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Fields of Gold by DROPS Design
"Work just as well alone as with a long-sleeved shirt underneath!"
Knitted DROPS jumper with short sleeves and shawl collar in ”Alpaca Bouclé”. Size S-XXXL.
DROPS 138-10
DROPS design: Pattern no AB-016
Yarn group C
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL

Materials:
DROPS ALPACA BOUCLÉ from Garnstudio
300-300-350-350-400-450 g colour no 0100, off white

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 or 80 cm) SIZE 5 mm - or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.

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Yarn type
  • DROPS ALPACA BOUCLÉ UNI COLOUR (50g)
    2.10 GBP
  • DROPS ALPACA BOUCLÉ MIX (50g)
    2.10 GBP
Yarn type
  • DROPS ALPACA BOUCLÉ UNI COLOUR (50g)
    2.95 EUR
  • DROPS ALPACA BOUCLÉ MIX (50g)
    2.95 EUR
NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inch - 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.
GARTER ST (back and forth on needle): K all rows.

INCREASE TIP 1 (applies to sleeve):
All inc are done from RS.
Inc 1 st inside 3 edge sts in garter st by making 1 YO. On next row P YO twisted to avoid holes.

INCREASE TIP 2 (applies to shawl collar):
Inc inside outermost st in garter st towards mid front by making 1 YO. On next row K YO twisted to avoid holes.

DECREASE TIP (applies to neckline at the front):
Dec inside 10 sts in garter st + sts inc for collar.
All dec are done from RS.
Dec as follows after st in garter st: Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso.
Dec as follows before st in garter st: K 2 tog.
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BACK PIECE:
The piece is worked back and forth on circular needle because of no of sts. The jumper is 6 cm longer in the back than in the front.
Loosely cast on 96-102-108-118-128-138 sts on circular needle size 5 mm with Alpaca Bouclé. Work 2 rows in GARTER ST - see explanation above. Then work in stocking st with 3 edge st in garter st in each side (for vent). When piece measures 20 cm, finish vents and cast on 1 new st in each side for seam = 98-104-110-120-130-140 sts. Then work in stocking st with 1 edge st in garter st in each side. When piece measures 42-43-44-45-46-47 cm, cast off 1 edge st in each side = 96-102-108-118-128-138 sts. Now work in garter st over the outermost 3 sts in each side (continue the other sts in stocking st). AT THE SAME TIME inc for sleeve in each side as follows – READ INCREASE TIP 1: Inc 1 st on every row from RS a total of 9 times = 114-120-126-136-146-156 sts. Continue in stocking st with 3 sts in garter st in each side. When piece measures 62-64-66-68-70-72 cm, cast off the middle 16-16-18-20-20-22 sts for neck and finish each shoulder separately. Then cast off 1 st on next row from neck = 48-51-53-57-62-66 sts remain on the shoulder. Continue as before and loosely cast off when piece measures 64-66-68-70-72-74 cm.

FRONT PIECE:
Cast on and work as back piece but when piece measures 14 cm, finish vents at the front and cast on 1 new st in each side for seam = 98-104-110-120-130-140 sts. Then work in stocking st with 1 edge st in garter st in each side. When piece measures 33-35-36-37-38-39 cm, work 2 rows in garter st over the middle 10 sts on row, beg from RS (work the other sts in stocking st with edge st in garter st). Then K 1 row over all sts (from RS). Now slip the first 44-47-50-55-60-65 sts that were worked, on a stitch holder for left front piece = 54-57-60-65-70-75 sts remain on needle for right front piece.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
READ ALL OF THE FOLLOWING SECTION BEFORE CONTINUING:
Continue in stocking st with edge st in garter st but now work the outermost 10 sts towards mid front in garter st. AT THE SAME TIME inc for shawl collar as follows – READ INCREASE TIP 2: Inc 1 st on every other row a total of 4 times and then on every 4th row a total of 4 times (= 18 sts in garter st for collar). AT THE SAME TIME on next row from RS (after the piece has been divided), dec for V-neck as follows – READ DECREASE TIP: Dec 1 st on every 4th row a total of 4-4-5-6-6-7 times. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 36-37-38-39-40-41 cm, dec edge st in the side as on back piece. Now work in garter st over the outermost 3 sts towards the side (work the other sts as before). AT THE SAME TIME inc for sleeve in the side as on back piece. After all inc and dec, 66-69-71-75-80-84 sts remain on needle. Continue in stocking st with 3 sts towards the armhole and the shawl collar in garter st. When piece measures 58-60-62-64-66-68 cm, loosely cast off the outermost 48-51-53-57-62-66 sts at beg of row from the side (= from WS) for shoulder, work the rest of row and slip the remaining 18 sts on a stitch holder for shawl collar.

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
Slip the 44-47-50-55-60-65 sts from stitch holder on left front piece back on needle. Knit in addition up 10 sts towards mid front - knit up from WS 1 st in each of the 10 sts in garter st mid front = 54-57-60-65-70-75 sts. Then work as right front piece but reversed.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the shoulder seams. Sew the side seams inside 1 edge st, leaving vents each side at the bottom open.

SHAWL COLLAR: Slip the 18 sts in garter st from stitch holder on one front piece back on needle size 5 mm and work in garter st as follows (1st row = RS): * K 2 rows over all sts, K 2 rows over the outermost 12 sts towards the neck (the other sts on row are not worked) *, repeat from *-* until collar measures approx. 7-7-8-8-8-9 cm from the shoulder (measured on the most narrow part), slip sts on a stitch holder. Repeat in the other side and sew the neck edge tog mid back with grafting/kitchener sts. Sew neck edge to neck line in the back of neck (seam should be in towards WS).

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