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DROPS 43-3 by DROPS Design

DROPS Gent sweater in Silke-tweed or Alpaca

Tags: jumpers, nordic,
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Size: Small/medium (Medium/large)

Materials: DROPS Silke-tweed from Garnstudio
300 (300) g colour no 05, blue
50 (50) g colour no 09, beige
50 (50) g colour no 08, light beige
50 (50) g colour no 10, grey
50 (50) g colour no 02, brown

Or use: DROPS Alpaca from Garnstudio
400 (400) g colour no 6360, blue
100 (100) g colour no 618, light beige
100 (100) g colour no 2020, light camel
100 (100) g colour no 517, medium grey
100 (100) g colour no 607, light brown

DROPS Circular needle and double pointed needles size 2.5 mm and 3.5 mm.
DROPS Coconut buttons: 2 pcs (Button no 516)

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Pattern instructions

Knitting tension: 23 sts x 30 rows on needle size 3.5 mm and pattern = 10 x 10 cm Remember needle sizes are guidelines only!

Pattern: See diagram (1 diagram = 1 pattern repeat). Diagrams are seen from RS. Knit entire pattern in stocking sts.

Rib: * K1, P1 *, Repeat from *_*

Body: Cast on 248 (260) sts on circular needle size 2.5 mm with blue and knit 6 cm Rib. Change to circular needle size 3.5 mm, knit M.1 inc 16 (28) sts evenly on m 1st row = 264 (288) sts. Remember knitting tension. After M.1 knit with blue until piece measures 36 (37) cm. Knit M.1 – ensure to place both M.1 over each other. At the same time when piece measures 40 (42) cm knit next row as follows: Cast off 2 sts for armhole, 128 (140) sts front piece, cast off 4 sts for armhole, 128 (140) sts back piece, cast off 2 sts for armhole. Complete each piece separately.

Front piece: = 128 (140) sts. Continuing cast off for armhole on every other row: 1 sts 1 (4) times = 126 (132) sts. After M.1 complete with blue. When piece measures 50 (53) cm cast off middle 6 (6) sts for split. When piece measures 60 (63) cm cast off towards neckline on every other row: 11 (12) sts 1 time, 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 3 times, 1 sts 1 time. Cast off when piece measures 66 (69) cm

Back piece: = 128 (140) sts. Continuing cast off for armhole like front piece = 126 (132) sts. When piece measures 64 (67) cm cast off middle 44 (46) sts for neck. Then cast off 2 sts on each side on next row to shape neckline. Cast off when piece measures 66 (69) cm

Sleeve: Cast on 60 (62) sts on double pointed needles 2,5 mm with blue and knit 5 cm Rib. Change to double pointed needles size 3.5 mm, knit M.1 continuously (ensure to place one pattern repeat mid sleeve) and inc 2 (2) sts evenly on 1st round = 62 (64) sts. At the same time after rib inc mid under arm: 2 sts 29 (30) times alternating on every 4th and 5th round = 120 (124) sts. After M.1 complete with blue. When piece measures 52 (52) cm cast off 4 sts mid under arm and complete knitting back and forth on row. Continuing cast off to shape sleeve cap on every other row: 6 sts 7 times, cast off. Piece measures approx 57 (57) cm.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Pick up approx 26 sts along right split on needle size 2.5 mm with blue and knit 2.5 cm Rib, cast off. Repeat along right split, but cast off for 2 button holes after 1 cm - 1 button hole = cast off 2 sts and cast on 2 new sts on next row. Pick up approx 120 sts around neck from WS on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm with blue and knit Rib – K the outermost sts on each side on all rows , cast off in knit and purl after 9 cm. Sew in sleeves and buttons.

Diagram

= blue
= beige
= light beige
= grey
= brown

Nettie De Groot 20.11.2010 - 16:20:

Ik mis de teltekening van het patroon

DROPS Design NL 22.11.2010 kl. 13:58:

Hoi. De teltekening is toegevoegd! Gr. Tine

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