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BabyDROPS 17-2 by DROPS Design
"Dashing, warm and snug! The hood keeps baby’s neck warm."
DROPS jacket, socks and blanket in ”Merino Extra Fine”.
BabyDROPS 17-2
Size: 1/3 - 6/9 - 12/18 months (2 - 3/4) years
Bust:48-54-60 (70-76) cm [19”-21Ό”-23 5/8” (27½-30”)]
Full length: 28-30-34 (38-41) cm [11”-11Ύ”-13 3/8” (15”-16 1/8”)]
Sock foot length: 10-11-12 (14-16) cm [4’’-4 3/8’’-4Ύ’’ (5½’’-6Ό’’)]
Measurements blanket: approx 56 x 92 cm [22” x 36”]

Materials: DROPS MERINO EXTRA FINE from Garnstudio
JACKET:
250-300-300 (350-400) g color no 01, off-white
SOCKS:
50-50-50 (100-100) g color no 01, off-white
BLANKET:
450 g color no 01, of-white
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JACKET:
DROPS POINTED Needles size 4.5 mm [US 7] – or size needed to get 20 sts x 26 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’].
DROPS POINTED Needles size 3.5 mm [US 4] – for rib.
DROPS WOODEN BUTTONS no 503: 5-5-5 (6-6) pcs.

SOCKS:
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED Needles size 3 mm [US 2or3] – or size needed to get 23 sts x 32 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’].

BLANKET:
DROPS POINTED Needles size 5 mm [US 8] – or size needed to get 19 sts x 25 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’].
DROPS CROCHET Hook size 5 mm [H/8].

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Blanket: ...Continue as follows from RS: 5 garter sts, M.5 on the next 36 sts, 5 garter sts.
Work 4 vertical repeats of M.5 like this, but on the last repeat finish when 2 rows of diagram remain.

Updated online: 24.09.2009 (Printed catalogues do not include these corrections)

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  • DROPS MERINO EXTRA FINE UNI COLOUR (50g)
    5.85 USD
  • DROPS MERINO EXTRA FINE MIX (50g)
    5.85 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:

MOSS ST:
Row 1: * K1, P1 *, repeat from *-*.
Row 2: K over P and P over K.
Repeat row 2.

PATTERN: See diagram M.1, M.2 and M.3. The diagrams show the pattern from the RS.

BUTTONHOLES:
Make buttonholes on right front band by K tog 2nd and 3rd st from edge and make 1 YO.
Make buttonholes when piece measures:
SIZE 1/3 months: 3, 8, 13, 18 and 23 cm [1 1/8”, 3 1/8”, 5 1/8”, 7” 9”]
SIZE 6/9 months: 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 cm [2”, 4”, 6”, 8”, 9Ύ”]
SIZE 12/18 months: 5, 11, 17, 23 and 29 cm [2”, 4 3/8” 6 Ύ”, 9”, 11 3/8”]
SIZE 2 years: 5, 11, 16, 21, 27 and 32 cm [2”, 4 3/8”, 6Ό”, 8Ό”, 10 5/8”, 12½”]
SIZE 3/4 years: 5, 11, 17, 23, 29 and 35 cm [2”, 4 3/8”, 6Ύ”, 9”, 11 3/8”, 13Ύ”]
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BACK PIECE: Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 72-80-84 (96-104) sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 3.5 mm [US 4] with Merino Extra Fine. Work rib as follows (first row = RS): 1 edge st, * K2, P2 *, repeat from *-*, and finish with K2 and 1 edge st. When rib measures 4 cm [1½’’] change to needle size 4.5 mm [US 7] and K 1 row from RS, AT THE SAME TIME dec 6-8-6 (8-10) sts evenly = 66-72-78 (88-94) sts. K 1 row from WS and continue as follows from RS: 1 edge st, 4-7-8 (11-11) moss sts – SEE ABOVE – P 2, M.1 (= 15 sts), P 4-4-6 (8-11), M.3 (= 6 sts), P 2, M.3 (= 6 sts), P 4-4-6 (8-11), M.2 (= 15 sts), P 2, 4-7-8 (11-11) moss sts and 1 edge st.
Continue in pattern like this.
REMEMBER THE KNITTING GAUGE!
When piece measures 17-18-21 (24-26) cm [6Ύ’’-7’’-8Ό’’ (9½’’-10Ό’’)] bind off for armhole each side at the beg of every row from the side: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 0-1-2 (3-3) times and 1 st 2-3-2 (2-2) times = 56-56-60 (66-72) sts. When piece measures 26-28-32 (36-39) cm [10Ό”-11”-12½” (14Ό”-15Ό”)] work the 6 sts on M.3 tog 2 by 2 = 50-50-54 (60-66) sts. On next row bind off the middle 12-12-16 (20-22) sts for neck and complete each side separately. Bind off 1 st on neckline on next row = 18-18-18 (19-21) sts left on shoulder. When piece measures 28-30-34 (38-41) cm [11”-11Ύ”-13 3/8” (15”-16 1/8”)] dec 6 sts evenly on row = 12-12-12 (13-15) sts left on shoulder, bind off on next row.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE: Worked back and forth on needle from mid front.
Cast on 42-46-50 (54-58) sts (includes 1 edge st at side and 5 front band sts towards mid front) on needle size 3.5 mm [US 4] with Merino Extra Fine. Work rib as follows from mid front (first row = RS): 5 garter sts (= front band), * K2, P2 *, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 edge st. Remember buttonholes on front band - SEE ABOVE. When piece measures 4 cm [1½’’] change to needle size 4.5 mm [US 7], K 1 row from RS, AT THE SAME TIME dec 4-5-6 (5-6) sts evenly (do not dec on front band) = 38-41-44 (49-52) sts. K 1 row from WS and work next row as follows from RS: 5 garter sts (= front band), P 1, M.3 (= 6 sts), P 4-4-6 (8-11), M.1 (= 15 sts), P 2, 4-7-8 (11-11) moss sts and 1 edge st. Continue in pattern like this. When piece measures 17-18-21 (24-26) cm [6Ύ’’-7’’-8Ό’’ (9½’’-10Ό’’)] bind off for armhole at the side as described for back piece = 33-33-35 (38-41) sts. When piece measures 24-26-30 (33-36) cm [9½”-10Ό”-11Ύ” (13”-14Ό”)] work the 6 sts on M.3 tog 2 by 2 = 30-30-32 (35-38) sts. Now slip the 8-8-10 (12-13) sts towards mid front on a stitch holder for neck. Bind off to shape the neckline at the beg of every row from mid front: 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 2 times = 18-18-18 (19-21) sts left on shoulder. When piece measures 28-30-34 (38-41) cm [11”-11Ύ”-13 3/8” (15”-16 1/8”)] dec 6 sts evenly = 12-12-12 (13-15) sts left on shoulder, bind off

LEFT FRONT PIECE: Cast on and work like right front piece, but mirrored, i.e. work first row as follows from the side: 1 edge st * P2, K2 *, repeat from *-*, and finish with 5 garter sts (= front band).
When working pattern work row from RS as follows: 1 edge st, 4-7-8 (11-11) moss sts, P 2, M.2 (= 15 sts), P 4-4-6 (8-11), M.3 (= 6 sts), P 1 and 5 garter sts (= front band).
Do not make buttonholes!

SLEEVE: Worked back and forth on needle.
Cast on 46-46-46 (50-50) sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 3.5 mm [US 4] with Merino Extra Fine. Work 4 cm [1½’’] rib, K2/P2, with 1 edge st each side. Change to needle size 4.5 mm [US 7] and K 1 row from RS, AT THE SAME TIME dec 10-8-8 (10-10) sts evenly = 36-38-38 (40-40) sts. K 1 row from WS and work next row as follows from RS: 1 edge st, 12-13-13 (14-14) moss sts, P 2, M.3 (= 6 sts), P 2, 12-13-13 (14-14) moss sts and 1 edge st. Continue in pattern like this. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 7 cm [2Ύ’’] inc 1 st each side and repeat the inc on every 4th row a total of 6-7-9 (10-12) times = 48-52-56 (60-64) sts – work the inc sts in moss st. When piece measures 17-18-21 (24-28) cm [6Ύ”-7”-8Ό” (9½”-11”)] bind off for sleeve cap each side at the beg of every row: 4 sts 1 time, and then 2 sts until piece measures 21-23-26 (30-34) cm [8Ό”-9”-10Ό” (11Ύ”-13 3/8”)], now bind off 3 sts each side 1 time, AT THE SAME TIME on the last row work the 6 sts on M.3 tog 2 by 2. Bind off remaining sts on next row. Piece measures approx 22-24-27 (31-35) cm [8Ύ”-9½”-10 5/8” (12Ό”-13Ύ”)].

ASSEMBLY: Sew shoulder seams.
HOOD: Pick up approx 46 to 68 sts (includes sts on stitch holders at front) round neckline on needle size 4.5 mm [US 7]. K 2 rows, AT THE SAME TIME on second row inc evenly to 68-72-76 (80-84) sts. Continue in reverse stockinette st with 5 garter sts each side until hood measures 21-23-25 (27-28) cm [8Ό”-9”-9Ύ” (10 5/8”-11”)], bind off. Sew hood tog at the top, edge to edge to avoid a chunky seam.
Set in sleeves. Sew sleeve and side seams inside 1 edge st. Sew on buttons.
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SOCK:

PATTERN: See diagram M.4. The diagram shows the pattern from the RS.

DECREASING TIP:
Dec as follows before marker: K 2 tog.
Dec as follows after marker: Slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso.

HEEL DECREASES:
ROW 1 (= RS): Work row until 5-5-6 (6-6) sts remain, slip next st as if to K, K1, psso, turn piece,
ROW 2 (= WS): Work row until 5-5-6 (6-6) sts remain, slip next st as if to P, P1, psso, turn piece,
ROW 3 (= RS): Work row until 4-4-5 (5-5) sts remain, slip next st as if to K, K1, psso, turn piece,
ROW 4 (= WS): Work row until 4-4-5 (5-5) sts remain, slip next st as if to P, P1, psso, turn piece.
Continue dec like this with 1 less st between each dec until there are 9-9-12 (12-12) sts on row.
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SOCK: Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 36-36-42 (42-42) sts on double pointed needles size 3 mm [US 2or3] with Merino Extra Fine and work 2 cm [3/4’’] rib, K3/P3. Work 1 round rib, AT THE SAME TIME inc all K3 to K4 = 42-42-49 (49-49) sts. Work 1 round K4/P3. Now continue as follows: * M.4, P3 *, repeat from *-* a total of 6-6-7 (7-7) times. After 3 vertical repeats of M.4 work sts in M.4 tog 2 by 2 = 30-30-35 (35-35) sts. Now keep the first 17-17-22 (22-22) sts on needle for heel and slip remaining 13 sts on a stitch holder (= upper foot). Work 3-3.5-4 (4-4.5) cm [1 1/8’’-1Ό’’-1½’’ (1½’’-1Ύ’’)] stockinette st back and forth on heel sts. Insert a marker in piece and now dec for heel – SEE ABOVE. After heel dec pick up 7-8-9 (9-10) sts on each side of heel and slip sts from stitch holder back on needle = 36-38-43 (43-45) sts. Continue in stockinette st on all sts, AT THE SAME TIME dec as follows on each side of the 13 sts on upper foot: K tog the 2 sts before the 13 sts on upper foot into back of loop and K tog the 2 sts after the 13 sts. Dec on every other row a total of 5-6-7 (6-6) times = 26-26-29 (31-33) sts.
When piece measures approx 8-9-9.5 (11.5-12.5) cm [3 1/8’’-3½’’-3Ύ’’ (4½’’-4 7/8’’)] from marker on heel (approx 2-2-2.5 (2.5-3.5) cm [3/4’’-3/4’’-7/8’’ (7/8’’-1Ό’’)] remain) insert 1 marker each side with 13-13-15 (15-17) sts on upper foot and 13-13-14 (16-16) sts under foot. Dec on each side of both markers – SEE DECREASING TIP – on every other round 2-2-3 (3-5) times and then on every round 3-3-3 (3-2) times = 6-6-5 (7-5) sts. Cut the thread, pull through remaining sts and fasten.
Sock measures approx 10-11-12 (14-16) cm [4’’-4 3/8’’-4Ύ’’ (5½’’-6Ό’’)].
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BLANKET

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

INCREASING TIP: Make all inc from RS.
Inc 1 st by making 1 YO. Work YO into back of loop on return row to avoid a hole.

PATTERN: See diagram M.5. The diagram shows the pattern from the RS.

BLANKET:
Blanket is made up of 12 squares, sewn tog 3 by 4.
1 square measures approx: width 18 cm [7’’], length 22.5 cm [8 7/8”]

1 SQUARE: Cast on 36 sts on needle size 5 mm [US 8] with Merino Extra Fine. Work 8 rows garter st – SEE ABOVE. K 1 row from RS, AT THE SAME TIME inc 10 sts evenly on the middle 26 sts = 46 sts.
Work next row from WS as follows: 5 garter sts, K3, P6, K 4, P3, K4, P3, K4, P6, K3 and 5 garter sts.
Continue as follows from RS: 5 garter sts, M.5 on the next 36 sts, 5 garter sts.
Work 4 vertical repeats of M.5 like this, but on the last repeat finish when 2 rows of diagram remain. K 1 row from RS on all sts, AT THE SAME TIME dec 10 sts on the middle 36 sts = 36 sts. Work 8 rows garter st on all sts and bind off loosely.
Note: You may work 4 squares in a row without binding off, i.e. beg a new square after the last 8 rows in garter st.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the squares tog, 3 by 4. Sew in outer loops of sts to avoid a chunky seam.

CROCHET BORDER: Crochet a border round the whole blanket with crochet hook size 5 mm [H/8] as follows: * 1 sc in edge st, 3 ch, 1 sc in the first of these 3 ch, skip 1 cm [3/8’’] *, repeat from *-*, and finish with 1 sl st in first sc from beg of round.


Diagram

K from RS, P from WS
P from RS, K from WS
slip 3 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K3, K3 from cable needle
slip 3 sts on cable needle in front of piece, P1, K3 from cable needle
slip 1 st on cable needle behind piece, K3, P1 from cable needle
slip 3 sts on cable needle behind piece, K3, K3 from cable needle
slip 2 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K2, K2 from cable needle
Bobble. Work 5 sts in 1 st as follows: K1, 1 YO, K1, 1 YO, K1. Work 4 rows stockinette st on these 5 sts. Now lift second st over first st, third st over first st, fourth st over first st and fifth st over first st =1 st left.



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