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Midnight Rose by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS jumper with round yoke sleeves in 2 threads ”Alpaca”. Size S – XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no Z-420.
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL

Finished measurements:
Bust: 78-88-96-106-116-130 cm / 30 3/4"-34 5/8"-37 3/4"-41 3/4"-45 3/4"-51"
Full length: 78-80-82-84-86-88 cm / 30¾''-31½''-32¼''-33''-33 7/8''-34 5/8''

Materials: DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
550-600-650-750-800-850 g color no 506, dark gray
100-100-100-100-150-150 g color no 100, off-white

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm / 32'') size 5 mm/US 8 - or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stockinette st with 2 threads = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm / 32'') size 4 mm/US 6 – for rib

Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 5 ft 7 in and uses size S or M. If you are making a sweater, 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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PATTERN: See diagram M.1 and M.2. Diagram shows the pattern from RS. The entire pattern is worked in stockinette st.
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JUMPER:
Worked in the round on circular needle with double thread. Cast on 204-222-240-264-288-312 sts on circular needle size 4 mm / US 6 with 2 threads dark gray. K 1 round and continue in rib, K3/ P3. When piece measures 8 cm / 3 1/8'' change to circular needle size 5 mm / US 8. K 1 round AT THE SAME TIME dec 36-42-36-48-48-60 sts evenly = 168-180-204-216-240-252 sts. Continue in M.1. After 1 vertical repeat of M.1, K 1 round in dark gray, AT THE SAME TIME dec 4-0-8-4-10-0 sts evenly = 164-180-196-212-230-252 sts. Insert 1 marker at beg of round and 1 marker after 82-90-98-106-115-126 sts (= the sides). Continue in stockinette st with dark gray. REMEMBER THE GAUGE! When piece measures 13 cm / 5 1/8'' dec 1 st each side of both markers (= 4 dec), and repeat the dec on every 2.5 cm / 7/8'' a total of 11 times = 120-136-152-168-186-208 sts. When piece measures 44 cm / 17 1/4'' inc 1 st each side of both markers, and repeat the inc on every 4-4-4-5-5-5 cm / 1½''-1½''-1½''-2''-2''-2'' a total of 3 times = 132-148-164-180-198-220 sts. Continue in stockinette st until piece measures 55-56-57-58-59-60 cm / 21 5/8''-22''-22½''-22¾''-23¼''-23 5/8''. Now bind off 8 sts each side for armhole (= 4 sts on each side of marker) = 116-132-148-164-182-204 sts. Put piece aside.

SLEEVE:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles. Cast on 48-54-54-54-60-60 sts on double pointed needles size 4 mm / US 6 with 2 threads dark gray. K 1 round and continue in rib, K3/ P3. When piece measures 8 cm / 3 1/8'' change to double pointed needles size 5 mm / US 8. K 1 round, AT THE SAME TIME dec 0-6-6-6-12-12 sts evenly = 48-48-48-48-48-48 sts. Continue in M.1. After 1 vertical repeat of M.1 dec 8-6-6-4-3-2 sts evenly on round = 40-42-42-44-45-46 sts. Insert a marker at beg of round = mid under sleeve. When piece measures 12 cm / 4¾'' inc 1 st each side of marker, and repeat the inc on every 3.5-3-2.5-2-2-2 cm / 1 1/4"-10 1/8"-7/8"-3/4"-3/4"-3/4" a total of 9-10-12-13-14-14 times = 58-62-66-70-73-74 sts. Continue until sleeve measures 43-43-42-42-41-41 cm / 17"-17"-16½"-16½"-16 1/8"-16 1/8" (less for the larger sizes because of longer sleeve cap and wider shoulder) bind off 4 sts each side of marker = 50-54-58-62-65-66 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 = 216-240-264-288-312-336 sts. Work 3-4-5-5-6-6 rounds with dark gray, and then continue in M.1. After 1 vertical repeat of M.1 work 4-4-4-5-5-6 rounds with dark gray, AT THE SAME TIME on the last round dec 41-40-39-63-62-86 sts evenly = 175-200-225-225-250-250 sts. Continue in M.2. After 1 vertical repeat of M.2 there are 161-184-207-207-230-230 sts on round. Work 4-4-4-5-5-6 rounds with dark gray, AT THE SAME TIME on the last round dec 29-28-39-39-50-50 sts evenly = 132-156-168-168-180-180 sts on round. Continue in M.1. After 1 vertical repeat of M.1 work 3-4-4-5-5-6 rounds with dark gray, AT THE SAME TIME on the last round dec 56-76-84-80-88-84 sts evenly = 76-80-84-88-92-96 sts.

NECK:
Now work shortened rows back and forth on needle mid back with dark gray. Work row to mid front, insert a marker. K 47-50-52-55-57-60 sts from mid front, turn piece and P 18-20-20-22-22-24 sts on return row. Turn piece, K 27-30-30-33-33-36 sts, turn piece and work P 36-40-40-44-44-48 sts on return row. Turn piece, K 45-50-50-55-55-60 sts, turn piece and P 54-60-60-66-66-72 sts on return row. Turn piece, K all sts to marker. Change to double pointed needles size 4 mm / US 6 and now continue in the round for neck. K 1 round, AT THE SAME TIME inc 26-22-24-20-22-18 sts evenly = 102-102-108-108-114-114 sts. Continue in rib K3 /P3 on all sts and bind off with K over K and P over P when neck measures 14-14-15-15-16-16 cm / 5½"-5½"-6"-6"-6 1/4"-6 1/4", measured mid front.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew openings under sleeves.

Diagram

= off-white
= dark gray
= K2 tog
= slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso


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