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DROPS 43-15 by DROPS Design

DROPS jacket in Alaska or Air with textured pattern

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Size: Small (Medium - Large)

Materials: DROPS Alaska from Garnstudio
950 (1000-1100) g colour no 51, green
50 ( 50- 50) g colour no 6, black

Or use: DROPS Air from Garnstudio
450 (500-550) g colour no 19, forest green
50 ( 50- 50) g colour no 6, black

DROPS Circular needles and double pointed needles size 5 mm
DROPS crochet hook size 3.5 mm

Buttons: 6 pcs

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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 stocking sts = 10 x 10 cm Remember needle sizes are guidelines only!

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.

Pocket lining: Cast on 30 sts on double pointed needles size 5 mm with green, knit 30 cm stocking st and slip sts onto thread or stitch holder. Knit 2 pcs.

Body:
Knit jacket back and forth on circular needles. Cast on 192 (204-216) sts on circular needle size 5 mm with black and knit 14 cm double moss stitch - but after 1 round change to green. Continuing knit pattern as follows: * 14 sts stocking sts, 14 sts double moss sts, 40 (46-52) sts stocking sts, 14 sts double moss sts, 14 sts stocking sts *, repeat from *-*. Continuing, knit pattern.
When piece measures 20 (20-20) cm knit next row as follows:
Knit 10 (10-10) sts, slip 30 sts onto thread or stitch holder for pocket, knit until 40 (40-40) sts are left, slip 30 sts onto thread or stitch holder for pocket, knit 10 (10-10) sts.
On next row slip pocket lining (see explanation above) in on row in opening over the 30 sts on thread or stitch holder.
Continuing knit pattern. Remember knitting tension. When piece measures 49 (52-54) cm knit next row as follows: 46 (49-52) sts front piece, cast off 4 sts for armhole, 92 (98-104) sts back piece, cast off 4 sts for armhole, 46 (49-52) sts front piece. Complete each piece separately.

Front piece: = 46 (49-52) sts. Continuing cast off for armhole on every other row: 2 sts 2 (2-3) times, 1 sts 3 (3-3) times = 41 (42-43) sts. When piece measures 66 (69-72) cm cast off to shape neckline on every other row: 2 (3-3) sts 1 times, 2 sts 3 times, 1 sts 4 times. Cast off when piece measures 74 (77-80) cm

Back piece: = 92 (98-104) sts. Continuing cast off for armhole like front piece = 82 (84-86) sts. When piece measures 72 (75-78) cm cast off middle 20 (22-22) sts to shape neckline. Then cast off 2 sts on each side on next row to shape neckline. Cast off when piece measures 74 (77-80) cm

Sleeve: Cast on 38 (38-40) sts on double pointed needles size 5 mm with black and knit 5 cm double moss stitch - but after 1 round change to green. Continuing knit pattern as follows: 12 (12-13) sts stocking sts, 14 sts double moss sts, 12 (12-13) sts stocking sts. Continue knitting pattern at the same time as inc mid under sleeve: 2 sts 24 (24-24) times on every 3rd round (knit inc sts in stocking sts after each) = 86 (86-88) sts. When piece measures 43 (43-44) cm cast off 6 sts mid under arm and complete knitting back and forth on needle. Continuing cast off to shape sleeve cap on every other row: 3 sts 7 times, cast off. Piece measures approx 51 (51-52) cm.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Pick up approx 110-120 sts along left front piece on circular needles size 5 mm with green and knit 3 cm double moss sts. Repeat along right front piece but after 1 cm knit 6 buttonholes distributed evenly on row - 1 buttonhole = cast off 2 sts and cast on 2 new sts over cast off sts on next row.

Small collar as shown on picture (large collar goes 5 cm further down on front): Figures in () = larger collar.
Pick up approx 60-64 (60-64) sts around neck on circular needle size 5 mm with green to mid front band (i.e. only over half the front band), knit double moss sts back and forth on needle and inc each side towards middle on every other row: 1 st 6 (1 sts 11) times. At the same time when piece measures 5 (5) cm inc 2 (2) sts on each shoulder on every other row until complete measurement. At the same time when piece measures 10.5 (10.5) cm cast off on each side towards mid front on every other row: 2 sts 6 times, 4 sts 1 time (3 sts1 times, 4 sts 6 times) and then knit 2 (2) rows and cast off remaining sts.

Crochet edge: Crochet from RS with black and hook size 3.5 mm as follows: 1 row with dc at bottom of body, sleeves and around collar (also crochet over front band). Then crochet one row of dc the opposite direction, i.e. from left to right without turning the piece, crochet dc from RS in each dc from previous row(= lobster sts of dc).

Pockets: Slip sts from thread onto needle size 5 mm and knit 3 cm double moss sts, cast off. Fold pocket lining double, sew edges tog with backstitches and then sew pocket lining into first row of moss sts edge of pocket. Sew in sleeves and buttons.

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