DROPS Baby / 21 / 8

Junior by DROPS Design

Knitted vest with V-neck and textured pattern for baby and children in DROPS BabyMerino or DROPS BabyAlpaca Silk

Tags: v-neck, vests,

DROPS design: Pattern no BM-036-by
Yarn group A
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Size: 1/3 - 6/9 - 12/18 months (2 - 3/4) years
Finished measurements:
Bust: 44-50-56 (62-68) cm / 17 1/4"-19 3/4"-22" (24½"-26 3/4")
Full length: 26-28-31 (33-36) cm / 10 1/4"-11"-12 1/4" (13"-14 1/4")

Materials: DROPS BABY MERINO from Garnstudio
100-100-100 (100-150) color no 19, gray
Or use:
DROPS BABYALPACA SILK from Garnstudio
100-100-100 (150-150) colour no 8465, medium grey

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE size 3 mm / US 2or3 (60 or 80 cm / 24'' or 32'') - or size needed to get 24 sts x 32 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE size 2.5 mm / US 1or2 (60 or 80 cm / 24'' or 32'') - for rib.

DROPS MOTHER-OF-PEARL BUTTONS NO 521: 4 pieces

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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from inches to cm - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
GARTER ST (back and forth on needle): K all rows.

DOUBLE SEED ST:
Row 1: * K 2, P 2 *, repeat from *-*.
Row 2: K over K and P over P.
Row 3: P over K and K over P.
Row 4: As row 2.
Repeat row 1 to 4.

BUTTON HOLES:
Bind off for button holes on right band. 1 button hole = K tog 2nd and 3rd st from edge and make 1 YO. Bind off for button holes when piece measures:
SIZE 1/3 MONTHS: 2, 6, 10 and 14 cm / 3/4", 2 3/8", 4" and 5½''.
SIZE 6/9 MONTHS: 2, 7, 11 and 16 cm / 3/4", 2 3/4", 4 3/8" and 6 1/4".
SIZE 12/18 MONTHS: 2, 7, 12 and 17 cm / 3/4", 2 3/4", 4 3/4" and 6 3/4".
SIZE 2 YEARS: 2, 8, 13 and 19 cm / 3/4", 3 1/8", 5 1/8" and 7½".
SIZE 3/4 YEARS: 2, 8, 14 and 20 cm / 3/4", 3 1/8", 5½" and 8".

DEC FOR V-NECK AND ARMHOLES IN DOUBLE SEED ST:
All dec are done from RS!
DEC AS FOLLOWS BEFORE BAND/SLEEVE EDGE:
When last st should be K: K 2 tog.
When last st should be P: P 2 tog.
DEC AS FOLLOWS AFTER BAND/SLEEVE EDGE:
When first st should be K: Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso.
When first st should be P: P 2 twisted tog (i.e. work in back loop of st instead of front).
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BODY:
Worked back and forth on circular needle from mid front.
Cast on 148-168-184 (204-224) sts on circular needle size 2.5 mm / US 1 with Baby Merino. Work first row as follows from RS: 5 sts in GARTER ST (= band) - see explanation above, * K 2, P 2 *, repeat from *-* until 7 sts remain, finish with K 2 and 5 sts in GARTER ST (= band). Continue rib like this with 5 sts in garter st in each side until piece measures 3-3-4 (4-5) cm / 1 1/8"-1 1/8"-1½" (1½"-2") - REMEMBER BUTTON HOLES on band - see explanation above. Switch to circular needle size 3 mm / US 2or3 and work in stockinette st but continue bands in garter st as before. AT THE SAME TIME on first row after rib, dec 32-36-40 (44-52) sts evenly (do not dec over bands) = 116-132-144 (160-172) sts. Insert a marker 31-35-39 (43-45) sts in from each side (= 54-62-66 (74-82) sts between markers on back piece). REMEMBER THE GAUGE! When piece measures 7-7½-8 (9-10) cm / 2 3/4"-2 7/8"-3 1/8" (3½"-4"), work next row as follows from RS: 5 sts in garter st, 21-21-27 (27-31) sts in stockinette st, slip the last 16-16-20 (20-24) sts that were worked on a stitch holder for pocket slit, work until 10-10-12 (12-12) sts remain on needle, slip the last 16-16-20 (20-24) sts that were worked on a stitch holder for pocket slit, work 5-5-7 (7-7) sts in stockinette st and finish with 5 sts in garter st. On next row cast on 16-16-20 (20-24) new sts over each of the 2 stitch holders with sts = 116-132-144 (160-172) sts. Continue in stockinette st and in garter st until piece measures 13-14-16 (16-18) cm / 5 1/8"-5½"-6 1/4" (6 1/4"-7"). Now K 4 rows over all sts (= 2 ridges). Then work DOUBLE SEED ST - see explanation above (continue bands in garter st as before). READ ALL OF THE FOLLOWING SECTION BEFORE CONTINUING! When piece measures 15-17-18 (20-21) cm / 6"-6 3/4"-7" (8"-8 1/4"), work 2 rows in garter st over the first 5 sts on needle (do not work the other sts on needle), then work 1 row over all sts before working 2 rows in garter st over the first 5 sts on needle in the other side of piece (this is done so that the V-neck looks nice). Then dec for V-neck - see explanation above: Dec 1 st every other row (i.e. every row from RS) a total of 12-13-16 (16-16) times. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 16-17-19 (20-22) cm / 6¼''-6¾''-7½'' (8''-8¾''), work 4 rows in garter st over the middle 18-20-20 (20-20) sts in each side (i.e. over 9-10-10 (10-10) sts on each side of both markers) – work the other sts as before. On next row, bind off the middle 8-10-10 (10-10) sts in each side for armhole and finish front and back piece separately.

BACK PIECE:
= 46-52-56 (64-72) sts. Work double seed st with 5 sts in garter st in each side (= sleeve edges). AT THE SAME TIME dec for armholes - see explanation above: Dec 1 st every other row (i.e. on every row from RS) a total of 5-6-6 (6-6) times = 36-40-44 (52-60) sts. Continue in double seed st and in garter st until piece measures 24-26-29 (31-34) cm / 9½"-10 1/4"-11 3/8" (12 1/4"-13 3/8"). Now work in garter st over all sts until finished measurements. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 25-27-30 (32-35) cm / 9 3/4"-10 5/8"-11 3/4" (12½"-13 3/4"), bind off the middle 16-18-20 (20-24) sts for neck = 10-11-12 (16-18) sts remain on each shoulder. Now finish each shoulder separately. Continue with garter st until piece measures 26-28-31 (33-36) cm / 10 1/4"-11"-12 1/4" (13"-14 1/4"), bind off.

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
Continue with double seed st and in garter st while AT THE SAME TIME dec for armhole in the side as on back piece and continue dec for V-neck as before. After last dec, 10-11-12 (16-18) sts remain on needle. Work garter st over all sts until piece measures 26-28-31 (33-36) cm / 10 1/4"-11"-12 1/4" (13"-14 1/4") and bind off.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
Work as left front piece but reversed.

POCKET FLAP:
Slip the 16-16-20 (20-24) sts from stitch holder on one front piece back on needle size 2.5 mm / US 1or2. Work rib K2/P2 with 1 st in garter st and K 2 in each side (seen from RS).
When pocket flap measures 2½-2½-3 (3-3) cm / 7/8"-7/8"-1 1/8" (1 1/8"-1 1/8"), loosely bind off with K over K and P over P.
Sew pocket flap to front piece with duplicate sts in each side. Sew pocket opening to bottom of pocket flap (where sts were put on a stitch holder) on the back of piece. Work another pocket flap the same way on the other front piece.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the shoulder seams. Sew on buttons.

Diagram

All measurements in charts are in cm.


Jacqueline Baylis 04.07.2019 - 23:14:

Can you tell me what size the finished item is please, I am knitting the 2 year size. Is it 62 cm ?

DROPS Design 05.07.2019 kl. 01:44:

Dear Jacqueline, the sie suitable for two years old chidren, should be fitting kids who are about 92 cm tall- Otherwise for measurements, please refer to the shcematics drawing which has all the relevant dimension. Happy Knitting!

Geneviève 23.06.2019 - 15:52:

Hi! I just started this little vest and I’m already stuck with the pocket. I have question regarding the markers: do they mark the limit of the back? If they do and if I follow the instructions for the pocket slip, the pocket will be in the back ???? I’m making the 2yrs old size; I’m confused. Help! And thank you.

DROPS Design 24.06.2019 kl. 08:38:

Dear Geneviève, the markers are on the sides of the jackt, work the row for pockets has follows: 5 sts in garter st, 27sts stocking stitch and put on a thread the last 20 sts worked (= 7 sts remain on needle after the front band sts), work now until 12 sts remain, slip the last 20 sts worked on a thread, and work the 7 last stitches in stocking st, then 5 front band sts. This means you are working the sts for pocket before slipping them on a thread/stitch holder. Happy knitting!

Anna 17.06.2019 - 13:56:

Buongiorno Al momento di fare le diminuzione non ho capito se l'ultima maglia prima delle 5 mg se si presenta al rove o devo lavorare a seconda del ferro a punto riso? Non so se sono stata chiara Graxie

DROPS Design 17.06.2019 kl. 15:09:

Buongiorno Anna. Deve lavorare in modo che la grana di riso prosegua correttamente. Buon lavoro!

Anna Maria 16.06.2019 - 10:36:

Buongiorno Per le diminuzione non ho capito Quando dice la prima maglia è a rovescio o a diritto .Sarebbe come si presenta O lavorare a punto riso a seconda del ferro che debbo fare,non so se sono stata chiara Grazie mille

DROPS Design 17.06.2019 kl. 15:09:

Buongiorno Anna. Deve lavorare in modo che la grana di riso prosegua correttamente. Buon lavoro!

Anna Maria 12.06.2019 - 21:23:

Buonasera Non ho capito le diminuzione Quando la prima maglia è a rovescio Sarebbe a dire la prima domo 5 maglie a legaccio? Scusate la mia ignoranza Grazie mille

DROPS Design 12.06.2019 kl. 21:56:

Buongiorno Anna Maria. Sì, è la prima maglia dopo le 5 maglie a legaccio. Buon lavoro!

Anna 10.06.2019 - 17:59:

Buonasera Al momento che devo lavorare il dietro,debbo tagliare il filo? Grazie

DROPS Design 10.06.2019 kl. 21:15:

Buongiorno Anna. Può lasciare il filo attaccato dove si trova e lo userà quando riprenderà a lavorare quella parte. Per il dietro, può iniziare un nuovo gomitolo. Buon lavoro!

Anna Maria 09.06.2019 - 17:45:

Buon pomeriggio Ho avviato 204 mg.Sono arrivata lavorare 10 mg a legaccio ambo le parte di ogni segnapunti,quando devo chiudere i 10 punti al centro mi rimangono 54 mg non 64 Forse non ho capito bene la spiegazione Grazie

DROPS Design 09.06.2019 kl. 18:32:

Buongiorno Anna Maria. Deve chiudere le 5 m che precedono e le 5 m che seguono ognuno dei due segnapunti. Sono quindi 5 m in meno per ognuno dei due davanti e 10 m in meno sul dietro (5 per parte sul dietro). Per il dietro dovrebbe così avere 64 m. Buon lavoro!

Anna 09.06.2019 - 09:21:

Buongiorno Sono arrivata a 20 cm dal lavoro Non ho capito le 10 maglie ad ogni lato dei segnapunti lavorare a legaccio Un'altra domanda i ferri accorciati li devo lavorare fino alla fine? Grazie

DROPS Design 09.06.2019 kl. 11:55:

Buongiorno Anna. Deve lavorare le 10 m che precedono e le 10 m che seguono ognuno dei due segnapunti a legaccio per 4 ferri. I ferri accorciati sulle 5 m iniziali e finali vengono lavorati una volta sola. Buon lavoro!

Rita Roy Chowdhury 06.06.2019 - 04:20:

Can I use regular needles instead of circular needles? Thank you.

DROPS Design 06.06.2019 kl. 07:18:

Hi Rita, Of course you can use straight needles, if you wish. Happy knitting!

Anna 04.06.2019 - 15:11:

Buon pomeriggio Ho avviato 204 mg ,ho fatto a coste 2/2 poi a maglia rasata Quando dice a 9cm di altezza del lavoro,debbo misurare dal punto d' avvio? Grazie

DROPS Design 04.06.2019 kl. 15:20:

Buongiorno Anna. Sono 9 cm dall'avvio delle maglie. Buon lavoro!

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