Monday, December 7, 2009

Heirloons of the Future – - Bedsheets of Crochet


Heirloons of the Future – - Bedsheets of Crochet


Note: Some materials required may no longer be available. You will need to substitute with materials of your choice.

The fashion for hand-crocheted bed spreads is a charming revival of an old art. Knowledge of a simple stitches makes it possible to create a beautiful design. A spread of 2 x 2 ½ yds. Requires 40 to 45 balls or hanks.

Materials: Clark’s O. N.T Knitting and Crochet Cotton, 30 to 36 balls or hanks, White or Ecru. Milward’s steel crochet hook No. 4, 5 0r 6.

Gauge: 1 block measures about 5 inches. Finished spread 17 x 20 blocks. To begin, ch 8, join in a ring by slip stitching. 1st row: Ch 6, 7 d c in ring with ch 3 between each dc. Ch 3 join in 3rd st of ch-6. 2nd row: Ch 3, 4 d c, over reach ch-3 and 1 d c in every d c; join in 3rd st of ch-3. 3rd-row Ch 3, 1 d c in same st from which ch 3 was started. 1 d c in each of next 3 d c (catching the hook in back loop only throughout square), * ch 2, skip 1 d c, 2 d c in next d c, 1 d c in each if next 3 d c. Repeat from * until there are 8 groups of d c. Ch 2 and join with sl st in 3rd ch of ch 3 of previous row. 4th row: Ch 3, 1 d c in same st form which ch-3 was started, * 1 dc in next d c, 1 popcorn st as follows: ch 1, 5 d c in next d c, drop st from hook, insert hook back in ch-1, pick up dropped loop and draw it through st on hook. 1 d c in next d c, 2 d c in next d c. Ch 3, skip ch 2 of preceding row, 2 d c in next d c. Repeat from * until 8 groups are made; then ch 3 and join in 3rd st of ch 3 of previous row. 5th row: Ch 3, 1 d c in same st from which ch-3 was started, * 1 d c in each of next 5 d c, 2 d c in next d c, ch 3, ckip ch-3, 2 d c in next d c. Repeat from * until 8 groups are completed. Then ch 3 and join in 3rd st of ch-3 of previous row.

6th row: Ch 3, 1 d c in same st from ch 3 was started, * 1 dc in next d c, 1 popcorn st in next d c, 1 d c in each of next d c, 2 d c in next d c. Ch 4, skip ch-3, 2 d c in next d c and repeat from *. Continue for the 8 groups.

7th row: Ch 3, 1 d c in same st from which ch-3 was started, * 1 d c in each of next 9 d c, 2 d c in next d c. Repeat from *, completing the 8 groups. Ch 4 and join.

8th row: Ch 3, 1 d c in same st from which ch-3 was started, * 1 d c in next d c, 1 popcorn st in next d c, 1 d c in each of next 3 d c, 1 popcorn st in next d c, 1 d c in next d c, 2 d c in next d c. Ch 5, skip ch-4, 2 d c in next d c. Repeat from * and complete 8 groups. Ch 5, and join.

9th row: Ch 3, 1 d c in same st form which ch-3 was started. * 1 dc in each of next 13 d c, 2 d c in next d c. Ch 5, skip ch-5, 2 d c in next d c , 1 d c in each of next 11 d c, ch 4 and turn. 1 tr un 4th d c from hook, ch 9, 1 tr in same stitch, ch 4, skip 4 d c, 1 sl st in next d c, ch 1, turn. 4 s c over ch-4, ch 1, 5 s c over ch-9, ch 4, 5 s c over same ch loop, ch 1, 4 s c over next ch-4, 1 sl st in the 2 loops, ch 1, 4 s c over next ch-4, ch 1 5 s c over ch-9, ch 4, 5 s c over same ch loop, ch 1, 4 s over next 2 d c, 2 d c in next d c. Ch 5, skip ch-5, 2 d c in next d c. Repeat from * and complete 8 groups. Entire outer edge of spread should be finished with the scalloped edge. These can be made as the outer block is crocheted.

Make as many blocks as desired and sl st blocks together on wrong side of work across the 17 d c to middle of ch-5. Join scallops with needle and thread, sewing the p’s together.

BedSpread in Block Design or Irish Crochet and Popcorn Stitch

Materials: Clark’s O.N.T Knitting and Crochet Cotton. 30 to 36 balls or hanks, White or Ecru. Milward’s steel crochet hook No. 4, 5 or 6.

Gauge: 1 block measures about 5 ½ inches. Finished spread – 15 X 18 blocks.

To begin, ch 8 with sl st to form a ring. 1st row: Ch 1, 12 s c in ring. Join with sl st in 1st sc. 2nd row: * ch 5, skip 1 s c, 1 s c in next s c. Repeat from * until there are 6 loops. Join the last ch 5 in the s c of the first loop.

3rd row: Over each ch-5 work 1 s c, 1 half d c, 5 d c, 1 half d c, 1 s c.

4th row: Ch 5, fasten with s c on back of preceding row between two petals, ch 5, fasten as before. Repeat around 6 petals. 5th row: Over each ch-5 work 1 s c, 1 half d c, 1 d c, 5 tr, 1 d c, 1 half d s, 1 s c.

6th row: S1 st in each of first 3 sts of 1st petal made in this row. 1 s c in 1st tr, * ch 9, 1 s c in 5th tr, ch 4, 1 s c in same st forming a p, ch 7, 1 s c and 1 p in 1st tr of next petal, ch 7, 1 s c and 1 p in 5th tr, ch 9, 1 s c and 1 p in 1st tr of next petal, ch 7, 1 s c and 1 p in 1st tr of next petal, and repeat from * once.

7th row: S1 st to middle of ch-9 loop, * ch 7, 1 s c in same st from which ch-7 started, ch 7, 1 s c and 1 p in center of next ch-7 loop of preceding row, ch 7, 1 s c and 1 p in center of ch-9 and repeat from * 3 times.

8th row: Sl st to middle of 1st ch-7 loop, ch 8, 1 d c in same st from which ch-8 started, *ch 6, 1 s c and 1 p in center of ch of preceding row, ch 7, 1 s c and 1 p in center of next ch-7, ch 7, 1 s c and 1 p in center of next ch-7, ch 6, 1 d c in center if next ch-7 loop, ch 5, 1 d c in same as st as last d c and repeat from * 3 times, ending row with sl st ( instead of dc) in 3rd st of ch-8.

9th row: Ch 3, * 1 d c in each of the next 2 sts, ch 5, 1 d c in same st as previous d c, 1 d c in each of the next 2 sts, 1 popcorn st in as follows: ch 1, 5 d c in next dc, drop st from hook, insert hook back in ch-1 and draw dropped loop through the one on hook. 1 d c in each of the next sts, ch 6, 1 s c and p in center of ch loop of preceding row, ch 7, 1 s c and 1 p in center of next ch loop, ch 6, 1 d c in each of last 3 sts of next ch-6, 1 popcorn st in next d c, 1 dc in next st. Repeat from * 3 times, ending row with a popcorn st and sl st in 3rd st of ch-3 first made.

10th row: Ch 3, 1 d c in next d c, 1 popcorn st, 1 d c in each of the next 3 sts, * ch 5, 1 d c in same st for corner. Work in next 12 sts as follows: 2 d c, 1 popcorn st, 5 d c, 1 popcorn st, 3 d c ( catching hook in backloop only throughout block) ch 6, 1 s c and 1 p in center of next ch loop, ch 6, 1 d c in center of next xh loop, 2 d c, 1 popcorn st, 5 d c, 1 popcorn st, 4 d c. Repeat from * 3 times, ending row by sl st in 3rd st of ch-3 first made.

11th row: Ch 3, * 4 d c, 1 popcorn st, 3 d c, ch 5, 1 d c in same st for corner. Work in next 18 sts – 2 d c, 1 popcorn st, 5 d c, 1 popcorn st, 5 d c, 1 popcorn st, 1 d c and repeat from * 3 times, ending row with popcorn st and sl st in 3rd st of ch-3 first made.

12th row: Ch 3, 1 d c in each st to corner, ch 5, 1 d c in same st for corner, then 1 d c in each st making corners as before. Join with sl st in 3rd st of ch-3 first made. 13th row: Ch 3, skip 2 sts, 1 s c in next st. Continue around entire block with ch 3 and s c so that there are 18 loops on each side and an additional loop at each corner.

To join, catch with s c on ch-3 nearest the edge, ch 3, catch with s c in same position on 2nd block, c 3, 1 s c on next ch 3 of 1st block, ch 3 catch on 2nd block and so on along one side.

Outer edge – 1st row: Ch 7 and s c in alternate ch-3’s. 2nd row: Ch 7 and 1 p in each loop.

Fringe: For fringe knot 6 strands of cotton into each loop all around bed-spread.

Vintage Crochet Pattern Blog

Long Lost Patterns Help You Bring The Past Alive

Crocheted Gloves — “To Complete the Ensemble”


Crocheted Gloves — “To Complete the Ensemble”


Note: Some materials required may no longer be available. You will need to substitute with materials of your choice.

Shell Stitch Glove no. 70
Materials: Article 102 “Silkateen” “Sansilk” 5 Balls, No. 100 White, No. 1 Cream,
No. 2 Lt. Ecru or Colors. Steel Crochet Hook No. 8.

Ch 80 for wrist join. Ch 5, skip3 sts, 1 s c in next st, repeat ti end of row ( 19 loops).
2nd row- Ch 3, 5 d c in next loop, ch 3, 1 s c in next loop, repeat all around (10 shells).

3rd row- Ch 5, s c in center of shell, ch 5 in next s c, repeat all around ( 19 loops).

4th row – Ch 5, s c in loop, repeat all around ( 19 loops)

5th row- Repeat shell row working shells between shells of preceding shell row ( 10 shells). The last 3 rows form the pattern which is followed through out the glove. Continue work for 7 more rows.

13th row – Ch 30, skip 4 loops, s c in next loop (this forms the opening for the thumb), work a row of loops, ch 5, skip 2 sts of thumb ch, s c in next st * Ch 5 skip 4 sts of ch, s c in next st, repeat from * 4 times ch 5, s c in loop (20 loops).

Work 8 more rows of pattern ending row at left of opening.

Fingers – Left hand – Fold work having the thumb opening at extreme left and work finger directly over thumb. Work 3 loops over back of glove, ch 5, s c in 4th loop on palm side of glove leaving 6 free loops, ch 5, s c in center st of ch between fingers, ch 5 in next free loop (7 loops). Work 8 rows of pattern, 1 row of 4 ch loops, 1 row of shells, with 4 d c in each shell, 2 rows of 3 ch loops, 1 row of shells with 4 d c in each shell, and 2 ch bet. Each s c, 1 row of 3 ch loops, ch 2, 1 d c in each loop, draw stitches together to close space fasten and break thread.

Middle finger – Join thread to bottom of forefinger on back of glove, work 3 loops, ch 5, s c in 2nd free loop on palm side of glove, work 1 loop, ch 5, s c in first loop between fingers, ch 5, s c in next loop between fingers, ch 5 s c in center st of ch between fingers, ch 5, s cin next free loop (7loops). Work 11 rows pattern and finish same as first finger.

Third finger – Work 3 loops on back of glove, ch 5, s c in 2nd free loop on palm of glove and work same as first finger.

Little finger- 6 rows of pattern and finish same as first finger.

Thumb – Work eleven 5 ch loops, 2 more rows of pattern. Next row * work 3 loops, s c in next loop omitting loop between, repeat from * twice (decreasing 3 loops). Work 5 more rows of pattern. Next row, decrease 1 loop inside of thumb, work 1 row of pattern. Next 6 rows of pattern work 3 ch between each s c, 4 d c in each shell and 4 chs in each loop row. 2 rows of 3 ch loops and 1 d c in each loop.

Joining thread to beginning of glove, work 1 row of loops and continue pattern for 21 rows. Next shell row work 4 ch between each s c, 2 rows of loops.

Next 9 rows of pattern work 6 chs in each loop row and 4 chs between each s c , finish glove with 1 row of s c.
Work other glove to correspond reversing the position of the thumb.
Iridescent shade No. 70 Light shading and No. 72 Dark Shading will make very attractive gloves. The varied colors will blend with either a light or dark ensemble.

These gloves can also be made of Six Cord Mercerized Crochet Cotton. We recommend sizes 20 or 30 in Art 10 “Star” Crochet Cotton or Art 30 “Silkine” Crochet Cotton or “Star” Pearl Cotton Size 8 in White, Ecru or Colors.

Crochet Abbreviations:

Ch – Chain
St- stitch
Sc- Single Crochet
Sl st- Slip stitch
Tr c – treble crochet
D c- double crochet

Vintage Crochet Pattern Blog

Long Lost Patterns Help You Bring The Past Alive

Crocheted Collar of Cluster Stitch


Crocheted Collar of Cluster Stitch


Irish Crochet Collar and Jabot No.7
Materials Required- American thread Company “Silkine” or “Star”
Crochet Cotton Size 50, 4 Balls, White or Colors
Steel Crochet Hook No. 10 0r 11

COLLAR – Make a ch to fit loosely around the neck, work 1 d c in 8th st form hook, * ch 2, skip 2 sts, 1 d c in next st, repeat from * across row. 2nd row – Ch 3, 3 d c in each mesh. 3rd row- Ch 5, skip 2 sts, 1 d c in next st, * ch 2, skip 2 sts, 1 d c in next st repeat from * to end of row making an even number if meshes. 4th row- Ch 7, sl st in 4th st from hook for picot ch 7, sl st in 4th st hook forpicot, ch 3, skip 1 d c, s c in next d c, repeat from beginning across row. 5th row – Ch 7, sl st in 4th st for picot, ch 7, cl ct in 4th st for picot ch 3, s c between picots of previous row, repeat across row and work 8 more rows. 14 row- Ch 10, s c between picots, repeat across row. 15th row- Ch 3, s c in first loop, ch 3, * 4 d c, 5 t r c, ch 3, 5 t r c, 4 d c in next loop, ch 3, 1 s c in s c, * ch 3, and repeat from * across row. 16th row – Ch 3 s c in s c, * ch 3, 1 d c in first d c of shell, ch 3, 1 t r c in each t r c, 3 t r c in center of shell, ch 3, 3 tr c in center of shell, 1 tr c in each tr c, ch 3, 1 d c in last d c of shell, ch 3, s c in s c, repeat from * across row. 17th row – Ch 6, skip 3 tr c, 1 tr c in each of the next 5 tr c, 3 tr c in center of shell, ch 3, 3 tr c in center of shell, 1 tr c in each of the next 5 tr c, ch 6, s c in s c , repeat from beginning to end of row. 18th row – Ch 5, s c in loop, ch 5, s c in 1st d c, ch 5, skip 3 tr c, s c in next tr c, ch 5, 3 tr c in center of shell, ch 3, 3 trc in center of shell, ch 5, skip 3 tr c, s c in next tr c, ch 5, skip 3 tr c, s c in last tr c, ch 5, d c in s c and continue across row. Finish inside edge of collar with one row of s c.
JABOT- Ch 18, d c in 6th st from hook, * ch 2, 1 d c in next st, repeat from * 13 times. 2nd row – Ch 3, 3 d c in each mesh and 1 d c in each d c. 3rd row- Ch 4,* skip 1 d c, 1 dc in next d c, ch 1, repeat from across arrow. 4th row – Ch 7, sl st in 4th st for picot, ch 7, sl st in 4th picot, ch 3, skip 1 d c, 1 s c in next d c, work another double picot loop and s c in next d c repeat from beginning across row. Work 25 rows of double picot loops, and repeat collar directions from 14th row. Work a row of 10 ch loops over 11th and 19th rows and work shells in loop same as collar.

Wheel Jabot no. 81
MATERIALS REQUIRED: American Thread Company “Silkine” or “Star” Pearl Cotton
Size 5 “Deluxe” or “Gem” Mercerized Crochet and Knitting Cotton or “Star”
Crochet Cord. 1 Ball White or Colors. Steel Crochet Hook No. 8

1st row – Ch 10, join, ch 1, 18 s c in ring. 2nd row-*Ch 3 skip 1 st, s c in next st, repeat from *8 times. 3rd row – S1 st to loop, * ch 3, 2 d c in same loop, s c in next loop. 4th row- Ch 5, s c in s c between shells, repeat all around 5th row – S1 st to loop, * ch 3, 3 d c in same loop, s c in next loop repeat from * all around. 6th row- Ch 7 , s c in between shells, repeat all around. 7th row- S1 st to loop, * ch 3, 5 d c in same loop, s c in next loop repeat from * all around. 8th row- Ch 8, s c in s c between shells , repeat all around 9th row – S1 st to loop, * ch 3, 2 d c in same loop, 4 ch picot, 3 d c in same loop, picot, 3 d c in same loop, sl st in next loop, repeat from * all around. Break thread and work another wheel.

CORD- Ch 5 join, 1 sc in each st, continue working rows of s c until cord is length desired. Slip cord through the two wheels joining them together and knot on the right side. Finish ends of cord with round buttons. This Jabot may also be made of “Silkateen”- “Sansilk” or “Silkine” or “Star”Crochet Cotton Size 30 using two strands.

Braided Belt No. 82
Materials Required: American Thread Company “Deluxe” or “Gem” Mercerized
Crochet and Knitting Cotton, “Star” Crochet Cord or “Silkine” or “Star” Pearl Cotton
Size 5. 1 Ball each of 2 Harmonizing or Contrasting Colors
Steel Crochet Hook No. 8 1 Double Buckle

1st row- Ch 8, work 1st d c in 4th st from hook, 1 d c in each st.
2nd row – Ch 3, 1 d c in each d c, repeat 2nd row until work measures about 3 inches more than length required for belt. Work another band in same color and one in contrasting color. Braid the three bands together keeping work flat and tack together at intervals. Sew ends and attach buckle. This belt may also be made in “Silkateen” – “Sansilk” or “Silkine” or “Star” Crochet Cotton Size 30 using 2 strands of Cotton.

Bean Stitch Belt No. 83
Materials Required – American Thread Company “Silkine” or “Star”
Crochet Cotton Size 30. 4 Balls White
Steel Crochet Hook No. 8. 1 Bone or Metal Ring

The entire belt is worked with a double thread, Ch 275 1 s c in each st of ch, 3 s c in last st, 1 s c in each st on other side of ch. Work 2 more rows of s c working 3 s c working 3 sc in each corner of straight side and 2 s c in each of the center sts of round end. 4th row-* 1 d c in each of the 1st 4 s c, 1 bean st ( 4 d c, sl loop off hook, insert in 1st stitch and pull loop through ) in next st, repeat from * all around and work 2 more rows of sc.
Cover a 1 1/2 inch ring with a row of s c and tiwst the stitches on ring. Attach ring to straight side of belt. To fasten belt, slip round end through ring and fasten with a snapper. The belt will be equally attractive made in any of the following “Star” Brand threads. “Silkateen”- “Sansilk”, “Silkine” or “Star” Pearl Cotton Size 5,” Star” Crochet Cord, “De Luxe” or “Gem” Mercerized Crochet and Knitting Cotton. If “Silkateen”- “Sansilk” is used work with a double thread. One strand only is required for all other threads.

Crochet Abbreviations
ch- Chain
st- Stitch
sl st – Slip stitch
s c - single crochet
s d c – short double crochet
d c- double crochet
tr c – treble crochet
d tr c- double treble crochet
o m – open mesh
s m- solid mesh
p – picot

Vintage Crochet Pattern Blog

Long Lost Patterns Help You Bring The Past Alive

“Chained Magic” – Place Mats and Chair Seat Covers


“Chained Magic” – Place Mats and Chair Seat Covers


Note: Some materials required may no longer be available. You will need to substitute with materials of your choice.

Place mat measures 12 x 18 inches Chair Seat Cover measures 18 x 18 inches

Materials:

J. & P. Coats “Knit-Cro-Sheen”, Art. A. 64: 11 balls of No. 110-A Terrace Green for 4 Place Mats and 16 balls for Chair Seat Covers.
Coats & Clark’s O.N.T. “Speed-Cro-Sheen” Mercerized Cotton, Art. C. 44: 4 balls each of No. 49 Chartreuse Green and No. 122 Watermelon for 4 Place Mats and 6 balls of each color for 4 Chair Seat Covers.
Bondex Hot Iron Tape, Art. T. 1, 8 packs of No. 61-A Forest Green for 4 Chair Seat Covers.
Milwards Steel Crochet Hook No. 7
4 yards Moss Green Ribbon 1 inch wide.
Guage (before weaving): 19 dc = 2 inches; 4 rows = 1 inch

Background for Place Mat: Starting at lower edge with Forest Green, ch 180 to measure 20 inches.
1st row: DC in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 3 to count as 1 dc hereafter, turn. 2nd row: Skip first dc, dc in next dc and in each dc across ending with dc in top of ch-3. Ch 3, turn. Repeat 2nd row until 47 rows are completed. Fasten off.

Weaving: Always weave along odd rows only with wrong side facing. Cut 2 strands of Chartreuse and 1 strand of Watermelon each 24 inches long. 1st row: With weaving needle and 1 strand of Chartreuse doubled, skip first dc, weave under 2dc, * over 4 dc, under 2 dc. Repeat from * across, skipping last dc. 2nd row: With 1 strand of Watermelon doubled and weaving along same dc-row, skip 1 dc, weave under 1 dc, over 2 dc, under 2 dc, *over 4 dc, under 2 dc. Repeat from * across to within last 2 dc, ending under 1 dc, skip last dc. 3rd row: Weaving along same row, repeat first row.
Working along 3rd dc-row weave same as for first dc-row reversing colors. Repeat last 6 woven rows to top of Place Mat.

Block to Measurements: With right side facing sc closely along side edges. Trim loose strands to measure ½ inch. Cut 2 pieces of ribbon 12 ½ inches long. Turn under ends of ribbon and sew 1 band along both side edges to cover the cut strands.
Cut 2 pieces of ribbon 4 inches long. Pinch centers and sew at upper left-hand corner to form bow as shown in photo.

NOTE: If grosgrain ribbon is used, preshrink before using. If ribbon is not desired, turn ends of strands to wrong side and cover with Boiltex bias tape.

Background For Chair Seat Cover: Work as for Place Mat until 73 rows are completed. Weave same as for Place Mat. Block to measurements. Trim loose strands to measure 1 ¼ inches. Turn strands to wrong side of work. Cut 2 pieces of Bondex 18 inches long. Press Bondex strips over side edges on wrong side of work to cover loose strands.

Abbreviations:
Ch = Chain
Dc = Double Crochet
*(asterisk) = Repeat instructions following the asterisk as many more times as specified.

Vintage Crochet Pattern Blog

Long Lost Patterns Help You Bring The Past Alive

Crocheted Dress no.78 – - Size 16


Crocheted Dress no.78 – - Size 16


Note: Some materials required may no longer be available. You will need to substitute with materials of your choice.

MATERIALS REQUIRED. American Thread Company “ Deluxe” or “Gem” Mercerized Crochet and Knitting Cotton , White Ecru or Colors.
“Deluxe” Crochet and Knitting Cotton 21-250-yd. Balls or 53-100-yd. Balls and 1 Ball of contrasting Color.
1 Ball of Contrasting Color.
“Gem” Crochet Cotton 26-200yd. Balls of Main Color and 1 Ball of Contrasting Color.
Steel Crochet Hook #6
8 Buttons and a Belt
Gauge Skirt – 17sts – 2 inches 10 rows – 2 inches
Blouse- 5sts – 1 inch 11 rows – 2 inches
The Model illustrated is worked in Shade #11 Dk
Green trimmed with Shade #24

Skirt

Ch 212 and work 211 s c on ch, ch 2 and work 1 more row of s c.
3rd row. Ch 3, 1 d c in each s c
4th row. Ch 2, 1 s c in each d c. Repeat the last 2 rows for entire skirt. Work 4 ½ inches even.
Next Row. *decrease 1 st each side and work 1 inch even, repeat from *5 times
Next 116 Rows, decrease 1 st side of every 4th row and work even until skirt measures 32 inches or is desired length. Work a second panel and sew seams matching rows. Crochet beading at top for elastic.

Blouse

BACK. Ch 126 and work 125 s c on ch.
1st Row of Pattern. Ch 2, insert hook in next st and work off 2 loops on hook same in d c (thread over, through one loop, thread over, through 2nd loop) *Ch 1, skip 1 s c, long s c in next s c in next st, repeat from *across row.
2nd row. Ch 2, * long s c in ch between sts of previous row, ch 1, repeat from * for entire row and repeat 2nd row for entire blouse. Work 3 more rows even.
6th Row. *Increase 1 st each side and work 5 rows even, repeat from *4 times.
36th Row. Increase 1 st each side and work 2 rows even.
39th Row. Decrease 2 sts each side.
40th Row. Decrease 1 st each side, work 2 rows even.
43rd Row. * Decrease 1 st each side, work 1 row even, repeat from *twice.
57th Row. * Decrease 1 st each side, work 4 rows even, repeat from *twice
72nd Row. * Decrease 1 st each side, work 1 row even, repeat from * 4 times
82nd to 89th Rows. Decrease 1 st each side, work 1 row even, break thread
FRONT. Ch 79 and work 78 sc on ch the continue in long s c working sts of 1st row in every other st. Work 4 rows even
5th Row. * Increase 1 st at beginning of row, work 5 rows even, repeat from * 3 times.
29th Row. Increase 1 st at beginning of row, work 14 rows even.
Next 2 Rows. Decrease 2 sts at armhole. Work 1 row even.
Next 2 Rows. Decrease 1 st at armhole. Work 1 row even.
Next Row. * Decrease 1 st armhole, work 1 row even repeat from * 8 times.
Next 2 Rows. * Decrease 1 st each side.
70th Row. Decrease at armhole, repeat from *.
74th to 85th Rows. Decrease 1 st each side at armhole and every other row at neck side. Work other front to correspond.
BACK PEPLUM. Ch 126 and work 125 s c on ch.
2nd Row. 1 long s c in every other st.
3rd Row. * Increase 1 st each side and work 4 rows even, repeat from *3 times.
Next 12 rows. Increase 2 sts in every 4th row taking care not to have increases over last increases.
FRONT PEPLUM. Left side. Ch 63 and work 62 s c on ch.
Work 8 rows even. * Increase 1 st at end of row, work 3 rows even. Repeat from *twice. Next Row. Decrease 1 st at front edge and increase 1 st at seam edge. Work 4 rows even.
Next Row. Decrease 1 st at front edge and increase 1 st at seam edge, work 2 rows even. Next 3 Rows. Decrease 1 st at front edge of each row. Work other iront peplum to correspond.
SLEEVES. Ch 70 and work 69 s c in ch.
Work 5 rows of long s c even. Next Row. * Increase 1 st each side and work 5 rows even. Repeat from *15 times.
Next 2 Rows decrease 3 sts each side. Next 44 Rows. Decrease 1 st at the beginning of each row. Work other sleeve correspond.
COLLAR. Ch 162 and work 161 s c on ch. Next Row. Begin pattern, * increase 3 sts in row spacing them evenly, work 1 row even and repeat from * taking care not to place increases over last increases. Next Row. Increase 1 st each side. Next Row. * increase 3 sts in row and work 1 row even . Repeat from *4 times and work 1 more row even.
THE TRIM is worked in shell st. LEFT FRONT. Join Green in first even row at neck, * ch 3 2 d c in same space, skip 1 row of front of blouse, s c in next row, repeat from * across front.
2nd Row. Ch 3, 2 d c in same spaces, s c in ch of shell in previous row, repeat to end of row. Work 7 more rows of shells.
RIGHT FRONT. Work 1 row of shells in Brown, 2 rows Green, 1 row Brown, 2 rows Green. Next row work buttonholes. Beginning at neck, ch 3, s c in 1st shell, * ch 7, skip 1 shell s c in next shell, work 2 shells, repeat from *7 times and work shells to end of row. Work 2 rows Green, 1 row Brown.
Around Collar and lower edge of sleeves, 1 row of shells in Brown and 1 row in Green.
Sew Peplum together and around lower edge and fronts work 1 row of shells in Brown, 2 rows Green, 1 row Brown, 2 rows Green.
Sew Sleeves in position, sew underarms, crochet 2 rows of s c around neck drawing it in to fit, attach collar and peplum and finish with buttons and Belt. This dress may also be made in “Star” Crochet Cord or “Silkine” Pearl Cotton size 5.

CROCHET ABBREVIATIONS

Ch – Chain
St- stain
Sl st – Slip stitch
S c – single crochet
S d c – short double crochet
D c – double crochet
Tr c – treble crochet
D tr c – double treble crochet
O m – Open Mesh
S m – solid mesh
P – picot
D p – double picot

*(asterisk) = Repeat instructions following the asterisk as many more times as specified.

Vintage Crochet Pattern Blog

Long Lost Patterns Help You Bring The Past Alive

Chevron Stripe Dress



Chevron Stripe Dress


Note: Some materials required may no longer be available. You will need to substitute with materials of your choice.

Right Front Panel. With Ecru, ch 6, 6 d c in 6th ch from hook, ch 5, turn. 2nd row: 1 d c in 5th st from hook, d c over the d c across, 1 dc in each of next 2 sts of turning ch, ch 5 turn. 3rd row: Same as 2nd row. 4th Row: 1 d c in 4th ch from hook, ch 1, d c in next st, ch 1, d c in 1st d c of row below, * ch 1 skip l d c, d c in next, repeat from * to within last d c, ch 1, d c, in last d c, ch 1, d c in 1st turning ch, ch 1, d c in next st, ch 5, turn ( 11 space across ).
5th row. l d c in 5th ch from hook, d c over d c and in each sp across, ending with 1 d c in each of the next 2 sts of turning ch, ch 5, turn. ( This end is the bottom skirt ). Repeat from 2nd row once. Repeat 2nd and 3rd row once.
12th row. Same as 4th row, ending with ch 1, d c in 1st st of turning, ch, ch 5 turn. (28 open sps. This is the side of the seam). Repeat from 9th row twice (44 open sps). Ch 3 to turn instead of ch5 in the last row. 21st row. 1 d c in 1st d c where ch starts, d c across, ending in 1 d c in each of next 2 sts of turning ch, ch 5, turn. Repeat from 18th row twice, ending the last open row with ch 1, d c in 1st st of turning ch, ch 3, in turn (59 open sps).
29th, 30th and 31st rows. Same as 25th, 26th and 27th rows. There should be 125 d c in 31st row. 32nd row: This starts the center seam. 1 d c in 3rd d c, omit ch-1, skip 1 dc, dc in next, *ch 1, skip 1 d c in next, repeat from * across ending with 2 open sps in 1st and 2nd sts of turning ch ( 64 open sps), ch 3, turn.
33rd row. D c in 1st d c, d c across to within last 2 d c, not counting the ch-3, and work 1 decrease st as follows: thread over hook, draw a loop through each of next 2 d c, draw thread through first 3 loops, draw thread through last 2 loops. Ch 3, turn. 34th row. Skip 1st d c (decrease st), 2 decrease sts in next 4 d c, d c across ending with 2 d c in turning ch, ch 5 turn. 35th row: 1 d c in 5th ch from hook, d c across to within last 3 d c, 1 decrease st, 1 d c in last d c, ch 3, turn. Repeat these last 4 rows, until there are 19 open rows in all, each having one less open sp than the previous row. (53 open sps in the 19th open sp row). Work next 3 solid rows as usual, and in the 20th open row, omit the last open sp in the turning ch (51 open sps). Repeat these last 4 rows, having open sps less in each open row until there are 26 open rows in all (39 open sps). Work next 2 solid rows usual, ch 1 instead of 3 for turning ch in last row. For waistline, sl st to 7th d c, 1 s c in next, d c across, ending in usual way, ch 3, turn. Next open row should have open sps, ch 3, turn.

1st solid row above waistline. 1 d c in 1st d c, 2 d c in 1st sp, d c cover and sps, ending as usual, ch 3, turn. 2nd solid row. Work as usual to within last 2 d c, not counting turning ch, and work 2 d c in each these last 2 d c, 1 d c in turning ch, ch 3, turn. 3rd solid row. 1 d c in 1st d c, 2 d c in next d c, d c over d c ending as usual, ch 3, turn. In the 2nd open row above waistline there should 28 open sps. Repeat these last 4 rows twice. Continue to work solid rows the same, but in the 5th open row increase 1 open sp by working 1 d c with ch between in each of last 2 d c and 2 d c with ch between in the turning ch. The 6th open row will have 29 open sps without making any increase. On the 7th open row, increase same as in 5th row (30 open sps), and the 8th will have 30 without any increase. On the 9th, 10th and 11th open rows, make increase as in 5th, so there will be 33 open sps in the 11th open row. Work 2 solid rows as usual, which brings work to neck edge.

1st short row: SI st to 4th d c, 1 s c in next, d c across ending in usual way. 2nd short row: Open sps to within 2 sts from end , omitting the ch 1 in last open sp, ch 1, turn. 3rd short row: SI st to 2nd open sp, s c in next d c across ending in usual way, ch 3, turn. 4th short row: Work in usual way to within 5 d c from end, 1 s c in next, ch 1, turn. 5th short row: SI st to 3rd d c, 1 s c in next, d c across with usual ending, ch 3, turn. Repeat from 2nd row twice, ending with 2nd solid row which will have 1 decrease st, 1 d c and break thread.

Left Front Panel: Follow directions of Right Front Panel through the 11th row, the end of which is the side seam. 12th row: 1 d c in 1st d c, ch 1, 1 d c in next, * ch 1 ckip 1 d c, d c in next 2 sts of turning ch (28 open aps across), ch 5, turn. This is bottom of skirt. Repeat from 9th row twice (44 open sps). 21st row: Same as 9th row, ,aking ch 3 instead of 5 for turning ch at end of row. 22nd row: 1 d c in 1st d c, d c across ending in usual way. Repeat from 19th row twice. 31st row: Same as 27th row (125 d c across). Next row starts center seam.

32nd row: D c in 1st d c, ch 1, d c in next open sps across, omitting the ch 1 between sps in last 2 sps and leaving turning ch unworked, (64 open sps), ch 3, turn. 33rd row: 1 decrease st (taking 2nd and 3rd d c), d c across ending with 3 d c in last open sp as usual, ch 3, turn. 34th row. 1 d c in 1st d c, d c across ending with 2 decrease sts in last 4 d c, ch 3, turn. 35th row: 1 decrease st (taking 2nd and 3rd d c), d c across, ending in usual way, ch 5, turn. From now on, work to correspond with the Right Front Panel. The center seam is always worked the same. If any decrease is to be made, it is done at the side seam, such as decreasing a sp by skipping the 1st d c at beginning of row.

Left Back Panel: Follow directions of Right Front Panel, working 4 more rows starting center seam (140d c in last solid d c row, counting turning ch as as a d c). The 26th open row should have 47 open sps. Work 2 solid rows of d c as usual, ending at side seam. Then work short rows same as top of front panel, having four short open rows instead of 3, and ending with the 2nd solid row with 2 decrease sts, 1 d c, and break off.

Right Back Panel: Follow directions of Right Left Panel, working 4 more rows before starting center seam, as in Left Back Panel. Join the two front panels at center seam. Them join back and front at side seams, taking care to have all panels with right side outside. Finish bottom skirt with 6 rows of s c, keeping work flat. Finish waistline and front panel with 2 rows of s c.

Blouse: Starting at neck edge, ch 142, with Ecru. 1st row: 1 d c in 6th ch from hook * ch 1, skip 1 st, d c in next, repeat from * across (68 open sps), ch 5, turn.

2nd row. 1 d c in 3rd d c of previous row (this makes a decrease), 10 open sps, ch 1, d c in same d c to form an increase, 1 increase in each of next 3 d c, 38 open sps, 1 increase in each of next 4 d c, 10 open sps, omit the ch 1, d c in 1st st of turning ch, ch 5, turn. 3rd row: D c in 3rd d c, 11 open sps, 1 increase in each of next 4 d c (1st increase comes on top of 1st d c of 2nd increase of row below), 42 open sps, 4 increases, 11 open sps, d c in 1st st of turning ch. 4th row: Drop Ecru, attach Green on top of 1st d c, ch 9, 1 s cin 3rd d c, * across, ch 1, turn. 5th row: SI st in each ch of 1st loop of ch-9, * skip the s c, sl st in each of next loop, repeat from * across. 6th row: Fasten off Green, and with Ecru sl st to center of 1st loop, *ch 3, 1 s c in center of next loop, repeat from * to last loop, ch 5, turn. 7th row: *D c in 1st s c of previous row, ch 1, d c in 2nd ch of ch-3, ch 1, repeat from * until there are 12 open sps, 4 increases, 45 open sps 4 increases, 12 open sps, ch 5, turn. 8th row: Decrease 1 open sp at beginning and end and make usual 4 increases at shoulders. The pattern is composed of 4 Ecru rows and 2 Green rows.
Continue to work in pattern, increasing 1 open sp at beginning and end of each of the d c rows, instead of decreasing, and making usual shoulder increases, and there are 7 Green stipes. Then work evenly on Ecru stripes until there are 10 Green stripes in all. On the next row, which will be the Ecru s c-row, work over 23 loops, omit ch 3, skip 37 loops to be worked later for sleeve, work over 46 loops for back, omit ch 3, skip next 37 loops, work remaining 23 loops. In case there are more loops, add to the back section. If fewer loops, take from front section.
Work next 5 rows evenly at ends and underarm sections. On next s c-row work as usual, but omit the ch 3 between loops for the t loops under arms. On next 3 d c-rows, work to within 4 open sps from end. The loop row is worked to within 2 open sps from end. Next s c row is even at ends with usual underarm decreases. The 3 d c-rows are worked to within 2 open sps from end, and last loop row is worked to within 2 open sps. Finish around waist with Ecru, working in s c with ch-2 between, so that front sections will be slightly gathered to fit top of skirt. With Ecru work 1 row of s c up front edges, and d c over d c, omitting the ch-1, around the neck edge.

Sleeves. Attach Ecru at underarm on right side of work in 1st loop where front is joined to back, and work across in pattern. Continue working in pattern, decreasing 1 open sp at both ends in the 3 d c-rows, and making 3 increase instead of 4 in the center, until there are 7 Green stripes. Then finish with 4 Ecru rows worked evenly, and 1 row of d c over last row. Fasten off. Work other sleeve to correspond.
Buttons: With Green, ch 9, work 8 s c for 15 rows, sl st the 2 short ends together, leaving sewing length and fasten off thread. Make 8 buttons.

Loops: Ch 23, sl st over ch and join ends. Make 8 loops. Sew buttons and loops to front panel as illustrated, making sure to have the rows of each in the same direction.
Sew blouse to skirt, with front panel overlapping the blouse to fit. From wrong side, make a beading for the elastic around waist, leaving front panel free. Attach Ecru to front panel, 1 inch above waistline, ch 7, s c to blouse 1 inch from where thread was attached, and continue around to the other side of front panel.

Belt: With Green, ch 16, turn. 1st row: S c in 2nd ch from hook, s c in each st of ch, ch 1, turn. 2nd row: S c in s c across, ch 1, turn. Repeat 2nd row until belt measures 28 inches ( or length desired ). With 2 strands of Green, ch 22, and work in s c for 20 rows. Fold piece with lines running across the short way. Then sl st around it. Make another square, sew squares to belt as illustrated, and fasten belt with snap fasteners.

Vintage Crochet Pattern Blog - - Long Lost Patterns Help You Bring The Past Alive

Wheat Stitch Luncheon Set — no. 783


Wheat Stitch Luncheon Set — no. 783


Materials:
J.P. Coats Knit-Cro-Sheen, Ecru, 5 balls, for center mat and 4 place mats. Milward’s steel crochet hook No. 6.

Place mats: (4) Ch 127, turn. 1st row: D c in 11th ch from hook, * ch 3, skip 3 sts of ch, d c in next st, repeat from * across (30sps), ch 7, turn.

2nd to 39th rows incl: Sp over sp, ch 7, turn.

Ending: 1st row: Starting at center of corner sp, make a group of 4 wheat sts as follows: Ch 5, wrap thread 8 times over hook ( ¾ inch above head of hook) avoiding wrapping one thread over avoiding wrapping one thread over another on hook. With forefinger of right hand, lower all these wrapped threads together near head of hook, insert it in st from which ch-5 started, thread over, draw loop out on hook (10 loops on hook), thread over and draw thread through all loops at once, make ch 1, thus fastening st. Wrap over 8 times and continue making 3 more wheat sts the same way, making them all in the same st as the first wheat st. Ch 9, * skip 2 d c, make a group of 4 wheat sts in next d c, ch 7, repeat from * around, making ch-9 instead of ch-7 before and after each corner group. Fasten last ch-9 with sl st to group, then sl st to center (between 2nd and 3rd wheat sts) of same group.

2nd row: CH 5, make group of wheat sts in center of same group, ch 6, s c under ch-9, ch 6, *make a group in center of next wheat-st group, ch 4, s c under ch-7, ch 4, repeat from * around, making ch-6 instead of ch-4 before and after each corner group. Join as before. 3rd row: Like 2nd row, making ch 7 between groups and omitting s c. Making ch 11 before and after each corner group. Join as before.

4th row: Ch 5, make group of wheat sts in center of same group, * ch 6, remove hook, insert hook in top of 1st wheat st of group just made and draw through, over the ch-6 make 4 s c, a ch-5 picot, 4 s c. Then ch 8, s c under ch-11 of previous row, ch 8, make a group in center of next group, repeat from * making ch 4, s c under ch-7, ch 4 between groups of wheat sts, excepting on each side of corner group, make ch 8, s c under ch-11, ch 8. Join as before.

Center mat: Work same as place mats, but make 81 rows. Edging same as for place mats.

Vintage Crochet Pattern Blog - - Long Lost Patterns Help You Bring The Past Alive




NoonDay Luncheon Set – - no. 749


NoonDay Luncheon Set – - no. 749



Materials: J.P Coats, Knit- Cro-Sheen, Ecru , 5 balls for center mat and 4 place mats. Milward’s steel crochet hook no. 5.

Medallions: Ch 13, turn. 1st row: D c in 7th ch from hook. * Ch 1, skip 1 st, d c in next, repeat from * 2 more times. Ch 4, turn. 2nd row: D c in d c of row below, * ch 1, d c in next d c, and repeat from * 2 more times, making last d c in turning ch. Ch 4, turn. 3rd and 4th rows: Same as 2nd. From here on, work around. 1st rnd: 2 s c under sp around, making an extra s c at each corner. 2nd round: S c in each s c around, making 2 s c in each corner s c. 3rd rnd: S c in each s c, and at corners make 2 s c in each 2 sts.

4th rnd: S c to center of 1st side, then ch 10, join with sl st to base of ch to form ring. Without turning work over, making into ring 3 s c, * ch 3 (for a picot), 3 s c, repeat from * 2 more times. Continue making s c’s around, making a ring at the center of each side. At corners work 2 s c in each of 2 sts, as before. 5th rnd: * Ch 6, s c into 1st of next ring, ch 9, s c in 3rd p of same ring, ch 6, s c in corner s c. Repeat from * around, joining last ch-6 with a sl st base to 1st ch 6.

6th rnd: * 4 s c over loop, ch 3, 4 s c over same loop, 4 s over next loop, ch 3, 4 s c, ch 3 4 s c, ch 3, 4 s c and in next loop 4 s c, ch 3, 4 s c. Repeat from * around. 7th rnd: Sl st over 4 s c to 1st p. S c in p, * ch 4, s c in next p, and repeat from * around. Fasten off. For set, make 48 medallions.

Place mats: (4) Sew 4 medallions in a strip. Attach thread at one corner, and working along the side of the strip, ch 5, skip 1 st, d c in next, * ch 1, skip 1 st, d c in next. Repeat from * across. CH 5, turn. 2nd row: * D c in next d c, ch 1, repeat from * acroh 5, turn. Repeat 2nd row 27 more times. Sew a strip of medallions across end and finish around entire piece with 4 s c, ch 3 picot, worked in loops of medallions and in sps at sides.

Center mat: Worj same as place mats, using 2 strips of medallions at ends. Make 60 rows of sps for center section. Finish around entire piece as before.

Vintage Crochet Pattern Blog - - Long Lost Patterns Help You Bring The Past Alive

PROMENADE – - Fashion’s Newest Creation In Crochet


PROMENADE – - Fashion’s Newest Creation In Crochet


Materials Required: American Thread Company “Deluxe” Mercerized Crochet and Knitting Cotton. 13 Balls, White, Ecru or Colors.

Steel Crochet Hook No. 8-10 Small Pearl Buttons, 1 Buckle.

Gauge: 1 shell st = 1 inch. 2 Shell rows = 1 inch.

Beginning work at waistline, ch 170, for back of blouse, 1 s c in 2nd st from hook, * ch 3, skip 2 sts, 1 s c in next st repeat from * to end of row.

2nd row – Ch 6, s c in 1st loop, * ch 2, skip 1 loop, 1 tr c in next loop, ch 2, 1 tr c in same loop, ch 2, 1 tr c in same loop, ch 2, skip 1 loop, 1 s c in next loop, repeat from *13 times ending with 1 s c, ch 6 turn.

3rd row- 1 s c in 1st loop * ch 3, 1 s c in next loop., repeat from across row, ch 6 to turn each even row.

4th row- 1 tr c in 1st loop, ch 2, 1 tr c in same loop, * ch 2 skip 1 loop, 1 s c in next loop, ch 2, skip 1 loop, 1 tr c in next loop, ch 2, 1 tr c in same loop, ch 2, 1 tr c in same loop, repeat fom * across row ending with 3 tr c.

5th row – 1 s c in 1st loop, * ch 3, 1 s c in next loop, repeat from * across row. The last 4 rows from the spider web pattern which is allowed throughout the dress and cape, always work spider web shells between shells of previous shell row, except at increases. Work 2 rows even.

Next 2 rows drop the last 2 loops. Next row drop the first and last 2 loops. Next row work to center of back, ch 6, turn and work even until work measures 7 inches from underarm. Next 7 rows decrease 1 inch of pattern for shoulder, work back to center, break thread and work other side to correspond.

Front- Work first 7 rows same as back. Next row, work 3 shells, increase, * 2 shells increase, repeat from * twice, work 3 shells, increase and finish row. Continue even until work measures 9 inches from beginning. Decrease for armhole same as back.

Work 8 rows of pattern and one row more row of loops. Next row increase after 5th shell. Continue even until front is the same length as the back. Decrease shoulders. Sew underarm and shoulder seams.

Cap sleeves – join thread 2 inches from shoulder seam, and work a row of shells 4 inches over shoulder, ch 3 turn, work across row and work 2 loops beyond preceding row. Continue sleeve always adding 2 loops at end of row until underarm is reached and work 1 row of shells all around. Work other sleeve to correspond.

Skirt – Work a row of shells into loops at lower edge of blouse. Work next row even.

Next row- Increase 1 shell in center front and back. Continue even until skirt measures 2 ½ inches from beginning. Next row work 4 shells, increase, work 8 shells, increase continue row increasing 2 more shells about the same distance apart. Work 3 inches even. Next row increase 4 shells spacing the increases evenly in row. Work 5 inches even. Increase 4 shells. Work 5 ½ inches, increase 4 shells and work 6 inches even. Increase 4 shells and work 3 ½ inches even. Increase 2 shells and work even until dress is correct length. At opening of back of blouse work 1 row of s c, 2nd row. * Ch 4, skip 2 s c, 1 s c in each of the next 3 s c, repeat from * on both sides of opening.

Sew buttons in position using loops for button holes. If dress is worn open at the back slip the buttons through the loops thus bringing them to the right side.

Belt – With white ch 8, d c in 4th st from hook, 1 d c in each st.

2nd row – Ch 3, 1 d c in each d c, repeat 2nd row until work measures about 3 inches more than size of the belt required. Work another hand in white and one in the color used for dress. Braid the three bands together keeping them flat and tacking them together at intervals. Sew ends and attach buckle.

Crocheted Cape No. 72

Materials Required: American Thread Company “Deluxe” Crochet and Knitting Cotton, 3 Balls, White, Ecru or Colors. Steel Crochet Hook No. 8. Flat Double Buckle. Neck Band, Ch 11, s c in 2nd st from hook, 1 s c in each st.

2nd row – Ch 1, 1 s c in each s c. Repeat the last row for 15 inches or the length required. The cape is made in the spider web shell stitch ( see directions for dress ) Ch 5, working into side of neck band, skip 3 rows of s c, s c in next row, repeat to end of band, ch 6, turn, work a row of shells and work 5 more rows of design.

6th row- Increase 2 shells ( directions for increase are given in dress instructions ) and work 5 rows even.

14th row – Increase 2 shells taking care not to place increases over the last increases. Work 3 rows even.

18th row – Increase 2 shells and work 3 rows even. Continue work, increasing 2 shells in the 22nd, 24th, 32nd, 34th, 36th, 40th, 42nd, 44th, 46th, 48th, 52nd, 56th, 60th, 66th, 68th rows and work 3 rows even, break thread and attach buckle.

Crocheted Hat No. 73

Head size 21-22 inches

Materials Required: American Thread Company “Deluxe” Mercerized Crochet and Knitting Cotton, 2 Balls, White, Ecru or Colors. Steel Crochet Hook No. 8 and 6.

With No. 8 Hook Ch 6, join, Ch 3, 12 d c in ring, join each row and start each row with ch 3, which counts as one d c.

2nd row – 2 d c in each st (26sts)

3rd row – 1 d c in each of the first 2 d c, * Ch 1, 1 d c in each of the next 2 d c, repeat from * all around.

4th row- 1 d c in each d c with 2 chs between each group.

5th row- 2 d c in first d c, 1 d c in next d c, ch 3, repeat from beginning all around.

6th row – 1 d c in each d c with 3 chs between groups.

7th row- Increase 1 d c in each group and 1 st in each ch.

8th row- work even.

Repeat 7th and 8th rows until hat is correct head size and work even until crown measures 6 inches from center. Next row 1 d c in each d c and 5 d c in each ch.

Brim – with double thread and No. 6 Hook work 1 s c in each d c. Work 8 more rows of s c. Next row increase one st in every 10th st and work 2 more rows even. If wider brim is desired continue rows of s c. Form a half inch pleat at top of hat and trim with ornament if desired.

An asterisk (*) indicates that the directions immediately following are to be repeated the given number of times in addition to the ones already given. Thus “repeat from * 3 times” means 4 patterns in all. An even row means work row without increasing or decreasing.

Crochet abbreviations

Ch – Chain

St – stitch

Sc- single crochet

Sl st- slip stitch

Tr c- treble crochet

D c- doucble crochet

PALM Beach Hat no. 2029


PALM Beach Hat no. 2029

Materials: Clark’s O.N.T Knitting and Crochet Cotton, 1 ball of White and 1 ball of 88 Peach. Milward’s steel crochet hook No.1 or 2. Use thread double throughout.

Crown: Begin with White. CH 3, join with sl st to form ring. 1st rnd: Make 6 s c in ring, and continue working around. 2nd rnd: 2 s c in each s c of previous rnd. 3rd rnd: * S c in s c, 2 s c in next s c (this is an increase), repeat from * around. 4th rnd: S c in next s c, ch 6, skip 5 s c, s c in next s c ( thus making slit), and continue around making s c in each s c with 6 increases in the rnd. 5th rnd: S c in each s c, and s c in each ch of ch-5, making 6 increases in rnd. 6th to 9th rnds incl: S c in each s c of previous rnd with 6 increases as before. 10th rnd: Make another slit directly over previous slit, but skip 9 s c, ch 10, and make s c in next s c, and continue around 6 increases. 11th rnd

S c in each s c and s c in each ch of ch-10. 12th to 20th rnds incl: ( or until work measures about 6 inches ): 6 increases to each rnd ( 2 s c in s c makes an increase ). 21st to 41st rnds incl: ( or until desired depth of crown ): S c each rnd without increasing. Break off.

Brim: Attach 88 Peach. 1st rnd: Turn work and in opposite direction make s c in each s c of crown, with 4 increases of 1 s c spaced at equal intervals. 2nd to 7th rnds incl: S c in each s c of previous rnd. 8th rnd: Continue as before, making 4 increases in rnd. 9th rnd: S c in each s c. 10th rnd: S c in each s c with 4 increases. 11th rnd: S c in each s c. 12th rnd: S c in each s c with 4 increase. 13th to 17th rnds incl: S c in each s c of previous rnd.

Bow. With Peach, ch 25. 1st row: S c in 2nd ch from hook, and in each st of ch. Ch 1, turn. 2nd to 35th rows incl: S c in each s c across Ch 1, turn.

Vintage Crochet Pattern Blog ---Long Lost Patterns Help You Bring The Past Alive



WEEK END – - No. 163 size 34-36


WEEK END – - No. 163 size 34-36


Materials: Clark’s O.N.T Knitting and Crochet Cotton, 3 balls of color 88 Peach. Milward’s steel crochet hook No. 3 and Milward’s Casein hook No. 3 ( or standard size bone hook ). 12 glass or pearl buttons about one inch in diameter.

Back: With steel hook, starting at waistband, ch 122 ( or slightly more than half your waist measure with a number sts divisible by 6, plus 2 sts for turning ) . 1st row: 1 s c in 2nd ch from hook. * Ch 1, skip 1 st of foundation ch, 1 s c in next. Repeat from * along ch. Ch 2 turn. 2nd to 27th rows incl: 1 s c under ch-1 or previous row. * * Ch 1, 1 s c under next ch-1. Repeat from * across. Ch 2, turn. At end of 27th row, change to Casein hook, ch 3, turn. 28th row: Kip 1st ch-1, 3 d c under next ch-1, ch 3, 1 s c in same place. Repeat from * across (20 designs). Ch 3, turn. 29th row: 3 d c under ch-3 of 1st design, ch 3, s c in same place. * 3 d c under ch-3 of next design, ch 3, s c in same place. Repeat from * across, ch 3, turn.

Repeat 29th row until work measures 9 inches from top of waistband. Then to make sleeve, ch 34, turn and work design in 3rd ch from hook. * Skip 3 sts of ch, work design in next. Repeat from * along ch, then continue across, working design over design. Drop thread. Fasten another thread to end of row, ch 32, fasten off. Pick up dropped thread and work designs over this ch to correspond to other sleeve, ch 3, turn. Continue until work measures 15 inches from top of waistband. S c across top and fasten off. Sew 5 buttons on each shoulder seam, leaving about 8 inches across the center for back of neckline.

Front: With steel hook, ch 140. Work waistband same as back. On 27th row decrease 1 st every 10th st. Change to Casein hook, ch 3, turn. Repeat directions for back. ( There wll be 21 patterns, instead of 20 patterns ). S c across top, make 5 ch-loops on shoulder seams, leaving waistband open at left side. Sew 2 buttons on band and make ch-loops on front of band to correspond.


Vintage Crochet Pattern Blog - Long Lost Patterns Help You Bring The Past Alive


Windermere Fabot and Cuff Set no. 2090

Windermere Fabot and Cuff Set no. 2090

Materials: Clark’s O.N.T Mercerized Crochet, 2 balls; or J. & P Coats Mercerized Crochet, 1 ball, size 30, White. Milward’s steel crochet hook No. 7 or 8.

Jabot: Starts at small loops at center and is worked towards outside. Ch 90, turn. 1st row: S c in 8th ch from hook, * ch 5, skip sts of ch, s c in next st, repeat from * to end of ch (28 loops). Ch 7 turn. 2nd row: S c in 1st loop, * ch 5, s c in next loop, repeat from * across (28 loops ). Ch 7, turn. 3rd to 6th rows incl: Same as 2nd, but make 2 s c in each loop instead of 1 s c. 7th row: Same as 3rd, but ch 6 instead of ch 5. 8th row: Tr in 1st loop, * ch 7 in next loop, repeat from * across, ch 3, turn. 9th row: D c in ch, d c in tr, d c in next ch, * ch 10, skip next tr, 3-tr cluster in center st of next ch-loop, ch 10, skip next tr, d c in ch just before nest tr, d c in tr, d c in each st of ch-loop, d c in tr, d c in next ch after tr ( 11-d c group ). Repeat from * across, ending with 4 d c. (6 groups of 11-d c and 1 half group at each edge) Ch 3, turn.

10th row: D c in each of next 3 d c, * ch 9, 3-tr cluster in 2nd ch st just before cluster of previous row, ch 6, cluster in 2nd ch st after same cluster, ch 9, ckip 1 d c of 11-d c group, d c in each of next 9 d c, repeat from * across, ending with 4-d c. Ch 3, turn. 11th row: D c in each of 3 d c, * sh 8, cluster in 2nd ch st just before cluster of previous row, ch 6, cluster in 2nd st after next cluster, ch 8, skip 1 s c of d c-group, d c in each of next 7 d c, repeat from * across, ending with 4 d c. Ch 3, turn. 12th row: D c in each of 3 d c. ** Ch 7, cluster in 2nd ch st just before cluster of previous row, * ch 7, cluster under next ch-loop, repeat from * 3 times, then ch 7, skip 1 d c of d c-group, d c in each of next 5-d c working off the 1st 2 d c’s together and last 2 d c’s together. Repeat from *** across, ending with 4 d c. Ch 8, turn.

13th row: 4 s c under ch-loop, * under each of next 4 ch-loops make s c, half d c, 2 d c, 5 tr, 2 d c, half d c, s c. Then 4 s c under next ch-loop, ch 7, 4 s c under next ch-loop, repeat from * across, ending with with ch 3, tr in last d c of previous row. Ch 1, turn. 14th row: S c under ch-loop, ch 4, ** skip 2 d c’s of petal, d c in next d c, * ch 5, skip 1 d c of same petal, d c in next d c, repeat from * 2 more times, leaving a hook the last 2 loops of the last d c, skip 2 d c of next petal, d c in next d c, working off together. Repeat from * for the next 3 petals, finishing off the last d c on last petal of this fan. Then ch 4, 3 s c under ch-loop between this and next fan, ch 4, repeat from ** across, ending with ch 4, s c under last ch-loop, ch 8, turn.

15th row: Skip 1st ch-loop, 2 s c under next loop (between 2 d c’s on petal), * ch 3, d c under next loop, ch 3, tr in same loop, ch 3, tr in same loop, ch 3, d c in same loop, ch 3, 2 s c under next loop, ch 1, 2 s c under next loop, repeat from * until 4 small scallops are made, then ch 4, skip across to 1st loop of next fan and make 2 s c. Repeat from * across, ending with ch 3 and tr in the last s c. Ch 4, turn. 16th row: 2 s c under 1st loop, * ch 5, 2 s c under next loop, repeat from * making 4 loops over each small scallop and ch 3 between small scallops.

Center: Attach thread to 1st st of foundation ch. 1st row: Ch 6, skip 1st 4 sts, d c in next loop, ch 2, d c i next loop repeat until 7 loops are made, d c in each of next 13 loops, *ch 2, d c in next loop, repeat from * until 7 loops are made, ch 3, turn. 2nd row: 2 d c in each loop and d c in each d c until 21 d c’s are made, then d c in every other d c 7 times, then d c in each dc and 2 d c in each loop of remainder, ch 3, turn. 3rd row: D c in each of next 21 d c, skip 6 d c, d c in each of remainder. Sew center together and work a row if a c along neckline.

Cuff: Starting at beginning of fan at one end, ch 28, turn. 1st row: D c in 4th ch from hook, d c in each of next sts, * ch 2, skip 2 sts d c in next st, repeat from * 5 more times (6sps). D c in each of next 3 sts, ch 3, turn. 2nd row: D c in each of 3 d c, ch 10, skip 2 sps, 3-tr cluster in next d c, ch 10, d c in each of last 4 d c, ch 3, turn. 3rd to 16th rows incl: Finish fan same as in jabot.

Center section: Attach thread to 1st st of 1st row, ch 5, skip 3 d c, 2 s c under next loop, ch 5, * 2 s c under next loop, repeat from * until 5 loops are made, ch 7, turn. 2nd to 20th rows incl: finish fan same as in jabot.

Center section: Attach thread to 1st st of 1st row, ch 5, skip 3 d c, 2 s c under loop, ch 5, * 2 s c under next loop, repeat from * until 5 loops are made, ch 7, turn. 2nd to 20th rows incl: 2 s c in 1st loop, * ch 5, 2 s c in next loop, repeat from * across, ch 7, turn. Fan on this end of cuff is worked as follows: ch 3, 2 s c in loop, * ch 3, 2 s c in next loop, repeat from * across. Work fan as before ( 1st to 16th rows ). Finish off cuffs with 1 row of s c, a row of d c and a row of a c along side. S c in each s c and s c in each ch of ch-10. 12th to 20th incl: ( or until work measures about 6 inches ): 6 increases to each rnd ( 2 s c in s c makes an increase ). 21st to 41st rnds incl: ( or until desired depth of crown ): S c each rnd without increasing. Break off.

Brim: Attach 88. Peach. 1st rnd: Turn work and in opposite direction make s c in each s c of crown with 4 increase of 1 s c spaced at equal intervals. 2nd to 7th rnds incl: S c in each s c of previous rnd. 8th rnd: Continue as before, making 4 increases in the rnd. 9th rnd: S c in each s c. 10th rnd: S c in each s c with 4 increases. 11th rnd: S c in each s c. 12th rnd: S c in each s c in with 4 increases. 13th to 17th rnds incl: S c in each s c of previous rnd.

Bow: With Peach, ch 25. 1st row: S c in 2nd ch from hook, and in each st of ch. Ch 1, turn. 2nd turn to 35th rows incl: S c in each s c across. Ch 1, turn.


Vintage Crochet Pattern -Long Lost Patterns Help You Bring The Past Alive


Knit These Beautiful Stockings From 1942…


Knit These Beautiful Stockings From 1942…

These are just beautiful. I’m sure you will love them too! They are becoming more and more popular these days as well. Happy knitting!

Material: (Size 9 ½.) 1 pr. # 1 needles–14-inch. 1 pr. # 3 needles-14-inch. 1 set # 1 double-pointed needles 7-inch. 3 ½-oz. balls 2-fold stocking yarn.
(Note: I did some poking around and discovered that it is a fingering weight and 2 fold is using 2 strands at time. )

Gauge: 8 sts. to 1 inch. 2 rows to 1 inch.
The stockings are regulation medium length. The length before wearing (i.e., after knitting is completed) is approximately 17 ½ inches from top of stocking to top of heel. The length when on the leg is approximately 24 inches.

Pattern. Multiple of 3 sts. plus 2.
Row 1: K 1,* y.o., slip 1, K2tog., repeat from * across Row, ending K 1.
Repeat Row 1 for pattern.
With a double strand of yarn and #1 needles, cast on 88 sts. Work even in K l, P 1 ribbing for 2 ½ inches. Next Row, increase 1 st. (89 sts.). Break one strand of yarn, change to #3 needles and work even in pattern for 10 inches.
** Next Row (Row A) -K 2tog., K 2 tog., repeat between * ’s of pattern across Row, ending K 1 (decreasing 2 sts.).
Next Row–K 2 tog., K 2 tog., repeat between * ’s of pattern across Row, ending y.o., slip l, K 1 (decreasing , st.).
Next Row–K l, K 2 tog., repeat between *’s of pattern across Row, ending y.o., slip 1, K 1. Work 1 more Row in same manner.
Next Row–K 3 tog., repeat between *’s of pattern across Row, ending y.o., slip l, K 1 (decreasing 1 st.).
Next Row–Decrease at beginning in same manner, ending K 1 (decreasing 1 st.).
Next Row–K 1, repeat between *’s of pattern across Row, ending K 1.
Repeat from ** 7 times more.
Repeat Row A once more (47 sts.).
Next Row, work over first 6 sts. (½ heel), work over next 35 sts. (instep) and place these sts. on a st. holder, work over last 6 sts. (½ heel). Join heel sts. and with double strand of yarn and # l needles, work back and forth on these 12 sts. in stockinette st. for 10 rows. Increase 1 st. each side every other Row 6 times (24 sts.).

Work even in stockinette st. for 24 rows. Then decrease as follows (right side of work): Work over 6 sts., place a marker on needle, K 2 tog., K 8, K 2 tog., place a marker on needle, work over remaining 6 sts. P back. Working on all sts., decrease 1 st. after first marker and before 2nd marker every other Row until there are 8 sts. between markers. Fold heel at center back and weave first 10 sts. to last 10 sts.

With double-point needles and a double strand of yarn, pick up 50 sts, around heel and work back and forth in stockinette st. for 4 inches. In crease 1 st. each side every other Row 7 times (54 sts.).

Place these sts. on a st. holder.

Slip sts. of instep from st. holder and with single strand of yarn and #3 needles, work even in pattern for 1 inch.

Decrease 1 st. each side every 5th Row 7 times (21 sts.). Work even until instep is as long as sole.

Next Row, increase as follows: K 2, increase 1 st., * K 3, increase 1 st., repeat from * 3 times more, K 2 (96 sts.). Join with 54 sole sts. on double point needles.

With double strand of yarn work around on all sts., dividing sts. as follows: 40 center sts. of sole on first needle; 7 increased sts. and first 13 instep sts. on 2nd needle; remaining 13 instep sts. and 7 increased sts. on 3rd needle.

Now decrease as follows: On first needle, K l, slip l, K l, p.s.s.o., K to last 3 sts. K 2 tog., K l; on 2nd needle. K l, slip l, K l, p.s.s.o., K across needle; on 3rd needle, K to last 3 sts., K 2 a tog., K 1.

Continue to decrease in this manner at the beginning and end of the first needle, at the beginning of the 2nd needle, and at tile end of the 3rd needle, every other Row 14 times more. Weave remaining sts. tog. Sew seams.

1 John 2:3 ~ And hereby we do know that we know him, if we keep his commandments.

VISIT SITE - - Vintage Knitted Patterns - Long Lost Patterns Help You Bring The Past Alive

Here’s a Beautiful Crocheted Rose Bedspread Pattern…



Here’s a Beautiful Crocheted Rose Bedspread Pattern…

You are going to love this one. I’ve not found the time to make it yet, but it’s on my list of “to do’s”! You could use any color thread for the roses or do it in multi color to make it more versatile. Just have fun with it! :-)

MATERIALS: J &P Coats Knit-Cro-Sheen or Clarks O.N.T. Mercerized Bedspread Cotton. Single size bed: 66″ x 108″: 35 balls of White, 10 balls of Mid Rose and 2 balls of Hunters green. Double bed: 78″ x 108″: 42 balls White, 12 balls Mid Rose and 3 balls Hunter green. Steel crochet hook No. 7.
FLOWER MOTIF: Starting at center with Mid Rose, ch 6. Join with sl st to form ring. 1ST RND: Ch 5, (dc in ring, ch 2) 7 times. Join to 3rd ch of ch-5 (8 sps). 2ND RND: In each sp around make sc, half dc, 3 dc, half dc and sc. Join. 3RD RND: * Ch 4, sc between next 2 petals. Repeat from * around. Join. 4TH RND: In each loop around make sc, half dc, 5 dc, half dc and sc. Join. 5TH RND: Repeat 3rd rnd. 6TH RND: In each loop around make sc, half dc, 7 dc, half dc and sc. Join. 7TH RND: Repeat 3rd rnd. 8TH RND: In each loop around make sc, half dc, dc, 7 tr, dc, half dc and sc. Join and break off. 9TH RND: Attach Hunter’s green to center tr of any petal, sc in same place, * ch 7, holding back on hook the last loop of each tr make 3 tr in center tr of next petal, thread over and draw through all loops on hook (cluster made), ch 4, in same tr make 3-d tr cluster, ch 4 and 3-tr cluster; ch 7, sc in center tr of next petal. Repeat from * around. Join and break off. 10TH RND: Attach White to any 3-d tr cluster, ch 3, 2 dc in same place, * ch 1, 3 dc in next sp, (ch 1, in next sp make 3 dc, ch 1 and 3 dc) twice; ch 1, 3 dc in next sp, ch 1, in tip of next cluster make 3 dc, ch 3 and 3 dc. Repeat from * around, ending with 3 dc in same place as first 2 dc, ch 1, dc in top of ch-3.
11TH TO 14TH RNDS INCL: Ch 3, 2 dc in sp just formed, * ch 1, 3 dc in next sp. Repeat from * around, making 3 dc, ch 3 and 3 dc in ch-3 sp at each corner. Join as before. Break off at end of 14th rnd.
PLAIN MOTIF: Starting at center with White, ch 5. Join with sl st to form ring. 1ST RND: Ch 3, 2 dc in ring, (ch 3, 3 dc in ring) 3 times; ch 1, half dc in top of starting chain. 2ND RND: Ch 3, dc in sp just formed, * dc in next 3 dc, in next sp make 2 dc, ch 3 and 2 dc. Repeat from * around, ending with 2 dc in same place as first dc, ch 1, half dc in top of starting chain. 3RD TO 9TH RNDS INCL: Ch 3, dc in sp just formed, * dc in each dc across to corner, in corner sp make 2 dc, ch 3 and 2 dc. Repeat from * around. Join as before. 10TH RND: Ch 3, 2 dc in sp just formed, * (ch 1, skip 3 dc, make 3 dc in next dc) twice; (ch 1, skip 2 dc, make 3 dc in next dc) 8 times; ch 1, in corner sp make 3 dc, ch 3 and 3 dc. Repeat from * around, ending with 3 dc in same place as first 2 dc, ch 3. Join and break off.
For a single size spread, make 77 flower motifs and 76 plain motifs.

For double size spread make 94 flower motifs and 93 plain motifs.

Sew motifs neatly together, alternating flower and plain motifs and making 9 rows of 17 motifs for single spread and 11 rows of 17 for double spread.
FRINGE: Cut 10 strands of white, each 12″ long. Double these strands to form a loop. Insert hook in first sp on one long side of bedspread and draw loop through. Draw loose ends through loop and pull up tightly to form a knot. Make a fringe in each sp around two long sides and one short side. Trim ends evenly.

Numbers 6:26 ~ The Lord lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.

VISIT OUR SITE - - Vintage Crochet Patterns - Long Lost Patterns Help You Bring The Past Alive

Knitted Scarf No. 376 by The Amercian Thread Company


Knitted Scarf No. 376 by The American Thread Company


(Note: These products may no longer be available. You’ll need to substitute with materials and colors of your choice)
11 inches x 45 inches

MATERIALS REQUIRED:American Thread Company “Dawn” 3 Fold Saxony Yarn. 4 Balls No. 1834 Camel’s Hair.
3 Balls No. 1838 Wood Brown
1 Pair Steel Knitting Needles No. l
Gauge – Pattern: 19 sts – 2 inches. 24rows – 2 inches.

With Wood Brown, cast on 100 sts, and K 3 ribs (2 rows form 1 rib).
Then K 8 ribs Camel’s Hair, 5 ribs Wood Brown, 1 rib Camel’s Hair, 2 ribs Wood Brown, 1 rib Camel’s Hair, 5 ribs Wood Brown, 8 ribs Camel’s Hair, 14 ribs Wood Brown, 2 ribs Camel’s Hair, 4 ribs Wood Brown.
This completes the border.
Attach Camel’s Hair K one row and begin pattern. K 10, P 10, repeat to end of row and repeat row for 2 inches.
Next Row: P 10, K I0, repeat to end of row and repeat row for 2 inches then repeat from beginning 7 times, K one row and work border.
FRINGE: 1 sc in first st, draw up a loop on hook to 4 inch length, keep loop on hook, 1 sc in next st, draw up a loop
same length, continue across row, always keeping one or two loops on hook to gauge length of next loop. Cut loops the desired length.
Knitted Scarf No. 376
11 inches x 45 inches
MATERIALS REQUIRED: American Thread Company “Dawn” 3 Fold Saxony Yarn. 7 Balls, White or Colors.
1 Pair Steel Knitting Needles No. l
Gauge – 9 sts – l inch 13 rows – l inch

Cast on 100 sts, K one row.
2nd Row: K 1 st, P 1 st, repeat to end of row.
3rd Row: P 1 st, K 1 st, repeat to end of row. These 2 rows form the seed st pattern and are repeated for 2 inches and on 20 sts on either side of scarf and for 2 inches at end of scarf.
The following directions are given for the 60 center sts, the border will not be referred to again.
1st Row: K 10, P 10, K 10, P 10, K 10, P 10.
2nd Row: P 1, K 10, P 10, K 10, P 10, K 10, P 9.
3rd Row: K 8, P 10, K 10, P 10, K 10, P 10, K 2.
4th Row: P 3, K 10, P 10, K 10, P 10, K 10, P 7.
5th Row: K 6, P 10, K 10, P 10, K 10, P 10, K 4.
6th Row: P 5, K 10, P 10, K 10, P 10, K 10, P 5.
7th Row: K 4, P 10, K 10, P 10, K 10, P 10, K 6.
8th Row: P 7, K 10, P 10, K 10, P 10, K 10, P 3.
9th Row: K 2, P 10, K 10, P 10, K 10, P 10, K 8.
10th Row: P 9, K 10, P 10, K 10, P 10, K 10, P l.
Repeat from the 1st row, purling the Knitted stitches and Knitting the Purl sts, then repeat from beginning until scarf measures 43 inches then work 2 inch seed st border.
FRINGE: 1 sc in first st, draw up a loop on hook to 4 inch length, keep loop on hook, 1 sc in next st, draw up a loop same length, continue across row, always keeping one or two loops on hook to gauge length of next loop. Cut loops the desired length.

Exodus 15:2 ~ “The Lord is my strength and my song; he has become my victory.”

VISIT OUR SITE - Vintage Knitted Patterns - Long Lost Patterns Help You Bring The Past Alive

Crochet This Girls Dress – circa 1940


Crochet This Girls Dress – circa 1940


Crochet this great dress for your little girl…and hers! Originally published in the 1940’

Please share this pattern with all your crochet friends!
(Note: These products may no longer be available. You’ll need to substitute with cotton thread and colors of your choice)
(SIZES 4-6)

MATERIALS REQUIRED: American Thread Company “De Luxe” or “Gem” Mercerized Crochet and Knitting Cotton or “Star” Crochet Cord 4 Balls White, Ecru or Colors. Steel Crochet Hook No.8
Six Small Pearl Buttons.

To Begin:
Chain 125 stitches, 1 sc in 2nd stitch from hook, 1 sc in each of the next 24 sts, (1st half of back) 3 sc in next st, 1 sc in each of the next 10 sts, (shoulder) 3 sc in next st, 1 sc in each of the next 50 sts (front) 3 sc in next st, 1 sc in each of the next 10 sts (shoulder) 3 sc in next st, 1 sc in each of the last 25 sts. (back).
Continue yoke working 3 sts in center st of each increasing point, work 3 more rows of sc, 3 rows of dc, 4 rows sc, 3 rows dc, 1 row sc.
Next row: work on back of yoke only increase 1 st each row at underarm and work other side even, 3 rows sc, 3 rows dc, 4 rows sc, break thread.

Front of Yoke:
Work same as back increasing one stitch each
side of yoke, when last row is completed, ch 15 and sl st into last row of back of yoke (This forms the armhole).

Work 2nd half of back joining to front of yoke to form other armhole.
Break thread, join the back at lower edge with a sl st and work one row of sc around entire yoke.

Next row:
Begin *Knot Stitch, (draw a 1/4 inch loop on hook thread over and pull through chain, sc in single loop of stitch, draw another 1/4 inch loop, sc into loop) skip 1 sc, sc in next st, repeat from * 3 times, 1 Knot Stitch, sc in next sc and repeat from beginning all around.
2nd row: 1 Knot Stitch, sc in center of Knot Stitch of previous row. Repeat 2nd row 38 times or until dress is the desired length.

Yoke Ruffle:
Work a row of sc into the 8th row of yoke.
2nd row: Work a Knot Stitch into every other sc and work 14 more rows of Knot Stitches. Across right side of back work a row of 5 ch loops with 3 sc between each loop for buttonholes. Finish neck of dress with a row sc working a 3 ch picot after every third st.
The dress may also be made in “Silkine” or “Star” Pearl Cotton, Size 5.

Acts 20:35 ~ “It is more blessed to give than to receive.”

Visit our site - Vintage Crochet Patterns - Long Lost Patterns Help You Bring The Past Alive

Knitted Shoulderette from American Thread Company – 1943

Please share this pattern with all your knitting friends!

(Note: These products may no longer be available. You’ll need to substitute with cotton thread and colors of your choice)

Materials Required:
AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY CLOVER LEAF SHETLAND FLOSS, 7, 1 Oz. Bal1s or
CLOVER LEAF LUSTRE WOOL, 7, 1 Oz. Balls.
1 Pair Bone Knitting Needles No. 1, 10 inches
1 Pair Bone Knitting Needles No.5 14 inches long
1 Steel Crochet Hook No.2

With No.1 needles cast on 78 sts, K 2, P 2 to end of row.
Next row: K the purled sts and purl the K stitches. Continue ribbing for 3 inches. Change to No.5 needles and K one row even.
Next row: In­crease every 3rd st. (104 sts).
Next row: K 3, P 3, K 3, thread over, K 2 tog., K 82, thread over K 2 tog., K 3, P 3, K 3.
Next row: P 3, K 3, P 3, K 86, P 3, K 3, P 3.
Next row: K 3, P 3, K 3, thread over, K 2 tog., K 82, thread over, K 2 tog., K 3, P 3, K 3.
Next row: This starts the next block pattern at each side, K 3, P 3, K 3, K 86, K 3, P 3, K 3.
Next row: P 3, K 3, P 3, thread over, K 2 tog., K 82, thread over, K 2 tog., P 3, K 3, P 3.
Next row: K 3, P 3, K 3, K 86, K 3, P 3, K 3. This row completes the pattern. Repeat from the beginning of pattern row for 45 inches or desired length.
Next row: Decrease 1 st every 3rd st. (78 sts.) K one row even. Change to No.1 needles and work ribbing same as other end, bind off. Sew up ribbing to form cuff and sew seam of main part of
shoulderette as far as desired.
Finish with 2 crocheted buttons made as follows: Ch 3, work 5 sc in 1 st ch. Continue working sc for 4 rows, increasing a sufficient number of times to keep work flat. Next row decrease every second st. Fill work with cotton and continue work decreasing until work is closed up.

CROCHET ABBREVIATIONS:
ch – chain
d tr c – double treble crochet dc – double crochet
St – stitch
Tr c – Treble crochet
s m – Solid Mesh
Sl st – slip stitch
sc – single crochet
p – picot
om – open mesh
dp – double picot
s dc – short double crochet

KNITTING ABBREVIATIONS:
K – knit
P – purl
St – Stitch
Sts – Stitches

Psalm 121:8 ~ “The Lord will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore.”

Visit our Site - Vintage Crochet - Long Lost Patterns Help you bring the Past Alive.