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DROPS 102-43 by DROPS Design
"To your spoiled little pet...."
Knitted DROPS dog coat in ”Karisma” with cable pattern.
DROPS 102-43
Size: XS - S - M
The measures of the dog:
Chest width: approx 28/32 – 40/44 – 48/52 cm
[11/12½’’ – 15/17” – 19/20½”]
Back length: approx 24 – 32 - 40 cm
[9½” – 12½” – 15¾”]
Examples of sizes of dogs:
XS = Chihuahua, S = Bichon Frise, M = Cocker Spaniel

Materials: DROPS Karisma from Garnstudio
100-100-150 g color no. 21, light gray

DROPS circular needle size 4 mm [US 6], 40 cm [16’’] (sock needle in size XS) –or the size needed to obtain the correct knitting gauge.

DROPS double pointed needle and short circular needle size 3 mm [US 2or3]

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  • 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.
Knitting gauge: 21 sts x 28 rows in stockinette sts = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’].

Pattern: See diagrams M.1 to M.3 The diagrams are shown from the RS.

Rib: * K2, P2 * , repeat from *-*.
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COAT
Workin the round from the neck and down.
Cast on 60-80-100 sts with double pointed needle size 3 mm [US 2or3] and light grey.
Work in Rib for 8-10-12 cm [3 1/8”-4”-4 ¾”] (= Collar which will be folded double).
Change to small circular needle size 4 mm [US 6] (sock needle in size XS).
K 1 round at the same time inc. 16-32-54 sts evenly distributed = 76-112-154 sts.
Continue the pattern as follows:
Size XS: M.2, P2 , M.2, P3, M.3, M.2, M.1 (= mid back), M.2, M.3 and P3.
Size S: * M.2, P2 *, repeat from *-* 2 times, M.2, * M.3, M.2 *, repeat from *-* 2 times, M.1 (= mid back), * M.2, M.3 *, repeat from *-* 2 times.
Size M: * M.2, P2 *, repeat from *-* 3 times, M.2, * M.3, M.2 *, repeat from *-* 3 times, M.1 (= mid back), * M.2, M.3 *, repeat from *-* 3 times.
At the same time when the piece measures 12-16-20 cm [4 ¾”-6 ¼”-8”] split the work for the forelegs as follows: Put 10-16-22 sts on a thread or a stitch holder (= underneath the stomach), bind off 1 P st, continue to work over the back piece and bind off the last st at the other side = 64-94-130 sts (= back piece).
Work back and forth over these sts for 6-8-10 cm [2 3/8”-3 1/8”-4”] (the piece measures 18-24-30 cm [7”-9½”-11 ¾”] in total).
Put sts on a stitch holder and put sts from the stitch holder underneath the stomach back on needle.
Cast on 1 new st each side of these sts = 12-18-24 sts.
Continue knitting the pattern back and forth with 1 P st each side. When worked 6-8-10 cm [2 3/8”-3 1/8”-4”] put all sts on needle = 76-112-154 sts.
When the piece measures 24-31-38 cm [9½”-12 ¼”-15”] bind off 12-20-28 sts mid underneath the stomach.
Now work the piece back and forth on needle – at the same time bind off each side on every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 2-3-4 time, 1 st 2-3-4 times, 2 st 2-3-4 times and 3 sts 1 time = 32-50-74 sts left. The piece measures approx. 30-39-48 cm [11 ¾”-15 ¼”-19”].

Assembly:
Put the remaining sts on a small circular needle size 3 mm [US 2or3] and pick up sts around the binding off edge to a total of approx 84-108-140 sts.
Work Rib for 2-3-4 cm [3/4”-1 1/8”-1½”], bind off loosely.

Leg:
Pick up approx. 36-44-52 sts on double pointed needle size 3 mm [US 2or3] around 1 opening.
Work Rib for 2-3-4 cm [3/4”-1 1/8”-1½”], bind off loosely with K over K and P over P. Repeat for the other opening.


Diagram

K from the RS, P from the WS
P from the RS, K from the WS
Cable: Put 1 st on cablee needle behind the work, K3, P1 from cable needle.
Cable: Put 3 sts on cable needle in front of work, P1, K3 from cable needle.
Cable: Put 2 sts on a cable needle behind the work, K2, K2 from the cable needle.
Cable: Put 3 sts on a cable needle behind the work, K3, K3 from cable needle.


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