DROPS / 104 / 23

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DROPS jacket in 2 threads ”Alpaca” with increase for sleeves. Wide Rib in "Alpaca” and “Vivaldi” Size: S to XXXL

Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Materials: DROPS Alpaca
colour no 5565 wine mix:
550-600-700-750-850-900 g
and use DROPS Vivaldi
colour no 16, middle grey:
100-150-150-150-200-200 g

DROPS circular needles and double pointed needles size 6 mm – or the needle size needed to obtain correct knitting tension.
DROPS circular needles (80 & 40 cm) size 5 mm – for Rib

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pattern type: jackets, shape: a-shape, rounded front edges, shawl collar,
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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: 15 sts x 19 rows stocking sts with 2 threads Alpaca = 10 x 10 cm
Garter st: Knit all rows.

Back piece: Knit piece back and forth on circular needles. Cast on 74-80-86-94-102-112 sts (includes 1 edge sts on each side) on needles size 6 mm with 2 threads Alpaca. Knit 2 rows garter sts. Continue with stocking sts until piece is completed. Remember knitting tension! Starting when piece measures 12-12-12-13-13-13 cm cast off 1 sts on each side on every 12 cm 3 times in total = 68-74-80-88-96-106 sts. When piece measures 39-40-41-42-43-44 cm start inc for sleeves at the end of every other row as follows: cast on 9-7-7-6-5-5 sts 6-7-7-8-8-8 times and then 10-13-12-9-14-11 sts 1 time = 196-198-202-202-204-208 sts. Continuing, knit all sts stocking sts. When piece measures 58-60-62-64-66-68 cm cast off middle 20-20-22-22-24-24 sts off for neck = 88-89-90-90-90-92 sts left on each sleeve. Knit each side until piece measures 60-62-64-66-68-70 cm (sleeve measures approx 14-14-15-15-16-17 cm now in widht measured from outermost edge). Cast off loosely.

Left front piece: Cast on 15-17-18-21-23-25 sts (includes 1 edge sts on each side) on needles size 6 mm with 2 threads Alpaca. Knit 2 rows garter sts. Continue with stocking sts until piece is completed. At the same time inc 1 sts for curve mid front as follows: cast on 1 st towards front on every other row 10-11-12-13-14-18 times and then on every 8th row 2-2-2-2-2-2-1 times. At the same time when piece measures -12-12-12-13-13-13 cm cast off on side like back piece. When inc and dec are completed 24-27-29-33-36-41 sts should be left on row. When piece measures 39-40-41-42-43-44 cm cast on new sts for sleeve on side like on back piece = 88-89-90-90-90-92 sts. Knit until piece measures 60-62-64-66-68-70 cm (sleeve measures now approx 14-14-15-15-16-17 cm wide measured from outermost edge). Cast off loosely.

Right front piece: Knit like left front piece but reversed.

Assembly: Sew top sleeve/shoulder seam.
Rib edge (back and front pieces): Knit edge in 3 parts, back and front on circular needles.

Back piece: Pick up 74-80-86-94-102-112 sts on circular needle size 5 mm with 1 thread of each quality in garter sts on bottom back piece. K1 row from WS at the same time as inc 36-36-42-46-50-52 sts evenly = 110-116-128-140-152-164 sts. K1 row from RS. Continue in Rib as follows (1st row = WS): 1 edge st, * K3, P3 * repeat from *-* and finish with 1 edge st. When Rib measures 15-15-15-16-16-16 cm cast off loosely, K over K and P over P.
Left front piece: Pick up approx 170 to 210 sts on circular needle size 5 mm with 1 thread of each quality. Start mid back neck, continue down along front piece and around curve on side. It is very important to have enough sts on curve (approx 70-74-78-80-84-84 sts). K1 row from WS at the same time as inc 224-236-242-260-266-272 sts evenly. K1 row from RS. Continue in Rib as follows (1st row = WS): 1 edge st, * K3, P3 * repeat from *-* and finish with 1 edge st. When piece measures approx 5 cm inc 1 sts in each P part from side and up to approx mid front piece. Continue with K over K and P over P. When piece measures approx 10 cm repeat inc. Continue with K over K and P over P. When piece measures 12 cm inc 1 sts in each P part from mid back at neck to shoulder seam. When piece measures 15-15-15-16-16-16 cm cast off from side seam up to approx mid front piece (cast off K over K and P over P). Continuing, knit remaining sts as before and at the same time cast off 5 sts at beg of every other row 9-9-9-10-10-10 times in total. Cast off remaining sts. Cast off K over K and P over P. Continuing, knit remaining sts as before. At the same time cast off 5 sts at beg of every other row 9-9-9-10-10-10 times in total. Cast off remaining sts. Cast off K over K and P over P.
Right front piece: Knit Rib like left front piece but reversed. Ensure Rib fits on side and neck(K3 / P3).

Assembly: Sew lower sleeves and side seams within 1 edge sts (also sew tog Rib). Sew tog Rib edge mid back.
Rib edge (sleeve): Knit in the round on circular needles. Knit 50 to 60 sts on circular needles 5 mm (40 cm) with 1 thread of each quality around sleeve. P1 round at the same time as inc 60-60-66-66-72-72 sts evenly. K1 round. Continue with Rib K 3 / P 3 until Rib measures 7-7-7-8-8-8 cm. Now inc 1 sts in eachs P part. Continue with Rib K3 / P4 until Rib measures 9-9-9-10-10-10 cm. Cast off loosely K over K and P over P.

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