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Knitted DROPS jacket with shawl collar in ”Eskimo”. Size: S - XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no ee-423
Yarn group E
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL

Materials: DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
Colour no 70t, white/grey: 850-900-1000-1100-1200-1300 g

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE SIZE 8 mm (80 cm) - or size needed to get 11 sts x 15 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE SIZE 7 mm (80 cm) - for garter st.

DROPS ANGULAR BUFFEL HORN BUTTON NO 538 (25 mm): 6 pieces for all sizes

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pattern type: jackets, shape: oversized, pocket, shawl collar,

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

DECREASE TIP:
All dec are done from RS.
Dec 1 st at beg of row as follows: 1 edge st in garter st, slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso.
Dec 1 st at end of row as follows: Work until 3 sts remain on needle, K the next 2 sts tog, 1 edge st in garter st.

PATTERN:
See diagram A.1, diagram shows 1 pattern repetition seen from RS.

BUTTONHOLES:
Cast off for 6 buttonholes on band on right front piece as follows: Work 4 sts, cast off the next 2 sts, work 6-6-6-8-8-8 sts, cast off the next 2 sts = 2 buttonholes on same row (4 sts remain on band). On next row cast on 2 new sts over the cast off sts. Cast off for buttonholes when piece measures:
SIZE S: 36, 45, 54 cm
SIZE M: 38, 47, 56 cm
SIZE L: 40, 49, 58 cm
SIZE XL: 42, 51, 60 cm
SIZE XXL: 44, 53, 62 cm
SIZE XXXL: 46, 55, 64 cm
Approx. 1 cm remains before working in garter st over all sts on band.

INCREASE TIP:
Inc 1 st by making 1 YO, on next row work YO twisted (i.e. work in back loop of st instead front) to avoid holes.
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BACK:
Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 62-66-70-76-82-90 sts (incl 1 edge st in each side) on circular needle size 7 mm with Eskimo. Work in GARTER ST - see explanation above - for 5-5-5-6-6-6 cm (1st row = RS). On next row from RS switch to circular needle size 8 mm and continue in stocking st with 1 edge st in garter st in each side. NOTE! All edge sts in the sides are worked in garter st until finished measurements. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION!
When piece measures 12-12-13-13-14-14 cm, dec 1 st inside 1 edge st in each side - Read DECREASE TIP. Repeat dec every 7-7½-7½-8-8-8 cm 6 more times (= 7 dec in total) = 48-52-56-62-68-76 sts.
Continue until piece measures 61-63-65-67-69-71 cm. Then cast off for armholes at the beg of every row in each side as follows: Cast off 3 sts 0-0-1-1-1-1 time, 2 sts 1-1-1-1-2-3 times and 1 st 2-3-1-3-3-4 times = 40-42-44-46-48-50 sts. Continue until piece measures 77-80-83-86-89-92 cm. Then cast off the middle 8-8-10-10-12-12 sts for neck and finish each shoulder separately. On next row from neck, cast off 1 st = 15-16-16-17-17-18 sts remain on shoulder. Loosely cast off all sts when piece measures 80-83-86-89-92-95 cm.

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 44-46-47-52-54-58 sts (incl 1 edge st) on circular needle size 7 mm. Work 1st row from RS as follows: K until 18-18-18-20-20-20 sts remain, work A.1 over the remaining sts (= band). Continue with A.1 over band and in garter st over the other sts for 5-5-5-6-6-6 cm.
Then switch to circular needle size 8 mm and work next row from RS as follows: 1 edge st in garter st, work in stocking st until 18-18-18-20-20-20 sts remain, continue with A.1 over band. Work in stocking st with A.1 over band until piece measures 12-12-13-13-14-14 cm.
Then dec 1 st after 1 edge st at beg of row from RS. Repeat dec every 7-7½-7½-8-8-8 cm 6 more times (= 7 dec in total) = 37-39-40-45-47-51 sts. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 55-57-59-61-63-65 cm, work in garter st over the 18-18-18-20-20-20 sts on band until finished measurements.
When piece measures 61-63-65-67-69-71 cm, cast off for armhole at the beg of every row from RS as follows: Cast off 3 sts 0-0-1-1-1-1 time, 2 sts 1-1-1-1-2-3 times and 1 st 2-3-1-3-3-4 times = 33-34-34-37-37-38 sts.
Continue until piece measures 80-83-86-89-92-95 cm.
On next row from RS cast off the first 15-16-16-17-17-18 sts (= shoulder) = 18-18-18-20-20-20 sts in garter st remain on band.
Continue in garter st over these sts - AT THE SAME TIME work short rows with start from neck (WS) as follows:
* Work 1 ridge over all sts (= 2 rows K).
On next row from WS, K 14-14-14-16-16-16 sts, turn and K back *. Repeat from *-* until piece measures 7-7-8-8-9-9 cm from where shoulder was cast off (short side).
Loosely cast off all sts.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
Cast on and work the same way as on left front piece but reversed - AT THE SAME TIME cast off for BUTTONHOLES - read explanation above - on band.

SLEEVE:
Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 26-26-30-30-34-34 sts (incl 1 edge st in each side) on circular needle size 8 mm with Eskimo. Work A.1 for 5-5-5-6-6-6 cm. Then work in stocking st with 1 edge st in garter st in each side. When piece measures 9 cm, inc 1 st - READ INCREASE TIP - inside 1 edge st in each side. Repeat inc every 6½-4½-5-4½-5-4 cm a total of 6-8-7-8-7-8 times = 38-42-44-46-48-50 sts.
When piece measures 47-46-45-44-43-43 cm (shorter measurements in the larger sizes because of longer sleeve cap) cast off at beg of every row in each side for sleeve cap as follows: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1 time, and 1 st 3-3-4-5-6-5 times. Then cast off 2 sts in each side until piece measures approx. 56 cm, then cast off 3 sts 1 time in each side. Cast off the remaining sts, the piece measures approx. 57 cm.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew shoulder seams and sew in sleeves inside 1 edge st. Sew sleeve and side seams in one inside 1 edge st. Sew bands tog mid back for collar - NOTE! Seam should be at the back so that it is not visible when collar is folded down. Sew collar along neckline in the back of neck. Sew the buttons on to the left band.

POCKET:
Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 18-18-18-20-20-20 sts (incl 1 edge st in each side) on circular needle size 8 mm with Eskimo. Work in stocking st with 1 edge st in garter st in each side until piece measures 16-16-16-18-18-18 cm. Then work 2 ridges (= 4 rows K) before casting off (piece measures approx. 18-18-18-20-20-20 cm vertically). Knit another pocket the same way. Sew pockets on to front piece, approx. 12-12-12-13-13-13 cm from bottom edge and 18-18-19-19-20-20 cm in from mid front.


Diagram

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

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