DROPS Baby / 17 / 15

Squirrel Song by DROPS Design

DROPS Jumper with round yoke and pattern and socks in ”Alpaca”.

Size: 1/3 - 6/9 - 12/18 months (2 - 3/4) years
Size inn cm: 50/56-62/68-74/80 (86/92-98/104)
Foot length: 10-11-12 (14-16) cm
Materials: DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
100-150-150 (200-200) g colour no 618, beige
50 g for all sizes colour no 100, off-white
50 g for all sizes colour no 401, brown
50 g for all sizes colour no 7300, lime green

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm for the 2 smaller sizes and 60 cm for the 3 larger sizes) size 2.5 mm – or size needed to get 26 sts x 35 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS WOODEN BUTTON no 503: 2 pcs.

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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.
JUMPER:

PATTERN: See diagram M.1 – the entire pattern is worked in stocking st.

GARTER ST (back and forth on needle):
K all rows.
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BODY PIECE: Worked in the round on circular needle.
Cast on 148-168-184 (204-220) sts on circular needle size 2.5 mm with beige. Work 4 cm rib, K2/P2. Continue in stocking st, AT THE SAME TIME dec 18-22-24 (28-30) sts evenly on first round = 130-146-160 (176-190) sts.
REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION!
When piece measures 16-18-21 (24-27) cm work next round as follows: cast off 8 sts for armhole, work 57-65-72 (80-87) sts = front piece, cast off 8 sts for armhole, work 57-65-72 (80-87) sts = back piece. Put piece aside and knit the sleeves.

SLEEVE: Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 40-44-48 (52-56) sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm with beige and work 3 cm rib, K2/P2. Continue in stocking st, AT THE SAME TIME on first round dec 4-6-8 (10-12) sts evenly = 36-38-40 (42-44) sts. Insert a marker at beg of round = mid under arm. When piece measures 4-4-4 (5-5) cm inc 1 st on each side of marker and repeat the inc on every 5-5-5 (6-6) round a total of 7-8-9 (10-12) times = 50-54-58 (62-68) sts. When piece measures 14-16-18 (22-26) cm cast off 8 sts mid under arm (= 4 sts on each side of marker) = 42-46-50 (54-60) sts. Put piece aside and knit the other sleeve.

YOKE: Slip sleeves on the same circular needle size 2.5 mm as body piece where cast off for armholes = 198-222-244 (268-294) sts. Round now beg mid back. Work 1-1-3 (7-10) rounds beige, AT THE SAME TIME on first round dec 6-6-4 (4-6) sts evenly = 192-216-240 (264-288) sts. Now continue in M.1 – AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 24-26-30 (34-38) cm divide piece mid back for split as follows: Work round to mid back, cast on 3 new sts (= right buttonhole band), turn piece and now work all sts back and forth on needle with 3 garter sts each side for buttonhole bands (work the inc 3 sts in main colour). AT THE SAME TIME after 2 cm make 1 buttonhole on left buttonhole band by K tog 2nd and 3rd st from edge and make 1 YO. After M.1 there are 83-93-103 (113-123) sts on row and piece measures approx 28-30-34 (38-42) cm. Work 1 row stocking st, AT THE SAME TIME adjust no of sts to 72-76-80 (84-88). K 4 rows and continue as follows from RS: 3 garter sts, * K2, P2 *, repeat from *-*, and finish with K2 and 3 garter sts. When rib measures 1-1-1 (1.5-1.5) cm make 1 buttonhole in line with the other on buttonhole band and repeat when rib measures 3-4-4 (4.5-4.5) cm. Cast off when rib measures 4-5-5 (6-6) cm.

ASSEMBLY: Fold rib double towards WS at neckline and fasten. Sew openings under arms. Sew on buttons to fit buttonholes.
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SOCKS:

HEEL DECREASES:
Row 1 (= RS): Work row until 6-6-6 (7-8) sts remain, slip next st as if to K, K1, psso, turn piece,
Row 2 (= WS): Work row until 6-6-6 (7-8) sts remain, slip next st as if to P, P1, psso, turn piece,
Row 3 ( = RS): Work row until 5-5-5 (6-7) sts remain, slip next st as if to K, K1, psso, turn piece,
Row 4 (= WS): Work row until 5-5-5 (6-7) sts remain, slip next st as if to P, P1, psso, turn piece.
Continue dec like this with 1 less st between each dec until there are 8-10-10 (10-12) sts on row.

PATTERN: See diagram M.2 – the entire diagram is worked in stocking st.

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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SOCK:

Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 44-48-48 (52-56) sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm with beige. Work 5-5-6 (6-7) cm rib, K2/P2, and then K 1 round, AT THE SAME TIME dec 8 sts evenly = 36-40-40 (44-48) sts. Now keep the first 18-20-20 (22-26) sts on needle for heel and slip the remaining 18-20-20 (22-22) sts on a stitch holder = upper foot. Work 3-3.5-4 (4-4.5) cm stocking st on heel sts. Insert a marker in piece and now dec for heel – SEE ABOVE.
After heel dec pick up 8-9-10 (10-11) sts on both sides of heel and slip sts from stitch holder back on needles = 42-48-50 (52-56) sts. Continue in stocking st, AT THE SAME TIME dec 1 st before the 18-20-20 (22-22) sts on upper foot by K2 tog and 1 st after the 18-20-20 (22-22) sts upper foot by K2 tog into back of loop. Repeat the dec on every other round a total of 3-6-7 (5-7) times = 36-36-36 (42-42) sts. When piece measures 6-7-8 (10-12) cm from marker on heel work M.2. Now insert a marker each side with 18-18-18 (22-22) sts on upper foot and 18-18-18 (20-20) sts under foot. Continue in off-white, AT THE SAME TIME dec 1 st on each side of both markers – SEE DECREASING TIP - on every round 7-7-7 (8-8) times = 8-8-8 (10-10) sts left. Cut the thread, pull through remaining sts and fasten. Sock measures approx 10-11-12 (14-16) cm.

Diagram

= beige
= brown
= lime green
= off-white
= from RS: K2 tog from WS: P2 tog


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