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Grey Sunset Jacket by DROPS Design
"Wrap yourself in softness and warmth"
Knitted DROPS jacket with stripes in seed st and raglan in ”Eskimo”. Size: S - XXXL.
DROPS 150-45
DROPS design: Pattern no ee-456
Yarn group E
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 84-94-102-112-120-134 cm / 33”-37”-40”-44”-47”-52Ύ”
Full length: 62-64-66-68-70-72 cm / 24 3/8’’-25Ό’’-26’’-26Ύ’’-27½’’-28 3/8’’

Materials:
DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
300-350-350-400-450-450 g color no 46, medium gray
300-350-350-400-450-450 g color no 53, light gray
250-300-300-350-400-450 g color no 14, dark gray
100-150-150-150-150-150 g color no 01, off white

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES AND CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 and 80 cm / 16’’ and 32’’) SIZE 10 mm / US 15 - or size needed to get 9 sts x 15 rows in seed st = 10 x 10 cm / 4’’ x 4’’.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 and 80 cm / 16’’ and 32’’) SIZE 9 mm / US 13 - for rib.

DROPS DARK BUFFELHORN BUTTON NO 536: 4 pieces for all sizes

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  • DROPS ESKIMO UNI COLOUR (50g)
    3.60 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 = K2 rows.

RAGLAN:
Dec for raglan on each side of all 4 markers as follows:
Before A.1: K 2 tog.
After A.1: Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso.
NOTE: Work last dec in each side on sleeve as follows:
Slip last st in A.1 (= 1 P st) as if to P, P 1, psso. P the next 2 sts tog (i.e. next st on sleeve and first st in A.1).

KNITTING TIP:
To make the stripes marbled work back and forth on a circular needle as follows: Work 1st row with color 1, then move all sts on circular needle to the other end of circular needle so that next row can be worked with color 2 from the same side of piece. Then turn piece and work the next 2 rows as the first 2 – i.e. work 1 row with each color and work 2 rows in total from the same side.

STRIPES 1 (applies to body and sleeves):
Stripes are worked in seed st - see explanation in pattern. Work 12-12-14-14-13-13 cm / 4Ύ”-4Ύ”-5½”-5½”-5 1/8”-5 1/8” on body and 15-13-14-13-10-9 cm / 6”-5 1/8”-5½”-5 1/8”-4”-3½” on sleeves with color no 14, dark gray. Then work stripes as follows on body and sleeve:

Work 10-10-10-10-11-11 cm / 4”-4”-4”-4”-4 3/8”-4 3/8” with color no 14, dark gray and color no 46, medium gray as follows:
Round/row 1: Medium gray
Round/row 2: Dark gray
Repeat 1st and 2nd round/row.

Work 10-10-10-10-11-11 cm / 4”-4”-4”-4”-4 3/8”-4 3/8 with color no 46, medium gray

Work 10-10-10-10-11-11 cm / 4”-4”-4”-4”-4 3/8”-4 3/8 with color no 46, medium gray and color no 53, light gray as follows:
Round/row 1: Light gray
Round/row 2: Medium gray
Repeat 1st and 2nd round/row.

Work 10-11-11-12-12-13 cm / 4”-4 3/8”-4 3/8”-4Ύ”-4Ύ”-5 1/8” with color no 53, light gray

Work 10-11-11-12-12-13 cm / 4”-4 3/8”-4 3/8”-4Ύ”-4Ύ”-5 1/8” with color no 53, light gray and color no 01, off white as follows:
Round/row 1: Light gray
Round/row 2: Off white
Repeat 1st and 2nd round/row.

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

SEED ST:
Round/row 1: * K 1, P 1 *, repeat from *-*.
Round/row 2: K over P and P over K. Repeat 2nd row.

BUTTONHOLES:
Bind off for buttonholes on right band.
1 buttonhole = bind off 3rd st from mid front and cast on 1 new st on next row over this st.
bind off for buttonholes when piece measures:
SIZE S: 12, 22, 32 and 42 cm /
4Ύ”, 8Ύ”, 12½” and 16½”
SIZE M: 14, 24, 34 and 44 cm /
5½”, 9½”, 13 1/4” and 17Ό”
SIZE L: 16, 26, 36 and 46 cm /
6 Ό”, 10 Ό”, 14Ό” and 18”
SIZE XL: 18, 28, 38 and 48 cm /
7”, 11”, 15” and 19”
SIZE XXL: 15, 26, 37 and 48 cm /
6”, 10Ό”, 14½” and 19”
SIZE XXXL: 17, 28, 39 and 50 cm /
6Ύ”, 11”, 15Ό” and 19Ύ”


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BODY:
Work back and forth on circular needle from mid front in STRIPES - see explanation above. READ KNITTING TIP!
Cast on 100-108-116-124-132-144 sts (includes 8 band sts in each side towards mid front) on circular needle size 10 mm / US 15 with dark gray. Work first row as follows from RS: 8 band sts in GARTER ST – see explanation above, SEED ST – see explanation above – over the next 84-92-100-108-116-128 sts and finish with 8 band sts in garter st. Insert 1 marker after 29-31-33-35-37-40 sts in from each side (= 42-46-50-54-58-64 sts on back piece). Continue pattern like this with 8 band sts in garter st in each side.

When piece measure 12-14-16-18-15-17 cm/4 3/4-5½"-6 1/4-7"-6"-6 3/4" dec for BUTTONHOLES- see above, on right front band - AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 15 cm, dec 1 st on each side of marker in each side (= 4 dec sts). Repeat dec when piece measures 25-26-27-28-29-30 cm / 9Ύ’’-10Ό’’-10 5/8’’-11’’-11 3/8’’-11Ύ’’ = 92-100-108-116-124-136 sts. When piece measures 33-33-35-35-37-37 cm / 13”-13”-13Ύ”-13Ύ”-14½”-14½”, bind off 3 sts on each side of marker in each side (= 6 sts bind off in each side) = 24-26-28-30-32-35 sts remain on each front piece and 32-36-40-44-48-54 sts remain on back piece = 80-88-96-104-112-124 sts remain on needle. Put piece aside and knit the sleeves.

SLEEVE:
Work in the round on double pointed needles, switch to circular needle when needed. Loosely cast on 24-24-28-28-32-32 sts on double pointed needles size 9 mm / US 13 with dark gray and work Stripes AT THE SAME TIME work rib (= K 2/P 2) for 7 cm / 2Ύ’’. Switch to double pointed needles size 10 mm / US 15 and work 1 round in stockinette st while AT THE SAME TIME dec 2-2-4-4-6-6 sts evenly = 22-22-24-24-26-26 sts. Work next round as follows: 21-21-23-23-25-25 sts seed st, P 1. Continue pattern like this AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 9 cm / 3½’’, inc 1 st on each side of P sts. Repeat inc every 2 cm / 3/4’’ 9-6-7-5-6-2 more times, then every cm / 3/8’’ 5-10-8-12-10-16 times in total (= inc 15-17-16-18-17-19 times in total) = 52-56-56-60-60-64 sts. NOTE: Work the inc sts in seed st. Continue to work until piece measures 36-34-35-34-34-33 cm / 14Ό”-13 3/8”-13Ύ”-13 3/8”-13 3/8”-13”. Work next round as follows: bind off 3 sts, work the next 46-50-50-54-54-58 sts, bind off the last 3 sts on round (= 6 sts bind off) = 46-50-50-54-54-58 sts. Put piece aside and Make another sleeve - NOTE: Work reversed, i.e. beg round with P 1 and then work 21-21-23-23-25-25 sts seed st.

YOKE:
Slip sleeves on to same circular needle size 10 mm / US 15 as body where armholes were bound off = 172-188-196-212-220-240 sts - CONTINUE WITH STRIPES. Insert 1 marker in all transitions between body and sleeves (= 4 markers) - insert 1st marker in transition between right sleeve and front piece.
Work as follows from RS: Work 8 band sts in garter st, 16-18-20-22-24-27 sts seed st (= front piece), A.1 over the next 4 sts (i.e. after 1st marker), seed st over the next 38-42-42-46-46-50 sts, A.1 (= 4 sts before 2nd marker = right sleeve), seed st over the next 32-36-40-44-48-54 sts (= back piece), A.1 (= 4 sts after 3rd marker), seed st over the next 38-42-42-46-46-50 sts, A.1 over the next 4 sts (i.e. before 4th marker = left sleeve), 16-18-20-22-24-27 sts seed st (= front piece) and finish with 8 band sts in garter st.
Continue pattern like this. AT THE SAME TIME work 1 st of seed st into band, i.e. no of sts in garter st in band inc and no of sts in seed st on front piece dec (no of sts does not vary), repeat displacement every 4th row 6-7-7-7-8-8 more times (= 7-8-8-8-9-9 times in total) = 15-16-16-16-17-17 sts in garter st on band. AT THE SAME TIME on 4th row after body and sleeve have been placed tog, beg dec for RAGLAN - see explanation above. Repeat dec as explained below. NOTE: The dec on body and sleeves are uneven.

SLEEVES:
Dec every 4th row 2-1-1-1-1-0 more times and then every other row 16-19-19-21-21-24 times in total (= 19-21-21-23-23-25 dec in total on each side of A.1 in towards sleeves). NOTE: Work last dec on sleeve as follows:
Slip last st in A.1 (= 1 P st) as if to P, P 1, psso. P the next 2 sts tog (i.e. next st on sleeve and first st in A.1).

BODY:
Dec every 8th row 2-1-0-1-0-0 more times, every 6th row 4-5-5-3-3-0 times in total and then every 4th row 0-1-3-5-7-12 times in total (= 7-8-9-10-11-13 dec in total on each side of A.1 in towards front piece and back piece) = 17-18-19-20-21-22 sts remain on front piece and 18-20-22-24-26-28 sts remain on back piece.

After all dec are done, 68-72-76-80-84-88 sts remain on needle. Work next row as follows from WS: Work in garter st over the first 15-16-16-16-17-17 sts, then slip them on 1 stitch holder, bind off the next 38-40-44-48-50-54 sts and work in garter st over the last 15-16-16-16-17-17 sts.

COLLAR:
Then work short rows over the 15-16-16-16-17-17 sts on needle for collar as follows (1st row = RS): * 2 rows back and forth over the first 11-12-12-12-13-13 sts, 2 rows over all sts *, repeat from *-* until collar measures approx. 21-22-24-27-28-30 cm / 8Ό”-8Ύ”-9½”-10 5/8”-11”-11Ύ” on the inside at the shortest. Bind off.
Slip the 15-16-16-16-17-17 band sts from stitch holder in the other side of piece on to circular needle size 10 mm / US 15 and work short rows the same way but beg from WS.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew collar tog mid back and sew on to neck line at the back of neck. Sew the opening under the sleeves. Sew the buttons on to left band.


Diagram

K from RS, P from WS
P from RS, K from WS


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