DROPS Baby / 13 / 14

DROPS Baby 13-14 by DROPS Design

DROPS Jacket, trousers, hat and soft toy in Alpaca

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Size: 1/3 – 6/9 – 12/18 months (2 – 3/4 years)
Size in cm: 50/56 – 62/68 – 74/80 (86/92 – 98/104)

Materials: DROPS Alpaca from Garnstudio
Jacket:
200-200-200 (250-250) g colour no 100, off-white
DROPS circular needle size 4.5mm
DROPS duffel button, no 520, 4-4-4 (5-5) pcs

Trousers:
100-100-150 (150-150) g colour no 0302, camel
50 g for all sizes colour no 0618, beige-mix
50 g for all sizes colour no 6309, blue-grey
50 g for all sizes colour no 0100, off-white
50 g for all sizes colour no 6205, baby blue
50 g for all sizes colour no 0401, brown
DROPS double pointed and circular needle size 2.5mm and 3mm

Hat:
50 g for all sizes colour no 0302, camel
+ a remnant of colour no 0618, beige-mix
+ remnants from jacket
DROPS double pointed needle size 2.5mm


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age/size: 1-3m (56/62cm), 12-18m (80/86cm), 2yrs (92 cm), 3-4yrs (98/104cm), 6-9m (68/74cm), pattern type: hats, jackets, pants, sets, toys, pattern/technique: cable, shape: all in one,

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JACKET:
Knitting tension: 18 sts x 23 rows with 2 strands of Alpaca on needles size 4.5mm in stocking sts = 10 x 10 cm.

Garter sts: Knit all rows

Pattern: See diagram M.1. The diagram shows the pattern from the right side

Buttonhole: Make buttonholes on right front band from mid front as follows: K1, K2 tog, yo, K2. Make buttonholes as follows:
Size 1/3 months: 2, 9, 16 and 22 cm
Size 6/9 months: 3, 10, 17 and 24 cm
Size 12/18 months: 3, 11, 19 and 27 cm
Size 2 years: 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 cm
Size 3/4 years: 3, 11, 19, 26 and 33 cm

Right front: Knit back and forth on circular needle. Cast on 31-34-40 (42-45) sts (incl 1 edge st at side and 5 front band sts, all knitted in garter sts throughout) with 2 strands of off-white Alpaca and circular needle size 4.5mm. Knit 4 rows garter sts. Knit next row as follows from the right side: 5 front band sts in garter sts, M.1 over the next 24-24-34 (34-34) sts, purl 1-4-0 (2-5) sts and 1 edge st. Continue pattern – remember buttonholes on front band – until piece measures 16-17-20 (23-25) cm. Now cast on new sts at side for sleeve on every other row as follows (incorporate new sts in pattern as you go along):
Size 1/3 months: 2 sts 1 time, 4 sts 1 time, 6 sts 2 times and 15 sts 1 time

Size 6/9 months: 4 sts 2 times, 6 sts 1 time, 8 sts 1 time and 18 sts 1 time
Size 12/18 months: 4 sts 3 times, 6 sts 1 time, 8 sts 1 time and 18 sts 1 time
Size 2 years: 4 sts 2 times, 6 sts 1 time, 8 sts 1 time, 9 sts 1 time and 21 sts 1 time
Size 3/4 years: 4 sts 2 times, 6 sts 1 time, 8 sts 3 times and 21 sts 1 time

After all inc are complete there are 64-74-84 (94-104) sts on row. Continue M.1 with 5 sts in garter sts at sleeve edge and on front band. When piece measures 23-25-28 (32-34) cm put the 9 sts towards mid front on a thread for neck. Now dec to shape the neckline on every other row as follows: 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 2-2-2 (4-4) times = 51-61-71 (79-89) sts left on shoulder/sleeve. When piece measures 27-29-33 (37-40) cm insert a marking thread (= mid shoulder), knit 1 more cm and put piece aside.

Left front: Cast on and knit as right front – do not make buttonholes.

Back piece: Put sts from left front piece on needle, cast on 22-22-22 (26-26) new sts (= back neck), put sts from right front piece on needle = 124-144-164 (184-204) sts. Continue in M.1 with 5 garter sts each side. When piece measures 7-8-8 (9-9) cm from marking thread on shoulder cast off sts on sleeves on every other row as follows:
Size 1/3 months: 15 sts 1 time, 6 sts 2 times, 4 sts 1 time and 2 sts 1 time
Size 6/9 months: 18 sts 1 time, 8 sts 1 time, 6 sts 1 time and 4 sts 2 times
Size 12/18 months: 18 sts 1 time, 8 sts 1 time, 6 sts 1 time and 4 sts 3 times
Size 2 years: 21 sts 1 time, 9 sts 1 time, 8 sts 1 time, 6 sts 1 time and 4 sts 2 times
Size 3/4 years: 21 sts 1 time, 8 sts 3 times, 6 sts 1 time and 4 sts 2 times.
After all dec are complete there are 58-64-76 (80-86) sts left on row. Continue M.1 with 1 edge st each side. When piece measures 26-28-32 (36-39) cm from marking thread knit 4 rows garter sts over all sts and cast off.

Neck: Pick up approx 48 to 58 sts round neck (incl sts on threads on front pieces) with 2 strands off-white and needle size 4.5mm. Knit 3 rows garter sts and cast off.
Assembly: Sew sleeve and side seams within 1 edge st. Sew on buttons.
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TROUSERS:
Knitting tension: 24 sts x 32 rows with 1 strand of Alpaca on needles size 3mm in stocking sts = 10 x 10 cm.

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

Pattern: see diagrams M.2 and M.3.

Decreasing tips (applies to inner side of leg:
Dec as follows 1 st before the marking thread: K2 tog
Decrease as follows 1 st after marking thread: slip 1 st as if to knit, K1, psso.

Start at the top and knit downwards.
Cast on 116-120-124 (132-140) sts with camel and circular needle size 2.5mm. Knit 4 cm Rib. Change to circular needle size 3mm and knit 1 round, at the same time inc evenly on round to 144-156-168 (180-192) sts. Insert a marking thread at the beginning of round = mid back and after 72-78-84 (90-96) sts = mid front.
Knit M.3, at the same time, knitting elevation at the back as follows: knit 12 sts, turn the piece (to avoid a hole slip the first st as if to knit and tighten thread when knitting back), knit 24 sts, turn the piece. Continue like this by knitting 12 sts more before each turn another 8-10-10 (12-12) times. Now knit 1 round over all sts. When piece measures 12-15-16 (17-18) cm (measured from mid front) inc 1 st on each side of the middle 2 sts mid front on every other row a total of 10 times (inc by picking up st from previous row and incorporate this in M.3) = 164-176-188 (200-212) sts. After the last inc the piece measures approx 18-21-22 (23-24) cm mid front. Knit next round as follows from mid back: Cast off 3 sts, knit 76-82-88 (94-100) sts, cast off 6 sts, knit 76-82-88 (94-100) sts, cast off 3 sts. Now finish each leg separately.

Legs: Put sts from one leg on a thread and sts from the other leg on double pointed needles size 3mm = 76-82-88 (94-100) sts. Knit round (continue pattern as before) and insert a marking thread at beginning of round = inner side of leg. When leg measures 2 cm dec 1 st on both sides of marking thread – see Decreasing tips – on every 5-2-3 (2.5-4) cm a total of 2-5-4 (7-6) times = 72-72-80 (80-88) sts. When leg measures 8-11-14 (19-24) cm knit M.2 – start at the top of diagram and knit downwards. After M.2 knit 1 round with camel, at the same time dec evenly to 60-64-68 (72-76) sts. Knit 10 cm Rib and cast off loosely.
Knit the other leg in the same way.

Assembly: Sew opening between legs. Fold the rib at bottom of legs.
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HAT:
Size: 1/3 – 6/18 months (2 –3/4 years)
To fit head circumference: 40/42 – 43/45 (48/50 – 50/52) cm

Knitting tension: 24 sts x 32 rows with 1 strand of Alpaca on needles size 3mm in stocking sts = 10 x 10 cm.

Pattern: see diagrams M.2 and M.3.

Decreasing tips:
Dec as follows before the marking thread: K2 tog
Decrease as follows after marking thread: slip 1 st as if to knit, K1, psso.

Cast on 96-104 (112-120) sts with camel on double pointed needles size 2.5mm and knit 6 cm stocking sts. Now purl 1 round (= folding edge) and knit 1 round. Now knit M.2 once. Change back to camel, knit 1 round and purl 1 round. Now knit M.3, at the same time adjusting number of sts to 96-102 (108-102) on first round. When piece measures 13-15 (16-17) cm from folding edge adjust number of sts to 90-100 (110-120). Now insert 5 marking threads in piece with 18-20 (22-24) sts between each thread. Continue in stocking sts, at the same time dec 1 st on each side of all marking threads on each round until there are 10 sts left – see Decreasing tips. Pull thread through remaining sts and attach. Fold lower edge against wrong side and attach with neat sts – make sure seam isn’t too tight.

Pompon: Make a pompon in camel with a diameter of approx 4 cm and attach at the top of hat.
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SOFT TOY: see pattern no 13-33

Diagram

= beige-mix
= off-white
= blue-grey
= baby blue
= brown
= knit from right side, purl from wrong side
= purl from right side, knit from wrong side
= put 2 sts on cable needle behind the piece, K2, K2 from cable needle

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