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DROPS 25-1 by DROPS Design

DROPS jumper with pattern borders in “Muskat”.

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Size: S – M – L.

Materials: DROPS Muskat from Garnstudio
500-500-550 g, colour no 36, blue
250-250-250 g colour no18, off-white

DROPS circular and double pointed needles size 2.5 and 4 mm - or size needed to obtain 17 sts x 23 rows in stocking st on needle size 4 mm = 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. 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 the measurements of the finished garment (in cm) at the bottom of the pattern.
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Pattern instructions

Pattern: See diagram M.1 to M.3. The diagram shows the pattern from the RS.
Edge: 3 cm stocking st, P 1 round (= folding edge, measure piece from here), 3 cm stocking st.

Body: The jumper is knitted in the round on circular needle and cut for armholes afterwards. Cast on 180-188-196 sts on circular needle size 2.5 mm with blue and work Edge. Change to circular needle size 4 mm and continue in stocking st, at the same time inc 48-52-56 sts evenly on first round = 228-240-252 sts. When piece measures 14-14-15 cm, continue in pattern as follows (beg by arrows and work pattern on front piece, beg by arrows again and work pattern on back piece): M.1, M.3, M.2, 3.5 cm blue, M.1 and then complete piece in blue. Remember the knitting tension! At the same time when piece measures 27-27-28 cm inc 5 sts each side (to be cut for armhole afterwards and not included in pattern). When piece measures 52-52-53 cm cast off the middle 36-36-36 sts mid front for neck and complete piece back and forth on needle. Dec to shape the neckline on every other row: 2 sts 2 times, 1 st 2 times. When piece measures 56-56-57 cm cast off the middle 44-44-44 sts for neck mid back and cast off 2 sts on neckline on next row. Cast off remaining sts when piece measures 57-57-58 cm.
Sleeve: Cast on 44-48-48 sts on double pointed needles size2.5 mm with blue and work Edge. Change to double pointed needles size 4 mm and continue in M.1 (make sure to place a pattern repeat mid upper sleeve), at the same time inc 14-12-12 sts evenly on first round = 58-60-60 sts. At the same time inc 2 sts mid under arm a total of 32-32-32 times on every *3rd and 4th * round alternately = 122-124-124 sts. After M.2 work M.1 and then continue in blue until piece measures 39-39-37 cm, work M.1 and now complete piece in blue. When piece measures 50-50- 48 cm work 2 cm in reverse stocking st (for sewing sleeve to body piece). Cast off
Assembly: Insert a marking thread in the middle of the 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 100 sts round the neck on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm with blue and work 2 cm Edge, cast off. Fold all edges double towards the WS and fasten. Set in sleeves as follows: sew the last row in stocking st on sleeves to row after machine seam on armhole. Turn jumper inside out and fasten piece in reverse stocking st on sleeve to body piece.


= blue
= white

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