DROPS Baby / 1 / 11

Farandole by DROPS Design

Drops Sweater in Inca pattern, pants and socks in “Safran”.

Size: 3 – 6/9 (12/18 -24) months

Sweater:

Materials: Drops Safran from Garnstudio
100% Egyptian cotton 50 g= 160m
100-100 (150-150) g col 009, navy
50-50 (50-50) g col 019, red
50-50 (50-50) g col 006, blue
50-50 (50-50) g col 011, yellow
50-50 (50-50) g col 004, mint

Sweater and Pants:
200-250 (300-300) g col no 009, navy

Drops double pointed needles and circ needle: 2.5mm and 3mm, or the size needed to obtain the correct knitting tension.

Drops buttons: 3 pcs.

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Knitting Tension: 24sts x 32 rows on needles size 3mm in stocking st = 10x10cm.

Rib: *K1, P1*

Pattern: See diagram (1 diagram = 1 repeat). Pattern is seen from RS and worked in stocking st.

Body:
Worked in the round on a circular needle.
Cast on 120-132 (144-156) sts on circ needles size 2.5mm with navy. Join, and work 3-3 (4-4) cm rib. Change to circ needle size 3mm and work M.1. and then continue in navy. Remember to check knitting tension. At the same time when piece measures 14-15 (17-19) cm, cast off 4-6 (6-6) sts each side for arm holes and finish back and front separately.

Front: = 56-60 (66-72) sts. Dec for arm hole on every other row as follows: 1 st twice = 52-56 (62-68) sts. Continue until piece measures 19-21 (24-27) cm.
Work M.2 and then finish piece in navy. At the same time when piece measures 23-25 (27-30) cm, cast off centre 14-16 (18-22) sts for neck.
Dec on neck edge on every other row as follows: 2 sts twice, 1 st twice. Continue until piece measures 26-28 (31-34) cm. Cast off remaining 13-14 (16-17) sts for shoulder.

Back: = 56-60 (66-72) sts. Dec for arm hole and work pattern as front. Continue until piece measures 20-22 (25-28) cm. Cast off 4 sts centre back for slit and finish each side separately. Left side: When piece measures 24-26 (29-32) cm, dec for neck on every other row as follows: 9-10 (11-13) sts once, 1 st twice.
Continue until piece measures 26-28 (31-34) cm. Cast off remaining 13-14 (16-17) sts. Right side: Work as left side.

Sleeves: Cast on 38-40 (40-42) sts on double pointed needles size 2.5mm with navy. Work 2-2 (3-3) cm rib. Change to double pointed needles size 3mm and work M.2, and at the same time inc 2-4 (8-10) sts evenly on first round = 40-44 (48-52) sts. At the same time inc underneath sleeve as follows: 2 sts 9-9 (10-10) times for 3months: every 4th round, for 6/9 + 24 months: every 6th round, for 12/18 months: alternatively every 5th and 6th round = 58-62 (68-72) sts. Work inc sts into pattern. After M.2, work in navy until piece measures 14-18 (20-22) cm. Work M.3 and then finish in navy. Continue until piece measures 18-22 (24-26) cm. Cast off.

Assembly: Sew shoulder and side seams. Pick up 12 sts on needle size 2.5mm with navy along left side of slit and work 1.5 cm in rib. Cast off. Repeat along right side of slit, but after 0.5 cm make 2 button holes evenly spaced – 1 button hole = cast off 2 sts, cast on 2 sts on next row. Sew rib band at bottom of slit. Pick up approx 70-80 sts around neck opening on circ needle size 2.5mm and work 1.5 cm in rib. Cast off. Sew sleeves to body in edge st to avoid seams being too bulky. Sew in buttons.


Pants:

Size: 3 – 6/9 (12/18 -24) months

Materials: Drops Safran from Garnstudio
100-150 (150-200) g col 009, navy
Remnants of all pattern colours from sweater.

Drops circular needle and double pointed needles: 2.5mm and 3mm.

Knitting Tension: 24sts x 32 rows on needles size 3mm in stocking st = 10x10cm.

Rib: *K1, P1*

Right leg:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 64-68 (70-74) sts on double pointed needles size 2.5mm with navy, join and work 6 cm rib.
Change to double pointed needles size 3mm and work M.2, and at the same time inc 12-12 (14-14) sts evenly on 1st round = 76-80 (84-88) sts. Complete M.2 and continue in navy. Continue until piece measures 19-21 (24-28) cm. Divide work and work back and forth on needle. Inc 1 st at beginning and end of row for seam. Continue until piece measures 21-23 (26-30) cm. Cast off 3 sts each side = 72-76 (80-84) sts. Put work aside.

Left leg: Work as right leg.

Pants: Put both legs on a circ needle = 144-152 (160-168) sts and at the same time inc 1 st in last st on each leg = 146-154 (162-170) sts
Inc centre back each side of centre 2 sts on every other round as follows: 1 st 4 times.
Right side of centre: S1, K1, psso.
Left side: K2tog.
At the same time dec centre front each side of centre 2 sts on every other round as follows: 1 st 5 times = 144-152 (160-168) sts. Continue until piece measures 38-42 (47-52) cm.
Change to circular needle size 2.5mm and work 2 cm rib.
Dec for eyelets on next round as follows: 3 + 24 months: K 5th and 6th sts tog, 6/9 + 12/18 months: K 7th and 8th st tog. Inc over the dec sts on next round. Continue until rib measures 3 cm.
Cast off.

Assembly: Sew seam between legs. Insert elastic through eyelets.


Socks:

Size: 3 – 6/9 (12/18 -24) months.

Length of foot: 10-11 (12.5-14.5) cm.

Materials: Drops Safran from Garnstudio
100% Egyptian cotton 50 g= 160m
50-50 (50-50) g col 019, red

Drops double pointed needles: 2.5mm and 3mm.

Knitting Tension: 24sts x 32 rows on needles size 3mm in stocking st = 10x10cm.

Rib: *K1, P1*

Cast on 34-36 (36-38) sts on double pointed needles size 2.5mm with red. Join and work 1.5 cm in rib.
Change to needle size 3mm and work stocking st. until work measures 7-8 (8-9) cm.
Heel: Work 3 cm in stocking st back and forth on needle over centre back 18 sts.
Decrease for heel: (1st row RS):
1st row: K10, K2tog back of loop, K1, turn. 2nd row: S1, P4, P2tog, P1, turn. 3rd row: S1, K5, K2tog back of loop, K1, turn. 4th row: S1, P6, P2tog, P1, turn.
5th row: S1, K7, K2tog back of loop, K1, turn. 6th row: S1, P8, P2tog, P1, turn. 7th row: K2tog, K8, K2tog back of loop = 10 sts left on needle.
Pick up 7-7 (8-8) sts each side of heel and put all sts on one needle = 40-42 (44-46) sts. Dec each side of the 16-18 (18-20) sts on top of foot on every row as follows: 1 st 4-4 (5-5) times = 32-34 (34-36) sts. Continue until foot measures 7-8 (9-11) cm (measured from start of heel dec). Dec for toes at beginning of each row (4 dec in all) 1 st 4-4 (5-5) times, then on every other row: 1 st twice. Pull double thread through remaining sts and fasten.

Diagram

= mint
= navy
= red
= blue
= yellow


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