DROPS / 100 / 8

DROPS 100-8 by DROPS Design

DROPS tunic in seed stitch in Cotton Viscose and Alpaca or only Alpaca.

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Size: S – M – L – XL -XXL
Materials: Drops Cotton Viscose from Garnstudio
350-400-400-450-500 g color no 01, white
and use: Drops Alpaca from Garnstudio
200-250-250-300-300 g color no 1101, white

Or use only Alpaca:
Drops Alpaca from Garnstudio
400-500-500-600-600 g color no 1101, white

Drops circular needle size 6 mm / US 10 or size needed to obtain the correct knitting gauge

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pattern type: jumpers, tunics, shape: a-shape, vent,

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Knitting gauge: 15 sts x 19 rows on needles size 6 mm / US 10 with 1 thread of each quality (double thread)/ or two threads Alpaca = 4'' x 4'' (10 x 10 cm).

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

Seed st: 1st row: *K1, P1*, repeat from *-*. 2nd row: P over K, K over P. Repeat 2nd row.

Increasing tip (apply to section in seed st): Inc no of sts in seed st section by incorporating stockinette sts in seed st pattern. Number of sts on row will remain the same.

With use Cotton Viscose and Alpaca:
Measuring tip: Because of the weight of the yarn, make all measurements whilst the garment is hanging.

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Back piece: Read Measuring tip! Cast on 63-69-75-83-93 sts on needle size 6 mm / US 10 with 1 thread Alpaca and 1 thread Cotton Viscose (double thread)or 2 threads Alpaca and knit 4 rows garter st. Continue in stockinette st with 3 sts each side in seed st – see explanation above. When piece measures 15 cm / 6'' cast on 1 new st each side (seam st) = 65-71-77-85-95 sts and continue in stockinette st on all sts. When piece measures 18-19-20-21-22 cm / 7"-7½"-8"-8 1/4"-8 3/4'' bind off 1 st each side on every 5 cm / 2'' a total of 3 times = 59-65-71-79-89 sts. When piece measures 34-35-36-37-38 cm/13½"-13 3/4"-14 1/4"-14½"-15" and 39-40-41-42-43 cm / 15 1/4"-15 3/4"-16"-16½"-17'' inc 1 st each side = 63-69-75-83-93 sts.
When piece measures 47-48-49-50-51 cm / 18½"-19"-19 1/4"-19 3/4"-20'' bind off for armhole each side on every other row: 3 sts 0-0-1-1-1 time, 2 sts 1-2-1-2-3 times and 1 st 2-2-3-4-6 times = 55-57-59-61-63 sts. When piece measures 62-64-66-68-70 cm / 24 3/8''-25¼''-26''-26¾''-27½'' knit 2 cm / 3/4'' seed st on the middle 43-43-43-45-47 sts (remaining sts in stockinette st). Now bind off the middle 23-23-23-25-27 sts for neck = 16-17-18-18-18 sts left on each shoulder. Continue in stockinette st with 10 sts in seed st towards neckline and bind off when piece measures 66-68-70-72-74 cm / 26"-26 3/4"-27½"-28½"-29''.

Front piece: Cast on and knit as back piece until piece measures 27-28-29-30-31 cm / 10½"-11"-11½"-11 3/4"-12 1/4''. Continue dec at sides, at the same time knit the middle st in seed st (remaining sts in stockinette st) and inc number of sts in seed st section on every row as follows – see Increasing tip: 1 st on each side of the middle st until there are 21 sts in seed st mid front. When piece measures 33-34-35-36-37 cm / 13"-13½"-13 3/4"-14 1/4"-14½'' bind off the middle st. Put sts on one side on a thread or a stitch holder and finish each side separately.

Read the whole following section before knitting it!

Side-1: Continue in stockinette st with 10 sts in seed st towards mid front. At the same time inc at side as described for back piece = 31-34-37-41-46 sts. When piece measures 47-48-49-50-51 cm / 18½"-19"-19 1/4"-19 3/4"-20'' bind off for armhole as described for back piece. At the same time when piece measures 48-50-52-52-54 cm / 19"-19 3/4"-20½"-20½"-21 1/4'' inc number of sts in seed st section on every other row as follows – see Increasing tip: 5 sts 1 time, 1 st 6-6-6-6-8 times. At the same time when piece measures 54-56-58-58-60 cm / 21 1/4"-22"-22 3/4"-22 3/4"-23½'' bind off to shape the neckline on every other row: 8 sts 1 time, 1 st 3-3-3-4-5 times = 16-17-18-18-18 sts left on shoulder. Continue in stockinette st with 10 sts in seed st towards neckline until piece measures 66-68-70-72-74 cm / 26"-26 3/4"-27½"-28½"-29''. Bind off.

Side-2: Put sts from thread back on needle and knit as Side-1, but mirrored. Note! Beg mid front, and to avoid a “notch” pick up a st (the bind off st mid front) and knit this tog with first st on row.

Sleeve: Cast on 40-42-42-44-46 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 6 mm / US 10 with 1 thread Alpaca and 1 thread Cotton Viscose (double thread) or 2 threads Alpaca and knit 12 cm / 4¾'' seed st - see explanation above. Continue in stockinette st. When piece measures 15 cm / 6'' inc 1 st each side on every 6-5-4-3-2.5 cm / 2½"-2"-1½"-1"-3/4'' a total of 5-6-7-8-10 times = 50-54-56-60-66 sts. When piece measures 43-42-42-41-40 cm / 17"-16½"-16½"-16"-15 3/4'' bind off for sleeve cap each side on every other row: 3 sts 1-1-1-1-2 times, 2 sts 3 times, 1 st 0-1-2-3-2 times and then 2 sts each side until piece measures 49-49-50-50-50 cm / 19 1/4"-19 1/4"-19 3/4"-19 3/4"-19 3/4''. Now bind off 3 sts each side 1 time and bind off remaining sts, piece measures 50-50-51-51-51 cm /19 3/4"-19 3/4"-20"-20"-20".

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Set in sleeves and sew sleeve and side seams down to the slit.

Ribbon: Cut 4 threads of Cotton Viscose or Alpaca, measuring approx 300 cm / 120'' each. Twist them until they resist and fold them double. Tie a knot each end approx 5 cm / 2'' from the end of ribbon. Pull ribbon through neckline. Make a tassel for each end of the ribbon as follows: Cut 20 threads of Cotton Viscose or Alpaca measuring 25 cm / 9 3/4'' each. Divide the ribbon just above the knot and pull the threads through. Tie them tog and wind one of the threads round the top of tassel to keep it in place. Cut and sew the thread end.

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