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DROPS men’s jumper in ”Alpaca”

DROPS design: no Z-534
Yarn group A
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL

Materials: DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
350-400-450-500-550-600 g, colour no 0618, beige

DROPS POINTED NEEDLES size 3.5 mm - or size needed to get 23 sts x 30 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm) size 2.5 mm – for rib.

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RIB: * K1, P2 *, repeat from * - *.

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

PATTERN: See diagram M.1. Row 1 in diagram = from RS.
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FRONT PIECE:
Cast on 104-107-116-125-134-143 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 2.5 mm with Alpaca and work RIB - see above - with 1 edge st each side for 5-5-6-6-6-6 cm. Change to size 3.5 mm and work 2 rows GARTER ST - see above - AT THE SAME TIME dec 1-0-1-0-1-0 sts on row 1 = 103-107-115-125-133-143 sts. Continue in stocking st.
REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! When piece measures 10 cm inc 1 st each side on every 12-5-5-5-5-7 cm a total of 2-5-6-6-6-5 times = 107-117-127-137-145-153 sts. At the same time when piece measures 31-32-33-34-35-36 cm work 2 rows garter st, and then continue in M.1. When piece measures 40-41-42-43-44-45 cm cast off for armhole each side on every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 3-3-3-4-5-5 times and 1 st 2-3-3-3-3-5 times = 85-93-103-109-113-117 sts. When piece measures 45-48-49-50-52-53 cm finish M.1 with 1 row stocking st and 1 P row (as seen from RS), and continue in stocking st. When piece measures 50-51-53-54-55-57 cm cast off the middle 5 sts for V-neck and complete each side separately. Cast off 1 st on neckline on every other row: 1 st 14-16-17-17-18-18 times = 26-28-32-35-36-38 sts left on shoulder. Cast off when piece measures 60-62-65-67-69-71 cm.

BACK PIECE:
Cast on and work like front piece.
Cast off for armhole as described for front piece and continue until piece measures 58-60-63-65-67-69 cm. Now cast off the middle 29-33-35-35-37-37 sts for neck. Cast off on neckline on every other row: 1 st 2 times = 26-28-32-35-36-38 sts left on shoulder. Cast off when piece measures 60-62-65-67-69-71 cm.

SLEEVE:
Cast on 53-53-56-59-62-62 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 2.5 mm with Alpaca and work RIB for 6-6-7-7-7-7 cm. Change to needle size 3.5 mm and work 2 rows garter st and continue in stocking st. When piece measures 12-12-15-12-12-10 cm inc 1 st each side on every 2.5-2-1.5-1.5- 1.5-1.5 cm a total of 16-19-22-24-24-26 times = 85-91-100-107-110-114 sts. When sleeve measures 55-54-53-53-52-51 cm (less for the larger sizes because of longer sleeve cap and wider shoulder) cast off for sleeve cap each side on every other row: 3 sts 4 times, the 2 sts each side until piece measures 63-62-61-61-61-61 cm, now cast off 3 sts 1 time each side. Cast off remaining sts, piece measures approx 64-63-62-62-62-62 cm.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew shoulder seams. Set in sleeves. Sew sleeve and side seam inside 1 edge st.

NECK:
Beg to the left of the 5 sts mid front, pick up approx 92 to 125 (divisible by 3+2) round neck on circular needle size 2.5 mm with Alpaca and finish to the right of the 5 sts mid front. Work back and forth from mid front. K 1 row from WS and K 1 row from RS, then work rib as follows (row 1 = WS) : 1 garter st, * P1, K2 *, repeat from * - *, finish with 1 garter st. The rib will be K1 / P2 as seen from RS. When neckline measures 4 cm cast off in rib. Place the right side of neckline over the left mid front and fasten through both layers.

Diagram

= P from RS, K from WS
= 1 YO + slip 1 st as if to K
= From WS: P tog YO and the slipped st

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