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DROPS 14-11 by DROPS Design

DROPS jumper with pattern borders in “Karisma Superwash”. Ladies and men’s sizes S – L.

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DROPS Retro 1980-1993


Size: Ladies: S - M - L. Men’s S/M –M/L. Numbers in ( ) refer to men’s sizes.
Materials: DROPS Karisma Superwash from Garnstudio
500-550-600 (600-650) g colour no 24, purple
100-100-100 (100-100) g colour no 35, brown
100-100-100 (100-100) g colour no 2, beige
50-100-100 (100-100) g colour no 29, mint
50-50-50 (50-50) g colour no 9, green

DROPS circular and double pointed needles size 2.5 and 4 mm - or size needed to obtain 20 sts x 26 rows in stocking st on needle size 4 mm = 10 x 10 cm.

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Pattern instructions

Pattern: See diagram. The diagram shows the pattern from the RS and the entire pattern is worked in stocking st.
Body piece: M.1, M.2, M.3, M.4, M.3, M.2.
Sleeve: M.1, M.2, M.3.
Rib: *K1 into back of loop, 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 168-174-178 (180-190) sts on circular needle size 2.5 mm with purple and work 6 cm Rib. Change to circular needle size 4 mm and continue in stocking st, at the same time inc 56-66-78 (60-66) sts evenly on first round = 224-240-256 (240-256) sts. Remember the knitting tension! When piece measures 27-27-29 (31-33) cm continue in pattern – see above. At the same time when piece measures 32-31-32 (36-37) cm inc 5 sts each side (to be cut for armhole afterwards and not included in pattern). When piece measures 56-56-58 (60-62) cm cast off 38-40-40 (36-36) sts mid front for neck and complete piece back and forth on needle. Cast of the shape the neckline on every other row: 2 sts 1 time, 1 st 2 times. After the last row in pattern cast off the middle 46-48-48 (44-44) sts for neck on back piece and work 1 row in purple before casting off remaining sts. Piece measures approx 60-60-62 (64-66) cm.
Sleeve: Cast on 48-50-50 (50-52) sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm with purple and work 5 cm Rib. Change to double pointed needles size 4 mm and work 2 rounds stocking st, at the same time inc 13-13-13 (11-11) sts evenly on first round = 61-63-63 (61-63) sts. Now inc 2 sts mid under arm a total of 26-27-28 (26-27) times on every * 4th, 4th and 5th round* alternately for ladies size S, on every 4th round for ladies size M, on every *3rd and 4th round * alternately for ladies size L, and on every * 4th and 5th round* alternately for men’s sizes S/M and M/L = 113-117-119 (113-117) sts. At the same time when piece measures 33-32-31 (37-36) cm work pattern – see above. After the last pattern row, piece measures approx 50-49-48 (54-53) cm. Now work 5 rounds 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 100 sts round the neck on circular needle size 2.5 mm with purple and work 3 cm rib. Cast off. 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.

Diagram

= purple
= beige
= brown
= mint
= green

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