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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 Ύ”-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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pattern type: jackets, shape: a-shape,

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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 Ό”-6 Ύ”-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”-23Ό”-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”-30Ύ”-32”-32Ύ”] 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 Ύ”-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”-23Ό”-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 Ύ”-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 Ύ”-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 Ό”-13 3/8”-16½”-19Ύ” and 22Ύ”].
Size M: [10 Ό”-13”-15 Ύ”-18½”-21Ό” and 24”].
Size L: [10 5/8”-13 3/8”-16 1/8”-19”-21 5/8” and 24 3/8”].
Size XL: [9 Ύ”-13”-16 1/8”-19 Ό”-22½” and 25½”].
Size XXL: [10 Ό”-13 3/8”-16½”-19Ύ”-22Ύ” and 26”].
Size XXXL:[10 Ό”-13”-15 Ύ”-18½”-21 Ό”-24” and 26 Ύ”].


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 Ύ”-2 Ύ”-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 Ύ”-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 Ύ”].
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 Ύ”-2 Ύ”-2 Ύ”] 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 Ύ”-4 Ύ”-4 Ύ”-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 Ό”-15”-15 Ύ”-16½”] down from shoulder) – sts should reach approx 2 x 2 cm [3/4’’ x 3/4”].

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