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Springfield by DROPS Design
"A nice basic cardigan enhanced with a lace border and you get a romantic piece !"
Crochet DROPS jacket in ”Muskat”. Size: S - XXXL
DROPS 147-11
DROPS design: Pattern no R-624
Yarn group B
Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 84-92-102-110-120-132 cm /
33"-36 1/4"-40"-43½"-47 1/4"-52"
Full length: 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm /
21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''

Materials: DROPS MUSKAT from Garnstudio
600-650-700-750-850-900 g color no 77, khaki

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 4 mm / G/6 - or size needed to get 17 dc x 10 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.


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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.
Replace first dc on every row with 3 ch and finish every row with 1 dc in 3rd ch from beg of previous row.

See diagrams A.1 and A.2.

Read US/UK above! With Muskat ch 89-96-106-116-126-139 on hook size 4 mm / G/6. Turn and work as follows: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, then work 1 sc in each of the next 2-4-4-4-4-2 ch, * skip ch 1, work 1 sc in each of the next 4 ch *, repeat from *-* the entire row = 72-78-86-94-102-112 sc (this first row was worked from WS, first ch on row = 1 sc).
Continue with 1 dc in every sc - READ CROCHET INFO. Then continue with 1 dc in each dc.
When piece measures 36-37-38-39-40-41 cm / 14¼''-14½''-15''-14 1/4''-15¾''-16 1/8'', dec for armhole by working sl sts over the first 2-3-6-8-10-13 dc on row, then work 1 sl st + 3 ch in next dc, then dc until 2-3-6-8-10-13 dc remain, turn piece. There are now 68-72-74-78-82-86 dc on row.
Continue to work back and forth over these until piece measures 52-54-56-58-60-62 cm / 20½''-21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8'', now work 2 rows only over the first 19-21-22-24-26-28 dc in one side for shoulder.
Cut the yarn.
Then work 2 rows with dc over 19-21-22-24-26-28 dc on the other shoulder (the middle 30 dc = neck).

With Muskat ch 49-52-57-62-67-74 on hook size 4 mm / G/6. Turn and work 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, then work 1 sc in each of the next 2-5-5-5-5-2 ch, * skip ch 1, work 1 sc in each of the next 4 ch *, repeat from *-* the entire row = 40-43-47-51-55-60 sc (this first row was worked from WS, first ch = 1 sc).
Turn and continue as follows: Diagram A.1 over the first 19 sc – beg with row marked with an arrow, continue with 1 dc in each of the last 21-24-28-32-36-41 sc.
Continue like this upwards - i.e. repeat the top 4 rows in diagram over the outermost 19 sts towards mid front and dc over the other sts.
When piece measures 36-37-38-39-40-41 cm / 14¼''-14½''-15''-14 1/4''-15¾''-16 1/8'', the outermost 2-3-6-8-10-13 dc towards the armhole are no longer worked.
Continue the pattern as before (there are now 19-21-22-24-26-28 dc after diagram A.1).
When piece measures 44-46-47-49-50-51 cm / 17 1/4"-18"-18½"-19 1/4"-19 3/4"-20", the outermost 19 sts towards mid front are no longer worked (i.e. diagram A.1) = 19-21-22-24-26-28 dc remain on row.
Continue back and forth with dc over these until piece measures 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm / 21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼'', cut the yarn.

Work as right but reversed, i.e. after 1 row with sc work as follows: 21-24-28-32-36-41 dc, then A.2 over the last 19 sts towards mid front.

To get the same texture as on body, work the sleeve back and forth and sew it tog when finished.
Work 45-47-50-52-55-57 ch on hook size 4 mm / G/6 with Muskat. Turn and work 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook.
Then work 1 sc in each of the next 3-5-3-5-3-5 ch, * skip ch 1, work 1 sc in each of the next 4 ch *, repeat from *-* the entire row = 37-39-41-43-45-47 sc (this first row was worked from WS, first ch = 1 sc).
Turn and continue with 1 dc in every st upwards.
When piece measures 12 cm / 4¾'', inc 1 dc in each side by working 2 dc in first and last dc.
Repeat inc 11-12-12-13-14-14 more times:
SIZE S: Alternately every 3rd and 4th row,
Size M and L: Every 3rd row.
SIZE XL: Alternately every other and 3rd row.
Size XXL and XXXL: Every other row.
After all inc there are 61-65-67-71-75-77 dc on row. When piece measures 54-53-50-49-47-45 cm / 21 1/4"-21"-19 3/4"-19 1/4"-18½"-17 3/4" (shorter measurements in the larger sizes because of wider shoulders), insert 1 marker in the side (this marks how far up the sleeve is sewn tog).
Continue with dc until piece measures 55-55-54-54-53-52 cm / 21½"-21½"-21 1/4"-21 1/4"-21"-20½", cut the yarn.

POCKET EDGES (for decoration):
With Muskat ch 20-20-22-22-24-24 LOOSELY on hook size 4 mm / G/6 .
Turn, skip 1 ch and work 1 sc in each of the remaining 19-19-21-21-23-23 ch.
Continue back and forth with sc until edge measures 3 cm / 1 1/8'', cut the yarn.
Work another pocket edge.

Sew all seams edge to edge to avoid a chunky seam. Sew shoulder seams and side seams. Then sew sleeve seams up to marker and sew in the sleeves.
Sew 1 pocket edge on each front piece (sew at the bottom by the cast on edge and along the sides) – they should be placed approx. 10-10-11-11-12-12 cm / 4''-4''-4 3/8''-4 3/8''-4¾''-4¾'' from bottom edge and directly inside the lace pattern on bands.
Sew 6 buttons on to left band.
Sew the first 1 cm / 3/8'' from neck dec - and approx. 0.5 cm / 1/4'' in from mid front, distribute the other 5 buttons evenly down the band.
Button through sts on the right side.


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1 ch
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