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DROPS Extra 0-897 by DROPS Design
Knitted DROPS men's jacket with shawl collar in 2 strands "Fabel". Size: S to XXXL.
DROPS Extra 0-897
DROPS design: Pattern no fa-231
Yarn group A + A
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 96-104-110-122-134-146 cm / 37 3/4"-41"-43½"-48"-52 3/4"-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
Color no 800, off white/beige:
300-350-400-400-450-500 g
Color no 804, blue/gray:
300-350-400-400-450-500 g

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE size 5 mm / US 8 (80 cm / 32'') - or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stockinette st with 2 strands Fabel = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
DROPS CIRCULAR Needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 (80 cm / 32'') - for rib

DROPS WOOD BUTTONS DUFFLE NO 520: 3 piece for all sizes

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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
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 back and forth on all rows.

SHORT ROWS:
Work short rows every 5 cm / 2'' vertically until finished measurements as follows:
Work 20 band sts in garter st from RS, turn piece, tighten thread and K back from WS. Then work over all sts as before from RS, turn piece and work 20 band sts in garter st from WS, turn piece, tighten thread and K back from RS. Then work over all sts from WS as before.

BUTTONHOLES:
Bind off for 3 buttonholes from RS on right band. 1 buttonhole = work the first 4 sts from mid front, bind off next st and cast on 1 new st over this st on next row.
Bind off for buttonholes when piece measures:
SIZE S: 26, 33 and 40 cm / 10 1/4", 13 and 15 3/4"
SIZE M: 27, 34 and 41 cm / 10½", 13½" and 16"
SIZE L: 28, 35 and 42 cm / 11", 13 3/4" and 16½"
SIZE XL: 29, 36 and 43 cm / 11½", 14 1/4" and 17"
SIZE XXL: 30, 37 and 44 cm / 11 3/4", 14½" anbd 17 1/4"
SIZE XXXL: 31, 38 and 45 cm / 12 1/4", 15" and 17 3/4"
1 cm / ½'' should remain before binding off on band.

DECREASE TIP (applies to neck dec mid front):
Dec from RS inside 1 edge st in garter st.
Dec AFTER 1 edge st as follows: Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso.
Dec BEFORE 1 edge st as follows: K 2 tog.

INCREASE TIP:
Inc 1 st by making 1 YO inside 1 edge st in each side. On next row work YO twisted to avoid holes.

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BODY:
Worked back and forth on circular needle from mid front.
Cast on 205-217-229-249-269-289 sts (includes 20 band sts in each side towards mid front) on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 with 1 strand of each color.
Work rib as follows (1st row = RS): 20 band sts in GARTER ST - see explanation above - * K 1, P 1 *, repeat from *-* until 20 sts remain, work these band sts in garter st.
Continue with rib and 20 band sts in garter st in each side.
When piece measures 4 cm / 1½'', switch to circular needle size 5 mm / US 8, work next row from RS as follows: Work the first 20 band sts in garter st, in stockinette st over the middle sts - at the same time dec 1 st, finish with 20 band sts in garter st = 204-216-228-248-268-288 sts on row. Continue in stockinette st with 20 band sts in garter st in each side.
When piece measures 5 cm / 2'', work SHORT ROWS - see explanation above. When piece measures 26-27-28-29-30-31 cm / 10¼''-10½''-11''-11½''-11¾''-12¼'', start to bind off for BUTTONHOLE on right band - Read explanation above. REMEMBER THE GAUGE! READ ALL OF THE FOLLOWING 2 SECTIONS BEFORE CONTINUING.
When piece measures 41-42-43-44-45-46 cm / 16 1/8''-16½''-17''-17¼''-17¾''-18'', insert 1 marker 61-64-67-72-77-82 sts in from each side ( = 82-88-94-104-114-124 sts between each marker on back piece), move the marker upwards when working. On the beg of the next 2 rows, bind off the first 19 sts = 166-178-190-210-230-250 sts remain, then insert 1 marker at beg and end of row (marks where to start knitting up the collar). On next row from RS, dec 1 st from neck in each side - SEE DECREASE TIP!
Repeat dec every 4th row 13-14-14-15-16-16 more times (14-15-15-16-17-17 times in total) - AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 47-48-49-50-51-52 cm / 18½''-19''-19¼''-19¾''-20''-20½'', bind off 3 sts on each side of each marker (= 6 dec sts in each side) for armholes. Now divide the piece and finish each part separately.

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
Continue in stockinette st and with neck dec mid front - AT THE SAME TIME bind off for armhole at the beg of every row from RS as follows: 3 sts 0-0-0-1-1-1 times, 2 sts 0-1-1-1-3-4 times and 1 st 2-2-3-3-3-4 times. After all bind offs and dec are done, 23-23-25-26-26-28 sts remain on shoulder.
Bind off all sts when piece measures 68-70-72-74-76-78 cm / 26¾''-27½''-28 3/8''-29 1/8''-30''-30¾''.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
Work as left front piece but reversed.

BACK PIECE:
= 76-82-88-98-108-118 sts.
Continue in stockinette st while at the same time casting/binding off for armholes at the beg of every row in each side as on front piece = 72-74-78-82-84-88 sts.
When piece measures 66-68-70-72-74-76 cm / 26''-26¾''-27½''-28 3/8''-29 1/8''-30'', bind off the middle 22-24-24-26-28-28 sts for neck and finish each shoulder separately. At beg of next row from neck, bind off 2 sts = 23-23-25-26-26-28 sts remain on shoulder.
Bind off all sts when piece measures 68-70-72-74-76-78 cm / 26¾''-27½''-28 3/8''-29 1/8''-30''-30¾''.

SLEEVE:
Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 40-42-44-46-48-50 sts (incl 1 edge st in each side) on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 with 1 strand of each color. Work rib as follows (1st row = RS): 1 edge st in garter st, * K 1, P 1 *, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 edge st in garter st.
When piece measures 4 cm / 1½'', switch to circular needle size 5 mm / US 8, work in stockinette st with 1 edge st in garter st in each side. When piece measures 8 cm / 3 1/8'', inc 1 st in each side - READ INCREASE TIP!
Repeat inc every 3½-3½-3-2½-2½-2 cm / 1 1/4"-1 1/4"-1"-7/8"-7/8"-3/4" 11-11-13-14-15-16 more times (12-12-14-15-16-17 times in total) = 64-66-72-76-80-84 sts.
When piece measures 52-51-50-49-48-47 cm / 20½"-20"-19 3/4"-19 1/4"-19"-18½" (shorter measurements in the larger sizes because of longer sleeve cap and wider shoulders) bind off for sleeve cap at beg of every row in each side: 3 sts 1-1-1-2-2-2 times, 2 sts 1-2-2-2-4-4 times and 1 st 1-2-2-3-3-4 times.
Then bind off 2 sts in each side until piece measures 61 cm / 24'', then bind off 3 sts 1 time in each side.
Bind off all sts, piece measures approx. 62 cm / 24½'' in all sizes.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the shoulder seams. Sew in sleeves and sew sleeve seams inside 1 edge st.

SHAWL COLLAR:
Worked back and forth on needle. Knit up inside 1 edge st on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 with 1 strand of each color: Beg mid front at the marker on right front piece, knit up approx. 60 to 70 sts up to shoulder, then approx. 40 to 50 sts around the neck, and approx. 60 to 70 sts down along left front piece until marker = approx. 160 to 190 sts. K 1 row from WS while AT THE SAME TIME adjusting no of sts to 153-159-163-169-175-181.
On next row from RS work rib as follows: 1 st in garter st, * K 1, P 1 *, repeat from *-* and finish with K 1 and 1 st in garter st.
Continue rib until collar measures approx. 6 cm / 2½''.
On next row from RS inc 1 P st in each of the middle 12-13-13-14-13-14 P-sections (= back of neck) = 165-172-176-183-188-195 sts.
Continue rib until collar measures approx. 10 cm / 4'' (finish with 1 row from RS). K 3 rows over all sts, then loosely bind off all sts with K from RS. Neatly fasten collar at the bottom in each side towards band with stitches – sew edge to edge to avoid a chunky seam. Sew the buttons on to the left band.

POCKET:
Cast on 30 sts with 1 strand of each color on needle size 5 mm / US 8, work in stockinette st until pocket measures 16 cm / 6 1/4''. Then switch to needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 and work rib as follows: * K 2, P 2 *, repeat from *-*. Continue rib until pocket measures 18 cm / 7'', loosely bind off with K over K and P over P. Knit another pocket the same way. Sew pockets on jacket towards band mid front and down to rib at the bottom.

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