DROPS Children 3-5 by DROPS Design

DROPS jumper in Magia with wide sleeves.

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Size: 3/4-5/6 (7/8-9/10-11/12) years

Materials: DROPS Magia from Garnstudio
150-200 (200-250-300) g color no 014, purple/gray mix
and use DROPS Vienna from Garnstudio
50-50 (50-50-50) g color no 038, heather

Circular needle and double pointed needles size 4 mm/US 6 and 8 mm /US 11.

Knitting gauge: 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4'' = 11 sts x 14 rows with Magia in stockinette st on needle size 8 mm / US 11.

Rib: * K1 into back of loop, K1 *

Garter st: K all rows. Row 1 = Magia, row 2 = Vienna. Repeat row 1 and 2.

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BODY PIECE:
Cast on 82-88 (92-100-106) sts on circular needle size 4 mm / US 6 with Magia, work 5 cm / 2'' rib. Change to circular needle size 8 mm / US 11 and stockinette st, AT THE SAME TIME inc 6-6 (8-8-8) sts evenly on first row = 88-94 (100-108-114) sts – REMEMBER THE GAUGE! When piece measures 14-15 (17-19-20) cm bind off 8 sts each side for armhole, and complete front and back pieces separately.

BACK PIECE:
= 36-39 (42-46-49) sts. When piece measures 36-39 (43-45-47) cm slip the middle 20-21 (22-22-23) sts on a stitch holder and work 1 row on sts each side of sts on stitch holder. Now slip all sts on the same needle (incl sts on stitch holder) and work 10 rows garter st, AT THE SAME TIME inc 4-6 (6-6-6) sts on first row = 40-45 (48-52-55) sts.
AT THE SAME TIME after 8 rows garter st slip the middle 22-23 (24-24-25) sts on a stitch holder for neck and complete each side separately.
Bind off the remaining 9-11 (12-14-15) sts on shoulder when piece measures 40-43 (47-49-51) cm.

FRONT PIECE:
= 36-39 (42-46-49) sts. Work like back piece.

SLEEVE:
Cast on 24-26 (26-28-30) sts on double pointed needles size 4 mm / US 6 with Magia and work 4 cm / 1½'' rib.
Change to double pointed needles size 8 mm / US 11 and continue in stockinette st, AT THE SAME TIME inc 2 sts mid under sleeve a total of 17-18 (20-19-19) times on every and every other row alternately for size 3/4 + 5/6 + 7/8, and on every other row for size 9/10 + 11/12 = 58-62 (66-66-68) sts.
When piece measures 25-29 (31-36-39) cm divide piece mid under sleeve and work 10 rows garter st back and forth on needle, AT THE SAME TIME inc 4-6 (6-6-6) sts evenly on first row = 62-68 (72-72-74) sts.
Bind off when piece measures 30-34 (37-41-44) cm.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew shoulder seams. Slip sts on stitch holders front and back on needle size 4 mm / US 6 with Magia + pick up 4 sts each side by the shoulder seam = 52-54 (56-56-58) sts.
Work 2 rows garter st, bind off.
Sew sleeve seams, set in sleeves in outer loops of sts to avoid a chunky seam.

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