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DROPS Children 3-10 by DROPS Design

DROPS jumper in Ardesia with dotted pattern in Alpaca

DROPS Children 3-10

Size: 3/4-5/6 (7/8-9/10-11/12) years
(Adult sizes: DROPS no 15, pattern no 8)

Materials: DROPS Ardesia from Garnstudio
100-150 (150-200-250) g color no 002, gray
100-100 (150-150-200) g color no 004, off-white
ans use DROPS Alpaca from Garnstudio
50-50 (50-50-50) g color no 3620, red

Circular and double pointed needles size 4mm/US 6 and 6 mm/US 10

Knitting gauge: Ardesia: 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4'' = 12 sts x 16 rows in pattern on needle size 6 mm / US 10.

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RIB: * K1, P1 *

PATTERN: The entire pattern is worked in stockinette st. Work all red sts in double strands

Cast on 94-98 (104-116-120) sts on circular needle size 4 mm / US 6 with gray and work 5 cm / 2'' rib.
Change to circular needle size 6 mm / US 10 and continue in M.1, AT THE SAME TIME inc 2-4 (4-4-6) sts evenly on first row = 96-102 (108-120-126) sts.
When piece measures 21-23 (25-27-27) cm divide the piece in two for armholes and complete front and back pieces separately.

= 48-51 (54-60-63) sts. Continue in pattern.
When piece measures 34-37 (41-43-45) cm work M.2. AT THE SAME TIME when 2 rows remain of M.2 bind off the middle 20-21 (20-22-23) sts for neck and complete each shoulder separately.
Bind off 1 st on neckline on next row.
After M.2 K 1 row with off-white and bind off.
Piece measures approx 40-43 (47-49-51) cm.

= 48-51 (54-60-63) sts. Work like back piece, but bind off the middle 14-15 (14-16-17) sts for neck when piece measures 34-37 (41-43-45) cm (when working M.2), and complete each shoulder separately.
Bind off to shape the neckline at the beg of every row from mid front: 2 sts 1 time, 1 st 1 time. After M.2 K 1 row with off-white and bind off.
Piece measures approx 40-43 (47-49-51) cm.

Cast on 24-24 (30-30-32) sts on double pointed needles size 4 mm / US 6 with gray and work 4 cm / 1½'' rib.
Change to double pointed needles size 6 mm / US 10 and continue in M.1.
AT THE SAME TIME inc 2 sts mid under sleeve 11-12 (11-11-13) on every 3rd row for size 3/4+5/6 years, and on every 4th row for size 7/8+9/10+11/12 years = 46-48 (52-52-58) sts.
Incorporate inc sts in pattern as you go along.
When 6 cm / 2 3/8'' remain (adjust to pattern) work M.2.
After M.2 piece measures approx 26-30 (34-36-40) cm, K 1 round in off-white and bind off.

Sew shoulder seams. Pick up approx 74-80 sts round the neck on circular needle size 4 mm / US 6 with gray and work rib as follows: 3 cm / 1 1/8'' gray, 1 cm / 3/8'' white, bind off with K over K and P over P.
Set in sleeves in outer loops of sts to avoid a chunky seam.


gray - Ardesia
off white - Ardesia
red - Alpaca 2 strands

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