Saturday, June 17, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage Lace Pattern Bed Jacket #113 - Knit

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Vintage Lace Pattern Bed Jacket #113 - Knit


The lightest, warmest Bed jacket, knitted in lacey wool,
Deliciously lined with silk georgette.

MATERIALS: 
5 oz of Wakefield Greenwood’s W G “Springtime” lace botany
1 pair needles #11
1 yd of 1 ¼” satin ribbon
2 yds of georgette or ninon for lining

MEASUREMENTS: 
Underarm - 38”;
Length center-back - 20”.

GAUGE: 
8 sts & 12 rows = 1”.

STITCH: 
Entire garment is worked as follows:

1st row:  Sl 1, k 1, * k 1, m 1, sl 1, k 1, psso, k 1, k 2 tog, m 1, rep from * to last 3 sts, k 3.

2nd & alternate rows:  Sl 1, p to end.

3rd row:  Sl 1, k 1, * k2, m 1, k 3, m 1, k 1, rep from * to last 3 sts.

5th row:  Sl 1, k 1, k 2 tog, * m 1, sl 1, k 1, psso, k 1, k 2 tog, m 1, sl 1, k 2 tog, psso, rep from * to last 9 sts, m 1, sl 1, k 1, psso, k 1 k 2 tog, m1, sl 1, k 1, psso, k2.

7th row:  Sl 1, k 1, * k 1, k 2 tog, m 1, k 1, m 1, sl 1, k 1, psso, rep from * to last 3 sts, k 3.

9th row:   Sl 1, k 1, * k 2, m 1, k 3, m 1, k 1, rep from * to last 3 sts, k 3.

11th row:  Sl 1, k 1, * k 1, k 2 tog, m 1, sl 1, k 2 tog, psso, m 1, sl 1, k 1, psso, rep from * to last 3 sts, k 3.

12th row:   Sl 1, p to end.

Rep these 12 rows.  [NB:  extra sts are made in 3rd & 9th rows are eliminated in 5th & 11th rows}.

BACK: 
Cast on 227. 

Work 12” end with 12th patt row.

Shape armholes: 
Take care to keep patt correct, cast off at beg of next & following rows 4 sts, twice & 3 twice. 

Dec 1 each end of next 5 rows, then every 4th row until 197 sts rem. 

Work 15 rows end with 12th patt row. 

Cast off 20 at beg of next 8 rows.  Cast off.

BACK YOKE:  
Cast on 119. 

Inc 1 each end of every alternate row until there are 167 sts, end with p row.

Shape shoulders: 
Dec 1 each end of every alternate row 3 times, then every row until 123 sts rem. 

Cast off 4 at beg of next 14 rows. 

Dec 1 each end of every row until 57 sts rem.

Shape neck: 
Next row:  K 2 tog, work until there are 21 sts on needle, turn.  Finish this side first.

1st row:  Cast off 5, p to end.

2nd row:  K 2 tog, work to end. 

Rep last 2 rows twice more.  Cast off. 

Join wool to rem sts, cast off 13, work to last 2 sts, k 2 tog.

Next row:  P 2 tog, work to end.

Following row:  Cast off 4, work to end. 

Rep last 2 rows twice more.  Cast off.

LEFT FRONT: 
Cast on 119 sts. 

Work 12”, end with 12th patt row.
Shape armhole: 
Cast off at beg of next & alternate rows 4 sts, once & 3 once. 

Dec 1 at same edge every row 4 times, then every alternate row 3 times. 

Now dec 1 at same edge every row 4 times, then every alternate row 3 times.

Now dec 1 st at same edge every 4th row 5 times. 

Work 3 rows, end at side edge with 12th patt row. 

Cast off at this edge 20 sts 3 times.

LEFT FRONT YOKE: 
Cast on 65. 

Inc 1 at beg of first & every alternate row until there are 86 sts. 

P 1 row.

Dec 1 at beg of next & every alternate row 7 times, then every row until 73 sts rem, end at straight edge.

Shape neck: 
1st row:  P 2 tog, p to end.

2nd row:  Cast off 3, work to end.

3rd row:  P.

4th row:  Cast off 3, work to end. 

Rep last 4 rows twice more.

13th row:  P 2 tog, p to end.

14th row:  Cast off 4, work to end. 

Rep last 2 rows 4 times more. 

Now dec 1 each end of every row until all sts are worked off.

RIGHT FRONT: 
Follow instructions for left front & left front yoke, reverse all shapings.

SLEEVES: 
Cast on 167. 

Work 12” or desired seam length.

Shape top: 
Dec 1 each end of every row 16 times, then every alternate row 8 times. 

Cast off 5 at beg of next 12 rows & 6 at beg of following 2 rows. 

Cast off 47 sts.

TO MAKE UP: 
Press each piece on wrong side under a damp cloth. 

Cut out lining, use pieces as patt & allow ½” turnings. 

Join shoulders of yoke. 

Sew side & sleeve seams. 

Seam lining in same way. 

Sew lining inside yoke, sleeves & body, catching tog along the seams. 

Turn in seam allowance of lining at lower edge of body & sleeves; & slip stitch very neatly to knitted edges.

Run gathering thread along tops of back & fronts, gathering them in to fit yoke. 

Stitch gathered edges under knitted edge of yoke, easing most of fullness towards center-back & center-front. 

Turn in seam allowance of yoke lining & sl st neatly over raw gathered edges. 

Make deep inverted pleat in center of each sleeve top, making sleeve top same size as armhole. 

Set in sleeves. 

Turn in seam allowance of yoke lining & slip stitch round armhole. 

Press all seams. 

Sew on ribbon.


ENJOY!