DROPS Baby / 4 / 18

DROPS Baby 4-18 by DROPS Design

DROPS jacket, pants, hat, mittens, booties and scarf in garter st in “Baby Merino". Blanket in “Karisma”.

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Size: 3 – 6/9 – 12/18 months (2 - 3/4 years)

Materials: DROPS Baby Merino, from Garnstudio
200-200-250 (300-350) g color no 25, lavender
150-150-200 (200-250) g color no 32, turquoise
50-50-50 (50-50) g color no 10, light turquoise
50-50-50 (50-50) g color no 14, purple

DROPS circular needle and double pointed needles size 2 mm and 2.5 mm / US 0 and US 1or2.
DROPS crochet hook size 2.5 mm / C/2
DROPS double pointed needle size 2.5 mm / US 1 or 2 (Hat - Ribbon)
DROPS wooden button, 5 pcs

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JACKET:

Knitting gauge: 26 sts x 52 rows on needles size 2.5 mm / US 1or 2 in garter st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

Garter st, back and forth on needle: K all rows.

Buttonholes:
Make buttonholes on right front band when piece measures:
1-1-1 (1-1) cm / 3/8" all sizes
6.5-7-8 (9-9.5) cm / 2½"-2 3/4"-3 1/8" (3½"-3 3/4")
11.5-12.5-14.5 (16.5-18) cm / 4½"-4 7/8"-5 3/4" (6½"-7")
16.5-18-21 (24-26.5) cm / 6½"-7"-8 1/4" (9½"-10½")
22-24-28 (32-35) cm / 8 3/4"-9½"-11" (12½"-13 3/4")
1 buttonhole = bind off 3rd, 4th and 5th st from edge on right front band and cast on 3 new sts on return row.

Front and back piece:
Knitted back and forth on circular needle from mid front. Cast on 144-156-180 (204-216) sts on circular needle size 2.5 mm / US 1or2 with lavender and knit garter st – the 6 sts towards mid front each side = front band.
After 1 cm / 3/8'' make buttonhole on right front band (see above). Remember the knitting gauge. When piece measures 17-18-21 (24-24) cm / 6 3/4"-7"-8 1/4" (9½"-9½") knit next row as follows from the RS: 37-40-46 (52-55) sts = front piece, bind off 4 sts for armhole, 62-68-80 (92-98) sts = back piece, bind off 4 sts for armhole, 37-40-46 (52-55) sts = front piece. Now complete front and back pieces separately.

Front piece:
= 37-40-46 (52-55) sts. Bind off to shape the armhole on every other row as follows: 2 sts 1-1-2 (2-2) times, 1 st 2-1-1 (2-1) times = 33-37-41 (46-50) sts.
When piece measures 23-25-29 (33-36) cm / 9"-9 3/4"-11 3/8" (13"-14 1/4") bind off to shape the neckline on every other row: 10-12-13 (16-19) sts 1 time, 2 sts 4 times and 1 st 2 times.
Bind off when piece measures 27-29-33 (37-40) cm / 10 5/8''-11 3/8''-13'' (14½''-15¾'').

Back piece:
= 62-68-80 (92-98) sts. Bind off for armhole as described for front piece = 54-62-70 (80-88) sts. When piece measures 25-27-32 (35-38) cm / 9 3/4"-10 5/8"-12½" (13 3/4"-15") bind off the middle 24-28-30 (36-42) sts for neck and work each side separate.
Continuing bind off to shape the neckline on next row from neck: 2 sts 1 time.
Bind off when piece measures 27-29-33 (37-40) cm / 10 5/8''-11 3/8''-13'' (14½''-15¾'').

Sleeve:
Knitted back and forth on pointed needles. Cast on 42-42-44 (46-46) sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on pointed needles size 2.5 mm / US 1or2 with lavender and knit garter st.
When piece measures 6 cm / 2 3/8'' inc 1 st each side inside the edge st and repeat inc a total of 6-9-10 (12-20) times as follows:
Size 3 months: on every 7th and 8th row alternately
Size 6/9 months + 2 years: on every 6th and 7th row alternately
Size 12/18 months: on every 7th round
Size 3/4 years: on every 4th and 5th row alternately
= 54-60-64 (70-86) sts.
When piece measures 17-20-22 (24-27) cm / 6 3/4"-8"-8 3/4" (9½"-10 5/8") bind off to shape the sleeve cap each side on every other row: 2 sts 8 times.
Bind off when sleeve measures 20-23-25 (27-30) cm / 8"-9"-9 3/4" (10 5/8"-11 3/4").

Assembly:
Sew shoulder seams. Around neck pick up approx 80-100 sts on needle size 2.5 mm / US 1or2 with lavender and knit 6 rows garter sts, bind off. Sew sleeve and side seams, set in sleeves and sew on buttons.
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PANTS:
Size: 3 – 6/9 – 12/18 months (2 – 3/4) years
DROPS pointed needle size 2.5 mm / US 1or2

Knitting gauge: 26 sts x 52 rows on needles size 2.5 mm / US 1or2 in garter st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

Garter st. back and forth on needle: Knit all rows.

Right leg:
Cast on 64-70-72 (74-78) sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 2.5 mm / US 1or2 with turquoise and knit garter st. When piece measures 8 cm / 3 1/8'' inc 1 st a total of 7-4-8 (11-12) times each side inside the edge sts (= inside of leg) on every 2-4-2 (2-2) cm / 3/4"-1½"-3/4" (3/4"-3/4") = 78-78-88 (96-100) sts.
When piece measures 22-24-27 (31-34) cm / 8 3/4"-9½"-10 5/8" (12 1/4"-13 3/8") bind off 4 sts each side = 70-70-80 (88-94) sts. Put piece aside and knit the other leg.

Left leg:
Knit as right leg.

Pants:
Put both legs on the same needle = 140-140-160 (176-188) sts. Insert a marker mid front and knit back and forth on needle from mid back.
Inc 1 st each side for seam mid back. Now inc each side inside the edge st = mid back, and dec on both sides of the middle 2 sts mid front on every 4th row as follows:
inc 1 st a total of 7-7-7 (7-4) times mid back (each side) and dec 2 st 4-2-9 (12-15) times mid front. Dec before marker: K2 tog, dec after dec: slip 1 st as if to knit, K1, psso,
= 146-150-156 (166-166) sts.
When piece measures 42-46-51 (56-60) cm / 16½"-18"-20" (22"-23 5/8") dec 26-26-26 (30-30) sts evenly on row = 120-124-130 (136-136) sts and knit 6 rows garter st and then 3 cm / 1 1/8'' stockinette st (=folding edge), bind off.

Assembly:
Sew tog leg seams and mid back. Fold edge double towards WS and fasten. Insert a elastic. Fold edges at bottom of legs double towards RS, approx 4 cm / 1½''.
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MITTENS:
Size: 3 – 6/9 – 12/18 months (2 -3/4 years)
Hand length: 9-10-11 (12-12) cm / 3½"-4"-4½" (4 3/4"-4 3/4").

DROPS double pointed needles size 2 mm and 2.5 mm/ US 0 and 1or2

Knitting gauge: 26 sts x 52 rows on needles size 2.5 mm / US 1or2 in garter st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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

Garter st in the round: K 1 round, P 1 round.

Mitten:
Cast on 44-48-48 (52-52) sts on double pointed needles size 2 mm/US 0 with light turquoise and work 6 cm / 2 3/8'' Rib.
Change to needle size 2.5 mm / US 1or2 and turquoise and continue in garter st, at the same time dec 8-6-6 (8-8) sts evenly on first round = 36-42-42 (44-44) sts.
When piece measures 12-12-13 (14-14) cm / 4 3/4"-4 3/4"-5 1/8" (5½"-5½") insert a marker each side and now dec 1 st on both sides of each marker a total of 7-8-8 (8-8) times as follows:
Size 3 months: on every other row
Size 6/9 + 12/18 months + 2 and 3/4 years: on every other and every 3rd round alternately
= 8-10-10 (12-12) sts left. Cut thread, pull through remaining sts and fasten.
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HAT:
Size: 3 – 6 (12 months – 2 years)
DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES size 2.5 mm / US 1or2

Knitting gauge: 26 sts x 52 rows on needles size 2.5 mm / US 1 in garter st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

Garter st, back and forth on needle: Knit all rows.

Hat:
Cast on 33-38 (42-46) sts on needle size 2.5 mm / US 1or2 with turquoise and knit garter st, at the same time inc 1 st at right side and dec 1 st at left side as follows, first row = RS: K2, 1 yo (= 1 inc), continue until 4 sts left on needle, K2 tog, K2.
Next row = WS: garter st up till yo, P yo into back of st, K2.
Repeat these 2 rows until piece measures 5.5-6 (6.5-7) cm / 2 1/4"-2 3/8" (2½"-2 3/4").
Now dec 1 st at right side and inc 1 st at left side as follows, next row RS: K1, slip 1 st as if to knit, K1, psso, knit until 2 sts left on needle, 1 yo, K2.
Next row = WS: K2, K 1 into back of yo, complete row in garter st. Repeat these 2 rows for another 5.5-6 (6.5-7) cm / 2 1/4"-2 3/8" (2½"-2 3/4").
Change to purple and continue to inc 1 st at right side on every 4th row and dec 1 st at left side on every other row until piece measures 15.5-17 (17.5-18) cm / 6 1/8"-6 3/4" (6 7/8"-7") = middle of hat. Insert a marker each side.
Continue as described above but in reverse order. Continue in purple and change to light turquoise instead of turquoise. Bind off when piece measures 31-34 (35-36) cm / 12 1/4"-13 3/8" (13 3/4"-14 1/4").

Assembly:
Front = the section with 3 whole points, back = section with 2 whole points and 2 half points. Now sew tog hat as follows: Sew tog at back by sewing tog the first half point and the first half of the first whole point. Sew tog the other half of the first whole point and the first half of the second whole point. Sew tog the other half of the second whole point with the last half point. Now sew tog hat mid back.

Tie: Cast on 4 sts on a double pointed needle size 2.5 mm / US 1or2 with turquoise and knit these 4 sts in garter st, *do not turn the piece, but carry the thread behind the 4 sts and knit them again from RS*, repeat from *-* until ribbon measures 15 -15 (16-17) cm / 6"-6" (6 1/4"-6 3/4").
Knit another tie in light turquoise. Fasten ties on WS at the point each side.
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SCARF:
Size: 3 – 6/9 – 12/18 months (2 -3/4 years)
DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES size 2.5 mm / US 1or2

Knitting gauge: 26 sts x 52 rows on needles size 2.5 mm / US 1 in garter st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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

Garter st, back and forth on needle: Knit all rows.

Scarf:
Cast on 4 sts on needle size 2.5 mm / US 1or2 with purple and knit garter st, at the same time inc each side as follows:
Right side: Knit 2 sts in 1 st,
Left side: Knit 2 sts in the last but 1 st.
Inc 2 sts on every other row a total of 10-10-11 (12-12) times = 24-24-26 (28-28) sts.
Knit 10-10-14 (20-20) rows of garter st on all sts. Now dec 2 sts on every other row a total of 6-6-7 (8-8) times by K tog the first 2 and the last 2 sts on row = 12-12-12 (12-12) sts.
Change to needle size 2 mm/US 0 and knit 4 cm / 1½'' Rib and then put sts on needle holder. Pick up 12-12-12 (12-12) sts in the last row of garter st and work 4 cm / 1½'' Rib. Now knit tog sts on holder with sts on needle on needle size 2.5 mm / US 1or2 by K tog the first st from holder with first st on needle, etc = 12-12-12 (12-12) sts on needle size 2.5 mm / US 1or2. Measure piece from here.
Continue in garter st, at the same time inc evenly on row to 19-21-24 (28-31) sts.
When piece measures 35-37-39 (41-42) cm / 13 3/4"-14½"-15 1/4" dec evenly on row to 12-12-12- (12-12) sts. Change to needle size 2 mm/US 0 and work 4 cm / 1½'' Rib. Change back to needle size 2.5 mm / US 1or2 and complete piece in garter st. Inc on every other row as described above (right and left side) until there are 24-24-26 (28-28) sts on needle, knit 10-10-14 (20-20) rows garter on all sts. Now dec as described above until 4 sts left on needle. Bind off.

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BOOTIES:
Size: 3 – 6/9 – 12/18 months (2 -3/4 years)
Foot length: 10-11-12 (14-15) cm / 4"-4½"-4 3/4" (5½"-6")
DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES size 2 mm and 2.5 mm / US 0 and US 1or2
DROPS crochet hook size 2.5 mm/ C/2

Knitting gauge: 26 sts x 52 rows on needles size 2.5 mm / US 1 in garter st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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

Garter st, back and forth on needle: Knit all rows.

Botee:
Cast on 46-50-50 (54-54) sts on needle size 2 mm/US 0 with light turquoise and work 6-7-7 (8-8) cm / 2 3/8"-2 3/4"-2 3/4" (3 1/8"-3 1/8") Rib back and forth on needle.
Change to needle size 2.5 mm / US 1or 2. P1 row and at the same time dec 10-14-8 (12-8) sts evenly = 36-36-42 (42-46) sts.
Work next row as follows from RS: *K2 tog, 1 yo*, repeat from *-*.
P1 row.
Put 12-12-14 (12-14) sts on a holder each side and knit 6-7-9 (10-10) cm / 2½"-2 3/4"-3½" (4"-4") garter st on the middle 12-12-14 (18-18) sts.
Put sts from holders back on needle and pick up 16-18-23 (26-26) sts on each side of the middle piece = 68-72-88 (94-98) sts.
Knit 3-4-4 (5-5) cm / 1 1/8"-1½"-1½" (2"-2") garter st on all sts, at the same time after 2-2.5-2.5 (3-3) cm / 3/4"-7/8"-7/8" (1 1/8"-1 1/8") dec on every other row as follows: 1 st at the beg and 1 st at the end of row and K2 tog on both sides of the middle 2 sts for a total 3-4-4 (5-5) cm / 1 1/8"-1½"-1½" (2"-2"). Bind off and sew seam under foot and along the Rib.
Crochet a chain on crochet hook size 2.5 mm/C, approx 30-35 cm / 11 3/4"-13 3/4" long, and thread through eyelet row.

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BLANKET:
Material: Karisma Superwash, from Garnstudio
350 g color no 001, off-white

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES size 3.5 mm / US 4

Knitting gauge: 21 sts on needles size 3.5 mm / US 4 = width 10 cm / 4''.
Garter st: knit all rows
Pattern: see diagram.

Cast on 128 sts on needle size 3.5 mm / US 4 with off-white and knit 1 cm / 3/8'' garter st. Now continue in pattern on the middle 120 sts with 4 sts each side in garter st, as follows: 8 cm / 3 1/8'' in M.3, M.4, 10-11 cm / 4"-4½" in M.1 (adjust to pattern), M.4, 8 cm / 3 1/8'' in M.2, M.4, 16-17 cm / 6 1/4"-6 3/4" in M.3, M.4, 10-11 cm / 4"-4½" in M.1 (adjust to pattern), M.4, 8 cm / 3 1/8'' in M.2, M.4, 8 cm / 3 1/8'' in M.3, 1 cm / 3/8'' in garter st. Bind off.

Diagram

= K from RS, P on WS
= P from RS, K on WS


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