DROPS Baby / 2 / 11

Funny Frederic by DROPS Design

DROPS jacket in Norwegian pattern, trousers, socks and hat.

Size: 3 – 6/9 – 12/18 months (2 - 3 years)
(trousers not in size 3 years)
Size in cm: 50/56 – 62/68 – 74/80 (86/92 – 98/104)

Materials: DROPS Alpaca, from Garnstudio
The whole set:
200-3250-250 (300-300) g colour no 506, dark grey
150-150-200 (200-250) g colour no 3620, red
50-50-50 (50-50) g colour no 0100, off-white
50-50-50 (50-50) g colour no 2922, coral
50-50-50 (50-50) g colour no 2916, green
50-50-50 (50-50) g colour no 2923, yellow
Jacket only:
100-150-150 (200-250) g colour no 506, dark grey
50-50-50 (50-50) g colour no 0100, off-white
50-50-50 (50-50) g colour no 2922, coral
50-50-50 (50-50) g colour no 2916, green
50-50-50 (50-50) g colour no 2923, yellow
50-50-50 (50-50) g colour no 3620, red

DROPS circular needle and double pointed needles size 2.5 mm and 3 mm
DROPS buttons, 5 pcs

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JACKET:
Knitting tension: 24 sts x 32 rows on needles size 3 mm in stocking sts = 10 x 10 cm.
Rib: *K1, P1*, repeat from *-*.
Pattern: See diagram. The diagram shows the pattern from the RS side.

Front and back piece: Worked back and forth on circular needle from mid front. Cast on 120-132-144 (158-162) sts on circular needle size 2.5 mm with grey and work 3-3-3 (4-4) cm Rib. Change to needle size 3 mm and continue in M.1 (with 1 edge st each side of all patterns), at the same time inc 3-3-3 (13-21) sts evenly on first round = 123-135-147 (171-183) sts. After M.1 continue in M.2. At the same time when piece measures 16-18-21 (22-21) cm divide piece as follows: 31-34-37 (43-46) sts = front piece and 61-67-73 (85-91) st = back piece and complete front and back pieces separately.

Back piece: = 61-67-73 (85-91) sts. When piece measures 16-19-23 (25-38) cm (adjust to M.2, finish with row 8) work M.3, beg by arrow B. When piece measures 26-29-33 (35-38) cm cast off the middle 21-23-27 (29-37) sts for neck and dec 2 sts on neckline on next row. Cast off remaining sts after M.3, piece measures approx 28-31-35 (37-40) cm.

Left front piece: = 31-34-37 (43-46) sts. When piece measures 16-19-23 (25-28) cm (adjust to M.2, finish with row 8)work M.3, beg by arrow C. When piece measures 24-28-32 (34-37) cm dec to shape the neckline on every other row: 7-8-10 (11-15) sts 1 time, 2 sts twice, 1 st twice. Cast off remaining sts after M.3, piece measures approx 28-31-35 (37-40) cm.

Right front piece: like left front piece, but mirrored and beg M.3 by arrow A.

Sleeve: Cast on 38-40-40 (42-42) sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm with grey and work 2-2-3 (3-4) cm Rib. Change to needle size 3 mm and continue in M.1, at the same time inc 2-4-6 (10-16) sts evenly on first round = 40-44-48 (52-58) sts. At the same time inc 2 sts mid under arm a total of 9-9-10 (10-16) times as follows:
Size 3 months: on every 4th round
Size 6/9 months: on every 5th and 6th round alternately
Size 12/18 months + 2 years: on every 5th and 6th round alternately
Size 3 years: on every 3rd and 4th round alternately
= 58-62-68 (72-90) sts. After M.1 continue in M.2. When piece measures 13-17-19 (20-23) cm (adjust to M.2) continue in M.5, and then M.6. Cast off, sleeve measures approx 16-20-22 (23-26) cm.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Pick up 70-90 sts along left front piece on needle size 2.5 mm with grey and work 3 cm Rib. Repeat along right front piece but after 1 cm make 5 buttonholes evenly distributed on row. 1 buttonhole = cast off 2 sts and cast on 2 new sts on return row. Pick up 85-95 sts round the neck on needle size 2.5 mm with gery and work 2 cm Rib, cast off. Set in sleeves and sew on buttons.

TROUSERS:
Size 3 – 6/9 – 12/18 - 24 months
DROPS circular needle and double pointed needles size 2.5 mm and 3 mm

Knitting tension: 24 sts x 32 rows on needles size 3 mm in stocking sts = 10 x 10 cm.
Rib: *K1, P1*, repeat from *-*.
Hem: 3 cm stocking st, P 1 round (= folding edge, measure piece from here), 3 cm stocking st.

Right leg: Cast on 52-56-62-68 sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm with red and work 6 cm Rib. Change to needle size 3 mm and stocking st, at the same time inc 20-22-22-22 sts evenly on first round = 72-78-84-90 sts. When piece measures 19-21-24-28 cm divide piece at inside leg (= split) and complete piece back and forth on needle. Inc 1 st each side for seam. When piece measures 21-23-26-30 cm cast off 3 sts each side = 68-74-80-86 sts. Put piece aside and knit the other leg.

Left leg: like right leg.

Trousers: Put left and right leg in on the same circular needle and inc 1 st each side on both legs = 138-150-162-174 sts. Now inc mid back on both sides of the middle 2 sts on every 4th round: 1 st 4 times, at the same time dec mid front on every other round on both sides of the middle 2 sts: 1 st 5 times as follows: K2 tog into back of st, K2 middle sts, K2 tog = 136-148-160-172 sts. When piece measures 38-42-47-52- cm change to needle size 2.5 mm, at the same time dec 2-8-10-12 sts evenly on round = 134-140-150-160 sts. Work Hem. Cast off, piece measures 41-45-50-55 cm. Fold hem double towards WS and fasten. Insert a string. Sew tog split on inside of legs.

HAT:
Head circumference: 45-45-45 (50-50) cm
DROPS double pointed needles size 2.5 mm and 3 mm

Knitting tension: 24 sts x 32 rows on needles size 3 mm in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
Rib: *K1, P1*, repeat from *-*.

Cast on 102-108-108 (120-120) sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm with grey and work 2 cm Rib. Change to needle size 3 mm and work M.7, M.4 and then complete piece in M.2. When piece measures 14-16-19 (18-20) cm continue as follows: *1 round K all sts tog 2 by 2, 1 round stocking st*, repeat 4 times = 7-7-7 (8-8) sts. Cut thread, pull through remaining sts and fasten.
Earflap x 2: cast on 9 sts on needle size 2.5 mm with navy blue and work 2 cm Rib. Now inc 1 st each side on every and every other row alternately until there are 23-25-25 (27-27) sts on needle. Continue until piece measures 8-8-9 (9-9) cm, cast off. Sew earflaps to hat from WS in the first stocking st row with approx 8 cm between earflaps at the back.

SOCKS:
Foot length: 10-11-12 (14-15) cm
DROPS double pointed needles size 3 mm

Knitting tension: 24 sts x 32 rows on needles size 3 mm in stocking sts = 10 x 10 cm.
Rib: *K1, P1*, repeat from *-*.

The sock is worked in the round. Cast on 38-40-42 (42-44) sts on needles size 3 mm with grey and work Rib as follows: 1 round grey, 1 round off-white, 2 rounds grey, 1 round off-white, 2 rounds grey, 1 round off-white, and now complete piece in grey. When Rib measures 10-11-11 (11-12) cm work heel as follows: work 3 cm stocking st back and forth on 18 sts mid back.
Heel decreases:
Row 1 (= RS): K12, K2 tog into back of st, K1, turn the piece,
Row 2: slip 1 st as if to P, P4, P2 tog, P1, turn the piece,
Row 3: slip 1 st as if to K, K5, K2 tog into back of st, K1, turn the piece,
Row 4: slip 1 st as if to P, P6, P2 tog, P1, turn the piece,
Row 5: slip 1 st as if to K, K7, K2 tog into back of st, K1, turn the piece,
Row 6: slip 1 st as if to P, P8, P2 tog, P1, turn the piece,
Row 7: K2 tog, K8, K2 tog into back of st
= 10 sts left on heel. Pick up 7 sts on each side of heel = 44-46-48 (48-50) sts. Now dec 1 st on every round on both sides of the upper 16-18-18 (20-22) sts a total of 4-4-5 (5-5) times = 32-34-34 (36-38) sts. When foot measures 7-8-9 (11-12) cm knit 1 round stocking st and change to off-white. Insert a marker each side. Now dec 1 st on each side of marker (4 dec per round) on every round a total of 8-8-9 (9-9) times. Cut the thread and pull though remaining sts. Fasten.

Diagram

= off-white
= grey
= green
= yellow
= red
= coral

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