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DROPS 33-17 by DROPS Design

Drops jacket with zip in “Safran” Short or long version

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Size: Small (Medium/Large)

Materials: Drops Safran from Garnstudio
100% cotton 50 g = 160m
550 (550-600) g col no 6, blue

Or use Alpaca, 100% pure new wool 50g =200m

Drops circular needle, long (80cm) size: 3mm and 3.5mm
Drops double pointed needles size: 3mm and 3.5mm
or the size needed to obtain the correct knitting tension.
Cable needle.
Zip, 50 cm

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pattern type: jackets, pattern/technique: cable, texture, shape: v-neck,

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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.
Knitting Tension: 23sts x 30 rows on needle size 3.5mm in stocking st = 10x10cm.

Moss st: 1st row: K1, P1. 2nd row: Work K over P and P over K. Repeat rows 1 and 2.

Pattern: See diagram (1 diagram = 1 repeat). Pattern is seen from RS.

Short version: Body: Cast on 16 sts less and inc 16 sts more after the moss st. Measurement for arm hole, neck and casting off edge is reduced by 15 (16-18) cm, finished length = 57 (58-58) cm. Yarn requirement is reduced by 100 g.

Body: Jacket is worked back and forth on circ needle. Cast on 256 (260-264) sts on long circ needle size 3mm with blue and work 3 cm in moss st. Change to circ needle size 3.5mm and inc 36 (44-56) sts evenly on 1st row= 292 (304-320) sts. Work next row as follows: Work 3 sts in moss st (=front band), M.1, 13 sts in M.2, M.1,172 (184-200) sts in M.2, M.1,13 sts in M.2, M.1, 3 sts in moss st (=front band). Remember to check knitting tension. Continue in pattern until body measures 44 (45-47) cm. Next row: Work 78 (81-85) sts across front, cast off 6 sts for arm hole, work 124 (130-138) sts across back, cast off 6 sts for arm hole, work 78 (81-85) sts across front. Finish each piece separately.

Right front: = 78 (81-85) sts. Dec for arm hole on every other row as follows: 1 sts 1 (2-6) times = 77 (79-79) sts. Continue until piece measures 52 (54-56) cm. Cast off for neck inside the 3 sts worked in moss st on every other row as follows: 1 st 33 (33-33) times. Continue until piece measures 72 (74-76) cm. Cast off remaining 44 (46-46) sts.

Left front: Work as right front.

Back: = 124 (130-138) sts. Dec for arm hole as front = 122 (126-126) sts. Continue until piece measures 69 (71-73) cm. Work 3 rows in moss st across the centre 52 (52-52) sts on needle size 3mm. Cast off centre 46 (46-46) sts for neck. Continue working 3 sts in moss st each side of neck until piece measures 72 (74-76) cm. Cast off remaining 38 (40-40) sts.

Sleeve: Cast on 50 (54-58) sts on double pointed needles size 3mm with blue. Work 3 cm in moss st. Change to double pointed needles size 3.5mm and inc 16 (14-12) sts evenly on 1st round = 66 (68-70) sts. Work next round as follows: Work 22 (23-24) sts in M.2, M.1, 22 (23-24) sts in M.2. Continue in pattern and at the same time inc underneath sleeve for S+M: every 3rd round, for L: alternatively on every 3rd and 4th round as follows: 2 sts 35 (36-35) times =136 (140-140) sts. Continue until piece measures 44 (44-46) cm. Cast off centre 8 sts under arm and finish working back and forth on needle. Dec each side on every other row as follows: 5 sts 6 times. Work measures 49 (49-51) cm. Cast off.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seam and sew the sleeves to the body. Sew the zipper (about 50 cm long) in the outermost 3 moss sts at the front band.


= put 3 sts on a cable needle behind work, K3, K3 from cable needle
= P1
= K1

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