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Knitted DROPS Tunic with lace border on neckline in ”Bomull-Lin”. Size S - XXXL.

Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Materials: DROPS BOMULL-LIN from Garnstudio
450-500-550-600-650-700 g colour no 03, linen

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) size 5 mm - or size needed to get 17 sts x 22rows 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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GARTER ST (in the round): K 1 round, P 1 round.

GARTER ST (back and forth on needle): K all rows.

Right neckline:
ROW 1 (RS): K3, 1 double YO, P1, K3.
ROW 2 (WS): K5, K1 into back of loop, K3.
ROW 3: Cast off 2 sts (= 1 st left on right needle), K2, P1, 1 double YO, K2 tog into back of loop, K1 into back of loop.
ROW 4: K2, K1 in first YO, slip the other YO off needle, K4.
Left neckline:
ROW 1 (WS) = K3, 1 double YO, K4.
ROW 2 (RS): K3, P1, K1, K1 into back of loop, K3.
ROW 3: Cast off 2 sts (= 1 st left on needle), K3, 1 double YO, K2 tog into back of loop, K1 into back of loop.
ROW 4: K3 (slip the second YO), P1, K3.

DECREASING TIP (neckline):
Make all dec from RS.
Dec as follows after lace pattern: slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso.
Dec as follows before lace pattern: K2 tog.

Worked in the round on circular needle. Cast on 176-188-204-220-244-260 sts on circular needle size 5 mm with Bomull-Lin. Work 4 rounds garter st – see above – and continue in stocking st. Insert 8 markers in piece with approx 22-23-25-27-30-32 sts between each marker. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! When piece measures 5 cm dec 1 st to the right and to the left alternately of all markers on every 8 cm a total of 5 times (= 8 dec per round) = 136-148-164-180-204-220 sts.
When piece measures 38 cm continue in garter st. Insert 2 markers in piece, 1 at beg of round and 1 after 68-74-82-90-102-110 sts (to mark the sides).
When piece measures 44 cm continue as follows, beg after the first marker: 32-35-39-43-49-53 stocking sts, LACE PATTERN – see above - on the next 7 sts (work row 1 for right neckline), 129-141-157-173-197-213 stocking sts, cast on/pick up 4 new sts behind right neckline = 140-152-168-184-208-224 sts.
Turn piece and now continue back and forth on needle. Work next row as follows from WS: Lace pattern on the first 7 sts (work row 1 for left neckline), stocking st on the next 126-138-154-170-194-210 sts, Lace pattern on the last 7 sts (work row 2 for right neckline). NOTE! Number of sts on row will vary because of the lace pattern. If counting the sts, always count after a full 4 row repeat of the pattern. When piece measures 51-52-53-54-55-56 cm cast off 3 sts on each side of both markers at the sides and complete each piece separately.

= 62-68-76-84-96-104 sts. Continue in stocking st, AT THE SAME TIME cast off for armhole each side at the beg of every row: 2 sts 0-1-2-3-5-6 times and 1 st 0-0-1-2-3-4 times = 62-64-66-68-70-72 sts. When piece measures 66-68-70-72-74-76 cm work garter st on the middle 30-30-32-34-34-36 sts, work remaining sts in stocking st. When piece measures 68-70-72-74-76-78 cm cast off the middle 14-14-16-18-18-20 sts for neck and cast off 1 st on neckline on next row = 23-24-24-24-25-25 sts left on each shoulder. Continue in stocking st with 7 garter sts towards neckline. Cast off when piece measures 70-72-74-76-78-80 cm.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE: = 33-36-40-44-50-54 sts. Cast off for armhole at the side as described for back piece = 33-34-35-36-37-38 sts. Continue in stocking st with Lace pattern on neckline, AT THE SAME TIME dec to shape the neckline inside Lace pattern on every 1.5 cm a total of 10-10-11-12-12-13 times – SEE DECREASING TIP = 23-24-24-24-25-25 sts left on shoulder. Cast off when piece measures 70-72-74-76-78-80 cm.

Like right front piece, but mirrored.

Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 50-52-54-54-56-58 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 5 mm with Bomull-Lin. Work 10 rows garter st and then continue in stocking st. When piece measures 5 cm inc 1 st each side on every 9-6.5-4.5-3.5-2.5-2 cm a total of 4-5-6-8-10-11 times = 58-62-66-70-76-80 sts. When piece measures 34-33-33-33-31-30 cm (less for the larger sizes because of longer sleeve cap and wider shoulder) cast off to shape the sleeve cap each side at the beg of every row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 3-3-3-3-4-4 times, 1 st 0-1-2-3-3-5 times, then 2 sts each side until piece measures 40-40-41-42-42-43 cm, now cast off 3 sts each side 1 time and cast off remaining sts on next row. Piece measures approx 41-41-42-43-43-44 cm.

Sews shoulder seams. Set in sleeves and sew sleeve seams.


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