Monday, August 21, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1916 Lovely Yoke Cape #551

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Vintage 1916 Lovely Yoke Cape #551

Quick & easy to crochet this charming cape…easy to make into a longer cape...smart & stylish lines…a season-spanning, wardrobe favorite to wear yourself or gift!

MATERIALS: 
Woolco Shetland Floss, 8 skeins White & 4 skeins Color
#4 Crochet Hook
½ yd Ribbon


YOKE:  With color [doubled], ch 100.  Work back in sc.

NEXT ROW:  21 Sc, 3 sc in next st [inc], 1 sc in each of next 4 sts; inc in next st, as before; 1 sc in each of next 50 sts; inc in next st; 1 sc in each of next 4 sts; inc in next st; 1 sc in each of next 21 sts.

Cont working back & forth with sc [always take st from back to form a rib], inc in middle of 3 extra sts, every row, until there are 36 sts bet widening of shoulders.  This completes yoke.

CAPE:  Using white [single], ch 3, & trc in each of first 4 sts; into 5th make shell of 4 trc with ch in center; 4 single trc; 1 shell; 4 trc; 1 shell; cont same across row.

2ND ROW:  Same as 1st row, but work trc around those in prev row, make shell as usual, putting sts into center of shell of prev row.

Work 14 rows even in white.

Working 6 sts in each shell, make 1 row of color, 2 rows of white, 2 rows of color, 1 row of white, 3 rows of color.

Finish with shell & picot edge of white around cape, & row of trc around yoke for ribbon.

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