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"Gladys" Lady's Dressing Jacket
from Patons and Baldwins' Specialty Knitting Book No 35

Gladys, Lady's Dressing Jacket

Materials

5 ozs BEEHIVE "LADY BETTY" Fleecy, 3 ply, or 6 Skeins (½ oz each) "BERYL" Fine-spun Angora (Note from Sarah: This is a very fine yarn, slightly finer than most baby yarns)
The original was worked with "Lady Betty " Pale Blue (shade H912), or "Beryl," Pale Blue (shade 302)
A No 13 Crochet Hook (Old UK Size)

Abbreviations (UK terms are used throughout)

tr = treble
dc = double crochet
ch = chain

Measurementsstrong>

Length from cop of shoulder, 19 ins.
Width all round at under-arm, 34 ins.
Length of sleeve from underarm, 7 ins.

Tension

Work at a tension to produce two patterns to 2 3/8 inches in width, 3 rows of dc to ½ an inch in height, and trebles ½ an inch in height. Work the chain loosely throughout the garment.

Commencing at the lower edge of the Back, make 113 ch loosely

1st row: Miss 2 ch, * 1 dc in 1 ch, repeat from * to the end of the row, turn

2nd row: 2 ch, 111 dc on 111 dc, turn

Repeat the 2nd row four times

7th row: 4 ch, 1 tr on 1 dc, (4 ch, miss 4 dc, 4 tr
on 4 dc) thirteen times, 4 ch, miss 4 dc, 2 tr on 2 dc, turn

8th row: 2 ch, 1 dc on 1 tr, (4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 tr) thirteen times, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 2 dc on 2 tr, turn

9th row: 2 ch, 1 dc on 1 dc, (4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 dc) thirteen times, 3 ch, miss 4 ch, 2 dc on 2 dc, turn

10th row: Like the 9th row

11th row: 4 ch, 1 tr on 1 dc, (4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 tr on 4 dc) thirteen times, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 2 tr on 2 dc, turn

Repeat from the 8th to the 11th rows nine times, then the 8th and 9th rows once. Fasten off, turn.

Make 42 ch for the sleeve, and continuing along the next row of back work 2 dc on 2 dc, (4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 dc) thirteen times, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 2 dc on 2 dc, 44 ch (for the sleeve), turn.

Proceed as follows:

1st row: 1 tr into 4th ch from hook, 2 tr in 2 ch, (4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 tr in 4 ch) four times, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 2 tr in 2 ch, 2 tr on 2 dc, (4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 tr on 4 dc) thirteen times, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 2 tr on 2 dc, 2 tr in 2 ch, (4 ch, miss 4 ch; 4 tr in 4 ch) five times, turn

2nd row: 2 ch, 3 dc on 3 tr, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 tr, repeat from * to the end of the row, turn

3rd and 4th rows: 2 ch, 3 dc on 3 dc, * 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 dc, repeat from * to the end of the row, turn

5th row: 4 ch, 3 tr on 3 dc, * 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 tr on 4 dc, repeat from * to the end of the row, turn.

Repeat from the 2nd to the 5th rows eight times, then the 2nd and 3rd rows once.

Proceed as follows:

1st row: 2 ch, 3 dc on 3 dc, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 dc, repeat from * nine times, turn

2nd row: 4 ch, 3 tr on 3 dc, * 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 tr on 4 dc, repeat from * nine times, turn

3rd row: 2 ch, 3 dc on 3 tr, * 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 tr, repeat from * nine times, turn

4th row: 2 ch, 3 dc on 3 dc, * 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 dc, repeat from * nine times, turn

5th row: 2 ch, 3 dc on 3 dc, * 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 dc, repeat from * 9 times, 16 ch, turn

6th row: 1 tr into 4th ch from hook, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 tr in 4 ch, * 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 tr on 4 dc, repeat from * 10 times, turn

7th row: 2 ch, 3 dc on 3 tr, * 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 tr, repeat from * 10 times, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 2 dc on 2 tr, turn

8th row: 2 ch, 1 dc on 1 dc, * 4 ch, miss 4ch, 4 dc on 4 dc, repeat from * 11 times, turn

9th row: 2 ch, 3 dc on 3 dc, * 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 dc, repeat from * ten times, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 2 dc on 2 dc, turn

10th row: 4 ch, 1 tr on 1 dc, * 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 tr on 4 dc, repeat from * eleven times, turn

Repeat from the 7th to the 10th rows seven times.
Fasten off, turn

Proceed as follows:

1st row: Miss 5 sp and 2 tr, join in the wool in the next tr, 2 ch, 1 dc on 1 tr, * 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 tr, repeat from * five times, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 2 dc on 2 tr, turn

2nd and 3rd rows: 2 ch, 1 dc on 1 dc, * 4 ch, miss
4 ch, 4 dc on 4 dc, repeat from * five times, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 2 dc on 2 dc, turn

4th row: 4 ch, 1 tr on 1 dc, * 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 tr on 4 dc, repeat from * five times, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 2 tr on 2 dc, turn

5th row: 2 ch, 1 dc on 1 tr, * 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 tr, repeat from * five times, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 2 dc on 2 tr, turn

6th row: 2 ch, 1 dc on 1 dc, * 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 dc, repeat from * five times, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 2 dc on 2 dc, turn

7th row: 2 ch, 1 dc on 1 dc, * 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 dc, repeat from * five times, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 2 dc on 2 dc, turn

Repeat from the 4th to the 7th rows nine times, then the 4th row once

45th row: 2 ch, 1 dc on 1 tr, (4 dc on 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 tr) six times, 4 dc on 4 ch, 2 dc on 2 tr, turn

46th row: 2 ch, * 1 dc on 1 dc, repeat from * to the end of the row, turn

Repeat the 46th row four times. Fasten off.

Commencing again at the back of the neck, miss 3 groups of dc, join in the wool on the first dc of the fourth group, and work as follows: 2 ch, 3 dc on 3 dc, * 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 dc, repeat from * nine times, turn.

Proceed as follows:

1st row: 4 ch, 3 tr on 3 dc, * 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 tr on 4 dc, repeat from * nine times, turn

2nd row: 2 ch, 3 dc on 3 tr, * 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 tr repeat from * nine times, turn

3rd row: 2 ch, 3 dc on 3 dc, * 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 dc, repeat from * nine times

Fasten off, turn,

Make 14 ch for the neck and, continuing along the next row, 4 dc on 4 dc, * 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 dc, repeat from * nine times, turn

Proceed as follows:

1st row: 4 ch, 3 tr on 3 dc, * 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 tr on 4 dc, repeat from * nine times, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 tr in 4 ch, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 2 tr in 2 ch, turn

2nd row: 2 ch, 1 dc on 1 tr, * 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 tr, repeat from * eleven times, turn

3rd row: 2 ch, 3 dc on 3 dc, * 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 dc, repeat from * ten times, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 2 dc on 2 dc, turn

4th row: 2 ch, 1 dc on 1 dc, * 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 dc, repeat from * eleven times, turn

5th row: 4 ch, 3 tr on 3 dc, * 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 tr on 4 dc, repeat from * ten times, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 2 tr on 2 dc, turn

Repeat from the 2nd to the 5th rows seven times

34th row: 2 ch, 1 dc on 1 tr, * 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 tr, repeat from * five times, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 2 dc on 2 tr, turn

35th and 36th rows: 2 ch, 1 dc on 1 dc, * 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 dc, repeat from * five times, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 2 dc on 2 dc, turn

37th row: 4 ch, 1 tr on 1 dc, * 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 tr on 4 dc, repeat from * five times, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 2 tr on 2 dc, turn

38th row: 2 ch, 1 dc on 1 tr, * 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 tr, repeat from * five times, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 2 dc on 2 tr, turn

39th row: 2 ch, 1 dc on 1 dc, * 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 dc repeat from * five times, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 2 dc on 2 dc, turn

40th row: 2 ch, 1 dc on 1 dc, * 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 dc, repeat from * five times, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 2 dc on 2 dc, turn

Repeat from the 37th to the 40th rows nine times, then the 37th row once

78th row: 2 ch, 1 dc on 1 tr, * 4 dc in 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 tr, repeat from * five times, 4 dc in 4 ch, 2 dc on 2 tr, turn

79th row: 2 ch, * 1 dc on 1 dc, repeat from * to the end of the row, turn

Repeat the 79th row four times. Fasten off.

The Collar

With the right side of the work facing, and commencing at the neck edge, join in the wool and proceed as follows:

1st row: 2 ch, 1 dc on 1 tr, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 tr, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 dc along the side of the 4 rows of dc, 4 ch, miss 1 tr, (4 dc in 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 dc) three times, 4 dc in 4 ch, 4 ch, miss 1 tr, 4 dc along side of 4 dc, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 tr, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 2 dc on 2 tr, turn

2nd and 3rd rows: 2 ch, 1 dc on 1 dc, (4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 dc) three times, 20 dc on 20 dc, (4 dc on 4 dc, 4 ch, miss 4 ch) three times, 2 dc on 2 dc, turn

4th row: 4 ch, 1 tr on 1 dc, (4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 tr on 4 dc) three times, (4 ch, miss 4 dc, 4 tr on 4 dc) three times, (4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 tr on 4 dc) twice, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 2 tr on 2 dc, turn

5th row: 2 ch, 1 dc on 1 tr, (4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 tr) eight times, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 2 dc on 2 tr, turn

6th and 7th rows: 2 ch, 1 dc on 1 dc, (4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 dc on 4 dc) eight times, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 2 dc on 2 dc, turn

8th row: 4 ch, 1 tr on 1 dc, (4 ch, miss 4 ch, 4 tr on 4 dc) eight times, 4 ch, miss 4 ch, 2 tr on 2 dc, turn

Repeat from the 5th to the 8th rows twice. Fasten off.

With the right side of the work facing, and commencing at the bottom corner of the Right Front, work 6 rows of dc evenly round the fronts and collar, working 3 dc into each corner stitch. Fasten off.

Commencing with the wrong side of the work facing, work 6 rows of dc evenly along the lower edge of each sleeve. Fasten off.

To Make Up

With a damp cloth and hot iron, press lightly. Sew up the side and sleeve seams.


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