194-38 Christmas KAL 2018 Red Nose Jumper by DROPS design

194-38 Christmas KAL 2018 Red Nose Jumper

Knitting
October 2018
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch with larger needles
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
4.0 mm (G)
1148 - 1722 yards (1050 - 1575 m)
S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
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This pattern is available for free.

Knitted sweater in DROPS Nepal. The piece is worked top down with raglan and reindeer motif. Sizes S - XXXL. Theme: Christmas.

Join the Christmas DROPS-Along 2018 in the DROPS Workshop group

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Join the DROPS-Along and let’s knit together a Christmas jumper for the whole family!

SKILL LEVEL
This is an easy pattern to follow but if you are anyway worried about your skills, don’t be! Every step in this DROPS-along includes videos and pictures to help you finishing your sweater.

Never knitted a project with many colors? Then this is the perfect one to start with!

START DATE
We start to knit on Thursday, November 1st!

Share your progress with us and everyone else by tagging your pictures with the following 2 hashtags: #DROPSChristmasKAL and #RedNoseJumper (if you are making the adult sweater) or #RedNoseJumperKids (if you are making the kids’ sweater). That way you can click on the hashtag online or use the search box in the DROPS Workshop to find other people who’s knitting the same sweater as you!

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DROPS Design: Pattern no ne-275

Yarn group C or A + A

SIZES:
S - M - L - XL - XXL – XXXL

Finished measurements:
Chest measurements: 92-100-108-116-128-142 cm = 36 1/4”-39 3/4”-42 1/2”-45 3/4”-50 3/8”-55 3/4”
Full length: 55-56-58-60-62-64 cm = 21 5/8”-22”-22 3/4”-23 5/8”-24 3/8”-25 1/4”

All measurements in charts are in cm.

MATERIALS:
DROPS NEPAL from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group C)
400-400-450-500-550-600 g color 3620, red
(you will need 50 g extra in color 3620 red if you decide to knit a reindeer on the back)
100-150-150-150-150-200 g color 0100, off white
50-50-50-50-50-50 g color 0206, light beige
50-50-50-50-50-50 g color 0300, beige
50-50-50-50-50-50 g color 0612, medium brown
50-50-50-50-50-50 g color 2923, goldenrod

KNITTING GAUGE:
16 stitches in width and 20 rows in height with stockinette stitch = 10 x 10 cm = 4” x 4”.

NEEDLES:
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE SIZE 5.5 MM = US 9: length 60 cm or 80 cm = 24” or 32”.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE SIZE 4.5 MM = US 7: length 40 and 60 cm = 16” and 24” or 80 cm = 32” for rib.
Needle size is only a guide. If you have too many stitches on 10 cm = 4”, change to a larger needle size. If you have too few stitches on 10 cm = 4”, change to a smaller needle size.

DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 4 MM = US 6 – for the reindeer’s necklace.

ACCESSORIES:
A small decorative heart, approx. 2 cm = 3/4” in diameter or something similar which can be used as a pendant on the reindeer (it must have a hole through which you can thread a row of chain stitches).

See the whole pattern here