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Little William by DROPS Design

Set of knitted pants and jumper with raglan and stripes for baby and children in DROPS Lima

DROPS design: Pattern no LI-001-by
Yarn group B
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JUMPER:
Size: 1/3 - 6/9 - 12/18 months (2 - 3/4) years
Finished measurements:
Bust: 50-56-64 (70-76) cm / 19 3/4"-22"-25 1/4" (27½"-30")
Full length: 27-29-33 (37-40) cm / 10 5/8''-11 3/8''-13'' (14½''-15¾'')

Materials: DROPS LIMA from Garnstudio
Color no 5610, brown: 200-200-200 (250-250) g
Color no 5310, light brown: 50 g all sizes

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE AND DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 4.5 mm / US 7 - or size needed to get 20 sts x 26 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE AND DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 3.5 mm / US 4 (for edges).

DROPS WOODEN BUTTONS LIGHT, #503: 3 pieces
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PANTS:
Size: 1/3 - 6/9 - 12/18 months (2 - 3/4) years
Finished measurements:
Waist: 48-50-52 (56-58) cm / 19"-19 3/4"-20½" (22"-22 3/4")
Full length: 36-42-46 (52-59) cm / 14 1/4"-16½"-18" (20½"-23 1/4")

Materials: DROPS LIMA from Garnstudio
Color no 5610, brown: 150-150-150 (200-200) g
Color no 5310, light brown: 50 g all sizes

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm / 16'') size 4.5 mm/ US 7 - or size needed to get 20 sts x 26 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm / 16'') size 3.5 mm/ US 4 (for rib).

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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.
JUMPER:

RIB: * K 1, P 1 *, repeat from *-*.

STRIPES:
2 rounds light brown, 3 rounds brown, 3 rounds light brown, 2 rounds brown, 1 round light brown, 3 rounds brown, 4 rounds light brown, 1 round brown, 2 rounds light brown.

DECREASE TIP FOR RAGLAN WITHOUT BUTTON BAND:
K 2 tog, * Work until 3 sts remain before next marker, slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso, K 2, K 2 tog *, repeat from *-* at the next 2 markers, work until 4 sts remain on needle, slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso, K 2.

DECREASE TIP FOR RAGLAN WITH BUTTON BAND:
DEC AS FOLLOWS FROM RS: Work 4 band sts in garter st, K 2 tog, * Work until 3 sts remain before next marker, slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso, K 2, K 2 tog *, repeat from *-* at the next 2 markers, work until 6 sts remain on needle, slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso, work 4 band sts in garter st.
DEC AS FOLLOWS FROM WS: Work 4 band sts in garter st, P 2 tog, * Work until 3 sts remain before next marker, P 2 twisted tog (i.e. work in back loop of st instead of front), P 2, P 2 tog *, repeat from *-* at the next 2 markers, work until 6 sts remain on needle, P 2 twisted tog, work 4 band sts in garter st. NOTE: Make sure that the sts lay in the correct direction from RS.

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

BUTTON HOLES: Bind off for button holes on the raglan band which is on the sleeve part – assess if this is needed in the larger sizes. Make hole as follows: K 1, K 2 tog, 1 YO, K 1. Bind off for button holes when band measures:
Size 1/3 months: 2, 5 and 8 cm / 3/4", 2" and 3 1/8''
Size 6/9 months: 3, 6 and 9 cm / 1 1/8", 2 3/8" and 3½''
Size 12/18 months: 3, 7 and 10 cm / 1 1/8", 2 3/4" and 4"
Size 2 years: 3, 7 and 11 cm / 1 1/8", 2 3/4" and 4 3/8"
Size 3/4 years: 4, 8 and 12 cm / 1½", 3 1/8" and 4¾''
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JUMPER:
Worked in the round on circular needle from bottom up.

BODY:
Cast on 102-114-126 (138-150) sts on circular needle size 3.5 mm / US 4 with brown Lima. K1 round, then continue with RIB for 3 cm / 1 1/8'' - see explanation above. Switch to circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 and K 1 round. Work next round as follows: Insert a marker in the 1st st (= beg of round), K 50-56-62 (68-74) sts, insert a marker in next st (= mid in the side), K 50-56-62 (68-74) sts.
Continue in stockinette st.
When piece measures 14-15-18 (21-23) cm / 5½"-6"-7" (8 1/4"-9"), work STRIPES - see explanation above. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 16-17-20 (23-25) cm / 6¼''-6¾''-8'' (9''-9¾''), on next round bind off 5 sts in each side for armholes (= st with marker + 2 sts on each side of this) = 92-104-116 (128-140) sts.
Put piece aside and knit the sleeves.

SLEEVE:
Cast on 30-30-36 (36-36) sts on double pointed needles size 3.5 mm / US 4 with brown Lima. K 1 round, continue with rib for 3 cm / 1 1/8''. Switch to double pointed needles size 4.5 mm / US 7, continue in stockinette st. Insert a marker in the 1st st on round, AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 6 cm / 2 3/8'', inc 2 sts mid under sleeve on each side of marker, repeat inc on every 3-2-3 (2.5-2.5) cm / 1 1/8"-3/4"-1 1/8" (7/8"-7/8") a total of 4-6-5 (7-9) times = 38-42-46 (50-54) sts. When piece measures 15-17-18 (23-27) cm / 6"-6 3/4"-7" (9"-10 5/8") work STRIPES. When piece measures 17-19-20 (25-29) cm / 6 3/4"-7½"-8" (9 3/4"-11 3/8") (adjust so that same no stripes has been worked as on body), on next round bind off 5 sts mid under sleeve = 33-37-41 (45-49) sts.
Put piece aside and knit another sleeve.

YOKE:
Slip sleeves on to same circular needle as body where armholes were bound off = 158-178-198 (218-238) sts. Insert a marker in every transition between body and sleeves.
Then continue the piece with or without button holes – see explanation below.

YOKE WITH BUTTONS:
Then the piece is worked back and forth from right "raglan seam" at the front. Cast on 4 extra sts on the front piece part (= button band) = 162-182-202 (222-242) sts.
Read all of the following section before continuing!
Continue in stockinette st and with stripes as well as 4 sts in GARTER ST at beg and end of row (for button band). At the same time dec for raglan – see DECREASE TIP – dec on every other row: 11-11-12 (12-13) times and then on every row: 1-3-4 (6-7) times. NOTE: Also bind off for BUTTON HOLES - see explanation above. At the same time when piece measures 23-25-29 (32-35) cm / 9"-9 3/4"-11 3/8" (12½"-13 3/4"), slip the middle 13-13-13 (15-15) sts in the front on a stitch holder for neck and work each side separate. Continue to bind off towards the neck on every other row: 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 2-2-2 (3-3) times. After all dec for raglan and bind offs for neck, a total of 45-49-53 (53-57) sts remain on needle.

YOKE WITHOUT BUTTONS:
Then work in the round. Continue in stockinette st and with stripes. At the same time dec for raglan – see DECREASE TIP – dec on every other row: 11-11-12 (12-13) times and then on every row: 1-3-4 (6-7) times. At the same time when piece measures 23-25-29 (32-35) cm / 9"-9 3/4"-11 3/8" (12½"-13 3/4"), slip the middle 13-13-13 (15-15) sts on a stitch holder for neck and continue back and forth on needle. Continue to cast off towards the neck in beg of every row each side: 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 2-2-2 (3-3) times. After all dec for raglan and bind offs for neck, 41-45-49 (49-53) sts remain on needle.

NECK:
Knit up approx. 23 to 27 sts at the front of neck (including sts on stitch holder) with brown = 68 to 84 sts. Slip all sts on double pointed needles size 3.5 mm / US 4 – work 1 round in stockinette st while at the same time dec/inc sts evenly to 64-76 sts. Work rib K 2/P 2 for 8 cm / 3 1/8'', loosely bind off – fold the edge double towards WS and fasten with neat stitches.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew tog the openings under the sleeves. If button band has been worked: Place button bands on top of each other with the button holes part at the top and fasten in the bottom edge from WS. Sew on buttons.
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PANTS:

STRIPES-A:
3 rounds brown, 3 rounds light brown, 5 rounds brown, 5 rounds light brown, 7 rounds brown, 7 rounds light brown.

STRIPES-B:
4 rounds brown, 2 rounds light brown, 4 rounds brown, 4 rounds light brown, 4 rounds brown, 1 round light brown, 1 round brown, 1 round light brown, 4 rounds brown, 3 rounds light brown, 1 round brown, 1 round light brown, 2 round brown.

DECREASE TIP:
Dec as follows before marker: K 2 tog.
Dec as follows after marker: Slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso.
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PANTS:

Worked in the round from the waist down.
Cast on 108-112-116 (128-132) sts on circular needle size 3.5 mm/ US 4 with brown. Work rib = K 2/P 2 in STRIPES-A - see explanation above. Work until piece measures 8-9-9 (10-10) cm / 3 1/8"-3½"-3½" (4"-4"). Switch to circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 and work in stockinette st while at the same time dec to 96-100-104 (112-116) sts evenly on round. Insert a marker in the middle st at the front and a marker in the middle st at the back of pants (= 47-49-51 (55-57) sts between sts with markers). Continue in the round in stockinette st - REMEMBER THE KNITTING GAUGE - When piece measures 11-13-14 (16-17) cm / 4 3/8"-5 1/8"-5½" (6 1/4"-6 3/4"), inc 1 st on each side of the 3 middle sts in the back - inc by picking up st from previous round and K this st. Repeat inc on every other round a total of 9-9-9 (10-10) times = 114-118-122 (132-136) sts. After all inc the piece measures approx. 18-20-21 (23-24) cm / 7"-8"-8 1/4" (9"-9½"). On next round bind off the 3 middle sts at the front and the 3 middle sts at the back (i.e. st with marker and 1 st on each side of this st) and finish 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 / US 7.

LEG:
Continue the leg in stockinette st in the round – insert a marker at beg of round = inside of leg. When the leg measures 2-2-2 (3-3) cm / 3/4''-3/4''-3/4'' (1 1/8''-1 1/8''), dec 1 st on each side of marker – SEE DECREASE TIP! Repeat dec every 2-3-3½ (4-5½) cm / 3/4"-1 1/8"-1 1/4" (1½"-2 1/4") a total of 5 times = 44-46-48 (53-55) sts.
Switch to double pointed needles size 3.5 mm/ US 4 when leg measures 28-34-37 (43-49) cm / 11"-13 3/8"-14½" (17"-19 1/4"). Work 1 round in stockinette st while AT THE SAME TIME inc evenly to 48-48-54 (54-60) sts. Then work rib: K 3/P 3 in the round over all sts in STRIPES-B – see explanation above. When the leg measures 18-22-25 (28-35) cm / 7"-8 3/4"-9 3/4" (11"-13 3/4") (the pants should measure 36-42-46 (52-59) cm / 14 1/4"-16½"-18" (20½"-23 1/4") from the waist), LOOSELY bind off with K over K and P over P. Work the other leg the same way.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew tog the opening between the legs.

This pattern has been corrected. .

BODY:...insert a marker in the 1st st (= beg of round), K 50-56-62 (68-74) sts, insert a marker in next st (= mid in the side), K 50-56-62 (68-74) sts.
Updated online: 14.02.2012
PANTS:
Worked in the round from the waist down.
Cast on 108-112-116 (128-132) sts on circular needle size 3.5 mm with brown. .....Continue in the round in stocking st - REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION - When piece measures 11-13-14 (16-17) cm, inc 1 st on each side of the 3 middle sts in the back - inc by picking up st from previous round and K this st.
Updated online: 03.02.2014

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