DROPS / 100 / 28

DROPS 100-28 by DROPS Design

DROPS short top with stripes and raglan sleeve in “Vivaldi” and “Alpaca”.

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Size: S – M – L – XL – XXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 80-88-96-106-118 cm / 31½''-34 5/8''-37¾''-41¾''-46½''
Full length: 34-36-38-40-42 cm / 13½"-14 1/4"-15"-15 3/4"-16½"

Materials: DROPS Vivaldi from Garnstudio
50 g for all sizes color no 03, red
50 g for all sizes color no 15, cerise
50 g for all sizes color no 20, raspberry
50 g for all sizes color no 16, orange
and use: DROPS Alpaca from Garnstudio
50 g for all sizes color no 3620, red
50 g for all sizes color no 2921, cerise
50 g for all sizes color no 2915, orange

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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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56% Mohair, 30% Polyamide, 14% Wool
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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.
DROPS circular needle size 10 mm / US 15 or size needed to obtain the correct knitting gauge
DROPS crochet hook size 5 mm / H/8 (for string)

Knitting gauge: 11 sts x 13 rows on needle size 10 mm / US 15 in stockinette stitch with 2 threads Vivaldi + 1 thread Alpaca = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''

Knitting tips: If your knitting gauge doesn’t match vertically and is too tight, the raglan will be too short and the armhole too small. You may compensate for this by knitting random rounds without dec when dec for raglan.

Garter st, back and forth on needle: Knit all rows

Stripe pattern: The top is knitted in 2 threads Vivaldi + 1 thread Alpaca (3 threads).
Color 1: Vivaldi 03, Vivaldi 15, Alpaca 3620
Color 2: Vivaldi 15, Vivaldi 20, Alpaca 3620
Color 3: Vivaldi 15, Vivaldi 20, Alpaca 2921
Color 4: Vivaldi 20, Vivaldi 16, Alpaca 2921
Color 5: Vivaldi 20, Vivaldi 16, Alpaca 2915
Cast on with: Color 1.
When piece measures 5-6-7-7-8 cm / 2"-2 3/8"-2 3/4"-2 3/4"-3 1/8" change to: Color 2.
When piece measures 11-12-13-14-15 cm / 4 3/8"-4 3/4"-5 1/8"-5½"-6" change to: Color 3.
When piece measures 17-18-20-21-23 cm / 6 3/4"-7"-8"-8 1/4"-9" change to: Color 4.
When piece measures 23-24-26-28-30 cm / 9"-9½"-10 1/4"-11"-11 3/4" change to: Color 5

Decreasing tip (apply to raglan): All dec done from the RS.
Before marker: K2 tog.
After marker: slip 1 st as if to knit, K1, psso

Back and front piece:
Knitted back and forth on circular needle from mid front.
Cast on 86-94-102-114-130 sts (incl 3 front band sts each side towards mid front, knitted in garter sts throughout) on circular needle size 10 mm / US 15 with color 1 – see above. Insert a marker 23-25-27-30-34 sts in from each side (= 40-44-48-54-62 sts on back piece). Knit 2 rows garter st – see explanation above, and continue in stockinette st with 3 edge sts each side in garter st.
At the same time work stripe pattern – see explanation above.
When piece measures 5 and 10 cm / 2" abd 4" inc 1 st on both sides of each marker (4 inc per row) = 94-102-110-122-138 sts.
When piece measures 14-15-16-17-18 cm / 5½"-6"-6 1/4"-6 3/4"-7" knit 2 rows garter st on 8 sts each side (= 4 sts on each side of both markers) – knit remaining sts in stockinette st.
On next row bind off the same 8 sts each side for armhole = 36-40-44-50-58 sts on back piece and 21-23-25-28-32 sts on each front piece.
On next row cast on 30-32-34-36-38 new sts for sleeves each side over the bound off sts = 138-150-162-178-198 sts.
Insert a marker in all transitions between body pieces and sleeves = 4 markers.
Work 5-4-3-4-4 rows stockinette st, but on the sleeves knit the first 2 rows in garter st.
At the same time dec 6 sts evenly on the 3rd row on the sleeves = 126-138-150-166-186 sts in total.
Continue in stockinette st with front band sts in garter st as before, at the same time dec for raglan – see Decreasing tip – on every 4th row: 1 st on both sides of each marker (= 8 dec per row) a total of 2-2-2-1-1 times, then on every other row a total of 5-6-7-9-10 times.
At the same time when piece measures 23-25-27-29-31 cm / 9"-9 3/4"-10 5/8"-11 3/8"-12 1/4" put 6 sts each side towards mid front on a thread or a stitch holder for neck and dec to shape the neckline on every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 1 time.
After all dec for raglan and neck are complete = 46-50-54-62-74 sts left on needle.
Pick up approx 15 sts on each neckline at front (incl sts on thread or stitch holder).
Knit 4 rows garter sts with color 5, at the same time adjusting no of sts on first row to 70-73-76-80-84.
Bind off, piece measures approx 34-36-38-40-42 cm / 13½"-14 1/4"-15"-15 3/4"-16½" up to the shoulder.

Crochet string:
Crochet a ch-string measuring approx 120 to 140 cm / 47"-55" on crochet hook size 5 mm / H/8 with color 5. Pull string through neckline below the border in garter sts.
Make a tassel for each end of the string as follows: Cut 24 threads of color 5 measuring 20 cm / 8'' each. Fold them double and sew the ch-string round the bend and tie one of the threads round the top of tassel to keep it together. Cut and sew thread.


All measurements in charts are in cm.

Vogel Inge 01.12.2013 - 14:10:

Ich möchte diese Weste mit 2 Fäden stricken, was muß ich anschlagen und welche Nadel. vorgesehen hatte ich Nr. 8

DROPS Design 02.12.2013 kl. 08:30:

Liebe Inge, dieses Modell ist bereits für das Stricken mit doppeltem Faden angegeben. Bitte halten Sie sich an die Maschenprobe, wir können die Modelle leider nicht für andere Maschenproben umrechnen.

campodabarca 30.01.2007 - 16:25:

mt=marking thread

Olga 24.12.2006 - 11:00:

beautiful. when is pattern available?

Merethe 15.12.2006 - 23:42:

kjempemorsom sommertopp

Anne O. Haug 08.12.2006 - 12:55:

Flott, enkel og meget søt

Kari 08.12.2006 - 12:06:

den var fin den skal bli med

Aud 08.12.2006 - 11:53:

Den var kjempe søt,den må med.

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