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Teresa Sweater by DROPS Design

Knitted jumper with lace pattern and raglan. Sizes S - XXXL. The piece is worked in DROPS Paris.

Tags: jumpers, lace, raglan,

DROPS Design: Pattern no w-686
Yarn group C
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Sizes: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Materials:
DROPS PARIS from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group C)
500-550-600-650-700-800 g colour 59, light old pink

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

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES AND CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 +60 or 80 cm) SIZE 5 MM – or the size needed to get 17 stitches and 22 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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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.
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.

RAGLAN:
Decrease as follows before the marker thread: Start 3 stitches before the marker thread:
Knit 2 together, knit 1, marker thread.
Decrease as follows after the marker thread: Marker thread, knit 1, slip 1 stitch as if to knit, knit 1, pass the slipped stitch over the knitted stitch.

KNITTING TIP: 
If the knitting tension is not correct in height and you work too tightly, the raglan decreases will be too short and the armhole too small. This can be adjusted for by working 1 extra round without decreases regularly between decreases. 

INCREASE TIP:
Increase as follows mid under sleeve – start 1 stitch before the marker thread: Make 1 yarn over, knit 2 stitches (the marker thread sits in the middle of these 2 stitches), 1 yarn over. On the next round knit the yarn overs twisted to avoid holes.
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JUMPER: 
The piece is worked in the round with circular needle. The sleeves are worked in the round with double pointed needles; change to short circular needle when you have enough stitches. The parts are put together and the yoke is worked in the round with raglan decreases.

BODY:
The piece is worked in the round with circular needle.
Cast on 160-172-188-200-224-244 stitches with circular needle size 5 mm and Paris. Work 2 RIDGES – see description above, then work as follows:
Knit 24-27-31-34-40-45, A.1 (= 32 stitches), knit 48-54-62-68-80-90, A.1, knit 24-27-31-34-40-45. Insert 2 marker threads in the piece, 1 at the beginning of the round and 1 after 80-86-94-100-112-122 stitches (= in the sides). Continue this pattern upwards. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! When the piece measures 8 cm decrease 1 stitch on each side of each marker thread (= 4 stitches decreased), decrease every 6 cm a total of 6 times = 136-148-164-176-200-220 stitches. When the piece measures 40-40-41-41-41-41 cm cast off 6-6-8-8-10-12 stitches in each side (= 3-3-4-4-5-6 stitches on each side of the marker threads). There are now 62-68-74-80-90-98 stitches on the back piece and 62-68-74-80-90-98 stitches on the front piece. Put piece aside and work the sleeves.

SLEEVE:
The piece is worked in the round with double pointed needles; change to short circular needle when you have enough stitches. Cast on 38-38-40-42-44-46 stitches with double pointed needles size 5 mm and Paris. Work 1 RIDGE – see description above, then work stocking stitch. Insert 1 marker at the beginning of the round (= mid under sleeve). When the piece measures 6-6-6-6-4-6 cm increase 2 stitches mid under sleeve – READ INCREASE TIP. Increase like this every 3-2-1½-1½-1½-1 cm a total of 8-12-14-15-15-16 times = 54-62-68-72-74-78 stitches. When the piece measures 33-31-31-29-28-26 cm (shorter measurements in larger sizes because of longer yoke) cast off the middle 6-6-8-8-10-12 stitches under the sleeve = 48-56-60-64-64-66 stitches. Lay the piece to one side and work 1 more sleeve.

YOKE: 
Place the sleeves on the same circular needle as the body, where the stitches were cast off for the armholes = 220-248-268-288-308-328 stitches. Insert a marker thread in each transition between body and sleeves. Continue with pattern and stocking stitch as before and decrease to RAGLAN – see description above. Decreases are different on body and sleeves. Decreases as follows:

RAGLAN SLEEVE:
Decrease 1 stitch on each side of each sleeve (= 2 stitches decreased each time). Decrease every 4th round 4-2-2-2-4-5 times, then every 2nd round 13-19-21-23-21-21 times = a total of 17-21-23-25-25-26 times.

RAGLAN BODY:
Decrease 1 stitch on each side of the back piece and 1 stitch on each side of the front piece (= 2 stitches decreased on front piece and 2 stitches decreased on back piece each time). Decrease every 4th round 8-9-9-8-8-7 times, then every 2nd round 5-5-7-11-13-17 times = a total of 13-14-16-19-21-24 times. 

After all the decreases there are 100-108-112-112-124-128 stitches on the needle. Work 2 ridges over all stitches; on the first round decrease 12-16-16-16-18-20 stitches evenly on round = 88-92-96-96-106-108 stitches. Cast off. The jumper measures a total of 62-64-66-68-70-72 cm up to the shoulder.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew openings under the sleeves.

Diagram

= knit
= purl
= between 2 stitches make 1 yarn over
= knit 4 stitches twisted together
= knit 4 stitches together


Comments (2)

Jose S. 13.05.2018 - 10:26:

Reading this pattern. I am confused after the bottom 2 ridges of the Body. Why is the 32 st lace pattern split by 90 stitches? Is there a 32 st Lace panel on the back, too??? Thank you!

DROPS Design 14.05.2018 kl. 10:42:

Dear Jose S., that's right you will have a lace panel in mid back too. Happy knitting!

Doris 19.12.2017 - 08:27:

Schönes Muster, schöne Farbe! Der Pullover steht dem Model ganz ausgezeichnet.

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