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DROPS 23-1 by DROPS Design

DROPS men’s jumper with pattern border and cables in “Alaska”. Size S-L.

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DROPS Retro 1980-1993

Size: S/M – M/L
Materials: DROPS Alaska
550-600 g colour no 37, blue
250-250 g colour no 43, coral
200-250 g colour no 02, off-white
50-100 g colour no 38, green
50-50 g colour no 10, red

DROPS circular and double pointed needles size 3.5 and 5 mm, or size needed to get 17 sts x 21 rows in stocking st on needle size 5 mm = 10 x 10 cm.

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Tags: cable, jumpers, nordic,

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Pattern: See diagram. The pattern is seen from the RS.
English Translations for the wording in the diagrams are given at the bottom of this pattern, and they are given in the vertical order in which they appear in the diagram.
Rib: *K1, P1 *, repeat from *-*.

Body: The jumper is worked in the round on circular needle. Cast on 164-170 sts on circular needle size 3.5 mm with blue and work 6 cm rib. Change to circular needle size 5 mm and K 1 round, at the same time inc 36-50 sts evenly on first round = 200-220 sts. Work 1 repeat of M.1 and then continue in blue until piece measures 23 cm. Work M.2 (place a repeat mid front). Remember the knitting tension! When piece measures 35-37 cm divide piece in two and complete each piece separately.
Front piece: = 100-110 sts. After M.2 complete piece in M.3 (work cable from RS). When piece measures 60-62 cm cast off the middle 28 sts for neck and complete each side separately. Cast off to shape the neckline on every other row: 2 sts 2 times and 1 st 2 times. Cast off remaining sts on shoulder when piece measures 65-67 cm.
Back piece: = 100-110 sts. Continue in M.2 and then complete piece in M.3. When piece measures 63-65 cm cast off the middle 38 sts for neck and complete each side separately. Cast off 1 st on neckline on next row. Cast off remaining sts on shoulder when piece measures 65-67 cm.
Sleeve: Cast on 40 sts on double pointed needles size 3.5 mm with blue and work 5 cm rib. Change to double pointed needles size 5 mm and K 1 round, at the same time inc 8-10 sts evenly on round = 48-50 sts. Continue in M.1 (place a repeat mid upper sleeve). Inc 2 sts mid under arm on every * 3rd and 4th row * alternately 27 times = 102-104 sts. At the same time after M.1 continue in blue until piece measures 38-34 cm. Now work M.2 (place a repeat mid upper sleeve) and then complete piece in coral. Cast of all sts when piece measures 57-53 cm.
Assembly: Sew the shoulder seams.
Pick up 90 sts round the neck on circular needle size 3.5 mm with blue and work M.1, then continue in blue, 1 round stocking st, P 1 round, 7 rounds stocking st, cast off. Fold edge double towards WS and fasten. Set in sleeves.

English explanation to pattern diagram:

= off-white
= blue
= red
= green
= K coral
= P coral
= slip 2 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K2, K2 from cable needle

Diagram



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