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Willow Lane by DROPS Design

Knitted sweater in DROPS Alpaca Bouclé. Worked back and forth in garter stitch and stripes. Size: S - XXXL

DROPS design: Pattern ab-088
Yarn group C
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL – XXXL
Finished measurements:
Chest measurements: 128-136-142-154-163-178 cm = 50 3/8"-53 1/2"-55 3/4"-60 1/2"-64"-70"
Full length: 56-58-60-62-64-66 cm = 22"-22 3/4"-23 5/8"-24 3/8"-25 1/2"-26"

All measurements in charts are in cm.

Materials:
DROPS ALPACA BOUCLÉ from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group C)
200-250-250-300-300-350 g color no 0517, grey
200-250-250-300-300-350 g color 0602, brown

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ACCESSORIES FOR THE PIECE:

KNITTING GAUGE:
15 stitches in width and 29 rows vertically in garter stitch = 10 x 10 cm = 4” x 4”.

NEEDLES:
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE SIZE 5.5 mm = US 9, length 60 or 80 cm = 24” or 32” for garter stitch.
Needle size is only a suggestion! If you have too many stitches on 10 cm = 4” switch to larger needles. If you have too few stitches on 10 cm = 4” switch to smaller needles.

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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.
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EXPLANATION FOR THE PATTERN:

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GARTER STITCH (worked in the round):
1 ridge = 2 rounds. Knit 1 round and purl 1 round.

GARTER STITCH (back and forth):
1 ridge = knit 2 rows.

STRIPES:
*Work 1 ridge brown, 1 ridge grey *, work from *-*.

DECREASE TIP-1 (applies to sleeves):
Decrease 1 stitch inside 1 edge stitch in garter stitch in each side by knitting 2 stitches together.

DECREASE TIP-2 (evenly):
To calculate how to decrease evenly, use the total number of stitches on needle (e.g. 82 stitches) and divide stitches by number of decreases to be done (e.g. 4) = 20,5. In this example work alternately approx. every 19th and 20th stitch and every 20th and 21st stitch together.

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START THE PIECE HERE:

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SWEATER - SHORT OVERVIEW OF THE PIECE:
Worked back and forth on circular needle bottom up in parts and sewn together when finished. The entire sweater is worked in garter stitch and stripes. Sleeves are worked back and forth on circular needle, top down.

SWEATER:
BACK PIECE:
Cast on 98-104-110-118-126-136 stitches (including 1 edge stitch in each side) on circular needle size 5.5 mm = US 9 with 1 strand of each color (= 2 strands). Work 2 ridges in GARTER STITCH - read explanation above. Then work with 1 strand Alpaca Bouclé. Now work in garter stitch and STRIPES - read explanation above, until piece measures 39-40-41-42-43-44 cm = 15 1/4”-15 3/4”-16 1/8”-16 1/2”-17”-17 1/4”. REMEMBER THE KNITTING GAUGE! At the beginning of the next 2 rows bind off 2-2-3-3-4-4 stitches for armholes = 94-100-104-112-118-128 stitches. Continue back and forth in garter stitch and stripes. When piece measures 50-52-54-56-58-60 cm = 19 3/4”-20 1/2”-21 1/4”-22”-22 3/4”-23 5/8”, bind off the middle 32-32-34-34-36-36 stitches for neck and finish each shoulder separately. Then bind off 1 stitch at the beginning of next row from neck = 30-33-34-38-40-45 stitches. Continue to work until piece measures 56-58-60-62-64-66 cm. Bind off, but make sure to avoid a tight bind-off edge by making 1 yarn over after approx. every 5th stitch (bind off yarn over as regular stitch). Work the other shoulder the same way.

FRONT PIECE:
Cast on 98-104-110-118-126-136 stitches (including 1 edge stitch in each side) on circular needle size 5.5 mm = US 9 with 1 strand of each color (= 2 strands). Work 2 ridges. Now work in garter stitch and stripes as on back piece, until piece measures 39-40-41-42-43-44 cm = 15 1/4”-15 3/4”-16 1/8”-16 1/2”-17”-17 1/4”. At the beginning of the next 2 rows bind off 2-2-3-3-4-4 stitches for armholes = 94-100-104-112-118-128 stitches. Continue back and forth in garter stitch and stripes. When piece measures 47-49-50-52-53-55 cm = 18 1/2”-19 1/4”-19 3/4”-20 1/2”-21”-21 5/8”, slip the middle 18-18-20-20-22-22 stitches on a stitch holder for neck and finish each shoulder separately. Then bind off stitches on every row from neck as follows: Bind off 3 stitches 2 times and 1 stitch 2 times = 30-33-34-38-40-45 stitches. Continue to work until piece measures 56-58-60-62-64-66 cm = 22”-22 3/4”-23 5/8”-24 3/4”-25 1/2”-26”. Bind off, but make sure to avoid a tight bind-off edge by making 1 yarn over after approx. every 5th stitch. Work the other shoulder the same way.

SLEEVE:
Cast on 53-56-59-62-65-68 stitches on circular needle size 5.5 mm = US 9 with 1 strand brown. Work in garter stitch and stripes back and forth. When piece measures 4 cm = 1 1/2”, decrease 1 stitch inside 1 edge stitches in garter stitch in each side - read DECREASE TIP-1! Decrease like this approx. every 4-3-3-3-3-2 cm = 1 1/2”-1 1/8”-1 1/8”-1 1/8”-1 1/8”-3/4” 7-8-8-9-10-11 times in total = 39-40-43-44-45-46 stitches. Continue until sleeve measures 41-40-40-38-37-35 cm = 16 1/8”-15 3/4”-15 3/4”-15”-14 1/2”-13 3/4” (shorter measurements in the larger sizes because of wider shoulders). Work 2 ridges with 1 strand of each color (= 2 strands). Bind off - make sure that the bind-off edge is not too tight. Fold up sleeve at the bottom. Work the other sleeve the same way.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew shoulder seams inside bind-off edge. Sew sleeves in body down to stitches bind off for armhole. Sew inside 1 edge stitch in garter stitch on body and inside cast-on edge on sleeves. Sew seam under sleeve and side seams in one inside 1 edge stitch in garter stitch. Repeat in the other side.

NECK EDGE:
Work neck edge back and forth on circular needle. Begin with circular needle size 5.5 mm = US 9 and 1 strand in each color (= 2 strands) and pick up from right side 82-82-87-87-92-92 stitches (including stitches from stitch holders). Knit 1 row from wrong side. Continue by knitting 8 rows (= 4 ridges), AT THE SAME TIME on every row from right side decrease 4 stitches evenly - read DECREASE TIP-2 = 66-66-71-71-76-76 stitches. Work 2 more ridges. Bind off - make sure that the bind-off edge is not too tight. Sew neck edge together in outer loops of edge stitches.

Diagram

All measurements in charts are in cm.


Jakobina 04.02.2019 - 12:23:

Hei! Jeg har lagt den i alpaca bouclè allerede, men har lyst til å lage den med Belle garnet. Trenger jeg å gjøre noen endringer i oppskriften?

DROPS Design 05.02.2019 kl. 08:19:

Hei Jakobina, Da må du endre på maske- og rad-antall for å få riktige mål. Finne ut hvor mange masker/rad på 10 x 10 cm prøvelapp og endre målene etter det. Dette tar litt tid men er absolutt en mulighet. God fornøyelse!

Mourgues Jacqueline 16.01.2019 - 19:35:

Bonjour, est il possible de faire ce modèle avec des aiguilles droites. Merci d'avance

DROPS Design 17.01.2019 kl. 09:12:

Bonjour Mme Mourgues, seul le col se tricote ici en rond, les autres pièces se tricotent en allers et retours sur aiguille circulaire pour avoir suffisamment de place pour y loger toutes les mailles - cliquez ici pour savoir comment utiliser des aiguilles circulaires au lieu des aiguilles droites. Bon tricot!

Dorota 09.01.2019 - 19:47:

Jest bomba zaraz go bede robic:)

Marie-line 17.07.2018 - 21:25:

Mon douillet

Clairabelle 06.06.2018 - 13:26:

LOVE this one!!

Han 06.06.2018 - 08:11:

Heel mooi, zou de mouwen eraan vast breien

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