DROPS Baby / 6 / 6

Little Ivy by DROPS Design

Sweater, shorts and socks in Safran

BabyDROPS 6-6
Sizes: 0/3-6/9-12/18 months (2-3/4-5/6 years).

Materials: Garnstudio SAFRAN
(100% Egyptian cotton) 50 g./160 m

If the entire set is knit use:
200-200-250 (250-250-300) g. Col. 28, orange
200-200-250 (250-250-250) g. Col. 06, jeans blue
50-50-50 (50-50-50) g. Col. 31, pistachio
50-50-50 (50-50-50) g. Col. 13, coral

If just the sweater is knit use:
100-150-150 (150-150-200) g. Col. 28, orange
50-100-100 (100-100-100) g. Col. 06, jeans blue
50-50-50 (50-50-50) g. Col. 31, pistachio
50-50-50 (50-50-50) g. Col. 13, coral

To knit just the shorts use:
100-100-100 (100-100-150) g. Col. 28, orange
50-50-50 (50-50-50) g. Col. 06, jeans blue
50-50-50 (50-50-50) g. Col. 31, pistachio
50-50-50 (50-50-50) g. Col. 13, coral

To knit just the socks use:
50-50-50 (50-50-50) g. Col. 06, jeans blue

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SWEATER

Finished measurements: 50-56-62 (72-76-80) cm

DROPS 2.5 mm and 3 mm circular needles and double pointed needles, or size to obtain gauge.

2 SMILY-buttons (orange).

Gauge: 24 sts and 32 rows on larger needle in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm .

Garter Stitch, when knitting flat: Knit all sts, all rows.
Garter Stitch, when knitting in the round: *Rnd 1, knit. Rnd 2, purl *. Repeat from * - *.

Pattern: See charts. (1 chart = 1 repeat). The patterns are shown from the right side. Pattern 2 is knit entirely in stockinette st.

Body: Cast on 240-288-312 (336-360-384) sts on larger circular needles with orange; join and place a marker at the join. Knit 4 rows garter st, then knit Pattern 1 (ruffle). 120-144-156 (168-180-192) sts remain on the needles. Now knit Pattern 2 to finished dimensions. When the work measures 26-27-30 (34-37-40) cm , divide the work into front and back. Front and back each have 60-72-78 (84-90-96) sts. Knit each part separately.

Front: = 60-72-78 (84-90-96) sts. When the work measures 32-33-37 (41-47-50) cm , bind off the center 10-12-12 (10-14-16) sts for the neck. Bind off at the neck edge every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1-1-1 (2-2-2) times, 1 st 1-1-2 (2-3-3) times. Bind off all sts when the work measures 36-38-42 (47-53-57) cm .

Back: = 60-72-78 (84-90-96) sts.
3 smallest sizes: When the work measures 30-31-34 cm , bind off the center 4 sts for a split and knit each part separately.
3 largest sizes: When the work measures 34-36-40 cm , bind off the center (24-30-32) sts for the neck.
All sizes: Bind off at the neck edge every other row: 7-8-9 (2-2-2) sts 1 time, 2 sts 1-1-1 (0-0-0) time. Bind off all sts when the work measures 36-38-42 (47-53- 57) cm .

Sleeves: Cast on 36-36-38 (42-42-46) sts on smaller double pointed needles with orange; join and place a marker at the join. Knit 4 rows garter st, 2 rows stockinette st, 4 rows garter st, 2 rows stockinette st. Change to larger double pointed needles and knit Pattern 3 to finished dimensions and inc 1 st each side of marker 6-9-10 (10-17-18) times:
Sizes 0/3 mos. + 2 years: every 4th row
Sizes 6/9 mos. + 5/6 years: alternately every 3rd and 4th row
Sizes 12/18 mos. + 3/4 years: every 3rd row
= 48-54-58 (62-76-82) sts. When the work measures 12-14-15 (18-22-26) cm , bind off 5 sts each side of marker and knit the rest back and forth on the needles. Bind off for sleeve caps on each side every other row: 5-6-7 (7-10-11) sts 2 times, bind off all sts. The sleeve measures approx. 14-16-17 (20-24-28) cm .

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams.
3 smallest sizes: pick up approx. 10-12-14 sts along the left side of the split in the back on smaller needle with orange and knit garter st for 1.5 cm , bind off. Repeat along the right side of the split, but after 0.5 cm make 1 buttonhole in the center of the placket (1 buttonhole = bind off 2 sts and cast on 2 new sts over the bound off sts on the next row), bind off all sts. Sew sts together at the bottom of the split.
Pick up approx. 65-75 sts around the neck and over the placket in the back on smaller needle with orange. Knit 4 rows garter st, 2 rows stockinette st, 4 rows garter st, 2 rows stockinette st, but at the same time make 1 buttonhole after the first 2 garter st "ridges" on the right side positioned over the other buttonhole, bind off all sts. Sew on sleeves and buttons.

3 largest sizes: Pick up approx. 75-85 sts around the neck on smaller needle with orange; join and place a marker at the join. Knit 4 rows garter st, 2 rows stockinette st, 4 rows garter st, 2 rows stockinette st, bind off all sts. Sew on sleeves.
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SHORTS

Pattern: (1 chart = 1 repeat). The pattern is knit entirely in stockinette st and is seen from the right side.
Garter Stitch, when knitting flat: Knit all sts, all rows.
Garter Stitch, when knitting in the round: *Rnd 1, knit. Rnd 2, purl *. Repeat from * - *.

Border: 3 cm stockinette st, Purl 1 row (= folding-edge), 3 cm stockinette st.

Right leg: Cast on 64-64-72 (78-84-86) sts on smaller double pointed needles with orange; join and place a marker at the join. Knit 4 rows garter st. Change to larger double pointed needles and knit Pattern 3. At the same time inc 1 st on each side of marker every 1-2-2 (2-3-4) cm 2 times = 68-68-76 (82-88-90) sts. Knit the increased sts into Pattern 3. When the work measures 4-5-6 (5-9-10) cm , divide the work at the marker and knit the work back and forth on the rows. Inc 1 st on each side for the seam = 70-70-78 (84-90-92) sts. When the work measures 7-8-9 (9-10-11) cm , bind off 3 sts on each side = 64-64-72 (78-84-86) sts. Put the work aside.

Left leg: Knit like the right.

Pant: Put both legs on the same circular needles = 128-128-144 (156-168-172) sts. Put a marker between each leg (center front and center back). Knit 3 rows stockinette st, then inc 1 st each side of the center back marker (make the increase 2 sts away from the marker) 5 times every other row, then 1 st every 4th row 2 times. At the same time dec 1 st on each side of the front marker (make the decreases 1 st away from the marker) 7-7-9 (11-12-12) times every other row, then 1 st 2 times every 4th row. Decrease as follows:
Before the marker: K 2 tog
After the marker: slip 1, K 1, psso
= 124-124-136 (144-154-158) sts. When the work measures 24-27-30 (31-33-35) cm , change to smaller circular needles and knit Border, bind off all sts.

Assembly: Sew together the split on the inside of each leg up to the bound off sts and then sew shut the opening between the legs from the center front to the center back on the pant. Fold the border edge over double against the wrong side and sew. Pull an appropriate length of elastic through the waistband.
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SOCKS:

Sock's foot length: 10-11-12 (14-15-17) cm


DROPS 2.5 mm and 3 mm double-pointed needles, or sizes needed to obtain correct gauge.

Gauge: 24 sts and 32 rows on larger needle in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm .

Rib: *knit 1, purl 1*. Repeat from * - *.

Socks: Cast on 38-40-42 (42-44-48) sts on smaller needle; join and place a marker at the join. Knit 1.5-1.5-1.5 (2-2-2) cm rib. Change to larger needle and knit stockinette st until the work measures 12-13-13 (13-14-14) cm . Dec 0-2-2 (0-0-4) sts evenly distributed over the next row = 38-38-40 (42-44-44) sts.
Heel: Knit 3-3.5-4 (4.5-5-5) cm stockinette st back and forth over 18 sts in the center of the back. Turning the heel (work 1st row from right side):
1st row: K 10, K 2 tog into back of st, K 1, turn the work
2nd row: Sl 1, P 4, P 2 tog, P 1, turn the work
3rd row: Sl 1, K 5, K 2 tog into back of st, K 1, turn the work
4th row: Sl 1, P 6, P 2 tog, P 1, turn the work
5th row: Sl 1, K 7, K 2 tog into back of st, K 1, turn the work
6th row: Sl 1, P 8, P 2 tog, P 1, turn the work
7th row: K 2 tog, K 8, K 2 tog into back of st = 10 sts on the needles. Pick up 8-9-10 (11-12-12) sts on each side of the heel and set all sts on the needles = 46-48-52 (56-60-60) sts. Dec 1 st on each side of the uppermost 20-20-22 (22-24-24) sts which are knit in stockinette st (these sts centered on top of the foot can also be knit in rib to make the sock more elastic) every row 3-4-4 (6-6-6) times = 40-40-44 (44-48-48) sts. When the foot measures 7-8-9 (10-11-13) cm from the start of the heel turning, shape the toe: Knit stockinette st, put 4 markers evenly distributed around the toe, dec 1 st by knitting the 2 sts before each marker together (= 4 bound off sts per row), every row 8-8-9 (9-9-9) times = 8-8-8 (8-12-12) sts. Pull the a double strand of yarn through the last sts and sew shut.


Diagram

= coral
= pistachio
= jeans blue
= orange, K
= orange, P
= K 2 tog
= Slip 1, knit 1, psso

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