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DROPS 105-1 by DROPS Design

DROPS jacket with pleats and ¾ sleeves/long sleeves in “Silke-Alpaca”. Size S-XXXL.

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Size: S – M – L – XL – XXL – XXXL

Materials: DROPS Silke-Alpaca from Garnstudio
¾ sleeves:
650-700-750-850-900-1000 g colour no 1101, off-white
Long sleeves:
850-900-1000-1100-1200-1300 g colour no 1101, off-white

DROPS circular needle (80 cm) and pointed needles size 4.5 mm - or size needed to obtain 17 sts x 22 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS circular needle (80 cm) and pointed needles size 4 mm – for garter st and moss st.
DROPS Mother-of-Pearl buttons without hole, no 524: 5 pcs

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pattern type: jackets, pattern/technique: moss st, shape: pleat, v-neck, waist shaping,

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Measurement tip: Because of the weight of the yarn, all measurements should be made whilst garment is hanging, otherwise it will be too long when worn.

Garter st, back and forth on needle: K all rows.

Moss st: First row: *K1/P1*, repeat from *-*. Second row: K over P, P over K. Repeat second row.

Pleats: See diagram M.1 and M.2. The diagram shows the pattern from the RS.

Buttonhole: Make buttonholes on right front piece. 1 buttonhole = cast off 4th st from mid front and cast on 1 new st on return row. Make buttonholes when piece measures:
Size S: 19, 23, 28, 32 and 37 cm.
Size M: 20, 24, 29, 33 and 38 cm.
Size L: 21, 25, 30, 34 and 39 cm.
Size XL: 21, 26, 31, 36 and 40 cm.
Size XXL: 21, 26, 31, 36 and 41 cm
Size XXXL: 22, 27, 32, 37 and 42 cm.

Decreasing tip, applies to neckline:
Make all dec from RS inside 7 front band sts.
Dec as follows after 7 sts: slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso.
Dec as follows before 7 sts: K2 tog.
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Front and back piece:
Knitted back and forth on circular needle from mid front.
Cast on 194-230-242-278-322-342 sts (includes 7 front band sts each side towards mid front) on circular needle size 4.5 mm.
Work 2 rows stocking st, 6 rows garter st and continue in stocking st with 7 front band sts each side in garter st until finished measurements. Remember the knitting tension!
When piece measures 19-20-21-21-21-22 cm – see Measurement tip – make buttonholes on right front piece – see above.
When piece measures 28 cm for all sizes work next row as follows from RS: K 14 sts, M.2 a total of 3-4-4-5-6-6 times (= 33-44-44-55-66-66 sts which are dec to 18-24-24-30-36-36 sts), K 12-8-14-10-10-20 sts, M.1 a total of 3-4-4-5-6-6 times, K 10 sts, M.2 a total of 3-4-4-5-6-6 times, K 12-8-14-10-10-20 sts, M.1 a total of 3-4-4-5-6-6 times and finish with K 14 sts = 134-150-162-178-202-222 sts.
Insert 2 Marking Threads (MT) in piece, 1 after 38-42-45-49-55-60 sts and 1 after 96-108-117-129-147-162 sts (back piece = 58-66-72-80-92-102 sts).
Change to needle size 4 mm, work 10 rows garter st, then 2 rows stocking st with front bands in garter st as before, and now continue in moss st – see above.
When piece measures 32 cm for all sizes inc 1 st on each side of both MT on every 1-1-1.5-1.5-1.5-2 cm a total of 7 times.
At the same time when piece measures 38-39-40-41-42-43 cm dec towards mid front to shape the neckline – see Decreasing tip: dec 1 st in beg of row from neck on every cm a total of 19-19-20-21-21-22 times.
At the same time when piece measures 42-43-44-45-46-47 cm cast off 3 sts on each side of both MT for armhole and now complete front and back pieces separately.

Back piece: = 66-74-80-88-100-110 sts.
Dec to shape the armhole each side on every other row: 2 sts 0-1-2-3-5-6 times and 1 st 1-2-2-3-4-6 times = 64-66-68-70-72-74 sts.
When piece measures 57-59-61-63-65-67 cm work 2 rows garter st on the middle 34-34-36-38-38-40 sts with remaining sts as before. Now cast off the middle 18-18-20-22-22-24 sts for neck and continue with 8 garter sts towards neckline. Dec 1 st on neckline on next row = 22-23-23-23-24-24 sts left on each shoulder. Work moss st with 7 garter sts towards neckline and cast off when piece measures 60-62-64-66-68-70 cm.

Left front piece: Continue dec for neckline and dec to shape the armhole as described for back piece. After all dec are complete there are 22-23-23-23-24-24 sts left on shoulder. Cast off when piece measures 60-62-64-66-68-70 cm.

Right front piece: Like left front piece, but mirrored. Remember buttonholes! See above.

¾ sleeve: Knitted back and forth on pointed needles. Cast on 50-52-54-56-60-62 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 4.5 mm. Work 2 rows stocking st, 6 rows garter st and continue in stocking st. At the same time when piece measures 5-5-5-6-6-7 cm inc inc 1 st each side on every 2-1.5-1.5-1-1-0.5 cm a total of 7-7-8-9-9-11 times = 64-66-70-74-78-84 sts. When piece measures 20-18-18-18-17-16 cm (less on the larger sizes because of larger sleeve cap) dec to shape the sleeve cap – see below.

Long sleeves: Knitted back and forth on pointed needles. Cast on 52-54-56-60-62-64 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 4.5 mm. Work 2 rows stocking st, 6 rows garter st and continue in stocking st. At the same time when piece measures 10 cm for all sizes inc 1 st each side on every 7-6.5-5.5-5.5-4.5-3.5 cm a total of 6-6-7-7-8-10 times = 64-66-70-74-78-84 sts. When piece measures 48-46-46-46-45-44 cm (less on the larger sizes because of larger sleeve cap) dec to shape the sleeve cap – see below.

Sleeve cap: Dec to shape the sleeve cap each side on every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 1 st each side until piece measures approx 26-26-27-27-28-28 cm for ¾ sleeve and 54-55-55-55-56-56 cm for long sleeve. Now K tog all sts 2 by 2 and cast off remaining sts on next row. Piece measures approx 27-27-28-28-29-29 cm for ¾ sleeve, and 55-56-56-56-57-57 cm for long sleeve.

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

Diagram

= put 5 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K tog first st from cable needle with first st from needle a total of 5 times, K1.
= K1, put 5 sts on cable needle behind piece, K tog first st from cable needle with first st from needle a total of 5 times.

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