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DROPS 69-2 by DROPS Design
"Relaxed on the beach ..."
DROPS Top in Bomull-Lin, Cotton Viscose and Glitter.
DROPS 69-2
Sizes: XS/S - S/M - M/L - L/XL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 84-90-96-102 cm [33" - 35 3/8" - 37.75" - 40 1/8"]
Waist: 72-76-80-88 cm [28.25" - 29 7/8" - 31.5" - 34 5/8"]

53% Egyptian cotton, 47% linen, 50 g./85 m./93 yds
150-150-150-150 g. col. no. 17, blue.
54% Egyptian cotton, 46% viscose, 50 g./110 m./120 yards
100-100-150-150 g. col. no. 13, periwinkle.
60% cupro, 40% metallized polyester, 10 g./700 m./765 yards
1-1-1 tube col. no. 02, silver.

Alternate yarns for Bomull-Lin:
* DROPS MUSKAT, 100% mercerized Egyptian cotton,
50 g./100 m./109 yards

Alternate yarns for Cotton Viscose:
* DROPS SAFRAN, 100% cotton, 50 g/160 m./174 yards
* DROPS SILKE-TWEED, 52% silk, 48% lambswool, 50 g./200 m./218 yards

DROPS 9 mm [US 13] needles, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.
DROPS 4 mm [US E] crochet hook, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.

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The following yarns can be used as alternatives for DROPS Bomull-Lin. All prices valid per 25/11/2015.

The following yarns can be used as alternatives for DROPS CottonViscose. All prices valid per 25/11/2015.

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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: 11 sts x 17 rows = 10 x 10 cm [4" x 4"] in seed st.

Seed Stitch (on an even number of sts):
Row 1: * K 1, P 1 *
Row 2: * P 1, K 1 *
Repeat Rows 1 2.

Front: Cast on 40-42-44-48 sts with 1 strand each Bomull-Lin, Cotton Viscose and Glitter (3 strands of yarn). Knit 1 row (right side row). Continue with seed st - see instructions above. When the piece measures 5-5-5-5 cm [2"] inc 1 st at each side 3-4-4-4 times every 4-3-3-4 cm [1.5" - 1.25" - 1.25" - 1.5"] = 46-50-52-56 sts. When the piece measures 20-22-23-24 cm [7 7/8" - 8 5/8" - 9" - 9.5"] bind off for armhole at each side every other row: 3 sts 1-1-1-1 time, 2 sts 0-1-1-2 times and 1 st 3-3-3-3 times = 34-34-36-36 sts. When the piece measures 28-30-32-34 cm [11" - 11.75" - 12 5/8" - 13 3/8"] bind off the center 10 sts for the neck. Then bind off at each neck edge every other row: 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 4 times = 6-6-7-7 sts remain on each shoulder. Bind off when the piece measures 38-40-42-44 cm [14 7/8" - 15.75" - 16.5" - 17.25"].

Back: Cast on and knit the same as the front. Bind off for armhole as on front and continue until the piece measures 35-37-39-41 cm [13.75" - 14.5" - 15.25" - 16 1/8"], then bind off the center 16 sts for the neck. Bind off at each neck edge every other row: 2 sts 1-1-1-1 time and 1 st 1-1-1-1 time = 6-6-7-7 sts remain on each shoulder. Bind off when the piece measures 38-40-42-44 cm [14 7/8" - 15.75" - 16.5" - 17.25"].

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Sew side seams. Crochet 1 row sc with 2 strands Bomull-Lin around neck and armholes.


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