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DROPS Top in Passion

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Sizes: XS - S - M - L - XL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 74-82-92-100-112 cm [29-1/8" - 32.25" - 36.25" - 39-3/8" - 44"]
Hem: 66-74-82-92-102 cm [26" - 29-1/8" - 32.25" - 36.25" - 40 1/8"]

Materials: DROPS PASSION from Garnstudio
250-250-300-300-350 gr nr 08, light blue

DROPS 6 mm [US 10] and 7 mm [US 10½] needles, or sizes needed to obtain correct gauge.

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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 instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from inches to cm - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
Gauge: 14 sts x 19 rows = 10 x 10 cm on larger needles in stockinette st.

Pattern: See chart. The pattern is seen from the right side. 1 chart = 1 repeat.

Knitting tips (for armhole):
All decs are made from right side. Dec 1 st for armhole inside 5 edge sts knit in garter st as follows:
After 5 edge sts: Slip 1 st as if to knit, K 1, psso.
Before 5 edge sts: K 2 tog.

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

Rib: * K 1, P 1 *, repeat from * - *.

Measuring-tips: The measurements on the diagram show the garment when held up, not lying flat.

Loosely cast on 48-54-60-66-74 sts on smaller needles and knit 3 rows rib keeping 1 st at each side in garter st throughout. Change to larger needles and stockinette st. When the piece measures 8 cm knit Pattern 1 over the center 42 sts to finished measurements (the remaining sts are knit in stockinette st).
When the piece measures 12 cm inc 1 st at each side every 10 cm a total of 3 times = 54-60-66-72-80 sts. When the piece measures 36-37-38-39-40 cm knit 4 rows garter st over the outermost 7-8-9-10-11 sts at each side (the remaining sts are knit as before). Then bind off 2-3-4-5-6 sts at each side for armhole, then dec 1 st for armhole every other row 2-3-5-6-9 times, keeping 5 sts at each armhole edge in garter st - see knitting tips = 46-48-48-50-50 sts.
Continue Pattern 1 keeping 5 sts in garter st at each side. When the piece measures 54-56-58-60-62 cm bind off the 5 sts in garter st at each side (for the shoulders) = 36-38-38-40-40 sts remain.
Knit the collar: continue with Pattern 1 until the piece measures 74-76-78-80-82 cm. Change to smaller needles and knit 3 rows rib, bind off.

Back: Cast on and knit the same as the front.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams and up along the collar. Sew side seams using edge sts as seam allowance.


All measurements in charts are in cm.

= knit from RS, purl from WS
= purl from RS, knit from WS

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