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DROPS Extra 0-896 by DROPS Design
Knitted DROPS men's jacket in "Baby Alpaca Silk" and "Fabel". Size: S - XXXL.
DROPS Extra 0-896
DROPS design: Pattern no fa-230
Yarn group A + A
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 96-104-112-122-132-146 cm /
37 3/4"-41"-44"-48"-52"-57½"
Full length: 68-70-72-74-76-78 cm /
26¾''-27½''-28 3/8''-29 1/8''-30''-30¾''

Materials:
DROPS FABEL from Garnstudio
350-350-400-450-500-550 g color no 604, ocean view

And use:
DROPS BABYALPACA SILK from Garnstudio
150-200-200-200-250-250 color no 6235, gray blue
150-200-200-200-250-250 g color no 7402, light sea green
100-100-100-100-150-150 g color no 1306, powder
50-50-50-50-50-50 g color no 7219, pistachio

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm / 32'') SIZE 5 mm / US 8 – or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stockinette st with 1 strand of each yarn (= 2 strands) = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm / 32'') SIZE 4.5 mm / US 7 - for rib.

DROPS WOOD BUTTON DUFFLE NO 520: 2-2-2-3-3-3 pieces

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Yarn type
  • DROPS FABEL UNI COLOUR (50g)
    4.00 USD
  • DROPS FABEL LONG PRINT (50g)
    4.70 USD
  • DROPS FABEL SPRAY PRINT (50g)
    4.70 USD
  • DROPS BABYALPACA SILK UNI COLOUR (50g)
    6.85 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:
K all rows. 1 ridge = 2 K rows.

STRIPES BODY (F = Fabel and BS = Baby Alpaca Silk):
Work 14-15-15-16-16-17 cm / 5½"-6"-6"-6 1/4"-6 1/4"-6 3/4" (incl rib) with 1 strand F + 1 strand powder BS, work A.2 (= approx. 3½ cm / 1 1/4"), work 14-14-15-15-16-16 cm / 5½"-5½"-6"-6"-6 1/4"-6 1/4" with 1 strand F + 1 strand light sea green BS, work A.3 (= approx. 3½ cm / 1 1/4''), then work with 1 strand F + 1 strand gray blue BS until finished measurements.

STRIPES SLEEVE:
Work 14-13-12-14-12-13 cm / 5½"-5"-4 3/4"-5½"-4 3/4"-5" (incl rib) with 1 strand F + 1 strand powder BS, work A.1 (= approx. 3½ cm / 1 1/4''), work 12-12-12-11-11-10 cm / 4 3/4"-4 3/4"-4 3/4"-4½"-4½"-4" with 1 strand F + 1 strand pistachio BS, work A.2 (= approx. 3½ cm / 1 1/4''), work 12-12-12-11-11-10 cm / 4 3/4"-4 3/4"-4 3/4"-4½"-4½"-4" with 1 strand F + 1 strand light sea green BS, work A.3 (= approx. 3½ cm / 1 1/4''), then work with 1 strand F + 1 strand gray blue BS until finished measurements.
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BODY:
Worked back and forth on circular needle from mid front.
Cast on 185-203-221-239-257-287 sts (includes 1 edge st in each side) on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 with 1 strand Fabel + 1 strand powder Baby Alpaca Silk (= 2 strands).
P 1 row from WS. Work next row as follows from RS: 1 edge st in GARTER ST - see explanation above - * K 3, P 3 *, repeat from *-* until 4 sts remain and finish with K 3 and 1 edge st in GARTER ST. Continue rib like this.
When piece measures 6 cm / 2½'', K 1 row from RS while AT THE SAME TIME dec 41-47-49-55-61-67 sts evenly = 144-156-172-184-196-220 sts.
Insert 2 markers in the piece; 31-34-38-40-42-48 sts in from each side (= 82-88-96-104-112-124 sts between markers on back piece).
Switch to circular needle size 5 mm / US 8 and continue in stockinette st and STRIPES BODY – see explanation above but work the outermost st in each side K on every row (= edge st). REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
When piece measures 47-48-49-50-51-52 cm / 18½''-19''-19¼''-19¾''-20''-20½'', work next row as follows: Work 30-33-37-39-41-47 sts (= front piece), bind off 2 sts for armhole, work 80-86-94-102-110-122 sts (= back piece), bind off 2 sts for armhole and work the last 30-33-37-39-41-47 sts (= front piece). Finish each piece separately.

BACK PIECE:
= 80-86-94-102-110-122 sts. Continue in stockinette st with 1 edge st in garter st in each side until piece measures 66-68-70-72-74-76 cm / 26''-26¾''-27½''-28 3/8''-29 1/8''-30''.
On next row, bind off the middle 18-18-18-22-26-26 sts for neck and finish each shoulder separately. Continue to bind off 1 st on next row from neck = 30-33-37-39-41-47 sts remain on the shoulder.
Loosely bind off all sts when piece measures 68-70-72-74-76-78 cm / 26¾''-27½''-28 3/8''-29 1/8''-30''-30¾''.
Repeat on the other shoulder.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
= 30-33-37-39-41-47 sts. Continue in stockinette st until piece measures 68-70-72-74-76-78 cm / 26¾''-27½''-28 3/8''-29 1/8''-30''-30¾'', loosely bind off all sts.

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
Work as right front piece.

SLEEVE:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 42-48-48-48-54-54 sts on double pointed needles size 4.5 mm / US 7 with 1 strand Fabel + 1 strand powder Baby Alpaca Silk (= 2 strands).
K 1 round, then work rib = K 3/P 3.
When rib measures 6 cm / 2½'', switch to double pointed needles size 5 mm / US 8.
Work in stockinette st and STRIPES SLEEVE - see explanation above, while AT THE SAME TIME dec 2-8-6-6-10-10 sts evenly on 1st round = 40-40-42-42-44-44 sts.
When piece measures 7-7-7-7-7-8 cm / 2 3/4"-2 3/4"-2 3/4"-2 3/4"-2 3/4"-3", inc 2 sts mid under sleeve.
Repeat inc in SIZE S: On every 7th round, in SIZE M: Alternately on every 6th and 7th round, in SIZE L: On every 6th round, in SIZE XL +XXL: On every 5th round, in SIZE XXXL: On every 4th round, 15-16-17-19-19-21 more times (= 16-17-18-20-20-22 inc in total) = 72-74-78-82-84-88 sts.
Continue until piece measures 58-57-56-55-53-51 cm / 22 3/4"-22½"-22"-21½"-21"-20" (shorter measurements in the larger sizes because of wider shoulders).
Now bind off 5 sts at beg of the next 2 rows before loosely binding off all sts. Knit another sleeve.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the shoulder seams. Sew in sleeves.

LEFT BAND:
Worked back and forth on circular needle. Beg mid back of neck, pick up from RS approx. 130 to 150 sts inside 1 edge st around the neck and down along left front piece on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 with 1 strand Fabel + 1 strand light sea green Baby Alpaca Silk (= 2 strands). On next row (= WS) P while AT THE SAME TIME inc evenly to 179-185-191-197-203-209 sts (divisible by 6 + 5). Work next row as follows from RS: 1 edge st in garter st, K 1, * P 3, K 3 *, repeat from *-* until 3 sts remain and finish with 3 sts in garter st. Continue rib like this until band measures 8-8-8-9-10-10 cm / 3"-3"-3"-3½"-4"-4". Insert 1 marker from RS after the first 38-38-38-44-44-44 sts on needle. Now inc 1 st in every K-section (seen from RS) over the 38-38-38-44-44-44 sts = 6-6-6-7-7-7 new sts in the neck. Repeat inc when band measures 10-10-10-11-11-11 cm / 4"-4"-4"-4½"-4½"-4½" = 191-197-203-211-217-223 sts. When band measures 12-12-12-14-16-16 cm / 4 3/4"-4 3/4"-4 3/4"-5½"-6 1/4"-6 1/4", loosely bind off with K over K and P over P.

RIGHT BAND:
Pick up approx. 130 to 150 sts along right front piece from cast-on edge and until mid back of neck. P 1 row from WS and inc evenly as on left band. Then work next row as follows from RS: 3 sts in garter st, * K 3, P 3 *, repeat from *-* until 2 sts remain, finish with K 1 and 1 edge st in garter st mid back of neck. Work and inc in the neck as on left band. When band measures 10-10-10-12-14-14 cm / 4"-4"-4"-4 3/4"-5½"-5½", dec for 2-2-2-3-3-3 buttonholes. 1 button hole = work 2 sts tog and make 1 YO (dec in a P-section seen from RS will look more pretty). Upper buttonhole should be approx. 36-38-40-42-44-46 cm / 14¼''-15''-15¾''-16½''-17¼''-18'' from shoulder and there should be approx. 7-10 cm / 2 3/4"-4" between each button. Bind off when band measures 12-12-12-14-16-16 cm / 4 3/4"-4 3/4"-4 3/4"-5½"-6 1/4"-6 1/4".

ASSEMBLY:
Sew bands tog mid back of neck inside 1 edge st. Sew on buttons.



Diagram

1 strand F + 1 strand powder BS
1 strand F + 1 strand pistachio BS
1 strand F + 1 strand light sea green BS
1 strand F + 1 strand gray blue BS



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