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Knitted DROPS jacket with cables and shawl collar in "Alpaca" and "Kid-Silk". Size: S - XXXL.
DROPS 151-4
DROPS design: Pattern no z-646
Yarn group A + A
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL

Materials:
DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
350-350-400-450-450-500 g color no 3800, old pink
And use:
DROPS KID-SILK from Garnstudio
150-150-175-175-200-225 g color no 05, heather

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 or 80 cm / 24’’ or 32’’) SIZE 6 mm / US 10 – or size needed to get 16 sts x 20 rows in stockinette st with 1 strand of each yarn = 10 x 10 cm / 4’’ x 4’’.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 cm / 24’’) SIZE 5 mm / US 8 - for rib.

DROPS MOTHER-OF-PEARL BUTTON w/HOLES, NO 522: 3 pieces

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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 needle):
K all rows. 1 ridge = 2 rows K.

PATTERN:
See diagrams A.1 to A.5. The diagrams show all rows in pattern seen from RS.

BUTTONHOLE:
Dec for buttonholes on right band. 1 buttonhole = K tog third and fourth st from mid front and make 1 YO.
Dec for buttonholes when piece measures:
SIZE S: 33, 41 and 49 cm /
13”, 16 1/8” and 19Ό”
SIZE M: 35, 43 and 51 cm /
13Ύ”, 17” and 20”
SIZE L: 37, 45 and 53 cm /
14½”, 17Ύ” and 21”
SIZE XL: 39, 47 and 55 cm /
15 Ό”, 18½” and 21 5/8”
SIZE XXL: 41, 49 and 57 cm /
16 1/8”, 19Ό” and 22½’’
SIZE XXXL: 43, 51 and 59 cm /
17”, 20” and 23Ό”
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BACK PIECE:
Worked back and forth on circular needle.
Cast on 88-88-98-108-118-128 sts (include 1 edge st in each side) on circular needle size 5 mm / US 8 with 1 strand of each yarn. P 1 row from WS, then work as follows - from RS:
1 edge st (worked in garter st), P 1, * K 3, P 2 *, repeat from *-* 4-4-5-6-7-8 times, K 3, P 6, K 3, P 6, K 3, P 2, K 3, P 6, K 3, P 6, * K 3, P 2 *, repeat from *-* 4-4-5-6-7-8 times, finish with K 3, P 1 and 1 edge st (worked in garter st). Work rib like this for 8 cm / 3’’. Switch to circular needle size 6 mm / US 10.
Then work as follows seen from RS: 1 edge st, K 14-14-19-24-29-34 AT THE SAME TIME dec 3-0-2-3-3-3 sts evenly over these sts, P 2, K 3, P 2, K 3, 6 sts in garter st, K 3, 6 sts in garter st, A.1 (= 8 sts), 6 sts in garter st, K 3, 6 sts in garter st, K 3, P 2, K 3, P 2, K 14-14-19-24-29-34 AT THE SAME TIME dec 3-0-2-3-3-3 sts evenly over these sts, 1 edge st in garter st = 82-88-94-102-112-122 sts. REMEMBER THE KNITTING GAUGE!
Continue this pattern (11-14-17-21-26-31 in stockinette st in each side), AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 9 cm / 3½’’, dec 1 st in each of the 4 sections in garter st.
Repeat dec every 3½ cm / 1Ό” 3 more times (4 dec in total, 16 sts dec), dec alternately at beg and end of sections in garter st by K 2 tog = 66-72-78-86-96-106 sts. When piece measures approx. 20 cm / 8’’ – make sure that one complete repetition has been worked of A.1 vertically and last dec is done - continue as follows – from RS: 1 edge st in garter st, K 11-14-17-21-26-31, A.4 (= 42 sts), K 11-14-17-21-26-31 and 1 edge st in garter st. Continue until A.4 has been work 1 time vertically.
Now work as follows from RS: 1 edge st, K 11-14-17-21-26-31, P 2, K 3, P 2, K 3, 2 sts in garter st, K 3, 2 sts in garter st, A.1 (= 8 sts), 2 sts in garter st, K 3, 2 sts in garter st, K 3, P 2, K 3, P 2, K 11-14-17-21-26-31, 1 edge st in garter st.
When piece measures 50 cm / 19Ύ”, inc 1 st in every section in garter st, repeat inc every 10-10-11-11-12-12 cm / 4’’-4’’-4 3/8’’-4 3/8’’-4Ύ’’-4Ύ’’ 2 more times (3 inc in total = 12 sts inc), inc alternately at beg and end of section in garter st. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 54-55-56-57-58-59 cm / 21Ό’’-21 5/8’’-22’’-22½’’-22Ύ’’-23Ό’’, dec 1 edge st in each side.
Continue the pattern like this. After all inc are done there are 76-82-88-96-106-116 sts on needle. When piece measures 70-72-74-76-78-80 cm / 27½’’-28 3/8’’-29 1/8’’-30’’-30Ύ’’-31½”, bind off the middle 16-16-18-18-20-20 sts for neck and finish each shoulder separately.
On next row from the neck, dec 1 st = 29-32-34-38-42-47 sts remain for shoulder.
Bind off when piece measures 72-74-76-78-80-82 cm / 28 3/8’’-29 1/8’’-30’’-30 3/4’’-31½’’-32Ό’’.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
Cast on 70-70-70-80-80-90 sts (includes 1 edge st in the side and 12 band sts towards mid front) on circular needle size 5 mm / US 8 with 1 strand of each yarn. P 1 row from WS, then work as follows - from RS:
12 band sts (worked in garter st), * K 3, P 2 *, repeat from *-* 3-3-3-4-4-5 times, K 3, P 6, K 3, P 2, K 3, P 6, * K 3, P 2 *, repeat from *-* 3-3-3-4-4-5 times, finish with K 3, P 1 and 1 edge st (worked in garter st).
Work rib for 8 cm / 3’’, switch to circular needle size 6 mm / US 10, then work as follows from RS: 12 band sts (worked in garter st), K 8-8-8-13-13-18 AT THE SAME TIME dec 3-2-0-3-1-4 sts evenly over these sts, P 2, K 3, P 2, K 3, 6 sts in garter st, A.1 (= 8 sts), 6 sts in garter st, K 3, P 2, K 3, P 2, K 9-9-9-14-14-19 AT THE SAME TIME dec 4-3-1-4-2-5 sts evenly over these sts, 1 edge st in garter st = 63-65-69-73-77-81 sts. REMEMBER THE KNITTING GAUGE!
Continue this pattern (5-6-8-10-12-14 sts in stockinette st in each side). AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 9 cm / 3½’’, dec 1 st in each of the 2 sections in garter st. Repeat dec every 5½ cm / 2Ό” 3 more times (4 dec in total, 8 sts dec), dec alternately at beg and end of sections in garter st = 55-57-61-65-69-73 sts.
When piece measures approx. 26 cm / 10Ό” – make sure that one complete repetition has been worked of A.1 vertically - continue as follows – from RS:
12 band sts in garter st, K 5-6-8-10-12-14, A.3 (= 32 sts), K 5-6-8-10-12-14 and 1 edge st in garter st. Continue until A.3 has been work 1 time vertically. Now work as follows from RS: 12 sts in garter st (band), K 5-6-8-10-12-14, P 2, K 3, P 2, K 3, 2 sts in garter st, A.1 (= 8 sts), 2 sts in garter st, K 3, P 2, K 3, P 2, K 5-6-8-10-12-14, 1 edge st in garter st.
Remember to dec for BUTTONHOLES - see explanation above. When piece measures 45 cm / 17 3/4’’, inc 1 st in every section in garter st, repeat inc every 10-10-11-11-12-12 cm / 4’’-4’’-4 3/8’’-4 3/8’’-4Ύ’’-4Ύ’’ 2 more times (3 inc in total = 6 sts inc), inc alternately at beg and end of section in garter st. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 49-51-53-55-57-59 cm / 19Ό’’-20’’-21’’-21 5/8’’-22½’’-23Ό’’, work 1 st of front piece into band, i.e. no of sts in garter st on band inc and no of sts in pattern on front piece dec (total no of sts is the same), repeat every cm / ½” 19-18-20-20-20-19 times in total (= 31-30-32-32-32-31 sts in garter st on band).
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 54-55-56-57-58-59 cm / 21Ό’’-21 5/8’’-22’’-22½’’-22Ύ’’-23Ό’’, dec 1 edge st in the side. Continue the pattern like this.
After all inc are done there are 60-62-66-70-74-78 sts on needle.

When piece measures 72-74-76-78-80-82 cm / 28 3/8’’-29 1/8’’-30’’-30 3/4’’-31½’’-32Ό’’, bind off the first 29-32-34-38-42-47 sts from WS for shoulder = 31-30-32-32-32-31 sts remain on needle. Work the rest of row.
Then work short rows over the 31-30-32-32-32-31 sts as follows - from RS: * Work 2 rows over the first 15 sts, work 2 rows over all sts *, repeat from *-* until neck edge measures 8-8-9-9-10-10 cm / 3 1/8’’-3 1/8’’-3½’’-3½’’-4’’-4’’ at the shortest. Bind off.

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
Cast on and work the same way as on right front piece but reversed - work A.2 instead of A.1 and A.5 instead of A.3. Beg as follows: P 1 row from WS, then work as follows - from RS: 1 edge st (worked in garter st) P 1, K 3, * P 2, K 3 *, repeat from *-* 3-3-3-4-4-5 times, P 6, K 3, P 2, K 3, P 6, K 3, * P 2, K 3 *, repeat from *-* 3-3-3-4-4-5 times, 12 band sts (worked in garter st). Do not dec for buttonholes.

SLEEVE:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles. Cast on 45-45-50-50-55-55 sts on double pointed needles size 5 mm / US 8 with 1 strand of each yarn. Work rib = K 3/P 2.
When piece measures 7 cm / 2Ύ’’, switch to double pointed needles size 6 mm / US 10. Continue in stockinette st AT THE SAME TIME on 1st round dec 7-7-10-8-11-9 sts evenly = 38-38-40-42-44-46 sts. Insert 1 marker at the beg of round.
Work in stockinette st, AT THE SAME TIME inc 1 st on each side of marker, repeat inc every 4-3½-3½-3-2½-2½ cm / 1½”-1Ό”-1Ό”-1 1/8”-7/8”-7/8” 9-10-11-12-12-13 more times (10-11-12-13-13-14 inc in total) = 58-60-64-68-70-74 sts.
When piece measures 50-50-49-47-45-43 cm / 19Ύ”-19Ύ”-19Ό”-18½”-17Ύ”-17” (shorter measurements in the larger sizes because of wider shoulders), bind off all sts. Knit another sleeve.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the shoulder seams. Sew the side seams inside 1 edge st. Sew in sleeves. Sew the collar tog mid back and sew it to the neckline. Sew the buttons on to left front piece.



Diagram

K from RS, P from WS
P from RS, K from WS
slip 4 sts on cable needle behind piece, K 4, K 4 from cable needle
slip 4 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K 4, K 4 from cable needle
slip 2 sts on cable needle behind piece, K 4, K 2 from cable needle
slip 4 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K 2, K 4 from cable needle
1 YO between 2 sts
this st has been bound off – skip this square
K 2 tog





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