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Farewell Florence by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS jacket in garter st, stocking st and vent in "Bomull-Lin" or "Paris". Size S-XXXL.

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DROPS design: Pattern no l-133
Yarn group C or A + A
Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
DROPS BOMULL-LIN from Garnstudio
350-400-450-500-500-550 g colour no 03, light beige
Or use:
DROPS PARIS from Garnstudio
400-450-500-550-600-650 g colour no 26, dark beige

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) SIZE 9 mm – or size needed to get 10.5 sts x 18 rows in garter st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS MOTHER-OF-PEARL BUTTON: Arched (white), NO 522: 5-5-5-6-6-6 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.
GARTER ST (back and forth):
K all rows. 1 ridge = 2 rows K.

Dec 1 st at beg of row as follows: 1 edge st, slip next 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.

Because of the ridges and the weight of the yarn all measurements must be done by holding the piece up otherwise the garment will be too long when worn.

Dec for buttonholes on right band. 1 buttonhole = K tog third and fourth st from edge and make 1 YO.
Dec for buttonholes when piece measures:
SIZE S: 23, 31, 39, 47 and 55 cm
SIZE M: 25, 33, 41, 49 and 57 cm
SIZE L: 27, 35, 43, 51 and 58 cm
SIZE XL: 26, 33, 40, 47, 54 and 60 cm.
SIZE XXL: 28, 35, 42, 49, 56 and 63 cm.
SIZE XXXL: 30, 37, 44, 51, 58 and 65 cm.

Worked back and forth on circular needle.
LOOSELY cast on 54-58-64-70-76-82 sts on circular needle size 9 mm with 2 strands Bomull-Lin or Paris. Then work ridges in GARTER ST - see explanation above, work only with 1 strand. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION When piece measures 8 cm - READ MEASURING TIP, insert 1 marker in each side of piece (vent beg here). When piece measures 16 cm, dec 1 st in each side of piece - READ DECREASE TIP! Repeat dec in each side every 9 cm 1-1-2-2-2-2 more times = 50-54-58-64-70-76 sts. When piece measures 36-37-38-39-40-41 cm, cast off for armholes in each side of piece as follows: Cast off 2 sts at the beg of the next 2 rows = 46-50-54-60-66-72 sts. When piece measures 52-54-56-58-60-62 cm - REMEMBER MEASURING TIP, cast off the middle 16-16-16-18-18-18 sts for neck and finish each shoulder separately (= 15-17-19-21-24-27 sts on each shoulder). Dec 1 st inside 1 edge st on next row from neck = 14-16-18-20-23-26 sts. LOOSELY cast off when piece measures 56-58-60-62-64-66 cm.

Worked back and forth on circular needle.
LOOSELY cast on 30-32-35-38-41-44 sts (incl 3 band sts) on circular needle size 9 mm with 2 strands Bomull-Lin or Paris. Then work ridges in garter st with only 1 strand. When piece measures 18 cm, insert 1 marker in the side of piece from RS (vent beg here). When piece measures 26 cm, dec 1 st on next row from RS inside 1 edge st. Repeat dec every 9 cm 1-1-2-2-2-2 more times = 28-30-32-35-38-41 sts. When piece measures 46-47-48-49-50-51 cm, cast off for armhole as follows: Cast off 2 sts at beg of next row from RS = 26-28-30-33-36-39 sts. When piece measures 56-58-59-61-62-64 cm, cast off for neck towards mid front as follows: Cast off 10-10-10-11-11-11 sts 1 time. Continue to dec 1 st inside 1 edge st on every row from neck 2 times in total = 14-16-18-20-23-26 sts remain on shoulder. LOOSELY cast off when piece measures 66-68-70-72-74-76 cm.

Work as left front piece but reversed - i.e. insert 1 marker for vent in the side, cast off for armhole at beg of row from WS. Remember BUTTONHOLES - see explanation above.

Sew shoulder seams inside cast-off edges.

Sleeve is worked top down. Pick up 44-46-48-50-52-54 sts (incl 1 edge st in each side) on circular needle size 9 mm with Bomull-Lin or Paris - NOTE: Pick up in edge sts inside the 2 sts cast off for armholes in each side. Work stocking st back and forth on circular needle. When piece measures 2 cm, insert 1 marker in each side - used for assembly of sleeve. When piece measures 5-4-5-4-5-3 cm, dec 1 st in each side of piece inside 1 edge st. Repeat dec every 3 cm 8-8-7-7-6-6 more times = 26-28-32-34-38-40 sts. LOOSELY cast off sleeve when piece measures 38-37-36-34-32-30 cm (shorter measurements in the larger sizes because of wider shoulders).

Sew the sleeve seams inside 1 edge st - NOTE: The 2 cm worked back and forth before marker at the top of sleeve should fit the cast off for armhole. Sew side seam from armhole down to marker for vent, sew in outer loops of edge sts. Sew the buttons on to the left band.


= back piece
= knitting direction

Nicoletta 22.03.2018 - 17:52:

Se volessi lavorare con ferri normali e non circolari sarebbero sempre numero 9 o la numerazione è diversa? Grazie

DROPS Design 23.03.2018 kl. 08:42:

Buongiorno Nicoletta. Le consigliamo di lavorare con il numero di ferri che le consentono di ottenere lo stesso campione indicato nel modello. Buon lavoro!

Laura Vicardi 02.08.2017 - 21:08:

Buonasera, vorrei provare a fare questo bellissimo modello, ma guardando le indicazioni per il campione non capisco cosa si intende per 10,5m, pensando fosse un errore ho controllato la versione inglese ma é uguale, io intendo 10 maglie e mezzo, come é possibile? Probabilmente interpreto male, me lo spiegate per favore?

DROPS Design 03.08.2017 kl. 08:43:

Buongiorno Laura. Sta interpretando correttamente le indicazioni. Se le risulta più comodo può verificare di ottenere una larghezza di 20 cm con 21 maglie lavorate a legaccio. Buon lavoro!

Faith 02.08.2017 - 11:52:

For the sleeves when it says pick up sts where am I picking them up from?

DROPS Design 02.08.2017 kl. 12:05:

Hi Faith, You are picking up stitches around the armhole so that the sleeve is then worked from the shoulder down to the cuffs. Happy knitting!

Rosie 18.07.2017 - 13:18:

(Silly question) When it says cast on with 2 strands does it mean the whole thing is knit 'double stranded' so do I cast on two strands joined together?

DROPS Design 18.07.2017 kl. 14:26:

Dear Rosie, in this pattern, only cast on is worked with 2 strands, then continue with only 1 strand. Happy knitting!

Donatella 16.06.2016 - 18:06:

Usando il bomull lin dovrei fare tutto il cardigan con il filo doppio, giusto? Scusi ma è da poco che lavoro a ferri e sono ignorante in materia ......

DROPS Design 16.06.2016 kl. 19:19:

Buongiorno Donatella. Mette il filo doppio solo per avviare le m del davanti e del dietro, ma poi lavora tutto il cardigan con un solo filo. Buon lavoro!

Federica 16.06.2016 - 17:18:

Buongiorno mi è venuto un dubbio, ma come mai con il bomull-lin bisogna usare 2 capi di filo insieme mentre con il paris ne basta 1 e per tutti i due i filati sono consigliati i ferri mm.5? Seconda domanda, non mi è chiaro se bisogna usare 2 capi di bomull-lin anche per le maniche, visto che non è indicato. Grazie buona giornata.

DROPS Design 16.06.2016 kl. 17:31:

Buongiorno Federica. Si usano 2 capi del filato solo per l’avvio delle m dei davanti e del dietro, sia che si lavori con il Bomull-Lin che con il Paris. Si procede poi con 1 solo capo del filato. Anche le maniche sono lavorate con 1 solo capo. Buon lavoro!

Nina 15.03.2016 - 09:27:

Hei! kiitos vinkistä... :) hihasta ohjeesta. :)

Nina 14.03.2016 - 08:40:

Hei..... ok..... miten toi hihat tehä? :D elikä kudotaako ylhäältä-alaspäin ja sitten ompellaan ne hihat olkapäähän ja sit saumat kiinni?

DROPS Design 14.03.2016 kl. 14:23:

Hei! Hihoja ei ommella kiinni, vaan ne neulotaan suoraan olalta alaspäin. Poimi silmukat olan ja kädentien reunasta ohjeen mukaisesti ja neulo sitten hiha ylhäältä alas.

Nina Manelius 07.03.2016 - 18:27:

Hei! olen vähän kiinnostunu tosta neuletta Farewell Florence... et voiko siitä neuloo ihan tavallinen mallit ja neuloo oikea-oikealle puolelle ja nurja-nurin puolelle koko ajan neulotta....??? jättäisin napit vaan pois.....

DROPS Design 09.03.2016 kl. 16:08:

Hei! Voit kyllä neuloa jakun sileänä neuleena. Ota kuitenkin huomioon, että neuletiheys muuttuu, eli kerroksia/cm tulee vähemmän.

Hannie De Man 03.04.2015 - 09:04:

Patroon 159/23 Ik kom nog even terug over de hoeveelheid van het garen. Volgens mijn berekening heb ik 18 bollen nodig in plaats van 9. Uitleg: Als ik hem in garen categorie E brei heb ik 9 bollen van 50m nodig. Op dit garen zit 85m is dus met een enkele draad 9 bollen. Maar hij wordt met een dubbele draad gebreid. Willen jullie hier nog even naar kijken? Alvast bedankt. Groet, Hannie

DROPS Design 03.04.2015 kl. 10:09:

Beste Hannie, wij maken en controleren geen berekeningen voor je, maar als je kijkt op onze site bij Tips & Hulp, Veelgestelde Vragen zie je uitleg voor het omrekenen van de garens, zodat je zelf kunt rekenen en controleren. Succes!

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