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Blue Serenade by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS tunic with ¾ sleeves in garter st and wavy pattern in ”Delight”. Size S - XXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no DE-033
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL
Materials: DROPS DELIGHT from Garnstudio
350-400-400-450-500 g colour no 07, beige/blue mix

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 and 80 cm) size 3 mm - or size needed to get 24 sts x 48 rows in garter st = 10 x 10 cm and 28 sts in wavy pattern = width 10 cm.

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pattern type: jumpers, pattern/technique: wave pattern, shape: a-shape, diagonal-knit, square,
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PATTERN:
See diagrams M.1 to M.4. Diagrams show the pattern from RS.
GARTER ST (back and forth on needle):
K all rows.
GARTER ST (in the round): K 1 round, P 1 round.
DECREASING TIP:
Make all dec on K rounds. Dec as follows before and after marker: K2 tog.
INCREASING TIP:
Make all inc on P rounds.
Inc 1 st by making 1 YO, on next round K YO into back of loop to avoid a hole.
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BODY PIECE:
Worked in the round.
Cast on 288-306-324-360-396 sts on circular needle size 3 mm with Delight. K 1 round and P 1 round, AT THE SAME TIME dec 6-17-18-20-22 sts evenly on last round = 272-289-306-340-374 sts. Continue in M.1 on all sts (16-17-18-20-22 repeats across the round) until piece measures approx 8-8-9-9-10 cm (finish after a full vertical repeat). Now work M.2 on all sts = 240-255-270-300-330 sts. After 1 vertical repeat of M.2, K 1 round, AT THE SAME TIME dec 16-11-10-20-14 sts evenly = 224-244-260-280-316 sts. P 1 round. Insert 1 marker at beg of round and 1 marker after 112-122-130-140-158 sts (= to mark the sides). Now measure piece from here. Continue in GARTER ST - see above.
When piece measures 6 cm from markers insert 4 new markers, marker-1 after 32-35-37-41-48 sts, marker-2 after 80-87-93-99-110 sts (= 48-52-56-58-62 sts between markers on front piece), marker-3 after 144-157-167-181-206 sts and marker-4 after 192-209-223-239-268 sts (= 48-52-56-58-62 sts between markers on back piece). Continue in garter st, AT THE SAME TIME dec for darts as follows: Dec 1 st before and after each marker on front and back piece (= 8 dec) - See DECREASING TIP! Repeat the dec on every 7 cm a total of 4 times = 192-212-228-248-284 sts.
When piece measures 30 cm from markers at the side divide piece and complete front and back piece separately. Piece measures a total of approx 38-38-39-39-40 cm.

BACK PIECE:
= 96-106-114-124-142 sts. Continue back and forth on needle in GARTER ST - see above - AT THE SAME TIME on first row inc 1 st each side (= edge st) = 98-108-116-126-144 sts. When piece measures 8-9-10-11-13 cm from dividing it cast off 3 sts each side for armhole and cast off to shape the armhole at beg of every row each side: 2 sts 1-2-3-5-9 times and 1 st 0-1-2-2-2 times = 88-92-94-96-98 sts. Continue until piece measures 25-27-29-31-34 cm from dividing it and now work the middle 42-42-46-46-52 sts as follows (= from RS): 1 YO, * K2 tog, 1 YO *, repeat from *-* and finish with K2 tog – work remaining sts as before. On next row cast off the middle 38-38-42-42-48 sts for neck = 25-27-26-27-25 sts left on each shoulder.
RIGHT SHOULDER:
Continue with 1 YO and K2 tog at the end of every row from RS towards the neck, from WS K all sts. When piece measures 27-29-31-33-36 cm from dividing it cast off loosely. Piece measures a total of approx 65-67-70-72-76 cm.
LEFT SHOULDER:
Continue with K2 tog and 1 YO at the beg of every row from RS from the neck, from WS K all sts. Cast off as described for left shoulder. Piece measures a total of approx 65-67-70-72-76 cm.

FRONT PIECE:
= 96-106-114-124-142 sts. Cast on 20-22-24-26-31 sts at beg of row, K sts on needle and cast on 20-22-24-26-31 sts at the end of row = 136-150-162-176-204 sts. Insert a marker 20-22-24-26-31 sts in from each side. K 1 row from WS on all sts. On next row from RS dec 1 st each side of st with marker (= 4 dec), and repeat on every other row a total of 29-34-36-41-47 times.
AT THE SAME TIME after approx 1 cm cast on new sts at the end of every row each side: 2 sts 1-2-2-3-4 times and 1 st 0-2-5-8-14 times. Now cast on 43-42-41-39-33 sts each side. Continue back and forth with dec each side of markers as before. When dec are complete there are a total of 110-110-118-118-126 sts on needle, 38-38-42-42-48 sts mid front between markers and 36-36-38-38-39 sts each side. Cut the thread. Keep the 38-38-42-42-48 sts mid front on needle, slip sts each side on separate stitch holders.
PIECE MIDT FRONT:
K 1 row from RS on the 38-38-42-42-48 sts AT THE SAME TIME inc 8-8-4-4-9 sts evenly = 46-46-46-46-57 sts. K 1 row from WS and continue in M.3 (= 4-4-4-4-5 repeats across the row) with 1 edge st each side. Continue in M.3 for approx 5 cm (adjust to a full vertical repeat). Cast off loosely.
LEFT SHOULDER:
Slip sts from stitch holder on left side of piece back on needle = 36-36-38-38-39 sts. Continue as follows (from RS): * K2 tog, 1 YO *, repeat from *-* on the first 24-24-26-26-28 sts, then K remaining sts on row. On next row cast off loosely (cast off YO as sts).
RIGHT SHOULDER:
Slip sts from stitch holder on right side of piece back on needle = 36-36-38-38-39 sts. Continue as follows (from RS): K 12-12-12-12-11 sts, * 1 YO, K2 tog *, repeat from *-* to end. On next row cast off all sts, incl all YO, loosely.

SLEEVE:
Worked in the round. Cast on 96-96-108-108-108 sts on double pointed needles size 3 mm with Delight. K 1 round, and P 1 round, AT THE SAME TIME dec 8-8-9-9-9 sts evenly = 88-88-99-99-99 sts. Continue in M.3 on all sts (= 8-8-9-9-9 repeats) until piece measures approx 4-4-5-5-6 cm (finish after a full vertical repeat). Now work M.4 on all sts = 72-72-81-81-81 sts. After 1 vertical repeat of M.4 K 1 round AT THE SAME TIME dec 8-4-11-9-7 sts evenly = 64-68-70-72-74 sts. Insert a marker in st at beg of round (= mid under sleeve). Now measure piece from here. P 1 round and continue in GARTER ST - see above. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 3 cm from marker inc 1 st each side of st with marker - See INCREASING TIP! Repeat the inc on every 3-3-2-1.5-1 cm a total of 8-8-10-12-15 times = 80-84-90-96-104 sts. When piece measures 29-28-27-26-24 cm from marker (less for the larger sizes because of shorter sleeve cap and wider shoulder) cast off 7 sts mid under sleeve and complete piece back and forth on needle. Continue in garter st, AT THE SAME TIME cast off for sleeve cap at beg of every row each side: 2 sts 3-2-2-2-1 times and 1 st 9-12-16-18-25 times, then 2 sts each side until piece measures 35 cm from marker. Now cast off 3 sts each side 1 time and cast off remaining sts. Piece measures approx 36 cm from marker and 40-40-41-41-42 cm in total.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew seam each side inside 1 edge st. Sew shoulder seams. Set in sleeves. Sew the piece mid front to the sides of neck inside 1 edge st, sew up to where the lace border beg.

Diagram

= K from RS, P from WS
= 2 K tog
= 1 YO between 2 sts
= P from RS, K from WS


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