Last year a friend who’s son I used to look after had another baby boy. I knit up this trouser and vest combination, using cotton yarn.
I was able to use some leftover DROPS Muskat cotton yarn that I had in my stash, and I love the colours I was able to put together.
It’s a great pattern from the DROPS Design team, which I have been eyeing up for a while, but this is the first time I’ve made it.
The pattern, like a lot of the DROPS Design patterns, is knitted in the round. But this one is knitted from the waist down. This can be very useful when wanting to adjust length, but in this case I stuck to the 6-9 months sizing.
The ribbing at the top continues down the outside of each leg and finishes in the cuffs at the bottom. This makes these trousers quite stretchy.
The second item I made for my friend was a little vest/waistcoat to match.
This is another DROPS Design pattern that I’ve had on my radar for a while, but yet again this is the first time I have knitted it.
It’s a great and very simple vest, but I love the sweet little details of the picot edging, which I love on a baby boy as much as on a baby girl.
I picked these blues and stripes as they look adorable on little babies.
And here are both garments together. I was very pleased with them and my friend loved them too for her little man.