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Jolly May by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS jacket with a small cable edge, lace pattern and raglan in ”Baby Merino”. Size: XS - XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no bm-026
Yarn group A
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Size: XS - S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Materials:
DROPS BABY MERINO from Garnstudio
350-350-400-450-450-500-550 g color no 44, powder

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES AND CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 or 80 cm / 24'' or 32'') SIZE 3 mm/US 2.5 - or size needed to get 24 sts x 32 rows in stockinette st = 4'' x 4'' (10 x 10 cm).
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 cm / 24'') SIZE 2.5 mm/ US 1.5 - for rib and edges.
DROPS CABLE NEEDLE - for cable edge.
DROPS MOTHER-OF-PEARL BUTTON ARCHED (white), NO 521: 6-6-6-7-7-7-7 pieces

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pattern type: jackets, pattern/technique: lace, shape: raglan,
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NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from inches to cm - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
GARTER ST (back and forth):
K all rows. 1 ridge = K2 rows.

GARTER ST (worked in the round):
1 ridge = 2 rounds. * K 1 round and P 1 round *, repeat from *-*.

PATTERN:
See diagrams A.1 to A.4. The diagrams show all rows in pattern seen from RS.

INCREASE TIP:
Inc 1 st on each side of marker as follows: Work until 1 sts remain before marker: Make 1 YO, work 2 sts in stockinette st (marker is in the middle of these 2 sts), make 1 YO. On next row work YOs twisted to avoid holes - NOTE: Work inc sts in stockinette st on front piece and in stockinette st until they fit pattern on back piece and on sleeves.

RAGLAN:
Dec for raglan on each side of A.4 in every transition between sleeves and body.
DEC AS FOLLOWS FROM RS:
Beg 2 sts before A.4, K 2 tog, A.4 (= 6 sts), slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso (= 2 sts dec).
DEC AS FOLLOWS FROM WS:
Beg 2 sts before A.4, P 2 twisted tog, A.4 (= 6 sts), P 2 tog (= 2 sts dec).

BUTTONHOLES:
Dec for buttonholes on right band. 1 buttonhole = bind off third and fourth st from edge and cast on 2 new sts on next row over these sts.
Dec for buttonholes when piece measures (first buttonhole should be in the middle of A.2):
SIZE XS: 9, 17, 24, 31, 38 and 45 cm
SIZE S: 9, 17, 25, 33, 40 and 47 cm
SIZE M: 9, 17, 25, 33, 41 and 49 cm
SIZE L: 9, 16, 23, 29, 36, 43 and 50 cm
SIZE XL: 10, 17, 24, 31, 38, 45 and 52 cm
SIZE XXL: 10, 18, 25, 32, 39, 46 and 53 cm
SIZE XXXL: 10, 18, 25, 33, 40, 48 and 55 cm

DECREASE TIP (applies to neck edge):
To calculate how often dec should be done, use the total no of sts on row (e.g. 126 sts), minus bands (e.g. 10 sts) and divide the remaining sts by no of dec to be done (e.g. 14) = 8.3. I.e. in this example work approx. every 7th and 8th st tog (and do not dec of bands).
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BODY:
Worked back and forth on circular needle from mid front. Cast on 327-355-383-453-481-551-579 sts (includes 5 band sts in each side towards mid front) on circular needle size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 with Baby Merino. P 1 row from WS. Work next row as follows from RS: 5 band sts in GARTER ST - see explanation above - * K 2, P 5 *, repeat from *-* until 7 sts remain on needle, finish with K 2 and 5 bands sts in garter st. Continue rib like this. When piece measures 3-3-3-3-4-4-4 cm / 1 1/8''-1 1/8''-1 1/8''-1 1/8''-1½''-1½''-1½'', dec 1 st in every P-section by working the first 2 sts in every P-section P tog (from RS). Repeat dec when piece measures 4-4-4-4-5-5-5 cm / 1½''-1½''-1½''-1½''-2''-2''-2'', but now work the last 2 sts in every P-section P tog = 237-257-277-327-347-397-417 sts on needle. Work next row as follows from RS: 5 band sts as before, work pattern according to diagram A.1A until 12 sts remain on row (= 22-24-26-31-33-38-40 repetitions of 10 sts), work A.1B (= 7 sts) and finish with 5 band sts as before. When A.1 has been worked vertically, 191-207-223-263-279-319-335 sts remain on needle and piece measures approx. 7-7-7-7-8-8-8 cm / 2¾''-2¾''-2¾''-2¾''-3 1/8''- 3 1/8''- 3 1/8''. P 1 row from WS (continue bands as before) while dec 5-2-1-5-2-6-5 sts evenly - READ DECREASE TIP! (do not dec over bands) = 186-205-222-258-277-313-330 sts. Switch to circular needle size 3 mm / US 2.5 and work next row from RS as follows - remember BUTTONHOLES on band - see explanation above: 5 band sts as before, work pattern according to diagram A.2 until 5 sts remain on row, and finish with 5 band sts in garter st as before. Continue the pattern like this - NOTE: On 7th row in diagram K last st before band. After A.2 insert 1 marker 49-54-58-67-72-81-85 sts in from each side (= 88-97-106-124-133-151-160 sts between markers on back piece). Then work as follows (1st row = RS): 5 band sts as before, K 1, P 2, work in stockinette st until marker in the side, work A.3A (= 6 sts), repeat A.3B over the next 72-81-90-108-117-135-144 sts (= 8-9-10-12-13-15-16 repetitions of 9 sts), work A.3C (= 10 sts), marker, work in stockinette st until 8 sts remain on row, finish with P 2, K 1 and 5 band sts as before. Continue pattern like this. REMEMBER THE KNITTING GAUGE
When piece measures 12 cm / 4¾'', inc 1 st on each side of marker in each side - READ INCREASE TIP (= 4 sts inc). Repeat inc every 5-5-6-8-10-10-10 cm / 2"-2"-2 3/8"-3"-4"-4"-4'' a total of 4-4-4-3-3-3-3 times = 202-221-238-270-289-325-342 sts - NOTE: Work inc sts in stockinette st on front piece and in stockinette st until they fit pattern on back piece.
When piece measures 33-34-35-36-37-38-39 cm / 13"-13 3/8''-13¾''-14¼''-14½''-15''-15¼'', work next row from WS as follows: Work 50-55-58-66-70-79-83 sts (= left front piece), bind off 6-6-8-8-10-10-10 sts for armhole, work 90-99-106-122-129-147-156 sts (= back piece), bind off 6-6-8-8-10-10-10 sts for armhole and work the remaining 50-55-58-66-70-79-83 sts (= right front piece). Put piece aside and knit the sleeves.

SLEEVE:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles. Cast on 52-52-61-61-61-70-70 sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 with Baby Merino. K 1 round. Then work pattern in the round according to diagram A.2 - NOTE: On 7th round in A.2 K last st on round (applies to size L + XL + XXL). When A.2 has been worked, switch to double pointed needles size 3 mm / US 2.5. Insert 1 marker at the beg of the round. Work next round as follows: Work A.3A (= 6 sts), work A.3B over the next 36-36-45-45-45-54-54 sts (= 4-4-5-5-5-6-6 repetitions of 9 sts) and finish with A.3C (= 10 sts). Continue pattern like this. When piece measures 5-6-6-7-5-9-9 cm, inc 2 sts mid under sleeve - READ INCREASE TIP. Repeat inc every 3-2½-3-2½-2½-2½-2 cm 14-16-13-15-16-14-17 times in total = 80-84-87-91-93-98-104 sts – NOTE: Work inc sts in stockinette st until they fit the pattern again. Work until piece measures approx. 47-47-46-46-45-45-45 cm (NOTE: Shorter measurements in the larger sizes because of longer yoke) – adjust to work the same length in repetition of A.3 as on back piece before bind off for armholes. Work next round as follows: bind off 3-3-4-4-5-5-5 sts, work 74-78-79-83-83-88-94 sts and bind off the remaining 3-3-4-4-5-5-5 sts. Put piece aside and make another sleeve.

YOKE:
Slip sleeves on to same circular needle size 3 mm / US 2.5 as body where armholes were bound off (without working them first) = 338-365-380-420-435-481-510 sts. Insert 1 marker in every transition between sleeves and body = 4 markers. Continue with pattern on sleeves and back piece as before and work in stockinette st with bands on front piece. Work in addition A.4 now in every transition between body and sleeves (markers are in the middle of A.4). On first row from RS beg dec for RAGLAN – see explanation above (= 8 sts dec). Repeat dec for raglan on every other row (i.e. every row from RS) 24-25-28-29-32-34-34 times in total and then every row (i.e. both from RS and WS) 4-5-2-3-0-0-3 times in total - NOTE: Work sts that do not fit A.3 on back and sleeves in stockinette st when dec.
NECK: AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures approx. 46-48-50-51-53-54-56 cm / 18"-19''-19¾''-20''-21''-21¼''-22'' (1-2 rows should be worked after last buttonhole on band), slip the first 10-13-16-18-22-26-27 sts at beg of the next 2 rows on 1 stitch holder for neck (work them before slipping them on stitch holder to avoid cutting the yarn). Continue with pattern and raglan as before and bind off for neck at beg of every row in each side as follows: bind off 3 sts 0-0-0-1-1-2-2 times, 2 sts 2 times and 1 st 3-3-3-4-4-4-4 times.
After all dec and bind offs for raglan and neck, 80-85-94-106-113-129-132 sts remain on needle.

NECK EDGE:
Pick up from RS approx. 114-126-140-164-179-209-214 sts (includes sts on stitch holders at the front) on circular needle size 2.5 mm / US 1.5. K 1 row from WS while dec evenly to 110-112-128-130-140-144-146 sts (i.e. dec approx. 4-14-12-34-39-65-68 sts) – READ DECREASE TIP. K 4 rows and loosely bind off with K from RS.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the openings under the sleeves. Sew on buttons.

Diagram

= K from RS, P from WS
= P from RS, K from WS
= 1 YO between 2 sts
= K 2 tog
= slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso
= slip 2 sts on cable needle in front of piece, P 1, K 2 from cable needle
= slip 1 st on cable needle behind piece, K 2, P 1 from cable needle
= slip 2 sts on cable needle in front of piece, P 1, K 2, K 2 from cable needle
= slip 2 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K 2 tog, K 2 twisted tog from cable needle



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