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BabyDROPS 16-10 by DROPS Design
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DROPS jacket with raglan sleeves in pattern and pants in ”Alpaca”.
BabyDROPS 16-10
Size: 1/3 - 6/9 - 12/18 months (2 - 3/4) years
Bust: 50-56-64 (68-76) cm [19Ύ”-22”-25Ό” (26Ύ”-30”)]
Full length: 28-29-33 (37-40) cm [11”-11 3/8”-13” (14½”-15Ύ”)]

Materials: DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
JACKET:
100-100-150 (150-200) g color no 0100, off-white
50 g for all sizes color no 8105, light steel blue
50 g for all sizes color no 6360, steel blue mix
50 g for all sizes color no 6347, dark steel blue
50 g for all sizes color no 6205, light blue
PANTS:
100-100-150 (150-200) g color no 6205, light blue

JACKET:
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED AND CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 cm [24’’]) size 3 mm [US 2or3] – or size needed to get 24 sts x 32 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’].
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED AND CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 cm [24’’]) size 2.5 mm [US 1] – for rib
DROPS WOODEN BUTTON no 503: 5-5-6 (6-6) pcs.

PANTS:
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED AND CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm [16’’]) size 2.5 mm [US 1] – or size needed to get 26 sts x 34 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’].

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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:

GARTER ST (back and forth on needle): K all rows.

GARTER ST (in the round): K 1 round, P 1 round.

BUTTONHOLES: Make buttonholes on right front band. 1 buttonhole = bind off 3rd and 4th st from mid front and cast on 2 new sts on return row.
Make buttonholes when piece measures:
SIZE 1/3 months: 4, 10, 16, 22 and 27 cm [1½”, 4”, 6Ό”, 8 Ύ”, 10 5/8”]
SIZE 6/9 months: 4, 10, 16, 22 and 28 cm [1½”, 4”, 6Ό”, 8 Ύ”, 11”]
SIZE 12/18 months: 4, 10, 16, 21, 27, 32 cm [1½”, 4”, 6Ό”, 8Ό”, 10 5/8”, 12½”]
SIZE 2 years: 4, 10, 17, 23, 30 and 36 cm [1½”, 4”, 6Ύ”, 9”, 11Ύ”, 14Ό”]
SIZE 3/4 years: 4, 11, 18, 25, 32 and 39 cm [1½”, 4 3/8”, 7”, 9Ύ”, 12½”, 15Ό”]

PATTERN: See diagram M.1 and M.2, the diagrams are seen from the RS.

KNITTING TIP: When working M.2 the last st in repeat does not fit pattern. Work this st as if it was the first st in the next repeat to make the pattern identical on both sides of front bands. NOTE: Do not dec on this st.
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JACKET

BODY PIECE: Worked back and forth on circular needle from mid front.
Cast on 172-192-212 (232-256) sts (includes 5 front band sts each side towards mid front) on circular needle size 2.5 mm [US 1] with off-white. P 1 row from WS and continue as follows from RS: 5 front band sts in garter st – SEE ABOVE, * K2, P2 *, repeat from *-* and finish with K2 and 5 front band sts in garter st. When rib measures 3 cm [1 1/8’’] K 1 row from RS, AT THE SAME TIME dec 42-50-52 (60-66) sts evenly = 130-142-160 (172-190) sts. Change to circular needle size 3 mm [US 2or3]. Insert 2 markers in piece, 35-38-42 (45-50) sts in from each side (= 60-66-76 (82-90) sts between markers on back piece). K 1 row from WS and continue in stockinette st. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 4 cm [1½’’] make buttonhole on right front band – SEE ABOVE.
REMEMBER THE KNITTING GAUGE!
When piece measures approx 7-7-9 (10-11) cm [2Ύ”-2Ύ”-3½” (4”-4 3/8”)] continue in M.1 with 5 garter sts each side. When piece measures 16-17-20 (23-25) cm [6Ό’’-6Ύ’’-8’’ (9’’-9Ύ’’)] bind off 10 sts each side for armhole (= 5 sts on each side of both markers) = 110-122-140 (152-170) sts.
Put piece aside and knit the sleeves.

SLEEVES: Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 36-36-42 (42-46) sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm [US 1] with off-white. Work 4 cm [1½’’] garter st – SEE ABOVE. Change to double pointed needles size 3 mm [US 2or3] and insert a marker at beg of round = mid under arm. Continue in stockinette st. When piece measures 5-5-5 (6-7) cm [2”-2”-2” (2 3/8”-2Ύ”)] inc 1 st on each side of marker and repeat the inc on every 4-4-5 (5-6) round a total of 7-8-8 (10-10) times = 50-52-58 (62-66) sts. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 10-11-11 (14-16) cm [4”-4 3/8”-4 3/8” (5½”-6Ό”)] continue in M.1. When piece measures 14-17-19 (23-27) cm [5½”-6Ύ”-7½” (9”-10 5/8”)] bind off 10 sts mid under arm (= 5 sts on each side of marker) = 40-42-48 (52-56) sts. Put piece aside and knit the other sleeve.

YOKE: Slip sleeves on the same circular needle as body piece where bind off for armholes = 190-206-236 (256-282) sts. K 1 row off-white from RS, AT THE SAME TIME dec 8-6-0 (2-10) sts evenly = 182-200-236 (254-272) sts. K 1 row from WS and now slip the 5 front band sts each side on stitch holders = 172-190-226 (244-262) sts left on row. Continue in M.2 – SEE KNITTING TIP – and see diagram for size. After M.2 – see arrow in diagram for size – there are 58-64-76 (82-88) sts on row and piece measures approx 28-29-33 (37-40) cm [11”-11 3/8”-13” (14½”-15Ύ”)]. K 1 row off-white from RS, AT THE SAME TIME dec 0-2-6 (4-6) sts evenly = 58-62-70 (78-82) sts.
Slip sts from stitch holder on the left side on needle size 3 mm [US 2or3] and work garter st back and forth on needle until front band is the same length as jacket – finish after a row from RS. Repeat on right front band, remember buttonhole!
Slip sts on front bands on the same circular needle as jacket = 68-72-80 (88-92) sts. Now complete piece in off-white: K 1 row from WS, K 1 row from RS, K 1 row from WS and continue in rib as follows: 5 garter sts, * K2, P2 *, repeat from *-* and finish with K2 and 5 garter sts. When rib measures 4-4-4 (5-5) cm [1½”-1½”-1½” (2”-2”)] bind off loosely in rib. Fold rib double towards WS and fasten.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew front bands to jacket at the top, edge to edge. Sew openings under arms and sew on buttons. Fold sleeve edges if needed.
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PANTS:

DECREASING TIP:
Dec as follows 3 sts before marker: K2 tog
Dec as follows after marker: K1, slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso.
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LEG:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Loosely cast on 64-68-72 (76-80) sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm [US 1] with Alpaca. Insert a marker at beg of round = inside of leg. Work 8-8-9 (9-10) cm [3 1/8”-3 1/8"-3½” (3½”-4”)] rib, K2/P2 and continue in stockinette st, AT THE SAME TIME dec 8-8-10 (12-12) sts evenly = 56-60-62 (64-68) sts.
REMEMBER THE KNITTING GAUGE!
When piece measures 9-10-11 (11-12) cm [3½”-4”-4 3/8” (4 3/8”-4Ύ”)] inc 1 st on each side of marker and repeat the inc on every 3-4-5 (6-8) round a total of 8 times = 72-76-78 (80-84) sts. When piece measures 16-20-23 (25-32) cm [6Ό”-8”-9” (9Ύ”-12½”)] divide piece on the inside of leg and continue back and forth on needle (to make it easier to slip both legs on the same circular needle afterwards). Cast on 1 new st each side for seam = 74-78-80 (82-86) sts. When piece measures 18-22-25 (29-34) cm [7”-8Ύ”-9Ύ” (11 3/8”-13 3/8”)] bind off 3 sts each side = 68-72-74 (76-80) sts. Put piece aside and knit the other leg.

PANTS:
Slip both legs on the same circular needle size 2.5 mm [US 1] = 136-144-148 (152-160) sts. Insert 1 marker mid front. Continue in the round, AT THE SAME TIME dec 1 st on each side of marker – SEE DECREASING TIP – on every other row a total of 6 times = 124-132-136 (140-148) sts.
When piece measures 29-35-38 (43-50) cm [11 3/8”-13Ύ”-15” (17”-19Ύ”)] inc 24-24-24 (28-28) sts evenly on round = 148-156-160 (168-176) sts. Continue in rib, K2/P2 and bind off loosely when rib measures 7-7-8 (9-9) cm [2Ύ”-2Ύ”-3 1/8” (3½”-3½”)].
Pants measures approx 36-42-46 (52-59) cm [14Ό”-16½”-18” (20½”-23Ό”)].

ASSEMBLY:
Sew split at the top of leg inside 1 edge st and sew opening between legs.

Diagram

6360, steel blue mix
6347, dark steel blue
0100, off-white
6205, light blue
8105, light steel blue
K2 tog



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