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Knitted DROPS jacket with lace pattern in ”Paris”. Size S-XXXL.

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DROPS 139-34

DROPS design: Pattern no W-433
Yarn group C
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 86-94-102-114-126-138 cm / 34"-37"-40"-45"-49½"-54 1/4"
Full length: 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm / 21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''

Materials: DROPS PARIS from Garnstudio
Color no 38, raspberry:
200-200-250-250-300-300 g
Color no 17, off white:
200-200-250-250-300-300 g

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES size 5 mm / US 8 - or size needed to get 14 sts x 25 rows with pattern = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE size 4.5 mm / US 7 (60 cm / 24'') - for rib

DROPS MOTHER-OF-PEARL BUTTONS, NO 522 (20 mm):
7-7-7-8-8-8 pieces

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NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - 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. NOTE: All edge sts are worked in garter st.

PATTERN:
See diagram M.1. The diagram shows both rows in the pattern seen from RS.

STRIPES:
Work * 10 rows off white, 10 rows raspberry *. Repeat from *-*.

INCREASE TIP:
Inc 1 st by picking up the strand between 2 sts from previous row - K this st twisted, i.e. work in back loop of st instead of front to avoid holes. NOTE: Work inc sts in stockinette st until they can be worked in pattern in each side.
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BACK PIECE:
Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 70-76-82-94-102-110 sts with raspberry on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7. Work rib (K 1/P 1) with 1 edge st in garter st - Read explanation above - in each side for 4 cm / 1½''. NOTE: On last row from WS, dec 8-8-8-12-12-12 sts evenly = 62-68-74-82-90-98 sts. Then switch to needle size 5 mm / US 8 and off white - At the same time work diagram M.1 and STRIPES - Read explanation above - with 1 edge st in each side. REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
When piece measures 37-38-39-40-41-42 cm / 14½''-15''-15¼''-15¾''-16 1/8''-16½'', insert a marker in each side of piece (armholes beg here).
Continue to work until piece measures 52-54-56-58-60-62 cm / 20½''-21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''. Now bind off the middle 18-20-22-22-24-26 sts for neck and finish each shoulder separately. Bind off 2 sts at beg of next row from neck = 20-22-24-28-31-34 sts remain on the shoulder.
Loosely bind off all sts when piece measures 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm / 21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 36-40-42-48-52-56 sts with raspberry on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7. Work rib K 1/P 1 with 1 edge st in each side for 4 cm / 1½''. NOTE: On last row from WS, dec 4-4-4-6-6-6 sts evenly = 32-36-38-42-46-50 sts.
Then switch to needle size 5 mm / US 8 and off white - At the same time work diagram M.1 and STRIPES with 1 edge st in each side.
Then work as on back piece until piece measures 43-45-46-48-49-51 cm / 17"-17 3/4"-18"-19"-19 1/4"-20". Bind off at the beg of every row from neck (= every other row) as follows: bind off 6-7-7-8-7-8 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1 time, and 1 st 1-1-1-1-2-2 times.
Then bind off 1 st at beg of every other row from neck a total of 3-4-4-3-4-4 times = 20-22-24-28-31-34 sts remain on shoulder.
Loosely bind off all sts when piece measures 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm / 21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''.

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
Work as right front piece but reversed.

SLEEVE:
Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 38-40-42-46-48-50 sts with raspberry on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7. Work rib K 1/P 1 with 1 edge st in each side for 4 cm / 1½''. NOTE: On last row from WS, dec 8-8-8-10-10-10 sts evenly = 30-32-34-36-38-40 sts.
Then switch to needle size 5 mm / US 8 and off white - AT THE SAME TIME work diagram M.1 and STRIPES.
When piece measures 5 cm / 2'', inc 1 st - Read INCEREASE TIP above - inside 1 edge st in each side.
Repeat inc every 2½- 2½-2½-2-2-1½ cm / 7/8"-7/8"-7/8"-3/4"-3/4"-½" a total of 10-10-10-12-12-12 times = 50-52-54-58-60-64 sts.
Continue until piece measures 34-33-32-30-29-28 cm / 13½"-13"-12½"-11 3/4"-11 3/8"-11" (shorter measurements in the larger sizes because of wider shoulders). Loosely bind off all sts. Knit another sleeve the same way.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew shoulder seams from RS with stitches. Sew in sleeves between markers in each side inside 1 edge st. Sew sleeve and side seams in one.

RIGHT BAND:
Worked in rib back and forth on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 with raspberry. Pick up from RS approx. 70 to 90 sts inside 1 edge st along the edge mid front on right front piece.
P next row from WS while at the same time adjusting no of sts to 70-70-70-81-88-88. On next row (= RS) work rib (K 1/P 1) - AT THE SAME TIME bind off for button holes as follows: Work 4 sts, * bind off the next 2 sts, work 9-9-9-9-10-10 sts *, repeat from *-* a total of 6-6-6-7-7-7 times.
On next row cast on 2 new sts over the bind off sts. Continue until band measures approx. 2 cm / 3/4'', loosely bind off with K over K and P and P.

LEFT BAND:
Work as right band but without button holes.

NECK EDGE:
Work around the neck with raspberry on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 as follows: Pick up from RS approx. 90 to 120 sts inside 1 edge st around the neck (also over bands in each side). P next row from WS while AT THE SAME TIME adjusting no of sts to 91-95-101-107-111-115.
On next row work rib (K 1/P 1) from RS, AT THE SAME TIME bind off for last button hole as follows: Work 4 sts, bind off the next 2 sts, work rib the rest of row, finish with K 1.
On next row cast on 2 new sts over the bound off sts. Continue until neck edge measures approx. 2 cm / 3/4'', loosely bind off with K over K and P and P.
Sew the buttons on to the left band.



Diagram

From RS: K 2 tog. From WS: P 2 tog
1 YO between 2 sts

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