DROPS / 98 / 43

DROPS 98-43 by DROPS Design

DROPS Cape with sleeves in Eskimo

Size: S/M – L/XL – XXL
All measurements in charts are in cm.

Materials: DROPS Eskimo from Garnstudio
450-500-550 g color no 40, gray/purple mix

DROPS circular needle and double pointed needles size 9 mm / US 13 or size needed to obtain the correct gauge.

Knitting gauge: 10 sts x 14 rows on needle size 9 mm / US 13 in stockinette sts = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from inches to cm - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
Pattern: See diagram M.1 The diagram is seen from the right side.

The cape is worked in the round on circular needle from the bottom edge towards the top. Cast on 140-156-172 sts on circular needle size 9 mm / US 13 with Eskimo.
K 1 round, P 1 round and K 1 round.
Continue as follows:

Size S/M: P10, K3 (= mid left sleeve/shoulder), P10, K3, P4, diagram M.1 (= 6 sts), P6, diagram M.2 (= 9 sts), P6, diagram M.3 (= 6 sts), P4, K3, P10, K3 (= mid right sleeve/shoulder), P10, K3, P4, diagram M.1 (= 6 sts), P6, diagram M.2 (= 9 sts), P6, diagram M.3 (= 6 sts), P4, K3. Continue pattern like this.

Size L/XL: P10, K3 (= mid left sleeve/shoulder), P10, K3, P6, diagram M.1 (= 6 sts), P8, diagram M.2 (= 9 sts), P8, diagram M.3 (= 6 sts), P6, K3, P10, K3 (= mid right sleeve/shoulder), P10, K3, P6, diagram M.1 (= 6 sts), P8, diagram M.2 (= 9 sts), P8, diagram M.3 (= 6 sts), P6, K3. Continue pattern like this.

Size XXL: P10, K3 (= mid left sleeve/shoulder), P10, K3, P8, diagram M.1 (= 6 sts), P10, diagram M.2 (= 9 sts), P10, diagram M.3 (= 6 sts), P8, K3, P10, K3 (= mid right sleeve/shoulder), P10, K3, P8, diagram M.1 (= 6 sts), P10, diagram M.2 (= 9 sts), P10, diagram M.3 (= 6 sts), P8, K3. Continue pattern like this.

When piece measures 30-30-31 cm / 11 3/4"-11 3/4"-12 1/4" beg dec for shoulder/neck.
Dec 1 st in each P section by P 2 tog as follows:

In each P section with P10 (in size XXL only the P10 sections on sleeve/shoulder) dec 1 st on every other round a total of 5 times.

At the same time dec 1 st in each P section with 4-6-8 P on every third row a total of 2-2-4 times.

At the same time dec 1 st in each P section with 6-8-10 P (i.e. P sections between M.1 and M.2 and between M.2 and M.3) on every other row a total of 2-4-5 times.

After all dec are complete = 104-112-116 sts on round.
Knit 1 round, at the same time dec evenly to 56-63-70 sts.
Piece measures approx 37-37-39 cm / 14½"-14½"-15 1/4".

Neck:
P 1 round, K 1 round.
Continue in Rib, K3/P4 - make sure there is K3 mid front. When neck measures approx 15-15-16 cm / 6"-6-"6 1/4" bind off loosely in Rib.

Sleeve:
Cast on 35-35-41 sts on double pointed needles size 9 mm / US 13 with Eskimo.
Insert a marker at beg of round = mid under arm.
K 1 round, P 1 round and K 1 round (= lower sleeve edge).
Now continue in Rib as follows:
Size S/M + Size L/XL: P2, *K3, P4*, repeat from *-* and finish with K3, P2.
Continue in Rib.
Size XXL: P3, *K3, P5*, repeat from *-* and finish with K3 and P3.
Continue in Rib.

When piece measures 20-22-22 cm / 8"-8 3/4"-8 3/4" bind off loosely in Rib.

Assembly:
Sew a sleeve to each side of the cape in the outer loops of sts.
Leave 12-12-18 sts (i.e. 6-6-9 sts on each side of the marker) un-sewn.
Make sure to match K3 on sleeve with K3 on the shoulder piece.

Diagram

All measurements in charts are in cm.

= Knit
= Purl
= Bobble: K1, I yo, K1, I yo, K1 in the same st (= 5 sts). Turn. Work 4 rows stockinette sts over these 5 sts. Now lift 2nd st on right needle over first st, 3rd st over first st, 4th st over first st and 5th st over first st = 1 st left.
= Put 1 st on cable needle behind piece, K3, P1 from cable needle.
= Put 3 sts on cable needle in front of piece, P1, K3 from cable needle
= Put 3 sts on cable needle behind piece, K3, K3 from cable needle
= Put 3 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K3, K3 from cable needle

angie 17.11.2006 - 16:12:

i want to know the abreviations of patterns as k , p ....

22.10.2006 - 19:21:

er smart til at bruge under pelsveste

Catharina 15.10.2006 - 16:34:

Hur ska man kunna utföra något vettigt med de ärmarna? Annars snygg.

Marianne 18.08.2006 - 18:34:

Skulle den vara som en vanlig tröja skulle den va jättesnygg, härlig färg.

Signe 09.08.2006 - 12:56:

TO HELEN: I'm pretty sure this pattern only will be available in Danish, norwigian, and swedish...

jane 03.08.2006 - 09:33:

nej tak. den må være forfærdelig at have på.

Helen 02.08.2006 - 02:46:

When will this pattern be available? Thankyou

01.08.2006 - 17:45:

muy original. tal vez me lon haga

30.07.2006 - 10:44:

kjempefin, den vil jeg ha

Helen 24.07.2006 - 23:55:

when willthis pattern be available in English thankyou.

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