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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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Åsa 30.09.2014 - 21:35:

När jag ökar framförallt vid märktrådarna, så får jag hål i arbetet.Vad gör jag för fel? Tex omslag innan märktråd, 5 räta maskor, omslag efter nästa märktråd. Ska jag göra på något annat sätt? Jag tycker även att det blir ojämnt vid ökningarna på andra ställen i arbetet.

DROPS Design 16.10.2014 kl. 12:16:

Hej Åsa, Det ökas 1 m genom att göra ett omslag om st. På nästa v stickas omslaget vridet rätt (dvs det stickas i bakre maskbågen i stället för i främre), så att det inte blir hål. Du kan öka på olika sätt, se gärna våra instruktionsvideos för flera tips!

Hilde RJ 25.09.2014 - 10:56:

Hei, hvilket pinnenr skal man bruke ...? Klarer ikke å finne det i oppskriften!

DROPS Design 25.09.2014 kl. 16:18:

Hei Hilde. Det staar överst paa opskriften: DROPS SETTP OG RUNDP (80 cm) NR 3 – eller det p.nr du må bruke for å få 24 m x 32 p glstrikk på 10 x 10 cm. DROPS SETTP OG RUNDP (80 cm) NR 2,5 – til rillekanter.

Lena 08.09.2014 - 09:20:

Die Passe wird kraus rechts gestrickt, also Eine andere Maschenprobe.

Claudia 07.09.2014 - 18:56:

Ich habe Probleme beim Verstehen der Passe: Wenn ich in jeder 4. Reihe insgesamt 23x die Zunahme von 8 Maschen mache, habe ich 92 Reihen (laut angegebener Maschenprobe wären das insgesamt 29 cm), die Arbeit soll nach der aber nur 19 cm lang sein. Habe ich etwas falsch verstanden in der Anleitung?

DROPS Design 09.09.2014 kl. 19:47:

Liebe Claudia, bitte beachten Sie, dass die Maschenprobe glatt rechts angegeben ist, die Passe aber kraus rechts gestrickt wird.

Marit 04.09.2014 - 23:27:

Genial oppskrift. Ved at den strikkes ovenfra og ned er det lett aa faa den akkurat saa lang man vil ha den. Har allerede strikket en, men vanskelig aa velge farge, saa jeg vil strikke flere.

Lena Mörk 27.08.2014 - 08:55:

Har just påbörjat min tröja. Stöter redan på problem ´på första ökningsvarvet. Ökningarna ska ske före och efter markeringarna. Förstår inte skillnaden.Markeringarna sitter ju mellan maskorna.

DROPS Design 02.09.2014 kl. 15:18:

Ja du øger ved mærketrådene, men på hver side af ærmemaskerne og ryg- & forstykke, du øger altså ikke i de 5 m ret du har i hver overgang.

Ananas 24.08.2014 - 10:03:

Pour les augmentations en haut du tricot Pour le haut du pull, il semblerait qu'il faille augmenter dans les sections "manches" et "devant/dos". je me suis perdue avec les explications "une fois à gauche, une fois à droite du marqueur N°...", comme il y a beaucoup de choses différentes à compter en même temps, je n'ai pas assez fait attention... bonne laine!

Ingunn 05.08.2014 - 13:53:

Jeg strikker denne nå, men i bomullsgarn. Gleder meg til å ta den i bruk:-)

Ruth 07.07.2014 - 14:56:

Can't wait for this pattern. Very nice, simple design.

Stephanie Verspagen 05.07.2014 - 04:14:

I love it!!! Looking forward to knitting this one... And in the same colour too :)

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