A Convalescing Jacket Ensemble

Convalescing Jacket Ensemble for other and baby from Juvenile Styles Number 4

Convalescing Jacket Ensemble for other and baby from Juvenile Styles Number 4

No. 800 – The very smartest thing for the convalescing mother and child is this matching ensemble in shell pink with Turquoise smocking. Mother wears a jacket – and baby too wears a jacket with booties to match.

Materials

1 Pair Bone Nos. 3 and 7 American Standard.

8 one ounce balls, pink Saxony, Mother’s. 2–one ounce balls, pink Saxony, Baby’s. One-half ounce contrasting shade, Saxony.

Gauge

13 sts to 2 inches, No. 7 needles. Size 34 mother’s, 3 months, baby’s.

Abbreviations

K – Knit
P – Purl
ch – Chain
h d c – Half double crochet
cr – Crochet
sl st – Slip stitch
rnd – Round
beg – Beginning
tr cr – Triple crochet
s c – Single crochet
d c – Double crochet
tog – Together
st – Stitch
sts – Stitches
y o – Yarn over
p – Picot
P.s.s.o. – Pass slip stitch over
*(asterisk). When this symbol appears, continue working until instructions refer you back to this symbol.
Even means that a row must be worked without increasing or decreasing.
Work means to continue with the stitch as described.
Half Double Crochet – Yarn over, draw up a loop in st, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook.
Slip Stitch – Insert hook in next st, yarn over and draw through both loops on hook.
Blocking – Pin the garment, with rust proof pins, wrong side out, on a pressing board in exactly the measurements desired. Place a damp cloth over garment and with a moderately hot iron, press lightly, allowing the steam to go through. Lay on a flat surface until thoroughly dry.
Needle Gauge – When making a garment–work a swatch, using the needles called for to determine whether or not your work measures the same number of stitches to the inch as given in the scale. Change size of needles accordingly.
When Using Colors – In changing colors always K the first row on right side regardless of pattern.

Mother’s Jacket

Back
With No. 7 needles, cast on 135 sts, *K 3, sl 1 st, repeat from *across row, ending with K 3, P back.

Repeat these 2 rows for 8 inches.

Bind off 4 sts at beg of the next 2 rows for underarm (127 sts).

K 2 tog at beg of the next 8 rows (119 sts).

Continue in pattern for 2 more inches. Change to No. 3 needles, on right side, *P 2, K 1, repeat from *across row, ending with P 2.

On next row, K 2, P 1 across row.

Repeat these 2 rows, for 5 inches.

Bind off 7 sts at beg of the next 10 rows, bind off remaining 49 sts for back of neck.

Right Front
With No. 7 needles, cast on 71 sts, work in pattern for 8-1/2 inches.

Bind off 4 sts at beg of the next row at underarm, P 2 tog at beg of the next 4 rows at underarm.

Work even for 2 more inches.

At beg of the next row at front, bind off 4 sts.

Change to No. 3 needles and repeat yoke pattern (P 2, K 1) for 3 inches, bind off 10 sts at beg of the next row at neck edge.

Now K 2 tog at beg of every row at neck edge, until 39 sts remain.

Bind off 7 sts at beg of every row at shoulder, 5 times and continue to K 2 tog at neck edge, until all sts are bound off.

Work left front to correspond.

Sleeves
With No. 3 needles, cast on 65 sts, work in pattern, P 2, K 1, ending with P 2.

Next row, K 2, P 1, ending row with K 2, repeat these 2 rows for 3 inches.

Work 1 more row and inc 1 st at beg and end of row.

Change to No. 7 needles and work in pattern, K 3, slip 1 st, end row with K 3. P back.

Continue to work in pattern and inc 1 st at beg and end of every 6th row until you have 107 sts.

Work even until sleeve measures 20 inches from cuff or desired length to underarm.

Bind off 3 sts at beg of the next 2 rows, then bind off 2 sts at beg of the next 2 rows.

Now K 2 tog at beg and end of every K row until 53 sts remain, bind off.

Sew up seams at underarm and shoulder, sew up sleeves and insert into armhole gathering at top a little.

Hem the 4 bound off sts at front.

Work 2 rows of s c around yoke and neck working 3 loops for buttonholes on right side of yoke, on first row.

With contrasting shade start smocking on right hand side at bottom of yoke.

Sew the first 2 K sts tog, then the next 2 K sts, leave the thread loose between the 2 smocked sts.

Repeat across row.

Start 2nd row, turn, skip first K st and work back in same manner.

Work fronts and 5 rows of smocking on cuffs in same manner. Sew on buttons.

Baby’s Jacket

Back
With No. 7 needles, cast on 91 sts, *K 3, sl 1 st, repeat from *across row, ending with K 3, P back.

Repeat these 2 rows for 4 inches.

Bind off 4 sts at beg of the next 2 rows (83 sts).

Work in pattern for 3/4 inch more.

With No. 3 needles, *P 2, K 1 (right side), repeat from *across row, ending with P 2.

Next row, K 2, P 1, repeat these 2 rows for 2-1/4 inches.

Bind off 6 sts at beg of the next 8 rows, bind off remaining 35 sts for back of neck.

Right Front
With No, 7 needles, cast on 47 sts, work in pattern for 4 inches, bind off 4 sts at beg of the next row at underarm, K back.

Purl 2 sts tog at underarm, work pattern for 3/4 inch more.

Bind off 4 sts at beg of the next row at front edge (hem).

With No. 3 needles, *P 2, K 1, repeat from *across row, next row K 2, P 1, across row.

Repeat these 2 rows for 1-1/2 inches.

At beg of next row at front edge, bind off 6 sts, then K 2 tog at beg of every row at neck edge, until you have 27 sts left.

Bind off 6 sts at beg of the next 4 rows at shoulder edge and continue to K 2 tog at neck edge, until all sts are bound off.

Work left front to correspond.

Sleeves
With No. 3 needles, cast on 44 sts, P 2, K 1, across row.

Next row, K 2, P 1, repeat these 2 rows for 1 inch.

With No. 7 needles, K 3, slip 1 st, ending with K 3 (K last 2 sts tog), P back.

Work in pattern, increasing 1 st at each end, every inch, until sleeve measures 4 inches (51 sts).

Work 1 inch even. Bind off 3 sts at beg of the next 2 rows.

K 2 tog at beg of every row, until you have 35 sts left, bind off.

Sew up seams at underarm and shoulder, sew up sleeves and insert into armhole gathering at top a little.

Hem the 4 bound off sts at front.

Work 2 rows of s c around yoke and neck working 2 loops for buttonholes on right side of yoke, on first row.

With contrasting shade start smocking on right hand side at bottom of yoke.

Sew the first 2 K sts tog, then the next 2 K sts, leave the thread loose between the 2 smocked sts.

Repeat across row. Start 2nd row turn, skip first K st and work back in same manner. Work fronts and 3 rows of smocking on cuffs in same manner. Sew on buttons.

Booties

With No. 3 needles, cast on 47 sts, *K 3, sl 1 st, repeat from *across row, ending with K 3, P back.

Repeat these 2 rows for 4 inches.

On right side, K 1, *Y O, K 2 tog, repeat from *across row, P back.

K 15, then P 2, K 1, for 17 sts, turn, K 2, P 1 for 17 sts.

Repeat these 2 rows on 17 sts for 26 rows, break thread.

Holding right side toward you, pick up 12 sts on side of instep, K across front of instep, pick up 12 sts on other side of instep, K on last 15 sts.

K 7 rows even.

*On next row dec 1 st at each end and 4 sts spaced at equal distances apart. K 3 rows even, repeat from *2 times, bind off.

Sew seam at sole and back.

With 2 strands of yarn, ch 90 sts.

Thread tape through beading. Sew 1/2 inch hem in top of bootie.

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