DROPS Baby / 17 / 5

Baby Dove by DROPS Design

DROPS knitted poncho, hat and socks in ”Merino Extra Fine”.

Size: 1/3 - 6/9 - 12/18 months (2 - 3/4) years
Full length: 23-25-27 (31-33) cm [9”-9¾”-10 5/8” (12¼”-13”)]

Materials: DROPS MERINO EXTRA FINE from Garnstudio
PONCHO:
100-150-150 (200-250) g color no 01, off-white
HAT:
50-50-100 (100-100) g color no 01, off-white
SOCKS:
50-50-100 (100-100) g color no 01, off-white
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PONCHO:
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 cm [24’’]) size 4 mm [US 6] – or size needed to get 21 sts x 28 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’].
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 and 60 cm [16” and 24”]) size 3.5 mm [US 4] – for rib.

HAT:
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED AND CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm [16’’]) size 4 mm [US 6] – or size needed to get 21 sts x 28 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’].
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm [16’’]) size 3.5 mm [US 4] – for rib.

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

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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, ponchos, sets, socks, pattern/technique: cable, shape: high collar,

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PONCHO:

PATTERN:
See diagram M.1 and M.2. The diagrams show the pattern from the RS.

PONCHO:
Worked from the bottom and up in the round on circular needle.
Cast on 272-288-300 (340-360) sts on circular needle size 3.5 mm [US 4] with Merino Extra Fine. Work 4 cm [1½’’] rib, K2/P2. Change to circular needle size 4 mm [US 6] and K 1 round, AT THE SAME TIME dec 56-60-60 (68-72) sts evenly = 216-228-240 (272-288) sts. Work next round as follows: * M.1, P 28-30-32 (26-28), M.2, P 28-30-32 (26-28) *, repeat from *-* a total of 3-3-3 (4-4) times.
REMEMBER THE KNITTING GAUGE!
Continue in pattern like this, AT THE SAME TIME on second round dec 1 st on the left side of each P-section by P2 tog. Repeat the dec on every 2-2-2 (3-3) round on the right and left side of each P-section alternately a total of 22-23-25 (20-21) times = 84-90-90 (112-120) sts. Now K 1 round, AT THE SAME TIME dec 3 sts on all M.1 and M.2 repeats = 66-72-72 (88-96) sts. K 1 round, AT THE SAME TIME inc 10-12-16 (12-12) sts evenly = 76-84-88 (100-108) sts. Piece now measures approx 20-21-23 (26-27) cm [8”-8¼”-9” (10¼”-10 5/8”)]. Change to circular needle size 3.5 mm [US 4] and work 3-4-4 (5-6) cm [1 1/8”-1½”-1½” (2”-2 3/8”)] rib, K2/P2. Bind off in rib. Poncho measures approx 23-25-27 (31-33) cm [9”-9¾”-10 5/8” (12¼”-13”)].
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HAT:
Head circumference: 40/42 - 44/46 - 46/48 (48/50 - 50/52) cm [16''-17½''-18½'' (19''-20'')].
PATTERN: See diagram M.2 and M.3. The diagrams show the pattern from the RS.
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HAT:
Worked in the round on circular needle.
Cast on 96-100-100 (104-112) sts on circular needle size 3.5 mm [US 4] with Merino Extra Fine. K 1 round and continue in rib, K2/P2.
When rib measures 4-4-5 (5-5) cm [1½”-1½”-2” (2”-2”)] change to circular needle size 4 mm [US 6], K 1 round, P 1 round and then K 1 round, AT THE SAME TIME inc 4-4-8 (8-8) sts evenly = 100-104-108 (112-120) sts.
Continue as follows: P 3-3-3 (4-5), M.2, P 6-7-8 (8-9), M.3, P 6-7-8 (8-9), M.2, P 6-6-6 (8-10), M.2, P 6-7-8 (8-9), M.3, P 6-7-8 (8-9), M.2, P 3-3-3 (4-5).
When piece measures approx 11-12-13 (14-15) cm [4 3/8”-4¾”-5 1/8” (5½”-6”)] work next round as follows: * P3, P2 tog *, repeat from *-* until 0-4-3 (2-0) sts remain, P these = 80-84-87 (90-96) sts.
Now P all sts, AT THE SAME TIME dec 17-18-19 (20-21) sts evenly on every other round a total of 4 times = 12-12-11 (10-12) sts. NOTE: change to double pointed needles when sts no longer fit circular needle. Cut the thread, pull through remaining sts and fasten.
Hat measures approx 14-15-16 (17-18) cm [5½”-6”-6¼” (6¾”-7”)].
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SOCK:

HEEL DECREASES:
Row 1 (= RS): Work row until 5-5-5 (6-6) sts remain, slip next st as if to K, K1, psso, turn piece,
Row 2 (= WS): Work row until 5-5-5 (6-6) sts remain, slip next st as if to P, P1, psso, turn piece,
Row 3 ( = RS): Work row until 4-4-4 (5-5) sts remain, slip next st as if to K, K1, psso, turn piece,
Row 4 (= WS): Work row until 4-4-4 (5-5) sts remain, slip next st as if to P, P1, psso, turn piece.
Continue dec like this with 1 less st between each dec until there are 7-9-9 (9-9) sts on row.

DECREASING TIP:
Dec as follows before marker: K2 tog.
Dec as follows after marker: slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso.
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SOCK:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 30-30-36 (36-36) sts on double pointed needles size 3 mm [US 2or3] with Merino Extra Fine. Work 8-8-9 (9-10) cm [3 1/8’’-3 1/8’’-3½’’ (3½’’-4’’)] rib, K3/P3, and then K 1 round, AT THE SAME TIME dec 2-0-4 (2-0) sts evenly = 28-30-32 (34-36) sts. P 1 round, K 1 round and P 1 round. Now keep the first 15-17-17 (19-19) sts on needle for heel and slip the remaining 13-13-15 (15-17) sts on a stitch holder = upper foot. Work 3-3.5-4 (4-4.5) cm [1 1/8’’-1¼’’-1½’’ (1½’’-1¾’’)] stockinette st on heel sts. Insert a marker in piece and now dec for heel – SEE ABOVE. After heel dec pick up 7-8-9 (9-10) sts on each side of heel and slip sts from stitch holder back on needles = 34-38-42 (42-46) sts. Continue in stockinette st on all sts, AT THE SAME TIME dec 1 st on each side of the 13-13-15 (15-17) sts on upper foot as follows: K tog the 2 sts before the 13-13-15 (15-17) sts into back of loop and K tog the 2 sts after the 13-13-15 (15-17) sts. Repeat the dec on every other round a total of 4-6-6 (6-6) times = 26-26-30 (30-34) sts. Continue until piece measures approx 8-9-9.5 (11.5-12.5) cm [3 1/8’’-3½’’-3¾’’ (4½’’-4 7/8’’)] from marker on heel (approx 2-2-2.5 (2.5-3.5) cm [3/4’’-3/4’’-7/8’’ (7/8’’-1¼’’)] remain). Now insert a marker each side with 13-13-15 (15-17) sts on upper foot and 13-13-15 (15-17) sts under foot. Continue in stockinette st, AT THE SAME TIME dec 1 st on each side of both markers – SEE DECREASING TIP - on every other round 2-2-3 (3-5) times and then on every round 3-3-3 (3-2) times = 6 sts left. Cut the thread, pull through remaining sts and fasten.
Sock measures approx 10-11-12 (14-16) cm [4’’-4 3/8’’-4¾’’ (5½’’-6¼’’)].

Diagram

= K
= P
= Slip 3 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K3, K3 from cable needle
= Slip 3 sts on cable needle in front of piece, P1, K3 from cable needle
= Slip 1 st on cable needle behind piece, K3, P1 from cable needle
= slip 3 sts on cable needle behind piece, K3, K3 from cable needle


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