DROPS Extra / 0-65

DROPS Extra 0-65 by DROPS Design

DROPS jacket with cables in “Camelia”. Size XS – XL.

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Size: XS-S/M-M/L-XL
Chest: 82-90-102-112 cm.
Materials: DROPS Camelia from Garnstudio
700-800-900-1000 g colour no 18, dark purple
And use DROPS Pelliza
50 g for all sizes colour no 09, navy blue

DROPS circular and double pointed needles size 3 mm and double pointed needles size 2.5 mm (for neck) - or size needed to get 24 sts x 32 rows in stocking st on needle size 3 mm with Camelia = 10 x 10 cm. Width of 1 pattern repeat, 28 sts = 5.4 cm.
DROPS Stein Optik buttons, no 117K, 8 PCS.

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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Garter st, back and forth on needle: K all rows.
Garter st, in the round: K1 round, P 1 round.
Pattern: See diagram. The diagram shows the pattern from the RS. English explanations to the diagrams are given at the bottom of this page.
Rib: * K3, P2 *, repeat from *-*.
Increasing tip: No inc in the first and the last cable. In all odd cables inc in the st before the cable and in all even cables inc in the st after cable.

Front and back piece: Worked back and forth on circular needle from mid front. Cast on 404-460-516-572 sts (includes 1 edge st each side towards mid front) on circular needle size 3 mm with Camelia and work 2 rows garter st – see above. Continue as follows: 1 garter st (= edge st), M.1, * 18-18-18-18 sts in reverse stocking st, M.1 *, repeat from *-* across the row and finish with 1 garter st (= edge st). Remember the knitting tension! When piece measures 40-42-43-45 cm (adjust to pattern) work M.2with 1 garter st each side. After M.2 complete piece in M.3. When piece measures 52-56-58-61 cm work next row as follows: 102-116-130-144 sts on front piece, cast off 4 sts for armhole, 192-220-248-276 sts on back piece, cast off 4 sts for armhole, 102-116-130-144 sts on front piece. Now complete each piece separately.

Back piece: = 192-220-248-276 sts. Cast off to shape the armhole each side on every other row: 4 sts 0-1-2-2 times, 3 sts 0-2-3-3 times, 2 sts 0-3-4-4 times, 1 st 2-4-5-5 times = 188-180-188-216 sts. When piece measures 73-77-80-83 cm dec 18 sts evenly on the middle 54-54-56-56 sts and on next row cast off the middle 32-32-34-34 sts for neck. Now complete each side separately and cast off 2 sts on neckline on next row = 67-63-66-80 sts on shoulder. When piece measures approx 75-79-82-85 cm – adjust to a full cable – dec 34-33-42-42 sts evenly on row and cast off remaining sts on shoulder.

Front piece: = 102-116-130-144 sts. Cast off to shape the armhole at the side as described for back piece = 100-96-100-114 sts. When piece measures 68-72-75-78 cm slip sts on a stitch holder for neckline towards mid front on every other row as follows: 17-17-18-18 sts 1 time, 3 sts 3 times, 2 sts 2 times, 1 st 3 times = 67-63-66-80 sts on shoulder. When piece measures approx 75-79-82-85 cm – adjust to a full cable – dec 34-33-42-42 sts evenly on row and cast off remaining sts on shoulder.

Sleeve: Cast on 112-112-140-140 sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm and work 2 cm rib. Change to needle size 3 mm and work M.4. After M.4 there are 96-96-120-120 sts on round. Work next round as follows: * M.5, dec the next 18 P sts evenly to 12 *, repeat from *-* = 72-72-90-90 sts and 4-4-5-5 cables with 12 P sts between each. Now continue in pattern like this on these sts, at the same time inc 1 st by cables – see increasing tip – on every 9-9-12-12 round a total of 12-12-8-8 times = 120-120-130-130 sts – P inc sts! When piece measures 53-52-49-48 cm cast off 4 sts mid under arm and complete piece back and forth on needle. Cast off for sleeve cap each side on every other row: 4 sts 5-3-3-2 times, 3 sts 0-3-3-3 times, 2 sts 0-2-4-6 times 3 sts 0-2-3-3 times and cast off remaining sts. Piece measures approx 56-58-57-57 cm.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Pick up approx 165-175-180-190 sts (divisible by 5) along left front piece on circular needle size 3 mm with Camelia and work 3 cm rib with 1 garter st each side back and forth on needle, cast off. Repeat along right front piece, but after 1 cm make 8 buttonholes evenly distributed. 1 buttonhole = cast off 2 sts and cast on 2 new sts on return row. Pick up approx 140-140-152-152 sts (includes sts on stitch holders at front) round neckline incl front bands on needle size 2.5 mm with Camelia and continue as follows: 1 garter st, * M.5, 6 sts in reverse stocking st *, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 garter st. After 6 cm change to Pelliza, work 6 cm stocking st and cast off. Fold edge double towards WS and fasten. Set in sleeves. Sew on buttons to fit buttonholes.

English explanation to pattern diagram:

= K
= P
= slip 3 sts on cable needle behind piece, K3, K3 from cable needle.
= slip 3 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K3, K3 from cable needle.
= slip 3 sts on cable needle in front of piece, P1, K3 from cable needle.
= slip 1 st on cable needle behind piece, K3, P1 from cable needle.
= slip 2 sts on cable needle behind piece, K2, K2 from cable needle.
= slip 2 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K2, K2 from cable needle.
= K3 tog
= slip 1 st as if to K, K2, psso
= slip 1 st on cable needle in front of piece, K2 into back of loop, K1 from cable needle
= slip 2 sts on cable needle behind piece, K1, K2 from cable needle
= slip 3 sts on cable needle behind piece, K3, P2 from cable needle
= slip 3 sts on cable needle in front of piece, P3, K3 from cable needle

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