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DROPS Baby 20-10 by DROPS Design

Knitted pants in with rib for baby and children in DROPS Merino Extra Fine

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DROPS design: Pattern no ME-032-by
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Size: 1/3 - 6/9 - 12/18 months (2 - 3/4) years
Finished measurements:
Waist: 48-50-52 (56-58) cm / 19"-19 3/4"-20½" (22"-22 3/4")
Full length: 36-42-46 (52-59) cm / 14 1/4"-16½"-18" (20½"-23 1/4")

Materials: DROPS MERINO EXTRA FINE from Garnstudio
150-150-150 (200-200) g color no 07, light brown mix.

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm / 16'') size 4.5 mm / US 7 – or size needed to get 20 sts x 26 rows in stockinette st on 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm / 16'') size 3.5 mm/ US 4 (for rib).

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PANTS:

DECREASING TIP:
Dec as follows before marker: K2 tog.
Dec as follows after marker: slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso.
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PANTS:
Worked in the round on needle from waist down.
Cast on 110-114-118 (130-134) sts on circular needle size 3.5 mm / US 4 with light brown mix. Work rib, K1/P1 for 8-9-9 (10-10) cm / 3 1/8"-3½"-3½" (4"-4").
Change to circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 and work next round as follows: * K1, P1 *, repeat from *-* a total of 4 times, work stockinette st on the next 39-41-43 (49-51) sts AT THE SAME TIME dec 6-6-6 (8-8) sts evenly = 33-35-37 (41-43) sts stockinette st, * P1, K1 *, repeat from *-* a total of 7 times, P1, stockinette st on the next 41-43-45 (51-53) sts AT THE SAME TIME dec 8-8-8 (10-10) sts evenly = 33-35-37 (41-43) sts stockinette st, * P1, K1 *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times and finish with P1.
There are now 96-100-104 (112-116) sts on needle.
Insert 1 marker in the middle st at front and 1 marker in the middle st at back (= 47-49-51 (55-57) sts between sts with markers). Continue in the round in stockinette st and 15 sts in rib each side.
REMEMBER THE GAUGE! When piece measures 11-13-14 (16-17) cm / 4 3/8"-5 1/8"-5½" (6 1/4"-6 3/4") inc 1 st each side of the 3 middle sts at front - inc by picking up st from previous round and K this. Repeat the inc on every other round a total of 9-9-9 (10-10) times = 114-118-122 (132-136) sts. After all inc piece measures approx 18-20-21 (23-24) cm / 7"-8"-8 1/4" (9"-9½"). On next round bind off the 3 middle sts at front and the 3 middle sts at back (i.e. st with marker and 1 st each side of this st) and work each leg separately. Slip the 54-56-58 (63-65) sts for one leg on a stitch holder and the 54-56-58 (63-65) sts for the other leg on double pointed needles size 4.5 mm / US 7.

LEG:
Continue in stockinette st in the round with 15 sts rib on the outside of leg as before – insert a marker at beg of round = inside of leg. When leg measures 2-2-2 (3-3) cm / 3/4''-3/4''-3/4'' (1 1/8''-1 1/8'') dec 1 st on each side of marker – SEE DECREASING TIP! Repeat the dec on every 2-3-3.5 (4-5.5) cm / 3/4"-1 1/8"-1 1/4" (1½"-2 1/4") a total of 5 times = 44-46-48 (53-55) sts.
When leg measures 12-16-18 (22-27) cm / 4 3/4"-6 1/4"-7" (8 3/4"-10 5/8") change to double pointed needles size 3.5 mm / US 4. Work 1 round stockinette st, AT THE SAME TIME inc 4-4-6 (5-5) sts evenly – NOTE! Do not inc on rib sts at the side = 48-50-54 (58-60) sts. Continue in rib, K1/P1 in the round on all sts (make sure rib fits rib at the side). When leg measures 18-22-25 (29-35) cm / 7"-8 3/4"-9 3/4" (11 3/8"-13 3/4") (pants measure a total of 36-42-46 (52-59) cm / 14 1/4"-16½"-18" (20½"-23 1/4") from the waist) bind off LOOSELY with K over K and P over P. Work the other leg in the same way.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew opening between legs.

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