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Vintage 1934 Pauquet Two-Piece Knit Dress #137
Jack Frost Duveen 11 2 oz skeins
#3 circular needle - 24 inch
#3 standard needles - 14 inch
#3 crochet hook
8 sts = 1 inch
With #3 circular needle cast on 360 sts. Join.
K 2 in even.
On the next row start 1st arrowhead patt as follows:
1st row: K 72, p 1, k 31, p 1, k 31, p 1, k 31, p 1, k 83, p 1, k 31, p 1, k 31, p 1, k 31, p 1, k 11.
2nd row: Repeat 1st row.
3rd row: K 71, p 3, k 29, p 3, k 29, p 3, k 29, p 3, k 81, p 3, k 29, p 3, k 29, p 3, k 29, p 3, k 10.
4th row: Repeat 3rd row.
Continue add 1 p st to each side of p group every other row, until there are 23 p sts [end of arrowhead].
On the next row, k across arrowheads, keeping center sts of each arrowhead purled.
Continue keeping the center st of each arrowhead purled, knitting all other sts until skirt measures 6 in.
Then decrease 5 sts at each side over the 83 k sts at even intervals on the next row [350 sts].
Work 2 in even, then start an arrowhead between the 1st and 2nd p sts and the 3rd
and 4th p sts as follows: K over the 78 side sts, * p 1, k 15, p 1, k 15, p 1, k 31, p 1, k 15, p 1, k 15, p 1, k78. Repeat from * to end of row.
Repeat for 1 row.
On the next row, k 78, * p 1, k 14, p 3, k 14, p 1, k 31, p 1, k 14, p 3, k 14, p 1, k 78, repeat from * to end of row.
Continue adding 1 p st on each side of arrowheads every other row as given above to 23 p sts.
On the next row discontinue the p 1 before and after the k 78, and work as follows: k 110, * p 1, k 15, p 1, k 31, p 1, k 15, p 1, k 110, repeat from * across row.
At the same time continue decreasing 5 sts at each side of skirt, keeping decreases 1 above the other every 2 inches 5 times, then every inch 3 times.
When skirt measures 14 in, start last arrowhead on skirt as described above in the center of the k 31 as follows: k 90, * p 1, k 15, p 1, k 15, p 1, k 15, p 1, k 15, p 1, k 90, repeat from * to end of row.
When arrowhead is completed skirt will measure 16 in and there will be 300 sts on needle.
On the next row work as follows: k 85, * p 1, k 31, p 1, k 31, p 1, k 85, repeat from * across row.
Continue keeping the lines of p1 to waistline.
When skirt measures 19 in and there are 270 sts on needle, work 1 in even then decrease 5 sts at each side as before and also 1 st in center of each of the k 31, which will make 14 decreases across row.
Continue decreasing 14 sts, 1 above the other every in 2 more times [228 sts].
Work even to desired length. Bind off.
On #3-14 in needles, cast 127 sts.
1st row: K 35, p 1, k 27, p 1, k 27, p 1, k 35.
2nd row: P 35, k 1, p 27, k 1, p 27, k 1, p 35.
Repeat above 2 rows until piece measures 6 in, then start 1st arrowhead by purling 11 sts at each side of the 1st and last p 1, instead of knitting.
Continue adding 1 k st to each side of p group every other row until 1 p st remains.
At the same time, when back measures 7 in, bind off 5 sts at each side, then decrease 1 st every other row 5 times for armhole.
Continue working back and forth, keeping center st p 4 in from end of arrowheads, start center arrowhead as above.
When armhole measures 7 in, bind off 9 sts at the beginning of the next 4 rows, then 8 sts at the beginning of the next 4 rows.
Bind off remaining sts for back of neck.
Cast on 70 sts.
Starting at front edge, on right side of garment:
1st row: K 31, p 1, k 38.
2nd row: P 38, k 1, p 31.
Repeat above 2 rows.
When work measures 1 in start 1st buttonhole as follows: K 3, yo, k 2 tog.
Buttonholes are repeated every in until I buttonholes are made.
When front measures 6 ½ in start arrowhead as given on back of blouse.
When front measures 7 ½ in bind off 5 sts at armhole edge once, then 1 st every other row 5 times.
After the 8th buttonhole has been made work 1 in even, then increase 1 st at neck edge every 3rd row until armhole measures same as back.
Then bind off as follows: 9 sts at armhole edge, 11 sts at neck edge, 9 sts at armhole edge, 10 sts at neck edge, 8 sts at armhole edge, 10 sts at neck edge, 8 sts at armhole edge, bind off remaining 10 sts.
Work right side to correspond.
Sew shoulder seams.
On right side of garment pick up 35 sts across shoulder, keeping the center st p, pick up 5 sts at each end until there are 105 sts from end to end of armhole.
Work 2 in even.
Decrease 1 st at each end every 10th row until there are 85 sts remaining, then decrease 1 st at each end and every 8th row until there are 59 sts remaining.
When sleeve measures 16 in start arrowhead by p 11 sts on each side of p st as given on back of blouse. When arrowhead is finished, reverse stockinette st by knitting on p side.
Work 1 ½ in even. Bind off.
Work 1 row of sc at edge of cuff.
Sew underarm seam.
Work 1 row of sc across front edges and around neck of blouse.
Work beading around bottom of blouse and top of skirt.
Join with elastic.
Work 2 rows of sc around bottom of skirt skipping every 19th st on first row and working second row st for st.
Allow 1 inch for blocking.