DROPS / 116 / 48

DROPS 116-48 by DROPS Design

DROPS Tunic in ”Karisma” with Norwegian pattern, cables and round yoke sleeves. Size S to XXXL.

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DROPS design: Pattern no U-562

Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 80-88-94-102-112-124 cm / 31½"-34 5/8"-37"-40"-44"-48 3/4"
Full length: 78-80-82-84-86-88 cm / 30¾''-31½''-32¼''-33''-33 7/8''-34 5/8''

Materials: DROPS KARISMA SUPERWASH from Garnstudio
700-750-850-900-1000-1100 g color no 39, dark old rose.
150-150-150-200-200-200 g color no 55, light beige brown.

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 and 80 cm / 16" and 32") size 3.5 mm/US 4 – or size needed to get 22 sts x 30 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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pattern type: tunics, pattern/technique: cable, shape: a-shape, high collar, round yoke, theme: nordic,

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See diagram M.1, M.2 and M.3 – Diagrams are seen from RS and shows 1 pattern repeat.

INCREASING TIP (apply to sleeve):
Inc 1 st each side of the 2 K sts mid under sleeve. Inc by picking up st from previous round. Incorporate inc sts in K2/P2 as you go along.
After first inc = K4 mid under sleeve.
After second inc = K6 mid under sleeve. After third inc = K2, P1, K2, P1, K2.
After fourth inc = K2, P2, K2, P2, K2.
Repeat the 4 increases.
BODY PIECE: Worked in the round on circular needle.
Cast on 308-336-364-392-434-476 sts on circular needle size 3.5 mm / US 4 with dark old rose. Work M.1 (= 22-24-26-28-31-34 repeats across the round). When piece measures 12 cm / 4¾'' dec every other P-section from P4 to P3 = 286-312-338-364-403-442 sts. When piece measures 24 cm / 9½'' dec remaining P-sections from P4 to P3 = 264-288-312-336-372-408 sts. When piece measures 36 cm / 14 1/4'' dec every other P-section from P3 to P2 = 242-264-286-308-341-374 sts. When piece measures 48 cm / 19'' dec remaining P3 to P2 = 220-240-260-280-310-340 sts. Continue in M.3 (make sure to always have 5 rounds between rounds with cable).
When piece measures approx 60-61-62-63-64-65 cm / 23 5/8''-24''-24 3/8''-24¾''-25¼''-25½'' work 1 round stockinette st, AT THE SAME TIME K2 tog on all sts on all cables = 176-192-208-224-248-272 sts. Work next round as follows: bind off 10 sts for armhole, K 78-86-94-102-114-126 sts, bind off 10 sts for armhole and K 78-86-94-102-114-126 sts. Put piece aside and knit the sleeves.

SLEEVE: Worked in the round on double pointed needles. Cast on 60-60-60-70-70-70 sts on double pointed needles size 3.5 mm / US 4 with dark old rose. Work M.3 – insert a marker between the first 2 K sts (= mid under sleeve). When piece measures 12 cm / 4¾'' inc 2 sts mid under sleeve – SEE INCREASING TIP! Repeat the inc on every 8-8-6-8-6-6 round a total of 12-12-16-12-16-16 times = 84-84-92-94-102-102 sts. When piece measures 48 cm / 19'' K2 tog on all sts on all cables = 72-72-80-80-88-88 sts. On next round bind off 10 sts mid under sleeve = 62-62-70-70-78-78 sts. Put piece aside and knit the other sleeve.

YOKE: Slip sleeves on the same circular needle as body piece where bind off for armholes = 280-296-328-344-384-408 sts. Insert a marker mid back – cut the thread and now beg again from here!
Work 2-5-8-2-5-8 rounds stockinette st with dark old rose – AT THE SAME TIME on round 1 dec 4-8-4-8-12-12 sts evenly = 276-288-324-336-372-396 sts. Now continue in M.2 – see diagram for your size (= 23-24-27-28-31-33 repeats). REMEMBER THE GAUGE! After M.2 there are 92-96-108-112-124-132 sts on round. Now work shortened rows in beige stockinette st, back and forth on needle from mid back as follows: Turn by marker, work 10 sts, turn, work 20 sts, turn, work 30 sts, continue like this with 10 sts more before each turn until you have worked shortened rows on a total of 70-70-90-90-110-110 sts, turn and work 1 round on all sts, AT THE SAME TIME dec 12-8-20-16-28-28 sts evenly = 80-88-88-96-96-104 sts. Work next round as follows: * P2, K2, P2, inc 1 st in each of the next 2 sts and K all 4 sts *, repeat from *-* across the round = 100-110-110-120-120-130 sts. Continue in M.3 for approx 12 cm / 4¾'' – adjust so that there are 1 or 2 rounds after a round with cables. Bind off with K over K and P over P.

ASSEMBLY: Sew openings under sleeves.


= stockinette st dark old rose
= stockinette st light beige brown
= K from RS, P from WS
= P from RS, K from WS
= slip 2 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K2, K2 from cable needle
= K2 tog

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