or size needed to obtain18 sts x 20 rows in pattern on needle size 6 mm / US 10 = 4'' x 4'' (10 x 10 cm).

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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.
Rib: * K1 into back of loop, P1 *, repeat from *-*.

Pattern: See diagram. The diagram shows the pattern from the RS and the entire pattern is worked in stockinette st.
1 square = 1 st x 1 row
NOTE: Repeat the pattern throughput, but shift the pattern 5 sts to the right for every repeat to make the pattern diagonal.

The jumper is worked in the round on circular needle and cut for armholes afterwards. Cast on 126-130-140 sts on circular needle size 3 mm / US 2.5 with black Vienna and work 6 cm / 2½'' rib. Insert a marker each side.
Change to circular needle size 6 mm / US 10 and continue in pattern – see diagram, at the same time inc 84-94-98 sts evenly on first round = 210-224-238 sts.
When piece measures 34-34-35 cm / 13½"-13½"-13 3/4" cast on 5 sts each side (to be cut for armhole afterwards and not included in pattern).
When piece measures 64-64-66 cm / 25"-25"-26" bind off in black.

Worked in the round. Cast on 38-38-40 sts on double pointed needles size 3 mm / US 2.5 with black Vienna and work 9 cm / 3½'' rib. Change to needle size 6 mm / US 10 and continue in pattern, at the same time inc 15-17-19 sts evenly on first round = 53-55-59 sts. Now inc 2 sts mid under arm on every other and 3rd round alternately a total of 29-28-27 times = 111-111-113 sts.
When piece measures 48-47-45 cm / 19"-18½"-17 3/4" work 1 round in gray Karisma and then 6 rounds in reverse stockinette st (for sewing sleeve to body piece), bind off.

Assembly: Insert a marking thread (MT) each side in the middle of inc sts for armhole. Sew 2 seams on a sewing machine around the marking thread, 1st seam = ½ st from the MT, 2nd seam = ½ st from the 1st seam. Cut for armholes.
Sew the shoulder seams. Pick up approx 72-72-76 sts round the neck on double pointed needles size 3 mm / US 2.5 with black Vienna and work 2 cm / 3/4'' rib, bind off.
Set in sleeves as follows: sew the last row in stockinette st on sleeves to row after machine seam on armhole.
Turn jumper inside out and fasten piece in reverse stockinette st on sleeve to body piece.

Cast on 116 sts on circular needle size 3 mm / US 2.5 with black Vienna and work 33 cm / 13" rib, bind off.


All measurements in charts are in cm.

= grey Karisma
= black Vienna
= green Vienna
= apricot Vienna

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