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Park Stroll by DROPS Design

DROPS Sweater in Karisma Superwash and Cotton Viscose

Sizes: XS - S/M - M/L
Finished measurements:
Bust: 94-100-108 cm
Waist: 66-72-80 cm

Materials: DROPS KARISMA SUPERWASH from Garnstudio
400-400-450 g color no. 52, dark mustard
and use: DROPS COTTON VISCOSE from Garnstudio
400-400-450 g color no. 04, mustard

DROPS 5 mm circular and double pointed needles, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.

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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.
Gauge: 17 sts x 21 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm.
48 sts in pattern = approx. 19 cm

Garter Stitch, when knitting flat: Knit all sts, all rows.
Garter Stitch, when knitting in the round: *Rnd 1, knit. Rnd 2, purl *. Repeat from * - *.

Rib: * K 3, P 3 *. Repeat from *-*.

Pattern: See chart (1 chart = 1 repeat). The pattern is seen from the right side.

Knitting tip: Make armhole decreases as follows on the right side as follows:
Before 4 edge sts: K 2 tog.
After 4 edge sts: slip 1, K 1, psso

Body: Cast on 112-124-136 sts on circular needles with: 1 strand Karisma + 1 strand Cotton Viscose (= 2 strands). Join and knit 2 rows garter st. Attach a marker on each side, front and back each = 56-62-68 sts. Knit 2 more rows garter st, and on the second row increase 16 sts evenly distributed over the center 32-32-32 sts on the front = 72-78-84 sts front, back = 56-62-68 sts, a total of 128-140-152 sts on the needles.
Knit the next row as follows:

Front: 12-15-18 sts stockinette st, Pattern 1, 12-15-18 sts stockinette st

Back: 56-62-68 sts stockinette st.
Continue in pattern as established, but after the 1st row of the pattern, inc 1 st on each side of the markers, 12 times:
Sizes XS+S/M: every 2 cm
Size M/L: Alternately every 2 cm and every 3 cm
= 176-188-200 sts. When the work measures 25-26-30 cm bind off 2-4-5 sts on each side of the markers for armhole and knit the rest of each part separately.

Front: = 92-94-98 sts. Dec 1 st for armhole every other row inside 4 edge sts (which are knit in stockinette st) 6-7-8 times = 80-80-82 sts. When the work measures 40-42-46 cm dec 16 sts evenly distributed over the center 38-40-40 sts, then bind off the center 14-16-16 sts for the neck on the next row. Bind off at each neck edge every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 2 times, 1 st 1 time. 17-16-17 sts remain on the shoulder. Bind off when the work measures 48-50-54 cm.

Back: = 76-78-82 sts. Bind off for armhole as on the front = 64-64-66 sts. When the work measures 46-48-52 cm bind off the center 26-28-28 sts for the neck. Bind off 2 sts at each neck edge on the next row. 17-16-17 sts remain on the shoulder. Bind off when the work measures 48-50-54 cm.

Sleeve: Cast on 42-48-54 sts on double pointed needles with 1 strand Karisma + 1 strand Cotton Viscose. Join and place a marker at the join. Knit rib for 14 cm, then change to stockinette st. After the rib, inc 1 st each side of marker 16-14-11 times:
Size XS: every 2 cm
Size S/M: alternately every 2 cm and every 3 cm
Size M/L: every 3 cm
= 74-76-76 sts. When the work measures 48-48-47 cm bind off 2 sts each side of marker and knit the rest of the work back and forth on the needles. Bind off on each side for sleeve cap every other row: 3 sts 2 times, 2 sts 3 times, then dec 1 st on each side until the work measures 56-57-58 cm, then bind off 3 sts on each side until the work measures 58-59-60 cm, bind off.

Assembly: Sew the shoulder seams. Pick up approx. 96-102-108 sts (divisible by 6 sts) around the neck on double pointed needles with 1 strand Karisma + 1 strand Cotton Viscose. Join and change to 3 strands Cotton Viscose and P 1 row (right side row) then K 1 row. Change to 1 strand Karisma + 1 strand Cotton Viscose, knit rib, placing 3 purl sts at the center front. When the work measures approx. 8 cm bind off 1 st at the center front (the center st of the 3 purl sts), and knit the rest of the neck back and forth on the needles, knitting the outermost sts on each side at the center front in rib. When the neck measures 12 cm bind off loosely in rib. Sew in the sleeves.

Diagram

= K
= P
= 2 sts on a cable needle in front of the work, K 2, K 2 from the cable needle
= 2 sts on a cable needle behind the work, K 2, K 2 from the cable needle
= 4 sts on a cable needle in front of the work, K 4, K 4 from the cable needle
= 4 sts on a cable needle behind the work, K 4, K 4 from the cable needle
= 2 sts on a cable needle behind the work, K 4, K 2 from the cable needle
= 4 sts on a cable needle in front of the work, K 2, K 4 from the cable needle
= 2 sts on a cable needle behind the work, K 4, P 2 from the cable needle
= 4 sts on a cable needle in front of the work, P 2, K 4 from the cable needle

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