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Lady Love by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS jacket in ”Nepal” with cables. Size S to XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no NE-004
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Materials: DROPS NEPAL from Garnstudio
600-650-700-800-850-950 g colour no 3112, powder pink

DROPS POINTED NEEDLES size 5 mm – or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS POINTED NEEDLES size 4 mm – for garter st.
DROPS MOTHER-OF-PEARL BUTTON no 522: 5 pcs..

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pattern type: jackets, pattern/technique: cable, shape: v-neck, waist shaping,

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GARTER ST (back and forth on needle):
K all rows.
PATTERN:
See diagrams M.1, M.2 and M.3 - pattern in diagrams is seen from RS (Row 1 = WS).
DECREASING TIP (applies to neck):
Dec from RS inside 5 garter sts.
Dec as follows AFTER 5 sts: slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso. Dec as follows BEFORE 5 sts: K2 tog.
BUTTONHOLES:
Make buttonholes on right front band.
1 buttonhole = K tog 3rd and 4th st from mid front and make 1 YO.
Make buttonholes when piece measures:
SIZE S: 3, 10, 16, 22 and 28 cm.
SIZE M: 3, 10, 16, 23 and 29 cm.
SIZE L: 3, 10, 17, 23 and 30 cm.
SIZE XL: 4, 11, 18, 24 and 31 cm.
SIZE XXL: 4, 11, 18, 25 and 32 cm.
SIZE XXXL: 4, 11, 19, 26 and 33 cm.
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BACK PIECE:
Worked back and forth on needle.
Cast on 76-84-92-100-108-116 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 4 mm with Nepal. K 3 rows. Work next row as follows (from RS): 1 edge st in garter st, K 14-17-20-23-26-29 sts, * K2 in each of the next 2 sts, K1, K2 in each of the next 2 sts *, K 36-38-40-42-44-46 sts, repeat from *-*, K 14-17-20-23-26-29 sts and 1 edge st in garter st = 84-92-100-108-116-124 sts.
Change to needle size 5 mm, and work next row as follows from WS: 1 edge st in garter st, P 5-8-11-14-17-20 sts, K3, M.1 (= 21 sts), K3, P 18-20-22-24-26-28 sts, K3, M.1 (= 21 sts), K3, P 5-8-11-14-17-20 sts and 1 edge st in garter st. Work 2 vertical repeats of M.1, remaining sts with K over K and P over P. After M.1 work M.2 with dec and inc as shown in diagram (work remaining sts as before). REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION!
After M.2 there are 84-92-100-108-116-124 sts on needle. Continue in M.3 over M.2 until finished measurements (work remaining sts as before). When piece measures 39-40-41-42-43-44 cm cast off for armhole at the beg of every row each side: 4-5-6-7-8-9 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1-2-2-3-3-4 times and 1 st 2-2-4-4-6-6 times = 68-70-72-74-76-78 sts on needle. Continue in pattern as before with 1 edge st each side towards armhole. When piece measures 55-57-59-61-63-65 cm work 4 rows garter st on the middle 24-26-28-30-32-34 sts, then cast off the middle 14-16-18-20-22-24 sts for neck. Complete each shoulder (= 27 sts) separately. Continue with 5 garter sts towards neck. When piece measures approx 58-60-62-64-66-68 cm dec 4 sts evenly over M.3 = 23 sts left on needle. On next row cast off with K over K and P over P.

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
Cast on 43-47-51-55-59-63 sts (includes 1 edge st at the side and 5 front band sts towards front edge) on needle size 4 mm with Nepal. K 3 rows. Work next row as follows (from RS with start from the side): 1 edge st in garter st, K 14-17-20-23-26-29 sts, K2 in each of the next 2 sts, K1, K2 in each of the next 2 sts, K 18-19-20-21-22-23 sts and 5 front band sts in garter st = 47-51-55-59-63-67 sts. Change to needle size 5 mm, work next row as follows from WS: 5 front band sts in garter st, P 9-10-11-12-13-14 sts, K3, M.1 (= 21 sts), K3, P 5-8-11-14-17-20 sts and 1 edge st in garter st. Work 2 vertical repeats of M.1, remaining sts with K over K and P over P. Then work M.2 over M.1 (with remaining sts as before). After M.2 there are 47-51-55-59-63-67 sts on needle, Continue with M.3 over M.2 until finished measurements (with remaining sts as before). AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 30-31-32-33-34-35 cm work 2 rows back and forth on the 5 front band sts only. Continue on all sts as before – AT THE SAME TIME on next row from RS dec 1 st towards neck – SEE DECREASING TIP, and repeat the dec on every other row a total of 7-8-9-10-11-12 times and then on every 4th row 5 times for all sizes. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 39-40-41-42-43-44 cm cast off for armhole at the side as described for back piece. When all dec for armhole and neck are complete there are 27 sts on needle. Continue in pattern. When piece measures approx 58-60-62-64-66-68 cm dec 4 sts evenly over M.3 = 23 sts left on needle. On next row cast off with K over K and P over P.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
Like left front piece but mirrored. Remember BUTTONHOLES on front band – see above.

SLEEVE:
Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 49-51-53-55-57-59 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 4 mm with Nepal. K 3 rows and work next row as follows from RS: 1 edge st in garter st, K 21-22-23-24-25-26 sts, K2 in each of the next 2 sts, K1, K2 in each of the next 2 sts, K 21-22-23-24-25-26 sts and 1 edge st in garter st = 53-55-57-59-61-63 sts.
Change to needle size 5 mm, and work next row as follows from WS: 1 edge st in garter st, P 12-13-14-15-16-17 sts, K3, M.1, K3, P 12-13-14-15-16-17 sts and 1 edge st in garter st.
Work 1 vertical repeat of M.1, with remaining sts K over K and P over P. After M.1 work M.2 and then M.3 until finished measurements (with remaining sts as before). AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 15 cm inc 1 st each side inside edge st, and repeat the inc on every 6-6-5-4-3.5-3 cm a total of 6-6-7-8-9-10 times = 65-67-71-75-79-83 sts (work inc sts in stocking st). When piece measures 50-49-48-47-46-45 cm (less for the larger sizes because of longer sleeve cap and wider shoulder) cast off for sleeve cap at the beg of every row each side: 4 sts 1 time, 2 sts 3 times and 1 st 1-2-3-4-5-6 times, then 2 sts each side until sleeve measures 57 cm, now cast off 3 sts 1 time each side, and cast off remaining sts. Piece measures approx 58 cm for all sizes.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew shoulder seams. Set in sleeves and sew sleeve and side seam inside 1 edge st. Sew on buttons.

Diagram

= K from RS, P from WS
= P from RS, K from WS
= slip 2 sts on cable needle behind piece, K2, K2 from cable needle
= slip 2 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K2, K2 from cable needle
= slip 2 sts on cable needle behind piece, K2, K2 tog from cable needle
= slip 2 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K2 tog, K2 from cable needle
= Slip 1 st on cable needle behind piece, K2, K2 in st on cable needle
= slip 2 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K2 in next st and K2 from cable needle

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