DROPS / 125 / 2

Misty vines by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS sleeveless top with leaf pattern in ”Karisma”. Size S - XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no U-596
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 80-90-98-108-118-130 cm / 31½"-35½"-38½"-42½"-46½"-51"
Full length: 64-66-68-70-72-74 cm / 25¼''-26''-26¾''-27½''-28 3/8''-29 1/8''

Materials: DROPS KARISMA SUPERWASH from Garnstudio
color no 16, dark gray: 350-400-400-450-500-550 g

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm / 32'') size 4 mm/US 6 - or size needed to get 21 sts x 28 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 + 60 cm / 16" and 24") size 3.5 mm/US 4 – for borders.

DROPS SILVER BUTTON, no 533: 6 pcs for all sizes.

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Tags:

pattern type: vests, pattern/technique: lace, leaf pattern, texture, shape: v-neck, waist shaping,

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GARTER ST (back and forth on needle): K all rows.

GARTER ST (in the round): K 1 round, P 1 round.

DECREASING TIP (applies to the side on body piece):
Make all dec from RS.
Beg 2 sts before marker: K2 tog, slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso.

INCREASING TIP (applies to the side on body piece):
Make all inc from RS.
Inc 1 st by picking up st from previous row and K this.

PATTERN:
See diagram M.1 and M.2. Diagram shows the pattern from RS and row 1 in diagram = RS.
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SLEEVELESS TOP:
Worked back and forth on circular needle from mid front.

BODY PIECE:
Cast on 173-193-209-231-255-277 sts on circular needle size 3.5 mm / US 4 with Karisma. Work GARTER ST back and forth on needle – see above. When piece measures 4 cm / 1½'' change to circular needle size 4 mm / US 6. Now insert 2 markers 42-47-51-57-63-68 sts in from each side = 89-99-107-117-129-141 sts between markers on back piece. Work next row as follows from RS: 1 edge st in garter st, 5-5-6-7-8-8 stockinette sts, M.1 (= 9 sts), 62-72-79-89-100-111 stockinette sts, M.2A (= 19 sts), 62-72-79-89-100-111 stockinette sts, M.1 (= 9 sts), 5-5-6-7-8-8 stockinette sts and 1 edge st in garter st. Continue pattern like this – NOTE: After 1 vertical repeat of M.2A, continue in M.2B, work 8-8-8-8-9-9 vertical repeats of M.2B, then work 1 repeat of M.2C and then continue in reverse stockinette st on the 19 sts in M.2 up to neckline dec. Work 7 vertical repeats of M.1 for all sizes, then continue in reverse stockinette st on the 9 sts in M.1 up to neckline dec.
REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
AT THE SAME TIME When piece measures 5 cm / 2'' dec 1 st each side of both markers (= 4 dec sts) – See DECREASING TIP! Repeat the dec on every 3-3-3.5-3.5-3.5-4 cm / 1 1/8"-1 1/8"-1 1/4"-1 1/4"-1 1/4"-1½" a total of 8-8-7-7-7-6 times = 141-161-181-203-227-253 sts. When piece measures 31-32-31-31-32-31 cm / 12 1/4"-12½"-12 1/4"-12 1/4"-12½"-12 1/4" inc 1 st each side of both markers (= 4 inc sts) – See INCREASING TIP! Repeat the inc on every 2-2-3-3-4-4.5 cm / 3/4"-3/4"-1 1/8"-1 1/8"-1½"-1 3/4" a total of 6-6-5-5-4-4 times = 165-185-201-223-243-269 sts.
Note! When piece measures 45 cm/17 3/4'' dec for the neck is starting on all sizes. See explanation under right front piece.
When piece measures 44-45-46-47-48-49 cm / 17 1/4''-17 3/4''-18''-18½''-19''-19 1/4'' work next row as follows: work 36-41-44-50-54-60 sts as before (= front piece), bind off 8-8-10-10-12-12 sts for armhole (i.e. 4-4-5-5-6-6 sts each side of marker), work 77-87-93-103-111-125 sts (= back piece), bind off 8-8-10-10-12-12 sts for armhole and work the remaining 36-41-44-50-54-60 sts as before (= front piece). Complete each piece separately.

BACK PIECE:
= 77-87-93-103-111-125 sts. Continue as before in stockinette st and M.2 on the middle 19 sts AT THE SAME TIME bind off for armhole at the beg of every row each side as follows: 3 sts 0-0-0-1-1-2 times, 2 sts 3-5-6-7-8-10 times and 1 st 5-5-5-4-5-4 times = 55-57-59-61-63-65 sts (includes 1 edge st each side). Continue pattern as before. When piece measures 61-63-64-66-68-69 cm / 24"-24 3/4"-25 1/4"-26"-26 3/4"-27 1/8" bind off the middle 31-33-27-29-29-31 sts for neck and complete each shoulder separately. Bind off for neckline at the beg of every row from neck: 2 sts 1-1-2-2-2-2 times and 1 st 2-2-3-3-3-3 times = 8-8-9-9-10-10 sts left on shoulder. Bind off when piece measures 64-66-68-70-72-74 cm / 25¼''-26''-26¾''-27½''-28 3/8''-29 1/8''.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
= 36-41-44-50-54-60 sts. Continue as before in stockinette st and M.1, AT THE SAME TIME bind off for armhole at the beg of every row from the side (i.e. on every row from WS) as described for back piece. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 45 cm / 17 3/4'' for all sizes bind off 6-6-7-8-9-9 sts towards mid front, i.e. from RS for neck. Bind off to shape the neckline at the beg of every row from mid front as follows: 2 sts 3 times and 1 st 3 times, then bind off at the beg of every other row from mid front: 1 st 2-3-2-3-2-2 times. After all dec for armhole and neckline are complete there 8-8-9-9-10-10 sts left on needle. Bind off as described for back piece.

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
Like right front piece, but mirrored, i.e. Bind off for armhole on every row from RS and bind off for neck from WS.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew shoulder seams.

SLEEVE EDGE:
Pick up from RS approx 84-106 sts round armhole inside 1 edge st on circular needle size 3.5 mm / US 4. Work GARTER ST in the round – see above. When edge measures approx 2 cm / 3/4'' bind off. Repeat round the other armhole.

RIGHT FRONT BAND:
Pick up from RS approx 86-102 sts along right front piece inside 1 edge st on circular needle size 3.5 mm / US 4 with Karisma. Work garter st back and forth on needle. After 2.5 cm / 7/8'' make 6 buttonholes evenly distributed – place the top buttonhole approx 1 cm / 3/8'' from neckline and the bottom one 2-3 cm / 3/4"-1" from bottom edge. 1 BUTTONHOLE = bind off 1 st and cast on 1 new st on next row.
bind off when front band measures 4 cm / 1½''.

LEFT FRONT BAND:
Like right front band but without buttonholes. Sew buttons on left front band.

NECKLINE:
Pick up from RS approx 140 –170 sts round neck (also pick up on front bands) on circular needle size 3.5 mm / US 4. Work garter st back and forth on needle until neckline measures approx 2 cm / 3/4'' and bind off.

Diagram

= P from RS, K from WS
= P from WS on all the new sts
= 1 YO, K1, 1 YO
= K1, 1 YO, K1, 1 YO, K1
= K2, 1 YO, K1, 1 YO, K2
= K3, 1 YO, K1, 1 YO, K3
= slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso, K5, K2 tog
= slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso, K3, K2 tog
= slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso, K1, K2 tog
= slip 1 st as if to K, K2 tog, psso


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