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Crochet DROPS jacket in ”Safran”. Size: S - XXXL

DROPS design: Pattern no E-171
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 86-96-106-116-126-136 cm / 34"-37 3/4"-41 3/4"-45 3/4"-49½"-53½"
Full length: 70-72-74-76-78-80 cm / 27½''-28 3/8''-29 1/8''-30''-30¾''-31½

Materials: DROPS SAFRAN from Garnstudio
Color no 18, off white: 550-600-650-700-800-850 g

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 3 mm / C – or size needed to get 4 repetitions = width 10 cm / 4''.

DROPS GOLD METAL BUTTONS, NO 530: 5 pieces

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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.
CROCHET INFO: Replace first dc on every row with ch 3.

TR-GROUP: In same st work: 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc.

PATTERN: See diagram M.1 – M.4.

DECREASE TIP:
Dec 1 or ½ repetition - see M.2 and M.3.
Dec at beg of row as follows:
Replace 1 repetition with 6 sl st and ½ repetition with 3 sl st.
Dec at end of row as follows:
Turn piece when either 1 or ½ repetition remains.

INCREASE TIP (applies to sleeve):
Inc ½ repetition. Inc by turning with 5 ch instead of 3 ch. On next row, work ½ repetition over the extra 2 ch – see M.4.
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BACK PIECE:
Ch 118-130-142-154-166-178 (includes 6 ch to turn with) on hook size 3 mm / C with Safran. Work 1 dc-group – see explanation – in the 7th ch from hook, skip 2 ch, 1 dc in next ch, * skip 2 ch , 1 dc-group in next ch, skip ch 2, 1 dc in next ch*, repeat from *-* (18-20-22-24-26-28 times). Continue to work M.1 (1st row is now done, beg on 2nd row) = 19-21-23-25-27-29 repetitions. When piece measures 10 and 20 cm / 4'' and 8", dec ½ repetition in each side – read Decrease tip = 17-19-21-23-25-27 repetitions. When piece measures 51-52-53-54-55-56 cm / 20''-20½''-21''-21¼''-21 5/8''-22'', dec for armhole in each side on every row as follows – read Decrease tip: 1 repetition a total of 1-1-2-2-2-2 times, then ½ repetition 0-2-2-2-4-4 times = 15-15-15-17-17-19 repetitions. When piece measures 68-70-72-74-76-78 cm / 26¾''-27½''-28 3/8''-29 1/8''-30''-30¾'', divide the piece for neck and finish each shoulder separately.

RIGHT SHOULDER:
Start in the side and work in towards the middle. Work pattern over the first 6-6-6-6-6-7 repetitions, on next row dec 1 repetition towards the neck, 5-5-5-5-5-6 repetitions remain for shoulder. Cut and fasten the thread, piece measures approx. 70-72-74-76-78-80 cm / 27½''-28 3/8''-29 1/8''-30''-30¾''-31½.

LEFT SHOULDER:
Work as right shoulder but reversed.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
Ch 64-70-76-82-88-94 (includes 6 ch to turn with) on hook size 3 mm / C with Safran. 1st row = RS: Beg from mid front and work towards the side. Work 1 dc-group in the 7th ch from hook, skip 2 ch, 1 dc in next ch, * skip 2 ch, 1 dc-group in next ch, skip 2 ch, 1 dc in next ch *, repeat from *-* (9-10-11-12-13-14 times). Continue to work M.1 (1st row is now done, beg on 2nd row) = 10-11-12-13-14-15 repetitions. When piece measures 15 and 25 cm / 6'' and 9 3/4", dec in the side (end of row from RS) as on back piece = 9-10-11-12-13-14 repetitions. When piece measures 51-52-53-54-55-56 cm / 20''-20½''-21''-21¼''-21 5/8''-22'', dec for armhole in the side as on back piece while AT THE SAME TIME dec for neck on every other row towards mid front as follows: Dec ½ repetition a total of 6-6-6-8-8-8 times. After all dec, 5-5-5-5-5-6 repetitions remain for shoulder. Continue to work until piece measures 70-72-74-76-78-80 cm / 27½''-28 3/8''-29 1/8''-30''-30¾''-31½, fasten off.

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
Work as right front piece. 1st row = from WS.

SLEEVE:
Work sleeve back and forth. Ch 65-65-72-72-79-79 (includes 3 ch to turn with) on hook size 3 mm / C with Safran. Work 1 dc in the 4th ch from hook, * 1 dc in each of the next ch 6, skip 1 ch *, repeat from *-*, and finish with 1 dc in each of the last 5 ch = 55-55-61-61-67-67 dc. Work 1 dc in every dc until piece measures 6 cm / 2 3/8'' – see CROCHET INFO, now work M.1. (Work first row in M.1 as follows: ch 3 in 1st dc, * skip 2 dc, 1 dc-group in next dc, skip 2 dc, 1 dc in next dc*, repeat from *-*) = 9-9-10-10-11-11 repetitions. When piece measures 15-18-18-18-18-18 cm / 6"-7"-7"-7"-7"-7", inc ½ repetition in each side, repeat on every 8th-4th-4th-4th-4th-4th row a total of 4-6-6-6-6-6 times - Read INCREASE TIP = 13-15-16-16-17-17 repetitions. When piece measures 48-47-47-46-46-45 cm / 19"-18½"-18½"-18"-18"-17 3/4" (shorter measurements in the larger sizes because of longer sleeve cap and wider shoulders), dec 1 repetition in each side for sleeve cap. Then dec ½ repetition in each side on every other row a total of 0-0-0-0-2-2 times then on every row a total of 6-7-8-8-6-6 times = 5-6-6-6-7-7 repetitions – read Decrease tip. Work until piece measures 57-57-58-58-59-59 cm / 22½''-22½''-22¾''-22¾''-23¼''-23¼'', fasten off.

POCKETS:
Ch 44 (includes 3 ch to turn with) on hook size 3 mm / C with Safran. Work 1 dc in the 4th ch from hook, * 1 dc in each of the next ch 6, skip 1 ch *, repeat from *-*, and finish with 1 dc in each of the last 5 ch = 37 dc. Work 1 dc in every dc back and forth until piece measures 12 cm / 4¾''. Then work edge as follows: Work 1 sc, * skip 2 cm / 3/4'', 4 tr in next dc, ch 2, 4 tr in same dc, skip 2 cm / 3/4'', 1 sc in next dc *, repeat from *-* a total of 4 times. Continue to work an edge around the rest of the pocket as follows: 1 sc, * ch 2, skip ½ cm / 1/4'', 1 sc *, repeat from *-* down along the side, along the bottom and up the other side. Fasten off. Work another pocket.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the shoulder seams tog. Sew in sleeves. Sew sleeve and side seams in one - sew edge to edge with neat, little stitches.
Sew the pockets on each front piece, approx. 10 cm / 4'' from bottom edge on jacket and approx. 4 cm / 1½'' from front edge, sew with neat little stitches.

CROCHET BORDER:
Work edge from WS of jacket. Work an edge on hook size 3 mm / C with Safran up along left front piece, around the neckline, down along right front piece, around the edge at the bottom and then around the sleeves as follows: Work 1 sc, * skip 2 cm / 3/4'', 4 tr in next ch, ch 2, 4 tr in same st, skip 2 cm / 3/4'', 1 sc in next st *, repeat from *-*.
AT THE SAME TIME work 5 button loops along the edge of right front piece as follows: Work first loop 2-4 cm / 3/4"-1½" after neck dec (measured from top). Make the loop between two tr-loops (i.e 1 tr-loop = * skip 2 cm / 3/4'', 4 tr in next ch, ch 2, 4 tr in same st, skip 2 cm / 3/4'', 1 sc in next st *), so after the sc in next st, ch 12, 1 sc in same st.
Continue with crochet edge as before with two tr-loops between each button loop until 5 loops have been worked.

BUTTONS:
Work covers for 5 buttons on hook size 3 mm / C with Safran as follows:
Ch 2, then work 16 dc in the first of the 2 ch worked, finish with 1 sl st at top of first dc (= 1st round).
2nd round: Work 1 sc in every dc and finish with 1 sl st in first sc on round.
3rd round: Work 1 dc in every other sc and finish with 1 sl st in first dc on round = 8 dc.
Place the button in the cover, sew around the edge, tighten tog and fasten the thread. Sew buttons on to left front piece.


Diagram

= ch
= dc
= dc-group: in same st work: 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc
= sl st