Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1934 “Mimi” Two-Piece Knit Dress #136

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Vintage 1934 “Mimi” Two-Piece Knit Dress #136


SIZE:  14

MATERIALS: 
Jack Frost Saxony 3-fold - 16 - 1 oz balls
Circular needles Size 3 - 24 inches        
Pair #3 needles - 14 inches          
Pair #2 needles - 14 inches                      
Crochet hook #3

GAUGE: 
8 sts = 1 inch

BLOUSE: 
Starting at neck edge, with #3 circular needle, cast on 106 sts. 

Work even in stockinette st for 1 ½ in.

On right side of garment start 1st buttonhole as follows:  k 3, bind off, k 19 [right front], increase in next 2 sts [seam sts], k 2, p 2, for 6 sts, [sleeve], increase in next 2 sts, [seam sts], k 36 [back], increase in next 2 sts [seam sts], k 2, p 2, for
6 sts [sleeve]. Increase in next 2 sts [seam sts], k 25 [left front].

2nd row and every other row:  P.

3rd row:  K 3, cast on 3 over the 3 bound off sts, k 20, increase in next 2 sts, p 1, k 2, p 2, k 2, p 1, increase in next 2 sts,  k 38, increase in next 2 sts, p 1, k 2, p 2, k 2, p 1, increase in next 2 sts, k 26.

Continue increasing in the above manner, having 1 more st to each front, 2 more to the back, and 2 to each sleeve, keeping rib patt in sleeve, and making buttonholes on right side of front about every 1 ½ in to waist.

When raglan sleeve measures 9 in, discontinue the rib patt in sleeve, and working in stockinette st continue increases in seams until raglan seams measures 10 ½ in. 

Work across right front to seam.

Change to #3 straight needles, and k across sleeve leaving remaining sts on circular needle. 

Work back and forth in stockinet st until sleeve measures 1 ½ in less than desired length.

Change to #2 needles, decreasing to 58 sts k 2, p 2, for 1 ½ in.  Bind off. 

Attach yarn and k across back on circular needle to next sleeve seam. 

Work second sleeve to correspond to 1st.

Attach yarn and k across left front. 

P back, joining garment at underarm seams. 

Work back and forth in stockinet st to desired length at underarm.  Bind off.

With #3 crochet hook work 2 rows of sc in contrasting color across front edges and neck of blouse. 

Sew sleeve seams.

SKIRT: 

On #3 circular needles cast on 380 sts.

Work as follows:  k 107, * p 3, k 17, p 3, k 17, p 3, k 17, p 3, k 17, p 3, k 107, repeat from * to end of row.

Repeat above until skirt measures 8 in. 

Decrease 5 sts at even intervals over the 107 sts at each side of skirt, and repeat decreases every 2 in 7 times, then every inch until skirt measures 30 in and there are 220 sts on needle.

Work 1 in even or desired length.  Bind off. 

Work 2 rows of sc around bottom of skirt, st for st.

Work beading at bottom of blouse and top of skirt for elastic. 

Join with elastic.

1 inch allowed for blocking.


ENJOY!