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Summer Berries Jacket by DROPS Design

Knitted jacket in DROPS Delight. Piece is knitted top down with raglan, ¾ sleeves and A-shape. Size: S - XXXL

DROPS design: Pattern de-195
Yarn group A
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SIZE:
S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL

MATERIALS: 
DROPS DELIGHT from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group A)
250-300-300-350-400-400 g colour 20, blueberry pie

KNITTING TENSION:
24 stitches in width and 32 rows vertically in stocking stitch = 10 x 10 cm.

NEEDLES:
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES SIZE 3 mm
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE SIZE 3 mm, length 60 or 80 cm for stocking stitch.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES SIZE 2.5 mm for rib
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE SIZE 2.5 mm, length 60 or 80 cm for rib.
Needle size is only a suggestion! If you have too many stitches on 10 cm switch to larger needles. If you have too few stitches on 10 cm switch to smaller needles.

DROPS MOTHER-OF-PEARL-BUTTON, round (blush), NO 618: 6-6-6-7-7-7 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.
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EXPLANATION FOR THE PATTERN:

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MOSS STITCH (work back and forth on needle):
ROW 1: * Knit 1, purl 1 *, repeat from *-*.
ROW 2: Knit over purl and purl over knit. Repeat 2ND ROW upwards.

STRIPES:
To make more stripes on garment work alternately 1 strand from 2 different balls, adjust so that balls start with different colours. * Work 2 rows/rounds with the first ball, work 2 rows/rounds with the other ball (do not tighten yarn when pulling it upwards) *, work from *-l*. This way the colour are mixed more and will produce more narrow stripes.

INCREASE TIP-1 (evenly spaced):
To calculate how to increase evenly, use the total number of stitches on row (e.g. 116 stitches), minus bands (e.g. 10 stitches) and divide the remaining stitches by number of increases to be done (e.g. 20) = 5.3. In this example increase after approx. every 5th stitch. Do not increase over bands. Increase 1 stitch by making 1 yarn over, on next row work yarn over twisted to avoid holes.

INCREASE TIP-2 (applies to sides of body):
All increases are done from the right side.
Begin 1 stitch before marker, make 1 yarn over, knit 1, 1 yarn over (= 2 stitches increased). Repeat at both markers. On next row purl yarn overs twisted to avoid holes.

RAGLAN:
Increase for raglan in every transition between sleeves and body. All increases are done from right side and work the increased stitches in stocking stitch.

INCREASE AS FOLLOWS WHEN INCREASING 2 STITCHES ON EACH SIDE OF STITCH WITH MARKER THREAD: Begin before stitch with marker thread, pick up loop before stitch and knit loop twisted, make 1 yarn over, knit 1 (= stitch with marker thread), make 1 yarn over, pick up loop before next stitch and knit loop twisted (= 4 stitches increased). On next row purl yarn overs to make holes.

INCREASE AS FOLLOWS WHEN INCREASING 1 STITCH ON EACH SIDE OF STITCH WITH MARKER THREAD:
Begin before stitch with marker thread, make 1 yarn over, knit 1 (= stitch with marker thread), make 1 yarn over (= 2 stitches increased). On next row purl yarn overs to make holes.

KNITTING TIP:
When increasing for raglan on every 4th row, the holes in raglan line will be further apart than when increasing on every other row. To avoid this work holes on the rows from right side without increase as follows:
Begin 2 stitches before stitch with marker thread, knit 2 together, make 1 yarn over, knit 1 (= stitch with marker thread), make 1 yarn over, slip 1 stitch knitwise, knit 1, pass slipped stitch over stitch worked. On next row purl yarn overs to make holes.

DECREASE TIP (applies to mid under sleeves):
Begin 2 stitches before stitch with marker, knit 2 twisted together, knit 1 (stitch with marker), knit 2 together (= 2 stitches decreased).

BUTTONHOLES:
Decrease for first buttonhole on first row from right side after ridge in neck, then decrease the next 5-5-5-6-6-6 approx. 8 cm apart.
Decrease for buttonholes on right band as follows: Work until 3 stitches remain on needle (seen from right side), make 1 yarn over, knit 2 together and knit 1. On next row knit yarn over to make holes. 

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START THE PIECE HERE:
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JACKET - SHORT OVERVIEW OF THE PIECE:
Work back and forth on circular needle from mid front, work top down. Work sleeves in the round on double pointed needles. Work entire piece in STRIPES - see explanation above.

YOKE:
Cast on 116-116-116-136-136-136 stitches (including 5 band stitches in each side towards mid front) on circular needle size 2.5 mm with Delight. Work 5 band stitches in MOSS STITCH – read explanation above, rib with knit 2/purl 2 until 5 stitches remain and 5 band stitches in moss stitch.
When piece measures 1.5 cm, work 1 row from right side to increase as follows: Work moss stitch over 5 band stitches, knit and increase 18 stitches evenly over the next 106-106-106-126-126-126 stitches - READ INCREASE TIP-1, and finish with 5 band stitches in moss stitch = 134-134-134-154-154-154 stitches.
Purl 1 row from wrong side with 5 band stitches in each side in moss stitch.
Switch to circular needle size 3 mm. REMEMBER BUTTONHOLES on right band - see explanation above. 
Insert 4 marker threads in piece (without working the stitches): Insert first marker thread in 26th-26th-26th-31st-31st-31st stitch on needle, second marker thread in 47th-47th-47th-52nd-52nd-52nd stitch on needle, insert third marker thread in 88th-88th-88th-103rd-103rd-103rd stitch on needle and insert fourth marker thread in 109th-109th-109th-124th-124th-124th stitch on needle. There are now 25-25-25-30-30-30 stitches between stitches with marker thread on each front piece, 40-40-40-50-50-50 stitches on back piece and 20 stitches in all sizes on each sleeve.
REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION!
Work next row as follows from right side: 5 band stitches in moss stitch, stocking stitch over the next 20-20-20-25-25-25 stitches, increase 2 stitches on each side of stitch with marker thread for RAGLAN – see explanation above, work stocking stitch over the 20 stitches on sleeve, increase 2 stitches on each side of stitch with marker thread, work stocking stitch over the 40-40-40-50-50-50 stitches on back piece, increase 2 stitches on each side of stitch with marker thread, work stocking stitch over the 20 stitches on sleeve, increase 2 stitches on each side of stitch with marker thread, work stocking stitch over the next 20-20-20-25-25-25 stitches on front piece and finish with 5 band stitches in moss stitch.

Continue in stocking stitch with band stitches in moss stitch and increase for raglan in every transition between body and sleeves as follows:
Increase 2 stitches on each side of stitches with marker thread on every other row (i.e. every row from right side) 6-6-6-8-8-10 times in total (first increase is already done), then increase 1 stitch on each side of stitches with marker threads every other row 8-8-8-9-9-10 times in total. When increase has been done 14-14-14-17-17-20 times in total, there are 294-294-294-354-354-394 stitches on row.
Continue increase for raglan and increase 1 stitch on each side of stitches with marker threads every other row 0-7-12-4-13-12 times in total and then every 4th row (i.e. every other row from right side) 6-4-3-7-4-5 times in total – READ KNITTING TIP.
After last increase for raglan there are 342-382-414-442-490-530 stitches on row and piece measures approx. 19-21-23-25-27-29 cm from cast-on edge (measured mid front). 
Work next row as follows from wrong side: Work the first 52-57-61-67-73-78 stitches as before (= right front piece), slip the next 72-82-90-92-104-114 stitches on 1 stitch holder for sleeve, cast on 7-7-9-9-13-15 new stitches on needle (= in the side under sleeve), work the next 94-104-112-124-136-146 stitches as before (= back piece), slip the next 72-82-90-92-104-114 stitches on 1 stitch holder for sleeve, cast on 7-7-9-9-13-15 new stitches on needle (= in the side under sleeve) and work the remaining 52-57-61-67-73-78 stitches as before. Finish body and sleeves separately. Remove the marker threads in piece. NOW MEASURE PIECE FROM HERE!

BODY:
= 212-232-252-276-308-332 stitches. Insert 1 marker thread in the middle of the 7-7-9-9-13-15 stitches cast on under each sleeve and move the marker threads upwards when working. Continue back and forth in stocking stitch with 5 band stitches in moss stitch in each side. When piece measures 3 cm, increase 2 stitches in each side - READ INCREASE TIP-2 (= 4 stitches increased). Increase like this every 6-6-6-5-5-4 cm 5-5-5-6-6-7 times in total = 232-252-272-300-332-360 stitches. When piece measures 30 cm, switch to circular needle size 2.5 mm. Work moss stitch over 5 band stitches with knit 2/purl 2 until 7 stitches remain, knit 2 and 5 band stitches in moss stitch. Work like this until rib measures 3 cm. Switch back to circular needle size 3 mm and cast off by knitting from right side. Jacket measures approx. 56-58-60-62-64-66 cm from shoulder and down.

SLEEVE:
Slip the 72-82-90-92-104-114 stitches from stitch holder in one side of piece on double pointed needles size 3 mm and pick in addition up 1 new stitch in each of the 7-7-9-9-13-15 stitches cast on under sleeve = 79-89-99-101-117-129 stitches on needle. Work in stocking stitch in the round. Insert a marker in the middle stitch under sleeve. When piece measures 3 cm in all sizes, decrease 1 stitch on each side of marker - read DECREASE TIP. Decrease 9-13-17-17-23-28 times in total in S: On every 10th round, in M: On every 6th round, in L and XL: On every 4th round, in XXL: On every round 4 times in total and then every 3rd round 19 times in total and in XXXL: On every round 8 times in total and then every other round 20 times in total = 61-63-65-67-71-73 stitches. Work until sleeve measures 29-28-27-24-23-22 cm from division. Knit 1 round while decreasing 5-3-1-3-3-1 stitch evenly = 56-60-64-64-68-72 stitches. Switch to double pointed needles size 2.5 mm and work rib with knit 2/purl 2 for 3 cm. Switch back to double pointed needles size 3 mm and cast off by knitting.
Work the other sleeve the same way.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the buttons on to the left band.

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Gun-Britt Fredriksson 16.07.2019 - 18:30:

Summer Berries kofta och top, varför är det lika många maskor att lägga upp? Tacksam för svar!

Jana Coufalová 13.01.2019 - 22:55:

Nádherný svetřík, moje barvy :)

Eve 16.12.2018 - 15:57:

Schlicht und trotzdem sehr schön. Würde wohl eine Lieblingsteil!

Ma 12.12.2018 - 21:36:

Skulle göra mindre halsringning.

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