Saturday, May 6, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1930s Lace Two-Piece Knit Dress with Short Sleeves #122

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Vintage 1930s Lace Two-Piece Knit Dress with Short Sleeves #122

A charming two-piece creation.  The lace, short sleeved top is just the thing to replace the silk blouse of your suit on coolish days.

SIZE:  16

MATERIALS: 
Skirt:  12 ¾ oz balls Blue Crepe Floss
Blouse:  6 ¾ oz balls Blue Crepe Floss
1 circular needle 3 mm                  
1 pair bone needles 4 mm
1 pair steel needles 2 ¼ mm

GAUGE: 
7 Sts = 1”

SKIRT: 
With circular needle, cast on 360 sts, join [being careful not to twist sts]. 

K plain for 7”. 

On the next row, k every 35th & 36th sts tog. 

K 3” even. 

Dec 10 sts in this manner every 3” [having 1 less st bet decs] until skirt meas 25”.

On next row k every 29th & 30th sts tog. 

K I” even. 

Cont dec 10 sts in one rnd every inch until 230 sts rem. 

K I” or desired length.  Bind off.

Sc around bottom 3 rows & 6 times around top. 

On inside of crocheted band at top make beading for elastic by ch 8 sts, catching at top edge, ch 6, catch at bottom edge & rep around skirt.

BLOUSE:  Pattern:  
Row 1:   K 4, * y o, k 1, y o, k 2 tog, k 1, k 2 tog, rep from *, ending k 4.

Row 2 & all even rows:  K 4, p across, ending k 4.

Row 3:  K 4, * y o, k 3, y o, k 3 tog, rep from *, ending k 4.

Row 5:  K 4, * k 2 tog, k 1, k 2 tog, y o, k 1, y o, rep from *, ending k 4.

Row 7:  K 4, * k 3 tog, y o, k 3, y o, rep from *, ending k 4

BACK: 
With # 2 ¼ needles, cast on 120 sts. 

Work ribbing of k 2, p 2 for 4”, inc 1 st both ends of needle on last row.

Change to # 4 needles & work lace patt on these 122 sts until back meas 9” from top of ribbing [or desired length to underarm]. 

Bind off 6 sts at beg of next 2 rows, then dec 1 st at both ends of next 6 knit rows, being sure to keep patt straight. 

Work even for 5”.

Bind off 7 sts at beg of next 8 rows. 

Bind off rem sts for back of neck.

FRONT: 
Work same as back to underarm. 

Bind off 6 sts at beg of next 2 rows, then dec 1 st at both ends of next 6 knit rows.

Next k row:  Knit 28 sts in patt, put rem 70 sts on holder. 

Cont working patt on these 28 sts for 5”. 

Bind off 7 sts on armhole edge at beg of next 4 rows. 

Sl 70 sts onto needle, tie in yarn & work in patt for 3”. 

Bind off 42 sts on neck edge & cont working rem 28 sts to correspond with right shoulder.

SLEEVES: 
On # 2 ¼ needles, cast on 72 sts. 

Work ribbing of k 2, p 2 for 1”, inc 1 st at both ends of needle on last row.

Change to # 4 needles, work in patt for 1”. 

Dec 1 st both ends of work every k row until 28 sts rem.  Bind off.

Sc 2 rows around neck & down opening, making 3 lps for buttons.

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