DROPS Children 8-4 by DROPS Design

Sweater in Pelliza.

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Sizes: 2-3/4-5/6-7/8 (9/10-11/12-13/14) years
Finished measurements: 62-68-74-80 (86-92-98) cm

Materials: Garnstudio PELLIZA (discontinued)
100% Polyester
200-250-250-300 (300-350-350)g no. 12, natural

DROPS 2.5 mm and 3 mm needles and 2.5 mm double pointed needles, or sizes needed to obtain correct gauge.

1 DROPS Mother-of-pearl button (no. 523)

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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.
Gauge: 23 sts x 30 rows on larger needles in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm .

Garter st, when knitting flat: Knit all sts, all rows.

Front: Cast on 74-80-88-94 (100-108-114) sts on smaller needles and knit 4 rows garter st. Change to larger needles and stockinette st. When the work measures 22-23-24-24 (25-26-28) cm bind off for armhole at each side every other row: 3 sts 0-0-0-0 (1-2-2) times, 2 sts 3 times, 1 st 1-1-1-3 (2-2-4) times = 60-66-74-76 (78-80-82) sts.
When the work measures 30-32-35-37 (39-40-42) cm bind off the center 10-10-10-10 (12-10-12) sts for the neck. Bind off at each neck edge every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 2 times, 1 st 1-1-2-2-(2-3-3) times. Bind off when the work measures 35-38-41-43 (45-47-49) cm .

Back: Cast on and knit as for the front until after the armhole shaping. When the work measures 31-34-37-39 (41-43-45) cm divide the work for a split at the center back and knit the rest of each shoulder piece separately. Knit the 2 edge sts at the split in garter st throughout. After 2 cm bind off for the neck every other row: 11-11-12-12 (13-13-14) sts 1 time, 1 st 2 times. Bind off when the work measures 35-38-41-43 (45-47-49) cm .

Sleeve: Cast on 40-42-44-44 (46-48-48) sts on smaller needles and knit 4 rows garter st. Change to larger needles and stockinette st. After the garter st border, inc 1 st at each side 10-14-17-22 (23-24-24) times:
Size 2 years: every 7th row
Size 3/4 years: alternately every 5th and 6th row
Sizes 5/6 + 13/14 years: every 5th row
Size 7/8 years: every 4th row
Sizes 9/10 + 11/12 years: alternately every 4th and 5th row
= 60-70-78-88 (92-96-96) sts. When the work measures 26-30-33-36 (39-42-43) cm bind off at each side for sleeve caps every other row: 2 sts 2 times, 1 st 3-3-3-5 (7-9-10) times, 4 sts 1 time, bind off. The work measures approx. 30-34-37-41 (46-49-52) cm .

Assembly: Sew the shoulder seams. Beginning at the center back, pick up approx. 80-110 sts around the neck on smaller double pointed needles and knit 1-1-1-1.5 (2-2-2) cm stockinette st, keeping the 2 edge sts (center back) in garter st throughout, then knit 2 rows garter st over all sts, bind off.
Sew in the sleeves. Sew sleeve- and side seam in one. Make a little loop over 1 cm of the right side of the neck edge at the back and sew on a button on the left side of the neck edge at the back.


DROPS Design NL 28.02.2011 - 10:28:

Hoi. Je hebt helemaal gelijk. Ik heb het patroon aangepast. Bedankt. Gr. Tine

Tomma 19.02.2011 - 16:08:

De maten komen niet overeen met de leeftijd, op de Noorse site kloppen ze wel.

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