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Eva Sweater by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS jumper with lace pattern and ¾ sleeves in "Alpaca" and "Kid-Silk". Size: S - XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no z-647
Yarn group A + A
Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 110-112-126-136-148-162 cm / 43½”-44”-49½”-53½”-58”-63¾”
Full length: 60-62-64-66-68-70 cm / 23 5/8’’-24 3/8’’-25¼’’-26’’-26¾’’-27½’’

DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
250-250-300-300-350-400 g color no 9020, light pearl gray
And use:
DROPS KID-SILK from Garnstudio
100-125-125-125-150-175 g color no 01, off white

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm / 32’’) SIZE 5 mm / US 8 – or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stockinette st with 1 strand of each yarn = 10 x 10 cm / 4’’ x 4’’.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm / 32’’) SIZE 4 mm / US 6 – for edges in garter st.

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

See diagrams A.1 and A.2. The diagrams show all rows in pattern seen from RS. NOTE! See diagram for size!

When neck dec beg, continue lines with holes that have been started, but do not beg new lines with holes. NOTE: Adjust to not dec for neck on the first 4 rows of diagram A.1/A.2.

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

Worked back and forth on circular needle.
Cast on 93-95-107-115-125-137 sts on circular needle size 4 mm / US 6 with 1 strand of each yarn (= 2 strands). Work 2 ridges in GARTER ST - see explanation above. Switch to circular needle size 5 mm / US 8. Work as follows from RS: 2-2-3-2-2-2 sts in stockinette st, diagram A.2 - see explanation above - over the next 44-45-50-55-60-66 sts (= 4-5-5-5-6-6 repetitions in width), 1 st in stockinette st, diagram A.1 over the next 44-45-50-55-60-66 sts (= 4-5-5-5-6-6 repetitions in width) and finish with 2-2-3-2-2-2 sts in stockinette st. Pattern A.1/A.2 is displaced out to the 2-2-3-2-2-2 sts in the side worked in stockinette st until finished measurements. Work 1 new repetition of A.1/A.2 vertically every 22nd-18th-20th-22nd-20th-22nd row.
Work like this until piece measures 45-46-47-48-49-50 cm / 17¾’’-18’’-18½’’-19’’-19¼’’-19¾’’.
Then bind off 1-1-1-2-2-4 sts for armhole in each side = 91-93-105-111-121-129 sts. Continue pattern but work the outermost 5 sts in each side in stockinette st until finished measurements.
When piece measures 57-59-61-63-65-67 cm / 22½’’-23¼’’-24’’-24¾’’-25½’’-26 3/8’’ – read KNITTING TIP, work 1 ridge in garter st over the middle 27-27-29-29-29-29 sts (= 32-33-38-41-46-50 sts on each side), work the other sts as before.
Then bind off the middle 23-23-25-25-25-25 sts for neck = 34-35-40-43-48-52 sts remaining on each shoulder.
Now finish each shoulder separately.
Continue with garter st over the 2 outermost sts towards neck, pattern and 5 sts in stockinette st.
When piece measures 59-61-63-65-67-69 cm / 23¼’’-24’’-24¾’’-25½’’-26 3/8’’-27 1/8’’, work 2 rows in stockinette st with 2 sts in garter st in each side of neck.
Bind off. Piece measures 60-62-64-66-68-70 cm / 23 5/8’’-24 3/8’’-25¼’’-26’’-26¾’’-27½’’.

Worked back and forth on circular needle.
Cast on and work as back piece.
When piece measures 47-49-50-52-54-55 cm / 18½”-19¼”-19¾”-20½”-21¼”-21½”, work 1 ridge in garter st over the middle 5 sts (= 43-44-50-53-58-62 sts on each side), work the other sts as before. Then bind off the one middle st in garter st and finish each shoulder separately - Remember Knitting tip.
Continue to work in garter st over the 2 outermost sts towards the neck, pattern and 5 sts in stockinette st, AT THE SAME TIME on next row from RS dec 1 st for neck inside the 2 sts in garter st - read DECREASE TIP, repeat dec on every row from RS 10-10-11-11-11-11 more times (= 11-11-12-12-12-12 times in total) = 34-35-40-43-48-52 sts remain on the shoulder.
Bind off when piece measures 60-62-64-66-68-70 cm / 23 5/8’’-24 3/8’’-25¼’’-26’’-26¾’’-27½’’.

Worked back and forth on circular needle.
Cast on 42-42-44-48-48-50 sts on circular needle size 4 mm / US 6 with 1 strand of each yarn (= 2 strands). Work 2 ridges in garter st. Switch to circular needle size 5 mm / US 8 and work in stockinette st.
When piece measures 3 cm / 1’’, inc 1 st in each side, repeat inc every 7-6-4-4-3-3 cm / 2¾”-2 3/8”-1½”-1½”-1 1/8”-1 1/8”, 4-5-6-6-8-8 more times (= 5-6-7-7-9-9 times in total) = 52-54-58-62-66-68 sts. Work in stockinette st until piece measures 35-35-33-32-30-29 cm / 13¾”-13¾”-13”-12½”-11¾”-11½”.
Bind off. Knit another sleeve.

Sew the shoulder seams. Sew in sleeves. Sew sleeve and side seam in outer loop of edge sts.


All measurements in charts are in cm.

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

Sylvie 21.11.2018 - 14:16:

Bonjour. Je ne comprends pas la phrase " les points fantaisie A1/A2 de décalent sur le côté de 2 m. 1 nouveau rapport A1/A2 en hauteur tous les 22 rgs" alors que le diagramme ne comporte que 20 rgs. Merci pour votre réponse

DROPS Design 21.11.2018 kl. 16:09:

Bonjour Sylvie, pour continuer les diagonales logiquement, vous allez décaler les motifs sur le côté - vous ne pourrez répéter les motifs en hauteur qu'après un total de 22 rangs - continuez simplement à tricoter le point ajouré pour que les diagonales se prolongent. Bon tricot!

Evelyn Letourneau 15.10.2018 - 04:26:

I do not understand the wording "displacing yo k2tog as before when completing the diagram.

DROPS Design 15.10.2018 kl. 10:57:

Dear Mrs Letourneau, continue working the diagrams so that the eyelet will make a diagonal = start to work K2 tog, YO 1 stitch before previous row (as in diagram A.2) and make the YO 1 stitch after the previous YO from previous row in A.1 (as in diagram) so that the eyelet will continue on a same diagonal line. Happy knititng!

Carmen Ruiz Oppitz 23.01.2018 - 21:37:

Hola, me encantan las labores que tenéis, en especial los jerseys, pero, ¿no podrías poner las explicaciones con agujas que no sean circulares?.

Mercedes 03.04.2017 - 06:53:

Hola. Estoy haciendo la talla M. No entiendo como seguir en la vuelta siguiente a haber completado por primera vez los patrones A2 y A1 Muchas gracias!

DROPS Design 14.04.2017 kl. 12:29:

Hola Mercedes. Los diagramas A.1/A.2 tienen que desplazarse. Para eso tenemos que comenzar y terminar las repeticiones nuevas de los diagramas con 2 puntos más ( para la talla M), es decir, la 2ª repetición comienza con 4 pts y termina con 4 puntos.

Viktoria 25.08.2016 - 23:25:

Liebes Drops-Team, ich stricke gerade dieses Modell in dunkelbraun und bin von der Garnkombi Alpaca + Alpaca Kid Silk absolut begeistert. Beide Garne gehören zur Garngruppe A und ich frage mich, ob ich auch Strickstücke, die bei Ihnen unter Garngruppe C gelistet sind, mit dieser Kombi stricken könnte. Denn A+A ergibt ja C . Oder muss ich dabei etwas beachten? Ich würde nämlich gerne mehr Modelle mit dieser edlen Garnkombi stricken. Viele Grüße Viktoria

DROPS Design 27.08.2016 kl. 15:07:

Liebe Victoria, genau, Sie können die Modelle von Garngruppe C durch A+A (also z.B. Alpaca und Kid-Silk) ersetzen. Machen Sie in jedem Fall aber jeweils eine Maschenprobe.

Michelle 15.05.2016 - 19:15:

Kære DROPS. Jeg strikker denne til min mor i str. XL. Der skal påbegyndes ny mønsterrapport for hver 22. p. Det står både i opskrift OG under rettelser. Men der er stadig kun 20 i højden i følge diagrammet. Hvad skal jeg gøre på hhv. p. 21 og 22? Jeg kan se at andre har spurgt om det samme, men jeg kan ikke se forskel på rettelserne og på opskriften.. Håber I vil hjælpe :)

DROPS Design 27.05.2016 kl. 14:47:

Hej Michelle. Det du gör er at du bliver ved med at forskyde mönstret - altsaa slaa om/2 r sammen flytter hele tiden 1 maske til venstre i A.1 og til höjre i A.2. I pinde 21-22 starter du med en ny rapport, saa det vil sige du faar 9 r i mellem hvert hulmönster. Haaber du forstaar hvad jeg mener.

Sumaya 22.03.2016 - 22:38:

Re, ou alors le diagramme se lit de droite à gauche et non de gauche à droite ?

DROPS Design 23.03.2016 kl. 08:43:

Bonjour Sumaya, on lit les diagrammes en commençant dans le coin en bas, de droite à gauche sur l'endroit, et de gauche à droite sur l'envers. Bon tricot!

Sumaya 22.03.2016 - 22:33:

Bonjour, sur les explications il est ecrit qu'il faut faire le diagramme A.2 puis A.1 etes vous sur que ce n'est pas l'inverse ? Car en faisant A.2 puis A.1 mes "triangles" vont vers le haut et non vers le bas comme sur la photo. De plus, il est précisé de recommencer l'opération tous les 18 rangs, je fais la taille M et votre diagramme ne va que jusqu'au rang 16, que dois-je faire au rang 17 et 18 . Merci beaucoup !

DROPS Design 23.03.2016 kl. 08:28:

Bonjour Sumaya, on doit bien commencer par A.2 (diag. vers la droite) puis A.1 (diag. vers la gauche), on a ainsi une "pointe" au milieu et les diagonales partiront comme sur la photo. Après avoir tricoté 1 fois les diagrammes en hauteur, continuez à décaler les jours (1 dim, 1 jeté) et (1 jeté, 1 dim) comme avant, vous n'aurez suffisamment de mailles pour tricoter un nouveau motif en largeur qu'à partir du rang 18. Bon tricot:

Sum 01.03.2016 - 10:28:

Bonjour, je ne comprend pas cette phrase : "Rabattre ensuite 1 mailles pour l'emmanchure de chaque côté" Je dois rabattre une seule maille en début et fin de rang? Ou bien au début du rang endroit puis au début du rang arrière? Cette opération ne se réalise que une seule fois ?

DROPS Design 01.03.2016 kl. 13:30:

Bonjour Mme Sum, on rabat ensuite 1 m de chaque côté = on va rabattre 1 m au début de chaque rang de chaque côté (= 2 m rabattues au total, 1 de chaque côté de l'ouvrage: la 1ère en début de rang sur l'endroit, l'autre, au début du rang suivant sur l'envers). Bon tricot!

Ria 20.02.2016 - 15:25:

I have started the pattern for small size but i can't understand what we do when we finish the chart vertically (20 rows). Which are 21 and 22 row? And then i begin the patern from the row1? I have to replace A2 pattern with A1 and A1over the A2 when i start the pattern for second time?

DROPS Design 22.02.2016 kl. 09:35:

Dear Ria, on next row after diagram, work 2 more rows with displacing YO,K2 tog as before and then after row 22 you can start a new repetition of diagram on each side (there are not enough sts before to work row 1 in diagram for the new repetitions). Happy knitting!

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