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Alaska Cables by DROPS Design

DROPS tunic in ”Eskimo” with cable pattern mid front. Size S to XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no EE-280

Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Materials: DROPS ESKIMO
850-950-1050-1150-1250-1350 g colour no 41m, violet mix.

DROPS POINTED NEEDLES size 8 mm – or size needed to get 11 sts x 15 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 cm) size 7 mm – for rib.

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Pattern instructions

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.
GARTER ST (back and forth on needle):
K all rows.
PATTERN:
See diagram M.1, M.2 and M.3 – diagrams are seen from RS. In M.2 no of sts varies from 17 to 27 sts.
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FRONT PIECE: Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 61-69-75-83-89-97 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 7 mm with Eskimo.
Continue as follows (row 1 = RS):
SIZE S + L + XXL: 1 edge st in GARTER ST – see above, * K3, P4 * repeat from *-*, finish with K3 and 1 edge st in garter st.
SIZE M + XL + XXXL: 1 edge st in GARTER ST – see above, * P4, K3 * repeat from *-*, finish with P4 and 1 edge st in garter st.
When piece measures 4-4-4-5-5-5 cm dec all P4 to P3 (as seen from RS) = 53-59-65-71-77-83 sts. Continue with K over K and P over P. When piece measures approx 8-8-9-10-10-11 cm (adjust so that next row is from RS) change to needle size 8 mm. Work next
row as follows: 1 edge st in garter st, K 9-12-15-18-21-24, 1 garter st, P2, K2 in each of the next 3 sts (ie K3 becomes K6), P3, K3, P9, K3, P3, K2 in each of the next 3 (ie K3 becomes K6), P2, 1 garter st, K 9-12-15-18-21-24 and 1 edge st in garter st = 6 sts inc on row = 59-65-71-77-83-89 sts in total. Work return row with K over K and P over P. Work next row as follows: 1 edge st in garter st, 9-12-15-18-21-24 stocking sts, 1 garter st, P2, M.1 (= 6 sts), M.2a (= 21 sts), M.3 (= 6 sts), P2, 1 garter st, 9-12-15-18-21-24 stocking sts and 1 edge st in garter st. After M.2a continue in M.2b (work 4 vertical repeat of M.2b). REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION!
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 25 cm dec 1 st each side on next row from RS by K2 tog inside edge st each side, and repeat the dec when piece measures 30 and 35 cm. When piece measures 45 cm inc 1 st each side by K 2 sts in st inside edge st each side, and repeat the inc when piece measures 50 and 55 cm. When piece measures 62 cm (for all sizes) cast off for armhole each side at the beg of every row: 3 sts 1-1-1-1-2-2 times, 2 sts 0-1-2-2-2-3 times and 1 st 2-2-2-4-3-3 times. After 4 vertical repeats of M.2b piece measures approx 72 cm. Now work 1 vertical repeat of M.2c over M.2b. After M.2c there are 49-51-53-55-57-59 sts on needle. Now slip the middle 17-17-19-19-21-21 sts on a stitch holder for neck and complete each shoulder separately. Continue in pattern as before. Cast off to shape the neckline at the beg of every row from mid front by K tog the first 3 sts a total of 3 times = 10-11-11-12-12-13 sts left on shoulder. Cast off remaining sts when piece measures approx 82-83-84-85-86-87 cm.

BACK PIECE: Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 62-68-76-82-90-96 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 7 mm with Eskimo.
Continue as follows (row 1 = RS):
SIZE S + L + XXL: 1 edge st in garter st, * P4, K3 * repeat from *-*, finish with P4 and 1 edge st in garter st.
SIZE M + XL + XXXL: 1 edge st in garter st, * K3, P4 * repeat from *-*, finish with K3 and 1 edge st in garter st.
When piece measures 4-4-4-5-5-5 cm dec all P4 to P3 (as seen from RS) = 53-59-65-71-77-83 sts. Continue with K over K and P over P. When piece measures approx 8-8-9-10-10-11 cm (adjust to front piece) change to needle size 8 mm. Continue in stocking st – AT THE SAME TIME on row 1 dec 4 sts evenly = 49-55-61-67-73-79 sts. When piece measures 25, 30 and 35 cm dec 1 st each side as described for front piece = 43-49-55-61-67-73 sts. When piece measures 45, 50 and 55 cm inc 1 st each side as described for front piece = 49-55-61-67-73-79 sts. When piece measures 62 cm cast off for armhole each side as described for front piece = 39-41-43-45-47-49 sts. When piece measures approx 79-80-81-82-83-84 cm (adjust to 3 cm before finished measurements on front piece) cast off the middle 17-17-19-19-21-21 sts for neck and complete each shoulder separately. Cast off 1 st on neckline on next row = 10-11-11-12-12-13 sts left on shoulder. Cast off when piece measures the same as front piece.

SLEEVE: Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 32-32-38-38-38-38 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 7 mm with Eskimo. Work rib, K3/P3, with 1 edge st each side in garter st. When piece measures 12 cm change to needle size 8 mm and continue in stocking st – AT THE SAME TIME on row 1 dec 2-0-4-2-0-0 sts evenly = 30-32-34-36-38-38 sts. When piece measures 14 cm inc 1 st each side, and repeat the inc on every 6-6-5.5-5.5-5-4 cm a total of 6-6-6-6-6-7 times = 42-44-46-48-50-52 sts. When piece measures 47-46-45-44-43-42 cm (less for the larger sizes because of longer sleeve cap and wider shoulder) cast off for sleeve cap each at the beg of every row: 4 sts 1 time and 2 sts 1 time, then 1 st each side until piece measures 54 cm, now cast off 4 sts each side 1 time and cast off remaining sts. Piece measures approx 56 cm.

ASSEMBLY: Sew shoulder seams.

NECK: Pick up 60 to 72 sts round neckline (divisible by 6, incl sts on stitch holder at front) on circular needle size 7 mm. Work rib = K3/P3 – make sure to place K sts over K sts in M.2 mid front. When neck measures 10 cm inc all K3 to K4 = 70 to 84 sts. Continue with K4/P3 until neck measures 20 cm. Now inc all K4 to K5 = 80-96 sts. Continue with K5/P3 until neck measures 25 cm. Cast off loosely with K over K and P over P.

FURTHER ASSEMBLY: Set in sleeves, sew sleeve and side seams inside 1 edge st.

This pattern has been corrected. .

Updated online: 26.11.2009
New chart M.2b has been published.

Diagram

= K from RS, P from WS
= P from RS, K from WS
= slip 1 st on cable needle behind piece, K3, P1 from cable needle.
= slip 3 sts on cable needle in front of piece, P1, K3 from cable needle
= slip 3 sts on cable needle behind piece, K3, K3 from cable needle
= slip 3 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K3, K3 from cable needle.
= slip 1 st on cable needle behind piece, K3 tog, P1 from cable needle
= slip 3 sts on cable needle in front of piece, P1, K3 tog from cable needle.
= BOBLE: Work 3 sts in the same st as follows from RS: K1, 1 YO, K1. Work 3 rows stocking st back and forth on these 3 sts. On next row slip 1 st as if to K, K2 tog, psso.
= slip 1 st on cable needle behind piece, in next st inc to 3 sts as follows: K1, 1 YO, K1, now P1 from cable needle.
= slip 1 st on cable needle in front of piece, P1, in st on cable needle inc to 3 sts as follows: K1, 1 YO, K1.
= 1 YO between 2 sts.
= K2 tog
= K2 tog into back of loop.
= slip 1 st as if to K, K2 tog, psso


Paula 08.12.2018 - 16:13:

Na construção da gola é referido que as malhas que ficaram em espera (19 m) se tricotam conforme se apresentam. A questão é durante quantas voltas? Quando é que se começa a fazer o canelado nessas malhas? Obrigada.

DROPS Design 10.12.2018 kl. 13:40:

Bom dia, O canelado começa a tricotar-se no princípio, depois de levantar as malhas. A gola tricota-se até ter 25 cm de altura. O número de voltas igual a 25 cm depende da sua tensão. Aconselhamos a que vá medindo a gola à medida que a for tricotando até ter 25 cm. Bom tricô!

Paula SIlva 13.11.2018 - 09:38:

As minhas dúvidas prendem-se com os símbolos nas linhas 9 (M2a), 13 (M2b) e 23 (M2b), pois quanto me apercebo, estes pontos são de diminuição pelo que me como é que é feita a compensação? O desenho não vai deixar de ficar direito? Obrigada

DROPS Design 15.11.2018 kl. 11:16:

Bom dia, O desenho vai ficar direito porque os símbolos referidos não são de diminuição. O que se faz é criar um torcido mas não se diminui qualquer malha. Esperemos que consiga acabar esta lindíssima camisola! Bom tricô!

Maria Danielsson 08.06.2018 - 16:11:

Hej! Är det någon som vet hur många färre maskor man behöver lägga upp om man stickar det här mönstret i slätstickning (istället för flätor)?

Christine 11.01.2017 - 20:06:

Hallo liebes Drops-Team, ich hänge gerade an der Anleitung bei 45cm. :( Ich nehme bei 25, 30 und 35 jeweils aus dem glatten Teil eine Masche ab. Habe also im glatten Teil dann rechts und links jeweils nur noch 12 re M, richtig? Bei 45cm soll ich nun 2M in 2M re stricken. Dass heißt nach 45cm habe ich dann je 14M, 50cm 16M und 55cm dann 18M? Oder verstehe ich das falsch? Ich musste leider den Pulli leider schon 2mal neu Anfangen. danke für Eure Hilfe! Liebe grüße, Christine

DROPS Design 12.01.2017 kl. 08:21:

Liebe Christine, Sie nehmen zuerst 3 x 2 M beidseitig ab und dann nehmen Sie 3 x 2 M beidseitig zu, dann haben Sie wieder die 18 M glatt in der 4. Größe. Viel Spaß beim stricken!

Shana 06.01.2017 - 21:31:

Ik ben even de weg kwijt bij de hals. Als ik het patroon lees en de tekst volg, zou ik voor maat m op 83 cm alle steken moeten afkanten. Echter heb ik al 82 cm na het breien van m2c. Dan zou ik nog zeker 6 naalden moeten breien (om 3 x de 3 steken samen te moeten breien voor de hals). Per twee naalden komt er ong. 1 cm bij, bij mij. Dus dan zou mijn werk zeker op 85 cm komen. Ik heb 4 x m2b gebreid en dan m2c zoals in het patroon staat. Ben ik toch ergens gemist?

DROPS Design 11.01.2017 kl. 11:55:

Hoi Shana. Klopt je stekenverhouding in de hoogte? Als je meer nld hebt in de hoogte dan de wat er staat (15 nld), dan wordt je werk ook hoger. Of je hebt het telpatroon verkeerd gebreid. Ik kan het helaas niet van afstand zien.

Ingrid Meuwissen 10.10.2016 - 12:15:

Na M.2.c. heb ik bij de hals 53 steken. Als ik 19 steken op de hulpdraad zet, heb ik nog 53-19/2=17 steken voor elke schouder. Hier snap ik het patroon niet meer goed. Als ik vanaf het midden die 17 steken ga afkanten is de kabel al snel weg terwijl die op de foto doorloopt tot aan de schouder naad. Hoe kan dat?

DROPS Design 10.10.2016 kl. 14:07:

Hoi Ingrid. Je zou voor maat L, nog 1 st over hebben van M.2B voor M.1/M.3 bij het plaatsen van de 17 middelste st op een draad. De kabel zal inderdaad verdwijnen door het samenbreien van de st bij de hals. Maar je ziet dat niet op de foto (wordt bedekt door de col).

Beatriz Sztain 10.03.2016 - 20:59:

The pattern was very easy to follow. It came out beautiful and it fits perfectly.

Beatriz Sztain 23.02.2016 - 04:13:

I do not understand the neck directions. What do I d o with the 21 stitches I placed on the holder. Do I bind them off or pick them when starting on the collar

DROPS Design 23.02.2016 kl. 09:13:

Dear Mrs Sztain, you will then work them when working collar, see "NECK" at the end of the pattern. Happy knitting!

Ingrid 19.01.2016 - 22:38:

Bedankt voor deze snelle reactie waar ik echt iets aan heb! Als ik het patroon korter wil maken is het dan slim om het gedeelte M2c achter wege te laten en een wat kortere boord te nemen, of is het dan beter om het patroon M2b dan maar 3x te doen in plaats van 4x?

DROPS Design 22.01.2016 kl. 15:57:

Hoi Ingrid. Ik zou M.2B een keer minder breien, maar kijk onderweg hoe het gaat en eruitziet.

Ingrid 18.01.2016 - 21:08:

Sorry, er is nog iets dat ik niet snap. Als ik uit ga van de op te zetten 75 steken, en de stekenverhouding is dat 11 steken 10 cm zijn, dan wordt het voorpand toch 75/11=68 cm breed? en na de eerste mindering 65 st = 59cm. Hoe zit het dan met de 54 cm bij maat L op de tekening?

DROPS Design 19.01.2016 kl. 14:44:

Hoi Ingrid. De stekenverhouding is in tricotsteek. Je breit boordsteek en kabels - dat trekt meer samen en daarom wordt de trui ook strakker.

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