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Knitted DROPS jacket in ”Alpaca Bouclé” and “Cotton Viscose”. Size: S - XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no AB-015
Yarn group A and C
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 84-92-98-110-122-134 cm / 33"-36 1/4"-38½"-43½"-48"-52 3/4"
Full length: 54-57-60-63-66-69 cm / 21 1/4"-22½"-23 5/8"-24 3/4"-26"-27 1/8"

Materials: DROPS ALPACA BOUCLÉ from Garnstudio
Color no 5110m, light gray:
100-100-150-150-150-200 g
And use: DROPS COTTON VISCOSE from Garnstudio
Color no 18, pearl gray:
100-150-150-150-150-200 g

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE size 5 mm / US 8 (80 cm / 32'') - or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4'' with Alpaca Bouclé.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE size 4.5 mm / US 7 (80 cm / 32'') - for edge in garter st.

DROPS MOTHER-OF-PEARL BUTTONS NO 522: 4 pieces for all sizes

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

STRIPES:
* Work 9-9½-10-10½-11-11½ cm / 3½"-3 3/4"-4"-4 1/4"-4 3/8"-4½" with Alpaca Bouclé, then 9-9½-10-10½-11-11½ cm / 3½"-3 3/4"-4"-4 1/4"-4 3/8"-4½" with Cotton Viscose *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times (= 6 stripes vertically in total).

DECREASE TIP 1 (applies to body):
Dec 1 st from RS on each side of marker as follows: Work until 2 sts remain before marker, slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso, (marker), K tog the next 2 sts.

DECREASE TIP 2 (applies to neck on front piece):
Dec 1 st from RS inside 4 sts in garter st on band.
After 4 sts in garter st: Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso.
Before 4 sts in garter st: K 2 tog.

INCREASE TIP:
Inc 1 st on each side of marker as follows: Work until 1 st remains before marker, make 1 YO, K 2 sts and make 1 YO. On next row work YOs twisted (i.e. work in back loop of st instead of front) to avoid holes.

BUTTON HOLES:
Bind off for 4 button holes from RS on right front piece.
1 button hole = K tog 3rd and 4th st from mid front and make 1 YO, on next row K YO. Bind off for button holes when piece measures:
SIZE S: 9, 16, 23, 30 cm / 3½",6 1/4",9",11 3/4".
SIZE M: 11, 18, 25, 32 cm / 4 3/8",7",9 3/4",12½".
SIZE L: 13, 20, 27, 34 cm / 5 1/8",8",10 5/8",13 3/8".
SIZE XL: 12, 20, 28, 36 cm / 4 3/4",8",11",14 1/4".
SIZE XXL: 14, 22, 30, 38 cm / 5½",8 3/4",11 3/4",15".
SIZE XXXL: 13, 22, 31, 40 cm / 5 1/8",8 3/4",12 1/4",15 3/4".

MEASURING TIP:
Measure piece from cast on edge and up to the shoulder on the longer piece.
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BODY:
Worked back and forth in STRIPES - Read explanation above. Cast on 160-172-184-204-224-244 sts on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 with Alpaca Bouclé. Work 6 rows in garter st - see explanation above (1st row = RS).
Switch to circular needle size 5 mm / US 8 - but work the outermost 4 sts in each side in garter st (= bands mid front). Continue to work like this until piece measures 3-3-3-4-4-4 cm / 1 1/8''-1 1/8''-1 1/8''-1½''-1½''-1½''. REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
Insert 2 markers in the piece after 42-45-48-53-58-63 sts in from each side (= 76-82-88-98-108-118 sts between markers on back piece). Move the markers upwards when working.
On next row from RS, dec 1 st on each side of every marker - Read DECREASE TIP 1 above = 4 sts dec. Repeat dec every 1½-2-2-2½-2½-3 cm / ½"-3/4"-3/4"-7/8"-7/8"-1 1/8" a total of 6 times = 136-148-160-180-200-220 sts.
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 9-11-13-12-14-13 cm / 3½"-4 3/8"-5 1/8"-4 3/4"-5½"-5 1/8", bind off for 1st button hole on right band - see BUTTON HOLES above.
Continue to work until piece measures 15-17-19-21-23-25 cm / 6"-6 3/4"-7½"-8 1/4"-9"-9 3/4". On next row, inc 1 st on each side of every marker - Read INCREASE TIP above = 4 new sts.
Repeat inc every 4 cm / 1½'' a total of 4 times = 152-164-176-196-216-236 sts.
Continue to work until piece measures 30-32-34-36-38-40 cm / 11¾''-12½''-13 3/8''-14¼''-15''-15¾. Now divide the piece at the markers and finish each part separately.

BACK PIECE:
= 72-78-84-94-104-114 sts. Then cast on 1 new st in each side on the next 2 rows from RS, then cast on 21-20-19-16-13-10 new sts in each side for sleeve = 118-122-126-130-134-138 sts.
Continue in stockinette st and stripes but work the outermost 4 sts in each side in garter st (= edge sts on sleeves).
When piece measures 51-54-57-60-63-66 cm / 20"-21 1/4"-22½"-23 5/8"-24 3/4"-26", bind off for diagonal shoulder in each side at beg of every row as follows: bind off the first 10 sts at beg of the next 6 rows - AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 52-55-58-61-64-67 cm / 20½"-21 5/8"-22 3/4"-24"-25 1/4"-26 3/8", bind off the middle 20-20-22-22-24-24 sts for neck and finish each shoulder separately - See MEASURING TIP above.
On next row bind off 1 st towards the neck. When all bind offs are done, 18-20-21-23-24-26 sts remain on each shoulder.
On next row from RS loosely bind off all sts (piece now measures approx. 54-57-60-63-66-69 cm / 21 1/4"-22½"-23 5/8"-24 3/4"-26"-27 1/8"). READ ALL OF THE FOLLOWING SECTION BEFORE CONTINUING.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
= 40-43-46-51-56-61 sts. Inc and cast on new sts for sleeve in the side as on back piece. When piece measures 31-33-35-37-39-41 cm / 12¼''-13''-13¾''-14½''-15¼-16 1/8'', dec 1 st inside the 4 sts in garter st on band - Read DECREASE TIP 2 above - as follows: Dec on every row from RS (= every other row) a total of 3 times, then on every other row from RS (= every 4th row) a total of 8-8-9-9-10-10 times = 52-54-55-57-58-60 sts remain on each shoulder.
When piece measures 51-54-57-60-63-66 cm / 20"-21 1/4"-22½"-23 5/8"-24 3/4"-26", bind off for diagonal shoulder as on back piece - but at beg of every row from WS =22-24-25-27-28-30 sts remain on shoulder.
On next row from WS (piece measures approx. 54-57-60-63-66-69 cm / 21 1/4"-22½"-23 5/8"-24 3/4"-26"-27 1/8"), bind off the first 18-20-21-23-24-26 sts = 4 sts in garter st remain on needle for collar.
Continue in garter st over these sts until collar measures 8-8-9-9-10-10 cm / 3 1/8''-3 1/8''-3½''-3½''-4''-4'' from the shoulder. Loosely bind off all sts.

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

ASSEMBLY:
Graft or sew shoulder seams with neat stitches, sew collar tog mid back and fasten it to the back of neck. Sew the openings under the sleeves. Sew the buttons on to the left band.

Diagram

All measurements in charts are in cm.


Mariella 11.01.2012 - 15:10:

Semplice ma carinissimo

Lonnie 07.01.2012 - 10:57:

Rigtig sød og anvendelig

Isabella Bojanowska 01.01.2012 - 20:16:

Ren og vakker!!! Nydelige overganger og fin kvinnelig fasong

Kaja Nilsson 28.12.2011 - 16:43:

Jätte fin mönster, längtar när beskrivningen kommer ut

Joëlle 12.12.2011 - 11:20:

Simple et original, jolie couleur

Maria 11.12.2011 - 23:15:

Mooie basic met mogelijkheden tot aanpassing van patroon.

Helena 08.12.2011 - 20:55:

Kui eelistad natural look´i ja linast stiili.

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