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Knitted DROPS jacket with lace pattern and round yoke in ”BabyAlpaca Silk”. Size: S - XXXL.
DROPS 145-16
DROPS design: Pattern no bs-041
Yarn group A
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 78-88-98-108-120-132 cm /
30 3/4"-34½"-38½"-42½"-47 1/4"-52"
Full length: 56-58-60-62-64-66 cm /
22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''-26''

Materials: DROPS BABYALPACA SILK from Garnstudio
350-350-400-450-450-500 g color no 7402, light sea green

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm / 32'') SIZE 3 mm/ US 2.5 - or size needed to get 24 sts x 32 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

DROPS MOTHER-OF-PEARL BUTTON w/HOLES, NO 521: 7-7-7-7-7-8 pieces

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  • DROPS BABYALPACA SILK UNI COLOUR (50g)
    DROPS Alpaca Party! / 25% OFF!
    6.85 USD
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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. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
GARTER ST (back and forth on needle):
K all rows. 1 ridge = 2 rows K.

GARTER ST (in the round on double pointed needles):
* K 1 round and P 1 round *, repeat from *-*. 1 ridge = 2 rounds.

BUTTONHOLE:
Dec for buttonholes on right band from RS. 1 buttonhole = K tog 3rd and 4th st from mid front, then make 1 YO. Dec for buttonholes when piece measures:
SIZE S: 8, 16, 24, 32, 40, 47 and 54 cm /
3",6¼",9½",12½",15¾",18½" and 21¼".
SIZE M: 8, 16, 24, 32, 40, 48 and 56 cm /
3",6¼",9½",12½",15¾",19" and 22''.
SIZE L: 8, 17, 26, 34, 42, 50 and 58 cm /
3",6¾",10¼",13½",16½",19¾" and 22¾".
SIZE XL: 8, 17, 26, 35, 44, 52 and 60 cm /
3",6¾",10¼",13¾",17¼",20½" and 23½".
SIZE XXL: 8, 17, 26, 35, 44, 53 and 62 cm /
3",6¾",10¼",13¾",17¼",21" and 24½".
SIZE XXXL: 8, 16, 24, 32, 40, 48, 56 and 64 cm /
3",6¼",9½",12½",15¾",19",22'' and 25¼".

PATTERN:
See diagrams A.1 to A.7. Diagrams show all rows in pattern seen from RS. See diagram for your size in A.1 and A.2.
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JACKET:
Worked back and forth on circular needle from mid front. Cast on 203-225-245-269-297-327 sts (includes 6 band sts in each side) on circular needle size 3 mm / US 2.5 with BabyAlpaca Silk. Work 4 ridges in garter st over all sts. Then continue in stockinette st but work bands in garter st. REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
Insert 1 marker in each side, 55-60-64-70-77-84 sts in from mid front (back piece = 93-105-117-129-143-159 sts).
When piece measures 7 cm / 2¾'', dec 1 st (work 2 sts tog) on each side of both markers.
Repeat dec every 3 cm / 1 1/8'' 3 more times (4 dec in total) = 187-209-229-253-281-311 sts.
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 8 cm / 3'', dec for first BUTTONHOLE on right band – see explanation above!
When piece measures 22 cm / 8 3/4'', inc 1 st on each side of both markers by K 2 sts in the st before and after the marker. Repeat inc every 3½-4-4-4½-4½-5 cm / 1 1/4"-1½"-1½"-1 3/4"-1 3/4"-2" 3 more times (4 inc in total) = 203-225-245-269-297-327 sts.
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 21-23-22-17-17-19 cm / 8 1/4"-9"-8 3/4"-6 3/4"-6 3/4"-7½", work as follows from RS: 6 sts in garter st, A.1(= 49-49-49-61-61-61 sts), work in stockinette st until 55-55-55-67-67-67 sts remain, finish with A.2 (= 49-49-49-61-61-61 sts) and 6 sts in garter st.
On last row in A.1/A.2 bind off 8 sts in each side (= 4 sts on each side of markers) = 187-209-229-253-281-311 sts.
Piece now measures approx. 36-38-37-39-39-41 cm / 14¼"-15"-14½"-15¼"-15¼"-16". Put piece aside and knit the sleeves.

SLEEVE:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles. Cast on 55-56-60-62-64-69 sts on double pointed needles size 3 mm / US 2.5 with BabyAlpaca Silk.
Work 4 ridges in GARTER ST. Insert 1 marker at beg of round (= mid under sleeve). Continue in stockinette st.
When piece measures 8-8-6-6-8-8 cm / 3"-3"-2½"-2½"-3"-3'', inc 1 st on each side of marker by working 2 sts in the st before and after the marker.
Repeat inc every 2½-2½-2-2-1½-1½ cm / 7/8"-7/8"-3/4"-3/4"-½"-½" 13-13-18-17-21-20 more times (14-14-19-18-22-21 inc in total) = 83-84-98-98-108-111 sts.
When piece measures 46-46-44-44-43-43 cm / 18"-18"-17 1/4"-17 1/4"-17"-17", bind off 8 sts mid under sleeve (i.e. bind off 4 sts each side of marker) = 75-76-90-90-100-103 sts remain on needle. Put piece aside and knit another sleeve.

YOKE:
P 1 row from WS on body while AT THE SAME TIME working the sleeves on to needle = 337-361-409-433-481-517 sts.
Then work as follows: 6 sts in garter st, A.3 A (= 7 sts), repeat A.3B over the next 312-336-384-408-456-492 sts (26-28-32-34-38-41 times), finish with A.3 C (= 6 sts) and 6 sts in garter st. Continue like this.
When A.3 has been worked 1 time vertically, there are 283-303-343-363-403-433 sts on needle.

Then work as follows: 6 sts in garter st, A.4 A (= 6 sts), repeat A.4 over the next 260-280-320-340-380-410 sts (= 26-28-32-34-38-41 times), finish with A.4 C (= 5 sts) and 6 sts in garter st. When A.4 has been worked 1 time vertically, there are 229-245-277-293-325-349 sts on needle.

Continue as follows: 6 sts in garter st, A.5 A (= 5 sts), repeat A.5B over the next 208-224-256-272-304-328 sts (26-28-32-34-38-41 times), finish with A.5 C (= 4 sts) and 6 sts in garter st. When A.5 has been worked 1 time vertically, there are 175-187-211-223-247-265 sts on needle.

Continue as follows: 6 sts in garter st, A.6 A (= 4 sts), repeat A.6B over the next 156-168-192-204-228-246 sts (26-28-32-34-38-41 times), finish with A.6 C (= 3 sts) and 6 sts in garter st. Work A.6 1-1-2-2-3-3 times vertically.

Continue as follows: 6 sts in garter st, A.7 A (= 4 sts), repeat A.7B over the next 156-168-192-204-228-246 sts (26-28-32-34-38-41 times), finish with A.7 C (= 3 sts) and 6 sts in garter st. When A.7 has been worked 1 time vertically, there are 121-129-145-153-169-181 sts on needle.
K 1 row from RS while AT THE SAME TIME dec 4-8-20-24-36-44 sts evenly = 117-121-125-129-133-137 sts.
Now work an elevation in the back of neck. K all rows.
Work as follows from WS: Work 68-70-72-74-76-78 sts, turn and work 20 sts back. Turn and work 30 sts. Turn and work 40 sts. Turn and work 50 sts. Turn and work 60 sts. Turn and work 70 sts. Turn and work 80 sts. Turn and work over all sts on needle.
Work 3 ridges in garter st over all sts.
Bind off.


ASSEMBLY:
Sew the openings under the sleeves. Sew the buttons on to left front piece.


Diagram

K
K 2 tog
slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso
1 YO between 2 sts
slip 1 st as if to K, K 2 tog, psso
this st has been dec





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