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Spring Melt Top by DROPS Design

Knitted top with round yoke in DROPS Safran. The piece is worked top down with lace pattern and short sleeves. Sizes S - XXXL.

DROPS Design: Pattern no e-293
Yarn group A
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SIZES:
S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL

MATERIALS:
DROPS SAFRAN from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group A)
250-250-250-300-300-350 g colour 17, white

KNITTING TENSION:
24 stitches in width and 32 rows in height with stocking stitch = 10 x 10 cm.

NEEDLES:
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES SIZE 3 MM.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE SIZE 3 MM: length 40 cm, 60 cm and 80 cm for stocking stitch/pattern.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES SIZE 2.5 MM: for garter stitch edges.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE SIZE 2.5 MM: length 60 and 80 cm for garter stitch edges.
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.

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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.
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EXPLANATIONS FOR THE PATTERN:

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RIDGE/GARTER STITCH (worked in the round):
1 ridge in height = 2 rounds; knit 1 round and purl 1 round.

PATTERN: 
See diagrams A.1 to A.4. Choose diagram for your size (applies to A.3). The diagrams show all rows in the pattern seen from the right side.

INCREASE/DECREASE TIP (evenly spaced):
To work out how to increase/decrease evenly, count the total number of stitches on the needle (e.g. 144 stitches) and divide by the number of increases/decreases to be made (e.g. 4) = 36. 
In this example increase by making 1 yarn over after each 36th stitch. On the next round work the yarn overs twisted to avoid holes.
When decreasing knit approx. each 35th and 36th stitch together.


DECREASE TIP:
Decrease 1 stitch on each side of the marker thread as follows: Work until there are 3 stitches left, knit 2 together, knit 2 (marker thread sits between these stitches), slip 1 stitch as if to knit, knit 1 and pass the slipped stitch over the knitted stitch.

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START THE PIECE HERE:

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TOP - SHORT OVERVIEW OF THE PIECE:
The piece is worked in the round with circular needle, top down. The sleeves are worked in the round with short circular needle/double pointed needles. NOTE! There are different numbers of repeats of A.1 on the yoke in the different sizes. In sizes S, XL and XXXL there is an even number of repeats of A.1 and the pattern is the same on front and back pieces. In sizes M, L and XXL there is an odd number of repeats and the pattern therefore is displaced by half a repeat on the back piece and the pattern differs on the front and back pieces.

TOP:
YOKE:
Cast on 144-148-153-161-168-173 stitches with circular needle size 2.5 mm and Safran. Work 2 RIDGES – read description above. Change to circular needle size 3 mm. Then knit 1 round where the number of stitches is adjusted to 140-150-150-160-170-180 stitches (i.e. in sizes S, L and XL decrease 4-3-1 stitches and in sizes M, XXL and XXXL increase 2-2-7 stitches) – read INCREASE/DECREASE TIP. Knit 1 round. Now work pattern as follows: Work A.1 (= 10 stitches) a total of 14-15-15-16-17-18 times on the round. Continue like this. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! When A.1 has been completed there are 308-330-330-352-374-396 stitches on the round and the piece measures approx. 14 cm from the cast-on edge. Now continue with pattern in the different sizes as follows:

Sizes S, XL and XXXL:
Knit 11. Insert a marker thread here. This will now be the start of the round! Next round worked as follows: Work A.2 (= 22 stitches), A.3 over the next 88-110-132 stitches (= 4-5-6 repeats in width), A.2 over the next 66 stitches (= 3 repeats), A.3 over the next 88-110-132 stitches (= 4-5-6 repeats in width), A.2 over the remaining 44 stitches (= 2 repeats). Continue in the round like this. When A.2 has been completed work A.4 over each repeat of A.2; i.e. work 3 repeats of A.4 on both front and back pieces. When A.3 has been completed there are 328-434-504 stitches on the needle. Continue with stocking stitch and A.4 until the piece measures 15-21-25 cm.

Sizes M, L and XXL:
The next round is worked as follows: Work A.2 (= 22 stitches) over the first 44 stitches, A.3 over the next 88-88-110 stitches (=4-4-5 repeats), work the first 11 stitches in A.3, A.2 over the next 66 stitches (= 3 repeats), work the last 11 stitches in A.3, A.3 over the next 88-88-110 stitches (= 4-4-5 repeats), A.2 over the remaining 22 stitches. Continue like this. When A.2 has been completed work A.4 over each repeat of A.2, i.e. work 3 repeats of A.4 on both front and back pieces. When A.3 has been completed there are 360-396-452 stitches on the round. Continue with stocking stitch and A.4 until the piece measures 17-19-23 cm.

All sizes:
The next round is worked as follows (from the right side): Work pattern with A.4 as before over the first 24-48-48-24-48-24 stitches, knit the next 92-108-126-145-154-180 stitches and increase at the same time 6-5-9-4-15-12 stitches evenly spaced, work pattern with A.4 as before over the next 72 stitches, knit the next 92-108-126-145-154-180 stitches and increase at the same time 6-5-9-4-15-12 stitches evenly spaced, work pattern with A.4 as before over the remaining 48-24-24-48-24-48 stitches = 340-370-414-442-482-528 stitches.
Work the last row on the yoke as follows: Work pattern as before over the first 37-65-71-52-82-65 stitches, place the next 72-79-89-93-101-110 stitches on a thread for sleeve and cast on 8-8-10-10-12-12 new stitches on the needle, work the next 98-106-118-128-140-154 stitches with pattern as before, place the next 72-79-89-93-101-110 stitches on a thread for sleeve and cast on 8-8-10-10-12-12 new stitches on the needle, work the remaining 61-41-47-76-58-89 stitches with pattern as before.

BODY:
= 212-228-256-276-304-332 stitches. Insert a marker thread in the middle of the 8-8-10-10-12-12 new stitches cast on under the sleeve on each side (= 4-4-5-5-6-6 new stitches on each side of the marker thread). Continue in the round with stocking stitch and 3 repeats of A.4 on front and back pieces. When the piece measures 4 cm decrease 1 stitch on each side of both marker threads – read DECREASE TIP. Decrease like this every 2 cm a total of 5 times = 192-208-236-256-284-312 stitches. When the piece measures 17 cm – adjust so that you finish after a complete repeat of A.4 in height (there are now approx. 6 cm left to finished length), continue with stocking stitch: when the piece measures 22 cm change to circular needle size 2.5 mm. Work 2 ridges over all stitches. Cast off, but to avoid the cast-off edge being tight make 1 yarn over after each 6th stitch. Yarn overs cast off as normal stitches.

SLEEVE:
Place the 72-79-89-93-101-110 stitches from the thread on the one side of the piece on short circular needle/double pointed needles size 3 mm and knit up 1 stitch in each of the 8-8-10-10-12-12 new stitches cast on under the sleeve = 80-87-99-103-113-122 stitches. Work stocking stitch in the round for 3 cm. Now decrease stitches mid top of sleeve as follows: Work the first 30-33-35-37-41-45 stitches, knit 2 and 2 stitches together over the next 20-20-28-28-30-32 stitches (= 10-10-14-14-15-16 stitches decreased), knit the next 30-34-36-38-42-45 stitches = 70-77-85-89-98-106 stitches. Work 2 rounds stocking stitch. Change to double pointed needles size 2.5 mm and work 3 ridges. Cast off. Work the other sleeve in the same way.

Diagram

= knit
= between 2 stitches make 1 yarn over. On the next row knit the yarn over to leave a hole
= between 2 stitches make 1 yarn over. On the next row knit the yarn over twisted to avoid a hole
= knit 2 together
= slip 1 stitch as if to knit, knit 1 and pass the slipped stitch over the knitted stitch
= slip 1 stitch as if to knit, knit 2 together and pass the slipped stitch over the knitted together stitches






Nina 08.07.2019 - 16:02:

Er ferdig med mønster 1 og har 330 masker på pinnen. Mener og tror at jeg gjør som beskrevet i mønsteret, men antall økte masker 69 stk forstår jeg ikke at det kan bli På A4 er det ingen øking bare felling og kast. Hva gjør jeg feil? Blir litt frustrert av å ikke forstå oppskriften.mvh Nina

DROPS Design 09.07.2019 kl. 11:48:

Hej Nina, hvilken størrelse strikker du. Du har udtagninger i både A.2 og A.3. du kan sætte et mærke imellem hver rapport, så du er sikker på at få alle udtagninger med ifølge diagrammerne. God fornøjelse!

Claire Daoust 05.07.2019 - 18:59:

Je suis rendu à faire les diminutions. Diminuer 1 maille de chaque côté du fil marqueur ainsi: Tricoter jusqu'à ce qu'il reste 3 mailles, tricoter 2 mailles ensemble à l'endroit, 2 mailles endroit (le fil marqueur est entre ces mailles), glisser 1 maille à l'endroit, 1 maille endroit et passer la maille glissée par-dessus la maille tricotée. Je ne vois pas comment. Pourriez-vous élaborer ?

DROPS Design 08.07.2019 kl. 08:50:

Bonjour Mme Daoust, vous commencez à diminuer à la fin du tour, tricotez jusqu'à ce qu'il reste 3 mailles avant le marqueur début du tour, tricotez les 2 m suivantes ens à l'endroit, tricotez 2 mailles (la dernière m du tour + la 1ère m du tour), glissez la m suivante à l'endroit, tricotez 1 m end et passez la m glissée par-dessus la m tricotée. Tricotez jusqu'au 2ème marqueur et diminuez de la même façon, en commençant 3 m avant le marqueur = vous diminuez 4 m au total, 2 sur le devant et 2 sur le dos. Bon tricot!

Monique Guivel 04.07.2019 - 09:51:

Merci de votre réponse je n avais pas bien lu j avais sauté les 2 fois 11mailles Merci beaucoup

Guivel 03.07.2019 - 23:03:

Je suis à réaliser avec beaucoup de plaisir mais j ai un problème quand le A1 est tricoté on a 330 mailles mais ensuite pour la répartition ça ne va pas J ai 2 fois 88mailles pour le et devant et2 fois 66mailles pour les manches ce qui fait 308 comment je dois faire Merci pour la reponse

DROPS Design 04.07.2019 kl. 09:33:

Bonjour Mme Guivel, vous avez 330 m en taille M et L, suivez les indications du paragraphe: Taille M, L et XXL soit: 2 x A.2 (= 22 mailles) ( = 44 m), 4 fois A.3 (= 88m), A.3 (= 11 m), 3 x A.2 (= 66 m), A.3 (= 11 m), 4 x A.3 (= 88 m), A.2 (= 22 m) soit 44 + 88 + 11 + 66 + 11 + 88 + 22 = 330 m. Bon tricot!

Beate 16.06.2019 - 19:04:

Ich habe mich bei meiner Frage eben vertan, ich stricke Größe L, das Problem ist aber identisch, da die Maschenanzahl am Ende von A1 und den Angaben von A2, A3 für beide Größen identische sind.

Beate Greuel 16.06.2019 - 18:58:

Nachdem Muster 1 in der Höhe fertig ist, sind bei Größe M 330 Maschen auf der Nadel. Die nächste Runde wird im Wechsel mit A2 und A3 gestrickt. Lt. Anweisung für Größe M hat man danach 308 Maschen gestrickt, 22 Maschen bleiben übrig, wo ist der Fehler?

DROPS Design 17.06.2019 kl. 08:21:

Liebe Frau Greuel, die 330 M stricken Sie wie folgt: 44 m (A.2 x 2), 88 M (A.3 x 4), 11 M (die ersten 11 M in A.3), 66 M (A.2 x 3), 11 M (die letzten 11 M in A.3), 88 M (A.3 x 4), 22 M (A.2 x 2): 44+88+11+66+11+88+22 = 330 M. Viel Spaß beim stricken!

Jeanne 25.02.2019 - 14:31:

A quand les explications ? J'ai hâte de le commencer !

Cathy 21.02.2019 - 08:31:

Vite les explications svp. Il est trop beau

Mauvet 25.01.2019 - 10:17:

Ravissant modèle, vite les explications.

Lone 04.01.2019 - 20:00:

En meget smuk bluse, jeg gerne vil strikke

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