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BabyDROPS 18-10 by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS jacket and socks in moss st in ”Merino Extra Fine”.

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BabyDROPS 18-10

Size: 1/3 - 6/9 - 12/18 months (2 - 3/4) years
Bust: 48-54-60 (66-72) cm [19”-21¼”-23 5/8” (26”-28 3/8”)]
Full length: 26-28-31 (33-36) cm [10¼”-11”-12¼” (13”-14¼”)]

Materials: DROPS MERINO EXTRA FINE from Garnstudio
JACKET:
150-200-200 (250-250) g color no 01, off-white
SOCKS:
50-50-50 (100-100) g color no 01, off-white


JACKET:
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 cm [24’’]) size 4.5 mm [US7] – or size needed to get 20 sts x 26 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’].
DROPS MOTHER-OF-PEARL BUTTON no 523: 3 pcs.

SOCKS:
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED Needles size 3 mm [US 2or3] – or size needed to get 23 sts x 32 rows in moss st = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’].

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JACKET:

GARTER ST (back and forth on needle): K all rows.

MOSS ST:
Row 1: * K1, P1 *, repeat from *-*.
Row 2: K over P and P over K. Repeat row 2.

BUTTONHOLES:
Make buttonholes on right front band. 1 buttonhole = K tog 2nd and 3rd st from mid front and make 1 YO.
Make buttonholes when piece measures:
SIZE 1/3 MONTHS: 11, 16 and 21 cm [4 3/8”, 6¼”, 8¼”].
SIZE 6/9 MONTHS: 13, 18 and 23 cm [5 1/8”, 7”, 9”].
SIZE 12/18 MONTHS: 16, 21 and 26 cm [6¼”, 8¼”, 10¼”].
SIZE 2 YEARS: 15, 21 and 27 cm [6”, 8¼”, 10 5/8”].
SIZE 3/4 YEARS: 18, 24 and 30 cm [7”, 9½”, 11¾”].
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JACKET: Beg with front pieces, cast on for sleeves, and work back piece from shoulders down.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE: Worked back and forth on circular needle.
Cast on 36-39-42 (45-48) sts (includes 1 edge st at side and 12 front band sts towards mid front) on needle size 4.5 mm [US 7] with Merino Extra Fine. Work 4 rows garter st – SEE ABOVE. Work next row as follows from mid front: 12 front band sts in moss st, 23-26-29 (32-35) stockinette sts and 1 edge st in garter st.
REMEMBER THE KNITTING GAUGE.
When piece measures 5 cm [2’’] dec 1 st at the side and repeat the dec on every 2-2½-3 (3-3½) cm [3/4”-7/8”-1 1/8” (1 1/8”-1¼”)] a total of 5 times = 31-34-37 (40-43) sts.
Remember buttonhole on front band – SEE ABOVE. When piece measures 16-17-19 (20-22) cm [6¼”-6¾”-7½” (8”-8¾”)] cast on sts for sleeve, at the end of every row towards the side: 4 sts 1-1-2 (1-2) times, 6 sts 1-1-1 (1-1) times, 8 sts 1-1-1 (2-2) times and 17-19-19 (23-26) sts 1 time = 66-71-78 (89-99) sts. Continue in stockinette st with 12 moss sts on front band and 10 moss sts at bottom of sleeve. When piece measures 22-24-27 (28-31) cm [8¾”-9½”-10 4/8” (11”-12¼”)] slip the first 9-10-11 (12-12) sts towards mid front on a stitch holder for neck. Bind off to shape the neckline at the beg of every row from neckline: 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 3 times = 52-56-62 (72-82) sts left on shoulder/sleeve. When piece measures 26-28-31 (33-36) cm [10¼”-11”-12¼” (13”-14¼”)] insert a marker in piece (= mid shoulder). NOW MEASURE PIECE FROM HERE. Continue for 1 cm [3/8’’] and put piece aside.

LEFT FRONT PIECE: Cast on and work like right front piece, but mirrored. Do not make buttonholes!

BACK PIECE: Work sts from left front piece back on needle, cast on 16-18-20 (22-22) new sts (= back neckline) and work sts from right front piece back on needle = 120-130-144 (166-186) sts. Continue in stockinette st with 10 moss sts each side (= sleeve edges). When piece measures 7½-8½-8½ (9½-10) cm [2 7/8”-3¼”-3¼” (3¾”-4”)] bind off sleeve sts at the beg of every row each side as follows: 17-19-19 (23-26) sts 1 time, 8 sts 1-1-1 (2-2) times, 6 sts 1-1-1 (1-1) time and 4 sts 1-1-2 (1-2) times = 50-56-62 (68-74) sts left on row. Continue in stockinette st with 1 edge st in garter st each side. When piece measures 13-13-14 (16-17) cm [5 1/8”-5 1/8”-5½” (6¼”-6¾”)] inc 1 st each side on every 2-2½-3 (3-3½) cm [3/4”-7/8”-1 1/8” (1 1/8”-1¼”)] a total of 5 times = 60-66-72 (78-84) sts. When piece measures 25-27-30 (32-35) cm [9¾”-10 5/8”-11¾” (12½”-13¾”)] work 4 rows garter st on all sts and bind off.

NECKLINE: Pick up approx 46 to 66 sts round neckline (incl sts on stitch holder at front) on needle size 4.5 mm [US 7] and work 3 rows garter st back and forth on needle, bind off.

ASSEMBLY: Sew sleeve and side seams inside 1 edge st. Sew on buttons to fit buttonholes. Fold sleeve edges towards RS if needed.
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SOCKS:
Foot length: 10-11-12 (14-16) cm [4’’-4 3/8’’-4¾’’ (5½’’-6¼’’)]

SOCK: Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 40-44-48-(48-52) sts on double pointed needles size 3 mm [US 2or3] with Merino Extra Fine. K 1 round and continue in rib, K2/P2, for 6-7-7 (8-8) cm [2 3/8”-2¾”-2¾” (3 1/8”-3 1/8”)]. K 1 round, AT THE SAME TIME dec 6 sts evenly on round = 34-38-42 (42-46) sts.
Now keep the first 10-10-12 (12-14) sts on needle (= upper foot) and slip the remaining 24-28-30 (30-32) sts on a stitch holder. Work 3-3½-4 (5-6) cm [1 1/8”-1¼”-1½” (2”-2 3/8”)] moss st – SEE ABOVE – on sts on upper foot. Now pick up 7-8-9 (12-14) sts on each side of upper foot and slip sts from stitch holder back on needle = 48-54-60 (66-74) sts. Continue in moss st on all sts for 1½-2-2½ (3-3½) cm [½”-3/4”-7/8” (1 1/8”-1¼”)], and then P 1 round. Bind off all sts except the 10-10-12 (12-14) sts mid front. Work 9-10-11 (13-14) cm [3½”-4”-4 3/8” (5 1/8”-5½”)] moss st on these for sole and bind off. Sew sole to sock, edge to edge to avoid a chunky seam.

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