DROPS Baby / 19 / 30

DROPS Baby 19-30 by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS socks with pattern in ”Merino Extra Fine”.

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DROPS design: Pattern no ME-037-by
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Size: 1/3 - 6/9 - 12/18 months (2 - 3/4) years
To fit foot length: 10-11-12 (14-16) cm / 4''-4 3/8''-4¾'' (5½''-6¼'')

Materials: DROPS MERINO EXTRA FINE from Garnstudio
50-50-50 (50-100) g color no 16, light pink
50 g for all sizes color no 01, off-white
50 g for all sizes color no 07, light brown mix

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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PATTERN: See diagram M.4. The pattern is worked in stockinette st.

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 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 needle.

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 from top down.
Cast on 34-34-40 (40-40) sts on double pointed needles size 3 mm / US 2or3 with light pink. Work rib, K1/P1, for 4-4-5 (5-6) cm / 1½"-1½"-2" (2"-2 3/8"). K 1 round, AT THE SAME TIME dec 4 sts evenly = 30-30-36 (36-36) sts. Work M.4. After M.4 work 4 rounds stockinette st with light pink, AT THE SAME TIME on first round (after M.4) dec 2-0-4 (2-0) sts evenly = 28-30-32 (34-36) sts.
After the 4 rounds stockinette st 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 (= mid upper foot). Work stockinette st back and forth on heel sts for 3-3.5-4 (4-4.5) cm / 1 1/8''-1¼''-1½'' (1½''-1¾'') – insert a marker. Now work HEEL DECREASES – SEE ABOVE!
After heel dec pick up 7-8-9 (9-10) new sts each side of heel and slip sts from stitch holder back on needle = 34-38-42 (42-46) sts. Continue in stockinette st in the round on all sts with light pink, AT THE SAME TIME on first round dec as follows: K2 tog into back of loop before the 13-13-15 (15-17) sts mid upper foot and K2 tog after the 13-13-15 (15-17) sts mid upper foot. Repeat the dec on every other round a total of 4-6-6 (6-6) times = 26-26-30 (30-34) sts.
When 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) insert a new marker each side with 13-13-15 (15-17) sts on upper foot and under foot. Now dec for toes 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 on needle.
Cut the thread, pull it through remaining sts, tighten and fasten. Foot measures approx 10-11-12 (14-16) cm / 4''-4 3/8''-4¾'' (5½''-6¼'').

Diagram

= light pink
= off-white
= light brown mix

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