DROPS Baby / 19 / 25

Sweet Sorbet Socks by DROPS Design

Knitted booties with ruffles for baby and children in DROPS BabyMerino

DROPS design: Pattern no BM-023-by
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''-4¾'' (5½''-6¼'')

Materials: DROPS BABY MERINO from Garnstudio
50 g for all sizes color no 15, light purple

DROPS 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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Worked back and forth on needle from mid back. Cast on 122-122-134 (134-146) sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 2.5 mm / US 1 with Baby Merino. P 1 row from WS and work 2 rows rib P3/K9 with 1 edge st each side. On next row dec all K9 to K7 as follows (work all P3 and 1 edge st each side as before): slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso, K sts in K-section until 2 sts remain, K2 tog = 102-102-112 (112-122) sts. Work 1 row with K over K and P over P. On next row dec all K7 to K5 in the same way as before = 82-82-90 (90-98) sts. Work 1 row with K over K and P over P. On next row dec all K5 to K3 in the same way as before = 62-62-68 (68-74) sts. Work 1 row with K over K and P over P. On next row dec all K3 to K1 as follows (work all P3 and 1 edge st each side as before): slip 1 st as if to K, K2 tog, psso = 42-42-46 (46-50) sts.
Now continue in rib P3/K1 with 1 edge st each side until piece measures 5-6-6 (7-7) cm / 2"-2 3/8"-2 3/8" (2 3/4"-2 3/4") - adjust to a row from WS. P 1 row from WS, AT THE SAME TIME dec 7-3-7 (3-7) sts evenly = 35-39-39 (43-43) sts. K 6 rows on all sts. Now slip 12-12-12 (16-16) sts each side on stitch holders = 11-15-15 (11-11) sts left on needle (= upper foot). Work 4-4.5-5 (6-8) cm / 1½"-1 3/4"-2"(2 3/8"-3 1/8") rib on these sts as follows (as seen from RS): * P3, K1 *, repeat from *-* and finish with P3.
Now pick up 10-11-13 (16-21) sts each side of upper foot and slip sts from stitch holders back on needle = 55-61-65 (75-85) sts in total. Continue K these sts back and forth on needle from mid back - AT THE SAME TIME after 1.5-2.5-3 (3-4) cm / ½''-7/8''-1 1/8'' (1 1/8''-1½'') dec as follows: K2 tog at the beg and end of row and each side of the middle st. Repeat the dec on every other row until piece measures 3-4-5 (5-6) cm / 1 1/8''-1½''-2'' (2''-2 3/8'') from where sts were picked up.
Bind off and sew seam under foot in outer loops of sts.
Sew seam up along rib mid back inside 1 edge st.

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