DROPS / 68 / 13

Lake Geneva by DROPS Design

DROPS Lacy Tunic in Passion

Sizes: S/M - M/L - XL
Finished measurements: 104-114-124 cm [41" - 44 7/8" - 48-7/8"]

Materials: DROPS PASSION from Garnstudio
60% merino wool, 25% viscose, 15% nylon, 50 g./100 m./109 yards
350-400-450 g. col. no. 08, periwinkle.

DROPS 7 mm [US 10½] needles, 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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Tags: lace, sweaters, vent,

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Gauge: 13 sts in the pattern = 10 cm [4"]

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

Pattern: See chart. The pattern is seen from the right side. Note: the 8th through 10th rows on the chart and the last 3 rows on the chart are 3 rows of garter st.

Knitting tips: Bind off for armhole at each side, but after initial bind off row, knit 3 edge sts in garter st and make decs inside the edge sts along armhole.

Note: Passion has a tendency to twist when knit. For best results, untwist the yarn as you go along.

Note: All measurements in pattern refer to the garment when held up or worn, because the pattern pulls in and lengthens.

Front: Cast on 68-74-80 sts and knit 4 rows garter st. Change to Pattern 1 but keep 3 sts at each side in garter st throughout. When the piece measures 52-55-58 cm [20.5" - 21 5/8" - 22 7/8"] bind off 4-4-6 sts at each side for armhole. Dec 1 st every other row - see knitting tips - a total of 5-7-8 times = 50-52-52 sts. Note: See that the pattern is not disrupted by the armhole shaping – if it is not possible to knit the pattern over all the sts, knit leftover sts in stockinette st. After armhole shaping continue to knit the 3 edge sts in garter st to finished measurements. When the piece measures approx. 62-66-70 cm [24-3/8" - 26" - 27 5/8"] (approx. 8 cm [3 1/8"] remains to finished dimensions; adjust length so that there will be 3 rows garter st before shoulder bind off) bind off the center 10-12-12 sts for the neck. Bind off at each neck edge every other row: 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 3 times. Bind off the remaining 15 sts on each shoulder when the piece measures approx. 70-74-78 cm [27 5/8" - 29 1/8" - 30.75"] - adjust so you bind off after 3 rows garter st.

Back: Cast on and knit the same as the front. Bind off for armhole as on front and knit until the piece measures 68-72-76 cm [26.75" - 28.25" - 29 7/8"]. Bind off the center 18-20-20 sts for the neck. Dec 1 st at each neck edge on the next row. Bind off the remaining 15 sts on each shoulder when the piece measures approx. 70-74-78 cm [27 5/8" - 29 1/8" - 30.75"] - adjust so you bind off after 3 rows garter st and match up length with front.

Sleeve: Cast on 28-30-32 sts and knit 4 rows garter st. Change to Pattern 1, keeping 3 sts at each side in garter st throughout. When the piece measures 10 cm [4"] inc 1 st at each side (inside 3 edge sts) 8-9-9 times every 4.5-3.5-3.5 cm [1.75" - 1 3/8" - 1 3/8"] = 44-48-50 sts - knit the increased sts into Pattern 1 as you go along and there are enough sts for pattern. Bind off for sleeve cap when sleeve measures approx. 46-44-43 cm [18 1/8" - 17.25" - 16 7/8"]. Bind off 2 sts at each side every other row until the piece measures 57-57-58 cm [22.5" - 22.5" - 22 7/8"]. Bind off the remaining sts.

Assembly: Sew right shoulder. Pick up approx. 50 to 56 sts around the neck and knit 4 rows garter st, bind off. Sew left shoulder and neckband. Sew in sleeves. Sew sleeve and side seams, leaving an opening for the side slit of desired length.

Diagram

= knit (as seen from the right side)
= purl (as seen from the right side)
= yo, sl 1, K 1, psso.
= K 2 tog, yo.

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