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Knitted DROPS bolero in garter st with holes and short rows in ”Big Delight”. Size: S - XXXL.
DROPS 148-38
DROPS design: Pattern no db-010
Yarn group C
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Size: S/M - M/L - XL - XXL/ XXXL

Materials: DROPS BIG DELIGHT from Garnstudio
400-400-500-500 g color no 01, rose garden

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES size 5 mm / US 8 - or size needed to get 17 sts x 33 rows in garter st or 17 sts x 22 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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PATTERN 1:
Row 15: K 1, * K 2 tog, 1 YO *, repeat from *-* and finish with K 1 or K 2.

Updated online: 14.06.2013 (Printed catalogues do not include these corrections)

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  • DROPS BIG DELIGHT PRINT (100g)
    9.90 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.

PATTERN 1:
Row 1-13: K from RS, K from WS.
Row 14: P from WS.
Row 15: K 1, * K 2 tog, 1 YO *, repeat from *-* and finish with K 1 or K 2.
Row 16: P from WS.
Repeat these 16 rows upwards.

PATTERN 2 - SHORT ROWS:
Row 1: K from RS.
Row 2: P from WS.
Row 3: K 1, * K 2 tog, 1 YO *, repeat from *-* and finish with K 1.
Row 4: P from WS.
Row 5: K from RS.
Row 6: K from WS.
Work short rows and in garter st as follows:
Row 7-8: K over the first 8-9-10-12 sts, turn and K back.
Row 9-10: K over the first 16-18-21-24 sts, turn and K back.
Row 11-12: K over the first 24-27-32-36 sts, turn and K back.
Row 13-14: K over the first 33-36-43-48 sts, turn and K back.
Row 15-16: K over all sts, turn and K back.
Repeat these 16 rows upwards.

MEASURING TIP:
All length measurements are done along the shorter side.
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The jacket is worked in 3 parts. 2 edge pieces that are worked from mid back and up to mid back of neck. These are sewn tog in a circle and then sewn to the back piece - see chart X.1.

BACK PIECE:
Cast on 57-63-69-75 sts on needle size 5 mm / US 8 with Big Delight. Work in GARTER ST - see explanation above.
When piece measures 8 cm / 3 1/8'', inc 1 st in each side, repeat inc when piece measures 16 cm / 6 1/4'' = 61-67-73-79 sts.
When piece measures 22-22-24-24 cm / 8 3/4"-8 3/4"-9½"-9½", bind off the middle 23-25-27-31 sts for neck and finish each shoulder separately.
Continue to bind off 1 st on next row from neck = 18-20-22-23 sts remain on each shoulder.
Bind off when piece measures 24-24-26-26 cm / 9½"-9½"-10 1/4"-10 1/4".

RIGHT EDGE PIECE:
Cast on 39-41-43-46 sts on needle size 5 mm / US 8 with Big Delight. Work PATTERN 1. When piece measures 10 cm / 4'', work 2 sts in first st from RS. Repeat inc every 4th-4th-2nd-2nd row 2-4-10-13 more times (3-5-11-14 inc in total) = 42-46-54-60 sts.
When piece measures 17-19-21-22 cm / 6 3/4"-7½"-8 1/4"-8 3/4" (make sure that next row is row 13 in PATTERN 1), work according to PATTERN 2, beg from RS.
Continue with PATTERN 2 and short rows until piece measures 29-32-35-37 cm / 11 3/8"-12½"-13 3/4"-14½" - READ MEASURING TIP, finish after one whole repetition of short rows.
Then work over all sts and according to PATTERN 1.
AT THE SAME TIME dec as follows in size M/L- XL- XXL/XXXL (no dec in size S/M): 1-1-1 st at the beg of every 4th-2nd-2nd row in the right side (from RS) a total of 2-6-10 times = 42-44-48-50 sts.
When piece measures 45-48-51-53 cm / 17 34"-19"-20"-21", bind off the outermost 18-20-22-23 sts in the left side for shoulder (dec at the beg of row from WS, work the rest of row) = 24-24-26-27 sts remain for neck edge.
NOW MEASURE PIECE FROM HERE.
Work in garter st over all sts AT THE SAME TIME work short rows as follows, beg from RS: * 2 rows back and forth over the first 12-12-11-11 sts, 2 rows over all sts *, repeat from *-*.
Bind off when edge measures 8-8-9-10 cm / 3"-3"-3½"-4" (measured from the shorter side).

LEFT EDGE PIECE:
Cast on and work as right edge piece but reversed. Work short rows as follows (1st row = from WS):
Row 1: P from WS.
Row 2: K 1, * K 2 tog, 1 YO *, repeat from *-* and finish with K 1.
Row 3: P from WS.
Row 4: K from RS.
Row 5: K from WS.
Row 6: K from RS.
Work short rows and in garter st as follows:
Row 7-8: K over the first 8-9-10-12 sts, turn and K back.
Row 9-10: K over the first 16-18-21-24 sts, turn and K back.
Row 11-12: K over the first 24-27-32-36 sts, turn and K back.
Row 13-14: K over the first 33-36-43-48 sts, turn and K back.
Row 15-16: K over all sts, turn and K back.

SLEEVE:
Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 40-40-44-48 sts (includes 1 edge st in each side) on needle size 5 mm / US 8 with Big Delight. Work in garter st for 3 cm / 1 1/8'', then work in stockinette st. When piece measures 8 cm / 3 1/8'', inc 1 st in each side, repeat inc every 2.5 cm / 7/8'' 17-17-18-16 more times (18-18-19-17 times in total) = 76-76-82-82 sts.
When piece measures 54 cm / 21 1/4'' in all sizes, bind off 3 sts at beg of every row in each side until sleeve measures 57 cm / 22½''. Bind off the remaining sts.

ASSEMBLY:
See X.1. Sew the edge pieces tog in bottom edge (E to E) and sew the neckline tog (D to D). Fasten the edge piece tog by sewing the shoulder seams (C to C) and edge pieces to the bottom and top edge of back piece (G to G) and (F to F).
Sew the under arm seams inside 1 edge st and sew in the sleeves.

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