Saturday, May 6, 2017

Free Pattern - 1945 Lacy Feminine Cable Cardigan Knit Sweater #172

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Vintage 1940s Lacy Feminine Cardigan #172


SIZES: 
14, [16, 18, 20]. 
Directions are for size 14, with changes for 16, 18 & 20 in brackets.

MATERIALS:  
Sock and Sweater Yarn, 4 Ply [2 oz. balls]: 7 [8, 9, 10] balls
Knitting Needles, 1 pair #2 [2 3/4 mm. size] & 1 pair #4 [3 1/2 mm. size]…
I yd heavy cotton lace        
2 pearl studs [buttons]        
Shoulder pads.

GAUGE: 
6 ½ sts = 1”;     
9 rows = 1”

BLOCKING MEASUREMENTS: 
Sizes 14, [16, 18, 20]: 
Bust 34″ [36″, 38,″ 40″]; 
Width across back at underarm 17″ [18″,19″, 20″]
Width across each front at underarm 9 ½″ [10″, 10 1/2″ ,11″];
Length from shoulder to lower edge 21″ [22″, 23″, 24″];
Length of side seam 14″ [14 ½″, 15″, 15 ½″]; 
Length of sleeve seam 18″ [18 ½″, 19″, 19 ½″];
Width across sleeve at upper arm 13″ [13 ½″, 14″, 14 ½″].

BACK: 
Start at lower edge with #4 needles, cast on 113 sts [113, 127, 127] sts.

1st row: [K 1, p 1] twice; * k 7, [p 1, k 1] 3 times; p 1. Rep from * across, end with [p 1,
k 1] twice.

2nd row: [P 1, k 1] twice; * p 7, [k 1, p 1] 3 times; k 1. Rep from * across, end with [k 1, p 1] twice.

3rd row: [K 1, p 1] twice, * k 1, inc 4 sts in next st to inc 4 sts in 1 st, knit in front & back of same st twice, knit in front of same st again, k 5, [p 1, k 1] 3 times; p 1. Rep from * across, end with [p 1, k 1] twice.

4th row: [P 1, k 1] twice, * p 5, bind off 4 sts, p 1 more st, [k 1, p 1] 3 times; k 1. Rep from * across, end with [k 1, p 1] twice.

5th row: [K 1, p 1] twice, * k 3, inc 4 sts in next st, k 3, [p 1, k 1] 3 times; p 1. Rep from * across, end with [p 1, k 1] twice.

6th row: [P 1, k 1] twice, * p 3, bind off 4 sts, p 3 more sts, [k 1, p 1] 3 times; k 1. Rep from * across, end with [k 1, p 1] twice.

7th row: [K 1, p 1] twice, * k 5, inc 4 sts in next st, k 1, [p1,k 1] 3 times; p 1. Rep from * across, end with [p 1, k 1] twice.

8th row: [P 1, k 1] twice, * p 1, bind off 4 sts, p 5 more sts, [k 1, p 1] 3 times; k 1. Rep from * across, end with [k 1, p 1] twice.

The last 8 rows constitute the patt.

Work in patt until piece measures in all 4″, [4″,4 ½″, 4 ½″].

Change to #2 needles & work in patt until piece measures in all 7″, [7″, 7 ½″, 7 ½″].

Change to #4 needles & work in patt until piece measures in all 14″, [14 ½″, 15″, 15 ½”]

TO SHAPE ARMHOLE: 
Bind off at the beg of the next 2 rows 6 sts [6, 8, 8] sts. 

Dec 1 st at armhole edge every other row until there rem 91 sts [91,97, 97] sts. 

Work without dec until piece measures from 1st row of armhole shaping 7″ [7 ½″. 8″, 8 ½″].

TO SHAPE SHOULDER: 
Bind off 6 sts at the beg of the next 10  [10, 6, 6] rows. 

On Sizes 18 & 20 only, bind off 7 sts at the beg of the next 4 rows.

Bind off rem sts for back of neck.

LEFT FRONT: 
Start at lower edge with #4 needles, cast on 57 [71, 71, 85] sts.

Work in patt, change needles exactly as for Back, until piece measures in all, end at side edge 14″ [14 ½″, 15″, 15 ½″].

TO SHAPE ARMHOLE:
Bind off 6 [6, 8, 8] sts. 

Dec 1 st at armhole edge every other row until there rem 46 [60, 56, 70] sts. 

Work without dec until piece measures from 1st row of armhole shaping, end at center front edge 5″ [5 ½″, 6″, 6 ½″].

TO SHAPE NECK: 
Bind off once 6 [14,12,18] sts. 

Bind off 2 sts at neck edge every other row until there rem 30 [30, 32, 32] sts. 

Work without dec until piece measures from 1st row of armhole shaping, end at armhole edge 7″ [7 ½″, 8″, 8 ½″].

TO SHAPE SHOULDER:
Bind off 6 sts at armhole edge every other row 5 [5, 3, 3] times. 

Bind off 7 sts at armhole edge every other row twice.

RIGHT FRONT: 
Same as Left Front, reverse all shaping.

SLEEVES: 
Start at lower edge with #2 needles, cast on 57 sts.

Work in patt as for Back until piece measures 3”.

Change to #4 needles: 

Inc 1 st at both ends of the next row & every 8th [8th, 6th, 6th] row. 

Thereafter until there are on needle 85 [89, 91, 95] sts. 

Work without inc until piece measures in all 18″ [18 ½″, 19″, 19 ½″].

TO SHAPE TOP:
Bind off at the beg of the next 2 rows 6 [6, 8, 8] sts. 

Dec 1 st at both ends of every other row until there rem 63 [67, 61, 65] sts. 

Dec 1 st at both ends of every 4th row until there rem 51 [53, 45, 49] sts. 

Bind off 2 sts at the beg of the next 8 rows.

Bind off rem sts.

FINISHING: 
Block pieces to measurements. 

Sew shoulder & side seams.

Sew sleeve seams & sew in sleeves. 

Make a row of sc around center front edges & neck edge, holding neck edge in to fit. 

On following row, make sc around, having twelve ch-4 buttonholes evenly across right front edge. 

On next row, make sc around, making 4 sc in each ch-4 loop. 

Sew lace up right front edge & around neck edge. 

Sew in shoulder pads. 

Place studs [buttons] opposite buttonholes.


ENJOY!Vintage 1940s Lacy Feminine Cardigan #172

SIZES: 
14, [16, 18, 20]. 
Directions are for size 14, with changes for 16, 18 & 20 in brackets.

MATERIALS:  
Sock and Sweater Yarn, 4 Ply [2 oz. balls]: 7 [8, 9, 10] balls
Knitting Needles, 1 pair #2 [2 3/4 mm. size] & 1 pair #4 [3 1/2 mm. size]…
I yd heavy cotton lace        
2 pearl studs [buttons]        
Shoulder pads.

GAUGE: 
6 ½ sts = 1”;     
9 rows = 1”

BLOCKING MEASUREMENTS: 
Sizes 14, [16, 18, 20]: 
Bust 34″ [36″, 38,″ 40″]; 
Width across back at underarm 17″ [18″,19″, 20″]
Width across each front at underarm 9 ½″ [10″, 10 1/2″ ,11″];
Length from shoulder to lower edge 21″ [22″, 23″, 24″];
Length of side seam 14″ [14 ½″, 15″, 15 ½″]; 
Length of sleeve seam 18″ [18 ½″, 19″, 19 ½″];
Width across sleeve at upper arm 13″ [13 ½″, 14″, 14 ½″].

BACK: 
Start at lower edge with #4 needles, cast on 113 sts [113, 127, 127] sts.

1st row: [K 1, p 1] twice; * k 7, [p 1, k 1] 3 times; p 1. Rep from * across, end with [p 1,
k 1] twice.

2nd row: [P 1, k 1] twice; * p 7, [k 1, p 1] 3 times; k 1. Rep from * across, end with [k 1, p 1] twice.

3rd row: [K 1, p 1] twice, * k 1, inc 4 sts in next st to inc 4 sts in 1 st, knit in front & back of same st twice, knit in front of same st again, k 5, [p 1, k 1] 3 times; p 1. Rep from * across, end with [p 1, k 1] twice.

4th row: [P 1, k 1] twice, * p 5, bind off 4 sts, p 1 more st, [k 1, p 1] 3 times; k 1. Rep from * across, end with [k 1, p 1] twice.

5th row: [K 1, p 1] twice, * k 3, inc 4 sts in next st, k 3, [p 1, k 1] 3 times; p 1. Rep from * across, end with [p 1, k 1] twice.

6th row: [P 1, k 1] twice, * p 3, bind off 4 sts, p 3 more sts, [k 1, p 1] 3 times; k 1. Rep from * across, end with [k 1, p 1] twice.

7th row: [K 1, p 1] twice, * k 5, inc 4 sts in next st, k 1, [p1,k 1] 3 times; p 1. Rep from * across, end with [p 1, k 1] twice.

8th row: [P 1, k 1] twice, * p 1, bind off 4 sts, p 5 more sts, [k 1, p 1] 3 times; k 1. Rep from * across, end with [k 1, p 1] twice.

The last 8 rows constitute the patt.

Work in patt until piece measures in all 4″, [4″,4 ½″, 4 ½″].

Change to #2 needles & work in patt until piece measures in all 7″, [7″, 7 ½″, 7 ½″].

Change to #4 needles & work in patt until piece measures in all 14″, [14 ½″, 15″, 15 ½”]

TO SHAPE ARMHOLE: 
Bind off at the beg of the next 2 rows 6 sts [6, 8, 8] sts. 

Dec 1 st at armhole edge every other row until there rem 91 sts [91,97, 97] sts. 

Work without dec until piece measures from 1st row of armhole shaping 7″ [7 ½″. 8″, 8 ½″].

TO SHAPE SHOULDER: 
Bind off 6 sts at the beg of the next 10  [10, 6, 6] rows. 

On Sizes 18 & 20 only, bind off 7 sts at the beg of the next 4 rows.

Bind off rem sts for back of neck.

LEFT FRONT: 
Start at lower edge with #4 needles, cast on 57 [71, 71, 85] sts.

Work in patt, change needles exactly as for Back, until piece measures in all, end at side edge 14″ [14 ½″, 15″, 15 ½″].

TO SHAPE ARMHOLE:
Bind off 6 [6, 8, 8] sts. 

Dec 1 st at armhole edge every other row until there rem 46 [60, 56, 70] sts. 

Work without dec until piece measures from 1st row of armhole shaping, end at center front edge 5″ [5 ½″, 6″, 6 ½″].

TO SHAPE NECK: 
Bind off once 6 [14,12,18] sts. 

Bind off 2 sts at neck edge every other row until there rem 30 [30, 32, 32] sts. 

Work without dec until piece measures from 1st row of armhole shaping, end at armhole edge 7″ [7 ½″, 8″, 8 ½″].

TO SHAPE SHOULDER:
Bind off 6 sts at armhole edge every other row 5 [5, 3, 3] times. 

Bind off 7 sts at armhole edge every other row twice.

RIGHT FRONT: 
Same as Left Front, reverse all shaping.

SLEEVES: 
Start at lower edge with #2 needles, cast on 57 sts.

Work in patt as for Back until piece measures 3”.

Change to #4 needles: 

Inc 1 st at both ends of the next row & every 8th [8th, 6th, 6th] row. 

Thereafter until there are on needle 85 [89, 91, 95] sts. 

Work without inc until piece measures in all 18″ [18 ½″, 19″, 19 ½″].

TO SHAPE TOP:
Bind off at the beg of the next 2 rows 6 [6, 8, 8] sts. 

Dec 1 st at both ends of every other row until there rem 63 [67, 61, 65] sts. 

Dec 1 st at both ends of every 4th row until there rem 51 [53, 45, 49] sts. 

Bind off 2 sts at the beg of the next 8 rows.

Bind off rem sts.

FINISHING: 
Block pieces to measurements. 

Sew shoulder & side seams.

Sew sleeve seams & sew in sleeves. 

Make a row of sc around center front edges & neck edge, holding neck edge in to fit. 

On following row, make sc around, having twelve ch-4 buttonholes evenly across right front edge. 

On next row, make sc around, making 4 sc in each ch-4 loop. 

Sew lace up right front edge & around neck edge. 

Sew in shoulder pads. 

Place studs [buttons] opposite buttonholes.

ENJOY!