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DROPS jumper in ”Alpaca” with shirred pattern on yoke. Size S - XXXL

DROPS design: Pattern no Z-469
Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL

Materials: DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
400-450-500-550-600-650 g colour no 2110, wheat.
Note: Due to the shirred pattern on yoke, this design must be worked with 2 strands as said in pattern, and not be replaced with 1 strand as shown in the yarn alternatives.

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) size 5 mm - or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stocking st with 2 threads Alpaca = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) size 4 mm – for garter st.

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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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 (in the round) K 1 round, P 1 round.
DECREASING TIP (applies to body piece):
Dec as follows before marker: K2 tog.
Dec as follows after marker: slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso.
RAGLAN:
Dec each side of 3 garter sts.
Dec as follows BEFORE 3 sts: K2 tog.
Dec as follows AFTER 3 sts: slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso.
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BODY PIECE:
Worked in the round on circular needle.
Cast on 142-156-170-188-204-220 sts on circular needle size 4 mm with 2 threads Alpaca. Insert 1 marker at beg of round and 1 marker after 71-78-85-94-102-110 sts (the sides).
READ ALL OF THE FOLLOWING SECTION BEFORE CONTINUING!
Work 6 rounds GARTER ST – see above. Change to circular needle size 5 mm and continue in stocking st. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION!
When piece measures 7 cm dec 1 st each side of both markers – SEE DECREASING TIP, and repeat the dec on every 2.5 cm a total of 6 times = 118-132-146-164-180-196 sts. When piece measures 23-24-25-26-27-28 cm inc 1 st each side of both markers by K2 in 1 st, repeat the inc on every 3 cm a total of 5 times = 138-152-166-184-200-216 sts. When piece measures 38-39-41-41-42-43 cm work 4 rounds garter st on 14 sts each side (= 7 sts each side of marker) with remaining sts as before. On next round cast off the middle 8 sts each side for armhole = 122-136-150-168-184-200 sts left on needle. Put piece aside and knit the sleeves.

SLEEVE:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 38-40-42-44-46-48 sts on double pointed needles size 4 mm with 2 threads Alpaca. Work 6 rounds garter st. Change to double pointed needles size 5 mm. Insert a marker at beg of round (= mid under sleeve). Continue in stocking st, AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 10 cm inc 1 st each side of marker, and repeat the inc on every 4-3.5-3-3-2.5-2.5 cm a total of 8-9-10-10-11-12 times = 54-58-62-64-68-72 sts. When piece measures 40 cm (for all sizes) cast off 8 sts mid under sleeve (i.e. 4 sts each side of marker) = 46-50-54-56-60-64 sts left on needle. Put piece aside and knit the other sleeve.

YOKE:
Slip sleeves on the same circular needle as body piece where cast off for armholes = 214-236-258-280-304-328 sts.
Insert a marker in all transitions between sleeves and body piece (= 4 markers). Continue in stocking st in the round with 3 sts each side on front piece and 3 sts each side on back piece in garter st, AT THE SAME TIME on round 2 dec for RAGLAN – see above! Repeat the dec on every other round a total of 2-3-3-3-4-5 times = 198-212-234-256-272-288 sts. Change to circular needle size 4 mm and work 4 rounds garter st.

Now continue in shirred pattern as follows:
Change to circular needle size 5 mm and 1 thread. K2 in all sts across the round = 396-424-468-512-544-576 sts. Work 8-8-8-9-9-9 rounds stocking st.

Change to circular needle size 4 mm and 2 threads. K2 tog across the round = 198-212-234-256-272-288 sts. Work next round as follows: K 2-2-3-4-2-0, * K2 tog, K 5-5-5-4-4-4 *, repeat from *-* = 170-182-201-214-227-240 sts. P 1 round, K 1 round and P 1 round.
Change to circular needle size 5 mm and 1 thread. K2 in all sts across the round = 340-364-402-428-454-480 sts. Work 7-7-8-8-9-9 rounds stocking st.

Change to circular needle size 4 mm and 2 threads. K2 tog across the round = 170-182-201-214-227-240 sts. Work next round as follows: K 2-2-3-4-2-0, * K2 tog, K 4-4-4-4-3-3 *, repeat from *-* = 142-152-168-177-184-192 sts. P 1 round, K 1 round and P 1 round.
Change to circular needle size 5 mm and 1 thread. K2 in all sts across the round = 284-304-336-354-368-384 sts. Work 7-7-8-8-9-9 rounds stocking st.

Change to circular needle size 4 mm and 2 threads. K2 tog across the round = 142-152-168-177-184-192 sts.
Work next round as follows:
SIZE S: K2, * K2 tog, K2 *, repeat from *-* = 107 sts.
SIZE M: K5, * K2 tog, K2, K2 tog, K1 *, repeat from *-* = 110 sts.
SIZE L: * K2 tog, K1 *, repeat from *-* = 112 sts.
SIZE XL: * K2 tog, K1 *, repeat from *-* = 118 sts.
SIZE XXL and XXXL: * K2 tog, K2 tog, K1, K2 tog, K1 *, repeat from *-* = 115-120 sts.

ALL SIZES: P 1 round and work 8 rounds garter st. Cast off, piece measures approx 58-60-62-64-66-68 cm.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew tog openings under sleeves.

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