DROPS / 135 / 4

Neville by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS jumper for men with round yoke and Norwegian pattern in ”Karisma”. Size: S to XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no U-640
Yarn group B
Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Materials: DROPS KARISMA from Garnstudio
Colour no 53, anthracite:
600-650-700-750-850-900 g
Colour no 01, off white:
150-150-150-200-200-200 g

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) SIZE 4 mm - or size needed to get 21 sts x 28 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm. NOTE: It is important that the knitting tension is correct vertically to get the right shape on the round yoke.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm and 80 cm) SIZE 3 mm - for rib

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See diagrams M.1 and M.2 – diagrams are worked in stocking st and show 1 repetition of pattern.

Worked in the round on circular needle.
Cast on 200-220-236-256-276-292 sts on circular needle size 3 mm with anthracite. Work rib = K 2/P 2 for 8 cm. Switch to circular needle size 4 mm and K 1 round while at the same time dec 24-28-32-32-36-36 sts evenly = 176-192-204-224-240-256 sts. Insert a marker at beg of round and a marker after 88-96-102-112-120-128 sts (these marks the sides). Continue in stocking st.
When piece measures 15 cm, inc 1 st on each side of both markers. Repeat inc every 5 cm a total of 4-4-5-5-5-5 times = 192-208-224-244-260-276 sts.
When piece measures 41-42-44-45-46-48 cm, cast off 8 sts in each side for armholes (i.e. cast off 4 sts on each side of both markers).
Put piece aside and work the sleeves.

Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 56-56-60-60-64-64 sts on double pointed needles size 3 mm with anthracite. Work rib = K 2/P 2 for 8 cm. Switch to double pointed needles size 4 mm and K 1 round. Insert a marker mid under sleeve. Continue with diagram M.1, then work with anthracite until finished measurements. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 13 cm, inc 1 st on each side of marker under sleeve. Repeat inc on every 6th-6th-6th-6th-6th-5th round a total of 14-16-14-16-16-17 times = 84-88-88-92-96-98 sts. When piece measures 46-47-47-47-47-48 cm, cast off 8 sts mid under sleeve = 76-80-80-84-88-90 sts remain on needle. Put piece aside and knit another sleeve.

Slip sleeves on to same circular needle as body where armholes were cast off = 328-352-368-396-420-440 sts. Insert a marker mid back – now round beg here! K 1 round with anthracite while AT THE SAME TIME dec 4-10-8-18-6-8 sts evenly = 324-342-360-378-414-432 sts. Then K 0-2-2-5-7-7 rounds with anthracite, then continue with diagram M.2 (= 18-19-20-21-23-24 repetitions on the round). When M.2 has been worked, there are 126-133-140-147-161-168 sts on needle and piece measures approx. 62-64-66-68-70-72 cm up to shoulder. Work with anthracite and in stocking st until finished measurements. K 1 round while at the same time dec 34-37-40-43-53-56 sts evenly = 92-96-100-104-108-112 sts. Then work an elevation in the back as follows: K 8 sts past marker, turn, tighten thread and P 16 sts back, turn, tighten thread and K 24 sts, turn, continue to work 8 sts more in stocking st for every turn until a total of 80 sts have been worked after last turn, turn and K 1 round over all sts until mid back again.

Switch to circular needle size 3 mm. K 1 round while at the same time inc 20-20-16-16-12-12 sts evenly = 112-116-116-120-120-124 sts. Continue with rib = K 2/P 2 for 10 cm, then cast off with K over K and P over P.

Sew the openings under the sleeves tog.


= off white
= anthracite
= K 2 tog

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