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Celtic Winter by DROPS Design

DROPS waistcoat in ”Alaska” with raglan and cables on yoke. Size S to XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no Z-495
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Materials: DROPS ALASKA from Garnstudio
450-500-550-600-650-750 g colour no 12, navy blue

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) size 5 mm – or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm. In M.1, approx 25 rows = 10 cm.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) size 4 mm – for borders.
DROPS BUFFALO HORN BUTTONS, no 537: 7 pcs.

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pattern type: jackets, vests, pattern/technique: cable, shape: round yoke,

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GARTER ST (back and forth on needle): K all rows.
PATTERN:
See diagrams M.1 – pattern in diagram is seen from RS.
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: 12, 19, 26, 34, 41, 49 and 56 cm.
SIZE M: 12, 20, 28, 36, 43, 51 and 58 cm.
SIZE L: 12, 20, 28, 36, 44, 52, 60 cm.
SIZE XL: 12, 21, 29, 37, 45, 54 and 62 cm.
SIZE XXL: 12, 21, 30, 39, 47, 56 and 64 cm.
SIZE XXXL: 12, 21, 30, 39, 48, 57 and 66 cm.
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BODY PIECE:
Worked back and forth on circular needle from mid front. Cast on 240-264-282-306-336-366 sts (includes 5 front band sts each side towards mid front) on circular needle size 4 mm with Alaska. Continue as follows from RS: 5 front band sts in GARTER ST – see above, K2, * P4/ K2 *, repeat from *-* and finish with 5 front band sts in garter st.
When rib measures 8 cm work (make sure next row is from RS) change to needle size 5 mm. Work next row as follows from RS: 5 front band sts in garter st, K2, * K2 tog, K2 tog, K2 *, repeat from *-* and finish with 5 front band sts in garter st = 164-180-192-208-228-248. Continue in reverse stocking st and front bands in garter st as before. Insert a marker 43-47-50-54-59-64 sts in from each side (= 78-86-92-100-110-120 sts between markers on back piece). REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION!
When piece measures 10-10-11-11-12-12 cm dec 1 st each side of both markers, and repeat the dec on every 2 cm a total of 5 times = 144-160-172-188-208-228 sts. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 12 cm make BUTTONHOLES on right front band – see above! When piece measures 22-22-23-23-24-24 cm inc 1 st each side of both markers, and repeat the inc on every 3 cm a total of 4 times = 160-176-188-204-224-244 sts. When piece measures 37-39-40-42-43-44 cm cast off 6-6-8-8-10-10 sts each side for armhole on next row from RS (= 3-3-4-4-5-5 sts each side of marker) = 148-164-172-188-204-224 sts left on needle. Put piece aside.

SLEEVE EDGES:
Worked back and forth on circular needle. Cast on 58-61-70-73-78-79 sts on circular needle size 4 mm. K 3 rows and work next row as follows: Cast off the first 3-3-4-4-5-5 sts, K sts on row until 3-3-4-4-5-5 sts remain, cast off theses sts, cut the thread = 52-55-62-65-68-69 sts remain on needle. Put piece aside and knit the other sleeve edge.

YOKE:
Slip sts from sleeve edges on the same circular needle size 5 mm as body piece where cast off for armholes = 252-274-296-318-340-362 sts.
K 1 row from WS and work 0-0-2-2-4-6 rows in reverse stocking st with front bands in garter st. Work next row as follows from RS: 5 front band sts in garter st, P10, * inc 1 st in each of the next 2 sts and K these 4 sts, P20 *, repeat from *-* a total of 10-11-12-13-14-15 times, inc 1 st in each of the next 2 sts and K these 4 sts, P10, and 5 front band sts in garter st = 274-298-322-346-370-394 sts. Now continue in M.1 with front bands in garter st as before (first row = WS). On row 4 in M.1 inc 2 sts in each repeat as per the diagram = 296-322-348-374-400-426 sts. Now complete M.1. After M.1 there are 98-106-114-122-130-138 sts on needle. Work 1 row from WS. Change to circular needle size 4 mm. K 1 row from RS, at the same time dec 16-18-22-24-30-30 sts evenly (do not dec on front bands) = 82-88-92-98-100-108 sts. K 1 row. Insert a marker mid back. Continue in garter st on all sts, at the same time work shortened rows mid back as follows (first row = RS): K 7 sts past marker mid back, turn, K 7 sts past marker on the other side, turn, K 14 sts past marker, turn, K 14 sts past marker on the other side, turn, and continue like this with 7 more sts before each turn until you have work a total of 35-35-35-42-42-42 sts each side of marker. Turn, K all sts on row and then work 3 rows on all sts. Cast off with K sts from RS.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew sleeve edges tog, edge to edge and sew openings under sleeves. Sew on buttons.

Diagram

= K from RS, P from WS.
= P from RS, K from WS
= P2 in this st
= slip 2 sts on cable needle in front of piece, P2, K2 from cable needle
= slip 2 sts on cable needle behind piece, K2, P2 from cable needle.
= 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
= P2 tog


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