Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1940s Lacy Cardigan Sweater

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Vintage 1940s Lacy Bedjacket Cardigan Sweater


The becoming round yoke edged with angora, tops the dainty lace pattern to produce this attractive bedjacket.

SIZE:
12 to 14, & 16 to 18.
Directions are for size 12 to 14, with changes for size 16 to 18 in brackets.


MATERIALS:
Beehive Fingering 3 ply Patronsed, 1 oz, 8 [9] balls
OR
Patwin 3 ply Patonised, 1 oz, 8 [9] balls
One [1/2 oz] ball Fuzzy-Wuzzy

Pair Queen Bee Knitting Needles #13
Pair Queen Bee Knitting Needles #10
3 Buttons


MEASUREMENTS:
1ST SIZE:  bust 32”/34”; length at centre back 20”; sleeve seam 12”.

2ND SIZE:  bust 36”/38”; length at centre back 20 3/4”; sleeve seam 12”.

TENSION:
8 sts & 10 rows = 1” with #10 needles in stockinette st.


PATTERN:
1ST ROW:  K.


2ND ROW:  K 1, p to last st, k 1.

3RD ROW:  K 1, * k 2 tog, wl fwd.  K below by inserting point of right hand needle from front to back of work, thru st below next st on left hand needle.  K this st in usual way, drawing lp thru to front of work onto right hand needle, then dropping st above off left hand needle.  Wl fwd, sl 1, k 1, psso, k 1.  Rep from * to end of row.

4TH ROW:  K 1, p to last st, k 1.

These 4 rows complete one patt.

BACK:
With #10 needles, cast on 127 [139] sts.


K 10 rows garter st [plain knitting every row].

Beg with 2nd patt row, cont even in patt until work meas 12” from beg, or desired length, ending with 4th patt row.

When knitted to correct tension, work should stretch very easily in width to 18” [20”], will retaining desired length.

SHAPE ARMHOLES:
Keep continuity of patt, cast off 6 sts beg next 2 rows.


Cont even in patt until armhole from 1st shaping meaas approx 3” [3 ¾”}, ending with 2nd patt row.

NEXT ROW:  K 1, * k 2 tog, k 1, sl 1, k 1, psso, k 1.  Rep from * to last 6 sts, k 2 tog, k 4.

P 1 row. 

Break wool & leave rem 78 [86] sts on thread [or st holder].

LEFT FRONT:
With #10 needles, cast on 67 [73] sts.


K 10 rows garter st.

11TH ROW:  K 6 for garter st border at front edge.  P to end of row [side edge].

Beg with 3rd patt row & keeping garter st border at front edge, cont even until same length as back to armholes, ending with 4th patt row.

SHAPE ARMHOLE:
Keep continuity of patt, cast off 6 sts, beg next row for armhole, then cont even until armhole from 1st shaping meas approx 2” [2 ¾”}, ending with 2nd patt row.


NEXT ROW:  K 1, * k 2 tog, k 1, sl 1, k 1, psso, k 1.  Rep from * to last 6 sts, k 6.

Work 1 row even.  Break wool * leave rem 43 [47] sts on thread.

RIGHT FRONT:
With #10 needles, cast on 67 [73] sts.


K 10 rows garter st.

11TH ROW:  [SIDE EDGE]:  P to last 6 sts.  K 6 for garter sr border at front edge.

Cont to correspond to left front, be careful, to have armhole shaping for opposite side.

LEFT SLEEVE:
With #10 needles, cast on 65 [69] sts.


K 29 rows garter st.

NEXT ROW:  K 1, * inc 1 st in next st, k 1.  Rep from * to end of row.  97 [103] sts on needle.

Beg with 2nd patt row, cont even in patt until sleeve meas 12” from beg, or desired length, ending with 4th patt row.

SHAPE CAP:
Keep continuity of patt, cast off 6 sts beg next 2 rows.


Cont even until cap from 1st shaping meas approx 2” [2 ¾”], ending with 2nd patt row.

1ST ROW:  Work in patt to last 12 sts.  Turn.

2ND & ALTERNATE ROWS:  Sl 1st st, p to end of row.

** 3RD ROW:  K to last 24 sts.  Turn.

5TH ROW:  Work in patt to last 36 sts.  Turn.

7TH ROW:  K to last 48 sts.  Turn.

9TH ROW:  Work in patt to last 60 sts.  Turn.

11TH ROW:  K to last 72 sts.  Turn.

13TH ROW:  K 1, * k 2 tog, k 1, sl 1, k 1, psso, k 1.  Rep from * to end of row.

P 1 row.  Break wool & leave rem 57 [61] sts on thread.**

RIGHT SLEEVE:
Work as given for left sleeve until cap from 1st shaping meas approx 2” [2 ¾”], ending with 1st patt row, instead of 2nd patt row in order to put shaping at top at opposite side.


1ST ROW:  P to last 12 sts.  Turn.

2ND & ALTERNATE ROWS:  Sl 1 st.  Work to end of row.

Substituting p rows for k & patt rows, & k & patt rows for p rows, work from ** to ** as given for left sleeve.

YOKE:
With wrong side of work facing, sl sts of left front, left sleeve, back, right sleeve, & right front onto #13 needle.  278 [302] sts on needle.


With right side of work facing, join angora & k 2 rows.

3RD ROW:  [1ST BUTTONHOLE]:  K 3.  Cast off 2 sts, k to end of row.

4TH ROW:  K to last 3 sts.  Cast on 2 sts, k 3.

K 2 rows.

Break angora & join wool.

Change to #10 needles & k 1 row.

8TH ROW:  K 6, * p 2, k 2.  Rep from * to last 8 sts, p 2, k 6.

9TH ROW:  K 8, * p 2, k 2.  Rep from * to last 6 sts, k 6.

Rep last 2 rows for 2”, ending with 8th row.

Join angora.

Change to #13 needles.

NEXT ROW:  K 8, * k 2 tog, k 2.  Rep from * to last 6 sts, k 6.

K 1 row.

Work 2nd buttonhole on next 2 rows.

K 2 rows more.

Break angora & join wool.

Change to #10 needles & k 1 row.

NEXT ROW:  K 6, * p 2, k 1.  Rep from * to last 8 sts, p 2 k 6.

Work 2” even in this ribbing & with right side of work facing, break wool.

Join angora.  Change to #13 needles.

NEXT ROW:  K 6, * k 2 tog.  Rep from * to last 6 sts, k 6.  112 [121] sts on needle.

K 1 row.

Work 3rd buttonhole on next 2 rows.

K 2 rows more.

Cast off, being sure cast-off edge will fit comfortably around neck.

FINISHING:
Block & press each piece.


Sew side & sleeve seams.

Sew in sleeves at underarms.

Sew buttons to correspond to buttonholes.

ENJOY! 

HANDY ABBREVIATIONS:

*                                   repeat the instructions following the single asterisk as directed
* *                                repeat instructions between asterisks as many times as directed or                                      repeat from a given set of instructions
”                                   inch(es)
Alt                              alternate
Approx                      approximately
Beg                             begin/beginning
Bet                             between
Bl                                back loop(s)
Bo                               bobble
Bp                               back post
Bpdc                          back post double crochet
Bpsc                           back post single crochet
Bptr                           back post treble/triple crochet
Ca                               color A
Cb                               color B
Cc                               contrasting color
Ch                               chain stitch
Ch                               refers to chain or space previously
made: e.g                  ch-1 space
ch-sp                          chain space
Cl                               cluster
Cm                              centimeter(s)
Compl                                    complete
Cont                           continue
Dc                               double crochet
Dc2tog                      double crochet 2 stitches together
Dec                             decrease/decreases/decreasing
Dtr/Dtrc                   double treble/triple crochet
fl                                front loop(s)
Foll                            follow/follows/following
Fp                               front post
Fpdc                           front post double crochet
Fpsc                           front post single crochet
Fptr                           front post treble/triple crochet
G                                 gram
Hdc                            half double crochet
Hk                               hook
Inc                               increase/increases/increasing
Incl                             inclusive
K                                 knit
lp(s)                           loop(s)
M                                 meter(s)
M                                 mesh
Mc                               main color
Meas                          measure
Mm                              millimeter(s)
O                                 over (yarn over)
Oz                               ounce(s)
P                                 picot or purl
Pat(s) or patt          pattern(s)
Pc st or Pc              popcorn stitch
Pm                               place marker
Prev                           previous
PSSO                         pass slip stitch over
Rem                            remain/remaining
Rep                             repeat(s)
Rnd(s)                        round(s)
Rs                               right side
Sc                               single crochet
Sc2tog                      single crochet 2 stitches together
Sdc                             short double crochet (half double crochet)
Sk                               skip
Sl st                           slip stitch
Sp(s)                          space(s)
St(s)                           stitch(es)
Tch or t-ch               turning chain
Tbl                              through back loop
Tog                             together
Tr or Trc                  treble/triple crochet
Trtrc or T Trc         triple treble/triple crochet
Ws                              wrong side
YB                               yarn back
Yd(s)                          yard(s)
YF                               yarn forward
Yo                               yarn over
Yoh                             yarn over hook