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BabyDROPS 14-3 by DROPS Design

Jacket, jumpsuit, socks, soft toys and blanket in Alpaca

BabyDROPS 14-3

Size: 1/3 – 6/9 – 12/18 months (2 –3/4 years)
All measurements in charts are in cm.

Materials: DROPS Alpaca from Garnstudio
Jacket: 200-200-250 (250-300) g color no 7300, lime

Jumpsuit: 150-150-200 (200-250) g color no 7300, lime

Socks: 50-50-50 (100-100) g color no 7300, lime

DROPS circular needle, pointed needles and double pointed needles size 2.5 mm / US 1or2

DROPS wooden button no 513: 8-9-9- (9-9) pcs

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Gauge: 26 sts x 34 rows on needle size 2.5 mm / US 1or 2 in stockinette sts = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

Garter sts: Knit all rows

Pattern: See diagram M.1. The diagram shows all rows in pattern seen from the right side.

Buttonhole: Make buttonholes on right front band from the right side as follows: bind off 3rd st from the edge, on next row make a yo. Make buttonholes as follows:
Size 1/3 months: 6, 11 and 16 cm / 2 3/8",4 3/8",6 1/4"
Size 6/9 months: 6, 10, 15 and 19 cm / 2 3/8",4",6",7½"
Size 12/18 months: 6, 11, 16 and 21 cm / 2 3/8",4 3/8",6 1/4",8 1/4"
Size 2 years: 7, 13, 18 and 23 cm / 2 3/4",5 1/8",7",9"
Size 3/4 years: 7, 13, 19 and 25 cm / 2 3/4",5 1/8",7½",9 3/4"
Note! Also make a buttonhole on neckband.

JACKET:
Back piece: Cast on 62-70-78 (86-94) sts (includes 1 edge st each side, worked in garter sts throughout) with Alpaca on pointed needles size 2.5 mm / US 1or2 and knit 6 rows garter sts. Now work diagram M.1 with 1 edge st in garter st each side.
When piece measures 16-17-19 (20-22) cm / 6¼''-6¾''-7½'' (8''-8¾'') bind off for armhole in beg of each row in each side: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1-2-2 (1-3) times and 1 st 3 times = 46-54-62 (70-70) sts.
Continue M.1 with 1 edge st in garter st in each side.
When piece measures 25-27-30 (32-35) cm / 9 3/4"-10 5/8"-11 3/4" (12½"-13 3/4") bind off the middle 22-24-26 (30-30) sts for neck work each side separately.
Dec 1 st on next row towards neckline = 11-14-17 (19-19) sts left on each shoulder.
Bind off when piece measures approx 26-28-31 (33-36) cm / 10 1/4"-11"-12 1/4" (13"-14 1/4") – make sure to bind off after a whole pattern repeat.

Right front: Cast on 38-38-46 (46-54) sts (includes 1 edge st at side and 5 front band sts towards mid front) with Alpaca on needle size 2.5 mm / US 1or2.
Knit 6 rows garter sts. Work next row as follows from the right side: 5 edge sts in garter st, diagram M.1 over the next 32-32-40 (40-48) sts and finish with 1 edge st in garter st.
Continue the pattern – remember buttonholes, see above.
When piece measures 16-17-19 (20-22) cm / 6¼''-6¾''-7½'' (8''-8¾'') bind off for armhole at side as described for back piece = 30-30-38 (38-42) sts.
Continue M.1 with 1 edge st in garter st towards armhole.
When piece measures 21-23-26 (28-30) cm / 8 1/4"-9"-10 1/4" (11"-11 3/4") bind off 11-8-13 (11-15) sts towards mid front for neck and then bind off to shape the neckline in beg of every row starting from neck: 2 sts 2 times and 1 st 4 times = 11-14-17 (19-19) sts left on shoulder.
Bind off when piece measures approx 26-28-31 (33-36) cm / 10 1/4"-11"-12 1/4" (13"-14 1/4" – make sure to bind off after a whole pattern repeat.

Left front: Cast on and knit as right front, but mirrored. Note, no buttonholes!
Make sure to work pattern mirrored.

Sleeve: Cast on 42-42-42 (50-50) sts (includes 1 edge st each side) with Alpaca on needle size 2.5 mm / US 1or2 and work 3 cm / 1 1/8'' garter sts.
Then work diagram M.1 with 1 edge st in garter st each side.
When piece measures 6-6-6 (8-8) cm / 2½"-2½"-2½" (3"-3") inc 1 st each side, repeat on every 3-2-1.5 (2-2) cm / 1 1/8"-3/4"-½" (3/4"-3/4") a total of 4-6-8 (8-10) times = 50-54-58 (66-70) sts – incorporate new sts in pattern as you go along.
When piece measures 18-18-20 (25-29) cm / 7"-7"-8" (9 3/4"-11 3/8") bind off for sleeve cap in beg of every row in each side: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1-2-2 (2-3) times, 1 st 4-3-2 (2-2) times and 2 sts each side until piece measures 21-22-24 (29-33) cm / 8 1/4"-8 3/4"-9½" (11 3/8"-13"). Now bind off 3 sts each side 1 time and then bind off remaining sts, piece measures 22-23-25 (30-34) cm / 8 3/4"-9"-9 3/4" (11 3/4"-13 3/8").

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams

Neck: Pick up approx 70 to 90 sts round the neck (also over front bands) with Alpaca and needle size 2.5 mm / US 1 or2. Knit 4 rows garter sts, at the same time making a buttonhole after the first row above the other buttonholes on front band. Note! If opting for no hood, bind off now from wrong side.
Sew sleeve seams within 1 edge st. Sew sleeve and side seams within 1 edge st.
Sew on buttons.

Hood: Continue as follows: Knit 1 row, at the same time casting on 12 new sts each side towards mid front and inc evenly to 112-117-123 (128-133) sts.
Continue in garter sts back and forth over all sts.
Bind off when hood measures approx 21-23-25 (27-28) cm / 8 1/4"-9"-9 3/4" (10 5/8"-11"). Fold double and sew seam at top of hood.
Fold the outermost 12 sts towards right side and attach at bottom to front and back pieces.



JUMPSUIT:
Garter sts (in the round on double pointed needles): K 1st round, P 2nd round
Garter sts (back and forth): Knit all rows

Pattern: See diagram M.1. The diagram shows all rows in pattern seen from the right side.

Decreasing tips: All dec are done from the right side.
After 4 garter sts: slip 1 st as if to knit, K1, psso.
Before 4 garter sts: K2 tog.

Left leg: Cast on 36-42-48 (52-58) sts with Alpaca using double pointed needles size 2.5 mm/US 1or2 and work 4 cm / 1½'' garter sts.
Work next row as follows: work stockinette sts, at the same time inc 10 sts evenly on round = 46-52-58 (62-68) sts.
Insert a marker on the inner side of the leg when piece measures 1 cm / 3/8'' from the garter sts.
Now inc 1 st on each side of the marker, and repeat on every 2-2-3 (3-4) round a total of 14-15-16 (18-19) times = 74-82-90 (98-106) sts.
When piece measures 14-17-20 (25-30) cm / 5½"-6 3/4"-8" (9 3/4"-11 3/4"), working back and forth on needles from marker on inner side of leg (= slid, which makes it easier to put both legs in on the same circular needle afterwards).
Cast on 1 new st each side for seam = 76-84-92 (100-108) sts.
When piece measures 18-21-24 (29-34) cm / 7"-8 1/4"-9½" (11 3/8"-13 3/8") bind off 2 sts each side, bind off in beg of next 2 rows = 72-80-88 (96-104) sts.
Put the piece aside and work the other leg.

Right leg: As left leg.

Body: Put both legs in on the same circular needle = 144-160-176 (192-208) sts and insert markers mid front and mid back. Now dec 1 st on each side of the marker mid front, repeat on every other round a total of 6 times = 132-148-164 (180-196) sts.
Insert a marker each side = 33-37-41 (45-49) sts between all 4 markers.
When piece measures 41-49-56 (66-74) cm / 16 1/8"-19 1/4"-22" (26"-29 1/8") purl 1 round, knit 2 rounds, purl 1 round and knit 2 rounds.
Then bind off 6 sts each side for armhole (= 3 sts on each side of markers at sides) and finish front and back pieces separately.

Front: = 60-68-76 (84-92) sts. Work diagram M.1 with 4 sts each side in garter sts. At the same time, bind off 1 st for armholes in beg of each row – see decreasing tips: 8 times each side = 44-52-60 (68-76) sts.
Continue M.1 with 4 sts each side in garter sts.
When piece measures 48-57-65 (75-84) cm / 19"-22½"-25½" (29½"-33") bind off the middle 8-12-12 (16-16) sts for neck and work each side separately. Continue bind off for neck in beg of every row from neck: 2 sts 2 times, 1 st 3 times = 11-13-17 (19-23) sts left on each shoulder. Bind off when piece measures 53-62-70 (81-90) cm / 21"-24 3/8"-27½" (32"-35½").

Back: = 60-68-76 (84-92) sts. Work M.1 and bind off for armhole as described for front piece. When piece measures 51-60-68 (79-88) cm / 20"-23 5/8"-26 3/4" (31"-34 5/8") bind off the middle 16-20-20 (24-24) for neck and work each side separately. Continue bind off for neck in beg of every row from neck: 2 sts 1 time, 1 st 1 time = 11-13-17 (19-23) sts left on each shoulder. Bind off when piece measures 53-62-70 (81-90) cm / 21"-24 3/8"-27½" (32"-35½").

Assembly:
Neck: Pick up approx 45-65 sts from the right side along neckline on front piece with Alpaca and needle size 2.5mm/US 1or2. Knit 6 rows garter sts back and forth on needle and then bind off from wrong side. Pick up approx 30-40 sts with Alpaca and needle size 2.5mm/US 1 or2 along neckline on back piece and knit 6 rows garter sts. Bind off from wrong side.

Button band: Pick up 14-16-20 (22-25) sts from the right side along right shoulder on front piece and knit 3 rows garter sts. Knit next row as follows from the right side: Knit 2 sts, bind off 2 sts, knit 6-8-12 (14-18) sts, bind off 2 sts and knit 2 sts.
Cast on 2 new sts over the bound off sts on next row.
Bind off from the wrong side when edge measures 2 cm / 3/4''.
Repeat on left shoulder.
Pick up 14-16-20 (22-25) sts from the right side along right shoulder on back piece and knit 2 cm / 3/4'' garter sts. Bind off from wrong side. Repeat on left shoulder.
Sew slit together on inner side of both legs up to the bound off sts and sew the opening between legs from mid front to mid back.
Sew on buttons on both shoulders on back piece.



SOCKS:
Foot length: approx 10-11-12 (14-15) cm / 4"-4½"-4 3/4" (5½"-6")

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

Cast on 44-48-52 (56-60) sts with Alpaca and double pointed needles size 2.5 mm / US 1 or2. Work 2 cm / 3/4'' rib.
Then work 1 round, shifting the rib 1 st to the left as follows: over (K2, P2) it will be (P1, K2, P1). *Work 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 18-19-20 (22-23) cm / 7"-7½"-8" (8 3/4"-9").
On next round P2 tog all purled sts.
Work 2 rounds with K over K and P over P.
Work 1 round while K2 tog all knitted sts.
Work 2 rounds with K over K and P over P.
Work 1 round while K2 tog around = 11-12-13 (14-15) sts.
Cut the yarn and pull through the remaining sts, sew away the yarn end.
The sock measures approx 20-21-22 (24-26) cm / 8"-8 1/4"-8 3/4" (9½"-10 1/4").

SOFT TOY: see pattern 14-30
BLANKET: see pattern 14-19

Diagram

knit from RS, purl from WS
purl from RS, knit from WS


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