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Raspberry Flirt by DROPS Design

Knitted jumper in 2 strands DROPS Brushed Alpaca Silk. The piece is worked in stocking stitch and rib with boat neck. Sizes S - XXXL.

Tags: jumpers,

DROPS Design: Pattern no as-099
Yarn group C + C or E

Sizes: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
DROPS BRUSHED ALPACA SILK from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group C)
100-125-125-150-150-175 g colour 08, heather
100-125-125-150-150-175 g colour 05, beige



11 stitches in width and 15 rows in height with stocking stitch and 2 strands = 10 x 10 cm.

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE SIZE 8 MM: length 40 cm and 80 cm for stocking stitch.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE SIZE 5.5 MM: length 80 cm for rib.
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.

DROPS MOTHER OF PEARL BUTTONS, Round (moonbeam) NO 614: 6-6-6-8-8-8 items.


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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.


INCREASE TIP-1 (evenly spaced):
To work out how to increase evenly, count the total number of stitches on the needle (e.g. 96 stitches) and divide by the number of increases to be made (e.g. 14) = 6.9. 
In this example, increase by making 1 yarn over after approx. each 7th stitch. On the next round knit the yarn overs twisted to avoid holes.

RIDGE/GARTER STITCH (worked back and forth):
1 ridge = Knit 2 rows.

1 loop: * make 1 yarn over, cast off the yarn over *, repeat from *-* until the loop measures 2 cm.

INCREASE TIP-2 (for mid under sleeve):
Work until there is 1 stitch left before the marker thread, 1 yarn over, knit 2 stitches (marker thread sits in the middle of these 2 stitches), 1 yarn over. On the next round, knit the yarns over twisted to avoid holes. Then work the new stitches in stocking stitch. 




The piece is worked in the round with circular needle as far as the armholes, then the front and back pieces are finished separately back and forth on the needle. The sleeves are worked in the round with double pointed needles/short circular needle.

Cast on 96-104-112-120-132-144 stitches with circular needle size 5.5 mm and 1 strand heather + 1 strand beige (= 2 strands). Knit 1 round. Then work rib (= knit 1 twisted / purl 1) for 5 cm. Change to circular needle size 8 mm and knit 1 round where you increase 14-14-14-18-18-22 stitches evenly on round – read INCREASE TIP = 110-118-126-138-150-166 stitches. Then work stocking stitch – REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! When the piece measures 31-32-33-34-35-36 cm, work only the first 55-59-63-69-75-83 stitches on the needle, the last 55-59-63-69-75-83 are placed on a thread.

= 55-59-63-69-75-83 stitches. Continue with stocking stitch and cast on 1 stitch at the end of the next 2 rows = 57-61-65-71-77-85 stitches. The new stitches are worked in GARTER STITCH – see description above. When the piece measures 52-54-56-58-60-62 cm work the next row as follows – from the right side: 1 stitch in garter stitch, * knit 1 twisted / purl 1 *, work from *-* until there are 2 stitches left, knit 1 twisted and 1 stitch in garter stitch. Continue this rib until the piece measures 56-58-60-62-64-66 cm. Cast off with knit over knit and purl over purl.

Place the 55-59-63-69-75-83 stitches on circular needle size 8 mm and work in the same way as for front piece until the piece measures 56-58-60-62-64-66 cm – but do not cast off!
On the next row from the right side cast off with knit over knit and purl over purl – AT THE SAME TIME as you work loops as follows:
Cast off 4-5-5-4-6-7 stitches, make 1 LOOP – read description above, * cast off the next 5-5-6-5-5-6 stitches, make 1 loop * work from *-* a total of 2-2-2-3-3-3 times, cast off 29-31-31-33-35-35 stitches (= neck), * make 1 loop, cast off the next 5-5-6-5-5-6 stitches *, work from *-* a total of 2-2-2-3-3-3 times, make 1 loop, cast off the last 4-5-5-4-6-7 stitches.

Cast on 26-28-28-30-32-32 stitches with double pointed needles size 5.5 mm and 1 strand heather + 1 strand beige (= 2 strands). Knit 1 round. Then work rib (= knit 1 twisted /purl 1) for 5 cm. Change to double pointed needles size 8 mm and knit 1 round where you increase 9-7-8-8-6-8 stitches evenly on round = 35-35-36-38-38-40 stitches. Insert 1 marker thread at the beginning of the round = mid under sleeve. Then work stocking stitch. When the piece measures 8-8-8-8-8-7 cm increase 2 stitches mid under sleeve – read INCREASE TIP. Increase like this every 4½-4-3½-3½-3-3 cm a total of 10-11-12-12-13-13 times = 55-57-60-62-64-66 stitches. Continue working until the sleeve measures 52-51-50-49-47-45 cm and then cast off loosely – make sure the cast-off edge is not tight! Work the other sleeve.

Sew in sleeves inside the 1 edge stitch in garter stitch. Sew buttons onto front piece.


Comments (19)

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Sarah 22.11.2018 - 22:20:

Hallo, welchen Durchmesser sollen die Knöpfe haben?

DROPS Design 23.11.2018 kl. 10:15:

Liebe Sarah, alle unsere Knöpfe finden Sie hier = die Nummer 614 sind 20 mm. Viel Spaß beim stricken!

Inge 12.11.2018 - 15:01:

In het patroon bij voorpand staat: ga verder met tricotsteek en zet 1 steek op aan het einde van de volgende 2 naalden. Nu is mijn vraag wat wordt er precies bedoeld met zet 1 steek op is dit een omslag maken?

DROPS Design 13.11.2018 kl. 08:41:

Dag Inge,

Het is de bedoeling dat je een nieuwe steek opzet aan het eind van de naald, naast de bestaande steken, dus geen omslag. In deze video zie je hoe je dat kunt doen.

Solveig Marie Brenna 05.11.2018 - 14:48:

Hei. :) Hvis jeg ikke ønsker knapper på skuldrene, kan jeg bare droppe å lage hemper og heller sy for- og bakstykket sammen?

DROPS Design 06.11.2018 kl. 07:46:

Hei Solveig. ja det er ikke noe i veien for at du heller syr delene sammen om du ønsker det. God fornøyelse

Elaine Hébert 02.11.2018 - 04:11:

À quelle distance de la bordure serait-il souhaitable de coudre les boutons ?

DROPS Design 02.11.2018 kl. 08:09:

Bonjour Mme Hébert, enfilez le pull pour bien repérer l'emplacement idéal pour les boutons, pour que les épaules vous plaisent. Bonnes finitions!

Inge 30.10.2018 - 14:42:

Beste, Ik kom er niet helemaal uit hoe je nu de lus kan breien in bovenstaande patroon. Hebben jullie hier misschien een filmpje van? Alvast bedankt! Groeten, Inge

DROPS Design 31.10.2018 kl. 14:36:

Dag Inge,

Je maakt een omslag en die omslag kant je af door de steek die vlak voor de omslag op de rechter naald zit, over de omslag te halen. Dit herhaal je een aantal keren. Voor zover ik weet is hier geen video van.

Maria 08.10.2018 - 18:12:

Vorrei lavorare con ferri diritti,posso?

DROPS Design 09.10.2018 kl. 09:48:

Buongiorno Maria, questo capo è lavorato in tondo. Può lavorare con i ferri dritti, aggiungendo una maglia di vivagno a ogni lato per la cucitura, ma deve adattare le spiegazioni alla lavorazione in piano. Per un aiuto più approfondito, può rivolgersi al suo rivenditore DROPS di fiducia. Buon lavoro!

Ulla 02.10.2018 - 13:45:

Ich stricke noch nicht so lange und möchte mich nun an diesem schönen Pullover versuchen. Das sind vermutlich blöde Fragen, aber ich steh da gerade echt auf dem Schlauch. Die Maschenprobe ... auf welche der beiden Nadelstärken bezieht die sich? Muss ich die zweite angegebene Nadelstärke dann auch größer oder kleiner wählen?

DROPS Design 02.10.2018 kl. 15:58:

Liebe Ulla, die Maschenprobe wird mit den Nadeln Nr 8 mm (glatt rechts und mit 2 Fäden Brushed Alpaca Silk) gestrickt. Viel Spaß beim stricken!

Mar 26.09.2018 - 14:53:

Bedankt voor de reactie en ik ga aan de slag

Mar 25.09.2018 - 22:15:

Goedendag, Hele leuke trui die ik graag met nld 3,5/4 wil breien. Kan ik dan gewoon de steken verdubbelen? Moet ik dan ook de steken dubbel minderen/meerderen?

DROPS Design 26.09.2018 kl. 13:38:

Dag Mar, Brei altijd even een proeflapje. Als je dan precies het dubbele aantal steken hebt op 10 cm, kun je inderdaad het aantal steken verdubbelen. Je moet dan ook inderdaad het dubbele aantal steken meerderen/minderen.

Marie 22.09.2018 - 15:20:

Je voudrais faire ce pull dans une version moins fragile et qui ne perde pas ses poils - mais douce quand même - et dans une couleur unie (1 seul fil pourrait donc aussi bien aller). Qu'est ce que vous me conseillez comme laines alternatives ?

DROPS Design 24.09.2018 kl. 08:18:

Bonjour Marie, vous trouverez ici diverses informations sur les alternatives possibles, n'hésitez pas à contacter votre magasin DROPS (même par mail ou téléphone) pour toute assistance personnalisée sur le choix d'une alternative. Bon tricot!

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