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Evasion by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS jacket with short sleeves in 2 threads ”Alpaca”. Size S-XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no Z-468
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL- XXXL
Materials: DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
400-450-500-550-600-650 g colour no 7300, lime

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 or 80 cm) size 5 mm – or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm with 2 threads Alpaca.
DROPS POINTED NEEDLES size 4 mm – for garter st.
DROPS SILVER BUTTONS, no 534:
3 pcs. for all sizes.

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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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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.
GARTER ST (back and forth on needle): K all rows.
MEASUREMENT TIP:
Because of the weight of the yarn all measurements should be made while the garment is hanging, otherwise it will be too long when worn.
DECREASING TIP (applies to neckline):
Make all dec from RS inside 7 garter sts:
Dec 1 st as follows after 7 garter sts: slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso.
Dec 1 st as follows 2 sts before 7 garter sts: K2 tog.
BUTTONHOLES:
Make buttonholes on right front band. 1 buttonhole = cast off 5th st from mid front and cast on 1 new st on next row.
Make buttonholes when piece measures:
Size S: 23, 32 and 41 cm.
Size M: 24, 33 and 42 cm.
Size L: 25, 34 and 43 cm.
Size XL: 24, 34 and 44 cm.
Size XXL: 25, 35 and 45 cm.
Size XXXL: 26, 36 and 46 cm.
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BACK PIECE:
Cast on 80-87-94-102-110-120 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 4 mm with 2 threads Alpaca. Work 4 rows GARTER ST - see above! Change to circular needle size 5 mm and continue in stocking st back and forth on needle (first row = RS). AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 3 cm dec 1 st each side and repeat the dec on every 6-6-6-7-10-10 row a total of 10-10-10-9-7-7 times = 60-67-74-84-96-106 sts. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! When piece measures 36-36-37-38-38-40 cm - see MEASUREMENT TIP - inc 1 st each side and repeat the inc on every 6-6-6-8-10-12 row a total of 5-5-5-4-3-3 times = 70-77-84-92-102-112 sts. When piece measures 48-49-50-51-52-53 cm cast on 25 new sts at the end of the next 2 rows for sleeves = 120-127-134-142-152-162 sts on needle. Continue in stocking st with 4 garter sts each side on sleeve edges. When piece measures 67-69-71-73-75-77 cm - adjust to that next row is from WS - work 3 rows garter st on the middle 32-33-34-36-36-38 sts (with remaining sts as before). On next row from RS cast of the middle 18-19-20-22-22-24 sts for neck and complete each shoulder separately. Continue in stocking st with 7 garter sts towards neck and 4 garter sts on sleeve edge, AT THE SAME TIME dec 1 st on next row from neck – see DECREASING TIP = 50-53-56-59-64-68 sts left on shoulder/sleeve. Cast off when piece measures 70-72-74-76-78-80 cm - REMEMBER MEASUREMENT TIP!

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
Cast on 44-47-51-55-59-64 sts (includes 1 edge st at the side and 7 front band sts towards mid front) on needle size 4 mm with 2 threads Alpaca. Work 4 rows GARTER ST (first row = RS). Change to circular needle size 5 mm and continue back and forth on needle in stocking st with 7 front band sts in garter st. When piece measures 3 cm dec at the side as described for back piece = 34-37-41-46-52-57 sts - REMEMBER BUTTONHOLES ON FRONT BAND - see above.
NOW READ ALL OF THE FOLLOWING SECTION BEFORE CONTINUING!
When piece measures 36-36-37-38-38-40 cm inc at the side as described for back piece. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 42-43-44-45-46-47 cm dec 1 st for neck towards mid front – see DECREASING TIP – and repeat the dec on every other row a total of 3-3-3-4-4-4 times, then on every 4th row a total of 11-11-12-12-12-13 times. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 48-49-50-51-52-53 cm cast on 25 new sts for sleeve at the end of row towards the side. Continue in stocking st with 7 front band sts and 4 sts on sleeve edge in garter st. When all dec and inc are complete there are 50-53-56-59-64-68 sts on needle. Cast off when piece measures 70-72-74-76-78-80 cm.

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
Cast on and work like right front piece, but mirrored – NOTE: Do not make buttonholes!

ASSEMBLY:
Sew shoulder seams. Sew side- and sleeve seams inside 1 edge st. Sew on buttons.

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Comments (12)

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C. 04.02.2010 - 10:28:

Mit einem langärmligen Shirt darunter kann dies auch im winter getragen werden :-) Schöne Farbe, schönes Design

Kaisa 27.01.2010 - 11:49:

Toivottavasti ohje saadaan pian!

G. Borggaard 25.01.2010 - 13:18:

Lige min stil

Ninna 21.01.2010 - 11:48:

Håber på opskrift - ville passe fint til min stil

Bobo 20.01.2010 - 15:24: www.avecdutemps.blog ...

J ai trop hate que les explications soient sur le site, j ai deja de la laine, et je veux le faire....

Sophie 20.01.2010 - 15:21:

Je l aime trop, et j espere que les explications vont vite suivre..... merci pour votre site, on y trouve des merveilles....

Shirley 20.01.2010 - 02:00:

I absolutly love this and can't wait for the pattern to be available!Q

Teresa 22.12.2009 - 21:01:

Simple can be good but this is not. Where is the DESIGN in this piece?

INGER 22.12.2009 - 11:43:

Kedelig både model og farve

INGER 22.12.2009 - 11:42:

Kedelig både modet og farve

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