DROPS / 197 / 4

Old Mill Pullover by DROPS Design

Knitted jumper in DROPS Karisma or DROPS Merino Extra Fine. The piece is worked top down with Nordic pattern. Sizes S - XXXL.

DROPS Design: Pattern no u-860
Yarn group B
-------------------------------------------------------

Sizes: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Materials:
DROPS KARISMA from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group B)
550-600-700-750-800-900 g colour 77, light oak
50-50-50-50-50-50 g colour 39, dark old pink
50-50-50-50-50-50 g colour 01, off white

Or use:
DROPS MERINO EXTRA FINE from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group B)
550-600-650-700-800-850 g colour 08, light beige
50-50-50-50-50-50 g colour 35, dark heather
50-50-50-50-50-50 g colour 01, off white

-------------------------------------------------------
ACCESSORIES FOR THE PIECE:

KNITTING TENSION:
21 stitches in width and 28 rows in height with stocking stitch and pattern = 10 x 10 cm.

NEEDLES:
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES SIZE 4 MM.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE SIZE 4 MM: length 40 cm and 80 cm for stocking stitch and pattern.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES SIZE 3.5 MM.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE SIZE 3.5 MM: length 40 cm and 80 cm for edges.
The needle size is only a guide. If you get too many stitches on 10 cm, change to a larger needle size. If you get too few stitches on 10 cm, change to a smaller needle size.

-------------------------------------------------------

Have you knitted/crocheted this or any other of our designs? Tag your pictures in social media with #dropsdesign so we can see them!

Want to use a different yarn? Try our yarn converter!
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.
Comments (6)

100% Wool
from 1.45 £ /50g
DROPS Karisma uni colour DROPS Karisma uni colour 1.45 £ /50g
Wool Warehouse Direct Ltd
Order
DROPS Karisma mix DROPS Karisma mix 1.45 £ /50g
Wool Warehouse Direct Ltd
Order
DROPS Needles & Hooks
You can get the yarn to make this pattern from 18.85£. Read more.

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.
EXPLANATIONS FOR THE PATTERN:

-------------------------------------------------------

PATTERN:
See diagrams A.1 and A.2. Choose diagram for your size (applies to A.2).
The diagrams show all rows in the pattern seen from the right side.

INCREASE TIP-1 (evenly spaced):
To work out how to increase evenly, count the total number of stitches on the needle (e.g. 99 stitches) and divide by the number of increases to be made (e.g. 29) = 3.4.
In this example, increase by making 1 yarn over after alternately each 3rd and 4th stitch (approx.). On the next round knit the yarn overs twisted to avoid holes.

ELEVATION (in back of neck):
Skip this section if you do not want an elevation.
Insert 1 marker at the beginning of the round (mid back). With light oak, knit 16-17-18-19-20-21 stitches past the marker, turn, tighten the strand and purl 32-34-36-38-40-42 stitches. Turn, tighten the strand and knit 48-51-54-57-60-63 stitches, turn, tighten the strand and purl 64-68-72-76-80-84 stitches. Turn, tighten the strand and knit 80-85-90-95-100-105 stitches, turn, tighten the strand and purl 96-102-108-114-120-126 stitches. Turn tighten the strand and knit to mid back. Then work YOKE as described in the text.

KNITTING TIP:
To avoid the knitting tension becoming tighter when working pattern, it is important that the strands at the back of the piece are not tight. You can use a size larger needle when working pattern if this is a problem.

RAGLAN:
Increase to raglan on each side of the 4 marker threads as follows: Start 1 stitch before the marker thread, make 1 yarn over, knit 2 (the marker thread sits in the middle of these 2 stitches), make 1 yarn over. On the next round knit the yarn overs twisted to avoid holes. Then work the increased stitches in stocking stitch!

INCREASE TIP-2 (for sides of body):
Work until there are 3 stitches left before the marker thread, 1 yarn over, knit 6 (the marker thread sits in the middle of these 6 stitches) 1 yarn over (= 2 stitches increased). On the next round knit the yarn overs twisted to avoid holes. Then work the new stitches in stocking stitch. 

DECREASE TIP (for mid under sleeves): 
Start 3 stitches before the marker thread, knit 2 together, knit 2 (= the marker thread sits in the middle of these 2 stitches), slip 1 stitch as if to knit, knit 1, pass the slipped stitch over the knitted stitch (= 2 stitches decreased).

-------------------------------------------------------

START THE PIECE HERE:

-------------------------------------------------------

JUMPER - SHORT OVERVIEW OF THE PIECE:
Neck, yoke and body are worked in the round with circular needle, top down. The sleeves are worked in the round with short circular needle/double pointed needles, top down.

NECK:
Cast on 99-102-108-114-117-123 stitches with short circular needle size 3.5 mm and light oak. Knit 1 round. Then work A.1 in the round until the neck measures 3 cm from the cast-on edge. Knit 1 round where you increase 29-34-36-38-35-37 stitches evenly on round – read INCREASE TIP-1 = 128-136-144-152-152-160 stitches. Change to circular needle size 4 mm and knit 1 round.
You can now work an elevation in the back of the neck so that the yoke is slightly higher at the back. This elevation can be left out; the neck is then the same front and back – work ELEVATION – read description above, or go straight to YOKE.

YOKE:
Read KNITTING TIP! Work A.2 in the round (= 16-17-18-19-19-20 repeats of 8 stitches). AT THE SAME TIME on each round marked with an arrow in A.2 increase evenly on round as described below – read INCREASE TIP-1 and REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION!
On the round marked with arrow-1 increase 24-32-32-32-40-40 stitches evenly on round = 152-168-176-184-192-200 stitches (there is now room for 19-21-22-23-24-25 repeats of 8 stitches).
On the round marked with arrow-2 increase 24-24-24-32-40-40 stitches evenly on round = 176-192-200-216-232-240 stitches (there is now room for 22-24-25-27-29-30 repeats of 8 stitches).
On the round marked with arrow-3 increase 24-24-24-32-32-32 stitches evenly on round = 200-216-224-248-264-272 stitches (there is now room for 25-27-28-31-33-34 repeats of 8 stitches).
On the round marked with arrow-4 increase 24-24-24-24-24-24 stitches evenly on round = 224-240-248-272-288-296 stitches (there is now room for 28-30-31-34-36-37 repeats of 8 stitches).
On the round marked with arrow-5 increase 22-18-18-22-18-10 stitches evenly on round = 246-258-266-294-306-306 stitches.
Work A.2 until it is finished. The piece now measures approx. 18-18-18-21-21-21 cm from the cast-on edge mid front.
Insert 4 marker threads in the piece as follows (without working the stitches): Insert the first marker thread after the first 40-41-42-47-51-53 stitches (= ½ back piece), 2nd marker thread is inserted after the next 44-48-50-54-52-48 stitches (= sleeve), 3rd marker thread is inserted after the next 79-81-83-93-101-105 stitches (= front piece) and 4th marker thread is inserted after the next 44-48-50-54-52-48 stitches (= sleeve). There are 39-40-41-46-50-52 stitches left after the last marker thread (= ½ back piece). The marker threads will be used when increasing to raglan.
Continue in the round with stocking stitch and light oak. AT THE SAME TIME on the next round increase to RAGLAN on each side of the 4 marker threads – read description above = 8 stitches increased. Increase like this every 2nd round a total of 5-8-10-10-12-15 times = 286-322-346-374-402-426 stitches. Continue working without increasing until the piece measures 21-23-25-27-29-31 cm from the cast-on edge mid front. The next round is worked as follows: Work 45-49-52-57-63-68 stitches in stocking stitch (= ½ back piece), place the next 54-64-70-74-76-78 stitches on 1 thread for sleeve, cast on 8-8-10-10-12-14 new stitches on the needle (= in side under sleeve), work 89-97-103-113-125-135 stitches in stocking stitch (= front piece), place the next 54-64-70-74-76-78 stitches on 1 thread for sleeve, cast on 8-8-10-10-12-14 new stitches on the needle (= in side under sleeve) and work the remaining 44-48-51-56-62-67 stitches in stocking stitch (= ½ back piece). Body and sleeves are finished separately. THE PIECE IS NOW MEASURED FROM HERE!

BODY:
= 194-210-226-246-274-298 stitches. Insert 1 marker thread in each side, i.e. in the middle of the 8-8-10-10-12-14 stitches cast on under the sleeves and allow the marker threads to follow your work onwards. The marker threads will be used when increasing on each side of the body.
Continue in the round with stocking stitch and light oak. When the piece measures 4 cm from the division, increase 1 stitch on each side of both marker threads - read INCREASE TIP-2 = 4 stitches increased. Increase like this every 8 cm a total of 4 times in each side = 210-226-242-262-290-314 stitches. Continue working until the piece measures 33 cm from the division in all sizes. Knit 1 round where you increase 33-35-37-41-46-49 stitches evenly on round = 243-261-279-303-336-363 stitches.
Change to circular needle size 3.5 mm and work A.1 in the round for 3 cm. Loosely cast off with knit. The jumper measures approx. 60-62-64-66-68-70 cm from the shoulder down.

SLEEVE:
Place the 54-64-70-74-76-78 stitches from the thread on the one side of the piece on short circular needle or double pointed needles size 4 mm and knit up with light oak 1 stitch in each of the 8-8-10-10-12-14 stitches cast on under the sleeve = 62-72-80-84-88-92 stitches. Insert 1 marker thread in the middle of the 8-8-10-10-12-14 stitches under the sleeve and allow the marker thread to follow your work onwards. The marker thread will be used when decreasing under the sleeve. Start the round by the marker thread and work stocking stitch in the round. When the piece measures 2 cm from the division, decrease 2 stitches mid under sleeve - read DECREASE TIP-1. Decrease like this every 1 cm a total of 0-0-4-6-8-12 times, every 2nd round a total of 3-7-6-12-11-8 times and then every 4-3-2½-0-0-0 cm a total of 7-7-7-0-0-0 times = 42-44-46-48-50-52 stitches. Continue working until the piece measures 38-37-35-33-32-30 cm from the division (shorter measurements in larger sizes due to longer yoke). Knit 1 round where you increase 6-4-5-6-4-5 stitches evenly on round = 48-48-51-54-54-57 stitches. Change to double pointed needles size 3.5 mm and work A.1 in the round (= 16-16-17-18-18-19 repeats of 3 stitches). Continue this pattern until the edge measures 6 cm. Loosely cast off with knit. The sleeve measures approx. 44-43-41-39-38-36 cm from the division. Work the other sleeve in the same way.

This pattern has been corrected. .

Updated online: 17.08.2018
On the round marked with arrow-3 increase 24-24-24-32-32-32 stitches evenly on round, make sure to increase in background colour so pattern is not disrupted = 200-216-224-248-264-272 stitches

Diagram

= knit with light oak
= purl with light oak
= knit with off white
= knit with dark old pink
= increase round


Tove 27.03.2019 - 14:21:

Bolen ble veldig vid ... selv om strikkefastheten stemmer :/ Jeg er ganske høy og tenkte at jeg måtte strikke genseren i Large , det var feil 🙈 Syns ellers at oppskriften er superfin og enkel å følge

Helene Blomkvist 08.02.2019 - 07:46:

Ska man verkligen öka när det är dags för resåren på nederdelen av tröjan?Känns som den blir mycket vid då ivanliga fall öka man ju efter man stickat resår.

DROPS Design 08.02.2019 kl. 16:21:

Hej, jo det ska ökas innan resåren eftersom resåren annars blir för snäv, då den drar ihop sig.

Anna 21.08.2018 - 12:33:

Zrobiłam, wyszedł nawet lepiej niż się spodziewałam. To mój pierwszy sweter robiony od góry i dziękuję za pomoc.

Karina 11.08.2018 - 11:28:

Er det riktig at det skal økes når det strikkes mønster - pil 3 på mønsteret?

DROPS Design 17.08.2018 kl. 10:46:

Hei Karina. Ja, det skal økes på omgangen med pil 3. Bare sørg for at du øker med bunnfargen slik at ikke mønsteret forskyves. Ellers strikkes det som anvist i diagrammet. God fornøyelse.

Sheila 04.07.2018 - 18:26:

Really like neckline and the yoke design

Sheila 04.07.2018 - 18:23:

Really like the neckline and the yolk design

Post a comment to pattern DROPS 197-4

We would love to hear what you have to say about this pattern!

If you want to leave a question, please make sure you select the correct category in the form below, to speed up the answering process. Required fields are marked *.