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Take It Easy by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS jumper in garter st with round yoke, worked top down in "Alpaca". Size: S - XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no z-677
Yarn group A
Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
300-350-400-400-450-500 g colour no 2925, rust

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) SIZE 3 mm - or size needed to get 24 sts x 32 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) SIZE 2.5 mm - for edges in garter st.
DROPS MOTHER-OF-PEARL BUTTON NO 521: 3-3-3-4-4-4 pieces

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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 needle):
K all rows. 1 ridge = 2 rows K.

GARTER ST (in the round on circular needle/double pointed needles): * K 1 round and P 1 round *, repeat from *-*. 1 ridge = 2 rounds.

Inc 1 st by making a YO. On next row K YO twisted (i.e. work in back loop of st instead of front) to avoid holes.

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.

Dec for buttonholes in band sts on left shoulder. 1 buttonhole = K tog third and fourth st from edge and make 1 YO.
Dec for buttonholes when piece measures (measured from cast-on edge):
SIZE S: 1, 8 and 15 cm
SIZE M: 1, 9 and 17 cm
SIZE L: 1, 9 and 17 cm
SIZE XL: 1, 7, 13 and 19 cm
SIZE XXL: 1, 8, 15 and 22 cm
SIZE XXXL: 1, 8, 15 and 22 cm

The piece is worked top down.

Worked back and forth on circular needle. Cast on 114-118-122-126-130-134 sts (incl 6 band sts in one side of piece) on circular needle size 3 mm with Alpaca. Work 1 ridge in GARTER ST - see explanation above. Insert 8 markers in piece from RS as follows: K 6, insert 1st marker, K 20 (= sleeve), insert 2nd marker, K 5, insert 3rd marker, K 24-26-28-30-32-34 (= back piece), insert 4th marker, K 5, insert 5th marker, K 20 (= sleeve), insert 6th marker, K 5, insert 7th marker, K 23-25-27-29-31-33, insert 8th marker, finish with K 6 band sts (= front piece). REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! Now work piece in garter st.
Remember BUTTONHOLES - see explanation above. Then inc 1 st – READ INCREASE TIP, after 1st-3rd-5th and 7th marker and before 2nd-4th-6th and 8th marker (= 8 sts inc). Repeat inc every 4th row 20-22-23-24-26-28 more times. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 4-3-2-2-2-1½ cm, inc as follows: Inc 4 sts evenly on back piece, 1 st on each sleeve and 4 sts evenly on front piece (= 10 sts inc). Repeat inc every 4-3-2-2-2-1½ cm 3-5-7-9-9-11 more times. When all inc are done there are 322-362-394-426-446-486 sts on needle. Piece measures approx. 18-19-20-21-23-24 cm.

Work next row as follows from RS: Cast off the first 6 sts, slip the next 66-72-76-80-84-90 sts on a stitch holder for sleeve, cast on 10-10-10-12-12-12 new sts, insert 1 marker in the middle of the new sts, K 92-106-118-130-136-150 sts, slip the next 66-72-76-80-84-90 sts on a stitch holder for sleeve, cast on 10-10-10-12-12-12 new sts, insert 1 marker in the middle of the new sts, work the next 92-106-118-130-136-150 sts = 204-232-256-284-296-324 sts. NOW MEASURE PIECE FROM HERE!

Work piece in the round on circular needle in stocking st. When piece measures 4 cm, dec 1 st on each side of markers in the side - READ DECREASE TIP (= 4 sts dec). Repeat dec every 8-4-4-3-7-10 cm 3-6-7-9-4-3 more times = 188-204-224-244-276-308 sts. When piece measures 36-37-38-39-39-40 cm, switch to circular needle size 2.5 mm. Work 5 ridges –see explanations above. Cast off.

Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Slip the 66-72-76-80-84-90 sts from stitch holder back on double pointed needles size 3 mm. Cast on 10-10-10-12-12-12 new sts under sleeve, insert 1 marker in the middle of the new sts = 76-82-86-92-96-102 sts. Work in stocking st. When piece measures 4 cm, dec 1 st on each side of marker. Repeat dec every 4-3-2½-2-2-1½ cm 9-12-13-15-16-18 more times = 56-56-58-60-62-64 sts. Work in stocking st until piece measures 44-44-43-43-42-42 cm. Switch to double pointed needles size 2.5 mm. Work in garter st. Cast off when piece measures 47-47-46-46-45-45 cm (shorter measurements in the larger sizes because of wider shoulders). Work the other sleeve the same way.

Sew tog under sleeves. Place band on the back of yoke and fasten. Sew on buttons.


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Catherine 02.05.2018 - 17:54:

Bonjour, mon échantillon est de 18 mailles 24 rangs sur 10x10cm Comment puis je recalculer les données? Catherine

DROPS Design 03.05.2018 kl. 09:00:

Bonjour Catherine, ce modèle a été écrit pour une laine plus fine, il peut être plus simple de rechercher un modèle qui convient à votre échantillon. Pour toute assistance complémentaire, merci de contacter le magasin où vous avez acheté votre laine (même par mail ou téléphone). Bon tricot!

Gaëlle MAIGA 05.12.2017 - 17:26:

Bonjour, j'ai un doute: pour poser les marqueurs, on les pose de droite à gauche sur l'endroit, de manière à tricoter et à faire les jetés au 3ème rang dans l'ordre des marqueurs? Et du coup, si tel est le cas et que j'ai bien compris, la bande de boutonnage est à gauche en fin de rang sur l'endroit? Dans ce cas, on fait les boutonnières sur l'envers? Merci pour votre réponse!

DROPS Design 06.12.2017 kl. 08:57:

Bonjour Mme Maiga, les marqueurs se placent effectivement en comptant les mailles sur l'endroit à partir du début du rang. Les boutonnières sont sur la bordure de l'épaule gauche = en début de rang sur l'endroit (on tricote de haut en bas, c'est-à-dire en commençant par l'épaule gauche et en terminant par le devant), pour les avoir sur le devant, vous pouvez les faire en début de rang sur l'envers ou en fin de rang sur l'endroit, au choix. Bon tricot!

Señorita Crochet 12.11.2017 - 23:03:

Hello! I would like to know how many ball yarns I need for an XL size of this model? As I would like to use two colors, how many for the yoke and how many for the rest? I know it will be an approximately quantity. Thank you in advance for your answer

DROPS Design 13.11.2017 kl. 02:01:

Hello, for the size XL you will need about 400 gramms (8 balls of DROPS Alpaca) yarn, if the sweater is knitted in one color. I would estimate that about 1/4th -1/3d of that goes into the yoke. You should also check the other projects uploaded to Ravely, and try to compare. Happy Knitting!

Sunniva 17.10.2017 - 12:25:

Hei, jeg lurer på hva de etiske retningslinjene er for alpacaforhandlerne dere velger å bruke? Jeg vil være sikker på at alpacabøndene garnet deres kommer fra blir behandlet bra, før jeg kjøper garnet. At alpacagarn selges så billig er jo et varsku (og det går rykter om at dere ikke har så gode etiske retningslinjer på dette), men jeg vil gjerne høre rett fra dere, heller enn å tro på ryktene.

DROPS Design 18.10.2017 kl. 08:56:

Hei Sunniva. Det er trist å høre at det går rykter at vi ikke har så gode etiske retningslinjer. Du kan trygt kjøpe Alpaca garn fra oss Vi kjøper vår Alpaca ull hos de samme spinneriene som de andre i bransjen. mvh Drops design

Jocelyne 06.05.2017 - 17:29:

Bonjour, Je viens de commencer ce pull, mais je ne vois pas comment faire l'arrondi de l'encolure devant comme sur le schéma. Devant et dos sont-ils identiques ?

DROPS Design 07.05.2017 kl. 14:07:

Chere Jocelyne! Vous commencez de haut en bas. Ensuite en augmentant des mailles comme dans les explications (la ou vous avez les marqueurs), vous obtiendrez l'arrondi de l'encolure. Bon tricot!

Angela Nowicki 22.12.2016 - 19:52:

Nachdem die Blende abgekettet und der Ärmel stillgelegt ist, soll ich 12 neue Maschen unter dem Arm anschlagen und dann das Rückenteil stricken. Wie muss ich mir das räumlich vorstellen? Die neuen Maschen müssten ja das VT mit dem RT verbinden - wo fange ich an anzuschlagen, wo höre ich auf, und wie verbinde ich das Ganze mit dem RT? Und mit welcher Technik schlägt man die neuen Maschen an?

DROPS Design 29.12.2016 kl. 13:12:

Liebe Frau Nowicki, die neuen 12 Maschen für die Ärmel sind angeschlagen bei der Reihe wann Sie die ersten 6 M abketten und die Maschen für jeden Ärmel stillegen. Dann stricken Sie das Rumpfteil (Vorder- und Rückenteil beide auf einamel) in der Runde. Unten finden Sie ein Video wo man ein "Top down" Pull zeigt (mit neuen Maschen unter den Ärmel). Viel Spaß beim stricken!

Sidsel Gaarde 03.12.2016 - 13:13:

Opskriften siger ... "afslut med 6 kantm. ret (= forstk.). Er det bare 6 retm.? Eller er det 6 pinde med kantm.?

DROPS Design 06.12.2016 kl. 15:26:

Hej Sidsel. Det er 6 retmasker - og de 6 retmasker er kantmasker

Anita Mitlyng 03.10.2016 - 22:36:

The pattern states for the Large size, every 3/4" to increase 10 stitches and to do this a total of 8 times and then after all the increases the piece should be 8 ". I'm confused as this would then be 6". Am i reading this incorrectly or should I just continue knitting until it is 8 inches?

DROPS Design 04.10.2016 kl. 09:33:

Dear Mrs Mitlyng, you are correct just continue until piece measures 8". Happy knitting!

Maria 28.09.2016 - 13:21:

Buongiorno, é possibile eseguire il modello con iferri dritti?grazie

DROPS Design 28.09.2016 kl. 14:28:

Buongiorno Maria. Il maglione viene lavorato dall'alto verso il basso, in tondo e questo rende difficile adattare, in questa sede, le spiegazioni ad una lavorazione dal basso verso l'alto e in parti separate. Cambierebbe anche la struttura stessa del modello. Buon lavoro!

Delphine Dandois 20.09.2016 - 11:21:

Donc je tricote 2 rangs endroit (=cote au point mousse) pour avoir l'aspect barre. Par contre, si je continue, comme c'est demandé ensuite, au point mousse (3eme rang), cela fait un point mousse classique et on ne verra donc pas les cotes (barres)?

DROPS Design 20.09.2016 kl. 12:42:

On a un point mousse classique dès le début, mais on tricote d'abord 2 rangs avant de commencer les augmentations, quand on tricote 2 rangs end (1 sur l'end + 1 sur l'env), on obtient cette côte ou barre typique du point mousse et qui permet de compter les rangs ou les côtes (pour gagner du temps).

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