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Allison by DROPS Design
"Style, elegance and a flattering figure!"
Knitted DROPS fitted jacket with lace pattern and cables in ”Cotton Viscose” and ”Kid Silk”. Size: S - XXXL.
DROPS 145-1
DROPS design: Pattern no n-145
Yarn group A + A
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 102-110-120-130-134-144 cm /
40"-43½"-47 1/4"-51½"-52 3/4"-56½"
Full length: 70-73-75-78-80-83 cm /
27½"-28 3/4"-29½"-30 3/4"-31½"-32 3/4"

Materials: DROPS COTTON VISCOSE from Garnstudio
Color no 29, light gray green:
400-450-500-550-600-650 g
And use: DROPS KID-SILK from Garnstudio
Color no 06, light grayish green:
100-125-150-150-175-175 g

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE size 5 mm / US 8 (80 cm / 32'') - or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stockinette st with 1 strand of each yarn = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4'' (approx. 18 sts x 23 rows in pattern).
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE size 4.5 mm / US 7 (80 cm / 32'') - for shawl collar.

DROPS MOTHER-OF-PEARL BUTTON, NO 522 (20 mm): 1 piece for all sizes

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Yarn type
  • DROPS COTTON VISCOSE UNI COLOUR (50g)
    4.35 USD
  • DROPS KID-SILK UNI COLOUR (25g)
    9.45 USD
  • DROPS KID-SILK LONG PRINT (25g)
    9.45 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.
GARTER ST (back and forth on needle):
K all rows. 1 ridge = 2 rows K. NOTE: All edge sts in the sides are worked in garter st.

PATTERN:
See diagrams A.1 to A.5, diagrams show all rows in 1 pattern repetition seen from RS. The pattern is different in size S - M - L - XL/XXL - XXXL, the pattern on the picture is size M.

SHORT ROWS:
RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
Work short rows every 5 cm / 2'' vertically as follows: Work 18 band sts from RS, turn and K back. Then work over all sts on row as before.
LEFT FRONT PIECE:
Work short rows every 5 cm / 2'' vertically as follows: Work 18 band sts from WS, turn and K back. Then work over all sts on row as before.

BUTTONHOLE:
bind off for 1 buttonhole on band on right front piece.
1 BUTTONHOLE = K the first 5 sts from mid front, bind off the next 2 sts. On next row cast on 2 new sts over the bind off sts.
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BACK PIECE:
Worked back and forth on circular needle.
Cast on 109-117-125-133-151-159 sts (includes 1 edge st in each side) on circular needle size 5 mm / US 8 with 1 strand of each yarn.
Work in GARTER ST - read explanation above - for 3 cm / 1 1/8'' (1st row = RS). REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
Work next row from RS as follows: 1 edge st in garter st, 18-22-26-30-18-22 sts in stockinette st, work A.5A 1 time, * A.1, A.5 *, repeat from *-* a total of 2-2-2-2-4-4 times, work A.1 and then A.5B 1 time, work 18-22-26-30-18-22 sts in stockinette st, finish with 1 edge st in garter st.
Continue in pattern with 18-22-26-30-18-22 sts in stockinette st and 1 st in garter st in each side.
Work A.1 3 times vertically in total - but on last row from WS (= 12th row), dec in every repetition of A.1 as follows: K the first 2 tog, K 6, P 1, K 6, K the last 2 tog (2 dec sts in every repetition of A.1 = 15 sts remain) = 103-111-119-127-141-149 sts on row. Then work A.2 between the cables.
Work A.2 3 times vertically in total - but on last row from WS (= 10th row), dec in every repetition of A.2 as follows: K the first 2 tog, K 5, P 1, K 5, K the last 2 tog (2 dec sts in every repetition of A.2 = 13 sts remain) = 97-105-113-121-131-139 sts on row. Then work A.3 between the cables.
Work A.3 2 times vertically in total - but on last row from WS (= 8th row), dec in every repetition of A.3 as follows: K the first 2 tog, K 4, P 1, K 4, K the last 2 tog (2 dec sts in every repetition of A.3 = 11 sts remain) = 91-99-107-115-121-129 sts on row. Now piece measures approx. 39 cm / 15 1/4''.
Then work A.4 between the cables until finished measurements.
When piece measures 41-43-44-46-47-49 cm / 16 1/8"-17"-17 1/4"-18"-18½"-19 1/4", cast on new sts for sleeve in the side as follows: Cast on 16-14-12-10-10-8 sts at the end of the next 2 rows = 123-127-131-135-141-145 sts.
Work next row as follows: 5 edge sts in garter st, 30-32-34-36-24-26 sts in stockinette st, work pattern as before, 30-32-34-36-24-26 sts in stockinette st, finish with 5 edge sts in garter st.
Then continue pattern mid back with 30-32-34-36-24-26 sts in stockinette st and 5 sts in garter st in each side.
Work A.4 11-12-13-14-15-16 times vertically in total (piece measures approx. 67-70-73-75-78-80 cm / 26 3/8"-27½"-28 3/4"-29½"-30 3/4"-31½", finish on last row in A.4). On next row from RS (1st row in A.4), bind off the middle 15 sts for neck and finish each shoulder separately. On next row from neck, bind off 1 st = 53-55-57-59-62-64 sts remain on shoulder.
When A.4 has been worked 1 time (= 6 rows), loosely bind off all sts (there are 12-13-14-15-16-17 repetitions of A.4 vertically in total), piece measures approx. 70-73-75-78-80-83 cm / 27½"-28 3/4"-29½"-30 3/4"-31½"-32 3/4".

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 60-64-68-72-81-85 sts (incl 1 edge st in the side) on circular needle size 5 mm / US 8 with 1 strand of each yarn. Work in garter st for 3 cm / 1 1/8'' (1st row = RS).
Size S - XL:
Work next row from RS as follows: 18 sts in garter st (= band sts), work A.1 and A.5B 1 time, 18-22-26-30 sts in stockinette st, finish with 1 edge st in garter st. Continue in pattern with 18-22-26-30 sts in stockinette st in the side and 18 band sts mid front.
Size XXL and XXXL:
Work next row from RS as follows: 18 sts in garter st (= band sts), work A.1 and A.5 1 time, then A.1 and A.5B 1 time, 18-22 sts in stockinette st, finish with 1 edge st in garter st. Continue in pattern with 18-22 sts in stockinette st in the side and 18 band sts mid front.
All sizes: When piece measures 5 cm / 2'', work SHORT ROWS - see explanation above.
Continue to work pattern as on back piece and dec 2 sts in the lace patterns the same way as on back piece.
When all dec are done (= 6-6-6-6-12-12 dec sts in total), 54-58-62-66-69-73 sts remain on row.
Continue with A.4 and cables with short rows until finished measurements.
When piece measures 41-43-44-46-47-49 cm / 16 1/8"-17"-17 1/4"-18"-18½"-19 1/4", cast on new sts for sleeve as follows: At the end of next row from RS, cast on 16-14-12-10-10-8 sts = 70-72-74-76-79-81 sts. Work next row from WS as follows: 5 edge sts in garter st, 30-32-34-36-24-26 sts in stockinette st, work pattern as before, finish with 18 band sts.
Continue pattern as before until piece measures 45-47-49-51-53-55 cm / 17 3/4"-18½"-19 1/4"-20"-21"-21 5/8", now bind off for BUTTONHOLE - see explanation above. Work pattern as before until piece measures 49-51-52-54-55-57 cm / 19 1/4"-20"-20½"-21 1/4"-21 5/8"-22½".
On next row from RS, bind off the first 17 band sts = 53-55-57-59-62-64 sts remain. Insert 1 marker at beg of row (marks where to beg pick up for collar).
Continue with pattern as before with 5 sts in garter st in the side and 1 edge st in garter st mid front.
Work A.4 a total of 12-13-14-15-16-17 times vertically.
Loosely bind off all sts, piece measures approx. 70-73-75-78-80-83 cm / 27½"-28 3/4"-29½"-30 3/4"-31½"-32 3/4".

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
Cast on and work as right front piece but reversed - i.e. work A.5A instead of A.5B - and without buttonhole.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew shoulder seams inside bind off edges. Sew sleeve and side seams in one inside 1 edge st.

SHAWL COLLAR:
Pick up sts from RS inside 1 edge st on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7. Start mid front at marker on right front piece as follows:
Pick up approx. 50 to 60 sts up to shoulder, then approx. 20 sts along the neck, and 50 to 60 sts down along left front piece until marker = 120 to 140 sts.
K 1 row from WS - AT THE SAME TIME adjust no of sts along left front piece to 45-47-49-51-53-55, around the neck to 22, along right front piece to 45-47-49-51-53-55 = 112-116-120-124-128-132 sts. Then work rib on next row from RS as follows: 1 st in garter st, * K 2, P 2 *, repeat from *-* and finish with K 2 and 1 st in garter st. Continue like this until collar measures approx. 5 cm / 2''.
Now inc 1 st in each of the middle 12-12-12-14-14-14 P-sections seen from RS (= back of neck) = 124-128-132-138-142-146 sts.
Continue rib until collar measures approx. 10 cm / 4'', loosely bind off all sts with K over K and P over P.
Fasten collar with stitches at the bottom in each side towards band from WS (so that the seam is not visible from RS) – sew edge to edge to avoid a chunky seam.
Sew the button on to band on left front piece.


Diagram

K from RS, P from WS
P from RS, K from WS
1 YO between 2 sts
slip 1 st as if to K, K 2 tog, psso
K 2 tog
slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso
slip 2 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K 2, K 2 from cable needle



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