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DROPS 46-22 by DROPS Design

DROPS Jacket in Paris with texture pattern and cables

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Size: Small/medium (Medium/large)

Materials: DROPS Paris from Garnstudio
750 (800) g colour no 41, yellow

DROPS circular needles and double pointed needles size 3.5 mm and 5 mm.
DROPS dark nut buttons: 5 pcs (Button no 514)

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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in American English, please click here.
Knitting tension: 17 sts x 22 rows on needle size 5 mm and double moss sts = 10 x 10 cm Remember needle sizes are guidelines only!

Rib: * K1, P1 *, Repeat from *-*.

Double moss sts: 1st row: * K1, P1 *, 2nd row: Knit K over K and P over P. 3rd row: K over P and P over K. 4th row: Knit P over P and K over K. Repeat 1st to 4th rows continuously.

Ridge (back and forth on needle): 1 ridge = 2 rows 1st row: K, 2nd round: K

BODY
Knit jacket back and forth on circular needles. Cast on 172 (184) sts (includes 1 edge sts on each side mid front) on circular needles size 3.5 mm with yellow and knit 2 cm rib – finish rib on RS and knit 1 row garter st on RS and 1 row garter sts on WS, at the same time inc as follows: 12 sts evenly over first 34 sts, 14 sts evenly over middle 40 sts back and 12 sts evenly over last 34 sts = 210 (222) sts. Change to circular needle size 5 mm and knit pattern on row as follows (1st row = RS): 1 edge st, M.1, M.2, M.1, M.3, 20 (23) sts double moss sts, P1, 29 (32) sts double moss sts, M.1, M.3, M.2, M.1, M.3, 29 (32) sts double moss sts, P1, 20 (23) sts double moss sts, M.1, M.3, M.2, M.1, 1 edge sts. Continue knitting pattern at the same time inc on each side of purl sts as follows: 1 sts 2 (3) times every 17 (12) rows (first inc after 17 (12) rows) = 218 (234) sts (knit inc sts in double moss sts after each). Remember knitting tension. When piece measures 23 (24) cm knit next row as follows: 56 (60-56) sts front piece, cast off 3 sts for armhole, 100 (108) sts back piece, cast off 3 sts for armhole, 56 (60) sts front piece. Complete each piece separately.

Front piece: = 56 (60) sts. Continuing cast off for armhole on every other row: 2 sts 1 (2) times, 1 st 0 (1) times = 54 (55) sts.
When piece measures 31 (33) cm cast on 5 sts for collar towards mid front and continue the new collar sts in double moss sts with 1 edge st in ridge.
At the same time inc for collar and shape neckline as follows:
Collar: Within edge sts (= 1st st of the new 5) inc alternating on every other row: Alternating 1 st and 2 sts 4 times (= 12 new sts) – inc 2 sts by inc 1 st on each side of stitch next to the edge st – and then 1 st 5 times. Knit inc sts in double moss sts.
Neck: Dec within 5th sts (= last st of the inc sts): 1 st 10 times on every row and then 1 st 12 times on every other row = 54 (55) sts.

When piece measures 47.5 (49.5) cm knit ridge on shoulder sts at the same time as casting off 4 sts evenly on M.1 and M.3 = 28 (29) sts for shoulder.
Cast off shoulder sts after ridge, piece measures approx 48 (50) cm. Continue knitting with double moss sts on remaining 22 (22) sts (measure collar from here). When collar measures 7 (7.5) cm cast off from shoulder mid front on every other row: 4 sts 2 times, 5 sts 2 times – at the same time cast off on opposite side 1 st 4 times. All sts should be cast off now.

Back piece: = 100 (108) sts. Continuing cast off for armhole like front piece = 96 (98) sts. When piece measures 46 (48) cm cast off middle 36 (36) sts for neck and then cast off 2 sts on each side on next row to shape neckline. When piece measures 47.5 (49.5) cm knit one ridge. Cast off remaining 28 (29) sts on each shoulder after ridge, piece measures approx 48 (50) cm.

Sleeve: Cast on 38 (38-46) sts on double pointed needles size 3.5 mm with yellow and knit 2 cm rib. Change to circular needle size 5 mm and knit pattern as follows: 12 (12) sts double moss sts, M.1, M.3, 12 (12) sts double moss sts. Continuing knit pattern. At the same time when piece measures 5 (5) cm inc mid under arm: 2 sts 26 (27-29) times on every 3rd round (knit inc sts in double moss sts after each) = 90 (92) sts. When piece measures 46 (44) cm cast off 3 sts mid under arm and complete knitting back and forth on needle. Continuing cast off to shape sleeve cap on every other row: 7 (5) sts 4 (6) times, cast off. Piece measures approx 51 (51) cm.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Pick up approx 60-66 sts along left front piece on circular needles size 3.5 mm with yellow and knit 3 cm rib back and forth on row. Repeat along right front piece but after 1 cm knit 5 buttonholes distributed evenly on row - 1 buttonhole = cast off 2 sts and cast on 2 new sts over cast off sts on next row. Sew on collar from front piece along neckline of back piece. Sew on collar mid back. Sew in sleeves and buttons.

Diagram

= K
= P
= slip 2 sts on cable needle to front, K2, K2 from cable needle
= slip 3 sts on cable needle to front, K3, K3 from cable needle
= slip 3 sts on cable needle to back, K3, K3 from cable needle

Karen 05.01.2009 - 13:29:

Hi, I'm currently at the point of doing the collar and really not understanding it. Could you please clarify in simpler terms. Thanks.

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