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DROPS 74-1 by DROPS Design

DROPS Pullover in Passion and Muskat.

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Sizes: S - M - L - XL

Finished measurements:
Bust: 88-98-106-114 cm [34-5/8" - 38-5/8" - 41.75" - 44-7/8"]
Waist: 74-82-92-100 cm [29-1/8" - 32.25" - 36.25" - 39-3/8"]

Materials: DROPS PASSION
60% merino wool, 25% viscose, 15% nylon, 50 g./100 m./109 yards
250-250-300-300 gr nr 06, pink.
and use: DROPS MUSKAT
100% mercerized Egyptian cotton, 50 g./100 m./109 yards
50-100-100-100 gr nr 05, light pink

Alternate yarns for Muskat:
* DROPS KARISMA SUPERWASH, 100% superwash wool, 50 g/110 m/120 yards
* DROPS BOMULL-LIN, 53% Egyptian cotton, 47% linen, 50 g./85 m./93 yds
* DROPS DEN-M-NIT, 100% Egyptian cotton, 50 g/92 m./100 yds

DROPS 6 mm [US 10] and 7 mm [US 10½] needles, or sizes needed to obtain correct gauge.
DROPS 4 mm [US F] crochet hook, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.

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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. 5 ft 7 in and uses size S or M. If you are making a sweater, 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 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.
Gauge: 14 sts x 19 rows with Passion on larger needles in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm.

Knitting tip: Passion has a tendency to twist when knitting. For best results, untwist the yarn as you go along.

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

Stripe Patterns: The Stripe Patterns are knit entirely in stockinette st. NOTE: In the Patterns, Passion is measured in CM and Muskat in number of ROWS.

Stripe Pattern 1:
* 6 cm Passion, 2 rows Muskat,
4 cm Passion, 4 rows Muskat,
10 cm Passion, 2 rows Muskat,
8 cm Passion, 4 rows Muskat,
4 cm Passion, 2 rows Muskat,
3 cm Passion, 2 rows Muskat *, repeat from * - *.

Stripe Pattern 2:
* 10 cm Passion, 2 rows Muskat,
3 cm Passion, 2 rows Muskat,
6 cm Passion, 2 rows Muskat,
4 cm Passion, 4 rows Muskat,
8 cm Passion, 2 rows Muskat *, repeat from * - *.

Stripe Pattern 3:
* 3 cm Passion, 2 rows Muskat,
6 cm Passion, 2 rows Muskat,
4 cm Passion, 4 rows Muskat,
10 cm Passion, 2 rows Muskat,
8 cm Passion, 4 rows Muskat *, repeat from * - *.

Measuring tips: The measurements on the diagram and in the Stripe Patterns show the garment measured as worn, not lying flat.

Decreasing tips (for neck):
Make decs inside 3 sts knit as follows from edge: K 1 (edge st knit in garter st throughout), K 1, P 1.
All decs are made on right side rows:
Dec 1 st after the 3 sts: sl 1, K 1, psso.
Dec 1 st before the 3 sts: K 2 tog.

Front: Cast on 54-60-66-72 sts on smaller needles with Passion. Knit 2 rows garter st. Change to larger needles and stockinette st and follow Stripe Pattern 1 - see instructions above.
When the piece measures 7 cm inc 1 st at each side every 5 cm a total of 5 times = 64-70-76-82 sts.

Read the entire next section before knitting:

Armhole: When the piece measures 33-34-34-35 cm bind off for armhole at each side every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 0-1-2-3 times and 1 st 4 times.

Neck: At the same time when the piece measures 35-36-37-38 cm bind off the 2 center sts - bind off with purl sts from right side. Put sts for the left side of the garment on a st holder and continue with the right side.

Right side: Knit the 3 sts at neck edge as follows (right side rows) beginning at neck edge: K 1 (edge st knit in garter st throughout), K 1, P 1. On wrong side rows, knit the 3 sts at the end of the row (at neck edge) as follows: K 1, P 1, K 1 (edge st knit in garter st throughout).
Continue to follow Stripe Pattern 1 and shaping armhole, and at the same time dec 1 st at neck edge (inside the 3 edge sts) every 4 rows 6-7-7-8 times - see knitting tips = 18-18-19-19 sts remain on shoulder. Bind off when the piece measures 52-54-56-58 cm.

Left side: Put sts from st holder back on needles and knit the same as the right side, but following Stripe Pattern 2 (the pattern will be different on each side). Note: start the first row from center front, pick up 1 st in the first bound off st from previous row and knit together with the first st on needle. This is the lower edge of the V-neck.

Back: Cast on and knit the same as the front, following Stripe Pattern 1 for entire back. Shape armholes as on front = 50-52-54-56 sts. When the piece measures 49-51-53-55 cm knit 2 rows garter st over the center 14-16-16-18 sts. On the next row bind off the center 12-14-14-16 sts for the neck. Knit the 3 sts at each side of neck the same as on the front and dec 1 st at each neck edge on the next row - see knitting tips! Bind off the remaining 18-18-19-19 sts on each shoulder when the piece measures 52-54-56-58 cm.

Right Sleeve: Cast on 30-32-34-36 sts on smaller needles with Passion. Knit 2 rows garter st. Change to larger needles and follow Stripe Pattern 3 to finished measurements. At the same time when the piece measures 6 cm inc 1 st at each side every 2.5-2-2-1.5 cm a total of 10-11-12-13 times = 50-54-58-62 sts. When sleeve measures 33-31-30-30 cm
bind off for sleeve cap at each side every other row: 3 sts 1-1-1-1 time, 2 sts 3-3-3-4 times, 1 st 1-2-2-2 times, then 2 sts at each side until the piece measures 40-40-40-41 cm and then bind off 3 sts 1 time. The piece measures approx. 41-41-41-42 cm, bind off the remaining sts.

Left Sleeve: Knit the same as the right sleeve but follow Stripe Pattern 2 to finished measurements.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Sew in sleeves. Sew sleeve and side seams using edge sts as a seam allowance. Crochet around the lower edge of the sleeves with Muskat as follows: 1 sc, *ch 6, fasten with 1 sc in the next knitted st * repeat from * - * around the sleeves, finish with 1 sl st in 1st sc.

Diagram

All measurements in charts are in cm.


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