DROPS Baby / 20 / 10

DROPS Baby 20-10 by DROPS Design

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

This pattern still doesn't have a name. Suggest one!

DROPS design: Pattern no ME-032-by
Size: 1/3 - 6/9 - 12/18 months (2 - 3/4) years
Size in cm: 50/56-62/68-74/80 (86/92-98/104)

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

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

(Continue to pattern...)

Tags: pants,

Tips & Help

Thank you for choosing DROPS Design!

We do our best to make our patterns easy to follow.

For that purpose, each of our patterns has specific tutorial videos to help you, which you will find at the bottom of the page.

We have also step-by-step lessons to help you understand some of the techniques we use in our patterns. You'll find them here!

NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in American English, please click here.

Dec as follows before marker: K2 tog.
Dec as follows after marker: slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso.
Worked in the round on needle from waist down.
Cast on 110-114-118 (130-134) sts on circular needle size 3.5 mm with light brown mix. Work rib, K1/P1 for 8-9-9 (10-10) cm.
Change to circular needle size 4.5 mm and work next round as follows: * K1, P1 *, repeat from *-* a total of 4 times, work stocking 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 stocking st, * P1, K1 *, repeat from *-* a total of 7 times, P1, stocking 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 stocking 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 stocking st and 15 sts in rib each side.
REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! When piece measures 11-13-14 (16-17) cm 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. On next round cast 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.

Continue in stocking 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 dec 1 st on each side of marker – SEE DECREASING TIP! Repeat the dec on every 2-3-3.5 (4-5.5) cm a total of 5 times = 44-46-48 (53-55) sts. When leg measures 12-16-18 (22-27) cm change to double pointed needles size 3.5 mm. Work 1 round stocking 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 (pants measure a total of 36-42-46 (52-59) cm from the waist) cast off LOOSELY with K over K and P over P. Work the other leg in the same way.

Sew opening between legs.


Related patterns

Do you need some help? Here's some tutorial videos that can help you!

For further pattern help, please contact the store where you bought the yarn. Having bought DROPS yarn, you are guaranteed to receive qualified help from a store specializing in the DROPS patterns.

All patterns are carefully reviewed, but we must make reservation for possible mistakes. All patterns are translated from Norwegian and you can always check the original pattern for measurements and calculations.

If you think you have found an error in the pattern, please post your remark or question in our Comments section. Go to original pattern for design DROPS Baby 20-10.