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Vintage 1938 Window Pane Knit Sweater #295
Quick to create, this feminine knit sweater will become a season-spanning favorite!
J & P Coats Knit-Cro-Sheen, 6 balls
1 Pair each #1 [2 ½ mm] Knitting Needles
#5 Steel Crochet Hook
Length from Top of Shoulder: 19 ¼”;
Length of Sleeve, Underarm Seam: 6”
9 sts = 1”;
18 rows = 1”
Start at bottom, cast on 135 sts & work in garter st [k each row], dec 1 st at both ends of every inch until piece meas 2”.
Then, cont decs, work lace patt as follows:
1ST ROW: K 3, [0, k 2 tog, k 1] 15 times; k 35, k 3, [0, k 2 tog,
k 1] 15 times.
k 1] 15 times.
2ND ROW: P 3, [0, p 2 tog, p 1] 15 times; k 35, p 3, [0, p 2 tog, p 1] 15 times.
Rep these 2 rows until piece measures 5” [125 sts].
Hereafter cont alternating 2” bands of garter st with 3” bands of lace, keep center 35 sts in garter st.
Then on next row & every 7th row , inc 1 st at both ends until there are 153 sts on needle.
Work straight until piece meas 10 ¾”.
TO SHAPE ARMHOLES:
Bind off 4 sts at beg of each of next 2 rows.
Then dec 1 st at end of each row until 117 sts rem.
Work straight until piece meas 7” from 1st row of armhole shaping, work entirely in garter st after 3rd lace band is complete.
TO SHAPE SHOULDERS:
Bind off 2 sts at beg of each row until 53 sts rem. Bind off.
Start at bottom, cast on 87 sts & work in garter st, dec 1 st every 6th row on one side only [underarm edge] until piece meas 2”; at same time, when piece meas 1 ½” & every 2 ½” thereafter, make buttonhole 9 sts in from front edge until 7 buttonholes have been made [to make buttonhole, on one row bind off 7 sts; on next row, cast on 7 sts to replace those bound off].
Then cont decs, start at straight edge, work lace patt as follows:
1ST ROW: K 30, k 3, [0, k 2 tog, k 1] 17 times.
2ND ROW: P 3, [0, p 2 tog, p 1] 17 times; k 30. Rep these 2 rows until piece meas 5” [81 sts].
Hereafter cont alternating 2” bands of garter st with 3” bands of lace, keep 30 sts at center front in garter st.
NEXT ROW & EVERY 7TH ROW: Inc 1 st at underarm side until there are 95 sts on needle.
Work straight until piece measures 10 ¼”.
TO SHAPE ARMHOLE:
Start underarm edge, bind off 9 sts every other row twice, & 2 sts every other row 3 times.
Then dec 1 st every other row until 63 sts rem.
Work straight until piece meas 6” from 1st row of armhole shaping, work entirely in garter st after 3rd lace band is complete.
Starting at center front edge, bind off 31 sts. Work across rem 32 sts.
Cont in patt over these 32 sts only until piece meas 7” from 1st row of armhole shaping.
Bind off 2 sts at armhole edge, every other row until all sts are bound off.
Work exactly as for right Front, but omit buttonholes & reverse shaping.
Start bottom, cast on 86 sts & work in garter st, inc 1 st a both ends of every 6th row until
piece meas 2”.
Cont incs, work lace patt as follows:
1ST ROW: K 3, * 0, k 2 tog, k 1. Rep from * across.
2ND ROW: P 3, * 0, p 2 tog, p 1. Rep from * across.
Rep these 2 rows until piece meas 5” [112 sts].
Cont alternating 2” bands of garter st with 3” bands of lace.
When piece meas 6” [116 sts], shape top of sleeve as follows:
Bind off 5 sts at beg of each of next 2 rows.
Then dec 1 st at end of every row until 26 sts rem, work entirely in garter st after 2nd lace band is completed. Bind off.
Sew up side & shoulder seams.
Sew up sleeve seams & sew sleeves in.
Sew on buttons to correspond with buttonholes.
Work row of sc all around neck edge.
Turn ½” hem down Right Front & sew in place.
* 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
Bl back loop(s)
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
Dc double crochet
Dc2tog double crochet 2 stitches together
Dtr/Dtrc double treble/triple crochet
fl front loop(s)
Fp front post
Fpdc front post double crochet
Fpsc front post single crochet
Fptr front post treble/triple crochet
Hdc half double crochet
Mc main color
O over (yarn over)
P picot or purl
Pat(s) or patt pattern(s)
Pc st or Pc popcorn stitch
Pm place marker
PSSO pass slip stitch over
Rs right side
Sc single crochet
Sc2tog single crochet 2 stitches together
Sdc short double crochet (half double crochet)
Sl st slip stitch
Tch or t-ch turning chain
Tbl through back loop
Tr or Trc treble/triple crochet
Trtrc or T Trc triple treble/triple crochet
Ws wrong side
YB yarn back
YF yarn forward
Yo yarn over
Yoh yarn over hook