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Mariah by DROPS Design
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Knitted DROPS jacket in "BabyAlpaca Silk" and "Kid-Silk". Size: S - XXXL.
DROPS 146-6
DROPS design: Pattern no bs-044
Yarn group A + A
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 78-86-96-106-118-130 cm /
30 3/4"-34"-37 3/4"-41 3/4"-46½"-51½"
Full length: 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm /
21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''

Materials:
DROPS BABYALPACA SILK from Garnstudio
200-250-250-250-300-300 g color no 1306, powder
And use:
DROPS KID-SILK from Garnstudio
100-125-125-125-125-125 g color no 01, off white

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 or 80 cm / 24'' or 32'') SIZE 5.5 mm /US 9 – or size needed to get 16 sts x 20 rows in stockinette st with 1 strand of each yarn = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 or 80 cm / 24'' or 32'') SIZE 4.5 mm /US 7 - for edges in garter st.

DROPS MOTHER-OF-PEARL BUTTONS NO 522: 8 pieces for all sizes

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Yarn type
  • DROPS BABYALPACA SILK UNI COLOUR (50g)
    6.85 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.

INCREASE TIP:
Inc 1 st by making 1 YO inside 1 edge st, on next row work YO twisted (i.e. work in back loop of st instead front) to avoid holes.

BUTTONHOLE:
Dec for buttonholes on right band. 1 buttonhole = K tog second and third st from edge and make 1 YO.
NOTE: Dec for last buttonhole when 2 rows remain on band before neck.
Dec for buttonholes when piece measures:
SIZE S: 2, 11, 19, 28, 36 and 45 cm /
3/4",4½",7½",11",14¼" and 17¾".
SIZE M: 2, 11, 20, 29, 38 and 47 cm /
3/4",4½",8",11½",15" and 18½".
SIZE L: 2, 12, 21, 30, 39 and 48 cm /
3/4",4¾",8¼",11¾",15¼" and 19".
SIZE XL: 2, 12, 21, 31, 40 and 50 cm /
3/4",4¾",8¼",12¼",15¾" and 19¾".
SIZE XXL: 2, 12, 22, 32, 42 and 51 cm /
3/4",4¾",8¾",12½",16½" and 20".
SIZE XXXL: 2, 13, 23, 33, 43 and 53 cm /
3/4'',5",9",13",17" and 21".
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BACK PIECE:
Worked back and forth on circular needle. Cast on 64-70-78-86-96-106 sts (includes 1 edge st in each side) on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 with 1 strand BabyAlpaca Silk and 1 strand Kid-Silk (= 2 strands).
Work 2 ridges in GARTER ST - see explanation above.
Switch to circular needle size 5.5 mm / US 9 and continue in stockinette st with 1 edge st in garter st in each side. REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
Inc 1 st in each side when piece measures 4-4-5-5-6-6 cm / 1½''-1½''-2''-2''-2 3/8''-2 3/8'' – read INCREASE TIP.
Repeat inc every 4½-4½-4½-4½-5½-5½ cm / 1¾"-1¾"-1¾"-1¾"-2¼"-2¼" 7-7-7-7-6-6 more times = 80-86-94-102-110-120 sts.
When piece measures 39-40-41-42-43-44 cm / 15¼''-15¾''-16 1/8''-16½''-17''-17¼'', bind off 1 st to mark the armholes at beg of the next 2 rows = 78-84-92-100-108-118 sts.
When piece measures 52-54-56-58-60-62 cm / 20½''-21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8'', bind off the middle 22-22-22-24-24-24 sts for neck and finish each shoulder separately.
Continue to bind off 2 sts on next row from neck = 26-29-33-36-40-45 sts remain on the shoulder.
Switch to circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 when piece measures 53-55-57-59-61-63 cm / 21''-21 5/8''-22½''-23¼''-24''-24¾'', and work 1 ridge.
Bind off, piece measures approx. 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm / 21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''.

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
Cast on 36-39-43-47-52-57 sts (includes 1 edge st in the side and 4 band sts towards mid front) on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 with 1 strand BabyAlpaca Silk + 1 strand Kid-Silk.
Work 2 ridges. Switch to circular needle size 5.5 mm / US 9 and work in stockinette st but work 1 edge st in the side and 4 band sts towards mid front in garter st until finished measurements.
Inc 1 st in the side when piece measures 4-4-5-5-6-6 cm / 1½''-1½''-2''-2''-2 3/8''-2 3/8''.
Repeat inc every 4½-4½-4½-4½-5½-5½ cm / 1¾"-1¾"-1¾"-1¾"-2¼"-2¼" 7-7-7-7-6-6 more times = 44-47-51-55-59-64 sts.
When piece measures 39-40-41-42-43-44 cm / 15¼''-15¾''-16 1/8''-16½''-17''-17¼'', bind off 1 st to mark the armhole at beg of next row from RS.
When piece measures 46-48-49-51-52-54 cm / 18"-19"-19 1/4"-20"-20½"-21 1/4", slip 9-9-9-10-10-10 sts on 1 stitch holder for neck (slip them on the stitch holder at the end of RS row without working them first). Then bind off at beg of every row from neck (= WS): 2 sts 2 times, 1 st 4 times = 26-29-33-36-40-45 sts remain on shoulder.
Switch to circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 when piece measures 53-55-57-59-61-63 cm / 21''-21 5/8''-22½''-23¼''-24''-24¾'', and work 1 ridge.
Bind off, piece measures approx. 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm / 21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
Work as left front piece but reversed. In addition dec for BUTTONHOLES on band - see explanation above.

SLEEVE:
Worked back and forth on circular needle. Cast on 38-40-42-44-44-46 sts (incl 1 edge st in each side) on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 with 1 strand BabyAlpaca Silk and 1 strand Kid-Silk. Work 2 ridges.
Switch to circular needle size 5.5 mm / US 9 and continue in stockinette st with 1 edge st in garter st in each side.
When piece measures 8-8-7-7-7-7 cm / 3"-3"-2¾”-2¾”-2¾”-2¾”, inc 1 st in each side. Repeat inc every 7½-6-6-5-4-3½ cm / 2 7/8"-2 3/8"-2 3/8"-2"-1½"-1 1/4" 5-6-6-7-8-9 more times = 50-54-56-60-62-66 sts.
When piece measures 48-47-46-44-43-41 cm / 19"-18½"-18"-17 1/4"-17"-16 1/8" (shorter measurements in the larger sizes because of wider shoulders), switch to circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 and work 1 ridge.
Bind off, piece measures approx. 49-48-47-45-44-42 cm / 19 1/4"-19"-18½"-17 3/4"-17 1/4"-16½".

POCKET FLAP:
Cast on 18-18-18-20-20-20 sts on needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 with 1 strand BabyAlpaca Silk and 1 strand Kid-Silk.
Work in garter st until piece measures 5-5-6-6-7-7 cm / 2''-2''-2½''-2½''-2 3/4''-2 3/4'', bind off. Knit another pocket flap.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the shoulder seams.
NECK EDGE: Pick up approx. 75 to 80 sts around the neck including sts on stitch holders at the front with circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7. K 4 rows and bind off with K from WS.
Sew in sleeves. Sew sleeve and side seams in one inside 1 edge st.
Place pocket flaps on front piece approx. 9-10-11-12-13-14 cm / 3½''-4''-4 3/8''-4¾''-5 1/8''-5½'' from bottom edge and 8-9-10-11-12-13 cm / 3 1/8''-3½''-4''-4 3/8''-4¾''-5 1/8'' from mid front (try the jacket on and place where wanted), sew pocket flaps in upper edge with sts.
Sew on buttons.




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