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DROPS 42-5 by DROPS Design

DROPS Jacket in Paris with flower pattern

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Size: S/M (M/L)

Materials: DROPS Paris from Garnstudio
650 (700) g colour no 17, off-white
50 (100) g colour no 46, rust
50 (50) g colour no 42, light green
50 (50) g colour no 43, dark green
50 (50) g colour no 37, wine red
50 (50) g colour no 41, mustard

DROPS needle size 4.5 and 5 mm, or size needed to obtain the right knitting tension

DROPS crochet hook size 4 mm

DROPS buttons, 6 pcs

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Pattern instructions

Knitting Tension: 17 sts x 22 rows on needle size 5 mm in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.

Moss stitch:
1st row: K1, P1.
2nd row: P over K, K over P.
Repeat 2nd row.

Pattern: See diagram. 1 diagram = 1 repeat. The entire pattern is knitted in stocking st.

Back piece:
Cast on 98 (104) sts (incl 1 edge st each side) on needle size 4.5 mm with rust and knit 1 row moss st, change to off-white and knit 3 rows moss st. Change to needle size 5 mm and pattern in stocking st as follows: 10 (13) sts with off-white, M.2 (= 78 sts), 10 (13) sts with off-white. Remember your knitting tension.
After M.2 continue in off-white.
When piece measures 33 (35) cm cast off 3 sts for armhole each side = 92 (98) sts. Continue casting off on every other row: 2 sts 2 (2) times and 1 st 1 (2) times = 82 (86) sts.
When piece measures 56 (58) cm cast off the middle 24 (26) sts for neck and dec 2 sts on neckline on next row.
Cast off remaining sts when piece measures 58 (60) cm.

Right front piece:
Cast on 50 (53) sts (incl 1 edge st each side) on needle size 4.5 mm with rust and knit 1 row moss st, change to off-white and knit 3 rows moss st. Change to needle size 5 mm and pattern in stocking st as follows: 2 (3) sts with off-white, M.1, 1 (3) sts with off-white. Remember your knitting tension. When piece measures 33 (35) cm cast off 3 sts at side for armhole = 47 (50) sts and then continue to cast off to shape the armhole on every other row: 2 sts 2 (2) times and 1 st 1 (2) times = 42 (44) sts.
When piece measures 50 (50) cm cast off to shape the neckline on every other row: 6 (7) sts 1 time, 2 sts 3 (3) times and then on every 4th row: 2 sts 1 (1) time and 1 st 1 (1) time.
At the same time after M.1, finish the piece in off-white.
Cast off remaining sts when piece measures 58 (60) cm.

Left front piece:
Like right front piece, but mirrored.

Sleeves:
Cast on 37 (37) sts on needle size 4.5 mm with rust and knit 1 row moss st, change to off-white and knit 3 rows moss st. Change to needle size 5 mm, at the same time inc 2 (2) sts on first row and continue in M.3 = 39 sts and then M.4.
At the same time when piece measures 5 (5) cm inc 1 st each side 23 (23) times as follows: size S/M on every 3rd and 4th row alternately, size M/L on every 3rd row = 85 (85) sts.
When piece measures 44 (43) cm cast off for sleeve cap each side as follows: 4 sts 7 times for both sizes.
Cast off, sleeve measures approx 50 (49) cm.

Assembly:
Join shoulders. Set in sleeves and sew sleeve and side seams. Pick up approx 80 to 90 sts along left front piece on needle size 4.5 mm with off-white, change to rust and knit 6 cm moss st, change to wine red and knit 1 row moss st. Cast off. Repeat along right front piece, but after 1 cm make 6 buttonholes evenly distributed on row. 1 buttonhole = cast off 2 sts and cast on 2 new sts on return row. Pick up approx 100-104 sts round the neckline on needle size 4.5 mm with off-white and knit 3 rows moss st, change to rust and knit 1 row moss st. Cast off.

Crochet border:
Crochet along bottom edge, round the neckline and sleeve edges with wine red and hook size 4 mm as follows: 1 dc, *1 ch, skip 2 sts and crochet 2 tr, 1 ch, 2 tr, 1 ch in next st, skip 2 sts, 1 dc*, repeat from *-*. Sew on buttons.

Diagram

= off-white, K
= rust
= light green
= dark green
= wine red
= mustard
= off-white, P


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