Monday, May 22, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1934 Elegante 3-Piece Dress Suit #480 Knit Pattern

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Vintage 1934 Elegante 3-Piece Dress Suit 
Vintage 1934 Elegant 3-Piece Dress Suit #480

Quick & easy to knit this charming, three-piece dress suit…stylish lines of classic, design in  of jacket, blouse, & slim skirt…sophisticated & smart, season-spanning, wardrobe favorite…travel ready & perfect for any occasion!

SIZE:  16

MATERIALS:
Minerva Vicuna, Jade Stone: Jacket, 18 balls; Skirt, 14 balls
Minerva Vicuna, Blouse, Canary, 9 balls
1 Pair each #2 ½ & #3 ½ Straight Needles - 14”
#3 ½ Circular Needle - 22”            
#3 Steel Crochet Hook
2 Buttons                                          
Elastic

GAUGE: 
#3 ½ Straight Needles - 7 sts = 1”;    
#2 ½ Straight Needles - 8 ½ sts = 1”

JACKET: 
BACK: 
With jade & #3 ½ needles cast on 120 sts, k plain for 4”, dec 1 st each side every 6th row 7 times, then work in stockinette st [st st] for 2” even, then inc 1 st each side every inch 7 times. 

Work even until underarm meas 14” from start. 

Bind off 6 sts at beg of next 2 rows for underarm, then dec 1 st each side every other row 10 times. 

Work even until armholes meas 8”, then bind off 8 sts at beg of next 8 rows [32 sts for each slanting shoulder], bind off rem sts for back of neck.

JACKET: 
RIGHT FRONT: 
Cast on 65 sts, k 4” border, work even at front edge & dec & inc at underarm side same as on back. 

Now work in st st, work buttonhole on first row as follows:  k 4, bind off 8, k to end of row. 

On next row cast on 8 sts over those bound off.  K last 4 sts, for start of rever. 

At end of next p row k last 10 sts for rever [all sts of revers are plain knitting]. 

Now inc 1 st every 4th row at front edge [have 1 more k st on p row for rever] 11 times, then inc 1 st every other row 38 times [at same time when underarm meas 15”, bind off 8 sts & dec for armhole same as back]. 

Work 4 rows even at front edge, then work 1 less p st [thus making 1 more k st] on p rows at inside of revers every 8th row, at same time binding off 3 sts at front edge every other row 10 times, then 2 sts every other row 18 times. 

When armhole meas same as back, bind off for slanting shoulder in same manner.  Work left front to corres.

SLEEVES: 
With #2 ½ needles cast on 56 sts, k plain for 4”, change to #3 ½ needles, inc 1 st each side every 10th row 14 times, work in patt as follows:  st st 1”, plain knit 4”, st st 1”, plain knit 4”. 
Now work in st st. 

When sleeve meas 17” or desired length, bind off 4 sts at beg of next 2 rows for underarm, then dec 1 st at beg of every row 16 times, then bind off 2 sts at beg of every row until 24 sts rem, bind off. 

Sew shoulder seams; sew sleeves in place; sew underarm seams, ease in fullness of fronts toward underarm. 

Work 1 row sc around neck & revers. 

Over-cast buttonholes. 

With double strand of yarn, crochet ch 1 ¼” long, fasten button at each end.

SKIRT: 
With jade & circular needle cast on 350 sts, k 1 row, p 1 row for 4”. 

K 6” even.

On next row dec by k every 16th & 17th st tog, k 4” even.

On next row dec by k every 15th & 16th st tog, k 4” even.

On next row dec by k every 11th & 12th st tog, k 8” even.

On next row dec by k every 9th & 10th st tog, k 3” even.

On next row dec by k every 6th & 7th st tog, k 3” even or desired length, bind off. 

Work beading or casing at top of skirt for elastic.

BLOUSE: 
BACK: 
With canary & #2 ½ needles cast on 120 sts, k 1, p 1 [ribbing] for 1”, then k 1 row, p 1 row [stockinette st = st st] for 10”. 

Bind off 5 sts at beg of next 2 rows for underarm, then dec 1 st each side every other row 7 times [96 sts rem]. 

Work even until armhole meas 8”, bind off.

BLOUSE: 
FRONT: 
Cast on 134 sts, work same as back until work meas 12” from start to underarm, then bind off 5 sts at beg of next 2 rows & dec 1 st each side every other row 10 times [104 sts rem]. 

Work even until armhole meas same as back, bind off loosely across front for neck.

SLEEVES: 
Cast on 86 sts, k 1 row, p 1 row, for 2 ½”, then bind off 5 sts at beg of next 2 rows, then dec 1 st at beg of every row until 32 sts rem, bind off. 

Sew front & back tog for 2 ¼” each side for shoulder. 

Sew sleeves in place; sew underarm seams, ease in fullness of front toward underarm. 

Make 1 row sc around neck & sleeves, working loosely across front of neck.

ENJOY!