Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1943 Girl’s Jazzy Knit Jumper

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Vintage 1943 Girl’s Jazzy Knit Jumper

Your little girl is delicious in this jazzy jumper with its stylish gored skirt, trimmed with a charming scallop edging…just right for that afternoon stroll with mother…precisely right to wear to get those beneficial sunrays!

SIZE:  3 - 5 years [Size can be adjusted by changing size of needles & yarn.]

MATERIALS:
Baby Yarn or Soft 3-ply Yarn, 3 ounces Blue & small amount of contrasting color for scallop edging on skirt.
#1 #3 American Standard Knitting Needles.
#3 Circular Needle
Crochet Hook
2 Buttons

GAUGE:  8 sts = 1”


Start at bottom with #3 circular needle, cast on 420 sts [441 sts, size 4], join & be careful not to twist sts.
1ST RND:  * K 20, P 1, rep from * around & rep this rnd for 2”.
DEC RND:  * K 1, K 2 tog, K 14, K 2 tog, K 1, P 1, rep from *around.
Work even for 2”.
Make another dec in same manner having 2 sts less bet each dec.
Now dec every inch, until skirt meas 8”, 180 sts.

Cast on 2 sts at end of next 2 rows, now skirt is worked.
K 1 Row.
P 1 Row, [back & forth], always keep first & last 4 sts K on p rows for border at vent, cont patt, K 1 st on p rows.
Work 1” even, or desired length to waistline.
NEXT ROW:  Wrong side, K 2, bind off 2 sts for button hole.
NEXT ROW:  Cast on 2 sts over those bound off & dec 10 sts [dec in center of every other gore].
Change to #1 needles, K 1, P 1 for 1 ¼” & make 1 more buttonhole spaced 1” apart.  Bind off 4 sts at beg of next 2 rows.
Now K 1 st, P 1 st, for 32 sts, place on st holder, bind off 24 sts [underarm], work in ribbing for 22 sts, cast on 10 sts.
Now work on these 32 sts in ribbing & dec 1 st at beg of every row, until you have 11 sts.  Work in ribbing on 11 sts until strap meas 10”.
Work 4 sts, bind off 3, work 4 sts.
NEXT ROW:  Cast on 3 sts over those bound off.  Work 1” even.
Make another buttonhole.
Dec 1 st at beg of next 4 rows, bind off.
Join yarn at front & work over 32 sts, work to match to other strap.
Join yarn, bind off 24 sts [underarm], work 32 sts same as fronts until you have 11 sts, bind off.
Work other back to match.

FINISHING:  Work 1 Row of sc around border & straps, if desired.
Work 1 sc around bottom of skirt.
With contrasting shades work scallop as follows:  Fasten thread at center back, * sk 2 sc, work 1 hdc, 5 dc, 1 hdc in next sc, sk 2 sc, sc in next st, rep from *around.
Sew 10 cast on sts in back of left front.  Sew buttons on tabs at back.


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