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DROPS Small jacket knitted in garter st with Alpaca and with a crochet edge in

Silke Alpaca.
" - Charming little jacket worthy a little princess.... Let HER choose her favorite color"
Size (years):
5/6 - 7/8 - 9/10 - 11/12 - 13/14
Size in cm:
110/116 122/128 134/140 146/152 - 158/164
Materials: Drops Alpaca
150-150-200-200-200 g colour no. 0100 off white
and use: Drops Silke Alpaca
50 g for all sizes colour no. 0100, off white
DROPS circular needle size 3 mm or the size needed to obtain the correct knitting tension.
DROPS crochet hook size 5 mm for the edge
DROPS mother of pearl button without and hole, no. 524: 2 pcs.
Max prices as of 26.11.2008:
DROPS ALPACA - 3.00 GBP per 50 gr skein
DROPS SILKE-ALPACA - 3.60 GBP per 50 gr skein
Remember - the DROPS collection is always Best in Price, up to 25-35% lower
than other similar yarn brands.
...AND remember that every time you buy a skein of the original DROPS /
GARNSTUDIO yarn, not only you will be guaranteed the best result, but you have
also made an important contribution to our designers and our development to make to an even better net place.

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Finally the new patterns for DROPS Baby are being uploaded! We'll daily upload the patterns as they are being proof
read and translated. The patterns are chosen based mainly on the voting results and all your comments. You will see
that our new baby-collection is big on numbers and features a great variety of designs. You'll find the cutest babies in
everything from basic garments like trousers and jackets to ponchos and dresses. There are also a lot of accessories
such as blankets, hats, socks, mittens and comforters. The colors range from white and light pastels to strong, vibrant
colors, the latter represented mainly by Fabel.
See the baby collection here

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Note: This pattern is written in British English.

All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inch - click here.
There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English.
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Knitting tension: 24 sts x 48 rows on needle size 3 mm with Alpaca in garter sts = 10 x 10 cm.

Garter sts back and forth: Knit on all rows

Button holes: Cast off for button holes on the right front piece. 1 button hole = cast off the 3rd and the 4th st from
mid front. On the next row cast on 2 new sts at the same place where you cast off.
Cast off for button holes when the piece measures:
Size 5/6: 5 and 11 cm
Size 7/8: 6 and 12 cm
Size 9/10: 6 and 13 cm
Size 11/12: 6 and 14 cm
Size 13/14: 7 and 15 cm

Back piece: Knit back and forth on circular needles. Cast on 84-88-93-98-103 sts (incl. 1 edge st each side) on
circular needles size 3 mm with Alpaca. Knit in garter sts. When the piece measures 14-15-16-17-18 cm cast on
loosely new sts each side for the sleeves on every other row (i.e. at the end of each row): 3 sts 4 times, 4 sts 3-3-4-4-4
times, 6 sts 4-4-5-5-6 times and 7 sts 0-1-1-2-2 times = 180-198-223-242-259 sts. When the piece measures 25-2729-31-33 cm cast off the mid 24-24-29-30-31 sts for the neck. Continue to cast off 1 st on the next row towards the
neck = 77-86-96-105-113 sts left for each shoulder/sleeve. Cast off when the piece measures 27-29-31-33-35 cm.
Right front: Cast on 17-19-22-24-27 sts (incl of 1 edge st at the side) on needle size 3mm with Alpaca. Knit in garter
sts at the same time cast on new sts at the mid front on every other row as follows: 3 sts 10-9-8-7-6 times and then
on every 4th row 0-1-2-3-4 times = 47-49-52-54-57 sts. Cast off for button holes read explanation above. Knit until
the work measures 13-14-15-16-17 cm and then cast off for the V- neck towards the mid front on every cm as
follows: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 3-3-4-4-4 times and 1 st 9-9-10-10-11 times. At the same time when the piece measures
14-15-16-17-18 cm cast on for the sleeves as done for the back piece. After all inc. and dec. for neck and sleeve there
are 77-86-96-105-113 sts left for sleeve/ shoulder. Cast off when the work measures 27-29-31-33-35 cm.
Left front piece: Knit as right but reverse.
Assembly: Sew the shoulder and sleeve seam loosely tog. Sew the side and the seam underneath the sleeve loosely
tog. Sew the buttons on.
Crochet edge: Crochet with hook size 5 mm and Silke Alpaca an edge around all of the jacket (i.e. down along the
left front, round the back and front pieces, up along the right front and round the neck line) as follows: 1 dc in the
first st, *1 picot (= 3 ch, 1 htr in the first of the 3 ch), skip approx 1 cm, 1 dc in the next st, 3 ch, skip approx. 2 cm
and 1 dc in the next st*, repeat from *-* and finish with a sl st in the first dc.
Now crochet an edge around both sleeves as follows: 1 dc in the first st *4 ch, skip approx cm, 1 dc* repeat from
*-* and finish with 1 sl st in the first dc.


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