DROPS / 36 / 2

DROPS 36-2 by DROPS Design

DROPS Fair Isle Pattern Sweater and Socks.

Tags: jumpers, nordic,

Size: 3 – 6/9 – 12/18 months (2-3) years.

Materials: DROPS Karisma Superwash from Garnstudio

Sweater and Socks Set:
150-200-250 gr col 1, off white
100-150-200 (250-300) gr col 1, off white
50-50-100 (100-100) gr col 54, beige
50-50-50 (50-50) gr col 51, blue
50-50-50 (50-50) gr col 50, green
50-50-50 (50-50) gr col 40, pink
Socks: 50-50-50 gr col 1, off white.

Buttons: 3 pieces.

DROPS circular needles and double pointed needles:
2,5 mm and 3.5 mm.
Or the size needed to obtain the correct knitting tension.

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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in American English, please click here.
Knitting Tension: 21 sts x 28 rows on needles size 3.5 mm in stocking st = 10x10cm.

Pattern: See diagram (1 diagram = 1 repeat). Pattern is seen from RS.
Pattern knitted in stocking st throughout.
Erme = Sleeve
Bol= Body
Mnd= Months
År= Years

Rib: K1, P1.

Back and Front knitted as one piece in the round, then divided at armhole and back and front knitted separately.

Cast on 106-114-122 (126-130) sts on long circular needles size 2.5mm with colour no 1.
Knit 3-3-3 (4-4) cm rib. Change to circular needle size 3.5mm and following diagram (start at the arrow (be sure to place pattern repeat centre front) and at the same time inc 2-6-10 (18-26) sts evenly on first round = 108-120-132 (144-156) sts. Remember to check your tension. Continue until piece measures 16-16-16 (21-18) cm. Divide the work and knit the back and front separately.

Front: = 54-60-66 (72-78) sts. Continue in pattern M1 on these sts. Knitting back and forth on circular needles. Continue until piece measures 24-25-26 (32-33) cm. Cast off centre 12-14-15 (18-22) sts for neck opening. Work each side separately.

Right shoulder: Dec at neck edge on every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2sts 1 time, 1st 2 times. Continue until piece measures 28-29-30 (36-37) cm. Cast off remaining 14-16-18 (20-21) sts for shoulder.

Left shoulder: Dec at neck edge on every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1 time. Continue until piece measures 27-28-29 (35-36) cm (or
to fit pattern repeat). Change to needles size 2.5 mm and off white and knit 3 cm rib, after 3 rows make 2 buttonholes evenly spaced over sts – 1 button hole = cast off 2 sts, cast on 2 new sts on the following row. Continue until rib measures 3 cm. Cast off remaining 16-18-20 (22-23) sts for shoulder.

Back: = 54-60-66 (72-78) sts. Knit pattern M1 as front. Continue until piece measures 27-28-29 (35-36) cm. Cast off centre 22-24-26 (28-32) sts for neck and knit each side separately.

Right shoulder: Dec 2 sts on neck edge on next row. Continue until piece measures 28-29-30 (36-37) cm. Cast off remaining 14-16-18 (20-21) sts for shoulder (finish pattern repeat to match front).

Left shoulder: Continue until piece measures 27-28-29 (35-36) cm. Change to needle size 2.5mm and off white and work 3 cm rib.
Then cast off remaining 16-18-20 (22-23) sts for shoulder.

Cast on 34-34-36 (36-36) sts on short circular needle size 2.5mm with colour no.1. Knit 2-2-3 (3-3) cm rib. Change to needles size 3.5mm and continue in pattern M1 (start at the arrow (be sure to place pattern repeat on centre of top of sleeve), at the same time inc 0-4-6 (6-10) sts evenly on first round = 34-38-42 (42-46) sts. At the same time inc sts under the sleeve as follows, 2 sts 8-8-8 (11-17) times. For 3 months: alternate every 3rd and 4th round, 6/9 months: alternate every 5th, 5th and 6th round. 12/18 months: alternate every 5th and 6th round, 2 years: every 4th round, 3 years: every 3rd round = 50-54-58 (64-80) sts. Continue until piece measures 13-18-20 (21-24) cm. Cast off centre 6 sts under sleeve. Dec each side on every other row as follows: 4 sts 2-2-2 (4-4) times. Cast off remaining sts. Piece measures approx 15-20-22 (24-27) cm. (adjust to pattern repeat).

Sew shoulder seams. Pick up 76 sts around neck opening with needles size 2.5mm and col no 1. Knit 2 cm rib back and forth on needles, at the same time after 2 rows, make 1 buttonhole over the others.
Sew in the sleeves. Sew in buttons.

Size: 3 (6/9 - 9/12) months.
Needles: DROPS double pointed needles size 2.5mm and 3.5mm
Rib: K1, P1.
Moss stitch: 1st row: K1, P1. 2nd row: P over K and K over P. Repeat 1st and 2nd row.
Tension: 22 sts = 10 cm in stocking st on needle size 3.5 mm.

Cast on 30 (34-38) sts on needles size 2.5mm. Knit in the round 5 (6-6) cm in rib. Change to needle size 3.5mm. Knit 2 rounds in stocking st then work next round as follows: *k2 tog, yo* . Remember to check your tension.
Knit 1 round stocking st. Continue as follows: Work on the top 8(10-10) sts, and leave rest on a holder or thread. Work 4 (5-5) cm in stocking st. Pick up approx. 50 (58-62) sts in a round (incl. the sts on holder and the 8 (10-10) sts.)
Knit 1 round stocking st. Knit 1.5 (1.5-2) cm moss st then 1 round P. Next cast off all but the top 8 (10-10) sts. Work 9 (10-11) cm in either moss st or stocking st for sole on these sts. Cast off and sew the sole to the sock. Thread a ribbon through the row of holes at top.


= Pink
= Green
= off-white
= beige
= blue

Sune 28.09.2014 - 16:46:

Drops 36-3

Lemien 28.09.2014 - 13:41:

Bonjour, Avez-vous les explications pour la veste sur laquelle le bébé est couché?

DROPS Design 29.09.2014 kl. 09:39:

Bonjour Mme Lemien, Le modèle dont on voit les manches sur la photo est le DROPS 36-3. Bon tricot!

DROPS Design NL 26.08.2014 - 12:15:

Hoi Harma. We hebben het telpatroon een beetje duidelijker gemaakt, zie of dit werkt. Veel breiplezier.

Harma Keizer 24.08.2014 - 16:17:

Ik kan het telpatroon niet goed zien.heeft u ook een beter patroon?

DROPS Design 25.08.2014 kl. 13:49:

Beste Harma. Ik zal vragen of wij een betere versie op het patroon kunnen leggen, maar ik kan niet beloven dat het duidelijker wordt.

Jan Ord 09.01.2014 - 22:56:

I am knitting DROPS 36-2 and I am finding it very difficult to distinguish between the * for blue and the + for green on the M1 pattern. THey all look like dots even when I magnify the page. Please could you help. Many thanks.

DROPS Design 21.01.2014 kl. 13:31:

Dear Mrs Ord, a new diagram with nicer symbols for green has been uploaded. Happy Knitting!

Margy 27.06.2012 - 19:33:

I can't make out the colour chart. This is making the pattern unworkable as can't make out from the picture either. Any help?

DROPS Design 17.12.2012 kl. 11:23:

Dear Margy, a new diagram has been now uploaded. Happy knitting!

Drops Design NL 21.11.2011 - 09:54:

The colours in the chart are translated to Dutch above the chart. The chart uses symbols to indicate the right colours. This is an old pattern and unfortunately, no other pictures are available.

Irene Belkum 18.11.2011 - 16:25:

The coulors in the patern are dificult to read because the picture is unsharp. Can't see the difference between bleu and green. Is there a better picture available?

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