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Knitted DROPS asymmetric jacket with cables in "Nepal". Size: S - XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no NE-063
Yarn group C
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL

Materials: DROPS NEPAL from Garnstudio
Colour no 501, grey mix:
800-900-950-1050-1150-1250 g

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE SIZE 5 mm - or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stocking st with Nepal = 10 x 10 cm.

DROPS BUTTON NO 534, angular silver: 3 pieces for all sizes

Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 170 cm and uses size S or M. If you are making a jumper, cardigan, dress or similar garment, you will find a graphic with the measurements of the finished garment (in cm) at the bottom of the pattern.

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GARTER ST (back and forth on needle): K all rows.

DECREASE TIP (applies to back piece):
All dec are done from RS. Dec 1 st in each side as follows: Work 2 sts, slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso. Work until 4 sts remain on needle, K the next 2 sts tog, work the last 2 sts.

PATTERN:
See diagram M.1 (the diagram shows the pattern from RS)

BUTTON HOLES:
Cast off for 3 button holes on right front band.
1 BUTTON HOLE = cast off 4th st from edge and cast on 1 new st on next row over this st.
Cast off for button holes when piece measures approx.:
SIZE S: 26, 33, 40 cm
SIZE M: 27, 34, 41 cm
SIZE L: 29, 36, 43 cm
SIZE XL: 30, 37, 44 cm
SIZE XXL: 32, 39, 46 cm
SIZE XXXL: 33, 40, 47 cm
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BACK PIECE:
Worked back and forth on circular needle. Cast on 76-84-90-100-110-120 sts (incl 1 edge st in garter st in each side) on circular needle size 5 mm with Nepal. Work 6 rows in garter st - See explanation above. Then work in stocking st with 1 edge st in garter st in each side (1st row = RS). When piece measures 10 cm, dec 1 st in each side - Read decrease tip above. Repeat dec every 6-7-7-8-8-8 cm a total of 4 times = 68-76-82-92-102-112 sts. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION!
Insert a marker in edge st in each side when piece measures 34-35-36-37-38-38 cm (= markers for assembly). When piece measures 48-50-52-54-56-57 cm, cast off for armholes in each side on every other row as follows: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 0-1-2-3-5-7 times and 1 st 1-2-2-4-4-5 times = 60-62-64-66-68-68 sts. When piece measures 65-68-71-74-77-79 cm, cast off the middle 18 sts for neck and finish each shoulder separately. Dec 1 st on next row from neck = 20-21-22-23-24-24 sts remain on each shoulder. Cast off when piece measures 67-70-73-76-79-81 cm.

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
Worked back and forth on circular needle. Cast on 104-110-116-122-128-134 sts on circular needle size 5 mm. Work 6 rows in garter st, work next row (= RS) as follows: 4 sts in garter st (= bottom edge), work in stocking st until 22 sts remain on needle, work diagram M.1 (= 18 sts), and finish with 4 sts in garter st (= band sts mid front). Work like this until piece measures 34-35-36-37-38-38 cm, then cast off the first 57-59-62-63-64-65 sts from RS = 47-51-54-59-64-69 sts. Continue with diagram M.1 and band sts mid front as before. When piece measures 48-50-52-54-56-57 cm, cast off for armhole in the side as on back piece = 43-44-45-46-47-47 sts.
When piece measures 67-70-73-76-79-81 cm, cast off the first 20-21-22-23-24-24 sts from RS for shoulder in all sizes = 23 sts remain for collar in all sizes. Work next row from RS as follows: 1 edge st in garter st, diagram M.1 and finish with 4 sts in garter st. Work like this until collar measures 9 cm measured from the shoulder. Now cast off the first 7 sts at beg of the next 2 rows from RS, then loosely cast off the remaining 9 sts.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
Work as on left front piece but reversed and with button holes on band - Read explanation above.

SLEEVE:
Worked back and forth on circular needle. Cast on 36-38-38-40-42-44 sts (incl 1 edge st in each side) on circular needle size 5 mm. Work 6 rows in garter st (1st row = RS), then work in stocking st until finished measurements. When piece measures 10 cm, inc 1 st in each side. Repeat inc every 5½-4½-4-3½-3-3 cm a total of 7-8-9-10-11-11 times = 50-54-56-60-64-66 sts. When piece measures 47 cm in all sizes, cast off for sleeve cap in each side on every other row as follows: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1-2-2-2-2-2 times, 1 st 2-1-2-3-4-5 times. When piece measures 53-53-54-54-55-56 cm, cast off in each side on every other row as follows: 1 st 2 times, 2 sts 2 times and 3 sts 1 time = 18-20-20-22-24-24 sts. Loosely cast off all sts. Now piece measures approx. 58-58-59-59-60-61 cm. Knit another sleeve.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the shoulder seams. Sew collar tog mid back and sew on to back of neck inside 1 edge st. Sew in sleeves. Sew the side seams inside 1 edge st as follows: Sew A (= cast off edge on front piece) against B (= side of back piece) - see chart. NOTE! Adjust so that cast off edge on each front piece is sewn up to marker on back piece, then continue side seam as before inside 1 edge st and sew sleeve seams in one. Sew the buttons on to the left front band.

Diagram

= K on RS, P on WS
= P on RS, K on WS
= put 3 sts on cable needle behind work, K3, K3 from cable needle.
= put 3 sts on cable needle in front of work, K3, K3 from cable needle.

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