DROPS Baby / 18 / 19

Fun with Pants by DROPS Design

DROPS pants in 2 threads ”Fabel”.

Size: 1/3 - 6/9 - 12/18 months (2 - 3/4) years
Full length: 40-46-50 (56-62) cm
[15 ¾”-18”-19 ¾” (22”-24 3/8”)]

Materials: DROPS FABEL from Garnstudio
150-150-200 (200-250) g color no 910, sea mist

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm [16’’]) size 4 mm [US 6] – or size needed to get 19 sts x 25 rows with 2 threads in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’].
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm [16’’]) size 3.5 mm [US 4] – for rib.

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INCREASING TIP:
Inc 1 st by picking up st from previous row and K this.

DECREASING TIP:
Dec as follows before marker: K2 tog.
Dec as follows after marker: Slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso.
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PANTS:
Worked in the round on circular needle from waist down.
Cast on 114-120-120 (126-132) sts on circular needle 3.5 mm [US 4] with 2 threads Fabel. Work 8-9-9 (10-10) cm [3 1/8”-3½”-3½” (4”-4”)] rib, K3/P3. Change to needle size 4 mm [US 6] and K 1 round, AT THE SAME TIME dec 22-24-20 (22-24) sts evenly on round = 92-96-100 (104-108) sts. Insert 1 marker mid front and 1 marker mid back (= 46-48-50 (52-54) sts between markers). Continue in stockinette st until piece measures 12-14-15 (15½-16) cm [4¾”-5½”-6” (6 1/8”-6¼”)]. Now inc 1 st on both sides of the middle 4 sts at front (marker sits in the middle of these 4 sts) – SEE INCREASING TIP. Repeat the inc on every other round a total of 8-9-9 (10-11) times = 108-114-118 (124-130) sts. When all inc are complete piece measures approx 18-21-22 (23-24) cm [7”-8 ¼”-8¾” (9”-9½”)]. On next round bind off 6 sts mid front and mid back (= 3 sts on each side of markers) = 48-51-53 (56-59) sts left for each leg.

LEG:
Slip sts for on leg on a stitch holder and slip sts for the other leg on double pointed needles size 4 mm [US 6] = 48-51-53 (56-59) sts. Continue in stockinette st in the round – insert a marker on the inside of leg. AT THE SAME TIME when leg measures 4-4-4 (5-6) cm [1½”-1½”-1½” (2”-2 3/8”)] dec 1 st on both sides of marker – SEE DECREASING TIP. Repeat the dec on every 2-3-4 (5-6) cm [3/4”-1 1/8”-1½” (2”-2 3/8”)] a total of 4 times = 40-43-45 (48-51) sts. When leg measures 12-15-18 (23-28) cm [4 ¾”-6”-7” (9”-11”)] change to double pointed needles size 3.5 mm [US 4], K 1 round, AT THE SAME TIME inc 8-5-9 (6-9) sts evenly = 48-48-54 (54-60) sts. Continue in rib, K3/P3. Bind off when rib measures 10 cm [4’’].
Pants measures 40-46-50 (56-62) cm [15 ¾”-18”-19 ¾” (22”-24 3/8”)] from waist to bottom of leg.
Slip sts from stitch holder back on double pointed needles size 4 mm [US 6] and work like the other leg.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew opening between legs. Fold rib at bottom of legs if needed.





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