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By The Lake by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS jumper with textured pattern in 1 strand ”Cloud” or 2 strands ”Brushed Alpaca Silk”. Size: S - XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no co-002
Yarn group E or C + C
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 84-90-98-110-120-134 cm / 33"-35½"-38½"-43½"-47 1/4"-52 3/4"
Full length: 80-83-86-89-92-95 cm / 31½''-32¾''-33 7/8''-35''-36¼''-37 3/8''

Materials:
DROPS CLOUD from Garnstudio
550-650-700-750-850-900 g color no 03, pearl gray
Or use:
DROPS BRUSHED ALPACA SILK from Garnstudio
325-375-400-450-500-525 g color no 02, light gray

DROPS CIRCULAR NEELDE size 8 mm / US 11 (60 or 80 cm / 24'' or 32'') - or size needed to get 11 sts x 15 rows in stockinette st with 1 strand Cloud or 2 strands Brushed Alpaca Silk = 4'' x 4'' (10 x 10 cm).
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE size 7 mm / US 10.75 (60 or 80 cm / 24'' or 32'') - for garter st.

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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GARTER ST (back and forth on needle):
K all rows. 1 ridge = K2 rows.

DECREASE TIP:
All dec are done from RS.
Dec 1 st at beg of row as follows: 1 edge st in garter st, slip next st as if to K, K 1, psso.
Dec 1 st at end of row as follows: Work until 3 sts remain on needle, K the next 2 sts tog, 1 edge st in garter st.

PATTERN:
See diagram A.1-A.4, diagrams show all rows in pattern seen from RS.

INCREASE TIP:
Inc 1 st by making 1 YO, on next row work YO twisted to avoid holes.
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BACK PIECE:
Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 62-66-72-76-86-90 sts (includes 1 edge st in each side) on circular needle size 7 mm / US 10.75 with 1 strand Cloud or 2 strands Brushed Alpaca Silk. Work 3 ridges in GARTER ST - see explanation above. Switch to circular needle size 8 mm / US 11. Work as follows from RS: 1 edge st in garter st, A.2 (= 7 sts) 4-4-5-5-6-6 times in width, stockinette st over the next 4-8-0-4-0-4 sts, A.1 (= 7 sts) 4-4-5-5-6-6 times in width, 1 edge st in garter st. Work edge sts in the sides in garter st until finished measurements. REMEMBER THE GAUGE! Repeat displacement in A.1-A.2 vertically until displacement meet mid back. When piece measures 12 cm / 4¾'', dec 1 st inside 1 edge st in each side - READ DECREASE TIP. Repeat dec every 7-7½-7-8½-6½-9 cm / 2 3/4"-2 7/8"-2 3/4"-3 1/4"-2½"-3½" 6-6-7-6-8-6 more times = 48-52-56-62-68-76 sts. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 50-51-52-53-54-55 cm / 19¾''-20''-20½''-21''-21¼''-21 5/8'', adjust so that 1 whole or half repetition of A.1-A.2 has been worked, work A.4 over A.2 and A.3 over A.1 until finished measurements. When piece measures 61-63-65-67-69-71 cm / 24''-24¾''-25½''-26 3/8''-27 1/8''-28'', bind off for armholes at the beg of every row in each side as follows: bind off 3 sts 0-0-1-1-1-1 time, 2 sts 1-1-1-1-2-3 times, and 1 st 2-3-1-3-3-4 times = 40-42-44-46-48-50 sts. When piece measures 78-81-84-87-90-93 cm / 30 3/4"-32"-33"-34 1/4"-35½"-36½", bind off the middle 14-14-14-16-16-16 sts for neck and finish each shoulder separately. On next row from the neck, bind off 1 st = 12-13-14-14-15-16 sts remain for shoulder. Loosely bind off all sts when piece measures 80-83-86-89-92-95 cm / 31½''-32¾''-33 7/8''-35''-36¼''-37 3/8''.

FRONT PIECE:
Cast on and work as back piece. When piece measures 72-75-76-79-80-83 cm / 28½"-29½"-30"-31"-31½"-32 3/4", slip the middle 10-10-10-12-12-12 sts on a stitch holder for neck and finish each shoulder separately. Then bind off on every row from neck as follows: 2 sts 1 times and 1 st 1 time = 12-13-14-14-15-16 sts remain for shoulder. Loosely bind off all sts when piece measures 80-83-86-89-92-95 cm / 31½''-32¾''-33 7/8''-35''-36¼''-37 3/8''.

SLEEVE:
Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 26-26-30-30-34-34 sts (includes 1 edge st in each side) on circular needle size 7 mm / US 10.75 with 1 strand Cloud or 2 strands Brushed Alpaca Silk. Work 3 ridges. Switch to circular needle size 8 mm / US 11. Then work in stockinette st with 1 edge st in garter st in each side. When piece measures 9 cm / 3½'', inc 1 st - Read INCREASE TIP - inside 1 edge st in each side. Repeat inc every 6½-4½-5-4½-5-4 cm / 2 7/8"-1 3/4"-2"-1 3/4"-2"-1½" 6-8-7-8-7-8 times in total = 38-42-44-46-48-50 sts. When piece measures 47-46-45-44-43-43 cm / 18½"-18"-17 3/4"-17 1/4"-17"-17" (shorter measurements in the larger sizes because of longer sleeve cap), bind off at beg of every row in each side for sleeve cap as follows: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 3-3-4-5-6-5 times. Then bind off 2 sts in each side until piece measures approx. 56 cm / 22'', then bind off 3 sts 1 time in each side. Bind off the remaining sts, the piece measures approx. 57 cm / 22½''.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew right shoulder seam.

NECK EDGE:
Worked back and forth on needle. Pick up 50 to 60 sts (includes sts on stitch holder) on circular needle size 7 mm / US 10.75 with 1 strand Cloud or 2 strands Brushed Alpaca Silk. Work 2 ridges. Bind off.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew left shoulder seam and neck edge. Sew in the sleeves in outer loops of edge sts. Sew sleeve and side seams in one inside 1 edge st.

Diagram

= P from RS, K from WS
= K from RS, P from WS


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