DROPS Extra / 0-684

Lille Mille by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS short jacket with short or long sleeves, raglan and lace pattern on yoke in ”Merino Extra Fine”.

DROPS design: Pattern no ME-038-by
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Size: 1/3 - 6/9 - 12/18 months (2 - 3/4) years
Finished measurements:
Bust: 42-48-54 (60-66) cm / 16½"-19"-21 1/4" (23 5/8"-26")
Full length: 21-23-25 (27-29) cm / 8 1/4"-9"-9 3/4" (10 5/8"-11 3/8")

Materials: DROPS MERINO EXTRA FINE frim Garnstudio
JACKET WITH SHORT SLEEVES:
100-150-150 (150-150) g color no 14, steel blue
JACKET WITH LONG SLEEVES:
150-150-200 (200-200) g color no 14, steel blue

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 cm / 24'') size 4.5 mm/US 7 – or size needed to get 20 sts x 26 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 cm / 24'') size 3.5 mm/US 4 (for rib).

DROPS MOTHER OF PEARL BUTTON no 521: 4-4-4 (5-5) pcs.

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JACKET:

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

PATTERN:
See diagram M.1 and M.2. Diagrams show the pattern from RS – first row = RS.

DECREASING TIP (applies to raglan):
Make all dec from RS.
Dec as follows in each transition between sleeve and body piece, beg 2 sts before marker: K2 tog, slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso.

BUTTONHOLES:
Make buttonholes on right front band by K tog 2nd and 3rd st from edge and make 1 YO. Make buttonholes when piece measures approx:
SIZE 1/3 months: 2, 8 and 13 cm / 3/4", 3 1/8" and 4".
SIZE 6/9 months: 2, 8 and 14 cm / 3/4", 3 1/8" and 5½''
SIZE 12/18 months: 2, 8 and 14 cm / 3/4", 3 1/8" and 5½''
SIZE 2 years: 2, 7, 13 and 18 cm / 3/4", 2 3/4", 5 1/8" and 7''
SIZE 3/4 years: 2, 8, 14 and 20 cm / 3/4", 3 1/8", 5½" and 8''
The last buttonhole is made on neckline.
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BODY PIECE:
Worked back and forth on circular needle from mid front. Cast on 85-97-109 (121-133) sts (includes 4 front band sts each side towards mid front) on circular needle size 3.5 mm / US 4 with Merino Extra Fine. P 1 row from WS and continue in rib as follows from RS: 4 front band sts in GARTER ST – see above, * K1/P1 *, repeat from *-* and finish with K1 and 4 front band sts in GARTER ST. Continue in rib like this. REMEMBER buttonholes on right front band – SEE ABOVE. When piece measures 3 cm / 1 1/8'' change to circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7. Insert a marker 23-26-29 (32-35) sts in from each side (= 39-45-51 (57-63) sts between markers on back piece). Now continue in stockinette st with front bands in garter st as before. When piece measures 4-5-5 (5-6) cm / 1½"-2"-2" (2"-2 3/8") inc 1 st each side of both markers (= 4 inc sts per row) and repeat the inc when piece measures 8-10-10 (10-11) cm / 3 1/8"-4"-4"- (4"-4 3/8") = 93-105-117 (129-141) sts. When piece measures 13-14-14 (15-16) cm / 5 1/8"-5½"-5½" (6"-6 1/4") work next row as follows from RS: 22-25-28 (30-33) sts (= right front piece), bind off 6-6-6 (8-8) sts for armhole, 37-43-49 (53-59) sts (= back piece), bind off 6-6-6 (8-8) sts for armhole, 22-25-28 (30-33) sts (= left front piece). Put piece aside and knit the sleeves.

SHORT SLEEVE:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 30-34-38 (40-44) sts on double pointed needles size 3.5 mm / US 4 with Merino Extra Fine – beg of round = mid under sleeve. K 1 round and continue in rib, K1/P1. When piece measures 2 cm / 3/4'' change to double pointed needles size 4.5 mm / US 7 and continue in stockinette st. When piece measures 4-4-4 (5-5) cm / 1½"-1½"-1½" (2"-2") inc 2 sts mid under sleeve and repeat the inc in SIZE 2 years + 3/4 years when piece measures 10 cm / 4'' = 32-36-40 (44-48) sts. When piece measures 8-9-10 (13-17) cm / 3 1/8"-3½"-4" (5 1/8"-6 3/4") bind off 6-6-6 (8-8) sts mid under sleeve = 26-30-34 (36-40) sts. Put piece aside and knit the other sleeve.

LONG SLEEVE:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 28-30-32 (34-34) sts on double pointed needles size 3.5 mm / US 4 with Merino Extra Fine – beg of round = mid under sleeve. K 1 round and continue in rib, K1/P1. When rib measures 3 cm / 1 1/8'' change to double pointed needles size 4.5 mm / US 7 and continue in stockinette st. When piece measures 5 cm / 2'' inc 2 sts mid under sleeve and repeat the inc on every 8-5-4 (4-3.5) cm / 3 1/8"-2"-1½" (1½"-1 1/4") a total of 2-3-4 (5-7) times = 32-36-40 (44-48) sts. When piece measures 17-18-21 (25-29) cm / 6 3/4"-7"-8 1/4" (9 3/4"-11 3/8") bind off 6-6-6 (8-8) sts mid under sleeve = 26-30-34 (36-40) sts. Put piece aside and knit the other sleeve.

YOKE:
Slip sleeves on the same circular needle as body piece where bind off for armhole = 133-153-173 (185-205) sts. Insert a marker in all transitions between body piece and sleeves = 4 markers. P 1 row from WS with front bands in garter st as before.
NOW READ ALL OF THE FOLLOWING SECTION BEFORE CONTINUING!
Continue in stockinette st with front bands in garter st as before back and forth on circular needle, AT THE SAME TIME on first row (= RS) dec 1 st each side of all markers for raglan – See DECREASING TIP. Repeat the dec on every other row (i.e. on every row from RS) a total of 5-7-8 (9-10) times = 93-97-109 (113-125) sts.
AT THE SAME TIME on row 3-3-5 (5-7) (i.e. on the 2-2-3 (3-4) row with raglan dec) work lace pattern as follows from RS: 4 front band sts in garter st, M.1 on the next 12-18-18 (18-24) sts, 3-0-2 (4-0) stockinette sts, dec 2 sts for raglan as before, 0-0-0 (2-0) stockinette sts, M.1 on the next 18-24-24 (24-30) sts, 2-0-2 (2-0) stockinette sts, dec 2 sts for raglan as before, 0-0-2 (1-0) stockinette sts, M.1 on the next 30-36-36 (42-48) sts, 1-1-3 (2-1) stockinette sts, dec 2 sts for raglan as before, 2-0-2 (2-0) stockinette sts, M.2 on the next 18-24-24 (24-30) sts, 0-0-0 (2-0) stockinette sts, dec 2 sts for raglan as before, 3-0-2 (4-0) stockinette sts, M.2 on the next 12-18-18 (18-24) sts and finish with 4 front band sts in garter st. NOTE: Make sure to keep no of sts in M.1/M.2 the same when next decreasing for raglan. After 1 vertical repeat of M.1 and M.2 continue in stockinette st as before, at the same time continue dec for raglan. After the last dec for raglan piece measures approx 21-23-25 (27-29) cm / 8 1/4"-9"-9 3/4" (10 5/8"-11 3/8") up to the shoulder.
P 1 row from WS.

NECKLINE:
= 93-97-109 (113-125) sts. Change to circular needle size 3.5 mm / US 4 and work rib as follows from RS: 4 front band sts in garter st, * K1/P3 *, repeat from *-* and finish with K1 and 4 front band sts garter st. When rib measures 1-1-1 (2-2) cm / 3/8"-3/8"-3/8" (3/4"-3/4") dec all P3 to P2 = 72-75-84 (87-96) sts. AT THE SAME TIME when rib measures 1.5-1.5-1.5 (2-2) cm / ½"-½"-½" (3/4"-3/4") make 1 buttonhole in line with the others on right front band. When rib measures 3-3-3 (4-4) cm / 1 1/8''-1 1/8''-1 1/8'' (1½''-1½'') dec every 3rd P section from P2 to P1 = 65-68-76 (79-87) sts. On next row from RS K 2 rows on all sts and bind off.

ASSEMBLY: Sew openings under sleeves. Sew on buttons.

Diagram

= K from RS, P from WS
= 1 YO
= slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso
= K2 tog
= slip 1 st as if to K, K2 tog, psso

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