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DROPS 42-1 by DROPS Design

DROPS Jacket in Bomull-Lin with borders

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Size: S/M (M/L)

Materials: DROPS Bomull-lin from Garnstudio
600 (650) g colour no 3, beige
100 (100) g colour no 5, brown
and use DROPS Muskat from Garnstudio
50 (50) g colour no 35, yellow
50 (50) g colour no 25, green
50 (50) g colour no 34, olive
50 (50) g colour no 21, rust
50 (50) g colour no 39, heather

DROPS circular needle and double pointed needles size 3 and 4 mm, or size needed to obtain the right knitting tension

DROPS buttons, 5 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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DROPS Bomull-Lin DROPS Bomull-Lin
53% Cotton, 47% Linen
from 2.30 £ /50g
DROPS Bomull-Lin uni colour DROPS Bomull-Lin uni colour 2.30 £ /50g
at Wool Warehouse Direct Ltd
DROPS Muskat DROPS Muskat
100% Cotton
from 1.45 £ /50g
DROPS Muskat uni colour DROPS Muskat uni colour 1.45 £ /50g
at Wool Warehouse Direct Ltd
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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: 20 sts x 26 rows on needle size 4 mm in pattern = 10 x 10 cm.

Moss stitch: 1st row: K1, P1. 2nd row: P over K, K over P. Repeat 2nd row.

Pattern: See diagram. 1 diagram = 1 repeat.

Back and front piece:
Knitted back and forth on circular needle from mid front. Cast on 208 (228) sts on circular needle size 3 mm with beige Bomull-Lin
and work 3 cm moss st. Change to needle size 4 mm, continue in M.1 with 1 edge st each side in garter st and inc 18 (26)sts evenly on first row = 226 (254) sts. Remember your knitting tension. When piece measures 32 (33) cm knit next row as follows: 55 (62) sts = front piece, cast off 4 sts for armhole, 108 (122) sts = back piece, cast off 4 sts for armhole, 55 (62) sts = front piece. Now complete each piece separately.

Right front piece: = 55 (62) sts. Dec to shape the armhole on every other row: 2 sts 1 (3) times and 1 st 2 (3) times = 51 (53) sts. When piece measures 45 (47) cm dec to shape the neckline on every other row: 6 (7) sts 1 time, 2 sts 4 (4) times, 1 st 1 time and then 1 st on every 4th row 3 (3) times. Cast off remaining sts when piece measures 57 (59) cm.

Left front piece: Like right front piece, but mirrored.

Back piece: = 108 (122) sts. Dec to shape the armhole as described for front piece = 100 (104) sts. When piece measures 55 (57) cm cast off the middle 30 (32) sts for neck and dec 2 sts on neckline on next row. Cast off remaining sts when piece measures 57 (59) cm.

Sleeves: Knitted round on double pointed needles. Cast on 48 (48) sts on needle size 3 mm with beige Bomull-Lin and work 3 cm moss st. Change to needle size 4 mm, continue in M.1 (make sure to have a pattern repeat mid upper sleeve) and inc 4 (4) sts evenly on first round = 52 (52) sts. At the same time after the moss sts edge inc 2 sts mid under arm on every 4th round a total of 24 (26) times. After 23 rounds of M.1 continue in beige over the flower pattern, but continue in M.1 on remaining sts. When piece measures 45 (46) cm cast off 6 sts mid under arm and finish the sleeve back and forth on needle. Cast off for sleeve cap each side on every other row: 4 sts 7 times for both sizes. Cast off, sleeve measures approx 51 (52) cm.

Assembly: Join shoulders. Pick up approx 100 to 110 sts along left front piece on needle size 3 mm with beige and knit 3 cm moss st back and forth on needle. Cast off.
Repeat along right front piece, but after 1 cm make 5 buttonholes evenly distributed on row. 1 buttonhole = cast off 3 sts and cast on 3 new sts on return row. Pick up approx 115 sts round the neckline on needle size 3 mm with beige and knit 2 cm moss st back and forth on needle. Cast off.
Set in sleeves and sew on buttons.

Diagram

= beige
= brown
= yellow
= rust
= heather
= green
= olive