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DROPS 51-8 by DROPS Design
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DROPS Cardigan in Safran with lace pattern and short sleeves
DROPS 51-8
Sizes: Small (Medium, Large)
Finished measurements: 100 (104, 108) cm [39-3/8" (41", 42.5")]

Materials: DROPS SAFRAN from Garnstudio
250 (250, 300) g. Col. 10, vanilla yellow
7-8 DROPS mother-of-pearl buttons (button No. 523)

DROPS 3.5 mm (US 4) circular needles and double pointed needles, or size required to give correct gauge
DROPS 2.5 mm (US B) Crochet hook, or size required to give correct gauge

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  • DROPS SAFRAN UNI COLOUR (50g)
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    4.25 USD
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NOTE: This pattern is written in American 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.
Gauge: 23 sts x 30 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm (4» x 4»)

Pattern: See chart (1 chart = 1 repeat).
The pattern is seen from the right side.


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

BODY
Cast on 235 (245-255) sts (including 1 edge st at each edge which is knit in garter st) and knit Pattern 1 as follows:
1 edge st, Pattern 1 repeat 23 (24-25) times, 3 sts stockinette st, 1 edge st.
When the work measures 29 (29-29) cm [11-3/8"] knit Pattern 2 to finished dimensions as follows:
1 edge st, Pattern 2 repeat 23 (24-25) times, 3 sts stockinette st, 1 edge st.
At the same time, when the work measures 33 cm (13»), work the next row as follows: 58 (61-63) sts for the front, bind off 4 sts for armhole, 111 (115-121) sts for the back, bind off 4 sts for armhole, 58 (61-63) sts for the front.
Knit the rest of each part separately.

Front:
= 58 (61-63) sts. Bind off at armhole edge every other row: 2 sts 2 (2-2) times, then dec 1 st 3 (4-5) times = 51 (53-54) sts. When the work measures 45 (46-47) cm (17.75» (18-1/8», 18.5»), bind off at the neck edge every other row: 6 (8-7) sts 1 time, 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 3 times, then dec 1 st 2 times; then dec 1 st every 4th row 2 times. Bind off all sts when the work measures 55 (56-57) cm (21-5/8» (22», 22.5»).

Back:
= 111 (115-121) sts. Shape armholes as for the fronts = 97 (99-103) sts. When the work measures 53 (54-55) cm (20-7/8» (21.25», 21-5/8»), bind off the center 29 (31-31) sts for the neck. Then bind off 2 sts on each neck edge on the next row. Bind off all sts when the work measures 55 (56-57) cm (21-5/8» (22», 22.5»).

Sleeves:
Cast on 78 (78-82) sts on double pointed needles; join and place a marker at the join. Knit Pattern 2. At the same time, inc 1 st each side of marker every other row 12 (14-14) times = 102 (106-110) sts (the increased sts should be worked in pattern stitch). When the work measures 5 (5.5-6) cm (2» (2.25», 2-3/8»), bind off 2 sts each side of marker and knit the rest back and forth on the needle. Then shape the sleeve caps on each side every other row: bind off 3 sts 8 (9-9) times, 4 sts 2 times, bind off all remaining sts. The work measures 12 (13-14) cm (4.75» (5-1/8», 5.5»).

Assembly:
Sew shoulder seams. Pick up 120 sts around the neck and knit 4 rows garter st. Bind off.

Front band:
Crochet along the left front as follows: 2 rows of 75 sc.
Repeat along the right front, but after the 1st row (which you should begin at the bottom), make buttonholes on the 2nd row as follows: 2 sc, *ch 2, skip 2 sc, 8-9 sc*. Repeat * - * (there should be 7-8 buttonholes).
Sew on sleeves and buttons.

Diagram

knit from RS - purl from WS
purl from RS - knit from WS
knit 2 tog, yarn over
yarn over, sl 1, k1, psso


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