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DROPS 78-14 by DROPS Design

DROPS Cardigan in Cotton Viscose and Safran

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Sizes: S - M - L - XL - XXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 90-98-104-110-120 cm [35-3/8" - 38-5/8" - 41" - 43.25" - 47.25"]
Waist: 80-88-96-104-112 cm [31.5" - 34-5/8" - 37.75" - 41" - 44"]

Materials: DROPS COTTON-VISCOSE from Garnstudio
200-200-250-250-300 gr nr 04, mustard.
200-200-250-250-300 gr nr 06, rust.
200-200-250-250-300 gr nr 11, khaki green.

and use: DROPS SAFRAN from Garnstudio
150-150-200-200-200 gr nr 06, denim blue.

6 DROPS buttons nr 514

DROPS 5.5 mm [US 9], 7 mm [US 10½], and 8 mm [US 11] needles, or sizes needed to obtain correct gauge.
DROPS 5 mm [US ] crochet hook, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.

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pattern type: jackets,

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Gauge:
Body: 11 sts with 4 strands = 10 cm wide on largest needles in stockinette st.
Sleeve: 16 sts x 20 rows with 2 strands = 10 x 10 cm on smallest needles in stockinette st.

Garter st, when knitting flat: Knit all sts, all rows.

Pattern: See chart. The entire pattern is knit in stockinette st with 2 strands of yarn.

Back: Cast on 44-48-53-57-62 sts on mid-size needles with 1 strand of each color (4 strands) and knit 2 rows garter st. Change to largest needles and stockinette st. When the piece measures 10-10-12-12-12 cm inc 1 st at each side every 8-8-12-12-12 cm a total of 3-3-2-2-2 times = 50-54-57-61-66 sts. When the piece measures 36-37-38-39-40 cm bind off for armhole at each side every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 0-0-1-1-2 times and 1 st 2-3-2-4-4 times = 40-42-43-43-44 sts. When the piece measures 53-55-57-59-61 cm bind off the center 16-16-17-17-18 sts for the neck. On the next row dec 1 st at each neck edge = 11-12-12-12-12 sts remain on each shoulder. Bind off when the piece measures 55-57-59-61-63 cm.

Left front: Cast on 23-25-28-30-32 sts on mid-size needles with 1 strand of each color (4 strands) and knit 2 rows garter st. Change to largest needles and stockinette st but keep 1 st at the center front edge in garter st throughout. When the piece measures 10-10-12-12-12 cm inc at the side as on back = 26-28-30-32-34 sts. When the piece measures 36-37-38-39-40 cm bind off for armhole at the side as on back = 21-22-23-23-23 sts. When the piece measures 43-45-47-49-51 cm put 6-6-7-7-7 sts at the center front on a st holder for the neck. Bind off for the neck every other row: 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 2 times = 11-12-12-12-12 sts remain on shoulder. Bind off when the piece measures 55-57-59-61-63 cm.

Right front: Cast on and knit the same as the left, reversing shaping. Make buttonholes along center front edge as follows (from right side): K 1 (edge st knit in garter st), yo, sl 1 as if to knit, K 1, psso.
Make buttonholes when the piece measures:
Size S: 7, 14, 21, 28, 35 and 42 cm.
Size M: 7, 14, 22, 29, 37 and 44 cm.
Size L: 7, 15, 23, 31, 39 and 46 cm.
Size XL: 8, 16, 24, 32, 40 and 48 cm.
Size XXL: 8, 16, 25, 33, 42 and 50 cm.

Sleeve: Cast on 39-40-42-44-45 sts on smallest needles with 1 strand rust Cotton Viscose + 1 strand khaki green Cotton Viscose and knit 2 rows garter st. Change to stockinette st and follow Pattern 1 to finished measurements. When the piece measures 8 cm inc 1 st at each side every 4.5-4-3.5-3.5-3 cm a total of 9-10-11-11-12 times = 57-60-64-66-69 sts. When sleeve measures 48-47-45-45-43 cm bind off for sleeve cap at each side every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 2 times and 1 st 2-2-4-5-7 times, then bind off 2 sts at each side until the piece measures 55-55-55-56-56 cm, then bind off 3 sts at each side 1 time. The piece measures approx. 56-56-56-57-57 cm, bind off the remaining sts.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams.
Neckband: Pick up approx. 50-60 sts (incl. sts from st holders) around the neck on mid-size needles with 1 strand of each color (4 strands). Knit 2 rows garter st and bind off.
Crocheted edge: Crochet with 1 strand of each color (4 strands) as follows: 1 row sc in cast-on edge of Body, around the garter sts along center front edges, around the neck and in the cast-on edge of sleeves. Crochet 1 sc in every st/row.
Sew in sleeves. Sew sleeve seams using edge st as seam allowance. Sew side seams. Sew on buttons.

Diagram

= Cotton Viscose: 1 strand each khaki green + rust
= Cotton Viscose: 1 strand each rust + mustard
= Cotton Viscose: khaki green + Safran: denim blue
= Cotton Viscose: 1 strand each khaki green + mustard
= Cotton Viscose: rust + Safran: denim blue
= Cotton Viscose: mustard + Safran: denim blue

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