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Snowy Branches by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS jumper with cables in ”Nepal”. Size S to XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no NE-016
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 80-88-96-106-118-130 cm / 31½''-34 5/8''-37¾''-41¾''-46½''-51''
Full length: 60-62-64-66-68-70 cm / 23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''-26''-26¾''-27½''

Materials: DROPS NEPAL from Garnstudio
colour no 100, eco off-white:
550-600-650-700-800-850 g

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm/32") size 5 mm / US 8 - or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm/32") size 4.5 / US 7 - for rib.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 4.5 and 5 mm / US 7 and 8 - for sleeves.

DROPS BURNED WOODEN BUTTON no 511: 3 pcs for all sizes.

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pattern type: jumpers, pattern/technique: cable, lace, shape: high collar, waist shaping,
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PATTERN: See diagrams M.1 to M.4. Diagrams show the pattern from RS.
In size S, M, L, XL work M.1 and M.2,
in size XXL and XXXL work M.3 and M.4

GARTER ST (back and forth on needle): K all rows.
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JUMPER:
Worked in the round. Cast on 172-184-204-224-252-276 sts on circular needle size 4.5 mm/US 7 with Nepal. K 1 round and continue in rib K2/P2. When piece measures 8 cm/ 3" change to circular needle size 5 mm/US 8, K 1 round, AT THE SAME TIME dec 28-28-32-36-44-48 sts evenly = 144-156-172-188-208-228 sts. P 1 row. Insert 2 markers in piece, 1 at beg of round and 1 after 76-82-90-98-108-118 sts = front piece (back piece = 68-74-82-90-100-110 sts). Continue as follows – See PATTERN: 10-13-17-21-19-24 stockinette sts, 5-5-5-5-6-6 sts in reverse stockinette st, M.1/M.3, 5-5-5-5-6-6 sts in reverse stockinette st, M.2/M.4, 5-5-5-5-6-6 sts in reverse stockinette st, M.1/M.3, 5-5-5-5-6-6 sts in reverse stockinette st, 78-87-99-111-119-134 stockinette sts. Continue in pattern like this. REMEMBER THE GAUGE! When piece measures 12 cm/US 4 3/4" dec 1 st each side of both markers, and repeat the dec each side on every 4 cm/1½" a total of 3 times (= 4 dec per round) = 132-144-160-176-196-216 sts. When piece measures 26 cm/10 1/4" inc 1 sts each side of both markers, repeat the inc on every 5-5-5-6-6-6 cm a total of 3 times (= 4 inc per round) = 144-156-172-188-208-228 sts. When piece measures 40-41-42-43-44-45 cm / 15¾''-16 1/8''-16½''-17''-17¼''-17¾'' - adjust to a row with cables – bind off 3 sts each side of both markers (= 6 sts each side) for armhole and complete each piece separately.

BACK PIECE:
= 62-68-76-84-94-104 sts. Bind off for armhole each side at the beg of every row as follows: 2 sts 0-1-2-3-4-6 times and 1 st 0-0-1-2-4-4 times = 62-64-66-68-70-72 sts. When piece measures 58-60-62-64-66-68 cm / 22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''-26''-26¾'' bind off the middle 22-22-22-22-26-26 sts for neck and complete each shoulder separately. Bind off 1 st on neckline on next row = 19-20-21-22-21-22 sts left on shoulder. Bind off when piece measures 60-62-64-66-68-70 cm / 23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''-26''-26¾''-27½''.

FRONT PIECE:
= 70-76-84-92-102-112 sts. Bind off for armhole as described for back piece = 70-72-74-76-78-80 sts. When piece measures 50-52-54-54-56-58 cm/19 3/4"-20½"-21 1/4"-21 1/4"-22"-22 3/4" – adjust to after a full repeat of M.2/M.4 - slip the middle 12-12-12-12-16-16 sts on a stitch holder for neck, and complete each shoulder separately. Bind off to shape the neckline at the beg of every row from neckline: 2 sts 2 times and 1 st 2 times. After all dec are complete there are 23-24-25-26-25-26 sts on needle. When piece measures 59-61-63-65-67-69 cm / 23¼''-24''-24¾''-25½''-26 3/8''-27 1/8'' dec 4 sts evenly over M.1/M.3 = 19-20-21-22-21-22 sts left on shoulder. Bind off when piece measures 60-62-64-66-68-70 cm / 23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''-26''-26¾''-27½''.

SLEEVE:
Worked in the round. Cast on 52-52-52-56-56-60 sts on double pointed needles size 4.5 mm/US 7 with Nepal. K 1 row and continue in rib K2/ P2. When piece measures 8 cm/3" change to double pointed needles size 5 mm/US 8, K 1 row, AT THE SAME TIME dec 12-12-10-12-10-12 sts evenly = 40-40-42-44-46-48 sts. P 1 row. Insert a marker at beg of round. Now complete piece in stockinette st. When piece measures 9 cm/3½" inc 1 st each side of marker, and repeat the inc on every 4.5-3.5-3-2.5-2-2 cm/1 3/4"-1 1/4"-1 1/8"-7/8"-3/4"-3/4" a total of 9-11-13-14-16-17 times = 58-62-68-72-78-82 sts. When piece measures 49-48-48-47-47-45 cm/19 1/4"-19"-19"-18½"-18½"-17 3/4" - NOTE! Less for the larger sizes because of longer sleeve cap and wider shoulder - bind off 3 sts each side of marker and complete piece back and forth on needle. Bind off for sleeve cap at the beg of every row each side as follows: 2 sts 3 times and 1 st 0-1-2-4-5-7 times, then 2 sts each side until piece measures 55-55-56-56-57-57 cm / 21 5/8''-21 5/8''-22''-22''-22½''-22½''. Now bind off 3 sts at beg of the next 2 rows and bind off remaining sts, piece measures approx 56-56-57-57-58-58 cm / 22''-22''-22½''-22½''-22¾''-22¾''.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew shoulder seams. Set in sleeves.

COLLAR:
Pick up approx 68-68-68-68-72-72 sts round neck (includes sts on stitch holder at front) on circular needle size 4.5 mm/US 7 with Nepal. Continue back and forth on needle as follows (first st on round is the first st slipped back on needle from stitch holder): K 1 round from RS, at the end of round pick up 5 new sts behind the first 5 sts = 73-73-73-73-77-77 sts. K 3 rows, AT THE SAME TIME on first row inc 19 sts evenly = 92-92-92-92-96-96 sts. Continue as follows – from RS: 5 garter sts (= front band), * K2/ P2 *, repeat from *-* and finish with K2 and 5 garter sts (= front band) – see above. When piece measures 2 cm/3/4" make buttonhole by working 3rd and 4th st on right front band tog, on next row cast on 1 new st. Repeat when piece measures 6 and 10 cm/ 2½" and 4". When rib measures 12 cm/4 3/4", bind off with K over K and P over P. Sew buttons on left front band.


Diagram

= K from RS
= P from RS
= 1 YO between 2 sts
= slip 2 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K2, K2 from cable needle
= slip 2 sts on cable needle behind piece, K2, K2 from cable needle
= K2 tog
= slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso


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