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Knitted DROPS jumper in garter st with dropped sts in ”Verdi” or "Melody". Size: S - XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no ve-034
Yarn group D
Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
DROPS VERDI from Garnstudio
350 g for all sizes in colour no 09, turquoise
(Jumper weighs approx. 160-180-190-210-230-260 g.)

Or use:
DROPS MELODY from Garnstudio
200-200-200-250-250-300 g in colour no 08, petrol

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 or 80 cm) SIZE 8 mm - or size needed to get 12 sts x 14 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm, and 10 sts lace pattern = width 10 cm.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 or 80 cm) SIZE 7 mm - for edges in garter st.

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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. 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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48% Acrylic, 20% Wool, 17% Polyester, 15% Mohair
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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.
GARTER ST (back and forth on circular needle):
K all rows. 1 ridge = 2 rows K.

See diagram A.1. Diagram shows all rows in pattern seen from RS.
NOTE: On 3rd and 11th row in diagram (rows with dropped sts) make 2 YOs on needle after edge st to beg and end with 2 YOs inside edge st in each side (slip all YOs off the needle on next row).
On back piece beg pattern on row marked with arrow in diagram.

DECREASE TIP (applies to neckline):
Dec inside 4 sts in garter st. All dec are done from RS!
Dec after 4 sts in garter st as follows: Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso.
Dec as follows before 4 sts in garter st: K 2 tog.

The piece is worked back and forth on circular needle because of no of sts.
LOOSELY cast on 62-66-70-76-80-86 sts on circular needle size 7 mm with Verdi or Melody and work 2 ridges in GARTER ST - see explanation above (1st row = RS). Switch to circular needle size 8 mm and work next row from RS as follows: 3 edge sts in garter st, PATTERN according to diagram A.1 (- see explanation above, on back piece beg pattern on row marked with arrow in diagram) until 3 sts remain and finish with 3 edge sts in garter st. Continue the pattern like this. When piece measures 12-12-13-13-14-14 cm, insert 1 marker in each side (marks height of vent). Continue the pattern with 1 edge st in garter st in each side. When piece measures 50-51-52-53-54-55 cm, work in stocking st until finished measurements BUT on 1st row from RS inc 14-14-16-16-18-18 sts evenly = 76-80-86-92-98-104 sts. When piece measures 62-63-64-65-66-67 cm, cast off 1 st in each side for armhole = 74-78-84-90-96-102 sts. When piece measures 74-76-78-80-82-84 cm, work 2 ridges over the middle 18-18-20-20-22-22 sts (work the other sts as before). On next row after the 2 ridges, cast off the middle 10-10-12-12-14-14 sts for neck and finish each shoulder separately. Continue to dec 1 st on the next row from neck - READ DECREASE TIP = 31-33-35-38-40-43 sts remain on the shoulder. Work in stocking st with 4 sts in garter st towards the neck until piece measures 78-80-82-84-86-88 cm and loosely cast off. Repeat on the other shoulder.

Cast on and work as back piece but beg A.1 on 1st row in diagram (not on row marked with arrow in diagram). When piece measures approx. 6-6-7-7-8-8 cm, insert 1 marker in each side – adjust so that markers are inserted on same row in pattern as on back piece (marker marks height of vent, front piece is shorter than back piece). Continue pattern with 1 edge st in garter st in each side. When piece measures approx. 44-45-46-47-48-49 cm - adjust to finish on same row in pattern as on back piece, work in stocking st until finished measurements BUT on 1st row from RS inc 14-14-16-16-18-18 sts evenly = 76-80-86-92-98-104 sts. Work in stocking st until piece measures 49-51-51-53-53-55 cm. On next row from RS work in garter st over the middle 8 sts (work the other sts as before). Repeat this on the next 3 rows (= 4 times in total), piece measures approx. 52-54-54-56-56-58 cm. Now divide for v-neck by slipping the first 38-40-43-46-49-52 sts on a stitch holder.

= 38-40-43-46-49-52 sts. Continue in stocking st but work the outermost 4 sts towards mid front + edge st in the side in garter st. AT THE SAME TIME on next row from RS beg dec for v-neck and dec as follows – READ DECREASE TIP: Dec 1 st every 4th row (i.e. every other row from RS) a total of 6-6-7-7-8-8 times. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 56-57-58-59-60-61 cm, cast off 1 st in the side for armhole. After all dec for armhole and neck, 31-33-35-38-40-43 sts remain on needle for shoulder. Work in stocking st with 4 sts in garter st towards the neck until piece measures 72-74-76-78-80-82 cm and loosely cast off.

Slip the stitches on the stitch holder back on circular needle size 8 mm and work as right side but reversed.

Cast on 38-40-44-46-48-50 sts on circular needle size 8 mm with Verdi or Melody and work in garter st back and forth until piece measures 21-20-19-18-17-16 cm (shorter measurements in the larger sizes because of wider shoulders), loosely cast off. Knit another sleeve.

Sew the shoulder seams. Sew in the sleeves inside 1 edge st. Sew side and underarm seams in one in front loop of outermost st so that the seam is flat down to marker at the vent.


= K from RS, P from WS
= K from WS
= 2 YOs, on next row slip YOs off the needle (= dropped sts)

Aissela Laudo 02.04.2019 - 21:12:

Finito il lavoro in Melody. Lavoro molto allungato e "lasso già appena finito, forse avrò lavorato morbido. Capo deformato in breve tempo, ottimo x stare in casa...

Aissela Laudo 02.11.2018 - 16:33:

Scusate, indendevo da quando si è intrecciare 1 m. a ogni lato per lo scalfo . Grazir

Aissela Laudo 02.11.2018 - 16:00:

Il numero delle maglie della manica ( nella taglia S 38:2 perché mezze x davanti e mezze dietro=19maglie ) deve essere lo stesso delle righe del davanti dietro da quando si è intrecciata una maglia x scollo fino a compresa l ultima? Perché forse ho sbagliato. Qui ho 21 maglie.....

DROPS Design 02.11.2018 kl. 19:20:

Buonasera Aissela. Se la tensione del suo lavoro è corretta, seguendo le indicazioni del testo ottiene le misure giuste per la manica. Buon lavoro!

Aissela Laudo 24.05.2018 - 22:36:

Vi chiedo di indicarmi il metodo migliore (o quello utilizzato da chi ha fatto il modello) per effettuare gli aumenti di 14 maglie sul dietro . Secondo me il gettato crea un buco troppo grande. Ho bisogno di indicazioni precise grazieee

DROPS Design 25.05.2018 kl. 07:32:

Buongiorno Aissela, può aumentare lavorando 2 maglie nella stessa maglia. Buon lavoro!

Manja 21.05.2017 - 19:29:

Hallo, für die Größe 38/40 reichen da 4 Knäule MELODY aus? Danke

DROPS Design 22.05.2017 kl. 09:08:

Liebe Manja, In die Größe S, M und L braucht man je 200 g Melody, dh 4 Knäuel. Viel Spaß beim stricken!

Gabi Berndsen 05.07.2015 - 18:55:

Super. Fertig. Habe aber noch viel Wolle über

Lene Maigaard 28.01.2015 - 22:02:

Drops Verdi turkis kan ikke købes mere, hvilken garntype kan der bruges i stedet?

DROPS Design 29.01.2015 kl. 14:32:

Hej Lene. Vi har paa nuvaerende tidspunkt ikke noget lignende garn som alternativ til Verdi. Du kan altid pröve dobbelt traad Brushed Alpaca Silk, men saa faar du ikke farveovergangene. Du kan ogsaa kontakte din DROPS butik og faa hjaelp til at finde et alternativ

Trudy Koster 05.01.2015 - 17:21:

Wil graag trui breien,maar kan niet met rond brei nl overweg .kunt u mij een richt lijn geven voor breien op 2 nld Dank Trudy

DROPS Design 06.01.2015 kl. 16:43:

Hoi Trudy. Dit model wordt heen en weer gebreid op de nld, u kunt dan ook rechte naalden gebruiken, zonder het patroon aan te passen. Maar let op dat je ruimte hebt voor alle steken.

Nashwaahmed 10.04.2014 - 21:36:

What does "vent" mean ?

DROPS Design 11.04.2014 kl. 08:48:

Dear Mrs Nashwaahmed, Vents are the side slits, i.e. the parts both side where front & back piece won't be sewn. Happy knitting!

Fred 06.03.2013 - 16:42:

Modèle vraiment très très large, qui ne tombe pas bien si on a de la poitrine. Déçue par le rendu......par contre, joli coloris !!!!

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