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DROPS jacket in ”Eskimo”, "Andes" or ”Nepal” with A-shape and ¾-long or long sleeves. Size S to XXXL

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DROPS 103-1

ESKIMO
Size: S – M – L – XL – XXL - XXXL

Materials: DROPS Eskimo from Garnstudio
¾-long sleeves:
650-700-800-850-950-1050 g, clr. no. 46, grey.
Long sleeves:
750-800-900-950-1050-1150 g, clr. no. 46, grey.

Or use:
Materials: DROPS Andes from Garnstudio
¾-long sleeves:
700-800-900-900-1000-1100 g, clr. no. 9015, grey.
Long sleeves:
800-900-1000-1000-1100-1200 g, clr. no. 9015, grey.

DROPS pointed needles size 8 mm – or the size needed to obtain the correct knitting tension.
DROPS Buffalohorn button no. 536: 3 pcs.

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Corrections made to this pattern (after publication)

General comment:
The double moss sts at the front will pull a little when knitting, but will stretch out when the garment is finish.

Updated online: 08.10.2007 (Printed catalogues do not include these corrections)

See all corrections to catalogue DROPS 103

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General comment:
The double moss sts at the front will pull a little when knitting, but will stretch out when the garment is finish.

Knitting tension: 11 sts x 15 rows in stocking sts = 10 x 10 cm.

Double moss sts:
1st row: * P2, K2 *, repeat from *-*.
2nd row: P over P and K over K.
3rd row: * K2, P2 *, repeat from *-*
4th row: K over K and P over P.
Repeat row 1-4.

Rib: * K2, P2 *, repeat from *-*.

Garter sts: Knit back and forth on all rows.

Button hole: Cast off for button hole at the right front piece. 1 button hole = Cast of the 4th st from the edge, on the returning row cast on a new st at the same place.
Cast off for button hole when the piece measures:
Size S: 33, 40 and 47 cm.
Size M: 35, 42 and 49 cm.
Size L: 37, 44 and 51 cm.
Size XL: 38, 45 and 52 cm.
Size XXL: 38, 46 and 54 cm.
Size XXXL: 38, 47 and 56 cm.


Back piece: Knit back and forth!
Cast on 64-68-72-80-84-88 sts (incl. 1 edge st each side) on needle size 8 mm with Eskimo. Knit 2 rows of garter sts, and then 2 rows of Rib with 1 edge st and 2 K sts each side (seen from the RS)– see explanation above. Continue in stocking sts. Remember the knitting tension!
When the piece measures 5 cm cast off 1 st each side on every 3½-3½-4½-4-5-5 cm a total of 8-8-7-8-7-7 times = 48-52-58-64-70-74 sts.
When the piece measures 35-36-37-38-39-40 cm cast off for armholes each side on every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 0-0-1-2-3-3 times and 1 st 1-2-3-3-3-4 times = 40-42-42-44-46-48 sts left.
When the piece measures 51-53-55-57-59-61 cm cast off the mid 12-12-12-14-14-14 sts for the neck. On the next row cast off 1 more st towards the neck = 13-14-14-14-15-16 sts left for each shoulder.
Cast off when the piece measures 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm.

Left front piece: Cast on 39-41-43-49-51-53 sts (incl. 1 edge st at the side) on needle size 8 mm with Eskimo. Knit 2 rows of garter sts and then 2 rows of Rib with 1 edge st and 2 P sts at the side (seen from the RS). Continue in stocking sts and 14-14-14-16-16-16 sts at the mid front in Double moss sts – see explanation above!
When the piece measures 5 cm cast off at the side as done for the back piece = 31-33-36-41-44-46 sts.
When the piece measures 35-36-37-38-39-40 cm cast off for the armhole at the side as done for the back piece = 27-28-28-31-32-33 sts.
When the piece measures 49-51-53-54-56-58 cm cast off 10 sts at the mid front for the neck. Insert 1 MT (marking thread) after the cast off sts. Then cast off for the neck on every other row: 2 sts 2-2-2-3-3-3 times and 1 st 0-0-0-1-1-1 times = 13-14-14-14-15-16 sts left for the shoulder. Cast off remaining sts when the piece measures 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm.

Right front piece: Cast on and knit as left front but reverse. In addition remember to cast off for the buttonholes at the front edge – see explanation above.

Sleeve: The numbers before ( )apply for the ¾-long sleeves and the numbers in the ( ) applies for the long sleeves.
Cast on 34-34-34-38-38-38 sts (incl. 1 edge st each side) on needle size 8 mm with Eskimo. Knit in double moss sts – see explanation above – with 1 edge st each side. When the piece measures 10 cm continue in stocking sts. At the same time when the piece measures 11 (25) cm inc. 1 st each side on every 9-6-4½-6-4-2½ cm a total off 3-4-5-4-5-7 times = 40-42-44-46-48-52 sts. When the piece measures 34-33-32-31-29-28 (49-48-47-46-44-43) cm cast off for the sleeve cap each side on every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1 time and 1 sts 2-3-4-4-6-7 times, continue to cast off 2 sts each side until the piece measures 40 (55) cm, then cast off 3 sts each side 1 time and cast off remaining sts. The piece measures approx. 42 (57) cm.

Assembly: Sew the shoulder seams

Collar: Pick up approx. 24 to 28 sts in between the MT at the neck line (i.e do not pick up sts in the outer most 10 sts each side at the mid front). Knit 2 rows of garter sts – on the last row inc. 10 sts evenly distributed = 34-38 sts. Continue in Double moss sts with 1 garter sts each side. At the same time inc. 2 sts each side as follows: To inc. knit 2 sts in the outer most st, then make a yo which should be twisted on the returning row –incorporate new sts into pattern as going along. Inc 2 sts at the beg. of row a total of 6 times each side = 24 extra sts = a total of 58-62 sts. Cast off when the collar measures 12 cm mid back.
Sew the collar tight to the front pieces each side in the outer part of the edge, i.e. new sts are sewn to the 10 cast off sts each side. Sew the arm and the side seams inside 1 edge st. Sew on the buttons.

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NEPAL
Size: S – M – L – XL – XXL - XXXL
Materials: DROPS NEPAL from Garnstudio

¾-long sleeves:
600-650-750-800-900-1000 g, clr. 517, medium grey
Long sleeves:
700-750-800-900-1000-1050 g, clr. 517, medium grey.

DROPS pointed needles size 4.5 mm – or the size needed to obtain the correct knitting tension.
DROPS Buffalohorn buttons no. 536: 3 pcs.

Knitting tension: 17 sts x 22 rows in stocking sts = 10 x 10 cm

Double moss sts:
1st row: * P2, K2 *, repeat from *-*.
2nd row: P over P and K over K.
3rd row: * K2, P2 *, repeat from *-*
4th row: K over K and P over P.
Repeat row 1-4.

Rib: * K2, P2 *, repeat from *-*.

Garter sts: Knit back and forth on all rows.

Button hole: Cast off for button hole at the right front piece. 1 button hole = Cast of the 5th and 6th stt from the edge on the returning row cast on 2 new sts at the same place.
Cast off for button hole when the piece measures:
Size S: 33, 40 and 47 cm.
Size M: 35, 42 and 49 cm.
Size L: 37, 44 and 51 cm.
Size XL: 38, 45 and 52 cm.
Size XXL: 38, 46 and 54 cm.
Size XXXL: 38, 47 and 56 cm.

Back piece: Knit back and forth!
Cast on 96-104-112-124-132-136 sts (incl. 1 edge st each side) on needle size 4.5 mm with Nepal. Knit 2 rows of garter sts, and then 2 rows of Rib with 1 edge st and 2 K sts each side (seen from the RS)– see explanation above. Continue in stocking sts. Remember the knitting tension!
When the piece measures 5 cm cast off 1 st each side on every 2½-2½-2½-2½-2½-3 cm a total of 11-12-12-13-12-11 times = 74-80-88-98-108-114 sts.
When the piece measures 35-36-37-38-39-40 cm cast off for armholes each side on every other row: 3 sts 1-1-1-2-2-2 times, 2 sts 0-1-2-3-4-5 times and 1 st 3-3-4-3-4-4 times = 62-64-66-68-72-74 sts left.
When the piece measures 51-53-55-57-59-61 cm cast off the mid 20-20-20-24-24-24 sts for the neck. On the next row cast off 1 more st towards the neck = 20-21-22-21-23-24 sts left for each shoulder.
Cast off when the piece measures 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm.

Left front piece: Cast on 59-63-67-75-79-81 sts (incl. 1 edge st at the side) on needle size 4.5 mm with Nepal. Knit 2 rows of garter sts and then 2 rows of Rib with 1 edge st and 2 P sts at the side (seen from the RS). Continue in stocking sts and 22-22-22-26-26-26 sts at the mid front in Double moss sts – see explanation above! When the piece measures 5 cm cast off at the side as done for the back piece = 48-51-55-62-67-70 sts.
When the piece measures 35-36-37-38-39-40 cm cast off for the armhole at the side as done for the back piece = 42-43-44-47-49-50 sts.
When the piece measures 49-51-53-54-56-58 cm cast off 16 sts at the mid front for the neck. Insert 1 MT (marking thread) after the cast off sts. Then cast off for the neck on every other row: 2 sts 2-2-2-4-4-4 times and 1 st 2 times = 20-21-22-21-23-24 sts left for the shoulder.
Cast off remaining sts when the piece measures 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm.

Right front piece: Cast on and knit as left front but reverse. In addition remember to cast off for the buttonholes at the front edge – see explanation above.

Sleeve: The numbers before ( )apply for the ¾-long sleeves and the numbers in the ( ) applies for the long sleeves.
Cast on 50-50-54-54-58-58 sts (incl. 1 edge st each side) on needle size 4.5 mm with Nepal. Knit in double moss sts– see explanation above – with 1 edge st each side. When the piece measures 10 cm continue in stocking sts. At the same time when the piece measures 11 (25) cm inc. 1 st each side on every 5-3-3-2-2-1½ cm a total of 5-7-7-9-9-11 times 60-64-68-72-76-80 sts.
When the piece measures 34-33-32-31-29-28 (49-48-47-46-44-43) cm cast off for the sleeve cap each side on every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 3 time and 1 sts 1-2-3-4-6-7 times, continue to cast off 2 sts each side until the piece measures 41 (56) cm, then cast off 3 sts each side 1 time and cast off remaining sts.
The piece measures approx. 42 (57) cm.

Assembly: Sew the shoulder seams.

Collar: Pick up approx. 36 to 42 sts in between the MT at the neck line (i.e do not pick up sts in the outer most 16 sts each side at the mid front). Knit 2 rows of garter sts – on the last row inc. 12 sts evenly distributed = 48-54 sts. Continue in Double moss sts with 1 garter sts each side. At the same time inc. 2 sts each side as follows: To inc. knit 2 sts in the outer most st, then make a yo which should be twisted on the returning row –incorporate new sts into pattern as going along. Inc 2 sts at the beg. of row a total of 9 times each side = 36 extra sts = a total of 84-90 sts. Cast off when the collar measures 12 cm mid back.
Sew the collar tight to the front pieces each side in the outer part of the edge, i.e. new sts are sewn to the 16 cast off sts each side. Sew the arm and the side seams inside 1 edge st. Sew on the buttons.

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