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DROPS 75-14 by DROPS Design

DROPS Cardigan in Angora-Tweed and Vivaldi. Scarf in Pelliza. Gloves in Angora-Tweed.

Cardigan:

Sizes: S - M - L - XL - XXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 94-102-112-120-128 cm
Hem: 100-108-118-126-134 cm

Materials: DROPS ANGORA-TWEED from Garnstudio
100-100-100-150-150 gr nr 04, olive green
100-100-100-150-150 gr nr 06, brown.
100-100-100-150-150 gr nr 08, rust.
100-100-100-150-150 gr nr 11, camel.
and use: DROPS KARISMA SUPERWASH from Garnstudio
100-100-100-100-100 gr nr 53, charcoal grey.
and use: DROPS VIVALDI from Garnstudio
200-200-250-250-250 gr nr 02, brown.

6 DROPS Coconut buttons, nr 516

DROPS 5.5 mm and 6 mm needles, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.

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DROPS Angora-Tweed DROPS Angora-Tweed
70% Wool, 30% Angora,
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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 British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in American English, please click here.
CARDIGAN:

Gauge: 14 sts x 19 rows with 1 strand Angora-Tweed + 1 strand Vivaldi = 10 x 10 cm on larger needles in stockinette st.

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

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

Knitting tips (for neck shaping): Dec 1 st inside 5 edge sts. All decs are made from right side.
After 5 edge sts: slip 1 as if to knit, K 1, psso.
Before 5 edge sts: K 2 tog.

Back: The back is knit in 2 pieces of different color patterns and sewn together at center back.

Left back: Cast on 37-40-43-46-49 sts on smaller needles with 1 strand each Vivaldi + brown Angora-Tweed. Knit 4 rows garter st, change to larger needles and stockinette st. When the piece measures 25 cm dec 1 st at the side every 10 cm a total of 3 times = 34-37-40-43-46 sts.
At the same time when the piece measures 42-43-44-45-46 cm change to 1 strand each Vivaldi + charcoal grey Karisma Superwash, continue in stockinette st.
When the piece measures 48-49-50-51-52 cm change to 1 strand each Vivaldi + camel Angora-Tweed and knit this color combination to finished measurements.
At the same time when the piece measures 52-53-54-55-56 cm bind off for armhole at the side edge every other row: 3 sts 1-1-2-2-2 times, 2 sts 1-2-2-3-4 times and 1 st 2 times = 27-28-28-29-30 sts. When the piece measures 69-71-73-75-77 cm knit rib over the 15-16-16-16-16 sts at center back edge - for size S start row with P 1 and the other sizes with K 1, beginning at the center back edge - knit the remaining sts in stockinette st. After 3 rows bind off the 10-11-11-11-11 sts att center back edge for the neck = 17-17-17-18-19 sts remain on shoulder. Continue with the 5 sts at neck edge in rib as established and bind off when the piece measures 72-74-76-78-80 cm.

Right back: Knit the same as the left back, reversing all shaping, and using the following color combinations:
From beginning until piece measures 42-43-44-45-46 cm: 1 strand each Vivaldi + green Angora-Tweed
From 42-43-44-45-46 cm until 48-49-50-51-52 cm: 1 strand each Vivaldi + charcoal Karisma Superwash
From 48-49-50-51-52 cm to finished measurements: 1 strand each Vivaldi + rust Angora-Tweed

Left front: Cast on 41-44-47-50-53 sts on smaller needles with 1 strand Vivaldi + 1 strand brown Angora-Tweed. Knit 4 rows garter st, change to larger needles and stockinette st - but the 5 sts at center front edge are knit as follows for button band (from center front edge): K 1 (edge st knit in garter st throughout), K 1, P 1, K 1, P 1.
Use color pattern as on left back. When the piece measures 25 cm dec at the side as on back = 38-41-44-47-50 sts.
Read the entire next section before knitting:
Armhole: When the piece measures 52-53-54-55-56 cm bind off for armhole at the side as on back = 31-32-32-33-34 sts.
Neck shaping: When the piece measures 55-56-57-58-59 cm dec 1 st for neck inside 5 button band sts every other row (see knitting tips) 14-15-15-15-15 times = 17-17-17-18-19 sts remain on shoulder. Bind off when the piece measures 72-74-76-78-80 cm.

Right front: Knit the same as the left front but with color pattern as on right back. Make buttonholes along button bands as follows:
1 buttonhole = bind off the 3rd st from edge and on the next row, yo over the bound off st.
Make buttonholes when the piece measures:
Size S: 14, 22, 30, 38, 46 and 54 cm.
Size M: 15, 23, 31, 39, 47 and 55 cm.
Size L: 16, 24, 32,.40, 48 and 56 cm.
Size XL: 17, 25, 33, 41, 49 and 57 cm.
Size XXL: 18, 26, 34, 52 and 58 cm.

Right sleeve: Cast on 30-31-32-33-34 sts on smaller needles with 1 strand Vivaldi + 1 strand brown Angora-Tweed. Knit 4 rows garter st, change to larger needles and stockinette st.
Read the entire next section before knitting:
Color pattern:
When sleeve measures 12 cm change to 1 strand each Vivaldi + charcoal grey Karisma Superwash.
When sleeve measures 18 cm Change to 1 strand each Vivaldi + rust Angora-Tweed.
When sleeve measures 25 cm Change to 1 strand each Vivaldi + charcoal grey Karisma.
When the piece measures 32 cm change to 1 strand each Vivaldi + camel Angora-Tweed and knit to finished measurements in this color combination.
Sleeve increases: At the same time, when the piece measures 6 cm inc 1 st at each side every 4-3.5-3-3-2.5 cm a total of 11-12-13-13-15 times = 52-55-58-59-64 sts.
When sleeve measures 49-48-47-45-44 cm bind off for sleeve cap at each side every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 3-3-2-2-2 times and 1 st 1-2-5-8-9 times, then bind off 2 sts at each side until the piece measures 57-57-58-58-58 cm, then bind off 3 sts 1 time at each side. The piece measures approx. 58-58-59-59-59 cm, bind off the remaining sts.

Left sleeve: Cast on with 1 strand each Vivaldi + green Angora-Tweed and knit the same as the right with following color pattern:
When sleeve measures 12 cm change to 1 strand each Vivaldi + charcoal grey Karisma Superwash.
When sleeve measures 18 cm Change to 1 strand each Vivaldi + camel Angora-Tweed.
When sleeve measures 25 cm Change to 1 strand each Vivaldi + charcoal grey Karisma.
When the piece measures 32 cm change to 1 strand each Vivaldi + rust Angora-Tweed and knit to finished measurements in this color combination.

Assembly: Sew back center back using 1 edge st as seam allowance. Sew shoulder seams. Sew in sleeves. Sew sleeve and side seams using edge sts as a seam allowance. Sew on buttons.




SCARF:

Width: approx. 18 cm
Length: approx. 120 cm

Materials: Garnstudio PELLIZA,
100 gr nr 13, khaki.

DROPS 5 mm needles, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.

Gauge: 19 sts in garter st = 10 cm.

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

Scarf: Cast on 35 sts and knit garter st for 120 cm (or to desired length), bind off.




GLOVES:

Sizes: S/M - M/L

Materials: DROPS ANGORA-TWEED from Garnstudio
100-100 gr nr 11, camel.

DROPS 2.5 mm and 3 mm double-pointed needles, or sizes needed to obtain correct gauge.

Gauge: 23 sts x 32 rows on larger needles in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm.

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

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

Right Glove: Cast on 54-58 sts on smaller double-pointed needles; join and place a marker at the join. Knit 2 cm stockinette st (for hem facing). Knit the next row as follows: * K 2 tog, yo *, repeat from * - * (= folding row). Knit 2 cm stockinette st - on the last row dec 8 sts evenly distributed = 46-50 sts. Then knit rib for 4 cm. Change to larger double-pointed needles and knit the next row as follows: 0-1 sts stockinette st, Pattern 1 over 24 sts, 0-1 sts stockinette st (these 24-26 sts = back of hand), 1 st stockinette st for thumb (put a marker in this st), 21-23 sts stockinette st (these sts = palm). Measure the work from here. Continue in pattern as established and when the piece measures 1-2 cm inc 1 st each side of thumb st every 4-3 rows a total of 5-6 times = 56-62 sts - knit the increased sts in stockinette st. Put the 11-13 thumb sts on a st holder. Cast on 1 new st in back of these sts on the next row= 46-50 sts; join sts. Continue on these sts until the piece measures 9-10 cm. Put the 24-26 sts of back of hand on a st holder (= st holder-1) and the 22-24 sts of palm on a second st holder (= st holder-2). Now knit fingers as follows:

Little finger: Pick up 5-5 sts from st holder-1 and 4-5 sts from st holder-2 and cast on 2 new sts towards ring finger = 11-12 sts. Join and knit stockinette st until finger measures 5-6 cm. On the next row K 2 tog across row. Pull a strand of yarn through the remaining sts and fasten. Put all sts from st holders back on needles; join and knit 3 rows keeping pattern as established. Divide and put sts back on st holders.

Ring finger: Pick up 6-7 sts from st holder-1 and 6-6 sts from st holder-2 and cast on 1 st between fingers at each side = 14-15 sts. Join and knit stockinette st until finger measures 7-8 cm. On the next row K 2 tog across row, then pull a strand of yarn through the remaining sts and fasten.

Middle finger: Pick up 7-7 sts from st holder-1 and 6-7 sts from st holder-2 and cast on 1 st between fingers at each side = 15-16 sts. Join and knit stockinette st until finger measures 8-9 cm, then K 2 tog across row. Pull a strand of yarn through the remaining sts and fasten.

Index finger: Pick up the remaining 6-7 sts from st holder-1 and 6-6 sts from st holder-2 and cast on 2 new sts towards middle finger = 14-15 sts. Join and knit stockinette st until finger measures 6-7 cm. On the next row K 2 tog across row. Pull a strand of yarn through the remaining sts and fasten.

Thumb: Put the 11-13 thumb sts on needles, pick up 3-3 sts at back of thumb = 14-16 sts. Join and knit stockinette st until thumb measures 5-6 cm. On the next row K 2 tog across row. Pull a strand of yarn through the remaining sts and fasten.

Assembly: Fold facing at lower edge to wrong side and stitch down. Sew a small st between all the fingers to close.

Knit left glove the same, reversing all shaping.

Diagram

= K on right side, P on wrong side.
= P on right side, K on wrong side.
= Sl 1 as if to knit
= Put 1 st on st holder in back of work, K 1, K 1 from st holder.
= Put 1 st on st holder in front of work, K 1, K 1 from st holder.
= Put 2 sts on st holder in back of work, K 2, K 2 from st holder.
= Put 2 sts on st holder in front of work, K 2, K 2 from st holder.

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