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DROPS Baby 6-10 by DROPS Design

Pullover and cardigan in Safran

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PULLOVER:

Sizes: 0/3-6/9-12/18 months (2-3/4-5/6 years).
Finished measurements: 56-60-66 (76-80-86) cm

Materials: Garnstudio SAFRAN
(100% Egyptian cotton) 50 g./160 m
150-150-150 (150-200-200) g. Col. 31, pistachio
50-50-50 (50-50-50) g. Col. 24, light violet
50-50-50 (50-50-50) g. Col. 33, red-orange

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

2-2-2 (0-0-0) DROPS Smily-buttons (button no. 556 green)

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PULLOVER

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

Without armhole shaping:
Body: Instead of binding off for armholes divide the work into 2 parts on the first row of binding-off (back = 1/2 of sts, front = 1/2 of sts), knit the work in 2 parts.
Sleeves: At the first binding-off each side of marker (for the sleeve cap) bind off all sts.

Pattern: See chart. (1 chart = 1 repeat). The pattern is seen from the right side and is knit entirely in stockinette st.

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

Body: Cast on 132-144-156 (180-192-204) sts on smaller circular needles with pistachio; join and place a marker at the join. Knit rib for 2 cm . Change to larger circular needles and knit Pattern 1. After Pattern 1, knit and repeat Pattern 2. When the work measures 21-22-25 (26-26-28) cm , knit the next row as follows: bind off 3 sts for armhole, 60-66-72 (84-90-96) sts for the front, bind off 6 sts for armhole, 60-66-72 (84-90-96) sts for the back, bind off 3 sts for armholes.

Front: = 60-66-72 (84-90-96) sts. Bind off at each side for armholes every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1-1-1 (2-2-2) times, dec 1 st 1-2-1 (1-2-1) times = 48-52-60 (68-72-80) sts. When the work measures 29-30-34 (35-39-41) cm , bind off the center 8-10-12 (14-16-16) sts for the neck. Bind off at each neck edge every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1 time, dec 1 st 1 time. At the same time, when the work measures 30-32-36 (38-42-45) cm .

Back: = 60-66-72 (84-90-96) sts. Bind off for armholes as on the front = 48-52-60 (68-72-80) sts.
3 smallest sizes: When the work measures 27-28-31 cm , bind off the center 4 sts for a split and knit the rest of each part separately until the work measures 30-32-36 cm .
3 largest sizes: When the work measures (38-42-45) cm , bind off the center (20-22-22) sts for the neck.
All sizes: bind off at each neck edge every other row: 6-7-8 (2-2-2) sts 1 time, dec 1 st 2-2-2 (1-1-1) times. Bind off all sts after Pattern 3 is complete. The work measures approx. 33-35-39 (41-45-48) cm .

Sleeves: Cast on 40-44-46 (48-48-52) sts on smaller double pointed needles with pistachio; join and place a marker at the join. Knit rib for 2 cm . Change to larger double pointed needles and knit Pattern 1, then knit Pattern 2 to finished dimensions. After the ribbing, inc 1 st each side of marker 9-9-11 (12-22-22) times:
Sizes 0/3 mos. + 3/4 years: alternately every 2nd and 3rd row
Sizes 6/9 + 12/18 mos.: every 4th row
Size 2 years: alternately every 3rd and 4th row
Size 5/6 years: every 3rd row
= 58-62-68 (72-92-96) sts. When the work measures 11-15-17 (18-22-26) cm , bind off 3 sts each side of marker and knit the rest back and forth on the rows. Bind off for sleeve caps on each side every other row: 3 sts 1-1-1 (1-3-3) times, 2 sts 1-2-3 (3-5-4) times, 1 st 6-4-3 (3-0-0) times, 2 sts 1-2-2 (2-0-0) times, 3 sts 1-1-1 (2-3-4) times. Bind off all sts. The sleeve measures approx. 17-21-23 (25-29-33) cm .

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams.
3 smallest sizes: pick up approx. 10-13-16 sts along the left side of the split on smaller needle with light violet and knit rib for 1.5 cm , bind off. Repeat along the right side of the split but after 0.5 cm make 1 buttonhole located 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). Sew sts at the bottom of the placket.
All sizes: Pick up approx. 65-85 sts around the neck (and over the placket in the back on the three smallest sizes) on smaller needle with light violet and knit 1.5 cm rib - on the 3 smallest sizes make 1 buttonhole positioned over the first buttonhole on the 1st row of the neck's edge. Sew on sleeves and buttons.
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CARDIGAN

Sizes: 0/3-6/9-12/18 months (2-3/4-5/6 years).
Finished measurements: 56-60-66 (76-80-86) cm

Materials: Garnstudio SAFRAN
(100% Egyptian cotton) 50 g./160 m
150-150-150 (200-200-250) g. Col. 13, coral
50-50-50 (50-50-50) g. Col. 31, pistachio
50-50-50 (50-50-50) g. Col. 32, red-orange

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

2-2-2 (0-0-0) DROPS Smily-buttons (no. 561 pink)

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

Pattern: See chart. (1 chart = 1 repeat). The pattern is seen from the right side and is knit entirely in stockinette st.

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

Garter Stitch, when knitting flat: Knit all sts, all rows.

Without shaped armholes:
Body: Instead of binding off for armholes divide the work into 3 parts on the first row of binding-off (back = 1/2 of sts, each front = 1/2 of number of sts from the back), knit the work straight up in 3 parts.
Sleeves: At the first binding-off each side of marker (for the sleeve cap) bind off all sts.

Body: Cast on 134-146-158 (182-194-206) sts on smaller needles with coral and knit rib for 2 cm . Change to larger needles and knit Pattern 1. After Pattern 1, knit and repeat Pattern 2. When the work measures 21-22-25 (26-26-28) cm , knit the next row as follows: 31-34-37 (43-46-49) sts for the front, bind off 6 sts for armhole, 60-66-72 (84-90-96) sts for the back, bind off 6 sts for armhole, 31-34-37 (43-46-49) sts for the front.

Fronts: = 31-34-37 (43-46-49) sts. Bind off for armholes every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1-1-1 (2-2-2) times, 1 st 1-2-1 (1-2-1) times = 25-27-31 (35-37-41) sts. When the work measures 29-30-34 (35-39-41) cm , bind off at the neck edge every other row: 5-6-7 (8-9-9) sts 1 time, 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1 time, dec 1 st 1 time. At the same time, when the work measures 30-32-36 (38-42-45) cm (adjust so that Pattern 2 is complete), knit Pattern 3. Bind off all sts. The work measures approx. 33-35-39 (41-45- 48) cm .

Back: = 60-66-72 (84-90-96) sts. Bind off for armholes as on the front = 48-52-60 (68-72-80) sts. When the work measures 30-32-36 (38-42-45) cm (adjust so that Pattern 2 is complete) knit Pattern 3. When the work measures 31-33-37 (39-43-46) cm , bind off the center 14-16-18 (20-22-22) sts for the neck. Bind off at each neck edge every other row: 2 sts 1 time, dec 1 st 1 time. Bind off all sts after Pattern 3. The work measures approx. 33-35-39 (41-45-48) cm.

Sleeves: Cast on 40-44-46 (48-48-52) sts on smaller double pointed needles with coral; join and place a marker at the join. Knit rib for 2 cm . Change to larger double pointed needles and knit Pattern 1, then knit Pattern 2 to finished dimensions. At the same time, after the rib, inc 1 st each side of marker 9-9-11 (12-22-22) times:
Sizes 0/3 mos. + 3/4 years: alternately every 2nd and 3rd row
Sizes 6/9 + 12/18 mos.: every 4th row
Size 2 years: alternately every 3rd and 4th row
Size 5/6 years: every 3rd row
= 58-62-68 (72-92-96) sts. When the work measures 11-15-17 (18-22-26) cm , bind off 3 sts each side of marker and knit the rest back and forth on the rows. Bind off for sleeve caps on each side every other row: 3 sts 1-1-1 (1-3-3) times, 2 sts 1-2-3 (3-5-4) times, 1 st 6-4-3 (3-0-0) times, 2 sts 1-2-2 (2-0-0) times, 3 sts 1-1-1 (2-3-4) times. Bind off all sts. The sleeve measures approx. 17-21-23 (25-29-33) cm .

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Pick up approx. 80-80-95 (95-105-110) sts on smaller needles with coral along the left front and knit rib for 2 cm . Bind off. Repeat along the right front, but after 0.5 cm make 5-5-6 (6-7-7) buttonholes evenly distributed (1 buttonhole = bind off 2 sts, cast on 2 new sts on the next row) across row, with the top buttonhole 0.5 cm from the edge and the bottom buttonhole 1 cm from the edge. Pick up approx. 60-85 sts around the neck and over the placket in the front on smaller needle with coral and knit 4 rows garter st. Bind off all sts. Sew on sleeves and buttons.

Diagram

= pistachio (pullover), coral (cardigan)
= light violet (pullover), pistachio (cardigan)
= red/orange (pullover), orange/pistachio variegated (cardigan)


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