Saturday, August 19, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1960’s Sleeveless Shell Sweater #982

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Vintage 1960’s Sleeveless Shell Sweater #982

SIZE:  10-12, 14-16. 
Directions are for size 10-12, with changes for size 14-16 in brackets.

Bear Brand Or Fleisher’s Souffle 5 [6] balls
Crochet hook #9/J
Crochet hook #5/G, or size you require to obtain gauge

3 patts – 6 sts = 2”
4 rows = 1”

Bust:  34” [38”]
Width of back at underarm:  17” [19”]

BACK:  With #9 hk, ch 52 – 58 sts.
1ST ROW:  RIGHT SIDE:  1 Sc in 2nd st from hk, 1 sc in each rem st – 51 [57] sts.
2ND ROW:  Ch 1, turn, 1 sc in 1st sc, ¥ yo, insert hk in next sc, yo & draw up lp loosely, * yo, insert hk in same st, yo & draw up lp loosely *; rep bet stars once, yo & draw thru all 7 lps on hk, ch 1 – bean st --; 1 st in next sc ¥ ; rep bet ¥’s across row – 25 [28] beans.
3RD ROW:  Ch 1, turn, 1 sc in 1st sc, * sk top of bean st, work 1 sc in each of next 2 sts *; rep bet stars to end – 51 [57] sts.
4TH ROW:  Ch 1, turn, 1 sc in each of 1st 2 sc, rep bet ¥’s of 2nd row across, end last rep 1 sc in each of last 2 sc – 24 [27] beans.
5TH ROW:  Ch 1, turn, 1 sc in each of 2 sc, rep bet stars of 3rd row across, end last rep 1 sc in each of last 3 sts.
Rep last 4 rows for patt.
Work even in patt until 56 rows – about 14” from beg, end on wrong side with patt 4th row.  Mark for underarm.

DEC ROW:  Ch 1, turn, draw up lp in each of 1st 2 sts, yo & thru all 3 lps – 1 st dec--, work sc across row as before to within 2 sts of end, dec 1 st as before – 49 [55] sts.
Rep dec each side every 2nd row 3 [4] times more, with care to keep patt – 43 [47] sts.

Work even until 17 [19] rows above underarm marker, end on right side.

1ST ROW:  Ch 1, turn, work in patt across 1st 13 [15] sts for 1 shoulder.
2ND ROW:  Ch 1, turn, dec 1 st at beg of row for neck shaping, work to end – 12 [14] sts.
Rep dec at neck edge every 2nd row 3 times – 9 [11] sts.
Work even until 29 [31] rows – about 7 ¼” [7 ¾”] above underarm marker.  Fasten off.
Sk next 17 sts on last complete row for neck edge, from wrong side, work 1 sc in next st & cont patt to end of row for 2nd shoulder.
NEXT ROW:  Ch 1, turn, work across row dec 1 st at end for neck – 12 [14] sts.
Complete to correspond to 1st shoulder.

Same as back.

Sew underam seams up to marker for underarm.  Sew shoulder seams.

With #5 hk, beg at shoulder seam, from right side, work 1 row sc around neck edge, keep work flat & have even # of sts; join with sl st in 1st sc.
2ND ROW:  Ch 1, do not turn, 1 sc in 1st sc, * ch 1, sk 1 sc, 1 sc in next sc; rep from * around, end ch 1, sk 1 sc, join with sl st in 1 st sc.  Fasten off.
Careful to keep work flat, work same 2 rows of border around armhole edges & lower edge.



*                                   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)
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
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
Pat(s) or patt          pattern(s)
Pc                               popcorn
Pm                               place marker
Prev                           previous
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                         triple treble/triple crochet
Ws                              wrong side
Yd(s)                          yard(s)
Yo                               yarn over
Yoh                             yarn over hook