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DROPS 68-8 by DROPS Design

DROPS Lace Cardigan in Safran.

Tags: jackets, lace, v-neck,
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Sizes: S/M - M/L - XL
Finished measurements: 86-96-106 cm

Materials: DROPS SAFRAN from Garnstudio
100% Egyptian cotton, 50 g/160 m
300-350-400 g. col. no. 05, light blue violet.
50 - 50 - 50 g. col. no. 06, denim blue
50 - 50 - 50 g. col. no. 08, lilac.

2 m of 0.6 cm wide ribbon in matching color

Alternate yarns:
* DROPS SILKE-TWEED, 52% silk, 48% lambswool, 50 g./200 m
* DROPS COTTON-VISCOSE, 54% Egyptian cotton, 46% viscose, 50 g./110 m

DROPS 3 mm circular needles, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.

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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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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in American English, please click here.
Gauge: 24 sts x 32 rows = 10 x 10 cm in stockinette st.

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

Knitting tips (for neck):
All decs are made on right side rows inside of 4 edge sts in garter st. Dec 1 st as follows:
Before 4 edge sts: K 2 tog.
After 4 edge sts: sl 1, K 1, psso.

Pattern: See chart. Use the corrected chart shown below for Pattern 4. The pattern is seen from the right side.

Body: Cast on 219-243-267 sts on circular needles with 2 strands denim blue. Change to 1 strand and knit 2 rows garter st. Change to light blue violet and establish the next row as follows: K 4 (button band knit in garter st throughout), K 1 (stockinette st), 209-233-257 sts of Pattern 1, K 1 (stockinette st), K 4 (button band knit in garter st). Knit in pattern as established until the piece measures approx. 29-30-31 cm – adjust so you end with the last row of Pattern 1 – then knit Pattern 2 once, then Pattern 3 to finished dimensions, keeping the 5 sts at each side (button bands) the same as initially established (4 sts in garter st + 1 stockinette st).
Read the entire next section before knitting:
At the same time as you begin Pattern 3 knit 2 rows garter st over only the outer 4 sts of the button band (the remaining sts are not knit on these 2 rows). Then dec 1 st for the neck inside the 4 garter st edge sts 18-18-18 times every other row and then 6-7-7 times every 4th row - see knitting tips. After the 2nd neck dec (the piece measures approx. 33-34-36 cm) knit the next row as follows: 50-56-62 sts for the front, bind off 7 sts for armhole, 101-113-125 sts for the back, bind off 7 sts for armhole, 50-56-62 sts for the front. Knit each piece separately.

Left Front: = 50-56-62 sts. Continue shaping neck as instructed above and at the same time bind off for armhole every other row: 2 sts 2-3-5 times and 1 st 2-5-6 times. After all neck and armhole shaping is complete 24-24-25 sts remain on shoulder. Bind off the remaining sts when the piece measures approx. 52-54-56 cm - adjust so you bind off after at least 2 rows stockinette st over all sts (no lace).

Right Front: Knit the same as the left front, reversing all shaping.

Back: = 101-113-125 sts. Bind off for armhole at each side as on front = 89-91-93 sts. When the piece measures approx. 49-51-53 cm - adjust so there are at least 2 rows stockinette st over all sts - knit 4 rows garter st over the center 45-47-47 sts. On the next row bind off the center 37-39-39 sts for the neck, and knit 4 sts at each neck edge in garter st to finished measurements. Dec 1 st for the neck every other row 2 times inside 4 edge sts in garter st - see knitting tips = 24-24-25 sts remain on each shoulder. Bind off the remaining sts when the piece measures the same as the fronts.

Sleeve: Cast on 62-62-62 sts with 2 strands lilac. Change to 1 strand denim blue and establish the pattern on the next row as follows (right side row):
K 1 (edge st knit in garter st throughout), 6 sts of Pattern 4A, 48 sts of Pattern 4B, 6 sts of Pattern 4C, K 1 (edge st knit in garter st throughout). Knit Pattern 4 twice (40 rows). Change to lilac and Pattern 5 once (keep edge sts in garter st).
Change to light blue violet and Pattern 1. At the same time when the piece measures 15 cm inc 1 st at each side a total of 10-13-13 times every 12-9-8 rows = 82-88-88 sts. Knit the increased sts knit into the pattern as you go along. When sleeves measures 49-47-45 cm (adjust so you end on the last row of Pattern 1) knit Pattern 2 once, then Pattern 3 to finished dimensions. When sleeve measures 51-50-48 cm bind off for sleeve cap at each side every other row: 3 sts 2-2-2 times, 2 sts 3-4-2 times, 1 st 3-3-9 times, then bind off 2 sts 3-3-2 times, then bind off 3 sts at each side until the piece measures 59-59-59 cm. Bind off the remaining sts.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Sew the sleeve seam using edge sts as seam allowance. Sew in the sleeves. Cut ribbon in 3 parts, 2 each 60 cm long and 1 80 cm long. Thread one of the 60 cm ribbons through the holes in Pattern 5 of each sleeve and fasten on the wrong side. Use the 80 cm long ribbon uses to tie together the cardigan at center front. Thread one end through the inside of the right button band at the beginning of the neck shaping, and the other end through the left side. Tie together at center front.


= K
= yo
= K 2 tog
= sl 1, K 1, psso.
= sl 1, K 2 tog, psso.

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Ágnes Bárányné Vizi 02.09.2017 - 12:02:

Vagyis 3-3-2 alkalommal.

Ágnes Bárányné Vizi 02.09.2017 - 11:57:

Az ujja leírás végén kimaradt egy rész: az utolsó 3 szem leláncolás előtt még van 2 szem leláncolása 2-3-3 alkalommal.

Inez Huizinga 21.05.2017 - 12:23:

Hoe kan ik dit patroon in een grotere maat breien?

DROPS Design 22.05.2017 kl. 16:32:

Hallo Inez, Als je voldoende ervaring hebt met patronen, dan zou je hem bijvoorbeeld groter kunnen maken met de volgende tips: - meer patroonherhalingen in de breedte/hoogte maken op het lijf en en mouwen(of meer tricotsteken tussen de herhalingen) - maak evt. meerderingen of minderingen na de mouwboord voor het juiste aantal steken voor mouwpatroon - Het armsgat en mouwkop evt. aanpassen - Eventueel kun je voor de maten kijken naar een bestaand patroon. - Let er op dat verandering van maatvoering ook effect heeft op halslijn, schouderbreedte etc. - Eerst goed meten en rekenen voor je begint.

MK 20.05.2017 - 07:02:

Re: pattern 1. It is to be done over 233 stitches. It is a 12 repeat pattern and 12 does not go into 233 evenly. Am I reading this wrong, or is the pattern wrong? Please advise. thank you so much!

DROPS Design 22.05.2017 kl. 09:36:

Dear MK, you will work M.1 as follows: repeat the 12 sts in M1 a total of 19 times, then work the first 5 sts in M1 = 19 x 12 sts + 5 = 233 sts. Happy knitting!

Norma Bradley 19.04.2017 - 18:44:

I have downloaded drops 68-8 and gave clicked on the website for help because the pattern seems to be incorrect, and it takes me to another pattern. I think the larger chart on the page is incorrect. Can you confirm this please?

DROPS Design 22.04.2017 kl. 14:06:

Hi Norma, the chart seems to be correct. However, we still will send your question to the design department.

Thely 05.09.2015 - 00:55:

Az ábraleírásnál a \ vonalnál nem "1 sima" hanem "1et átemel" van. Ugyanez az alatta lévő sorban. Köszönjük a megjegyzést, a hiba javításra került.

Martine Wrede 25.06.2015 - 14:46:

Bonjour, tout allait bien jusqu'aux manches, j'ai des mailles en trop sur le diagramme M4 A à C à la hauteur de rang 8 et suivants. merci de me répondre pour que je puisse avancer

BARIL-LOUSTALOT Emmanuelle 18.11.2014 - 11:05:

Merci beaucoup je suis bloquée au début des manches et n'arrive pas à comprendre quels jetés sont en trop au niveau des rangs 7 et 9 de M4A et M4C :-( Votre site est absolument génial et j'ai déjà réalisé de très nombreux modèles pour tout mon entourage MERCI !

BARIL-LOUSTALOT Emmanuelle 15.11.2014 - 23:25:

Bonjour n'y a-t-il pas une erreur au niveau des rangs 7 et 9 de M4 ? Je me retrouve avec trop de mailles... (il y a davantage de jetés que de surjets) D'avance merci pour votre aimable réponse

DROPS Design 17.11.2014 kl. 10:14:

Bonjour Mme Baril-Loustalot, le diagramme va être vérifié, merci d'avance pour votre patience. Bon tricot!

Jenny Hulterström 29.06.2014 - 22:52:

Hej igen! Jag har fått börja och sluta varv 9 med en minskning. Upprepningen stämmer dock.// Med vänlig hälsning Jenny

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