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Pink Lemonade by DROPS Design

DROPS tunic in ”Safran” with skirt in lace pattern and yoke in stocking st with V-neck front and back. Size S - XXXL.

Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Materials: DROPS SAFRAN from Garnstudio
500-550-600-650-700-750 g colour no 12, peach

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) size 3.5 mm – or size needed to get 23 sts x 30 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) size 3 mm – for garter st.

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

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

PATTERN:
See diagram M.1. The diagram shows the pattern from the RS.

DECREASING TIP:
Dec 1 st inside 5 garter sts.
After 5 garter sts: slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso.
Before 5 garter sts: K2 tog.

INCREASING TIP:
Inc 1 st inside 5 garter sts by making 1 YO. K YO into back of loop on return row to avoid a hole.
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SKIRT:
Worked in the round on circular needle. Cast on 268-288-308-326-350-374 sts on circular needle size 3 mm with Safran. Work 2 rounds garter st – see above. Change to circular needle size 3.5 mm, K 1 round, AT THE SAME TIME dec 12-16-12-14-14-14 sts evenly = 256-272-296-312-336-360 sts. Now continue in M.1 on all sts. When piece measures approx 47-48-49-50-51-52 cm change to circular needle size 3 mm. Work 10 rounds garter st, AT THE SAME TIME on row 1 dec 88-88-92-84-80-80 sts evenly = 168-184-204-228-256-280 sts. Change back to circular needle size 3.5 mm and K 1 round. Insert a marker at beg of round and a marker after 84-92-102-114-128-140 sts (marks the sides). Now divide the piece and complete front and back pieces separately, back and forth on needle.

FRONT PIECE:
= 84-92-102-114-128-140 sts. Continue in stocking st with 1 edge st each side. AT THE SAME TIME on row 1 inc 1 st each side, and repeat the inc on every 6 row a total of 4-4-4-4-4-5 times = 92-100-110-122-136-150 sts. When piece measures 7-8-9-10-11-12 cm from marker continue in garter st on the middle 10 sts with remaining sts as before. When piece measures 8-9-10-11-12-13 cm divide the piece mid front (= 5 garter sts on each side) and complete each side separately.

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
READ ALL OF THIS SECTION BEFORE CONTINUING!
Continue back and forth on needle in stocking st with 5 garter sts towards mid front.
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 8-9-10-11-12-13 cm work 9-9-9-13-17-21 garter sts at the side with remaining sts as before.
AT THE SAME TIME dec for V-neck inside 5 garter sts towards mid front – see decreasing tip – on every other row: 1 st a total of 12-13-13-13-13-14 times.
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 9-10-11-12-13-14 cm cast off 4-4-4-8-12-16 sts at the side for armhole. Insert a marker in piece and now measure piece from here. Cast off to shape the armhole inside 5 garter sts: 1 st on every other row a total of 1-2-6-8-10-10 times – see decreasing tip!
When dec for armhole and neck are complete there are 29-31-32-32-33-35 sts on row. Now continue to dec 1 st for V-neck on every 4 row, but AT THE SAME TIME, for each dec also inc 1 st inside 5 garter sts at the side. Continue like this until piece measures 17-18-19-20-21-22 cm from marker. Now discontinue the dec/inc at neckline and the side, and cast off to shape the shoulder from the side towards the neckline on every other row: 5-6-6-6-7-7 sts 3 times and 14-13-14-14-12-14 sts 1 time.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE: Like left front piece.

BACK PIECE: = 84-92-102-114-128-140 sts. Like front piece.

ASSEMBLY: Sew shoulder seams. Sew side seams inside 1 edge st from where cast off for armhole.

Diagram

= K
= slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso
= K2 tog
= K into back of loop
= 1 YO between 2 sts

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