DROPS Baby / 21 / 12

Honey Suckle by DROPS Design

Set of knitted vest and slippers in garter st with crochet borders for baby and children in DROPS BabyMerino

DROPS design: Pattern no BM-040-by
Yarn group A
Size: 1/3 - 6/9 - 12/18 months (2 - 3/4) years
Size in cm: 56/62 - 68/74 - 80/86 (92 - 98/104)
Materials: DROPS BABY MERINO from Garnstudio
100-100-100 (100-150) g colour no 03, light yellow
50 g for all sizes in colour no 04, yellow (for crochet border)

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES SIZE 3 mm - or size needed to get 24 sts x 48 rows in garter st = 10 x 10 cm.

Size: 1/3 - 6/9 - 12/18 months (2) years
To fit foot length: 10-11-12 (14) cm

Materials: DROPS BABY MERINO from Garnstudio
50 g for all sizes in colour no 04, yellow
50 g for all sizes in colour no 03, light yellow

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES SIZE 2.5 mm - or size needed to get 26 sts x 52 rows in garter st and 26 x 34 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 2 mm - for crochet border

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

INCREASE TIP (applies to front piece):
Inc on every other and every 3rd row as follows: Work * 1 row without inc, 1 row with inc towards mid front, 2 rows without inc, 1 row with inc towards mid front *, repeat from *-*.
Inc 1 st by working 2 sts in the outermost st towards mid front.

Worked back and forth on needle.
Beg with one front piece, work up to shoulder. Work the other front piece, place both front pieces tog and work down the back piece.

LOOSELY cast on 26-30-34 (37-41) sts on needle size 3 mm with light yellow. Work in GARTER ST - see explanation above.
AT THE SAME TIME on 2nd row inc 1 new st towards mid front - READ INCREASE TIP. Repeat inc towards mid front alternately on every other and every 3rd row a total of 18-19-24 (28-30) times = 44-49-58 (65-71) sts. K 10 rows after last inc. Piece measures approx. 11-12-15 (17-18) cm.
On next row dec 1 st towards mid front by K the outermost 2 sts tog. Repeat dec on every row (i.e. at end of rows from RS and in beg of rows WS): a total of 0-0-11 (19-21) times and then on every other row (i.e. at the end of rows from RS): a total of 28-29-25 (21-23) times (28-29-36 (40-44) sts dec in total).
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 17-18-19 (20-21) cm, cast off for armholes, cast off at the beg of every row from the side: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 2 times. After all cast offs there are 9-13-15 (18-20) sts on the needle for shoulder, continue to work.
When piece measures 25-27-29 (31-33) cm, insert a marker = mid on top of shoulder. Continue to work down the back piece – AT THE SAME TIME cast on 2 new sts at the end of row towards neck, repeat inc at the end of next row towards neck = 13-17-19 (22-24) sts. Slip all sts on a stitch holder – 1st row when continuing on back piece will now beg from RS.

Cast on and work as right front piece but reversed – adjust so that first row when continuing on back piece is worked from RS.

Work one front piece on to needle (work from armhole and in towards neck), cast on 12-12-16 (16-20) new sts (= back of neck) and work the other front piece on to needle (work from neck out towards armhole) = 38-46-54 (60-68) sts.
Continue to work in garter st back and forth on needle.
When piece measures 6½-7½-8½ (9½-10½) cm, cast on new sts at the end of every row in each side for armholes: 1 st 2 times, 2 sts 1 time and 3 sts 1 time = 52-60-68 (74-82) sts on needle. Continue until piece measures approx. 25-27-29 (31-33) cm – fold piece double at markers on shoulders and make sure that front and back pieces are the same length – cast off.

Sew side seams tog edge to edge in front loop of outermost sts.

Crochet with yellow on hook size 2 mm around the entire opening on vest as follows (do not crochet along the bottom edge): 1 dc in first st, * 3 ch, 1 tr in first ch, skip 2 sts / 4 rows in garter st, 1 dc in next st *, repeat from *-*, when you get to the tip on front piece, crochet a tie as follows: 1 dc in tip, then work ch for approx. 25 cm, turn and work 1 sl st in every ch on return, then work 1 dc in tip of front piece again, continue crochet border around the neck of vest until the tip of the other front piece, crochet another tie as on first front piece and continue until bottom edge.
Work the same way around both armholes.
Then work another tie, similar to the one in each tip, on the inside of the seam in the right side and on the outside of the seam in the left side – make sure that the ties are at the same height as tips on front pieces.

The bootee is worked back and forth from mid back. Cast on 48-52-56 (56) sts on needle size 2.5 mm with 2 threads yellow Baby Merino. Remove 1 thread and work rib (= K 2/P 2) for 5-6-6 (7) cm – adjust so that next row is worked from WS. P 1 row from WS while at the same time dec 14-14-18 (14) sts evenly = 34-38-38 (42) sts. On next row work eyelet holes as follows from RS: K 1, *K 2 tog, 1 YO *, repeat from *-* and finish with K 1. P 1 row from WS.
Now slip the outermost 12-13-13 (15) sts in each side on a stitch holder. Work 4 - 4½ - 5½ (6½) cm in stocking st over the middle 10-12-12 (12) sts. Slip sts from stitch holders back on needle and knit up 10-11-13 (16) sts on each side of mid piece = 54-60-64 (74) sts on needle. K every row over all sts for 3-4-5 (5) cm while at the same time after 1½ - 2 - 2½ (3) cm, dec on every other row as follows until completed: Dec 1 st at the beg and the end of row and K 2 tog on each side of the 2 mid sts. Cast off and sew tog mid under foot and continue up mid back in front loop of outermost sts to avoid a chunky seam.
Knit another bootee the same way.

Cut 3 threads light yellow of approx. 1 metres, twine them tightly tog, fold them double and they will twine again, tie a knot in each end. Thread tie up and down through the eyelet holes on bootee.

Crochet a border at the top of bootee on hook size 2.5 mm with light yellow as follows: 1 dc in first st, * 3 ch, 1 tr in 1st ch, 1 dc in each of the 3 next sts on bootee *, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 sl st in dc from beg of round.


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Heidrun 27.08.2017 - 21:53:

Ich würde die Weste gerne etwas kleiner stricken. Gibt es auch Maschenzahlen für Neugeborene?

DROPS Design 29.08.2017 kl. 09:24:

Liebe Heidrun, hier finden Sie Anleitungen für Neugeborene (= 0-1 Monate (48/52 cm)). Viel Spaß beim stricken!

Laura Menegatti 29.06.2017 - 18:52:

Scusate, nell'ultima frase della mia domanda appena inviata, volevo dire "dopo di che si andrà a fare le diminuzioni". Grazie

Laura Menegatti 29.06.2017 - 18:50:

Buon pomeriggio. Per favore, cosa significa aumentare 1 m. verso il centro? Vuol dire lavorare 2 volte 1 m. davanti e dietro (con un kf&b o altro tipo di aumento) in modo che il davanti (la parte che sta sopra, per intenderci) deve andare ad allargarsi fino ad un certo punto, che si comincerà diminuire? Grazie e buon lavoro

DROPS Design 29.06.2017 kl. 21:02:

Buonasera Laura. Sì è corretto. Devo aumentare come indicato nel suggerimento per gli aumenti in modo da formare la punta. Buon lavoro!

Marie 23.06.2017 - 19:22:

Die ersten 19 Maschen, die man aufnehmen soll ab der 2. Reihe, sind die dann jede Reihe oder alle Zwei Reihen? Danke

DROPS Design 26.06.2017 kl. 09:30:

Liebe Marie, diese Zunahmen (gegen die Mitte) sollen abwechselnd in jeder 2. und 3. Reihe gestrickt (siehe hier. Anleitung wird korrigiert, danke. Viel Spaß beim stricken!

Nicki 15.05.2017 - 23:16:

Hallo, beim rechten Vorderteil, nach den 18 cm soll man an der Seite Maschen abketten. Ist damit der Seitenrand und nicht hin zur vorderen Mitte gemeint? Sollen die letzten 2 Maschen am Rand abgkettet werden? Und in welchem Abstand? 1 Mal 2M, 1 Mal 3M.. wieviele Reihen soll dazwischen normal gestrickt werden? Ich freue mich auf badige Antwort.

DROPS Design 16.05.2017 kl. 08:46:

Liebe Nicki, die Abnahmen werden gegen die vordere Mitte gearbeitet, bei jeder R. (also bei der Hin- und Rückreihe = dh die 2 ersten oder die 2 letzten M. zs stricken) wiederholen: Total 0-0-11 (19-21) Mal. Dann bei jeder 2. R. (auf der Vorderseite = die 2 ersten M zs stricken)) total 28-29-25 (21-23) Mal. Viel Spaß beim stricken!

Maria Gold-Tajalli 15.03.2017 - 11:59:

Ich habe zwei Fragen:am Ende der Anleitung für die rechten Seite was heißt das mit dem markieren, auf welcher Seite? und wo soll ich die zusätzlichen 4 Maschen anschlagen, in der Mitte oder an einem Ende? Danke, Maria

DROPS Design 15.03.2017 kl. 12:03:

Liebe Frau Gold-Tajalli, der Markierer muss die Länge markieren, so er muss zwischen den Maschen eingesetzt werden. Die 2 x 2 M sollen gegen den Halsausschnit angeschlagen, dh bei dem rechten Vorderteil schlagen Sie diese Maschen am Ende einer Rückreihe an. Viel Spaß beim stricken!

Stephanie 03.08.2016 - 10:55:

Hallo Drops-Team, bitte erklärt mir doch kurz die Zunahmen - ist es richtig, dass sich sich die Zunahmen mal am Anfang einer Hin-Reihe befinden und mal am Ende einer Rück-Reihe? Oder nimmt man am Anfang jeder 2. und 3. Hin-Reihe auf? Danke und liebe Grüße!

DROPS Design 08.08.2016 kl. 09:38:

Liebe Stephanie, ja, da abwechselnd 1 und 2 Reihen ohne Zunahmen über die Zunahmereihe gestrickt werden, muss die Zunahme auch je nachdem in der Hin- oder Rück-R gemacht werden.

Selam 01.07.2015 - 10:18:

Thanks Then does that mean it can be done from both RS or WS?

DROPS Design 01.07.2015 kl. 12:47:

Yes Selam, that's correct, you will inc towards mid front, so that it can be either from RS or from WS, depending on the inc row (every 3rd row). Happy knitting!

Selam 01.07.2015 - 08:26:

Hi does the increase on the front piece occur on the first stich? Thanks

DROPS Design 01.07.2015 kl. 09:57:

Dear Selam, that's right, you inc 1 st by working 2 sts in the outermost st towards mid front (see also Increase tip). Happy knitting!

Aurelie 01.05.2015 - 08:08:

Bonjour, Vaut-il mieux tricoter ce modèle avec le petit pull en baby merinos ou en babysilk alpaga pour la douceur? Le nombre de pelote reste t il le même? Merci

DROPS Design 02.05.2015 kl. 14:21:

Bonjour Aurélie, tout est question de choix personnel, Baby Alpaca Silk conviendrait également (Groupe A toutes les 2), demandez conseil à votre magasin, il pourra vous aider et vous orienter. Cliquez ici pour savoir comment calculer la quantité d'une équivalence.. Bon triccot!

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