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DROPS Children 3-10 by DROPS Design

DROPS jumper in Ardesia with dotted pattern in Alpaca

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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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NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
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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