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Winter Delight Jacket by DROPS Design

Knitted jacket with cables and double moss stitch. The piece is worked in DROPS Merino Extra Fine. Sizes S – XXXL.

Tags: cable, jackets, moss st,

DROPS Design: Pattern no me-180
Yarn group B
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SIZES:
S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL

MATERIALS:
DROPS MERINO EXTRA FINE from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group B)
650-700-800-850-950-1050 g colour 39, ice blue

KNITTING TENSION:
20 stitches in width and 26 rows in height with stocking stitch = 10 x 10 cm.
20 stitches in width and 34 rows in height with double moss stitch = 10 x 10 cm
A.2/A.4 (48-48-48-53-53-53 stitches) measure approx. 19-19-19-21½-21½-21½ cm in width.

NEEDLES:
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES SIZE 4.5 MM.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE SIZE 4.5 MM: Length 40 cm and 80 cm for cables and double moss stitch.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES SIZE 3.5 MM.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE SIZE 3.5 MM: Length 80 cm for rib.
DROPS CABLE NEEDLE – for cables.
Needle size is only a guide. If you get too many stitches on 10 cm, change to a larger needle size. If you get too few stitches on 10 cm, change to a smaller needle size.

DROPS MOTHER OF PEARL BUTTONS, Round (moonbeam) NO 614: 6-6-7-7-7-7 items.

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Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 170 cm and uses size S or M. If you are making a jumper, 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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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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EXPLANATIONS FOR THE PATTERN:

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RIDGE/GARTER STITCH (worked back and forth):
Knit all rows.
1 ridge in height = Knit 2 rows.

PATTERN:
See diagrams A.1 to A.5. Choose diagram for your size (applies to A.2 and A.4). The diagrams show all rows in the pattern seen from the right side.

KNITTING TIP:
In this pattern you knit up stitches along the armholes and the sleeves are worked top down. This is to control the sleeve-length. If you would like to work the sleeves separately and sew them in afterwards, this can be done by casting on the same number of stitches as are knitted up along the armholes and then following the instructions in the text. To sew in the sleeves place the sleeve under the garter stitch edge along the armholes so the edge is visible – sew in the outermost stitch along the garter stitch edge).

DECREASE TIP (for mid under sleeve): 
Decrease 1 stitch before the marker thread as follows: Work until there are 2 stitches left before the marker thread, knit 2 together if this stitch should be a knit stitch or purl 2 together if this stitch should be a purl stitch.
Decrease 1 stitch after the marker thread as follows: Knit 2 twisted if this stitch should be a knit stitch or purl 2 twisted together if this stitch should be a purl stitch.

BUTTONHOLES:
Work buttonholes on right band (when garment is worn). 1 BUTTONHOLE = Start from the right side and knit together the second and third stitch from the edge and make 1 yarn over. On the next row (wrong side) knit the yarn over to leave a hole.
Work buttonholes when the piece measures:
S: 2, 11, 21, 30 and 40 cm
M: 2, 12, 22, 32 and 42 cm
L: 2, 10, 19, 27, 36 and 44 cm
XL: 2, 11, 20, 29, 38 and 46 cm
XXL: 2, 11, 20, 29, 38 and 47 cm
XXXL: 2, 12, 21, 31, 40 and 49 cm
NOTE: The last buttonhole is worked on the neck.

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START THE PIECE HERE:

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JACKET – SHORT OVERVIEW FOR THE PIECE:
Front and back pieces are worked back and forth with circular needle, bottom up. The shoulder seams are sewn together then stitches are knitted up around the armholes for the sleeves – read KNITTING TIP! The sleeves are worked back and forth with circular needle until the sleeve cap is finished, then the sleeve is continued in the round, top down with short circular needle/double pointed needles to finished length. The bottom of the armhole is then sewn up and the neck worked to finish.

BACK PIECE:
Cast on 119-127-135-145-153-169 stitches with circular needle size 3.5 mm and Merino Extra Fine. Purl 1 row (= wrong side). The next row is worked as follows from the right side: 1 edge stitch in GARTER STITCH – read description above, * knit 1, purl 1 *, work from *-* until there are 2 stitches left on the row, knit 1 and finish with 1 edge stitch in garter stitch. Continue this rib for 2 cm but adjust so the last row has been worked from the right side.
Purl 1 row from the wrong side with 1 edge stitch in garter stitch in each side. Change to circular needle size 4.5 mm.
Now start the pattern by working the next row from the right side as follows: 1 edge stitch in garter stitch, work A.1 over the next 8-12-16-16-20-28 stitches (= 2-3-4-4-5-7 repeats of 4 stitches), work A.2 (= 48-48-48-53-53-53 stitches), A.3 (= 5 stitches), A.4 (= 48-48-48-53-53-53 stitches), A.5 over the next 8-12-16-16-20-28 stitches (2-3-4-4-5-7 repeats of 4 stitches) and finish with 1 edge stitch in garter stitch. Continue this pattern. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION!
When the piece measures 37-38-39-40-41-42 cm cast off 5-7-7-7-7-7 stitches at the beginning of the next 2 rows for the armholes = 109-113-121-131-139-155 stitches. Continue the pattern as before but now with 4 edge stitches in garter stitch on each side towards the armholes.
When the piece measures 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm decrease 12 stitches evenly over the middle 43-43-43-48-48-48 stitches on the row = 97-101-109-119-127-143 stitches left. On the next row cast off the middle 29-29-31-31-33-33 stitches for the neck and each shoulder is finished separately. Continue the pattern and cast off 1 stitch on the next row from the neck = 33-35-38-43-46-54 stitches left on shoulder. Continue working until the piece measures 55-57-59-61-63-65 cm. Knit 1 row from the right side where you decrease 4 stitches evenly spaced over the cable on the shoulder = 29-31-34-39-42-50 stitches. Knit 1 row from the wrong side. Loosely cast off with knit from the right side. Work the other shoulder in the same way. The back piece measures approx. 56-58-60-62-64-66 cm from the shoulder down.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE (when the garment is worn):
Cast on 62-66-70-75-79-87 stitches (including 5 band stitches towards mid front) with circular needle size 3.5 mm and Merino Extra Fine. Purl 1 row (= wrong side). The next row is worked as follows from the right side (i.e. from mid front): 5 band stitches in garter stitch, * knit 1, purl 1 *, work from *-* until there is 1 stitch left on the row and finish with 1 edge stitch in garter stitch. Continue this rib for 2 cm but adjust so that the last row is worked from the right side – remember BUTTONHOLES on the band – read description above.
Purl 1 row from the wrong side with 1 edge stitch in garter stitch on the side and 5 band stitches in garter stitch towards mid front. Change to circular needle size 4.5 mm.
Now start the pattern, working the next row from the right side as follows: 5 band stitches in garter stitch, work A.4 (= 48-48-48-53-53-53 stitches), A.5 over the next 8-12-16-16-20-28 stitches (= 2-3-4-4-5-7 repeats of 4 stitches) and finish with 1 edge stitch in garter stitch towards the side. Continue this pattern.
When the piece measures 37-38-39-40-41-42 cm cast off 5-7-7-7-7-7 stitches for the armhole at the beginning of the row from the wrong side = 57-59-63-68-72-80 stitches. Continue this pattern but now with 4 edge stitches in garter stitch towards the armhole.
When the piece measures 48-50-52-53-55-57 cm decrease from the right side 6 stitches evenly spaced over the first 18 stitches in A.4 = 51-53-57-62-66-74 stitches left. On the next row place the outermost 9-9-9-9-10-10 stitches towards mid front on 1 strand for the neck (without working them).
Continue this pattern and cast off for the neck at the beginning of each row from neck as follows: Cast off 2 stitches 3 times in all sizes and then 1 stitch 3-3-4-4-4-4 times = 33-35-38-43-46-54 stitches left on the shoulder. Continue working until the piece measures 55-57-59-61-63-65 cm. Knit 1 row from the right side where you decrease 4 stitches evenly over the cable on the shoulder = 29-31-34-39-42-50 stitches. Knit 1 row from the wrong side then cast off loosely with knit from the right side. The front piece measures approx. 56-58-60-62-64-66 cm from the shoulder down.

LEFT FRONT PIECE (when the garment is worn):
Cast on 62-66-70-75-79-87 stitches (including 5 band stitches towards mid front) with circular needle size 3.5 mm and Merino Extra Fine. Purl 1 row (= wrong side). The next row is worked as follows from the right side (i.e. from the side): 1 edge stitch in garter stitch, * purl 1, knit 1 *, work from *-* until there are 5 stitches left on the row and finish with 5 band stitches in garter stitch towards mid front. Continue this rib for approx. 2 cm but adjust so the last row worked is from the right side.
Purl 1 row from the wrong side with 5 band stitches in garter stitch towards mid front and 1 edge stitch in garter stitch towards the side. Change to circular needle size 4.5 mm.
Now start the pattern by working the next row from the right side as follows: 1 edge stitch in garter stitch, work A.1 over the next 8-12-16-16-20-28 stitches (= 2-3-4-4-5-7 repeats of 4 stitches), A.2 (= 48-48-48-53-53-53 stitches) and finish with 5 band stitches in garter stitch towards mid front. Continue this pattern.
When the piece measures 37-38-39-40-41-42 cm cast off 5-7-7-7-7-7 stitches for the armhole at the beginning of the next row from the right side = 57-59-63-68-72-80 stitches. Continue the pattern as before with 4 edge stitches in garter stitch towards the armhole.
When the piece measures 48-50-52-53-55-57 cm decrease 6 stitches evenly spaced over the last 18 stitches in A.2 = 51-53-57-62-66-74 stitches left. On the next row place the outermost 9-9-9-9-10-10 stitches towards mid front on 1 thread for the neck, but to avoid cutting the strand work the stitches before placing them on the thread.
Continue the pattern and cast off for the neck at the beginning of each row from the neck as follows: Cast off 2 stitches 3 times in all sizes and then 1 stitch 3-3-4-4-4-4 times = 33-35-38-43-46-54 stitches left on the shoulder. Continue working until the piece measures 55-57-59-61-63-65 cm. Knit 1 row from the right side where you decrease 4 stitches evenly spaced over the cable on the shoulder = 29-31-34-39-42-50 stitches. Knit 1 row from the wrong side. Loosely cast off with knit from the right side.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the shoulder seams inside the cast-off edge.

SLEEVE:
Knit up stitches along the armhole on the front and back pieces. Start in the corner of the armhole on the one side of the piece where stitches were cast off for the armhole and knit up from the right side 76-80-84-88-92-96 stitches inside the 1 edge stitch in garter stitch with circular needle size 4.5 mm and Merino Extra Fine (do not knit up stitches along the bottom of the armhole) – read KNITTING TIP!
Work A.1 back and forth with 1 edge stitch in garter stitch on each side. When the sleeve measures 3-4-4-4-4-4 cm from where stitches were knitted up insert 1 marker on the row; this marker shows where the sleeve will be sewn to the bottom of the armhole and the sleeve is now measured from this marker!
Continue by working the sleeve in the round. Change to short circular needle or double pointed needles size 4.5 mm. Insert 1 marker thread at the beginning of the round and allow it to follow your work onwards; it will be used when decreasing mid under the sleeve.
Continue A.1 in the round over all stitches. When the sleeve measures 2-3-2-3-3-2 cm from the marker decrease 2 stitches mid under sleeve – read DECREASE TIP-2. Decrease like this every 3-2½-2½-2-2-1½ cm a total of 15-16-17-18-19-20 times = 46-48-50-52-54-56 stitches.
Continue working until the sleeve measures 47-46-45-43-42-39 cm from the marker (there is approx. 2 cm left to finished length; you can try the jacket on and work to desired length). NOTE: Shorter measurements in larger sizes due to wider shoulders and longer sleeve cap.
Change to double pointed needles size 3.5 mm and work rib (= knit 1 / purl 1) for 2 cm but adjust so that on first round of rib you knit over knit and purl over purl. Loosely cast off with knit. The sleeve measures approx. 52-52-51-49-48-45 cm from where stitches were knitted up. Work the other sleeve in the same way.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the side seams – sew in the outermost loop of the outermost stitch so the seam is flat. Sew the sleeve to the bottom of the armhole from the marker to the corner on each side.

NECK:
Knit up from the right side with circular needle 3.5 mm approx. 90 to 100 stitches around the neck (including the stitches on the threads in front).
Knit 1 row from the wrong side. Knit 1 row from the right side where you increase the number of stitches evenly to 99-101-103-105-109-111 stitches (the number of stitches should be divisible by 2 + 1).
The next row is worked as follows from the wrong side:
S, M and L: 5 band stitches in garter stitch, knit 1, purl 1 *, work from *-* until there are 6 stitches left on the row, knit 1 and finish with 5 band stitches in garter stitch.
XL, XXL and XXXL: 5 band stitches in garter stitch, knit 2, * purl 1, knit 1 *, work from *-* until there are 8 stitches left on the row, purl 1, knit 2 and finish with 5 band stitches in garter stitch.
Continue this rib but after 1 cm work the last buttonhole over the other buttonholes on the right band. Cast off with garter stitch over garter stitch, knit over knit and purl over purl when the neck measures 3 cm.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew buttons onto the left band.

Diagram

= knit from right side, purl from wrong side
= purl from right side, knit from wrong side
= knit 1 in stitch under the next stitch
= place 2 stitches on cable needle in front of piece, purl 1, knit 2 from cable needle
= place 1 stitch on cable needle behind piece, knit 2, purl 1 from cable needle
= place 2 stitches on cable needle in front of piece, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle
= place 3 stitches on cable needle in front of piece, knit 3, knit 3 from cable needle
= place 3 stitches on cable needle behind piece, knit 3, knit 3 from cable needle






Jaana Kalliokoski 05.08.2019 - 18:31:

När bublicerar ni anvisning till det här underbar mönster?

DROPS Design 15.08.2019 kl. 14:29:

Hej, mönstret har publicerats.

Kinga 11.07.2019 - 22:55:

Cudowna klasyka.

SONIA ALVES DA SILVA COELHO 23.06.2019 - 19:34:

Lindo, gostaria muito de ter a receita deste modelo,

Susan WOODWORTH 15.06.2019 - 19:18:

Awesome I will make this one in cardigan beautiful!

Ellis 09.06.2019 - 19:26:

This I like but will have to alternate shoulders (dropped = for young+slim people) and length + model sleeves. when writing, cooking, cleaning allways dirty sleeves. love fitting sleeves

Sue Cork 08.06.2019 - 21:44:

My first fall knit. Fabulous!

Ingela 08.06.2019 - 16:27:

Underbar, längtar redan efter mönstret!

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