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Miss Muffet Layette from Patons No. R21

Miss muffet baby dress

Miss Muffet

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Materials and Size

Patons Beehive Baby Wool

Patons Beehive Baby Wool with Nylon

The Jacket: 19 - 20 inch underarm - 3 balls
Length from top of shoulder - 10 ins.
Length of sleeve seam - 6½ ins.

Knitting Needles, 1 pair each UK Nos 10/3.25mm/US 3 and UK 12/2.75mm/US 2

A Stitch Holder.

Four Small Buttons for Jacket.

Three Small Buttons for Frock

Silk for Embroidery.

Length of Ribbon.

Tension

8 stitches to the inch in width, measured over plain smooth fabric.

Note: The Jacket is worked in one piece to underarm.

The Jacket

Pattern

Using No. 12 Needles, cast on 297 stitches.

1st row: K2, * P1, K1, rep from * to last st, K1.

2nd row: * K1, P1, rep from * to last st, K1.

3rd row: As 1st row.

4th row: Work 10 sts in rib * K2tog, work 9 sts in rib, rep from * to last st, K1. (271 sts).

Using No. 10 Needles, proceed as follows:

** 1st row: K2, P1, K1, P1, K4, * (yo, K2tog) twice, K1, yo, K2tog, K2, (yo, K2tog) twice, K11, rep from * nine times, (yo, K2tog) twice, K1, yo, K2tog, K2, (yo, K2tog) twice, K3 (K1, P1) twice, K2.

2nd and alt. rows: (K1, P1) twice, K1 purl to last 5 sts, K1, (P1, K1) twice.

3rd row: K2, P1, K1, P1, K5, * (yo, K2tog) twice, K5, (yo, K2tog) twice, K11, rep from * nine times, (yo, K2tog) twice, K5, (yo, K2tog) twice, K2, (K1, P1) twice, K2.

5th row: K2, P1, K1, P1, K6, * (yo, K2tog) twice, K2, yo, K2tog, K1, (yo, K2tog) twice, K11, rep from * nine times, (yo, K2tog) twice, K2, yo, K2tog, K1, (yo, K2tog) twice, K1, (K1, P1) twice, K2.

7th row: K2, P1, K1, P1, K7, * (yo, K2tog) four times, K1, (yo, K2tog) twice, K11, rep from * nine times, (yo, K2tog) four times, K1, (yo, K2tog) twice, (K1, P1) twice, K2.

9th row: K2, P1, K1, P1, K5, * (K2tog, yo) twice, K3, yo, K2tog (K2tog, yo) twice, K11, rep from * nine times, (K2tog, yo) twice, K3, yo, K2tog, (K2tog, yo) twice, K2, (K1, P1) twice, K2.

11th row: K2, P1, K1, P1, K4, * (K2tog, yo) twice, K5, (K2tog, yo) twice, K11, rep from * nine times, (K2tog, yo) twice, K5, (K2tog, yo) twice, K3, (K1, P1) twice, K2.

13th row: K2, P1, K1, P1, K3, * (K2tog, yo) twice, K2, yo, K2tog, K1, (K2tog, yo) twice, K11, rep from * nine times, (K2tog, yo) twice, K2, yo, K2tog, K1, (K2tog, yo) twice, K4, (K1, P1) twice, K2.

15th row: K2, P1, K1, P1, K2 * (K2tog, yo) twice, K2, yo, K2tog, yo, slip 1, K2tog, psso, yo, K2tog, yo, K11, rep from * nine times, (K2tog, yo) twice, K2, yo, K2tog, yo, slip 1, K2tog, psso, yo, K2tog, yo, K5, (K1, P1) twice, K2.

16th row: As 2nd row. ** rep from ** to ** twice, then rows 1-15 incl. once.

Chart for the previous 16 rows

Chart for the previous 16 rows

Next row: (K1, P1) twice, K1, P2, * P2tog, P1, rep from * to last 6 sts, (P1, K1) three times. (185 sts).

Using No. 12 Needles, proceed as follows:

1st row: K2, * P1, K1, rep from * to last st, K1.

2nd row: * K1, P1, rep from * to last st, K1.

rep 1st and 2nd rows once.

5th row: K2, P1, (yo) twice, P2tog * K1, P1, rep from * to last 2 sts, K2.

Working (yo) twice as one st, rep 2nd row once.

Using No. 10 Needles, proceed as follows:

The Right Front

1st row: K2, P1, K1, P1, K44, turn.

Place remaining sts on stitch holder.

2nd row: Cast off 3 sts, P41, K1, (P1, K1) twice.

3rd row: K2, P1, K1, P1, K39, K2tog

Continue in stocking stitch and border of rib, dec. once at armhole edge in every row five times.

9th row: K2, P1, (yo) twice, P2tog, knit to last 2 sts, K2tog

Work 11 rows in stocking stitch and border of rib.

21st row: K2, P1, (yo) twice, P2tog, knit to end of row.

Work 7 rows without shaping.

29tb row: Cast off 14 sts, knit to end of row.

Dec. once at neck edge in every row five times. (20 sts).

35th row: K10, turn.

36th row: P9, K1. Cast off.

The Back

Join in wool at underarm.

1st row: Cast off 3 sts, K84, turn.

2nd row: Cast off 3 sts, purl to last st, K1.

Continue in stocking stitch, dec. once at each end of needle in every row seven times. (71 sts).

Continue without shaping until armholes measure same as Front armholes.

Shape shoulders as follows:

1st and 2nd rows: Work to last 10 sts, turn.

3rd and 4th rows: Work to last 20 sts, turn.

5th row: Work to end of row. Cast off.

The Left Front

Join in wool at underarm and work to correspond with Right Front, working band and shapings at opposite ends of needle and omitting buttonholes.

The Sleeves

Using No. 12 Needles, cast on 44 stitches.

1st row: K2 * P1, K1, rep from * to end of row.

rep 1st row fourteen times.

16th row: K1 * rib 13, inc. once in next st, rep from * to last st, K1. (47 sts).

Using No. 10 Needles, proceed as follows:

** 1st row: K17, (yo, K2tog) twice, K1, yo, K2tog, K2, (yo, K2tog) twice, K17.

2nd and alt. rows: K1, purl to last st, K1.

3rd row: K18, (yo, K2tog) twice, K5, (yo, K2tog) twice, K16.

5th row: K19, (yo, K2tog) twice, K2, yo, K2tog, K1, (yo, K2tog) twice, K15.

7th row: K20, (yo, K2tog) four times, K1, (yo, K2tog) twice, K14.

9th row: Inc. once in first st, K17 (K2tog, yo) twice, K3, yo, K2tog, (K2tog, yo) twice, K14, inc. once in next st, K1.

11th row: K18, (K2tog, yo) twice, K5, (K2tog, yo) twice, K18.

13th row: K17, (K2tog, yo) twice, K2, yo, K2tog, K1, (K2tog yo) twice, K19.

15th row: Inc. once in first st, K15 (K2tog, yo) twice, K2, yo, K2tog, yo, slip 1, K2tog, psso, yo, K2tog, yo, K18, inc. once in next st, K1.

16th row: K1, purl to last st, K1. **

Chart for the previous 16 rows

chart of the previous 16 rows

Keeping continuity of patt. as given from ** to ** inc. once at each end of needle in every 6th row until there are
61 sts on needle.

Continue without shaping until work measures 6½ ins. from commencement.

Proceed as follows:

*** 1st row: cast off 2 sts, work in patt. to end of row.

2nd row: cast off 2 sts, purl to last st, K1.

Dec. once at beg. of next 2 rows. ***

Rep from *** to *** five times. Cast off.

Work another Sleeve in same manner.

The Neckband

Using a flat seam, sew up shoulder seams.

With right side of work facing and using No. 12 Needles, knit up 87 sts evenly round neck

1st row: * K1, P1, rep from * to last st, K1.

2nd row: K2 * P1, K1, rep from * to last st, K1.

rep 1st row once.

4th row: K2, P1, (yo) twice, P2tog, work in rib to end of row.

rep 1st and 2nd rows once. Cast off loosely in rib.

To Make Up

With a slightly damp cloth and warm iron, press lightly.

Using a flat seam, sew up sleeve seams.

Sew in sleeves. Sew on buttons to correspond with buttonholes.

Embroider fronts as desired. Finally, press all seams.

The Frock

Materials and Size

18 - 19 inch underarm - 5 balls
Length from top of shoulder - 17 ins.
Length of sleeve seam - 1½ ins.

Pattern

The Front

Using No. 12 Needles, cast on 180 stitches.

1st row: K2 * P1, K1, rep from * to end of row.

rep 1st row twice.

4th row: K2, (P1, K1) four times, K2tog * (P1, K1) five times, K2tog, rep from * to end of row. (165 sts).

Using No. 10 Needles, proceed as follows:

** 1st row: K6 * (yo, K2tog) twice, K1, yo, K2tog, K2, (yo, K2tog) twice, K15, rep from * four times, (yo, K2tog) twice, K1, yo, K2tog, K2, (yo, K2tog) twice, K6.

2nd and alt. rows: K1, purl to last st, K1.

3rd row: K7 * (yo, K2tog) twice, K5, (yo, K2tog) twice, K15, rep from * four times, [(yo, K2tog) twice, K5] twice.

5th row: K8 * (yo, K2tog) twice, K2, yo, K2tog, K1, (yo, K2tog) twice, K15, rep from * four times, (yo, K2tog) twice, K2, yo, K2tog, K1, (yo, K2tog), twice, K4.

7th row: K9 * (yo, K2tog) four times, K1, (yo, K2tog) twice, K15, rep from * four times (yo, K2tog) four times, K1, (yo, K2tog) twice, K3.

9th row: K7 * (K2tog, yo) twice, K3, yo, K2tog, (K2tog, yo) twice, K15, rep from * four times, (K2tog, yo) twice, K3, yo, K2tog (K2tog, yo) twice, K5.

11th row: K6 * (K2tog, yo) twice, K5, (K2tog, yo) twice, K15, rep from * four times, (K2tog, yo) twice, K5, (K2tog, yo) twice, K6.

13th row: K5 * (K2tog, yo) twice, K2, yo, K2tog, K1, (K2tog, yo) twice, K15, rep from * four times, (K2tog, yo) twice, K2, yo, K2tog, K1, (K2tog, yo) twice, K7.

15th row: K4 * (K2tog, yo) twice, K2, yo, K2tog, yo, slip 1, K2tog, psso, yo, K2tog, yo, K15, rep from * four times, (K2tog, yo) twice, K2, yo, K2tog, yo, slip 1, K2tog, psso, yo, K2tog, yo, K8.

16th row: As 2nd row. **

Chart for the previous 16 rows

chart for the previous 16 rows

Rep from ** to ** seven times, then rows 1-7 incl. once.

Next row: (P2tog) thirty-eight times, (P3tog) five times, (P2tog) thirty-seven times. (80 sts).

Using No. 12 Needles, proceed as follows:

1st row: K2, * P1, K1, rep from * to end of row.

Rep 1st row seven times.

Using No. 10 Needles, proceed as follows:

1st row: Cast off 3 sts, knit to end of row.

2nd row: Cast off 3 sts, purl to last st, K1.

3rd row: K2tog, knit to last 2 sts, K2tog

4th row: K1, purl to last st, K1.

Rep 3rd and 4th rows once. ***

Work 20 rows in stocking stitch.

27th row: K24, cast off 22 sts, K24.

Dec. once at neck edge in next 6 rows.

Work 1 row without shaping.

Shape shoulder as follows:

1st row: K9, turn.

2nd row: P8, K1. Cast off.

Join in wool at neck edge and work on remaining sts to correspond with other side.

The Back

Work exactly as given for Front to ***·

Work 4 rows without shaping.

5th row: K33, (P1, K1) twice, turn. Place remaining sts on stitch holder.

** 6th row: K2, P1, K1, P32, K1.

7th row: K33, (P1, K1) twice

Rep 6th and 7th rows twice.

12th row: K2, (yo) twice, K2tog, P32, K1, (working (yo) twice, as one st in next row).

13th row: As 7th row. **

Rep from ** to ** twice.

Shape shoulder as follows:

1st row: K2, P1, K1, P24, turn.

2nd row: K24, (P1, K1) twice. Cast off.

Join in wool at back opening, cast on 4 sts and work on remaining sts to correspond with other side, omitting
buttonholes.

The Sleeves

Using No. 12 Needles, cast on 52 stitches.

1st row: K2 * P1, K1, rep from * to end of row.

Rep 1st row six times.

8th row: * P2, inc. once in next st, rep from * to last st, K1. (69 sts).

Using No. 10 Needles, proceed as follows:

1st row: K28, (yo, K2tog) twice, K1, yo, K2tog, K2, (yo, K2tog) twice, K28.

2nd and alt. rows: K1, purl to last st, K1.

3rd row: K29, (yo, K2tog) twice, K5, (yo, K2tog) twice, K27.

5th row: K30, (yo, K2tog) twice, K2, yo, K2tog, K1, (yo, K2tog) twice, K26.

7th row: K31, (yo, K2tog) four times, K1, (yo, K2tog) twice, K25.

9th row: K2tog, K27, (K2tog, yo) twice, K3, yo, K2tog, (K2tog, yo) twice, K25, K2tog

11th row: K2tog, K25, (K2tog, yo) twice, K5, (K2tog, yo) twice, K25, K2tog

13th row: K2tog, K23 (K2tog, yo) twice, K2, yo, K2tog, K1, (K2tog, yo) twice, K25, K2tog

15th row: K2tog, K21, (K2tog, yo) twice, K2, yo, K2tog, yo, slip 1, K2tog, psso, yo, K2tog, yo, K25, K2tog

16th row: As 2nd row.

Continue in patt., dec. once at each end of needle in next and every alt. row until 45 sts remain.

Work 1 row without shaping.

Cast off, knitting 2 tog. all across.

Work another Sleeve in same manner.

The Collar

(Make two). Using No. 12 Needles, cast on 45 stitches.

** 1st row: K1, inc. once in next st * K1, P1, rep from * to last 3 sts, inc. once in next st, K2.

2nd row: * K1, P1, rep from * to last st, K1.

3rd row: K1, inc. once in next st * P1, K1, rep from * to last 3 sts, inc. once in next st purlways, K2.

4th row: K1, P1, * P1, K1, rep from * to last 3 sts, P2, K1. **

rep from ** to ** four times. Cast off in rib.

To Make Up

With a slightly damp cloth and warm iron, press lightly.

Using a flat seam, sew up side, shoulder and sleeve seams.

Sew in sleeves, placing seams to side seams (gathering extra fullness).

Sew collars in position, commencing and ending 2 sts from back opening. Sew on buttons to correspond with buttonholes.

Embroider front of bodice as desired. Finally, press all seams.

The Bonnet

Materials and Size

Measurement round face - 10 ins - 1 ball.

Knitting Needles, 1 pair UK No 11/3mm/US 2 or 3 (there is no exact equivalent so pick whichever gives you the correct gauge)

Tension

8½ stitches to the inch in width, measured over plain smooth fabric.

Pattern

Cast on 88 stitches.

1st row: K2, * P1, K1, rep from * to end of row.

rep 1st row five times, inc. once in centre of last row.

** 1st row: K2, P1, K1, P1, K3 * (yo, K2tog) twice, K1, yo, K2tog, K2, (yo, K2tog) twice, K7, rep from * twice (yo, K2tog) twice, K1, yo, K2tog, K2, (yo, K2tog) twice, K4 (P1, K1) twice.

2nd and alt. rows: K2, P1, K1, purl to last 5 sts, K1, (P1, K1) twice.

3rd row: K2, P1, K1, P1, K4 * (yo, K2tog) twice, K5, (yo, K2tog) twice, K7, rep from * twice (yo, K2tog) twice, K5, (yo, K2tog) twice, K3 (P1, K1) twice.

5th row: K2, P1, K1, P1, K5 * (yo, K2tog) twice, K2, yo, K2tog, K1, (yo, K2tog) twice, K7, rep from * twice (yo, K2tog) twice, K2, yo, K2tog, K1, (yo, K2tog) twice, K2, (P1, K1) twice.

7th row: K2, P1, K1, P1, K6 * (yo, K2tog) four times, K1, (yo, K2tog) twice, K7, rep from * twice (yo, K2tog) four times, K1, (yo, K2tog) twice, K1, (P1, K1) twice.

9th row: K2, P1, K1, P1, K4, * (K2tog, yo) twice, K3, yo, K2tog (K2tog, yo) twice, K7, rep from * twice (K2tog, yo) twice, K3, yo, K2tog (K2tog, yo) twice, K3, (P1, K1) twice.

11th row: K2, P1, K1, P1, K3, * (K2tog, yo) twice, K5, (K2tog, yo) twice, K7, rep from * twice (K2tog, yo) twice, K5, (K2tog, yo) twice, K4 (P1, K1) twice.

13th row: K2, P1, K1, P1, K2, * (K2tog, yo) twice, K2, yo, K2tog, K1, (K2tog, yo) twice, K7, rep from * twice (K2tog, yo) twice, K2, yo, K2tog, K1, (K2tog, yo) twice, K5 (P1, K1) twice.

15th row: K2, (P1, K1) twice, * (K2tog, yo) twice, K2, yo, K2tog, yo, slip 1, K2tog, psso, yo, K2tog, yo, K7, rep from * twice (K2tog, yo) twice, K2, yo, K2tog, yo, slip 1, K2tog, psso, yo, K2tog, yo, K6, (P1, K1) twice.

16th row: As 2nd row. **

Chart of the previous 16 rows

chart of the previous 16 rows

Rep from ** to ** once, then from ** to 8th row incl. once, dec. once at end of needle in last row.

Proceed as follows:

1st row: * K9, K2tog, rep from * to end of row.

2nd and alt. rows: K1, purl to last st, K1.

3rd row: * K8, K2tog, rep from * to end of row.

5th row: * K7, K2tog, rep from * to end of row.

7th row: * K6, K2tog, rep from * to end of row.

9th row: * K5, K2tog, rep from * to end of row.

11th row: * K4, K2tog, rep from * to end of row.

13th row: * K3, K2tog, rep from * to end of row.

15th row: * K2, K2tog, rep from * to end of row.

17th row: * K1, K2tog, rep from * to end of row. Break off wool, run end through remaining sts, draw up and fasten off securely.

To Make Up

With a slightly damp cloth and warm iron, press lightly.

Using a flat seam, sew up seam to beg. of patt.

Sew ribbon in position. Embroider as desired. Finally, press all seams,

The Booties

Materials and Size

Length of foot - 3½ ins - 1 ball.

Pattern

Using No. 12 Needles, cast on 44 stitches.

1st row: K2, P1, K1, rep from * to end of row.

Rep 1st row three times, dec. once at end of last row.

Using No. 10 Needles, proceed as follows:

1st row: K5 * (yo, K2tog) twice, K1, yo, K2tog, K2, (yo, K2tog) twice, K7, rep from * once, omitting last 2 sts

2nd and alt. rows: K1, purl to last st, K1.

3rd row: K6 * (yo, K2tog) twice, K5, (yo, K2tog) twice, K7, rep from * once omitting last 3 sts

5th row: K7 * (yo, K2tog) twice, K2, yo, K2tog, K1, (yo, K2tog) twice, K7, rep from * once, omitting last 4 sts

7th row: K8 * (yo, K2tog) four times, K1, (yo, K2tog) twice, K7, rep from * once, omitting last 5 sts

9th row: K6 * (K2tog, yo) twice, K3, yo, K2tog (K2tog, yo) twice, K7, rep from * once, omitting last 3 sts

11th row: K5 * (K2tog, yo) twice, K5, (K2tog, yo) twice, K7, rep from * once, omitting last 2 sts

13th row: K4 * (K2tog, yo) twice, K2, yo, K2tog, K1, (K2tog, yo) twice, K7, rep from * once, omitting last st

15th row: K3 * (K2tog, yo) twice, K2, yo, K2tog, yo, slip 1, K2tog, psso, yo, K2tog, yo, K7, rep from * once.

16th row: K1, purl to last 2 sts, inc. once in next st, K1.

Chart of the previous 16 rows

chart of the previous 16 rows

Using No. 12 Needles, proceed as follows:

1st row: K2 * P1, K1, rep from * to end of row.

Rep 1st row fourteen times.

16th row: K2 * (yo) twice, K2tog, P1, K1, rep from * to last 2 sts, (yo) twice, K2tog

Rep 1st row once (working (yo} twice, as one st}.

Reverse work

18th row: K18, (P1, K1) five times, turn.

19th row: K2, (P1, K1) five times, turn.

rep 19th row twenty-one times.

Break off wool and join in at base of instep.

Knit up 12 sts along side of instep, K12 sts from needle, knit up 12 sts along other side of instep, K16 sts from needle.

Proceed as follows:

1st row: K1, purl to last st, K1.

2nd row: Knit.

Rep 1st and 2nd rows four times, then 1st row once.

12th row: K1 * K2tog, K29, K2tog, rep from * once, K1.

13th row: K1, P29, (P2tog) twice, P29, K1.

14th row: K1 * K2tog, K26, K2tog, rep from * once, K1.

15th row: K1, P26, (P2tog) twice, P26, K1.

16th row: K1 * K2tog, K23, K2tog, rep from * once, K1. Cast off.

Work another Bootee in same manner.

To Make Up

With a slightly damp cloth and warm iron, press lightly.

Using a flat seam, sew up foot and leg seams.

Thread ribbon through holes at ankle. Embroider as desired. Finally, press all seams.


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