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Hellebore by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS jacket in seed st in ‘‘Andes’‘ and ‘‘Fabel’‘. Size: S - XXXL.

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DROPS 151-30

DROPS design: Pattern no an-017
Yarn group E + A
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 88-94-106-118-128-140 cm / 34½''-37''-41¾''-46½''-50½''-55''
Full length: 70-72-74-76-78-80 cm / 27½''-28 3/8''-29 1/8''-30''-30¾''-31½

Materials:
DROPS ANDES from Garnstudio
600-700-700-800-900-900 g color no 9020, light gray
DROPS FABEL from Garnstudio
150-200-200-200-200-250 g color no 911, fun lilac.

DROPS CIRCULAR Needle size 15 mm / US 19 (60 or 80 cm / 24'' or 32'') - or size needed to get 7 sts x 11 rows in garter st with 1 strand of each yarn = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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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. 1 ridge = K2 rows.

SEED ST:
Row 1: * K 1, P 1 *, repeat from *-*.
Row 2: K over P and P over K. Repeat 2nd row.
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RIGHT FRONT PIECE + SLEEVE:
Worked back and forth on a circular needle to make room for all the sts with one strand of each yarn. Cast on 33-34-36-37-39-41 sts on circular needle size 15 mm / US 19 with 1 strand Andes and 1 strand Fabel. K 2 rows. Then work Seed st over all sts - see explanation above. When piece measures 48-49-50-51-52-53 cm / 19''-19¼''-19¾''-20''-20½''-21'', cast on 10-10-9-8-7-6 new sts at the end of next row from RS = 43-44-45-45-46-47 sts. Insert 1 marker - NOW MEASURE PIECE FROM HERE!
When piece measures approx. 22-23-24-25-26-27 cm / 8 3/4''-9''-9½''-9 3/4''-10 1/4''-10 5/8'' from marker (make sure that next row is worked from RS), work the first 22 sts as before, then slip them on 1 stitch holder = 21-22-23-23-24-25 sts remain on needle, work the rest of row. Insert another marker (= mid on top of shoulder) – NOW MEASURE PIECE FROM HERE! Work 1 row over sts on needle. Slip sts on 1 stitch holder and put piece aside.

LEFT FRONT PIECE + SLEEVE:
Work as right but reversed, then continue with back piece without slipping sts on 1 stitch holder.

BACK PIECE:
Continue with seed st on next row as follows from RS: Work sts from left front piece + sleeve, cast on 9-9-9-11-11-11 new sts (= back of neck) and work right front piece + sleeve on to circular needle = 51-53-55-57-59-61 sts. Continue back and forth until piece measures 22-23-24-25-26-27 cm / 8 3/4''-9''-9½''-9 3/4''-10 1/4''-10 5/8'' from marker mid on top of shoulder. On next row bind off the first and last 10-10-9-8-7-6 sts, cut the yarn. Work over the remaining 31-33-37-41-45-49 sts.
When piece measures approx. 67-69-71-73-75-77 cm / 26 3/8''-27 1/8''-28''-28¾''-29½''-30 3/8'', K 2 rows over all sts, then loosely bind off.

COLLAR:
Slip the 22 sts from stitch holder on right front piece back on needle. Cast on 1 new st towards the shoulder = 23 sts. K over all sts with short rows as follows:
Row 1 and 2: Beg mid front - K 10, turn and K back.
Row 3 and 4: K all sts, turn and K back.
Repeat these 4 rows until collar measures approx. 7-7-7-8-8-8 cm / 2¾''-2¾''-2¾''-3 1/8''- 3 1/8''- 3 1/8'' on the inner edge towards the shoulder, bind off. Work the same way over sts from stitch holder on left front piece. Sew collar parts tog edge to edge mid back, and sew collar to neck inside edge st.

POCKETS:
Cast on 13 sts on circular needle size 15 mm / US 19 with 1 strand Andes and 1 strand Fabel. Work in stockinette st back and forth with 1 st in GARTER ST - see explanation above - in each side until piece measures approx. 18 cm / 7'', loosely bind off from RS.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew sleeve and side seam in one, sew tog edge to edge in outer loop of edge st to avoid a chunky seam. Sew on pockets approx. 5 cm / 2'' from bottom edge and 18 cm / 7'' in from mid front, sew in outer loop of sts in garter st in each side.

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