DROPS Children / 9 / 19

Little Charlie by DROPS Design

Set comprising cardigan, trousers, socks, mittens and hat. Pillow in Alaska

Materials: DROPS Baby-Merino from Garnstudio
Cardigan:
150-150-150 (200-200) g colour no 25, lavender

Hat:
50 - 50 - 50 (50 - 50) g colour no 25, lavender

Trousers:
150-150-150 (200-200) g colour no 02, off white

Socks:
50 - 50 - 50 (50 - 50) g colour no 02, off-white

Mittens:
50 - 50 - 50 (50 - 50) g colour no 02, off-white

Entire set:
200-200-200 (250-250) g colour no 25, lavender
200-200-200 (250-250) g colour no 02, off white

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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.
CARDIGAN:

Size, months: 1/3- 6/9- 12/18
Size, years: (2- 3/4).
Size in cm: 50/56- 62/68- 74/80 (86/92- 98/104)

DROPS circular needle size 2.5 mm.
DROPS Wooden buttons, no 503: 6 pcs.

Knitting tension: 26 sts x 52 rows on needle size 2.5 in garter st = 10 x 10 cm. Remember needles sizes are guidelines only!
Garter st (back and forth): 1st row: K, 2nd row: K.
Buttonholes: Make buttonholes on right front edge from the RS. 1 buttonhole = cast off 3rd and 4th sts from edge, cast on 2 new sts over the cast off sts on return row. Cast off for buttonhole when piece measures: 1-1-1 (1-1) cm, 6-6-7 (8-8) cm, 11-11-13 (14-16) cm, 16-17-19 (21-24) cm and 20-22-25 (27-33) cm.

Back: Knitted back and forth on circular needle. Cast on 68-74-86 (98-104) sts (incl 1 edge st each side for seam) on circular needle size 2.5 mm in lavender and knit garter sts. Remember the knitting tension. When piece measures 15-16-19 (22-23) cm cast off 3 sts each side for armhole = 62-68-80 (92-98) sts. Leave piece to one side.

Left front piece: Knitted back and forth on circular needle. Cast on 40-43-49 (55-58) sts (incl 6 front band sts towards mid front and 1 edge st at side) on circular needle size 2.5 mm in lavender. Continue knitting garter st but knit front band as follows: garter st the first 5 sts towards mid front but P the 6th st on all rounds (to mark transition between cardigan and front edge). When piece measures 15-16-19 (22-23) cm cast off 3 sts at side for armhole = 37-40-46 (52-55) sts. Leave piece to one side.

Right front piece: Cast on and knit as left but remember to cast off for buttonholes – see explanation above.

Sleeve: Knitted back and forth on circular needle. Cast on 42-42-44 (46-46) sts (incl 1 edge st each side for seam) on circular needle size 2.5 mm in lavender. Knit garter st. When piece measures 4 cm insert marking thread (these 4 cm are for the turn-up) – measure piece from here onwards! Continue in garter st until piece measures 4 cm from MT, now inc 1 st each side: 6-9-10 (12-16) times on every 2.5-2-1.5 (1.5.-1.5.) cm = 54-60-64 (70-78) sts. When piece measures 20-22-23 (26-30) cm cast off 3 sts each side = 48-54-58 (64-72) sts.

Yoke: Slip all parts onto same circular needle size 2.5 mm as follows: 37-40-46 (52-55) sts front piece + 48-54-58 (64-72) sts sleeve + 62-68-80 (92-98) sts back + 48-54-58 (64-72) sts sleeve + 37-40-46 (52-55) sts front piece = 232-256-288 (324-352) sts on needle. Continue in garter st and front band. At the same time dec on every cm (1 cm = approx 4-6 rows) to make yoke 11-12-13 (14-16) cm in total. Dec by K2 tog evenly on round (do not dec over front band sts) a total of 10-11-12 (13-15) times as follows:
Size 3 months: On first row dec 26 sts on needle, following rounds dec by: 23 sts, 20 sts, 18 sts, 18 sts, 16 sts, 14 sts, 12 sts, 11 sts and on last round dec by 9 sts – at the same time, when there are 2 rounds left slip 11 sts each side towards mid front onto a thread for neck. Continuing, slip sts on the thread on every other row: 2 sts 3 times, 1 st 2 times. After all round dec slip sts from thread back on needle = 65 sts. Leave piece to one side.
Size 6/9 months: On first round dec 26 sts on row, on following rows dec by: 23 sts, 21 sts, 19 sts, 19 sts, 16 sts, 15 sts, 13 sts, 12 sts, 10 sts and last round dec 9 sts – at the same time, when there are 2 rounds left slip 12 sts each side towards mid front on a thread for neck. Continuing, slip sts on thread on every other round: 2 sts 3 times, 1 st 2 times. After all round dec slip sts from thread back on needle = 73 sts. Leave piece to one side.
Size 12/18 months: On first round dec 26 sts, on following rounds dec by: 24 sts, 22 sts, 20 sts, 20 sts, 18 sts, 16 sts, 14 sts, 14 sts, 13 sts, 11 sts and on last round dec by 10 sts – at the same time when 2 rounds are left slip 14 sts each side towards mid front on a thread for neck. Continuing, slip sts on thread on every other row: 2 sts 3 times, 1 st 2 times. After all round dec slip sts from thread back on needle = 80 sts. Leave piece to one side.
Size 2 years: On first round dec by 29 sts, on following rounds dec by: 27 sts, 24 sts, 22 sts, 20 sts, 20 sts, 17 sts, 15 sts, 13 sts, 12 sts, 10 sts, 10 sts and on last round dec by 10 sts – at the same time, when 3 rounds remain slip 12 sts each side towards mid front on a thread for neck. Continuing, slip sts on thread on every other row: 2 sts 4 times, 1 st 3 times. After all round dec slip sts from thread back on needle = 85 sts. Leave piece to one side.
Size 3/4 years: On first round dec by 29 sts, on following rounds dec by: 27 sts, 25 sts, 23 sts, 21 sts, 19 sts, 17 sts, 16 sts, 15 sts, 13 sts, 12 sts, 11 sts, 10 sts, 9 sts and on last round dec by 9 sts – at the same time when 3 rounds remain slip 14 sts each side mid front on a thread for neck. Continuing slip sts onto thread on every other row: 2 sts 4 times, 1 st 3 times. After all round dec slip sts from thread back on needle = 96 sts. Leave piece to one side.
Collar: Cast on 4 sts. Knit 2 rows garter st. 1st row: K3, YO, K1. 2nd row: K1, YO, K4. 3rd+4th row: K. 5th row: K5, YO, K1. 6th row: K1, YO, K6. 7th + 8th row: K. 9th row: K7, YO, K1. 10th row: K1, YO, K8. 11th row: K but slip off last st loosely. 12th row: Cast off 8 sts, K1 (= 2 sts on row after this row). 13th row: K2 in both sts (= 4 sts on row) 14th row: K. Repeat 1st – 14th row. Continue this collar pattern for approx 25-35 cm – measure so the collar will lie loosely round the neckline. Cast off, adjusted to 12th row.

Assembly: Gather approx 75-100 sts around collar on needles size 2.5 mm. Knit 1 row stocking st, at the same time inc/dec to the same amount of sts as on neckline. Next row (RS) knit collar sts and neckline sts tog as follows: K first st from collar tog with first st from neckline, then knit the next 2 sts tog etc. After knitting pieces tog knit 6 rows garter sts over all sts at the same time as casting off for buttonhole on 1st row in line with the others on front band. Cast off from WS. Sew sleeves and side seams in one. Sew on buttons.
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TROUSERS:

Size, months: 1/3- 6/9- 12/18
Size, years: (2- 3/4)
Full length: 43-49-54 (57-66) cm
Length of inside leg: 18-22-25 (27-35) cm

DROPS double pointed needles size 2 mm and 2.5 mm. Circular needle size 2.5 mm.

Knitting tension: 26 sts x 35 rows on needle size 2.5 mm in stocking sts = 10 x 10 cm. Remember needles sizes are guidelines only!

Rib: * K1, P1 *. Repeat from *-*.

Left leg:
Cast on 80-88-88 (96-96) sts on double pointed needle size 2 mm in off-white and knit 3 cm Rib. Change to double pointed needles size 2.5 mm and continue in stocking sts. At the same time inc 2 sts on inside leg: 4 times on every 2-3-3 (4-5) cm = 88-96-96 (104-104) sts. Remember the knitting tension! When piece measures 16-20-23 (25-33) cm divide piece on inside of leg (= split) and complete knitting back and forth on needle. Inc 1 st each side for seam = 90-98-98 (106-106) sts. When piece measures 18-22-25 (27-35) cm cast off 5-7-3 (5-5) sts each side = 80-84-92 (96-96) sts. Leave piece to one side.

Right leg: Cast on and knit as left leg.

Troussers: Slip right and left leg onto same circular needle size 2.5 mm = 160-168-184 (192-192) sts. Knit stocking st at the same time inc mid back and dec mid front as follows:
Inc mid back: Inc 1 st each side of 2 middle sts: 8 times on every other row.
Dec mid front: Dec 1 st each side of middle 2 sts: 8 times on every other row = 160-168-184 (192-192) sts.
When piece measures 33-39-44 (47-56) cm dec 24-28-34 (32-32) sts evenly on row = 136-140-150 (160-160) sts.
Change to double pointed needles size 2 mm, insert marker mid front and continue in Rib. When Rib measures 10 cm cast off (elastics may be used on second last round to maintain elasticity).
Piece measures approx 43-49-54 (57-66) cm. Sew split tog on WS of each leg up to the cast off sts, then sew legs tog from mid front to mid back of trousers.
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HAT

Size, months: 1/3 - 6/9 - 12/18
Size, years: 2

DROPS needle size 2.5 mm, double pointed needles 2.5.

Knitting tension: 26 sts x 52 rows on needle size 2.5 mm in garter st = 10 x 10 cm. Remember needle sizes are guidelines only!

Garter st (back and forth): 1st row: K, 2nd row: K.

Hat:
Cast on 33-38-42-46 sts on needle size 2.5 mm in lavender and continue in garter st at the same time inc 1 st on right hand side and dec 1 st on left side as follows:
1st row (= RS): K2, YO (= 1 inc), knit until 4 sts left, K2 tog, K2.
2nd row (= WS): K until inc st and knit inc st into back of st, K2. Repeat these 2 rows until piece measures 5.5-6-6.5-7 cm. Then dec 1 st on right hand side and inc 1 st on left side and continue as follows:
1st row (RS): K1, slip a st as if to knit, K1, psso, knit until there are 2 sts left, YO, K2.
2nd row(WS): K2, K1 into back of st in the inc, K rest of row.
Repeat these 2 rows for a further 5.5-6-6.5-7 cm.
Continue to inc 1 st on right hand side on every 4 row and dec 1 st on left hand side on every other row until piece measures 15.5-17-17.5-18 cm from beg = middle of hat.
Insert a marking thread each side of piece and continue as follows: Dec 1 st on right hand side on every 4 rows and inc 1 st on left hand side on every other row until piece measures 21-22-22-22 cm.
Now dec 1 st on left side on every other row and inc 1 st on right side on every other row until piece measures 26.5-28-28.5-29 cm.
Continue dec 1 st on right hand side on every other row and inc 1 st on left hand side on every other row until final measurements = 31-34-35-36 cm.
Cast off.

Assembly: Back of hat = the side of piece with 2 whole points and 2 half points. The middle of the 3 whole points on the other side of the hat = point sitting at the middle of the forehead.
Sew seams together with small, neat sts as follows: Sew tog back of hat by sewing tog the first half point with the first half of the first whole point. Now sew tog the other half of the first whole point with the first half of the second whole point. Now sew tog the other half of the second whole point with the last half of point. Sew hat tog mid back.

Ribbon: Cast on 4 st in lavender on double pointed needle size 2.5 mm and K4 * do not turn piece, but pass thread behind the 4 garter sts, tighten thread and knit again from RS *, repeat from *-* until ribbon measures 15 to 17 cm, cast off. Knit another ribbon. Sew each ribbon onto WS of each point on each side.
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SOCKS:

Size, months: 3 - 6/9 - 12/18
Size, years: (2- 3/4)
Size in cm (foot length): 10-11-12 (14-15) cm

DROPS needle size 2 mm and 2.5 mm
DROPS Crochet hook size 2.5 mm.

Knitting tension: 26 sts x 52 rows on needle size 2.5 mm and garter st = 10 x 10 cm. Remember needle size are guidelines only!

Rib edge: * K1, P1 *. Repeat from *-*.

Sock:
Cast on 46-50-50 (54-54) sts on needle size 2 mm in off-white and knit 6-7-7 (8-8) cm Rib back and forth on needle from mid back. Knit 1 row stocking st and change to needle size 2.5 mm, at the same time dec 10-14-8 (12-8) sts evenly on row = 36-36-42 (42-46) sts. Knit next row from RS as follows: * K2 tog, YO *, repeat from *-*. Knit 1 row stocking st. Slip 12-12-14 (12-14) sts on a thread each side and knit 6-7-9 (10-10) cm garter sts over the middle 12-12-14 (18-18) sts. Remember the knitting tension! Slip sts from thread back on needle and gather 16-18-23 (26-26) sts up on each side of the middle of the piece = 68-72-88 (94-98) sts on needle. Knit 3-4-4 (5-5) cm garter st on all sts, at the same time after 2-2.5-2.5 (3-3) cm dec 1 st on every other row: at beg and end of row and K2 tog each side of the 2 middle sts for 3-4-4 (5-5) cm in total. Cast off and sew seam under foot and up along rib edge with mattress sts. Crochet a thread of chain st on crochet hook size 2.5 mm measuring approx 30-35 cm, pull through row of eyelet holes.
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MITTENS WITH AND WITHOUT THUMB

Size, months: 1/3- 6/9- 12/18
Size, years: (2- 3/4).
Hand length of mitten: 9-10-11 (12-12) cm.

DROPS double pointed size 2 mm and 2.5 mm

Knitting tension: 26 sts x 52 rows on needle size 2.5 mm and garter st = 10 x 10 cm. Remember needle sizes are guidelines only!

Rib edge: * K2, P2 *. Repeat from *-*.

Garter st (on circular needle): 1st round: K, 2nd round: P.

Knitting tips: Knit thumbs on the 2 largest sizes.

Mitten:
Cast on 44-48-48 (52-52) sts on double pointed needles size 2 mm in off-white and knit 6 cm Rib. Change to double pointed needles size 2.5 mm, knit garter st and dec 8-6-6 (8-8) sts evenly on 1st round = 36-42-42 (44-44) sts. Insert a marking thread each side. When piece measures 9 cm slip 6 sts on a thread for thumb, 2 sts before marking thread and 4 sts after (the 2 largest sizes). Cast on 6 new sts over the cast off sts on next row. When piece measures 12-12-13 (14-14) cm cast off 1 st each side of marking threads: 7-8-8 (8-8) times on: Size 3 months: Every other row. Sizes 6/9+12/18 months and (2 + 3/4) years: Alternating every 2nd and 3rd row = 8-10-10 (12-12) sts. Pull yarn through the remaining sts and fasten.

Thumb: Gather 14 sts (incl 6 sts on thread) on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm round the thumb. Knit garter st for 3.5-4 cm. Knit st tog 2 by 2 until 4 sts remain on needle. Pull thread through remaining sts and fasten.

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PILLOW in Alaska with cables.

Size: approx 45 cm x 45 cm

Materials: DROPS Alaska from Garnstudio
500 g colour no. 02, off white
DROPS Needles 5 mm.
DROPS Buttons metal (nr 528): 6 pcs.

Tension: 17 sts x 22 rows on needle 5 mm and stocking stitch = 10 x 10 cm. Needle size is only recommended!

Pattern: See diagram (1 diagram = 1 repeat).
Diagram is showing pattern from RS.

Garter st: 1st row: Knit, 2nd row: Knit.

PILLOW
With needles 5 mm cast on 86 sts with off white and knit 2 rows garter st, at the same time on last row inc 24 sts evenly distributed over the center 58 sts = 110 sts.
Work next row like this; 2 sts garter stitch (= edge sts), 12 sts of chart M.2, M.1A over the next 21 sts, M1B over the next 40 sts, M.1C over the next 21 sts, 12 sts of M.2, 2 sts garter stitch (= edge sts). Continue established pattern. Check tension.
When piece measures 45 cm knit 2 rows garter stitch (= folding edge) at the same time on first row dec 24 sts evenly distributed over the center 62 sts = 86 sts.
Now work M.2 with 2 garter stitch edge sts in each side.
When piece measures 90 cm place a marker, when piece measures 102 cm cast off for 6 button holes as follows: K2, 5 sts of M.2, bind off 2 sts for button hole, *work 12 sts in M.2, bind off 2 sts for button hole*, repeat from *-* 5 times, 7 sts remains, work 5 sts in M.2, end with 2 sts garter st.
On next row cast on 2 new sts over the cast off sts, and continue with M.2 with 2 sts garter stitch in each side until piece measures 104 cm.
Knit 2 row garter stitch and then cast off. Piece measures approx 105 cm.
Fold piece at marker so that the piece with button holes are placed on the outside of the pillow.
Sew side seams through all layers.
Sew in the buttons.

This pattern has been corrected. .

Updated online: 05.05.2009
Hat: .... Now dec 1 st on left side on every other row and inc (not dec) 1 st on right side on every other row until piece measures 26.5-28-28.5-29 cm.

Diagram

= K
= P
= 3 sts on cable needle to back of piece, K3, K3 from cable needle
= 1 st on cable needle to back of piece, K3, P1 from cable needle
= 3 sts on cable needle to front of piece, P1, K3 from cable needle



Maibrit Runge 08.01.2018 - 19:19:

Jeg er igang med trøjen. På forstykket skal der slås et antal masker op inkl 6 kantmasker mod midt og 1 i siden. Hvordan strikkes 6 kantmasker?

DROPS Design 11.01.2018 kl. 13:30:

Hei Maibrit. I oppskriften er det forklart slik: Retstrik (frem og tilb): 1. p: Ret, 2. p: Ret. Og under Venstre Forstk slik: Strik retstrik opover men kantm således: de første 5 m mod midt foran strikkes i retstrik men den 6. m strikkes i vrang på alle p (for at markere overgangen til forstk). God Fornøyelse!

Louise Therrien 24.08.2017 - 01:12:

Bonjour, je ne comprends pas le patron au niveau des mailles à laisser en attente pour l'encolure.

DROPS Design 24.08.2017 kl. 14:13:

Bonjour, quelle est la taille de votre gilet?

Winnie 18.01.2017 - 16:25:

Er ved at strikke trøjen i str 1/3 mdr, mit spørgsmål er, når der står at jeg skal lukke af til ærmegab når arb måler 20 cm, er det så inkl. de 4 cm til opsmøg, eller er det totalt 24 cm. Er det rigtig forstået at første udtagning er når arb. måler 8 cm?🤔

DROPS Design 19.01.2017 kl. 14:25:

Hej Winnie. Nej, du maaler fra de 4 cm ombuk, saa det er 20 cm fra merketraaden som du har sat efter de 4 cm: Når arb måler 4 cm sættes der en mærketråd (disse 4 cm er beregnet til ombuk) - herfra måles arb videre!. Du tager ud fra 4 cm (altsaa 8 cm incl ombuk)

Barbro Åhman 08.09.2016 - 08:09:

Jag stickar denna kofta i storlek 6/9 månader. Är det rätt att ärmarna skall vara 22 cm långa innan avm för ärmhålet? Barbro

DROPS Design 08.09.2016 kl. 11:24:

Hej Barbro. Ja, det er korrekt. Der er ombuk paa ermet (se billede)

Ann-Cristin Larsson 24.07.2016 - 12:57:

Gällande koftan: när man satt ihop alla delarna på rundstickan för att sticka oket - ska man då redan på första varvet ta ihop 26 m (0-3mån) eller ska man först sticka 1 cm och därefter börja ta ihop? \Ann-Cristin

DROPS Design 23.11.2016 kl. 16:48:

Hej Ann-Christin. Jeg ville starte efter 1 cm.

Karin 08.05.2016 - 16:59:

Diese Farbe gibt es nicht mehr! Die gehört zur Wolle "Baby-ull".

Ursula Eidenmüller 06.05.2016 - 19:19:

In der Anleitung wird für Jacke und Mütze die Farbe Lavendel angegeben. Es ist aber die Farbe Jeansblau.

Anne Marie Tidemand 05.03.2016 - 10:27:

Min mor er i gang med at strikke trøjen, men vi undrer os lidt over, at kanterne i kraven folder sig sammen...? Er der et godt trick til at få dem til at se pæne ud som på dit billede?

DROPS Design 07.03.2016 kl. 15:27:

Hej Anne Marie, man kan altid dampe arbejdet let med et viskestykke imellem. Men vær forsigtig. God fornøjelse!

Marie Bjerregaard 06.01.2016 - 22:24:

Kan det passe huens længde hedder 5,5-5,5-4,5-5,5-5,5-4,5 cm i mindste størrelse frem for 4,5 på hver side af midterlinjen, så den bliver symmetrisk? (5,5-5,5-4,5-4,5-5,5-5,5)

DROPS Design 25.01.2016 kl. 15:24:

Hej Marie, Huens "længde" skal være: 5,5-5,5-4,5=15,5(midten af huen), 4,5-5,5-5,5 = 31 cm. God fornøjelse!

Katharina Vassaas 02.11.2015 - 11:46:

Jeg har satt alle stykkene sammen på én pinne, og har satt 12 masker fra hvert stykke "mot midt foran" på en pinne hver. Men så skjønner jeg ikke hva oppskriften mener med at man skal felle på hver 2. pinne "2 m x 3" og "1m x2". Men da blir det jo bare flere masker på den ene siden av tråden? Altså, hvis jeg skal legge på masker hver 2.pinne, vil det bli lagt på kun på én side? Kanskje dette er rett, men jeg kunne ønske jeg kunne fått en litt bedre forklaring.

DROPS Design 26.11.2015 kl. 10:18:

Hej Katharina, således fortsætter du med bærestykket:

DROPS Knitting Tutorial How to put sleeve (worked back and forth on needle) on the same circular needle as front & back piece. from Garnstudio Drops design on Vimeo.

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