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DROPS 98-47 by DROPS Design

DROPS Shrug in “Eskimo”

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Size: S – M – L – XL - XXL

Materials: DROPS Eskimo from Garnstudio
250-250-300-300-350 g colour no. 40, brown mix

DROPS pointed and circular needle size 10 mm or size needed to obtain the correct tension.

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pattern type: boleros, vests, pattern/technique: fishermans rib, shape: all in one, high collar,

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Knitting Tension: 9 sts x 18 rows on needles size 10 mm in stocking sts = 10 x 10 cm.

Garter sts (back and forth on row): Knit all rows.

Pattern: See diagram M.1.

Back and front piece: Cast on 70-71-72-73-74 sts on needle size 10 mm in Eskimo. Knit garter sts, at the same time dec 1 st each side on every other row a total of 4 times = 62-63-64-65-66 sts. When the piece measures 7-8-9-10-11 cm loosely cast off 17 sts each side = 28-29-30-31-32 sts. Knit until the piece measures 13-14-15-16-17 cm and then loosely cast on 17 new sts each side. Continue in garter sts until the piece measures 15-17-19-21-21 cm. Then inc 1 st each side on every other row a total of 4 times = 70-71-72-73-74 sts. Cast off when the piece measures 20-22-24-26-28 cm.

Assembly: Sew A and B tog at both sides with invisible mattress stitches. See diagram.

Edge: Pick up 138-144-150-156-162 sts round the entire opening of the shrug on circular needle size 10 mm. Knit in M.1 - make sure to make a yo + slip a st as if to knit, each side of the seam. When the piece measures 4, 8 and 12 cm inc 1 P stitch each side of "the yo + slip a st as if to knit" in each side = 150-156-162-168-174 sts. Cast off when the edge measures 14 cm.


= purl
= make a yo + slip a st as if to knit
= K tog the yo and the slip st

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