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Fox Jacket by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS jacket with round yoke and lace pattern in ”BabyAlpaca Silk”, ”Kid- Silk” and ”Glitter”. Size: S - XXXL.

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DROPS 150-8

DROPS design: Pattern no bs-046
Yarn group A + A
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Size: S/M - L/XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 98-112-128-142 cm / 38½"-44"-50½"-55 3/4"
Full length: 58-62-64-68 cm / 22 3/4"-24½"-25 1/4"-26 3/4"

Materials:
DROPS BABYALPACA SILK from Garnstudio
250-250-300-300 g, color no 8465, medium gray
and use:
DROPS KID-SILK from Garnstudio
100-100-125-125 g color no 10, gray
and use:
DROPS GLITTER from Garnstudio
4 spools for all sizes in color no 02, silver.

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 or 80 cm / 24'' or 32'') SIZE 5 mm/US 8 – or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stockinette st with 1 strand of each yarn = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

DROPS MOTHER-OF-PEARL BUTTON w/HOLES, NO 522: 6-7-7-7 pieces

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Corrections made to this pattern (after publication)

SLEEVE:
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Insert 1 marker at beg of round (= mid under sleeve).....

When piece measures 41-38-34-31 cm / 16”-15”-13½”-12¼” (shorter measurements in the larger sizes because of wider shoulders), work A.1 over all sts (= 4 repetitions)- NOTE! Start first repeat of A.1 7-8-9-10 sts before the marker! On last round with A.1 bind off 14-16-18-20 sts mid under sleeve (i.e. bind off 7-8-9-10 sts on each side of marker) = 42-48-54-60 sts remain on needle...

Updated online: 05.09.2013 (Printed catalogues do not include these corrections)

See all corrections to catalogue DROPS 150

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  • DROPS BABYALPACA SILK UNI COLOUR (50g)
    6.15 USD
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  • DROPS KID-SILK UNI COLOUR (25g)
    6.80 USD
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  • DROPS KID-SILK LONG PRINT (25g)
    6.80 USD
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  • DROPS GLITTER COLOURS (10g)
    4.05 USD
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  • DROPS GLITTER GOLD & SILVER (10g)
    2.25 USD
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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 circular needle):
K all rows. 1 ridge = 2 rows K.

GARTER ST (in the round on double pointed needles):
* K 1 round and P 1 round *, repeat from *-*. 1 ridge = 2 rounds.

PATTERN:
See diagrams A.1 and A.2. Diagram shows all rows in pattern from RS. See diagram for size!

DECREASE TIP (applies to the body):
Dec as follows before marker: K 2 tog.
Dec as follows after marker: Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso.

INCREASE TIP:
Inc 1 st by making 1 YO. On next row/round work YO twisted to avoid holes.

BUTTONHOLES:
Dec for buttonholes on right band. 1 buttonhole = K tog third and fourth st from mid front and make 1 YO.
Dec for buttonholes when piece measures:

SIZE S/M: 12, 21, 30, 39, 48 and 56 cm / 4 3/4", 8 1/4", 11 3/4", 15 1/4", 19" and 22''.
SIZE L/XL: 12, 20, 28, 36, 44, 52 and 60 cm / 4 3/4", 8", 11", 14 1/4", 17 1/4", 20½" and 23 5/8"
SIZE XXL: 12, 20, 28, 36, 44, 53 and 62 cm / 4 3/4", 8", 11", 14 1/4", 17 1/4", 21" and 24 3/8"
SIZE XXXL: 12, 20, 28, 37, 44, 55 and 66 cm / 4 3/4", 8", 11", 14½", 17 1/4", 21 5/8" and 26"
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BODY:
Worked back and forth on circular needle from mid front.
Cast on 167-189-211-233 sts (includes 6 band sts in each side towards mid front) on circular needle size 5 mm / US 8 with 1 strand BabyAlpaca Silk + 1 strand Kid-Silk and 2 strands Glitter.
K 1 round, P 1 round.
Then work as follows from RS: 6 sts in garter st (= band) A.1 over the next 154-176-198-220 sts (= 11 repetitions in width), 1 st in reversed stockinette st (i.e. P from RS, K from WS), 6 sts in garter st (= band).
When A.1 has been worked 1 time vertically, insert 2 markers in piece; the first after 41-46-51-56 sts and the second after 125-142-159-176 sts in total (back piece = 84-96-108-120 sts). Right front piece = 41-46-51-56 sts, left front piece = 42-47-52-57 sts (so that pattern on body fits later).
Then work in stockinette st with 6 sts in garter st in each side (= bands). REMEMBER THE KNITTING GAUGE and remember to dec for BUTTONHOLES on right band - see explanation above. When piece measures 7 cm / 2¾'', dec 1 st on each side of both markers - READ DECREASE TIP (= 4 sts dec).
Repeat dec every 3½-4-4½-5 cm / 1 1/4"-1½"-1 3/4"-2" 3 more times (= 4 dec in total) = 151-173-195-217 sts. When piece measures 24-26-27-29 cm / 9½"-10 1/4"-10 5/8"-11 3/8", inc 1 st on each side of both markers – READ INCREASE TIP (= 4 sts inc). Repeat inc every 3-3-2½-2 cm / 1 1/8"-1 1/8"-7/8"-3/4" 3 more times (= 4 inc in total) = 167-189-211-233 sts.
When piece measures 38-38-37-37 cm / 15"-15"-14½"-14½", bind off the middle 14-16-18-20 sts in each side for armholes from WS (i.e. Bind off 7-8-9-10 sts on each side of both markers) = 70-80-90-100 sts remain on back piece and 34/35-38/39-42/43-46/47 sts remain on front piece.
Put piece aside and make the sleeves.

SLEEVE:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles. Cast on 42-48-54-60 sts on double pointed needles size 5 mm / US 8 with 1 strand BabyAlpaca Silk + 1 strand Kid-Silk + 2 strands Glitter.
K 1 round, P 1 round.
Then work A.1 over all sts (= 3 repetitions in width). When A.1 has been worked 1 time vertically, continue in stockinette st.
Insert 1 marker at beg of round (= mid under sleeve).
When piece measures 8 cm / 3'', inc 1 st on each side of marker.
Repeat inc every 5-4-3-2 cm / 2"-1½"-1 1/8"-3/4" 6-7-8-9 more times (= 7-8-9-10 inc in total) = 56-64-72-80 sts.
When piece measures 41-38-34-31 cm / 16 1/8"-15"-13 3/8"-12 1/4" (shorter measurements in the larger sizes because of wider shoulders), work A.1 over all sts (= 4 repetitions)- NOTE! Start first repeat of A.1 7-8-9-10 sts before the marker! On last round with A.1 bind off 14-16-18-20 sts mid under sleeve (i.e. bind off 7-8-9-10 sts on each side of marker) = 42-48-54-60 sts remain on needle (= 3 whole repetitions of A.1).
Sleeve measures 46-44-41-39 cm / 18"-17 1/4"-16 1/8"-15 1/4".
Put piece aside and make another sleeve.

YOKE:
Slip sleeves on to same circular needle as body = 223-253-283-313 sts. Work next row as follows from RS: 6 band sts as before, work pattern according to diagram A.1 until 7 sts remain on row, finish with 1 st in reversed stockinette st and 6 band sts in garter st. When A.1 has been worked one time vertically, continue with A.2 over A.1. Continue the pattern like this.
When A.2 has been worked, 103-133-163-193 sts remain on needle. K1 row AT THE SAME TIME dec 19-45-61-87 sts evenly = 84-88-102-106 sts. P 1 row.
Then work an elevation at the back of neck as follows in stockinette st, insert 1 marker in middle st (= mid back): K 7 sts past marker mid back, turn, tighten yarn and P 14 sts back, turn, tighten yarn and K 21 sts, turn, continue to work 7 sts more for every turn until a total of 56-70-70-70 sts have been worked, turn and K 1 row until mid front. Work 2 ridges.
Bind off with K from RS.
Yoke measures approx. 20-24-27-31 cm / 8"-9½"-10½"-12 1/4" (mid front) and entire jacket measures approx. 58-62-64-68 cm / 22 3/4"-24½"-25 1/4"-26 3/4".


ASSEMBLY:
Sew the openings under the sleeves tog. Sew the buttons on to left front piece.

Diagram

K from RS, P from WS
P from RS, K from WS
slip 1 st as if to K, K 2 tog, psso
1 YO between 2 sts



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