Monday, August 21, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1946 Baby’s Surplice Cardigan Sweater #B-133

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Vintage 1946 Baby’s Surplice Cardigan Sweater #B-133

6 Months

American Thread Co Dawn Worsted Floss, Art #W16, 1 oz – 3 balls Blue [or any color desired]
Star Six Strand Mercerized Embroidery Cotton, Art #50, 2 yds each of Pink, Green & Yellow
Pair Bone Knitting Needles #3
2 Buttons
2 Snap Fasteners

Cast on 68 sts.

Work in ribbing of k 2, p 2 for 2”.

Change to stockinette st [k 1 row, p 1 row] & work even until work meas 6” from beg.

NEXT 8 ROWS:  Cast on 7 sts at beg of each row for sleeves, then work even for 3”, ending with p row.

NEXT ROW:  K 51 sts & place on st holder, bind off next 22 sts for back of neck, k rem 51 sts.

NEXT ROW:  * P to within last 4 sts.  K last 4 sts, turn.

NEXT ROW:  K 4, inc in next st, k to end of row.

Rep from * until sleeve meas 6” at wrist edge, thus making border of 4 sts & inc in 5th st of each K row at neck edge.

Bind off 7 sts at sleeve edge, every other row 4 times & cont inc in every k row at front edge.

Work even at underarm & cont inc at front edge until front meas same as back to ribbing, ending at front edge & having even number of sts on needle.

Cast on 4 sts at front edge [band for fastener] & work in ribbing of k 2, p 2 for 2”, bind off.

Pick up sts from st holder & beg at neck edge k 4, p across rem of row.

NEXT ROW:  K to within last 6 sts at neck edge, inc in next st, k 5.

NEXT ROW:  K 4, p across rem of row.

Rep last 2 rows until sleeve meas 6” at wrist edge.

Bind off sleeve same as other sleeve & work rem of front to correspond with opposite front, always inc in 6th st from front edge in each k row, bind off.

Pick up 40 sts at lower edge of sleeve & work in ribbing of k 2, p 2 for 1 ½”, bind off.

Press work under damp cloth.

Sew underarm & sleeve seams.

Crochet row of sc around back of neck.

Fold right side over left side & crochet 2 lps on right side at waist line for buttonholes.

Sew buttons in position.

Finish left side at waist line with snap fasteners.

Embroider flowers in Pink, using lazy daisy st, having yellow French knot in center of each flower.  Arrange as desired.

Leaves are created in green, using lazy daisy st.

Stems are done in outline st.



*                                   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