Friday, June 16, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1947 Zig-Zag Sweater #1113 - Knit

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Vintage 1947 Zig-Zag Sweater #1113 - Knit

9 oz Patons Beehive Fingering, 2 ply
Pair of #10 & #12 Beehive Needles.
Spare Needle for cabling

32” – 34” Bust
length from top of shoulders 18 ½”
sleeve seam 5 ½”

8 sts = 1” over zig-zag pattern

With #12 needles, cast on 128 sts, & work in patt as follows:
1ST ROW [WRONG SIDE FACING]: K 4, * p 8, k 6, sl next st on spare needle & place to front of work, p next st, then k st from spare needle [this will now be called twist left], rep from * to last 12 sts, p 8, k 4.
2ND ROW:  K 1, p 3, * k 8, p 1, twist left,, p 5; rep from * to last 12 sts, k 8, p 3, k 1.
3RD ROW:  K 4, * p 8, k 4, twist left, k 2; rep from * to last 12 sts, p 8, k 4.
4TH ROW:  K 1, p 3, * sl next 4 sts on spare needle at front of work, k next 4 sts, then k 4 sts from spare needle [this will now be called cable 8], p 3, twist left, p 3; rep from * to last 12 sts, cable 8, p 3, k 1.
5TH ROW: K 4, * p 8, k 2, twist left, k 4; rep from * to last 12 sts, p 8, k 4.
6TH ROW:  K 1, p 3, * k 8, p 5, twist left, p 1; rep from * to last 12 sts, k 8, p 3, k 1.
7TH ROW:  K 4, * p 8, twist left, k 6; rep from * to last 12 sts, p 8, k 4.
8TH ROW:  K 1, p 3, * cable 8, p 6, k into front of 2nd st on left hand needle, p 1st st & sl both sts off tog [this will now be called twist right], rep from * to last 12 sts, cable 8, p 3, k 1.
9TH ROW:  K 4, * p 8, k 1, twist right, k 5; rep from * to last 12 sts, p 8, k 4.
10TH ROW:  K 1, p 3, * k 8, p 4, twist right, p 2; rep from * to last 12 sts, k 8, p 3, k 1.
11TH ROW:  K 4, * p 8, k 3, twist right, k 3; rep from * to last 12 sts, p 8, k 4.
12TH ROW:  K 1, p 3, * k 8, p 2, twist right, p 4; rep from * to last 12 sts, k 8, p 3, k 1.
13TH ROW:  K 4, * p 8, k 5, twist right, k 1; rep from * to last 12 sts, p 8, k 4.
14TH ROW:  K 1, p 3, * k 8, twist right, p 6; rep from * to last 12 sts, k 8, p 3, k 1.
These 14 rows form patt & are rep throughout.
When 3 ½” are done, change to #10 needles & inc at each end of next & every following 6th row until there are 136 sts. 
When you have finished incs, you will have 8 sts at each end of needle, which you can take into zig-zag patt.
Work straight until side edge meas 11 ½”.
Shape armholes by casting off 3 sts at beg of next 10 rows [100 sts].
Work straight until back meas 18 ½”, then shape shoulders by casting off 11 sts at beg of next 6 rows; cast off.

Work exactly as for back to end of armhole shaping [106 sts].
Divide for neck,
With right side facing, work 53, turn & work on these sts, leave rem 53 on spare needle, dec 1 st at neck edge every 3rd row until 33 sts rem.
Work straight until length matches back, then shape shoulder be casting off 11 sts at beg of next 3 alternate row, armhole edge.
Rejoin yarn to rem sts neck edge & work to corres.

With #12 needles, cast on 96 sts & work 1” in patt.
Change to #10 needles & inc at each end of next & every following 4th row, 4 times in all, taking 8 sts at each end into zig-zag patt as for back, when incs are finished.
Work straight until sleeve meas 5 ½”, then shape top by casting off 2 sts at beg of every row until 20 sts rem.  Cast off.

With #10 needles, cast on 24 sts & work 44” in garter st.  Cast off.

Join side, shoulder & sleeve seams; insert sleeves.
Press all seams lightly.
With #12 needles, pick up & k 120 sts evenly around neck.
Work 1” k 1, p 1 rib.  Cast off loosely in rib.
Attach neck tie.

*                                   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