Monday, August 21, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1938 Window Pane Knit Sweater #295

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Vintage 1938 Window Pane Knit Sweater #295

Quick to create, this feminine knit sweater will become a season-spanning favorite!

MATERIALS: 
J & P Coats Knit-Cro-Sheen, 6 balls
1 Pair each #1 [2 ½ mm] Knitting Needles
#5 Steel Crochet Hook
7 Buttons

MEASUREMENTS:
Bust:  34”;  
Length from Top of Shoulder:  19 ¼”;  
Length of Sleeve, Underarm Seam:  6”

GAUGE: 
9 sts = 1”;  
18 rows = 1”



BACK: 
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.

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.

RIGHT FRONT: 
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.

NECK SHAPING: 
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.

SHAPE SHOULDER: 
Bind off 2 sts at armhole edge, every other row until all sts are bound off.

LEFT FRONT: 
Work exactly as for right Front, but omit buttonholes & reverse shaping.

SLEEVES: 
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.

FINISHING: 
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.

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