DROPS / 100 / 8

DROPS 100-8 by DROPS Design

DROPS tunic in moss 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 colour no 01, white
and use: Drops Alpaca from Garnstudio
200-250-250-300-300 g colour no 1101, white

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

Drops circular needle size 6 mm or size needed to obtain the correct knitting tension

Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 170 cm and uses size S or M. If you are making a jumper, 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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NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in American English, please click here.
Knitting tension: 15 sts x 19 rows on needles size 6 mm with 1 thread of each quality (double thread)/ or two threads Alpaca = 10 x 10 cm.

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

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

Increasing tip (apply to section in moss st): Inc no of sts in moss st section by incorporating stocking sts in moss 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 with 1 thread Alpaca and 1 thread Cotton Viscose (double thread)or 2 threads Alpaca and knit 4 rows garter st. Continue in stocking st with 3 sts each side in moss st – see explanation above. When piece measures 15 cm cast on 1 new st each side (seam st) = 65-71-77-85-95 sts and continue in stocking st on all sts. When piece measures 18-19-20-21-22 cm cast off 1 st each side on every 5 cm a total of 3 times = 59-65-71-79-89 sts. When piece measures 34-35-36-37-38 and 39-40-41-42-43 cm inc 1 st each side = 63-69-75-83-93 sts. When piece measures 47-48-49-50-51 cm cast 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 knit 2 cm moss st on the middle 43-43-43-45-47 sts (remaining sts in stocking st). Now cast off the middle 23-23-23-25-27 sts for neck = 16-17-18-18-18 sts left on each shoulder. Continue in stocking st with 10 sts in moss st towards neckline and cast off when piece measures 66-68-70-72-74 cm.

Front piece: Cast on and knit as back piece until piece measures 27-28-29-30-31 cm. Continue dec at sides, at the same time knit the middle st in moss st (remaining sts in stocking st) and inc number of sts in moss 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 moss st mid front. When piece measures 33-34-35-36-37 cm cast off the middle st. Put sts on one side on a thread or a stitch holder and finish each side separately.

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Side-1: Continue in stocking st with 10 sts in moss 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 cast off for armhole as described for back piece. At the same time when piece measures 48-50-52-52-54 cm inc number of sts in moss 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 dec 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 stocking st with 10 sts in moss st towards neckline until piece measures 66-68-70-72-74 cm. Cast 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 cast off st mid front) and knit this tog with first st on row.

Sleeve: Cast on 40-42-42-44-46 sts (incl 1 edge st each side) on needle size 6 mm with 1 thread Alpaca and 1 thread Cotton Viscose (double thread) or 2 threads Alpaca and knit 12 cm moss st - see explanation above. Continue in stocking st. When piece measures 15 cm inc 1 st each side on every 6-5-4-3-2.5 cm a total of 5-6-7-8-10 times = 50-54-56-60-66 sts. When piece measures 43-42-42-41-40 cm cast 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. Now cast off 3 sts each side 1 time and cast off remaining sts, piece measures 50-50-51-51-51 cm.

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 each. Twist them until they resist and fold them double. Tie a knot each end approx 5 cm 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 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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