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Sweet Scarborough by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS vest with round yoke and Norwegian pattern in ”Karisma”.

DROPS design: Pattern no u-677
Yarn group B
Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
DROPS KARISMA from Garnstudio
250-300-300-350-350-400 g colour no 48, wine red
50-50-50-100-100-100 g colour no 01, off white
50 g for all sizes in colour no 11, orange
50 g for all sizes in colour no 52, dark mustard

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) SIZE 4 mm - or size needed to get 22 sts x 28 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) SIZE 3 mm – for rib.
DROPS WOOD BUTTON LIGHT NO 501: 5-5-6-6-6-6 pieces

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pattern type: jackets, vests, shape: round yoke, theme: christmas, nordic,

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GARTER ST (back and forth on circular needle):
K all rows. 1 ridge = 2 rows K.

See diagram A-1. Diagram is worked in stocking st - 1st row = RS.

Worked back and forth on circular needle from mid front.
Cast on 184-200-220-240-268-292 sts on circular needle size 3 mm with wine red. Work rib as follows (1st row = RS): 1 edge st in GARTER ST - see explanation above - * K 2/P 2 *, repeat from *-* until 3 sts remain, K 2 and 1 edge st in garter st. When piece measures 8 cm, switch to circular needle size 4 mm, work 1 row in stocking st while at the same time dec 24-24-28-28-32-36 sts evenly = 160-176-192-212-236-256 sts. Insert 2 markers in the piece; 40-44-48-53-59-64 sts in from each side (= 80-88-96-106-118-128 sts between markers on back piece). Continue in stocking st with 1 edge st in garter st in each side. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION!
When piece measures 10 cm in total, inc 1 st on each side of markers in the sides. Repeat inc every 5 cm 3 more times = 176-192-208-228-252-272 sts.
When piece measures 31-32-33-34-35-36 cm, work next row as follows from RS: 39-43-47-52-58-63 sts (= right front piece), cast off 10 sts for armhole, work 78-86-94-104-116-126 sts (= back piece), cast off 10 sts for armhole, work the rest of row (= 39-43-47-52-58-63 sts on left front piece), do not cut the thread.
Put piece aside and knit the sleeve edges.

Worked back and forth on circular needle size 3 mm.
Cast on 70-72-76-80-84-88 sts with wine red. K 5 rows (1st row = WS), work next row as follows: Cast off the first 5 sts, work 60-62-66-70-74-78 sts and cast off the last 5 sts, cut the thread. Put piece aside and knit another sleeve edge.

Slip sleeve edges on to same circular needle size 4 mm as body = 276-296-320-348-380-408 sts (do not work them when slipping them on to needle).
P 1 row from WS while at the same time dec 1-5-13-9-9-5 sts evenly = 275-291-307-339-371-403 sts. Work 0-2-4-0-2-4 more rows with wine red in stocking st. Continue with diagram A-1 (see diagram for your size) with 1 edge st in each side in garter st, work next to last st on row as first st in A-1 but do not dec in this st. After all dec there are 88-93-98-108-118-128 sts on needle and piece measures approx. 50-52-54-56-58-60 cm up to shoulder. Then work an elevation in the back of neck with wine red as follows (1st row = RS): K 51-54-56-61-66-71 sts, turn, P 14-15-14-14-14-14 sts, turn, K 21-22-21-21-21-21 sts, turn, P 28-29-28-28-28-28 sts, continue like this by working 7 sts more on every turn until a total of 70-71-70-84-84-84 sts have been worked, turn and work the rest of row, cut the thread.
Put sts on a holder, neck edge is worked after the front bands are finished.

Knit up approx. 105-125 sts inside 1 edge st along left front on circular needle size 3 mm with wine red. K 1 row from WS, then K 1 row from RS while inc no of sts evenly to 128-132-136-140-144-148 sts. Work rib as follows (1st row = WS): 1 edge st in garter st, * P 2/K 2 *, repeat from *-* and finish with P 2 and 1 edge st in garter st. Continue with K over K and P over P until rib measures 3 cm, loosely cast off.

Work as left band but after 1 cm, cast off for 5-5-6-6-6-6 buttonholes evenly (buttonholes are cast off in P-sections seen from RS). 1 BUTTONHOLE = P 2 tog and make 1 YO – top buttonhole should be in the first P-section from the top and bottom hole approx. 5-6 cm from bottom edge.

The neck edge is worked with wine red on circular needle size 3 mm as follows: Knit up 6 sts over right band (inside 1 edge st), work the 88-93-98-108-118-128 sts from stitch holder around the neck on to needle and knit up 6 sts over left band = 100-105-110-120-130-140 sts. K 1 row from WS while at the same time dec evenly to 90-94-98-102-106-110 sts. Continue with K 4 rows back and forth, then cast off.

Sew sleeve edges tog edge to edge in front loop of outermost sts. Sew tog the openings under the sleeves and sew on buttons.

Hat and mittens - see pattern 140-8
Socks - see pattern 140-9


= off white
= wine red
= dark mustard
= orange
= K 2 tog in the colour that fits the pattern

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