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DROPS 7-5 by DROPS Design
DROPS jacket in “Alaska” with Aran pattern. Size S – L.
DROPS 7-5
DROPS Retro 1980-1993

Size: S/M – M/L

Materials: DROPS Alaska from Garnstudio
1000-1100 g, colour no 02, off-white

DROPS pointed needles size 3 and 5.5 mm - or size needed to get 15 sts in moss st = width 10 cm, and 1 cable + 1 bobble pattern repeat + 1 cable = approx width 26 cm. DROPS buttons, 6 pcs.

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under Cable pattern (was missing P2):
Row 4: P2, slip 4 sts on cable need)le behind piece, K4, K4 from cable needle, P2.

Updated online: 10.06.2014 (Printed catalogues do not include these corrections)

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Yarn type
  • DROPS ALASKA UNI COLOUR (50g)
    1.60 GBP
Yarn type
  • DROPS ALASKA UNI COLOUR (50g)
    1.95 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.
Rib: *K1, P1*, repeat from *-*.

Double moss st: Row 1: *K1, P1 *, repeat from *-*. Row 2: K over K and P over P. Row 3: K over P and P over K. Row 4: K over K and P over P. Repeat row 1-4.

Cable pattern: Worked on 12 sts.
Row 1-3: P2, K8, P2.
Row 4: P2, slip 4 sts on cable needle behind piece, K4, K4 from cable needle, P2.
Row 5-10: P2, K8, P2.
Repeat row 1 – 10.

Bobble pattern: Worked on 21 sts.
Row 1, and all rows from RS: P all sts.
Row 2, WS: work 3 sts in 1 st (= K1, P1, K1), P4, * 3 sts in 1 st, P1 *, repeat from *-* 6 times, P3, 3 sts in 1 st.
Row 4: P3 tog (these sts are also P tog), 3 sts in 1 st, P3, * P3 tog, 3 sts in 1 st *repeat from *-* 5 times, P3 tog, P3, 3 sts in 1 st, P3 tog.
Row 6: 3 sts in 1 st, K3 tog, 3 sts in 1 st, P3, *K3 tog, 3 sts in 1 st *, repeat from *-* 4 times, K3 tog, P3 tog, 3 sts in 1 st, K 3 tog, 3 sts in 1 st.
Row 8: * K3 tog, 3 sts in 1 st, repeat from *-* 2 times, P3, * K3 tog, 3 sts in 1 st *, repeat from *-* 3 times, K3 tog, P2, * 3 sts in 1 st, K 3 tog *, repeat from *-* 2 times.
Row 10: * 3 sts in 1 st, K3 tog *, repeat from *-* 2 times, 3 sts in 1 st, P3, *K3 tog, 3 sts in 1 st *, repeat from *-* 2 times, K3 tog, P3, * 3 sts in 1 st, K3 tog *, repeat from *-* 2 times, 3 sts in 1 st.
Row 12: * K3 tog, 3 sts in 1 st *, repeat from *-* 3 times, P3, K3 tog, 3 sts in 1 st, K3 tog, P3, *3 sts in 1 st, K3 tog *, repeat from *-* 3 times.
Row 14: * 3 sts in 1 st, K3 tog *, repeat from *-* 3 times, P3, 3 sts in 1 st, K3 tog, 3 sts in 1 st, P3, *K3 tog, 3 sts in 1 st *, repeat from *-* 3 times.
Row 16: * K3 tog, 3 sts in 1 st *, repeat from *-* 2 times, K3 tog, P3, * 3 sts in 1 st, K3 tog *, repeat from *-* 2 times, 3 sts in 1 st, P3, *K3 tog, 3 sts in1 st *, repeat from *-* 2 times, K3 tog.
Row 18: * 3 sts in 1 st, K3 tog *, repeat from *-* 2 times, P3, * 3 sts in 1 st, K3 tog *, repeat from *-* 3 times, 3 sts in 1 st, P3, *K3 tog, 3 sts in 1 st *, repeat from *-* 2 times.
Row 20: K3 tog, 3 sts in 1 st, K3tog, P3, * 3 sts in 1 st, K3 tog *, repeat from *-* 4 times, K3 tog, P3, K3 tog, 3 sts in 1 st, K3 tog.
Row 22: 3 sts in 1 st, K3 tog, P3, * 3 sts in 1 st, K3 tog *, repeat from *-* 5 times, 3 sts in 1 st, P3, K3 tog, 3 sts in 1 st.
Repeat row 4 to 23.
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Back piece:
Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 86-90 sts on needle size 3 mm and work 5 cm rib. Change to needle size 5.5 mm and P 1 row from WS, at the same time inc 24-30 sts evenly = 110-120 sts. Now continue in pattern from RS as follows: 5-7 moss sts, 12 cable sts, 21 bobble pattern sts, 12 cable sts, 10-16 moss sts, 12 cable sts, 21 bobble pattern sts, 12 cable sts, 5-7 moss sts. Continue in pattern like this.
When piece measures 71 cm cast off the middle 16-18 sts for neck and complete each side separately. Cast off to shape the neckline on every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 1 st 1-2 times. Cast off remaining 43-46 sts on shoulder when piece measures 73 cm.
Right front piece: Cast on 46-48 sts on needle size 3 mm and work 5 cm rib. Change to needle size 5.5 mm and P 1 row from WS, at the same time inc 9-12 sts evenly = 55-60 sts. Continue in pattern as follows from RS: 5-7 moss sts, 12 cable sts, 21 bobble pattern sts, 12 cable sts, 5-8 moss sts. Continue in pattern like this.
When piece measures 67 cm cast off to shape the neckline towards mid front on every other row: 8-10 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1 time, 1 st 2 times. Cast off remaining 43-46 sts on shoulder when piece measures 73 cm.

Left front piece: Like right front piece, but mirrored.

Sleeve: Cast on 40-42 sts on needle size 3 mm and work 5 cm rib. Change to needle size 5.5 mm, P 1 row from WS, at the same time inc 15-13 sts evenly = 55 sts. Continue in pattern from RS as follows: 5 moss sts, 12 cable sts, 21 bobble pattern sts, 12 cable sts, 5 moss sts. At the same time inc 1 st each side on every 3rd and 4th row alternately 23 times = 101 sts. Cast off when piece measures 47-45 cm.

Assembly: Sew the shoulder seams. Pick up approx 122 sts along left front piece on needle size 3 mm and work 3 cm rib, cast off. Repeat along right front piece, but after 1 cm make 6 buttonholes evenly distributed. 1 buttonhole = cast off 2 sts and cast on 2 new sts on return row. Cast off when rib measures 3 cm. Pick up approx 90 sts round neckline and work 2 cm rib, cast off. Set in sleeves and sew side and sleeve seams. Sew on buttons.

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