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DROPS 15-23 by DROPS Design

DROPS jumper with patterned yoke in “Alpaca”. Ladies and men’s sizes S-L.

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DROPS Retro 1980-1993

Size: Ladies: S/M – M/L. Men’s: S/M – M/L. Numbers in ( ) refer to men’s sizes.
Materials: DROPS Alpaca from Garnstudio
350-350 (350-400) g colour no 8903, black
100-100 (100-150) g colour no 517, grey
50-50 (50-50) g colour no 6347, grey purple

DROPS circular and double pointed needles size 2.5 and 3.5 mm - or size needed to obtain 23 sts x 30 rows in pattern and stocking st on needle size 3.5 mm = 10 x 10 cm.

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Pattern: See diagram. The diagram shows the pattern from the RS and the entire pattern is worked in stocking st.

Note: Work M.4 like M.3, but work diagram from top down.

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 220-230 (240-250) sts on circular needle size 2.5 mm with black and work 6 cm Rib. Change to circular needle size 3.5 mm and continue in stocking st, at the same time inc 46-56 (36-48) sts evenly on first round = 266-286 (276-298) sts. Remember the knitting tension! When piece measures 30-31 (34-35) cm inc 5 sts each side for armhole (to be cut for armhole afterwards and not included in pattern). When piece measures 33-35 (37-39) cm work M.1 (beg by arrow and work pattern on front piece, beg by arrow again and repeat pattern on back piece). After M.1 work M.2, at the same time cast off the middle 35-37 (34-37) sts mid front for neck and complete piece back and forth on needle. Cast off to shape the neckline on every other row: 4 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1 time, 1 st 1 time. Cast off remaining sts after M.2. Piece measures approx 60-62 (64-66) cm.

Sleeve: Cast on 48-50 (56-58) sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm with black and work 5 cm Rib. Change to double pointed needles size 3.5 mm, K 1 round, at the same time inc 14-14 (6-6) sts evenly on round = 62-64 (62-64) sts. Now work M.3, at the same time inc 2 sts mid under arm a total of 38-39 (38-39) times on every * 3rd, 3rd and 4th * round alternately for ladies size S/M, on every 3rd round for ladies size M/L, and on every * 3rd and 4th * round alternately for men’s sizes = 138-142 (138-142) sts. Incorporate inc sts in pattern as you go along. After M.3 continue in black until 6 cm before finished measurements, and now work M.4. Piece now measures approx 49-48 (54-53) 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 90 sts round the neck on double pointed needles size 3.5 mm with black and P 1 round, M.2, P 1 round (= folding edge), 9 rounds stocking st, cast off and fold edge double towards 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.


= black
= grey
= gray purple

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