DROPS / 135 / 21

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Knitted DROPS jacket for men in ”Alaska”. Size: S - XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no X-372
Yarn group C

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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL

Finished measurements:
Bust: 90-96-104-112-124-136 cm / 35½"-37 3/4"-41"-44"-48 3/4"-53½"
Full length: 70-72-74-76-78-80 cm / 27½''-28 3/8''-29 1/8''-30''-30¾''-31½

Materials: DROPS ALASKA from Garnstudio
Color no 03, light gray: 700-800-900-950-1050-1200 g
Color no 53, dark pink mix: 150-150-200-200-200-200 g
Color no 57, denim blue: 150-150-200-200-200-200 g

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm / 32'') size 5 mm / US 8 - or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stockinette st with Alaska = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE size 4.5 mm / US 7 (80 cm / 32'') - for rib.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 4.5 mm / US 7 – for rib on sleeves.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 5 mm / US 8 – for sleeves.
DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 4.5 mm/US 7 - for strap.

DROPS WOODEN BUTTONS DUFFLE #520: 2 pieces for all sizes

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pattern type: jackets, shape: shawl collar,

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GARTER ST: K all rows.

PATTERN: See diagram M.1 - diagram is worked in stockinette st.

DECREASE TIP: Dec by K 2 sts tog.

INCREASE TIP: Inc 1 st by making 1 YO. On next round K YO twisted (i.e. work in back loop of st instead of front) to avoid holes. Work the new sts in the pattern.

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BODY:
Worked back and forth on circular needle. Cast on 144-156-168-184-200-220 sts (includes 1 edge st in each side) on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 with light gray. On 1st row (= RS) work rib as follows: 1 edge st in garter st, * K 2, P 2 *, repeat from *-* and finish with K 2, 1 edge st in garter st.
When piece measures 8-8-9-9-10-10 cm / 3 1/8''-3 1/8''-3½''-3½''-4''-4'', dec 12-12-12-16-16-16 sts evenly in rib on next row from WS =132-144-156-168-184-204 sts. Now switch to circular needle size 5 mm / US 8. Work next row (= from RS) as follows: 1 edge st in garter st, work diagram M.1 until 3 sts remain, finish with the first 2 sts in diagram M.1 and 1 edge st in garter st. REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
Continue like this until piece measures 53-54-55-56-57-58 cm / 21''-21¼''-21 5/8''-22''-22½''-22¾'', insert 2 markers in the piece; 28-31-34-36-39-44 sts (= front piece) in from each side (back piece = 76-82-88-96-106-116 sts).
Now divide the piece at the markers and finish each part separately.

BACK PIECE:
= 76-82-88-96-106-116 sts. Continue with diagram M.1 until piece measures 68-70-72-74-76-78 cm / 26¾''-27½''-28 3/8''-29 1/8''-30''-30¾''. On next row, bind off the middle 16-16-16-20-24-24 sts for neck and finish each shoulder separately. Bind off 2 sts on next row from neck = 28-31-34-36-39-44 sts remain on shoulder. Loosely bind off all sts when piece measures 70-72-74-76-78-80 cm / 27½''-28 3/8''-29 1/8''-30''-30¾''-31½ .

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
= 28-31-34-36-39-44 sts. Continue with diagram M.1 until piece measures 70-72-74-76-78-80 cm / 27½''-28 3/8''-29 1/8''-30''-30¾''-31½", loosely bind off all sts.

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

SLEEVE:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles. Cast on 36-40-40-44-48-52 sts with light gray on double pointed needles size 4.5 mm / US 7 and work rib as follows: * K 2, P 2 *, repeat from *-*. Work rib for 7 cm / 2¾'', then switch to double pointed needles size 5 mm / US 8 and continue with diagram M.1. Insert a marker at the beg of the round. When piece measures 8 cm / 3 1/8'', inc 1 st on each side of marker - Read explanation above = 2 new sts on round. Repeat inc every 5-5-5-4½-4½-4 cm / 2"-2"-2"-1 3/4"-1 3/4"-1½" a total of 10 times in all sizes = 56-60-60-64-68-72 sts. When piece measures 58-57-56-55-53-51 cm / 22 3/4"-22½"-22"-21 5/8"-21"-20" (shorter measurements in the larger sizes because of broader shoulder width), work back and forth - At the same time bind off for sleeve cap (beg on next row from RS) as follows: bind off 6-6-6-7-8-8 sts at beg of the next 6 rows. Bind off the remaining 20-24-24-22-20-24 sts on next row from RS.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew shoulder seams from RS with stitches. Sew in sleeves in front loop of outermost sts.

LEFT FRONT BAND:
Worked back and forth on needle. Beg mid back of neck, knit up from RS approx. 140-180 sts inside 1 edge st around the neck and along left front piece on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 with light gray. On next row (= WS) adjust no of sts to 146-150-158-166-174-178 sts (divisible by 4 + 2) while at the same time P the sts. Work rib on next row from RS as follows: 1 edge st in garter st, K 1, * P 2, K 2 *, repeat from *-*. Continue with rib until band measures 7-7-7-8-8-8 cm / 2¾''-2¾''-2¾''-3 1/8''- 3 1/8''- 3 1/8''. Insert a marker from RS after the first 34-34-38-38-42-42 sts on needle. Now inc 1 st in every K-section (seen from RS) over the 34-34-38-38-42-42 sts = 8-8-9-9-10-10 new sts in the neck. Repeat inc when band measures 11-11-11-12-12-12 cm / 4½"-4½"-4½"-4 3/4"-4 3/4"-4 3/4" = 162-166-176-184-194-198 sts. When band measures 12-12-12-13-13-13 cm / 4 3/4"-4 3/4"-4 3/4"-5"-5"-5", bind off all sts with K over K and P over P.

RIGHT FRONT BAND:
Work up along right front piece from bottom edge until mid back of neck. P 1 row from WS and adjust no of sts as on left front band. 1st row in rib is worked as follows from RS: * K 2, P 2 *, repeat from *-* and finish with K 1 and 1 edge st in garter st mid back of neck. Work and inc in the neck as on left front band.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew bands tog mid back of neck inside 1 edge st.

STRAP:
Crochet a strap approx. 22-23-24-25-26-27 cm / 8 3/4''-9''-9½''-9 3/4''-10 1/4''-10 5/8'' from bottom edge on right front band. Work with light gray on hook size 4.5 mm/US 7 as follows: Insert hook through band approx. 1 cm / 3/8'' from the edge and pull the yarn through. Then ch for approx. 6 cm / 2 3/8'', pull yarn through last ch and fasten yarn end on the back.
Work another strap approx. 12 cm / 4¾'' over the first strap the same way. Sew the buttons on to the left front band.

Diagram

= light gray
= dark pink mix
= denim blue

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