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Center of my Heart by DROPS Design

Jumper with lace pattern, worked from centre and outwards in a square in DROPS Brushed Alpaca Silk. Size: S - XXXL

DROPS design: Pattern as-067
Yarn group C or A + A
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Size: S - M - L/XL - XXL - XXXL
Materials:
DROPS BRUSHED ALPACA SILK from Garnstudio
125-150-175-175-200 g colour 06, coral

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES AND CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 and 80 cm) SIZE 6 mm – or size needed to get 15 stitches and 28 rows in garter stitch = width 10 cm and 10 cm vertically.
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DROPS BrushedAlpacaSilk: Colour chart / Alternative Yarns (Yarn Group C)

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GARTER STITCH (worked in the round):
1 ridge = 2 rounds. Knit 1 round and purl 1 round.

GARTER STITCH (back and forth):
1 ridge = knit 2 rows.

PATTERN:
See diagrams A.1 and A.2. Diagrams show all rows in pattern seen from the right side.

EYELET ROW:
New eyelet rows begins in the middle of 2nd round of A.2 and goes diagonally towards corner stitches with markers. All eyelet rows in A.1 and A.2 continues outwards until the entire part is finished. Diagram A.2 (= 14 rounds) is repeated vertically until part is finished (except from the neck-side). Make sure that stitches with arrow is placed directly above each other.

HOLES (sleeve):
On the sleeves there are eyelet rows towards the seam under sleeve, knit on rows with increases and increase with yarn overs = holes. On all other rows work as follows:
ROW 1 (= right side): Knit 2, 1 yarn over, slip 1 stitch knitwise, knit 1, pass slipped stitch over stitch worked, knit until 4 stitches remain, knit 2 together, 1 yarn over, knit 2.
ROW 2 (= wrong side): Knit all stitches.
Repeat these 2 rows upwards.

INCREASE INFO:
All increases are done from the right side.
Increase 1 stitch by making 1 yarn over inside 2 stitches knit, on next row knit yarn over (should make holes).
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JUMPER:
Work front piece and back piece separately as squares. Begin in the middle. Cast on and work on double pointed needles, switch to circular needle when needed.

FRONT PIECE:
Cast on 8-8-8-8-8 stitches with Brushed Alpaca Silk and divide them on 4 double pointed needles size 6 mm (= 2 stitches per needle). Insert 1 marker in the first, third, fifth and seventh stitch (= 4 corner stitches with markers), move the markers upwards when working. The other four stitches are middle stitches. Work as follows: Work A.1 4 times in total on round. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION When A.1 has been worked vertically, there are 29-29-29-29-29 stitches between every stitch with marker in it = 120-120-120-120-120 stitches on needle.

Repeat A.2 vertically – READ EYELET ROW above. Increase 1 stitch on each side of every corner stitch as before (= 8 stitches increased in total every other round) - NOTE: Between 1st and 2nd marker (= neck side) repeat A.2, 1-1-2-2-3 more times (then work this side in garter stitch), while on the other 3 sides repeat A.2 until finished measurements.

Continue like this until there are 240-264-288-304-336 stitches on needle (= 29-32-35-37-41 increases and 59-65-71-75-83 stitches between every stitch with marker) and piece measures approx. 40-44-48-51-56 cm. Stop after 1 round purl. Knit 1 round with pattern and increases as before, and slip the middle 15-15-15-17-17 stitches between 1st and 2nd marker on a stitch holder for neck after they have been worked. Cut the yarn. Then work piece back and forth. Begin at the neck and work next round from wrong side.

Continue with GARTER STITCH - see explanation above, increases and new eyelet rows. AT THE SAME TIME cast off towards the neck as follows on every other row: Cast off at beginning of every row, 2 stitches 2 times and 1 stitch 2 times.
Continue increases until there are 309-333-357-387-419 stitches on needle (= 41-44-47-51-55 increases). There are now 83-89-95-103-111 stitches between every stitch with marker, 28-31-34-37-41 stitches on each shoulder). Now continue working between 3rd and 4th marker while casting off the remaining stitches as follow: Start from the wrong side at the shoulder, cast of all stitches towards 4th marker and cast of the stitch with 4th marker, knit all stitches until the 3rd marker, cast of the remaining stitches. Cut the yarn. Start from the right side, work 2 ridges back and forth over the 83-89-95-103-111 stitches, cast off. Insert a marker thread in each side, 17-18-19-20-21 cm down from shoulder. These show where sleeves are sewn in.

BACK PIECE:
Cast on and work as front piece until there are 240-264-288-304-336 stitches on needle (= 29-32-35-37-41 increases and 59-65-71-75-83 stitches between every marker thread). On back piece continue the same way until there are 288-312-336-368-392 stitches on needle (= 35-38-41-45-48 increases and 71-77-83-91-97 stitches between every marker thread). Stop after 1 round purl. Now knit 1 round with pattern and increases as before, and cast off middle 27-27-27-29-29 stitches between 1st and 2nd marker for neck. Work the rest of round and cut the yarn. Then work piece back and forth. Begin at the neck and work next row from wrong side. Continue with garter stitch, increases and eyelet rows as before. Continue increases until there are 309-333-357-387-419 stitches on needle (= 41-44-47-51-55 increases). There are now 83-89-95-103-111 stitches between every stitch with marker, 28-31-34-35-41 stitches on each shoulder). Now continue working between 3rd and 4th marker while casting off the remaining stitches as follow: Start from the wrong side at the shoulder, cast of all stitches towards 4th marker and cast of the stitch with 4th marker, knit all stitches until the 3rd marker, cast of the remaining stitches. Cut the yarn. Start from the right side, work 2 ridges back and forth over the 83-89-95-103-111 stitches, cast off. Insert a marker thread in each side, 17-18-19-20-21 cm down from shoulder. These show where sleeves are sewn in.

SLEEVE:
Work piece back and forth on circular needle. Cast on 33-34-35-36-39 stitches on circular needle size 6 mm with Brushed Alpaca Silk. Work 2 ridges. Continue in garter stitch and with HOLES – see explanation above. When piece measures 3-4-4-2-4 cm, increase 1 stitch on each side – read INCREASE INFO. Repeat increase every 3-2½-2-2-1½ cm 9-10-11-12-12 more times = 53-56-59-62-65 stitches. Cast off when piece measures 32-31-30-28-26 cm (shorter measurements in the larger sizes because of wider shoulders).

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the shoulder seams. Sew in sleeves, down to markers on front/back piece. Sew underarm seams and side seams in one inside 1 edge stitch, stop when 9 cm remain = vents.

NECK EDGE:
Pick up approx. 66 to 74 sts (including stitches on stitch holder) on a short circular needle around the neck. Work 2 ridges in the round and cast off.

Diagram

= knit from the right side, purl from the wrong side
= purl from the right side, knit from the wrong side
= knit 2 together
= slip 1 stitch knitwise, knit 1, pass slipped stitch over stitch worked
= 1 yarn over between 2 stitches, on next round knit yarn over
= middle stitch between 2 markers
= garter stitch with marker in it


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