DROPS Baby / 18 / 9

Baby Harriet by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS booties and dress in ”Merino Extra Fine” with yoke in moss st.

Size: 1/3 - 6/9 - 12/18 months (2 - 3/4) years
Size in cm: 50/56-62/68-74/80 (86/92-98/104)

Materials: DROPS MERINO EXTRA FINE from Garnstudio
150-200-200 (250-300) g colour no 01, off-white
50-50-50 (50-100) g colour no 01, off-white

(60 cm for all sizes + 40 cm for the 2 smaller sizes) – or size needed to get 20 sts x 26 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 3.5 mm – for borders

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 4 mm – or size needed to get 21 sts x 42 rows in garter s = 10 x 10 cm.

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age/size: 1-3m (56/62cm), 12-18m (80/86cm), 2yrs (92 cm), 3-4yrs (98/104cm), 6-9m (68/74cm), pattern type: dresses, pattern/technique: moss st, texture, shape: a-shape,

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Dec as follows before marker: K2 tog.
Dec as follows after marker: Slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso.

Row 1: * K1, P1 *, repeat from *-*.
Row 2: K over P and P over K. Repeat row 2.

BUTTONHOLES: Make buttonholes on right front piece. 1 buttonhole = K tog 2nd and 3rd st from mid front and make 1 YO. Make buttonholes when piece measures 29-32-37 (40-45) cm and 32-36-41 (45-50) cm.
Worked in the round on circular needle.
Cast on 144-160-176 (196-208) sts on circular needle size 4.5 mm with Merino Extra Fine. Insert 1 marker each side (= 72-80-88 (98-104) sts between markers on front and back piece). K 1 round, P 1 round and continue in stocking st.
When piece measures 5 cm dec 1 st on each side of both markers – SEE DECREASING TIP – and repeat the dec on every 5-6-7 (8-9) round a total of 10 times = 104-120-136 (156-168) sts. When piece measures 25-28-33 (36-41) cm dec 12-16-20 (28-28) sts evenly on round (dec an equal amount of sts on front and back piece) = 92-104-116 (128-140) sts. P 1 round and now continue in moss st – SEE ABOVE. When piece measures 27-30-35 (38-43) cm cast off 6 sts each side (= 3 sts on each side of both markers), and complete front and back pieces separately.

BACK PIECE: = 40-46-52 (58-64) sts. Continue in moss st, AT THE SAME TIME cast off to shape the armhole each side at the beg of every row: 1 st 3 times = 34-40-46 (52-58) sts. When piece measures 34-38-44 (48-54) cm cast off the middle 16-18-20 (20-22) sts for neck and complete each side separately. Cast off 1 st on neckline on next row = 8-10-12 (15-17) sts left on shoulder. Cast off when piece measures 36-40-46 (50-56) cm.

FRONT PIECE: = 40-46-52 (58-64) sts. Insert a marker between the 2 middle sts. Continue in moss st and cast off for armholes each side as described for back piece. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 28-31-36 (39-44) cm divide piece in two from RS as follows: Slip sts from the side and up to 2 sts before marker mid front on a stitch holder, and continue on remaining sts for right front piece.
RIGHT FRONT PIECE: = sts on left side of piece as seen from RS + 2 sts to the right of marker mid front. Continue in moss st and continue dec for armhole. When dec for armhole are complete there are 19-22-25 (28-31) sts on row. When piece measures 29-32-37 (40-45) cm make buttonhole – SEE ABOVE.
When piece measures 33-37-42 (46-51) cm cast off to shape the neckline at the beg of every row from mid front as follows: 5-6-7 (7-8) sts 1 time, 2 sts 2 times and 1 st 2 times = 8-10-12 (15-17) sts left on shoulder. Cast off when piece measures 36-40-46 (50-56) cm.

LEFT FRONT PIECE: Slip sts from stitch holder back on needle and pick up 4 sts on the back of the first 4 sts towards mid front on right front piece. Continue as described for right front piece, but without the buttonholes.

ASSEMBLY: Sew shoulder seams and sew on buttons to fit buttonholes.

CROCHET BORDER: Crochet a border round neckline, armholes and along bottom edge with crochet hook size 3.5 mm as follows: * 1 dc, 3 ch, 1 tr in the first of these 3 ch, skip 1 cm *, repeat from *-*, and finish with 1 sl st in first dc from beg of round.

Foot length: 10-11-12 (14-16) cm.

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

GARTER ST (in the round):
K 1 round, P 1 round.
Worked in garter st. Beg with the sole as follows:
Cast on 14-17-19 (23-27) sts on double pointed needles size 4 mm with Merino Extra Fine and work garter st back and forth on needle – SEE ABOVE – for 4-4-4½ (5-5) cm. Now pick up sts round the sole as follows: 6-8-9 (10-11) sts along each short side and 14-17-19 (23-27) sts along cast on row = 40-50-56 (66-76) sts. Round begins at the beg of cast on row. Work garter st in the round – SEE ABOVE – for 2-2-2 (3-3) cm. Work next round as follows: Cast off the first 10-12-13 (15-16) sts, work the next 14-18-21 (26-33) sts and then slip them on a stitch holder (= heel), cast off the next 10-12-13 (15-16) sts and keep the last 6-8-9 (10-11) sts on needle (= upper foot). Work garter st back and forth on needle for 4½-5-5½ (6-6½) cm, and then cast off. Slip sts from stitch holder back on needle = 14-18-21 (26-33) sts. Work 2 cm garter st back and forth on needle. At the end of next row from RS cast on 14 new sts for strap = 28-32-35 (40-47) sts. Work garter st on all sts, AT THE SAME TIME after 1 cm make 1 buttonhole at the end of strap as follows: K tog 3rd and 4th st from edge and make 1 YO. Continue in garter st until strap measures 2 cm and cast off.

ASSEMBLY: Sew the upper piece to bootie both sides, edge to edge with small, neat sts – leave an opening measuring approx ½-½-½ (1-1) cm between upper piece and edge at the back. Sew on button to fit buttonhole on strap.

LEFT BOOTIE: Like right bootie, but when casting on new sts for strap, cast on at the end of row from WS in order to have the strap at the opposite side .


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