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DROPS 38-1 by DROPS Design

DROPS jacket with textured pattern in “Muskat Soft or “Safran”. Long or short version.

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Size: S – M – L
Materials: DROPS Muskat Soft from Garnstudio
800-850-900 g, colour no 08, off-white
DROPS circular and double pointed needles size 3 and 4 mm - or size needed to obtain 20 sts x 26 rows in pattern = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS button, 6-6-7 pcs, 5 pcs for short version

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DROPS Safran from Garnstudio
500-550-550 g colour no 18, off-white
DROPS circular and double pointed needles size 3 and 3.5 mm - or size needed to obtain 23 sts x 30 rows in pattern = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS button, 6-6-7 pcs, 5 pcs for short version.

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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Tags: jackets, lace, texture,

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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.
Pattern: See diagram M.1 to M.3. The diagram shows the pattern from the RS side.
Garter st, back and forth on needle: K all rows.
Garter st, in the round: K 1 round, P 1 round.
Buttonholes: Make buttonholes on right front piece when piece measures: 1-1-1 cm, 13-14-12 cm, 25-27-23 cm, 37-40-34 cm, 49-52-45 cm, 61-64-56 cm and 0-0-67 cm. 1 buttonhole = cast off 4th and 5th st from mid front and cast on 2 new sts on return row.
Short version: For short version reduce the measurements for armhole and neckline by 24-25-26 cm. Finished measurements = 50-52-54 cm. Reduce materials by 100 g. Make buttonholes when piece measures 1-1-1, 10-10-11, 19-20-21, 28-30-31 and 37-39-41 cm.

Front and back piece: Worked back and forth on circular needle from mid front. Numbers in ( ) refer to Safran.
Loosely cast on 241-253-265 (277-289-301) sts on needle size 4 (3.5) mm, change to needle size 3 (3) mm and work 4 rows garter st. Change back to needle size 4 (3.5) mm and continue in pattern as follows: 6 garter sts (= front band), M.1, M.2 x 18-19-20 (21-22-23) times, M.3 and 6 garter sts (= front band). Continue in pattern like this. Remember the knitting tension and buttonholes on right front piece! When piece measures 47-50-52 (47-50-52) cm work next row as follows from RS: 61-64-67 (70-73-76) sts = front piece, cast off 4 sts for armhole, 111-117-123 (129-135-141) sts = back piece, cast off 4 sts for armhole, 61-64-67 (70-73-76) sts = front piece. Now complete each piece separately.

Front piece: = 61-64-67 (70-73-76) sts. Dec to shape the armhole on every other row: 2 sts 2-3-3 (2-3-4) times and 1 st 1-2-3 (3-4-3) times = 56-56-58 (63-63-65) sts. When piece measures 62-65-68 (62-65-68) cm dec to shape the neckline on every other row: 6-7-7 (8-9-9) sts 1 time (incl the 6 front band sts), 2 sts 4 (4) times, 1 st 9 (5) times and then on every 3rd row: 1 st 0 (4) times. Cast off when piece measures 74-77-80 (74-77-80) cm.

Back piece: = 111-117-123 (129-135-141) sts. Dec for armhole as described for front piece = 101-101-105 (115-115-119) sts. When piece measures 72-75-78 (72-75-78) cm cast off the middle 31-33-33 (35-37-37) sts for neck and dec 2 sts on neckline on next row. Cast off when piece measures 74-77-80 (74-77-80) cm.

Sleeve: Worked in the round on double pointed needles. Cast on 44-44-44 (50-50-50) sts on double pointed needle size 4 (3.5), change to needle size 3 (3) mm and work 4 rows garter st. Change back to needle size 4 (3.5) mm and continue in M.2 (make sure to place a pattern repeat mid upper sleeve. At the same time after the garter st inc 2 sts mid under arm on every 3rd round a total of 32-32-34 (37-37-39) times = 108-108-112 (124-124-128) sts (incorporate inc sts in pattern as you go along). When piece measures 44-45-45 (44-45-45) cm cast off 6 sts mid under arm and complete piece back and forth on needle. Dec to shape the sleeve cap on every other row 5 sts 7 (8) times and cast off. Piece measures approx 50-51-51 (50-51-51) cm.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Pick up approx 100 to 106 (106 to 114) sts round neckline on needle size 3 (3) mm and work 4 rows garter st back and forth on needle from mid front. Cast off. Set in sleeves. Sew on buttons.

Diagram

= K
= P
= K 2 tog
= slip 1 st as if to knit, K1, psso
= slip 1 st as if to knit, K2 tog, psso
= 1 YO

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