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Crochet DROPS jacket in ”Alpaca”. Size: S - XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no Z-603
Yarn group A
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 86-96-106-116-126-136 cm /
34"-37 3/4"-41 3/4"-45 3/4"-49½"-53½"
Full length: 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm /
21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''

Materials:
DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
300-300-350-350-400-450 g color no 6360m, blue
50 g for all sizes in color no 0501m, light gray eco

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 3.5 mm/E/4 – or size needed to get 4 x 4 repetitions = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
1 button, approx. diameter 2 cm / 3/4''.

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pattern type: jackets, pattern/technique: lace, shape: v-neck,

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CROCHET INFO: Replace first dc at beg of row with ch 3.

PATTERN: See diagram M.1. Repeat row 1 and 2.
M.1 shows 3 repeats in width and 1 repeat in height.

MEASURING TIP:
The garment will be longer because of pattern. All measurements must therefore be done while holding up the garment.

DECREASE TIP:
Dec 1 repetition in diagram X.1, or ½ repetition in diagram X.2.
Dec at beg of row as follows:
Replace 1 repetition with 6 sl st and ½ repetition with 3 sl st.
Dec at end of row as follows: Turn piece when either 1 or ½ repetition remains.

INCREASE TIP (applies to sleeve): Inc ½ repetition. Inc by turning with 6/7 ch instead of 3, see diagram X.3.
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BACK PIECE:
Ch 120-132-144-156-168-180 (includes 8 ch to turn with) on hook size 3.5 mm/E/4 with blue. Work 1 dc in the 9th ch from hook, * ch 2, skip ch 2, 1 dc in next ch *, repeat from *-* = 39-43-47-51-55-59 dc. Continue to work diagram M.1 (1st row is now done, beg on 2nd row) = 19-21-23-25-27-29 repetitions. When piece measures 10 and 20 cm / 4" and 8" - Read MEASURING TIP, dec ½ repetition in each side – read DECREASE TIP and see diagram X.2 = 17-19-21-23-25-27 repetitions. When piece measures 35-36-37-38-39-40 cm / 13¾''-14¼''-14½''-15''-15¼''-15¾'', dec for armholes in each side on every row as follows: 1 repetition 1-1-2-2-2-2 times, then ½ repetitions 0-2-2-2-4-4 times = 15-15-15-17-17-19 repetitions. When piece measures 52-54-56-58-60-62 cm / 20½''-21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8'', work 1 row only over the outermost 6-6-6-6-6-7 repetitions in each side (do not work over the middle 3-3-3-5-5-5 repetitions = neck line). Work 1 more row, cut and fasten the thread, the piece measures approx. 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm / 21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
READ ALL OF THE FOLLOWING SECTION BEFORE CONTINUING!
Ch 66-72-78-84-90-96 (includes 8 ch to turn with) on hook size 3.5 mm/E/4 with blue. Beg from mid front and work towards the side. Work 1 dc in the 9th ch from hook, * ch 2, skip ch 2, 1 dc in next ch *, repeat from *-* = 21-23-25-27-29-31 dc. Continue to work diagram M.1 (1st row is now done, beg on 2nd row) = 10-11-12-13-14-15 repetitions. When piece measures 15 and 25 cm / 6" and 9 3/4", dec in the side as on back piece. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 23-24-25-26-27-28 cm / 9''-9½''-9¾''-10¼''-10 5/8''-11'', dec for neck on every other row towards mid front as follows: Dec ½ repetition 4-4-4-6-6-6 times. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 35-36-37-38-39-40 cm / 13¾''-14¼''-14½''-15''-15¼''-15¾'', dec for armhole in the side as on back piece. After all dec, 6-6-6-6-6-7 repetitions remain for shoulder. Work until piece measures 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm / 21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼'', fasten off.

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
Work as right front piece.

SLEEVE:
Ch 60-60-66-66-72-72 (includes 8 ch to turn with) on hook size 3.5 mm/E/4 with blue. Work 1 dc in the 9th ch from hook, * ch 2, skip ch 2, 1 dc in next ch *, repeat from *-* = 19-19-21-21-23-23 dc. Continue to work diagram M.1 (1st row is now done, beg on 2nd row) = 9-9-10-10-11-11 repetitions. When piece measures 6 cm / 2 3/8'', inc ½ repetition in each side, repeat inc every 12-7-7-7-7-7 cm / 4 3/4"-2 3/4"-2 3/4"-2 3/4"-2 3/4"-2 3/4" 3-5-5-5-5-5 more times - read INCREASE TIP = 13-15-16-16-17-17 repetitions.
When piece measures 48-47-47-46-46-45 cm / 19"-18½"-18½"-18"-18"-17 3/4" (shorter measurements in the larger sizes because of longer sleeve cap and wider shoulders) dec 1 repetition in each side for sleeve cap. Then dec ½ repetition in each side on every other row a total of 0-0-0-0-2-2 times, then on every row 6-7-8-8-6-6 times = 5-6-6-6-7-7 repetitions. Work until piece measures 57-57-58-58-59-59 cm / 22½''-22½''-22¾''-22¾''-23¼''-23¼'', fasten off.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the shoulder seams. Sew in sleeves. Sew sleeve and side seams in one - sew edge to edge with neat, little stitches.

CROCHET EDGE:
Work an edge on hook size 3.5 mm/E/4 with light gray up along right front piece, around the neckline, down along left front piece, around the bottom edge and then around the sleeves as follows: Work 1 sc, * skip 2 cm / 3/4'', 4 tr in next ch, ch 2, 4 tr in same st, skip 2 cm / 3/4'', 1 sc in next st *, repeat from *-* and finish with one sl st in first sc.

BUTTON COVER:
Work cover for 1 button on hook size 3.5 mm/E/4 with light gray as follows: ch 2, then work 16 dc in the first of the 2 ch, finish with 1 sl st at top of first dc (= 1ST ROUND).
ROUND 2: Work 1 sc in every dc and finish with 1 sl st in first sc on round.
ROUND 3: Work 1 dc in every other sc and finish with 1 sl st in first dc on round = 8 dc.
Place button inside the cover, sew around the edge and tighten tog. Sew button on to left front piece, directly before neck dec beg. Use holes in the pattern as button hole.

Diagram

= ch
= dc
= sl st


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