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BabyDROPS 14-25 by DROPS Design
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Crochet jacket, booties and blanket in Eskimo
BabyDROPS 14-25
1/3 – 6/9 – 12/18 months (2 –3/4 years)

Width at chest: 20½-22¾-26¾ (28 3/8-30¾) inches
Full length: 11¾-13-14¼ (15¾-17¾) inches

DROPS Eskimo from Garnstudio

3-4-4 (5-5) balls #01, off-white
1-1-1 (2-2) balls #31, light mint
1-1-1 (2-2) balls #37, mint-mix
1 ball for all sizes of following colors: #13 camel, #23 dark beige, #30 baby pink, #36 rose-mix.

Size M/13/9 mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.

DROPS wooden button no 512: 4-4-4 (5-5) pcs

2-2-2 (2-2) balls #01, off-white

Size K/10½/7 mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.

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When piece measures approx 8”-9”-9” (10 5/8”-11¾”) cast on new sts for sleeves each side as follows: Cut the yarn. Ch 16-19-19 (25-28), crochet as before over back piece, at the end of row ch 16-19-19 (25-28). Turn the piece and crochet as explained for 1st row so that the pattern continues as before = 1 dc (3 ch) + 20-23-25 (30-33) dc-groups on row.

Updated online: 27.10.2010 (Printed catalogues do not include these corrections)

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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.

Width of 4 dc-groups and 4 rows in height = 4 x 4 inches

See rows below - or chart 1 for right size.
Each row = 1 row of dc’s.
1/3+6/9 months: work row 2-13 below.
12/18 months: work row 1-13 below.
2 years: work row 2-17 below.
3/4 years: work row 1-17 below.
1st row: off white
2nd row: off white
3rd row: camel
4th row: light mint
5th row: mint-mix
6th row: rose-mix
7th row: baby pink
8th row: off white
9th row: camel
10th row: dark beige
11th row: mint-mix
12th row: light mint
13th row: off white
14th row: baby pink
15th row: rose-mix
16th row: camel
17th row: off white

At the beginning of each row of dc’s replace the 1st dc with 3 ch, and finish each row with 1 dc in 3rd ch from beginning of previous row.

1 dc-group = 2 dc in same st. ½ dc-group = 3 ch (equals 1 dc)

Read Crochet info 1.
With Eskimo #01, ch 31-34-40 (43-46).
Crochet stripes as described above as follows:
1st row: 1 dc in 4th ch from hook, *skip 2 ch, 2 dc in next ch*, repeat from *-* = 10-11-13 (14-15) dc-groups on row, turn the piece.
2nd row: 3 ch (= 1 dc), 2 dc between the first 2 dc-groups from previous row (crochet at top of st and not round the whole st), *2 dc between the next 2 dc-groups*, repeat from *-* and finish with 2 dc at the top of the last dc = 1 dc (3 ch) + 10-11-13 (14-15) dc-groups on row – read Crochet info 2. Repeat 2nd row.

When piece measures approx 8”-9”-9” (10 5/8”-11¾”) cast on new sts for sleeves each side as follows: Cut the yarn. Ch 16-19-19 (25-28), crochet as before over back piece, at the end of row ch 16-19-19 (25-28). Turn the piece and crochet as explained for 1st row so that the pattern continues as before = 1 dc (3 ch) + 20-23-25 (30-33) dc-groups on row.
When piece measures 11¾”-13”-14¼” (15¾”-17¾”) fasten off.

With Eskimo #01, ch 16-16-19 (22-22).
Crochet following explanation for stripes above and dc-groups as described for back piece = 1 dc (3 ch) +5-5-6 (7-7) dc-groups after 2nd row. When piece measures approx 8”-9”-9” (10 5/8”-11¾”) cast on new sts for sleeve at side as described for back piece. Continue pattern as before = 1 dc (3 ch) + 10-11-12 (15-16) dc-groups on row. When piece measures 11¾”-13”-14¼” (15¾”-17¾”) fasten off.

Crochet as left front piece, but mirrored.

With Eskimo #01 crochet 2 rows of dc along sleeve edge = approx 1 dc (3 ch) + 8-8-10 (10-11) dc on row.

With Eskimo #01 crochet 1 row of dc-groups along the front edge of both front pieces = approx 12-13-14 (16-18) dc-groups.

Sew shoulder/sleeve seams – start at sleeve edge and work towards neckline – leave 5-5 dc-groups mid back for neck opening. Sew underarm and side seams.

With Eskimo #01 crochet 1 sc in 1st st, ch 3, then approx 13-14-15 (16-17) dc-groups around neckline as described on 1sr row for jacket. Continue with dc-groups until hood measures approx 8¾”-9½”-10¼” (11½”-11¾”), fasten off. Fold hood double and sew top seam with neat sts.

Sew on buttons on left front piece – the top one approx ½”-3/4” from neckline and the bottom one approx 4”-4¾” from lower edge.


To fit foot length: 4-4½-4¾ (5½-6) inches

Width of 10 sc and 11 rows in height = 4 x 4 inches.

At the beginning of each row of sc’s replace the 1st sc with 1 ch, and finish each row with 1 sc in ch from beginning of previous row.

Crochet the bootie in one piece and sew seams mid front and mid back.
With Eskimo #01, ch 7-8-9 (10-11). Crochet back and forth with sc - read Crochet Info – start in 2nd ch from hook. = 7-8-9 (10-11) sc on row. When piece measures 2¾”-3 1/8”-3½” (4”-4”) inc at one side for foot by ch 3-3-3 (4-4), turn and continue with sc in all sts = 10-11-12 (14-15) sc. When piece measures 6”-7”-8¼” (9½”-10¼”) bind off the 3-3-3 (4-4) foot sts by turning the piece just before these sts. Continue with sc over the remaining 7-8-9 (10-11) sc until piece measures 8¾”-10¼”-11¾” (13 3/8”-14¼”). Fasten off

Fold bootie double and sew seam mid back and mid front with neat sts – leave an opening of approx 2”-2½”-2¾” (3”-3 1/8”) at the top mid front.
Crochet the other bootie.

Make 2 small pompons with a diameter of approx 1 inch and attach to top of each bootie.


See pattern b14-21


light mint
mint mix
rose mix
baby pink
dark beige

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