Sunday, May 28, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1946 Knit Raglan Coat with Scarf & Hat #987

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Vintage 1946 Knit Raglan Coat with Scarf & Hat #987

“Topper” – Taffeta trimmed raglan coat.  From any angle it puts you at the top of the Style Parade!  The crocheted Medallion dots on the taffeta Ascot Scarf & Hat “spark up” the coat.

SIZES: 
14 to 16 & 18 to 20.
Directions are for 14 to 16 with changes for 18 to 20 in brackets.

MATERIALS:
Columbia Featherweight knitting worsted, 2 oz: 14 [18] skeins
Pair standard knitting needles #3 – 14”
Crochet hook size #3
1 yd of Taffeta of contrasting Color for Hat & Scarf
[Polka Dots are crocheted of yarn & sewn on Hat & Scarf.]

GAUGE:
8 sts = 1”

PATTERN STITCH:  [MULTIPLE OF 6 STS PLUS 4]:

1ST ROW:  K 4, * sk 5th st, k in back of 6th st, but do not sl off needle, k 5th st & let 6th st drop off needle, k 4, rep from * across row.

2ND ROW:  P.

3RD ROW:  K 3, * sk 4th st, k 5th st in front but do not sl off needle, k 4th st then drop 5th st off needle, sk 6th st, k 7th st in front but do not sl off needle, k 6th st & let 7th st drop off needle, k 2, rep from * across row, end k 3.

4TH ROW:  P.

5TH ROW:  Same as 1st row.

6TH ROW:  P.

7TH ROW:  K 1, * sk 2nd st, k in back of 3rd st, then k 2nd st & drop 3rd st off needle, k 4, rep from * across row, end k 1 instead of k 4.

8TH ROW:  P.

9TH ROW:  * Sk 1st st, k 2nd st in front but do not sl off needle, k 1st st & sl 2nd st off needle, sk 3rd st & k 4th st in front but do not sl off needle, then k 3rd st & sl 4th st off needle, k 2, rep from * across row.

10TH ROW:  P.

11TH ROW:  Same as 7th row.

12TH ROW:  P.

Rep 12 rows for patt.

BACK:
Cast on 208 [220] sts.

Work even in patt st for 6”, [allow 3” for hem].

Dec 1 st each side, then dec 1 st each side every 1” 16 times, then dec 1 st each side every ½” 6 times.

Sts on needle – 162 [174] sts.

When work meas 26” [27”] from start:

SHAPE ARMHOLES:
Bind off 8 sts at beg of each of next 2 rows, then dec 1 st each side, every other row 37 times, then every row 19 [21] times.

Bind off rem 34 [42] sts.

RIGHT FRONT:
Cast on 130 [136] sts.

Work even in patt st for 6”, [allow 3” for hem].

Cast on 12 sts at front edge for facing.

Dec1 st at side edge, then dec 1 st at same edge every 1” 16 times, then every ½” 6 times.

Sts on needle – 119 [125] sts.

When work meas 26” [27”] from start:

SHAPE ARMHOLE:
Bind off 8 sts at side edge, then dec 1 st at same edge every other row 17 times, then every row 56 times, at same time when 72 sts rem on needle, work double buttonholes as follows:
Work 2 sts, bind off 8 sts, work 7 sts, bind off next 8 sts.  Work to end of row, [cont decs at armhole edge].

On next row cast on 8 sts over bound off sts.

Work 4 more rows.

SHAPE NECK:
Bind off 26 sts at front, edge, then bind off 2 sts at neck edge every other row 6 times, cont decs at armhole edge until all sts are worked off.

Work Left Front to correspond.

SLEEVES:
Cast on 112 [118] sts.

Work even in patt st for 5”.

Inc 1 st each side, then inc 1 st each side every 2” 3 times more.

Work even until work meas 18” from start.

Sts on needle – 120 [126] sts.

Bind off 8 sts at beg of each of next 2 rows, then dec 1 st each side every other row 40 [43] times, then dec 1 st each side every row 12 times.

COLLAR:
Cast on 112 sts, work in patt st for 3”.

Fold & sew to neck edge.


FINISHING:
Turn front facing under & sew lightly.

Overcast double buttonholes.

Sew underarm & sleeve seams.

Sew sleeves in place.

Face 3” at bottom of sleeves with taffeta.

Turn up hem at bottom of coat.

Sew on buttons.

HAT:
Cover any desired buckram shape with taffeta, or cut Dutch Bonnet shape for hat.

SCARF:
Cut double strips on bias of material 7” wide & 20” long, shape point at each end.

POLKA DOT TRIMMING:
Ch 3, join in ring with sl st.

1ST ROW:  6 Sc in ring.

2ND ROW:  2 Sc in each st.  [Work thru back lp of st.]

3RD ROW:  * 1 Sc in 1st st, 2 sc in next st, rep from * around, break yarn & fasten off.

Make about 15 Polka Dots & sew to Scarf & Hat as shown in photo.

ENJOY!