Saturday, June 17, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1915 Baby’s Jacket & Bonnet #B122 - Crochet

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Vintage 1915 Baby’s Jacket & Bonnet #B122 - Crochet

A clever needlewoman will quickly crochet this delightful, jacket & cap in a shell pattern…
Season-spanning & perfect for many special occasions!

Materials:
JACKET:  4 ozs. BEEHIVE Shetland Floss;
CAP:  1 1/2 ozs. BEEHIVE Shetland Floss
#8 Crochet Hook
Lustre Thread
2 1/2 Yards Ribbon

GAUGE:
3 Patterns = 2” width; Triple Crochet [trc] = ½” length

JACKET:  
Working 2 Fronts & back in one piece, start at lower edge with 140 ch.

1ST ROW:  Sk 3 ch, 3 trc in the next stitch, sk 3 ch, 1 dc in next, *3 ch, 3 trc in same st as that into which dc was worked, sk 3 ch, 1 dc in next, rep from * to end of row, turn.  (34 groups.)

2ND ROW:   3 Ch, 3 trc in dc of prev row below.  *1 Dc in top of lp made by 3 ch in block below, 3 ch, 3 trc in same lp, rep from * to end of row, finishing with 1 dc in last lp, turn.  Rep last row for 9” (21 rows).

armholes:
Work 4” (11 rows) on first 10 groups for first Front.  Fasten off.  

Start again where groups were left for Back & second Front, join up wool & work 4” on next 14 groups.  Fasten off.

Join up wool again where groups were left for Front & work 4” on last 10 groups.  Fasten off.

Sew tog 5 groups at each side of Back & Fronts to form Shoulder seams.

Collar:  
Ch 24.  

Rep 1st row of Back once (making 5 groups).  

Continue rep 2nd row, but inc group at end of each row until 4” are worked.  Fasten off.

Sew Collar at neck, placing foundation row along back of neck & letting shaped sides fall along neck edge of Fronts.

SLEEVES:  
Work 11 groups around one of armholes, join at end of rnd by sl st to top of 1st group. 

Then turn & work 7” (16 rows) on these groups, always joining & turning at end of each rnd.  Fasten off.

Work second Sleeve like first.

EDGING:  
With lustre thread work 1 dc into each st evenly all around edge of Jacket, Collar, & Cuffs.  

Add ribbons at Front.

BONNET:  
Start with 84 ch.

1ST ROW:  Sk 3 ch, 3 trc in next st, sk 3 ch, 1 dc in next, *3 ch, 3 trc in same st as that into which dc was worked, sk 3 ch, 1 dc in next, rep from * to end of row, turn.  (34 groups.)

2ND ROW:  3 Ch, 3 trc in dc below, *1 dc in top of lp made by 3 ch in block below, 3 ch, 3 trc in same lp, rep from * to end of row, finishing with 1 dc in last lp, turn.

Rep 2nd Row until 10” are worked.  (20 groups in each row.)

FINISHING:  
Fold fabric in half & sew tog two halves of foundation ch to form seam at back of Bonnet.  

Turn back about 4” at front for fold-over.  With  lustre thread dc evenly around  edge of  Bonnet.  Fasten off & run in end.

Add rosettes, made from ribbon, to each side of Bonnet.


Enjoy!