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Long DROPS jacket in ”Eskimo” with Norwegian pattern and hood. Size S to XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no EE-270.

Size: S/M - L - XL – XXL/XXXL
Materials: DROPS ESKIMO
900-1000-1150-1300 g colour nr 08, red.
200-250-250-300 g colour no 01, off-white.

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) size 8 mm – or size needed to get 11 sts x 15 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) size 7 mm – for rib.
DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 8 mm – for border.
DROPS Buffalo horn button no 536: 5 pcs.

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 – diagram shows 1 pattern repeat (M.1b is only for mid back in size L). The entire pattern is worked in stocking st.


BODY PIECE:
Worked back and forth on circular needle from mid front. Cast on 134-150-166-198 sts (includes 6 front band sts each side) on needle size 7 mm with red.
Continue as follows (first row = RS): 6 front band sts in GARTER ST – see above, * K2, P2 * repeat from *-* and finish with K2, and 6 front band sts in garter st. When rib measures approx 12 cm K 1 row from RS with 6 garter sts each side, AT THE SAME TIME dec 25-29-33-41 sts evenly = 109-121-133-157 sts. Change to circular needle size 8 mm and continue in stocking st with 6 garter sts each side.
REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION!
When piece measures 23-25-27-29 cm work next row from RS as follows:
SIZE S/M, XL and XXL/XXXL: 6 garter sts (worked in red throughout), 4-5-6 repeats of M.1, work first st in M.1 to make pattern identical each side mid front, and finish with 6 red garter sts.
SIZE L: 6 garter sts (worked in red throughout), 2 repeats of M.1, 1 repeat of M.1b (= mid back), 2 repeats of M.1, work first st in M.1 to make pattern identical each side mid front, and finish with 6 red garter sts.
ALL SIZES: When piece measures 61-63-65-67 cm (approx 5-6 rows remain of M.1) work next rows as follows from RS: 25-28-31-37 sts (= right front piece), cast off 8 sts for armhole, 43-49-55-67 sts (= back piece), cast off 8 sts for armhole, 25-28-31-37 sts (= left front piece). Complete each piece separately.

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
= 25-28-31-37 sts. Continue and complete M.1, then complete piece in red. AT THE SAME TIME cast off for armhole at the beg of every row from the side: 2 sts 0-1-2-4 times and 1 st 2-2-2-3 times = 23-24-25-26 sts. When piece measures 76-79-82-86 cm slip the 8-8-9-9 sts towards mid front on a stitch holder for neck. Cast off to shape the neckline at the beg of every row from mid front: 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 3 times = 10-11-11-12 sts left on shoulder. Cast off when piece measures 82-85-88-92 cm.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
Like left front piece, but mirrored.

BACK PIECE:
= 43-49-55-67 sts. Continue and complete M.1, then complete piece in red. AT THE SAME TIME cast off for armhole each side as described for front piece = 39-41-43-45 sts left on needle. When piece measures 80-83-86-90 cm cast off the middle 19-19-21-21 sts for neck = 10-11-11-12 sts left on each shoulder. Complete each shoulder separately and cast off when piece measures 82-85-88-92 cm.

SLEEVE:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles. Cast on 32-32-36-36 sts on double pointed needles size 7 mm with red. Work rib K2/P2 for 7 cm. Change to double pointed needles size 8 mm. K 1 round, AT THE SAME TIME dec 8-4-8-4 sts evenly = 24-28-28-32 sts. Insert a marker at beg of round and continue in M.2. After M.2 complete piece in red stocking st. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 14 cm inc 1 st each side of marker, and repeat the inc on every 4-4.5-3.5-3.5 cm a total of 8-7-8-8 times = 40-42-44-48 sts. When piece measures 47-45-43-41 cm (less for the larger sizes because of longer sleeve cap and wider shoulder) cast off 6 sts mid under sleeve and complete piece back and forth on needle. Cast off for sleeve cap each side at the beg of every row: 2 sts 1 time, 1 st 2-3-4-6 times, then 2 sts 1 time and 3 sts 1 time. Cast off remaining sts, piece measures approx 56 cm for all sizes.

ASSEMBLY: Sew shoulder seams.

HOOD:
Pick up 50 to 60 sts round the neck (includes sts on stitch holders at front) on circular needle size 8 mm with red. K 1 row from WS, K 1 rows from RS, AT THE SAME TIME inc evenly to 60-64-68-72 sts. Work stocking st with 6 garter sts each side until hood measures approx 32 cm, cast off. Sew hood tog at the top.

FURTHER ASSEMBLY: Set in sleeves.

CROCHET BORDER:
Crochet a border with crochet hook size 8 mm and off-white up along right front band, round the hood and down along left front band as follows: 1 dc in first st, * 4 ch, 1 tr in first ch (= 1 picot), skip 2-2.5 cm, 1 dc in next st *, repeat from *-*.

BUTTONS:
Sew buttons to left front band – place the top button at beg of neckline and place the remaining buttons with approx 10-12 cm between each. Use the picots on right front band as buttonholes.

Diagram

= red
= off-white


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