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DROPS 61-6 by DROPS Design

DROPS Sweater in Cotton Frisé.

Size: Small (Medium/Large - Extra Large)
Finished measurements: 102 (112-120) cm [40-1/8" (44" - 47.25")]

Materials: DROPS COTTON FRISÉ from Garnstudio
300 (300-350) g. col. 03, beige
100 (100-100) g. col. 02, natural white
and: DROPS MUSKAT from Garnstudio
150 (150-150) g. col. 23, beige

DROPS 3.5 mm [US 4] and 4 mm [US 6] circular and double pointed needles, or sizes needed to obtain correct gauge.

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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. 5 ft 7 in and uses size S or M. If you are making a sweater, 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 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.
Gauge:
Cotton Frisé: 21 sts x 28 rows on smaller needles in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm [4" x 4"].
Muskat: 21 sts x 28 rows on larger needles in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm [4" x 4"].

Pattern: See chart (1 chart = 1 repeat). The pattern is seen from the right side and is knit entirely in stockinette st.

Body: Cast on 216 (234-252) sts on larger circular needles with Muskat. Join and place a marker at the join. Knit 6 cm [2-3/8"] stockinette st. Change to smaller circular needles and beige Cotton Frisé and purl 1 row (for the folding edge) - measure the work from here. Knit Pattern 1, centering the pattern across the front and back (108 (117-126) sts each) then continue knitting with beige Cotton Frisé upwards. When the work measures 39 (41-44) cm [15.25" (16-1/8" - 17.25")] bind off 4 sts at each side for armholes. Front and back = 104 (113-122) sts, knit the rest of each part separately.

Front: = 104 (113-122) sts. Bind off for armholes each side every other row: 4 sts 1 time, 3 sts 1 (2-2) times, 2 sts 1 (1-2) times, 1 st 3 (4-4) times = 80 (81-86) sts. When the work measures 52 (55-58) cm [20.5" (21-5/8" - 22-7/8")] bind off the center 14 (15-16) sts for the neck. Bind off at each neck edge every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 2 times, 1 st 2 times. Bind off when the work measures 62 (65-68) cm [24-3/8" (25-5/8" - 26.75")].

Back: = 104 (113-122) sts. Bind off for armholes as on the front = 80 (81-86) sts. When the work measures 60 (63-66) cm [23-5/8" (24.75" - 26")] bind off the center 28 (29-30) sts for the neck. Bind off 2 sts at each neck edge on the next row. Bind off when the work measures 62 (65-68) cm [24-3/8" (25-5/8" - 26.75")].

Sleeves: Cast on 46 (48-50) sts on larger double pointed needles with Muskat and knit 6 cm [2-3/8"] stockinette st. Change to smaller double pointed needles and beige Cotton Frisé and purl 1 round (for the folding edge) - measures the work from here. Knit Pattern 2, centering the pattern across the row. After Pattern 2 is complete, continue in stockinette st with beige Cotton Frisé. At the same time, after Pattern 2 inc 1 st each side of marker 22 (22-21) times:
Size S: alternately every 4th and 5th row
Sizes M/L+XL: every 4th row
= 90 (92-92) sts. When the work measures 44 (42-41) cm [17.25" (16.5" - 16-1/8")] bind off 2 sts each side of marker and knit the rest back and forth on the needles. Bind off for sleeve caps each side every other row: 3 sts 2 times, 2 sts 4 (3-2) times, 1 st 6 (11-13) times, 2 sts 4 (3-3) times, 3 sts 2 times, bind off. The work measures approx. 57 cm [22.5"].

Assembly: Sew the shoulder seams. Pick up approx. 90-100 sts around the neck on smaller double pointed needles with beige Cotton Frisé. Join and place a marker at the join. In stockinette st, knit 1 row with natural white Cotton Frisé, then 2 rows with beige Cotton Frisé, bind off. Sew in the sleeves.

Diagram

All measurements in charts are in cm.

= beige, Cotton Frisé
= natural white, Cotton Frisé

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