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DROPS 117-42 by DROPS Design

Long knitted DROPS sleeveless top in ”Alaska”. Size S-XXXL.

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DROPS design: Pattern no X-352

Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Materials: DROPS ALASKA
450-500-550-600-650-700 g colour no 04, grey.

DROPS POINTED NEEDLES size 5 mm – or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS Metal buttons no 542: 5 pcs.

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pattern type: jackets, vests, shape: v-neck, waist shaping,
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GARTER ST (back and forth on needle):
K all rows.
BUTTONHOLES:
Make buttonholes on right front band.
1 buttonhole = cast off 3rd front band st and cast on 1 new st on return row.
Make buttonholes when piece measures:
Size S: 31, 37, 43, 49 and 55 cm.
Size M: 33, 39, 45, 51 and 57 cm.
Size L: 32, 39, 46, 53 and 59 cm.
Size XL: 34, 41, 48, 55 and 61 cm.
Size XXL: 33, 41, 49, 56 and 63 cm.
Size XXXL: 35, 43, 51, 58 and 65 cm.
DECREASING TIP (applies to armhole and neckline):
Dec inside 4 garter sts along armhole and 5 garter sts on neckline.
DEC AS FOLLOWS FROM RS:
After 4/5 garter sts: slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso.
Before 4/5 garter sts: K2 tog.
DEC AS FOLLOWS FROM WS:
After 4/5 garter sts: P2 tog.
Before 4/5 garter sts: P2 tog into back of loop.
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BACK PIECE:
Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 94-101-108-116-126-140 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 5 mm with Alaska. Work 4 rows GARTER ST - see ABOVE – and continue in stocking st. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! When piece measures 3-3-3-4-4-4 cm dec 1 st each side, and repeat the dec on every 2.5-3-3-3-3-3.5 cm a total of 14 times = 66-73-80-88-98-112 sts. When piece measures 41-43-45-47-49-51 cm (dec have now been completed) work 8 rows garter st on all sts, and continue in stocking st again. When piece measures 45-47-49-51-53-55 cm (garter st is now complete) inc 1 st each side, and repeat the inc on every 2.5 cm a total of 3 times = 72-79-86-94-104-118 sts. When piece measures 52-54-56-58-60-62 cm work 2 rows garter st on 7-7-8-9-13-16 sts each side with remaining sts as before. On next row cast off 3-3-4-5-9-12 sts each side for armhole and cast off to shape the armhole each side as follows – see DECREASING TIP: On every other row: 1 st 6-7-8-11-11-14 times and then on every 4th row: 1 st 1-2-2-2-2-2 times = 52-55-58-58-60-62 sts. Continue in stocking st with 4 garter sts each side. When piece measures 68-71-74-77-80-83 cm work 2 rows garter st on the middle 32-33-34-34-36-38 sts with remaining sts as before. On next row cast off the middle 22-23-24-24-26-28 sts for neck and complete each shoulder separately. Cast off 1 st inside 5 garter sts on neckline on next row – see DECREASING TIP = 14-15-16-16-16-16 sts left on shoulder. Continue in stocking st with 4 garter sts towards armhole and 5 garter sts towards neck until piece measures 71-74-77-80-83-86 cm. Cast off.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
Cast on 52-55-59-63-68-75 sts (includes 1 edge st at the side and 5 front band sts towards mid front) on needle size 5 mm with Alaska. Work 4 rows garter st and continue in stocking st with 5 front band sts towards mid front in garter st. When piece measures 3-3-3-4-4-4 cm dec at the side as described for back piece = 38-41-45-49-54-61 sts. Remember BUTTONHOLES on front band – see above. When piece measures 41-43-45-47-49-51 cm work 8 rows garter st on all sts, and then continue in stocking st with front bands in garter st as before. When piece measures 45-47-49-51-53-55 cm inc at the side as described for back piece = 41-44-48-52-57-64 sts. When piece measures 52-54-56-58-60-62 cm work 2 rows garter st on 7-7-8-9-13-16 sts at the side with remaining sts as before. On next row cast off 3-3-4-5-9-12 sts at the side for armhole and cast off to shape the armhole as described for back piece. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 56-58-60-62-64-66 cm dec towards mid front for neck – see DECREASING TIP! Dec on every row: 1 st a total of 5-5-6-6-6-7 times and then on every other row: 1 st a total of 12-12-12-12-13-13 times. After all dec for armhole and neck are complete there are 14-15-16-16-16-16 sts left on shoulder. Continue in stocking st with 4 garter sts towards armhole and 5 garter sts towards neck until piece measures 71-74-77-80-83-86 cm. Cast off.

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
Cast on and work like right front piece, but mirrored and without buttonholes.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew shoulder seams. Sew side seams inside 1 edge st. Sew on buttons.

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