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Summer Sands by DROPS Design

DROPS jacket with textured pattern in “Muskat”. Size S – XXXL

Size: S – M – L – XL – XXL – XXXL

Materials: DROPS Muskat, from Garnstudio
colour no 06, rose
550-600-650-750-800-900 g

DROPS pointed needles size 4.5 mm - or size needed to obtain 20 sts x 26 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.

Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 170 cm and uses size S or M. If you are making a jumper, 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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Garter st, back and forth on needle: K all rows
Pattern: See diagram M.1 and M.2. The diagram shows the pattern from the RS side.
Note! On row 14 in M.1 and on row 15 in M.2 cast on 7 new sts at the end of row.

Decreasing tip (applies to neckline):
Dec on the inside of M.1/M.2. Make all dec from RS!
Dec as follows after M.1: slip 1 st as if to knit, K1, psso
Dec as follows before M.2: K2 tog.

Back piece: Cast on 82-90-98-108-118-128 sts (incl 1 edge st each side) on needle size 4.5 mm. Work 4 rows garter st and continue in stocking st. Remember the knitting tension! When piece measures 6 cm dec 1 st each side on every 3 cm a total of 5 times = 72-80-88-98-108-118 sts. When piece measures 22-23-24-25-26-27 cm inc 1 st each side on every 2 cm a total of 7 times = 86-94-102-112-122-132 sts. When piece measures 39-40-41-42-43-44 cm cast off for armhole each side on every other row: 3 sts 1-1-1-1-2-2 times, 2 sts 1-2-3-4-5-6 times and 1 st 1-2-3-5-4-6 times = 74-76-78-80-82-84 sts. Continue in stocking st until piece measures 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm and now cast off the middle 24-24-24-26-26-26 sts for neck. Dec to shape the neckline on every other row: 1 st 4 times = 21-22-23-23-24-25 sts left on each shoulder. Cast off when piece measures 58-60-62-64-66-68 cm.
Right front piece: Cast on 52-56-60-65-70-75 sts (incl 1 edge st at side) on needle size 4.5 mm. Work 4 rows garter st and work next row as follows from RS: M.1, stocking st on remaining sts. Dec and inc at side as described for back piece. At the same time when piece measures 38 cm dec for neckline inside M.1 – see Decreasing tip: 1 st on every 6-5-5-5-5-6 cm a total of 4-4-4-5-5-5 times. At the same time when piece measures 39-40-41-42-43-44 cm cast off for armhole as described for back piece. After all dec for neckline and armhole are complete there are 44-45-46-46-47-48 sts left on row (If you’re at the beg or end of M.1, if elsewhere in M.1 this number may be up to 7 sts less). When piece measures 58-60-62-64-66-68 cm cast off the outermost 21-22-23-23-24-25 sts for shoulder = between 16 and 23 sts left on row. Continue in pattern as before on these sts for 8-8-8-9-9-9 cm (this part is to be stretched slightly when sewn on to neckline on back piece). Put remaining sts on a thread.
Left front piece: Cast on and work like right front piece, but mirrored, i.e. work M.2 on sts towards mid front.
Sleeve: The cuff is knitted separately and worked crosswise. Sts are then picked up on the upper side of the cuff and sleeve worked from cuff up.
Cuff: Cast on 37 sts on needle size 4.5 mm and work M.1 with 1 garter st on the left side of piece. Work 5-5-5-6-6-6 vertical repeats of M.1 and cast off.
Sleeve: Pick up 60-60-60-70-70-70 sts along the garter st edge on the cuff inside 1 edge st. Work 1 row garter st from WS, at the same time dec evenly to 50-52-56-60-62-64 sts. Now measure piece from here! Continue in stocking st, at the same time when piece measures 2 cm inc 1 st each side on every 3-2.5-2.5-2-2-1.5 cm a total of 10-11-11-12-13-14 times = 70-74-78-84-88-92 sts. When piece measures 31-30-29-28-27-26 cm (less on the larger sizes because of larger sleeve cap) dec to shape the sleeve cap each side on every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 3 times, 1 st 2-4-5-6-8-10 times, then 2 sts each side until piece measures 38 cm, dec 3 sts each side 1 time and cast off remaining sts. Sleeve measures approx 58 cm, incl cuff.
Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Sew tog collar mid back – sew in the outermost sts to avoid a chunky seam. Sew collar to neckline, stretch collar slightly. Set in sleeves and sew side and sleeve seams inside 1 edge st.


= K from RS, P from WS
= P from RS, K from WS
= K2 tog
= slip 1 st as if to knit, K1, psso
= slip 1 st as if to knit, K2 tog, psso
= 1 yo

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