Sunday, July 2, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1960s Knit Raglan Coat #189

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Vintage 1960s Knit Raglan Coat #189

SIZES:  8, with changes for 10, 12, and 14 in brackets.

MATERIALS: 
76 [76, 80, 80] oz of 4-ply knitting worsted weight.
1 Pair #10 Knitting needles
#G Crochet hook

GAUGE: 
2 Strands of yarn used throughout: 
7 sts = 2 ins; 
9 rows = 2 ins

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS IN INCHES:
Bustline - 38 [39, 41, 44]
Back at underarm - 19 [19 ½, 20 ½, 22]
Each front - 14 [14 ½, 15, 15 ½]
Sleeves at underarm - 15 ½ [16, 16 ¾, 17 ½]

BACK: 
Cast on 81 [83, 87, 91] sts for lower edge. 

Work even in garter st [k each row] for 19 rows -- about 3 ½ ins.

Next row:  Wrong side, P each st

Next row:  K in back lp of each st --for twisted stockinette st.

Repeat last 2 rows until 5 rows above garter st border, end with p row.

NOTE:  Work in twisted stockinette st throughout.

Dec row:  K 1, sl 1, k 1, psso, k to 3 sts from end, k 2 tog, k 1. 

Dec 1 st each side every 12th row 6 times more --67 [69, 73, 77] sts. 

Work 9 rows even, end after a p row.

ARMHOLE: 
Bind off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows.

RAGLAN SHAPING
Rep dec row in next row and every 2nd row 21 [22, 23, 24] times more until 17 [17, 19, 21] sts remain. 

P 1 row. 

Bind off remaining sts.

LEFT FRONT: 
Cast on 50 [51, 53, 55] sts. 

Work in garter st for 19 rows.

Next row:  K in back of each st to marker, k to end for garter st border.  

Rep last 2 rows until 5 rows above border, end after a p row. 

NOTE:  Keep garter st border throughout.

Dec row:  K 1, sl 1, k 1, psso, k in twisted stockinette st to marker, k to end. 

Dec 1 st at side edge every 12th row 6 times more --43 [44, 46, 48] sts. 

Work across 9 rows even, end with p row.

ARMHOLE: 
Bind off 3e sts at beg of next row.

RAGLAN SHAPING: 
Rep dec row in next row and in every 2nd row 16 [17, 18, 18] times more, end with k row --23 [23, 24, 26] sts.

NECK SHAPING: 
Bind off 11 [11, 12, 12] sts at beg of next row, k to marker, p to end.

NEXT ROW [dec row]:  K 1, sl 1, k 1, psso, k in twisted stockinette st to marker, k to 2 sts from end, k 2 tog. 

Rep last dec row every 2nd row 4 [4, 4, 5] times more, dropping marker and discontinuing border when all border sts are dec --2 sts. 

P 1 row.  Bind off.

RIGHT FRONT: 
Work same as left front until 19 rows from beg. 

Next row:  P to last 16 sts, place a marker on needle, k to end. 

Next row:  K to marker, k in twisted stockinette st to end. 

Work even in patt until 5 rows above border, end with p row.

Next row:  K 8 sts, bind off 3 sts for buttonhole, k to marker, k in twisted stockinette st to last 3 sts, k 2 tog, k 1.

Next row:  P to marker, k to buttonhole, cast on 3 sts, k to end. 

Dec 1 st at side edge every 12th row 6 times more. 

AT SAME TIME, work buttonholes every 24th row 3 times more. 

Finish to correspond to left front, reversing placement of shaping.

SLEEVES: 
Cast on 41 [43, 45, 47] sts. 

Work in garter st for 19 rows. 

P 1 row. 

Next row:  K in twisted stockinette st.

P 1 row.

NOTE:  Work in twisted stockinette st throughout.

Inc row:  K 1, inc 1 st in next st, k to 3 sts from end, inc 1 st in next st, k 2.

Inc 1 st each side every 6th row 6 times more -- 55 [57, 59, 61] sts. 

Work even, until desired length to underarm, end with p row. 

Bind off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows. 

Dec 1 st each side as for back in next row and every 2nd row 21 [22, 23, 24] times more --5 sts. 

P 1 row.  Bind off.

POCKET: 
Cast on 31 sts. 

Work in twisted stockinette st for 6 ins. 

Work in garter st for 9 rows.  Bind off. 

Make second pocket, if desired, for left front.

COLLAR: 
Cast on 57 [57, 61, 61] sts. 

Working in garter st, work 15 rows even. 

Bind off 10 sts at beg of next 4 rows. 

Bind off remaining 17 [17, 21, 21] sts.

FINISHING: 
Weave raglan seams. 

Weave side and sleeve seams. 

Sew on collar, having side edges of collar end of bound-off sts of lapel.

EDGING: 
Right side facing, with care to keep work flat, sc along right front from lower edge to point where lapel folds back.  Fasten off. 

Work along left front edge in same manner, beg at fold of lapel. 

With right sides of lapel and collar facing, sc around lapel and collar edges.  Fasten off. 

Sew on pockets as illustrated. 

Work blanket st around buttonholes.  Block.

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