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BabyDROPS 13-14 by DROPS Design
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DROPS Jacket, pants, hat and soft toy in Alpaca
BabyDROPS 13-14
Size: 1/3 – 6/9 – 12/18 months (2 – 3/4 years)

Materials: DROPS Alpaca from Garnstudio
Jacket:
200-200-200 (250-250) g color no 100, off-white

DROPS circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7
DROPS duffel button, no 520, 4-4-4 (5-5) pcs

Pants:
100-100-150 (150-150) g color no 0302, camel
50 g for all sizes color no 0618, beige-mix
50 g for all sizes color no 6309, blue-gray
50 g for all sizes color no 0100, off-white
50 g for all sizes color no 6205, baby blue
50 g for all sizes color no 0401, brown

DROPS double pointed and circular needle size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 and 3 mm/US 2.5

Hat:
50 g for all sizes color no 0302, camel
+ a remnant of color no 0618, beige-mix
+ remnants from jacket
DROPS double pointed needle size 2.5 mm / US 1.5


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  • DROPS ALPACA UNI COLOUR (50g)
    5.40 USD
NOTE: This pattern is written in American 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 British English, please click here.
JACKET:
Knitting gauge: 18 sts x 23 rows with 2 strands of Alpaca on needles size 4.5 mm / US 7 in stockinette sts = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

Garter sts: Knit all rows

Pattern: See diagram M.1. The diagram shows the pattern from the right side

Buttonhole: Make buttonholes on right front band from mid front as follows: K1, K2 tog, yo, K2. Make buttonholes as follows:
Size 1/3 months: 2, 9, 16 and 22 cm
Size 6/9 months: 3, 10, 17 and 24 cm
Size 12/18 months: 3, 11, 19 and 27 cm
Size 2 years: 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 cm
Size 3/4 years: 3, 11, 19, 26 and 33 cm

Right front:
Knit back and forth on circular needle. Cast on 31-34-40 (42-45) sts (incl 1 edge st at side and 5 front band sts, all knitted in garter sts throughout) with 2 strands of off-white Alpaca and circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7.
Knit 4 rows garter sts. Knit next row as follows from the right side: 5 front band sts in garter sts, M.1 over the next 24-24-34 (34-34) sts, purl 1-4-0 (2-5) sts and 1 edge st. Continue pattern – remember buttonholes on front band – until piece measures 16-17-20 (23-25) cm / 6¼''-6¾''-8'' (9''-9¾'').
Now cast on new sts at side for sleeve on every other row as follows (incorporate new sts in pattern as you go along):
Size 1/3 months: 2 sts 1 time, 4 sts 1 time, 6 sts 2 times and 15 sts 1 time
Size 6/9 months: 4 sts 2 times, 6 sts 1 time, 8 sts 1 time and 18 sts 1 time
Size 12/18 months: 4 sts 3 times, 6 sts 1 time, 8 sts 1 time and 18 sts 1 time
Size 2 years: 4 sts 2 times, 6 sts 1 time, 8 sts 1 time, 9 sts 1 time and 21 sts 1 time
Size 3/4 years: 4 sts 2 times, 6 sts 1 time, 8 sts 3 times and 21 sts 1 time

After all inc are complete there are 64-74-84 (94-104) sts on row.
Continue M.1 with 5 sts in garter sts at sleeve edge and on front band.
When piece measures 23-25-28 (32-34) cm put the 9 sts towards mid front on a thread for neck.
Now dec to shape the neckline on every other row as follows: 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 2-2-2 (4-4) times = 51-61-71 (79-89) sts left on shoulder/sleeve.
When piece measures 27-29-33 (37-40) cm / 10 5/8''-11 3/8''-13'' (14½''-15¾'') insert a marker (= mid shoulder), knit 1 more cm and put piece aside.

Left front:
Cast on and knit as right front – do not make buttonholes.

Back piece:
Put sts from left front piece on needle, cast on 22-22-22 (26-26) new sts (= back neck), put sts from right front piece on needle = 124-144-164 (184-204) sts.
Continue in M.1 with 5 garter sts each side.
When piece measures 7-8-8 (9-9) cm from marker on shoulder bind off sts on sleeves on every other row as follows:
Size 1/3 months: 15 sts 1 time, 6 sts 2 times, 4 sts 1 time and 2 sts 1 time
Size 6/9 months: 18 sts 1 time, 8 sts 1 time, 6 sts 1 time and 4 sts 2 times
Size 12/18 months: 18 sts 1 time, 8 sts 1 time, 6 sts 1 time and 4 sts 3 times
Size 2 years: 21 sts 1 time, 9 sts 1 time, 8 sts 1 time, 6 sts 1 time and 4 sts 2 times
Size 3/4 years: 21 sts 1 time, 8 sts 3 times, 6 sts 1 time and 4 sts 2 times.
After all dec are complete there are 58-64-76 (80-86) sts left on row. Continue M.1 with 1 edge st each side.
When piece measures 26-28-32 (36-39) cm from marker knit 4 rows garter sts over all sts and bind off.

Neck:
Pick up approx 48 to 58 sts round neck (incl sts on threads on front pieces) with 2 strands off-white and needle size 4.5 mm / US 7.
Knit 3 rows garter sts and bind off.

Assembly: Sew sleeve and side seams within 1 edge st. Sew on buttons.
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PANTS:
Knitting gauge: 24 sts x 32 rows with 1 strand of Alpaca on needles size 3 mm / US 2.5 in stockinette sts = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

Rib: *K2, P2*, repeat from *-*

Pattern: see diagrams M.2 and M.3.

Decreasing tips (applies to inner side of leg:
Dec as follows 1 st before the marker: K2 tog
Decrease as follows 1 st after marker: slip 1 st as if to knit, K1, psso.

Start at the top and knit downwards.
Cast on 116-120-124 (132-140) sts with camel and circular needle size 2.5 mm / US 1.5. Knit 4 cm / 1½'' Rib.
Change to circular needle size 3 mm / US 2.5 and knit 1 round, at the same time inc evenly on round to 144-156-168 (180-192) sts.
Insert a marker at the beginning of round = mid back and after 72-78-84 (90-96) sts = mid front.
Knit M.3, at the same time, knitting elevation at the back as follows: knit 12 sts, turn the piece (to avoid a hole slip the first st as if to knit and tighten thread when knitting back), knit 24 sts, turn the piece.
Continue like this by knitting 12 sts more before each turn another 8-10-10 (12-12) times. Now knit 1 round over all sts.
When piece measures 12-15-16 (17-18) cm (measured from mid front) inc 1 st on each side of the middle 2 sts mid front on every other row a total of 10 times (inc by picking up st from previous row and incorporate this in M.3) = 164-176-188 (200-212) sts.
After the last inc the piece measures approx 18-21-22 (23-24) cm mid front.
Knit next round as follows from mid back: bind off 3 sts, knit 76-82-88 (94-100) sts, bind off 6 sts, knit 76-82-88 (94-100) sts, bind off 3 sts.
Now finish each leg separately.

Legs:
Put sts from one leg on a thread and sts from the other leg on double pointed needles size 3 mm / US 2.5 = 76-82-88 (94-100) sts.
Knit round (continue pattern as before) and insert a marker at beginning of round = inner side of leg.
When leg measures 2 cm / 3/4'' dec 1 st on both sides of marker – see Decreasing tips – on every 5-2-3 (2.5-4) cm a total of 2-5-4 (7-6) times = 72-72-80 (80-88) sts. When leg measures 8-11-14 (19-24) cm knit M.2 – start at the top of diagram and knit downwards. After M.2 knit 1 round with camel, at the same time dec evenly to 60-64-68 (72-76) sts. Knit 10 cm Rib and bind off loosely.
Knit the other leg in the same way.

Assembly:
Sew opening between legs. Fold the rib at bottom of legs.
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HAT:
Size: 1/3 – 6/18 months (2 –3/4 years)
To fit head circumference: 40/42 – 43/45 (48/50 – 50/52) cm

Knitting gauge: 24 sts x 32 rows with 1 strand of Alpaca on needles size 3 mm / US 2.5 in stockinette sts = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

Pattern: see diagrams M.2 and M.3.

Decreasing tips:
Dec as follows before the marker: K2 tog
Decrease as follows after marker: slip 1 st as if to knit, K1, psso.

Cast on 96-104 (112-120) sts with camel on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 and knit 6 cm / 2 3/8'' stockinette sts.
Now purl 1 round (= folding edge) and knit 1 round. Now knit M.2 once.
Change back to camel, knit 1 round and purl 1 round.
Now knit M.3, at the same time adjusting number of sts to 96-102 (108-102) on first round.
When piece measures 13-15 (16-17) cm from folding edge adjust number of sts to 90-100 (110-120).
Now insert 5 markers in piece with 18-20 (22-24) sts between each thread. Continue in stockinette sts, at the same time dec 1 st on each side of all markers on each round until there are 10 sts left – see Decreasing tips.
Pull thread through remaining sts and attach.
Fold lower edge against wrong side and attach with neat sts – make sure seam isn’t too tight.

Pompon:
Make a pompon in camel with a diameter of approx 4 cm / 1½'' and attach at the top of hat.

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SOFT TOY: see pattern no 13-33
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Diagram

beige mix
off white
blue gray
light blue
brown
K from RS, P from WS
P from RS, K from WS
put 2 sts on cable needle behind the piece, K2, K2 from cable needle


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