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DROPS 138-29 by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS bolero with lace pattern in ”Cotton Light”. Size: S - XXXL.

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DROPS design: Pattern no CL-008
Yarn group B
Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL

Materials: DROPS COTTON LIGHT from Garnstudio
Colour no 01, off white:
150-150-200-200-250-250 g

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLE SIZE 4 mm - or size needed to get 18 sts x 30 rows in diagram M.1 = 10 x 10 cm with Cotton Light.

Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 170 cm and uses size S or M. If you are making a jumper, 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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Tags: boleros, lace, sideways,

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Row 1: * K 1, P 1 *, repeat from *-* and finish with K 1.
Row 2: K over P and P over K. Repeat 2nd row.

See diagram M.1. Diagram M.1 A = 3 sts, diagram M.1 B = 6 sts, diagram M.1 C = 4 sts. The diagrams show the pattern from RS.

Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 59-59-65-65-71-71 sts on needle size 4 mm with Cotton Light.
Work in moss st - Read explanation above - for approx. 2½ cm.
Work next row from RS as follows: 5 sts in moss st, work diagram M.1 A 1 time (= 3 sts), then diagram M.1 B until 9 sts remain on needle, work diagram M.1 C 1 time (= 4 sts), and finish with 5 sts in moss st. Continue with diagram M.1 and 5 sts in moss st in each side. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION!
When piece measures approx. 61-63-65-67-69-71 cm (finish with last row in diagram M.1), work in moss st over all sts. Continue in moss st for approx. 2½ cm (piece now measures approx. 64-66-68-70-72-74 cm), loosely cast off all sts.

Sew tog for sleeves as follows (see chart): Place spot a against spot b and sew edge to edge from cast on edge and 10 cm in towards the middle. Place spot c against spot d and sew edge to edge from cast off edge and 10 cm in towards the middle.


= K from RS, P from WS
= K 2 tog
= slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso
= slip 1 st as if to K, K 2 tog, psso
= 1 YO between 2 sts
= knitting direction
= spot a

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