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Vintage 1950s Casual Wrap Coat #153 - Knit
Small, Medium, Large
Small: 32“- 34“
Medium: 36” - 38”
Large: 40” - 42”
Mohair 1 oz balls -- 19 [ 21 - 23 ]
Pair # 11 straight knitting needles
#00 Steel crochet hook
3 sts = 1”;
4 ½ rows = 1”
If necessary change to larger or smaller needles to maintain gauge. Larger sizes can be attained by switching to larger needles.
Cast on 60 [ 66 - 72 ] sts.
Work throughout in stockinette st [ k 1 row, p 1 row ].
Work even until 20” [ 21” - 22” ] or desired length to armhole. End with a p row.
1st row: k 2, sl 1, k 1, psso, k to last 4 sts, k 2 tog, k 2.
2nd row: P.
Repeat these 2 rows until 16 sts remain. Bind off.
Cast on 41 [ 45 - 49 ] sts.
Work in stockinette st. Inc 1 st at front edge only every row 4 times.
Work even on 45 [ 49 - 53 ] sts until piece measures 14” [ 15” - 16” ] from beg.
At front edge dec 1 st every 3rd row 23 [ 24 - 25 ] times.
At the same time when seam edge is same length as Back, shape raglan at seam edge to correspond to back raglan--all sts will be decreased.
Work to correspond to Left Front, reversing shaping.
Cast on 30 [ 32 - 34 ] sts.
Work 3 rows even in stockinette st.
On p side k 1 row for hemline.
Continue in stockinette st work even for 1 ½” then inc 1 st at beg & end of needle every inch until there are 50 [ 56 - 62 ] sts on needle.
Work even until piece measures 14 ½” from hemline or desired length to armhole.
Shape raglan armholes same as back.
Bind off remaining 6 sts.
COLLAR: Right Half:
Cast on loosely 45 [ 47 - 49 ] sts.
Rib in k 1, & p 1 for 10 rows. Place on holder.
Cast on loosely 44 [ 46 - 48 ] sts.
Rib throughout in k 1 & p 1.
Work 1 row.
Mark 1 edge as decreased edge.
Opposite edge will be straight [ no decreases ].
Dec 1 st at decreased edge every row 4 times.
Then at same edge bind off 4 sts every other row 3 times.
Now work across row & across sts on holder, being sure to match ribs of pattern.
Now at decreased edge continue to bind off 4 sts every other row 8 times; then 3 sts every other row 7 times & finally 10 [ 12 - 14 ] sts twice. Fasten off.
Work left half to correspond.
For narrow belt cast on 6 sts; for broad belt 15 sts.
Rib in k 1 and p 1 for desired length. Bind off.
Sew sleeve, & side seams.
Set in sleeves.
Turn under hems & tack in place.
Join collar pieces at straight edges for center back.
Sew to neckline as shown in photograph.
Work 1 row of sc around all raw edges.
Block to size.
Do not press.