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Martha by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS jacket with round yoke, pattern and sewn on elbow patches in "Karisma". Size S-XXXL

DROPS design: Pattern no u-673
Yarn group B
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 80-86-98-108-120-132 cm /
31½"-34"-38½"-42½"-47 1/4"-52"
Full length: 58-60-62-64-66-68 cm /
22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''-26''-26¾''

Materials:
DROPS KARISMA from Garnstudio
450-500-550-600-650-700 g color no 54, beige brown
100 g for all sizes in color no 39, dark old rose
50 g for all sizes in color no 33, medium pink
50 g for all sizes in color no 47, forest green
50 g for all sizes in color no 65, denim blue

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm / 32'') SIZE 4 mm / US 6 - or size needed to get 21 sts x 28 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm / 32'') SIZE 3 mm / US 2.5 - for rib.

DROPS WOOD BUTTON COCONUT, NO 516: 8 pieces

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pattern type: jackets, shape: round yoke, waist shaping, theme: nordic,

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GARTER ST (back and forth on circular needle): K sts on all rows.

PATTERN:
See diagrams A-1 and A-2. Diagrams are worked in stockinette st and show 1 repetition of patterns.
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BODY:
Worked back and forth on circular needle from mid front.
Cast on 192-208-232-260-284-312 sts on circular needle size 3 mm / US 2.5 with dark old rose. Work 1 row rib as follows (1st row = RS): 1 edge st in GARTER ST - see explanation above - * K 2/P 2 *, repeat from *-* until 3 sts remain, K 2 and 1 edge st in garter st.
When 1 row with dark old rose has been worked, switch to beige brown. Continue rib until it measures 4 cm / 1½''.
Switch to circular needle size 4 mm / US 6 and work 1 row in stockinette st while at the same time dec 22-26-26-30-30-34 sts evenly = 170-182-206-230-254-278 sts. Insert 2 markers in the piece; 43-46-52-58-64-70 sts in from each side (= 84-90-102-114-126-138 sts between markers on back piece). Continue in stockinette st with beige brown. REMEMBER THE GAUGE! When piece measures approx. 10 cm / 4'', dec 1 st on each side of markers in the sides.
Repeat dec every 4 cm / 1½'' 2 more times = 158-170-194-218-242-266 sts.
When piece measures 22-23-24-25-26-27 cm / 8 3/4''-9''-9½''-9 3/4''-10 1/4''-10 5/8'', inc 1 st on each side of both markers. Repeat inc every 5 cm / 2'' 2 more times = 170-182-206-230-254-278 sts.
When piece measures 38-39-40-41-42-43 cm / 15-15¼''-15¾''-16 1/8''-16½''-17'', bind off 10 sts in each side for armholes on next row from RS (i.e. 5 sts on each side of markers in the sides) = 150-162-186-210-234-258 sts.
Put piece aside and knit the sleeves.

SLEEVE:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 52-56-56-60-64-64 sts with dark old rose on double pointed needles size 3 mm / US 2.5. Work 1 round in rib = K 2/P 2. Switch to beige brown, continue rib until piece measures 6 cm / 2½''.
Switch to double pointed needles size 4 mm / US 6, work 1 round in stockinette st while at the same time dec 4-8-8-0-4-4 sts evenly = 48-48-48-60-60-60 sts. Insert 1 marker at beg of round = mid under sleeve.
Continue with diagram A-2, then continue sleeve with beige brown. When piece measures 10-10-12-10-10-12 cm / 4"-4"-4 3/4"-4"-4"-4 3/4", inc 1 st on each side of marker mid under sleeve. Repeat inc every 3-2½-2-3-2½-2 cm / 1 1/8"-7/8"-3/4"-1 1/8"-7/8"-3/4" 11-13-15-11-13-15 more times = 72-76-80-84-88-92 sts.
When piece measures 47 cm / 18½'' in all sizes, bind off 10 sts mid under sleeve, i.e. 5 sts on each side of marker = 62-66-70-74-78-82 sts. Put piece aside and knit another sleeve.

YOKE:
Slip sleeves on to same circular needle size 4 mm / US 6 as body = 274-294-326-358-390-422 sts (do not work them when slipping them on to needle).
P 1 row from WS with beige brown while at the same time dec 8-4-12-8-4-12 sts evenly = 266-290-314-350-386-410 sts. Work 0-2-4-2-4-8 more rows in stockinette st with beige brown, before continuing with diagram A-1 (1st row = RS) with 1 edge st in garter st in each side – see diagram for your size.
After all dec there are 90-98-106-118-130-138 sts on needle and piece measures approx. 58-60-62-64-66-68 cm / 22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''-26''-26¾'' up to shoulder. Then work an elevation at the back with beige brown as follows: K 52-56-60-66-72-76, turn, P 14, turn, K 21, turn, P 28.
Continue like this by working 7 sts more on every turn until a total of 70-70-84-84-98-98 sts have been worked, turn and work the rest of row.
Now P 1 row from WS over all sts while at the same time dec 6-10-14-22-30-34 sts evenly = 84-88-92-96-100-104 sts.
Insert 1 marker, neck edge is worked after bands.

LEFT BAND:
Worked back and forth on circular needle size 3 mm / US 2.5. Pick up approx. 144 to 168 sts (divisible by 4) inside 1 edge st along left band with beige brown.
Work rib as follows from WS: 1 st in garter st, * P 2, K 2 *, repeat from *-*, finish with P 2 and 1 st in garter st. From RS beg and end rib with K 2 and 1 st in garter st. Continue with K over K and P over P until rib measures 3 cm / 1 1/8'', bind off with K over K and P over P.

RIGHT BAND:
Work as left band but after 1 cm / 3/8'', bind off for 7 buttonholes evenly (buttonholes are bind off in P-sections seen from RS). 1 BUTTONHOLE = P 2 tog and make 1 YO – top buttonhole should be approx. 6-7 cm / 2 3/8"-2 3/4" from the top (there should also be 1 buttonhole on neck edge) and bottom hole approx. 5-6 cm / 2''-2 3/8'' from bottom edge.

NECK EDGE:
Worked back and forth with beige brown on circular needle size 3 mm / US 2.5 as follows: Pick up 6 sts over right band (inside 1 edge st), work the 84-88-92-96-100-104 sts from stitch holder around the neck on to needle and knit up 6 sts over left band = 96-100-104-108-112-116 sts.
Work rib as follows (1st row = WS): 1 st in garter st, * P 2, K 2 *, repeat from *-*, finish with P 2 and 1 st in garter st. Continue with K over K and P over P with 1 st in garter st in each side. When neck edge measures 1 cm / 3/8'', bind off for 1 buttonhole over the other holes on right band.
Continue rib until neck edge measures 3 cm / 1 1/8'', bind off with K over K and P over P.

ELBOW PATCH:
Patch is worked in garter st back and forth with dark old rose on 2 double pointed needles size 3 mm / US 2.5.
Cast on 10 sts. K 1 row, on next row inc 1 st in each side by making 1 YO inside outermost st, on next row K YOs twisted to avoid holes. Repeat inc every other row 3 more times and then every 4th row 2 times = 22 sts.
Work until piece measures 12 cm / 4¾'', now dec 1 st in each side by K2 tog after first st and before last st. Repeat dec every 4th row 1 more time and then every other row 4 times = 10 sts remain.
Bind off, patch measures approx. 15 cm / 6'' vertically and 10 cm / 4'' in width.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew tog the openings under the sleeves and sew on buttons.
Sew elbow patches on to sleeves with beige brown and stitches inside outermost st.
Patches are sewn on approx. 21 cm / 8 1/4'' from bottom edge and approx. 2-3 cm / 3/4"-1" from marker mid under sleeve and towards the back of sleeve.
Fasten the patches with pins to see if they are placed correctly before sewing them on.

Diagram

= beige brown
= denim blue
= medium pink
= dark old rose
= forest green
= worked in dark old rose, embroidered over with denim blue
= worked in beige brown, embroidered over with dark old rose
= K 2 tog from RS and P 2 tog from WS


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