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BabyDROPS 1-8 by DROPS Design
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Drops Jacket in lace pattern with lace frill collar, bonnet and socks in “Safran”.
BabyDROPS 1-8
Size: 3 – 6/9 (12/18 -24) months

Materials: Drops Safran from Garnstudio
100% Egyptian cotton 50 g= 160m
Jacket:
100-150 (200-250) g col 017, white
Set:
200-250 (250-300) g col 017, white.

Drops circular needle: 2.5mm and 3mm.
Drops double pointed needles: 2.5mm and 3mm
Drops straight needles: 2.5mm and 3mm, or the size needed to obtain the correct knitting tension.
Drops buttons: 4 pcs.

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Yarn type
  • DROPS SAFRAN UNI COLOUR (50g)
    2.20 GBP
Yarn type
  • DROPS SAFRAN UNI COLOUR (50g)
    2.50 EUR
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. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in American English, please click here.
Knitting Tension: 24sts x 32 rows on needles size 3mm in stocking st = 10x10cm.

Hem: Work 2 cm in stocking st. Next row: K2tog, yo (=fold – all measurements are taken from here), work 2 cm stocking st.

Lace pattern: Worked over 13 sts.
1st row and all WS rows: K2, P sts until 2 sts remain, K2.
2nd row: S1, K3, yo, K5, yo, K2tog, yo, K2.
4th row: S1, K4, S1, K2tog, psso, K2, (yo, K2tog) – repeat twice, K1.
6th row: S1, K3, S1, K1, psso, K2, (yo, K2tog) – repeat twice, K1.
8th row: S1, K2, S1, K1, psso, K2, (yo, K2tog) – repeat twice, K1.
10th row: S1, K1, S1, K1, psso, K2, (yo, K2tog) – repeat twice, K1.
12th row: K1, S1, K1, psso, K2, yo, K1, yo, K2tog, yo, K2.
14th row: S1, (K3, yo) – repeat twice, K2tog, yo, K2.
Repeat rows 1-14.

Pattern: See diagram (1 diagram = 1 repeat). Pattern is seen from RS.


Jacket:
Jacket is worked back and forth on circ needle. Cast on 130-140(150-168) sts on circ needles size 2.5mm with white. Work hem. Change to circ needle size 3mm, work M.1 and at the same time dec 10-8 (6-0) sts evenly on first row = 120-132 (144-168) sts. Continue until piece measures 11-12 (13-15) cm. Next row: work 28-31 (34-39) sts across front, cast off 4-4 (4-6) sts for armhole, work 56-62 (68-78) sts across back, cast off 4-4 (4-6) sts for armhole, work 28-31 (34-39) sts across front. Finish fronts and back separately.

Left front: = 28-31 (34-39) sts. Continue in pattern. Dec for armhole on every other row as follows: 1 st 2-2 (3-3) times = 26-29 (31-36) sts. Continue until piece measures 17-19 (21-24) cm. Dec for neck on every other row as follows: 6-7 (9-10) sts once, 1 sts 7 times. Continue until piece measures 24-26 (28-31) cm. Cast off remaining sts for shoulder.

Right front: Work as left front.

Back: = 56-62 (68-78) sts. Continue in pattern. Dec for armhole each side on every other row as follows: 1 st 2-2 (3-3) times = 52-58 (62-72) sts. Continue until piece measures 23-25 (27-30) cm. Cast off centre 22-24 (28-30) sts for back neck. Dec each side for neck on every other row as follows: 1 st twice.
Continue until piece measures 24-26 (28-31) cm. Cast off remain sts for each shoulder.

Sleeves: Cast on 38-40 (40-42) sts on straight needles size 2.5mm with white. Work hem. Change to needles size 3mm, work M.1 and at the same time inc 8-8 (8-8) sts evenly on first row = 46-48 (48-50) sts. At the same time inc 1 sts each side inside 1 edge st as follows: 1 st 8-10 (12-13) times on every 5th row = 62-68 (72-76) sts. Continue until piece measures 16.5-20 (22-24) cm. Cast off 3 sts each side for sleeve top. Dec each side on every other row as follows: 5 sts 2-3 (3-3) times. Continue until piece measures 18-22 (24-26) cm. Cast off.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Left button band: Pick up 40-50 sts on needle size 2.5mm with white along left front and work hem. Cast off. Right button band: Work as left band but after 1 cm make 4 button holes evenly spaced – 1 button hole = cast off 2 sts – cast on 2 sts on next row over cast off sts. Turn hem along fold to WS and sew. Collar: Cast on 13 sts on needle size 3mm and work approx 70 cm in Lace pattern (see explanation). Cast off (adjust to pattern repeat). Pick up approx 120 sts around neck on needles 2.5mm and work 1 cm in stocking stand at the same time dec evenly on row to 80 sts. Next row: *K2tog, yo*, then work 1 cm in stocking st. Cast off.
Fold collar in half and sew to neck of jacket ( - pull the edge a bit when sewing to the back to get a nicer finish). Sew sleeve seams. Sew sleeves to body in edge st to avoid seams being too bulky. Sew in buttons.

Bonnet:

Size: 3 – 6/9 (12/18 -24) months.
Height of bonnet: 15.5-17 (20-20) cm.

Materials: Drops Safran from Garnstudio
100% Egyptian cotton 50 g= 160m
50-50 (50-100) g col no 017, white

Drops needles: 2.5mm and 3mm.
90 cm ribbon.

Knitting Tension: 24sts x 32 rows on needles size 3mm in stocking st = 10x10cm.

Edge: Work 2 cm in stocking st. Next row: *K2tog, yo*. (=fold, all measurements are taken from here). Work 2 cm in stocking st.

Bonnet: Cast on 72-84 (96-96) sts on needle size 2.5mm and work Edge.
Change to needle size 3mm and work M.1. Continue until piece measures 15-17 (18-18.5) cm. Cast off 24-26 (32-32) sts each side. Continue in M.1. across the centre 24-32 (32-32) sts until piece measures 25-28 (30-32) cm.
Cast off.

Assembly: Sew seam centre back. Fold front edge in half to WS and sew. Pick up approx 100 sts along bottom edge (and also the bottom of front edge)on needle size 2.5mm and work 2 rows in stocking st. Next row (RS): *K2tog, yo*, then 1 row stocking st, 1 row in reverse stocking st. Cast off. Insert ribbon through holes.


Socks:

Size: 3 – 6/9 (12/18 -24) months.

Length of foot: 10-11 (12-14) cm.

Materials: Drops Safran from Garnstudio
100% Egyptian cotton 50 g= 160m
50-50 (50-50) g col 017, white

Drops double pointed needles: 3mm.
Ribbon.

Knitting Tension: 24sts x 32 rows on needles size 3mm in stocking st = 10x10cm.

1 Ridge: *1 round reverse stocking st, 1 round stocking st*.

Sock: Cast on 30-35 (40-40) sts on double pointed needles size 3mm with white. Work 2 Ridges. Next round: *K2tog, yo*, 2 rounds in stocking st. Work M.2 until piece measures 7-8 (8-9) cm. Heel: Work 3-4 (4-4) cm in stocking st back and forth on needle over centre back 18 sts. Decrease for heel: (1st row RS): 1st row: K10, K2tog back of loop, K1, turn. 2nd row: S1, P4, P2tog, P1, turn. 3rd row: S1, K5, K2tog back of loop, K1, turn. 4th row: S1, P6, P2tog, P1, turn. 5th row: S1, K7, K2tog back of loop, K1, turn. 6th row: S1, P8, P2tog, P1, turn. 7th row: K2tog, K8, K2tog back of loop = 10 sts left on needle. Pick up 7-8 (9-9) sts each side of heel and put all sts on one needle = 36-43 (50-50) sts. Continue in stocking st and at the same time dec each side of the 12-17 (22-22) sts on top of foot on every row as follows: 1 st 3-4 (4-4) times = 30-35 (42-42) sts. Continue until foot measures 7-8 (9-11) cm (measured from start of heel dec). Put a marker or thread each side and dec for toes at beginning of every other row (4 dec in all) 1 st 6-7 (8-8) times = 6-7 (10-10) sts. Pull double thread through remaining sts and fasten.
Insert ribbon through holes.

Diagram

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K2tog, yo


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