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DROPS 105-18 by DROPS Design

DROPS tunic with Rib border in “Alpaca” and “Cotton Viscose”. Size S – XXXL

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Size: S – M/L – XL – XXL – XXXL

Materials: DROPS Cotton Viscose from Garnstudio
400-450-500-550-600 g, colour no 001, white
and use: DROPS Alpaca from Garnstudio
300-300-350-350-400 g colour no 1101, white

DROPS pointed and circular needle (80 cm) size 5 mm - or size needed to obtain 17 sts x 22 rows in stocking st with 1 thread of each quality = 10 x 10 cm.

DROPS pointed and circular needle ( 80 cm) size 4 mm - or size needed to obtain 19 sts x 25 rows in stocking st with 1 thread of each quality = 10 x 10 cm.

Silk Ribbon – approx 2 meters.

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

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

Back and front piece: Worked in the round on circular needle. Cast on 230-252-276-296-316 sts on circular needle size 5 mm with 1 thread of each quality. Work 3 rounds garter st – see above. Remember the knitting tension. Insert 2 Marking Threads (MT) in piece, 1 at beg of round and 1 after 115-126-138-148-158 sts. Now continue in stocking st. When piece measures 10 cm - see Measurement tip - dec 1 st on each side of both MT (4 dec per round) on every 1.5 cm a total of 23 times = 138-160-184-204-224 sts. When piece measures 48-50-51-52-53 cm work 10 rows garter st on all sts – see above – at the same time on last row inc 9-10-10-12-14 sts evenly on back piece and 9-10-10-12-14 sts evenly on front piece = 156-180-204-228-252 sts. Slip the first 34-40-46-52-58 sts on 1 thread (= left front piece) and slip the next 44-50-56-62-68 sts on another thread (= right front piece) and now complete back and front pieces separately.

Back piece: = 78-90-102-114-126 sts. Continue as follows from the RS on needle size 4 mm: Cast on 1 edge st, P2, *K2, P4*, repeat from *-* and finish with K2, P2 and cast on 1 edge st = 80-92-104-116-128 sts. P 1 row from WS and continue in Rib as above. When piece measures 60-62-64-66-68 cm dec to shape the armhole each side on every other row: 3 sts 0-1-1-2-2 times, 2 sts 2-2-3-4-5 times and 1 st 1-2-4-4-6 times = 70-74-78-80-84 sts. When piece measures 78-81-84-87-90 cm cast off the middle 24 sts for neck and dec 1 st on neckline on next row = 22-24-26-27-29 sts left on each shoulder. Cast off when piece measures 80-83-86-89-92 cm.

Right front piece: Slip sts from thread back on needle size 4 mm = 44-50-56-62-68 sts. Continue as follows from RS: 10 garter sts (= front band), *K2, P4*, repeat from *-* and finish with K2, P2 and cast on 1 edge st = 45-51-57-63-69 sts. P 1 row from WS (continue front band in garter st) and now continue in Rib as above with 10 garter sts towards mid front for front band. When piece measures 60-62-64-66-68 cm dec for armhole as described for back piece = 40-42-44-45-47 sts. When piece measures 68-71-74-75-78 cm slip the 10 front band sts on a thread and dec to shape the neckline on every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 2 times and 1 st 1 time = 22-24-26-27-29 sts left on shoulder. Cast off when piece measures 80-83-86-89-92 cm.

Left front piece: Slip sts from thread back on needle size 4 mm = 34-40-46-52-58 sts. Continue as follows from RS: cast on 1 edge st, P2, K2, *P4, K2*, repeat from *-* and cast on 10 new sts for front band (worked in garter st) = 45-51-57-63-69 sts. Continue as described for right front piece.

Sleeves: Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 42-44-46-48-50 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 5 mm with 1 thread of each quality. Work 10 rows garter st – see above – and continue in stocking st. When piece measures 5 cm inc 1 st each side on every 3.5-3-2.5-2-2 cm a total of 9-10-12-13-14 times = 60-64-70-74-78 sts. When piece measures 38-37-35-34-33 cm (less for the larger sizes because of longer sleeve cap and wider shoulder) dec to shape the sleeve cap each side on every other row: 2 sts 1 time, and 1 st each side until piece measures 47-47-47-48-48 cm. Now work all sts tog 3 by 3. NB! on the left sleeve work sts tog into back of loop. Cast off remaining sts, piece measures approx 48-48-48-49-49 cm.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Sew side seams. Sew sleeve seams and set in sleeves. Pick up approx 90 to 100 sts (incl sts on thread) on circular needle size 4 mm with 1 thread of each quality round neckline and work 4 rows garter st back and forth on needle. Cast off. Sew left front band to front piece behind right front band. Thread the silk ribbon through row between garter st section and rib border and tie a bow at the front.


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