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DROPS 76-25 by DROPS Design

DROPS Cardigan in Silke-Tweed and Vivaldi

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Sizes: S - M - L - XL - XXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 90-98-108-118-130 cm [35-3/8" - 38-5/8" - 42.5" - 46.5" - 51-1/8"]
Waist: 80-88-100-110-120 cm [31.5" - 34-5/8" - 39-3/8" - 43.25" - 47.25"]

Materials: DROPS SILKE-TWEED from Garnstudio
100-100-100-150-150 gr nr 27, light blue.
100-100-100-100-100 gr nr 01, natural.
50 - 50 - 50-100-100 gr nr 09, flint.
50 - 50 - 50 - 50 - 50 gr nr 05, denim blue.

and use: DROPS VIVALDI from Garnstudio
100-100-100-150-150 gr nr 06, natural.
50 - 50 - 50-100-100 gr nr 04, blue.

7 DROPS Coconut buttons, nr 516

DROPS 3.5 mm [US 4], 4.5 mm [US 7] and 5.5 mm [US 9] circular and double-pointed 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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DROPS Silke-Tweed DROPS Silke-Tweed
52% Silk, 48% Wool
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DROPS Vivaldi DROPS Vivaldi
56% Mohair, 30% Polyamide, 14% Wool
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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:
1 strand Silke-Tweed + 1 strand Vivaldi: 15 sts x 21 rows on needles 5.5 mm/US 9 in stockinette = 10 x 10 cm.
1 strand Silke-Tweed: 23 sts x 30 rows on needles 3.5 mm/US 4 in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm.

Pattern: See charts. The pattern is seen from the right side.

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

BODY
Cast on 123-135-151-167-183 sts on circular needles 4.5 mm [US 7] with 1 strand light blue Silke-Tweed + 1 strand blue Vivaldi.
Knit Pattern 1 - the first 8 rows are knit in rib with 1 edge st in garter st and begin rib with K 1 after edge st. After the rib change to circular needles 5.5 mm [US 9], continue Pattern 1 in stockinette st.
Put a marker in piece 31-34-38-42-46 sts in from each side. There will be 61-67-75-83-91 sts between markers for back.
When the piece measures 10 cm/4" inc 1 st each side of each marker every 8-8-9-9-10 cm a total of 3 times = 135-147-163-179-195 sts. After you have knit Pattern 1 twice (the piece measures approx. 36 cm/ 14 1/4") knit the next row as follows (right side): 31-34-38-41-45 sts for the front, bind off 6-6-6-8-8 sts for the armhole, 61-67-75-81-89 sts for the back, bind off 6-6-6-8-8 sts for the armhole, 31-34-38-41-45 sts for the front. Knit each piece separately.

Right front:
= 31-34-38-41-45 sts.
Read the entire next section before knitting:
Change to circular needles 3.5 mm [US 4] and knit with 1 strand Silke-Tweed following Pattern 2 (place pattern so that there will be a complete repeat at the center front) - increasing 16-18-20-22-24 sts evenly distributed on the first row = 47-52-58-63-69 sts.
After the 1st row bind off for armhole at the side every other row: 3 sts 0-0-1-2-2 times, 2 sts 1-3-3-4-5 times and 1 st 2-2-3-3-5 times = 43-44-46-46-48 sts.
After Pattern 2 change back to needles 5.5 mm [US 9] and Pattern 1 but start at top of chart so that the stripes will be mirror-imaged after Pattern 2 - decreasing 15-15-16-16-17 sts evenly distributed on the first row = 28-29-30-30-31 sts.
When the piece measures 47-48-48-49-49 cm bind off 4 sts at center front edge for neckband. Then bind off at neck edge every other row: 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 5-5-6-6-7 times = 17-18-18-18-18 sts remain on shoulder. Bind off the remaining sts when the piece measures approx. 55-56-57-58-59 cm.

Left front: = 31-34-38-41-45 sts. Knit the same as right front, reversing all shaping - place Pattern 2 so that it will be mirror-imaged at the center front.

Back:
= 61-67-75-81-89 sts.
Read the entire next section before knitting:
Change to circular needles 3.5 mm [US 4] and knit with 1 strand Silke-Tweed following Pattern 2 (place the pattern so it is centered on the back) - increasing 32-36-40-44-48 sts evenly distributed on the first row = 93-103-115-125-137 sts.
At the same time bind off for armhole at each side as on front = 85-87-91-91-95 sts.
After Pattern 2 change back to circular needles 5.5 mm [US 9] and Pattern 1 as on front - decreasing 30-30-32-32-34 sts evenly distributed on the first row = 55-57-59-59-61 sts.
When the piece measures 53-54-55-56-57 cm bind off the center 19-19-21-21-23 sts for the neck. On the next row dec 1 st at each neck edge = 17-18-18-18-18 sts remain on each shoulder.
Bind off when the piece measures 55-56-57-58-59 cm.

Sleeve:
Cast on 54-54-54-54-54 sts on double-pointed needles 4.5 mm [US 7] with 1 strand light blue Silke-Tweed + 1 strand blue Vivaldi; join and place a marker at the join.
Knit rib following Pattern 3.
Change to double pointed needles 3.5 mm [US 4] and 1 strand Silke-Tweed following Pattern 2. After Pattern 2 is complete the piece measures approx. 15 cm/6", change to double pointed needles 5.5 mm [US 9] and Pattern 1 - start at arrow on chart - decreasing 16-16-14-14-14 sts evenly distributed on the first row = 38-38-40-40-40 sts.
At the same time when the sleeve measures 16 cm/ 6 1/4" inc 1 st each side of marker every 5-4-3.5-3-2 cm a total of 7-8-9-10-12 times = 52-54-58-60-64 sts.
When the piece measures 50-48-46-45-43 cm bind off 3 sts each side of marker, and knit back and forth. Now bind off for sleeve cap at each side every other row: 2 sts 3-2-1-1-0 times and 1 st 1-7-11-13-16 times, then bind off 2 sts at each side until the piece measures 58-58-58-59-59 cm. Bind off the remaining sts.

Assembly:
Sew shoulder seams.

Button band: Pick up along left front approx. 75 to 89 sts (divisible by 2 + 1) on needles 4.5 mm [US 7] with 1 strand flint Silke-Tweed + 1 strand natural Vivaldi. Knit rib for 2 cm keeping 1 st at each edge in garter st and begin rib with K 1 after edge st. Bind off in rib. Repeat along right front, but after 1 cm make 6 buttonholes evenly distributed - place the bottom buttonhole 1 cm from lower edge and the top one approx. 7-8 cm from top (there will be 1 buttonhole on neckband). 1 buttonhole = bind off 1 st and on the next row yo over the bound off st.

Neckband: Pick up approx. 65 to 77 sts (divisible by 2 + 1) around the neck (incl. over buttonbands) on circular needles 4.5 mm [US 7] with 1 strand flint Silke-Tweed + 1 strand natural Vivaldi. Knit rib - after 0.5 cm make a buttonhole over the others on buttonband. When neckband measures 2 cm, bind off all sts in rib. Sew on buttons. Sew in sleeves.

Diagram

All measurements in charts are in cm.

= light blue Silke-Tweed + blue Vivaldi
= flint Silke-Tweed + blue Vivaldi
= flint Silke-Tweed + natural Vivaldi
= denim blue Silke-Tweed + natural Vivaldi
= light blue Silke-Tweed + natural Vivaldi
= natural Silke-Tweed + natural Vivaldi
= denim blue Silke-Tweed + blue Vivaldi
= flint Silke-Tweed
= denim blue Silke-Tweed
= light blue Silke-Tweed
= natural Silke-Tweed


Jessy Wijnen 15.01.2015 - 12:00:

Patroon 76/25 zie teltekening, patroon is weergegeven op de goede kant. Betekend dit een vakje is heen rechts en terug links??? Zit nu toch echt te twijfelen. Hoop dat jullie me kunnen helpen. Liefs Jessy

DROPS Design 15.01.2015 kl. 13:10:

Hoi Jessy. De eerste rij is de goede kant en lees je van rechts naar links, tweede rij is de verkeerde kant en lees je van links naar rechts enzovoort. Lees ook hier hoe je onze teltekeningen moet lezen.

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