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DROPS 15-10 by DROPS Design

DROPS jumper with pattern borders in “Vienna” or “Melody”. Ladies and men’s sizes S – L.

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DROPS Retro 1980-1993

Size: S/M – M/L. Numbers in ( ) refer to men’s sizes.
Materials: DROPS Vienna from Garnstudio
250-250 (250-250) g color no 15, black
150-150 (150-150) g color no 10, wine red
150-150 (150-150) g color no 38, heather
50-100 (100-100) g color no 36, light pink
50-50 (50-50) g color no 21, off-white

Alternatively use DROPS Melody from Garnstudio
200-200 (200-200) gr colour no 05 black
100-100 (100-100) gr colour no 12 cherry
100-100 (100-100) gr colour no 10 heather
50-100 (100-100) gr colour no 06 powder pink
50-50 (50-50) gr colour no 01 off white

DROPS circular and double pointed needles size 3 mm / US 2.5 and 5.5 mm/ US 9 - or size needed to obtain 14 sts x 17 rows in stockinette st and pattern on needle SIZE 5.5 mm/US 9 = 4'' x 4'' (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. 5 ft 7 in and uses size S or M. If you are making a sweater, 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

NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from inches to cm - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
Pattern: See diagram A.1 and A.2. The diagram shows the pattern from the RS and the entire pattern is worked in stockinette st.
Rib: * K1, P1 *, repeat from *-*.

Body: The jumper is worked in the round on circular needle and cut for armholes
afterwards. Numbers in ( ) refer to men’s sizes. Cast on 140-150 (150-160) sts on
circular needle size 3 mm with black and work 6 cm rib. Change to circular needle size
5.5 mm and work A.1, at the same time inc 20-26 (18-24) sts evenly on first round =
160-176 (168-184) sts. Remember the knitting tension! When A.1 is worked 1 time

vertically, work A.2 over all sts. When piece measures 34-34 (36-36) cm inc 5 sts each
side (to be cut for armhole afterwards and not included in pattern). When piece
measures 61-61 (63-63) cm cast off the middle 26-26 (24-24) sts on front piece for neck
and continue back and forth on needle. Cast off towards mid front to shape the neckline
on every other row: 2 sts 1 time, 1 st 1 time. Cast off remaining sts when piece
measures 64-64 (66-66) cm.

Sleeve: Cast on 36-38 (40-40) sts on double pointed needles size 3 mm with black and
work 6 cm rib. Change to double pointed needles size 5.5 mm and work A.1 (place a
pattern repeat mid upper sleeve), at the same time inc 9-7 (1-3) sts evenly on first
round = 45-45 (41-43) sts. At the same time after the rib, inc 2 sts mid under arm a
total of 20-20 (22-21) times on every * 3rd and 4th round * alternately = 85-85 (85-85)
sts. When A.1 is worked 1 time vertically, work A.2 over all sts. When piece measures
50-48 (54-52) cm work 4 rounds in reverse stocking st (for sewing sleeve to body piece). Bind 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 80 sts round the neck on needle size 3 mm / US 2.5 with black and work 2.5 cm / 7/8'' rib, change to wine red and work 1 round rib, bind off. Set in sleeves as follows: sew the last row in stockinette st on sleeves to row after machine seam on armhole. Turn sweater inside out and fasten piece in reverse stockinette st on sleeve to body piece. Fold edges double towards Ws and fasten.

This pattern has been corrected. .

Updated online: 22.06.2018
DROPS Melody has been added as an alternative to Vienna


All measurements in charts are in cm.

= black
= wine red
= heather
= light pink
= Off-white

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