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Nordic Summer Cardigan by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS jacket with raglan and round yoke in ”Baby Merino”. Size: S - XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no bm-016
Yarn group A
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Materials:
DROPS BABY MERINO from Garnstudio
300-350-350-400-450-500 g colour no 01, white
50 g for all sizes in colour no 25, lavender

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 edge.
DROPS MOTHER-OF-PEARL BUTTON: ARCHED (white), NO 521: 8 pieces in all sizes

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pattern type: jackets, pattern/technique: graphic, shape: raglan, round yoke, waist shaping,

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GARTER ST (back and forth on needle):
K all rows. 1 ridge = 2 rows K.

PATTERN:
See diagrams A.1 to A.5. The diagrams show all rows in pattern seen from RS.

BUTTONHOLES:
Cast off for buttonholes on right band. 1 buttonhole = cast off third and fourth st from edge and cast on 2 new sts on next row over these sts. Cast off for buttonholes when piece measures:
SIZE S: 2, 10, 17, 25, 32, 40, 47 and 55 cm.
SIZE M: 2, 10, 18, 26, 34, 42, 50 and 57 cm.
SIZE L: 2, 10, 18, 26, 34, 42, 50 and 59 cm.
SIZE XL: 2, 10, 19, 27, 36, 44, 53 and 61 cm.
SIZE XXL: 2, 11, 20, 29, 38, 47, 55 and 63 cm.
SIZE XXXL: 2, 11, 20, 29, 38, 47, 56 and 65 cm.

WAIST:
Dec for waist at the 4 markers. All dec are done from RS!
Dec as follows when 2 sts remain before 1st and 3rd marker: Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso.
Dec as follows after 2nd and 4th marker: K 2 tog.

INCREASE TIP:
Inc for waist at the 4 markers. All inc are done from RS.
Inc as follows: Make 1 YO before 1st and 3rd marker and after 2nd and 4th marker. On next row P YO twisted to avoid holes.

RAGLAN:
Dec for raglan on each side of A.3 in every transition between sleeves and body. All dec are done from RS!
Dec as follows after A.3: Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso.
Dec as follows 2 sts before A.3: K 2 tog.
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BODY:
Worked back and forth on circular needle from mid front.
Cast on 211-231-251-275-299-327 sts (incl 5 band sts in each side towards mid front) on circular needle size 2.5 mm with white. Work first row as follows from RS: 5 band sts in GARTER ST - see explanation above, work pattern according to diagram A.1 until 6 sts remain, finish with 1st st in A.1 and 5 band sts in GARTER ST. Continue the pattern like this - NOTE: ON 7th row in diagram K last st before band (seen from RS). Remember BUTTONHOLES on band - see explanation above. When A.1 has been worked 1 time vertically, switch to circular needle size 3 mm. Then work in stocking st with 5 band sts in garter st in each side towards mid front. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION
When piece measures 8-8-8-8-10-10 cm, insert 4 markers in piece as follows: Insert 1st marker after the first 31-32-34-35-35-36 sts, 2nd marker after the next 48-56-62-72-84-96 sts, 3rd marker after the next 53-55-59-61-61-63 sts and 4th marker after the next 48-56-62-72-84-96 sts (31-32-34-35-35-36 sts remain on needle after last marker).
On next row from RS, dec for WAIST at the 4 markers – see explanation above (= 4 sts dec). Repeat dec every 4th row (i.e. every other row from RS) 7-7-7-7-6-6 times in total = 183-203-223-247-275-303 sts. When piece measures 22 cm in all sizes, inc before 1st and 3rd marker and after 2nd and 4th marker – READ INCREASE TIP (= 4 sts inc). Repeat inc every 4th-4th-6th-6th-8th-8th row 7-7-7-7-6-6 times in total = 211-231-251-275-299-327 sts. Continue to work until piece measures 38-39-39-40-41-43 cm. Work next row as follows from WS: Work 50-55-60-65-71-78 sts (= left front piece), cast off 10-10-10-12-12-12 sts for armhole, work 91-101-111-121-133-147 sts in stocking st (= back piece), cast off 10-10-10-12-12-12 sts for armhole and work the last 50-55-60-65-71-78 sts (= right front piece). Put piece aside and knit the sleeves.

SLEEVE:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 56-56-58-60-62-64 sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm with white. Work pattern according to diagram A.2. When A.2 has been worked 1 time vertically, switch to double pointed needles size 3 mm. Insert 1 marker at beg of round (= mid under sleeve) and work in stocking st. When piece measures 8 cm, inc 2 sts mid under sleeve. Repeat inc every 9th-7th-7th-6th-6th-5th round 12-14-14-16-16-17 times in total = 80-84-86-92-94-98 sts. When piece measures 41-40-39-38-38-38 cm (NOTE: shorter measurements in the larger sizes because of longer sleeve cap and wider shoulders), cast off the middle 10-10-10-12-12-12 sts under sleeve (i.e. cast off 5-5-5-6-6-6 sts on each side of marker) = 70-74-76-80-82-86 sts remain on needle. Put piece aside and knit another sleeve.

YOKE:
Slip sleeves on to same circular needle as body as follows: Beg from RS with white and work sts from right front piece, then work sts from first sleeve AT THE SAME TIME insert 1 marker in first st and 1 marker in last st on sleeve, work sts from back piece, work sts from the other sleeve AT THE SAME TIME insert 1 marker in first st and 1 marker in last st on sleeve and finally work sts from left front piece = 331-359-383-411-439-475 sts on needle and 4 markers in piece.
Then work in stocking st back and forth AT THE SAME TIME work A.3 in every transition between body and sleeves (arrow in diagram should match against st with marker). AT THE SAME TIME on next row from RS dec for RAGLAN on each side of A.3 in every transition between body and sleeves – see explanation above (= 8 sts dec). Repeat dec for raglan every 4th row (i.e. every other row from RS) 6-7-8-8-9-9 times in total = 283-303-319-347-367-403 sts. After last dec, P 1 row from WS (continue bands in garter st) AT THE SAME TIME dec 20-26-28-32-36-40 sts evenly (do not dec over bands) = 263-277-291-315-331-363 sts on needle. Work next row as follows from RS: 5 band sts as before, work pattern according to diagram A.4 until 6 sts remain on row (NOTE: choose diagram for correct size), finish with 1 st in stocking st and 5 band sts in garter st as before. Continue the pattern like this AT THE SAME TIME dec as shown in diagram - NOTE: work the last st in stocking st before band (seen from RS) as 1st st in A.4 but without dec, so that A.4 beg and ends the same way in each side towards mid front. When A.4 has been worked 1 time vertically, there are 191-201-211-239-251-275 sts on needle. P 1 row from WS with white (continue bands in garter st) while AT THE SAME TIME dec 4-6-8-28-30-44 sts evenly (do not dec over bands) = 187-195-203-211-221-231 sts. Work next row as follows from RS: 5 band sts as before, work pattern according to diagram A.5 until 6 sts remain on row (NOTE: choose diagram for correct size), finish with 1 st in stocking st and 5 band sts in garter st as before. When A.5 has been worked 1 time vertically, work an elevation in the back of neck as follows: Beg from RS with white and K until 20-20-22-22-24-26 sts remain on row. Turn, K back until 20-20-22-22-24-26 sts remain in the other side. Turn, K until 36-36-40-40-44-48 sts remain. Turn, K back until 36-36-40-40-44-48 sts remain in the other side. Turn, K until 52-52-58-58-64-70 sts remain. Turn, K back until 52-52-58-58-64-70 sts remain in the other side. Turn, K until 68-68-76-76-82-92 sts remain. Turn, K back until 68-68-76-76-82-92 sts remain in the other side. Turn piece and K the rest of the row.

NECK EDGE:
Switch to circular needle size 2.5 mm, beg from WS and work pattern according to diagram A.1 (beg on 2nd row in A.1). On next row from RS, dec 30-28-36-34-44-44 sts evenly = 157-167-167-177-177-187 sts. When A.1 has been worked 1 time vertically, loosely cast off with K from RS. Jacket measures approx. 56-58-60-62-64-66 cm from shoulder and down.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the openings under the sleeves. Sew on buttons.

Diagram

= K from RS, P from WS with white
= P from RS, K from WS with white
= K from RS, P from WS with lavender
= 1 YO with white
= K 2 tog with white
= slip 1 st as if to K, K 2 tog with white, psso




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