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Vintage 1943 Girl’s Cable Coat & Hat Set #B103
Your little girl is delicious in this cable pattern ensemble for that afternoon stroll with mother…just the thing to wear to get those beneficial sunrays!
SIZE: 3 - 5 years
Size can be adjusted by changing size of needles & yarn.
#3 & #5 Knitting Needles
4 Knitting Worsted, 3½ four ounce skeins
6 sts = 1”
With #5 needles, cast on 136 sts.
K 2, p 2, for 2 rows.
P 2, k 2, for 2 rows.
Rep these 4 rows for l½”.
NEXT ROW: P 12, *K 2, P 6, K 2, P 24, rep from * 2 more times, end row K 2, P 6, K 2, P 12.
NEXT ROW: K 12, *P 2, K 6, P 2, K 24, rep from *2 more times, end row P 2, K 6, P 2, K 12.
Rep these 2 rows working first cable on 4th row of patt, on each K 6 rib, then every 6th row.
[To work cable, sl first 3 sts on dp needle, fold back of work, K next 3 sts, K 3 sts from dp needle].
Work first dec row on first cable row.
1ST DEC ROW: K 2 tog, K 10, * P 2, K 6, P 2, K 11, K2 tog, K 11, rep from * 2 more times, end P 2, K 6, P 2, K 10, K 2 tog.
Work 5 rows even.
2ND DEC ROW: K 11, * P 2, K 6, P 2, K 10, K2 tog, K 11 rep from * 2 more times, end P 2, K 6, P 2; K 11.
Work 5 rows even.
3RD DEC ROW: K 2 tog, K 9, * P 2, K 6, P 2, K 10, K 2 tog, K 10, rep from * 2 more times, end P 2, K 6, P 2, K 9, K 2 tog.
Cont to dec in this manner, dec in 3 center gores every 6th row & in 2 end gores * every 12th row, until 75 sts rem [Dec 4 sts less for size 5, 79 sts].
Work even until piece meas 12½” from beg [13½”, size 5].
NEXT ROW: Now disc patt & K 1 Row.
NEXT ROW: P 1 Row.
Bind off 5 sts at beg of next 2 rows.
K 2 sts tog at beg of every row 8 times [57 sts].
Work even until piece meas 5” (5½”, size 5], meas straight up from where 5 sts were bound off.
Bind off 4 sts at beg of next 8 rows.
Bind off rem 25 sts.
With #5 needles, cast on 76 sts.
Work border same as back for 1½”.
Now work 8 sts in border patt, P 12, K 2, P 6, K 2, P 24, K 2, P 6, K 2, P 12.
NEXT ROW: K 12, P 2, K 6, P 2, K 24, P 2, K 6, P 2, K 12, work last 8 sts in border patt.
Twist cables on 4th Row & dec on same Row as follows: K 2 tog, K 10, P 2, K 6, P 2, K 111 K 2 tog K 11, P 2, K6, P 2, K 11, K 2 tog, [K last st of K 12 gore tog with first st of border patt], finish border.
Cont same as back, [dec in K 12 gores every 12th Row, & in center gore every 6th Row, twisting cables every 6th Row] until piece measures 12 ½“ from beg [45 sts].
NEXT ROW: Bind off 5 sts at beg of row at underarm & work yoke as for back.
K 2 tog at beg of each Row at underarm 6 times.
Work even until piece meas 4” [4 ½”, size 5], meas straight up from where 5 sts were bound off.
Bind off 12 sts at beg of next Row at neck edge.
K 2 tog at beg of every Row at neck edge, 6 times.
When piece meas 5” from where 5 sts were bound off, bind off 4 sts at beg of every Row at armhole edge, 4 times.
Work to correspond to left front, work 5 buttonholes 1 ½” apart as follows: Work to within last 8 sts, K 2, bind off 3, K 3.
NEXT ROW: Cast on 3 sts over those bound off. Place pin ½” from neck.
Place 4 more pins 1½“ apart.
Work buttonholes where pins are placed.
With #3 needles, cast on 36 sts [40 sts, size 5].
Work border same as on back for 1½”.
NEXT ROW: Change to #5 needles & K 1 Row,
NEXT ROW: P 1 Row.
When piece meas 2” from beg, inc 1 st each side & cont to inc 1 st each side every inch until piece meas 9” from beg [52 sts].
Work 1” even or desired length to underarm.
Now bind off 4 sts at beg of next 2 rows.
Dec 1 st each side every 4th row until 30 sts rem. [3¼” straight up from where 4 sts were bound off.])
Dec 1 st at beg & end of every row 6 times.
Bind off rem 18 sts.
Sew shoulder seams tog.
With #5 needles, sk 5 sts, pick up 54 sts to within 5 sts at other end of row. K 2, P 2, for 6 sts, P to within last 6 sts, K 2, P 2, to end of Row.
NEXT ROW: K 2, P 2, K 1, inc in next st, K to within last 7 sts, inc 1 st, K 2, P 2, K 2.
Cont in same manner, inc 6th st at beg of row & 7th st from end of row on every K row until piece meas 2”.
Work border patt for 6 rows.
Bind off loosely.
Sew fronts & back tog; sew sleeves tog & insert into armholes with seams meeting at underarm, & easing in fullness at top of sleeve.
With #5 needles, cast on 8 sts, P back.
2ND ROW: Inc in each st [16 sts] P back.
3RD & ALL UNEVEN ROWS: P.
4TH ROW: *Inc 1 st, K 1 st, rep from *across Row [24 sts], P back.
6TH ROW: *Inc 1 st, K 2 sts, rep from *across Row.
Cont in same manner, have 1 more st bet each inc, until 12 sts bet each inc [112 sts].
Work even for 1”.
Now bind off 13 sts at beg of next 2 rows [back of cap], * work 1” even, now dec 1 st at each end & 7 sts spaced at equal distances apart, rep from *once.
K 1 Row on P side of cap.
Now P back & K next Row [right side of brim], inc every 4th st across Row.
NEXT ROW: P.
NEXT ROW: K.
NEXT ROW: * P 4 sts, sl these 4 P sts on sep needle, P to end of Row.
NEXT ROW: * K 4, sl these 4 sts on another sep needle, K across Row, rep from *until you have 32 sts on each sep needle, meanwhile make 3 more inc rows on every 6th Row, have 1 more st bet each inc.
P back & P 32 sts from sep needle, now K back & K 32 sts from other needle.
K 1 Row on P side of work [to turn], now K 1 Row, P 1 Row, next K Row, dec every 7th st, P back.
Bind off 4 sts at beg of every Row until 32 sts bound off on each side, meanwhile make 3 more dec rows on every 6th Row same as you inc, bind off.
Sew crown tog.
Sc around sides & back of cap.
Cut piece of crinoline to fit brim, insert inside of brim & sew tog.
Sew ribbons & turn back.
* 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