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DROPS 103-16 by DROPS Design

DROPS jacket with rib in ”Karisma”. Short or long sleeves. Stl S-XXXL.

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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Materials: DROPS Karisma Superwash from Garnstudio
Colour no.16, darkgrey:
Short sleevs: 450-500-550-600-650-700 g
Long sleevs: 600-650-700-800-850-900 gr
and use: DROPS Alpaca from Garnstudio
a remainder of colour no 506, dark grey (for button covers).

DROPS Needles and Double pointed needles size 4 mm - or needle size needed to make 21 sts x 28 rows in stocking stitch on 10 x 10 cm with Karisma.
DROPS Crochet hook size 3 mm – for button covers.
5-6-6-6-6-6 buttons - approx 2 cm in diameter.

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Knitting tension: 21 sts x 28 rows in stocking stitch with Karisma = 10 x 10 cm.

Measuring tip: Measures on diagram shows the garment stretched out. The body will be narrower because of the rib pattern, but knit the size you normally use.

Garter stitch: Knit all rows back and forth on needle.

Button holes: Cast off for button holes on right front band. 1 button hole = cast off 6th, 7th and 8th st from front. On next row cast on 3 new sts over the cast off sts. Cast off for button holes when piece measures:
Size S: 4, 13, 22, 32 and 42 cm.
Size M: 4, 12, 20, 28, 36 and 44 cm.
Size L: 4, 12, 20, 28, 37 and 46 cm.
Size XL: 5, 13, 21, 29, 38 and 47 cm.
Size XXL: 5, 14, 23, 32, 41 and 49 cm.
Size XXXL: 5, 14, 23, 32, 41 and 51 cm.


Back piece: The whole piece is knitted in rib. Remember the knitting tension! Cast on 94-104-114-126-138-150 sts (includes 1 edge st in each side) on needle size 4 mm with Karisma. P1 row on WS, then knit like this - from RS: 1 edge st, P4-5-6-4-6-4, rib K4/P4 over the next 88-96-104-120-128-144 sts, finish with P0-1-2-0-2-0 and 1 edge st. Continue like this. When piece measures 10 cm inc 1 st in each side every 8-8-9-9-9-9 cm, a total of 4 times – knit the inc sts in reverse stocking sts = 102-112-122-134-146-158 sts. When piece measures 37-38-39-40-41-43 cm cast off for armhole in each side on every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 2-4-5-7-9-10 times and 1 st 2-2-4-5-6-8 times = 84-86-88-90-92-96 sts. When piece measures 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm cast off middle 30-32-34-34-36-38 sts for neck. On next row cast of another 1 st each side for neck = 26-26-26-27-27-28 sts left on each shoulder. Cast off when piece measures 56-58-60-62-64-66 cm.

Right front piece: Cast on 53-62-63-69-79-85 m (includes 1 edge sts in side and 8 sts to front band) on needle size 4 mm with Karisma. P1 row on WS, then knit next row like this from RS: 8 sts in garter stitch, * K4, P4 *, repeat *-* a total of 5-6-6-7-8-9 times, finish with K4, P0-1-2-0-2-0 and 1 edge sts. Knit like this until piece measures 3 cm. Continue like this (seen from RS): 8 garter st, * K4, P12 *, repeat *-* a total of 2-3-3-3-4-4 times, finish with K4, P8-1-2-8-2-8 and 1 edge sts. Remember to cast of for button holes – see explanation above. When piece measures 10 cm inc in side as on back piece = 57-66-67-73-83-89 sts. When piece measures 33-34-35-36-37-38 cm then knit in reverse stocking sts. When piece measures 37-38-39-40-41-43 cm cast off for armhole as on back piece = 48-53-50-51-56-58 sts. When piece measures 43-45-47-48-50-52 cm slip the outermost 10-15-12-12-17-18 sts on 1 thread for neck, then cast off towards neck on every other row: 3 sts 2 times, 2 sts 2 times and 1 sts 2 times = 26-26-26-27-27-28 sts left on shoulder. Cast off when piece measures 56-58-60-62-64-66 cm.

Left front piece: Cast on and knit as right front piece but reversed. Do not cast off for button holes.
Sleeves: Knit in the round on double pointed needles. Note! figures in parenthesis apply to short sleevs. Cast on 56-56-56-64-64-64 (72-72-72-80-80-80) sts on double pointed needles size 4 mm with Karisma. Knit rib K4/P4. When piece measures 4 cm K1 round at the same time as the numbers of sts adjusts to 50-52-54-56-58-60 (64-68-72-76-80-84) sts. Continue like this: P19-20-21-22-23-24 (26-28-30-32-34-36), K4, P4, K4 (Make sure these comes on top of K4, P4,K4 from the rib), P19-20-21-22-23-24 (26-28-30-32-34-36). When piece measures 8 cm inc 2 sts mid under the sleeve every 3½-3-2½-2-2-1½ (4-4-3-2-2-1½) cm a total of 11-12-14-16-17-19 (4-4-5-6-6-7) times = 72-76-82-88-92-98 m. When piece measures 47-46-46-44-44-42 (24-23-23-21-21-19) cm cast off 6 sts mid under and finish piece back and forth on needle. Now cast of to shape sleeve cap in every side on every other row: 2 sts 4-4-5-5-6-6 times and 1 sts 0-1-1-2-3-5 times, continue to cast off 2 sts in each side until piece measures 53-53-54-54-55-55 (30-30-31-31-32-32) cm, cast off 3 sts 1 time in each side and then cast off the remaining sts. The sleeve measures approx 54-54-55-55-56-56 (31-31-32-32-33-33) cm.

Assembly: Sew shoulder- and side seams and sew sleeves on.
Collar: Pick up 116-116-124-124-132-132 sts (incl sts on threads) around neck on needle size 4 mm with Karisma. Work 7 rows in garter st. Then knit like this from RS: 4 sts in garter st, rib K4/P4 over the next 104-104-112-112-120-120 sts, K4, finish with 4 sts in garter st. When collar measures 12 cm inc 1 sts in every group of purled sts. Knit rib until collar measures approx 20 cm, cast off with K over K and P over P.

Button covers: Crochet 2 ch with Alpaca and hook size 3 mm, then 5 dc in the first of the 2 ch, finish with 1 sl st in first dc (= 1st round).
2nd round: 1 ch, 2 dc in each dc and finish with 1 sl st in first dc in the beg of round (= 10 dc).
3rd round: 1 ch, 1 dc in every dc and finish with 1 sl st in first dc in the beg of round (= 10 dc).
4th row: 1 ch, 1 dc in every other dc and finish with 1 sl st in first dc in the beg of round (= 5 dc).
Put the button inside the cover, sew around edge and pull tight tog.
Crochet 5-6-6-6-6-6 button covers.
Sew on the buttons.

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