DROPS / 104 / 36

Mare del Nord by DROPS Design

DROPS jacket in Silke-Alpaca or Nepal with shawl collar and ornamental buttons. Size: S to XXXL.

Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements at chest: 31½”-35½”-37 ¾”-41 ¾”-46½”-51”
Full length: 22 ¾”-23 5/8”-24 3/8”-25 ¼”-26”-26 3/4”

Materials:DROPS Silke-Alpaca from Garnstudio
650-700-800-850-950-1050 g color no 8903, black

Or use: DROPS Nepal from Garnstudio
550-600-650-700-800-850 g colour no 8903, black

DROPS needles size 4.5 mm [US 7] – or the needle size needed to obtain correct knitting gauge.

DROPS Button Variety: 9 pcs
5 buttons with a diameter of 20 mm [3/4”], these are used for buttoning the jacket.
4 buttons in various sizes, these buttons are for decoration

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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.
Knitting gauge: 17 sts x 22 rows stockinette sts = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’]

Garter st: Knit all rows.

Decreasing tip: Dec for neck within front edge and 6 sts (3 K/ 3 P).
Dec as follows before front edge + 6 sts: K2 tog
Dec as follows after front edge + 6 sts: Slip 1 sts as if to knit, K1, psso.

Buttonholes: Bind off for buttonhole on right front band. 1 buttonhole = bind off 4th-4th-4th-5th-5th-5th front band sts from edge and cast on 1 new sts over the bound off sts on next row.
Bind off for buttonhole when piece measures:
Size S: 4, 11, 18, 25 and 32 cm [1½”-4 3/8”-7”-9 ¾” and 12½”].
Size M: 5, 12, 19, 26 and 33 cm [2”-4 ¾”-7½”-10 ¼” and 13”].
Size L: 6, 13, 20, 27 and 34 cm [2 3/8”-5 1/8”-8”-10 5/8” and 13 3/8”].
Size XL+XXL+XXXL: 7, 14, 21, 28 and 35 cm [2 ¾”-5½”-8 ¼”-11” and 13 ¾”].
NOTE: bind off for last buttonhole after inc for collar / dec for neck.


Back piece: Cast on 77-89-95-101-113-125 sts (includes 1 edge sts on each side) on needles size 4.5 mm [US 7] with Silke-Alpaca. P1 row from WS. Continue in Rib as follows (= from RS): 1 edge st, * K3, P3 * repeat from *-* and finish off with 3 K and 1 edge st. When piece measures approx 3-3-3-4-4-4 cm [1 1/8”-1 1/8”-1 1/8”-1½”-1½”-1½”] continue in stockinette sts until complete measurement. Remember knitting gauge! At the same time on 1st row stockinette sts dec 7-11-11-9-11-13 sts evenly = 70-78-84-92-102-112 sts. When piece measures 6-6-6-8-8-8 cm [2 3/8”-2 3/8”-2 3/8”-3 1/8”-3 1/8”-3 1/8”] bind off 1 st on each side every 4 cm [1½’’] 3-3-3-2-2-2 times in total = 64-72-78-88-98-108 sts. Continue until piece measures 20 cm [8’’]. Now inc 1 sts on each side on every 5 -6 -7 -12 -13 -14 cm [2”-2 3/8”-2 ¾”-4 ¾”-5 1/8”-5½”] 3-3-3-2-2-2 times in total = 70-78-84-92-102-112 sts. When piece measures 39-40-41-42-43-44 cm [15 ¼”-15 ¾”-16 1/8”-16½”-17”-17 ¼”] bind off 3 sts on each side for armhole. Then bind off to shape armhole on every other row as follows: 3 sts 0-0-0-0-1-1 times, 2 sts 0-1-2-4-4-6 times and 1 sts 1-2-2-1-2-2 times = 62-64-66-68-70-72 sts. When piece measures 56-58-60-62-64-66 cm [22”-22 ¾”-23 5/8”-24 3/8”-25 ¼”-26”] bind off middle 22-22-24-24-26-26 sts for neckline. Continuing bind off 1 sts off on each side at neckline= 19-20-20-21-21-22 sts on each shoulder. Knit until piece measures 58-60-62-64-66-68 cm [22 ¾”-23 5/8”-24 3/8”-25 ¼”-26”-26 3/4”]. Bind off loosely.

Left front piece: Cast on 49-55-55-63-69-75 sts (includes 1 edge st on side and 6-6-6-8-8-8 edge sts mid front) on needle size 4.5 mm [US 7] with Silke-Alpaca. P1 row from WS. Continue in Rib as follows (= from RS): 1 edge sts, * P3, K3 *, repeat from *-* and finish with 6-6-6-8-8-8 front edge sts in garter sts – see explanation above – until completed measurement. When piece measures approx 3-3-3-4-4-4 cm [1 1/8”-1 1/8”-1 1/8”-1½”-1½”-1½”] continue in stockinette sts until complete measurement. But front edge and 6 sts before front edge (= 3 K and 3 P) continues as earlier to complete measurement. At the same time dec 5-7-5-7-7-9 sts on first row evenly = 44-48-50-56-62-66 sts (not in the 12-12-12-14-14-14 sts towards mid front). When piece measures 6-6-6-8-8-8 cm [2 3/8”-2 3/8”-2 3/8”-3 1/8”-3 1/8”-3 1/8”] bind off on side like back piece = 41-45-47-54-60-64 sts.
Read entire section before knitting commences!
When piece measures 20 cm [8’’] inc in side like back piece. At the same time when piece measures 27-28-29-30-30-30 cm [10 5/8”-11”-11 3/8”-11 ¾”-11 ¾”-11 ¾”] inc 1 st within 6-6-6-8-8-8 front edge sts for collar on every other row 24-24-26-26-28-28 times in total. Continuing, knit new sts in garter st like front band. At the same time when piece measures 29-30-31-32-32-32 cm [11 3/8”-11 ¾”-12 ¼”-12½”-12½”-12½”] dec 1 st for neck – read Decreasing tip – within front edge and 6 sts (3 K and 3 P) towards mid front: On every other row 17-15-14-15-17-14 times and on every 4th row 4-6-7-8-8-10 times. At the same time when piece measures 39-40-41-42-43-44 cm [15 ¼”-15 ¾”-16 1/8”-16½”-17”-17 ¼”] bind off for armhole like back piece. When decreases/increases are completed there are 43-44-46-47-49-50 sts on row. Continue until piece measures 58-60-62-64-66-68 cm [22 ¾”-23 5/8”-24 3/8”-25 ¼”-26”-26 3/4”]. Now bind off outermost 19-20-20-21-21-22 sts for shoulder = 24-24-26-26-28-28 sts left on needle for collar. Insert 1 marking thread or stitch marker. Continue knitting garter sts on collar as follows: * 2 rows garter sts over all sts, 2 rows garter sts over outermost 14 sts towards mid front *, repeat from *-* for collar measures approx 7-7-7.5-7.5-8-8 cm [2 ¾”-2 ¾”-2 7/8”-2 7/8”-3 1/8”-3 1/8”] from marking thread or stitch marker on shortest side. Bind off loosely.

Right front piece: Knit like left but reversed. Additionally, bind off for buttonholes – see explanation above.

Sleeve: Cast on 51-51-58-58-58-58 sts (includes 1 edge st on each side) on needles size 4.5 mm [US 7] with Silke-Alpaca. Knit 1 row garter st from WS. Now knit Rib 3 K/ 4 P with 1 edge st on each side. Knit 2 rows Rib then dec 1 st in each P part = 44-44-50-50-50-50 sts. And continue knitting Rib K3/ P3 with P 1 edge sts on each side. When piece measures 13-13-13-13-15-15 cm [5 1/8-5 1/8-5 1/8-5 1/8-6”-6”] knit 3 cm [1 1/8”] garter sts – see explanation above. Continue with stockinette sts until piece is completed. At the same time when piece measures 19-19-19-19-21-21 cm [7½”-7½”-7½”-7½”-8 ¼”-8 ¼”] inc 1 st on each side on every 4.5 -3 -3.5 - 3 -2 -1.5 cm [1 ¾”-1 1/8”-1 ¼”-1 1/8”-3/4”-½”] 7-10-8-10-12-14 times in total = -58-64-66-70-74-78 sts. When piece measures 49-49-49-49-47-46 cm [19 ¼”-19 ¼”-19 ¼”-19 ¼”-18½”-18”] bind off 3 sts on each side to shape sleeve cap. Continuing bind off on every other row as follows: 2 sts 3-4-4-5-4-3 times and 1 sts 1-1-0-0-3-6 times. Continuing, bind off 2 sts on each side until piece measures 56-57-57-58-58-59 cm [22”-22½”-22½”-22 ¾”-22 ¾”-23 ¼”]. Now bind off 3 sts on each side. Piece measures approx 57-58-58-59-59-60 cm [22½”-22 ¾”-22 ¾”-23 ¼” -23 ¼”-23 5/8’’]. Bind off remaining sts.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Because front edge on front piece continues all the way up to shoulder, front and back pieces will not be the same in structure when sewing tog shoulder seams. Sew in sleeves. Sew sleeve and side seams in one within 1 edge st. Sew collar tog neck back and sew back and front piece.
Sew in buttons. Sew 20 mm diameter buttons on left front band so they fit buttonholes. Sew in decorative buttons in between buttonholes on right front band.

Diagram

All measurements in charts are in cm.


Annette 15.03.2019 - 17:00:

Liebes Drops-Team, ich habe Schwierigkeiten mit den Ärmeln : 58 Machen für das Bündchen sind doch viel zu weit????

DROPS Design 18.03.2019 kl. 08:29:

Liebe Annette, nach 2 Reihen Bündchen werden Sie zu 50 M abnehmen, und Bünchen machen immer die Arbeit etwas enger in der Breite, so ist es richtig. Viel Spaß beim stricken!

Monica 28.12.2016 - 17:44:

Scusatemi, ho trovato il mio errore, non calcolavo le prime tre maglie di calo dello scalfo!!

Monica 28.12.2016 - 17:27:

Buongiorno, sto lavorando questo modello nella taglia M. Alla fine della lavorazione di metà davanti mi ritrovo 47 maglie e non 44 come indicato. Ho rifatto i conti fra diminuzioni e aumenti e non trovo l'errore. Mi potete aiutare? Grazie.

Katia Abdeladim 24.06.2013 - 02:21:

Bon, j'ai trouvé la réponse toute seule : il y a une erreur dans le texte en français pour le dos. Il faut diminuer pour l'emmanchure et non pour l'encolure !

Katia Abdeladim 24.06.2013 - 01:58:

Bonjour, je ne comprends pas les explications pour les diminutions de l'encolure dos, surtout qu'il n'y a pas de photo. Est-ce que c'est un V ? Dans ce cas, on diminue à partir du milieu et on tricote chaque côté séparément ? Est-ce qu'on doit faire la bordure 3m end / 3 m. env.? Ce n'est pas clair. Merci.

DROPS Design 24.06.2013 kl. 09:37:

Bonjour Mme Abdeladim, comme vous l'avez remarqué à juste titre, il y avait une erreur, la correction a été faite, on diminue bien côté emmanchure après les 3 m de chaque côté, merci. Bon tricot!

Alicia García 09.01.2008 - 14:09:

I do not fully understand the explanation concerning the inc for the collar and the dec for the neck in front pieces. If you have some diagram, it would be excellent. Thank you very much. Best regards from Uruguay. Alicia García

Alicia Garcia 09.01.2008 - 14:08:

I do not fully understand the explanation concerning the inc for the collar and the dec for the neck in front pieces. If you have some diagram, it would be excellent. Thank you very much. Best regards from Uruguay. Alicia García

Stick O'holic 19.11.2007 - 09:56:

Jättesnygg tröja! Stilren men fortfanarnde speciell med knapparna! Den vill jag sticka, blir bara bättre av att silkesalpackan är så härlig.

Eneida Favre 11.11.2007 - 01:24:

Adorei este casaco. Já fiz outros modelos postados por vocês e todos ficam muito lindos. Este também vai ficar. Obrigada.

DROPS Design 09.10.2007 - 04:22:

När du stickar 2 räta v över de yttersta 14 m så stickar du de 14 m, vänder och stickar dem tillbaka, vänd igen o sticka över alla m, vänd o sticka över alla m tillbaka igen...

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