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DROPS 35-17 by DROPS Design

Drops textured jacket in “Alaska”

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Size: Small (Medium-Large)

Materials: DROPS Alaska from Garnstudio
1000 (1050-1100) g in colour no.2, cream.

DROPS buttons: 5 pcs.
DROPS Circular Needles, long (80cm): 4mm and 5mm
DROPS Circular Needles, short (40cm) or double pointed needles: 4mm and 5mm, or the size needed to obtain the correct knitting tension.

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Pattern instructions

Knitting Tension: 17sts x 21 rows in pattern on needle size 5 mm = 10x10cm.

Pattern: See diagram (1 diagram = 1 repeat). Pattern is read from right to left, and is seen from RS.

Double moss st: Worked over 4 rows. 1st row: K1, P1. 2nd row: K over K and P over P. 3rd row: P over K and K over P. 4th row: K over K and P over P. Repeat rows 1-4.

Ridge: 1 Ridge = 2 rows. 1st row (RS): K, 2nd row (WS): K

Front band: Worked over 15 sts each side (centre front): 5 sts ridge, P2, M.1 twice. Reverse for left band.

Buttonhole: When piece measures 1 (1-1), 18 (18.5-19), 35.5 (36.5-37.5), 52.5 (54-56), 70 (72-74) cm work button hole on right front band as follows: 1 button hole = cast off 3rd st from edge, cast on 1 new st over cast off st on next row.

Hem 1: S+L: P 1 row, work next row as follows: *8 sts in double moss st, M.2, 8 sts in double moss st*. Repeat from * - * rest of row, P1 row.
M: P 1 row, work next row as follows: *M.2, 16 sts in double moss st*. Repeat from * - * rest of row (finish with M.2), P1 row.

Hem 2: S+L: P 1 row, work next row as follows:* M.4, M.2, M.4*, repeat from * - * rest of row. P 1 row.
M: P 1 row, work next row as follows: *M.2, M.5*, repeat from * - * rest of row (finish row with M.2). P 1 row.

Body: Jacket is worked back and forth on circ needle. Cast on 246 (250-254) sts on long circ needle size 4mm with cream. Work 6 cm in M.1 with 15 sts each side for front bands. Change to circ needle size 5mm, work hem 1 and dec 24 (20-8) sts evenly on 1st row = 222 (230-246) sts. Remember to check your tension. After hem 1 continue pattern as follows: *M.3, (start at arrow), hem 2, M.6 (start at arrow), hem 1*. Repeat from * - * rest of piece. At the same time when piece measures 43 (45-46) cm, divide work as follows: 63 (64-68) sts for front, 96 (102-110) sts for back, 63 (64-68) for front. Finish each piece separately.

Front: = 63 (64-68) sts. Continue until piece measures 66 (68-70) cm. Put the 15 sts each side (front bands) on a thread. Dec at neck edge on every other row as follows: 10 (11-11) sts once, 3 sts 3 times. Continue until piece measures 72 (74-76) cm. Cast off.

Back: = 96 (102-110) sts. Continue until piece measures 70 (72-74) cm. Cast off centre 34 (36-36) sts for neck. Dec 2 sts on each side of neck on next row. Continue until piece measures 72 (74-76) cm. Cast off remaining sts.

Sleeve: Cast on 44 (50-50) sts on short circ needle size 4mm with cream. Work 6 cm in M.1.
Change to circ needle size 5 mm, work double moss st and at the same time inc 6 (0-2) sts evenly on first round = 50 (50-52) sts. Inc underneath sleeve 2 sts 24 (24-25) times, for S+M: alternatively on every 3rd and 4th round, L: on every 3rd round = 98 (98-102) sts, working the inc sts into the pattern.
Continue until piece measures 50 (49-48) cm. Cast off.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Pick up 106 or 110 sts around neck including the sts from thread on short circ needle size 4 mm with cream.
Work next row as follows: 15 sts front band, 76 or 80 sts in M.1, 15 sts front band. Work 4 cm. Cast off. Sew in sleeves and buttons.

Diagram

= K
= P
= work the 2nd st first without transferring it off the needle, then work the 1st st , lift both sts off left needle.
= put 2 sts on cable needle in front of work, k2, k2 from cable needle.



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