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DROPS Baby 11-25 by DROPS Design

Cardigan with cables and blanket in “Karisma Superwash”.

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CARDIGAN
Size: 1/3 – 6/9 – 12/18 – 24 months
Size in cm: 50/56 – 62/68 – 74/80 - 86/92

Materials: DROPS Karisma Superwash from Garnstudio
200-200-250-250 g colour no. 01, off-white

DROPS pointed needle size 3.5 mm and 4.5 mm

DROPS coconut button, no. 516: 6-6-7-7 pcs.

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Knitting tension: 20 sts x 26 rows on needles size 4.5 mm in stocking sts = 10 x 10 cm.

Garter sts (back and forth on needle): Knit all rows.

Rib: *K2, P2*, repeat from *-*.

Pattern: See diagram M.1 and M.2. The diagram shows the pattern from the RS.

Casting off tips (apply for armhole): Cast off inside 3 sts knitted as follows from the edge (seen from the RS): 1 st of garter sts, K2.
Note! On rows without any casting off P the 4th st from the edge (seen from the RS).
Cast off before 3 sts: P2 tog.
Cast off after 3 sts: P2 tog into back of st.
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Back piece: Cast on 54-60-68-78 sts (incl 1 edge st each side) on needles size 4.5 mm with off-white. Knit 2 rows of garter sts (1st row = RS), continue in M.1. Remember the knitting tension! When piece measures 19-20-23-27 cm cast off 3 sts each side for armhole. Then cast off 1 st each side- see casting off tips - on every 4th row 3-2-2-0 times and then 1 st on every other row 3-6-8-13 times = 36-38-42-46 sts. Continue in M.1, but knit the outer most 4 sts each side (seen from the RS) as follows: 1 st of garter sts, K2 and P1. When piece measures 28-30-34-39 cm cast off the middle 16-16-18-20 sts for neck and dec 2 sts towards the neck on next row = 8-9-10-11 sts left for each shoulder. Cast off when piece measures 30-32-36-41 cm.

Right front (when worn): Cast on 31-34-38-43 sts (incl 1 edge st at the side and 1 band st towards mid front) on needles size 4.5 mm with off-white and knit 2 rows of garter sts (1st row = RS). Knit next row as follows: 1 band st, M.2 (= 17 sts), M.1 over the following 12-15-19-24 sts and 1 edge st. Continue pattern like this.

Please read all of the following section before continuing!
Armhole: When piece measures 19-20-23-27 cm cast off for armhole at the sides as done for the back. Continue the pattern, but knit the outer most 4 sts from the side (seen from the RS) as follows: 1 sts of garter sts, K2, P1.

Neck shaping: At the same time when piece measures 25-27-30-35 cm cast off 8-8-9-10 sts mid front for neck and dec to shape the neckline on every other row: 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 4 times = 8-9-10-11 sts left for each shoulder. Cast of when piece measures 30-32-36-41 cm

Left front: Cast on and knit as right front but reverse.

Sleeves: Cast on 42-42-47-52 sts (incl 1 edge st each side) on needle size 3.5 mm with off-white. Knit in Rib as follows (1st row = RS): 1 edge st, *K2, P3*, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 edge st. After 6 rows of Rib dec all P3 to P2 = 34-34-38-42 sts. Change to needles size 4.5 mm and knit 2 rows of garter sts beginning from the WS. Continue in M.1 until finished measurements. At the same time when piece measures 3 cm inc 1 st each side on every 2.5-2-2-2.5 cm a total of 6-8-8-8 times = 46-50-54-58 sts. When piece measures 17-19-21-24 cm cast off for sleeve cap each side on every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 2-3-3-4 times and 1 st 7-7-9-9-times. When piece measures 24-27-30-34 cm cast off the remaining 18 sts.

Assembly: Sew the shoulder seams.

Neck: Pick up approx 60-76 sts (divisible with 4) round the neck on needles size 3.5 mm with off-white. Knit 2 rows of garter sts beginning from the WS. Continue in Rib – see explanation above – with 1 st of garter sts and K2 each side towards mid front (seen from the RS). Cast off loosely with K over K and P over P when neck measures 3 to 5 cm.

Left front band: Pick up approx 68-92 sts (divisible with 4) along the left front band (also along the neck) on needle size 3.5 mm with off-white. Knit 2 rows of garter sts beginning from the WS. Continue in Rib with 1 st of garter sts and K2 at the top and the bottom (seen from the RS). Cast off loosely with K over K and P over P when the band measure 2-3 cm.

Right band: Knit as the left band, but after 1 cm cast off for 6-6-7-7 buttonholes evenly distributed on the band. The buttonhole should be approx 2 cm from the bottom edge and the top should be approx 1 cm from the top. 1 buttonhole = cast off 1 st and cast on 1 new st on the returning row.
Sew in the sleeves inside 1 edge st. Sew the sleeve and the side seams inside 1 edge st and sew on the buttons.
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BLANKET:

Sizes:
The blanket can be knitted in 2 sizes:
Small (Large): 57 x 80 cm (79 x 106 cm)

Materials: DROPS Karisma Superwash from Garnstudio
350 (450) g colour no. 01, off-white

DROPS pointed needle size 3.5 mm
DROPS crochet hook size 3 mm

Knitting tension: 22 sts x 30 rows on needles size 3.5 mm in stocking sts = 10 x 10 cm.

Pattern: The pattern is explained as seen from the RS (pattern should be divisible by 24 sts).
1-12 row: *K12, P12*, repeat from *-*
13-24 row: *P12, K12*, repeat from *-*. Repeat row 1-24.

Garter sts (back and forth on row): Knit all rows.
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Blanket: Cast on 126 (174) sts on needle size 3.5 mm with off-white and knit 6 rows of garter sts. Then knit next row as follows: 3 sts of garter sts, 120 (168) sts of pattern – see explanation above - 3 sts of garter sts. Continue the pattern until piece measures approx 78 (104) cm (adjust to 1 repeat of the pattern). Knit 6 rows of garter sts over all sts and cast off. Now crochet an edge around the blanket with hook size 3 mm in off-white as follows: 1 dc, *3 ch, 1 tr in the first ch, skip 0.5 cm,1 dc*, repeat from *-* all the way round.


Diagram

= K from the RS and P from the WS.
= P from the RS and K from the WS
= Make a yo.
= K2 tog.
= slip a st as if to purl, P2 tog, psso.

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