DROPS Baby / 13 / 1

Jumping Jacks by DROPS Design

Jumpsuit, soft toys and blanket in Alpaca

Jumpsuit:
Size: 1/3 – 6/9 – 12/18 months (2 –3/4 years)
All measurements in charts are in cm.

Materials: DROPS Alpaca from Garnstudio
150-150-200 (200-250) g color no 6205, light blue
150-150-200 (200-250) g color no 8105, light gray/blue

DROPS circular needle size 5 mm / US 8
DROPS wooden button no 502: 2 pcs

Knitting gauge: 17 sts x 34 rows with 2 strands of Alpaca in garter sts = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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Garter sts: Knit all rows

Increasing tips (applies to pointed front edge): Inc 1 st within 1 edge st by knitting 2 sts in 1.

JUMPSUIT:
Back piece + sleeves + legs:
The jumpsuit is knitted from side to side, i.e. starting with the sleeve.
Loosely cast on 13-14-15 (15-16) sts (= right sleeve edge) with 1 strand of each Alpaca color (= double strands held together) on needle size 5 mm / US 8.
Knit in garter sts.
When piece measures 8 cm / 3 1/8'' inc 1 st at left side of piece (seen from the right side), repeat on every 2 cm / 3/4'' a total of 6-7-7 (9-10) times = 19-21-22 (24-26) sts.
When piece measures 20-21-23 (27-30) cm / 8"-8 1/4"-9" (10 5/8"-11 3/4") (sleeve on back piece is now finished), loosely cast on 78-91-104 (121-134) sts at left side of piece (seen from the right side) = 97-112-126 (145-160) sts. Insert a marker – measure piece from here from now on.
Continue in garter sts over the back piece.
When piece measures 9-10-11 (12-13) cm / 3½"-4"-4 3/8" (4 3/4"-5 1/8") from marker, bind off the same side as you increased, on every other row as follows:
Size 1/3 months: 16 sts 1 time, 7 sts 3 times
Size 6/9 months: 16 sts 1 time, 9 sts 3 times
Size 12/18 months: 16 sts 1 time, 8 sts 4 times
Size 2 years: 16 sts 1 time, 10 sts 4 times
Size 3/4 years: 17 sts 1 time, 8 sts 6 times

After all dec are complete there are 69-69-78 (89-95) sts on row.
When piece measures 13-14-16 (17-19) cm / 5 1/8"-5½"-6 1/4" (6 3/4"-7½") insert a new marker (= mid back) – measure piece from here from now on.
When piece measures 2 cm / 3/4'', cast on new sts the same side as you bound off before, on every other row as follows:
Size 1/3 months: 7 sts 3 times, 16 sts 1 time
Size 6/9 months: 9 sts 3 rimes, 16 sts 1 time
Size 12/18 months: 8 sts 4 times, 16 sts 1 time
Size 2 years: 10 sts 4 times, 16 sts 1 time
Size 3/4 years: 8 sts 6 times, 17 sts 1 time

There are now 97-112-126 (145-160) sts on row.
When piece measures 13-14-15 (17-19) cm / 5 1/8"-5½"-6" (6 3/4"-7½") from mid back, loosely bind off 78-91-104 (121-134) sts the same side as before = 19-21-22 (24-26) sts left for sleeve.
Insert a new marker- measure piece from here from now on.
When piece measures 2-1-3 (3-4) cm / 3/4"-3/8"-1 1/8" (1 1/8"-1½") dec 1 st same side as before on every 2 cm / 3/4'' a total of 6-7-7 (9-10) times = 13-14-15 (15-16) sts.
When piece measures 21-21-23 (27-30) cm / 8 1/4"-8 1/4"-9" (10 5/8"-11 3/4") bind off loosely.
The piece now measures approx 66-70-78 (88-98) cm / 26"-27½"-30 3/4" (34 5/8"-38½") from sleeve edge to sleeve edge (including 4 cm / 1½'' to fold up on each sleeve).

Right front piece + sleeve + leg:
The piece is knitted from side to side from front edge towards the sleeve.
Read the whole section before knitting it!
Cast on 3 sts with 1 strand of each Alpaca color (= double strands held together) on needle size 5 mm / US 8.
Work in garter sts, at the same time inc 1 st each side (for pointed front edge) – see Increasing tips – on every other row: 12-14-15 (17-19) times = 27-31-33 (37-41) sts.
AT THE SAME TIME after approx 3 cm / 1 1/8'' bind off the middle 3 sts for buttonhole and cast on 3 new sts on next row.
After all inc are complete (piece measures approx 7-8-9 (10-11) cm / 2¾''-3 1/8''-3½'' (4''-4 3/8'')) cast on 17-19-21 (25-27) new sts at left side of piece (seen from the right side) and insert a marker = mid front.
At the other side inc 1 st as before for neckline on every row 7-8-10 (11-13) times and then 9-11-14 (16-14) sts 1 times.
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 2 cm / 3/4'' from marker, cast on new sts for leg at left side of piece on every other row as follows:
Size 1/3 months: 7 sts 3 times, 16 sts 1 time
Size 6/9 months: 9 sts 3 rimes, 16 sts 1 time
Size 12/18 months: 8 sts 4 times, 16 sts 1 time
Size 2 years: 10 sts 4 times, 16 sts 1 time
Size 3/4 years: 8 sts 6 times, 17 sts 1 time

After all inc are complete there are 97-112-126 (145-160) sts on row.
When piece measures 13-14-16 (17-19) cm / 5 1/8"-5½"-6" (6 3/4"-7½") from marker mid front loosely bind off 78-91-104 (121-134) sts at left side = 19-21-22 (24-26) sts left for sleeve.
Insert a new marker and measure piece from here from now on.
When piece measures 2-1-3 (3-4) cm / 3/4"-3/8"-1 1/8" (1 1/8"-1½") dec 1 st at left side on every 2 cm / 3/4'' a total of 6-7-7 (9-10) times = 13-14-15 (15-16) sts.
When piece measures 21-21-23 (27-30) cm / 8 1/4"-8 1/4"-9" (10 5/8"-11 3/4") bind off loosely.

Left front piece + sleeve + leg:
Cast on and knit as right front piece, but mirrored.

Assembly: Sew shoulder + upper sleeve seams in outermost loop of sts to create a neat seam – leave 4-5-6 (7-8) cm / 1½"-2"-2½" (2 3/4"-3") for neck opening.
Sew inner leg seams, under-sleeve and side seams the same way and sew the opening between the legs.
Sew on 1 button on the right side of left front piece and 1 button on the wrong side of right front piece – adjust to buttonholes.
Fold approx 4 cm / 1½'' on each sleeve.

SOFT TOYS: see pattern Baby 13-08
BLANKET: see pattern Baby 13-19

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