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DROPS 95-5 by DROPS Design

DROPS Jacket in 3 threads Alpaca and Belt in Paris and Cotton Viscose

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JACKET
Size: S – M – L – XL - XXL

Materials: DROPS Alpaca from Garnstudio
200-200-200-250-250 g colour no 2921, raspberry
200-200-200-250-250 g colour no 3770, dark rose
200-200-200-250-250 g colour no 3620, red 22
and use
DROPS Eskimo from Garnstudio
50 g for all sizes, colour no 08, red

Drops pointed needle size 7mm
Drops crochet hook size 7 (for borders)
Drops wooden button, no. 537, 2 pcs

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pattern type: jackets, shape: rounded front edges, shawl collar,

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Knitting tension: 13 sts x 16 rows with 3 threads Alpaca in stocking stitch on needle size 7mm = 10 x 10 cm

Decreasing tips (applies to armhole): Decrease within 4 sts from the right side. Dec as follows after 4 sts: slip 1 st as if to knit, K1, psso. Dec as follows before 4 sts: K2 tog.

Back piece: Cast on 52-58-64-70-79 sts (inclusive of 1 edge st each side, edge sts are knitted in garter st throughout) on needle size 7 with 1 thread of each colour (= 3 threads). Knit stocking sts. When piece measures 12 cm inc 1 st each side on every 9 cm a total of 3 times = 58-64-70-76-84 sts. When piece measures 37-38-39-40-41 cm cast off 3-4-5-6-7 sts each side for armhole, and dec 1 st each side – see Decreasing tips above – on every 4th row a total of 3-4-5-6-8 times = 46-48-50-52-54 sts. When piece measures 54-56-58-60-62 cm cast off the middle 16-16-16-18-18 sts for neck = 15-16-17-17-18 sts left on each shoulder. Cast off when piece measures 56-58-60-62-64 cm.

Right Front: Cast on 6-9-12-15-19 sts (inclusive of 1 edge st at side) with 1 thread of each colour.
Read all of the following section before continuing:

Continue in stocking st and inc towards mid front on every other row as follows: 4 sts 1 time, 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 3 times and 1 st 7 times. Now inc on every 4th row: 1 st 3 times. At the same time when piece measures 10 cm inc at side as described for back piece. After all inc have been made there are 32-35-38-41-45 sts on row and piece measures approx 30 cm.
Collar: When piece measures 35 cm inc 1 st for collar mid front on every 4th row a total of 4 times.
Armhole: At the same time when piece measures 37-38-39-40-41 cm dec for armhole as described for back piece.
After all decreases and increases have been made for armhole and collar there are 30-31-32-33-34 sts on needle. When piece measures 56-58-60-62-64 cm cast off 15-16-17-17-18 sts towards side for shoulder = 15-15-15-16-16 sts left for collar. Continue over these sts as follows: *4 rows over all sts, 2 rows over only the 10 sts towards mid front*, repeat from *-* until collar measures 6-6-6-7-7 cm. Put sts on thread.

Left front piece: As right front piece, but mirrored.

Sleeve: Cast 30-32-34-36-38 sts (inclusive of 1 seam st each side) on needle size 7 with 1 thread in each colour (= 3 threads). Knit 3 rows stocking sts, knit 1 row from wrong side and continue in stocking sts. When sleeve measures 10 cm, inc 1 st each side on every 5-4-4-3.5-3 cm a total of 8-9-9-10-11 times = 46-50-52-56-60 sts. When piece measures 48-47-46-44-43 cm cast off for sleeve cap each side on every other row as follows: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 2 times, 1 st 0-1-2-3-4 times, and then 2 sts each side until piece measures 54 cm, now dec 3 sts each side and cast off remaining sts when sleeve measures approx 56 cm.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Sew collar together mid back by joining sts from threads and sew collar to back piece.

Crochet border round the opening: Start mid back. Using crochet hook size 7 and Eskimo crochet as follows: 1 dc in first st, *3 ch, 1 tr in first ch, skip 2 sts, 1 dc in next st*, repeat from *-* round the whole jacket and finish with 1 sl st in first st from beginning of round. Crochet a similar border round sleeve edges. NB! The border should be even and not wavy.

Sew sleeve and side seams within 1 edge st. Set in sleeves. Sew on buttons – the top one should be 1 cm below the start of increases for collar and the 2nd one 8-10 cm below the 1st. Use crochet border as buttonholes.


BELT:
Measurements: approx 8 x 90 cm

Materials: Paris
100g colour no 44, brown
and use
Cotton Viscose
50 g colour no 23, brown

Drops crochet hook size 6 mm
Drops wooden button, no. 536, 2 pcs

BELT:
Crochet 4 ch using crochet hook size 6 with 1 thread of Paris and 1 thread of Cotton Viscose and form a ring with a sl st.
1st row: 4 ch (equals 1 tr + 1 ch), 1 tr in ring, *1 tr, 1 ch and 1 tr (= 1 tr-group) in ring*, repeat from *-* one more time, turn the piece
2nd row: 3 ch (equals 1 tr), 1 tr - 1 ch and 1 tr (= 1 tr-group) in ch in first tr-group, *1 tr - 1 ch and 1 tr (= 1 tr-group) in next tr-group*, repeat from *-* one more time and finish with 1 tr in 3rd ch from beginning of previous row, turn the piece. Insert a marking thread and measure piece from this point from now on!
3rd row: 4 ch (equals 1 tr + 1 ch), 1 tr - 1 ch and 1 tr in ch in first tr-group, *1 tr - 1 ch and 1 tr in ch in next tr-group*, repeat from *-* one more time and finish with 1 t - 1 ch and 1 tr in 3rd ch from beginning of previous row = 4 tr-groups + 1 tr, turn the piece.
4th row: 4 ch, 1 tr - 1 ch and 1 tr in ch in first tr-group, *1 tr - 1 ch and 1 tr in ch in next tr-group*, repeat from *-* two more times, turn the piece.
Repeat 4th row until piece measures approx 90 cm, or desired length.
Now crochet as follows:
1st row 3 ch, *1 tr in ch in first tr-group, but don’t make last yo and pull through (= 2 sts on hook), crochet 1 tr in gap before next tr-group, and now pull yarn through all 3 sts on hook*, repeat from *-* a total of 4 times, but the 4th time, crochet tr in 3rd ch from beginning of previous row, turn the piece
2nd row: 3 ch, crochet 1 tr between the first 2 tr but don’t make last yo and pull through (= 2 sts on hook), crochet 1 tr between the next 2 tr and now pull yarn through all 3 sts on hook, 1 tr in next gap but don’t make last yo and pull through (= 2 sts on hook), 1 tr between the next 2 tr and now pull yarn through all 3 sts on hook, finish with 1 tr in 3rd ch from beginning of previous row, turn the piece
3rd row: 3 ch, 1 tr between the 2 middle tr, 1 tr in 3rd ch from beginning of previous row, turn the piece
Crochet 3 ch and 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beginning of previous row. Cut the thread.

Sew 2 buttons on one side of belt, try on the belt and see photo for positioning. Use gap between tr’s as buttonholes.

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