Monday, August 21, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1934 Waistcoat Crochet Jacket #535

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Vintage 1934 Waistcoat Crochet Jacket #535

Quick & easy to crochet this modern jacket…smart & stylish lines…season-spanning, wardrobe favorite…perfect for many occasions!

SIZE:  34 - 36

MATERIALS: 
J & P Coats Knit-Cro-Sheen, 7 balls
#1 or #2 Steel Crochet Hook
15” Zipper
2 Buttons

GAUGE:  3 meshes = 1”;    3 rows = 1”
Work should be done very loosely throughout.

BACK: 
Ch 99, turn.

1ST ROW:  1 Sc in 3rd ch from hook, * sk 1 ch, 3 sc in next ch,  sk 1 ch, 1 sc in next ch, & rep from * keeping work very loose.  Ch 2, turn.

2ND ROW:  * Into  single sc of prev row put 3 sc, & 1 sc into 2nd st of group of 3 sc.  Rep from * across, end row with 1 sc in ch-2 at end of row below.  Ch 2, turn.

Rep 2nd row, inc 1 mesh at each end on 6th & 12th rows. 

When work is 8 ½” deep [length of underarm], dec 1 whole mesh [1 sc, 3 sc] at each end for underarm. 

Then dec ½ mesh at each end on every row for 6 rows. 

Work straight for 34 rows, bringing work to shoulder. 

Dec 1 mesh at each end every row for 18 rows.  Then finish off.

FRONT: 
Ch 31, turn.

1ST THRU 13TH ROWS:  Same as for back, keep front edge even.

14TH ROW:  In single sc put 3 sc, ch 5 [to allow for buttonhole], sk 1 sc & 3 sc, 3 sc in next sc, work 3 more meshes, then ch 19 [to allow for pocket], sk 5 complete meshes, then work across row.  Ch 2, turn.

ON NEXT ROW:  Work in ch-5, & ch-19, as in 1st row of back. 

Cont until work meas 9 ½”.

Dec 1 mesh for underarm.  Be sure that it is not on same edge as buttonhole.

Dec ½ mesh at arm for 6 rows, then work straight for 34 rows.

Dec 1 mesh at each end every row until all meshes are worked off.  Break thread. 

Make other side to correspond.

POCKET: 
In front loops of sts at lower edge of pocket opening, make row of sc. 

At end of row, ch 1, turn, & put 1 sc in each st of row below. 

Rep for 3rd row. 

Tack 2 ends to body of work so that band will stay flat. 

Attach thread to wrong side of work, then put 1 sc in back loops of sts on lower edge of pocket, & in ch on upper edge.

Work round & round until 12 rows have been made.  Then break thread & sew across bottom.

SLEEVE: 
Ch 51, turn. 
Rep directions for back, but inc ½ mesh at each end every 10th row until sleeve is desired length.

Then dec ½ mesh at each end every row until all meshes have been worked off.

Attach thread to bottom of sleeve, ch 1, 1 sc in each st of foundation ch.  Cont with 2 more rows of sc.

FINISHING: 
Sew back & fronts tog at shoulder seams & underarm.

Then attach thread at neck & work row of sc around to other side of front.  Ch 1, turn.

Put 1 sc in 1st st, ch 5 [to allow for buttonhole], sk 5 sc. 

Then cont around, making similar buttonhole, 1 sc from other end.  Ch 1, turn. 

1 Sc in each st of prev row, & work until 11 rows have been made.

Then work as in 2nd row of back in mesh patt & make 12 rows.

Then work 3 rows of sc around entire jacket & finish off.

Sew sleeves in at armhole.

Sew in zipper & sew on buttons.


ENJOY!