DROPS Baby / 10 / 13

Jeannie's Joy by DROPS Design

Norwegian style DROPS jacket with yoke and hat in BabyMerino

Size: 2 - 3/4 - 5/6 – 7/8 years
Measurements in cm: 86/92 - 98/104 – 110/116 – 122/128

Materials: DROPS BABY MERINO from Garnstudio
200-250-250-250 g colour no 16, red
50-50-50-50 g colour no 08, pink
50-50-50-50 g colour no 30, jeans blue
50-50-50-50 g colour no 36, orange
50-50-50-50 g colour no 04, yellow
50-50-50-50 g colour no 02, off-white

DROPS circular and double pointed needles size 2.5 and 3,5 mm
DROPS crochet hook size 5 mm (for hat)
DROPS Smiley buttons, 6 pcs in assorted colours.

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Pattern instructions

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.
Knitting tension: 23 sts x 30 rows on needle size 3.5 mm in stocking sts = 10 x 10 cm.

Rib: *K1, P1*, repeat from *-*.

Garter sts (back and forth): Knit all rows

Pattern: See diagram M1. The entire pattern is knitted in stocking sts and the diagram is seen from the RS.

Buttonholes: Make 6 buttonholes evenly distributed on right front band (the last buttonhole will be on neckline). 1 buttonhole = cast of the 5th and 6th st from the edge and cast on 2 new sts on the return row.

Back and front piece:
The jacket is knitted back and forth on circular needles from mid front. Cast on 203-215-227-239 sts (incl 8 edge sts each side towards mid front) on circular needle size 2.5 mm with red.
Knit Rib as follows: 1 edge st in garter st, *K1. P1*, repeat from *-* and finish with K1 and 1 edge st in garter sts.
When piece measures 4 cm put 8 sts each side on a thread (= front edges to be knitted later and sewn to jacket) = 187-199-211-223 sts. Change to circular needle size 3,5 mm and continue in stocking sts, at the same time dec 19 sts evenly on row and cast on 1 new st each side (edge sts for sewing on front edges) = 170-182-194-206 sts. Remember the knitting tension.
When piece measures 22-23-25-28 cm knit next row as follows: 39-42-45-48 sts (= front piece), cast off 8 sts for armhole, 76-82-88-94 sts (= back piece), cast off 8 sts for armhole, 39-42-45-48 sts (= front piece).
Put piece aside and knit the sleeves.

Sleeves:
Cast on 48-50-52-54 sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm with red and knit 4 cm Rib.
Change to needle size 3,5 mm and continue in stocking sts, at the same time dec 8 sts evenly on row = 40-42-44-46 sts.
When piece measures 5 cm inc 2 sts mid under arm a total of 15-17-19-21 times as follows: Size 2 years: alternate between every 3rd and 4th round, Size 3/4 years + 5/6 + 7/8 years: alternate between every 4th and 5th round = 70-76-82-88 sts.
When piece measures 23-30-32-35 cm cast off 8 sts mid under arm = 62-68-74-80 sts. Put piece aside and knit the other sleeve.

Yoke:
Put sleeves in on the same needle as body piece where you cast off for armholes = 278-302-326-350 sts. Knit M.1 (beg pattern inside 1 edge st) and dec as shown in the diagram, i.e. 23-25-27-29 sts dec per round = a total of 184-200-216-232 dec sts.
After the last dec there are 94-102-110-118 sts left on needle. Cast off 1 edge st each side towards mid front = 92-100-108-116 sts. Put piece aside and knit front edges.

Left front edge: put the 8 sts from thread back on needle size 2.5 mm and knit Rib, at the same time casting on 1 new sts towards front piece (= st for sewing on edge, knitted in garter sts throughout). Cast off the edge st when the edge, slightly stretched, is the same length as front piece, and put remaining 8 sts on a holder.

Right front edge: Knit as the left but make buttonholes as described above.

Assembly: Sew front edges to front pieces inside 1 edge st. Sew under arm seams.

Neckline: Put sts from front edges on the same needle as the jacket = 108-116-124-132 sts. Change to needle size 2.5 mm and knit Rib, at the same time dec 18-20-26-30 sts evenly on first row = 90-96-98-102 sts.
After 2 rows make a buttonhole in line with the others on right front edge. Cast off in Rib when measures 2.5 cm. Sew on buttons.


HAT:
Size: 2/3 – 4/5 – 6/8 years
To fit head circumference: 46-48-50 cm

Knitting tension: 23 sts x 30 rows on needle size 3.5 mm in stocking sts = 10 x 10 cm.

Rib: *K1, P1*, repeat from *-*.

Pattern: See diagram M2. The entire pattern is knitted in stocking sts and the diagram is seen from the RS.

Cast on 96-104-112 sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm with red. Knit 2 rounds Rib, change to pink and knit 1 round Rib, change to off-white and knit 1 round Rib. Change back to red and continue in Rib until piece measures 2.5 cm.
Now change to needle size 3.5 mm and knit M.2. After M.2 finish the hat in red and cast off when piece measures 13-14-15 cm.

Top of hat: crochet a square to be sewn to the top of the hat. Use crochet hook size 5 mm and 2 threads pink + 1 thread red (= 3 threads) and crochet as follows: 6 ch and form a ring with a sl st.
1 round: 8 dc in ring
2 round: 1 dc, *3 dc in next dc (= corner), 1 dc in next dc*, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times and finish with 3 dc in the last dc and 1 sl st in ch from beg of round
3 round and further rounds: 1 dc in each dc, but crochet 3 dc in the corner dc, i.e. inc 8 dc per round.
Continue until square measures 12-13-14 cm from side to side.

Assembly:
Sew the square to the top of the hat with a 1 cm edge all the way round. Crochet a border round the edge at the top as follows: Use crochet hook size 5 mm and 2 threads pink + 1 thread red (= 3 threads) and crochet a row of . = crochet dc from right to left, i.e. the opposite way as you would normally crochet.
Crochet 2 chains of ch measuring approx 25 cm.
Make 2 small pompons in red and attach to the ends of the chains and attach the other end to the top of the hat.

Diagram

= red
= orange
= jeans blue
= yellow
= off-white
= pink
= K2 tog


Margit Frank 08.07.2019 - 19:33:

Ist in dem Diagramm (M1) für die Jacke hin ind Rückreihe gezeichnet?

DROPS Design 09.07.2019 kl. 08:33:

Liebe Frau Frank, ja genau alle Reihen sind im Diagram (M.1 sowie M.2 gezeigt. Mehr über Diagramme lesen Sie hier. Viel Spaß beim stricken!

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