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DROPS 103-1 by DROPS Design
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DROPS jacket in ”Eskimo” or ”Nepal” with A-shape and Ύ-long or long sleeves. Size S to XXXL
DROPS 103-1
ESKIMO
Size: S – M – L – XL – XXL – XXXL
Measurement around chest: 84-92-102-112-124-132 cm
[33”- 36Ό”- 40”- 44”¬ – 48Ύ”- 52”]
Full length: 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm
[21Ό”- 22”- 22Ύ”- 23 5/8”- 24 3/8”- 25Ό”].

Materials: DROPS Eskimo from Garnstudio
Ύ-long sleeves:
650-700-800-850-950-1050 g, clr. no. 46, grey.
Long sleeves:
750-800-900-950-1050-1150 g, clr. no. 46, grey.

DROPS pointed needles size 8 mm [US 11] – or the size needed to obtain the correct knitting gauge.

DROPS Buffalo horn button no. 536: 3 pcs.
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NEPAL
Size: S – M – L – XL – XXL - XXXL
Measurement around chest: 84-92-102-112-124-132 cm
[33”- 36Ό”- 40”- 44”¬ – 48Ύ”- 52”]
Full length: 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm
[21Ό”- 22”- 22Ύ”- 23 5/8”- 24 3/8”- 25Ό”].

Materials:DROPS NEPAL from Garnstudio
Ύ-long sleeves:
600-650-750-800-900-1000 g, color 517, medium gray
Long sleeves:
700-750-800-900-1000-1050 g, color 517, medium gray.

DROPS pointed needles size 4.5 mm [US 7] – or the size needed to obtain the correct knitting gauge.

DROPS Buffalo-horn buttons no. 536: 3 pcs.

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General comment:
The double moss sts at the front will pull a little when knitting, but will stretch out when the garment is finish.

Updated online: 08.10.2007 (Printed catalogues do not include these corrections)

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Yarn type
  • DROPS ESKIMO UNI COLOUR (50g)
    3.60 USD
  • DROPS NEPAL UNI COLOUR (50g)
    3.95 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.
General comment: The double seed sts at the front will pull a little when knitting, but will stretch out when the garment is finish.

Knitting gauge: 11 sts x 15 rows in stockinette = 10 x 10 cm [4” x 4”].

Double seed sts:
1st row: * P2, K2 *, repeat from *-*.
2nd row: P over P and K over K.
3rd row: * K2, P2 *, repeat from *-*
4th row: K over K and P over P.
Repeat row 1-4.

Rib: * K2, P2 *, repeat from *-*.

Garter sts: Knit back and forth on all rows.

Button holes: Bind off for button holes on the right front piece.
1 button hole = bind off the 4th st from the front edge and on the returning row cast on a new st over the bound off st.
Bind off for button holes when the piece measures:
Size S: 33, 40 and 47 cm [13”- 15Ύ”- 18½”].
Size M: 35, 42 and 49 cm [13Ύ”- 16½”- 19Ό”].
Size L: 37, 44 and 51 cm [14½”- 17Ό”- 20”].
Size XL: 38, 45 and 52 cm [15”- 17Ύ”- 20½”].
Size XXL: 38, 46 and 54 cm [15”- 18”- 21Ό”].
Size XXXL: 38, 47 and 56 cm [15”- 18½”- 22”].
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Back piece: Knit back and forth on needles!
Cast on 64-68-72-80-84-88 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 8 mm [US 11] with Eskimo.
Knit 2 rows of garter sts, and then 2 rows of Rib with 1 edge st in garter and 2 K sts each side (seen from the RS)– see explanation for rib above.
Continue in stockinette. Remember to check your gauge!
When the piece measures 5 cm [2”] bind off 1 st each side (bind off in beg of following 2 rows), repeat on every 3½-3½-4½-4-5-5 cm [1Ό”- 1Ό”- 1Ύ”- 1½”- 2” - 2”] a total of 8-8-7-8-7-7 times = 48-52-58-64-70-74 sts.
When the piece measures 35-36-37-38-39-40 cm [13Ύ”- 14Ό”- 14½”- 15”- 15Ό“-15Ύ”] bind off for armholes in the beg of every row each side: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 0-0-1-2-3-3 times and 1 st 1-2-3-3-3-4 times = 40-42-42-44-46-48 sts left.
When the piece measures 51-53-55-57-59-61 cm [20”- 21”- 21 5/8”- 22½” - 23Ό”- 24”] bind off the mid 12-12-12-14-14-14 sts for the neck and work each shoulder separate.
On the next row starting at neck bind off 1 more st = 13-14-14-14-15-16 sts left on shoulder.
Bind off when the piece measures 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm [21Ό”- 22”- 22Ύ”- 23 5/8”- 24 3/8”- 25Ό”].

Left front piece: Cast on 39-41-43-49-51-53 sts (includes 1 edge st at the side) on needle size 8 mm [US 11] with Eskimo.
Knit 2 rows of garter sts and then 2 rows of Rib with 1 edge st in garter and 2 P sts at the side (seen from the RS).
Continue in stockinette and 14-14-14-16-16-16 sts towards front edge in Double Seed st – see explanation above!
When piece measures 5 cm [2”] bind off at the side as done for the back piece = 31-33-36-41-44-46 sts.
When the piece measures 35-36-37-38-39-40 cm [13Ύ”- 14Ό”- 14½”- 15”- 15Ό“-15Ύ”] bind off for the armhole at the side as done for the back piece = 27-28-28-31-32-33 sts.
When the piece measures 49-51-53-54-56-58 cm [19Ό”- 20”¬ 21”- 21Ό”- 22”- 22Ύ”] bind off 10 sts in the beg of next row starting from front edge (for neck). Insert 1 marker after the bound off sts.
Then bind off for the neck in beg of every row starting from front edge: 2 sts 2-2-2-3-3-3 times and 1 st 0-0-0-1-1-1 time = 13-14-14-14-15-16 sts left for the shoulder.
Bind off remaining sts when the piece measures 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm [21Ό”- 22”- 22Ύ”- 23 5/8”- 24 3/8”- 25Ό”].

Right front piece: Cast on and knit as left front but reverse. In addition remember to bind off for the buttonholes at the front edge – see explanation above.

Sleeve: The numbers before ( ) apply for the Ύ-long sleeves and the numbers in the ( ) applies for the long sleeves.
Cast on 34-34-34-38-38-38 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 8 mm [US 11] with Eskimo.
Knit in double seed st – see explanation above – with 1 edge st in garter each side.
When the piece measures 10 cm [4”] continue in stockinette.
At the same time when the piece measures 11 (25) cm [4 3/8” (9Ύ”)] inc 1 st each side, repeat inc on every 9-6-4½-6-4-2½ cm [3½”- 2 3/8”- 1Ύ”- 2 3/8”- 1½”- 1”] a total of 3-4-5-4-5-7 times = 40-42-44-46-48-52 sts.
When the piece measures 34-33-32-31-29-28 (49-48-47-46-44-43) cm
[13 3/8”- 13”- 12½”- 12Ό”- 11 3/8”- 11” (19Ό”- 19”- 18½”- 18”- 17Ό”- 4 3/8”)] bind off for the sleeve cap in beginning of every row each side: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1 time and 1 sts 2-3-4-4-6-7 times. Continue to bind off 2 sts each side until the piece measures 40 (55) cm [15Ύ” (21 5/8”)], then bind off 3 sts each side 1 time and then bind off remaining sts.
The piece measures approx. 42 (57) cm [16½” (22½”)].

Assembly: Sew the shoulder seams

Collar: Pick up approx. 24 to 28 sts between the markers at the neck line (i.e do not pick up sts in the outer most 10 sts each side toward the front edges). Knit 2 rows of garter sts – on the last row inc 10 sts evenly distributed = 34-38 sts.
Continue in Double Seed st with 1 garter st each side - at the same time inc 2 sts each side as follows: knit 2 sts in the first st, then make a yo (on return row work yo twisted to avoid a hole, i.e work yo in the back loop)– incorporate new sts into seed pattern as going along. Inc 2 sts this way at the beg of every row a total of 6 times each side = 24 extra sts = a total of 58-62 sts.
Bind off when the collar measures 12 cm [4Ύ”] mid back.
Sew the collar tight to the front pieces each side in the outer part of the edge, i.e. new sts are sewn to the 10 bind off sts each side. Sew the sleeve and the side seams inside 1 edge st.
Sew on the buttons.
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NEPAL

Knitting gauge: 17 sts x 22 rows in stockinette = 10 x 10 cm [4” x 4”]

Double Seed st:
1st row: * P2, K2 *, repeat from *-*.
2nd row: P over P and K over K.
3rd row: * K2, P2 *, repeat from *-*
4th row: K over K and P over P.
Repeat row 1-4.

Rib: * K2, P2 *, repeat from *-*.

Garter sts: Knit back and forth on all rows.

Button holes: Bind off for button holes at the right front piece.
1 button hole = bind off the 5th and 6th st from the edge. On the returning row cast on 2 new sts over the bound off sts.
Bind off for button holes when the piece measures:
Size S: 33, 40 and 47 cm [13”- 15Ύ”- 18½”].
Size M: 35, 42 and 49 cm [13Ύ”- 16½”- 19Ό”].
Size L: 37, 44 and 51 cm [14½”- 17Ό”- 20”].
Size XL: 38, 45 and 52 cm [15”- 17Ύ”- 20½”].
Size XXL: 38, 46 and 54 cm [15”- 18”- 21Ό”].
Size XXXL: 38, 47 and 56 cm [15”- 18½”- 22”].
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Back piece: Knit back and forth on needles!
Cast on 96-104-112-124-132-136 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 4.5 mm [US 7] with Nepal.
Knit 2 rows of garter sts, and then 2 rows of Rib with 1 edge st in garter and 2 K sts each side (seen from the RS)– see explanation above. Continue in stockinette. Remember to check your gauge!
When the piece measures 5 cm [2”] bind off 1 st each side (bind off in beg of following 2 rows), repeat on every 2½-2½-2½-2½-2½-3 cm [7/8”- 7/8”- 7/8”- 7/8”- 7/8” - 1 1/8”] a total of 11-12-12-13-12-11 times = 74-80-88-98-108-114 sts.
When the piece measures 35-36-37-38-39-40 cm [13Ύ”- 14Ό”- 14½”- 15”- 15Ό“-15Ύ”] bind off for armholes in beg of every row each side: 3 sts 1-1-1-2-2-2 times, 2 sts 0-1-2-3-4-5 times and 1 st 3-3-4-3-4-4 times = 62-64-66-68-72-74 sts left.
When the piece measures 51-53-55-57-59-61 cm [20”- 21”- 21 5/8”- 22½”- 23Ό”- 24”] bind off the mid 20-20-20-24-24-24 sts for the neck and work each shoulder seperate.
On the next row from neck bind off 1 more st = 20-21-22-21-23-24 sts left on shoulder.
Bind off when the piece measures 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm [21Ό”- 22”- 22Ύ”- 23 5/8”- 24 3/8”- 25Ό”].

Left front piece: Cast on 59-63-67-75-79-81 sts (includes 1 edge st at the side) on needle size 4.5 mm [US 7] with Nepal.
Knit 2 rows of garter sts and then 2 rows of Rib with 1 edge st in garter and 2 P sts at the side (seen from the RS).
Continue in stockinette and 22-22-22-26-26-26 sts toward front in Double Seed st – see explanation above!
When the piece measures 5 cm [2”] bind off at the side as done for the back piece = 48-51-55-62-67-70 sts.
When the piece measures 35-36-37-38-39-40 cm [13Ύ”- 14Ό”- 14½”- 15”- 15Ό“-15Ύ”] bind off for the armhole at the side as done for the back piece = 42-43-44-47-49-50 sts.
When the piece measures 49-51-53-54-56-58 cm [19Ό”- 20”¬ 21”- 21Ό”- 22”- 22Ύ”] bind off 16 sts in the beg of next row starting from front edge (for neck). Insert 1 marker after the bound off sts. Then bind off for the neck in beg of every row starting from front edge: 2 sts 2-2-2-4-4-4 times and 1 st 2 times = 20-21-22-21-23-24 sts left for the shoulder.
Bind off remaining sts when the piece measures 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm [21Ό”- 22”- 22Ύ”- 23 5/8”- 24 3/8”- 25Ό”].

Right front piece: Cast on and knit as left front but reverse. In addition remember to bind off for the buttonholes at the front edge – see explanation above.

Sleeve: The numbers before ( ) apply for the Ύ-long sleeves and the numbers in the ( ) applies for the long sleeves.
Cast on 50-50-54-54-58-58 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 4.5 mm [US 7] with Nepal.
Knit in Double Seed st– se explanation above – with 1 edge st each side.
When the piece measures 10 cm [4”] continue in stockinette.
At the same time when the piece measures 11 (25) cm [4 3/8” (9Ύ”)] inc 1 st each side, repeat inc on every 5-3-3-2-2-1½ cm [2”- 1 1/8”- 1 1/8”- Ύ”- Ύ”- Ό”] a total off 5-7-7-9-9-11 times = 60-64-68-72-76-80 sts.
When the piece measures 34-33-32-31-29-28 (49-48-47-46-44-43) cm
[13 3/8”- 13”- 12½”- 12Ό”- 11 3/8”- 11” (19Ό”- 19”- 18½”- 18”- 17Ό”- 4 3/8”)] bind off for the sleeve cap in beg of every row each side: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 3 times and 1 sts 1-2-3-4-6-7 times.
Continue to bind off 2 sts each side until the piece measures 41 (56) cm [15Ύ” (21 5/8”)], then bind off 3 sts each side 1 time and then bind off remaining sts.
The piece measures approx. 42 (57) cm [16½” (22½”)].

Assembly: Sew the shoulder seams

Collar: Pick up approx. 36 to 42 sts between the markers at the neck line (i.e do not pick up sts in the outer most 16 sts each side toward the front edges). Knit 2 rows of garter sts – on the last row inc 12 sts evenly distributed = 48-54 sts.
Continue in Double Seed st with 1 garter st each side - at the same time inc 2 sts each side as follows: knit 2 sts in the first st, then make a yo (on return row work yo twisted to avoid a hole, i.e work yo in the back loop)– incorporate new sts into seed pattern as going along. Inc 2 sts this way at the beg of every row a total of 9 times each side = 36 extra sts = a total of 84-90 sts.
Bind off when the collar measures 12 cm [4Ύ”] mid back.
Sew the collar tight to the front pieces each side in the outer part of the edge, i.e. new sts are sewn to the 16 bound off sts each side. Sew the sleeve and the side seams inside 1 edge st.
Sew on the buttons.

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