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DROPS 123-10 by DROPS Design

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

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DROPS design: Pattern no NE-005
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 88-96-106-116-124-134 cm / 34 5/8''-37¾''-41¾''-45¾''-48¾''-52 ¾''
Full length: 58-60-62-64-66-68 cm / 22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''-26''-26¾''

Materials: DROPS NEPAL from Garnstudio
color no 3112, powder pink 350-400-450-500-550-600 g

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES 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''.
DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES size 4 mm / US 6 – for garter st.

DROPS MOTHER-OF-PEARL BUTTON no 522: 5 pcs.

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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from inches to cm - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
GARTER ST (back and forth on needle): K all rows.

PATTERN:
See diagrams M.1, M.2 and M.3 - pattern in diagram is shown from RS (Row 1 = WS).

DECREASING TIP (applies to armhole and neck):
Dec from RS inside 3 garter sts towards armhole and 5 sts garter st towards neck.
Dec as follows AFTER 3/5 sts: slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso.
Dec as follows BEFORE 3/5 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 / 1 1/8",4",6 1/4",8 3/4" and 11".
SIZE M: 3, 10, 16, 23 and 29 cm / 1 1/8",4",6 1/4",9" and 11 3/8".
SIZE L: 3, 10, 17, 23 and 30 cm / 1 1/8",4",6 3/4",9" and 11 3/4".
SIZE XL: 4, 11, 18, 24 and 31 cm / 1½",4 3/8",7",9½" and 12 1/4".
SIZE XXL: 4, 11, 18, 25 and 32 cm / 1½",4 3/8",7",9 3/4" and 12½".
SIZE XXXL: 4, 11, 19, 26 and 33 cm / 1½",4 3/8",7½",10 1/4" and 13".
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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 / US 6 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 / US 8, 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 GAUGE!
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 37-38-39-40-41-42 cm / 14½''-15''-15¼''-15¾''-16 1/8''-16½'' work 4 rows garter st on 7-8-9-10-11-12 sts each side (includes edge st), then bind off the first 4-5-6-7-8-9 sts each side for armhole. Bind off to shape the armhole – SEE DECREASING TIP – 1 st 2-4-6-8-10-12 times = 72-74-76-78-80-82 sts on needle. Continue in pattern as before with 3 garter sts each side towards armhole. When piece measures 55-57-59-61-63-65 cm / 21 5/8''-22½''-23¼''-24''-24¾''-25½'' work 4 rows garter st on the middle 24-26-28-30-32-34 sts, then bind off the middle 14-16-18-20-22-24 sts for neck and complete each shoulder (= 29 sts) separately. Continue with 5 garter sts towards neck. When piece measures approx 58-60-62-64-66-68 cm / 22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''-26''-26¾'' dec 4 sts evenly over M.3 = 25 sts left on needle. On next row bind 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 / US 6 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 / US 8, 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 / 11¾''-12¼''-12½''-13''-13 3/8''-13¾'' 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 37-38-39-40-41-42 cm / 14½''-15''-15¼''-15¾''-16 1/8''-16½'' work 4 rows garter st on the 7-8-9-10-11-12 sts towards the side, work remaining sts as before. On next row bind off 4-5-6-7-8-9 sts at the side for armhole and bind off to shape the armhole as described or back piece. When all dec for armhole and neck are complete there are 29 sts on needle. Continue in pattern with 3 garter sts towards armhole and 5 garter sts towards neck When piece measures approx 58-60-62-64-66-68 cm / 22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''-26''-26¾'' dec 4 sts evenly over M.3 = 25 sts left on needle. On next row bind 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.

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

Diagram

All measurements in charts are in cm.

= 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

Comments (26)

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Annett 01.04.2018 - 13:34:

Die Beschreibung für den Ärmelausschnitt ist etwas zu kompliziert. Habt ihr eine bildhafte Beschreibung oder ein Video dazu?

Annett 01.04.2018 - 13:34:

Die Beschreibung für den Ärmelausschnitt ist etwas zu kompliziert. Habt ihr eine bildhafte Beschreibung oder ein Video dazu?

Mirja 21.02.2017 - 14:17:

Super Weste und schön warm. Ich habe die Weste in "Marine" gestrickt. Sitzt toll und passt praktisch überall zu. Bin begeistert und werde sie auch noch in anderen Farbe stricken. Liebe Grüße Mirja

Anjum Javaid 28.11.2015 - 14:51:

Easy to knit till first completion of pattern rows m1 m2 m3 but unable to understand further please try make it clear

DROPS Design 30.11.2015 kl. 11:20:

Dear Mrs Javaid, when piece measures 37-42 cm (see size), you will prepare armholes working 4 rows garter st over the 7-12 sts on each side, then bind off 4-9 sts on each side and dec on each side to shape armholes - while continue working in pattern as stated. Happy knitting!

Claus 12.12.2014 - 16:00:

In der Anleitung bricht der Text zur Fertigstellung ab: Die Seitennaht zusammennähen. Die Schultern ......? Wie geht es mit dem Halsausschnitt weiter?

DROPS Design 14.12.2014 kl. 10:23:

Die Anleitung wurde gerade ergänzt. Der Halsausschnitt ist fertig, so, wie er ist, es fehlte eigentlich nur noch, dass die Schultern zusammengenäht und die Knöpfe angenäht werden müssen. Viel Spaß beim Tragen!

VIRGINIA MALDONADO 20.07.2014 - 22:21:

EL DIAGRAMA M.2 LA EXPLICACION DEL SIMBOLO TINE UN ERROR. YO LO SOLUCIONE. PERO PIENSO QUE ES MEJOR QUE LO REVISEN GRACIAS POR LA ATENCION

DROPS Design 25.07.2014 kl. 22:26:

Hola Virginia. ¿Podrías concretar, por favor, dónde ves tu el fallo en el diagrama? Gracias.

Ilaisa 07.01.2014 - 15:02:

Sehr schöne Weste! Hab sie für meine Oma gemacht. War in einer Woche fertig. Die Wolle lässt sich wirklich toll verarbeiten!

Martine 14.10.2013 - 19:50:

Ik had graag dit vestje voor mijn schoonzus gemaakt , maar ze heeft graag twee zakken. Is dit mogelijk ? Is het mogelijk mij een aanpassing van het model met twee zakken toe te sturen . Alvast bedankt

DROPS Design 15.10.2013 kl. 13:31:

Hoi Martine. Dat klinkt hartstikke leuk! Maar we kunnen helaas niet helpen met individuele aanpassingen op de gratis patronen. Je kan eventueel een patroon hier vinden met zakken en dat aanpassen in dit patroon. Succes en veel plezier.

DROPS Deutsch 19.09.2011 - 09:25:

Die Anleitung ist jetzt angepasst. Vielen Dank für den Tipp.

Tanja 18.09.2011 - 21:16:

Nach der Entdeckung von ein paar Fehler in der Anleitung habe ich begonnen die Anleitung auf Englisch zu benutzen. Nach dem Vergleich von zwei Anleitungen habe ich die folgende Ungenauigkeit in der Anleitung auf Deutsch gefunden, und zwar Linkes Vordeteil: Satz 3 vom Ende. Genaue Variante: "Nach allen Abnahmen sind 29 M. auf der Nadel. Mit dem Muster u. 3 M. Krausrippe auf der Seite u. 5 Blendenm (gegen den Hals)weiterfahren, nach 58-60-62-64-66-68 cm über M3 4 M.abn.=25 M.

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