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BabyDROPS 14-17 by DROPS Design
"Long gloves for tiny hands…"
Mittens in Alpaca
BabyDROPS 14-17
Size: 1/3 - 6/9 - 12/18 months (2 - 3/4 years)

Materials: DROPS Alpaca from Garnstudio
50 g color for all sizes color no 0100, off-white

DROPS double pointed needle size 2.5 mm / US 1 or 2

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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.
Gauge: 26 sts x 52 rows in garter sts = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

Rib: *K1, P1*, repeat from *-*

Garter sts (in the round on double pointed needles): Knit 1 round, purl 1 round

Decreasing tips: Dec on both sides of the 2 markers as follows (start 2 sts before a marker): K2 tog, marker, slip 1 st as if to knit, K1, psso.

MITTENS:
The 3 bigger sizes have thumb, the 2 smaller sizes are without.
The mitten is knitted in the round on double pointed needles.
Loosely cast on 44-48-52 (56-60) sts with Alpaca on needles size 2.5 mm / US 1or2 and K1 round. Then work 4-5-6 (7-8) cm / 1½"-2"-2½" (2 3/4"-3") in rib and then continue in garter sts – see explanation above – at the same time adjusting number of sts on 1st round in garter st to 38-42-46 (50-54) sts.
The 3 bigger sizes: After 1 (2-3) cm / ½" (3/4"-1") in garter put the last 5 (6-6) sts on round on holder for thumb.
Cast on 5 (6-6) new sts over these on next round.
All sizes: When piece measures 10-11-12 (12-13) cm / 4"-4½"-4 3/4" (4 3/4"-5") insert a marker each side. Now dec 1 st on each side of both markers on every other round until there are 10 sts left – see Decreasing tips (= 4 dec per round).
Pull yarn through remaining sts and fasten.
The mitten measures approx 13-14-15 (16-17) cm / 5 1/8"-5½"-6" (6 1/4"-6 3/4").

Thumb: Put the 5 (6-6) sts from holder back on a double pointed needle and pick up 7 (8-8) sts behind these = 12 (14-14) sts. Work in garter st for 3 (4-5) cm / 1" (1½"-2").
Now K2 tog around. Pull yarn through remaining sts and fasten.
Make another mitten with the thumb at the other side (applies to the 3 bigger sizes).

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