Funny Phil by DROPS Design

Knitted sweater with raglan and v-neck in DROPS Belle. Size children 2 - 10 years

DROPS design: Pattern no vs-001-bn
Yarn group B
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Size: 2 - 3/4 - 5/6 - 7/8 - 9/10 years
All measurements in chart in cm. Conversion to inch - see page 4.
Materials:
DROPS BELLE from Garnstudio
250-250-300-300-350 g color no 07, zinc

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 cm / 24'') SIZE 4 mm/US 6 - or size needed to get 21 sts x 28 rows in stockinette st = 4'' x 4'' (10 x 10 cm).
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 and 60 cm / 16'' and 24'') SIZE 3 mm/US 2.5 - for rib.

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Tags: jumpers, raglan, v-neck,

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INCREASE TIP:
Inc 1 st on each side of the middle 12 sts in each side (i.e. K 1, P 1, K 1, P 2, K 2, P 2, K 1, P 1, K 1). Inc 1 st by making 1 YO. On next round K YO twisted to avoid holes.

RAGLAN:
Dec for raglan on each side of 5 sts rib in every transition between sleeves and body.
DEC AS FOLLOWS FROM RS:
Beg 2 sts before 5 sts rib, K 2 tog, work 5 sts rib, slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso (= 2 sts dec).
DEC AS FOLLOWS FROM WS:
Beg 2 sts before 5 sts rib, P 2 twisted tog, 5 sts rib, P 2 tog (= 2 sts dec).

DECREASE TIP 1 (applies to V-neck):
Dec for V-neck inside 1 edge st. All dec are done from RS!
Dec as follows after 1 edge st: Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso.
Dec as follows before 1 edge st: K 2 tog.

DECREASE TIP 2 (applies to neck edge):
Dec 2 sts as follows: Work until 1 st remains before K st mid front, slip 2 sts as if to K tog, K 1 and pass the 2 sts over.
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BODY:
Worked in the round on circular needle.
Cast on 146-154-166-174-182 sts on circular needle size 3 mm / US 2.5 with Belle. K 1 round. Insert 1 marker in each side = 73-77-83-87-91 sts between markers.
Work next round as follows: K 1, P 2, * K 1, P 1 *, repeat from *-* 33-35-38-40-42 times in total (i.e. until 4 sts remain before marker, K 1, P 2, K 2 (marker is in the middle of these 2 sts), P 2, * K 1, P 1 *, repeat from *-* 33-35-38-40-42 times in total and finish with K 1, P 2 and K 1. Continue rib like this for 4 cm / 1½''.
Switch to circular needle size 4 mm / US 6, work next round as follows: K 1, P 2, K 1, P 1, work in stockinette st until 5 sts remain before marker AT THE SAME TIME dec 10-10-12-12-12 sts evenly over these sts, P 1, K 1, P 2, K 2 (marker is in the middle of these 2 sts), P 2, K 1, P 1, work in stockinette st until 5 sts remain before marker in the other side AT THE SAME TIME dec 10-10-12-12-12 sts evenly over these sts and finish with P 1, K 1, P 2 and K 1 = 126-134-142-150-158 sts on needle. Continue like this in stockinette st with 10 sts rib in each side. REMEMBER THE KNITTING GAUGE
When piece measures 8-8-10-10-12 cm / 3"-3"-4"-4"-4 3/4", inc 1 st on each side of rib-section in each side – READ INCREASE TIP (= 4 sts inc). Repeat inc when piece measures 16-16-20-20-24 cm / 6 1/4"-6 1/4"-8"-8"-9½" = 134-142-150-158-166 sts. When piece measures 22-25-28-31-34 cm / 8 3/4"-9 3/4"-11"-12 1/4"-13½", bind off 6 sts in each side for armholes (i.e. 3 sts on each side of both markers) = 61-65-69-73-77 sts remain on front and back piece. Put piece aside and knit the sleeves.

SLEEVE:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 50-50-52-52-54 sts on double pointed needle size 3 mm / US 2.5 with Belle. K 1 round. Then work rib = K 1/P 1 for 4 cm / 1½''. Switch to double pointed needles size 4 mm / US 6 and work in stockinette st while AT THE SAME TIME dec 12 sts evenly on 1st round = 38-38-40-40-42 sts. When piece measures 6-7-7-8-10 cm / 4'', inc 2 sts mid under sleeve. Repeat inc every 2-2-2½-2-2 cm / 3/4"-3/4"-7/8"-3/4"-3/4" a total of 8-10-10-13-14 times = 54-58-60-66-70 sts. When piece measures 23-28-33-36-40 cm / 9"-11"-13"-14 1/4"-15 3/4", bind off 6 sts mid under sleeve = 48-52-54-60-64 sts remain on needle. Put piece aside and make another sleeve.

YOKE:
Slip sleeves on to same circular needle as body where armholes were bound off (without working them first) = 218-234-246-266-282 sts on needle. READ ALL OF THE FOLLOWING SECTION BEFORE CONTINUING:

PATTERN: Beg at a raglan line on back piece and work in stockinette st in the round but in every transition between body and sleeves work 5 sts rib as follows: P 1, K 1, P 1, K 1 and P 1 (i.e. 2 sts rib on body and 3 sts rib on sleeve).

RAGLAN: AT THE SAME TIME on 1st round dec for RAGLAN – see explanation above (= 8 sts dec). Repeat dec for raglan every other round/row a total of 15-16-16-17-18 times and then every round/row a total of 4-5-6-6-7 times.
V-NECK: When piece measures 27-31-34-37-41 cm / 10½"-12 1/4"-13½"-14½"-16", slip the middle st mid front on a stitch holder for V-neck. Then work back and forth on circular needle from mid front while AT THE SAME TIME dec for V-neck in each side towards mid front as follows - READ DECREASE TIP 1: Dec every other row (i.e. on every row from RS) until piece measures approx. 34-38-41-45-49 cm / 13½"-15"-16"-17 3/4"-19 1/4" up to neck on back piece and all sts are dec.
After all dec for raglan and V-neck, approx. 45-45-49-59-59 sts remain on needle and piece measures approx. 36-40-44-48-52 cm / 14 1/4"-15 3/4"-17 1/4"-19"-20½" up to shoulder.

NECK EDGE:
Beg mid back and pick up from RS inside 1 edge st approx. 62 to 76 sts around the neck (includes st on stitch holder at the front) on circular needle size 3 mm / US 2.5 with Belle. K 1 round while inc evenly to 76-80-86-92-92 sts. Then work rib in the round = K 1/P 1 - NOTE: St on stitch holder mid front is worked K, adjust rib accordingly.
AT THE SAME TIME on 2nd round, dec 2 sts mid front - READ DECREASE TIP 2. Repeat dec every round until neck edge measures 3 cm / 1'', then bind off with K over K and P over P.


ASSEMBLY:
Sew seam under sleeve.

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