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Arctic Circle Sweater by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS jumper with round yoke and pattern in "Nepal". Size: S - XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no ne-122
Yarn group C
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Materials:
DROPS NEPAL from Garnstudio
400-400-450-450-500-550 g colour no 0517, medium grey
150-150-150-200-200-200 g colour no 0100, off white

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 and 80 cm) SIZE 5 mm - or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 and 80 cm) SIZE 4.5 mm - for rib.

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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PATTERN:
See diagram A.1. Diagram shows all rows in pattern from RS. Work entire pattern in stocking st.

DECREASE TIP:
Dec 1 st before marker as follows: Work until 2 sts remain before marker, slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso.
Dec 1 st after marker as follows: K 2 tog.
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JUMPER:
Worked in the round on circular needle. Cast on 180-200-220-240-268-288 sts on circular needle size 4.5 mm with medium grey. P 1 round. Continue to work rib K 2/P 2. When rib measures 4-4-4-4-5-5 cm, switch to circular needle size 5 mm. K 1 round while AT THE SAME TIME dec 26-34-42-44-48-50 sts evenly = 154-166-178-196-220-238 sts. Insert 1 marker in each side of piece (back piece = 77-83-89-98-110-119 sts, front piece = 77-83-89-98-110-119 sts). Work in stocking st. When piece measures 7 cm, dec - see DECREASE TIP above - 1 st on each side of each marker (= 4 dec sts), repeat dec every 3 cm 3 more times (= 4 times in total) = 138-150-162-180-204-222 sts. When piece measures 22 cm, inc 1 st on each side of each marker (= 4 inc sts), repeat inc every 3-3½-4-4½-5-5½ cm 2 more times (= 3 times in total) = 150-162-174-192-216-234 sts. When piece measures 34-35-36-37-38-39 cm, cast off 6 sts in each side (i.e. 3 sts on each side of each marker) = 138-150-162-180-204-222 sts. Put piece aside.

SLEEVE EDGE:
Worked in the round. Cast on 68-68-68-76-76-76 sts on a circular needle size 4.5 mm with medium grey and work rib K 2/P 2. When piece measures 4 cm, switch to circular needle size 5 mm. K 1 round while AT THE SAME TIME dec 8-8-8-10-10-10 sts evenly = 60-60-60-66-66-66 sts. Insert 1 marker at the beg of round. Continue in stocking st. When piece measures 8 cm, cast off 6 sts mid under sleeve (i.e. 3 sts on each side of marker) = 54-54-54-60-60-60 sts. Put piece aside and knit another sleeve edge the same way.

YOKE:
Slip sleeve edges on to same circular needle size 5 mm as body where armholes were cast off = 246-258-270-300-324-342 sts. Work 0-3-5-7-9-11 rounds in stocking st with medium grey. K 1 round while AT THE SAME TIME dec 12-6-0-12-0-0 sts evenly = 234-252-270-288-324-342 sts. Work and dec according to diagram A.1. When A.1 has been worked vertically, 104-112-120-128-144-152 sts remain on needle. On next round, dec 16-20-24-28-40-44 sts evenly = 88-92-96-100-104-108 sts.

NECK EDGE:
Switch to circular needle size 4.5 mm and work with medium grey. Work rib K 2/P 2 until piece measures 2 cm. Cast off with K over K and P over P.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the opening under the sleeves.

Diagram

= medium grey
= off white
= K 2 tog
= slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso


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