Change language:

DROPS 109-45 by DROPS Design
"This will definitely make you take up crocheting ...."
Crochet DROPS jacket with collar and pleats in ”Silke-Tweed” and ”Alpaca” and crochet border in ”Vivaldi”. Size S - XXXL.
DROPS 109-45
Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL – XXXL

Finished measurements:
Bust: 86-96-104-114-126-136 cm [33 7/8’’-37Ύ’’-41’’-45’’-49½’’-53½’’]
Full length: 58-60-62-64-66-68 cm [22Ύ’’-23 5/8’’-24 3/8’’-25Ό’’-26’’-26Ύ’’]

Materials: DROPS Silke-Tweed from Garnstudio
350-400-450-450-500-550 g color no 08, light beige
and use: DROPS Alpaca from Garnstudio
350-400-450-450-500-550 g color no 618, beige
and use: DROPS Vivaldi from Garnstudio
50 g for all sizes color no 13, beige

DROPS Crochet hook size 5 mm [H/8] – or size needed to get width of 12 sc/tr and approx 4 pattern rows (1 pattern row = 1 row sc + 1 row tr) = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’] with 1 thread Silke-Tweed and 1 thread Alpaca.

DROPS buffalo horn button, no 537: 3 pcs.

(Continue to pattern...)

See deals and shadecard for: DROPS Silke-Tweed / DROPS Alpaca / DROPS Vivaldi

Comments (53)

Print Pattern Print Photo
JACKET
Worked back and forth from mid front. See Crochet info! Crochet 208-233-253-278-308-333 ch (includes 4 ch to turn with) on crochet hook size 5 mm [H/8] with 1 thread Silke-Tweed and 1 thread Alpaca (= 2 threads).
Work first row as follows: Work 1 tr in 5th ch from hook, and continue as follows: * skip 1 ch, 1 tr in each of the next 4 ch *, repeat from *-*, but in the last repeat skip 1 ch and work 1 tr in each of the last 2 ch

Updated online: 02.07.2008 (Printed catalogues do not include these corrections)

See all corrections to catalogue DROPS 109

The following yarns can be used as alternatives for DROPS Silke-Tweed. All prices valid per 19/12/2014.

The following yarns can be used as alternatives for DROPS Alpaca. All prices valid per 19/12/2014.

The following yarns can be used as alternatives for DROPS Vivaldi. All prices valid per 19/12/2014.

DROPS Tutorial Videos: Chain stitch (ch)

DROPS Tutorial Videos: Decrease dc (UK tr) each side -crochet

DROPS Tutorial Videos: Decrease sc (UK dc) each side - crochet

DROPS Tutorial Videos: Increase - single (2 in 1)

DROPS Tutorial Videos: Single crochet, sc (US) / Double crochet , dc (UK)

DROPS Tutorial Videos: Slip stitch (sl st)

DROPS Tutorial Videos: tr (US)/ dtr (UK)

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

Yarn type
  • DROPS ALPACA UNI COLOUR (50g)
    DROPS Alpaca Party! / 25% OFF!
    5.40 USD
    4.05 USD
  • DROPS ALPACA MIX (50g)
    DROPS Alpaca Party! / 25% OFF!
    5.40 USD
    4.05 USD
  • DROPS VIVALDI UNI COLOUR (50g)
    8.00 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.
Crochet info: Replace first sc on every row with sc with 1 ch and first tr on every row with tr with 4 ch.
Finish every row with sc with 1 sc in 4th ch from beg of previous row and every row with tr with 1 tr in first ch from beg of previous row.
Pattern: * 1 row sc, 1 row tr *, repeat from *-* - Note: crochet in each sc/tr from previous row and not in between them.

Front band: Work front band as follows from mid front:
On rows with tr: 4 tr, 1 ch, 1 tr.
On rows with sc: 6 sc.

Pleats: Work pleats as follows:
Pleat to the left: Fold the 4 skipped tr to the left behind piece. Work sc on row to pleat, now work 2 sc through all 3 layers.
Pleat to the right: Fold the 4 skipped tr to the right behind piece. Work sc on row to 2 tr before pleat, now work 2 sc through all 3 layers.

Increasing tip: Inc 1 sc/tr at side by working 1 extra sc/tr in second but last sc.

Decreasing tip: Note: Only dec on rows with tr.
Dec as follows at beg of row: Replace 1 tr with 1 sl st.
Dec as follows at the end of row: Turn piece when no of tr to be dec remain and work return row.


JACKET
Worked back and forth from mid front. See Crochet info! Crochet 208-233-253-278-308-333 ch (includes 4 ch to turn with) on crochet hook size 5 mm [H/8] with 1 thread Silke-Tweed and 1 thread Alpaca (= 2 threads).
Work first row as follows: Work 1 tr in 5th ch from hook, and continue as follows: * skip 1 ch, 1 tr in each of the next 4 ch *, repeat from *-*, but in the last repeat skip 1 ch and work 1 tr in each of the last 2 ch = 164-184-200-220-244-264 tr.
Turn piece and continue in Pattern - see above – with 6 tr/sc on front bands each side – see above. Remember the crochet gauge! When piece measures approx 15 cm [6’’] – adjust so that next row is a row with sc – continue as follows: 6 sc (front band), 9-9-7-7-9-9 sc, skip 4 tr, * 6 sc, skip 4 tr *, repeat from *-* a total of 13-15-17-19-21-23 times, finish with 9-9-7-7-9-9 sc and 6 sc (front band).
Work next row as follows – with sc: 6 sc (front band), 9-9-7-7-9-9 sc, * Pleat to the left (= 2 sc) – see explanation above - 4 sc *, repeat from *-* a total of 6-7-8-9-10-11 times, work Pleat to the left and finish with 2 sc , continue with * Pleat to the right (= 2 sc) – see explanation above - 4 sc *, repeat from *-* a total of 6-7-8-9-10-11 times, finish with Pleat to the right, 9-9-7-7-9-9 sc and 6 sc (front band) = 108-120-128-140-156-168 sc. Now work 3 rows with sc in all sts. Divide the piece and complete each piece separately.

Right front piece:
Work sc in the first 30-33-35-38-42-45 sc on row, turn piece and work sc on return row. Now continue in Pattern and front band as before. When piece measures 20 cm [8’’] inc 1 tr/sc at side – see Increasing tip. Repeat the inc when piece measures 35 cm [13 3/4’’] = 32-35-37-40-44-47 tr/sc.
When piece measures approx 39-40-41-42-43-44 cm [15Ό’’-15Ύ’’-16 1/8’’-16½’’-17’’-17Ό’’] dec for armhole at side at the end of every row with tr – see Decreasing tip: 3 tr 1 time, 2 tr 0-1-2-2-3-4 times and 1 tr 1-1-1-3-5-5 times = 28-29-29-30-30-31 tr.
When piece measures approx 58-60-62-64-66-68 cm [22Ύ’’-23 5/8’’-24 3/8’’-25Ό’’-26’’-26Ύ’’]– adjust so that the last row is a row with tr – do not work the outermost 13-14-14-14-14-14 tr at side (= shoulder) = 15-15-15-16-16-17 tr on collar. Continue in Pattern and front band as before. When collar measures 9-9-9-10-10-11 cm [3½”-3½”-3½”-4”-4”-4 3/8”] from shoulder, cut the thread.

Left front piece:
Like right front piece, but mirrored. Beg with sc from the side on the last 30-33-35-38-42-45 sc on row.

Back piece:
Work sc on the remaining 48-54-58-64-72-78 sc. Turn piece and work 1 more row with sc. Now continue in Pattern. When piece measures 18 and 23 cm [7” and 9”] (different measurements to front pieces in order not to create a notch) inc each side as described for front piece = 52-58-62-68-76-82 tr/sc. When piece measures approx 39-40-41-42-43-44 cm [15Ό’’-15Ύ’’-16 1/8’’-16½’’-17’’-17Ό’’] dec for armhole each side as described for front piece = 44-46-46-48-48-50 tr/sc. When piece measures approx 55-57-59-61-63-65 cm [21 5/8”-22½”-23Ό”-24”-24Ύ”-25½”] (only 1 row with sc + 1 row with tr left, adjust to front piece) work 1 row sc on 13-14-14-14-14-14 tr each side only (do not work the middle 18-18-18-20-20-22 tr = neckline). Work 1 row with tr and cut the thread, piece measures approx 58-60-62-64-66-68 cm [22Ύ’’-23 5/8’’-24 3/8’’-25Ό’’-26’’-26Ύ’’].

Sleeve:
Crochet 38-38-40-40-43-45 ch (includes 4 ch to turn with) with crochet hook size 5 mm [H/8] and 1 thread Silke-Tweed and 1 thread Alpaca (= 2 threads).
Work first row as follows: 1 tr in 5th ch from hook, * skip 1 ch, 1 tr in each of the next 4 ch *, repeat from *-*. Note: for size S, M and XXL finish row with 1 tr in each of the last 2 ch (instead of the last 4 ch) = 28-28-30-30-32-34 tr. Turn piece. Continue in Pattern as described for body piece. When piece measures 10 cm [4’’] inc 1 sc/tr each side by working 1 extra sc/tr in the last but one sc/tr each side on every 7-5-5-3.5-3.5-3 cm [2 Ύ”-2”-2”-1Ό”-1Ό”-1 1/8”] a total of 6-8-8-10-10-11 times = 40-44-46-50-52-56 sc/tr.
When piece measures 48-47-47-46-44-43 cm [19”-18½”-18½”-18”-17Ό”-17”] – less for the larger sizes because of longer sleeve cap and wider shoulder - dec for sleeve cap each side on every row with tr – see Decreasing tip: 5 tr 2 times, then 2 tr each side until piece measures approx 56-56-57-57-58-58 cm [22’’-22’’-22½’’-22½’’-22Ύ’’-22Ύ’’], cut the thread.

Assembly:
Sew shoulder seams, edge to edge with neat sts. Set in sleeves. Sew sleeve and side seam, edge to edge with neat sts. Sew collar tog mid back and sew to neckline.

Border:
Crochet a border round the entire opening and round sleeve edges on crochet hook size 5 mm [H/8] with 1 thread Vivaldi as follows: *1 sc, 1 ch, skip approx 0.5 cm [1/4’’] *, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 sl st in first sc from beg of round.
Sew on buttons to left front piece, the lower button approx 20 cm [8’’] from bottom edge, and the rest with approx 6-7 cm [2½-2Ύ”] between each. Button buttons in crochet border.

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 109-45. 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