DROPS / 85 / 6

King's Cable by DROPS Design

DROPS Pullover in Alaska and Alpaca.

Sizes: 12/14 years - S/M - L - XL - XXL

Finished measurements:
Chest: 100-110-118-124-134 cm
Hem: 88-96-106-116-124 cm

Materials: DROPS ALASKA from Garnstudio
600-750-800-900-1000 gr nr 49, light brown
and use:
DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
300-350-400-450-500 gr nr 607, light brown

DROPS 5 mm straight and double-pointed needles, and 6 mm straight needles, or sizes needed to obtain correct gauge.

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age/size: 11-12yrs (146/152cm), 13-14yrs (158/164cm), pattern type: jumpers, pattern/technique: cable, shape: high collar,

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Gauge: 13 sts x 18 rows with 1 strand of each yarn on larger needles in stockinette = 10 x 10 cm.

Rib: *K 3, P 3*, repeat from *-*.

Pattern: The pattern is seen from the right side. Pattern 1 (M.1) is the first 10 rows of the chart. The black squares in Pattern 1 are NOT sts – skip over these squares.
Pattern 2 (M.2) is the top 24 rows of the chart.

Front: Cast on 60-66-72-78-84 sts on smaller needles with 1 strand each Alaska + Alpaca and knit rib as follows (row 1 = right side):

Size 12/14 years: K 1 (edge st knit in garter st), *P 3, K 3*, repeat *-* a total of 2 times, Pattern 1 (= 34 sts), *K 3, P 3*, repeat *-* a total of 2 times, end with K 1 (edge st knit in garter st).
Size S/M: K 1 (edge st knit in garter st), *K 3, P 3*, repeat *-* a total of 2 times, K 3, Pattern 1 (= 34 sts), *K 3, P 3*, repeat *-* a total of 2 times, end with K 3 and K 1 (edge st knit in garter st).
Size L: K 1 (edge st knit in garter st), *P 3, K 3*, repeat *-* a total of 3 times, Pattern 1 (= 34 sts), *K 3, P 3*, repeat *-* a total of 3 times, end with K 1 (edge st knit in garter st).
Size XL: K 1 (edge st knit in garter st), *K 3, P 3 , repeat *-* a total of 3 times, K 3, Pattern 1 (= 34 sts), *K 3, P 3*, repeat *-* a total of 3 times, end with K 3 and K 1 (edge st knit in garter st).
Size XXL: K 1 (edge st knit in garter st), *P 3, K 3*, repeat *-* a total of 4 times, Pattern 1 (= 34 sts), *K 3, P 3*, repeat *-* a total of 4 times, end with K 1 (edge st knit in garter st).

When Pattern 1 is complete, (the piece measures approx. 6 cm) change to larger needles – there are now 14 sts incl in Pattern = 74-80-86-92-98 sts.
Continue as follows: K 1 (edge st knit in garter st), 12-15-18-21-24 sts stockinette st, Pattern 2 (= 48 sts) and 12-15-18-21-24 sts stockinette st, K 1 (edge st knit in garter st).
When the piece measures 12 cm inc 1 st at each side every 5-6-7-12-12 cm a total of 4-4-4-3-3 times = 82-88-94-98-104 sts.
When the piece measures 35-43-44-45-46 cm bind off for armhole at each side every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1-0-1-1-2 times and 1 st 2-1-2-4-4 times = (68) 80-80-80-82 sts.
When the piece measures 50-59-61-63-65 cm dec 14 sts evenly distributed over the center 48 sts. On the next row bind off the center 14-16-16-16-18 sts for the neck.
Then bind off at each neck edge every other row: 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 2 times = 16-21-21-21-21 sts remain on each shoulder.
Bind off when the piece measures 56-66-68-70-72 cm.

Back: Cast on 59-65-71-77-83 sts on smaller needles with 1 strand each Alaska + Alpaca and knit rib as follows:
Sizes 12/14 years + L + XXL: K 1 (edge st knit in garter st), *K 3, P 3*, repeat *-*, end with K 3, K 1 (edge st knit in garter st).
Sizes S/M + XL: K 1 (edge st knit in garter st), *P 3, K 3*, repeat *-*, end with P 3 and K 1 (edge st knit in garter st).
When the piece measures 6 cm – the same length as Front – change to larger needles and stockinette st. When the piece measures 12 cm inc at each side as on front = 67-73-79-83-89 sts.
Bind off for armhole as on front = 53-65-65-65-67 sts.
When the piece measures 54-64-66-68-70 cm bind off the center 19-21-21-21-23 sts for the neck. On the next row dec 1 st at each neck edge = 16-21-21-21-21 sts remain on each shoulder.
Bind off when the piece measures 56-66-68-70-72 cm.

Sleeve: Cast on 32-32-38-38-38 sts on smaller needles with 1 strand each Alaska + Alpaca and knit rib, keeping 1 edge st at each side in garter st. When the piece measures 6-8-8-8-8 cm change to larger needles and stockinette st.
When the piece measures 10-12-10-13-14 cm inc 1 st at each side every 3.5-3-3.5-3-2.5 cm a total of 10-12-11-12-14 times = 52-56-60-62-66 sts.
When sleeve measures 46-48-49-50-50 cm bind off for sleeve cap at each side every other row: 4 sts 1 time, 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1-1-2-2-2 times and 1 st 3-1-1-2-2 times, then bind off 2 sts at each side until the piece measures 54-54-58-59-61 cm, then bind off 3 sts at each side 1 time.
Bind off the remaining sts, the piece measures approx. 55-55-58-60-62 cm.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams.
Collar with rolled edge: Pick up and knit approx. 60-78 sts (divisible by 6) around the neck on smaller double-pointed needles with 1 strand each Alaska + Alpaca; join and place a marker at the join. Knit rib for 12-12-14-14-14 cm and then bind off in rib.
Pick up and knit approx. 56-72 new sts in the 1st row of the rib (at neckline) on smaller double-pointed needles with 1 strand each Alaska + Alpaca; join and knit 3 rows stockinette st (= rolled edge). Bind off – for best results, make a yo every 8 sts at the same time as you bind off.
Sew in sleeves. Sew sleeve and side seams using edge sts as a seam allowance.

Diagram

= knit from right side, purl from wrong side
= purl from right side, knit from wrong side.
= do not knit these sts – skip over these squares
= inc 1 st by att knit 2 sts in 1 st.
= put 2 sts on cable needle in front of work, K 2, K 2 from cable needle.
= put 2 sts on cable needle in back of work, K 2, K 2 from cable needle.
= put 4 sts on cable needle in front of work, K 4, K 4 from cable needle.
= put 4 sts on cable needle in back of work, K 4, K 4 from cable needle
= put 2 sts on cable needle in back of work, K 4, K 2 from cable needle
= put 4 sts on cable needle in front of work, K 2, K 4 from cable needle.
= put 2 sts on cable needle in back of work, K 4, P 2 from cable needle.
= put 4 sts on cable needle in front of work, P 2, K 4 from cable needle.


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