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Autumn Afternoon Cardigan by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS jacket with lace pattern and round yoke in "Alpaca" and "Kid-Silk". Size: S - XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no Z-537
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL

Materials: DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
Colour no 0100, eco off white:
250-300-300-350-350-400 g
And use: DROPS KID-SILK from Garnstudio
Colour no 01, off white:
100-125-125-150-150-175 g

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 with 1 thread Alpaca and 1 thread Kid-Silk = 10 x 10 cm.

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES AND CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) SIZE 4 mm - for garter st.

DROPS MOTHER-OF-PEARL BUTTONS NO 522: 7-7-8-8-8-8 pieces

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pattern type: jackets, pattern/technique: lace, shape: round yoke, waist shaping,
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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.

GARTER ST (in the round): * K 1 round and P 1 round *, repeat from *-*.

DECREASE TIP (applies to the body):
Dec as follows before marker: K 2 tog.
Dec as follows after marker: Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso.

RAGLAN:
Dec on each side of markers.
Dec as follows BEFORE marker: K 2 tog.
Dec as follows AFTER marker: Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso.

BUTTON HOLES:
Cast off for button holes on right front band. 1 button hole = cast off 4th st from mid front. On next row cast on 1 new st over the cast off st. Cast off for the first 3-3-4-4-4-4 button holes when piece measures:
SIZE S: 11, 20, 29 cm
SIZE M: 13, 22, 31 cm
SIZE L: 10, 18, 26, 34 cm
SIZE XL: 11, 19, 27, 35 cm
SIZE XXL: 11, 20, 29, 38 cm
SIZE XXXL: 12, 21, 30, 39 cm
The 4 button holes at the top are described under YOKE.
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BODY:
Worked back and forth on circular needle.
Cast on 153-171-183-201-219-231 sts on circular needle size 4 mm with 1 thread Alpaca and 1 thread Kid-Silk. Insert 2 markers in the piece after 41-46-48-53-58-61 sts from each side (back piece = 71-79-87-95-103-109 sts). READ ALL OF THE FOLLOWING SECTION BEFORE CONTINUING! Work 6 rows in GARTER ST - see explanation above. Switch to circular needle size 5 mm and continue in stocking st with 6 sts in garter st each side (= bands) REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! When piece measures 7 cm, dec 1 st each side of both markers - READ DECREASE TIP! Repeat the dec every 2½ cm a total of 6 times = 129-147-159-177-195-207 sts. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 11-13-10-11-11-12 cm, cast off for BUTTON HOLES on right front band - see explanation above! When piece measures 25 cm, inc 1 st on each side of both markers by K 2 sts in the st before and after the marker. Repeat the inc every 2-2½-2½-3-3½-3½ cm a total of 5 times = 149-167-179-197-215-227 sts. When piece measures 37-38-40-42-43-44 cm, cast off the middle 8 sts each side for armholes from RS (i.e. cast off 4 sts each side of every marker) = 133-151-163-181-199-211 sts remain on needle. Put piece aside and work the sleeves.

SLEEVE:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles. Cast on 38-40-42-44-46-48 sts on double pointed needles size 4 mm with 1 thread Alpaca and 1 thread Kid-Silk. Work 6 rounds in GARTER ST - see explanation above! Switch to double pointed needles size 5 mm. Insert a marker at beg of round (= mid under sleeve). Continue in stocking st. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 8 cm, inc 1 st on each side of marker by K 2 sts in the st before and after the marker. Repeat inc every 3½-3-3-3-2½-2½ cm a total of 8-9-10-10-11-12 times = 54-58-62-64-68-72 sts. When piece measures 39-39-40-40-40-40 cm, cast off 8 sts mid under sleeve (i.e. cast off 4 sts each side of marker) = 46-50-54-56-60-64 sts remain on needle. Put piece aside and knit another sleeve.

YOKE:
Slip sleeves on to same circular needle as body = 225-251-271-293-319-339 sts. Insert a marker in all transitions between sleeves and body piece (= 4 markers). 1st row = from WS: Continue in stocking st and 6 sts in garter st each side towards mid front, AT THE SAME TIME on next row from RS dec for RAGLAN (= 8 dec per dec-row) - see explanation above! Repeat dec on every row from RS a total of 2-3-3-3-4-5 times = 209-227-247-269-287-299 sts. Switch to circular needle size 4 mm and work 4 rows in garter st, AT THE SAME TIME on first row cast off for button holes on right front band and on last row from WS adjust the no of sts to 212-228-248-268-288-300 sts (do not adjust over front band sts).
Switch to circular needle size 5 mm and work M.1 with 6 sts in garter st each side. Work like this for 5 cm.
Switch to circular needle size 4 and work 4 rows in garter st, AT THE SAME TIME on first row cast off for button holes on right front band and on last row from WS dec 28-32-36-44-52-52 sts evenly (do not dec over bands) = 184-196-212-224-236-248 sts.
Switch to circular needle size 5 mm and work M.1 with 6 sts in garter st each side. Work like this for 5 cm.
Switch to circular needle size 4 and work 4 rows in garter st, AT THE SAME TIME on first row cast off for button holes on right front band and on last row from WS dec 32-32-32-36-40-40 sts evenly (do not dec over bands) = 152-164-180-188-196-208 sts.
Switch to circular needle size 5 mm and work M.1 with 6 sts in garter st each side. Work like this for 5 cm.
Switch to circular needle size 4 mm. K 1 row while AT THE SAME TIME dec 45-54-70-72-76-88 sts evenly and cast off for button holes on right front band = 107-110-110-116-120-120 sts. K 1 row from WS. Continue to work an elevation in the neck with short rows as follows (1st row = from RS): K until 25-27-27-29-30-30 sts remain on needle, turn and K back until 25-27-27-29-30-30 sts remain on the other side. Turn and K until 32-34-34-36-37-37 sts remain on needle, turn and K back until 32-34-34-36-37-37 sts remain on the other side. Turn and K until 39-41-41-43-44-44 sts remain on needle, turn and K back until 39-41-41-43-44-44 sts remain on the other side. Turn and K until 45-47-47-50-52-52 sts remain on needle, turn and K back until 45-47-47-50-52-52 sts remain on the other side. Turn piece and K the entire row, then K 2 rows over all sts. Cast off. Piece measures approx. 58-60-62-64-66-68 cm.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the openings under the sleeves tog. Sew the buttons on to left front piece.

Diagram

= K from RS, P from WS
= 1 YO between 2 sts
= K 2 tog
= slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso

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