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DROPS 77-16 by DROPS Design

DROPS Pullover in Ribbon

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Sizes: S - M - L - XL - XXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 106-116-122-128-138 cm [41.75" - 45 5/8" - 48" - 50 3/8" - 54 3/8"]
Waist: 92-102-108-116-126 cm [36.25" - 40 1/8" - 42.5" - 45 5/8" - 49 5/8"]

Materials: DROPS RIBBON from Garnstudio
400-450-500-550-600 gr nr 01, ivory.
50 - 50 - 50 - 50 - 50 gr nr 02, natural.

DROPS 5 mm [US 8] and 6 mm [US 10] needles, or sizes needed to obtain correct gauge.

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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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.
Wave pattern: 12 sts on smaller needles = 10 cm wide
Stockinette st: 15 sts x 19 rows on larger needles = 10 x 10 cm.

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

Wave pattern: See chart. The pattern is seen from the right side. 1 chart = 1 repeat.
Note: All of the squares seen in the chart are not sts – the squares with circles (with and without dots) are only yarn overs, not sts.

Knitting tip: Ribbon has a tendency to twist when knit. For best results, untwist the yarn as you go along.

Measuring-tip: On account of the pattern measure the garment when held up rather than lying flat, otherwise the pullover will be too long when worn.

Front: Loosely cast on 57-63-67-71-77 sts on larger needles with ivory. Change to smaller needles and knit 3 rows garter st (row 1 = wrong side). Establish Pattern 1 on the next row as follows: K 1 (edge st), 2-0-2-4-2 sts garter st, Pattern 1A (= 5 sts), Pattern 1B over 40-50-50-50-60 sts, Pattern 1C (= 6 sts), 2-0-2-4-2 sts garter st, K 1 (edge st). When the piece measures 10 cm inc 1 st at each side every 5 cm a total of 4 times = 65-71-75-79-85 sts - knit the increased sts in garter st.
When the piece measures approx. 35-36-37-38-39 cm (adjust to end after 1 wave in ivory), change to larger 6 and knit stockinette st in ivory to finished measurements, increasing 16-18-18-20-20 sts evenly distributed on the first row = 81-89-93-99-105 sts. When the piece measures 37-38-39-40-41 cm bind off for armhole at each side every other row: 4 sts 1 time, 3 sts 0-1-1-2-2 times, 2 sts 2-3-3-3-4 times and 1 st 5-4-5-4-4 times = 55-55-57-59-61 sts. When the piece measures 48-50-52-54-56 cm put the center 17 sts on a st holder for the neck. Then bind off at each neck edge every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 2 times = 12-12-13-14-15 sts remain on each shoulder. Bind off when the piece measures 56-58-60-62-64 cm.

Back: Cast on and knit the same as the front. Bind off for armholes as on front. When the piece measures 54-56-58-60-62 cm bind off the center 27 sts for the neck. Then bind off 2 sts at each neck edge on the next row = 12-12-13-14-15 sts remain on each shoulder. Bind off when the piece measures 56-58-60-62-64 cm.

Sleeve: Cast on 36-36-40-40-44 sts on smaller needles with ivory and knit 3 rows garter st (row 1 = wrong side). Change to larger needles and knit stockinette st to finished measurements. When the piece measures 6 cm inc 1 st at each side every 3-2.5-2.5-2-2 cm a total of 9-10-10-11-11 times = 54-56-60-62-66 sts. When sleeve measures 34-32-31-30-29 cm bind off for sleeve cap at each side every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 2-1-1-1-1 time and 1 st 4-9-10-11-12 times, then bind off 2 sts at each side until the piece measures 44-45-45-45-45 cm, then bind off 3 sts at each side 1 time. The piece measures approx. 45-46-46-46-46 cm, bind off the remaining sts.

Assembly: Sew right shoulder.
Neckband: Pick up approx. 80-86 sts around the neck on smaller needles with ivory and knit 3 rows garter st, then bind off. Sew left shoulder and neckband. Sew in sleeves. Sew sleeve and side seams using edge sts as a seam allowance.


= knit (as seen from the right side)
= purl (as seen from the right side)
= yo
= 2 yo
= slip yo(s) from previous row

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