DROPS Baby / 3 / 2

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DROPS jacket with pattern borders and socks in “Muskat”.

Size: 3 – 6/9 – 12/18 months (2 - 3 years)
Size in cm: 50/56 – 62/68 – 74/80 (86/92 – 98/104)

Materials: DROPS Muskat, from Garnstudio
100-150-150 (150-150) g colour no 36, blue, or no 4, dark purple
50-50-50 (50-50) g colour no 3, green, or no 12, red
50-50-50 (50-50) g colour no 5, purple
50-50-50 (50-50) g colour no 30, yellow
50-50-50 (50-50) g colour no 20, mint, or no 34, pink

DROPS circular needle, pointed and double pointed needles size 2.5 mm and 3.5 mm
DROPS wooden button, 5-5-5 (6-6) pcs

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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 sts = 10 x 10 cm.
Rib: *K1, P1*, repeat from *-*.
Pattern: See diagram. The diagrams show the pattern from the RS.

Front and back piece: Knitted back and forth on circular needle from mid front. Cast on 106-116-124 (132-132) sts on circular needle size 2.5 mm with blue and knit 3-3-3 (3-4) cm Rib. Change to needle size 3.5 mm and continue in pattern, at the same time inc 2-4-8 (12-24) sts evenly on row = 108-120-132 (144-156) sts. Remember the knitting tension. When piece measures 15-16-18 (20-20) cm knit next row as follows from the RS: 27-30-33 (36-39) sts = front piece, 54-60-66 (72-78) sts = back piece, 27-30-33 (36-39) sts = front piece. Complete each piece separately.

Front piece: = 27-30-33 (36-39) sts. Dec to shape the armhole on every other row as follows: 3 sts 1 time, 1 st 1-2-2 (2-1) times = 23-25-28 (31-35) sts. When piece measures 23-25-28 (31-34) cm, dec to shape the neckline on every other row: 8-10-11 (12-15) sts 1 time, 2 sts 1 time, 1 st 1 time. Cast off remaining sts when piece measures 27-29-32 (35-39) cm.

Back piece: = 54-60-66 (72-78) sts. Dec for armhole as described for front piece = 46-50-56 (62-70) sts. When piece measures 25-27-30 (33-36) cm cast off the middle 18-22-24 (26-32) sts for neck and dec 2 sts on neckline on next row. Cast off when piece measures 27-29-32 (35-39) cm.

Sleeve: Cast on 32-36-36 (40-40) sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm with blue and knit 3-3-3 (3-4) cm Rib. Change to needle size 3.5 mm and continue in pattern – make sure to place a pattern repeat mid upper arm - at the same time inc 0-2-6 (6-10) sts evenly on first round = 32-38-42 (46-50) sts. At the same time after the Rib inc 2 sts mid under arm a total of 9-9-9 (8-15) times as follows:
Size 3 months: on every 3rd round
Size 6/9 months: on every 3rd and 4th round alternately
Size 12/18 months: on every 4th and 5th round alternately
Size 2 years: on every 6th round
Size 3 years: on every 4th round
= 50-56-60 (62-80) sts. When piece measures 15-19-21 (23-26) cm cast off 6 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 2-3-3 (3-3) times. Cast off, sleeve measures approx 17-22-24 (26-29) cm.

Assembly:
Sew shoulder seams. Pick up approx 66-74 sts along right front piece on needle size 2.5 mm with blue and knit 3 cm Rib back and forth on needle, cast off. Repeat along left front piece, but after 1 cm make 5-5-5 (6-6) buttonholes evenly distributed on row. 1 buttonhole = cast off 2 sts and cast on 2 new sts on return row. Pick up approx 74-78 sts round neck on needles size 2.5 mm with blue and knit 1.5 cm Rib, cast off. Set in sleeves and sew on buttons.

SOCKS:
Size: 3 – 6/9 – 9/12 months (2 -3 years)
Foot length: 10-11-12.5 (13.5-14.5) cm
DROPS double pointed needles size 2.5 mm and 3.5 mm

Knitting tension: 21 sts x 28 rows on needles size 3.5 mm in stocking sts = 10 x 10 cm.
Rib: *K1, P1*, repeat from *-*.

The sock is knitted in the round. Cast on 34-34-36 (36-36) sts on needles size 2.5 mm with blue and knit 6 cm Rib. Change to needle size 3.5 mm and continue in stocking st. Remember the knitting tension. When piece measures 12-13-13 (13-14) cm knit heel as follows: 3 cm stocking st back and forth on needle on 18 sts mid back. Decreases for heel:
Row 1: K10, 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 on needle. Now pick up 6-6-7 (8-8) sts on both sides of heel and put all sts on needles = 40-40-42 (44-44) sts. Dec on both sides of the upper 16-16-18 (18-18) sts on every round: 1 st 4-4-5 (5-5) times = 32-32-32 (34-34) sts. When foot measures 7-8-9 (10-11) cm insert a MT each side and dec on both sides of MT (= 4 dec per round) on every and every other round alternately: 1 st 6-6-7 (7-7)times. Cut the thread, pull through remaining sts and fasten.

Diagram

= blue / dark purple
= green / red
= mint / pink
= yellow
= purple


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