Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1946 Baby’s Smocked Pullover Sweater - Knit

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Vintage 1946 Baby’s Smocked Pullover Sweater - Knit

SIZE:
1 ½ Years
MATERIALS:
American Thread Co Dawn Worsted Floss, Art #W16, 1 oz – 4 balls
10 yds Contrast Color for Smocking
4 Pearl Buttons
Pair Bone Knitting Needles #1
Pair Bone Knitting Needles #3
4 Double Pointed Knitting Needles #3
Bone Crochet Hook #2
GAUGE:
7 sts = 1”
10 rows = 1”

SWEATER:
BACK:
On #1 needles, cast on 76 sts.
Work in ribbing of k 2, p 2 for 1”.
Change to #3 needles.
Work in stockinette st [k 1 row, p 1 row] until work meas 7” from beg.
Bind off 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows.
Dec 1 st at beg of each row until there are 58 sts left on needle, ending work with k row.  Sl these sts on st holder.
FRONT:
Work same as back.
SLEEVES:
On #1 needles, cast on 60 sts.
Work same as back until work meas 7” from beg.
Bind off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows.
Dec 1 st at beg of each row until there are 34 sts left on needle, ending work with k row.  Sl these sts on st holder.
Sl sts off st holders on 3 needles as follows:
On 1st needle sl last 34 sts of back & 1 sleeve, on 2nd needle sl front sts, on 3rd needle sl rem sleeve & rem sts of back.
P across 3 needles, inc 1 st in row [185 sts], turn.
YOKE:
* K 1, p 3, rep from * across row ending with k 1, turn.
NEXT ROW:  * P 1, k 3, rep from * across row, ending with p 1, turn.
Rep last 2 rows twice.
NEXT ROW:  * K 1, p 2 tog, p 1, rep from * across row, ending with k 1.
NEXT ROW:  * P 1, k 2, rep from * across row, ending with p 1.
NEXT ROW:  * K 1, p 2, rep from * across row, ending with k 1.
Rep last 2 rows twice.
NEXT ROW:  * P 1, k 2, rep from * across row, ending with p 1.
NEXT ROW:  * K 1, p 2 tog, rep from * across row, ending with k 1.
NEXT ROW:  * P 1, k 1, rep from * across row, ending with p 1.
NEXT ROW:  * K 1, p 1, rep from * across row, ending with k 1.
Rep last 2 rows twice, bind off.
Press each section.
Sew side & sleeve seams & underarm seams.
Attach yarn at right top at back of neck opening.
Work row of sc around opening, turn.
2ND ROW:  * Ch 3, sk 2 sc, sc in each of next 2 sc [buttonhole], rep from * 3 times, break yarn.
SMOCKING:
Use contrast color & start at lower edge of neck opening.
Bring needle to left of 1st k rib of 1st row, insert needle to right of 2nd k rib of 1st row [pass needle over p sts] draw these 2 sts tog tightly & work over them 2nd time bringing needle up to left of 2nd k rib of 5th row.
Insert needle to right of 3rd k rib of 5th row & draw these 2 sts tog in same manner, bringing yarn down to left of 3rd k rib of 1st row.
Insert needle to right of 4th k rib & draw sts tog in same manner, bringing yarn up to left of 4th k rib of 5th row.
Insert needle to right of 5th k rib of 5th row.
Cont in same manner across row.
Work 2 more rows of smocking in same manner about ½” apart.
Work 1 row of smocking at top edge.
Sew buttons in position.

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