Sunday, September 21, 2014

Little Red Riding Hood


Need I say more, what little girl won't love this? As you can see I have taken this pattern from



SmåDROPS 24-37
DROPS design: Pattern no w-051-bn
Yarn group C
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Size: 3/4 - 5/6 - 7/8 - 9/10 - 11/12 years
Finished measurements:
Bust: 66-70-76-84-90 cm / 26"-27½"-30"-33"
Full length: 48-52-56-60-64 cm / 19"-20½"-22"-23½"-25 1/4"

Materials: 
DROPS PARIS from Garnstudio
550-600-650-700-800 g color no 12, red 

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 6 mm / J/10 – or size needed to get 12 dc x 6 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''. When working pattern A.1, approx. 2 repetitions of b in width = 8 cm / 3 1/8''. 

DROPS BUTTONS NO 532, INKA W/LOOP: 5-5-5-6-6 pieces

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CROCHET INFO: 
Replace first dc on row with 3 ch. 

PATTERN (also see diagram A.1): 
ROW 1 (= row marked with 1 arrow in diagram): 
1 ch up from 1st sc on previous row, [ch 3, then work 4 dc tog as follows (= 1 dc-group): * Work 1 dc in next sc but wait with last pull through *, repeat from *-* 4 times in total, make a YO and pull yarn through all 5 loops on hook, ch 1, 1 sc in next sc], repeat from [-] the entire row. Turn piece. 
ROW 2: ch 5 up from first sc, 1 sc at the top of first dc-group, * ch 3, 1 dc-group in 3-ch-space on previous row, ch 1, 1 sc at the top of next dc-group *, repeat from *-*, finish with 3 ch and 4 dc tog in last ch-space. Turn piece. 
ROW 3: ch 1, 1 sc at the top of first dc-group, * ch 3, 1 dc-group in 3-ch-space on previous row, ch 1, 1 sc at the top of next dc-group *, repeat from *-*, work last sc on row in 5-ch-space from previous row. Turn piece.
Repeat rows 2 and 3.

DECREASE TIP:
Dec 1 dc by working 2 dc tog as follows: 
Work 1 dc in first dc but wait with last pull through, work 1 dc in next dc but on last pull through, pull thread through all 3 loops on hook.
Dec 2 dc by working 3 dc tog as follows: 
Work 1 dc in first dc but wait with last pull through, work 1 dc in next dc but wait with last pull through, work 1 dc in next dc but on last pull through, pull yarn through all 4 loops on hook.

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BACK PIECE: 
Chain 61-63-68-73-78 with Paris on hook size 6 mm / J/10. 
Turn and work 1 dc in 4th ch from hook, continue with 1 dc in each of the next 2-4-4-4-4 ch, * skip ch 1, 1 dc in each of the next 4 ch *, repeat from *-* the entire row = 48-50-54-58-62 dc - READ CROCHET INFO! Continue with dc upwards on all rows. 
REMEMBER THE CROCHET GAUGE!
When piece measures 15 cm / 6'', dec 1 dc in each side by working the second and third dc and the 2 next to last dc tog – SEE DECREASE TIP! Repeat dec every 5-5-6-6-7 cm / 2"-2"-2½"-2½"-2 3/4" 3 more times = 40-42-46-50-54 dc. 
When piece measures 33-36-39-42-45 cm / 13"-14 1/4"-15 1/4"-16½"-17 3/4", dec for armholes in each side as follows: Work sl sts over the first 2-2-3-4-5 dc, then work dc until 2-2-3-4-5 dc remain, turn piece. Continue with dc, there are now 36-38-40-42-44 dc on row. 
Continue to work until piece measures approx. 47-51-55-59-63 cm / 18½"-20"-21½"-23 1/4"-24 3/4". 
Now work 1 row with dc only over the outermost 12-13-13-14-14 dc in each side for shoulder (the middle 12-12-14-14-16 dc = neck). Fasten off.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE: 
Chain 34-36-38-41-43 with Paris on hook size 6 mm / J/10. Turn and work 1 dc in 4th ch from hook, continue with 1 dc in each of the next 5-2-4-2-4 ch, * skip ch 1, 1 dc in each of the next 4 ch *, repeat from *-* the entire row = 27-28-30-32-34 dc. Continue with dc upwards on all rows (the 3 outermost dc towards mid front = band). 
When piece measures 15 cm / 6'', beg dec in the side as on back piece. 
When dec are done, 23-24-26-28-30 dc remain on row. 
When piece measures 33-36-39-42-45 cm / 13"-14 1/4"-15 1/4"-16½"-17 3/4", the outermost 2-2-3-4-5 dc towards the side are no longer worked. Continue with dc over the remaining 21-22-23-24-25 dc. 
When piece measures 43-47-50-54-57 cm / 17"-18½"-19 3/4"-21 1/4"-22½", the outermost 7-7-8-8-9 dc towards mid front are no longer worked. Then dec 1 dc towards mid front on the next 2 rows by working the 2 next to last dc towards mid front tog = 12-13-13-14-14 dc remain on shoulder. Fasten off when piece measures 48-52-56-60-64 cm / 19"-20½"-22"-23½"-25 1/4". 

LEFT FRONT PIECE: 
Work as right but reversed. 

SLEEVE: 
Chain 32-32-32-39-39 with Paris on hook size 6 mm / J/10. Turn and work 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, then work 1 sc in each of the next 5-5-5-2-2 ch, * skip ch 1, work 1 sc in each of the next 4 ch *, repeat from *-* the entire row = 26-26-26-31-31 sc (first ch on row does NOT count as 1 sc). 
Continue with PATTERN as follows - also see explanation above and diagram A.1: Diagram a over the first 6 sc, diagram b 3-3-3-4-4 times and diagram c over the last 5 sc – beg with row marked with arrow. 
When 5 rows of diagram have been worked, piece measures approx. 8 cm / 3''. Continue with dc as follows: ch 3 (= 1 dc), * 1 dc at the top of first dc-group, 3 dc in 3-ch-space, 1 dc in sc *, repeat from *-* the entire row but finish with 3 dc in last 3-ch-space (do not work 1 dc in last sc) = 25-25-25-30-30 dc. Continue with 1 dc in every dc upwards. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 10 cm / 4'', inc 1 dc in each side by working 2 dc in second and next to last dc. Repeat inc every 2nd-2nd-2nd-3rd-3rd row 3-4-5-4-5 more times = 33-35-37-40-42 dc. 
When piece measures 26-30-34-37-41 cm / 10 1/4"-11 3/4"-13½"-14½"-16", beg dec for sleeve cap. Work sl sts over the first 3 dc, then work dc until 3 dc remain, turn piece. Ch 3, then work the next 3 dc tog – SEE DECREASE TIP! Work dc until 4 dc remain, work the next 3 dc tog, then 1 dc in last dc. Continue like this by working the 3 next to last dc on every row tog until piece measures 33-37-41-45-49 cm / 13"-14½"-16"-17 3/4"-19 1/4", fasten off.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew shoulder seams, side seams and sleeve seams edge to edge to avoid a chunky seam. Sew in the sleeves in body. 

HOOD: 
Work (from RS) approx. 30 to 40 sc around the neckline with Paris on hook size 6 mm / J/10. Turn and work sc while at the same time inc evenly (by working 2 sc in 1 sc) to 51-51-51-61-61 sc. 
Continue with PATTERN as follows - also see explanation above and diagram A.1: a over the first 6 sc, b until 5 sc remain and c over the last sc – beg with row marked with 1 arrow.
Continue pattern until hood measures approx. 28-29-30-31-32 cm / 11"-11½"-11 3/4"-12 1/4"-12½". Fasten off and sew the hood tog at the top.

BAND: 
Work an edge around the opening on jacket, beg at the bottom on right front piece, work up and around the hood and down along left front piece. 
Work with Paris on hook size 5 mm / H/8: Work approx. 181-191-201-211-221 sc, no of sts should be divisible by 5 + 11. Turn piece and continue with PATTERN according to diagram A.1: A.1a over the first 6 sc, A.1b until 5 sc remain and A.1c over the last sc – beg on row marked with arrow. Fasten off when A.1 has been worked 1 time vertically.

ASSEMBLY:
Fasten the buttons on left front piece, the top button approx. 2 cm / 3/4'' from neck, the bottom button approx. 8 cm / 3'' from bottom edge. Place the rest of the buttons evenly between these 2 buttons. 
Button through band on right front piece.
Diagram

= 1 sc
= 1 ch
= 1 dc


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