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Winter Moss by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS jumper in ”Alpaca” with short raglan sleeves and Norwegian pattern. Size S to XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no Z-529
Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
150-200-200-200-250-250 g colour no 4010, pearl grey
100-100-100-150-150-150 g colour no 7815m, green/turquoise mix
50-50-50-50-50-50 g, colour no 7323m, grey/green mix

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) size 3 mm - or size needed to get 24 sts x 32 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 and 80 cm) size 2.5 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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See diagram M.1 and M.2 – entire pattern worked in stocking st.

Worked in the round.
Cast on 350-380-410-450-490-530 sts on circular needle size 2.5 mm with green/turquoise mix. Work 3 rounds rib, K2/P3. On next round dec all P3 to P2 = 280-304-328-360-392-424 sts and continue with K2/P2. When piece measures 12 cm change to circular needle size 3 mm. Work 1 round stocking st, AT THE SAME TIME K tog every 3rd and 4th st = 210-228-246-270-294-318 sts. Work 1 vertical repeat M.1 and then continue in pearl grey. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! AT THE SAME TIME on round 2 after M.1 dec 28 sts evenly = 182-200-218-242-266-290 sts. Insert a marker each side (= 91-100-109-121-133-145 sts on front and back piece). When piece measures 18-19-20-21-22-23 cm inc 1 st each side of both markers. Repeat the inc on every 8th round a total of 7 times = 210-228-246-270-294-318 sts. When piece measures 38-39-40-41-42-43 cm cast off 12 sts each side (i.e. 6 sts each side of marker) = 93-102-111-123-135-147 sts left on front and back piece.

Worked in the round on small circular needle. Cast on 96-104-108-116-124-128 sts on circular needle size 2.5 mm with pearl grey. Work rib, K2/P2 for 2 cm and work next round as follows from RS: * K4, K2 tog *, repeat from *-* until 6-2-0-2-4-2 sts remain, K these = 81-87-90-97-104-107 sts. On next round cast off the first 12 sts = 69-75-78-85-92-95 sts. Put piece aside and knit the other sleeve edge.

Slip sleeve edges on the same circular needle as body pieces where cast off for armhole = 324-354-378-416-454-484 sts. Round now beg in transition between one of the sleeves and back piece. K 1 round with pearl grey, AT THE SAME TIME dec 18-12-18-20-22-16 sts evenly = 306-342-360-396-432-468 sts. Work 0-2-5-1-4-7 rounds in pearl grey before continuing in M.2 – see diagram for your Size. After M.2 there are 119-133-140-132-144-156 sts on needle. Now complete piece in pearl grey. Insert a marker mid back and now work elevation as follows: K 8 sts past marker mid back, turn, tighten thread and P 16 sts, turn, tighten thread and K 24 sts, turn. Continue like this with 8 more sts before each turn until you have knitted over a total of 96-96-112-112-112-128 sts, turn and K 1 row to mid back. K 1 round on all sts, AT THE SAME TIME dec evenly to 112-116-120-124-128-132 sts.

Change to circular needle size 2.5 mm and work 5 rounds rib, K2/P2 with pearl grey. Cast off with K over K and P over P.
Sew tog openings under sleeves.


= pearl grey
= grey/green mix
= green/turquoise mix
= K2 tog

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