DROPS Baby / 6 / 13

DROPS Baby 6-13 by DROPS Design

Cardigan, trousers, hat and socks in Baby-Ull.

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

CARDIGAN:
Finished measurements: 50-56-62 (70-76-80) cm

Materials: Garnstudio BABY-ULL
(100% superwash merino wool)
50 g./175 m./190 yards
200-200-200 (250-250-250) g. Col. 29, natural with multi-color dots

DROPS 2 mm and 2.5 mm circular and double pointed needles, or sizes needed to obtain correct gauge.

5-5-6 (7-7-7) DROPS wood-buttons (button no. 503).

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CARDIGAN

Gauge: 26 sts and 42 rows on larger needle in seed 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 * - *.

Seed Stitch (on an even number of sts):
Row 1: * K 1, P 1 *
Row 2: * P 1, K 1 *
Seed Stitch (on an odd number of sts): All rows: K 1, *P 1, K 1*
Seed Stitch (worked in the round):
Row 1: * knit 1, purl 1 *
Row 2: * knit the purl sts from the previous row and purl the knit sts from the previous row *

Buttonholes: Make buttonholes on the appropriate buttonband (right for girls, left for boys) spaced as follows:
Size 0/3 months: 1-6.5-12-17.5-23 cm

Size 6/9 months: 1-7-13-19-25 cm

Size 12/18 months: 1-6.5-12-18-29 cm

Size 2 years: 1-6.5-11.5-17-22.5-27.5 cm

Size 3/4 years: 1-7-13-19-25-31 cm

Size 5/6 years: 1-7.5-14-20.5-27-33.5 cm

Make buttonholes as follows: Bind off the 4th and 5th sts and cast on 2 new sts over the bound off st on the next row.

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, fronts = each 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: Knit the cardigan back and forth on the needles. Cast on 142-158-174 (198-214-222) sts (including 7 edge sts on each side for the buttonbands) on smaller circular needles and knit 4 rows garter st. Remember to make buttonholes on the appropriate buttonband, see instructions above. Change to larger needles and seed st, keeping the 7 sts at each side in garter st for the buttonbands. When the work measures 20-21-24 (28-29-31) cm , knit the next row as follows: 35-39-43 (49-53-55) for the front, bind off 8 sts for the armhole, 56-64-72 (84-92-96) sts for the back, bind off 8 sts for the armhole, 35-39-43 (49-53-55) for the front. Knit the rest of each part separately.

Front: = 35-39-43 (49-53-55) sts. Bind off for armholes every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1-1-1 (2-3-1) times, 1 st 1-1-1 (2-1-1) times = 29-33-37 (40-43-49) sts. When the work measures 24-26-30 (34-38-41) cm bind off for the neck every other row: 11-13-14 (15-17-17) sts 1 time, 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1 time, dec 1 st 1 time. Bind off all sts when the work measures 30-32-36 (41-45-48) cm .

Back: = 56-64-72 (84-92-96) sts. Bind off for armholes as on the front = 44-52-60 (66-72-84) sts. When the work measures 28-30-34 (39-43-46) cm , bind off the center 14-18-20 (22-26-26) 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 when the work measures 30-32-36 (41-45-48) cm .

Sleeves: Cast on 40-40-42 (44-44-50) sts on larger double pointed needles; join and place a marker at the join. Knit 4 rows garter st. Then knit seed st to finished dimensions. At the same time, when the work measures 3 cm , inc 1 st each side of marker 6-9-10 (12-20-19) times:
Size 0/3 mos.: every 6th row
Sizes 6/9 mos. + 12/18 mos. + 2 years: alternately every 5th and 6th row
Size 3/4 years: every 4th row
Size 5/6 years: alternately every 3rd and 4th rows
= 52-58-62 (68-84-88) sts. When the work measures 13-16-18 (20-23-27) cm bind off 4 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: 3 sts 0-0-1 (1-2-2) times, 2 sts 0-1-1 (1-1-2) times, dec 1 st 11-9-8 (10-8-3) times, bind off 2 sts 0-1-1 (1-1-3) times, 3 sts 1-1-1 (1-2-2) times, bind off all sts. The work measures approx. 19-22-24 (27-30-33) cm .

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Pick up approx. 70-90 sts around the neck (not over the buttonband) from the wrong side on smaller needles and knit garter st back and forth on the needles. At the same time inc 1 st on each side edge every 3rd row 3 times. When the collar measures 4.5 cm dec 1 st at each side every 3rd row 3 times, then 1 st every other row 1 time. Bind off 3 sts every other row 1 time, 4 sts every other row 1 time. Bind off all sts. The collar measures approx. 7 cm . Sew on sleeves and buttons.
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TROUSER:

Size: 0/3 - 6/9 - 12/18 mos. (2 - 3/4) years
Hip measurement: 57 - 59 - 61 (65 - 65)cm .

Materials: Garnstudio BABY-ULL
(100% superwash merino wool) 50 g
100-150-150 (200-200) g. Col. 02, natural

DROPS 2.5 mm needle, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.

Gauge: 26 sts and 52 rows in garter 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 * - *.

Legs (make two identical): Cast on 64-70-72 (74-78) sts (including 1 st on each side for a seam) and knit garter st. When the work measures 8 cm , inc 1 st on each side (inside the edge sts to maintain a smooth edge for the seam) 7-4-8 (11-12) times:
Sizes 0/3 mos + 12/18 mos + 2 yrs + 3/4 yrs: every 2 cm
Size 6/9 mos: every 4 cm
= 78-78-88 (96-100) sts (including 1 edge st on each side). When the work measures 22-24-27 (31-34) cm , bind off 4 sts on each side = 70-70-80 (88-94) sts. Put the work aside.

Trouser: Put both legs on the same needle = 140-140-160 (176-188) sts. Put a marker between the two pieces for the center front and knit the trouser back and forth on the needles. Inc 1 st on each side for the center back seam. Then inc 1 st at the side edges (center back) and at the same time dec 1 st each side of the center front marker (1 st in from the marker) every 4th row:
Side edges (back): 7-7-7 (7-4) times
Marker (front): 4-2-9 (12-15) times
(Work the center front decreases as follows: before the marker: K 2 tog and after the marker: slip 1, knit 1, psso)
= 146-150-156 (166-166) sts. When the work measures 42-46-51 (56-60) cm dec 26-26-26 (30-30) sts evenly distributed on the next row = 120-124-130 (136-136) sts and knit 3 cm more in garter st, then 3 cm stockinette st for a facing. Bind off all sts.

Assembly: Sew together the legs and the center back of the trouser. Fold the facing over against the wrong side to make a pocket for the elastic and sew. Pull an appropriate length of elastic through. Fold up the legs so that there is a 4 cm cuff.
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HAT
Size: 0/3 - 6/9 (12/18 - 24) mos.

DROPS needle size 2.5 mm , or size needed to obtain gauge.

Gauge: 26 sts and 52 rows in garter 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 * - *.

Hat: The hat is worked from one side of the head to the other -- the edge shaping forms points on both sides.
Cast on 33-38 (42-46) sts and knit garter st. Knit 1 row, increasing 1 st on the right side and decreasing 1 st on the left side. Establish pattern as follows:
1st row (right side): K 2, yarn over (yo), knit until 4 sts remain; K 2 tog into back of stitch, K 2.
2nd row (wrong side): Knit across row until you reach the yo from the previous row, knit the yo in the back of the st and then K 2.
Repeat these 2 rows until the work measures 5.5 - 6 (6.5 - 7) cm .
Dec 1 st on the right side and inc 1 st on the left side as follows:
1st row (right side): K 1, sl 1, K 1, psso, knit until 2 sts remain, yo, K 2.
2nd row (wrong side): K 2, K 1 into back of the yo, knit to the end of the row.
Repeat these 2 rows until an additional 5.5 - 6 (6.5 - 7) cm have been worked. Continue in garter st, increasing 1 st on the right side every 4th row and decreasing 1 st on the left side every other row until the work measures 15.5 - 17 (17.5 - 18) cm from the start. This is the center of the hat. Put a marker on each side of the work. Continue to knit the other half - but work all shaping in reverse. Bind off when the work measures 31-34 (35-36) cm .

Assembly: The front is the part of the work which has three whole points and the back is the part of the work which has 2 whole points and 2 half points. Sew the hat together in the back by sewing the first half point against the first half of the first whole point. Then sew the other half of the first whole point to the first half of the second whole point. Then sew the other (second) half of the second whole point to the last half point. Finally, sew the hat together in the center of the back.

I-cord: Cast on 4 sts on double-pointed needles and knit the first row. * Do not turn the work, but bring the yarn behind the work, tighten the yarn and knit the sts again from the right side. * Repeat from * - * until the cord measures 15-15 (16-17) cm , bind off. Knit another cord and sew them onto the wrong side of the points on each side of the hat.
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SOCKS

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


DROPS 2 mm and 2.5 mm needles, or sizes required to obtain correct gauge.
DROPS 2.5 mm crochet hook, or size required to obtain correct gauge.

Gauge: 26 sts and 52 rows on larger needle in garter 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 * - *.

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

Sock: Cast on 46-50-50 (54-54) sts on smaller needle and knit 6-7-7 (8-8) cm rib back and forth on the needles (the edges are the center back). Knit 1 row stockinette st and change to larger needle and at the same time decrease 10-14-8 (12-8) sts evenly distributed across the row = 36-36-42 (42-46) sts. Knit Eyelet Border on the next row from the right side as follows (this is not necessary on larger sizes): *K 2 tog, yarn over *, repeat from * - *. Knit 1 row stockinette st. Put 12-12-14 (12-14) sts on a stitch holder on each side and knit 6-7-9 (10-10) cm in garter st over the center 12-12-14 (18-18) sts.

Put the sts from the stitch holders back on the needles and pick up 16-18-23 (26-26) sts on each side of the center piece = 68-72-88 (94-98) sts on needles. Knit 3-4-4 (5-5) cm garter st over all sts and at the same time, after 2 - 2.5 - 2.5 (3 - 3) cm of garter st, dec 1 st at each side and knit 2 together on each side of the 2 center sts until 3-4-4 (5-5) cm in all have been knit. Bind off and sew the seam under the foot and up along the ribbing with sts. Crochet a chain of approx. 30-35 cm and pull it through the eyelet border.

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