DROPS / 181 / 7

Arendal by DROPS Design

Knitted jumper with cables and raglan, worked top down. Sizes S - XXXL. The piece is worked in DROPS Puna.

DROPS Design: Pattern no pu-018
Yarn group B
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Sizes: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Materials:
DROPS PUNA from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group B)
500-550-600-700-750-800 g colour 15, north sea

The piece can also be knitted with yarn from:
"Alternative yarn (Yarn group B)" – see the link below.

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES AND CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 and 60 or 80 cm) SIZE 4.5 MM – or the size needed to get 20 stitches and 26 rows stocking stitch on 10 cm in width and 10 cm in height.

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES AND CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 and 80 cm) SIZE 4 MM for rib – or the size needed to get 21 stitches and 28 rows stocking stitch on 10 cm in width and 10 cm in height.
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Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 170 cm and uses size S or M. If you are making a jumper, 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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INFORMATION FOR THE PATTERN:

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

PATTERN:
See diagram A.1. The diagram shows all the rows in the pattern seen from the right side.

RAGLAN:
Increase to raglan on each side of A.1.
Increase 1 stitch on each side of A.1 as follows (= 8 new stitches each time you increase).
Work to A.1, 1 yarn over, work A.1, 1 yarn over. On the next round knit the yarn overs twisted to prevent holes.

INCREASE TIP (for the sides):
Work until there are 2 stitches left before the marker thread in the side. Make 1 yarn over, knit 2 stitches (the marker thread sits between these) and make 1 yarn over.
On the next round, knit the yarn overs twisted to prevent holes.

DECREASE TIP (for the sleeves):
Decrease 1 stitch on each side of the marker thread as follows: Work until there are 3 stitches left before the marker thread, slip 1 stitch as if to knit, knit 1, pass the slipped stitch over, knit 2 stitches (the marker thread sits between these stitches), knit the next 2 stitches together.
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The jumper is worked in the round with circular needle, from mid back and top down.

JUMPER:
Cast on 112-120-124-128-136-136 stitches with circular needle size 4 mm and Puna. Knit 1 round, then work rib, knit 2/ purl 2. Continue with rib in this way for 4 cm. Change to circular needle size 4.5 mm. Work 1 RIDGE – see description above, on the first round, decrease 4 stitches evenly on round = 108-116-120-124-132-132 stitches. Continue working as follows: Knit 11-12-13-15-16-18, *1 yarn over, knit 1 *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, knit 1, * 1 yarn over, knit 1 *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times (= these 7 stitches become 13 stitches), knit 18-20-20-18-20-16, *1 yarn over, knit 1 *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, knit 1, * 1 yarn over, knit 1 *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, knit 22-24-26-30-32-36, * 1 yarn over, knit 1 *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, knit 1, * 1 yarn over, knit 1 *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, knit 18-20-20-18-20-16, *1 yarn over, knit 1 *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, knit 1, * 1 yarn over, knit 1 *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times and knit 11-12-13-15-16-18 = 132-140-144-148-156-156 stitches. Knit 1 round, the yarn overs are knitted twisted to prevent holes. Continue working as follows: Knit 4-5-6-8-9-11 (= half back piece), A.1 (= 27 stitches), knit 4-6-6-4-6-2 (=sleeve), A.1, knit 8-10-12-16-18-22 (= front piece), A1, knit 4-6-6-4-6-2 (= sleeve), A.1, knit 4-5-6-8-9-11 (= half back piece).

READ THE WHOLE OF THE NEXT SECTION BEFORE CONTINUING!
Continue this pattern, at the same time increase on each side of A.1 to RAGLAN – see description above. Increase every 2nd round 21-24-27-30-32-35 times. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! After all the increases, there are 300-332-360-388-412-436 stitches on the needle. Continue the pattern as before (without increases) until the piece measures 22-24-26-29-30-33 cm from the cast-on edge mid front.

The next round is worked as follows: Work 45-49-53-58-63-68 stitches (= half back piece), place the next 60-68-74-78-80-82 stitches on 1 thread (= sleeve), cast on 8-8-10-10-12-14 new stitches on the needle (= under the sleeve), work 90-98-106-116-126-136 stitches (= front piece), place the next 60-68-74-78-80-82 stitches on 1 thread (= sleeve), cast on 8-8-10-10-12-14 new stitches on the needle (= under the sleeve) and work the remaining 45-49-53-58-63-68 stitches (= half back piece).

BODY:
= 196-212-232-252-276-300 stitches. THE PIECE IS NOW MEASURED FROM HERE! Insert a marker thread in each side, in the middle of the new stitches that where cast on. Continue A.1 over the 20-20-20-20-22-22 stitches in the pattern which remain on the front and back piece, but on every 2nd round, make 1 yarn over on the outside of each A.1 (= towards mid front and mid back) and knit 2 stitches together on each side of marker thread in the side. The yarn overs are knitted twisted on the next round. The number of stitches is the same, but the stitches in A.1 will gradually be decreased towards the sides of the jumper and there will be more and more stitches in stocking stitch. When there are not enough stitches in A.1 to work 6-stitch cables, work these stitches in stocking stitch, AT THE SAME TIME as you decrease 3 stitches evenly over the cable, do not decrease over the cables with 2 stitches (remember to increase on the outsides of A.1 and decrease on each side of the marker threads). When all of A.1 has been decreased there are 172-188-208-228-252-276 stitches on the round. Continue with stocking stitch. When the piece measures 15-15-15-15-15-15 cm increase 1 stitch on each side of the marker threads (= 4 stitches increased) – READ INCREASE TIP! Increase every 5 cm a total of 4 times = 188-204-224-244-268-292 stitches. When the piece measures 34-34-34-34-34-34 cm increase 40-44-48-52-56-60 stitches evenly on round = 228-248-272-296-324-352 stitches. Change to circular needle size 4 mm. Work rib, knit 2/ purl 2. Work rib for 2 cm, cast off with knit over knit and purl over purl. The jumper measures approx. 60-62-64-66-68-70 cm from the shoulder.

SLEEVE: 
The piece is worked in the round with circular needle/double pointed needles. Place the 60-68-74-78-80-82 stitches from the thread in the one side of the piece on a short circular needle size 4.5 mm. In addition, cast on 8-8-10-10-12-14 new stitches mid under the sleeve = 68-76-84-88-92-96 stitches on the needle. Insert a marker thread in the middle of these new stitches – The piece is now measured from here! Work stocking stitch in the round. When the piece measures 2-2-2-2-2-4 cm decrease 2 stitches mid under the sleeve – READ DECREASE TIP. Decrease every 3-2-1½ -1½-1½-1 cm a total of 12-15-18-19-20-21 times = 44-46-48-50-52-54 stitches. When the sleeve measures 38-36-35-33-32-30 cm increase 4-6-8-6-8-10 stitches evenly on round = 48-52-56-56-60-64 stitches. Change to double pointed needles size 4 mm and work rib, knit 2/ purl 2 over all stitches. Cast off when the sleeve measures 43-41-40-38-37-35 cm. Work the other sleeve in the same way.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the openings under the sleeves.

Diagram

= knit
= purl
= place 3 stitches on cable needle in front of the piece, knit 3 stitches, knit 3 stitches from cable needle
= place 3 stitches on cable needle behind the piece, knit 3 stitches, knit 3 stitches from cable needle
= place 1 stitch on cable needle in front of the piece, knit 1, knit 1 from cable needle
= place 1 stitch on cable needle behind the piece, knit 1, knit 1 from cable needle

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