Materials: DROPS Alpaca from Garnstudio
150-150-150 (200-200) g color no 0302, camel
50 g for all sizes in the following colors:
0100, off-white, 0401, brown, 0618, beige-mix, 6205 baby blue, 6309 gray-turquoise
DROPS circular needle and double pointed needle size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 (for rib) and 3 mm
DROPS burnt wooden button, no 523, 6-6-6 (7-7) pcs
100 g for all sizes color no 6205, baby blue
DROPS double pointed needle size 5 mm / US 8
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Knitting gauge: 24 sts x 32 rows on needles size 3 mm / US 2.5 in stockinette sts = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
Garter sts: Knit all rows
Rib: *K2, P2*, repeat from *-*.
Pattern: See diagrams M.1 and M.2.
Front and back piece:
Knit the jacket back and forth on circular needle from mid front. Cast on 144-160-180 (196-212) sts (incl 1 edge st towards mid front each side, knitted in garter sts throughout) with camel and circular needle size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 and purl 1 row from wrong side. Continue in rib with 1 edge sts and a further 2 sts in garter sts each side.
When piece measures 3 cm / 1 1/8'' change to circular needle size 3 mm / US 2.5 and knit 1 row from the right side, at the same time dec evenly to 125-137-149 (167-179) sts.
Knit 1 row from the wrong side.
Now knit next row as follows from the right side:
1 edge st, M.1A over the next 120-132-144 (162-174) sts, M.1B (= 3 sts) and 1 edge st. Continue the pattern like this.
At the same time, insert a marker 32-35-38 (42-45) sts in from each side = 61-67-73 (83-89) sts between markers on back piece.
When piece measures approx 19-20-23 (27-30) cm – adjust after 2 or 3 rows in stockinette sts after a row with pattern in diagram – bind off 10-10-10 (12-12) sts each side for armhole (i.e. 5-5-5- (6-6) sts each side of markers) = 51-57-63 (71-77) sts on back piece and 27-30-33 (36-39) sts on each front piece.
Put piece aside and knit the sleeves.
Knit round on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm / US 1.5.
Cast on 44-48-52 (56-60) sts with camel. Knit 1 round and continue in rib.
When sleeve measures 4-5-5- (6-6) cm, change to double pointed needles 3mm/US 2.5. Knit 1 round, at the same time dec evenly to 36-36-42 (42-48) sts.
Purl 1 round and continue in M.1A.
At the same time, when sleeve measures 5-6-6- (7-7) cm inc 2 sts mid under arm a total of 6-8-10 (13-12) times as follows:
Size 1/3 months: alternately on every 5th and 6th round
Size 6/9 +12/18 months: on every 4th round
Size 2 years: alternately on every 3rd and 4th round
Size 3/4 years: on every 5th round
= 48-52-62 (68-72) sts – incorporate the new sts in M.1 as you go along.
When sleeve measures 16-17-19 (23-27) cm – adjust as for back and front pieces – bind off 10-10-10 (12-12) sts mid under arm = 38-42-52 (56-60) sts.
Put the piece aside and knit the other sleeve.
Put sleeves in on the same needle as back and front pieces where you bind off for armholes = 181-201-233 (255-275) sts.
Knit 2-4-6 (1-5) rows stockinette sts (1st row = right side), at the same time adjusting number of sts to 173-191-227 (245-263).
Now continue and dec according to M.2 – see diagram for appropriate size and remember 1 edge st each side.
After the last dec there are 59-65-77 (83-89) sts left, finish M.2.
Now knit 1-2-3 (1-1) rows of stockinette sts with camel, at the same time dec evenly to 42-50-62 (70-74) sts on the last row. Put sts on a thread.
Sew the openings under the arms.
Pick up 85-89-101 (117-129) sts along left front piece with camel and needle size 2.5 mm / US 1.5. Note! If you pick up fewer/more sts that this, you need to adjust number of sts on first row.
Knit 1 row from wrong side, knit 1 row from right side and purl 1 row from wrong side. Now continue in rib with 1 edge st + 2 sts in garter sts towards neckline and 2 edge sts + 2 sts in garter sts towards lower edge (seen from the right side).
When rib measures approx 2.5-3 cm bind off loosely in rib.
Repeat along right front edge, but when rib measures 1 cm / 3/8'', make 6-6-6 (7-7) buttonholes evenly distributed – the top one approx 1 cm / 3/8'' from neck line and the bottom one approx 2 cm / 3/4'' from lower edge.
Make buttonholes by K 2 tog and making a yo.
Put sts from thread on yoke on needle size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 and pick up an additional 6 sts over each front edge with baby blue = 54-62-74 (82-86) sts on row (number of sts is dividable by 4 +2).
Knit 1 row from the wrong side, 1 row from the right side and 1 row from the wrong side. Continue in rib with 2 edge sts each side towards mid front (seen from the right side). Bind off loosely in rib when rib measures approx 4-6 cm.
Fold neck double towards the wrong side and attach with neat sts – make sure the seam doesn’t pull.
Foot length: approx 10-11-12 (14-15) cm
Knitting gauge: 17 sts x 22 rows with 2 strands of Alpaca on needle size 5 mm / US 8 in stockinette sts = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
Rib: *K2, P2*, repeat from *-*.
Loosely cast on 28-32-36 (40-44) sts with 2 strands of Alpaca on double pointed needles size 5 mm / US 8. Knit 6-6-7 (8-8) cm rib.
Now knit 1 row, shifting the rib 1 st to the left as follows: over (K2, P2) it will be (P1, K2, P1).
*Knit 3 rounds with K over K and P over P, on 4th round shift the rib 1 st to the left*, repeat from *-* until piece measures 25-26-27 (29-30) cm.
Now purling all purled sts tog 2 and 2, knit 2 rounds with K over K and P over P, work 1 round knitting all knitted sts tog 2 and 2, work 2 rounds with K over K and P over P and work 1 round knitting all knitted sts tog 2 and 2 = 7-8-9 (10-11) sts.
Cut the thread and pull through the remaining sts, fasten.
The sock measures approx 28-29-30 (32-33) cm.
--------------------------------------------------------- SOFT TOY: see pattern 13-33
knit from right side, purl from wrong side
purl from right side, knit from wrong side
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