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Knitted DROPS top with yoke in textured pattern in Silke Alpaca or 2 threads BabyAlpaca Silk. Size S - XXXL.

Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Materials: DROPS SILKE ALPACA from Garnstudio
400-500-500-550-600-700 g colour no 100, off-white

Or use:
300-350-400-400-450-500 g colour no 0100, off-white

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 and 80 cm) size 4.5 mm – or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows with 1 thread Silke Alpaca or 2 thrads BabyAlpaca Silk 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.
See diagram M.1 and M.2. The diagrams show the pattern from the RS. See diagram for your size.

GARTER ST (in the round): K1 round, P 1 round.

Because of the weight of the yarn all measurements should be made while the garment is hanging, otherwise it will be too long when worn.

Worked in the round on circular needle. LOOSELY cast on 160-180-190-210-230-250 sts on circular needle size 4.5 mm with 1 thread Silke-Alpaca or 2 threads BabyAlpaca Silk. K 1 round and now continue in M.1A on all sts = 176-198-209-231-253-275 sts. After M.1A work M.1B until piece measures approx 7 cm and now work M.1C on all sts = 144-162-171-189-207-225 sts. Continue in stocking st AT THE SAME TIME inc 4-0-5-3-5-9 sts evenly on first round = 148-162-176-192-212-234 sts. Insert 1 marker at beg of round and 1 marker after 74-81-88-96-106-117 sts (= the sides). When piece measures 14 cm dec 1 st on each side of both markers (= 4 dec per round), and repeat the dec on every 9-9.5-10-10.5-11-11.5 cm a total of 3 times = 136-150-164-180-200-222 sts. Dec by K2 tog. When piece measures 37-38-39-40-41-42 cm – SEE MEASUREMENT TIP – cast off 8 sts each side (= 4 sts on each side of marker) = 120-134-148-164-184-206 sts. On next round cast on 45-49-53-59-63-67 new sts over the cast off sts each side = 210-232-254-282-310-340 sts. K 1 round, AT THE SAME TIME dec 10-12-14-2-10-20 sts evenly = 200-220-240-280-300-320 sts. P 1 round and continue in M.2 (see diagram for your size). After 1 vertical repeat of M.2 (see diagram for your size) there are 90-99-108-112-120-128 sts on round. K 1 round, AT THE SAME TIME dec 8-17-20-24-24-32 sts evenly = 82-82-88-88-96-96 sts.
P 1 round, 4 round garter sts and cast off.


= K
= P
= work 2 sts in 1 st
= K2 tog
= slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso
= 1 YO between 2 sts
= P2 tog
= work 3 sts in 1 st as follows: P1, K1, P1
= P3 tog
= slip 1 st as if to K

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