DROPS / 149 / 33

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

DROPS design: Pattern no ee-460
Yarn group E
Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 88-96-106-116-128-138 cm / 34½”-37¾”-41¾”-45¾”-50½”-54¼”
Full length: 58-60-62-64-66-68 cm / 22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''-26''-26¾''

DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
500-550-600-650-750-800 g color no 35, lime

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 and 80 cm / 24" and 32'') SIZE 10 mm / US 15 - or size needed to get 9 sts x 12 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.


Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 5 ft 7 in and uses size S or M. If you are making a sweater, cardigan, dress or similar garment, you will find a graphic with the measurements of the finished garment (in cm) at the bottom of the pattern.

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Row 1: * K 1, P 1 *, repeat from *-*.
Row 2: K over P and P over K. Repeat 2nd row.

Dec for buttonholes on right band from RS. 1 buttonhole = K tog third and fourth st from mid front and make 1 YO. Dec for buttonholes when piece measures:
SIZE S: 12, 20, 28 and 36 cm /
4¾”, 8”, 11” and 14¼”.
SIZE M: 13, 21, 29 and 37 cm /
5 1/8”, 8¼”, 11 3/8” and 14½”.
SIZE L: 14, 22, 30 and 38 cm /
5½”, 8¾”, 11¾” and 15”.
SIZE XL: 15, 23, 31 and 39 cm /
6”, 9”, 12¼” and 15¼”.
SIZE XXL: 16, 24, 32 and 40 cm /
6¼”, 9½”, 12½” and 15¾”.
SIZE XXXL: 17, 25, 33 and 41 cm /
6¾”, 9¾”, 13” and 16 1/8”

DECREASE TIP (raglan):
Dec as follows from RS:
Before marker:
Beg 3 sts before marker: K 2 tog, K 1 (marker is after this st).
After marker:
K 1 (marker is before this st), slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso.

Dec as follows from WS:
Before marker:
P 2 twisted tog, P 1 (marker is after this st).
After marker:
P 1 (marker is before this st), P 2 tog.

Worked back and forth on circular needle from mid front. Cast on 92-100-108-116-128-136 sts (includes 6 band sts in each side towards mid front) on circular needle size 10 mm / US 15 with Eskimo. P 1 row from WS, then work as follows from RS: 6 sts in SEED ST (= band), rib K 1/P 1 until 6 sts remain, work 6 sts in seed st (= band). Work 1 row from WS the same way. Continue in stockinette st with 6 sts in seed st in each side. REMEMBER THE KNITTING GAUGE. Remember to dec for BUTTONHOLES on right band - see explanation above. When piece measures 28-29-30-31-32-33 cm / 11''-11 3/8''-11¾''-12¼''-12½''-13'', work next row from WS as follows: Work 22-24-26-28-31-33 sts (= left front piece), bind off 8 sts, work 32-36-40-44-50-54 sts (= back piece), bind off 8 sts and work the remaining 22-24-26-28-31-33 sts (= right front piece). Put piece aside and knit the sleeves.

Worked in the round. Loosely cast on 56-58-60-62-64-66 sts on circular needle size 10 mm / US 15 with Eskimo. Work 4 rounds in seed st, then work in stockinette st. When piece measures 7 cm / 2¾'', bind off 8 sts at beg of round = 48-50-52-54-56-58 sts. Put piece aside and Make another sleeve.

Slip sleeves on to same circular needle as body where armholes were bound off = 172-184-196-208-224-236 sts. Insert 1 marker in all transitions between sleeves and body = 4 markers. READ ALL OF THE FOLLOWING SECTION BEFORE CONTINUING!
Continue in stockinette st with 6 sts in seed st in each side. Now beg dec for raglan - READ DECREASE TIP: Dec is different on sleeves and body - like this:
ON SLEEVE: Dec on every other row 17-17-17-17-18-18 times, then on every row 3-4-5-6-6-7 times (= 8 sts remain on sleeve).
ON BODY: Dec on every 6th row 2-1-0-0-0-0 times, then every 4th row 7-9-8-8-6-4 times, then on every other row 0-0-4-5-10-14 times (= 13-14-14-15-15-15 sts remain on each front piece and 14-16-16-18-18-18 sts remain on back piece).

AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 36-37-38-39-40-41 cm / 14¼''-14½''-15''-14 1/4''-15¾''-16 1/8'', work 1 st of stockinette st into band, i.e. no of sts in seed st inc and no of sts in stockinette st on front piece dec (total no of sts is the same), repeat every 9-6-7-5-5-6 cm / 3½”-2½”-2¾”-2”-2”-2½” 3-4-4-5-5-5 times in total (= 9-10-10-11-11-11 sts in seed st on band).

After all dec are done, 56-60-60-64-64-64 sts remain on needle. Work 1 row from RS while dec 8-8-8-10-10-10 sts evenly (do not dec over bands) = 48-52-52-54-54-54 sts. After last row with dec, work 1 row from WS while at the same time slipping the first 9-10-10-11-11-11 sts on row on 1 stitch holder (work them first), bind off the next 30-32-32-32-32-32 sts and keep the last 9-10-10-11-11-11 sts on needle, turn piece. Then work short rows for collar over sts on needle as follows (continue with seed st): * work 2 rows over the first 5-5-5-6-6-6 sts towards mid front, work 2 rows over all sts *, repeat from *-* until collar measures 17-18-18-18-18-18 cm / 6¾”-7”-7”-7”-7”-7” from beg of short rows (measure on the inside towards neck on the shortest), bind off. Slip sts from stitch holder in the other side back on needle, work 1 row from RS, then work short rows the same way.

Sew the openings under the sleeves. Sew collar tog mid back (sew edge to edge) and sew it to the neckline at the back of neck with neat, little stitches. Sew on buttons.


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