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DROPS Baby 20-16 by DROPS Design

Knitted jacket with raglan for baby and children in 2 threads DROPS Delight

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DROPS design: Pattern no DE-012-by
1/3 - 6/9 - 12/18 months (2 - 3/4 - 5/6) years
Size in cm:
50/56- 62/68- 74/80 (86/92-98/104-110/116)

Materials: DROPS DELIGHT from Garnstudio
Colour no 07, beige/blue mix:
150-200-200 (250-250-300) g

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE SIZE 4.5 mm - or size needed to get 18 sts x 23 rows in stocking st with 2 threads = 10 x 10 cm.
or size needed to get 19 sts x 38 rows in garter st with 2 threads = 10 x 10 cm.

DROPS WOODEN BUTTONS, no 513: 5-5-6 (6-6-7) pcs.

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GARTER ST (back and forth on needle):
1 garter = K 2 rows.
Dec for button hole on right front band. 1 button hole = K tog 2nd and 3rd st from edge and make 1 YO.
Dec for button hole when piece measures:
Size 1/3 months: 2, 8, 14 and 20 cm
Size 6/9 months: 2, 8, 15 and 21 cm
Size 12/18 months: 2, 8, 14, 20 and 26 cm
Size 2 years: 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 cm
Size 3/4 years: 2, 10, 18, 26 and 34 cm
Size 5/6 years: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and 37 cm
NOTE: Dec the last button hole on the neckline.
DECREASE TIP (applies to raglan):
All dec are done from RS!
Dec as follows in each transition between sleeve and body piece (beg 3 sts before marker): K2 tog, K2 (marker is between these 2 sts), slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso.

Worked back and forth on circular needle from mid front. Cast on 132-138-150 (162-168-174) sts (incl 5 band sts in each side towards mid front) on circular needle 4.5 mm with 2 threads Delight. P 1 row from WS, then work next row as follows from RS: 5 band sts in garter st, * K2, P4 *, repeat from *-* and finish with K2 and 5 band sts in garter st. Continue rib as follows until 3-3-3 (4-4-4) cm, remember button holes on right front band – see explanation above. Continue to work stocking sts but work the 5 band sts in each side in garter st until piece is completed. AT THE SAME TIME on 1st row after rib, adjust no of sts to 118-128-140 (146-158-168) sts – do not dec over the band. Insert 1 marker 32-34-38 (39-42-44) sts in from each side = 54-60-64 (68-74-80) sts between markers on the back piece. When piece measures 5-5-6 (6-6-6) cm, dec 1 st on each side of the markers every 3-3-3 (4-5-6) cm a total of 5 times = 98-108-120 (126-138-148) sts. When piece measures approx. 19-20-23 (27-30-32) cm - adjust so that next row is worked from WS - K 3 rows over all stitches. On next row dec 6-8-8 (8-10-10) sts in each side for armhole (i.e. 3-4-4 (4-5-5) sts on each side of markers) = 38-42-46 (50-54-60) sts on back piece and 24-25-29 (30-32-34) sts on each front piece. Put piece aside and knit the sleeves.

Worked in the round. Cast on 30-30-36 (36-36-36) sts on double pointed needles size 4.5 mm with 2 threads Delight. K 1 round. Then knit rib with K2/P4 until piece measures 3-3-3 (4-4-4) cm. Continue with stocking st AT THE SAME TIME adjust no of sts to 28-28-30 (30-32-32) sts on 1st round after rib. When piece measures 8-6-6 (6-6-7) cm, inc 2 sts mid under each sleeve every 7-4-3 (3-3.5-3.5) cm a total of 2-4-5 (7-7-8) times = 32-36-40 (44-46-48) sts. When piece measures 18-20-21 (26-30-34) cm, P 1 round, K 1 round and P 1 round, then K 1 round AT THE SAME TIME dec 6-8-8 (8-10-10) sts mid under each sleeve = 26-28-32 (36-36-38) sts left on the needle. Put piece aside and knit another sleeve.

Switch to circular needle size 4 mm on body and slip sleeves onto same circular needle where cast off for armholes is = 138-148-168 (182-190-204) sts. Insert a marker in all transitions between sleeves and body piece (= 4 markers).
Work in garter st back and forth on needle over all sts – and K 1 row from WS before beg dec for raglan.
RAGLAN: Dec 1 st on each side of all markers (= 8 dec) – read Decrease tip! Dec every 4 rows: 7-8-8 (9-10-11) times and then on every other row: 0-0-2 (2-2-2) times.

At the same time when piece measures 25-27-31 (36-40-43) cm slip the 8-8-10 (10-10-12) outermost sts in each side towards mid front on a stitch holder for neck. Continue to dec for neck towards mid front on every other row: 2 sts 2 times and 1 st 2 times.
After all dec for raglan and neck there are 54-56-56 (62-62-64) sts left on the needle and piece measures approx. 30-32-36 (41-45-48) cm up to shoulder.

Knit up approx. 80 to 105 sts around the neck (incl sts on stitch holder at the front) on circular needle 4 mm with 2 threads Delight. K 1 row from WS, then K 1 row from RS AT THE SAME TIME dec evenly to 54-60-60 (66-66-72) sts. Continue to work rib as follows (1st row = WS): 5 band sts rib, * P2, K4 *, repeat from *-* and finish with P2 and 5 band sts rib (from RS there are 5 band sts in rib and K2 on each side towards mid front). After 1 cm dec for 1 button hole over the other holes on the right side. When rib measures 2 cm, loosely cast off with K over K and P over P.
Sew the openings under the sleeves. Sew on buttons.


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