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Knitted DROPS jacket with vents in the sides in "BabyAlpaca Silk" and "Kid-Silk". Size: S - XXXL.

Corrections made to this pattern (after publication)

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
Cast on and work as right front piece but reversed. I.e. bind off for armhole at beg of row from RS. Dec for neck inside band sts at the end of row from RS. Do not dec for buttonholes.

Updated online: 31.08.2016 (Printed catalogues do not include these corrections)

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pattern type: jackets, shape: oversized, v-neck, vent,

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GARTER ST (back and forth):
K all rows. 1 ridge = K2 rows.

DECREASE TIP-1:
Dec inside 1 edge st in garter st. All dec are done from RS!
Dec as follows before 1 edge st: K 2 tog.
Dec as follows after 1 edge sts: Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso.

DECREASE TIP-2 (applies to neck):
Dec inside 5 band sts in garter st. All dec are done from RS!
Dec as follows after 5 band sts: Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso.
Dec as follows before 5 band sts: K 2 tog.

INCREASE TIP:
Inc inside 1 edge st in garter st. All inc are done from RS.
Inc 1 st by making 1 YO, on next row P YO twisted to avoid holes.

BUTTONHOLES:
Dec for buttonholes on right band. 1 buttonhole = K tog third and fourth st from edge and make 1 YO.
Dec for buttonholes when piece measures:
SIZE S: 11, 19, 27, 35, 43 and 51 cm
SIZE M: 11, 20, 28, 36, 44 and 52 cm
SIZE L: 11, 20, 28, 37, 45 and 54 cm
SIZE XL: 11, 20, 29, 38, 47 and 56 cm
SIZE XXL: 10, 18, 26, 34, 42, 50 and 58 cm
SIZE XXXL: 11, 19, 27, 35, 43, 51 and 59 cm
Conversion to inch - see page 4.
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BACK PIECE:
Worked back and forth on circular needle to make room for all the sts. Cast on 90-98-104-112-124-134 sts on needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 with 1 strand BabyAlpaca Silk and 1 strand Kid-Silk (= 2 strands). Work 3 ridges in GARTER ST - see explanation above. Switch to circular needle size 5 mm / US 8 and work next row from RS as follows: 4 sts in garter st, stockinette st until 4 sts remain, finish with 4 sts in garter st. Continue like this - REMEMBER THE GAUGE! When piece measures 14 cm / 5½'', cast on 1 edge st in each side at the end of the next 2 rows = 92-100-106-114-126-136 sts. Then work in stockinette st with 1 edge st in garter st in each side of piece. When piece measures 19 cm / 7½'', dec 1 st in each side - READ DECREASE TIP 1! Repeat dec when piece measures 38 cm / 15'' = 88-96-102-110-122-132 sts. When piece measures 56-58-60-62-64-65 cm / 22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''-25½'', bind off for armhole in each side on every other row as follows: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 0-1-1-2-3-4 times and 1 st 0-0-2-2-4-6 times = 82-86-88-92-96-98 sts. When piece measures 69-72-75-78-81-83 cm / 27 1/8''-28 3/8''-29½''-30¾''-32''-32¾'', work 3 ridges over the middle 26-26-28-30-30-32 sts (work rest of sts as before) then bind off the middle 16-16-18-20-20-22 sts for neckline and finish each shoulder separately. Then dec 1 st inside 5 sts in garter st on next row towards neck = 32-34-34-35-37-37 sts. Bind off when piece measures 75-78-81-84-87-89 cm / 29½"-30 3/4"-31½"-33"-34 1/4"-35". Work the other shoulder the same way.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
Cast on 50-54-57-61-67-72 sts (includes 5 band sts) on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 with 1 strand BabyAlpaca + 1 strand Kid-Silk (= 2 strands). Work 3 ridges. Switch to circular needle size 5 mm / US 8 and work next row from RS as follows: 5 band sts in garter st, stockinette st until 4 sts remain, finish with 4 sts in garter st - REMEMBER BUTTONHOLES - see explanation above. Continue like this. When piece measures 14 cm / 5½'', cast on 1 edge st at the end of next row from RS = 51-55-58-62-68-73 sts. Continue in stockinette st with 5 band sts in garter st and 1 edge st in garter st in the side. When piece measures 19 cm / 7½", dec 1 st in the side. Repeat dec when piece measures 38 cm / 15'' = 49-53-56-60-66-71 sts.
When piece measures 51-52-54-56-58-59 cm / 20"-20½"-21 1/4"-22"-22 3/4"-23 1/4", dec for neck as follows: Dec 1 st inside 5 band sts in garter st - READ DECREASE TIP-2. Repeat dec alternately on every 4th and every other row 14-14-15-16-16-17 times in total - AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 56-58-60-62-64-65 cm / 22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''-25½'' bind off for armhole at beg of every row from WS as on back piece. When bind off for armhole and dec neck are done, there are 32-34-34-35-37-37 sts on needle. Continue in stockinette st with 5 band sts in garter st. Bind off when piece measures 75-78-81-84-87-89 cm / 29½"-30 3/4"-31½"-33"-34 1/4"-35".

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
Cast on and work as right front piece but reversed. I.e. Bind off for armhole at beg of row from RS. Dec for neck inside band sts at the end of row from RS. Do not dec for buttonholes.

SLEEVE:
The sleeve is worked back and forth on circular needle.
Cast on 35-36-37-39-42-42 sts (includes 1 edge st in each side) on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 with 1 strand BabyAlpaca + 1 strand Kid-Silk (= 2 strands). Work 3 ridges. Switch to circular needle size 5 mm / US 8 and work in stockinette st with 1 edge st in garter st in each side. When piece measures 8-7-10-8-8-11 cm / 3"-2 3/4"-4"-3"-3"-4½", inc 1 st on each side – see INCREASE TIP. Repeat inc every 2-2-1½-1½-1½-1 cm / 3/4"-3/4"-½"-½"-½"-3/8" 16-17-18-19-19-21 times in total = 67-70-73-77-80-84 sts. When piece measures 42-41-40-39-37-36 cm / 16½"-16"-15 3/4"-15 1/4"-14½"-14 1/4" (shorter measurements in the larger sizes because of longer sleeve cap and wider shoulders), bind off for sleeve cap at beg of every row in each side as follows: bind off 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 0-0-1-4-8-9 times, then bind off 3 sts in each side until piece measures approx. 47 cm / 18½''. Bind off. Make another sleeve.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the shoulder seams. Sew in sleeves. Sew sleeve seams and side seams in one inside 1 edge st down to ridges in the sides (= 14 cm / 5½'' vent). Sew the buttons on to the left band.

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