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DROPS Pullover in "Symphony" and "Kid-Silk".
DROPS 68-5
Sizes: S - M - L - XL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 100-108-112-120 cm [39 3/8" - 42.5" - 44" - 47.25"]
Waist: 88-96-104-112 cm [34 5/8" - 37.75" - 41" - 44"]

Materials: DROPS Symphony from Garnstudio
400-400-450-450 g color no 01 off white
and use: DROPS Kid-Silk from Garnstudio
75-75-100-100 g color no 03 light pink

DROPS 8 mm [US 11] and 9 mm [US 13] needles, or sizes needed to obtain correct gauge.

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The following yarns can be used as alternatives for DROPS Kid-Silk. All prices valid per 01/09/2014.

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Yarn type
  • DROPS SYMPHONY UNI COLOUR (50g)
    5.85 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.
Gauge: 10 sts x 17 rows with 1 strand Symphony + 1 strand Kid-Silk = 10 x 10 cm [4" x 4"] on larger needles in stockinette st.

Rib: * K 2, P 2 *, repeat from * - *.

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

Knitting tips: All decs are made on right side rows.
Dec 1 st for raglan inside 2 sts as follows:
Dec after 2 edge sts: K 2 tog.
Dec before 2 edge sts: sl 1, K 1, psso.
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Front:
Cast on 46-50-54-58 sts on smaller needles with 1 strand Symphony and 2 strands Kid-Silk (3 strands of yarn).
Change to 1 strand Symphony and 1 strand Kid-Silk (2 strands of yarn) and work 4 rows rib, keeping 1 st at each edge in garter st.
Change to larger needles and work stockinette st over all sts.
When the piece measures 8 cm [3 1/8"] inc 1 st at each side every 6 -7-11-12 cm [2 3/8" - 2.75" - 4.25" - 4.75"] a total of 3-3-2-2 times = 52-56-58-62 sts.
When the piece measures 31-31-33-34 cm [12.25" - 12.25" - 13" - 13 3/8"] bind off 3-3-3-4 sts at each side = 46-50-52-54 sts.
Now shape raglan - see knitting tips: dec 1 st at each side every other row a total of 16-18-18-19 times.
At the same time when the piece measures 44-45-47-48 cm [17.25" - 17.75" - 18.5" - 18 7/8"] bind off the center 6-6-6-6 sts for the neck and work each shoulder separate.
Continue to dec 1 st at each neck edge every 4 rows 2-2-3-3 times.
After all neck and raglan shaping is complete 2 sts remain at each side of neck, bind off.
The piece measures approx. 50-52-54-56 cm [19.75" - 20.5" - 21.25" - 22"].

Back: Cast on and work the same as the front. Shape raglan as on front but bind off the center 10-10-12-12 sts for the neck when the piece measures 49-51-53-55 cm [19.25" - 20" - 20 7/8" - 21 5/8"]= 2 sts remain at each side of neck, bind off.
The piece measures approx. 50-52-54-56 cm [19.75" - 20.5" - 21.25" - 22"].

Sleeve: Cast on 26-26-26-30 sts on smaller needles with 1 strand Symphony and 2 strands Kid-Silk (3 strands of yarn). Change to 1 strand Symphony and 1 strand Kid-Silk (2 strands of yarn) and work 4 rows rib, keeping 1 st at each edge in garter st.
Change to larger needles and stockinette st.
When the piece measures 6-6-7-8 cm [2 3/8" - 2 3/8" - 2.75" - 3 1/78"] inc 1 st at each side every 5.5-5-4.5-5 cm [2 1/8" - 2" - 1.75" - 2"] a total of 8-9-9-8 times = 42-44-44-46 sts.
When sleeves measures 50-49-49-49 cm [19.75" - 19.25" - 19.25" - 19.25"] bind off 3 sts at each side = 36-38-38-40 sts.
Then shape raglan at each side - see knitting tips: dec 1 st at each side every 4 rows a total of 1-2-2-2 times and then 1 st every other row a total of 14-14-14-15 times = 6 sts remain.
Bind off, the piece measures approx. 69-70-70-71 cm [27 1/8" - 27 5/8" - 27 5/8" - 28"].

Assembly: Sew all seams using edge sts as seam allowance.
Sew 3 of the raglan seams.
Pick up approx. 40 to 48 sts around the neck on smaller needles with 1 strand Symphony and 1 strand Kid-Silk (2 strands of yarn).
Work 4 rows stockinette st, bind off loosely.
Sew the last raglan seam and neckband.
Sew sleeve and side seams.

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