DROPS Baby / 19 / 20

Petit Lord by DROPS Design

Knitted vest with textured pattern for baby and children in DROPS BabyMerino

DROPS design: Pattern no BM-024-by
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Size: 1/3 - 6/9 - 12/18 months (2 - 3/4) years
Finished measurements:
Bust: 46-52-58 (66-68) cm / 18"-20½"-22 3/4" (26"-26 3/4")
Full length: 28-30-33 (38-43) cm / 11"-11 3/4"-13" (15"-17")

Materials: DROPS BABY MERINO from Garnstudio
100-100-100 (100-150) g color no 10, turquoise

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm / 16'') size 3 mm/US 2 or 3 - or size needed to get 24 sts x 32 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES AND CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm / 16'') size 2.5 mm/US 1 – for rib.

DROPS WOODEN BUTTON LIGHT, no 503: 2-2-2 (3-3) pcs.

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Tags: texture, vests,

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SLEEVELESS TOP:

PATTERN: See diagram M.1 and M.2. Diagrams show the pattern from RS.

DOUBLE SEED ST:
Row 1: * K2, P2 *, repeat from *-*.
Row 2: K over K and P over P.
Row 3: P over K and K over P.
Row 4: Like row 2.
Repeat row 1-4.

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

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SLEEVELESS TOP:
Worked in the round on circular needle.
Cast on 136-148-164 (188-196) sts on circular needle size 2.5 mm / US 1 with Baby Merino. K 1 round and continue in rib K2/P2. When rib measures 4 cm / 1½'' dec 24-24-24 (32-32) sts evenly = 112-124-140 (156-164) sts. Insert a marker each side. Change to circular needle size 3 mm / US 2or3 and continue in stockinette st. REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
When piece measures 13-14-15 (18-20) cm / 5 1/8"-5½"-6" (7"-8") work chart M.1 on all sts. After 1 vertical repeat of M.1 continue in DOUBLE SEED ST – see above - on all sts.
When piece measures 19-20-22 (26-30) cm / 7½"-8"-8 3/4" (10 1/4"-11 3/4") bind off 6 sts each side (i.e. 3 sts each side of marker) for armhole and complete front and back pieces separately.

BACK PIECE:
= 50-56-64 (72-76) sts. Continue back and forth on needle in double seed st. AT THE SAME TIME bind off for armhole each side on every other row: 2 sts 4 times and 1 st 1 time = 32-38-46 (54-58) sts.
After dec for armhole are complete continue in M.2 on all sts. After 1 vertical repeat of M.2 continue in double seed st. AT THE SAME TIME 4 rows after M.2, bind off the middle 6-6-6 (6-6) sts for split and complete each shoulder separately.

RIGHT SHOULDER:
= 13-16-20 (24-26) sts. Continue back and forth on needle in double seed st until piece measures 26-28-31 (36-41) cm / 10 1/4"-11"-12 1/4" (14 1/4"-16 1/8") . Now bind off 6-8-9 (10-12) sts towards neck and bind off 1 st on neckline on next row = 6-7-10 (13-13) sts left on shoulder. Bind off when piece measures 28-30-33 (38-43) cm / 11"-11 3/4"-13" (15"-17").

LEFT SHOULDER:
Like right shoulder but mirrored.

FRONT PIECE:
= 50-56-64 (72-76) sts. Continue back and forth on needle in double seed st. AT THE SAME TIME bind off for armhole each side as described for back piece = 32-38-46 (54-58) sts.
After dec for armhole continue in M.2 on all sts. After 1 vertical repeat of M.2 continue in double seed st. When piece measures approx 24-25-28 (32-37) cm / 9½"-9 3/4"-11" (12½"-14½") bind off the middle 10-14-16 (18-22) sts for neck and complete each shoulder separately.

RIGHT SHOULDER:
= 11-12-15 (18-18) sts. Continue back and forth on needle in double seed st, AT THE SAME TIME bind off to shape the neckline at the beg of every row from mid front: 2 sts 2 times and 1 st 1 time = 6-7-10 (13-13) sts left on shoulder. Bind off when piece measures 28-30-33 (38-43) cm / 11"-11 3/4"-13" (15"-17").

LEFT SHOULDER:
Like right shoulder but mirrored.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew shoulder seams.

BUTTON EDGE BACK PIECE:
Pick up 12-16-16 (20-20) sts from RS on needle size 2.5 mm / US 1 along right side of split on back piece. K 1 row from WS and work next row as follows from RS: 1 GARTER ST – see above - * K2/P2 *, repeat from *-* 2-3-3 (4-4) times and finish with K2 and 1 GARTER ST. Continue like this until edge measures approx 1 cm / 3/8''. Now make 1-1-1 (2-2) buttonholes as follows (from RS):
SIZE 1/3 months: 1 garter st, K2, P2, bind off 2 sts, P2, K2 and 1 garter st.
SIZE 6/9 + 12/18 months: 1 garter st, K2, P2, K2, bind off 2 sts, K2, P2, K2 and 1 garter st.
SIZE 2 + 3/4 years: 1 garter st, K2, P2, bind off 2 sts, P2, K2, P2, bind off 2 sts, P2, K2 and 1 garter st.
Cast on 2 new sts over bind off sts on return row.
Bind off with K over K and P over P when edge measures approx 2 cm / 3/4''.
Repeat along left side of split, but do not make buttonholes.

NECKLINE:
Pick up 88 to 128 sts (divisible by 4) from RS round neck (also pick up on button edges on back piece) on circular needle size 2.5 mm / US 1.
K 1 row from WS and continue as follows from RS: 1 garter st, * K2/P2 *, repeat from *-* and finish with K2 and 1 garter st.
When rib measures approx 1 cm / 3/8'' make 1 buttonhole in line with the others on button edge on back piece.
Bind off with K over K and P over P when rib measures approx 2-2-2 (3-3) cm / 3/4"-3/4"-3/4" (1 1/8"-1 1/8").

BORDER ROUND ARMHOLES:
Beg mid under sleeve. Pick up 52 to 84 sts (divisible by 4) from RS round armhole on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm / US 1. P 1 round and continue in rib K2/P2 until border measures approx 2-2-2 (3-3) cm / 3/4"-3/4"-3/4" (1 1/8"-1 1/8"). Bind off with K over K and P over P.
Repeat round the other armhole.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew on buttons on left side of split on back piece. Sew button edges to bottom of split.

Diagram

= K from RS, P from WS
= P from RS, K from WS

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