Marybell Hanger

Marybell Hanger

Free Vintage Knitting Pattern

Christmas tree or wall hanging

 

 

MATERIALS

3ozs 100% wool 8ply/DK  in Cream with soft, fluffy finish (a fine strand of mohair can be knit along with this for added appeal as a Christmas hanging doll)

2 skeins pearl embroidery

Knitting needles UK 9/US 5/Metric 3.75mm

Woolydown for filling (soft wool)

Cotton, a firm weave fabric for body in cream (see instructions)

Face 2 ½ inches, purchased or made from pure wool felt (glass eyes and painted mouth give a sparkling look to a hanging doll). Shape wet felt over a plastic doll face. When dry and stuffed it will fill out,

6 golden jingle bells

¼ yard narrow elastic (for hanging)

Small plastic ring (for hanging)

Wire brush

SUGGESTED YARN

IceYarns Silk Merino DK Cream 35% Silk 65% Merino Wool. Shown in Cream

 

THE COAT

Always knit into back of each cast on stitch, also in to first and last stitch of every row.

Commence at lower edge of front, casting on 36 stitches.

Knit 4 rows garter-stitch.

Knit 28 rows stocking stitch.

33rd row: Cast on 15, knit to end.

34th row: Cast on 15, purl to end (66 stitches).

Knit 10 rows stocking-stitch.

45th row: Cast on 7, knit to end.

46th row: Cast on 7, purl to end (80 stitches).

Knit 2 rows stocking-stitch.

49th row: Knit 33. Slip these on to a piece of wool for left shoulder. Cast on 14, knit 33.

50th row: Purl.

Knit 2 rows stocking-stitch. Slip these stitches on to a piece of wool. Return to left shoulder, transfer stitches from wool to needle, point towards neck. Join on wool.

50th row: Purl

Knit 2 rows stocking-stitch.

53rd row: Knit 33. Cast on 14. Slip stitches from wool to free needle, knit 33. (80 stitches)

54th row: Purl

55th row: Cast off 7, knit to end

56th row Cast off 7, purl to end. (66 stitches)

Knit 10 rows stocking web.

67th row: Cast off 15, knit to end

68th row: Cast off 15. purl to end (36 stitches)

Knit 28 rows stocking stitch.

Knit 4 rows garter stitch. Cast off.

THE LEGS

(back and front alike)

Commence at top, casting 24 stitches.

Knit 16 rows stocking stitches.

17th row: Knit 12. Slip these stitches on to a piece of wool, k 12

18th row Purl

Knit 28 rows stocking stitch.

* 47th row: K2 tog, knit until 2 remain. k2 together

48th row: Purl

49th row: Knit

50th row: K2 together, purl until 2 remain, k2 together

Knit 2 rows stocking stitch. Repeat front * once (4 stitches)

59th row: K2 tog., k2 together. Fasten off.

THE HAT

Commence at neck edge, casting on 30 stitches.

Knit 10 rows stocking stitch.

11th row: K.1, k2 into next stitch, knit until 2 remain, k2 into next stitch, k1

12th row: Purl

Knit 4 rows stocking stitch.

Repeat last 6 rows twice (36 stitches)

* 29th row: K1, k2 tog., knit until 3 remain, k2 tog., k1

30th row: Purl

31st row: Knit

32nd row: K1, p2 tog., purl until 3 remain, p2 tog., k1. Knit 2 rows stocking stitch. Repeat from * once, then repeat from 29th to 32nd row inclusive

45th row: Knit

46th row: K1, P2 together. * P 5 *2 together. Repeat from * twice (20 stitches) Cast off.

TO MAKE UP

Pin out each piece and press on wrong side under a damp cloth with a hot iron. Brush each piece well on right side. Sew up side and leg seams Stuff lower part of each leg with wooly­down for about 2 inches and catch down to form feet and sew a tiny bell to each point.

MAKE THE BODY

Cut 2 pieces of material 6 ½ inches in length, 4 ½ inches wide at lower edge and shape off to 3 ½ inches at top. Join up sides and lower edge also about ½ an inch each side at top, then stuff very tightly with woolydown. Place the top part of legs over the lower part of body and sew, then catch along the top of each leg.

Sew up under-arm, sleeve and hand seams Stuff each little hand­piece, then catch round top to form wrist.

Using pearl embroidery work blanket-stitch round lower edge and neck. Sew a tiny bell to point of each sleeve.

Place the coat over the body then fix head in position and sew firmly. Fold down the decreased edge of hat and sew each side for 2 ½ inches. Using embroidery thread work blanket stitch round neck and face. Stuff each point and top of hat with woolydown then place in position on head and sew round neck and face. Sew a bell to each point of hat. Sew a piece of elastic with the bone ring to lop of hat.

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Arine Baby Cape

Arine Grand Spanish Vintage Baby Cape

 

 

MATERIALS

3 ozs 2ply wool

Knitting needles UK 14/US 0/Metric 2.00mm

Four yards of ¼ inch wide ribbon

SUGGESTED YARN

KnitPicks Palette Yarn 100% wool. Shown in Pimento

Pimento is a deep, rich red color. Named after the Cherry Pepper, Pimento is similar to a bold Tuscan red tone that is warm and earthy.

 

TENSION

10 stitches and 12 rows to one square inch on No. 14 needles, measured over stocking stitch.

LEFT FRONT

Using the two needle method (cable), cast on 41 sts.

1st row: K

2nd row: K1, P. to last stitch, K1

3rd to 6th rows: Repeat 1st and 2nd rows twice

7th row: K1, * wool forward, K.2tog., repeat from * to end

8th row: As 2nd row

9th row: K

10th and 11th rows: As 8th and 9th

12th row: As 2nd row

13th row: Make hem by knitting together one stitch from needle and one loop from cast-on edge all across row

Proceed in Ridge Pattern as follows:

1st row: K

2nd row: K1, P7, * w.r.n., P2 tog., P10 repeat from * to last 9 sts., w.r.n., P2 tog., P6, K1

3rd row: K

4th row: K2, * Pl, K11, rep. from * to last 3 sts., P1, K2

5th row: K1, P1, * K1, P11, rep. from * to last 3 sts., K1, P1, K1

6th row: As 4th row

These 6 rows form the pattern.

Repeat rows 1 to 6 inclusive 12 times, then rows 1 to 5 inclusive once.

Slip stitches on to a length of wool and leave.

RIGHT FRONT

Work as for Left Front, working 1 row more before slipping stitches on to length of wool.

MAIN PART

Cast on 299 stitches.

Proceed in lace pattern as follows:

1st row: * K3, K2 tog., w.fwd., K1, w.fwd., sl.1, K1, pass slipped stitch over, rep. from * to last 3 sts. K3

2nd and every alternate row: K1, P. to last stitch, K1

3rd row: K2, * K2 tog., w.fwd., K3, w.fwd., slip 1, K1, p.s.s.o., K1, rep. from * to last stitch, K1

5th row: K1, K2 tog., * w.fwd., K5, w.fwd., sl.1, K2 tog., p.s.s.o., rep. from * to last 8 sts., w.fwd., K5, w.fwd., sl.1, K.l, p.s.s.o., K1

6th row: As 2nd row

These 6 rows form the pattern.

Repeat rows 1 to 6 inclusive 11 times more.

With right side of work facing, slip stitches from Right Front on to right-hand needle.

Using same needle work across Main part as follows:

(K3 tog.) twice, * (K2 tog.) twice, K3 tog., rep. from * to last 6 sts., (K3 tog.) twice, slip sts. from Left Front on to left-hand needle and work across these sts. as follows:

K2, * P1, K1, repeat from * to last 3 sts., P1, K2 (209 sitches).

Proceed for Yoke as follows:

1st to 6th rows: As rows 1 to 6 inclusive of Ridge Pattern on Left Front

7th row: K

8th row: K1, P6, * P2 tog., w.r.n., P2 tog., P8, rep. from * to last 10 sts., P2 tog., w.r.n., P2 tog., P5, 1l (192 stitches)

9th row: K

10th row: K2, * P1, K10, rep. from * to last 3 sts., P1, K2

11th row: K1, P1, * K1, P10, rep. from * to last 3 sts., K1, P1, K1

12th row: As 10th row

13th row: K

14th row: K1, P5, * P2 tog., w.r.n., P2 tog., P7, rep. from * to last 10 sts., P2 tog., w.r.n., P2 tog., P5, K1 (175 stitches)

15th row: K

16th row: K2, * P1, K9, rep. from * to last 3 sts., P1, K2

17th row: K1, P1, * K1, P9, rep. from * to last 3 sts., K1, P1, K1

18th row: As 16th row

19th row: K

20th row: K1, P5, * P2 tog., w.r.n., P2 tog., P6, rep. from * to last 9 sts., P2 tog., w.r.n., P2 tog., P4, K1 (158 stitches)

21st row: K

22nd row: K2, * P1, K8, rep. from to last 3 sts., P1, K2

23rd row: K1, P1, * K1, P8 rep. from * to last 3 sts., K1, P1, K1

24th row: As 22nd

25th row: K

26th row K1, P4, * P2 tog., w.r.n., P2 tog., P5, rep. from * to last 9 sts., P2 tog., w.r.n., P2 tog., P4, K1 (141 stitches)

27th row: K

28th row: K2, * P1, K7, rep. from * to last 3 sts., P1, K2

29th row: K1, P1, * K1, P7, rep. from * to last 3 sts., K1, P1, K1

30th row: As 28th

31st row: K

32nd row: K1, P4, * P2 tog., w.r.n., P2 tog., P4. rep. from * to last 8 sts., P2 tog., w.r.n., P2 tog.. P3, K1 (124 stitches)

33rd row: K

34th row: K2, * P1, K6, rep. from * to last 3 sts., P1, K2

35th row: K1, P1, * K1, P6, rep. from * to last 3 sts., K1, P1, K1

36th row: As 34th row

37th row: K

38th row: K1, P3, * P2 tog., w.r.n., P2 tog., P3, rep. from * to last 8 sts., P2 tog., w.r.n., P2 tog., P3, K1 (107 stitches)

39th row: K

40th row: K2, * P1, K5, rep. from * to last 3 sts., P1, K2

41st row: K1, P1, * K1, P5, rep. from * to last 3 sts., K1, P1, K1

42nd row: As 40th row

43rd row: K

44th row: K1, P3, * P2 tog., w.r.n., P2 tog., P2, rep. from * to last st., 1l (90 stitches)

45th row: K

Work Neckband as follows:

Work rows 1 to 11 inclusive at commencement of Left Front.

Cast off.

BORDER

Cast on 10 stitches.

1st row: K

2nd row: K1, P. to last stitch, K1

3rd and 4th rows: K

5th row: As 2nd row

6th row: K

Repeat rows 1 to 6 inclusive until work mea­sures 53 inches from beginning.

Next row: Cast off 7 stitches, slip next stitch off needle and run down length of work to form lacy edge. Cast off 2 remaining stitches.

TO MAKE UP

Press very lightly on wrong side using a warm iron and damp cloth. Fold over neckband at row of holes and stitch down on wrong side to form picot hem. Using a flat seam join border to main part stitching along lower edge and sides, easing in fullness at corners. Stitch along ends of border on right side of work where they overlap Fronts. Stitch over­laps for 1 inch from lower edge of Fronts on wrong side of work, thus forming slots for arms. Thread ribbon through rows of holes on yoke and Fronts and through hem at neck.

 

Spanish Baby Cape

Spanish Baby Cape Free Knitting Pattern

 

MATERIALS

2 ozs of 2ply wool in Light Colour and 2 ozs in Medium Colour

Knitting needles UK 10/US 3/Metric 3.25 mm

Satin ribbon 1 inch/2.50mm wide

SUGGESTED YARN

Debbie Bliss Rialto Lace 100% Merino Wool, Lace 2 Ply. Shown in Coral

TENSION

8 stitches and 10 rows to one square inch on No. 10 needles

CENTRE

Using Light, cast on 4 stitches.

1st and 2nd rows: Knit

3rd row: K2, w.fwd, K2

4th and every alt. row: Knit

5th row: K2, w.fwd, K1, w.fwd, K2

7th row: K2, w.fwd, K3. w.fwd, K2

Continue in this manner until the row “K2, w.fwd, K143, w.fwd, K2” has been worked.

Next row: Knit

Change to Medium Colour and proceed as follows:

1st row: K2, w.fwd, K3 tog. through back of loop, K139, K3 tog., w.fwd, K2

2nd and every alt. row: Knit

3rd row: K2, w.fwd, K3 tog. through back of loop, K137, K3 tog., w.fwd, K2

5th row: K2, w.fwd, K3 tog. through back of loop, K135, K3 tog., w.fwd, K2

Continue in this manner until the row “K2, w.fwd, K3 tog. through back loop, K1, K3 tog., w.fwd, K2 has been worked

Next row: K

Next row: K2, w.fwd, K5tog. through back loop, w.fwd, K2

Next row: K

Next row: K1, K2 tog., w.fwd, K3 tog. K1

21st row: K4, (w.fwd, K2 tog.) 3 times, K3, K2 tog. (w.fwd, K2 tog.) 4 times, K1

22nd row: K8, P5, K10

23rd row: K5, (w.fwd., K2tog.) 3 times, K3, K2 tog. (w.fwd. K2 tog.) 3 times, K1

24th row: K6, P5, K11

25th row: K4, (w.fwd., K2tog.) 4 times, K3, (K2 tog., w.fwd) twice, K2 tog., K1

26th row: K4, P5, K12

27th row: K4, P5, K12

27th row: K5, (w.fwd., K2 tog.) 4 times, K3, K2 tog., w.fwd., K2 tog., K1

28th row: K4, P5, K11

Work rows 1 to 28 incl. 16 times more.

Next row: K

Next row: K1, K2 tog., K1 (4 sts.)

Cast off.

BORDERS

Using Light Colour, cast on 20 stitches.

Knit 1 row

Proceed in lace pattern as follows:

LACE PATTERN

1st row: K4, (w.fwd., K2 tog.) 4 times, K4, w.fwd., K2 tog., w.fwd., K2

2nd row: K6, P5, K10

3rd row: K5, (w.fwd., K2 tog.) 3 times, K4, (w.fwd., K2 tog.) twice, w.fwd., K2

4th row: K8, P5, K9

5th row: K4, (w.fwd., K2 tog.) 3 times, K4, (w.fwd., K2 tog.) 3 times, w.fwd., K2

6th row: K10, P5, K8

7th row: K5, (w.fwd., K2 tog.) twice, K4, (w.fwd., K2tog.) 4 times, w.fwd., K2

8th row: K12, P5, K7

9th row: K4, (w.fwd., K2 tog.) twice, K4, (w.fwd., K2 tog.) 5 times. W.fwd., K2

10th row: K14, P5, K6

11th row: K5, w.fwd., K2 tog. K4, (w.fwd., K2 tog.) 6 times, w.fwd., K2

12th row: K16, P5, K5

13th row: K4, w.fwd., K2og., K4, (w.fwd. K2 tog.) 7 times, w.fwd., K2

14th row: K16, P5, P6

15th row: K5, w.fwd., K2 tog., K3, K2 tog., (w.fwd., K2 tog.) 7 times, K1

16th row: K14, P5, K7

17th row: K4, (w.fwd., K2 tog.) twice, K3, K2 tog., (w.fwd., K2 tog.) 6 times, K1

18th row: K12, P5, K8

19th row: K5, (w.fwd., K2 tog.) twice, K3, K2 tog., (w.fwd., K2 tog.) 5 times, K1

20th row: K10, P5, K9

Cast off. Work another Border in Medium Colour.

TO MAKE UP

Block each piece by pinning out round edges. Press each piece very lightly usung a warm iron and damp cloth.

Using a flat seam join scalloped edges of Borders. Fold centre piece in half through colour division and stitch Border pieces on to matching half of centre, easing in fullness at point. Join ends of Border. Catch stitch double edges of centre inside faggot stitched Border. Tie ribbon through faggot stitched Border at ends of wrap half an inch from edge.