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DROPS 28-15 by DROPS Design

DROPS ladies or men’s jumper with snow flake pattern and mittens in “Karisma”.

Size: Lady: S/M - M/L (Men: S/M – M/L)

Materials: DROPS Karisma, from Garnstudio
550-600 (600-650) g colour no 5, black
150-200 (200-200) g colour no 1, off-white

DROPS circular and double pointed needles size 2.5 and 4 mm

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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in American English, please click here.
Knitting Tension: 20 sts x 26 rows on needle size 4 mm in pattern = 10 x 10 cm
Rib: *K1, P1*, repeat from *-* (for men’s version).
Hem: 3 cm stocking st, P 1 row (= folding edge, measure piece from here), 3 cm stocking st (for ladies version).
Pattern: See diagram. The diagram shows the pattern from the RS side.

JUMPER: numbers and text in ( ) refer to Men’s version. Knitted in the round.

Front and back piece: Cast on 184-192 (196-204) sts on circular needle size 2.5 mm with black and work Hem (5 cm Rib. Change to circular needle size 4 mm and continue in M.1, at the same time inc 44-48 (44-60) sts evenly on first round = 228-240 (240-264) sts. Remember the knitting tension! When piece measures 32-33 (35-37) cm divide piece in two and complete front and back piece separately.

Front piece = 114-120 (120-132) sts. Continue in M.1. When piece measures 58-59 (61-63) cm cast off the middle 38-40 (38-40) sts for neck and dec to shape the neckline on every other row: 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 2 times. Cast off remaining sts when piece measures 62-63 (65-67) cm.

Back piece: = 114-120 (120-132) sts. Continue in M.1. When piece measures 61-62 (64-66) cm cast off the middle 44-46 (44-46) sts for neck and dec 1 st on neckline on next row. Cast off remaining sts when piece measures 62-63 (65-67) cm.

Sleeve: Knitted round on double pointed needles. Cast on 44-48 (48-52) sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm with black and work Hem (5 cm Rib). Change to needle size 4 mm and continue in M.2 – make sure to place a pattern repeat mid upper sleeve- at the same time inc 14-12 (10-8) sts evenly on first round = 58-60 (58-60) sts. At the same time after Hem (Rib), inc 2 sts mid under arm a total of 31-31 (32-31) times on every 3rd and 4th * round alternately = 120-122 (122-122) sts. Cast off when sleeve measures 51-50 (55-53) cm.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Pick up approx 104 sts round the neck on needle size 2.5 mm with black and work M.3, P 1 round, 7 rounds stocking st, cast off. Fold edges double towards WS and fasten.
Set in sleeves.

MITTENS:
Size: Lady - Men’s

Materials: DROPS Karisma, from Garnstudio
100 (100) g colour no 5, black
50 (50) g colour no 1, off-white
DROPS double pointed needles size 3 mm

Knitting Tension: 22 sts x 32 rows on needle size 3 mm in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm
Rib: *K2, P2*, repeat from *-*.
Pattern: See diagram. The diagram shows the pattern from the RS side.


Numbers in ( ) refer to men’s size. Cast on 48 (56) sts on needle size 3 mm with black and work 1.5 cm stocking st, P1 round, 1.5 cm stocking st (Hem to be folded double towards WS). Continue in Rib as follows: 5 cm black, 1 round off-white, 2 rounds black, 1 round off-white, 2 rounds black, 1 round off-white, 2 rounds black, at the same time dec 4 sts evenly on the last round = 44-52 sts. Work 1 round off-white and then 1 round black stocking st (measure piece from here). Work next round as follows: M.4, 17 (21) sts of M.6 (upper hand), M.4, 17 (21) sts of M.5 (insert a MT in transition between M.5 and M.4 to mark thumb). When piece measures 1 cm inc 1 st on both sides of MT a total of 6 times on every 3rd round = 56 (64) sts – incorporate inc sts in M.5 as you go along. When piece measures 6.5 (7) cm put the 13 sts over thumb on a thread, cast on 1 new st behind these = 44-(52) sts. Continue until piece measures 17 (18) cm. Insert a MT in the middle of each repeat of M.4 and now dec 1 st on both sides of MT (4 dec per round) on every round 10 times. Cut the thread, pull through remaining sts and fasten. Thumb: Put 13 sts from thread back on needle, pick up 4 (8) sts = 17 (21) sts and work 6.5 cm of M.5, K tog all sts 2 by 2, cut the thread, pull through remaining sts and fasten.

Diagram

= black
= off-white

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