DROPS / 108 / 10

Valeria by DROPS Design

DROPS jumper in ”Alpaca” with round yoke and multi coloured pattern. Long or short sleeves. Size XS - XXL.

Size: XS - S - M - L - XL - XXL

Finished measurements:
Bust: 76-86-90-100-110-120 cm [30’’-33 7/8’’-35½’’-39 3/8’’-43 3/8’’-47¼’’]
Full length: 56-58-60-62-64-66 cm [22’’-22¾’’-23 5/8’’-24 3/8’’-25¼’’-26’’]

Materials: DROPS Alpaca from Garnstudio
50 g for all sizes color no 100, off-white
50 g for all sizes color no 7120, light slate gray
50 g for all sizes color no 2110, wheat
50 g for all sizes color no 7139, slate gray
50 g for all sizes color no 3800, blue violet
50 g for all sizes color no 0302, camel
50 g for all sizes color no 6347, dark steel blue
50 g for all sizes color no 618, light beige
Long sleeve:
200-250-250-300-300-350 g color no 501, light gray
Short sleeve:
150-150-150-200-200-200 g color no 501, light gray.

DROPS double pointed needles and circular needle (40 and 80 cm [16” and 32”]) size 3 mm [US 2or3] – or size needed to get 24 sts x 32 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’].

DROPS double pointed needles and circular needle (40 and 80 cm [16” and 32”]) size 2.5 mm [US 1] – for garter st and rib.

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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Garter st, in the round: K 1 round, P 1 round.
Pattern: See diagram M.1 to M.4. The diagrams show the pattern from the RS and the entire pattern is worked in stockinette st.

JUMPER
Worked in the round on circular needle. Long or short sleeves. Cast on 236-260-284-312-344-384 sts on large circular needle size 2.5 mm [US 1] with light gray Alpaca. K 1 round and continue in rib, K2/P2. When rib measures 5-5-5-5-6-6 cm [2”-2”-2”-2”-2 3/8”-2 3/8”] change to circular needle size 3 mm [US 2or3] and K 1 round, at the same time dec 56-56-68-72-80-96 sts evenly on round = 180-204-216-240-264-288 sts. K 1 round and now continue in M.1. Remember the knitting gauge! After 1 vertical repeat of M.1 K 1 round with light gray. Insert 1 Marking Thread (MT) each side (back piece = 90-102-108-120-132-144 sts, front piece = 90-102-108-120-132-144 sts).
K 1 round with light gray and now continue in M.2 until piece measures 39-40-41-42-43-44 cm [15¼”-15¾”-161/8”-16½”-17”-17¼”]. K 1 round with light gray, at the same time bind off 12 sts each side (i.e. 6 sts on each side of both MT) = 156-180-192-216-240-264 sts. Put piece aside.

Long sleeve:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles. Cast on 76-76-80-84-88-92 sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm [US 1] with light gray Alpaca. K 1 round and continue in rib, K1/P1. When rib measures 4 cm [1½’’] change to double pointed needles size 3 mm [US 2or3]. K 1 round, at the same time dec 20-20-22-24-26-26 sts evenly on round = 56-56-58-60-62-66 sts. K 1 round and now continue in M.3. After 1 vertical repeat of M.3 K 1 round with light gray, at the same time inc 4-4-2-0-4-0 sts evenly = 60-60-60-60-66-66 sts. Insert a MT at beg of round = mid under arm. K 1 round and now continue in M.2. At the same time when piece measures 9-9-9-12-12-12 cm [3½”-3½”-3½”-4¾”-4¾”-4¾”] inc 1 st on both sides of MT on every 4-3.5-3-2-2-2 cm [1½”-1¼”-1 1/8”-3/4”-3/4”-3/4”] a total of 10-11-13-16-16-17 times = 80-82-86-92-98-100 sts. Incorporate inc sts in pattern as you go along.
When piece measures 48-48-47-47-47-47 cm [19”-19”-18½”-18½”-18½”-18½”] (Note! Less on the larger sizes because of wider shoulders) K 1 round with light gray, at the same time bind off 12 sts mid under sleeve (i.e. 6 sts on each side of MT) = 68-70-74-80-86-88 sts. Put piece aside and knit the other sleeve.

Short sleeve:
Cast on 80-82-86-92-98-100 sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm [US 1] with light gray Alpaca. Insert a MT at beg of round (= mid under arm). Work 6 rows garter st – see above. Change to double pointed needles size 3 mm [US 2or3].
K 1 round, at the same time bind off 12 sts mid under sleeve (i.e. 6 sts on each side of MT) = 68-70-74-80-86-88 sts. Put piece aside and knit the other sleeve.

Yoke:
Slip sleeves in on the same circular needle as body piece where bind off for armholes = 292-320-340-376-412-440 sts.
K 1 round with light gray, at the same time dec 12-20-20-16-12-20 sts evenly = 280-300-320-360-400-420 sts. K 1 round with light gray. Now continue in pattern and decreases as per M.4 (see diagram for your size). After M.4 (see arrow for your size) there are 112-120-128-126-140-147 sts on round. K 1 round with light gray, at the same time dec 9-15-21-15-27-28 sts evenly = 103-105-107-111-113-119 sts. Cut the thread.

Neckline:
Insert a MT in the middle st on front piece. Now K the 25 first sts after st with MT with light gray on circular needle size 2.5 mm [US 1] (this is now the beg of round).
K 52-54-56-60-62-68 sts, turn piece and
K 57-59-61-65-67-73 sts. Turn piece again and K 62-64-66-70-72-78 sts, turn piece and
K 67-69-71-75-77-83 sts. Turn piece again,
K 72-74-76-80-82-88 sts, (this is now the beg of round), and now work 2 rounds garter st – see above - on all sts in the round. K 1 round, at the same time inc 13-15-17-17-19-17 sts evenly = 116-120-124-128-132-136 sts. Continue in rib as follows: * K2, P2 *, repeat from *-*. When rib measures approx 4-4-5-5-6-6 cm [1½”-1½”-2”-2”-2 3/8”-2 3/8”] bind off loosely in rib.

Assembly:
Sew openings under arms. Fold rib at neckline double towards WS and fasten.

Diagram

= light gray
= off-white
= light slate gray green
= wheat
= slate gray
= blue violet
= camel
= dark steel blue
= light beige
= K 2 tog


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