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DROPS 115-24 by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS top with short sleeves with cables and rib in ”Eskimo”. Size S-XXXL.

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DROPS design: Pattern no EE-277.

Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Materials: DROPS ESKIMO
300-350-400-450-500-550 g colour no 49m, khaki mix

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) size 9 mm - or size needed to get 10 sts x 14 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.

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pattern type: jumpers, vests, pattern/technique: cable, shape: v-neck,

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MEASUREMENT TIP: Diagram shows measurements when working stocking st. Rib and cables will draw piece tog.
PATTERN: See diagram M.1, M.2 and M.3. Diagrams show the pattern from RS.
GARTER ST (in the round): K 1 round, P 1 round.
GARTER ST (back and forth on needle):
K all rows.
DECREASING TIP (armhole):
Make all dec from RS inside 4 garter sts each side.
Dec as follows after 4 sts: slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso.
Dec as follows before 4 sts: K2 tog.
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BODY PIECE:
Worked in the round on circular needle. Cast on 95-105-115-125-135-145 sts on circular needle size 9 mm. K 1 round and work next round as follows:
Size S: * P3, K2 *, repeat from *-* on 10 sts, M.1 (= 28 sts), * K2, P3 *, repeat from *-* on 10 sts, K2 (insert a marker between these 2 sts = the side), * P3, K2 *, repeat from *-* on the remaining 45 sts (insert a marker between the last 2 K sts = the side).
Size M: K2, * P3, K2 *, repeat from *-* on 10 sts, M.1 (= 28 sts), * K2, P3 *, repeat from *-* on 15 sts, (insert a marker in the middle of the last P3 = the side), * K2, P3 *, repeat from *-* on remaining 50 sts (insert a marker in the middle of the last P3 = the side).
Size L: * P3, K2 *, repeat from *-* on 15 sts, M.1 (= 28 sts), * K2, P3 *, repeat from *-* on 15 sts, K2 (insert a marker between these 2 sts = the side), * P3, K2 *, repeat from *-* on the remaining 55 sts (insert a marker between the last 2 K sts = the side).
Size XL: K2, * P3, K2 *, repeat from *-* on 15 sts, M.1 (= 28 sts), * K2, P3 *, repeat from *-* on 20 sts, (insert a marker in the middle of the last P3 = the side), * K2, P3 *, repeat from *-* on the remaining 60 sts (insert a marker in the middle of the last P3 = the side).
Size XXL: * P3, K2 *, repeat from *-* on 20 sts, M.1 (= 28 sts), * K2, P3 *, repeat from *-* on 20 sts, K2 (insert a marker between these K2 = the side), * P3, K2 *, repeat from *-* on the remaining 65 sts (insert a marker between the last K2 = the side).
Size XXXL: K2, * P3, K2 *, repeat from *-* on 20 sts, M.1 (= 28 sts), * K2, P3 *, repeat from *-* on 25 sts, (insert a marker in the middle of the last P3 = the side), * K2, P3 *, repeat from *-* on the remaining 70 sts (insert a marker in the middle of the last P3 = the side).
All sizes: Continue in pattern like this until piece measures 8-10-10-12-12-14 cm. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! SEE MEASUREMENT TIP! Now continue in rib as before but work M.2 (= 28 sts) instead of M.1. Work a total of 4 vertical repeats of M.2, (piece now measures approx 31-33-33-35-35-37 cm). On next round continue in rib, AT THE SAME TIME work M.3 (= 28 sts) instead of M.2. Work 1 vertical repeat of M.3, AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 34-35-36-37-38-39 cm work 2 rows GARTER ST - see above - on 12-13-14-15-16-17 sts mid each side. On next round cast off 4-5-6-7-8-9 sts mid each side for armhole and complete each piece separately.

FRONT PIECE:
= 46-50-54-58-62-66 sts. Cast off for armhole inside 4 garter sts each side on every other row – see DECREASING TIP: 1 st a total of 3-5-7-6-8-10 times, AT THE SAME TIME divide the piece for V-neck and cast off to shape the neckline as shown in diagram. Continue in pattern on each shoulder with 4 garter sts at the side. When all dec are complete there are 12-12-12-15-15-15 sts left on shoulder. After 1 vertical repeat of M.3 repeat the last 2 rows of pattern diagram until piece measures 56-58-60-62-64-66 cm. Cast off.

BACK PIECE:
= 41-45-49-53-57-61 sts. Continue in rib, AT THE SAME TIME cast off for armhole each side as described for front piece = 35-35-35-41-41-41 sts. Continue in rib with 4 garter sts each side. When piece measures 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm work 2 rows garter st on the middle 15 sts. On next row cast off the middle 11 sts for neck = 12-12-12-15-15-15 sts left on each shoulder, and complete each shoulder separately. Continue in rib with 4 garter sts towards the side and 2 garter sts towards neckline. Cast off when piece measures 56-58-60-62-64-66 cm - adjust to front piece.

SLEEVE:
Worked back and forth on circular needle. Cast on 38-40-42-44-48-50 sts on circular needle size 9 mm with Eskimo. Work 2 rows garter st and continue in stocking st, AT THE SAME TIME cast off for sleeve cap each side at the beg of every row: 2 sts 2 times and 1 st 2-2-3-5-6-6 times, then 2 sts each side until piece measures 11-11-13-15-16-17 cm, now cast off 3 sts 1 time each side, and cast off remaining sts. Piece measures now approx 12-12-14-16-17-18 cm.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew shoulder seams. Set in sleeves, sew to the inner side of the 4 garter sts on body piece, so that the garter st covers the seam.

Diagram

= K from RS, P from WS
= P from RS, K from WS
= slip 4 sts on cable needle behind piece, K4, K4 from cable needle.
= slip 2 sts on cable needle behind piece, K2, K2 from cable needle.
= slip 2 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K2, K2 from cable needle.
= slip 1 st on cable needle behind piece, K4, K1 from cable needle.
= = slip 4 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K1, K4 from cable needle.
= slip 2 sts on cable needle behind piece, K2, P2 from cable needle.
= slip 2 sts on cable needle in front of piece, P2, K2 from cable needle
= K sts and cast them off from WS
= P2 tog from RS, K2 tog from WS
= K2 tog
= slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso


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