DROPS Baby / 20 / 15

Tamzyn by DROPS Design

Knitted domino jacket in garter st for baby and children in DROPS Delight

DROPS design: Pattern no DE-006-by
1/3 - 6/9 - 12/18 months (2 - 3/4 - 5/6) years
Size in cm:
50/56 - 62/68 - 74/80 (86/92 - 96/104 - 110/116)

Materials: DROPS DELIGHT from Garnstudio
Colour no 04, light blue mix:
150-150-200 (200-250-300) g

or size needed to get 24 sts x 48 rows in garter st = 10 x 10 cm.

DROPS WOODEN BUTTONS NO 511: 3-4-4 (5-5-5) pcs

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Pattern instructions

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.
Inc 1 st in each side of marker by making 1 YO. Work YO twisted on next row (i.e. knit in back loop of st instead of front loop) to avoid holes.
Work the piece sideways. Work 2 pieces and finish by sewing pieces tog in the back. Work the pieces from the sleeve towards the mid of jacket.

Worked back and forth on circular needle.
Cast on 36-38-40 (40-42-44) sts on circular needle size 3 mm with Delight. K back and forth on all rows until completed (= garter st).
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 6-6-5 (5-6-6) cm, inc 1 st in each side, repeat the inc on every 8th row a total of 6-7-9 (11-13-14) times = 48-52-58 (62-68-72) sts. Work until piece measures 17-19-20 (25-29-33) cm – adjust so that the last row is worked from WS.

K 1 row (= RS), at end of row cast on 41-43-50 (53-58-60) sts (= towards the back) = 89-95-108 (115-126-132) sts.
K 1 row, turn, insert a marker in the 2nd st on needle from RS (= in right side). Continue – AT THE SAME TIME inc 1 st on each side of the st with marker every other row a total of 38-40-46 (48-50-52) times – SEE INCREASE TIP. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 8.5 - 9 - 10.5 (11 - 12 - 13) cm work only over the last 60-65-74 (79-86-91) sts in the left side seen from RS (= back piece), slip the remaining sts on a stitch holder.

Work until piece measures 13-14-16 (17-18-19) cm (from where back piece sts was cast on), cast off.

Put sts from stitch holder back on needle but leave 9-10-10 (10-12-12) sts towards the back on the stitch holder for neckline. Continue inc on every other row – AT THE SAME TIME dec 1 st towards the neck (= towards sts on stitch holder) on every 4th row a total of 6-7-7 (7-7-7) times.
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 14-15-17 (18-19-20 cm (from where inc on front piece started and towards mid front) cast off for 3-4-4 (5-5-5) button holes as follows (from neck, i.e. from WS): K 2, cast off 2 sts, * K 12-9-11 (9-10-10) sts, cast off 2 sts *, repeat from *-* a total of 2-3-3 (4-4-4) times, K rest of row. On next row cast on 2 new sts over the cast off sts.
After all inc and dec there are 90-93-109 (115-121-126) sts on the needle. When finished with inc on right side, cast off 51-52-62 (66-70-74) sts from the neckline and down the front band of jacket (cast off from WS) = 39-41-47 (49-51-52) sts left on needle. K back and forth over these sts for approx. 1-1-2 (2-3-3) cm (fold piece at the shoulder and check that the front piece is the same length as back piece). Cast off.

Work as right half but without button holes – this piece is assembled with wrong side out.

Put the 2 pieces towards each other and sew tog mid back – sew edge to edge to avoid a chunky seam. Fold the jacket and sew underarm and side seams in front loop of outermost sts. Sew on buttons.

Knit up 55 to 80 sts (including sts on stitch holder) around the neck on circular needle size 3 mm with Delight.
K 3 rows back and forth, cast off.


= knitting direction

Ellie 07.03.2019 - 00:20:

Perhaps I am looking in the wrong spot for tutorials but as an experienced knitter I am having trouble envisioning how this all works. So I will use the diagram on the pattern and wing it. I found the 8 tutorials not to be of help. Sorry, love the yarn.

DROPS Design 07.03.2019 kl. 10:05:

Dear Ellie, the jacket is worked sideways, when you have worked all inc on sleeve (and piece measure 19-33 cm), cast on new sts for back piece at the end of next RS row, turn and work WS row. At the beg of next row from RS, insert a marker in the 2nd st on the right side and from now on leave the marker in this stitch and increase 1 st on each side of this stitch with a marker: this will create the dotted line in chart and increase the number of sts for front piece. Happy knitting!

Dorothea Scarlett 01.02.2019 - 10:46:

Have you a similar pattern knit on two needles please.

DROPS Design 01.02.2019 kl. 14:48:

Dear Mrs Scarlett, this jacket is entirely worked back and forth on circular needle to get enough room for all stitches, you can then use straight needles, but remember to keep the correct tension since the stitches will be quite more tighten. Happy knitting!

Hajnalka Klára Réthy 28.10.2018 - 21:09:

HÁTA: Kössünk, amíg a darabunk .... cm-es, (ahonnan a háta szemeit felszedtük)" Mikor szedtük fel a háta szemeit? Erről nem volt leírás!!!! Nem értem a kötés egész menetét! Videót sem találok!

DROPS Design 29.10.2018 kl. 00:18:

Kedves Klára! Köszönjük levelét, amely felhívta a figyelmünket egy hibára. A hiba javításra került, így a leírás talán érthetőbb lesz. Az ujja után a TESTRÉSZ feliratú szakaszban felszedett szemekkel készíti a darab hátát. Kérdéseire közvetlenül is választ kaphat a Facebookon Magyar DROPS csoportban. Sikeres kézimunkázást!

Hajnalka Klára Réthy 28.10.2018 - 21:07:

Elkészítettem az ujját, és a "TESTRÉSZ:"-ig, és felszedtem a a szemeket az eleje közepe felé. Nem értem, hogy "A DARABOT EZUTÁN ETTŐL A PONTTÓL MÉRJÜK!" melyik ponttól? Hová kell a jelölőt tenni? A hónalj pontba (az ujja és az eleje találkozáshoz? ..

DROPS Design 29.10.2018 kl. 00:14:

Kedves Klára! Miután a testrészhez felszedte a szemeket tegye egy jelölőt a szemek közé, és a többi mérést a későbbiekben ettől a ponttól végezze. A legegyszerűbb, ha az ujja és a kardigán oldala találkozásához teszi a jelölőt. és az oldalán méri a darabot. Kérdéseire közvetlenül is választ kaphat a Facebookon a Magyar Drops csoportban. Sikeres kézimunkázást!

Susan 20.09.2018 - 16:26:

Thank you. I finally figured out the answer to my question by going over and over the pattern. Because you make 52 increase rows and at the end it says 52 stitches will be left on the needle to go back and forth. So that means you do cast off the marked corner stitch.

Susan 19.09.2018 - 16:06:

Thank you for your reply. It looks like the sweater dimensions will be fine with just a little variance in tension. I used the exact same yarn that was done in the pattern. My question is about how far down from the neck do I need to cast off. The pattern says bind off 74 stitches from the neckline and down the front band of the jacket. I understand that. Does that include what I call the corner stitch, or the stitch that you increase on each side.? Thank you.

DROPS Design 20.09.2018 kl. 09:04:

Dear Susan, in the largerst size the sts for front band are cast off when piece measures 22 cm from the sleeve - see chart, then you continue working over the remaining sts for the bottom edge. You will find all relevant measurements to help you adjusting your jacket in the measurement chart. Happy knitting!

Susan Habegger 19.09.2018 - 05:50:

I have a question about how far down from the neck that I cast off on the button side.? My tension increased some after i knit awhile. So on size 5/6 i couldn't do 52 increase rows since i got to 8 inches a little earlier. Do i cast off from the neck down to and including the marked stitch where you increase on each side? Then the rest of the stitches are knit back and forth till the front and back are the same length. I assume you cast off that corner stitch. Just want to make sure. Thanks

DROPS Design 19.09.2018 kl. 10:08:

Dear Mrs Habegger, with this kind of pattern, tension in width and height is very important to keep the correct measurements at the end. Make sure to adjust the needle size if needed. Should you need any assistance to adjust the pattern to your yarn, please contact the store where you bought the yarn - even per Email or telephone. Happy knitting!

Mme Bernier 28.08.2018 - 13:03:

Modèle formidable que j'ai réalisé il y a déjà 2 ans pour mon fils, il souhaiterais que je lui en tricote un autre, d'une autre couleur mais aujourd'hui il lui faut du 10 ans et je n'arrive pas a transposer ce modèle dans la bonne taille...c'est très dommage! je n'en trouve pas d'équivalent dans vos archives.

Susan 09.07.2018 - 15:16:

Appreciate your response. I think the sweater is darling. I got the yarn. But still need to have you clarify how to get the stitches on the other side of the diagonal? None of your responses tell this. I see how the diagonal is moved along with the increased stitches with the st marker. I think if you told exactly what to do on each of the next 5 rows after the sleeve is done it would help. Then I could continue on. Please be very specific. I really want to understand this. Thank you.

DROPS Design 09.07.2018 kl. 15:46:

Dear Susan, continuing increasing on each side of the st with the marker will creates the pattern as it looks on the picture, working only 5 rows may not be enough, just continue as explained, if you have any doubt, do not hesitate to bring your work to your store/send them a picture per email so that they can help you. Happy knitting!

Susan 09.07.2018 - 15:02:

Thank you for responding. I still need to know what "back over" at the bottom of the front means. I realize you need to continue knitting the stitches left on the needle. Do you need to turn your work and pick up stitches and go backwards?

DROPS Design 09.07.2018 kl. 15:44:

Dear Susan, sorry I don't understand what you mean with "back over", you cast on the sts on the left side for back piece (seen from RS) and increase for the front piece with 1 YO on each side of the st with the marker = there will be always more st before marker and this will make the garter st look different before and after marker. Happy knitting!

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