DROPS / 101 / 23

White Lily by DROPS Design

DROPS top with lace pattern in “Muskat”.

Size: S – M – L – XL - XXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 80-88-100-110-122 cm / 31½"-34½"-39½"-43½"-48"
Full length: 50-52-54-56-58 cm / 19¾''-20½''-21¼''-22''-22¾''

Materials: DROPS Muskat from Garnstudio
300-350-400-450-500 g color no 18, white

DROPS circular needle and double pointed needles size 4 mm / US 6 or size needed to obtain the correct knitting gauge

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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Tags: flounce, lace, tops, v-neck,

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Knitting gauge: 21 sts x 28 rows on needles size 4 mm / US 6 in stockinette sts = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

Garter st, in the round: K 1 round, P 1 round

Pattern: See diagrams M.1 and M.2. The diagram is seen from the RS.

Wavy border:
1st round: * K2, slip 1 st as if to knit, K2 tog, psso, K2, P3*, repeat from *-*
2nd round: K over K and P over P
3rd round: *K1, slip 1 st as if to knit, K2 tog, psso, K1, P3*, repeat from *-*
4th row: K over K and P over P (= K3/P3)

Back and front piece:
Worked in the round on circular needle.
Cast on 280-310-350-390-430 sts on circular needle size 4 mm / US 6 and work 2 rounds in Rib, K7/P3.
Continue with wavy border – see explanation above.
After the border there are 168-186-210-234-258 sts on needle.
Work 1 round with K3/P3 and then continue with 1 vertical repeat of diagram M.2.
Then K 1 round and then continue in reverse stockinette st (purl all sts) until piece measures 9 cm / 3½''.
Now work 4 rounds in garter st, at the same time adjusting no of sts to 168-184-208-232-256 on the first round.
Continue with M.1.
When piece measures 25-26-27-28-29 cm / 9 3/4"-10 1/4"-10½"-11"-11½" work 1 repeat of M.2- at the same time adjusting no of sts back to 168-186-210-234-258 on the first round.
After M.2 finish the piece in reverse stockinette st (P all sts).
When piece measures 32-33-34-35-36 cm / 12½"-13"-13½"-13 3/4"-14 1/4" work next round as follows: 82-90-101-112-123 sts (= front piece), bind off 2-3-4-5-6 sts for armhole, 82-90-101-112-123 sts (= back piece), bind off 2-3-4-5-6 sts for armhole.
Now complete each piece separately.

Back piece:
= 82-90-101-112-123 sts. Continue in reverse stockinette st, at the same time dec to shape the armhole on every other row: 1 st 1-2-4-6-8 times = 80-86-93-100-107 sts.
When piece measures 37-40-42-45-48 cm / 14½"-15 3/4"-16½"-17 3/4"-19" inc for wide shoulders each side as follows: 1 st on every 4th row a total of 8-7-5-4-2 times = 96-100-103-108-111 sts.
When piece measures 48-50-52-54-56 cm / 19''-19¾''-20½''-21¼''-22'' bind off the middle 38-40-41-42-43 sts for neck and work each side separately.
Continue and dec to shape the neckline on every other row: 1 st 2 times = 27-28-29-31-32 sts left on shoulder.
Bind off when piece measures 50-52-54-56-58 cm / 19¾''-20½''-21¼''-22''-22¾''.

Front piece:
= 82-90-101-112-123 sts. Continue in reverse stockinette st and dec for armhole and inc for wide shoulder as described for back piece.
At the same time when piece measures 37-38-39-40-41 cm / 14½"-15"-15 1/4"-15 3/4"-16 1/8" put the middle 18-20-21-22-23 sts on a holder for neck and work each side separately.
Continue and dec to shape the neckline on every other row: 2 sts 2 times and 1 st 8 times = 27-28-29-31-32 sts left on shoulder.
Bind off when piece measures 50-52-54-56-58 cm / 19¾''-20½''-21¼''-22''-22¾''.

Assembly:
Sew shoulder seams.

Neck border:
Beg mid back and pick up approx 114 to 132 sts (divisible by 6) on double pointed needles size 4 mm / US 6 around the neck (including sts on stitch holder).
Work 1 vertical repeat of M.2 and then bind off.

Armhole border:
Pick up approx 78 to 96 sts (divisible by 6) on double pointed needles size 4 mm / US 6 around the armhole. Work 1 vertical repeat of M.2 and then bind off.
Repeat around the other armhole.

Diagram

= K
= P
= K3, lift the first of the 3 sts over the other 2
= 2 yo, on the next round P 1 yo and drop the other

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