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Blue lagoon sweater by DROPS Design
"Enjoy the colors of the seaside."
Knitted DROPS jumper with stripes, round yoke and ¾ sleeves in "BabyAlpaca Silk" and "Kid-Silk". Size: S - XXXL.
DROPS 146-9
DROPS design: Pattern no bs-037
Yarn group A + A
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 82-92-100-112-122-132 cm /
32 1/4"-36 1/4"-39½"-44"-48"-52"
Full length: 56-58-60-62-64-66 cm /
22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''-26''

Materials:
DROPS BABYALPACA SILK from Garnstudio
100-100-100-100-100-100 g color no 6235, gray blue
100-100-100-100-100-100 g color no 1306, powder
50-50-50-50-100-100 g color no 7402, light sea green
50-50-50-50-50-50 g color no 7219, pistachio
50-50-50-50-50-50 g color no 2110, wheat

And use:
DROPS KID-SILK from Garnstudio
50-50-50-75-75-75 g color no 08, gray blue
50-50-50-50-50-75 g color no 07, light steel blue
25-25-25-25-25-25 g color no 01, off white

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm / 32'') SIZE 5 mm/US 8 – or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stockinette st with 1 strand of each yarn = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 and 80 cm / 24'' and 32'') SIZE 4 mm/US 6 - for edges in garter st.

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Yarn type
  • DROPS BABYALPACA SILK UNI COLOUR (50g)
    DROPS Alpaca Party! / 25% OFF!
    6.85 USD
    5.15 USD
  • DROPS KID-SILK UNI COLOUR (25g)
    9.45 USD
  • DROPS KID-SILK LONG PRINT (25g)
    9.45 USD
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. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
GARTER ST (in the round on needle):
* K 1 round and P 1 round *, repeat from *-*.

DECREASE TIP (applies to the body):
Dec as follows before marker: K 2 tog.
Dec as follows after marker: Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso

INCREASE TIP:
Inc 1 st by making 1 YO. On next round work YO twisted to avoid holes.

STRIPES:
See diagram A.1 (choose diagram for your size). Work entire pattern in stockinette st. When A.1 has been worked, continue with the color in the last stripe until finished measurements (i.e. 1 strand powder Baby Alpaca Silk (BAS) + 1 strand off white Kid-Silk (KS).

PATTERN (applies to round yoke):
See diagram A.2 (choose diagram for your size).

RAGLAN:
Dec on each side of markers.
Dec as follows before marker: K 2 tog.
Dec as follows after marker: Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso
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BODY:
Worked in the round on circular needle.
Cast on 142-160-174-194-210-228 sts on circular needle size 4 mm / US 6 with 1 strand gray blue Baby Alpaca Silk (BAS) and 1 strand gray blue Kid-Silk (KS).
Work 6 rounds in GARTER ST - see explanation above.
Switch to circular needle size 5 mm / US 8. Insert 1 marker at beg of round and 1 marker after 71-80-87-97-105-114 sts (= sides). Continue in the round in stockinette st. REMEMBER THE KNITTING GAUGE.
When piece measures 7 cm / 2¾'', dec 1 st on each side of both markers – READ DECREASE TIP (= 4 sts dec). Repeat dec every 2½ cm / 7/8" 5 more times (= 6 dec in total) = 118-136-150-170-186-204 sts.
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 12-13-14-15-16-17 cm / 4¾''-5 1/8''-5½''-6''-6¼''-6¾'', work STRIPES - read explanation above.
When piece measures 25 cm / 9 3/4'', inc 1 st on each side of both markers – READ INCREASE TIP (= 4 sts inc). Repeat inc every 2-2½-3-3-3½-3½ cm / 3/4"-7/8"-1 1/8"-1 1/8"-1 1/4"-1 1/4" 4 more times (= 5 inc in total) = 138-156-170-190-206-224 sts.
When piece measures 40-41-42-43-44-45 cm / 15¾''-16 1/8''-16½''-17''-17¼''-17¾'', bind off the middle 8-8-8-8-10-10 sts in each side for armholes (i.e. bind off 4-4-4-4-5-5 sts on each side of both markers) = 61-70-77-87-93-102 sts remain on front and back piece.
Put piece aside and knit the sleeves.

SLEEVE:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles. Cast on 38-40-40-42-42-44 sts on double pointed needles size 4 mm / US 6 with 1 strand gray blue Baby Alpaca Silk (BAS) and 1 strand gray blue Kid-Silk (KS).
Work 6 rounds in GARTER ST - see explanation above! Switch to double pointed needles size 5 mm / US 8. Insert 1 marker at beg of round (= mid under sleeve).
Continue in the round in stockinette st.
When piece measures 8 cm / 3 1/8'', inc 1 st on each side of marker. Repeat inc every 4-3½-2½-2½-2-2 cm / 1½"-1 1/4"-7/8"-7/8"-3/4"-3/4" 7-8-10-10-12-13 more times (= 8-9-11-11-13-14 inc in total) = 54-58-62-64-68-72 sts.
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 10-10-9-9-8-8 cm / 4"-4"-3½"-3½"-3"-3", work STRIPES as on body.
When piece measures 38-38-37-37-36-36 cm / 15"-15"-14½"-14½"-14 1/4"-14 1/4" (shorter measurements in the larger sizes because of broader shoulder width), bind off 8-8-8-8-10-10 sts mid under sleeve (i.e. bind off 4-4-4-4-5-5 sts on each side of marker) = 46-50-54-56-58-62 sts remain. Put piece aside and knit another sleeve.

YOKE:
Insert 1 marker, now measure piece from here! Slip sleeves on to same circular needle as body = 214-240-262-286-302-328 sts. Insert 1 marker in all transitions between sleeves and body piece (= 4 markers).
Continue in the round with stockinette st and STRIPES as on body over all sts. AT THE SAME TIME on first round, dec for RAGLAN – see explanation above (= 8 sts dec). Repeat dec every other round 0-1-1-1-1-3 more times (= 1-2-2-2-2-4 dec for raglan in total) = 206-224-246-270-286-296 sts.
Work 1-1-2-2-3-2 cm / 3/8"-3/8"-3/4"-3/4"-1 1/8"-3/4" in stockinette st while AT THE SAME TIME dec 8-4-4-6-0-10 sts evenly on last round (dec by K 2 tog) = 198-220-242-264-286-286 sts.
Then work pattern according to diagram A.2 (choose diagram for your size).
When A.2 has been worked, 126-140-154-144-156-156 sts remain on needle.
Work 1-1-1-2-2-2 cm / 3/8"-3/8"-3/8"-3/4"-3/4"-3/4" in stockinette st while AT THE SAME TIME dec 6-10-14-4-6-6 sts evenly on last round = 120-130-140-140-150-150 sts.
Work next round as follows: * K 2 tog, 1 YO, K 8 *, repeat from *-* the entire round. Continue in stockinette st.
When piece measures 14-15-16-17-18-19 cm / 5½''-6''-6¼''-6¾''-7''-7½'' from marker (jumper measures approx. 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm / 21¼''-22''-22¾''-23½''-24½''-25¼'' from cast on edge), dec 22-28-34-30-36-32 sts evenly = 98-102-106-110-114-118 sts. Switch to circular needle size 4 mm / US 6 and P 1 round.
Cut the yarn. Insert 1 marker mid front on front piece.
Then work an elevation in the neck back and forth with short rows as follows:
Beg 24-24-25-26-27-27 sts after marker from RS and K until 24-24-25-26-27-27 sts remain before marker in the other side, turn piece.
K until 29-29-30-32-33-33 sts remain before marker, turn piece and K back until 29-29-30-32-33-33 sts remain before marker in the other side.
Turn piece, K until 34-35-35-38-39-39 sts remain before marker, turn piece and K back until 34-35-35-38-39-39 sts remain before marker in the other side.
Turn piece, K until 40-41-41-44-46-46 sts remain before marker, turn piece and K back until 40-41-41-44-46-46 sts remain before marker in the other side. Cut the yarn.
Beg mid back and work 2 rounds in garter st over all sts, then bind off. Yoke measures approx. 16-17-18-19-20-21 cm / 6¼''-6¾''-7''-7½''-8''-8¼'' mid front and the entire jumper measures approx. 56-58-60-62-64-66 cm / 22''-22¾''-23½''-24½''-25¼''-26''.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the openings under the sleeves tog.


Diagram

1 strand light sea green BAS + 1 strand gray blue KS
1 strand gray blue BAS + 1 strand gray blue KS
1 strand pistachio BAS + 1 strand light steel blue KS
1 strand wheat BAS + 1 strand light steel blue KS
1 strand powder BAS + 1 strand light steel blue KS
1 strand powder BAS + 1 strand off white KS
K
P
1 YO between 2 sts
K 2 tog
slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso
slip 1 st as if to K, K 2 tog, psso
slip 3 sts on cable needle behind piece, K 2, K 3 from cable needle



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