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DROPS jacket in rib with short sleeves in ”Alpaca”. Size S-XXXL.

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DROPS 119-3

DROPS design: Pattern no Z-470
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 76-84-92-102-114-126 cm / 30"-33"-36 1/4"-40"-45"-49½"
Full length: 56-58-60-62-64-66 cm / 22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''-26''

Materials: DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
color no 2915, orange: 350-350-400-450-500-550 g

DROPS POINTED NEEDLES size 3 mm / US 2or3 – or size needed to get 24 sts x 32 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

DROPS BUFFALO HORN BUTTON, no 537: 6 pcs.

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GARTER ST (back and forth on needle): K all rows.

BUTTONHOLES:
Make buttonholes on right front band.
1 buttonhole = bind off 4th and 5th st from mid front (= P2) and cast on 2 new sts on next row.
Make buttonholes when piece measures:
SIZE S + M: 6, 12, 18, 24, 30 and 36 cm / 2 3/8", 4 3/4", 7", 9½", 11 3/4" and 14 1/4".
SIZE L + XL: 7, 13, 19, 25, 31 and 37 cm / 2 3/4", 5 1/8", 7½", 9 3/4", 12 1/4" and 14½".
SIZE XXL + XXXL: 7, 13, 20, 26, 33, 39 cm / 2 3/4", 5 1/8", 8", 10 1/4", 13" and 15 1/4".
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LEFT FRONT PIECE:
Cast on 87-95-103-115-127-139 sts (includes 1 edge st at the side and 9 front band sts towards mid front) on needle size 3 mm / US 2or3 with Alpaca.
Work first row as follows from RS: 1 edge st, K1, * P2, K2 *, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 GARTER ST - see above.
Work return row with K over K and P over P.
On next row from RS insert 2 markers in piece: marker-1 after 30-34-38-46-54-62 sts and marker-2 after 78-86-94-106-118-130 sts (9 sts after marker-2 = front band). Continue in rib as before. AT THE SAME TIME dec 1 st on every row from RS by P2 tog after marker-1 and inc 1 st on every row from RS by making 1 YO before marker-2. Work YO into back of loop on return row and incorporate inc sts in rib as you go along.

When piece measures 37-37-38-38-40-40 cm / 14½"-14½"-15"-15"-15 3/4"-15 3/4" (measured at the side) shape the neck by continue dec as before but discontinue inc. Do this a total of 20-24-24-28-28-32 times. Now continue with dec and inc inside the 9 front band sts as before.
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 38-39-40-41-42-43 cm / 15-15¼''-15¾''-16 1/8''-16½'' (measured at the side) bind off 4 sts at beg of row from RS for armhole and bind off to shape the armhole at beg of every row from RS: 2 sts 5-7-9-13-17-21 times and 1 st 1 time. When dec are complete work st on armhole in garter st until finished measurements. When all dec for armhole and neck are complete there are 52-52-56-56-60-60 sts on needle.
When piece measures 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm / 21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼'' K 1 row from RS on all sts, AT THE SAME TIME dec 25-23-26-25-27-27 sts evenly = 27-29-30-31-33-33 sts. Continue in garter st on all sts until piece measures 56-58-60-62-64-66 cm / 22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''-26''. Bind off loosely.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
Like left front piece, but mirrored. i.e. work first row from RS as follows: 1 GARTER ST - see above, * K2, P2 *, repeat from *-* and finish with K1 and 1 edge st.
Insert marker-1 after 9 sts (= front band), and marker-2 after 57-61-65-69-73-77 sts (= 48-52-56-60-64-68 sts between markers). Inc after marker-1 and dec before marker-2.
REMEMBER BUTTONHOLES - see above.

BACK PIECE:
Cast on 190-206-222-246-270-294 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 3 mm / US 2or3 with Alpaca. Work first row from RS as follows: 1 edge st, K1, * P2, K2 *, repeat from *-* and finish with P2, K1 and 1 edge st. Work return row with K over K and P over P.
Insert 4 markers in piece as follows: marker-1 after 30-34-38-46-54-62 sts, marker-2 after 92-100-108-120-132-144 sts, marker-3 after 98-106-114-126-138-150 sts and marker-4 after 160-172-184-200-216-232 sts (= 30-34-38-46-54-62 sts after marker-4)
READ ALL OF THE FOLLOWING SECTION BEFORE CONTINUING!
Continue in rib as before. AT THE SAME TIME dec 2 sts on every row from RS as follows: P2 tog before marker-2 and P2 tog after marker-3. Repeat this dec a total of 14 times = 162-178-194-218-242-266 sts on needle.
Now continue in rib as before and continue dec as before, AT THE SAME TIME also inc 2 sts on every row from RS as follows: Make 1 YO after marker-1 and 1 YO before marker-4. Work YO into back of loop on return row and incorporate inc sts in rib as you go along.
Continue like this until piece measures 38-39-40-41-42-43 cm / 15-15¼''-15¾''-16 1/8''-16½''-17" (measured at the side and adjust to front piece). Now bind off 4 sts each side for armhole (NOTE! continue inc/dec as before). Bind off to shape the armhole each side at the beg of every row: 2 sts 5-7-9-13-17-21 times and 1 st 1 time = 132-140-148-156-164-172 sts. When dec are complete work st on armhole in garter st until finished measurements. Continue in rib and dec/inc as before.
When piece measures 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm / 21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼'' K 1 row from RS on all sts, AT THE SAME TIME dec 58-60-64-68-70-74 sts evenly = 74-80-84-88-94-98 sts. K 1 row from WS and now complete piece in garter st. AT THE SAME TIME on next row bind off the middle 18-20-22-24-26-30 sts for neck and complete each shoulder separately. Bind off 1 st on neckline on next row = 27-29-30-31-33-33 sts left on shoulder. Continue until piece measures 56-58-60-62-64-66 cm / 22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''-26'' and bind off loosely.

SLEEVE:
Cast on 114-118-122-126-130-134 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 3 mm / US 2or3 with Alpaca. Work rib K2/ P2 with 1 edge st each side until piece measures 12-12-11-10-9-8 cm / 4 3/4"-4 3/4"-4 3/8"-4"-3½"-3 1/8" (less for the larger sizes because of longer sleeve cap and wider shoulder). Now bind off 5 sts each side and bind off to shape the sleeve cap each side at the beg of every row: 2 sts until piece measures 20 cm / 8'', now bind off 5 sts each side 1 time and bind off remaining sts. Piece measures approx 21 cm / 8 1/4''.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew shoulder seams. Set in sleeves inside 1 edge st. Sew sleeve and side seams inside 1 edge st. Sew on buttons.



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