DROPS Baby / 17 / 28

Cables and Cuddles by DROPS Design

Set of knitted hat and blanket with cables, for baby and children, in DROPS Merino Extra Fine

HAT:
Size: 1/3 – 6/9 – 12/18 months (2 –3/4) years
Head circumference: 40/42 – 44/46 -46/48 (48/50 – 50/52) cm [16''-17''-18'' (19''-20'')]

Materials: DROPS MERINO EXTRA FINE from Garnstudio
50-50-100 (100-100) g color no 01, off-white

BLANKET:
Measurements: approx 56 x 92 cm [22” x 36¼”]

Materials: DROPS MERINO EXTRA FINE from Garnstudio
450 g color no 01, off-white
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HAT:
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES AND CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm [16’’]) size 4 mm [US 6] – or size needed to get 21 sts x 28 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’].
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm [16’’]) size 3.5 mm [US 4] for rib.

BLANKET:
DROPS POINTED Needles size 5 mm [US 8] – or size needed to get 19 sts x 25 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’].
DROPS CROCHET Hook size 5 mm [H/8].

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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: baby blankets, pattern/technique: cable,
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HAT:

PATTERN: See diagram M.2 and M.3. Diagram shows the pattern from the RS.
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HAT: Worked in the round on circular needle.
Cast on 96-100-100 (104-112) sts on circular needle size 3.5 mm [US 4] with Merino Extra Fine. K 1 round and continue in rib, K2/P2. When rib measures 4-4-5 (5-5) cm [1½”-1½”-2” (2”-2”)] change to circular needle size 4 mm [US 6], K 1 round, P 1 round and then K 1 round, AT THE SAME TIME inc 4-4-8 (8-8) sts evenly = 100-104-108 (112-120) sts.
Continue as follows: P 3-3-3 (4-5), M.2, P 6-7-8 (8-9), M.3, P 6-7-8 (8-9), M.2, P 6-6-6 (8-10), M.2, P 6-7-8 (8-9), M.3, P 6-7-8 (8-9), M.2, P 3-3-3 (4-5).
When piece measures approx 11-12-13 (14-15) cm [4 3/8”-4¾”-5 1/8” (5½”-6”)] work next round as follows: * P3, P2 tog *, repeat from *-* until 0-4-3 (2-0) sts remain, P these = 80-84-87 (90-96) sts.
Continue P all sts, AT THE SAME TIME dec 17-18-19 (20-21) sts evenly on every other round a total of 4 times = 12-12-11 (10-12) sts. Change to double pointed needles when sts no longer fit circular needle.
Cut the thread, pull through remaining sts and fasten.
Hat measures approx 14-15-16 (17-18) cm [5½”-6”-6¼” (6¾”-7”)].
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BLANKET:

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

INCREASING TIP: Make all inc from RS.
Inc 1 st by making 1 YO. On return row work YO into back of look to avoid a hole.

PATTERN: See diagram M.1. Diagram shows the pattern from the RS.
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BLANKET:
Blanket is made up of 12 squares, sewn tog afterwards 3 by 4.

1 SQUARE: Cast on 36 sts on needle size 5 mm [US 8] with Merino Extra Fine. Work 8 rows garter st – SEE ABOVE. K 1 row from RS, AT THE SAME TIME inc 10 sts evenly on the middle 26 sts = 46 sts. Work next row from WS as follows: 5 garter sts, K3, P6, K 4, P3, K4, P3, K4, P6, K3 and 5 garter sts. Continue as follows from RS: 5 garter sts, M.1 on the next 36 sts, 5 garter sts.
Work 4 vertical repeats of M.1 like this, but on the last repeat finish when 2 rows of diagram remain. K 1 row from RS on all sts, AT THE SAME TIME dec 10 sts on the middle 36 sts = 36 sts. Work 8 rows garter st on all sts and cast of loosely.
Note: You may work 4 squares in a row without binding off, i.e. beg a new square after the last 8 rows in garter st.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the squares tog, 3 by 4. Sew in outer loops of sts to avoid a chunky seam.

CROCHET BORDER:
Crochet a border round the blanket with crochet hook size 5 mm [H/8] as follows:
1 sc in first st, * 1 picot (= 3 ch, 1 sc in first ch), skip 1 cm [3/8’’], 1 sc in next st *, repeat from *-*, and finish round with 1 picot and 1 sl st in first sc from beg of round.

Diagram

= K from RS, P from WS
= P from RS, K from WS
= slip 3sts on cable needle in front of piece, K3, K3 from cable needle
= slip 3 sts on cable needle in front of piece, P1, K3 from cable needle
= slip 1 st on cable needle behind piece, K3, P1 from cable needle
= slip 3 sts on cable needle behind piece, K3, K3 from cable needle
= Bobble. K1, 1 YO, K1, 1 YO, K1 in the same st (= 5 sts). Turn piece and work 4 rows stockinette st on these 5 sts. Now slip second st over first st, third st over first st, fourth st over first st and fifth st over first st = 1 st left.


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