DROPS Baby / 17 / 22

Princess Dora Socks by DROPS Design

DROPS booties in ”Alpaca”.

Size: 1/3 - 6/9 - 12/18 months (2 - 3/4) years
Foot length: 10-11-12 (14-16) cm
Materials: DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
50 g for all sizes colour no 0100, off-white
50 g for all sizes colour no 3140, light pink

DROPS POINTED NEEDLES size 2.5 mm – or size needed to get 26 sts x 52 rows in garter st = 10 x 10 cm.
PATTERN: See diagram M.3 – the diagram shows the pattern from the RS.

GARTER ST (back and forth on needle):
K all rows.

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Worked back and forth on needle from mid back.
Cast on 55-55-55 (66-66) sts on needle size 2.5 mm with 2 threads off-white. Remove 1 thread and work 2 rows stocking st (first row = RS). Work 1 vertical repeat of M.3 on all sts. K 1 row from RS, AT THE SAME TIME dec 5-1-1 (8-8) sts evenly = 50-54-54 (58-58) sts. Continue in rib, K2/P2, with 1 edge st each side until piece measures 6-7-7 (8-8) cm – adjust so that next row is from WS. Change to light pink, P 1 row from WS, AT THE SAME TIME dec 16 sts evenly = 34-38-38 (42-42) sts. Work 6 rows garter st and now slip 12-12-12 (14-14) sts each side on stitch holders = 10-14-14 (14-14) sts left on row (= upper foot). Work 4-4.5-5 (6-8) cm rib with off-white on these sts (beg from RS): * K2, P2 *, repeat from *-* and finish with K2. Pick up 10-11-13 (16-21) sts on each side of upper foot with off-white and slip sts from stitch holders back on needle = 54-60-64 (74-84) sts. Change to light pink and continue in garter st back and forth on needle from mid back, AT THE SAME TIME after 1.5-2.5-3 (3-4) cm dec as follows: K2 tog at the beg and at the end of row and K2 tog on each side of the middle 2 sts, repeat the dec on every other row until edge measures 3-4-5 (5-6) cm. Cast off and sew bootie tog under foot in outer loops of sts, continue along rib inside 1 edge st each side.


= K from RS, P from WS
= K from WS
= From RS: K2 tog From WS: P2 tog
= 1 YO between 2 sts

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