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Cosy by DROPS Design

DROPS Pullover in "Symphony" and "Kid-Silk".

Sizes: S - M - L - XL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 100-108-112-120 cm [39 3/8" - 42.5" - 44" - 47.25"]
Waist: 88-96-104-112 cm [34 5/8" - 37.75" - 41" - 44"]

Materials: DROPS Symphony from Garnstudio
400-400-450-450 g color no 01 off white
and use: DROPS Kid-Silk from Garnstudio
75-75-100-100 g color no 03 light pink

DROPS 8 mm [US 11] and 9 mm [US 13] needles, or sizes 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: 10 sts x 17 rows with 1 strand Symphony + 1 strand Kid-Silk = 10 x 10 cm [4" x 4"] on larger needles in stockinette st.

Rib: * K 2, P 2 *, repeat from * - *.

Garter st, when knitting flat: Knit all sts, on all rows.

Knitting tips: All decs are made on right side rows.
Dec 1 st for raglan inside 2 sts as follows:
Dec after 2 edge sts: K 2 tog.
Dec before 2 edge sts: sl 1, K 1, psso.
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Front:
Cast on 46-50-54-58 sts on smaller needles with 1 strand Symphony and 2 strands Kid-Silk (3 strands of yarn).
Change to 1 strand Symphony and 1 strand Kid-Silk (2 strands of yarn) and work 4 rows rib, keeping 1 st at each edge in garter st.
Change to larger needles and work stockinette st over all sts.
When the piece measures 8 cm [3 1/8"] inc 1 st at each side every 6 -7-11-12 cm [2 3/8" - 2.75" - 4.25" - 4.75"] a total of 3-3-2-2 times = 52-56-58-62 sts.
When the piece measures 31-31-33-34 cm [12.25" - 12.25" - 13" - 13 3/8"] bind off 3-3-3-4 sts at each side = 46-50-52-54 sts.
Now shape raglan - see knitting tips: dec 1 st at each side every other row a total of 16-18-18-19 times.
At the same time when the piece measures 44-45-47-48 cm [17.25" - 17.75" - 18.5" - 18 7/8"] bind off the center 6-6-6-6 sts for the neck and work each shoulder separate.
Continue to dec 1 st at each neck edge every 4 rows 2-2-3-3 times.
After all neck and raglan shaping is complete 2 sts remain at each side of neck, bind off.
The piece measures approx. 50-52-54-56 cm [19.75" - 20.5" - 21.25" - 22"].

Back: Cast on and work the same as the front. Shape raglan as on front but bind off the center 10-10-12-12 sts for the neck when the piece measures 49-51-53-55 cm [19.25" - 20" - 20 7/8" - 21 5/8"]= 2 sts remain at each side of neck, bind off.
The piece measures approx. 50-52-54-56 cm [19.75" - 20.5" - 21.25" - 22"].

Sleeve: Cast on 26-26-26-30 sts on smaller needles with 1 strand Symphony and 2 strands Kid-Silk (3 strands of yarn). Change to 1 strand Symphony and 1 strand Kid-Silk (2 strands of yarn) and work 4 rows rib, keeping 1 st at each edge in garter st.
Change to larger needles and stockinette st.
When the piece measures 6-6-7-8 cm [2 3/8" - 2 3/8" - 2.75" - 3 1/78"] inc 1 st at each side every 5.5-5-4.5-5 cm [2 1/8" - 2" - 1.75" - 2"] a total of 8-9-9-8 times = 42-44-44-46 sts.
When sleeves measures 50-49-49-49 cm [19.75" - 19.25" - 19.25" - 19.25"] bind off 3 sts at each side = 36-38-38-40 sts.
Then shape raglan at each side - see knitting tips: dec 1 st at each side every 4 rows a total of 1-2-2-2 times and then 1 st every other row a total of 14-14-14-15 times = 6 sts remain.
Bind off, the piece measures approx. 69-70-70-71 cm [27 1/8" - 27 5/8" - 27 5/8" - 28"].

Assembly: Sew all seams using edge sts as seam allowance.
Sew 3 of the raglan seams.
Pick up approx. 40 to 48 sts around the neck on smaller needles with 1 strand Symphony and 1 strand Kid-Silk (2 strands of yarn).
Work 4 rows stockinette st, bind off loosely.
Sew the last raglan seam and neckband.
Sew sleeve and side seams.

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