DROPS / 115 / 42

DROPS 115-42 by DROPS Design

DROPS Skirt in ”Karisma” with cables along bottom edge and 4 cables on skirt. Size XS to XXL.

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DROPS design: Pattern no U-588
Size: XS - S - M - L - XL - XXL
Materials: DROPS KARISMA
300-350-350-400-450-500 g colour no 55, light brown mix

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) size 3.5 mm – or size needed to get 22 sts x 36 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 cm) size 3 mm – for rib.

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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Tags: cable, skirts,

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PATTERN:
See diagram M.1, diagram shows 1 pattern repeat.
DECREASING TIP:
Dec as follows each side of the 4 cables: Work round until K2 remain before P2 and M.1: K2 tog, P2, M.1, P2, slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso.
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SKIRT: Worked in the round on circular needle from bottom edge up.
Cast on 336-368-400-432-464-496 sts on circular needle size 3.5 mm with Karisma. Continue as follows: [* M.1, P4 *, repeat from *-* a total of 9-10-11-12-13-14 times, M.1, P2, M.1 (insert a marker in the middle of this cable), P2], repeat from [-] a total of 4 times = a total of 44-48-52-56-60-64 cables. There are now 4 markers on round with the same no of sts between each marker. Continue like this until there are 4 vertical cables, and then work 3 rounds after the last cable, piece measures approx 8 cm.
Work next round as follows: [* K2 tog on the 4 sts in M.1, P4 *, repeat from *-* a total of 9-10-11-12-13-14 times, K2 tog on the 4 sts on M.1, P2, M.1, P2], repeat from [-] a total of 4 times (i.e. only the 4 cables with markers still have 4 sts) = 256-280-304-328-352-376 sts.
Continue as follows: * Stocking st on 56-62-68-74-80-86 sts, P2, M.1, P2 *, repeat from *-* a total of 4 times. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION!
When piece measures 11-11-11-11-12-13 cm dec 1 st each side of each cable (= 8 dec per round) - SEE DECREASING TIP. Repeat the dec on every 7th round a total of 13-14-15-16-16-16 times = 152-168-184-200-224-248 sts. When piece measures 42-44-46-48-50-52 cm change to circular needle size 3 mm, K 1 round with pattern as before, AT THE SAME TIME inc 16-32-32-32-40-48 sts evenly, i.e. inc 4-8-8-8-10-12 sts between each cable (do not inc in cable + P2 each side of cable) = a total of 168-200-216-232-264-296 sts. Continue as follows: [* K2, P2 *, repeat from *-* a total of 8-10-11-12-14-16 times, K2, P2, M.1, P2], repeat from [-] all the way round. Continue like this for 6 cm, and cast off loosely with K over K and P over P. Skirt measures a total of approx 48-50-52-54-56-58 cm.

Diagram

= K
= slip 2 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K2, K2 from cable needle

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