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Trip to Town by DROPS Design

DROPS jacket in stocking st with front bands in rib in 2 strands ”Alpaca” or 1 strand ”Nepal”.

DROPS design: Pattern no Z-510
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Materials: DROPS ALPACA
650-700-800-850-950-1050 g colour no 0618m, eco light beige mix
or use: DROPS NEPAL
750-800-850-1000-1100-1200 g colour no 0618m, camel mix

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) size 5 mm - or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) size 4.5 mm - for rib.
DROPS BUFFALO HORN BUTTON NO 537: 6 pcs for all sizes.

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DROPS Alpaca DROPS Alpaca
100% Alpaca
from 2.90 £ /50g
DROPS Alpaca uni colour DROPS Alpaca uni colour 2.90 £ /50g
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DROPS Alpaca mix DROPS Alpaca mix 3.05 £ /50g
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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.
INCREASING TIP:
Inc 1 st by making 1 YO. On next row work YO into back of loop to avoid a hole.
BUTTONHOLES:
Make buttonholes on right front band. 1 buttonhole = cast off 1 st and cast on 1 new st on next row.
Make buttonholes when piece measures 18 cm, 27 cm and 36 cm, measured from bottom edge of jacket.
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JACKET:
Worked back and forth on circular needle. Cast on 164-184-196-220-244-268 sts on circular needle size 4.5 mm with 2 strands Alpaca or 1 strand Nepal (includes 1 edge st towards front edge each side). Work 1 edge st, rib K2 / P2 until 3 sts remain, finish with K2 and 1 edge st. Continue in rib like this until piece measures 7 cm. Now K 1 row from RS AT THE SAME TIME dec 32-36-38-42-48-52 sts evenly = 132-148-158-178-196-216 sts. Change to circular needle size 5 mm. Continue in stocking st. Insert 2 markers in piece, 29-33-35-40-44-49 sts in from each side (back piece = 74-82-88-98-108-118 sts). When piece measures 10 cm dec 1 st each side of both markers and repeat the dec on every 4.5-4.5-4.5-3.5-3.5-3.5 cm a total of 5-5-5-6-6-6 times = 112-128-138-154-172-192 sts. When piece measures 34 cm inc 1 st each side of both markers. Repeat the inc when piece measures 39-40-41-42-43-44 cm = 120-136-146-162-180-200 sts. When piece measures 48-49-50-51-52-53 cm cast off 6 sts for armhole each side (= 3 sts each side of marker) and complete each piece separately.

BACK PIECE:
= 62-70-76-84-94-104 sts. Cast off for armhole at beg of row each side as follows: 2 sts 0-1-2-3-5-7 times and 1 st 1-2-3-4-4-4 times = 60-62-62-64-66-68 sts. When piece measures 64-66-68-70-72-74 cm cast off the middle 16-16-18-18-20-20 sts for neck and complete each shoulder separately. Cast off 1 st on neckline on next row = 21-22-21-22-22-23 sts left on shoulder. Cast off when piece measures 66-68-70-72-74-76 cm.

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
= 23-27-29-33-37-42 sts. Cast off for armhole at the side as described for back piece = 22-23-22-23-23-24 sts left on shoulder (includes 1 edge st towards front edge). Cast off when piece measures 66-68-70-72-74-76 cm.

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

SLEEVE:
Worked in the round. Cast on 52-52-56-60-60-60 sts on double pointed needles size 4.5 mm with 2 strands Alpaca or 1 strand Nepal. Work rib K2 / P2 until piece measures 5 cm. K 1 round AT THE SAME TIME dec 12-10-12-14-12-10 sts evenly = 40-42-44-46-48-50 sts. Change to double pointed needles size 5 mm. Insert a marker at beg of round. Continue in stocking st. When piece measures 8 cm inc 1 st each side of marker and repeat the inc on every 7.5-6.5-5-4-3.5-3 cm a total of 6-7-8-10-11-12 times = 52-56-60-66-70-74 sts. When piece measures 50-50-49-49-47-46 cm (less for the larger sizes because of longer sleeve cap and wider shoulder) cast off 6 sts mid under sleeve (= 3 sts each side of marker). Cast off for sleeve cap at beg of row each side as follows: 2 sts 2 times, 1 st 3-4-5-6-8-10 times, then 2 sts each side until piece measures 57-58-58-59-59-60 cm. Cast off 3 sts 1 time each side and cast off remaining sts.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew shoulder seams. Set in sleeves.

LEFT FRONT BAND/NECKLINE:
Pick up 164-168-172-180-184-188 sts (approx 22 sts/10 cm) with start mid back on circular needle size 4.5 mm with 2 strands Alpaca or 1 strand Nepal (pick up inside cast off row on back piece and inside 1 edge st along the side of jacket). K 1 row from WS and continue in rib as follows from RS: 1 edge st, K1, * P2, K2 *, repeat from *-* and finish with 2 garter sts – see above. Continue like this until rib measures 5-5-6-6-7-7 cm. Now inc 1 st in each of the top 10-10-11-11-12-12 K-sections (not in K1 at beg of row) – See INCREASING TIP! = 174-178-183-191-196-200 sts. Continue until rib measures 9-9-10-10-11-11 cm. Now inc 1 st in each of the top 8-8-9-9-10-10 K-sections (not in K1 at beg of row) = 182-186-192-200-206-210 sts. Continue until rib measures 13-13-14-14-15-15 cm. Cast off with K over K and P over P.

RIGHT FRONT BAND/NECKLINE:
Like left side, but beg from bottom edge. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 3 cm make BUTTONHOLES – see above – and repeat when piece measures 11-11-12-12-13-13 cm. Cast off with K over K and P over P when rib measures 13-13-14-14-15-15 cm.

FURTHER ASSEMBLY:
Sew front bands tog mid back inside 1 edge st. Sew buttons on left front band.

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Emma 20.02.2018 - 07:42:

Hola. En el patrón mencionan que después de armar 7 cm del punto resorte 2 der x 2 rev es necesario hacer disminuciones al mismo tiempo en una vuelta de derecho; estoy tejiendo el saco en talla XL y se indica que de 220 puntos se deberán disminuir equitativamente 42 puntos hasta llegar a 178 puntos. mi pregunta es ¿cada cuantos puntos es conveniente hacer la disminución simple para que quede lo mas distribuido posible?. La verdad no se como calcular eso. Gracias

Manuela Vianello 22.11.2017 - 23:49:

Capito, grazie mille siete fantastici

Manuela Vianello 17.11.2017 - 18:31:

Ma quello che non capisco sono proprio le 12 sezioni che cosa si intende appunto per queste 12 sezioni scusate e grazie mille del vostro aiuto

DROPS Design 17.11.2017 kl. 20:35:

Buonasera Manuela. Per sezioni si intendono i gruppi di 2 m dir delle coste 2 m dir/ 2 m rov. Deve aumentare 1 m nei 12 gruppi di 2 m dir all'altezza della nuca (non sul fondo della giacca). Ci riscriva se è ancora in difficoltà. Buon lavoro!

Manuela Vianello 14.11.2017 - 21:12:

Non riesco a capire cosa devo fare con i bordi frontali in particolare dove si dice ...Now inc 1 st in each of the top 10-10-11-11-12-12 K-sections...che cosa sono queste k-sections dove devo aumentare le mie 12 maglie? la mia taglia è la xxl....grazie mille

DROPS Design 14.11.2017 kl. 23:46:

Buonasera Manuela, nel menù a tendina può selezionare la lingua italiana per il modello. In ogni caso deve aumentare 1 maglia in ognuna delle 12 sezioni a diritto in alto. Buon lavoro!

Heike Von Au 15.10.2017 - 18:16:

Hallo zusammen! Ist es richtig, dass die Schultern in Größe M hinten mit 22 Maschen enden und vorne mit 23 Maschen? Ich werden lieber auch vorne mit 22 Maschen enden, damit ich besser zusammennähen kann...

DROPS Design 16.10.2017 kl. 10:03:

Liebe Frau Von Au, es stimmt ja so, die zusätzliche Masche bein den beiden Vorderteilen ist die Randmasche. Die Maschen für die Blende/Halskante werden dann innherhalb diese Randmasche (Vorderteil) aufgenommen. Viel Spaß beim stricken!

Malene Frimann 24.11.2016 - 09:12:

Indtagningen før og efter rettesnor skal det måles uden ribkant 7 cm eller starter målingen med ribkant.

DROPS Design 24.11.2016 kl. 11:30:

Hej Malene. Du maaler totale höjde, dvs incl. ribkant.

Beverly Conran 27.04.2016 - 00:53:

How do you cast of the number of stitches stated ( 6 sts ) 3 on each side of marker, then 2 on each side of marker etc when shaping cap on the sleeve, when you are using dpn's? Is there a video of this?

DROPS Design 27.04.2016 kl. 08:53:

Dear Mrs Conran, after you have cast off the 6 sts mid under arm, continue back and forth (= in rows), on dpn or on circular needles as you rather work, and cast off at the beg of each row on each side 2 st 2 times etc. Happy knitting!

Sabine 28.05.2014 - 14:10:

Ich überlege diese Jacke mit Alpaca zu stricken. Muss ich davon ausgehen, dass Sie sich in der Länge noch sehr aushängt und damit länger wird? Hat jemand Erfahrungn?

DROPS Design 04.06.2014 kl. 08:02:

Liebe Sabine, es könnte sein, dass die Jacke sich auf Grund des Gewichts etwas in die Länge zieht, aber doppeltes Alpaca eignet sich insgesamt sehr gut. Ich persönlich trage eine - allerdings etwas kürzere - Jacke aus doppeltem Alpaca schon seit einigen Jahren, ohne dass sich irgendetwas verzogen hat. Viel Spass mit diesem Modell!

Iliane 08.09.2012 - 23:32:

JACKE: "Nach 10 cm auf beiden Seiten der Markierung je 1M abn." 10cm der gesamten Höhe oder 10cm ab gl re Beginn? Vielen Dank, Iliane

DROPS Design 10.09.2012 kl. 12:43:

Liebe Iliane, Sie haben recht, das war nicht deutlich übersetzt: es sind 10 cm Gesamthöhe. Ich habe es in der Anleitung ergänzt.

Susan 19.03.2012 - 17:41:

I am looking for the gauge on the pattern 126-15 and can't seem to locate it. Would you kindly point me in the right direction? Thank you, Susan

DROPS Design 20.03.2012 kl. 17:31:

Where we list the needles used it says: DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm / 32'') size 5 mm/US 8 - or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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