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Winter Elegance by DROPS Design

Crochet Drops jacket in ”Highlander” with decorative edges in ”Eskimo”. Size: S to XXXL

Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements around chest: 33’’-39’’-40’’-44’’-48 3/4’’-52 3/4’’
Full length: 28”-29 1/8”-30 3/8”-31½”-32 ¾”-33 7/8”

Materials: DROPS Highlander from Garnstudio
Color no 06, dark blue:
550-600-650-700-800-850 gr
and use: DROPS Eskimo from Garnstudio
Color no 32, blue mix:
100 g for all sizes


Or use:
DROPS Cloud from Garnstudio
Colour no 09, petrol:
550-600-650-700-800-850 g

and use DROPS Eskimo from Garnstudio
color no 40, brown mix: 100 g for all sizes

DROPS crochet hook size 8 mm [US L/11] – or the crochet hook size needed to obtain correct crochet gauge.

DROPS dark buffalo horn button, no 536:
5-6-6-6-6-7 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. 5 ft 7 in and uses size S or M. If you are making a sweater, 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

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.
Crochet gauge: 9 sc in width and 11 rows in height with Cloud = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’]

Crochet info: Turn each row with 1 ch.

Decreasing tip - 1 (slanted side): Dec 1 sts on each side crocheting 2 outermost sc tog, by go through the first sc and get yarn, then go through second sc and get yarn, make a yo and pull yarn through all 3 sts on crochet hook.

Bind off tip - 2 (armhole, neckline and sleeve top):
Bind off at end of row by crocheting up to the number of sc to be bound off remains on row, and then turn piece.
Bind off at beg of row by crocheting sl st over number of sc to be bound off.

Increasing tips: Increase 1 sts on each side by crocheting 2 sc in first and last sc of row.
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Back piece:
Crochet 59-64-70-75-83-88 ch (includes 1 ch to turn with) on crochet hook size 8 mm [US L/11] with Highlander .
Crochet 1st row as follows: 1 sc in 2nd ch, 1 sc in each of next 2 ch, skip 1 ch, * 1 sc in each of next 3 ch, skip 1 ch * repeat from *-* and finish off with 1 sc in each of last 2-3-1-2-2-3 ch = 44-48-52-56-62-66 sc.
Continuing crochet 1 sc in each sc – read Crochet info.
When piece measures 15 cm [6’’] dec 1 sc – see Decreasing tip - 1 on each side of every 15th -16th -17th -18th -19th -20th cm [6”-6 ¼”-6 ¾”-7”-7½”-8”] 3 times in total = 38-42-46-50-56-60 sc.
Read next entire section before crocheting commences!
When piece measures 51-53-55-57-59-61 cm [20”-21”-21 5/8”-22½”-23¼”-24”] bind off 3 sc on each side for armhole – see Binding off tip - 2. Continuing dec 1 sc on each side on every row 1-2-4-5-8-9 times in total = 30-32-32-34-34-36 sts.
When piece measures 69-72-75-78-81-83 cm [27 1/8”-28 3/8”-29½”-30¾”-32”-32¾”] do not continue crocheting over middle 8-8-10-10-12-12 sc = 11-12-11-12-11-12 sc left on each shoulder (complete each side separately).
Crochet until piece measures 71-74-77-80-83-86 cm [28”-29 1/8”-30 3/8”-31½”-32 ¾”-33 7/8”]. Cut yarn.

Left front piece:
Crochet 38-40-43-46-51-54 ch (incl 1 ch to turn with) on crochet hook size 8 mm [US L/11] with Highlander .
Crochet 1st row as follows: 1 sc in 2nd ch, 1 sc in each of next 2 ch, skip 1 ch, * 1 sc in each of next 3 ch, skip 1 ch * repeat from *-* and finish off with 1 sc in each of last 1-3-2-1-2-1 ch = 28-30-32-34-38-40 sc.
Continuing crocheting 1 sc in each sc.
When piece measures 15 cm [6’’] dec on side as on back = 25-27-29-31-35-37 sc.
When piece measures 51-53-55-57-59-61 cm [20”-21”-21 5/8”-22½”-23¼”-24”] bind off and dec for armhole like back piece.
At the same time when piece measures 59-62-63-66-67-69 cm [23 1/4”-24 3/8”-24 ¾”-26”-26 3/8”-27 1/8”] bind off 5 sc towards mid front for neck. Continuing dec 1 sc towards neck on every other row 5-5-6-6-8-8 times in total.
When all dec are completed 11-12-11-12-11-12 sts are left on shoulder.
Cut thread when piece measures 71-74-77-80-83-86 cm [28”-29 1/8”-30 3/8”-31½”-32 ¾”-33 7/8”].

Right front piece:
Crochet like left front piece. Additionally make 5-6-6-6-6-7 buttonholes as follows: ch 2 over 3rd and 4th sc from mid front, on next row crochet 1 sc in each ch.
Make buttonhole when piece measures:
Size S: [10 ¼”-13 3/8”-16½”-19¾” and 22¾”].
Size M: [10 ¼”-13”-15 ¾”-18½”-21¼” and 24”].
Size L: [10 5/8”-13 3/8”-16 1/8”-19”-21 5/8” and 24 3/8”].
Size XL: [9 ¾”-13”-16 1/8”-19 ¼”-22½” and 25½”].
Size XXL: [10 ¼”-13 3/8”-16½”-19¾”-22¾” and 26”].
Size XXXL:[10 ¼”-13”-15 ¾”-18½”-21 ¼”-24” and 26 ¾”].


Sleeve:
Ch 27-30-30-31-31-34 (incl 1 ch to turn with) on crochet hook size 8 mm with Highlander .
Crochet 1st row as follows: 1 sc in 2nd ch, 1 sc in each of next 2 ch, skip 1 ch, * 1 sc in each of next 3 ch, skip 1 ch * repeat from *-* and finish off with 1 sc in each of last 2-1-2-2-1 ch = 20-22-22-23-23-25 sc.
Continuing crochet 1 sc in each sc.
At the same time when piece measures 8 cm [3 1/8’’] inc 1 sc on each side – read Increasing tip – on every 7th -7th-6th-5th-4th-4th cm [2 ¾”-2 ¾”-2 3/8”-2”-1½”-1½”] 6-6-7-8-9-9 times in total = 32-34-36-39-41-43 sc.
When piece measures 48-48-47-47-45-44 cm [19”-19”-18½”-18½”-17 ¾”-17 1/4”] bind off 3 sc on each side.
Then bind off to shape sleeve top on every other row as follows: 2 sc 1-1-1-2-2-2 times and 1 sc 1-1-2-1-2-3 times.
Continuing, bind off 2 sc on each side until piece measures 55-56-56-57-57-58 cm [21 5/8”-22”-22”-22½”-22½”-22 ¾”].
Now bind off 3 sc 1 time on each side.
Cut yarn. Crochet another sleeve.

Decorative pockets:
Ch 18-18-20-20-22-22 (incl 1 ch to turn with) on crochet hook size 8 mm [US L/11] with Highlander .
Crochet 1st row as follows: 1 sc in 2nd ch, 1 sc in each of next 2 ch, skip 1 ch, * 1 sc in each of next 3 ch, skip 1 ch * repeat from *-* and finish off with 1 sc in each of last 1-1-3-3-1-1 ch = 13-13-15-15-16-16 sc.
Continuing crochet 1 sc in each sc until approx 6-6-6-7-7-7 cm [2 3/8”-2 3/8”-2 3/8”-2 ¾”-2 ¾”-2 ¾”] is crochet. Cut yarn.

Assembly:
Sew shoulder seams in edge sts.

Collar:
Crochet 30 to 45 sc around neckline with Highlander on crochet hook size 8 mm [US L/11]. Continue with 1 sc in each sc until collar measures approx 12-12-12-14-14-14 cm [4 ¾”-4 ¾”-4 ¾”-5½”-5½”-5½”]. Cut yarn.

Crochet edge (around armhole):
Crochet around armhole with Eskimo on crochet hook size 8 mm [US L/11]. Begin mid under sleeve. Crochet 1 sc, * 1 ch, skip approx 1 cm [3/8’’], 1 sc in next sts *, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 sl st in sc from beginning of round.

Assembly:
Sew in sleeves under the edge of Eskimo. Sew sleeve and side seams in outermost edge to avoid thick seams. Sew on decorative pockets mid on front piece approx 7 to 9 cm [2 3/4’’ to 3½”] from edge mid front. Only sew the top edge on the pocket. Sew in buttons.

Crochet edges:
Crochet around all edges of jacket with Eskimo on crochet hook size 8 mm [US L/11]. Start mid back of neck.
Crochet 1 sc, * 1 ch, skip approx 1 cm [3/8’’], 1 sc in next st *, repeat from *-* around collar, down along front piece, around bottom edge and up along front piece and back neck again.
Finish round with 1 sl st in the sc from beginning of round.
Crochet in same way along sleeve edges and around the open edge on the pockets.

Slanted sts:
Sew slanted sts with 2 strands Eskimo under bust line(i.e. approx 32-34-36-38-40-42 cm [12½”-13 3/8”-14 ¼”-15”-15 ¾”-16½”] down from shoulder) – sts should reach approx 2 x 2 cm [3/4’’ x 3/4”].

Diagram

All measurements in charts are in cm.


Comments (71)

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Beth Noll 31.08.2018 - 19:00:

When doing the right side, it says \"Additionally make 5-6-6-6-6-7 buttonholes as follows: ch 2 over 3rd and 4th sc from mid front, on next row crochet 1 sc in each ch.\" I can\'t figure out what mid front means. Do you mean for the button holes to go in the 3rd and 4th sc from the outside edge?

DROPS Design 06.09.2018 kl. 09:45:

Dear Mrs Noll, the buttonholes will be crocheted at the beg of a row from RS, ie skip the 3rd and 4th sc from the edge -towards mid front/jacket opening). Happy crocheting!

Stefanie² 24.08.2018 - 18:30:

Hello, what size should I go for if I'm 96 cm bust? Thank you!

DROPS Design 25.08.2018 kl. 08:02:

Hi Stefanie, Measurements for the different sizes are shown in a diagram at the bottom of the pattern. Happy crocheting!

Loes 19.04.2018 - 12:08:

Mooi en makkelijk patroon! Heel veel complimenten gekregen, soms zomaar van een vreemde😀. De jas is erg warm....jas nr 2 bijna klaar, wel met een andere steek.

Jana T 20.02.2018 - 22:37:

Hi! I've just finished the back piece and started working on the left front piece. I'm confused about the width of the left/right front piece. The way it is shown on the drawing it seems to me that the front pieces should be half the width of the back piece, or 24,5cm for size small. However, mine is much wider, around 33cm. Is this what the width of each front piece should really be, or am I doing something wrong? Thank you very much in advance!

DROPS Design 21.02.2018 kl. 07:00:

Dear Jana, don´t worry - front pieces should not be half of width of the back piece, as you have to count with button bands. Front pieces have due to it lay over each other, so it must be slightly wider than half of back. Happy crocheting!

Hanne 30.09.2017 - 08:34:

Hei! For en fin passform og lengde på denne jakken. Denne jakken vil jeg veldig gjerne STRIKKE! Hvordan skal jeg tenke om jeg vil "gjøre om" denne til en strikkeoppskrift? Ikke vant med å hekle, men kan lese oppskrift. Tusen takk for svar!

DROPS Design 03.10.2017 kl. 11:50:

Hvis du går ind på DROPS forside, så kan du søge ved at skrive "jakker" i søgeruden og klikke på kategori "dame", du kan også vælge teknikk som feks "sjalskrave" hvis du vil det. Vi håber du finder en jakke du synes om :)

Alexandra 11.02.2017 - 20:14:

Hej. Jag är nu på slutet av ärmen men förstår inte, har minskat 3fm i båda sidorna och ska avmaska för ärmkullen nu. Hur gör jag då? Ska jag minska 2fm i båda sidorna el bara ena? Behöver hjälp ända ner till slutet.mvh Alexandra

Hanaa Zahran 09.02.2017 - 19:35:

Hi I brought a yarn to make this pattern but unfortunately need more and cannot find it so I need to mix another color (I have powder pink and want to mix dark grey with it ) can u help how to do this pattern with two colors. Thanks

DROPS Design 10.02.2017 kl. 09:17:

Dear Mrs Zahran, please contact your DROPS store for any assistance choosing a colour, they will be able to help you even per mail or telephone. Happy crocheting!

Kerry 08.02.2017 - 20:37:

I am attempting to crochet the xxl size which calls for 800g total for the main color. I purchased yarn that is 113g per skein. It is labeled as 6/super bulky for a total of 904g. I think the required amount is incorrect because I am starting on my third skein and I am not even half way done with the back!

DROPS Design 09.02.2017 kl. 09:05:

Dear Kerry, this pattern has been written for DROPS Highlander and materials is also given in DROPS Cloud. Remember to check your tension and total meterage required when using an alternative. You will get further personnal assistance from the store where you bought your yarn. Happy crocheting!

Kerry 08.02.2017 - 20:36:

I am having trouble with this part of the pattern; "When piece measures 15 cm [6’’] dec 1 sc – see Decreasing tip - 1 on each side of every 15th -16th -17th -18th -19th -20th cm [6”-6 ¼”-6 ¾”-7”-7½”-8”] times in total = 38-42-46-50-56-60 sc." This part makes no sence to me, I just feel like something is missing from this part of the instructions. Please Help! Thank you

DROPS Design 09.02.2017 kl. 08:40:

Dear Kerry, when piece measures 15 cm dec 1 sc on each side (= 1 sc at the beg of row + 1 sc at the end of row) and repeat these dec every 15th-20th row (see size) a total of 3 times (this part is missing and will be added soon). Happy ccrocheting!

Faveaux 09.11.2016 - 19:29:

Désolée,mais vous n'avez pas répondu à ma question.........êtes-vous certaine de la quantité de laine pour confectionner cette veste ? en XL,700grs? Merci.

DROPS Design 10.11.2016 kl. 08:42:

Bonjour Mme Faveaux, tout à fait, il faut 700 g en Highlander + 100 g Eskimo en taille XL - Highlander n'est plus disponible, lisez attentivement les informations sur cette page afin de déterminer la quantité nécessaire dans la qualité que vous aurez choisi en alternative. Bon crochet!

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