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BabyDROPS 10-12 by DROPS Design
"Blue flowers and clear mountain lakes. Norwegian knitwear in fresh and beautiful colors…"
Norwegian style jumper, trousers, hat and socks in Baby Merino
BabyDROPS 10-12
Size: 1/3 – 6/9 – 12/18 -24 months – 2 - 3/4 years
Size in cm: 50/56 – 62/68 – 74/80 - 86/92 – 98/104

Materials: DROPS BABY MERINO from Garnstudio
100-100-100-150-150 g colour no 33, electric blue
50-50-50-50-50 g colour no 32, turquoise
50-50-50-50-50 g colour no 02, off-white
Trousers:
150-150- 200- 200-200 g colour no 32, turquoise
Hat:
50-50-50-50-50 g colour no 33, electric blue
50-50-50-50-50 g colour no 32, turquoise
50-50-50-50-50 g colour no 02, off-white
Socks:
50-50-50-50-50 g colour no 02, off-white
The whole set:
150-150-150-200-200 g colour no 33, electric blue
200-200-250-250-250 g colour no 32, turquoise
50-50-50-50-50 g colour no 02, off-white

DROPS pointed needles size 2.5 and 3 mm + size 2 mm for socks
DROPS wooden buttons no 503 off-white, 2 pcs (for jumper)
Elastic for trousers approx 50-60 cm

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Yarn type
  • DROPS BABY MERINO UNI COLOUR (50g)
    3.10 GBP
Yarn type
  • DROPS BABY MERINO UNI COLOUR (50g)
    3.50 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: 25 sts x 33 rows on needle size 3 mm in stocking sts = 10 x 10 cm.
Garter sts (back and forth on needle): Knit all rows.
Rib: *K1/P1*, repeat from *-*.
Pattern: See diagrams M.1 and M.2. The diagram shows the pattern from the right side.

JUMPER:

Front piece: Cast on 64-72-80-90-98 sts (incl 1 edge st each side) on needle size 2.5 mm with electric blue and knit 2 cm Rib. Change to needle size 3 mm and continue in stocking sts. Remember the knitting tension. When piece measures 15-16-20-23-25 cm cast off for armhole each side on every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 3-3-4-5-5 times = 48-56-62-70-78 sts. At the same time when piece measures 15-17-21-25-28 cm knit M.1 – make sure to place a horizontal repeat mid front. When piece measures 23-25-28-32-35 cm cast off the middle 14-16-16-18-20 sts for neck and dec to shape the neckline on every other row: 2 sts 2 times and 1 st 3-3-5-5-5 times = 10-13-14-17-20 sts left on each shoulder. Continue as follows:
Right shoulder (when worn): Cast off all sts after M.1, piece measures approx 27-29-33-37-40 cm.
Left shoulder: After M.1 change to needle size 2.5 mm and knit 2 cm Rib in electric blue. At the same time after 0.5 cm make 1 buttonhole mid shoulder (cast off 2 sts and cast on 2 new sts on return row). Cast off in Rib after 2 cm.
Back piece: Cast on and knit as front piece. Dec for armhole as described for front piece and continue until piece measures 25-27-31-35-38 cm. Cast off the middle 24-26-30-32-34 sts for neck and dec to shape the neckline on every other row: 1 st 2-2-2-2-2 times = 10-13-14-17-20 sts left on each shoulder.
Continue as follows:
Right shoulder (when worn): Cast off all sts after M.1, piece measures approx 27-29-33-37-40 cm.
Left shoulder: After M.1 change to needle size 2.5 mm and knit 2 cm Rib in blue. Cast off in Rib.

Sleeve: Cast on 46-48-50-52-52 sts (incl 1 edge st each side) on needle size 2.5 mm with electric blue and knit 2 cm Rib with 1 edge st each side in garter sts. Change to needle size 3 mm and continue in stocking sts. When piece measures 4 cm inc 1 st each side on every 7-7-9-9-7 row a total of 6-7-6-7-10 times = 58-62-62-66-72 sts. When sleeve measures 18-20-22-25-29 cm knit M.2. At the same time when piece measures 18-20-22-24-28 dec for sleeve cap each side on every other row: 3 sts 1 time and 2 sts until M.2 is finished. Cast off after M.2, piece measures 23-25-27-30-34 cm.

Assembly: Sew right shoulder seam.
Neck: Pick up approx 90 to 100 sts round the neck on needle size 2.5 mm with electric blue and knit Rib. After 0.5 cm make 1 buttonhole in line with the other on shoulder. The neck is to be folded double towards WS so make another buttonhole after 4.5 cm. Cast off when neck measures 5 cm.
Set in sleeves. Sew sleeve and side seams. Fold neck double towards WS and attach. Sew on buttons.

TROUSERS:

Knitting tension: 26 sts x 52 rows on needle size 2.5 mm in garter sts = 10 x 10 cm.

The trousers are knitted from bottom up.
Right leg: Cast on 64-70-72-74-76 sts (incl 1 edge st each side) on needle size 2.5 mm with turquoise and knit garter sts back and forth on needle. When piece measures 8 cm inc 1 st inside the edge st each side on every 2-4-2-2-2 cm a total of 7-4-8-11-12 times = 78-78-88-96-100 sts. When piece measures 22-24-27-31-34 cm cast off 4 sts each side = 70-70-80-88-92 sts. Now inc on one side of piece (= mid back) inside edge st on every other row: 1 st 7-7-7-7-7 times and dec on the other side (= mid front) inside edge st on every other row: 1 st 4-2-9-12-15 times – dec by K2 tog. When piece measures 42-46-51-56-60 cm dec 13-13-13-15-16 sts evenly from the RS = 60-62-65-68-68 sts. Knit 2 cm in garter sts and then 2 cm in stocking sts. Cast off.

Left leg: Like right leg, but mirrored.

Assembly: Fold right leg double and sew inner leg seam within 1 edge st – Note! On the lower 4 cm (turn-up) sew with seam on the right side so that it doesn’t show when you turn it. Sew left leg in the same way. Sew together the trousers front and back within 1 edge st and sew the opening between the legs. Fold the top edge double towards the WS and sew – leave a little opening for the elastic band.

HAT:
To fit head circumference: 42-44-46-48-50 cm

Knitting tension: 25 sts x 33 rows on needle size 3 mm in stocking sts = 10 x 10 cm.
Garter sts (back and forth on needle): Knit all rows.
Rib: *K1/P1*, repeat from *-*.
Pattern: See diagram M.2. The diagram shows the pattern from the right side. English Translations for the wording in the diagrams are given at the bottom of this pattern, and they are given in the vertical order in which they appear in the diagram.

Cast on 90-98-102-106-110 sts (incl 1 edge st each side) on needle size 2.5 mm with electric blue and knit 2 cm Rib with 1 edge st each side in garter st. Change to needle size 3 mm and knit M.2. After M.2 finish the hat in blue. Cast off when piece measures 16-17-18-19-20 cm. Sew seam mid back. Sew tog at the top and make 3 pompons with a diameter of approx 5 cm in electric blue and turquoise and attach to each corner.


SOCKS:
To fit foot length: 10-11-12-14-15 cm

Knitting tension: 28 sts x 38 rows on needle size 2 mm in stocking sts = 10 x 10 cm.
Garter sts (back and forth on needle): Knit all rows.
Rib: *K1/P1*, repeat from *-*.

Cast on 44-46-48-50-52 sts on double pointed needles size 2 mm and knit 5-5-6-7-7 cm Rib. Continue in stocking sts and knit heel as follows: 3-3.5-4-4-4.5 cm in stocking sts back and forth over 22 sts mid back. Now dec for heel as follows:
1st row (RS): Knit 12 sts, K2 tog into back of st, K1, turn.
2nd row: slip 1 st as if to P, P4, P2 tog, P1, turn.
3rd row: slip 1 st as if to K, K5, K2 tog into back of st, K1, turn.
4th row: slip 1 st as if to P, P6, P2 tog, P1, turn.
5th row: slip 1 st as if to K, K7, K2 tog into back of st, K1, turn.
6th row: slip 1 st as if to P, P8, P2 tog, P1, turn.
7th row: slip 1 st as if to K, K8, K2 tog, P1, turn.
8th row: slip 1 st as if to P, P10, P2 tog, P1, turn.
9th row: K2 tog, K10, K2 tog into back of st = 12 sts on needle (= total 34-36-38-40-42 sts).
Now pick up 8 sts on each side of the heel = 50-52-54-56-58 sts and dec 1 st on each side of the upper 20-22-24-26-28 sts on every other row a total of 7 times = 36-38-40-42-44 sts. When foot measures 8-9-11-12-13 cm (from the start of the heel dec) insert a marking thread each side and dec 1 st on each side of both threads on every round (4 dec per round) a total of 8-8-8-9-9 times. Cut the thread and pull through remaining sts. Sew tight.

Diagram

jeans blue
turquoise
off-white


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