DROPS / 174 / 22

Riley by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS men’s jumper with textured pattern and V-neck in Cotton Merino. Size: S - XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no cm-055
Yarn group B
Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
600-650-750-800-900-950 g color no 01, off white

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES AND CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 and 80 cm / 16'' and 32'') SIZE 4 mm/US 6 - or size needed to get 21 sts x 28 rows in stockinette st = 4'' x 4'' (10 x 10 cm).
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm / 32'') SIZE 3.5 mm/US 4 - for rib.

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GARTER ST (in the round on circular needle):
* K 1 round and P 1 round *, repeat from *-*. 1 ridge = 2 rounds.

See diagram A.1.

Dec inside 7 sts in each side. Dec at beg of row as follows: Work 7 sts as before, slip 1 st as if to K, K next st, psso.
Dec at end of row as follows: Work until 9 sts remain, K the next 2 tog, work the last 7 sts as before.

All dec are done from RS. Dec inside 11 sts in each side. Dec as follows before band (left front piece). Work until 13 sts remain, K the next 2 tog, work the last 11 sts as before.
Dec as follows after band (right front piece). Work 11 sts as before (= band st + 6 sts pattern), slip next st as if to K, K 1, psso.

Worked in the round on circular needle.
Cast on 198-222-234-258-282-306 sts on circular needle size 3.5 mm / US 4 with Cotton Merino. K 1 round, on next round work rib over all sts as follows: P 1, * K 1, P 2 *, repeat from *-* the entire round and finish with K 1 and P 1. Work rib for 4 cm / 1½''. Switch to circular needle size 4 mm / US 6 and work A.1 over all sts. When piece measures 45-46-47-48-49-50 cm / 17¾''-18''-18½''-19''-19¼''-19¾'', bind off for armholes in each side as follows: bind off the first 3-3-3-6-6-6 sts, work 93-105-111-117-129-141 sts, bind off the next 6-6-6-12-12-12 sts, work 93-105-111-117-129-141 sts, bind off the last 3-3-3-6-6-6 sts. Finish front and back piece separately.

= 93-105-111-117-129-141 sts. Continue with A.1 as before. AT THE SAME TIME on next row from RS continue bind off for armholes in each side - dec 1 st in each side every other row 6-12-12-15-18-24 times in total – READ DECREASE TIP ARMHOLE! = 81-81-87-87-93-93 sts. When piece measures 62-64-66-68-70-72 cm / 24 3/8''-25¼''-26''-26¾''-27½''-28 3/8'', work in garter st over the middle 35-35-41-41-47-47 sts, continue the remaining sts in pattern. When piece measures 64-66-68-70-72-74 cm / 25¼''-26''-26¾''-27½''-28 3/8''-29 1/8'', bind off the middle 25-25-31-31-37-37 sts for neck = 28 sts remain on each shoulder in all sizes. Bind off when piece measures 66-68-70-72-74-76 cm / 26''-26¾''-27½''-28 3/8''-29 1/8''-30''.

= 93-105-111-117-129-141 sts. Insert a marker in the middle st. Continue to dec for armholes as on back piece. When piece measures 54-56-55-55-57-59 cm / 21 1/4"-22"-21½"-21½"-22½"-23 1/4", keep sts until marker, st with marker and 2 sts after marker on needle, slip the remaining sts on a stitch holder. Now work in GARTER ST – see explanation above, over 5 sts towards mid front (= band), continue with A.1 over the remaining sts as before. Continue with bind off for armhole, AT THE SAME TIME dec for neck as follows - READ DECREASE TIP NECK: Dec on every other row 15-15-18-18-21-21 times in total. After all bind off for armhole and neck, 28 sts remain on shoulder in all sizes. Bind off when piece measures 66-68-70-72-74-76 cm / 26''-26¾''-27½''-28 3/8''-29 1/8''-30''.

Slip sts from stitch holder back on needle and pick up 5 sts in garter st at the back of band on left front piece. Work as left front piece.

Worked in the round on double pointed needles. Cast on 54-57-60-60-63-66 sts on double pointed needles size 3.5 mm / US 4 with Cotton Merino. Insert 1 marker at the beg of round. K 1 round, then work rib = K 1/P 2. When piece measures 4 cm / 1½'', switch to double pointed needle size 4 mm / US 6, continue with stockinette st, on 1st rnd with stockinette st dec 4-5-6-4-5-6 sts evenly = 50-52-54-56-58-60 sts on round. When piece measures 8 cm / 3 1/8'', inc 1 st on each side of marker. Inc every 4½-3-2½-2-2-1½ cm / 1 3/4"-1"-7/8"-3/4"-3/4"-½" 8-11-12-18-20-22 times in total, then inc every 2 cm / 3/4'' 5-5-5-0-0-0 times = 76-84-88-92-98-104 sts. When piece measures 54-53-53-51-51-50 cm / 21 1/4"-21"-21"-20"-20"-19 3/4" (shorter measurements in the larger sizes because of longer sleeve cap and wider shoulders), bind off 6 sts mid under sleeve (= 3 sts on each side of marker) and work sleeve back and forth on circular needle until finished measurements. Bind off for sleeve cap at beg of every row in each side: bind off 2 sts 5 times and 1 st 2-3-5-6-9-10 times, then bind off 2 sts in each side until piece measures 63-63-64-64-65-65 cm / 24 3/4"-24 3/4"-25 1/4"-25 1/4"-25½"-25½", then bind off 3 sts 1 time in each side. Bind off the remaining sts, piece measures approx. 64-64-65-65-66-66 cm / 25 1/4"-25 1/4"-25½"-25½"-26"-26". Make another sleeve.

Sew the shoulder seams. Sew in sleeves.


= K from RS, P from WS
= P from RS, K from WS

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