DROPS Baby / 19 / 18

Sweet Greta by DROPS Design

Set comprises: knitted DROPS vest with raglan sleeves and cables and booties in ”Alpaca”.

DROPS design: Pattern no Z-078-by-Z-079-by
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VEST:
Size: 1/3 - 6/9 - 12/18 months (2 - 3/4) years
Finished measurements:
Bust: 50-56-64 (68-74) cm / 19 3/4"-22"-25 1/4" (26 3/4"-29 1/8")
Full length: 25-27-31 (35-39) cm / 9 3/4"-10 5/8"-12 1/4" (13 3/4"-15 1/4")

Materials: DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
100-100-100 (150-150) g color no 3720, violet

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLES size 2.5 mm / US 1½ (60 cm /24'') - or size needed to get 26 sts x 34 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''

DROPS WOODEN BUTTON, BURNT, no 513: 4-4-5 (5-5) pcs.
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BOOTIES:

Size: 1/3 - 6/9 - 12/18 months (2 - 3/4) years
To fit foot length: 10 - 11 - 12 (14 - 16) cm / 4"-4 3/8"-4 3/4" (5½"-6 1/4")

Materials: DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
50 g for all sizes color no 3720, violet

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 2.5 mm / US 1 - or size needed to get 26 sts x 34 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''

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age/size: 1-3m (56/62cm), 12-18m (80/86cm), 2yrs (92 cm), 3-4yrs (98/104cm), 6-9m (68/74cm), pattern type: jackets, sets, socks, pattern/technique: cable, shape: a-shape, all in one, round yoke,
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VEST:


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

PATTERN: See diagram M.1 to M.4. Diagrams show the pattern from RS.

BUTTONHOLES:
Make buttonholes on right front band. 1 buttonhole = bind off 3rd and 4th front band st and cast on 2 new sts on next row.
Make buttonholes when piece measures:
SIZE 1/3 months: 9, 14, 19 and 24 cm / 3½", 5½", 7½" and 9½".
SIZE 6/9 months: 8, 14, 20 and 26 cm / 3 1/8", 5½", 8" and 10 1/4".
SIZE 12/18 months: 8, 14, 19, 25 and 30 cm / 3 1/8", 5½", 7½", 9 3/4" and 11 3/4".
SIZE 2 years: 10, 16, 22, 28 and 34 cm / 4", 6 1/4", 8 3/4", 11" and 13 3/8".
SIZE 3/4 years: 10, 17, 24, 31 and 38 cm / 4", 6 3/4", 9½", 12 1/4" and 15".

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VEST:
Worked back and forth on circular needle from mid front.
Cast on 139-151-170 (183-192) sts on circular needle size 2.5 mm / US 1½with Alpaca. K 4 rows, AT THE SAME TIME on 4th row inc 17-19-14 (15-20) sts evenly = 156-170-184 (198-212) sts. Work next row as follows (from RS): 5 GARTER STS - see above (= front band), P2, M.1, * P6, M.3 *, repeat from *-* on the next 112-126-140 (154-168) sts, finish with P6, M.1, P2 and 5 GARTER STS (= front band). Continue in pattern like this until piece measures 7-7-7 (8-8) cm / 2 3/4"-2 3/4"-2 3/4" (3 1/8"-3 1/8"). On next row from RS work 21 sts each side as before, K remaining sts, AT THE SAME TIME dec 9-13-8 (9-14) sts evenly on these sts = 147-157-176 (189-198) sts. On next row from WS work 21 sts each side as before, K remaining sts. NOTE! Remember BUTTONHOLES - see above.
Continue as follows (from RS): 5 garter sts, P2, M.1, P2, stockinette st on the next 105-115-134 (147-156) sts, P2, M.1, P2 and 5 garter sts.
Continue in pattern like this until piece measures 16-17-20 (23-26) cm / 6 1/4"-6 3/4"-8" (9"-10 1/4"). Work next row as follows (from RS): 21 sts as before, 14-18-24 (26-29) stockinette sts (= right front piece), garter st on the next 8 sts, 61-63-70 (79-82) stockinette sts (= back piece), garter st on the next 8 sts, 14-18-24 (26-29) stockinette sts and 21 sts as before (= left front piece). Continue like this until piece measures 17-18-21 (24-27) cm / 6 3/4"-7"-8 1/4" (9½"-10 5/8"). On next row from RS bind off 8 sts each side (garter sts) for armhole. On next row from WS cast on 40-44-50 (54-60) new sts over the 8 bind off sts each side = 211-229-260 (281-302) sts. NOW MEASURE PIECE FROM HERE!
On next row from RS work 21 sts each side as before, K remaining sts, AT THE SAME TIME inc 22-27-30 (33-36) sts evenly on these sts = 233-256-290 (314-338) sts. On next row from WS work 21 sts each side as before, K remaining sts. Now continue as follows (as seen from RS):
5 garter sts, P2, * M.1, P 11-11-12 (12-12) sts *, repeat from *-* a total of 9-10-11 (12-13) times and finish with M.1, P2 and 5 garter sts. AT THE SAME TIME dec from RS on the right and left side alternately of each P-section (dec by P2 tog, NOTE! do not dec in P2 each side) on every cm / 3/8" a total of 6-7-8 (9-9) times. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 1-1-2 (3-4) cm / 3/8"-3/8"-3/4" (1 1/8"-1½") work M.2 over all sts in M.1 (work remaining sts as before). After 1 vertical repeat of M.2 continue with M.3. After all dec are complete there are 139-142-154 (154-165) sts on needle. Continue until piece measures approx 7-8-9 (10-11) cm / 2¾''-3 1/8''-3½'' (4''-4 3/8''), adjust to a full vertical repeat. Now work M.4 over M.3 (work remaining sts as before) = 99-98-106 (102-109) sts. After 1 vertical repeat of M.4 K 1 row from RS, AT THE SAME TIME dec 13-10-14 (6-9) sts evenly (do not dec on front bands) = 86-88-92 (96-100) sts. K 1 row from WS, K 1 row from RS, K 1 row from WS and bind off loosely.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew on buttons.

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BOOTIES:

PATTERN: See diagram M.5. Diagram shows the pattern from RS.

SEED ST:
Round 1: * K1, P1 *, repeat from *-*.
Round 2: K over P and P over K.
Repeat round 2.
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BOOTIE:
Piece worked in the round on double pointed needles, from top down.
Cast on 50-50-54 (58-62) sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm / US 1 with Alpaca. K 1 round on all sts and continue as follows:

SIZE 1/3 months + 6/9 months + 2 years:
K1, * P2/K2 *, repeat from *-* on the next 16-16-20 sts, P2, M.5 (= 12 sts), * P2/K2 *, repeat from *-* on the next 16-16-20 sts, P2, K1.

SIZE 12/18 months + 3/4 years:
P1, * K2/P2 *, repeat from *-* on the next 20-24 sts, M.5 (= 12 sts), * P2/K2 *, repeat from *-* on the next 20-24 sts, P1.

Continue like this until piece measures 6-7-7 (8-8) cm / 2 3/8"-2 3/4"-2 3/4" (3 1/8"-3 1/8").
K 1 round on all sts, AT THE SAME TIME dec 4 sts evenly on round - do not dec on the 16 sts on upper foot (= M.5 + P2 each side) = 46-46-50 (54-58) sts. Keep the 16 sts on upper foot on needle and slip remaining 30-30-34 (38-42) sts on a stitch holder. Continue in M.5 with P2 each side back and forth on needle for 3-3.5-4 (5-6) cm / 1 1/8"-1 1/4"-1½" (2"-2 3/8"). On next row from RS dec 4 sts on M.5 = 12 sts left on upper foot. Now pick up 6-8-8 (10-14) sts on the side of upper foot, slip sts from stitch holder back on needle and pick up 6-8-8 (10-14) sts on the other side of upper foot = 54-58-62 (70-82) sts. Continue in SEED ST - see above - in the round on all sts for 1.5-2-2.5 (3-3.5) cm / ½"-3/4"-7/8" (1 1/8"-1 1/4"), and now P 1 round on all sts. Bind off all sts except the 12 sts on upper foot mid front. Work 9-10-11 (13-14) cm / 3½"-4"-4 3/8" (5 1/8"-5½") seed st back and forth on needle on these sts for sole. Bind off and sew sole to side pieces, sew edge to edge to avoid a chunky seam.

Diagram

= K from RS, P from WS
= slip 3 sts on cable needle behind piece, K3, K3 from cable needle
= slip 3 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K3, K3 from cable needle
= slip 3 sts on cable needle behind piece, K3, K2 tog and K1 from cable needle
= slip 3 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K2 tog, K1, K3 from cable needle
= slip 3 sts on cable needle behind piece, K2, K2 tog and K1 from cable needle
= slip 2 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K2 tog, K1, K2 from cable needle
= slip 2 sts on cable needle behind piece, K2, K2 from cable needle
= slip 2 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K2, K2 from cable needle
= slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso
= K2 tog


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