DROPS Baby / 2 / 18

DROPS Baby 2-18 by DROPS Design

DROPS jumpsuit and socks in “Safran”.

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Size: 3 – 6/9 – 12/18 – 24 months

Materials: DROPS Safran, from Garnstudio
100-150-150-200 g colour no 9, navy blue
50-50-50-50 g colour no 17, white
50-50-50-50 g colour no 19, red

DROPS circular needle, pointed and double pointed needles size 2.5 mm and 3 mm
DROPS button, 2 red and 6 navy blue

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JUMPSUIT:
Knitting tension: 24 sts x 32 rows on needle size 3 mm in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm
Moss st: first row: *K1, P1*, repeat from *-*. Second row: P over K and K over P. Repeat second row.

Left leg: Cast on 60-64-70-76 sts on pointed needles size 2.5 mm with white and work moss st back and forth on needle. When piece measures 2.5 cm change to red, work 1 row stocking st, 2 rows moss st. Change to needle size 3 mm and navy blue and continue in stocking st, at the same time inc 12-14-14-18 sts evenly on row = 72-78-84-84 sts. Now inc each side inside 1 edge st: 1 st 3-3-6-6 times as follows: 3 months: on every 4h row, 6/9 months: on every 5th row, 12/18 + 24 months: on every 3rd row = 78-84-96-96 sts. Remember the knitting tension. When piece measures 7-8-9-10 cm put it aside and knit the other leg.

Body piece: Put left and right leg in on the same circular needle size 3 mm = 156-168-192-192 sts. When piece measures 29-33-36-39 cm divide piece in two and complete front and back pieces separately.

Front piece: = 78-84-96-96 sts. Inc 1 st each side for seam = 80-86-98-98 sts. When piece measures 31-35-38-41 cm cast off 4 sts each side for armhole = 72-78-90-90 sts. Put piece aside.

Back piece: = 78-84-96-96 sts. Like front piece.

Sleeve: Worked in the round on double pointed needles. Cast on 40-42-42-44 sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm with white and work moss st. When piece measures 2.5 cm change to red, 1 round stocking st, 2 rounds moss st. Change to needle size 3 mm and navy blue and continue in stocking st, at the same time inc 8-8-8-8 sts evenly on round = 48-50-50-52 sts. Now inc 2 sts mid under arm a total of 5-6-9-10 times as follows:
Size 3 months: on every and every other round alternately
Size 6/9 + 12/18 + 24 months: on every other and every 3rd round alternately
= 58-62-68-72 sts. When piece measures 7-10-12-14 cm cast off 6 sts mid under sleeve = 52-56-62-66 sts. Put piece aside when it measures 8-11-13-15 cm.

Yoke: Put sleeves and body piece in on the same circular needle size 3 mm = 248-268-304-312 sts. Continue in navy blue and stocking at. Now dec 1 st on both sides of the 2 sts in transitions between sleeves and body piece a total of 10-10-12-13 times as follows: size 3 months: on every other round, size 6/9 months: on every 3rd round, size 12/18 + 24 months: on every other and 3rd round alternately. At the same time and additionally after 2 cm dec 16-19-20-20 sts evenly across front piece, 16-19-20-20 sts across back piece and 10-12-15-14 sts on each sleeve (do not dec on sts in transitions) = 156-166-186-192 sts. Now change to circular needle size 2.5 mm and red. Work 1 round stocking st (remember dec in transitions), 2 rounds moss st, 1 round stocking st. Change to white and continue in moss st, at the same time divide piece mid front for split and continue back and forth on needle. Cast on 5 new sts at beg and end of row for front bands. When band measures 1.5 -1.5-2-2 cm and 4-5-6-7 cm make buttonholes in the centre. 1 buttonhole = cast off 2 sts and cast on 2 new sts on return row. After the last dec = 116-126-138-140 sts left on needle + 10 front band sts. Continue with 2 sts in each transitions in stocking st until moss st section measures 4.5-5.5-6.5-7.5 cm. Now change to red, work 1 round stocking st, at the same time dec 42-46-54-52 sts evenly on round = 84-90-94-98 sts. Work 2 rows moss st, cast off loosely.

Assembly: Sew under arm seams. Pick up approx 50 sts on needle size 2.5 mm with navy blue along leg’s back piece, work 5 rows moss st, cast off. Repeat along leg’s front piece, but after 0.5 cm make 6 buttonholes evenly distributed. 1 buttonhole: cast off 2 sts and cast on 2 new sts on return row. Sew on buttons.

SOCKS:
Size: 3 – 6/9 – 9/12 – 24 months
Foot length: 10-11-12-14 cm.
DROPS pointed needles size 2.5 mm and 3 mm

Knitting tension: 24 sts x 32 rows on needles size 3 mm in stocking sts = 10 x 10 cm.
Rib: *K1, P1*, repeat from *-*.

Cast on 34-36-36-38 sts on needle size 2.5 mm with red and knit 1.5 cm Rib. Change to needle size 3 mm and continue in stocking st. When piece measures 7-8-8-9 cm knit heel as follows: 3 cm stocking st back and forth on needle on 18 sts mid back. Decreases for heel:
Row 1: K12, K2 tog into back of st, K1, turn the piece
Row 2: slip 1 st as if to P, P4, P2 tog, P1, turn the piece
Row 3: slip 1 st as if to K, K5, K2 tog into back of st, K1, turn the piece
Row 4: slip 1 st as if to P, P6, P2 tog, P1, turn the piece
Row 5: slip 1 st as if to K, K7, K2 tog into back of st, K1, turn the piece
Row 6: slip 1 st as if to P, P8, P2 tog, P1, turn the piece
Row 7: K2 tog, K8, K2 tog into back of st
= 10 sts on needle. Now pick up 7-7-8-8 sts on both sides of heel and put all sts on needles = 40-42-44-46 sts and continue in stocking st. Dec on both sides of the upper 16-18-18-20 sts on every round: 1 st 4-4-5-5 times = 32-34-34-36 sts. When foot measures 7-8-9-11 cm insert a Marking Thread (MT) each side and dec on both sides of MT (= 4 dec per round) on every round: 1 st 4-4-5-5 times, then on every other round: 1 st twice. Cut the thread, pull through remaining sts and fasten.

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