Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1945 Slim Tailored Jacket - Knit

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Vintage 1945 Slim Tailored Jacket 

SIZE:
12, 14, 16, & 18
Directions are for size 12, with changes for 14, 16 & 18 in brackets.
MATERIALS
Beehive Moorland Non-Shrink Knitting Yarn, 3 ply, 1 oz: 11 [12-13-14] skeins
Pair Knitting Needles #3 [3 mm.]
1 yd Grosgrain Ribbon
Shoulder Pads
1 Large Hook & Eye, or Snap Fastener
GAUGE:
8 sts = 1”
14 rows = 1”
MEASUREMENTS:
Bust [jacket closed]:  32” [34”-36”-38”]
Width across back at underarm:  15” [16”-17”-18”]
Width across back between armholes:  13” [13 ½”-14”-14 ½”]
Width across each front at underarm:  9 ½” [10”- 10 ½”-11”]
Length from shoulder to lower edge:  22” [23”-24”-25”]
Length of side seam:  15 ½” [16”-16 ½”-17”]
Width across sleeve at upperarm:  12 ½” [13’-13 ½”-14”]
Length of sleeve seam:  17” [17 ½”-18”-18 ½”]
BACK:
Start at lower edge, cast on 120 [128-136-144] sts.
1ST & 2ND ROWS:  K across.
3RD & 4TH ROWS:  * K 2, sl 2 sts as if to p.  Rep from * across. 
These 4 rows make up the pattern.
Work in patt until piece meas 1”.
Keep continuity of patt as shown, dec 1 st at both ends of next row & every 6th row thereafter, until there rem 92 [100-108-116] sts.
Work straight until piece meas [waistline] 8” [8 ½”-8 ½”-9”].
Inc 1 st at both ends of next row & every 6th row thereafter until there are on needle 120 [128-136-144] sts.
Work straight until piece meas 15 ½” [16”-16 ½”-17”].
SHAPE ARMHOLES:
Bind off 4 sts at beg of next 2 rows.
Dec 1 st at end of each row until there rem 104 [108-112-116] sts.
Work straight until piece meas from 1st row of armhole shaping 6 ½” [7”-7 ½”-8”].
SHAPE SHOULDERS:
Bind off 9 sts at beg of next 6 rows.
Bind off at beg of next 2 rows 8 [9-10-11] sts.
Bind off for back of neck rem 34 [36-38-40] sts.
FRONT:  [MAKE 2]:
Start at lower edge, cast on 76 [80-84-88] sts.
Work in patt as for back until piece meas 1”, end at side edge.
Dec 1 st at beg of next row [side edge] & at same edge every 6th row thereafter until there rem 62 [66-70-74] sts.
Work straight until piece meas [waistline], end at side edge 8” [8 ½”-8 ½”-9”].
Inc 1 st at side edge on next row & at same edge every 6th row thereafter until there are on needle 76 [80-84-88] sts.
Work straight until piece meas, end at side edge 15 ½” [16”-16 ½”-17”].
SHAPE ARMHOLE:
Bind off 4 sts at beg of next row.
Dec 1 st at armhole edge every other row until there rem 68 [70-72-74] sts.
Work straight until piece meas from 1st row of armhole shaping, end at front edge 5” [5 ½”-6”-6 ½”].
SHAPE NECK:
Bind off at beg of next row 15 [16-17-18] sts.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on each row until there rem 35 [36-37-38] sts.
Work straight until piece meas from 1st row of armhole shaping, end at armhole edge 6 ½” [7”-7 ½”-8”].
Bind off 9 sts at armhole edge every other row 3 times.
Bind off rem 8 [9-10-11] sts.
SLEEVES:
Start at lower edge, cast on 56 [60-64-68] sts.
Work straight in patt as for back for 2”.
Inc 1 st at both ends of next row & every 8th row thereafter until there are on needle 104 [108-112-116] sts.
Work straight until piece meas 17” [17 ½”-18”-18 ½”].
SHAPE TOP:
Bind off 4 sts at beg of next 2 rows.
Dec 1 st at end of each row until 24 sts rem.  Bind off.
COLLAR:
Cast on 96 [100-104-108] sts.
Work in patt until piece meas 2”.  Bind off.
FINISHING:
Block pieces to measurements.
Sew shoulder & side seams.
Sew sleeve seams & sew sleeves in.
Sew bound-off edge of collar to neck edge.
Cut piece of ribbon 2” longer than waist measurement & baste inside waistline of jacket [to keep material from stretching].  Sew in place.
Sew hook & eye or large snap fastener at front edge of waistline for closing.
Sew in shoulder pads.


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