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DROPS 69-2 by DROPS Design

DROPS Top in Bomull-Lin, Cotton Viscose and Glitter.

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Sizes: XS/S - S/M - M/L - L/XL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 84-90-96-102 cm [33" - 35 3/8" - 37.75" - 40 1/8"]
Waist: 72-76-80-88 cm [28.25" - 29 7/8" - 31.5" - 34 5/8"]

Materials: DROPS BOMULL-LIN
53% Egyptian cotton, 47% linen, 50 g./85 m./93 yds
150-150-150-150 g. col. no. 17, blue.
and use: DROPS COTTON-VISCOSE,
54% Egyptian cotton, 46% viscose, 50 g./110 m./120 yards
100-100-150-150 g. col. no. 13, periwinkle.
and use: DROPS GLITTER
60% cupro, 40% metallized polyester, 10 g./700 m./765 yards
1-1-1 tube col. no. 02, silver.

Alternate yarns for Bomull-Lin:
* DROPS MUSKAT, 100% mercerized Egyptian cotton,
50 g./100 m./109 yards

Alternate yarns for Cotton Viscose:
* DROPS SAFRAN, 100% cotton, 50 g/160 m./174 yards
* DROPS SILKE-TWEED, 52% silk, 48% lambswool, 50 g./200 m./218 yards

DROPS 9 mm [US 13] needles, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.
DROPS 4 mm [US E] crochet hook, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.

Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 5 ft 7 in and uses size S or M. If you are making a sweater, 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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Gauge: 11 sts x 17 rows = 10 x 10 cm [4" x 4"] in seed st.

Seed Stitch (on an even number of sts):
Row 1: * K 1, P 1 *
Row 2: * P 1, K 1 *
Repeat Rows 1 2.

Front: Cast on 40-42-44-48 sts with 1 strand each Bomull-Lin, Cotton Viscose and Glitter (3 strands of yarn). Knit 1 row (right side row). Continue with seed st - see instructions above. When the piece measures 5-5-5-5 cm [2"] inc 1 st at each side 3-4-4-4 times every 4-3-3-4 cm [1.5" - 1.25" - 1.25" - 1.5"] = 46-50-52-56 sts. When the piece measures 20-22-23-24 cm [7 7/8" - 8 5/8" - 9" - 9.5"] bind off for armhole at each side every other row: 3 sts 1-1-1-1 time, 2 sts 0-1-1-2 times and 1 st 3-3-3-3 times = 34-34-36-36 sts. When the piece measures 28-30-32-34 cm [11" - 11.75" - 12 5/8" - 13 3/8"] bind off the center 10 sts for the neck. Then bind off at each neck edge every other row: 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 4 times = 6-6-7-7 sts remain on each shoulder. Bind off when the piece measures 38-40-42-44 cm [14 7/8" - 15.75" - 16.5" - 17.25"].

Back: Cast on and knit the same as the front. Bind off for armhole as on front and continue until the piece measures 35-37-39-41 cm [13.75" - 14.5" - 15.25" - 16 1/8"], then bind off the center 16 sts for the neck. Bind off at each neck edge every other row: 2 sts 1-1-1-1 time and 1 st 1-1-1-1 time = 6-6-7-7 sts remain on each shoulder. Bind off when the piece measures 38-40-42-44 cm [14 7/8" - 15.75" - 16.5" - 17.25"].

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Sew side seams. Crochet 1 row sc with 2 strands Bomull-Lin around neck and armholes.

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