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Verona by DROPS Design

Dress with stripes, raglan and vent in the sides, worked top down. Size: S - XXXL Piece is knitted in DROPS Paris.

Tags: dresses, top down,

DROPS design: Pattern w-677
Yarn group C or A + A
Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
DROPS PARIS from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group C)
150-150-200-200-200-250 g colour 60, dark old pink
150-150-150-150-150-200 g colour 38, raspberry
100-100-150-150-150-150 g colour 29, light ice blue
100-100-100-150-150-150 g colour 58, powder pink
100-100-100-100-100-150 g colour 103, dark wash
100-100-100-100-100-100 g colour no 17, off white
100-100-100-100-100-100 g colour no 07, heather
50-50-50-50-100-100 g colour 41, mustard
NOTE! Garment worked in one colour = 600-700-750-850-900-1000 g Paris.

Piece can also be knitted with yarn from:
“Alternative yarn (yarn group C)” - see link below.

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 and 80 cm) SIZE 5 mm – or size needed to get 17 stitches and 22 rows in stocking stitch = width 10 cm and 10 cm vertically.

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 and 80 cm) SIZE 4 mm - for edges in garter stitch.

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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in American English, please click here.

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.

INCREASE TIP-1 (applies to yoke):
To calculate how to increase evenly, use the total number of stitches on row (e.g. 88 stitches) and divide stitches by number of increases to be done (e.g. 12) = 7.3.
In this example increase after approx. every 7th stitch by making 1 yarn over. On next round knit yarn overs twisted to avoid holes.

PATTERN (applies to raglan):
See diagram A.1.

The stripes are worked in stocking stitch as follows:
2-2-2-2-2-2 rounds mustard,
5-6-6-8-8-9 rounds light ice blue,
2-4-4-4-6-6 rounds dark old pink,
5-6-6-8-8-9 rounds heather,
2-2-2-2-2-2 rounds mustard,
10-12-14-14-14-16 rounds raspberry,
2-2-2-2-2-2 rounds powder pink,
approx. 4-4-6-6-8-8 rounds in dark old pink, i.e. work in stocking stitch with dark old pink until yoke is done, then work A.2 and A.3 as explained in pattern.

See diagrams A.2 and A.3. Choose diagram for your size. The stripes are worked in stocking stitch.

Increase for raglan on each side of the 4 marker threads as follows: Work until 1 stitch remain before marker thread, make 1 yarn over, knit 2 (marker thread is in the middle of these 2 stitches), make 1 yarn over (= 2 stitches increased). On next round knit the yarn overs to make holes.

DECREASE TIP (applies to sides of dress):
Begin 5 stitches before marker and knit 2 together, knit 6 (marker thread is in the middle of these 6 stitches), slip 1 stitch knitwise, knit 1, pass slipped stitch over stitch worked (= 2 stitches decreased).

INCREASE TIP-2 (applies to sides of dress):
Begin 3 stitches before marker thread, make 1 yarn over, knit 6, 1 yarn over (= 2 stitches increased). On next round work yarn overs twisted to avoid holes.

Worked in the round on circular needle, top down until vent begins. Then finish front and back piece back and forth separately until finished measurements. Work sleeve edges in the round on double pointed needles.

Cast on 88-88-96-96-102-102 stitches on a short circular needle size 4 mm with dark wash. Work 2 ridges in GARTER STITCH in the round - see explanation above. Switch to circular needle size 5 mm. Knit 1 round while increasing 12-12-12-12-14-14 stitches evenly - read INCREASE TIP-1 = 100-100-108-108-116-116 stitches. Insert 4 marker threads for raglan in the piece as follows: Insert first marker thread after the first 15-15-17-17-19-19 stitches (= ½ back piece), insert 2nd marker thread after the next 20 stitches (= sleeve), insert third marker thread after the next 30-30-34-34-38-38 stitches (= front piece), and insert fourth marker thread after the next 20 stitches (= sleeve), 15-15-17-17-19-19 stitches remain on round after last marker. Then work yoke as explained below.

Work STRIPES YOKE - see explanation above. AT THE SAME TIME on next round increase for RAGLAN – see explanation above, on each side of the 4 marker threads (= 8 stitches increased). Increase like this every other round 14-17-18-22-23-26 times in total. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! After last increase there are 212-236-252-284-300-324 stitches on needle.
Continue with stripes yoke without increasing for raglan but to avoid breaking the lace edges along each raglan line when increase is no longer done, work A.1 in every transition between body and sleeve edges (arrow in A.1 marks marker thread in raglan line). When piece measures 16-18-20-22-24-26 cm from cast-on edge mid front, divide piece for body and sleeves. Work with dark old pink as follows: Work the first 31-34-37-41-45-49 stitches (= ½ back piece), slip the next 44-50-52-60-60-64 stitches on 1 stitch holder for sleeve, cast on 6-6-8-8-10-12 stitches on needle (= in the side under sleeve), work the next 62-68-74-82-90-98 stitches (= front piece), insert the next 44-50-52-60-60-64 stitches on 1 stitch holder for sleeve, cast on 6-6-8-8-10-12 stitches on needle (= in the side under sleeve) and work the remaining 31-34-37-41-45-49 stitches (= ½ back piece). Cut the yarn.
Finish body and sleeve edges separately. NOW MEASURE THE PIECE FROM HERE!

= 136-148-164-180-200-220 stitches. Insert 1 marker in the middle of the 6-6-8-8-10-12 stitches cast on in each side = 68-74-82-90-100-110 stitches between marker threads. Begin round at the marker thread in the right side of piece (when garment is worn). Work A.2 in the round. When A.2 has been worked, work A.3, then work in stocking stitch with dark old pink until finished measurements.
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 2 cm from division, decrease 2 stitches in each side - read DECREASE TIP (= 4 stitches decreased). Decrease like this every 2 cm 3 times in total in each side = 124-136-152-168-188-208 stitches. When piece measures 16 cm from division, increase 2 stitches in each side - read INCREASE TIP-2 (= 4 stitches increased). Increase like this every 1½ cm 28 times in total in each side.
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 43-44-43-44-43-43 cm, divide piece at both marker threads and finish front and back piece separately. Leave the stitches on back piece on the needle or slip them on 1 stitch holder.
Continue with stocking stitch and stripes as before but work the 3 edge stitches in each side in GARTER STITCH - see explanation above. NOTE! When dividing for vent in each side, increases will still remain in each side but now increase inside the 3 edge stitches in garter stitch in each side. After last increase there are 118-124-132-140-150-160 stitches on needle. Work with dark old pink until piece measures approx. 81-84-87-90-93-95 cm from shoulder. Work 3 ridges back and forth over all stitches and cast off by knitting from right side.
Work back piece the same way.

Slip the 44-50-52-60-60-64 stitches from stitch holder in one side of piece on double pointed needles size 4 mm and pick in addition up 1 stitch in each of the 6-6-8-8-10-12 new stitches cast on under sleeve = 50-56-60-68-70-76 stitches. Work 2 ridges in the round with dark wash and cast off by knitting. Work the other sleeve edge the same way.

This pattern has been corrected. .

Updated online: 27.04.2018
Added info to work stripes in stocking stitch.


= dark wash
= mustard
= light ice blue
= dark old rose
= heather
= raspberry
= powder pink
= off white
= between 2 stitches make 1 yarn over
= knit 2 together
= slip 1 stitch knitwise, knit 1, pass slipped stitch over stitch worked

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Sabine Thomas 29.10.2018 - 21:45:

Hallo! Nach der Teilung soll nach den 3 Abnahmen nach 16 cm 28x zunehmen u. gleichzeitig nach 43-44-43-44-43-43 cm schon die Seitenschlitze beginnen...diese sollen lt. Diagramm in Gr M 18 cm lang sein. Wie komme ich dann auf eine Geamtlänge von 86 cm (Gr. M)??? Vielen Dank für die Antwort und herzlichen Dank für die ansonsten tollen Anleitungen!!!!

DROPS Design 30.10.2018 kl. 08:37:

Liebe Frau Thomas, die 86 cm Gesamtlänge sind so verteilt: 6 cm Schulter + 18 cm Passe + 44 cm Rumpfteil (= mit Ab- dann Zunahmen) + 18 Schlitz = 86 cm. Viel Spaß beim stricken!

Heike 31.08.2018 - 10:51:

Hallo, ich soll an jeder Seite des kleides 28 x zunehmen. Das heißt ich habe 4 x 14 zunahmen, oder? Also an jeder Seite insgesamt 28 x. ???

DROPS Design 31.08.2018 kl. 11:53:

Liebe Heike, Sie nehmen in 28 Runden/Reihen jeweils 4 Maschen zu, d.h. an beiden Seiten des Kleides jeweils 2 Maschen. Insgesamt nehmen Sie also 112 Maschen zu. Gutes Gelingen weiterhin!

Sandra 08.08.2018 - 07:19:

Werden im Muster A2 und A3 alle Reihen oder nur jede 2. Reihe angezeigt?

DROPS Design 08.08.2018 kl. 08:31:

Liebe Sandra, in jedem Diagram steht 1 Kästchen für 1 Maschen und 1 Reihe = alle Reihe sind im Diagram gezeichnet. Viel Spaß beim stricken!

Maria 12.06.2018 - 14:25:

Buenos dias. En el cambio de ovillo de color me gustaria unir el nuevo color con un nudo, por ejemplo nudo ruso. Sobre todo por no tener tantos ovillos de diferentes colores y subirlos, que es un engorro. Que nudo me recomiendan ustedes para cambiar de ovillo de color sin necesidad de subirlos?

DROPS Design 24.06.2018 kl. 12:55:

Hola Maria. Te recomiendo en lugar de nudos usar la técnica de entretejer los extremos de los hilos, cuando las rayas son anchas, y subir el hilo si las rayas son estrechas ( de 2 vueltas). Puedes encontrar vídeos explicativos aquí: https://www.garnstudio.com/video.php?action=search&w=&c=5&uc=16&k=0&lang=es

Line Due 16.05.2018 - 17:20:

Er lige startet på opskriften, og nået til striber. Men diagram og billed passer ikke sammen i forhold til farver eller omgange?

DROPS Design 17.05.2018 kl. 14:50:

Hej Line, du du starter med Striber bærestykke som du finder øverst i opskriften: STRIBER BÆRESTYKKE: Striberne strikkes i glatstrik således: 2-2-2-2-2-2 omgange sennep, 5-6-6-8-8-9 omgange lys isblå, 2-4-4-4-6-6 omgange mørk gammelrosa, 5-6-6-8-8-9 omgange lyng, 2-2-2-2-2-2 omgange sennep, 10-12-14-14-14-16 omgange koral, 2-2-2-2-2-2 omgange støvrosa, ca 4-4-6-6-8-8 omgange mørk gammelrosa, dvs strik glatstrik med mørk gammelrosa til bærestykket er strikket færdig, derefter strikkes A.2 og A.3 som forklaret i opskriften. God fornøjelse!

Margretä 19.04.2018 - 16:57:

Hallo,wie kann ich einen schönen Farbwechsel ohne Absatz erhalten,da ja rund gestrickt wird. Gibt's da einen Trick?

DROPS Design 20.04.2018 kl. 08:07:

Liebe Magretä, dieses Video zeigt, wie man Streifen in der Runde mit einem schönen Übergang strickt. Viel Spaß beim stricken!

Marchal Christina 16.04.2018 - 19:23:

Bonjour, pourriez vous, dans l'explication, précisez qu'il faut tricoter l'ensemble au jersey. J'ai tricoté pendant longtemps au point mousse sans m'apercevoir que le modèle était au jersey. Pour les prochains utilisateurs, peut être que ça peut les aider. Merci

Ulrike 27.03.2018 - 17:37:

Ich bin etwas enttäuscht. Habe nach Anleitung die Wolle bestellt. Nun komme ich mit der Farbe 60 nicht bis zum Ende und müsste nachbestellen. Dafür habe ich von Senf und Eisblau je ein Knäuel übrig.

Eugenia 27.02.2018 - 10:02:

Buongiorno!! per la lingua italiana manca il diagramma?? dove posso trovare la tabella delle taglie DROPS ? la lunghezza del vestito viene indicata per una donna alta quanto??? non sarà troppo lungo per 165 cm di altezza? Grazie! Eugenia

DROPS Design 27.02.2018 kl. 10:53:

Buongiorno Eugenia. Adesso dovrebbe riuscire a vedere il diagramma con anche le misure per le varie taglie. La modella nella fotografia è alta circa 170 cm. Buon lavoro!

Sara 15.02.2018 - 19:10:

Hallo ihr lieben- wie wird der auschnitt bei dem raglan top down richitg schön quadratisch ?square-neck heist das glaub ich :)gibt es eine regel bei der aufteilung der maschen ? Vieln liebn dank im vorraus grüsse sara

DROPS Design 16.02.2018 kl. 16:37:

Liebe Sara, gerne bekommen Sie weitere persönnliche Hilfe von Ihrem DROPS Laden oder von einem Strickforum. Viel Spaß beim stricken!

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