DROPS / 110 / 5

DROPS 110-5 by DROPS Design

DROPS long, tailored jacket in ”Alpaca” and ”Vivaldi” with belt and Basque hat in ”Fabel” and ”Alpaca”, worked from side to side. Size S - XXXL

This pattern still doesn't have a name. Suggest one!

JACKET
Size: S – M – L – XL – XXL – XXXL

Finished measurements:
Bust: 82-90-100-112-124-136 cm [32Ό”-35½”-39 3/8”-44”-48Ύ”-53½”]
Full length: 85-86-87-88-89-90 cm [33½”-33 7/8”-34Ό”-34 5/8”-35”-35½”]

Materials: DROPS Alpaca from Garnstudio
color no 506, dark gray: 300-350-400-450-450-500 g
color no 8903, black: 200-250-250-300-300-350 g
and use: DROPS Vivaldi from Garnstudio
100 g for all sizes, color no 01, black

DROPS pointed needles size 5 mm [US 8] – or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stockinette st with 2 threads Alpaca = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’].

DROPS pointed needles size 4.5 mm
[US 7] – for rib.

DROPS Buffalo horn button no 536: 3 pcs.
_______________________________________________________

BASQUE HAT
Size: One-size

Materials: DROPS Alpaca from Garnstudio
50 g color no 506, dark gray
and use: DROPS Fabel from Garnstudio
50 g color no 905, black/white mix

DROPS pointed needles size 5 mm [US 8] – or size needed to get 17 sts x 33 rows in garter st with 1 thread Alpaca and 1 thread Fabel = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’].

(Continue to pattern...)

Tags:

pattern type: hats, jackets, shape: belt, shawl collar, short rows, sideways, waist shaping,

Tips & Help

All our patterns include tutorial videos that can help you finish your project in no time!

See them here!

You can also find step by step tutorials for the most common knitting and crochet techniques in the DROPS Lessons!

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.
JACKET

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

Rib: * K3, P3 *, repeat from *-*.

Front band: Worked in 3 threads - 1 Vivaldi + 1 Alpaca of each color – in garter st on 6 sts towards mid front. The rest of the jacket is worked in 2 threads.

Buttonholes: bind off for buttonholes on right front band. 1 buttonhole = cast of 4th and 5th st from mid front and cast on 2 new sts on return row. Bind off for buttonholes when piece measures 36, 48 and 60 cm [14Ό”, 19” and 23 5/8”] for all sizes.

Increasing tip, applies to collar: Inc 1 st by making 1 YO inside 1 st. On return row work into back of yo-loop to avoid a hole.

Decreasing tip, applies to neckline: Dec for neckline inside the front band + inc sts for collar. Make all dec from the RS as follows:
After front band + collar sts: Slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso.
Before front band + collar sts: K2 tog.

BACK PIECE
Cast on 95-101-113-125-137-149 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 4.5 mm [US 7] with 1 thread dark gray Alpaca + 1 thread black Vivaldi.
Work rib as follows (first row = RS):
Size S: 1 edge st, P3, * K3, P3 *; repeat from *-*, and finish with 1 edge st.
Size M, L, XL, XXL and XXXL: 1 edge st, K3, * P3, K3 *, repeat from *-*, and finish with 1 edge st.
When rib measures 12 cm [4Ύ”’] change to needle size 5 mm [US 8] and 1 thread black + 1 thread dark gray Alpaca. Continue in stockinette st, at the same time dec 15-16-18-20-22-24 sts evenly on first row = 80-85-95-105-115-125 sts. Remember the knitting gauge! When piece measures 14 cm [5½’’] dec 1 st each side on every 4-4-4-5-5-5 cm [1½’’-1½’’-1½’’-2’’-2’’-2’’] a total of 8-8-8-7-7-7 times = 64-69-79-91-101-111 sts. When piece measures 47-47-47-48-48-48 cm [18½”-18½”-18½”-19”-19”-19”] inc 1 st each side on every 4-4-5-6-6-6 cm [1½”-1½”-2”-2 3/8”-2 3/8”-3 3/8”] a total of 5-5-4-3-3-3 times = 74-79-87-97-107-117 sts.
When piece measures 66 cm [26”] for all sizes bind off for armhole each side at the beg of every row: 4 sts 0-0-0-0-1-1 time, 3 sts 1-1-1-2-2-3 times, 2 sts 1-2-3-3-3-3 times and 1 st 2-2-3-3-3-4 times = 60-61-63-67-69-71 sts. When piece measures 83-84-85-86-87-88 cm [32Ύ”-33”-33½”-33 7/8”-34Ό”-34 5/8”] bind off the middle 16-17-17-19-19-19 sts for neck and complete each shoulder separately. Dec 1 st on neckline on next row = 21-21-22-23-24-25 sts left on each shoulder. Bind off when piece measures 85-86-87-88-89-90 cm [33½”-33 7/8”-34Ό”-34 5/8”-35”-35½”].

RIGHT FRONT PIECE
Cast on 52-55-61-67-73-79 sts (includes 1 edge st at side and 6 front band sts towards mid front) on needle size 4.5 mm [US 7] with 1 thread dark gray Alpaca + 1 thread black Vivaldi.
Work first row as follows from the RS: 6 front band sts – see explanation above, * K3 P3 *, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 edge st. When rib measures 12 cm [4 3/4’’], change to needle size 5 mm [US 8] and 1 thread black and 1 thread dark gray Alpaca. Continue in stockinette st, at the same time dec 7-8-9-10-11-12 sts evenly on first row (do not dec on front band sts) = 45-47-52-57-62-67 sts. When piece measures 14 cm [5½’’] dec at side as described for back piece = 37-39-44-50-55-60 sts.
At the same time when piece measures 36 cm [14 1/4’’] bind off for buttonhole on front band – see above.
Now read all of the following section before continuing!
When piece measures 47-47-47-48-48-48 cm [18½”-18½”-18½”-19”-19”-19”] inc at side as described for back piece.
Collar: At the same time when piece measures 63 cm [24 3/4’’] inc 1 st for collar – see Increasing tip - on every other row 8 times and then on every 4th row 6 times = 20 garter sts in total.
Neckline: At the same time when piece measures 65 cm [25½’’] bind off to shape the neckline – see Decreasing tip: 1 st on every other row 6 times and then 1 st on every 4th row 8-8-8-9-9-9 times = 35-35-36-37-38-39 sts.
Armhole: At the same time when piece measures 66 cm [26’’] bind off for armhole as described for back piece.
When piece measures 85-86-87-88-89-90 cm [33½”-33 7/8”-34Ό”-34 5/8”-35”-35½”] bind off 21-21-22-23-24-25 sts on shoulder towards the neckline - the remaining 14 sts = collar. Continue as follows from the RS: * 2 rows garter st on all sts, 2 rows garter st on the 8 sts towards mid front only *, repeat from *-* until collar measures 6-6-6-7-7-7 cm [2 3/8”-2 3/8”-2 3/8”-2Ύ”-2Ύ”-2Ύ”] on the shorter side from shoulder. Slip sts on a stitch holder.

LEFT FRONT PIECE
Like right front piece, but mirrored and without buttonholes.

SLEEVE
Cast on 44-44-44-50-50-50 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 4.5 mm [US 7] with 1 thread dark gray Alpaca + 1 thread black Vivaldi. Work 15 cm [6’’] rib, K3/P3, with 1 edge st each side. Change to needle size 5 mm [US 8] and 1 thread black + 1 thread dark gray Alpaca. Continue in stockinette st. When piece measures 17 cm [6 3/4’’] inc 1 st each side on every 4-3-2.5-3-2-1.5 cm [1½”-1 1/8”-7/8”-1 1/8”-3/4”-½”] a total of 8-10-11-10-12-14 times = 60-64-66-70-74-78 sts. When piece measures 49-48-47-46-45-44 cm [19Ό’’-19’’-18½’’-18’’-17Ύ’’-17Ό’’] (less on the larger sizes because longer sleeve cap) bind off for sleeve cap each side at the beg of every row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 3 times, 1 st 2-3-4-5-6-7 times, then 2 sts each side until piece measures 57 cm [22½’’], now bind off 3 sts each side 1 time and bind off remaining sts. Sleeve measures approx 58 cm [22 3/4’’].

ASSEMBLY
Sew shoulder seams. Sew collar tog mid back (sew tog sts from stitch holders with duplicate sts) and sew to neckline. Set in sleeves. Sew side and sleeve seams inside 1 edge st. Sew on buttons.

BELT
Cast on 10 sts with 1 thread black Vivaldi + 1 thread dark gray Alpaca on needle size 4.5 mm [US 7]. Work garter st until belt measures 130-140-150-160-170-180 cm [51”-55”-59”-63”-67”-71”] and bind off.
______________________________________________________________________

BASQUE HAT

Worked from side to side. Loosely cast on 34 sts with 1 thread of each quality on needle size 5 mm [US 8]. Insert 5 Marking Threads (MT) as follows: MT-1 after 2 sts, MT-2 6 sts from MT-1, MT-3 8 sts from MT-2, MT-4 12 sts from MT-3, MT-5 4 sts from MT-4 = 2 sts left.
K 2 rows on all sts and now continue with shortened rows – see below. Remember the knitting gauge! When hat measures 48 cm [19’’] at bottom edge (by A) bind off loosely. Pick up 80 sts along bottom edge on needle size 5 mm [US 8] with 2 threads Alpaca. K 4 rows, P 1 row and bind off loosely from the RS.
Sew hat tog mid back. Sew a thread through hat at the top, pull tight and fasten.

Shortened rows: To shape the hat and make it wider in the middle work shortened rows as follows – also see fig-1, beg by A.
It is important to tighten thread when turning mid piece:
* work row to MT-4, turn piece, work row to MT-1, turn piece, work row to MT-3, turn piece, work row to MT-2, turn piece, work row to MT-5, turn piece, work all sts on row (= to A), turn piece, work row to MT-4, turn piece, work row to MT-1, turn piece, work row to MT-3, turn piece, work row to MT-2, turn piece, work all sts on row (= to B), turn piece, work all sts on row (= to A) *, repeat from *-*.
I.e. 1 repeat = 12 rows.

Diagram


Do you need some help? Here's some tutorial videos that can help you!

For further pattern help, please contact the store where you bought the yarn. Having bought DROPS yarn, you are guaranteed to receive qualified help from a store specializing in the DROPS patterns.

All patterns are carefully reviewed, but we must make reservation for possible mistakes. All patterns are translated from Norwegian and you can always check the original pattern for measurements and calculations.

If you think you have found an error in the pattern, please post your remark or question in our Comments section. Go to original pattern for design DROPS 110-5.