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DROPS 63-4 by DROPS Design

DROPS Sweater in Vienna and Karisma Ull Tweed.

Sizes: Small (Medium-Large)

Finished measurements: 114 (120-126) cm [44-7/8" (47.25" - 49-5/8")]

Materials: DROPS VIENNA,
90% Mohair, 10% Polyester, 50 g./95 m./103 yds.
300 (300-350) g color no. 15, black
and use: DROPS KARISMA ULL-TWEED
100% pure new wool, 50 g./110 m./120 yards
300 (350-350) g color no. 06, coal gray

Alternate yarns (to Ull-Tweed):
* DROPS KARISMA SUPERWASH, 100% superwash wool, 50 g./110 m./120 yards
* DROPS MUSKAT, 100% mercerized Egyptian cotton, 50 g./100 m./109 yds
* DROPS BOMULL-LIN, 53% Egyptian cotton, 47% linen, 50 g/85 m./93 yds

DROPS 8 mm [US 11] circular needles, or size 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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91% Mohair, 9% Polyester
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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: 10 sts x 14 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm [4" x 4"].

Rib: * K 3, P 3 *. Repeat from * - *.

Garter Stitch, when knitting flat: Knit all sts, all rows.

Knitting tip: Decrease as follows on the right side:
Before 4 edge sts: K 2 tog.
After 4 edge sts: slip 1, K 1, pass the slipped stitch over (psso)

Body: Cast on 114 (120-126) sts with: 1 strand Vienna + 1 strand Ull-Tweed (= 2 strands), knit rib until the work measures 25 cm [9-7/8"]. Change to stockinette st. When the work measures 35 (35-37) cm [13.75" (13.75" - 14.5")] bind off 5 (6-8) sts at each side for armhole, and knit the rest of each part separately.

Front: = 52 (54-55) sts. Dec 1 st for armhole inside 4 edge sts every other row 6 times = 40 (42-43) sts - see Knitting tip. When the work measures 50 (52-54) cm [19.75" (20.5" - 21.25")] put the center 10 (10-11) sts on a st holder for the neck. Bind off at each neck edge every other row: 2 sts 1 time, 1 st 1 time. Bind off when the work measures 58 (60-62) cm [22-7/8" (23-5/8" - 24-3/8")].

Back: = 52 (54-55) sts. Bind off for armholes as on the front = 40 (42-43) sts. When the work measures 56 (58-60) cm [22" (22-7/8" - 23-5/8")] bind off the center 14 (14-15) sts for the neck. Bind off 1 st at each neck edge on the next row. When the work measures 58 (60-62) cm [22-7/8" (23-5/8" - 24-3/8")], bind off.

Sleeve: Cast on 32 (38-38) sts with 1 strand Vienna + 1 strand Ull-Tweed (= 2 strands), knit rib, keeping 1 edge st at each side in garter st. When the work measures 10 (10-9) cm [4" (4" - 3.5")], inc 1 st at each side 6 (5-5) times every 5 cm [2"] = 44 (48-48) sts - knit the increased sts into the rib as you go along. When the work measures 43 (42-41) cm [16-7/8" (16.5" - 16-1/8")] bind off at each side for sleeve cap every other row: 2 sts 2 times, 1 st 5 (6-8) times, then 3 sts at each side until the work measures 55 (55-56) cm [21-5/8" (21-5/8" - 22")]. Bind off.

Assembly: Sew the shoulder seams.
Knit the collar with 1 strand Vienna + 1 strand Ull-Tweed (= 2 strands). Put the sts from the st holder on the needles, pick up around the neck and then over the sts from st holder one more time = a total of approx. 57-63 sts (divisible by 6+3) -- the center front 10 (11-12) sts are picked up twice and overlap. Knit rib. When the collar measures 5 cm [2"] put sts on a st holder at each side of the work every other row: 1 st 4 times, 2 sts 2 times, 3 sts 1 time - on the row where no sts are put on the st holder slip the first st. The collar measures approx. 15 cm [5-7/8"]. Put all sts from the st holder back on the needles and at the same time pick up 5 sts along each side of the collar. Knit as follows (right side row): K 1 row, P 1 row, bind off loosely with a K row.
Sew in the sleeves and sew the sleeve seam.

Diagram

All measurements in charts are in cm.


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