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DROPS 120-12 by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS jacket with rib in 2 threads ”Alpaca”. Size S - XXXL.

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DROPS 120-12

DROPS design: Pattern no Z-500
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 82-88-98-108-120-132 cm / 32 1/4"-34 5/8"-38½"-42½"-47 1/4"-52"
Full length: 71-74-77-80-83-85 cm / 28''-29 1/8''-30 3/8''-31½''-32¾''-33½''

Materials: DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
color no 2922, deep pink: 600-650-700-800-850-950 g

DROPS POINTED NEEDLES size 5 mm / US 8 – or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stockinette st with 2 threads Alpaca = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm / 32'') size 4.5 mm/US 7 – for rib.

DROPS MOTHER OF PEARL BUTTON no 522: 2 pcs.

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NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in inches. For conversion from inches to cm - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British 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.

PATTERN: See diagram M.1. Diagram shows the pattern from RS.

MEASUREMENT TIP:
Because of the weight of the yarn make all measurements while the garment is hanging, otherwise it will be too long when worn.

BUTTONHOLES:
Make 2 buttonholes on right front band approx 33-35-37-39-43-46 cm/ 13"-13 3/4"-14½"-15 1/4"-17"-18" and 41-43-45-48-52-55 cm / 16 1/8"-17"-17 3/4"-19"-20½"-21 5/8" from shoulder (or where you prefer the buttons).
1 BUTTONHOLE = bind off 1 st and cast on 1 new st on next row (for neatest result make buttonhole in P section from RS).

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BACK PIECE:
Cast on 153-162-180-198-216-234 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 with 2 threads Alpaca. Work first row as follows from RS: 1 edge st in GARTER ST - see above, M.1A (= 9 sts) until 8 sts remain, finish with M.1B (= 7 sts) and 1 edge st in GARTER ST. Continue in pattern like this. After M.1 there are 85-90-100-110-120-130 sts left on needle. Change to needle size 5 mm / US 8 and continue in stockinette st with 1 garter st each side. REMEMBER THE GAUGE! When piece measures 6 cm / 2 3/8'' dec 1 st each side and repeat the dec on every 5.5-5.5-6-5-5-5.5 cm / 2 1/4"-2 1/4"-2 3/8"-2"-2"-2 1/4" a total of 7-7-7-8-8-8 times = 71-76-86-94-104-114 sts.
When piece measures 52-54-56-58-60-61 cm / 20½"-21 1/4"-22"-22 3/4"-23 5/8"-24" - see MEASUREMENT TIP – bind off for armhole each side at beg of every row: 3 sts 1-1-1-1-2-2 times, 2 sts 0-1-2-3-3-5 times and 1 st 2-1-3-4-5-5 times = 61-64-66-68-70-72 sts. When piece measures 69-72-75-78-81-83 cm / 27 1/8''-28 3/8''-29½''-30¾''-32''-32¾'' bind off the middle 21-22-22-22-24-26 sts for neck and complete each shoulder separately. Bind off 1 st on neckline on next row = 19-20-21-22-22-22 sts left on shoulder. Bind off when piece measures 71-74-77-80-83-85 cm / 28''-29 1/8''-30 3/8''-31½''-32¾''-33½''.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
Cast on 56-65-74-83-83-92 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 with 2 threads Alpaca. Work first row as follows from RS: 1 edge st in garter st, M.1A (= 9 sts) until 1 st remain, finish with 1 edge st in garter st. Continue in pattern like this. After M.1 there are 32-37-42-47-47-52 sts left on needle. Change to needle size 5 mm / US 8 and continue in stockinette st with 1 garter st each side, AT THE SAME TIME on first row dec 1-4-4-4-0-1 sts evenly = 31-33-38-43-47-51 sts. When piece measures 6 cm / 2 3/8'' dec at the side as described for back piece = 24-26-31-35-39-43 sts. When piece measures 52-54-56-58-60-61 cm / 20½"-21 1/4"-22"-22 3/4"-23 5/8"-24" - REMEMBER MEASUREMENT TIP – bind off for armhole at the beg of every row from the side as described for back piece = 19-20-21-22-22-22 sts left on needle. Bind off when piece measures 71-74-77-80-83-85 cm / 28''-29 1/8''-30 3/8''-31½''-32¾''-33½''.

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
Like right front piece, but mirrored.

SLEEVE:
Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 36-38-40-42-44-46 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 with 2 threads Alpaca. Work 4 rows garter st. Change to needle size 5 mm / US 8 and continue in stockinette st with 1 edge st in garter st each side. When piece measures 5-6-6-6-6-8 cm / 2"-2 3/8"-2 3/8"-2 3/8"-2 3/8"-3 1/8" inc 1 st each side and repeat the inc on every 4-3.5-3-3-2.5-2 cm / 1½"1 1/4"-1 1/8"-1 1/8"-7/8"-3/4" a total of 11-12-13-14-16-17 times = 58-62-66-70-76-80 sts. When piece measures 48-48-47-47-46-45 cm / 19"-19"-18½"-18½"-18"-17 3/4" – NOTE: Less for the larger sizes because of longer sleeve cap and wider shoulder- bind off for sleeve cap each side at the beg of every row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 3-3-3-2-2-2 times, 1 st 2-2-3-4-5-6 times, then 2 sts each side until piece measures 55-55-55-56-57-57 cm / 21 5/8"-21 5/8"-21 5/8"-22"-22½"-22½", now bind off 3 sts 1 time each side and bind off remaining sts. Piece measures approx 56-56-56-57-58-58 cm / 22"-22"-22"-22½"-22 3/4"-22 3/4".

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

FRONT BAND/COLLAR:
Pick up from RS: 161-167-173-179-185-191 sts along right front piece from bottom edge to mid back on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 with 2 threads Alpaca. Work rib as follows with start mid back (= WS): 2 garter sts, rib K3/P3 until 3 sts remain, work these in garter st. Continue in rib like this with K over K, P over P and garter st over garter st. When front band measures 4-4-4-4-4-3 cm / 1½"-1½"-1½"-1½"-1½"-1 1/8" insert a marker after 32-32-32-38-38-38 sts from mid back. Continue in rib as before, AT THE SAME TIME inc 1 st in each P-section (as seen from RS) on the 32-32-32-38-38-38 sts = 5-5-5-6-6-6 inc sts (to make collar sit nicely on neckline). When front band measures 7 cm / 2¾'' for all sizes inc 1 st in each K-section on the same 37-37-37-44-44-44 sts. Repeat the inc in each P-section when front band measures 10-10-10-10-10-11 cm / 4"-4"-4"-4"-4"-4 3/8" and in each K-section when front band measures 13-13-13-13-14-15 cm / 5 1/8"-5 1/8"-5 1/8"-5 1/8"-5½"-6".
AT THE SAME TIME when front band measures 13-13-13-13-14-15 cm / 5 1/8"-5 1/8"-5 1/8"-5 1/8"-5½"-6" make 2 buttonholes – SEE ABOVE.
When front band measures 14-14-14-14-15-16 cm / 5 1/8"-5 1/8"-5 1/8"-5 1/8"-6"-6 1/4" bind off all sts with K over K and P over P.
Repeat along left front piece as follows: pick up sts from RS from mid back and down along front piece and work first row from WS as follows: 3 garter sts, rib P3/K3 until 2 sts remain and work these in garter st. NOTE: do not make buttonholes.
Sew front bands tog mid back in outer loops of sts and sew collar to neckline. NOTE: When folding front band/collar over back piece there will be 4 garter sts mid back with K3 each side. Sew buttons to left front band.

Diagram

K from RS, P from WS
P from RS, K from WS
slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso
K2 tog

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