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DROPS 32-23 by DROPS Design

DROPS Sweater in Karisma Superwash with snowflakes and reindeer

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Size: Lady: Small - Medium - Large
Gent: (Small/medium - Medium/large)

Materials: DROPS Karisma Superwash from Garnstudio
550-600-600 (650-650) g colour no 17, blue
50-100-100 (100-100) g colour no 1, off white
50- 50- 50 (50-50) g colour 31, yellow
50- 50- 50 (50-50) g colour no 49, rust
50- 50- 50 (50-50) g colour no 49, green

DROPS circular needles and double pointed needles size 2.5 mm and 4 mm

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Knitting tension: 21 sts x 26 rows on needle size 4 mm in stocking sts = 10 x 10 cm
Rib: * K1, P1 *

Body: Knit sweater on circular needles and cut up for armhole afterwards. Cast on 184-190-196 (196-204) sts on circular needle size 2.5 mm with blue and knit 5 cm rib. Change to circular needle size 4 mm and knit M.1 at the same time inc 56-62-68 (56-60) sts evenly on 1st row = 240-252-264 (252-264) sts. When piece measures 29-30-31 (34-36) cm knit M.2 and then M.3 (start at arrow and knit sts over front piece, start at arrow again and knit sts of back piece) At the same time when piece measures 30-31-32 (35-37) cm inc 5 sts on each side (these sts are for cutting up after completion of piece and should not be knit into pattern). Remember knitting tension. After M.3 knit M.4 and then complete with blue. At the same time when piece measures 56-57-58 (61-63) cm cast off middle 40-40-40 (40-40) sts for neck front and complete piece knitting back and forth on needle. Continuing cast off to shape neckline on every other row 2 sts 2 times, 1 sts 1 time. When piece measures 59-60-61 (64-66) cm cast off 46-46-46 (46-46) sts neck back. Continuing cast off 2 sts towards neck on each side. Cast off when piece measures 60-61-62 (65-67) cm

Sleeve: Cast on 48-48-50 (50-50) sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm with blue and knit 5 cm Rib like on body. Change to double pointed needles size 4 mm and M.1. (place one pattern repeat mid sleeve) at the same time inc 12-14-12 (12-12) sts evenly on 1st row = 60-62-62 (62-62) sts. Continuing inc mid under arm on each side of middle sts 1 sts 32-32-32 (32-32) sts Lady S + Gent: alternating *every 3rd and 4th * round and Lady size M+L: every 3rd row = 124-126-126 (126-126) sts. When piece measures 33-32-32 (37-37) cm knit M.2, M.3, M.5 and then complete in blue. When piece measures 50-49-49 (54-54) cm knit 2 cm stocking sts with WS out for folding edge over cutting edge of body. Cast off.

Assembly: Sew in a marking thread down the middle of inc sts on each side. Sew two seams on sewing machine around marking threads, 1st seam = 1/2 sts from 1st st from thread, 2nd seam = 1/2 sts from 1st seam. Cut up for armhole. Sew shoulder seams. Pick up approx 106 sts around neck on circular needle size 2.5 mm with blue and knit 2.5 cm Rib, then 1 round with off white and cast off with off white. Sew sleeves onto body from RS as follows: Sew alternating 1 sts in last garter st round of sleeve before folding edge and 1 sts on body after machine seam. Turn WS out on sweater and sew folding edge from sleeves over cutting edge onto body by hand.


= blue
= off white
= yellow
= rust
= green

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