Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1950s Vogue Irish Aran Cable Sweater #366

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Vintage 1950s Vogue Irish Aran Cable Sweater #366 

This lovely Aran combines cables, seed & popcorn stitches into a charming design .

SIZES: 
Directions are for size 12. 
Changes for sizes 14 & 16 are in brackets.

MATERIALS: 
Chadwick’s Red Heart Knitting worsted, 4 ply, 21 [23, 25] 1 oz pullout skeins
1 Pair each #3 & #5 Knitting Needles
1 Set #3 DP Needles

GAUGE:  
7 sts = 1”;    
8 rows = 1”

BACK: 
With 33 needles, cast on 108 [116, 124] sts. 

Work in k 1, p 1 ribbing for 2 ½” [3”, 3”] from beg, inc 1 st at beg of last row. 

Change to #5 needles & patt.

1ST ROW [WRONG SIDE]:  [P 2 tog, then k into front, back & front of next st] 5 [6, 7] times, * k 3, p 9, k 3, [p 3 tog, k into front, back & front of next st] 3 times; rep from * once more, k 3, p 9, k 3, [p 3 tog, k into front, back & front of next st] 5 [6, 7] times.

2ND ROW:  P 23 [27, 31], * k 9, p 18; rep from * once more, k 9, p 23 [27, 31].

3RD ROW:  [K into front, back & front of next st, p 3 tog] 5 [6, 7] times, * k 3, p 9, k 3, [k into front, back & front of next st, p 3 tog] 3 times; rep from * once more, k 3, p 9, k 3, [k into front, back & front of next st, p 3 tog] 5 [6, 7] times.

4TH ROW:  Rep row 2.

5TH ROW:  Rep row 1.

6TH ROW:  P 23 [27, 31], * work a cable on next 9 sts [sl next 3 st on dp needle & hold in front of work, k next 3 sts, place dp needle with 3 sts to back of work, k next 3 sts, then k 3 sts from dp needle], p 18; rep from * once more, work a cable on next 9 sts, p 23 [27, 31].

7TH ROW:  Rep row 3.

8TH ROW:  Rep row 2.  Rep these 8 rows for patt.  Work even until 12” [12 ½”, 13”] from beg or desired length to underarm.

SHAPE ARMHOLES: 
Bind off 5 [6, 7] sts at beg of next 2 rows. 

Dec 1 st each end every other row until 87 [91, 95] sts rem. 

Work even until armholes are 6 ½” [7”, 7 ½”], end with an odd row.

SHAPE SHOULDERS: 
Bind off 10 sts at beg of next 6 rows.  Sl sts on holder.

FRONT: 
Work as for Back until armholes are 4 ½” [5”, 5”] end with an odd row.

SHAPE NECK: 
Work in patt across first 52 [56, 60] sts, sl last 17 [21, 25] sts just worked on holder, work in patt across rem 35 sts. 

Work on one side only, dec 1 st at neck edge every other row until 30 sts rem. 

Work even until armhole is 6 ½” [7”, 7 ½”].

SHAPE SHOULDER: 
At arm edge, bind off 10 sts at beg of next row; then every other row twice more. 

Work other side to correspond, reverse shaping.

SLEEVES: 
With #3 needles, cast on 62 [62, 70] sts. 

Work in k 1, p 1 ribbing for 3”, inc 1 st at beg of last row. 

Change to #5 needles & patt.

1ST ROW [WRONG SIDE]:  [P 3 tog, then k into front, back & front of next st] 6 [6, 7] times, k 3, p 9, k 3,
p 3 tog, then k into front, back & front of next st] 6 [6, 7] times.

2ND ROW:  P 27 [27, 31], k 9, p 27 [27, 31]. 

Cont to work in patt as established, keep 9 centre sts in cable patt & inc 1 st each end every 6th [6th, 8th] row until there are 87 [91, 95] sts. 

Work even until 17” [17 ½”, 18”] from beg or desired length to underarm, end with odd row.

SHAPE CAP: 
Bind off 5 [6, 7] sts at beg of next 2 rows. 

Dec 1 st each end every other row until 53 [49, 45] sts rem. 

Dec 1 st each end every row until 33 sts rem. 

Bind off 2 sts at beg of next 6 rows. 

Bind off rem 21 sts.

FINISHING: 
Sew shoulder seams.

NECKBAND: 
With right side facing, & with dp needles, pick up & k 96 [98, 110] sts around entire neck edge, incl sts from holders. 

Work in k 1, p 1 ribbing for 1”. 

Bind off loosely in ribbing. 

Sew underarms & sleeve seams. 

Sew in sleeves. 

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