DROPS Children / 9 / 10

DROPS Children 9-10 by DROPS Design

Jersey in Baby-Uld and Cotton Frisé

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Size, months: 3- 6/9-12/18
Size, years: 2 (3/4-5/6- 7/8).
Size in cm: 50/56- 62/68- 74/78- 86/92 (98/104-110/116-122/128).

Materials: GARNSTUDIO's Baby-Uld
100-150-150-150 (200-200-250) g colour no 31, yellow/red mix
and use:
GARNSTUDIO's Cotton Frisé
100-150-150-150 (200-200-250) g colour no 07, mustard.

DROPS needle size 2.5 mm, 3,5 mm and 4 mm; double pointed needles size 4 mm (for the neck)
DROPS crochet hook size 3 mm.
DROPS Button: Smily (no 559) red - 3 pcs.

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Pattern instructions

Knitting tension: 21 sts 24 rows on needle size 4 mm in stocking st with 1 thread Baby-Uld +1 thread Cotton Frisè (double thread) = 10 x 10 cm. Remember the needle sizes are guidelines only!
Garter st (back and forth): 1st row: K, 2nd row: K.

Pocket: Knit the pockets first. Cast on 18-21-21-23 (23-26-26) sts on needle size 2.5 mm with Baby-Uld and garter st 1 row. Inc 1 st each side (= edge st, knit this in garter st) = 20-23-23-25 (25-28-28) sts. Continue in stocking sts until piece measures 14-16-16-18 (18-20-20) cm, cast off 1 st each side on next row, knit 1 row in stocking st and slip the remaining sts onto a thread. Finished measurement of the pocket = 7-8-8-9 (9-10-10) cm. Knit 2 pockets.

Front piece: Cast on 50-54-60-66 (70-76-80) sts (incl 1 edge st each side for seam) on needle size 3.5 mm with 1 thread Baby-Uld + 1 thread Cotton Frisè. Knit 4 rows garter sts. Change to needle size 4 mm and continue in stocking st. Remember the knitting tension. At the same time, when piece measures 4 cm dec 1 st inside the edge st each side 6-7-7-7 (7-8-9) times on every 2.5-2.5-2.5-3 (4-3.5-3.5) cm = 38-40-46-52 (56-60-62) sts. At the same time, when piece measures 10-11-12-14 (15-16-18) cm knit next row from the RS as follows: 1 edge st, 4-5-6-6 (8-8-8) sts garter st, slip 11-12-12-14 (14-16-16) sts on a thread (= pocket opening), 12-14-16-18 (20-20-22) garter sts, slip 11-12-12-14 (14-16-16) sts on a thread (= pocket opening), 4-5-6-6 (8-8-8) garter sts, 1 edge st. On the next row slip the pockets in over the sts that were left on a thread for the pocket opening. When knitting the sts from the pocket dec evenly to 11-12-12-14 (14-16-16) sts on each pocket. Continue until piece measures 20-21-24-28 (32-34-38) cm = 38-40-46-52 (56-60-62) sts on needle. Now cast off for armhole each side on every other row: 2 sts 2 times and 1 st 1 time = 28-30-36-42 (46-50-52) sts. When piece measures 26-28-32-37 (40-43-48) cm cast of the middle 6-6-8-8 (10-10-12) sts for neck and dec to shape the neckline on every other row: 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 2 times = 7-8-10-13 (14-16-16) sts left on each shoulder. Cast off when piece measures 30-32-36-41 (45-48-53) cm.

Back piece: Cast on and knit as front piece but without the pockets. Cast off for armhole as described for front piece. When piece measures 26-28-32-37 (41-44-49) cm divide the piece mid back and finish each side separately. When piece measures 29-31-35-40 (44-47-52) cm cast off 6-6-7-7 (8-8-9) sts mid back and cast off 1 st on the next row towards the neck = 7-8-10-13 (14-16-16) sts left on each shoulder. Cast off when piece measures 30-32-36-41 (45-48-53) cm.

Sleeve: Cast on 24-26-28-29 (31-32-34) sts (incl 1 edge st each side) on needle size 3.5 mm with 1 thread Baby-Uld + 1 thread Cotton Frisè. Knit 4 rows garter sts. Change to needle size 4 mm and continue in stocking sts. At the same time, when piece measures 4 cm inc 1 st each side: 3-4-5-6 (5-6-6) times on every 4.5-4-4-3.5 (5-5-5.5) cm = 30-34-38-41 (41-44-46) sts. When piece measures 18-20-23-26 (29-33-37) cm cast off for sleeve cap each side on every other row: 2 sts until the sleeve measures 23-25-27-31 (34-38-41) cm. Cast off.

Assembly: Gather the sts from the threads over the pockets on needle size 4 mm with 1 thread Baby-Uld + 1 thread Cotton Frisè. Knit 1 row stocking sts at the same time as the middle 2 sts are cast off for the buttonhole. Cast on 2 new sts over the cast off sts on the next row, then knit 2 rows garter sts, cast off. Fold the pockets double and sew it on at the bottom edge of the buttonhole. Sew the pockets together on the sides. Sew the shoulder seams. Gather approx 36-50 sts up around the neck (from mid back) on double pointed needle size 4 mm with 2 threads of Cotton Frisè. Knit 2-2-2-2 (4-4-4) rows garter sts. Now separate the collar mid front. Continue in garter sts, at the same time after 4 rows dec mid front on every other row as follows:
The 3 middle sizes: 1 st 2 times, 2 sts 1 time, cast off.
The 4 largest sizes: 1 st 2 times, 2 sts 1 time, 3 sts 1 time, cast off.
Double crochet with crochet hook size 3 mm in double thread Baby-Uld all the way around the collar and the slit back – crochet a buttonhole (= 4 ch) at the top right side of the slit. Sew the side seams and the sleeve seams inside the edge st. Sew in the sleeves and the buttons.

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