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Breaking Waves by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS skirt with zigzag pattern and stripes in ”Muskat”. Size S-XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no CL-004
Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Waist: 66-72-78-88-98-110 cm / 26"-28½"-30 3/4"-34½"-38½-43½"
Hips: 86-92-96-108-118-130 cm / 34"-36 1/4"-37 3/4"-42½"-46½"-51"
Full length: 46-48-50-52-54-56 cm / 18''-19''-19¾''-20½''-21¼''-22''

Materials: DROPS MUSKAT from Garnstudio
Color no 08, off white: 150-150-150-200-200-200 g
Color no 02, light blue: 100-100-150-150-150-150 g
Color no 60, ice blue: 100 g in all sizes
Color no 04, lilac: 50-50-50-100-100-100 g
Color no 01, light blue purple: 50-50-50-100-100-100 g

UNI-COLORED: If desired use 300-350-400-400-450-500 g in any color for a uni-colored skirt in Muskat.

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 cm / 24'') size 3 mm / US 2or3 - or size needed to get 26 sts in zigzag pattern = 10 cm / 4'' in width and 23 sts x 32 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

ELASTIC: approx. 66-110 cm / 26"-44"

Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 5 ft 7 in and uses size S or M. If you are making a sweater, 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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PATTERN: See diagram M.1 - M.7.

(1 repetition of M.2 vertically = 1 ridge (i.e 2 rounds in garter st))
4 ridges in light blue
2 ridges in ice blue
2 ridges in light blue purple
4 ridges in off white

3 rounds in lilac
2 rounds in light blue purple
3 rounds in off white
3 rounds in ice blue
3 rounds in light blue
2 rounds in off white
3 rounds in lilac
5 rounds in light blue
3 rounds in ice blue
3 rounds in light blue purple
5 rounds in off white
Repeat stripe repetition until something else is stated.

Worked in the round on circular needle.
Cast on 320-340-360-400-440-480 sts on circular needle size 3 mm / US 2or3 with light blue.
Work diagram M.1 - See PATTERN (= 16-17-18-20-22-24 repetitions).
When M.1 has been worked 1 time vertically, there are 288-306-324-360-396-432 sts on needle. REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
Continue with M.2 AT THE SAME TIME work STRIPES IN RIDGES - see explanation above!
Then work M.3 1 time vertically over all sts (= 256-272-288-320-352-384 sts) AT THE SAME TIME start to work STRIPES IN STOCKINETTE ST - see explanation above!
Continue with M.4 over M.3.
When piece measures 29-31-33-35-37-39 cm / 11 3/8"-12 1/4"-13"-13 3/4"-14½"-15 1/4" (finish after one whole repetition of M.4), work M.5 1 time vertically over all sts = 224-238-252-280-308-336 sts.
Continue with M.6 over M.5.
When piece measures 40-42-44-46-48-50 cm / 15¾''-16½''-17¼''-18''-19''-19¾'', finish the stripe pattern (finish after one whole repetition of M.6), switch to off white and work M.7 1 time vertically over all sts = 192-204-216-240-264-288 sts.
On next round, dec 40-40-38-38-38-36 sts evenly = 152-164-178-202-226-252 sts.
Then work in stockinette st and off white.
When piece measures 46-48-50-52-54-56 cm / 18''-19''-19¾''-20½''-21¼''-22'', P 1 round (= folding edge), then work in stockinette st for 2 cm / 3/4'' for inside edge before loosely bind off.

Fold the edge double towards the WS and fasten with neat stitches. Leave a little opening to thread the elastic through.


= K
= P
= 1 YO between 2 sts, on next round K YO twisted, i.e. work in the back loop of st
= slip 1 st as if to K, K 2 tog, psso
= K 2 tog
= slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso

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