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Eva Jacket by DROPS Design
"Feel like a princess every day "
Knitted DROPS jacket with lace pattern and Ύ sleeves in "Alpaca" and "Kid-Silk". Size: S - XXXL.
DROPS 149-4
DROPS design: Pattern no z-648
Yarn group A + A
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 110-112-126-136-148-162 cm / 43½”-44”-49½”-53½”-58”-63Ύ”
Full length: 60-62-64-66-68-70 cm / 23 5/8’’-24 3/8’’-25Ό’’-26’’-26Ύ’’-27½’’

Materials:
DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
250-250-300-300-350-400 g color no 9020, light pearl gray
And use:
DROPS KID-SILK from Garnstudio
100-125-125-125-150-175 g color no 01, off white

DROPS 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 = 10 x 10 cm / 4’’ x 4’’.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm / 32’’) SIZE 4 mm / US 6 – for edges in garter st.

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

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The following yarns can be used as alternatives for DROPS Alpaca. All prices valid per 20/04/2014.

The following yarns can be used as alternatives for DROPS Kid-Silk. All prices valid per 20/04/2014.

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Yarn type
  • DROPS ALPACA UNI COLOUR (50g)
    5.40 USD
  • DROPS KID-SILK UNI COLOUR (25g)
    9.45 USD
  • DROPS KID-SILK LONG PRINT (25g)
    9.45 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 and A.2. The diagrams show all rows in pattern seen from RS. NOTE! See diagram for size!

KNITTING TIP:
When neck dec beg, continue lines with holes that have been started, but do not beg new lines with holes. NOTE: Make sure not dec for neck on the first 4 rows of diagram A.1/A.2.

DECREASE TIP (applies to neck dec):
Dec inside 2 sts in garter st. All dec are done from RS!
Dec before 2 sts as follows: K 2 tog.
Dec after 2 sts as follows: Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso.

BUTTONHOLE:
Dec for buttonholes on right band from RS. 1 buttonhole = K tog third and fourth st from mid front and make 1 YO. Dec for buttonholes when piece measures:
SIZE S: 4, 11, 18, 25, 32, 39 and 46 cm /
1½”, 4 3/8”, 7”, 9Ύ”, 12½”, 15Ό” and 18”
SIZE M: 6, 13, 20, 27, 34, 41 and 48 cm /
2 3/8”, 5 1/8”, 8”, 10 5/8”, 13 3/8”, 16 1/8” and 19”
SIZE L: 7, 14, 21, 28, 35, 42 and 49 cm /
2Ύ”, 5½”, 8Ό”, 11” 13Ύ”, 16½” and 19Ό”
SIZE XL: 9, 16, 23, 30, 37, 44 and 51 cm /
3½”, 6 Ό”, 9”, 11 Ύ”, 14½”, 17 Ό” and 20”
SIZE XXL: 4, 11, 18, 25, 32, 39, 46 and 53 cm /
1½”, 4 3/8”, 7”, 9 Ύ”, 12½”, 15 Ό”, 18” and 21”.
SIZE XXXL: 5, 12, 19, 26, 33, 40, 47 and 54 cm /
2”, 4Ύ”, 7½”, 10Ό”, 13” 15Ύ”, 18½” and 21Ό”
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BACK PIECE:
Worked back and forth on circular needle.
Cast on 93-95-107-115-125-137 sts on circular needle size 4 mm / US 6 with 1 strand of each yarn (= 2 strands). K 4 rows. Switch to circular needle size 5 mm / US 8. Work as follows from RS: 2-2-3-2-2-2 sts in stockinette st, diagram A.2 - see explanation above - over the next 44-45-50-55-60-66 sts (= 4-5-5-5-6-6 repetitions in width), 1 st in stockinette st, diagram A.1 over the next 44-45-50-55-60-66 sts (= 4-5-5-5-6-6 repetitions in width) and finish with 2-2-3-2-2-2 sts in stockinette st.
Pattern A.1/A.2 is displaced out to the 2-2-3-2-2-2 sts in the side worked in stockinette st until finished measurements.
Work 1 new repetition of A.1/A.2 vertically every 22nd-18th-20th-22nd-20th-22nd row.
Work like this until piece measures 45-46-47-48-49-50 cm / 17Ύ’’-18’’-18½’’-19’’-19Ό’’-19Ύ’’.
Then bind off 1-1-1-2-2-4 sts for armhole in each side = 91-93-105-111-121-129 sts.
Continue pattern but work the outermost 5 sts in each side in stockinette st until finished measurements.
When piece measures 57-59-61-63-65-67 cm / 22½’’-23Ό’’-24’’-24Ύ’’-25½’’-26 3/8’’ – read KNITTING TIP, work 1 ridge in garter st over the middle 27-27-29-29-29-29 sts (= 32-33-38-41-46-50 sts on each side), work the other sts as before.
Then bind off the middle 23-23-25-25-25-25 sts for neck = 34-35-40-43-48-52 sts remaining on each shoulder.
Now finish each shoulder separately.
Continue with garter st over the 2 outermost sts towards neck, pattern and 5 sts in stockinette st.
When piece measures 59-61-63-65-67-69 cm / 23Ό’’-24’’-24Ύ’’-25½’’-26 3/8’’-27 1/8’’, work 2 rows in stockinette st with 2 sts in garter st in each side of neck. Bind off.
Piece measures 60-62-64-66-68-70 cm / 23 5/8’’-24 3/8’’-25Ό’’-26’’-26Ύ’’-27½’’.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
Worked back and forth on circular needle.
Cast on 51-52-58-62-67-73 sts (includes 5 band sts) on circular needle size 4 mm / US 6 with 1 strand of each yarn (= 2 strands). Work 2 ridges in garter st. Switch to circular needle size 5 mm / US 8. Work as follows from RS: 5 sts in garter st (= band sts), then work diagram A.1 over the next 44-45-50-55-60-66 sts (= 4-5-5-5-6-6 repetitions in width), finish with 2-2-3-2-2-2 sts in stockinette st. Pattern A.1 is displaced out to the 2-2-3-2-2-2 sts in stockinette st. Work 1 new repetition of A.1 vertically every 22nd-18th-20th-22nd-20th-22nd row.
When piece measures 4-5-6-9-4-6 cm / 1½”-2”-2 3/8”-3½”-1½”-2 3/8”, dec for BUTTON HOLES - see explanation above. Continue pattern like this until piece measures 45-46-47-48-49-50 cm / 17Ύ’’-18’’-18½’’-19’’-19Ό’’-19Ύ’’.
Then bind off 1-1-1-2-2-4 sts for armhole in left side = 50-51-57-60-65-69 sts.
Continue pattern but work the outermost 5 sts in left side in stockinette st until finished measurements.
When piece measures 47-49-50-52-54-55 cm / 18½”-19Ό”-19Ύ”-20½”-21Ό”-21 5/8”- remember knitting tip - bind off the 3 outermost band sts in the right side = 47-48-54-57-62-66 sts remain on needle.
Continue to work in garter st over the 2 outermost band sts towards the neck, pattern and 5 sts in stockinette st, AT THE SAME TIME on next row from RS dec 1 st for neck inside the 2 band sts in garter st - read DECREASE TIP, repeat dec on every row from RS 12-12-13-13-13-15 more times (= 13-13-14-14-14-16 times in total) = 34-35-40-43-48-50 sts remain on the shoulder.
Bind off when piece measures 60-62-64-66-68-70 cm / 23 5/8’’-24 3/8’’-25Ό’’-26’’-26Ύ’’-27½’’.

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
Cast on and work the same way as on right front piece but reversed - i.e. work A.2 instead of A.1. Do not dec for buttonholes.

SLEEVE:
Worked back and forth on circular needle.
Cast on 42-42-44-48-48-50 sts on circular needle size 4 mm / US 6 with 1 strand of each yarn (= 2 strands). Work 2 ridges in garter st. Switch to circular needle size 5 mm / US 8 and work in stockinette st.
When piece measures 3 cm / 1’’, inc 1 st in each side, repeat inc every 7-6-4-4-3-3 cm / 2 Ύ”-2 3/8”-1½”-1½”-1 1/8”-1 1/8” 4-5-6-6-8-8 more times (= 5-6-7-7-9-9 times in total) = 52-54-58-62-66-68 sts. Work in stockinette st until piece measures 35-35-33-32-30-29 cm / 13Ύ”-13Ύ”-13”-12½”-11Ύ”-11 3/8”. Bind off. Knit another sleeve.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the shoulder seams. Sew in sleeves. Sew sleeve and side seam in outer loop of edge sts. Sew the buttons on to left front piece.


Diagram

K from RS, P from WS
slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso
K 2 tog
1 YO between 2 sts




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