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DROPS 101-24 by DROPS Design

DROPS jacket with rib in ”Paris”

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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL
Materials: Drops Paris from Garnstudio
450-500-550-600-650 g colour no 16, white

DROPS circular size 5 mm – or the needle size needed to obtain correct knitting tension.
DROPS circular nand double pointed needles size 4.5 mm – for rib and neck
DROPS silver buttons no 529: 6-6-7-7-7 pcs

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NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in American English, please click here.
Knitting tension: 17 sts x 22 rows on needles size 5 mm in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm
Garter st: Knit all rows back and forth on needle.
Rib: * K3, P4 *, repeat from *-*.
Buttonhole: Cast off for buttonhole on right front band. 1 buttonhole = cast off 5th and 6th sts from edge and cast on 2 new sts over cast off sts on next row.
Cast off for buttonhole when piece measures:
Size S: 4, 12, 19, 27, 34 and 42 cm.
Size M: 4, 12, 20, 28, 36 and 44 cm.
Size L: 4, 11, 18, 25, 32, 39 and 46 cm.
Size XL: 5, 13, 20, 27, 34, 41 and 48 cm.
Size XXL: 5, 13, 20, 28, 35, 43 and 50 cm.

Back and front pieces: Knit piece back and forth on circular needles. Cast on 165-179-193-207-221 sts (incl 4 sts front band on each side) on circular needle size 4.5 mm in Paris. Knit 4 rows garter st. Change to circular needle size 5 mm. Continue in reverse stocking st but knit garter sts on outermost 4 sts (= front band) on each side – see explanation above. At the same time cast off for buttonhole on right front band – see explanation above. When piece measures 12 cm change to circular needle size 4.5 mm and knit next row as follows from RS: Knit 4 sts garter sts (front band), * K3, P4 * repeat from *-* and end with K3 and 4 sts garter sts. Repeat this until piece measures 24 cm. Change to circular needle size 5 mm and continue in reverse stocking sts. When piece measures 37-38-39-40-41 cm knit next row as follows: 40-44-47-51-54 sts (= right front piece) Cast off 6 sts for armhole, 73-79-87-93-101 sts (= back piece) cast off 6 sts for armhole, 40-44-47-51-54 (= left front piece). Complete each part separately.
Back piece = 73-79-87-93-101 sts. Then cast off for armhole on every other row as follows: 2 sts 1-2-3-4-5 times and 1 st 4-4-5-5-6 times = 61-63-65-67-69 sts. When piece measures 54-56-58-60-62 cm cast off middle 29-29-31-31-33 sts for neck and continuing cast off 1 sts on next row to shape neckline = 15-16-16-17-17 sts left on each shoulder. Cast off when piece measures 56-58-60-62-64 cm.
Right front piece = 40-44-47-51-54 sts. Cast off for armhole like back piece = 34-36-36-38-38 sts. Remember to knit garter st on 4 outermost sts mid front and to cast off for buttonholes. When piece measures 44-46-48-50-52 cm cast off outermost 5 sts mid front for neck and cast off to shape neckline on every other row as follows: 2 sts 6-7-7-7-7 times and 1 st 2-1-1-2-2 times = 15-16-16-17-17 sts left on shoulder. Cast off when piece measures 56-58-60-62-64 cm.
Left front piece: Knit like right but reversed. Do not cast off for buttonholes.

Sleeve: Cast on 51-51-51-58-58 sts (incl 1 edge st on each side) on circular needle size 4.5 mm with Paris. Knit 1 row stocking sts. Continue with rib – see explanation above - with 1 edge st on each side. Continue rib until piece measures 4 cm. Change to circular needle size 5 mm and knit reverse stocking sts until complete measurement is reached. At the same time when piece measures 4 cm inc 1 st on each side on every 4 -2 -1.5 -1.5 -1 cm 4-6-8-7-9 times in total = 59-63-67-72-76 sts. When piece measures 19-18-17-16-14 cm cast off 3 sts on each side to shape sleeve cap. Continuing cast off on every other row as follows: 2 sts 2 times, 1 st 2-2-2-2-4 times. Continuing cast off 2 sts on each side until piece measures 26-26-26-27-27 cm, then cast off 3 sts 1 time on each side. Cast off, sleeve measures approx 27-27-27-28-28 cm.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Pick up approx 82-88 sts on circular needle size 4.5 mm round neckline and knit 4 rows garter st, cast off. Sew in sleeves. Sew sleeve and side seams within 1 edge st. Sew in buttons on left front band.


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