DROPS / 50 / 3

DROPS 50-3 by DROPS Design

DROPS jacket in "Silke" or "Paris" with stripes and pockets. Size S-L.

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Size: Small (Medium - Large)
Measurements: Chest: 112 (120-128) cm, Length 74 (77-80) cm.
Materials: DROPS Silke from Garnstudio
400 (450-500) g colour no 09, red
200 (200-200) g colour no 08, rust
150 (150-150) g colour no 05, green
100 (100-150) g colour no 06, lime

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DROPS Paris from Garnstudio
450 (500-600) g colour no 12, red
250 (250-250) g colour no 13, orange
200 (200-200) g colour no 41, mustard
150 (150-200) g colour no 25, moss green

DROPS circular needle (80 cm) and double pointed needles size 3.5 and 5 mm
DROPS Inca-button, no 532: 7 pcs.

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Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 170 cm and uses size S or M. If you are making a jumper, cardigan, dress or similar garment, you will find a graphic with the measurements of the finished garment (in cm) at the bottom of the pattern.
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Pattern instructions

Knitting tension: 17 sts x 22 rows in stocking st on needle size 5 mm = 10 x 10 cm.

PATTERN:
M.1: 19 (20-21) cm red / red, 6 rows lime / mustard, 19 (20-21) cm rust / orange, 6 rows red / red, 9 cm lime / mustard, 6 rows green / moss green, complete piece in red / red.
M.2: 37 (37-38) cm red / red, 6 rounds lime / mustard, complete piece in work rust / orange.

Moss st: * Row 1: K1, P1. Row 2: K over P and P over K. * Repeat row 2.

Pockets: Cast on 26 sts on double pointed needles size 5 mm with red / red and work 15 cm stocking st, P 1 row (= folding edge), 15 cm stocking st, slip sts on a stitch holder. Make 2.

Body piece: First knit the pockets. The jacket is worked back and forth on circular needle. Cast on 194 (206-218) sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on circular needle size 3.5 mm with green / moss green and work 3 cm moss st. Change to circular needle size 5 mm and continue in M.1 - see above. Remember the knitting tension! When piece measures 22 (23-24) cm work the last row red / red as follows: 11 red / red sts, slip 26 sts on a stitch holder for pocket, 120 (132-144) red / red sts, slip 26 sts on a stitch holder for pocket, 11 red / red sts. On next row (lime / mustard) insert the pockets in the opening over the 26 sts on stitch holders. Continue in M.1. When piece measures 49 (52-54) cm work next rows as follows: 47 (50-53) sts on front piece, cast off 4 sts for armhole, 92 (98-104) sts on back piece, cast off 4 sts for armhole, 47 (50-53) sts on front piece. Now complete each piece separately.

Front piece: = 47 (50-53) sts. Cast off for armhole on every other row: 2 sts 1 (2-3) times, 1 st 3 (3-4) times = 42 (43-43) sts. When piece measures 54 (57-60) cm cast off to shape the neckline on every other row: 3 (4-4) sts 1 time, 1 st 8 times, and then on every 4th row: 1 st 2 times. Cast off when piece measures 74 (77-80) cm.

Back piece: = 92 (98-104) sts. Cast off for armhole as described for front piece = 82 (84-84) sts. When piece measures 72 (75-78) cm cast off the middle 20 (22-22) sts for neck and complete each shoulder separately. Cast off 2 sts on neckline on next row. Cast off when piece measures 74 (77-80) cm.

Sleeve: Cast on 36 (36-38) sts on double pointed needle size 3.5 mm with green / moss green and work 3 cm moss st. Change to double pointed needles size 5 mm and continue in M.2, AT THE SAME TIME inc 4 (6-4) sts evenly on first round = 40 (42-42) sts. When piece measures approx 6 cm inc 2 sts mid under sleeve 23 (22-24) times on every 3rd and 4th round alternately for size S+M and on every 3rd round for size L = 86 (86-90) sts. When piece measures 46 (45-44) cm cast off 4 sts mid under sleeve and complete piece back and forth on needle. Cast off for sleeve cap each side on every other row: 4 (4-3) sts 6 (7-9) times and cast off remaining sts. Piece measures approx 52 (52-53) cm.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Pick up approx 110-120 sts along left front piece on circular needle size 3.5 mm with green / moss green and work moss st back and forth on needle for 3 cm. Repeat along right front piece, but after 1 cm make 7 buttonholes evenly distributed. 1 buttonhole = cast off 2 sts and cast on 2 new sts on next row. Pick up approx 110-120 sts round neck and over front bands on circular needle size 3.5 mm with green / moss green and work moss st back and forth on needle for 2 cm, cast off.

Pockets edges: Slip sts from stitch holders on double pointed needles size 3.5 mm and work edge with lime / mustard as follows: 1 row stocking st, then approx 2.5 cm moss st, cast off. Sew edges to the sides. Fold the pockets double on the inside of jacket, sew the sides and sew pockets to jacket.
Set in sleeves and sew on buttons.

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