DROPS / 120 / 60

Afternoon Romance by DROPS Design

Crochet DROPS jacket with stripes and lace pattern in ”Safran”. Size XS - XXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no E-170
--------------------------------------------------------
Size: XS - S - M - L - XL - XXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 80-86-94-104-118-128 cm /
31½"-33 7/8"-37"-41"-46½"-50 3/8"
Full length: 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm /
21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''

STRIPED JACKET
Materials: DROPS SAFRAN
color no 06, denim blue:
200-200-200-250-250-300 g
color no 05, light blue/purple:
150-150-150-200-200-200 g
color no 18, off-white:
150-150-150-150-200-200 g
color no 50, light ice blue:
150-150-150-150-200-200 g

WHITE JACKET
Color no. 17, white:
400-450-500-550-600-650 g
Color no. 09, navy blue:
50-50-100-100-100-100 g

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 3 mm / C – or size needed to get 23 dc x 12 rows in pattern = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
DROPS MOTHER-OF-PEARL BUTTONS w/hole, no 521: 7 pcs (for the white jacket 7 buttons with a diameter of 1 cm / 3/8").

(Continue to pattern...)

Tags:

pattern type: jackets, pattern/technique: flounce, lace, shape: a-shape, round yoke, top down,

Tips & Help

All our patterns include tutorial videos that can help you finish your project in no time!

See them here!

You can also find step by step tutorials for the most common knitting and crochet techniques in the DROPS Lessons!

NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. 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.
PATTERN:
See diagram M.1 to M.3.
STRIPES:
Crochet stripes as follows:
* 1 row off-white, 2 rows ice blue, 2 rows light blue/purple, 2 rows denim blue, 1 row off-white *, repeat from *-*.
INCREASING TIP-1:
Make all inc on rows in diagram with dc only (= row 1, 4, 6 or 8). Inc by working 2 dc in 1 dc.
INCREASING TIP-2:
Inc 1 sc by working 2 sc in 1 sc.
DECREASING TIP:
Make all dec on rows in diagram with dc only (= row 1, 4, 6 or 8).
Dec 1 dc by working 1 dc but wait with the last pull-through (= 2 sts on hook). Crochet next dc but when doing the last pull-through pull thread through all sts on hook. 1 dec dc. CROCHET TIP:
Replace 1 dc with 3 ch and 1 sc with 1 ch at beg of row.
--------------------------------------------------------
--------------------------------------------------------
WHITE JACKET:
Crochet the jacket the same way as the striped jacket but without stripes. On the sleeves crochet the 2 last rows with sc with navy blue. On lace borders crochet last row in M.3 with navy blue.

STRIPED JACKET
YOKE:
Jacket is crochet from top down, back and forth from mid front.
READ ALL OF THIS SECTION BEFORE BEG!
Ch 139-150-160-171-182-192 with hook size 3 mm / C and off-white.
Crochet 1 dc in 4th ch from hook and continue as follows: * skip 1 ch, crochet 1 dc in each of the next 3 ch *, repeat from *-* and finish with skip 1 ch and 1 dc in each of the last 2-1-3-2-1-3 ch = 103-111-119-127-135-143 dc. Turn piece.
Work next row as follows (beg on row marked 1 in M.1):
M.1A, repeat M.1B 12-13-14-15-16-17 times and finish with M.1C.
AT THE SAME TIME crochet STRIPES - see above.
AT THE SAME TIME on row 1 in diagram inc 32 dc evenly - see INCREASING TIP-1 = 135-143-151-159-167-175 dc.
Repeat the inc on row 4 = 167-175-183-191-199-207 dc, on row 6 = 199-207-215-223-231-239 dc and on row 8 = 231-239-247-255-263-271 dc.
Continue in M.1 and Stripes. AT THE SAME TIME on row 10 inc 40-48-32-32-32-32 dc evenly = 271-287-279-287-295-303 dc.
SIZE XS + S:
Continue in M.1 and Stripes until row 13-14 inclusive. Piece now measures approx 12-13 cm / 4 3/4"-5 1/8".
SIZE M:
Continue in M.1 and Stripes. AT THE SAME TIME on row 13 inc 32 dc evenly = 311. Continue to row 16 inclusive. Piece now measures approx 14 cm / 5½''.
SIZE L + XL:
Continue in M.1 and Stripes. AT THE SAME TIME on row 13 inc 24-32 dc evenly = 311-327 dc, and on row 15 inc 32-40 dc evenly = 343-367 dc. Continue to row 17 inclusive. Piece now measures approx 15-16 cm / 6"-6 1/4".
Size XXL:
Continue in M.1 and Stripes. AT THE SAME TIME on row 13 inc 32 dc evenly = 335 dc, and on row 15 inc 32 dc evenly = 367 dc, and on row 17 inc 40 dc evenly = 407 dc. Continue to row 19 inclusive. Piece now measures approx 17 cm / 6 3/4".

BODY PIECE:
Insert a marker, and now measure piece from here.
Continue with Stripes as before and crochet next row as follows (from mid front) – see CROCHET TIP:
Crochet 1 dc in each of the first 37-40-43-49-53-59 sts, skip 60-62-68-72-76-84 sts, ch 16-18-20-20-28-28, crochet 1 dc in each of the next 77-83-89-101-109-121 sts (= back piece), skip 60-62-68-72-76-84 sts, ch 16-18-20-20-28-28, crochet 1 dc in each of the last 37-40-43-49-53-59 sts.
There are now a total of 183-199-215-239-271-295 sts on round. Continue in Stripes and M.2 as follows (NOTE! beg on row 2 in diagram):
M.2C, M.2B on the next 176-192-208-232-264-288 sts, M.2A.
Continue like this until piece measures approx 15 cm / 6'' from marker (adjust so that next row in M.2 is a row with dc only). Now inc 8 dc evenly - see INCREASING TIP-1 – and repeat the inc on approx every 6 cm / 2 3/8'' a total of 4 times = 215-231-247-271-303-327 sts. When all inc are complete piece measures approx 33 cm / 13'' from marker. Continue in M.2 and Stripes until stripe pattern is completed. Now continue in M.2 and crochet the next 3 stripes as follows: 1 row off-white, 1 row ice blue, 1 row light blue/purple. Now crochet 1 row denim blue, AT THE SAME TIME inc 4-5-6-16-1-11 dc evenly = 219-236-253-287-304-338 dc.

LACE BORDER:
Now crochet a border along bottom edge with denim blue as follows: Crochet M.3 on all sts. NOTE! Beg on row marked 1 in diagram, on the last repeat crochet on the remaining 15 sts to make pattern identical both sides towards mid front. See CROCHET TIP! After M.3 cut and fasten thread.

LACE BORDER ON YOKE:
Beg mid front with denim blue. Crochet 1 sc in each dc round the last row on yoke = 271-287-311-343-367-407 sc. Continue in M.3, beg on row marked 1 in diagram and AT THE SAME TIME on first row inc 50-51-44-46-56-50 sc evenly - see INCREASING TIP = 321-338-355-389-423-457 sc.
NOTE! On the last repeat crochet on the remaining 15 sts to make pattern identical both sides towards mid front.
AT THE SAME TIME crochet stripes as follows: row 1: off-white, row 2: ice blue, row 3: light blue/purple, row 4: denim blue, row 5: off-white. After M.3 cut and fasten thread.

SLEEVE:
Crochet sleeve under lace border on yoke. Continue with Stripes and M.2 as on body piece. NOTE! Cut the thread for each stripe, thread end to be used when sewing sleeve seam tog.
Crochet 63-63-71-79-79-87 dc with denim blue on sleeve under lace border in the same sts in which lace border was crochet (i.e. crochet in the 60-62-68-72-76-84 dc skipped on body piece, at the same time inc 3-1-3-7-3-3 dc evenly). Insert a marker, and measure sleeve from here.
Continue back and forth in Stripes as follows: M.2A, repeat M.2B on the next 56-56-64-72-72-80 sts, M.2C.
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures approx 7 cm / 2¾'' from marker (adjust to a row in M.2 with dc only) dec 4 dc evenly - see DECREASING TIP = 59-59-67-75-75-83 dc. Continue as before.
When sleeve measures approx 25 cm / 9 3/4'' from marker (adjust to a row in M.2 with dc only) dec 4 dc evenly = 55-55-63-71-71-79 dc.
Continue in Stripes and M.2 until there are 4 vertical repeats of M.2, sleeve now measures approx 33 cm / 13'' from marker. Now crochet 1 dc in each dc with ice blue, then 1 sc in each dc with light blue/purple, and then 1 row denim blue with 1 sc in each sc. Cut and fasten thread.
Sew under arm seam tog, edge to edge, with thread ends from color changes. Sew the top 3.5-4-4.5-4.5-6-6 cm / 1 1/4"-1½"-1 3/4"-1 3/4"-2 3/8"-2 3/8" to the edge under sleeve on body piece.

Crochet the other sleeve in the same way.

LEFT FRONT BAND:
Beg at the top of left front piece. Crochet with hook size 3 mm / C and denim blue as follows - see CROCHET TIP:
Crochet 1 sc in corner and continue down along front piece as follows * ch 1, skip approx 0.5 to 1 cm/ 1/4"-3/8'', 1 sc * repeat from *-* and finish with 1 sc at bottom of front piece before lace border. Turn piece. Crochet 1 dc in each sc and in each ch back to neckline. Turn piece. Crochet 1 dc in each dc. Turn piece. Crochet 1 sc in each dc back to neck. Cut and fasten thread.

RIGHT FRONT BAND:
Crochet like left front band, but mirrored, i.e. beg at bottom edge.

NECKLINE:
Beg mid front, in corner on right front band. Crochet with hook size 3 mm / C and denim blue on front band and continue round neck as follows: 1 sc, * ch 1, skip approx 0.5 to 1 cm/ 1/4"-3/8'', 1 sc *, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 sc in corner on left front piece. Turn piece. Crochet 1 sc in each ch and 1 ch over each sc round neck. Turn piece. Crochet 1 sc in each ch and ch 1 over each sc. Turn piece. Crochet 1 sc in each ch and ch 1 over each sc round neck until 30 sts remain on right front piece (= 15 sc and 15 ch). Turn piece. Crochet 1 sc in each ch and ch 1 over each sc round the neck until 30 sts remain on left front piece. Turn piece. Crochet 1 sc in each ch and ch 1 over each sc round neck until 50 sts remain on right front piece (= 25 sc and 25 ch). Turn piece. Crochet 1 sc in each ch and ch 1 over each sc until 50 sts remain on left front piece. Cut the thread. Beg mid front on right front piece. Crochet 1 sc in each ch and ch 1 over each sc round the whole neck to mid front on left front piece. Cut and fasten thread.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew buttons to left front band. Place the top button approx 1 cm / 3/8'' from top of neckline, the bottom one approx 9 to 12 cm / 3½"-4¾'' from bottom edge and the remaining 5 with approx 6.5-7-7-7-7.5-7.5 cm / 2½"-2 3/4"-2 3/4"-2 3/4"-2 7/8"-2 7/8" between each. Use second dc row on right front band as buttonholes

Diagram

= dc
= ch
= dc-group: 3 dc in the same st
= sc
= Crochet 1 dc but wait with the last pull-through (= 2 sts on hook), work 1 dc in the same st but wait the the last pull-through (= 3 sts on hook), work 1 dc in the same st and when doing the last pull-through pull thread through all sts on hook.


Do you need some help? Here's some tutorial videos that can help you!

For further pattern help, please contact the store where you bought the yarn. Having bought DROPS yarn, you are guaranteed to receive qualified help from a store specializing in the DROPS patterns.

All patterns are carefully reviewed, but we must make reservation for possible mistakes. All patterns are translated from Norwegian and you can always check the original pattern for measurements and calculations.

If you think you have found an error in the pattern, please post your remark or question in our Comments section. Go to original pattern for design DROPS 120-60.