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Knitted DROPS jacket with lace pattern in ”Vivaldi”. Size: S - XXXL.
DROPS 147-12
DROPS design: Pattern no oo-098
Yarn group C
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 80-86-96-104-116-130 cm /
31½"-34"-37 3/4"-41"-45 3/4"-51½"
Full length: 46-48-50-52-54-56 cm /
18''-19''-19¾''-20½''-21¼''-22''

Materials:
DROPS VIVALDI from Garnstudio
100-100-100-100-150-150 g color no 15, cerise

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 or 80 cm / 24'' or 32'') SIZE 5 mm / US 8 – or size needed to get 13 sts lace pattern according to A.1 = width 10 cm / 4''. 1 repetition with A.2/A.3 = 10 cm / 4'' in width.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 or 80 cm / 24'' or 32'') SIZE 4 mm / US 6 - for edges.

DROPS MOTHER-OF-PEARL BUTTONS NO 521: 2 pieces for all sizes

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Yarn type
  • 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.
GARTER ST (back and forth on circular needle):
K all rows. 1 ridge = 2 rows K.

PATTERN:
See diagrams A.1 to A.3. Diagrams show all rows in pattern seen from RS.

BUTTONHOLE:
Dec for buttonholes on right band. 1 buttonhole = K tog second and third st from edge and make 1 YO.
Dec for buttonholes when piece measures:
SIZE S: 29 and 35 cm / 11½" and 13 3/4"
SIZE M: 31 and 37 cm / 12 1/4" and 14½"
SIZE L: 32 and 39 cm / 12½" and 15 1/4"
SIZE XL: 32 and 39 cm / 12½" and 15 1/4"
SIZE XXL: 33 and 41 cm / 13" and 16 1/8"
SIZE XXXL: 35 and 43 cm / 13 3/4" and 17"
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JACKET:

BACK PIECE:
To avoid a tight cast on edge place circular needle size 4mm and 5mm / US 6 and 8 tog and cast on 54-58-64-70-78-86 sts (includes 1 edge st in each side) over both needles with Vivaldi.
Pull out circular needle size 4 mm / US 6 and with circular needle size 5 mm / US 8 work 2 ridges in GARTER ST - see explanation above.
On next row after ridges (= RS) work pattern according to diagram A.1 with 1 edge st in garter st in each side.
Continue pattern like this. REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
When piece measures 21-22-23-24-25-26 cm / 8¼''-8¾''-9''-9½''-9¾''-10¼'', cast on new sts for sleeves at the end of every row in each side as follows: 2 sts 3-3-3-3-4-5 times, 4 sts 2-2-2-2-1-0 times and then 10-8-8-6-6-6 sts 1 time = 102-102-108-110-114-118 sts on needle – NOTE: Work the inc sts in the pattern A.1.
After last inc continue pattern as before but work the outermost 5 sts in each side in garter st (= sleeve edges).
When piece measures 43-45-47-49-51-53 cm / 17"-17 3/4"-18½"-19 1/4"-20"-21" - make sure that next row is worked from RS, switch to circular needle size 4 mm / US 6.
Work in garter st back and forth over all sts while AT THE SAME TIME on 1st row (= RS) inc 46-50-50-52-52-54 sts evenly = 148-152-158-162-166-172 sts.
When piece measures 44-46-48-50-52-54 cm / 17¼''-18''-19''-19¾''-20½''-21¼'', bind off the middle 34-34-36-36-38-38 sts for neck and finish each shoulder separately.
Continue to bind off 2 sts on next row from neck = 55-57-59-61-62-65 sts remain on the shoulder.
Loosely bind off when piece measures 46-48-50-52-54-56 cm / 18''-19''-19¾''-20½''-21¼''-22''.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
Place circular needle size 4mm and 5mm / US 6 and 8 tog and cast on 34-36-40-42-46-52 sts (includes 5 band sts towards mid front and 1 edge st in the side) over both needles.
Pull out circular needle size 4 mm / US 6 and with circular needle size 5 mm / US 8 work 2 ridges in garter st (1st row = RS).
Work next row as follows from RS: 5 band sts in garter st, work diagram A.2 (= 16 sts), then work pattern according to diagram A.1 until 1 st remains on row, finish with 1 edge st in garter st. Continue pattern like this.
When piece measures 21-22-23-24-25-26 cm / 8¼''-8¾''-9''-9½''-9¾''-10¼'', cast on new sts at the end of every row towards the side as on back piece = 58-58-62-62-64-68 sts - NOTE: Work the inc sts in the pattern A.1.
After last inc continue pattern as before but work the outermost 5 sts towards the side in garter st (= sleeve edge). Remember BUTTONHOLES on band - see explanation above.
On first row from RS after last buttonhole, slip the first 11-11-11-11-13-15 sts at beg of row on 1 stitch holder for neck (work sts before slipping them on stitch holder).
Continue to bind off for neck at beg of every row from neck as follows: 2 sts 3 times and 1 st 3 times = 38-38-42-42-42-44 sts remain on shoulder.
Continue pattern as before with 1 edge st in garter st towards the neck and 5 sts in garter st towards the sleeve.
When piece measures 43-45-47-49-51-53 cm / 17"-17 3/4"-18½"-19 1/4"-20"-21" - make sure that next row is worked from RS, switch to circular needle size 4 mm / US 6.
Work in garter st back and forth over all sts while AT THE SAME TIME inc 17-19-17-19-20-22 sts evenly on 1st row = 55-57-59-61-62-66 sts.
Loosely bind off when piece measures 46-48-50-52-54-56 cm / 18''-19''-19¾''-20½''-21¼''-22''.

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
Cast on and work 2 ridges as on right front piece.
Work next row as follows from RS: 1 edge st in garter st, work pattern according to diagram A.1 until 21 sts remain, work A.3 (= 16 sts) and finish with 5 band sts in garter st.
Continue pattern like this and continue as on right front piece but reversed. NOTE: Do not dec for buttonholes on left front piece, i.e. slip sts on a stitch holder for neck when piece measures 36-38-40-40-42-44 cm / 14 1/4"-15"-15 3/4"-15 3/4"-16½"-17 1/4".

ASSEMBLY:
Sew shoulder seams inside bind off edge. Sew underarm and side seams in one inside 1 edge st. Sew on buttons.

NECK:
Pick up approx. 105 to 115 sts around the neck (number includes sts on stitch holders at the front) on circular needle size 4 mm / US 6 with Vivaldi. K 1 row from WS and K 1 row from RS.
Bind off with K from WS.


Diagram

K from RS, P from WS
P from RS, K from WS
2 YOs on needle, on next row slip one YO off the needle and P the other YO
1 YO on needle
K 2 tog
slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso



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