Change language:

DROPS 91-8 by DROPS Design
"A favorite! Boleros are perfect garments! Goes with everything and this one can also be washed in your machine!"
DROPS Jacket in Karisma
DROPS 91-8
Sizes: S - M - L - XL- XXL

Materials: DROPS Karisma Superwash from Garnstudio
450 - 500-550 -600 -650 g colour no. 50, grey/green mix 50 g for all sizes colour no.62, brown

Knitting needles:
DROPS 4.5 mm/US 7 or size needed to obtain correct gauge. DROPS circular 4.5 mm/US 7.

(Continue to pattern...)

See deals and shadecard for: DROPS Karisma

Comments (11)

Print Pattern Print Photo

The following yarns can be used as alternatives for DROPS Karisma. All prices valid per 02/09/2014.

DROPS Tutorial Videos: Bind off in rib

DROPS Tutorial Videos: Bind/cast off from RS

DROPS Tutorial Videos: Bind/cast off from wrong side (WS)

DROPS Tutorial Videos: Cast on - continental method

DROPS Tutorial Videos: Decrease - P2 sts tog

DROPS Tutorial Videos: Increase - using loop under

DROPS Tutorial Videos: Increase in purl stitches

DROPS Tutorial Videos: Knit (K) - continental

DROPS Tutorial Videos: Knit (K) - US/UK method

DROPS Tutorial Videos: Mattress stitches

DROPS Tutorial Videos: Pick up sts along edge

DROPS Tutorial Videos: Pick up sts along garter edge

DROPS Tutorial Videos: Pick upp stitches sideways

DROPS Tutorial Videos: Purl (P) - continental

DROPS Tutorial Videos: Purl (P) - Norwegian method

DROPS Tutorial Videos: Purl (P) - US/UK method

DROPS Tutorial Videos: Shoulder seam

DROPS Tutorial Videos: Side seam

DROPS Tutorial Videos: Stockinette/stocking stitch

If you do not find the video you need, click here to go to DROPS Video Index.

Yarn type
  • DROPS KARISMA UNI COLOUR (50g)
    4.05 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:
20 sts x 26 rows stocking st with 4.5 mm ndls
= 10 x 10 cm [4 x 4 in.].

Rib: *K 3, p 3*, repeat *to*. Work k above k and p above p.

Back: With grey/green mix Karisma and 4.5 mm ndls cast on 36-44-52-64-74 sts [includes 1 edge st at each side].
Work st st and at the same time cast on at each side on alt rows 5 sts once, 4 sts once, 2 sts 3 times and 1 st 3 times = 72-80-88-100-110 sts. When the back meas 8-8-8-9-9 cm in the middle inc 1 st at each side every 2 - 2 - 2.5 - 3 - 3 cm a total of 6-6-6-5-5 times = 8492-100-110-120 sts. When the back in the middle meas 21-22-23-24-25 cm, shape armholes: Bind off at each side on alt rows 3 sts once, 2 sts 0-1-2-4-6 times and 1 st 2-3-4-4-5 times = 74-76-78-80-80 sts rem. When the back in the middle meas 36-38-40-42-44 cm bind off the middle 34-34-34-36-38 sts for neckline. Bind off further 1 st at each side of the neckline sts on the next row = 19-20-21-21-20 shoulder sts rem at each side. Bind off when the back in the middle meas 38-40-42-44-46 cm.

Left front: With grey/green mix Karisma and 4.5 mm ndls cast on 18-22-26-32-37 sts [includes 1 edge st at each side]. Before
continuing, read the next 2 paragraphs.

Shaping the edge mid front: Work st st and at the same time cast on toward mid front on alt rows 3 sts once, 2 sts twice and 1 st twice. Thereafter inc 1 st every 4 rows 3 times.

Shaping the side edge: At the same time, when the front meas 2-2-2-3-3 cm inc 1 st toward the side every 2 - 2 - 2.5 - 3 - 3 cm 6-6-6-5-5 times. After all inc there will be 36-40-44-49-54 sts on the ndl.
When the front meas 15-16-17-18-19 cm shape the armhole at the side as described for the back = 31-32-33-34-34 sts on the ndl. When the front meas 25-27-29-30-32 cm bind off 1 st toward mid front for neckline on alt rows 6-6-6-7-6 times, then bind off 2 sts on alt rows 3-3-3-3-4 times = 19-20-21-21-20 shoulder sts rem. Bind off when the front meas 32-34-36-38-40 cm.

Right front: Cast on and work a s mirror image of the left front.

Sleeves: With brown Karisma and 4.5 mm ndls cast on 65-65-72-72-79 sts [includes 1 edge st at each side]. P 1 row [= wrong side]. Thereafter work 2 rows Rib (k 3, p 4). Change to grey/green mix Karisma and continue working Rib. When the sleeve meas 2 cm dec all p-4 sections to p-3 = 56-56-62-62-68 sts. When the sleeve meas 14 cm k all sts on the next right side row. K the next row white dec evenly spaced to 52-52-56-56-60 sts. Work st st. When the sleeve meas 21-191-9-18-19 cm inc 1 st inside the edge st at each side every 5.5 - 3.5 - 3.5 - 2.5 - 2 cm a total of 6-9-9-12-13 times = 64-70-74-80-86 sts on the ndl. When the sleeve meas 52-51-50-49-47 cm shape sleeve cap: Bind off at each side on alt rows 3 sts once, 2 sts 3 times and 1 st 0-1-2-4-6 times. Bind off further 2 sts at beg of each row until the sleeve meas 57 cm in the middle. Bind off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows. Bind off rem sts when the sleeve meas 58 cm.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Sew sleeves on. Sew side seams and sleeve seams inside edge sts.

Bands: Start mid back from the right side of the garment. With 4.5 circular ndls and grey/green mix Karisma, pick up and knit a total of 348-384-414-456-492 sts evenly spaced along the neckline edge + left front edge + along the back + up the right front edge to mid back. The number of sts must be in multiples of 6. Note! Take care to pick up enough sts along the two sides [below armholes] so the ribbing is not tight here.

Work in a circular manner as follows: P 1 row around and k 1 row around. Thereafter work Rib. When the Rib meas 3 cm inc 1 st in each p-3 section to p-4. Note! To make these inc knit into the front and into the back of the last k-st before each p-3 section. The "knot" will then place itself toward the p-sts. When the Rib meas 7 cm inc all p-4 sts to p-5 = approx. 464-512552-608-656 sts around. When the Rib meas 11 cm change to brown Karisma and on this next row inc all p-5 sections to p-6, except do not inc sts along the back's middle 60-65 neckline sts. There are approx. 512-566-611-674-728 sts around. Work 1 row k above k and p above p. Bind off loosely rib-wise.

Diagram



Do you need some help?

For further pattern help, please contact the store where you bought the yarn. Having bought DROPS yarn, you are guaranteed to receive qualified help from a store specializing in the DROPS patterns. You can also take a look at our tutorial videos.

All patterns are carefully reviewed, but we must make reservation for possible mistakes. All patterns are translated from Norwegian and you can always check the original pattern for measurements and calculations. Go to original pattern for design DROPS 91-8. If you think you have found an error in the pattern, please post your remark or question in our Comments section.

© 1982-2014 DROPS Design A/S. We reserve all rights. This document, including all its sub-sections, has copyrights. This is for all of you with knitting as a hobby and for you who run a yarn store. Either way, the DROPS pattern database is at your free disposal. As a store you are welcome to use the DROPS pattern database to promote the sale of your assortment. Print out any pattern you may want, make as many copies as desired. The only thing we ask is that you don't make any changes / additions to the original printed document... and that the patterns according to the DROPS philosophy are given out to the consumers for free.
The sale of garments based on DROPS DESIGN is permitted as long as they are sold as single items or per order. Further commercial use of the patterns is not permitted. It has to be clearly stated that the garment is made based on a design from DROPS DESIGN. The use of DROPS photos for marketing purposes/sales is only permitted when only DROPS yarns have been used. The photo may not be cut or edited and the logo should be clearly visible. The use of clothes labels of which DROPS DESIGN forms part is conditioned by the inclusion of the following text: “A DROPS DESIGN made by …..”.
We reserve the right to withdraw the permission for use at any time, notwithstanding the reason.

DROPS Design