Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1951 Short Cape Stole #342 Knit

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Vintage 1951 Short Cape Stole #342

A clever needle worker will quickly create this lovely cape…then commence another in a different color…a perfect top for your outfit & a season-spanning wardrobe favorite to keep or gift!

MATERIALS: 
Bear Brand Tricolaine
OR
Fleisher’s Silhouette, 8 skeins
1 Pair #4 Knitting Needles
#4 Steel Crochet Hook

GAUGE: 
7 sts = 1”

ALTERNATE VERSION WITHOUT FRINGE TRIMMING: 
Work as shown below, but work 2” even before 1st dec row, instead of 1” even on back, left front & right front. 

Upon finishing garment, work 2 rows sc around all edges, keeping work flat.  Omit fringe,

CAPE:  BACK: 
Cast on 228 sts. 

Work Stockinette st for 1”. 

Dec 1 st each side of next row; 226 sts. 

Work 1” even. 

Always include dec row in part worked even, end on wrong side.

1st dec row:  Dec 1 st each side & 12 more sts evenly spaced across row; 212 sts. 

Work 1” even.

Dec 1 st each side of next row; 210 sts. 

Work 1” even.

2nd dec row:  Same as 1st dec row; 196 sts. 

Rep 1st dec row every 1” 5 times more; 126 sts; place marker each side of last row for beg of shoulder shaping.

SHOULDER SHAPING: 
Dec 1 st each side every 2nd row 4 times; 118 sts. 

P 1 row. 

Rep 1st dec row once; 104 sts. 

P 1 row. 

Dec 1 st each side of next row; 102 sts.

P 1 row. 

Bind off 3 sts at beg of each of next 6 rows; 84 sts.

9th dec row:  Bind off 3 sts at beg of next row, dec 12 sts evenly spaced across remainder or row; 69 sts.

Bind off 3 sts at beg of each of next 11 rows. 

Bind off remaining 36 sts for back of neck.

LEFT FRONT: 
Cast on 114 sts. 

Work st st for 1”, end with p row. 

Dec 1 st at beg of next row. 

Work 1” even, end with p row.

1st dec row:  Dec 1 st at beg of row & 6 sts more evenly spaced across row.  

Keep front edge even & continue shaping side edge to correspond to back, rep 6 decs across row 2” above 1sdt dec; then every 1” 5 times, end at front edge; 63 sts. 

Place a marker at beg of last dec row for beg of shoulder shaping.

NECK SHAPING: 
Bind off 10 sts at beg of next row, p to end. 

Dec 1 st each side of next row. 

Rep decs at each side every 2nd row 3 times more; 45 sts. 

P 1 row.

8th dec row:  Dec 1 st at beg & end of row & 6 sts spaced evenly across; 37 sts. 

P 1 row. 

Dec 1 st each side of next row; 35 sts. 

Rep dec at neck edge every 2nd row twice more; at the same time bind off 3 sts at beg of each of next 3 k rows; 24 sts. 

P 1 row.

9th dec row:  bind off 3 sts, dec 6 sts evenly spaced across remainder of row; 15 sts.  

Bind off 3 sts at beg of every k row until all sts are bound off.

RIGHT FRONT: 
Work to correspond to left front, shaping side edge at end of k rows & neck edge at beg of k rows. 

COLLAR: 
Cast on 100 sts for lower edge. 

P 1 row. 

Work st st, inc 1 st each side every row 6 times; 112 sts. 

Work 10 rows even. 

On next row, dec 16 sts evenly spaced across row; 96 sts. 

P 1 row.  Bind off. 

From right side, work 1 row sc on side & lower edges.

FINISHING: 
Sew side seams. 

From right side, work 1 row sc around all edges, keeping work flat. 

Sew on collar. 

Make a small button loop at neck edge. 

FRINGE: 
Wind yarn on 2 ½” cardboard; cut one end. 

Knot 4 strands in 1st & every 2nd st on lower edge of cape & around collar.

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

FREE PATTERN - Vintage 1943 Town & Country Mesh Gloves #1006 Crochet

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Vintage 1943 Town & Country Mesh Gloves #1006

Crisp mesh gloves you can quickly crochet to wear with your town suit or your country togs…so easy to create…you may wish to create another pair…to gift, or wear!

SIZE:
Medium

MATERIALS:
Royal Society Six Cord Cordichet, small ball, size #30:
3 balls of main color [MC] & 1 ball of contrasting color [CC]
Steel Crochet Hook #10 or #11

GAUGE:
9 lps = 2”
8 rnds = 1”

LEFT GLOVE:
Start at wrist with MC, ch 127.  Join with sl st to form ring, careful not to twist chain.

1ST RND:  * Ch 4, sk 3 ch, sc in next ch.  Rep from * around, end with ch 4; sk last 2 ch & join sl st, work sc in 1st lp made [32 lps].

2ND RND:  * Ch 4, sc in next lp.  Rep from * around.

Rep last rnd until piece meas 1 ½” [end with sc], then start shaping for thumb as follows:
1ST RND:  Ch 4, sc in next lp, ch 4, sc in same lp [inc made], * ch 4, sc in next lp.  Rep from * around.  Mark inc with colored thread.

2ND & 3RD RNDS:  Work ch-4 lps around as before.

4TH RND:  Make inc directly above prev inc.

Rep last 3 rnds until 8 incs have been made in all.

NEXT RND:  Work lps around, end with sc in 5th lp before inc lp, then ch 6, sk 9 lps, sc in next lp.

FOLLOWING RND:  * Ch 4, sc in next lp.  Rep from * around to last lp before ch-6, then ch 4, sk 1 ch of ch-6, sc in next ch, ch 4, sk 2 ch, sc in next ch, * ch 4, sc in next lp.  Rep from * around.

Cont to work lps around [32 lps in rnd] until piece meas 5 ¼” from starting chain.

Put glove on & mark fingers by putting safety pin on palm & back of hand bet each finger.

FOREFINGER:
Work around to pin on back of hand which marks off lps for forefinger, ch 3 & cont around lps of forefinger on palm.

Cont to work lps around [make 1 lp over ch-3 bet fingers] until finger, when tried on, reaches to ¼” from fingertip [about 2 ¾”].

NEXT RND:  Work sc in each lp around.

FOLLOWING RND:  Sc in every other sc around.  Fasten off, leave 6” length of thread.
Thread this end into sewing needle & draw thu to wrong side.  Darn in end to reinforce tip.

MIDDLE FINGER:
With back of hand toward you, attach thread in sc at center of ch-3 of forefinger [bet palm & back of hand], sc in same place, ch 4 & work across lps marked off on back of hand for middle finger, ch 3, work across lps of middle finger on palm.

Work around & finish as for forefinger [about 3” before working sc rnd].

RING FINGER:
Work as for middle finger, work across lps marked off for ring finger & make ch-3 bet palm & back of hand.

Work around & finish as for forefinger [about 2 ¾” before working sc rnd].

LITTLE FINGER:
Attach thread in sc at center of ch-3 of ring finger & work around lps marked off for little finger [about 2”].

Finish as for forefinger.

THUMB:
Attach thread & work around lps of thumb until ¼” from tip of thumb [about 2 ¼”].

Finish as for forefinger.

EDGING:
Attach CC thread to any lp at wrist of glove.

Work 2 sc in same lp [yo & draw up lp in same place] 3 times; yo & draw thru all 7 lps on hk [cluster made], ch 2, 2 sc in same lp.  * In next lp work 2 sc, cluster, ch 2 & 2 sc.  Rep from * around.  Join with sl st & fasten off.

With 4 strands of CC & sewing needle, work featherstitch design around wrist [working over sc] as in photo.  If desired, another embroidery design may be substituted.

RIGHT GLOVE:
Work to correspond.

ENJOY!

HANDY CROCHET 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
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 st or Pc              popcorn stitch
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 or T Trc         triple treble/triple crochet
Ws                              wrong side
Yd(s)                          yard(s)
Yo                               yarn over

Yoh                             yarn over hook