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DROPS 2-6 by DROPS Design

DROPS jacket in “Royal”. Size M.

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DROPS Retro 1980-1993

Size: M
Materials: DROPS Royal
400 g, colour no 218, purple mix

DROPS pointed needles size 3 and 4.5 mm - or size needed to obtain 16 sts x 22 rows in stocking st on needle size 4.5 mm = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS crochet hook size 4 mm.
DROPS buttons, 12 pcs.

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Pattern instructions

Rib: * K1 into back of loop, P1 *, repeat from *-*.

Right front piece: Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 48 sts on needle size 3 mm and work 10 cm rib. Change to needle size 4.5 mm and continue in stocking st. When piece measures 35 cm cast off for armhole at the side on every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 2 times and 1 st 1 time. When piece measures 55 cm cast off to shape the neckline towards mid front on every other row: 12 sts 1 time, 2 sts 2 times and 1 st 3 times. Cast off remaining sts on shoulder.

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

Back piece: Cast on 88 sts on needle size 3 mm and work 10 cm rib. Change to needle size 4.5 mm and continue in stocking st. When piece measures 35 cm cast off for armhole each side as described for front piece. When piece measures 57 cm cast off the middle 20 sts for neck and complete each side separately. Cast off to shape the neckline on every other row: 2 sts 2 times, 1 st 1 time. Cast off remaining sts on shoulder.

Sleeve: Worked back and forth on pointed needles. Cast on 38 sts on needle size 3 mm and work 10 cm rib. Change to needle size 4.5 mm and continue in stocking st, at the same time inc no of sts to 54 on first row. Now inc 1 st each side on every 3rd row until there are 114 sts on row. Sleeve now measures 45 cm. Cast off to shape the sleeve cap each side on every other row: 3 sts 2 times and 2 sts 2 times. Cast off remaining sts.

Assembly: Fold approx 4 cm along front pieces and fasten to WS. Sew shoulder seams. Pick up approx 80 sts round neckline on needle size 4.5 mm and work collar in stocking st back and forth on needle as follows: 4 cm stocking st, P 1 row from RS (= folding edge) and work 4 cm stocking st. Cast off and fold collar double and fasten to neckline. Set in sleeves. Sew side and sleeve seams.

Crochet front bands: Crochet 2 rows of dc along front opening with crochet hook size 4 mm as follows: beg at bottom of left front piece and work 1 dc in each st, continue round collar and down along right front piece. On row 2 make 12 buttonhole loops (= 3 ch) with 5 cm between each on right front band – see diagram for placement. Sew on buttons to fit buttonholes.

Diagram


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