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DROPS 38-19 by DROPS Design

DROPS sleeveless jacket with stripes and textured pattern in “Silke”. Short or long version.

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Size: S – M – L

Materials: DROPS Silke from Garnstudio
250-300-350 g colour no 3, beige
250-300-300 g, colour no 2, off-white

DROPS circular and double pointed needles size 5 mm - or size needed to obtain 17 sts x 22 rows in pattern = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS crochet hook size 3.5 mm
DROPS button, 5 pcs, 6 pcs for long 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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Pattern: See diagram. The diagram shows the pattern from the RS side.
Stripes: 2 cm off-white (= front band), 9-10-10 cm beige, 9-10-10 cm off-white, 0-10-10 cm beige, 9-10-10 cm off-white, 9-10-10 cm beige, 10-8-10 cm off-white, 9-10-10 cm beige, 9-10-10 cm off-white, 9-10-10 cm beige, 9-10-10 cm off-white, 9-10-10 cm beige, 2 cm off-white (= front band).
Long version: cast on an additional 41-43-45 sts and work piece as short version. Inc all st nos by 41-43-45, but keep no of sts for inc an dec the same. Make 6 buttonholes instead of 5. Inc materials by 100 g of each colour.

Body piece: Worked from side to side, beg at left front piece, back and forth on circular needle.

Left front piece: Cast on 48-46-46 sts on needle size 5 mm with off-white and work pattern in stripes as described above. At the same time when piece measures 2 cm inc as follows: on right side (bottom edge) 1 st a total of 10 times on *every other and 3rd* row alternately and on the left side ((towards neck): 5-3-1 sts 1 time and 4-5-5 sts 8-8-9 times = 95-99-102 sts. When piece measures 13-14-14 cm dec 1 st on right side of piece a total of 10 times as follows: size S on very 3rd row, size M on *every 3rd, 3rd and 4th* row alternately, size L on “every 3rd and 4th* row alternately. At the same time when piece measures 24-25-26 cm cast off for armhole on the left side on every other row: 25-27-29 sts 1 time, 3 sts 3 times. After dec for armhole and point at front there are 51-53-54 sts on needle. When piece measures 27.5-30.5-31.5 cm cast on sts on every other row: 3 sts 3 times, 25-27-29 sts 1 time = 85-89-92 sts. Continue until piece measures 44-48-49 cm and now cast off 4 sts for neck on back piece = 81-85-88 sts. When piece measures 60-64-67 cm cast on 4 sts on left side = 85-89-92 sts (neckline measures 16-18-18 cm). When piece measures 74-79-82 cm cast off for armhole on left side on every other row: 25-27-29 sts 1 time, 3 sts 3 times = 51-53-54 sts. When piece measures 77-83-86 cm inc on the right side: 1 st 10 times as follows: size S on very 3rd row, size M on *every 3rd, 3rd and 4th* row alternately, size L on “every 3rd and 4th* row alternately. At the same time when piece measures 77.5-84.5-87.5 cm cast on sts on the left side on every other row: 3 sts 3 times, 25-27-29 sts 1 time = 95-99-102 sts. When piece measures 91-98-102 cm dec on the right side: 1 st 10 times on *every other and 3rd* row alternately. At the same time when piece measures 94-102-105 cm cast off for neck on the left side on every other row: 5-3-1 sts 1 time, 4-5-5 sts 8-8-9 times = 48-46-46 sts on needle. Now work 2 cm off-white (= front band), but after 0.5 cm make 5 buttonholes evenly distributed. 1 buttonhole = cast off 2 sts and cast on 2 new sts on next row. Work the last 3 rows like the 3 first rows in pattern, cast off. Piece measures 104-112-116 cm.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Crochet a border along bottom edge, round sleeve edges and round neckline on crochet hook size 3.5 mm with off-white as follows: 1 row of dc. Crochet next row as follows: 1 dc, *3 ch, 1 dc in first ch, skip 1 dc, 1 dc*, repeat from *-*. Sew on buttons.

Diagram

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