Friday, June 16, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1940s Sleeveless Bolero & Turbanette #175 - Crochet

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Vintage 1940s Sleeveless Bolero & Turbanette #175 - Crochet

Crochet this quick & easy classic bolero & turbanette for every day & special occasions. You’ll find this a welcome addition to your wardrobe…one you’ll want to wear through most seasons of the year.

SIZE:  14 - 16

MATERIALS:
FOR BOLERO: 
American Thread Company “Dawn” Saxony yarn, 3 balls
FOR TURBANETTE: 
American Thread Company “Dawn” Saxony yarn, 1 ball each of white and any contrasting color
1 Bone Crochet Hook #1

GAUGE: 
About 3 patterns = 1 inch;
7 rows = 1 inch.

SLEEVELESS BOLERO:  BACK: 
Ch 147, sc in 2nd st from hook, * ch 2, sk 2 sts, sc in next st, rep from * to end of row ending row with 2 sc [48 patts, about 15 ins].

2nd row:  Ch 1, sc in sc, * ch 2, sc in next 2 ch loop, rep from * to end of row ending row with 1 sc in last sc. 

Repeat 2nd row until back measures 5 ins.

Next row:  Dec 3 patts each side, work 1 row even then dec 1 patt each side every other row 3 times. 

Continue even until work measures 7 ins from 1st dec point.

Next 6 rows:  Dec 4 patts at end of each row.

FRONTS: 
Ch 81 for 26 patts and work same as back until front measures 5 ins.

Next row:  Dec 2 patts at underarm, work 1 row even then dec 1 patt at underarm every other row 3 times. 

Work even until armhole measures 7 ins from 1st dec point.

Next row:  Dec 9 patts at neck, work 4 rows even, then dec 4 meshes at shoulder every other row 3 times.

Sew shoulder and underarm seams. 

Work 5 rows of sc around fronts, lower edge and armholes and finish neck with 2 rows of sc.

TURBANETTE:  BAND: 
With color ch 30, dc in 4th st from hook, 1 dc in each remaining
st, ch 3, turn.

2nd row:  Dc in 2nd dc, * draw up a 3/8 in loop on hook, thread over and pull through loop, sc in single loop of st, skip 2 dc, dc in next st, rep from * ending row with 2 dc, ch 3, turn. 

3rd row:  Dc in dc, knot st, dc in next dc, rep from * ending row with 2 dc.

Repeat 3rd row for 18 ins or length desired, finishing with a row of dc.

ROSETTES: 
With contrasting color, ch 6, join, ch 7, dc in ring * ch 4, dc in ring rep from * 15 times.

2nd row:  4 dc with ch 4 between in each mesh.

3rd row:  With white, 3 dc with ch 4 between in each mesh.

Work a 2nd rosette, working the 1st 2 rows in white and last row in color. 

Sew 2 snaps to band and attach rosettes 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