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DROPS 41-23 by DROPS Design
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DROPS jacket in Safran with rib
DROPS 41-23
Size: Small (Medium - Large)
Measurements on diagram shows piece stretched. Body will be smaller due to pattern.

Materials: DROPS Safran from Garnstudio
500 (550-600) g colour no 44, beige mixed

DROPS circular needles size 3 mm and 3.5 mm and double pointed needles size 3.5 mm

Buttons: 6 pcs

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Yarn type
  • DROPS SAFRAN UNI COLOUR (50g)
    2.20 GBP
Yarn type
  • DROPS SAFRAN UNI COLOUR (50g)
    2.50 EUR
NOTE: This pattern is written in British 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 American English, please click here.
Knitting tension: 23 sts x 30 rows on needle size 3.5 mm and stocking sts = 10 x 10 cm Remember needle sizes are guidelines only! See NB!!! under size.

Pattern: * K4, P4 *, repeat from *-*.
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Body:
Knit jacket back and forth on circular needles. Cast on 262 (278-294) sts (includes 2 edge sts) on circular needles size 3.5 mm and continue knitting pattern with 1 edge sts on each side mid front. Remember knitting tension.
When piece measures 21 (21-22) cm knit next row as follows: 64 (68-72) sts front piece, cast off 4 sts for armhole, 126 (134-142) sts back piece, cast off 4 sts for armhole, 64 (68-72) sts front piece. Complete each piece separately.

Front piece: = 64 (68-72) sts. Continuing cast off for armhole on every other row: 3 sts 1 (1-2) times, 2 sts 2 (2-2) times, 1 st 1 (2-3) times = 56 (59-59) sts.
When piece measures 29 (29-31) cm cast off for neck on every other row: 2 sts 7 times and then on every 4th row: 1 st 4 (5-5) times. Cast off when piece measures 46 (46-48) cm

Back piece: = 126 (134-142) sts. Continuing cast off for armhole like front piece = 110 (116-116) sts.
When piece measures 44 (44-46) cm cast off middle 30 (32-32) sts to shape neckline. Then cast off 2 sts on each side on next row to shape neckline. Cast off when piece measures 46 (46-48) cm

Sleeve: Cast on 50 (50-50) sts on double pointed needles 3.5 mm and continuing knit Pattern (ensure to centre K4 sts mid sleeve).
At the same time inc mid under arm: 2 sts 33 (33-35) times alternating on every 3rd and 4th round = 116 (116-120) sts.
When piece measures 44 (44-45) cm cast off 6 sts mid under arm and complete knitting back and forth on needle. Continuing cast off to shape sleeve cap on every other row: 4 sts 9 times, cast off.
Piece measures approx 51 (51-52) cm.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Pick up approx 84 sts (dividable with 8 sts + 4 sts) along left front piece on circular needle size 3 mm and knit 3 cm Pattern back and forth on needle.
Repeat along right front edge, but knit 6 button holes after 1 cm evenly distributed on row - 1 buttonhole = cast off 3 sts and cast on 3 new sts over cast off sts on next row.
Pick up approx 110-120 sts round neckline on circular needle size 3 mm and K2 rows back and forth on needle, cast off.
Sew in sleeves and buttons.

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