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Pretty Me by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS jacket with rounded yoke with lace pattern in "Muskat". Size: S - XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no R-586
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL

Materials: DROPS MUSKAT from Garnstudio
Colour no 05, light purple:
500-550-650-700-750-850 g

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) SIZE 4 mm - or size needed to get 21 sts x 28 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) SIZE 3.5 mm - for rib.

DROPS WOOD BUTTON LIGHT NO 503: 6-6-7-7-7-7 pieces

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pattern type: jackets, pattern/technique: lace, shape: round yoke, waist shaping,
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GARTER ST (back and forth on needle): K all rows.

PATTERN:
See diagram M.1 (= 13 sts). The diagram shows the pattern from RS.
DECREASE TIP 1 (applies to waist front and back):
Dec as follows before 1st and 3rd marker: K 2 tog.
Dec as follows after 2nd and 4th marker: Slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso.

DECREASE TIP 2 (applies to yoke):
Dec 1 st by K 2 sts tog alternately in the right and left side of all K sections.

BUTTON HOLES:
Cast off for button holes on right front band. 1 button hole = cast off 4th st from mid front. On next row cast on 1 new st over the cast off st.
Cast off for button holes when piece measures:
SIZE S: 15, 23, 31, 39, 47, 55 cm
SIZE M: 17, 25, 33, 41, 49 and 57 cm.
SIZE L: 11, 19, 27, 35, 43, 51 and 59 cm.
SIZE XL: 13, 21, 29, 37, 45, 53 and 61 cm.
SIZE XXL: 15, 23, 31, 39, 47, 55 and 63 cm.
SIZE XXXL: 17, 25, 33, 41, 49, 57 and 65 cm.
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JACKET:
Worked back and forth on circular needle.
Cast on 241-259-280-301-331-367 sts on circular needle size 3.5 mm with Muskat. Work 1st row (= from RS) as follows: 6 sts in GARTER ST - see explanation above, rib K 1/P 2 until 7 sts remain, finish with K 1 and 6 sts in garter st (the 6 sts in garter st each side = bands). Work bands in garter st until finished measurements. Continue with rib until piece measures 4 cm. Switch to circular needle size 4 mm. K next row from RS while AT THE SAME TIME dec 49-51-56-61-67-75 sts evenly (do not dec over band sts) = 192-208-224-240-264-292 sts. Continue in stocking st vertically. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 6-6-6-7-7-7 cm, insert 4 markers in piece as follows (= for waist front and back): Work 28-28-30-30-32-33 sts, insert 1st marker before next st, work 47-54-59-66-74-86 sts, insert 2nd marker before next st, work 42-44-46-48-52-54 sts, insert 3rd marker before next st, work 47-54-59-66-74-86 sts, insert 4th marker before next st and work the remaining 28-28-30-30-32-33 sts on needle. On next row from RS dec as follows: 1 st before 1st and 3rd marker and 1 st after 2nd and 4th marker -READ DECREASE TIP 1!
Repeat dec every 6th-6th-6th-6th-6th-8th row a total of 7-7-7-6-6-5 times = 164-180-196-216-240-272 sts.
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 15-17-11-13-15-17 cm, cast off for BUTTON HOLES - see explanation above - on right front band.
When piece measures 23 cm, inc on next row from RS as follows: 1 st before 1st and 3rd marker and 1 st after 2nd and 4th marker - inc 1 st by picking up st from previous row and work this in stocking st. Repeat inc every 8th-8th-8th-8th-8th-10th row a total of 4-4-4-5-5-5 times = 180-196-212-236-260-292 sts. When piece measures 36-37-38-39-40-41 cm, work next row from RS as follows: K 42-46-50-56-62-70 sts, cast off 12 sts (= armhole), work 72-80-88-100-112-128 sts (= back piece), cast off 12 sts (= armhole) and work the remaining 42-46-50-56-62-70 sts = 156-172-188-212-236-268 sts remain on needle. Put piece aside and knit the sleeves.

SLEEVE:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles. Cast on 60-63-63-66-69-72 sts on double pointed needles size 3.5 mm. Work rib K1/P2 over all sts. When rib measures 3 cm, switch to double pointed needles size 4 mm. Continue to K 1 round while AT THE SAME TIME dec 12-13-11-12-13-14 sts evenly = 48-50-52-54-56-58 sts. Insert a marker at beg of round (= mid under sleeve). Continue in stocking st. When piece measures 6-6-6-6-7-7 cm, inc 1 st each side of marker. Repeat inc every 3-2½-2½-2½-2-2 cm a total of 13-14-15-15-16-17 times = 74-78-82-84-88-92 sts. When piece measures 45-45-44-44-43-43 cm (NOTE! Shorter measurements in the larger sizes because of longer sleeve cap and broader shoulder width)
cast off 12 sts mid under sleeve (i.e. cast off 6 sts each side of marker) = 62-66-70-72-76-80 sts remain on needle. Put piece aside and knit another sleeve.

YOKE:
Slip sleeves on to same circular needle as body where armholes were cast off = 280-304-328-356-388-428 sts. P 1 row from WS while AT THE SAME TIME dec 21-19-17-19-25-39 sts evenly (dec 1 st by P 2 sts tog, do not dec over band sts) = 259-285-311-337-363-389 sts. On next row from RS continue as follows: 6 sts in garter st, * M.1 - see explanation above, K 13 sts *, repeat from *-* a total of 9-10-11-12-13-14 times, finish with M.1 and 6 sts in garter st. Continue with the pattern vertically. When piece measures 2 cm from beg of pattern, on next row from RS dec 1 st in every K section - READ DECREASE TIP 2! Repeat dec from RS on every 8th row a total of 4-4-5-5-5-6 times, then on every 4th row a total of 5-5-4-5-5-4 times = 178-195-212-217-233-249 sts. When pattern measures 20-21-22-23-24-25 cm - finish after 1 repetition vertically - K 1 row from RS while AT THE SAME TIME dec 39-47-55-54-64-74 sts evenly = 139-148-157-163-169-175 sts. Work next row from RS as follows: 6 sts in garter st, * rib P 1, K 2 *, repeat from *-* until 7 sts remain, finish with P 1 and 6 sts in garter st. Continue working an elevation in the neck with short rows with K over K and P over P as follows (1st row = from RS): Work until 33-34-36-38-39-40 sts remain on needle, turn piece, work back until 33-34-36-38-39-40 sts remain on the other side. Turn piece, work until 41-42-46-48-50-51 sts remain, turn piece and work back until 41-42-46-48-50-51 sts remain on the other side. Turn piece, work until 49-51-56-58-61-63 sts remain, turn piece and work back until 49-51-56-58-61-63 sts remain on the other side. Turn piece, work until 57-60-66-69-72-75 sts remain, turn piece and work back until 57-60-66-69-72-75 sts remain on the other side. Turn piece, work the rest of the row. Turn piece. Work 5 rows with K over K and P over P over all sts (work bands as before), then cast off with K over K and P over P.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the openings under the sleeves tog. Sew on buttons.

Diagram

= K from RS, P from WS
= K 4 tog
= K 4 twisted tog, i.e. knit in the back loop of all sts
= YO between 2 sts

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