Saturday, August 19, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1945 Mother’s Bed Jacket & Baby’s Matching Sacque Duo #1013

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Vintage 1945 Mother’s Bed Jacket & Baby’s Matching Sacque Duo     #1013

This would make a most lovely gift for a mother-to-be.  Also, it’s the coziest & welcoming gift for that new addition to the family!

SIZE: 
BABY:  Infants
MOTHER:  Sizes 16 & 18.  Directions are for size 16 with changes for size 18 in brackets.

MATERIALS:
Chadwicks Red Heart Baby Wool [3/4 oz balls]:
BABY’S SACQUE – 3 balls
MOTHER’S BED JACKET:  9 [11] balls
J & P Clarks ONT Six Strand Embroidery Floss, 2 skeins, white
Pair Knitting Needles #4 [3 ½ mm]
1 yd Ribbon ½” wide
1 ¼” yds Ribbon 1” wide

GAUGE:
7 sts = 1”
9 rows = 1”

MOTHER’S BED JACKET MEASUREMENTS:
Bust:  36” [38”]
Length from shoulder to lower edge [including 1” hem allowance]:  19” [19”]
Length from lower edge to underarm [including 1” hem allowance]:  10 ½” [10 ½”]
Length of sleeve seam [including 1” hem allowance]:  13” [13”]
Width of sleeve at upper arm:  16” [16”]

BABY’S SACQUE:
Starting at lower edge, cast on 154 sts.

Work in stockinette st, also called st st,  [k 1 row, p 1 row] for 1”, ending with k row.

NEXT ROW:  K across, thus forming ridge on right side.

Cont in st st as before until piece meas 2”, ending with p row.

Work border as follows:
1ST ROW:  [K 2 tog] twice; * [o, k 1] 3 times; o, [ k 2 tog] 4 times.  Rep from * across to last 7 sts, o, k 1] 3 times; o, [k 2 tog] twice.

2ND ROW:  K across.

Rep 1st & 2nd rows of border once more.

Cont in st st as before until piece meas 7 ½”, ending with p row.

NEXT ROW:  Work across 37 sts [right front], bind off next 4 sts for underarm, work across next 72 sts  [back], bind off next 4 sts for underarm, work across rem 37 sts [left front].

Work over this last set of sts only, dec 1 st at armhole edge on every other row until 34 sts rem.

NEXT ROW:  Start at armhole edge, with right side facing you, p 2, [k 2, p 2] 4 times; k 16.

FOLLOWING ROW:  P 16, k 2, [p 2, k 2] 4 times.

Rep last 2 rows alternately until piece meas 2 ½” from 1st row of armhole shaping.

Then, start at front edge, bind off 16 sts for front of neck, work in ribbing across rem of row.

Cont in ribbing over rem 18 sts until piece meas 3 ½” from 1st row of armhole shaping.  Bind off in ribbing.

Attach yarn & work across 72 sts of back, dec 1 st at end of each row until 66 sts rem.

NEXT ROW:  With right side facing you, work as follows:  P 2, [k 2, p 2] 4 times; k 30, p 2, [k 2, p 2] 4 times.

FOLLOWING ROW:  K 2, [p 2, k 2] 4times; p 30, k 2, [p 2, k 2] 4 times.

Rep last 2 rows alternately until piece meas 3 1/2” from 1st row of armhole shaping.

Bind off, knitting k sts & purling p sts.

Attach yarn & work across rem 34 sts of right front to corres with left front.

SLEEVES:
Start at lower edge, cast on 55 sts.

Work same as lower part of sacque until piece meas 8”.

SHAPE TOP:
Bind off 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows.
Dec 1 st at end of next 6 rows.  Bind off.

ASSEMBLING:
Press pieces thru damp cloth.

Sew shoulder & sleeve seams.

Sew in sleeves, easing in extra fullness at top of shoulder.

Turn up lower edges of sleeves & sacque [at ridges] & whip in place.

With right side facing you, work row of sc along front & neck edges.  Fasten off.

BEADING:
With right side facing you, attach yarn at neck edge of right front & work as follows:  Ch 5, * sc in 3rd ch from hk [p made], ch 1, sk 2 sc, dc in next sc, ch 3.  Rep from * along neck edge.  Fasten off.

YOKE SMOCKING:
Thread needle with Six Strand & work 3 overcast sts, catching 2 knit ribs.  Overcast next 2 knit ribs tog.

Work rows of smocking on all ribbed sections, have ¾” bet rows & staggering smocking sts.

FINISHING:
Run narrow ribbon thru beading at neck.

MOTHER’S BED JACKET:
Start at lower edge, cast on 253 [264] sts.

Work exactly same as sacque until piece meas 10 ½” in all, end with p row.

NEXT ROW:  Work across for right front 59 [61] sts bind off for underarm next 8 [10] sts; for back, work across next 119 [122] sts; bind off for other underarm next 8 [10] sts; for left front, work across rem 59 [61] sts.

Work over this last set of sts only, dec 1 st at armhole edge on every other row until there rem 51 [52] sts.

NEXT ROW:  Start at armhole edge with right side facing you, p 2, [k 2, p 2] 7 times; k 17 [18] sts.

FOLLOWING ROW:  P 17 [18] sts, k 2, [p 2, k 2] 7 times.

Rep last 2 rows alternately until piece meas 6 ½” from 1st row of armhole shaping.
Start at front edge, bind off for front of neck, 21 [22] sts, complete row in ribbing.

Cont in ribbing over rem 30 sts until piece meas 8 ½” from 1st row of armhole shaping.  Bind off in ribbing.

For back, attach yarn & work across next 119 [122] sts, dec 1 st at end of each row until there rem 103 [104] sts.

NEXT ROW:  With right side facing, work as follows:  P 2, [k 2, p 2] 7 times; knit 43 [44] sts, p 2, [k 2, p 2] 7 times.

FOLLOWING ROW:  K 2, [p 2, k 2] 7 times; purl 43 [44] sts, k 2, [p 2, k 2] 7 times.

Rep last 2 rows alternately until piece meas 8 ½” from 1st row of armhole shaping.

Bind off, knitting k sts, & purling p sts.

Attach yarn & work across rem 59 [61] sts of right front to correspond with left front.

SLEEVES:
Start at lower edge, cast on 121 sts.

Work same as lower part of sacque until piece meas 13”.

SHAPE TOP:
Bind off at beg of next 2 rows 4 [5] sts.

Dec 1 st at end of each row until 93 sts rem.  Bind off.

Finish Bed Jacket same as Sacque.

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 St                          stockinette stitch
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