His Majesty

His Majesty layette

His Majesty layette

No. 801 – KNITTED INFANT SET – Picture the king or queen of your household be-decked in this Saxony Cap, Sacque, and Bootie ensemble. The young Heir surely deserves to looks his  -or her – best at all times.

Size

Infant

Needles

1 pair American Standard No. 3 (or Circular) and 1 pair No. 1

Material

Saxony 3 fold.
Sacque – 2 one ounce balls.
Cap – 1 one ounce ball.
Booties – One-half ounce.

Gauge

8 sts to one inch.

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.

Sacque

Starting at neck, cast on 78 sts.

K 3 rows.

Row 1: K 3, *Y O, K 2 tog, repeat from *across row, ending with Y O, K 2 tog, K 1.

Row 2: K 1 row.

Row 3: *K 3, inc in next st, repeat from *across row, do not inc in last 4 sts thruout yoke.

Rows 4-7: K. Repeat from row 1 to 7, 3 more times.

P 1 row, K 1 row, for 6 rows, keeping first and last 3 sts K on purled rows for border.

K 1 row on purled side.

Repeat Row 3.

K 3 rows.

Repeat rows 1 to 5 inclusive (282 sts).

K 100 sts, K back on 58 sts for sleeve.

*P 1 row, K 1 row for 6 rows on sleeve.

K 6 rows (3 ribs), making a dec at beg and end of first K row, repeat from *2 times.

P 1 row, K 1 row for 6 rows, on 6th row, *K 3, K 2 tog, repeat from *across row.

K 6 rows.

Repeat rows 1 and 2.

K 4 rows, bind off loosely on wrong side.

K across back and 2nd sleeve (140 sts), K back on 58 sts for sleeve.

Work sleeve same as other sleeve.

Fasten thread and K over front 42 sts.

K back having all sts on needle.

*P 1 row, K 1 row for 6 rows, always keeping first and last 3 sts K on purled rows for border.

K 6 rows (3 ribs). Repeat from *2 times.

K 1 row, P 1 row for 6 rows.

K 4 rows, bind off loosely on wrong side.

With double strands of yarn, chain 100 sts, tape thru beading at neck. Sew up sleeve seams.

Cap

With No. 1 Needles, cast on 92 sts, K 2, P 2 for 3/4 of an inch.

Change to No. 3 needles, *P 1 row, K 1 row for 6 rows.

K 6 rows (3 ribs), repeat from *3 more times.

P 1 row, K 1 row for 6 rows.

On next K row, bind off 31 sts loosely, K 30, bind off 31 sts, loosely.

Fasten thread at beginning of the 30 sts and work in garter st for 1 inch.

On next row, *dec 5 sts at equal distances apart.

Work 1 inch even, repeat from *once, work 1/2 inch even.

Sew sides to back piece.

With No. 1 needles, pick up (on right side) 80 sts across bottom of cap and K 2, P 2 for 4 rows.

Next row, K 1, *Y O, K 2 tog, repeat from *across row.

K 2, P 2 for 6 more rows, bind off loosely.

Make a chain of s c about 21 inches long with 2 strands of yarn, tape thru beading.

Knee Booties

With No. 3 needles, cast on 48 sts, K 1, P 1, ribbing for 6 rows.

K 1, *Y O, K 2 tog, repeat from *across row. Continue to K 1, P 1, for 6 rows.

To start knee shaping: K 31, turn, K 14, turn, K 15, turn, K 16, turn.

Continue to K 1 st more on every row for 20 rows, then K 2 sts more on every row until all 48 sts are on needle.

*Work 1 inch even, dec 1 st at beg and end of next row, repeat from *until back seam measures 4-1/2 inches from ribbing (40 sts).

Beading: K 1, *Y O, K 2 tog, repeat from *across row.

K 3 ribs.

Now K across 27 sts, turn, K 14 sts, turn, on these 14 sts, K 24 rows (12 ribs), for instep. Break thread.

Holding right side toward you, pick up 12 sts on side of instep. Continue across front of instep, pick up 12 sts on other side of instep, K on last 13 sts (64 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. Tape thru beading.

Short Booties

With No. 3 needles, cast on 40 sts loosely. K 5 rows (3 ribs).

On next row, K 1, *Y O, K 2 tog, repeat from *across row.

*K 3 ribs.

K 1 row, P 1 row for 6 rows, repeat from *once.

K 3 ribs. Next row, K 1 *Y O, K 2 tog, repeat from *across row.

K 3 ribs.

Now K across 27 sts, turn, K 14 sts, turn, on these 14 sts, K 24 rows (12 ribs) for instep. Break thread.

Holding right side toward you, pick up 12 sts on side of instep. Continue across front of instep, pick up 12 sts on other side of instep, K on last 13 sts (64 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. Tape thru beading.

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