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BabyDROPS 11-27 by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS jacket with hood in Eskimo

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BabyDROPS 11-27

Size: 1/3 – 6/9 – 12/18 – 24 months

Materials: DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
250-300-350-350 g color no 01, off-white

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES size 9 mm / US 13

DROPS burned wooden button, no 511: 4 – 4 – 5 - 5 pcs

Knitting gauge: 11 sts x 15 rows on needle size 9 mm / US 13 needle in stockinette sts = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''

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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.
Garter sts (back and forth): Knit all rows

Front band: = 3 sts towards the middle on front pieces. Work in Garter sts throughout (= K on every row).

Button holes: Make buttonholes on right front from the RS.
1 buttonhole = K2 tog, yarn over needle, knit 1. Knit yarn over needle into back of st on the return row.
Make button holes when front measures:
1/3 mths: 6, 12, 18 and 24 cm / 2½", 4 3/4", 7" and 9½"
6/9 mths: 6, 13, 19 and 26 cm / 2½", 5", 7½" and 10 1/4"
12/18 mths: 6, 12, 18, 24 and 29 cm / 2½", 4 3/4", 7", 9½" and 11½"
24 mths: 6, 13, 19, 26 and 34 cm / 2½", 5", 7½", 10 1/4" and 13½"

Decreasing: applies to raglan decreases.
Decrease within 1 st as follows:
From the RS: after 1 st: K2 tog; before 1 st: slip 1 st as if to knit, K1, psso.
From the WS: before 1 st: P2 tog; after 1 st: P2 tog into back of st.

BACK PIECE
Cast on 30-34-38-42 sts on needle size 9 mm / US 13 needle with Eskimo.
K 4 rows garter sts and continue in stockinette sts.
When back measures 12-13-15-18 cm / 4 3/4"-5"-6"-7", purl one row from the RS, and continue in stockinette sts.
When back measures 18-19-22-25 cm / 7"-7½"-8 3/4"-9 3/4", bind off 3 sts each side for armholes i.e bind off in beg of next 2 rows = 24-28-32-36 sts.
Work 3 rows and then start dec for raglan each side (see Decreasing above) on every other row as follows: 1 st 6-6-7-7 times and then on every row 1 st 0-2-2-4 times.
Bind off remaining 12-12-14-14 sts.
Piece measures approx 28-30-34-39 cm / 11"-11 3/4"-13½"-15 1/4".

LEFT FRONT
Cast on 18-20-22-24 sts (includes 3 front band sts) on needle size 9 mm / US 13.
K 4 rows garter sts and continue in stockinette sts (see Front band above).
When front piece measures 12-13-15-18 cm / 4 3/4"-5"-6"-7" purl one row from the RS, and continue in stockinette sts.
When front measures 18-19-22-25 cm / 7"-7½"-8 3/4"-9 3/4", bind off 3 sts at side for armhole = 15-17-19-21 sts, work 3 rows and then start dec for raglan as described for back piece.
At the same time: when front measures 25-27-30-35 cm / 9 3/4"-10½"-11 3/4"-13 3/4", put 5-5-6-6 sts (incl the 3 band sts) on a stitch holder for neck.
Bind off to shape the neckline on every row starting from neckline as follows: 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 2 times = no sts left.
Front measures approx 28-30-34-39 cm / 11"-11 3/4"-13½"-15 1/4".

RIGHT FRONT
As left front, but mirrored - remember buttonholes- read above.

SLEEVES
Cast on 20-22-22-24 sts using 9 mm/US 13 needle.
K 4 rows garter sts and continue in stockinette sts.
When sleeve measures 5 cm / 2'', purl 1 row from the RS, and continue in stockinette sts. When sleeve measures 6 cm / 2½'', inc 1 st each side, repeat on every 4 – 4.5 – 4 - 4 cm / 1½''-1 3/4"-1½"-1½" 2-2-3-4 more times = 26-28-30-34 sts.
When sleeve measures 18-20-22-25 cm / 7"-8"-8 3/4"-9 3/4" bind off 3 sts each side for sleeve cap (i.e bind off in beg of next 2 rows ). Then start to dec for raglan (see Decreasing) on every other row: 1 st 7-8-9-10 times and then on every row 1 st 0-0-0-1 times. Bind off remaining 6 sts.
The sleeve measures approx 28-31-34-39 cm / 11"-12 1/4"-13½"-15 1/4".

POCKET
Cast on 9-10-10-11 sts using 9 mm/US 13 needle and knit garter sts for 6-7-8-9 cm / 2½"-2 3/4"-3"-3½", bind off.
Make two and sew the pockets to the RS of cardigan approx 3-3-4-5 cm / 1"-1"-1½"-2" from bottom edge.

ASSEMBLY
Join sleeve and body raglan seams from the RS within ½ edge st in order the seams don’t become to thick/bulky.

HOOD
Pick up approx 32-38 sts (including sts on stitch holder on front pieces) using 9 mm/US 13 needle and work stockinette sts (continue in garter sts over the 3 front band sts each side). When hood measures 1 cm / ½'', increase to 38-40-42-44 sts evenly on row. Continue in stockinette sts and bind off when hood measures 21-23-25-27 cm / 8 1/4"-9"-9 3/4"-10½".
Sew hood together at the top from the RS.

Sew side and sleeve seams from the RS within ½ edge st.
Sew on buttons.

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