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Orange Crush by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS jumper with rib and raglan worked top down in ”Nepal”. Size: S - XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no ne-166
Yarn group C or A + A
Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
DROPS NEPAL from Garnstudio
450-500-550-600-650-700 g colour no 2920, orange

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES AND CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 or 80 cm) SIZE 5.5 mm - or size needed to get 16 sts x 20 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.

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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. 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 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.
Back and forth on needle: Inc 1 st from RS by making 1 YO, on next row P YO twisted.
In the round on needle: Inc 1 st by making 1 YO, on next round K YO twisted.

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.

Worked top down in the round on circular needle/double pointed needles. First work back and forth until sts have been cast on for front piece, then work in the round. Pick up a neck edge at the end.

Cast on 48-50-52-52-52-58 sts on circular needle size 5.5 mm with Nepal.
ROW 1 (= WS): P all sts. Insert 1 marker 8-8-8-8-6-6 sts in from each side (= 8-8-8-8-6-6 sts on sleeve in each side, 32-34-36-36-40-46 sts on back piece between markers). Move the markers upwards when working.
ROW 2 (= RS): K 2, * inc 1 st - READ INCREASE TIP, K until 2 sts remain before next marker, inc 1 st, K 4 (marker is in the middle of these sts), inc 1 st, K until 2 sts remain before next marker, inc 1 st, K 4 (marker is in the middle of these sts), inc 1 st *, K until 2 sts remain on needle, inc 1 st, K 2 = 6 inc sts. Now cast on 4 sts on needle for front piece = 58-60-62-62-62-68 sts. (NOTE: Repeat *-* in 4th and 6th row as explained below).
ROW 3: P all sts, at the end of row cast on 4 sts = 62-64-66-66-66-72 sts. Insert 1 new marker 4 sts in from each side (= 4 sts on front piece in each side, 4 markers in total in piece).
ROW 4: K 6, (1st marker is after the first 4 sts), repeat from *-* from 2nd row, K until 2 sts remain before last marker, inc 1 st, K 6 (last marker is before the last 4 sts) = 6 inc sts. Cast on 4 sts = 72-74-76-76-76-82 sts.
ROW 5: P all sts, at the end of row cast on 4 sts = 76-78-80-80-80-86 sts (= 8 sts on front piece in each side).
ROW 6: K 10, (1st marker is after the first 8 sts), repeat from *-* from 2nd row, K until 2 sts remain before last marker, inc 1 st, K 10 = 6 inc sts (last marker is before the last 8 sts). Cast on 11-12-13-13-15-18 sts = 93-96-99-99-101-110 sts.
ROW 7: P, at the end of row, cast on 11-12-13-13-15-18 sts = 104-108-112-112-116-128 sts on needle (= 19-20-21-21-23-26 sts on front piece in each side, 38-40-42-42-46-52 sts on back piece and 14-14-14-14-12-12 sts on each sleeve). REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION!

Then work piece in the round as follows:
ROUND 1: * K until 2 sts remain before next marker, inc 1 st, K 4 (marker is between these sts), inc 1 st *, repeat from *-* 3 more times (= 4 times in total), K the remaining sts (= 8 inc sts) = 112-116-120-120-124-136 sts.
ROUND 2: K all sts.
Then inc 8 sts on round the same way - i.e. inc 1 st on each side of every marker - every other round 10-11-12-17-20-21 more times (11-12-13-18-21-22 inc in total on front piece), then every 4th round 3-3-3-1-0-0 time = 216-228-240-264-284-304 sts (= 66-70-74-80-88-96 sts on front piece and back piece, 42-44-46-52-54-56 sts on each sleeve). NOTE! Insert 1 marker in the middle on front piece (marks front piece which has shorter raglan). Work next round as follows: Work 66-70-74-80-88-96 sts on front piece, * slip the next 42-44-46-52-54-56 sts (= sleeve) on 1 stitch holder, cast on 6-8-10-12-14-16 sts for armhole, insert a marker in the middle of these new sts *, work the next 66-70-74-80-88-96 sts on back piece, repeat from *-* 1 more time = 144-156-168-184-204-224 sts for body.

Then work in stocking st. When piece measures 10 cm from new sts under sleeve, inc 1 st on each side of markers in the side as follows: Work until 1 st before first marker, 1 YO, 2 sts in stocking st, 1 YO, repeat inc in the other side (= 4 sts inc) = 148-160-172-188-208-228 sts. Repeat inc when piece measures 20-22-24-26-28-30 cm = 152-164-176-192-212-232 sts. When piece measures 55-57-59-61-63-65 cm in total vertically (measured at the back), inc 8 sts evenly on round = 160-172-184-200-220-240 sts. On next round switch to circular needle size 5 mm.
Continue to work rib as follows: * K 2, P 2 *, repeat from *-* the entire round until rib has been worked for 3 cm. Cast off with K over K and P over P.

Slip the 42-44-46-52-54-56 sts from stitch holder back on double pointed needles size 5.5 mm. Cast on 6-8-10-12-14-16 sts at the end of row = 48-52-56-64-68-72 sts. Insert a marker in the middle of the new sts under the sleeve. NOW MEASURE THE PIECE FROM HERE. Continue to work in stocking st in the round for 3 cm. On next round dec 1 st - READ DECREASE TIP - on each side of marker. Repeat dec every 5-4-3½-2½-2-2 cm 6-7-8-12-13-14 more times = 34-36-38-38-40-42 sts. Continue in stocking st until piece measures 38-37-37-36-35-33 cm. On next round switch to double pointed needles size 5 mm. Work in stocking st AT THE SAME TIME inc 6-4-6-6-8-6 sts evenly = 40-40-44-44-48-48 sts. Continue to work rib as follows: * K 2, P 2 *, repeat from *-* the entire round. When rib measures 5 cm, loosely cast off all sts with K over K and P over P, sleeve measures approx. 43-42-42-41-40-38 cm (shorter measurements in the larger sizes because of wider shoulders).

Sew tog hole under the sleeves.

Beg mid back and pick up 88-92-96-96-100-112 sts on circular needle size 5 mm around the neck. Then work rib as follows: K 1, * P 2, K 2 *, repeat from *-* until 3 sts remain, P 2, K 1. Continue like this until rib has been worked for 5 cm. Cast off with K over K and P over P.


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Bärbel 23.08.2018 - 11:36:

Der Übergang von geraden Reihen stricken auf Stricken in Runden geht von links stricken auf rechts stricken (weilen Runden gestrickt werden muss) nicht. Wie gehe ich vor?

DROPS Design 26.08.2018 kl. 10:15:

Liebe Bärbel, die letzte Reihe, die Sie stricken, ist ja eine Rück-Reihe. Die nächste Reihe wäre also eine Hin-Reihe, wenn Sie dann die Arbeit zur Runde schließen, stricken Sie automatisch auf der Vorderseite der Arbeit, wie es für Runden ja normal ist. Gutes Gelingen!

Mathieu Anne-Marie 16.04.2018 - 18:07:

Bonjour, je suis arrivée à la fin des premières augmentations répétées tous les 2 rgs soit dans ma taille 10 (S). j\'ai été jusque 11 puisque il est indiqué 11 au total et c\'est là que j\'ai un doute car j\'ai 200m. Hors si je dois maintenant augmenter 3 fois 8 mailles tous les 4 rgs, je vais avoir plus de 216 m... Je ne comprends pas pourquoi on distingue devant et dos. Merci de votre réponse. Anne-Marie

DROPS Design 17.04.2018 kl. 09:52:

Bonjour Mme Mathieu, Après le 1er tour, vous augmentez 8 m et avez 112 m au total. Vous répétez ces augmentations encore 10 fois tous les 2 tours et 3 fois tous les 4 tours soit (10x8 + 3x4) = 104 augmentations au total + les 112 m = 216 m. On distingue le devant et le dos car on a commencé en rangs et on a augmenté davantage pour le dos que pour le devant. Bon tricot!

Rianne Wiesje Kompier Krijnen 08.02.2018 - 15:25:

In het patroon staat "Plaats 1 markeerder 8-8-8-8-6-6 st vanaf elke kant middenvoor om de zijkanten aan te geven (= 8-8-8-8-6-6 st op de mouw aan elke kant en 32-34-36-36-40-46 st op het achterpand tussen de markeerders. Wat bedoelt men met middenvoor in deze zin??? Middenvoor is toch het deel dat ontstaat door het opzetten van extra steken aan weerszijden van het werk?

DROPS Design 16.02.2018 kl. 12:05:

Hoi Rianne, Dat klopt inderdaad. Je voegt 8 st vanaf elke kant een markeerdraad in, maar die 8 steken zijn eigenlijk de mouwen en de steken van het voorpand moet je nog opzetten. Ik heb het woordje middenvoor verwijderd, want dat is alleen maar verwarrend. Bedankt voor het doorgeven.

Marie 17.09.2017 - 20:18:

Excusez moi, je n'avais pas bien lu les explications. Je retire ma question précédente.

Marie Laure KAMINSKI 17.09.2017 - 20:15:

Bonjour Je ne comrends pas le raglan: il ne peut pas se faire sur 7 rangs, mais sur beaucoup plus de rangs. Merci d'avance pour vos explications.

DROPS Design 18.09.2017 kl. 09:21:

Bonjour Mme Kaminski, les 7 premiers rangs décrivent comment tricoter les augmentations du raglan et comment augmenter en même temps pour l'encolure devant. Continuez ensuite en rond en augmentant tous les 2 tours, puis éventuellement tous les 4 tours comme indiqué pour votre taille. Bon tricot!

Fran Hoffman 17.09.2016 - 17:13:

I have studied the schematic for this sweater and cannot determine the bust size. You referred another questioner to the schematic. Can you just tell me what are the bust sizes?

DROPS Design 18.09.2016 kl. 23:28:

Dear Mrs Hoffman, the measurement chart at the bottom of the page does not have a bust measure for this model, but you can find the bottom measures (hip measure) in cm: use this to find the right size. Happy knitting!

Emmanuelle 13.06.2016 - 11:34:

Donc on ferme en rond après le 8 eme rang et non le 7eme rang comme il est indique dans les explications ?

DROPS Design 13.06.2016 kl. 11:58:

Bonjour Emmanuelle, on continue en rond à partir du rang suivant, pas à la fin du dernier rang sur l'envers, ainsi, l'ouvrage se continue sur l'endroit. Bon tricot!

Emmanuelle 11.06.2016 - 22:41:

C'est encore moi ... Lorsque j' ai fini de tricoter en aller-retour a l' envers le 7eme rang , je dois alors tricoter en rond . Mais je me retrouve alors a tricoter a l' endroit sur l' envers du tricot et j' obtiens alors du point mousse sur l' endroit du tricot . J' ai deja tricote sans problèmes du jersey en rond sur des aiguilles circulaires mais j' avoue que cette fois ci quelquechose m' echappe ....Merci par avance pour votre réponse !!

DROPS Design 13.06.2016 kl. 09:16:

Bonjour Emmanuelle, après le rang 7, tournez pour tricoter sur l'endroit et à la fin de ce rang, fermez l'ouvrage en rond (placez un marqueur pour repérer le début du tour et continuez en rond). Bon tricot!

Emmanuelle 05.06.2016 - 21:17:

Bonsoir , je ne comprends pas a quel endroit placer les marqueurs au 1er rang . Je me réjouissais de tricoter un pull , mais je bloque des le depart !!! Merci pour votre réponse et bonne semaine .

DROPS Design 06.06.2016 kl. 09:56:

Bonjour Emmanuelle, au 1er rang sur l'envers, placez 1 marqueur à 8-6 m des bords de chaque côté: vous avez ainsi: 8-6 m pour la manche, marqueur, 32-46 m pour le dos, marqueur et 8-6 m pour la 2ème manche. Bon tricot!

Anette Gersbo 02.02.2016 - 17:43:

Jeg har været ved at strikke denne model, men ærmegabet bliver iflg opskriften ikke ret langt. Hvad gør jeg forkert?

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