DROPS / 105 / 34

Bella's Dance by DROPS Design

DROPS top in Rib in “Muskat”. Size S - XXXL.

Size: S/M – L/ XL - XXL – XXXL

Materials: DROPS Muskat, from Garnstudio
500-550-600-650 g colour no 05, light purple

DROPS circular needle size 4 mm (40 and 80 cm) - or size needed to obtain 21 sts x 28 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.

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

Front and back piece: Knitted in the round. Cast on 270-300-330-360 sts on circular needle size 4 mm (80 cm). Work 2 rounds stocking st and 2 rounds garter st. Now continue in reverse stocking st until piece measures 13 cm. Remember the knitting tension. Now work 1 round, at the same time dec 18-20-22-24 sts evenly = 252-280-308-336 sts. Continue in Rib, K4/P10. When piece measures 19 cm dec 1 st in each P section on every 7-7-11-23 cm a total of 4-4-3-2 times (18-20-22-24 dec per round) = 180-200-242-288 sts. Insert a Marking Thread (MT) each side: 1 at the beg of round and 1 after 90-100-121-144 sts. When piece measures 46-48-50-51 cm work next round as follows: continue with K4/P6-6-7-8 on the first 80-90-110-132 sts (back piece), cast off the next 10-10-11-12 sts, continue with K4/P6-6-7-8 on the next 80-90-110-132 sts (front piece) and cast off the last 10-10-11-12 sts. Put the 80-90-110-132 sts on back piece on a thread.

Yoke: Measure piece from here! Loosely cast on 50-50-55-60 sts at one side for sleeve, put sts from back piece back on needle and loosely cast on 50-50-55-60 sts for sleeve the other side = 260-280-330-384 sts. Work 4 rows garter sts on the 50-50-55-60 sleeve sts each side (work remaining sts in Rib as before). Now work Rib, K4/P6-6-7-8, on all sts. When piece measures 5-6-5-3 cm dec 1 st in each P section on every 2.5 cm a total of 6-6-7-8 times = 104-112-120-128 sts (26-28-30-32 dec per round) – change to circular needle size 40 cm as number of sts decreases. Work 2 rounds garter st and cast off. Piece measures approx 66-69-72-74 cm from casting on row.


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