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DROPS 60-6 by DROPS Design

DROPS Nordic Brocade Top in Muskat and Tynn Chenille

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DROPS design: Model nr R-355
Size: Small (Medium - Large)
Materials: DROPS Muskat from Garnstudio
250 (300-350) gr colour.no 22, dark brown
50 (50-100) gr f.nr 13, marine
and use DROPS Tynn Chenille from Garnstudio
100 (100-150) gr colour.no 903, marine

DROPS Circular needle size and double pointed needle 2,5 og 4,5
DROPS Crochet hook 3,5

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.

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Tension: 20 sts x 26 rows on needle 2,5 and M.1/M.3 = 10 x 10 cm. 20 sts x 26 rows on needle 4,5 and M.2 = 10 x 10 cm. Remember that needle size is only a suggestion!

Knitting tip: M.1/M.3 is knitted on needle 2,5 so that the sections in Tynn Chenille don`t get too loose – make sure that the sections in Muskat don’t get too tight. M.2 and stockinette st/Muskat is knitted on needle size 4,5 so that the section in Muskat don`t get too tight – make sure that the sections in Tynn Chenille don`t get too loose.

Garter st (in the round on on circular needle): 1 garter st = 2nd round. 1st round: P, 2nd round: K.
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Body: Cast on 198 (212-220) sts with marine Muskat on circular needle size 4,5 and work 8 cm in stockinette sts. Insert a marker in each side, front piece/back piece = 99 (106-110) sts. Switch to marine Tynn Chenille and circular needle size 2,5 and P 1 round (= folding edge, work is measured from this edge from now on), then work M.1 – starting at the arrow at both markers. Remember the tension. Switch to needle size 4,5 and work M.2, then work with dark brown Muskat and stockinette sts. At the same time when work measures 25 (25-26) cm work next row as follows: Cast off 2 sts for armhole, 95 (102-106) sts front piece, cast off 4 sts for armhole, 95 (102-106) sts back piece, cast off 2 sts for armhole. Work each part separately from now.

Front piece: = 95 (102-106) m. Then dec for armhole on each side of every 2nd row: 4 sts x 1, 3 st x 1, 2 st x 1 (2-2), 1 st x 3 (3-4) = 71 (74-76) sts. When piece measures 33 (34-35) cm cast off the mid 17 (20-20) sts for neck. Then cast off from neck on every 2nd row: 3 sts x 2, 2 sts x 2, 1 sts x 2. Cast off when piece measures 47 (48-49) cm.

Back piece: = 95 (102-106) sts. Then cast off for armhole as on front piece = 71 (74-76) sts. When piece measures 45 (46-47) cm cast off the mid 37 (40-40) sts for neck. Then cast off 2 sts on next row towards the neck. Cast off when piece measures 47 (48-49) cm.

Sleeve: Cast on 58 (62-66) sts with marine Muskat on double pointed needle size 4,5 and work 2,5 cm stockinette sts. Switch to marine Tynn Chenille and double pointed needle size 2,5 and P 1 round (= folding edge, piece is measured from this edge from now on!), then work M.3. Switch to double pointed needle size 4,5 now work with dark brown Muskat and stockinette sts. At the same time after M.3 inc mid under sleeve: 2 sts x 12 (12-10) on every round = 82 (86-86) sts. When piece measures 10 (9-8) cm cast off 4 sts mid under sleeve, now work back and forth on needle. Then cast off in each side for armhole on every 2nd row: 3 sts x 2, 2 sts x 2, 1 sts x 9 (12-13), 2 sts x 3 (2-2), 3 sts x 2, cast off. Piece measures approx. 24 (24-24) cm.

Assembly: Sew the shoulder seams. Pick up approx. 120-130 sts around the neck on double pointed needle size 2,5 with marine Tynn Chenille and work 2 rows in garter st, cast off.

Fold all the edges double towards the WS and sew. Sew on the sleeves.

Crochet edge: Crochet with a single yarn from the RS with marine Tynn Chenille and crocket hook 3,5 over the garter edge around the neck like this: 1 dc, * 4 ch, 1 dc in the 2nd ch st from hook, 2 tr in the 3rd ch st from hook, skip 2 sts, 1 dc in the next st *, repeat * - *.

Diagram

= marine / Tynn Chenille
= dark brown / Muskat

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