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Delphos by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS jumper with pattern borders in ”Cotton Merino”. Size XS/S - XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no cm-023
Yarn group B
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Size: XS/S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Materials:
DROPS COTTON MERINO from Garnstudio
400-450-500-500-550-600 g colour no 01, off white
50-50-50-100-100-100 g colour no 16, denim blue

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES AND CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 or 80 cm) SIZE 4 mm - or size needed to get 21 sts x 28 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) SIZE 3.5 mm - for rib and pattern borders (A.2).

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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Tags: graphic, jumpers, lace,

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PATTERN:
See diagrams A.1 to A.5.
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BODY:
Worked in the round on circular needle.
Cast on 222-258-294-318-354-390 sts on circular needle size 3.5 mm with off white. K 1 round. Then work rib as follows: * K 3, P 3 *, repeat from *-* the entire round. When rib measures 6-6-6-8-8-8 cm, work pattern in the round according to diagram A.1. When A.1 has been worked 1 time vertically, work pattern according to diagram A.2 while AT THE SAME TIME dec 51-60-69-75-84-93 sts evenly on 1st round = 171-198-225-243-270-297 sts. When A.2 has been worked 1 time vertically, switch to circular needle size 4 mm. Then work pattern according to diagram A.3 while AT THE SAME TIME dec 3-6-9-3-6-9 sts evenly on 1st round = 168-192-216-240-264-288 sts. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION When A.3 has been worked 1 time vertically, work pattern according to A.4. After A.4 work pattern according to diagram A.5. When A.5 has been worked 1 time vertically, work pattern according to A.4 again.
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After A.4 switch to circular needle size 3.5 mm. Work pattern according to diagram A.2 AT THE SAME TIME dec 6-2-8-6-2-8 sts evenly on 1st round = 162-190-208-234-262-280 sts and 18-21-23-26-29-31 repetitions on round (NOTE – in size M + L + XXL + XXXL there is 1 st extra at the end of round after last repetition. Work this st as first st in A.2 but K this st on 9th-11th-13th-15th and 17th round). AT THE SAME TIME insert 1 marker at beg of round and 1 marker after 81-95-104-117-131-140 sts.
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 37-39-40-41-42-43 cm, cast off 2 sts in each side for armholes (i.e. cast off 1 sts on both sides of both markers). Finish front and back piece separately.

BACK PIECE:
= 79-93-102-115-129-138 sts. Continue pattern with 1 edge st in garter st in each side - NOTE: Work the sts that do not fit the pattern towards armhole in stocking st. When A.2 has been worked, switch back to circular needle size 4 mm and continue with off white and in stocking st until finished measurements. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm, cast off the middle 37-37-40-41-43-44 sts for neck and finish each shoulder separately. Continue to dec 1 st on next row from neck = 20-27-30-36-42-46 sts remain on the shoulder. Cast off when piece measures 56-58-60-62-64-66 cm. Repeat in the other side.

FRONT PIECE:
= 79-93-102-115-129-138 sts. Continue pattern with 1 edge st in garter st in each side as on back piece. When A.2 has been worked, switch back to circular needle size 4 mm and continue with off white and in stocking st until finished measurements. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 46-48-50-50-52-54 cm, slip the middle 19-19-22-23-25-26 sts mid front on 1 stitch holder for neck and finish each shoulder separately. Then cast off for neck at beg of every row from mid front as follows: Cast off 2 sts 3 times and 1 st 4 times = 20-27-30-36-42-46 sts remain on shoulder. Cast off when piece measures 56-58-60-62-64-66 cm. Repeat in the other side.

SLEEVE:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 60-60-66-66-72-72 sts on double pointed needle size 3.5 mm with off white. K 1 round. Then work rib = K 3/P 3. When rib measures 8 cm, work pattern in the round according to diagram A.1. Then work pattern in the round according to diagram A.2 while AT THE SAME TIME dec 15-15-12-12-18-18 sts evenly on 1st round = 45-45-54-54-54-54 sts. When A.2 has been worked 1 time vertically, switch to double pointed needles size 4 mm and continue in the round with off white and in stocking st. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 11-11-13-13-14-14 cm, inc 2 sts mid under sleeve. Repeat inc every 2½-2½-2½-2-1½-1½ cm 17-17-15-17-20-21 times in total = 79-79-84-88-94-96 sts.
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 20-21-22-23-24-25 cm, work round in A.3 marked with arrow (i.e. work 1 round with 2 sts off white, 1 st denim blue). Then continue with off white again until finished measurements.
When sleeve measures 55-53-52-49-47-46 cm, loosely cast off. Knit another sleeve.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the shoulder seams. Sew in the sleeves inside 1 edge st.

NECK EDGE:
Pick up from RS approx. 106 to 126 sts around the neck (incl sts on stitch holder at the front) on circular needle size 3.5 mm with off white. Work pattern in the round according to A.4 (beg on 2nd round in A.4). When A.4 has been worked 1 time vertically, loosely cast off with K.

Diagram

= K from RS, P from WS with off white
= P from RS, K from WS with off white
= K from RS, P from WS with denim blue
= 1 YO between 2 sts with off white
= K 2 tog with off white
= slip 1 st as if to K, K 1 with off white, psso
= slip 1 st as if to K, K 2 tog with off white, psso



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