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DROPS 105-13 by DROPS Design

DROPS jacket with ¾ sleeves in “Silke-Alpaca” and Rib borders in “Cotton Viscose”. Size S – XXXL

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Size: S – M – L – XL – XXL – XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 33.9"-37"-40"–43.4"-47.2"-51"
Waist: 28.4"-32.2"-36.2"–39.4"-43.4"-47.2"
Length/back: 19.7"-20½"-21.2"-22"-22.7"-23.6"

Materials:DROPS Silke-Alpaca from Garnstudio
color no 4300, heather: 450-500-550-650-700-750 g
and use: DROPS Cotton Viscose from Garnstudio
color no 27, light heather: 100-150-150-150-200-200 g

DROPS pointed needles size 5 mm [US 8] - or size needed to obtain 16 sts x 20 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’].

DROPS pointed and circular needle size 3 mm [US 2or3] – for borders.

DROPS crochet hook size 3 mm [US C] – for button covers

Buttons: 4 pcs with a diameter of approx 2 cm [0.75”].

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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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DROPS Silke Alpaca DROPS Silke Alpaca
80% Wool, 20% Silk
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54% Cotton, 46% Viscose
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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.
Garter st, back and forth on needle: K all rows

Increasing tip (applies to bottom of front piece): Inc inside 1 garter st from the RS by making 1 yo. P yo on return row (not into back of st, hole is to remain).

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

Back piece: Cast on 68-74-82-88-94-102 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 5 mm [US 8] with Silke-Alpaca. Work 2 rows garter st and continue in stockinette st with 1 garter st each side. Remember the knitting gauge! When piece measures 7-7-8-8-9-9 cm [2.7’’-2.7’’-3.1’’-3.1’’-3½’’-3½’’] dec 1 st each side on every 2-3-3-3-4-4 cm [0.7’’-1.1’’- 1.1’’-1.1’’-1½’’-1½’’] a total of 4-3-3-3-2-2 times = 60-68-76-82-90-98 sts. When piece measures 16-16-17-17-18-18 cm [6.2’’-6.2’’- 6.7’’-6.7’’-7’’-7’’], inc 1 st each side on every 3-3-4-4-4-4 cm [1.1’’-1.1’’-1½’’-1½’’-1½’’-1½’’] a total of 5-5-4-4-4-4 times = 70-78-84-90-98-106 sts. When piece measures 31-32-33-34-35-36 cm [12.2’’-12½’’-13’’-13.4’’-13.7’’-14.2’’] bind off for armhole each side on every other row: 3 sts 1-1-1-1-2-2 times, 2 sts 0-1-2-3-3-4 times and 1 st 3-4-4-4-4-5 times = 58-60-62-64-66-68 sts. Continue in stockinette st until piece measures 48-50-52-54-56-58 cm [19’’- 19.7’’-20½’’-21.2’’-22’’-22.7’’] and now bind off the middle 16-16-16-18-18-18 sts for neck. Dec 1 st on neckline on next row = 20-21-22-22-23-24 sts left on each shoulder. bind off when piece measures 50-52-54-56-58-60 cm [19.7’’-20½’’-21.2’’-22’’-22.7’’-23.6’’].

Right front piece: Cast on 9-11-13-15-16-19 sts on needle size 5 mm [US 8] with Silke-Alpaca and continue in stocking st with 1 garter st each side, at the same time inc 1 st each side on every other row – see Increasing tip – as follows: towards side: 1 st 10-10-11-11-12-12 times, towards mid front: 1 st 15-16-17-18-19-20 times. After all inc are complete = 34-37-41-44-47-51 sts on row and piece measures approx 15-16-17-18-19-20 cm [6’’-6.2’’-6.7’’-7’’-7½’’-8’’].
Read all of the following section before continuing!
Continue in stocking st with 1 garter st each side.
Pocket hem: At the same time when piece measures 16-16-18-18-20-20 cm [6.2’’-6.2’’-7’’-7’’-8’’-8’’] work next row as follows from RS (= from mid front): 7-9-10-11-11-13 garter sts, P 20-20-23-23-26 26 sts, 7-8-8-10-10-12 garter sts (sts for faux pocket hem to be picked up in P sts afterwards).
Side decreases: When piece measures 17-17-19-19-21-21 cm [6.7’’-6.7’’-7½’’-7½’’-8.2’’- 8.2’’] dec 1 st at side (Note! make sure this is the side with the least increases) on every 2-3-3-4-4-4 cm [0.7’’-1.1’’-1.1’’-1½’’-1½’’-1½’’] a total of 4-3-3-3-2-2 times = 30-34-38-41-45-49 sts.
Side increases: When piece measures 26-26-28-28-30-30 cm [10.2’’-10.2’’-11’’-11’’-11.7’’- 11.7’’] inc 1 st at side on every 3-3-3-4-4-4 cm [1.1’’-1.1’’-1.1’’-1½’’-1½’’-1½’’] a total of 5-5-4-4-4-4 times = 35-39-42-45-49-53 sts.
Armhole: When piece measures 41-42-44-45-47-48 cm [16.1’’-16½’’-17.2’’-17.7’’-18½’’- 19’’] bind off for armhole at side as described for back piece.
Neckline: At the same time when piece measures 43-44-45-46-48-49 cm [17’’-17.2’’- 17.7’’-18’’-19’’-19.2’’] dec to shape the neckline – see Decreasing tip (insert a MT when dec beg, this is to be used for working collar): 1 st 4-4-4-5-5-5 times on every other row and then 1 st 5 times on every 4th row. After all dec for armhole and neckline are complete = 20-21-22-22-23-24 sts left on shoulder. bind off when piece measures 60-62-65-67-70-72 cm [23.6’’-24.4’’-25½’’-26.4’’- 27½’’-28.4’’].
Pocket hem: Pick up 1 st in each of the 20-20-23-23-26-26 P sts on needle size 3 mm [US 2or3] with Cotton Viscose – pick up in the upper st loop. Work return row from WS as follows: 1 garter st, inc 1 st in next st and P both sts, inc 1 st in next st and K both sts, *P the next 2 sts, inc 1 st in next st and K both sts*, repeat from *-* a total of 5-5-6-6-7-7 times, inc 1 st in next st and P both sts, 1 garter st = 28-28-32-32-36-36 sts. Continue in Rib with 1 garter st each side until hem measures 3 cm [1’’]. Bind off in Rib. Attach hem each side.

Left front piece: Cast on and work like right front piece, but mirrored.

Sleeve: Knitted back and forth on pointed needles. Cast on 70-74-78-82-86-90 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 3 mm [US 2or3] with Cotton Viscose and work Rib, K2/P2, with 1 garter st each side. When piece measures 3 cm [1’’] change to needle size 5 mm [US 8] and Silke-Alpaca. Work next row as follows: 0-4-3-2-1-0 garter sts, *K2 tog, K2 tog, K1*, repeat from *-* = 42-46-48-50-52-54 sts on row. Work 1 row garter st from WS and now continue in stocking st. At the same time when piece measures 7 cm [2.7’’] inc 1 st each side on every 3.5-3.5-3.5-3-2.5-2 cm [1.3’’-1.3’’-1.3”-1.1’’-0.9’’-0.7’’] a total of 8-7-7-8-9-11 times = 58-60-62-66-70-76 sts. When piece measures 34-33-32-31-30-29 cm [13.4’’-13’’- 12½’’-12.2’’-11.7’’-11.4’’] (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 0-1-2-3-4-5 times, then 2 sts each side until piece measures 40 cm [15 3/4’’], dec 3 sts each side 1 time and bind off remaining sts. Sleeve measures approx 42 cm [16½’’].

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Sew side seams inside 1 edge st.
Border: Knitted back and forth on circular needle. Pick up approx 230-250-270-290-310-330 sts (approx 24 sts per 10 cm [4’’]) on circular needle size 3 mm [US 2or3] with Cotton Viscose along front and back pieces. K 1 row from WS, at the same time work 2 sts in every other st round the curves on both front pieces and 2 sts in every 3rd st along back piece = approx 328 to 468 sts (divisible by 4). Continue in Rib, K2/P2, with 1 edge st each side. When border measures 1.5 cm [0.6’’] inc P2 to P3 (as seen from RS) in the middle 15 P sections on each curve on both front pieces = approx 358 to 498 sts. Continue in Rib until border measures 3 cm [1.1’’] and bind off in Rib.
Front bands and collar: Knitted back and forth on circular needle. Pick up approx 256-266-276-286-296-306 sts on circular needle size 3 mm [US 2or3] with Cotton Viscose up along right front piece, round neckline and down along left front piece. K 1 row from WS, at the same time inc evenly to 320-332-344-356-368-380 sts (= 1 inc per approx every 5 cm [2’’]). Continue in Rib, K2/P2, with 1 edge st each side.
Buttonholes: At the same time when border measures 1 cm [½’’] make 4 buttonholes evenly distributed on right front band – top buttonhole approx 1 cm [½’’] from neckline and lower buttonhole approx 2 cm [0.7’’] from bottom border. 1 buttonhole = bind off 3 sts and cast on 3 new sts on return row. When border measures 2 cm [0.7’’] inc all P2 to P3 along collar (i.e. between the 2 MT – make sure to inc so that the P3 shows when collar is turned). When border measures 3 cm [1.1’’] bind off sts on both front bands (= 84-88-92-96-100-104 sts each side). Continue in Rib on collar (= approx 190-195-200-205-210-215 sts), at the same time put 5 sts on a thread each side (i.e. at the end of every row) a total of 10 times = 50 sts on thread each side. Now put all sts back on needle and work 1 row Rib on all sts, bind off loosely. Collar measures approx 9-10 cm [3½-4’’] where widest.

Assembly: Sew sleeve seam inside 1 edge st and set in sleeves.

Button covers: Crochet 4 covers with crochet hook size 3 mm [US C] and 1 thread Cotton Viscose as follows:
2 ch, then 16 dc in the first ch, finish with 1 sl st at the top of first dc (= round 1)
Round 2: 1 sc in each dc and finish with 1 sl st in first sc from beg of round.
Round 3: 1 dc in every other sc and finish with 1 sl st in first dc from beg of round = 8 dc.

Put buttons inside cover, sew round the edge of cover and tighten thread. Sew on buttons.

Diagram

All measurements in charts are in cm.


Elze 13.09.2013 - 14:14:

Het grondpatroon klopt niet. Volgens mij is de hoogte van de zijkant tot het armsgat niet 50 - 60 cm. Moet dit niet zijn 30 - 40 zijn?

DROPS Design 16.09.2013 kl. 12:12:

Hoi Elze. De maattekening is correct. De hoogte van 50-60 cm is inclusief het armsgat.

Ank Kennepohl 29.01.2008 - 11:55:

Heel erg mooi ga ik zeker maken

Maartje 20.01.2008 - 22:12:

Niet mijn kleuren, maar wat een leuk vestje! Leuk voor op het werk in plaats van een jasje....

Helene 14.01.2008 - 15:07:

Mycket läcker

Vera Holst 07.01.2008 - 21:08:

Det er en smuk bluse glæder mig til at strikke den

Vera Holst 07.01.2008 - 21:08:

Det er en smuk bluse glæder mig til at strikke den

Beate 07.01.2008 - 12:25:

Ich warte nur noch auf das Strickmuster, genau mein Stil

Janice 05.01.2008 - 22:55:

Gorgeous

Margareta Skuse 05.01.2008 - 17:54:

Den modellen passar ungdom och lite äldre, dessutom kan den bäras både till vardags och enklare middag.

Anna 05.01.2008 - 04:29:

Lovely cut and the combination of colours!

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