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Knitted DROPS jacket with textured pattern, collar and short sleeves in ”BabyAlpaca Silk”. Size: S - XXXL.
DROPS 149-20
DROPS design: Pattern no bs-052
Yarn group A
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 78-86-94-108-118-130 cm / 30 3/4"-34"-37"-42½"-46½"-51½"
Full length: 58-60-62-64-66-68 cm / 22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''-26''-26¾''

Materials:
DROPS BABYALPACA SILK from Garnstudio
300-350-400-400-450-500 g color no 8465, medium gray

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 or 80 cm / 24'' or 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 SEASHELL BUTTON, NO 525: 6 pieces for all sizes

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  • DROPS BABYALPACA SILK UNI COLOUR (50g)
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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 circular needle):
K all rows. 1 ridge = K2 rows.

PATTERN:
See diagram A.1. Diagram shows all rows in pattern from RS.

DECREASE TIP 1 (applies to rib-section mid back and on each front piece):
All dec are done from RS!
Dec as follows after marker A: P 2 twisted tog.
Dec as follows before marker B: P 2 tog.

DECREASE TIP 2 (applies to dec in the sides on front and back piece):
All dec are done from RS!
Dec as follows after 1 edge st in the side: Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso.
Dec as follows before 1 edge st in the side: K 2 tog.

DECREASE TIP 3 (applies to dec on outside of textured pattern front and back):
All dec are done from RS!
Dec as follows before marker A: K 2 tog.
Dec as follows after marker B: Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso.

DECREASE TIP 4 (applies to neck dec at the front):
Dec for neck inside 25-25-27-27-29-29 sts in garter st. All dec are done from RS.
Dec as follows after sts in garter st: Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso.
Dec as follows before sts in garter st: K 2 tog.

INCREASE TIP:
Inc 1 st by making 1 YO, on next row work YO twisted to avoid holes.

BUTTONHOLES:
bind off for buttonholes on right band. 1 buttonhole = bind off third and fourth st from mid front and cast on 2 new sts on next row over these sts.
bind off for buttonholes when piece measures:
SIZE S: 8, 13, 18, 23, 28 and 33 cm /
3 1/8",5 1/8",7"9",11" and 13"
SIZE M: 9, 14, 19, 24, 29 and 34 cm /
3½",5½",7½",9½",11 3/8" and 13 3/8".
SIZE L: 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and 35 cm /
4",6",8",9 3/4",11 3/4" and 13 3/4".
SIZE XL: 11, 16, 21, 26, 31 and 36 cm /
4 3/8",6 1/4",8 1/4",10 1/4",12 1/4" and 14 1/4".
SIZE XXL: 12, 17, 22, 27, 32 and 37 cm /
4 3/4",6 3/4",8 3/4",10 5/8",12½" and 14½".
SIZE XXXL: 13, 18, 23, 28, 33 and 38 cm /
5 1/8",7",9",11",13", and 15".
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BACK PIECE:
Worked back and forth on circular needle.
READ ALL OF THE FOLLOWING SECTION BEFORE CONTINUING!
Cast on 143-151-159-171-187-195 sts (includes 1 edge st in each side) on circular needle size 3 mm / US 2.5 with BabyAlpaca Silk. P 1 row from WS. Work next row as follows from RS:
Size S + M + L: 1 edge st in GARTER ST – see explanation above, * P 3, K 1 *, repeat from *-* 7-8-9 times in total, P 3, K 2, P 3, K 2, P 3, K 1, P 3, K 2, P 3, K 1, * P 3, K 1 *, repeat from *-* 9-9-9 times in total, P 3, K 1, P 3, K 2, P 3, K 1, P 3, K 2, P 3, K 2, P 3, * K 1, P 3 *, repeat from *-* 7-8-9 times in total and finish with 1 edge st in garter st. Continue rib like this with K over K and P over P.
Size XL + XXL + XXXL: 1 edge st in GARTER ST – see explanation above, * P 3, K 1 *, repeat from *-* 8-10-11 times in total, P 3, K 2, P 3, K 2, P 3, K 2, P 3, K 2, P 3, K 1, P 3, K 2, P 3, K 1, * P 3, K 1 *, repeat from *-* 9-9-9 times in total, P 3, K 1, P 3, K 2, P 3, K 1, P 3, K 2, P 3, K 2, P 3, K 2, P 3, K 2, P 3, * K 1, P 3 *, repeat from *-* 8-10-11 times in total and finish with 1 edge st in garter st. Continue rib like this with K over K and P over P.
When piece measures 3 cm / 1 1/8'', work next row as follows from RS:
Size S + M + L: 1 edge st in garter st, 28-32-36 sts in stockinette st, P 3, K 2, P 3, A.1 (= 2 sts), P 3, K 1, P 3, A.1 (= 2 sts), P 3, K 1, insert 1 marker (= A), * P 3, K 1 *, repeat from *-* 9 times in total, P 3, insert 1 marker (= B), K 1, P 3, A.1 (= 2 sts), P 3, K 1, P 3, A.1 (= 2 sts), P 3, K 2, P 3, 28-32-36 sts in stockinette st and 1 edge st in garter st. Continue with stockinette st and textured pattern like this.
Size XL + XXL + XXXL: 1 edge st in garter st, 32-40-44 sts in stockinette st, P 3, K 2, P 3, A.1 (= 2 sts), P 3, K 2, P 3, A.1 (= 2 sts), P 3, K 1, P 3, A.1 (= 2 sts), P 3, K 1, insert 1 marker (= A), * P 3, K 1 *, repeat from *-* 9 times in total, P 3, insert 1 marker (= B), K 1, P 3, A.1 (= 2 sts), P 3, K 1, P 3, A.1 (= 2 sts), P 3, K 2, P 3, A.1 (= 2 sts), P 3, K 2, P 3, 32-40-44 sts in stockinette st and 1 edge st in garter st. Continue with stockinette st and textured pattern like this.
REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
DECREASE IN RIB-SECTION MID BACK:
When 4 rows have been worked after rib, dec 1 st from RS after marker A and before marker B – READ DECREASE TIP 1 (= 2 sts dec). Repeat dec alternately every 6th and 4th row (i.e. alternately on every third and every other row from RS), 17 more times (= 18 dec in each side on rib-section). NOTE: The 3 sts that remain between marker A and B mid back after dec are worked K from WS. On next row from RS P these 3 sts tog (= 2 sts dec). On next row from RS work the one P st in the middle K tog with next K st so that 2 K sts are exactly mid back (= 1 st dec).
DECREASE IN THE SIDES:
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 8-8-10-10-10-12 cm / 3 1/8"-3 1/8"-4"-4"-4"-4 3/4", dec 1 st in each side – READ DECREASE TIP 2 (= 2 sts dec). Repeat dec in each side every 6-6-8-8-8-12 cm / 2 3/8"-2 3/8"-3 1/8"-3 1/8"-3 1/8",4 3/4" 3-3-2-2-2-1 more time = 4-4-3-3-3-2 dec in total in each side on back piece.
INCREASE FOR SLEEVES:
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 29-30-31-32-33-34 cm / 11 3/8''-11¾''-12¼''-12½''-13''-13 3/8'', cast on new sts for sleeves at the end of every row in each side as follows: Cast on 1 st 5 times in total, 2 sts 4-4-4-3-3-3 times in total and finally 15-14-12-12-10-10 sts 1 time – now work the 6 outermost sts in each side in garter st (= sleeve edges).
INCREASE AND DECREASE IN TEXTURED PATTERN:
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 34 cm / 13½"'' in all sizes, move marker A and marker B so that marker A is before the first 3 P sts in textured pattern mid back (seen from RS) and marker B is after the last 3 P sts in textured pattern mid back.
Then dec outside the outermost 3 P sts in textured pattern mid back, i.e. before marker A and after marker B – READ DECREASE TIP 3 (= 2 sts dec). Repeat dec every 4th row (i.e. every other row from RS) 14-14-14-19-19-19 more times (= 15-15-15-20-20-20 dec in total in each side).
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 34 cm / 13½"'' in all sizes, inc 1 st in each of the middle 6-6-6-8-8-8 P-sections mid back – READ INCREASE TIP (= 6-6-6-8-8-8 sts inc). Repeat inc every 3-3-3-2½-2½-2½ cm / 1 1/8"-1 1/8"-1 1/8"-7/8"-7/8"-7/8" 5 more times (= 6 inc in total in each P-section – NOTE: At first inc, inc at beg of each P-section, next time at the end of each P-section etc.).

After all dec and inc there are 158-164-170-180-192-202 sts on needle. Continue with stockinette st and textured pattern as before.
When piece measures 56-58-60-62-64-66 cm / 22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''-26'', bind off the middle 16-16-20-20-24-24 sts for neck and finish each shoulder separately. Continue to bind off 1 st at beg of the next 2 rows from neck = 69-72-73-78-82-87 sts remain on the shoulder. LOOSELY bind off when piece measures 58-60-62-64-66-68 cm / 22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''-26''-26¾''. Repeat on the other shoulder.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
Cast on 78-82-86-92-100-104 sts (includes 1 edge st in the side and 5 band sts towards mid front) on circular needle size 3 mm / US 2.5 with BabyAlpaca Silk.
READ ALL OF THE FOLLOWING SECTION BEFORE CONTINUING!
P 1 row from WS. Work next row as follows from RS:
Size S + M + L: 5 band sts in GARTER ST, K 1, P 3, K 2, * P 3, K 1 *, repeat from *-* 6 times in total, P 3, K 2, P 3, K 2, P 3, * K 1, P 3 *, repeat from *-* 7-8-9 times in total and finish with K 1 and 1 edge st in garter st. Continue rib like this with K over K and P over P.
Size XL + XXL + XXXL: 5 band sts in GARTER ST, K 1, P 3, K 2, * P 3, K 1 *, repeat from *-* 6 times in total, P 3, K 2, P 3, K 2, P 3, K 2, P 3, K 2, P 3, * K 1, P 3 *, repeat from *-* 8-10-11 times in total and finish with K 1 and 1 edge st in garter st. Continue rib like this with K over K and P over P.
When piece measures 3 cm / 1 1/8'', work next row as follows from RS:
Size S + M + L: 5 band sts in garter st, K 1, P 3, A.1 (= 2 sts), P 3, K 1, insert 1 marker (= A), * P 3, K 1 *, repeat from *-* 4 times in total, P 3, insert 1 marker (= B), K 1, P 3, A.1 (= 2 sts), P 3, K 2, P 3, 27-31-35 sts in stockinette st, K 2 tog (= 28-32-36 sts in stockinette st as on back piece) and 1 edge st in garter st = 77-81-85 sts. Continue with stockinette st and textured pattern like this.
Size XL + XXL + XXXL: 5 band sts in garter st, K 1, P 3, A.1 (= 2 sts), P 3, K 1, insert 1 marker (= A), * P 3, K 1 *, repeat from *-* 4 times in total, P 3, insert 1 marker (= B), K 1, P 3, A.1 (= 2 sts), P 3, K 2, P 3, A.1 (= 2 sts), P 3, K 2, P 3, 31-39-43 sts in stockinette st, K 2 tog (= 32-40-44 sts in stockinette st as on back piece) and 1 edge st in garter st = 91-99-103 sts. Continue with stockinette st and textured pattern like this.
DECREASE IN RIB-SECTION TOWARDS MID FRONT:
When 4 rows have been worked after rib, dec 1 st from RS after marker A and before marker B – READ DECREASE TIP 1 (= 2 sts dec). Repeat dec every 3½ cm / 1 1/4" 7 more times (= 8 dec in total in each side on rib-section). NOTE: The 3 sts that remain between marker A and B after dec are worked K from WS. On next row from RS P these 3 sts tog (= 2 sts dec). On next row from RS, K tog the 3 middle sts in rib so that 1 K st is in the middle over rib-section (= 2 sts dec).
DECREASE IN THE SIDE:
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 8-8-10-10-10-12 cm / 3 1/8"-3 1/8"-4"-4"-4"-4 3/4", dec in the side as on back piece. Remember BUTTONHOLES on band - see explanation above.
After all dec are done, 53-57-62-68-76-81 sts remain on needle.
INCREASE FOR SLEEVE:
When piece measures 29-30-31-32-33-34 cm / 11 3/8''-11¾''-12¼''-12½''-13''-13 3/8'', cast on new sts at the end of every row towards the side as on back piece. After last inc, work the outermost 6 sts in the side in garter st (= sleeve edge).
INCREASE AND DECREASE IN TEXTURED PATTERN:
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 34 cm / 13½'' in all sizes, move marker A to the second P-section from mid front. Move marker B so that marker is after the last 3 P sts in textured pattern.
Then inc 1 st in each of the 2-2-2-3-3-3 P-sections after marker A - READ INCREASE TIP (= 2-2-2-3-3-3 sts inc). Repeat inc every 3 cm / 1 1/8'' 5 more times (= 6 inc in total in each P-section – NOTE: Inc alternately at beg and end of P-sections as on back piece).
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 34 cm / 13½"'' in all sizes, dec outside the outermost 3 P sts towards the side, i.e. after marker B – READ DECREASE TIP 3 (= 1 st dec). Repeat dec every 4th row (i.e. every other row from RS) 14-14-14-19-19-19 more times (= 15-15-15-20-20-20 dec in total).
COLLAR AND NECKLINE:
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 34-35-36-37-38-39 cm / 13 3/8''-13¾''-14¼''-14½''-15''-15¼'', cast on 20-20-22-22-24-24 new sts at end of row from WS (i.e. towards mid front) for collar - work these sts in garter st.
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 35-36-37-38-39-40 cm / 13¾''-14¼''-14½''-15''-15¼''-15¾'', dec for neck inside the 25-25-27-27-29-29 sts in garter st – READ DECREASE TIP 4.
Repeat dec every 6-5-4-4-3-3 cm / 2 3/8"-2"-1½"-1½"-1 1/8"-1 1/8" 3-3-5-5-7-7 more times (= 4-4-6-6-8-8 dec in total for neck).

After all dec and inc there are 94-97-100-105-111-116 sts on needle. Continue with stockinette st and textured pattern as before.
When piece measures approx. 58-60-62-64-66-68 cm / 22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''-26''-26¾'' (make sure that next row is worked from WS), LOOSELY bind off the first 69-72-73-78-82-87 sts for shoulder = 25-25-27-27-29-29 sts remain on needle for collar, work the rest of row.

COLLAR:
Continue in garter st back and forth over collar AT THE SAME TIME work short rows as follows: * 1 ridge in garter st over the outermost 15-15-17-17-19-19 sts, 1 ridge in garter st over all 25-25-27-27-29-29 sts *, repeat from *-* until collar measures approx. 6-6-7-7-8-8 cm / 2½"-2½"-2 3/4"-2 3/4"-3"-3" on the most narrow part (collar will measure approx. 12-12-14-14-16-16 cm / 4 3/4"-4 3/4"-5½"-5½"-6 1/4"-6 1/4" at the edge on the widest).

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
Cast on and work as right but reversed (do not bind off for buttonholes on left band).
NOTE: When dec the last P sts between marker A and B, P the 3 sts twisted tog (instead of P tog).
Further dec in K sts is done as follows: slip 1 st, K 2 tog, psso. Cast on new sts for collar at end of row from RS, and bind off shoulder on last row from RS (instead of from WS).

ASSEMBLY:
Sew shoulder seams - make sure the seam is not tight.
Sew collar tog mid back (make sure that seam is not visible when collar is folded down) and sew collar to neckline at the back of neck.
Sew underarm and side seams in one inside 1 edge st.
Sew on buttons.



Diagram

K from RS, P from WS
1 YO between 2 sts
K 3, pass first st worked over the other 2 so that this st is around the last 2 sts on right needle (= 1 st dec)


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