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Sailor Girl by DROPS Design

DROPS dress and crochet hat in “Safran”.

Size: 3 – 6/9 – 12/18 months (2 - 3/4 years)

Materials: DROPS Safran, from Garnstudio
150-200-200 (250-300) g colour no 17, white
100-100-100 (100-150) g colour no 9, navy blue
50-50-50 (50-100) g colour no 19, red

DROPS circular needle and double pointed needles size 3 mm

DROPS button, 1 pc

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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: 24 sts x 32 rows on needles size 3 mm in stocking sts = 10 x 10 cm.
Moss st: first round: K1, P1, second round: P over K, K over P. Repeat second round.
Garter st back and forth on needle: K all rows.
Garter st on circular needle: K 1 round, P 1 round.

Skirt: Knitted in the round on circular needle. Cast on 180-192-204 (216-216) sts on circular needle size 3 mm with navy blue and knit 3 cm moss st. Change to red and knit 2 rounds garter st. Change to white and continue in stocking st. When piece measures 20-26-35 (38-42) cm cast off 84-80-76 (72-72) sts evenly on round = 96-112-128 (144-144) sts. Knit 6 rounds garter st, divide the piece in 2 and complete front and back pieces separately.

Front piece: = 48-56-64 (72-72) sts. When piece measures 29-36-46 (50-54) cm cast off the middle 16-16-18 (22-24) sts for neck and dec to shape the neckline on every other row: 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 3 times. Cast off when piece measures 33-40-50 (54-58) cm.

Back piece: = 48-56-64 (72-72) sts. When piece measures 27-34-44 (48-52) cm, divide the piece mid back for split and complete each side separately. Right side: Cast on 4 new sts over the split = 26-30-34 (38-38) sts and knit these 4 sts in garter st. When piece measures 31-38-48 (52-56) cm dec to shape the neckline on every other row: 13-13-14 (16-17) sts 1 time and 2 sts 1 time. Cast off when piece measures 33-40-50 (54-58) cm. Left side: Knit as right side, but when split measures 3 cm cast off the 2 middle sts of the 4 cast on for buttonhole and cast on 2 new sts on return row.

Sleeve: Cast on 48-48-52 (56-56) sts on double pointed needles size 3 mm with navy blue and knit 3 cm moss st, change to red and knit 2 rounds in garter st. Change to white and continue in stocking st, at the same time, inc 2 sts mid under arm a total of 5-7-8 (8-8) times as follows:
Size 3 months: on every other round
Size 6/9 + 2 years: on every and every other round alternately
Size 12/18 months: on every round
Size 3/4 years: on every 3rd round
= 58-62-68 (72-72) sts. When piece measures 7-7-6 (7-12) cm cast off 4 sts mid under arm and complete sleeve back and forth on needle. Dec to shape the sleeve cap each side on every other row: 4 sts 4 times. Cast off, sleeve measures approx 10-10-9 (10-15) cm.

Collar: Cast on 48-56-64 (72-72) sts on needle size 3 mm with navy blue and knit 2-2-3 (3-3) cm moss st. Now knit 2 rows garter st with red on the middle 38-46-50 (58-58) sts and continue in moss st and navy blue on the outermost 5-5-7 (7-7) sts each side – knit with 3 balls of yarn and twist threads when changing colours.
Continue in M.1 and white on the middle 38-46-50 (58-58) sts and continue in moss st and navy blue each side as described above. When piece measures 6-7-8 (9-9) cm cast off the middle 16-16-18 (22-24) sts and dec to shape the neckline on every other row: 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 3 times. When piece measures 10-11-12 (13-13) cm insert a MT each side = mid shoulder. Complete each back piece separately. When piece measures 2 cm from MT inc for neck on every other row: 2 sts 1 time, 11-11-12 (14-15) sts 1 time = 24-28-32 (36-36) sts. Continue as described above for the front piece of the collar, but reversed and with 2 sts towards mid back in garter st. Cast off after the 2-2-3 (3-3) cm in moss st with navy blue. The collar measures 20-22-24 (26-26) cm. Knit the other back piece. Back stitch with red in each st in transition between white and navy blue.

Assembly:
Sew shoulder seam. Place collar round the neckline on dress – make sure the split is mid back - and pick up approx 84-94 sts with white on needle size 3 mm through edge on collar and dress (do not pick up on band mid back on dress). Knit 1 cm in stocking st and then knit next round as follows: *K 2 tog, 1 yo, repeat from *-* (= folding edge). Then knit 1 cm stocking st and then cast off. Fold edge double towards WS and fasten. Set in sleeves and sew on buttons.

HAT:

Size: 3 – 6/9 – 12/18 months (2 - 3/4) years
Head circumference: 35-38-41 (46-49) cm.

DROPS crochet hook size 3 mm

Crochet tension: width of approx 22 dc x 22 rows on crochet hook size 3 mm = 10 x 10 cm.

Crochet 4 ch with red and form a ring with a sl st in first ch. Beg all rounds with 1 ch in the first dc on round and finish all rounds with 1 sl st. Crochet 6 dc in ring
Round 1: 2 dc in each dc = 12 dc
Round 2: *2 dc in first dc, 1 dc in next dc*, repeat from *-* = 18 dc
Round3: *2 dc in first dc, 2 dc, repeat from *-*.
Continue inc like this on every round with 1 more dc between each inc until piece measures 4-4-5 (5-6) cm from the centre. Now inc on every other round until piece measures 7.5-8.5-8.5 (10.5-10.5) cm (= approx 17-19-19 (23-23) rounds = 78-84-90 (102-108) dc). Continue without inc until piece measures 11-12-13 (15-17) cm from the centre.
Now crochet 1 round with inc as follows: *2 dc, 2 dc in next dc*, repeat from *-*. Crochet 3 rounds without inc, and then crochet next round with inc 1 dc in every 3rd dc again as earlier.
Then crochet 8 rounds without inc. Finish last round with a sl st in 1st dc, cut the thread and fasten.

English explanation to pattern diagram:

Blank square = K
Black square = P

This pattern has been corrected. .

Updated online: 26.04.2018
Updated diagram and sketch

Diagram

= K
= P

Gisele 03.10.2014 - 10:39:

Fin!

Tanja Håkansson 18.12.2009 - 00:11:

Hej. Jeg er igang med at lave denne her kjole til min datter, og jeg er snart færdig med at strikke de dele jeg skal bruge, jeg er dog gået i stå ved kraven. Hvad er kastesting og hvordan laver jeg dem? Og ellers tak for en rigtig god hjemmeside med mange fede opskrifter og rigtig god vejledning.

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