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DROPS 109-43 by DROPS Design

DROPS short waistcoat in double moss st in 2 threads ”Kid-Silk”. Size S - XXXL.

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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Materials: DROPS Kid Silk
50-75-75-75-100-100 g colour no 05, heather
50-50-75-75-75-75 g colour no 04, medium pink

DROPS pointed needles size 5 mm – or size needed to get 17 sts x 24 rows with 2 threads in double moss st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS crochet hook size 3.5 mm.
DROPS silver button no 534: 2 pcs.
Knitting tip: Always start a new ball of yarn at the side and not mid piece.
Garter st, back and forth on needle:
K all rows.
Double moss st:
Row 1: * K2, P2 *, repeat from *-*.
Row 2: K over K and P over P.
Row 3: P over K and K over P.
Row 4: K over K and P over P.
Repeat row 1-4.

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Pattern instructions

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.
Back piece: Worked back and forth on needle. See Knitting tip! Cast on 64-72-80-88-96-108 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 5 mm with 2 threads heather and work garter st – see above - until piece measures 8 cm, adjust so that next row is from RS. Change to 1 thread of each colour and continue in double moss st – see above - with 1 edge st each side. Remember the knitting tension! When piece measures 10 cm inc 1 st each side and repeat the inc on every 2-2-2-3-3-3 cm another 3 times = 72-80-88-96-104-116 sts. Incorporate the inc sts in moss st as you go along. When piece measures 18-19-20-21-22-23 cm cast off 3-5-7-9-11-13 sts each side for armhole = 66-70-74-78-82-90 sts. Continue in double moss st with 4 garter sts each side. When piece measures 23-25-30-32-34-38 cm inc for wide shoulder each side – inc 1 st by making 1 YO inside the 4 garter sts and work YO into back of loop on return row. Incorporate inc sts in double moss st as you go along. Repeat the inc on every 4th row another 7-7-5-5-5-3 times = 82-86-86-90-94-98 sts.
When piece measures 35-37-39-41-43-45 cm cast off for neckline and shoulder at the same time.
Neckline: Cast off the middle 24-24-24-28-28-28 sts for neck and complete each shoulder separately. Dec 1 st on neckline on next row.
Shoulder: Loosely cast off 8-10-10-10-10-12 sts at the side, from shoulder towards neckline, work remaining sts on row and work return row. Repeat the dec on next row, work return row and cast off the remaining 12-10-10-10-12-10 sts on next row. Piece measures approx 37-39-41-43-45-47 cm where longest.
Left front piece: Cast on 5-9-13-17-21-29 sts on needle size 5 mm with 2 threads heather. Work garter st, at the same time cast on 3 new sts at the end of every row towards mid front a total of 10 times = 35-39-43-47-51-59 sts. When piece measures 8 cm change to 1 thread of each colour and continue as follows from RS:
1 edge st, double moss st on the next 28-32-36-40-44-52 sts and 6 garter sts (= front band). At the same time when piece measures 10 cm beg inc at side as described for back piece = 39-43-47-51-55-63 sts. When piece measures 18-19-20-21-22-23 cm cast off 3-5-7-9-11-13 sts at side for armhole = 36-38-40-42-44-50 sts. Continue in double moss st with 4 garter sts at side until finished measurements. When piece measures 23-25-30-32-34-38 cm inc for wide shoulder as described for back piece = 44-46-46-48-50-54 sts. When piece measures 35-37-39-41-43-45 cm loosely cast off 8-10-10-10-10-12 sts for shoulder from side towards neckline, work return row and repeat the dec. Work return row and now loosely cast off 12-10-10-10-12-10 sts = 16-16-16-18-18-20 sts left for collar. Continue in garter st on 8-8-8-10-10-12 sts towards mid front and double moss st on remaining sts as follows (beg from mid front): * 2 rows on all sts, 2 rows on the 8-8-8-10-10-12 sts towards mid front only *, repeat from *-* until collar measures approx 7-7-7-9-9-9 cm (where shortest) from shoulder. Cast off.
Right front piece: Like left front piece, but mirrored. Also make 2 buttonholes on front band. 1 buttonhole = K tog 3rd and 4th st from mid front and make 1 YO. Cast off for buttonhole when piece measures 12 and 16 cm at the side (i.e. when front band measures approx 4 and 8 cm).
Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Sew side seam inside 1 edge st. Sew collar tog mid back and sew to back piece. Sew on buttons.
Crochet a border round the whole opening (i.e. round collar, front bands and bottom edge) with crochet hook size 3.5 mm and 2 threads heather as follows: 1 dc in first st, * 3 ch, skip 1 cm, 1 dc in next st *, repeat from *-*.


Comments (6)

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Ellie 14.10.2008 - 23:45:

Ein schoenes Muster! Modisch!!!!An stelle von 2 Knoepfen werde ich ein grossen Knopf benutzen.

Ruth Snodgrass 14.07.2008 - 22:56:

Another "must-do"! I love this for ME!!!

Debi 21.06.2008 - 05:34:

How PERFECT this one is... would be nice for Christmas gifts for my daughters.

Diane Benjamin 15.06.2008 - 23:14:

Interesting stitching + little touches of shaping make this very nice piece!

Chatain 06.06.2008 - 12:47:

Un model tout en douceur, j'aime bien.

BONIFET 03.06.2008 - 11:02:

J'aime beaucoup tous les modèle façon boléro

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