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Riding Snowman by DROPS Design

Jacket with cable pattern, pants, hat, neck warmer. Mittens and socks with snowman in DROPS Karisma

Size: 3 – 6/9 – 12/18 months (2 - 3/4 years)

Materials: DROPS Karisma, from Garnstudio
The whole set:
250-300-350 (400-450 g color no 1, off-white
200-250-250 (300-300) g color no 22, light blue
50-50-50 (50-50) g color no 7, bright blue
50-50-50 (50-50) g color no 17, marine
50-50-50 (50-50) g color no 52, yellow
50-50-50 (50-50) g color no 46, corall
DROPS circular needle and double pointed needles size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 and 4 mm /US 6
DROPS wooden button, 5 pcs

Jacket only:
Materials: DROPS Karisma, from Garnstudio
250-300-350 (400-450) g color no 1, off-white
DROPS circular needle and double pointed needles size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 and 4 mm/US 6
DROPS wooden button, 5 pcs

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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.
JACKET:
Knitting gauge: 20 sts x 26 rows on needles size 4 mm / US 6 in pattern = 4'' x 4'' (10 x 10 cm).
Garter st, back and forth on needle: K all rows.
Rib: *K2, P2*, repeat from *-*.
Pattern: the diagram is seen from the RS.

Front and back piece: Knitted back and forth on circular needle from mid front. Cast on 114-122-126 (130-134) sts on circular needle size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 with off-white and knit 3 cm / 1'' Rib, at the same time inc 18-22-30 (42-50) sts on the last row = 132-144-156 (172-184) sts. Change to needle size 4 mm / US 6 and work pattern as follows: *6 sts of M.2, M.1, 6-22-28 (36-42) sts of M.2, M.1, 6 sts of M.2 (= mid back)*, repeat from *-*. Continue in pattern like this – remember the knitting gauge. When piece measures 21-22-25 (29-31) cm work next row as follows from the RS: 31-34-37 (41-44) sts = front piece, bind off 4 sts for armhole, 62-68-74 (82-88) sts = back piece, bind off 4 sts for armhole, 31-34-37 (41-44) sts = front piece. Now complete front and back pieces separately.

Front piece: = 31-34-37 (41-44) sts. Bind off to shape the armhole on every other row as follows: 2 sts 1 time, 1 st 2 times = 27-30-33 (37-40) sts. When piece measures 28-30-34 (39-45) cm bind off to shape the neckline on every other row: 5-6-7 (8-11) sts 1 time, 2 sts 3 times and 1 st 2 times. Bind off when piece measures 33-35-39 (44-50) cm.

Back piece: = 62-68-74 (82-88) sts. Bind off for armhole as described for front piece = 54-60-66 (74-80) sts. When piece measures 31-33-37 (42-48) cm bind off the middle 24-26-28 (30-36) sts for neck. Bind off to shape the neckline each side on next row: 1 st 1 time. Bind off when piece measures 33-35-39 (44-50) cm.

Sleeve: Cast on 32-32-36 (36-36) sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 with off-white and knit 3 cm / 1'' Rib, at the same time inc 7 sts evenly on the last round = 39-39-43 (43-43) sts. Change to needle size 4 mm / US 6 and continue in pattern as follows: 10-10-12 (12-12) sts of M.2, M.1, 10-10-12 (12-12) sts of M2. At the same time after the Rib inc 2 sts mid under arm a total of 7-9-9 (11-19) times as follows:
Size 3 + 6/9 months + 2 years: on every 3rd and 4th round alternately
Size 12/18 months: on every 4th round
Size 3/4 years: on every other and 3rd round alternately
= 53-57-61 (65-81) sts. When piece measures 14-17-19 (21-24) cm bind off 6 sts mid under arm and complete sleeve back and forth on needle. Bind off to shape the sleeve cap each side on every other row: 4 sts 3 times. Bind off when sleeve measures 17-20-22 (24-27) cm.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Pick up approx 90-110 sts along left front piece on needle size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 with off-white, P 1 row and knit 2.5 cm / 7/8'' Rib back and forth on needle, bind off. Repeat along right front edge, but after 0.5 cm make 5 buttonholes evenly distributed on row. 1 buttonhole = bind off 2 sts and cast on 2 new sts on return row. Pick up approx 50-52-54 (56-62) sts round the neck (do not pick up on front edges) on needle size 4 mm / US 6 with off-white from the WS (edge to be folded towards RS afterwards). Knit M.2 back and forth on needle from mid front with 1 edge st side in garter st – make sure the RS of pattern is on the inside. Knit 6-6-6 (7-7) cm, at the same time inc 1 st on each side of the middle st on shoulder on every other row. Bind off. Set in sleeves and sew on buttons.

PANTS:
Size: 3 – 6/9 – 12/18 months (2 – 3/4) years
Length: 38-42-47 (50-57) cm. Leg length: 18-20-23 (26-31) cm.
DROPS circular needle and double pointed needle size 2.5 and 3.5 mm / US 1.5 and 4

Knitting gauge: 21 sts x 28 rows on needles size 3.5 mm / US 4 in stockinette st = 4'' x 4'' (10 x 10 cm).
Rib: *K1, P1*, repeat from *-*.

Right leg: Cast on 50-54-56 (60-62) sts on needle size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 with light blue and knit 3 cm / 1'' Rib. Change to needle size 3.5 mm / US 4 and continue in Rib, at the same time inc on inside leg on every 2-3-3 (2-2) cm: 2 sts 6-4-7 (8-9) times = 62-62-70 (76-80) sts. Remember the knitting gauge. When piece measures 15-17-20 (23-28) cm divide piece at inside leg (= split) and complete piece back and forth on needle. Inc 1 st each side for seam = 64-64-72 (78-82) sts. When piece measures 18-20-23 (26-31) cm bind off 3 sts each side = 58-58-66 (72-76) sts. Put piece aside and knit the other leg.

Left leg: knit as right leg.

Pants: Put left and right leg in on the same circular needle = 116-116-132 (144-152) sts. Insert a MT mid front and mid back and continue in Rib. After 3 cm / 1'' inc on both sides of the middle 2 sts mid back and dec on both sides of the middle 2 sts mid front on every other row as follows: back,1 st 6 times – front, 1 st 8-8-10 (12-13) times. Dec as follows: before MT, K2 tog, after MT, slip 1 st as if to knit, K1, psso = 112-112-124 (132-138) sts. When piece measures 35-39-44 (47-54) cm change to needle size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 and knit 3 cm / 1'' Rib, P 1 round (= folding edge), 3 cm / 1'' stockinette st. Bind off.
Assembly: Sew tog leg seams and mid back. Fold edge double towards WS and fasten. Insert a string.

HAT:
Size: 1/3 – 6/9 – 12/18 months (2 – 3/4 years)
To fit head circumference: 42- 46 – 46 (50 – 50) cm
DROPS double pointed needles size 2.5 and 3.5 mm / US 1.5 and 4
DROPS crochet hook size 3 mm / C

Knitting gauge: 21 sts x 28 rows on needle size 3.5 mm / US 4 in pattern = 4'' x 4'' (10 x 10 cm).

Earflap: Cast on 4 sts on needle size 3.5 mm / US 4 with light blue and knit M.2. At the same time inc 1 st each side on every other row a total of 6-8-8 (8-10) times = 16-20-20 (20-24) sts. Now inc on the right side of piece (towards forehead) on every other row: 2 sts 2-2-4 (4-4) times = 20-24-28 (28-32) sts. Piece measures approx 6-7.5-8 (8-9) cm. Put piece aside and make another earflap with inc towards forehead on the opposite side.
Hat: Cast on 20-20-20 (20-20) sts between earflaps at back and 28-28-20 (28-20) sts between earflaps at front = 88-96-96 (104-104) sts. Distribute sts on double pointed needles. Measure piece from here. Knit M.4 and then complete piece in marine in M.2. At the same time when piece measures 8-9-10 (11-12) cm dec 32-40-36 (44-40) sts evenly on the first round in stockinette st (from now on only dec on rounds in stockinette st) = 56-56-60 (60-64) sts. After 2 cm / 3/4'' dec 20-20-20 (20-20) sts evenly on round. After another 2 cm / 3/4'' dec 16-16-16 (16-16) sts evenly on round, and after a further 2 cm / 3/4'' dec 12-12-16 (8-12) sts evenly = 8-8-8 (16-16) sts. After another 2 cm / 3/4'' cut the thread on the 3 smaller sizes, dec 8-8 sts evenly on the 2 larger sizes, knit 2 cm / 3/4'' and cut thread, pull yarn through remaining sts and fasten. Now crochet a row of dc round the edge with light blue. Make 2 tassels measuring approx 5 cm / 2'' in off-white and attach to bottom of earflap.

NECK WARMER:
Size: 3 – 6/9 – 12/18 months (2 -3/4 years)
DROPS small circular needle size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 and pointed needles size 3.5 mm / US 4

Knitting gauge: 21 sts on needle size 3.5 mm / US 4 in seed st = width 10 cm / 4''.
Seed st: first row: K1, P1. Second row: P over K and K over P. Repeat second row.
Rib: *K1, P1*, repeat from *-*.

Cast on 23-25-27 (29-31) sts on pointed needle size 3.5 mm / US 4 with bright blue and knit seed st. Inc each side on every other row: 1 st 4-5-5 (5-7) times = 31-35-37 (39-45) sts. Put piece aside when it measures 7-8-9 (10-11) cm / 2¾''-3 1/8''-3½'' (4''-4 3/8''). Knit another piece. Put both pieces in on the same circular needle size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 to knit the neck and inc 20 sts evenly on first round = 82-90-94 (98-110) sts. Knit 7-8-9 (10-10) sts in Rib and bind off.

SOCKS:
Size: 3 – 6/9 – 12/18 months (2 -3/4 years)
Foot length: 10-11-12.5 (13.5-14.5) cm
DROPS double pointed needles size 2.5 and 3.5 mm / US 1.5 and 4

Knitting gauge: 21 sts x 28 rows on needles size 3.5 mm / US 4 in stockinette st = 4'' x 4'' (10 x 10 cm).
Rib: *K2, P2*, repeat from *-*.

Cast on 48-48-52 (52-56) sts on double pointed needle size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 with off-white and knit 14 cm / 5½'' Rib. Change to needle size 3.5 mm / US 4 and continue in stockinette st, at the same time dec 14-14-16 (16-20) sts evenly on first round = 34-34-36 (36-36) sts. Now knit heel as follows: 3-3.5-4 (4.5-5) cm stockinette st back and forth on needle on 18 sts mid back. Decreases for heel:
Row 1: K10, K2 tog into back of st, K1, turn the piece
Row 2: slip 1 st as if to P, P4, P2 tog, P1, turn the piece
Row 3: slip 1 st as if to K, K5, K2 tog into back of st, K1, turn the piece
Row 4: slip 1 st as if to P, P6, P2 tog, P1, turn the piece
Row 5: slip 1 st as if to K, K7, K2 tog into back of st, K1, turn the piece
Row 6: slip 1 st as if to P, P8, P2 tog, P1, turn the piece
Row 7: K2 tog, K8, K2 tog into back of st
= 10 sts on needle. Now pick up 7-7-7 (8-8) sts on both sides of heel and put all sts on needles = 40-40-42 (44-44) sts. Dec on both ides of the upper 18-18-20 (20-20) sts on every round: 1 st 4-4-5 (5-5) times = 32-32-34 (34-34) sts. When foot measures 7-8-9 (10-11) cm / 2¾''-3 1/8''-3½'' (4''-4 3/8'') insert a MT each side and dec on both sides of MT (= 4 dec per round) on every and every other round alternately: 1 st 6-6-7 (7-7) times = 8-8-6 (6-6) sts. Cut the thread, pull through remaining sts and fasten.

MITTENS:
Size: 3 – 6/9 – 12/18 months (2 -3/4 years)
Hand length: 9-10-11 (12-12) cm.
DROPS double pointed needles size 2.5 and 3 mm / US 1.5 and 2.5

Knitting gauge: 22 sts x 30 rows on needles size 3 mm / US 2.5 in stockinette st = 4'' x 4'' (10 x 10 cm).

Rib: *K1, P1*, repeat from *-* with 4 garter sts mid upper hand: 4 rounds marine, 12 rounds off white, 3 rounds corall.

Garter st in the round: K 1 round, P 1 round.

Stripes: 16 rounds off-white, 2-2-3 (4-5) rounds bright blue and complete in marine.

Knitted in the round on double pointed needles. Only knit thumb on the 2 larger sizes. Cast on 33-33-33 (37-37) sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 with marine and knit Rib as described above. Change to needle size 3 mm / US 2.5 and continue in stockinette st and stripes as described above, at the same time inc 1 st on round = 34-34-34 (38-38) sts. Now measure piece from here. For the 2 larger sizes: when piece measures 3-3-3 (3-3) cm put 5 sts on thread for thumb. On next round cast on 5 new sts over sts on thread. When piece measures 5-6-7 (8-8) cm insert a MT each side and dec on both sides of MT on every other round as follows: before MT, K2 tog, after MT, slip 1 st as if to knit, K1, psso. Repeat this dec 4 times = 18-18-18 (22-22) sts. Now dec on every round until 6-6-6 (10-10) sts left on needle. Bind off and sew tog the top.
Thumb: Pick up 5 sts in the inc sts by thumb, inc 1 st, put sts from thread on needle, inc 1 st = 12 sts. Knit approx 3.5-4 cm and now K tog all sts 2 by 2 on every round twice = 3 sts. Cut the thread, pull through remaining sts and fasten.
Embroider M.6 on the middle upper 10 sts and M.8 on the 4 garter sts in Rib

Diagram

All measurements in charts are in cm.

= off-white, knit
= off-white, purl
= Place 3 stitches on the cable needle in front of the piece, knit 3, knit 3 from the cable needle
= Place 3 stitches on the cable needle behind the piece, knit 3, knit 3 from the cable needle
= light blue
= yellow
= bright blue
= marin


Comments (3)

Pat 09.08.2018 - 23:47:

This set is so adorable! I can’t wait to make it!

Patricia Weston 08.03.2018 - 12:22:

Love your patterns!!

Elsebeth Buxbom 08.01.2018 - 10:02:

Luffen ser rigtig fin ud, men beskrivelsen af hvordan man laver tommelfinger er ikke nem at forstå.Der er ikke skrevet hvor man starter på henholdsvis venstre og højre.

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