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DROPS 68-16 by DROPS Design

DROPS Pullover in Cotton Frisé with crocheted ruffle edge in Muskat.

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Sizes: S - M - L - XL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 90-98-106-114 cm [35 3/8" - 38 5/8" - 41.75" - 44 7/8"]
Waist: 84-90-96-102 cm [33" - 35 3/8" - 37.75" - 40 1/8"]

Materials: DROPS COTTON FRISÉ
85% cotton, 15% nylon, 50 g./145 m./158 yards
250-300-350-350 g. col. no. 19, periwinkle.
and use: DROPS MUSKAT
100% mercerized Egyptian cotton, 50 g./100 m./109 yards
50 - 50 - 50 - 50 g. col. no. 43, blueberry.

Alternate yarns for Muskat:
* DROPS BOMULL-LIN, 53% Egyptian cotton, 47% linen, 50 g./85 m./93 yds
* DROPS KARISMA SUPERWASH, 100% superwash wool, 50 g/110 m/120 yards

DROPS 3.5 mm [US 4] needles, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.
DROPS 3.5 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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Tags: flounce, jumpers,

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Gauge: 21 sts x 28 rows with Cotton Frisé in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm [4" x 4"].

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

Front: Cast on 91-97-103-110 sts with Muskat. Knit 4 rows garter st, then change to Cotton Frisé and stockinette st. When the piece measures 7 cm [2.75"] inc 1 st at each side a total of 3-4-5-6 times, every 6-4.5-4-3.5 cm [2 3/8" - 1.75" - 1.5" - 1 3/8"] = 97-105-113-122 sts. When the piece measures 29-30-32-33 cm [11 3/8" - 11.75" - 12 5/8" - 13"] bind off for armhole at each side every other row: 3 sts 1-1-2-2 times, 2 sts 1-2-3-4 times, 1 st 4-5-4-5 times = 79-81-81-84 sts. When the piece measures 38-40-41-42 cm [14 7/8" - 15.75" - 16 1/8" - 16.5"] bind off the center 15-15-15-16 sts for the neck. Bind off at each neck edge every other row: 2 sts 2-2-2-2 times, 1 st 7-8-8-9 times = 21-21-21-21 sts remain on each shoulder. Bind off the remaining sts when the piece measures 48-50-52-54 cm [18 7/8" - 19.75" - 20.5" - 21.25"].

Back: Cast on and knit the same as the front. Bind off for armhole as on front and knit until the piece measures 46-48-50-52 cm [18 1/8" - 18-7/8" - 19.75" - 20.5"]. Now bind off the center 35-37-37-40 sts for the neck. On the next row dec 1 st at each neck edge = 21-21-21-21 sts remain on each shoulder. Bind off the remaining sts when the piece measures 48-50-52-54 cm [18 7/8" - 19.75" - 20.5" - 21.25"].

Sleeve: Cast on 49-51-53-55 sts with Muskat. Change to Cotton Frisé and stockinette st. When the piece measures 6-6-6-4 cm [2 3/8" - 2 3/8" - 2 3/8" - 1.5"] inc 1 st at each side every 3.5-3-3-3 cm [1 3/8" - 1.25" - 1.25" - 1.25"] a total of 12-14-13-14 times = 73-79-79-83 sts. When sleeve measures 49-48-47-46 cm [19.25" - 18 7/8" - 18.5" - 18 1/8"] bind off for sleeve cap at each side every other row: 3 sts 1-1-1-1 time, 2 sts 5-5-4-4 times, 1 st 1-1-5-8 times, then bind off 2 sts at each side until the piece measures 57-57-58-58 cm [22.5" - 22.5" - 22 7/8" - 22 7/8"]. Bind off the remaining sts.

Assembly: Sew right shoulder. Pick up approx. 95 to 105 sts around the neck with Muskat. P 1 row (right side row), bind off. Sew left shoulder and neckband. Sew in sleeves. Sew sleeve and side seams using edge sts as a seam allowance.

Crocheted ruffle edge: Crochet around the neck and around the bottom of the sleeve with Muskat as follows: Crochet 2 rows of sc around entire edge - it is better to crochet fewer sc on the first row to tighten up the edge, otherwise it will stretch out when the last row is crocheted. Next row: * 6 sc in first sc, ch 1, 2 sc in the next sc *, repeat from * - *.
Join and fasten off.

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