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DROPS 12-15 by DROPS Design

DROPS jacket in with pleated shoulders in “Magia” and “Vienna”. Size S – L.

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DROPS Retro 1980-1993

Size: S/M – M/L
Materials: DROPS Magia
300-350 g, colour no 08, black mix
And use DROPS Vienna
100-100 g colour no 15, black

DROPS pointed needles size 3.5 4 and 7 mm - or size needed to obtain 10 sts x 14 rows in stocking st on needle size 7 mm with Magia = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS buttons, 4 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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DROPS Magia DROPS Magia
82% Mohair, 10% Wool, 8% Polyamide
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DROPS Vienna DROPS Vienna
91% Mohair, 9% Polyester
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Pattern instructions

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

Back piece: Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 70-74 sts on needle size 3.5 mm with Magia, change to Vienna and work 10-12 cm rib. Change to needle size 7 mm and Magia and continue in stocking st, at the same time dec 14-14 sts evenly on first row = 56-60 sts. At the same time inc 1 st each side on every 6th row 4 times = 64-68 sts. Remember the knitting tension. When piece measures 32-36 cm cast off for armhole each side at the beg of every row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 2 times and 1 st 1 time = 48-52 sts. Cast off when piece measures 70-74 cm.
Right front piece: Cast on 36-38 sts on needle size 3.5 mm with Magia, change to Vienna and work 10-12 cm rib. Change to needle size 7 mm and Magia and continue in stocking st, at the same time dec 8-8 sts evenly on first row = 28-30 sts. At the same time inc 1 st at the side as described for back piece and when piece measures 26-28 cm cast off to shape the V-neck towards mid front: 1 st on every 6th and 7th row alternately 9 times. At the same time cast off for armhole at the side as described for back piece. Cast off remaining sts when piece measures approx 70-74 cm.
Left front piece: Like right front piece, but mirrored.
Sleeve: Cast on 28-28 sts on needle size 4 mm with Vienna, change to Magia and work 6 cm rib and then change back to Vienna and work 2 rows rib. Now change to needle size 7 mm and Magia and continue in stocking st. At the same time inc 1 st each side on every other row 24 times = 76-76 sts. When piece measures 49-51 cm cast off each side to shape the sleeve cap at the beg of every row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 2 times and 1 st 2 times, cast off remaining sts. Sleeve measures approx 57-59 cm.
Assembly: Sew the shoulder seams. Make 2 pleats on each shoulder (jumper should measure 42 cm across the top). Sew side seams.
Left front band: Cast on 8 sts on needle size 4 mm with Vienna and work approx 80 cm rib – front band should fit jacket from bottom of front piece to neckline mid back. Cast off.
Right front band: Like left front band, but make 4 buttonholes evenly distributed. 1 buttonhole = cast off the middle 2 sts and cast on 2 new sts on return row. Place the bottom buttonhole after 2 rows and place the top buttonhole at the bottom of V-neck.
Sew front bands to jacket in outer loops of sts to avoid a chunky seam.
Set in sleeves, sew side and under arm seams. Sew on buttons.

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