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Sweet Pearl by DROPS Design

Knitted sweater with garter stitch and raglan, worked top down. Sizes S - XXXL. The piece is worked in DROPS Air.

DROPS Design: Pattern no ai-120
Yarn group C or A + A
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Sizes: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Materials:
DROPS AIR from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group C)
300-300-350-400-400-450 g color 01, off white

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

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES AND CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 or 80 cm / 24'' or 32'') SIZE 5.5 MM/US 9 – or the size needed to get 16 stitches and 20 rows stockinette stitch on 10 cm / 4'' in width and 10 cm / 4'' in height.

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES AND CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 or 80 cm / 24'' or 32'') SIZE 4.5 mm/US 7 for garter stitch edges – or the size needed to get 18 stitches and 35 rows garter stitch on 10 cm / 4'' in width and 10 cm / 4'' in height.

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Pattern instructions

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

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

PATTERN:
See diagrams A.1 to A.5. Choose diagram for your size in A.2 and A.5.

INCREASE TIP (for body):
Work until there are 2 stitches left before the marker thread, 1 yarn over, work 4 stitches (the marker thread sits in the middle of these 4 stitches), 1 yarn over (= 2 stitches increased). Repeat at both marker threads (= 4 stitches increased).

DECREASE TIP (for 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 the knitted stitch, knit 2 stitches (the marker thread sits in the middle of these 2 stitches), knit the next 2 stitches together (= 2 stitches decreased).
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SWEATER:
The yoke and body are worked in the round with circular needle, top down. The sleeves are worked in the round with double pointed needles.

YOKE:
Cast on 76-80-84-88-92-96 stitches with circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7. Work 2 RIDGES – see description above. Change to circular needle SIZE 5.5 mm/US 9. Knit 1 round and increase 24 stitches evenly on the round by making yarn overs = 100-104-108-112-116-120 stitches. Purl 1 round; the yarn overs are purled twisted to avoid holes.
Then work pattern from mid back as follows:
Work as follows over half of the back piece: Work A.1 (= 5 stitches) over the first 5-5-5-5-5-10 stitches (= 1-1-1-1-1-2 times in width), A.2 (= 1-2-3-4-5-1 stitches).
Work as follows over the right sleeve: Work A.3 (= 16 stitches), A.4 (= 5 stitches), A.3 over 16 stitches.
Work as follows over the front piece: Work A.5 (= 2-3-4-5-1-2 stitches), A.1 over 10-10-10-10-15-20 stitches, A.2 over 1-2-3-4-5-1 stitches.
Work as follows over the left sleeve: Work A.3 over 16 stitches, A.4 over 5 stitches, A.3 over 16 stitches.
Work as follows over half of the back piece: Work A.5 over 2-3-4-5-1-2 stitches and A.1 over the last 5-5-5-5-10-10 stitches.
Continue the pattern and increase as shown in A.2, A.4 and A.5 (i.e. increase 1 stitch on each side of each A.3 = a total of 8 stitches increased every 2nd round). The increased stitches are worked twisted into the pattern as you go; there should not be holes. REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
Diagrams A.1 and A.3 are repeated in height. When A.2, A.4 and A.5 have been worked 1 time in height, continue to increase every 2nd round and the increased stitches are worked into the pattern as before. Increase on each side of each A.3 a total of 14-16-19-21-24-27 times (including the increases in A.2, A.4 and A.5) = 212-232-260-280-308-336 stitches. Then continue with garter stitch over garter stitch and knit over knit until the piece measures 20-22-23-25-27-29 cm / 8"-8 3/4"-9"-9 3/4"-10½"-11½'' from the neck edge.
Now divide for the sleeves and body as follows:
Purl 31-33-36-40-45-51 stitches (= half back piece), place the next 43-49-57-59-63-65 stitches on a thread (= sleeve), cast on 8-10-10-10-10-8 stitches under the sleeve, purl 63-67-73-81-91-103 stitches (= front piece), place the next 43-49-57-59-63-65 stitches on a thread (= sleeve), cast on 8-10-10-10-10-8 stitches under the sleeve, purl 32-34-37-41-46-52 stitches (= half back piece). Body and sleeves are finished separately.

BODY:
= 142-154-166-182-202-222 stitches.
Now continue working in stockinette stitch, but with the wrong side out, i.e. turn the piece and knit from the wrong side in the round.
Insert 1 marker thread in the middle of the 8-10-10-10-10-8 stitches under each sleeve (= 71-77-83-91-101-111 stitches on each side of the marker threads).
When the piece measures 4 cm / 1½'' from where the body was separated from the sleeves, increase 1 stitch on each side of the marker threads (= 4 stitches increased) – read INCREASE TIP! Increase like this every 4 cm / 1½'' a total of 6-6-7-7-6-6 times = 166-178-194-210-226-246 stitches. When the piece measures 34-34-35-35-35-35 cm / 13½"-13½"-13 3/4"-13 3/4"-13 3/4"-13 3/4'' from where the body was separated from the sleeves, change to circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 and work 3 ridges. Bind off. Make sure you bind off loosely; you can use a needle 1 size larger if necessary. The piece measures a total of approx. 60-62-64-66-68-70 cm / 23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''-26''-26¾''-27½'' from the shoulder.

SLEEVE:
The piece is worked in the round with double pointed needles. Place the 43-49-57-59-63-65 stitches from the thread on the one side of the piece onto double pointed needles SIZE 5.5 mm/US 9 and knit up 1 stitch in each of the 8-10-10-10-10-8 stitches cast onto body under the sleeve = 51-59-67-69-73-73 stitches. Insert a marker thread in the middle of the new stitches.
Continue with garter stitch over garter stitch and knit over knit; the 8-10-10-10-10-8 new stitches under the sleeve are worked in garter stitch.
When the piece measures 3 cm / 1'' from where the sleeve was separated from the body, decrease 2 stitches mid under sleeve – read DECREASE TIP! Decrease every 5½-4-2½-2-2-2 cm / 2 1/4"-1½"-7/8"-3/4"-3/4"-3/4'' a total of 6-8-12-12-14-12 times = 39-43-43-45-45-49 stitches.
AT THE SAME TIME when the sleeve measures 5 cm / 2'' from where the sleeve was separated from the body, continue working in stockinette stitch from the wrong side, i.e. turn the piece and knit from the wrong side in the round.
When the piece measures 38-37-36-34-33-31 cm / 15"-14½"-14 1/4"-13½"-13"-12 1/4'' change to double pointed needles size 4.5 mm / US 7 and work rib (purl 1, 2 stitches in GARTER STITCH – see description above) in the round from the wrong side, AT THE SAME TIME as on the first round you decrease 0-1-1-0-0-1 stitch = 39-42-42-45-45-48 stitches. Bind off when the piece measures 43-42-41-39-38-36 cm / 17"-16½"-16"-15 1/4"-15"-14 1/4'' where the sleeve was separated from the body. Make sure you bind off loosely; you can use a needle 1 size larger if necessary. The piece measures a total of 63-64-64-64-65-65 cm / 24 3/4"-25 1/4"-25 1/4"-25 1/4"-25½"-25½'' from the neck edge. Work the other sleeve in the same way.

Diagram

All measurements in charts are in cm.

= knit
= purl
= between 2 stitches make 1 yarn over; the yarn over is worked twisted on the next round to avoid a hole.



Comments (18)

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Berbett Marie 10.02.2019 - 15:44:

Je ne comprends pas comment tourner le tricot à l'envers et continuer au point mousse, le fil se retrouve du mauvais côté de l'aiguille. Merci

DROPS Design 11.02.2019 kl. 10:30:

Bonjour Mme Berbet, vous pouvez procéder comme pour les rangs raccourcis sur l'envers au début du 1er tour ou bien simplement tricoter le 1er tour à l'envers, et, à la fin du tour, relever le fil entre la dernière m et la 1ère m et le tricoter ensemble torse avec la m suivante pour cacher ce petit trou. Bon tricot!

Berbett Marie 08.02.2019 - 17:08:

Je bloque au moment de tricoter à l'endroit sur l'envers . Le fil se trouve du côté gauche.

DROPS Design 11.02.2019 kl. 07:58:

Bonjour Mme Berbett, quand on tricote du point mousse en rond, on tricote alternativement 1 tour endroit (le fil est derrière l'ouvrage) et 1 tour envers (le fil est devant l'ouvrage). Quand Vous tricotez ensuite de nouveau 1 tour en mailles endroit, passez le fil derrière l'ouvrage (passez--le entre les 2 aiguilles) pour tricoter 1 maille endroit. cette vidéo montre comment tricoter du point mousse en rond. Bon tricot!

Silje D 12.11.2018 - 09:21:

Så A3 skal ikke økes i det hele tatt?

DROPS Design 16.11.2018 kl. 15:32:

Hej Silje, nej du øker ikke i A.3. God fornøjelse!

Monique Larochelle 12.11.2018 - 02:36:

D'après la photo, après 20cm de l'encolure, je couvre le buste, ce n'est pas mon cas du tout, je suis loin de ça, est-ce qu'il y a un problème avec le patron ? Merci

DROPS Design 12.11.2018 kl. 10:35:

Bonjour Mme Larochelle, Quand les augmentations sont faites, vous continuez à tricoter les mailles comme elles se présentent jusqu'à ce que l'empiècement mesure 22 cm depuis le col - (= 20 cm de point fantaisie + 2 cm de bordure d'encolure) - pensez à bien vérifier votre tension en hauteur également. Bon tricot!

Silje D 10.11.2018 - 21:38:

I oppskriften står det at etter at A2, A4 og A5 er strikket en gang så skal en fortsette å øke A2, A4 og A5 i tillegg til at A3 skal økes i hver side totalt 14 ganger. Men det klarer jeg ikke å få til å stemme - da ender jeg opp med mer enn 300 masker. Eneste jeg kan se som fungerer for å få 212 masker er å øke A2, A4 og A5 3 ganger og A3 6 ganger. Er det noe jeg leser feil ved oppskriften?

DROPS Design 12.11.2018 kl. 08:15:

Hei Silje, Du skal øke totalt 8 masker 2. hver omgang totalt 14-16-19-21-24-27 ganger som inkluderer økningene i A.2, A.4 og A.5. Da du er ferdig har du økt 112-128-152-168-192-216 masker og har 212-232-260-280-308-336 masker på pinnen. God fornøyelse!

Silje 04.11.2018 - 21:12:

Er det mulig å sende mail til dere med spørsmål? 🙂 Spørsmålet mitt er for langt for kommentarboksen 🙄

DROPS Design 06.11.2018 kl. 07:49:

Hei Silje. Vi har dessverre ingen mailadresse for dette, men om du skriver spørsmålet ditt over flere spørsmålsbokser på siden vår skal vi lese dem som 1 spørsmål. Det går helt fint

Susanne 02.10.2018 - 22:11:

Ang. bærestykke, forstår jeg det så rigtigt, at A.2, A.4 og A.5, kun skal strikkes en gang i højden?

DROPS Design 03.10.2018 kl. 08:04:

Hei Susanne. Du fortsetter å øke som i diagrammene (hver 2 omgang) til du har økt totalt 14-16-19-21-24-27 ganger (inkludert økningene i A.2, A.4 og A.5). Du strikker altså mønster som i diagrammene til det totale maskeantallet er 212-232-260-280-308-336. God fornøyelse

Shelley 19.08.2018 - 18:32:

What is meant by the "marker thread" in the Increase tip? I Have worked the pattern to the end of the diagrams and get those but now I will be working the increases w/o the diagram.

DROPS Design 21.08.2018 kl. 07:49:

Hi Shelley, The marker threads are inserted in the middle of the stitches cast on under the sleeves - 1 marker thread in each side. You increase 1 stitch on each side of both marker threads as described in the increase tip - 4 stitches increased each time. Happy knitting!

Nina 02.07.2018 - 10:38:

Liebes DROPS Design Team, danke für die Beantwortung meiner Frage. Leider funktioniert der von Ihnen angegebene Link nicht. Könnten Sie den bitte neu setzen? Danke!

DROPS Design 02.07.2018 kl. 10:47:

Liebe Nina, danke für den Hinweis, Link wurde korrigiert. Viel Spaß beim stricken!

Nina 30.06.2018 - 19:00:

Liebes Drops-Design-Team, ich würde dieses Modell gerne stricken, allerdings ohne Muster dafür in Streifen, in unterschiedl.Farben. D.h. ich würde das Muster einfach weglassen. Muss ich dann an der Maschenzahl etwas verändern?

DROPS Design 02.07.2018 kl. 09:46:

Liebe Nina, je nach Ihrer Maschenprobe können Sie sich auch von ähnlichen (glatt rechts gestrickt) Modellen inspiereren - Z.B hier finden Sie alle Top-down Anleitungen mit 17 M = 10 cm in der Breite. Viel Spaß beim stricken!

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