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DROPS 42-14 by DROPS Design

DROPS Jacket in Paris with flower pattern

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Size: S/M (M/L)

Materials: DROPS Paris from Garnstudio
300 (300) g colour no 38, coral
300 (300) g colour no 41, yellow
100 (100) g colour no 25, olive
50 (50) g colour no 43, dark olive
50 (50) g colour no 46, rust
50 (50) g colour no 37, wine red
50 (50) g colour no 31, purple

DROPS circular and double pointed needles size 5 mm and pointed needles size 3.5 mm, or size needed to obtain the right knitting tension
DROPS crochet hook size 3.5 mm
DROPS buttons, 5 pcs

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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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Pattern instructions

Knitting Tension: 17 sts x 22 rows on needle size 5 mm in pattern = 10 x 10 cm.
Moss stitch: 1st row: K1, P1. 2nd row: P over K, K over P. Repeat 2nd row.
Garter st: knit all rows. On circular needle: K 1 round, P 1 round.
Pattern: See diagram. 1 diagram = 1 repeat.

Back and front piece: Knitted back and forth on circular needle from mid front. Cast on 184 (198) sts on circular needle size 5 mm with olive and knit 2 rows garter st. Continue in stocking st. When piece measures 4 (4) cm knit M.1 with 1 edge st each side towards mid front. After M.1 knit next row as follows: 5 sts in yellow, M.2, 112 (126) sts in yellow, M.2 but knit the repeat from left to right, 5 sts in yellow. Remember your knitting tension. Now continue in yellow until piece measures 42 (44) cm. At the same time when piece measures 31 (33) cm knit next row as follows: 44 (48) sts = front piece, cast off 4 sts for armhole, 88 (94) sts = back piece, cast off 4 sts for armhole, 44 (48) sts = front piece. Now complete each piece separately.

Front pieces: = 44 (48) sts. Dec to shape the armhole on every other row: 2 sts 1 (1) time and 1 st 1 (3) times = 41 (43) sts. When piece measures 42 (44) knit M.3 and after M.3 finish the piece in coral. At the same time when piece measures 42 (44) cm (at the same time as beg M.3) cast off to shape the neckline on every other row: 3 (4) sts 1 time, 2 sts 2 times, 1 st 4 times and then on every 4th row 1 st 2 times. Cast off remaining sts when piece measures 56 (58) cm.

Back piece: = 88 (94) sts. Dec to shape the armhole on every other row: 2 sts 1 (1) time, 1 st 1 (2) times = 82 (86) sts and knit pattern as described for front piece. When piece measures 54 (56) cm cast off the middle 22 (24) sts for neck and dec 2 sts on neckline on next row. Cast off remaining sts when piece measures 56 (58) cm.

Sleeves: Cast on 38 (40) sts on double pointed needles size 5 mm with olive and knit 2 rounds garter st. Continue in stocking st. When piece measures 4 (4) cm knit M.1 (make sure to have a pattern repeat mid upper sleeve) and at the same time inc 2 sts mid under arm on every 3rd and 4th round alternately a total of 24 (23) times = 86 (86) sts. After M.1 finish sleeve in M.4. When piece measures 45 (45) cm cast off 4 sts mid under arm and finish sleeve back and forth on needle. Cast off for sleeve cap each side on every other row: 6 sts 4 times. Cast off, sleeve measures approx 50 (50) cm.

Assembly: Join shoulders. Pick up approx 80 to 90 sts along left front piece on needle size 3.5 mm with yellow and knit 3 cm moss st. Repeat along right front piece, but after 1 cm make 5 buttonholes evenly distributed on row. 1 buttonhole = cast off 2 sts and cast on 2 new sts on return row. Pick up approx 110 to 120 sts round the neckline on needle size 3.5 mm with coral and knit 2 rows garter st, cast off. Set in sleeves and sew on buttons.
Crochet border: Crochet a border round bottom edge and sleeves with dark olive and round the neck with wine red on crochet hook size 3.5 mm as follows: 1 dc, *3 ch, 1 tr in first ch, skip 2 sts, 1 dc*, repeat from *-*.

Diagram

= coral
= yellow
= olive
= dark olive
= rust
= wine red
= purple