Sunday, July 2, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1938 “Jubilee” Two-Piece Lace Dress #145 - Crochet

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Vintage 1938 “Jubilee” Two-Piece Lace Dress #145

“Jubilee” -- lots of charm & femininity -- this two-piece dress crocheted of featherweight Knit-Cro-Sheen cotton.  Contrasting lacy patterns, used to give your figure the utmost flattery.  Chic neckline, necklace high.

MATERIALS: 
J & P Coats knit-Cro-Sheen, 13 balls                 
#3 Crochet Hook                 
10 Buttons                                                    
7” Zipper

MEASUREMENTS:
Blouse:  Bust - 34”; 
Length from top of shoulder - 19”. 
Length of sleeve, underarm seam - 4 ½”.
Skirt:  Waist - 28”; 
Hips - 36”; 
Length of skirt - 29”. 
Width at hem - 45”.

GAUGE: 
10 dc = 1”; 4 rows = 1”

BLOUSE:  Back:
Start at waistband, ch 31 [ to meas about 3 ¼” ].

1st row:  Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch across.  Ch 1, turn. 

Hereafter pick up only the back loop of each sc.

2nd row:  Sc in each sc across.  Ch 1, turn. 

Rep 2nd row until piece meas 13”.  Do not break off, but ch 3; then work along long side as follows:

1st row:  Dc in each of 1 st 5 rows, * ch 3, sk 2 rows, dc in each of next 12 rows.  Rep from * across, end row with ch 3, sk 2 rows, dc in each of last 6 rows.  Ch 3, turn.

2nd row:  Sk 1st dc, dc in each of next 2 dc, * ch 2, sk 2 dc, dc in next dc, ch 2, sc in ch 3 sp, ch 2, dc in 1st dc of next dc group, ch 2, sk 2 dc, dc in each of next 6 dc.  Rep from * across, end row with sk 2 dc, dc in each of next 2 dc, dc in turning ch.  Ch 3, turn.

3rd row:  Sk 1st dc, dc in each of next 2 dc, 2 dc in sp, dc in next dc, * ch 3, dc in next dc, 2 dc in sp, dc in each of next 6 dc, 2 dc in sp, dc in dc.  Rep from * across, end row with 6 dc.  Ch 3, turn.

These last 2 rows constitute the patt. 

Rep these 2 rows alternately, inc 1 dc at end of each row until 6 dc are inc at both sides [ to inc, make 2 dc in 1 dc ]. 

Then inc 1 sp at end of each of next 2 rows [ to inc a sp, ch 3, dc in same place as last dc ]. 

Hereafter cont as before, inc 1 dc at end of each row until 7 more dc are inc at both sides. 

Work straight until piece meas 10” in all.

To shape armholes:  Work to within 7 dc from end, turn [ 7 dc dec ]. 

Rep last row once more. 

Then dec 1 sp at end of each of next 2 rows [ to dec 1 sp, work dc in last dc, work off 2 loops only; sk ch 3; dc in next dc & work off as for a dc until 1 loop rem ].

Now dec 1 dc at both ends of each row 4 times [ to dec 1 dc, work off 2 dc as 1 dc ].

Work straight until piece meas 3” from 1st row of armhole shaping.  Ch 5, turn.

YOKE:
1ST row:  Sk 2 dc, sc in next dc, * ch 2, sk 2 sts, dc in next st, ch 2, sk 2 sts, sc in next st.  rep from * across [ 25 lacets ].  Ch 5, turn.

2nd row:  * Sk ch 2; sc, ch 2 [ lacet ], sc in next dc; ch 4.  Rep from * across, end row with sc in 3rd ch of turning ch 5.  Ch 5, turn.

3rd row:  * Sc in ch 4, ch 2, dc in next sc, ch 2,  Rep from * across, end row with dc in 1st ch of turning ch 5.  Ch 5, turn. 

These last 2 rows constitute yoke patt.

Work in patt until piece meas 7” from 1st row of armhole shaping.

To shape shoulders, Work to within the last lacet of each row, turn [ thus dec 1 lacet ], until 2 lacets are dec at both ends.

On next row, work across 1st 7 lacets, turn. 

Hereafter work in patt over these 7 lacets only, dec 1 lacet at end of each row until 1 lacet rem.  Break off.

Skip 7 lacets at neck edge and work over rem 7 lacets to correspond with opposite side.

Neck Band:  Attach thread at shoulder edge & work a row of sc closely tog all around neck edge. 

Then make sc in sc, dec where necessary to keep work flat. 

Cont in this manner until band meas ¾”  Break off.

Front:  Starting at waistband, ch 31 & work as for waistband of Back until piece measures 14”.

Work in patt along long side, inc 2 dc at both ends of every other row 3 times, & then inc 1 sp at both ends of following row. 

Then inc 2 dc at both ends of every other row 6 times. 

Work straight until piece meas 10” in all.

To shape armholes:  Work in patt across 1st 6 dc groups, make 2 lacets [ thus starting yoke patt ].  Cont in patt as before to within last 12 dc, turn [ thus dec 12 dc ]. 

On next row work in patt across to within last 12 dc, turn.

Hereafter, make a lacet on both sides of lacet of prev row on every other row, dec as follows:    Dec 1 sp at end of each of next 2 rows. 

Now dec 1 dc at both ends of each row 4 times. 

Work straight, cont to inc 2 lacets on every other row, until lacet patts meas 6 ½” across. 

Then work straight until piece meas 4 ½” from 1st row of armhole shaping. 

On next row work in patt across to within 1 lacet from center of yoke, turn [ thus start neck shaping ]. 

Work in patt, back & forth, dec 1 lacet every other row at neck edge, twice. 

Hereafter change entire row to lacet patt, cont with decs at neck edge until 5 lacets in all are dec. 

Work straight until piece meas 7” from 1 st row of armhole shaping.

To shape shoulder, dec 2 lacets at armhole edge each row until 2 lacets rem.  Break off. 

Sk 2 lacets at center of neck edge, attach thread to next dc & work opposite side to correspond.

Neck Band:  Work as for Neck Band of Back.

SleevesStart at bottom, ch 9 & work as for waistband until piece meas 10”.  Do not break off, but ch 5 & work along long side as follows:

1st row:  * Sk 2 rows, sc in next row, ch 2, sk 2 rows, dc in next row, ch 2.  Rep from * across [ 20 lacets].  Ch 5, turn.

2nd row:  * Sk 1 lacet, sc in next dc, ch 4.  Rep from * across,  end row with sc in 3rd st of turning ch 5.  Ch 5, turn.

3rd row:  * Sc in ch 4, ch 2, dc in next sc, ch 2.  Rep from * across, end row with dc in 1st ch of turning ch 5.  Ch 5, turn. 

Rep the last 2 rows alternately, inc 1 lacet at both ends of one row every in, twice [ 24 lacets]. 

Work straight until piece meas 4 ½” in all.

To shape top of sleeve, dec 1 lacet at both ends of next row & every 3rd row thereafter until 4 lacets rem.  Break off. 

Sew up underarm seams, leaving waistbands free at both sides. 

Sew up shoulder seams, leaving 2” free on both sides at neck edge. 
Sew up sleeve seams & sew sleeves in.

Work a row of sc along both openings at neck edge, making 2 ch-8 loops on both sides of Front. 

Finish waistband in same way but making 3, instead of 2, ch-8 loops. 

Sew on buttons to correspond with button loops.

SKIRT:  Back:  Start at bottom, ch 226 [ to meas about 23” ].

1st row:  Dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in each of next 4 ch, * ch 3, sk 2 ch, dc in each of next 12 ch.  Rep from * across, end row with ch 3, sk 2 ch, dc in each of 6 ch.  Ch 3, turn.

2nd row:  Sk 1st dc, dc in each of next 2 dc, * ch 2, sk 2 dc, dc in next dc, ch 2, sc in ch 3 sp, ch 2, dc in 1st dc of next dc group, ch 2, sk 2 dc, dc in each of next 6 dc.  Rep from 8 across, end row with sk 2 dc, dc in each of next 2 dc, dc in turning ch.  Ch 3, turn.

3rd row:  Sk 1st dc, dc in each of net 2 dc, 2 dc in sp, dc in next dc, * ch 3, dc in next dc, 2 dc in sp, dc in each of next 6 dc, 2 dc in sp, dc in dc.  Rep from * across, end row with 6 dc.  Ch 3, turn. 

These last 2 rows constitute the patt. 

Work in patt until piece meas 4”. 

Then dec 1 dc at both ends of next row & every 3rd row thereafter 6 times in all. 

Now dec 1 sp at both ends of next row. 

Hereafter cont dec 1 dc at both ends of every 3rd row until thirteen 12-dc groups rem. 

Then dec 1 sp or 1 dc at both ends of every other row until 9 dc groups rem. 

Work straight until piece meas 29”.  Break off.

Front:  Start at bottom, ch 239 [ to meas about 25” ]. 

Work in patt as for Back until fourteen 12 dc groups rem.  

Then cont as for Back until ten 12-dc groups rem. 

Work straight until piece meas 29”.  Break off. 

Sew up side seams, leave an opening of 7” on left side at top. 

Sew belting to waistline. 

Sew zipper to opening.

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