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Orion by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS jacket with short sleeves, worked top down in ”Delight”. Size S-XXXL

DROPS design: Pattern no DE-077
Yarn group A
Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL

Materials: DROPS DELIGHT from Garnstudio
300-300-350-350-400-450 g colour no 04, light blue

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) size 3.5 mm – or size needed to get 23 sts x 46 rows in garter st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) SIZE 5 mm - or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.

DROPS Angular silver buttons no 534: 3-3-4-4-4-4 pieces

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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in American English, please click here.
To make the colour transitions in Delight pretty when switching ball, it is important to find a ball that starts with the same colour last ball ended with.

GARTER ST (back and forth on needle):
K all rows. 1 ridge = 2 rows K.

Cast off for 4 button holes on right band on yoke – cast off at beg of row from WS. 1 button hole = cast off fourth st from mid front and cast on 1 new st on next row over this st. Cast off for button holes when piece measures:
SIZE S and M: 2, 8 and 14 cm
SIZE L and XL: 2, 6½, 11 and 16 cm.
SIZE XXL and XXXL: 2, 7, 12 and 17 cm.

Worked top down. Worked back and forth on a circular needle from mid front to make room for all the sts. Remember BUTTON HOLES on right band - see explanation above.

Cast on 138-152-158-166-170-184 sts (incl 5 band sts in each side towards mid front) on circular needle size 3.5 mm with Delight (cast on evenly and not too loose, this is the neck edge). K 1 row from WS. Insert 4 markers in the piece as follows (from RS): 1st marker in the 21st-22nd-23rd-23rd-24th-26th st, 2nd marker in the 54th-60th-62nd-66th-67th-72nd st, 3rd marker in the 85th-93rd-97th-101st-104th-113th st and 4th marker in the 118th-131st-136th-144th-147th-159th st, 20-21-22-22-23-25 sts remain after last marker (sts up to 1st marker = left front piece, sts between 1st and 2nd marker and sts between 3rd and 4th marker = sleeves, sts between 2nd and 3rd marker = back piece and sts after 4th marker = right front piece).
Continue in GARTER ST - see explanation above – at the same time on 1st row, inc 1 st on each side of the 4 sts with markers – inc by making 1 YO (= 8 inc). On next row K YOs twisted to avoid holes (i.e. work in back loop of st instead of front). REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION!
Repeat inc every other row a total of 23-25-28-30-32-35 times = 322-352-382-406-426-464 sts. Remember the button holes! K 1 row from WS after last inc, cut the thread.
Slip the first 44-47-51-53-56-61 sts (incl 1st marker) on stitch holder 1 (= left front piece), slip the next 78-87-94-102-106-115 sts on stitch holder 2 (= sleeve), keep the next 78-84-92-96-102-112 sts (incl 2nd and 3rd marker) on needle for back piece, slip the next 78-87-94-102-106-115 sts on stitch holder 3 (= sleeve) and slip the last 44-47-51-53-56-61 sts (incl 4th marker) on stitch holder 4 (= right front piece).

= 78-84-92-96-102-112 sts. To avoid a deep neck line at the back, work 4 cm in garter st back and forth down the back piece sts (finish after 1 row from WS), cut the thread.

Work sts from stitch holder 1 (= 44-47-51-53-56-61 sts) on to needle, cast on 2-4-6-8-10-12 new sts under sleeve, then work over back piece sts (= 78-84-92-96-102-112 sts), cast on 2-4-6-8-10-12 new sts under sleeve and work sts from stitch holder 4 on to needle (= 44-47-51-53-56-61 sts). There are now 170-186-206-218-234-258 sts on needle.
Continue in garter st back and forth – at the same time on 1st row inc 24-26-28-36-42-46 sts evenly (do not inc over 10 sts in each side towards mid front) = 194-212-234-254-276-304 sts. When 5 cm in garter st have been worked (finish after 1 row from WS), switch to circular needle size 5 mm. K 1 row from RS while at the same time dec 48-52-58-64-68-76 sts evenly (do not dec over 10 sts in each side towards mid front) = 146-160-176-190-208-228 sts. Insert a marker in the 40th-43rd-47th-51st-55th-60th st in from each side. Continue in stocking st with 10 sts in garter st towards mid front – AT THE SAME TIME on 1st row from RS - inc 1 st on each side of the 2 markers (inc by making 1 YO, on next row P YOs twisted to avoid holes). Repeat inc on every row from RS until section in stocking st measures 40 cm (mid back). Now work 8 rows in garter st over all sts while at the same time continuing inc in the sides. LOOSELY cast off.

Work back and forth on circular needle size 3.5 mm from mid under sleeve – insert a marker in the middle of the 2-4-6-8-10-12 sts that were cast on mid under sleeve on body.
Start from the marker and knit up 1 st in each of the 1-2-3-4-5-6 sts that were cast on under sleeve towards front piece, work the 78-87-94-102-106-115 sts from stitch holder 2 on to needle, knit up 9 sts along the 4 cm in garter st worked extra on back piece and knit up 1 st in each of the 1-2-3-4-5-6 sts cast on under sleeve towards back piece, i.e. up to marker = a total of 89-100-109-119-125-136 sts. Insert a marker mid on top of sleeve – NOW MEASURE PIECE FROM HERE! Work in garter st with short rows back and forth from marker mid under sleeve as follows: * Work until 20-21-22-23-24-25 sts remain, turn piece, work until 20-21-22-23-24-25 sts remain, turn piece, work the rest of row, work 3 rows over all sts *, repeat from *-* until piece measures 10-10-12-12-14-14 cm in the middle of sleeve from marker. Cast off all sts.

With circular needle size 3.5 mm start by knitting up 1 st in each of the 1-2-3-4-5-6 sts cast on under sleeve towards back piece, then knit up 9 sts along the 4 cm in garter st worked extra on back piece, work the 78-87-94-102-106-115 sts from stitch holder 3 on to needle and knit up 1 st in each of the 1-2-3-4-5-6 sts cast on under sleeve towards front piece. Then finish as left sleeve.

Sew sleeve seam in front loop of outermost sts. Sew on buttons.

This pattern has been corrected. .

Updated online: 13.05.2013
Work back and forth on circular needle size 3.5 mm from mid under sleeve....
With circular needle size 3.5 mm start by knitting up 1 st in each...


Josianne Santoro 18.03.2016 - 21:26:

Salve, sto realizzando il modello Orion e ho un problema con le maniche. La spiegazione del modello dice di lavorarle a ferri accorciati ma non indica, almeno io non lo vedo, ogni quante maglie tornare indietro. Mi potete fornire un chiarimento ? Grazie

DROPS Design 18.03.2016 kl. 21:36:

Buonasera Josianne, deve seguire le indicazioni riportate per lavorare i ferri accorciati sulle maniche, a partire dal centro sotto la manica: ad esempio per la taglia S deve lavorare finchè non rimangono 20 m, girare il lavoro, lavorare finché non rimangono 20 m, girare il lavoro, lavorare le m rimaste sul ferro, lavorare 3 ferri su tutte le m *, ripetere da *-* finché la manica non misura 10 cm dal segnapunti. Buon lavoro!

Klazien Modderman-Bijlsma 12.11.2015 - 21:19:

Nog even ter verificatie: het patroon spreekt van twee steekverhoudingen, voor naald 3,5 en voor naald 5. In het patroon wordt uitsluitend melding gemaakt van naald 3,5. In een van de antwoorden op de gestelde vragen wordt aangegeven dat het patroon tot aan het lijf in naald 3,5 wordt gebreid, het lijf in naald 5 en de mouwen in naald 3,5. Is dit correct of wordt het gehele patroon gewoon in naald 3,5 gebreid?

DROPS Design 13.11.2015 kl. 15:34:

Hoi Klazien. Je wisselt in het lijf naar breinaald 5 mm, lees: Ga als er 5 cm in ribbelst zijn gebreid (eindig na 1 nld aan de verkeerde kant) verder met rondbreinld 5 mm., dus beide naalden worden gebruikt.

Gerda Meijer 22.04.2015 - 16:32:

Met welke confectiematen corresponderen XL, XXL en XXXL?

DROPS Design 23.04.2015 kl. 13:46:

Hoi Gerda. Ongeveer 42-44-46, maar om zeker te zijn van je keus, kijk op de maattekening onderaan. Hier staan alle afmetingen in cm per maat. Vergelijk deze met je eigen afmetingen om je maat te kiezen.

Margot 09.04.2015 - 18:54:

Herfra måles arb...rad 2! Där skifter man.

Susanne Lie 09.04.2015 - 10:51:

Hei...skal hele jakken strikkes med pinne 3,5?? Hvor skifter man eventuelt ?? Mvh Susanne

DROPS Design 22.04.2015 kl. 16:00:

Hei Susanne. Jo men på ryg og forstk skifter man til pinde 5 og tager ind og fortsætter i glatstrik således: "Når der er strikket 5 cm med retstrik (afpas efter 1 p fra vrangen) skiftes der til rundp 5. Strik 1 p ret fra retsiden samtidig med at der tages 48-52-58-64-68-76 m ind ..."

Marjolein 03.06.2014 - 12:46:

In het begin van het patroon staat de steek verhouding voor de pennen 3,5mm en voor 6mm. Maar verder in het patroon gaat het alleen nog maar over 3,5 mm maar ik wil het graag breien op 6mm? Waar kan ik dan het patroon vinden?

DROPS Design 03.06.2014 kl. 13:43:

Hoi Marjolein. Je gebruikt beide naalden voor dit patroon. Je breit de panden tot aan het LIJF met breinaald 3,5 mm. Voor het lijf wissel je van breinaald en breit de lijf af met breinaald 5. De mouwen worden met breinaald 3,5 mm gebreid.

Claudia 08.04.2014 - 16:57:

Mich irritiert einfach das Foto weil dort nur das Muster der 10 Blendmaschen sich ändert und der Rest so aussieht als ob er gleich bleibt. Also müsste ich doch die Blendmaschen glatt rechts stricken und den Rest weiter wie vorher auch in Krausrippe.

DROPS Design 08.04.2014 kl. 22:35:

Liebe Claudia, das Muster ist auf dem Foto nicht gut zu erkennen. Sie stricken den oberen Teil komplett kraus rechts, also auch die Blenden-M. Wenn Sie beim Abschnitt "Vorder- und Rückenteil" angekommen sind und dort dann bis zu der Stelle kraus re gestrickt haben, an der Sie zu Nadel 5 wechseln, stricken Sie glatt re weiter und nur die Blenden-M kraus rechts.

Claudia 07.04.2014 - 12:57:

Hallo, ich bin gerade beim Vor- und Rückenteil und verstehe nicht wie nach dem Wechsel auf Nadelstärke 5 weitergestrickt wird. Muss ich wirklich die Blendmaschen krausrippe stricken (hin und zurück rechts) und den Rest glatt rechts? Auf dem Bild sieht das Muster im Vergleich zu weiter oben nur bei den Blendmaschen anders aus und der rest sieht gleich aus. Wenn ich die Blendmaschen aber weiter Krausrippe stricke bleibt das Musster doch gleich oder?

DROPS Design 08.04.2014 kl. 11:07:

Liebe Claudia, ich bin nicht ganz sicher, wonach Sie fragen: Sie stricken glatt rechts mit je 10 M. Krausrippe (=kraus rechts) auf beiden Seiten.

Judy 05.05.2013 - 12:41:

What needle size isused for sleeves. I assume it is the smaller needle to match the neck area but the pattern doesn't say.

DROPS Design 07.05.2013 kl. 08:08:

Dear Judy, sleeves are worked with smaller needles, pattern has been edited. Happy knitting!

Adry 05.03.2013 - 02:09:

Volevo sapere se negliaumenti, una volta messo il segno nelle maglie prestabilite, poi il marker lo devo passare o deve sempre restare nella maglia segnata?

DROPS Design 06.03.2013 kl. 10:52:

Buongiorno, i marker servono per indicare il punto degli aumenti e inoltre delimitano le varie parti della giacca: durante il lavoro vanno spostati verso l'alto, devono rimanere nelle m. indicate. Buon lavoro!!

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