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Crochet DROPS jacket in "Fabel", "Baby Merino" and "Glitter". Size: S - XXXL.

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DROPS 148-16

DROPS design: Pattern no fa-229
Yarn group A + A
Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 76-86-96-106-116-130 cm /
30"-34"-37 3/4"-41 3/4"-45 3/4"-51½"
Full length: 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm /
21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''

Materials: DROPS FABEL from Garnstudio
250-250-300-300-350-350 g color no 711, pink/brown
And use: DROPS BABY MERINO from Garnstudio
250-300-300-350-350-400 g color no 23, light beige
And use: DROPS GLITTER from Garnstudio
1 spool color no 01, gold

DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 4.5 mm/ US 7 – or size needed to get 12 dc x 7 rows with 1 strand of each yarn = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

DROPS MOTHER-OF-PEARL BUTTON w/HOLES, NO 522: 6-6-6-7-7-7 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.
Beg every row with 3 ch which replace first dc.

PATTERN: See diagram A.1.

DECREASE TIP: Work 1 dc but wait with last pull through (= 2 sts on hook), then work next dc but on last pull through, pull yarn through all sts on hook = 1 st dec.

The piece is worked top down. Worked back and forth from mid front. Ch 83-91-99-107-115-123 (includes 3 ch to turn with) on hook size 4.5mm/US 7 with 1 strand Fabel, 1 strand Baby Merino and 1 strand Glitter.
Work first row as follows: 1 dc in 4th ch, * skip ch 1, 1 dc in each of the next 3 ch *, repeat from *-*, skip 1 ch and finish with 1 dc in the last 2 ch = 61-67-73-79-85-91 dc.
Then work 10 rows according to A.1 (5 dc in each side for band. Band is worked with 1 dc in every dc and is not included in diagram) – read CROCHET INFO.
When A.1 has been worked, there are 146-162-178-194-210-226 dc on row.
Continue to work 1 dc in every dc until piece measures 20-21-22-23-24-25 cm / 8''-8¼''-8¾''-9''-9½''-9¾''.
Work next row as follows: 24-27-30-33-36-40 dc (front piece), ch 8 (= under sleeve), skip 30-32-34-36-38-40 dc from previous row (used for sleeve later), 38-44-50-56-62-70 dc (back piece), ch 8 (under sleeve), skip 30-32-34-36-38-40 dc from previous row (used for sleeve later) and 24-27-30-33-36-40 dc (front piece). Then work 1 dc in every dc/ch = 102-114-126-138-150-166 dc. Back piece = 46-52-58-64-70-78 dc, front piece = 28-31-34-37-40-44 dc.
Continue with 1 dc in every dc.
When piece measures 24-26-28-30-32-34 cm / 9½"-10 1/4"-11"-11 3/4"-12½"-13½", dec 4 dc evenly (do not dec over bands). READ DECREASE TIP!
Repeat dec when piece measures 34-36-38-40-42-44 cm / 13 3/8''-14¼''-15''-15¾''-16½''-17 ¼'' = 94-106-118-130-142-158 dc.
When piece measures 40-42-44-46-48-50 cm / 15¾''-16½''-17¼''-18''-19''-19¾'', inc 6-6-6-6-6-7 sts evenly (do not inc over bands), repeat inc when piece measures 46-48-50-52-54-56 cm / 18''-19''-19¾''-20½''-21¼''-22'' = 106-118-130-142-154-172 dc.
Continue to work 1 dc in every dc until piece measures 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm / 21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼'', fasten off.

The sleeve is worked top down. Beg by working mid under sleeve as follows:
Work 1 sc in the 5th ch of the 8 ch worked for armhole on body. Ch 3 (= 1 dc).
Then work 1 dc in each of next 3 ch. NOTE: Before continuing over the sts on upper sleeve, work 1 dc in the transition to body (to avoid hole).
Then work 1 dc in every dc over sts on upper sleeve. Work 1 dc in the transition before working 1 dc in the remaining ch under sleeve = 40-42-44-46-48-50 dc.
Insert 1 marker mid under sleeve. NOW MEASURE PIECE FROM HERE.
Work 1 dc in every dc. When piece measures 4 cm / 1½'', dec 1 st on each side of marker, read DECREASE TIP, repeat dec every 11-11-11-8-8-8 cm / 4 3/8"-4 3/8"-4 3/8"-3 1/8"-3 1/8"-3 1/8" 3-3-3-4-4-4 more times (4-4-4-5-5-5 dec in total) = 32-34-34-36-38-38 dc.
Fasten off when sleeve measures 45-45-44-44-43-43 cm / 17 3/4"-17 3/4"-17 1/4"-17 1/4"-17"-17" – NOTE – shorter measurements in the larger sizes because of larger neck and wider shoulders.

Ch 17 (includes 3 ch to turn with) on hook size 4.5mm/US 7 with 2 strands Baby Merino and 1 strand Glitter. Work first row as follows: 1 dc in 4th ch from hook, then work 1 dc in every ch = 15 dc. Then work 1 dc in every dc until pocket flap measures 8 cm / 3''. Fasten off.
Crochet another pocket flap. Sew pocket flaps on to front piece, approx. 10 cm / 4'' from bottom edge. Fasten the pocket flaps only in the upper edge.

Work an edge around the entire opening on jacket with 2 strands Baby Merino and 1 strand Glitter as follows:
1 sc, * ch 3, 1 dc in 1st ch, skip approx. 1-1½ cm / 3/8"-5/8", 1 sc *, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 sl st in first sc. Work the same way at the bottom of the sleeves.

Sew 6-6-6-7-7-7 buttons on to left front piece, bottom button approx. 8 cm / 3'' from bottom edge, the top button 2 cm / 3/4'' from upper edge. Place the other buttons evenly between the bottom and top button.
Button the jacket in the crochet edge.


work 2 dc in 1 dc

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