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Knitted DROPS jumper in garter st with stripes in 1 strand “Alpaca” and 1 strand “Kid-Silk”. Size: S - XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no z-737
Yarn group A + A or C
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Materials:
DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
150-150-150-150-200-200 g colour no 100, off white
150-150-150-150-200-200 g colour no 7120, light grey green
And use:
DROPS KID-SILK from Garnstudio
50-75-75-75-75-100 g colour no 01, off white
50-75-75-75-75-100 g colour no 06, light grey green

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) SIZE 5.5 mm – or size needed to get 16 sts x 34 rows with 1 strand of each quality held tog in garter st = 10 x 10 cm.

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

STRIPES:
Work stripes in 1 strand “Alpaca” and 1 strand ”Kid-Silk” as follows:
FRONT PIECE:
Work in garter st with light grey green until piece measures 28-29-30-31-32-33 cm. Then work * 1 ridge off white and 1 ridge light grey green *, repeat from *-* for 16-16-17-17-18-18 cm (make sure to avoid a tight yarn at colour change). Work in garter st with off white until piece measures 63-65-67-69-71-73 cm (= mid on top of shoulder).
BACK PIECE:
Continue in garter st with off white until piece measures 19-20-20-21-21-22 cm. Then work * 1 ridge light grey green and 1 ridge off white *, repeat from *-* for 16-16-17-17-18-18 cm (make sure to avoid a tight yarn at colour change). Work in garter st with off white until piece measures 63-65-67-69-71-73 cm.

DECREASE TIP:
Dec inside 1 edge st. All dec are done from RS!
Dec as follows before 1 edge st: K 2 tog.
Dec as follows after 1 edge sts: Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso.

INCREASE TIP:
Inc inside 1 edge st. Inc 1 st by making a YO. On next row K YO twisted to avoid hole.
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JUMPER:
Worked back and forth in one over shoulders and down on the other side. Work entire jumper in 1 strand “Alpaca” and 1 strand ”Kid-Silk”.

FRONT PIECE:
Cast on 70-77-83-94-101-114 sts (incl 1 edge st in each side) on circular needle size 5.5 mm with 1 strand light grey green Kid-Silk and 1 strand light grey green Alpaca. Work in GARTER ST and STRIPES - see explanation above. When piece measures 10 cm, dec 1 st in each side of piece - READ DECREASE TIP! REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION Repeat dec every 6-5-5-5-5-5 cm 3-4-4-4-4-4 more times = 62-67-73-84-91-104 sts. When piece measures 34-34-35-35-36-36 cm, inc 1 st in each side of piece - READ INCREASE TIP! Repeat inc when piece measures 39-39-41-41-43-43 cm = 66-71-77-88-95-108 sts. Continue in garter st and with stripes. When piece measures 43-44-45-46-47-48 cm in total - adjust so that next row is from RS, inc 1 st in each side of piece for sleeves = 68-73-79-90-97-110 sts. Repeat inc on every row from RS 7 more times = 82-87-93-104-111-124 sts. Then cast on new sts in each side for sleeves at the end of every row as follows: 14-14-13-12-11-9 sts 2 times and 15-14-14-12-13-11 sts 1 time = 168-171-173-176-181-182 sts.
When piece measures 55-57-57-59-59-61 cm, cast off for neck as follows: Adjust so that next row is from RS, work the first 72-73-74-75-77-77 sts (= left shoulder/sleeve) and slip these on a stitch holder, cast off the next 24-25-25-26-27-28 sts for neck and work the rest of row (= 72-73-74-75-77-77 sts on right shoulder/sleeve).

RIGHT SHOULDER/SLEEVE:
Continue to cast off 1 st at beg of the next 2 rows from RS (from the neck) = 70-71-72-73-75-75 sts remain on the shoulder/sleeve. Work until piece measures 63-65-67-69-71-73 cm and insert a marker in piece (= mid on top of shoulder). Continue with garter st and stripes as before. When piece measures 2 cm from marker mid on top of shoulder, inc 1 new st for neck at the end of the next 2 rows towards the neck = 72-73-74-75-77-77 sts. Adjust so that next row is from RS and slip sts on a stitch holder.

LEFT SHOULDER/SLEEVE:
Slip sts from left shoulder/sleeve back on needle (1st row = WS). Continue to dec 1 st at end of the next 2 rows from RS (from the neck) = 70-71-72-73-75-75 sts remain on the shoulder/sleeve. Work until piece measures 63-65-67-69-71-73 cm and insert a marker in piece (adjust according to right shoulder/sleeve = mid on top of shoulder). NOW MEASURE PIECE FROM HERE! Continue with garter st and stripes as before. When piece measures 2 cm from marker mid on top of shoulder, inc 1 new st for neck at the end of the next 2 rows towards the neck = 72-73-74-75-77-77 sts. On next row from RS cast on 24-25-25-26-27-28 new sts at the end of row and then work the sts from right shoulder/sleeve on stitch holder back on needle = 168-171-173-176-181-182 sts on needle.

BACK PIECE:
Now work back piece downwards in garter st and STRIPES - see explanation above. When piece measures 14-15-16-17-18-19 cm, cast off sts for sleeves at beg of every row in each side as follows: Cast off 15-14-14-12-13-11 sts 1 times and 14-14-13-12-11-9 sts 2 times = 82-87-93-104-111-124 sts. On next row from RS dec 1 st in each side of piece, repeat dec on every row from RS 7 more times = 66-71-77-88-95-108 sts. Make sure to work stripes on the same place on back piece as on front piece. Then dec 1 st in each side when piece measures 24-26-26-28-28-30 cm and 29-31-32-34-35-37 cm = 62-67-73-84-91-104 sts. When piece measures 35-35-37-39-41-43 cm, inc 1 st in each side on next row from RS. Repeat inc every 6-5-5-5-5-5 cm 3-4-4-4-4-4 more times = 70-77-83-94-101-114 sts. Loosely cast off when piece measures 63-65-67-69-71-73 cm from marker mid on top of shoulder.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew underarm seams and side seams in one in outer loops of edge sts.

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Susanne 01.10.2018 - 10:37:

Guten Tag Ich bin nicht so erfahren im Stricken. Kann ich aus dieser Anleitung eine A-linie machen? Liebe Grüsse susanne

DROPS Design 01.10.2018 kl. 12:33:

Liebe Suzanne, wenn Sie nicht so erfahren im Stricken sind, suchen Sie vielleicht am besten einen trapezförmigen Pullover . Viel Spaß beim stricken!

Bea 22.12.2015 - 17:58:

Ich liebe streifenpullis!

Roswitha 18.12.2015 - 13:47:

Schlicht und doch ein Hingucker!

Ylva Gustafsson 17.12.2015 - 15:55:

Enkel och snygg, lätt att variera själv!

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