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Mother Sea by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS wrap-round jacket with ¾ sleeves in garter st in 2 threads ”Kid-Silk”. Size S-XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no KS-032
Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL- XXXL
Materials: DROPS KID-SILK from Garnstudio
175-200-200-225-250-275 g colour no 08, grey/blue

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) size 4.5 mm – or size needed to get 17 sts x 32 rows in garter st with 2 threads Kid-Silk = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS MOTHER OF PEARL BUTTON no 521: 1 pcs for all sizes.

100 cm blue silk ribbon, width 4 cm.

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pattern type: jackets, shape: all in one, seamless sleeves, wrap-around,

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GARTER ST (back and forth on needle): K all rows.
DECREASING TIP: Dec inside 1 edge st by K2 tog.
INCREASING TIP: Inc by K2 in st inside edge st.

Worked in one piece. Beg at the bottom of back piece, continue over shoulders and work front pieces separately from shoulder down.

Worked back and forth on circular needle.
Cast on 74-80-88-98-108-116 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on circular needle size 4.5 mm with 2 threads Kid-Silk. Work GARTER ST - see above! REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! When piece measures 6-6-7-7-7-7 cm dec 1 st each side – See DECREASING TIP! Repeat the dec on every 3-3-2-2-2-2 cm a total of 4-4-5-5-5-5 times = 66-72-78-88-98-106 sts. When piece measures 21 cm inc 1 st each side – See INCREASING TIP! Repeat the inc when piece measures 30-31-32-33-34-35 cm = 70-76-82-92-102-110 sts. When piece measures 35-36-37-38-39-40 cm cast on new sts for sleeve at the end of row each side as follows: 1 st 1-2-2-2-3-4 times, 2 sts 2-2-2-2-1-1 times, 4 sts 2-1-1-1-1-0 times, 6 sts 1 time, 8 sts 1 time and 25-26-25-22-19-19 sts 1 time = a total of 174-176-180-184-186-188 sts on needle. Continue until piece measures 53-55-57-59-61-63 cm. Now cast off the middle 16-16-16-18-18-18 sts for neck = 79-80-82-83-84-85 sts left on each shoulder/sleeve. Slip sts from one shoulder/sleeve on a stitch holder.

= 79-80-82-83-84-85 sts. Continue for 1 cm, insert a marker in piece = mid shoulder (measure piece form here).
When piece measures 9-11-8-10-9-8 cm inc 1 st towards mid front - SEE INCREASING TIP. Size S-L: Repeat the inc on every 3rd row a total of 26-26-31 times. Size XL-XXXL: Repeat the inc on every other and 3rd row alternately a total of 37-41-44 times (piece measures approx 32-34-36-38-40-42 cm after the last inc), AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 14-15-16-17-18-19 cm cast off sleeve sts – cast off loosely at the beg of every row from sleeve edge: 25-26-25-22-19-19 sts 1 time, 8 sts 1 time, 6 sts 1 time, 4 sts 2-1-1-1-1-0 times, 2 sts 2-2-2-2-1-1 times and 1 st 1-2-2-2-3-4 times. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 24-25-26-27-28-29 cm dec 1 st at the side as on back piece.
Repeat the dec at the side when piece measures 33-35-37-39-41-43 cm. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 33-35-37-39-41-43 cm dec 1 st towards mid front – See DECREASING TIP! Repeat the dec towards mid front until finished measurements as follows: Size S-L: on every other and 3rd row alternately. Size XL-XXL: on every other row. Size XXXL: on every and every other row alternately. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 39-41-43-45-47-49 cm inc 1 st at the side. Repeat the inc on every 3-3-2-2-2-2 cm a total of 4-4-5-5-5-5 times. Cast off LOOSELY when piece measures 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm.

Slip sts from stitch holder back on needle and work like the other front piece, but mirrored.

Fold jacket double by shoulders. Sew the right side and sleeve seam inside 1 edge st. Sew 50 cm silk ribbon to the inside of the widest part of right front piece and sew 50 cm silk ribbon at the same height on the inside of the side seam of left front piece. Sew the left side and sleeve seam inside 1 edge st. Sew the button on the inside of right side seam in the same height as ribbons (use st at the point of left front pieces as buttonhole).


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