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Shining Star by DROPS Design

Crochet DROPS jacket with lace pattern and shawl collar in ”Merino Extra Fine”. Size: S - XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no me-069
Yarn group B
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Materials:
DROPS MERINO EXTRA FINE from Garnstudio
550-650-700-750-800-900 g colour no 08, light beige

DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 5 mm – or size needed to get 14 tr = width 10 cm, or to get A.2 = width 7.5 cm.

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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.
CROCHET INFO:
Replace first tr at beg of every tr row with 3 ch.

PATTERN:
See diagrams A.1-A.3.
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BACK PIECE:
Worked back and forth. Work 83-87-93-101-111-121 ch on hook size 5 mm with Merino Extra Fine.
Then work as follows from RS: Work A.1 – see explanation above, over the first 8 ch, NOTE: Replace 1st tr with 3 ch – see CROCHET INFO above, A.2 over the next 12-12-12-12-24-24 ch, A.3 over the next 5 ch, 1 tr in each of the next 4-6-9-13-6-11 ch, A.1, A.2, A.3, 1 tr in each of the next 4-6-9-13-6-11 ch, A.1, A.2 over the next 12-12-12-12-24-24 ch and A.3.
Then repeat A.z vertically until finished measurements.

NOTE: On 1st row in A.z (= from WS) work as follows: Work A.3, A.2 1-1-1-1-2-2 times in width, A.1, 3 ch (replace 1 tr), 1 tr in each of the next 2-4-7-11-4-9 tr, 3 ch (replace 1 tr), 1 dc in next st,
A.3, A.2, A.1, 3 ch (replace 1 tr), 1 tr in each of the next 2-4-7-11-4-9 tr, 3 ch (replace 1 tr), 1 dc in next st, A.3, A.2 1-1-1-1-2-2 times in width and A.1. REMEMBER THE CROCHET TENSION!

When piece measures approx. 45-46-47-48-49-50 cm, adjust to finish with 2nd row in A.z - cut the yarn. Then work sleeves as follows: Work 29 loose ch, beg from WS and continue A.3, A.2 and A.1 and tr over back piece as before and finish with 31 loose ch, turn piece. Now work 1st row in A.1-A.3 over ch from RS, AT THE SAME TIME continue with pattern over back piece as before (i.e. work 4th row in A.z over these sts) as follows:

Work 1 tr in each of the first 6 ch, A.1 over the next 8 ch, A.2 2 times in width (i.e. work last A.2 over the last 5 ch, then work the rest of A.2 over A.1), work A.2 1-1-1-1-2-2 times in width as before, A.3, 1 tr in each of the next 4-6-9-13-6-11 tr, A.1, A.2, A.3, 1 tr in each of the next 4-6-9-13-6-11 tr, A.1, A.2 1-1-1-1-2-2 times in width, then work A.2 2 times in width (i.e. work the first A.2 over A.3 and the next 6 ch), A.3 over the next 5 ch and 1 tr in each of the last 6 ch. Continue this pattern until piece measures approx. 62-64-66-68-70-72 cm - adjust to finish after a row from WS. Then finish each shoulder/sleeve separately as follows:

RIGHT SHOULDER/SLEEVE:
Work 6 tr, A.1 1 time and A.2 3-3-3-3-4-4 times, A.3, 1 tr in each of the next 4-6-9-13-6-11 tr. Turn and work pattern as before. Continue like this until piece measures 64-66-68-70-72-74 cm in total, adjust to finish with a whole repetition of A.z. Fasten off.

LEFT SHOULDER/SLEEVE:
Work the left shoulder/sleeve the same way but reversed, work A.1 instead of A.3 at beg of row.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
Worked back and forth. Work 63-65-70-74-81-86 ch (incl 3 ch to turn with) on hook size 5 mm with Merino Extra Fine. Work 1 tr in 4th ch from hook, 1 tr in each of the next 5-5-7-7-9-9 ch (= band), A.1 over the next 8 ch, A.2 over the next 12 ch, A.3 over the next 5 ch, 1 tr in each of the next 4-6-9-13-6-11 ch, A.1 over the next 8 ch, A.2 over the next 12-12-12-12-24-24 ch, A.3 over the last 5 ch. Then repeat A.z vertically until finished measurements.

NOTE: On 1st row in A.z (= from WS) work as follows: Work A.3, A.2 1-1-1-1-2-2 times in width, A.1, 3 ch (replace 1 tr),1 dc in next st, 1 tr in each of the next 2-4-7-11-4-9 tr, 3 ch (replace 1 tr), A.3, A.2, A.1, 3 ch (replace 1 tr), 1 dc in next st, 1 tr in each of the next 5-5-7-7-9-9 tr.

When piece measures approx. 45-46-47-48-49-50 cm, adjust to finish with 2nd row in A.z. Cut the yarn. Then work 29 loose ch for sleeve and continue as on back piece. When piece measures 64-66-68-70-72-74 cm, adjust to finish with a whole repetition of A.z (i.e. last row is from RS) - cut the yarn. Then work shawl collar.

SHAWL COLLAR:
Work shawl collar back and forth, beg from RS as follows: Work 1 tr in each of the first 6-6-8-8-10-10 tr, 1 tr in first tr on A.1, * 3 tr in next ch-space *, repeat from *-* 2 more times, 1 tr in next tr, * 3 tr in next ch-space *, repeat from *-* 2 more times, 1 tr in last tr in A.3, 0-0-0-1-1-1 tr in next tr = 27-27-29-30-32-32 tr.
Then work short rows over band sts as follows:
ROW 1 (WS): 5 dc, 5 htr, 17-17-19-20-22-22 tr
ROW 2 (RS): Work 1 tr in each of the 27-27-29-30-32-32 sts.
Repeat these 2 rows until piece measures approx. 10 cm on the most narrow part – adjust to finish with 2nd row (RS).
Fasten off.

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
Work as right but reversed. Work according to diagram A.3 instead of A.1 at beg of row. When piece measures 45-46-47-48-49-50 cm, adjust to finish with 2nd row in A.z, work as before over front piece from WS, then work 31 loose ch for sleeve. When piece measures 64-66-68-70-72-74 cm, adjust to finish with a whole repetition of A.z (i.e. last row is from RS), work shawl collar. NOTE: There is no need to cut the yarn.

ASSEMBLY:
Place front pieces on top of back piece and work the shoulders as follows: 1 dc through both layers, * 3 ch, 1 dc in next ch-space *, repeat from *-* along the entire shoulder/sleeve and finish with 1 dc. Work the sides tog as follows: 1 dc, * 3 ch, 1 dc in ch-space on next row *, repeat from *-* along the entire side and finish with 1 dc. Work tog under sleeves as follows: * 1 dc in ch in next ch-space, 3 ch *, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 dc. Work collor tog mid back as follows: 1 dc *1 ch, 1 dc in st*, repeat from *-*. Sew the collor to the neck.

This pattern has been corrected. .

ASSEMBLY:...Work collor tog mid back as follows: 1 dc*1 ch, 1 dc in st*, repeat from *-*. Sew the collor to the neck.
Updated online: 24.09.2014
It is added: 1 dc in next st, two places under NOTE (under BACK PIECE + RIGHT FRONT PIECE).
Updated online: 22.01.2016

Diagram

= 1 ch
= 1 sl st in st
= 1 sl st around ch-space
= 1 tr around ch-space
= 1 tr in st
= work 1 tr but wait with last pull through, work 1 tr in next st but now pull last YO through all 3 sts on hook
= work 1 tr but wait with last pull through, work 1 tr in next st, but wait the last pull through, work 1 tr in next st but now pull last YO through all 4 sts on hook


Comments (146)

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Lyn Buttineau 10.05.2018 - 15:06:

Why are the number of chains different when starting the sleeve extentions, 29 on the first side and 31 on the second side? Does this make one sleeve shorter than the other?

DROPS Design 11.05.2018 kl. 08:00:

Dear Mrs Buttineau, you beg next round with 1 dc in each of the first 6 ch but the 3 turning ch (= 1st dc) are already worked, so that you will start row with 1 dc in the 4th chain from hook (= 2 dc), and 1 dc in each of the next 4 chains (= 4 dc) = there are now 6 dc at the beg of round, including the 3 turning chains. At the end of row, finish with 1 dc in each of the last 6 chains. Happy crocheting!

Carol 13.04.2018 - 20:48:

After row 2 do you still have to chain 3 before doing either 4 or 6 dc. In row 5 does the pattern stitch (graph) replace one of the dc at either end of the stitch sequence.

DROPS Design 16.04.2018 kl. 08:38:

Dear Carol, the 3 ch in 2nd rown in diagram (= 1st row in A.z) will be worked only on this row ro replace 1st dc - see video. Happy crocheting!

Pearl B. Spodick 01.04.2018 - 17:09:

If the instructions are available for left-handed crocheters, I'm very interested as a self-taught crocheter. Usually I just do the instructions and it comes out fine.

DROPS Design 01.04.2018 kl. 18:55:

Dear Pearl, we are sorry, but we don't have instrucions for left handed crafters. Each of us knits/crochet differently, and that is especially true for left handed persons. Some works like the mirror image of right handed work, others use special movements and/or tricks to make it work for them. However, it does not matter as long as it comes out looking as it should. Happy Crocheting!

Sharon Hunt 28.02.2018 - 16:49:

This is such a lovely pattern. I hope to make it soon.

Jean 27.02.2018 - 03:32:

Can the pattern be written out instead of having to follow the graph.

DROPS Design 27.02.2018 kl. 09:07:

Dear Jean, we are sorry, but most of our patterns comes in charts /diagrams. It is well worth to learn how to read charts, they are visually more helpful. Also, don't forget that you can always ask for help to make sense of the patterns in person in the store you bought your DROPS pattern from. Happy crafting!

Maida 16.02.2018 - 13:00:

Ich glaube Sie verstehen mich falsch. Im Video ist deutlich zu sehen dass nach der kleinsten Größe gearbeitet wird. in der allerersten Reihe werden nach A3 4 Stb gemacht und in der 2 Reihe (erste Reihe von A.z) werden 2 Stb gemacht. So wie es auch in der Anleitung steht. Aber in den nächsten Reihen sind es wieder 4 Stb und das ist eben in der Anleitung nirgends zu sehen.

DROPS Design 16.02.2018 kl. 21:39:

Liebe Maida, die Einteilung mit den 4 Stb zwischen den Musterrapporten bleibt die ganze Zeit gleich, nur in der 1. R von A.Z werden das erste und das letzte dieser 4 Stb durch jeweils 3 Lm ersetzt. In den nachfolgenden Reihen von A.Z sind es dann wieder 4 Stb, so wie es für die allererste Reihe beschrieben ist.

Maida 15.02.2018 - 20:15:

Nochmal ich. Tut mir Leid dass ich so viele Fragen habe. Mir kommt vor es fehlt ein Teil in der Anleitung. Und zwar immer die Stb zwischen den Diagrammen A1 bis A3. Im Video wird mit der kleinsten Größe gearbeitet: 1R. A1 - A3, 4 Stb, A1 - A3, ... 2R. A3 - A1, (laut schriftlicher Anleitung) 2 Stb in die mittleren Stb 3R. A1 - A3, (nur im Video zu sehen)1 Stb um den LM-Bogen, 2 Stb in die M, 1 Stb um den LM-Bogen 4R. A3 - A1,(nur im Video zu sehen) 4 Stb

DROPS Design 16.02.2018 kl. 09:31:

Liebe Maida, m Video wird es mit A.1 angefangen und A.3 enden (wie man die Diagramme häkelt) aber Sie müssen wie in der Anleitung häkeln, dh bei der 1. Reihe (= Rückreihe) von links nach rechts lesen, dh mit A.3 anfangen - und mit nur 2 Stb in der 1. Größe (4 Stb zwischen Diagramme werden in die 2. Größe gehäkelt). Viel Spaß beim häkeln!

Maida 14.02.2018 - 18:05:

Und zu der 2.R von A.z habe ich auch eine Frage. Im Video wird A1, A2, A3 gehäkelt. Dann im Mittelteil werden Stb gemacht. Woher bitte soll ich wissen wie und wie viele wenn es nirgends in der Anleitung steht was genau zwischen A3 und A1 zu machen ist?

DROPS Design 15.02.2018 kl. 08:58:

Liebe Maida, im Video gibt es 4 Stb, in der Anleitung häkeln Sie je nach der Größe 2-4-7-11-4-9 Stb 2 x insgesamt zwischen 2 Rapporte A.1-A.3. Viel Spaß beim häkeln!

Maida 14.02.2018 - 18:03:

Es geht nochmal um die 1.R. von A.z. Laut Video wird folgendes gemacht: A3, A2, A1, 3LM, 1 M überspringen, je 1 Stb in die nächsten 2 M, 3LM, FM (bzw KM) in die 2 zusammenabgemaschten Stb der Vorrunde? In der Anleitung steht es anders da, wovei es in der Anleitung mit der FM nach den 3 LM weniger Sinn ergibt.

DROPS Design 15.02.2018 kl. 08:56:

Liebe Maida, Anleitung wird korrigiert, nach A.1 und vor den 2-9 Stb (siehe Größe) am Anfang der Reihe häkeln Sie nur 1 Lm und keine fM vor den Stb. Bei der 1. Reihe wird dann vor A.3: 3 LM, 1 fM in die nächste Masche gehäkelt, dann 1 Km. Viel Spaß beim häkeln!

Maida 14.02.2018 - 10:53:

Hallo! ich versuche es nun mit dieser Anleitung und habe gleich ein paar Fragen. Im Anleitungsvideo für die Diagramme A1,A2,A3 werden für den Stern FM statt KM gemacht. Was ist nun richtig? Ich habe die erste Rückreihe (1 Reihe von A.z) nun beendet und will die zweite Reihe von A.z machen. Wiederhole ich hier immer wieder A1 bis A3 oder sind dazwischen noch andere Sachen zu beachten wie in den ersten beiden Reihen?

DROPS Design 14.02.2018 kl. 11:44:

Liebe Maida, es sollte 1 Kett-M sein, dh wie im Diagram (und nicht wie im Video). Beim A.z häkeln Sie wie zuvor: A.1, A.2 wiederholen und mit A.3 enden. Viel Spaß beim häkeln!

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