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Knitted small DROPS vest with textured pattern in ”BabyAlpaca Silk”. Size: S - XXXL

DROPS design: Pattern no BS-004
Yarn group A
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 80-90-98-104-118-128 cm / 31½"-35½"-38½"-41"-46½"-50½"
Full length: 46-48-50-52-54-56 cm / 18''-19''-19¾''-20½''-21¼''-22''

Materials: DROPS BABYALPACA SILK from Garnstudio
Color no 8465, medium gray:
200-200-250-250-300-350 g

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm / 32'') SIZE 3.5 mm/ US 4 - or size needed to get 23 sts x 30 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 and 40 cm / 32'' and 16") SIZE 3 mm/ US 2or3 - for rib.

DROPS MOTHER-OF-PEARL BUTTONS #522: 4-4-4-5-5-5 pieces

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pattern type: jackets, pattern/technique: texture, shape: v-neck,

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BUTTON HOLES:
Bind off for button holes in rib which is worked on the piece at the end. Bind off for button holes on right front band from RS as follows: * Work 11 sts, bind off 1 st, * repeat from *-* a total of 4-4-4-5-5-5 times, then work the rest of row. On next row cast on 1 new st over the bound off sts.
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BODY:
Worked back and forth on circular needle from mid front.
Cast on 185-209-227-245-281-305 sts (includes 1 edge st in each side) on circular needle size 3 mm / US 2or3 with BabyAlpaca Silk. Work rib as follows (seen from from RS): 1 edge st which is K on all rows, * K 3, P 3 *, repeat from *-* and finish with K 3 and 1 edge st which is K on all rows. When piece measures 10 cm / 4'', K 1 row from RS while at the same time dec 15-15-17-19-23-23 sts evenly = 170-194-210-226-258-282 sts. Insert 2 markers in the piece; 43-49-53-57-65-71 sts in from each side (= 84-96-104-112-128-140 sts between markers on back piece). Switch to circular needle size 3.5 mm / US 4 and continue with diagram M.1 with K1 edge st in each side on all rows. When piece measures 13-13-13-14-14-14 cm / 5 1/8"-5 1/8"-5 1/8"-5½"-5½"-5½", inc 1 st on each side of markers in the sides. Repeat inc every 3½-3½-4-4-4½-4½ cm / 1 1/4"-1 1/4"-1½"-1½"-1 3/4"-1 3/4" a total of 4 times (work inc sts in stockinette st until they fit diagram M.1) = 186-210-226-242-274-298 sts.
When piece measures 24-25-26-27-28-29 cm / 9½''-9 3/4''-10 1/4''-10 5/8''-11''-11 3/8'', dec 1 st in each side for neckline. Repeat dec in each side on every 4th row a total of 13-13-15-17-17-17 times.
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 28-29-30-31-32-33 cm / 11''-11 3/8''-11¾''-12¼''-12½''-13'', bind off 2-6-10-10-14-18 sts for armholes in each side (= 1-3-5-5-7-9 sts on each side of both markers). Finish each part separately.

BACK PIECE:
= 90-98-102-110-122-130 sts. Continue diagram M.1 as before but work outermost st K on all rows. When piece measures 30-32-34-36-38-40 cm / 11¾''-12½''-13 3/8''-14¼''-15''-15¾ , inc for wide shoulders as follows: Inc 1 st in each side inside the outermost st, repeat inc every 4-4-4-6-8-8 rows a total of 8-8-8-6-4-4 times (work inc sts in stockinette st until they fit diagram M.1) = 106-114-118-122-130-138 sts.
READ ALL OF THE FOLLOWING SECTION BEFORE CONTINUING:
When piece measures 44-46-48-50-52-54 cm / 17¼''-18''-19''-19¾''-20½''-21¼'', bind off the middle 24-24-28-32-32-32 sts for neck. Finish each shoulder separately (= 41-45-45-45-49-53 sts), while at the same time binding off for diagonal shoulder as follows: On first row from the side (after neck bind off), bind off 13-15-15-15-17-19 sts, work the rest row. Turn and work back. On next row also bind off 13-15-15-15-17-19 sts, work the rest of row. Turn and work back. Turn and then bind off the remaining 15 sts. The piece now measures approx. 46-48-50-52-54-56 cm / 18''-19''-19¾''-20½''-21¼''-22'', measured at the longest.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
Continue diagram M.1 as before and continue neck bind off, work outermost st towards the side K on all rows. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 30-32-34-36-38-40 cm / 11¾''-12½''-13 3/8''-14¼''-15''-15¾, start inc for wide shoulder as on back piece. After all inc and dec 41-45-45-45-49-53 sts remain on shoulder. When piece measures 44-46-48-50-52-54 cm / 17¼''-18''-19''-19¾''-20½''-21¼'', bind off for diagonal shoulder as on back piece.

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
Work as right front piece but reversed.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the shoulder seams.

FRONT BAND + NECK EDGE:
Pick up from RS inside 1 edge st: approx. 244-302 sts on circular needle size 3 mm / US 2or3 up along right front piece, back of neck and down along left front piece. K 1 row from WS while at the same time evenly inc no of sts to 287-293-299-311-317-323 (divisible by 6 + 5). Then work rib as follows (from RS): 1 edge st in garter st, * K 3, P 3 *, repeat from *-*, finish with K 3 and 1 edge st in garter st. Work 3 rows in rib. On next row (= RS) bind off for 4-4-4-5-5-5 BUTTON HOLES on right front band – see explanation above! Work 3 more rows in rib, then bind off with K over K and P over P. The edge measures approx. 2.5 cm / 7/8''. Sew the buttons on to the left front band.

SLEEVE EDGE:
Knit up inside 1 edge st on the outer side along one armhole: 84-90-96-102-108-114 sts (divisible by 6) on a short circular needle size 3 mm / US 2or3. Work rib = K 3/P 3 for 6 rounds, then bind off with K over K and P over P. Repeat along the other armhole.

Diagram

= K from RS, P from WS
= P from RS, K from WS

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