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DROPS 40-9 by DROPS Design

DROPS ladies jacket and menís sleeveless jacket in ďAlaskaĒ.

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Size: ladies: S Ė M Ė L, menís: S/M Ė M/L

Materials: DROPS Alaska, from Garnstudio
Ladies jacket:
400-450-450 g colour no 37, blue
250-250-250 g colour no 46, rust
150-200-200 g colour no 50, brown
150-150-200 g colour no 11, wine red
150-150-150 g colour no 38, green
Menís sleeveless jacket:
200-200 g colour no 37, blue
150-150 g colour no 49, beige
100-100 g colour no 50, brown
100-100 g colour no 11, wine red
100-100 g colour no 38, green

DROPS circular and double pointed needles size 5 mm
DROPS crochet hook size 5 mm
DROPS buttons, Ladies: 7 pcs, Menís: 5 pcs.

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pattern type: jackets, vests, pattern/technique: graphic, shape: v-neck, theme: nordic,

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Knitting Tension: 17 sts x 22 rows on needle size 5 mm in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm
Garter st, back and forth on needle: K all rows.
Garter st, in the round: K 1 round, P 1 round.
Buttonhole: Make buttonholes on right (left) front piece when piece measures: 1-1-1 (1-1) cm, 10-10-12 (12-12) cm, 20-20-20 (22-23) cm, 30-30-32 (32-34) cm, 40-40-42 (42-45) cm, 50-50-52 cm, 59-60-63 cm. 1 buttonhole = K tog 4th and 5th st from edge, cast on 1 st on return row.
Pattern: The diagram shows the pattern from the RS side. The entire pattern is worked in stocking st.
Start bole = beg body piece

Back and front piece: Knitted back and forth on circular needle. Numbers and text in ( ) refer to menís size. Cast on 208-220-232 (220-232) sts on circular needle size 5 mm with blue and work 2 rounds garter st. Continue in pattern with 2 garter sts each side towards mid front in blue. Remember buttonholes on right (left) front piece. When piece measures 47-49-52 (33-36) cm work next row as follows: 53-56-59 (56-59) sts = front piece, cast off 4 sts for armhole, 94-110-106 (100-106) sts = back piece, cast off 4 sts for armhole, 53-56-59 (56-59) sts = front piece, and now complete each piece separately.

Front piece: = 53-56-59 (56-59) sts. Dec to shape the armhole on every other row: 2 sts 1-2-3 (2-3) times, 1 st 2-2-3 (2-3) times = 49-50-50 (50-50) sts. When piece measures 60-61-64 (43-46) cm cast off for neck on every other row as follows: ladies: 4 sts 1 times, 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 2 rimes, 1 st 6-4-4 times, then on every 4th row: 1 st 4 times. Menís: 4 sts 1 time, 2 sts 2 times, 1 st 8 times, then on every 3rd row: 1 st 3 times. Cast off remaining sts when piece measures 74-76-80 (63-66) cm.

Back piece: = 94-110-106 (100-106) sts. Dec to shape the armhole as described for front piece = 86-88-88 (88-88) sts. When piece measures 72-74-78 (61-64) cm cast off the middle 26-26-26 (26-26) sts for neck and dec 2 sts on neckline on next row. Cast off remaining sts when piece measures 74-76-80 (63-66) cm.

Sleeves: Cast on 42-42-42 sts on double pointed needles size 5 mm with blue and work 2 rounds garter st. Continue in pattern Ė make sure to place a pattern repeat mid upper sleeve, at the same time inc 2 sts mid under arm 25-25-27 times on every 3rd and 4th round alternately = 92-92-96 sts. When piece measures 43-43-44 cm cast off 6 sts mid under arm and complete sleeve back and forth on needle. Dec each side to shape the sleeve cap on every other row: 5 sts 5 times. Cast off, sleeve measures approx 49-49-50 cm.

Assembly: Join shoulders. Ladies: Pick up approx 100 sts round the neck on needle size 5 mm with blue and work 2 rows garter st back and forth on needle, cast off.
Ladies and Menís: crochet a border with double thread blue on crochet hook size 5 mm as follows: 1 row dc along bottom edge, along front edges and round the neck with 110-120 dc along bottom edge, 66 (50) dc along each front edge, 50 (66) dc round neck. Crochet next row from RS as follows: *pick up thread through dc from previous row, pull approx 2 cm long, turn crochet hook 360 degrees anti clockwise, pull thread through* , repeat from *-*. Repeat both rows round sleeve edges with approx 25 dc. Set in sleeves and sew on buttons.

Diagram

= blue
= wine red
= rust (ladies), beige (menís)
= brown
= green

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