Lulay Nightie-Bag

Lulay Nightie-Bag

Free Vintage Knitting Pattern

 

MATERIALS

1 x 50g ball each of Patons Double Knitting 8ply in Pink and White, 100% wool

3 x 1oz balls Patons Four Seasons Double Knitting/8 ply in Blue, 59% Acrylic 41% Wool

Oddments of 4ply in Black and Green for markings

Pair knitting needles UK 9/US 5/Metric 3.75mm

3 press studs

Filling

TENSION

11 ½ stitches and 15 ½ rows with Double Knitting, measured over 2 inches (5cm) in stocking stitch.

NOTE

Join seams neatly on right side and brush White parts lightly with a wire brush for fluffy effect. Carry yarns when not in use loosely up side of work.

SUGGESTED YARN

For Four Seasons see Sirdar Crofter DK 60% Acrylic 25% Cotton 15% Wool, 1.8oz, DK | Light Worsted. Shown in Alfie

BAG

With Pink, cast on 160 stitches.

Knit 4 rows.

Join in Blue and K10 rows.

With Pink, work 4 rows stocking stitch.

Repeat last 14 rows once.

With Blue, K6 rows.

Next row: * K.3, K2 tog., rep. from * to end (128 sts)

K3 rows.

With Pink, work 4 rows stocking stitch.

With Blue, K10 rows.

Repeat last 14 rows twice more.

With Pink, work 4 rows stocking stitch.

With Blue, Next row:  * K6, K2 tog., rep. from * to end (112 sts)

K.1 row.

Next row: * K5, K2 tog., rep. from * to end (96 sts)

K1 row.

Next row: * K4, K2 tog., rep. from * to end (80 sts)

K1 row.

Next row: * K3, K2 tog., rep. from * to end (64 sts)

K1 row.

Next row: * K2, K2 tog., rep. from * to end (48 sts)

K1 row. Break Blue.

With Pink, Next row: * K1, K2 tog., rep. from * to end (32 sts)

K1 row.

Work 2 rows stocking stitch. Cast off.

Using a flat seam, join back seam from cast-on edge to top of second Pink stripe; and from cast-off edge to centre of last Blue stripe.

BASE

With Pink, cast on 17 stitches. Knit 1 row.

Starting with a Purl row, work in stocking stitch as follows:

Increase 1 st. at each end of every row until there are 35 sts.

Work 5 rows, then increase 1 st. at each end of next row.

Repeat last 6 rows twice more (41 sts.).

Work 7 rows.

Next row Work across, decrease 1 st. at each end.

Work 5 rows.

Repeat last 6 rows twice more (35 sts.).

Decrease 1 st. at each end of every row until 17 stitches remain. Cast off.

Stitch base to cast-on edge of bag.

BINDING FOR BACK OPENING (2)

With Blue, cast on 5 stitches. Knit 68 rows. Cast off.

Stitch one piece in position on one side of back opening as a facing.

Stitch other piece to remaining side as a binding. Sew on press studs.

HEAD (2 PIECES)

With White, cast on 14 sts. K3 rows.

K1 row, inc. 1 st. at end.

K1 row, inc. 1 st. at beg.

K1 row, inc. 1 st. at each end.

K1 row.

K1 row, inc. 1 st. at end.

K1 row, inc. 1 st. at beg.

Repeat last 2 rows twice more.

K9 rows.

K1 row. decrease 1 st. at each end.

K1 row, decrease 1 st. at end.

K1 row, decrease 1 st. at beg.

Repeat last 2 rows 3 times more.

Decrease 1 st. at each end of next 3 rows. Cast off.

GUSSET

With White, cast on 3 stitches. K5 rows.

K1 row, increase 1 st. at each end.

Repeat last 6 rows until there are 15 sts.

K5 rows.

K1 row, decrease 1 st. at each end.

K3 rows.

Repeat last 4 rows until 3 sts. remain.

K6 rows. Cast off.

Stitch Gusset in position between halves of Head, with cast-on edge at nose. Sew remaining seam. Stuff, then gather and draw up neck opening.

Embroider features as in photograph, using Green for eyes and Black for remainder.

EARS (2)

With White, cast on 6 sts.

K3 rows.

K1 row, inc. in 1st, 3rd, 4th and last sts.

K3 rows.

K1 row, inc. in 1st, 5th, 6th and last sts.

K3 rows.

K1 row, inc. in 1st, 7th, 8th and last sts.

K3 rows.

K1 row, inc. in 1st, 9th, 10th and last sts.

K3 rows.

K1 row, inc. in 1st, 11th, 12th and last sts.

K3 rows.

K1 row, inc. in 1st, 13th, 14th and last sts.

K1 row.

Next row K2 tog., K4, K3 tog., K4, (K2 tog.) twice, K4, K3 tog., K4, K2 tog. Cast off.

Fold in half and join seam. Sew Ears to Head.

PAWS (2)

With White, cast on 11 sts.

K1 row.

** Next 2 rows K., inc. 1 st. at each end.

K10 rows.

Next 2 rows K., dec. 1 st. at each end. **

K2 rows.

Rep. from ** to **.

K1 row. Cast off.

Fold in half and join seam, leaving opening for stuffing. Stuff, then sew up opening. Using Black, work markings as in photograph.

BODY

With White, cast on 31 sts.

K11 rows.

Cast off.

Fold in half and stitch side edges together.

BASE

With White, cast on 3 sts.

K1 row.

Next 2 rows K., inc. 1 st. at each end.

K3 rows.

Next 2 rows K., decrease 1 st. at each end.

Cast off.

Stitch to cast-on edge of Body and stuff. Sew Head to other end. Stitch Body to top of Case, then stitch Paws in position as in photograph.

TIE

With Blue, cast on 4 stitches.

Work in garter-stitch (every row K.) for 20 inches (51 cm).

Cast off.

Tie round neck.

 

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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Lassies Costume Dolls

Irish, Scottish and Welsh Vintage Knit Costume Dolls

Free Knitting Pattern

MATERIALS

4ply pure wool in emerald, white, flesh, brown, black, scarlet, blue

Knitting needles UK 12/US 2/Metric 2.75mm, and UK 8/US 6/Metric 4.00mm

Medium crochet hook

Scrap white cotton fabric for apron

Doll is about 12 inches (30.48cm) high with knitted on shoes, plus:

Taffy has a hat, waistcoat and shawl.

Colleen has a blouse and head-shawl.

Bonny has a kilt, jacket, blouse, collar and bonnet.

For a firmer knit, use 8ply/DK wool and needles UK 11/Metric 3.00mm/US between 2-3

UK terms

SUGGESTED YARN

Jamieson’s Shetland Spindrift 100% Wool Fingering. Shown in Dewdrop.

 

 

Beneath my feet

A purling stream

Ran glittering in

The noontide beam.

I turned me round to view

The lovely rural scene;

And, just at hand, I spied

A cottage on the green.

From “Cottage Poems” Patrick Bronte (1777-1861)

A Rest by the Way Charles James Adams (1859-1931)

PATTERN

Lassies Doll Costumes Free PDF

Pink Topaz Ring

14KT Yellow Gold, oval pink topaz, two triangled diamonds.

Topaz comes from the Greek word topazos meaning ‘to seek’ while the pink radiance has of long time been thought of as drawing Divine potency in matters of the heart.

 

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.

 

Isadora Doll Set

Isadora Doll Set Free Vintage Knitting Pattern

Dress, Coat, Bonnet, Vest, Panties and Bootees For Large Baby Doll

Free PDF At End Of Post

MATERIALS

4 ozs 3ply (fingering) wool for dress, coat, bonnet and bootees (original in Snow White)

2 ozs 3ply wool for vest and panties

Knitting Needles UK 10/US 3/Metric 3.25mm

Knitting Needles UK 12/US 2/Metric 2.75mm

Crochet hook size UK 12/US B/1/Metric 2.25mm

2 small pearlised buttons for the dress

3 medium buttons for the coat

2 small buttons for the vest

12 inches of elastic for the panties (30.48cm)

20 inches ribbon for the bonnet (50.80cm)

25 narrow ribbon for the bootees (63.50cm)

SIZE

Underarm: 14 ½ inches (36.83 cm)

Length from top of shoulder: 9 ½ inches

Sleeve seam length: 1 ½ inches

SUGGESTED YARN

Cascade 220 Fingering 100% Wool, 1.8oz. Shown in Mauve Orchid

Scheepjes Catona 25 gram 100% Cotton, 0.9oz Fingering. Shown in Chrystalline

Isadora Doll Set Free PDF




Warragul Koala

Warragul Koala

Free Vintage Knitting Pattern

Fondly remembered from many childhood play-days is this simple pattern for a “teddy” koala. (Knitted by mothers who could not buy the expensive store variety.) We all romped with these and got them for Christmas presents. Some were sky blue. Warragul is the Aboriginal word for dingo.

MATERIALS

Bellmans Double Knitting

Main shade (Flame) 2 x 1 oz balls or 1 x 50 grm ball

Contrast (Cream)1 x 1 oz ball or l x 50 grm ball

Pair knitting needles UK10/US 3/Metric 3.25mm

Black embroidery wool for nose and claws

Two glass koala pea-eyes (not for child) or secure crystal acrylic or embroider

Ribbon, a length of satin for bow

Stuffing

Teasel or fine wire brush

SUGGESTED YARN

King Cole Pricewise DK. 100% Acrylic, 3.5oz DK | Light Worsted. Shown in Flame

ABBREVIATIONS

clb=cross 1 back by slipping next stitch on to cable needle and leaving at back of work, k 1, then purl the stitch from cable needle.

clf=cross 1 front by slipping next stitch on to cable needle and leaving at front of work, pi, then knit the stitch from cable needle.

MEASUREMENTS

Height: 8 ½ inches

TENSION

13 stitches and 17 rows to two inches, measured over stocking stitch using No. 10 needles.

PATTERN

BACK AND SIDES

 Starting at lower edge and using main shade cast on 46 sts.

*Commencing with a k row and working in stocking stitch increase 1 st at both ends of the first 4 rows.

Work 7 rows without shaping.

Dec 1 st at each end of next 3 rows.

Cast off 4 sts at beg of next 2 rows.

Work 6 rows without shaping.

Cast on 7 sts at beg of next 2 rows.

Inc 1 st at each end of next 4 rows.

Work 6 rows without shaping.

Dec 1 st at both ends of next 4 rows.

Cast off 7 sts at beg of next 2 rows.

Work 6 rows dec 1 st at both ends of the first, 3rd and 5th of these rows.*

Work 2 rows without shaping.

Shape Ears:

Inc 1 st at both ends of next and every alt row until there are 44 sts.

Work 11 rows without shaping.

Next row: k2tog, k11, cast off 18 sts, k to last 2 sts, k2tog.

Continue on each group of stitches, dec 1 st at both ends of next 3 rows. Cast off remaining 6 sts.

FRONT

Commencing at lower edge and using contrast cast on 27 sts.

Work as Back from * to *. Cast off remaining 15 sts.

HEAD

Commencing at top edge and using main shade cast on 18 sts.

Work in stocking stitch, increasing 1 st at both ends of next and every alt row until there are 40 sts.

Next row: Purl

Next row: K2tog, K to last 2 sts, K2tog

Next row: P2tog, P to last 2 sts, P2tog

Divide Work:

Next row: K2tog, K15, cast off 2 sts, K to last 2 sts, K2tog

Continue on first group of stitches dec 1 st at both ends of every row until 2 sts remain. Fasten off.

Rejoin yarn to sts on needle and complete to match first half.

BASE

Commencing at back edge and using main shade cast on 14 sts.

Working in stocking stitch, increase 1 st at both ends of first 4 rows, then work 10 rows without shaping.

Dec 1 st at both ends of next and every alt row until 16 sts remain.

Next row: Purl.

Cast off.

RIGHT EAR LINING

Using contrast cast on 2 sts.

1st row: Increase once in each stitch

2nd row: Purl

3rd row: Increase in first st, K to last st, inc in last st

4th row: Purl

Rep 3rd and 4th rows 3 times more (12 sts)**

Work 10 rows inc 1 st at beg of 3rd and 7th of these rows.

***Shape top of ear lining by dec 1 st at each end of next 4 rows. Cast off remaining 6 sts.

LEFT EAR LINING

Work as right ear lining until ** is reached.

Work 10 rows inc 1 st at end of the 3rd and 7th of these rows.

Complete as right ear lining working from *** to end.

TO MAKE UP

Holding fabric firmly and using a teasel or fine wire brush, brush all pieces of fabric on right side taking care not to pull stitches.

Leaving cast-on edge of back and cast-on and cast­-off edges of front free, join remaining edges of back to front.

Stitch ear linings into position round edges of ears leaving inside seams free. Stuff ears, then stitch down inside seams.

To form nose-seam start at 2 cast-off sts, fold in half and join seam.

Stitch 18 cast-on sts of head to 18 cast-off sts at top of back, then join side seams of head to ear linings.

Stitch base into position. Stuff well.

Stitch on eyes.

Join cast-off edge of front to lower edge of head.

Using Black, embroider nose and claws.

Tie ribbon bow round 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.

 

Swan Coat hanger

Swan Coat Hangers For  Baby

Free Crochet Pattern

MATERIALS

2 balls Sirdar 3-ply Baby Courtelle or Bri-Nylon (sufficient for 3 hangers)

Crochet hook Metric 3.00mm/UK 12/US C2

Small coat hanger, padded and covered

Tiny baby doll for basket

Ribbon

Embroidery cottons

Tension: 5 trebles to 1 inch

UK terms used

SUGGESTED YARN

Sirdar Snuggly 3 Ply 50g 55% Nylon, 45% Acrylic, 50g, 3-Ply. shown in Pastel Blue

PATTERN

Make 5 ch., join with sl-st.

1st Rnd: 3 ch., 11 tr. in ring, join with sl-st. (12 tr).

2nd Rnd: 3 ch., 1 tr. in next tr., 2 tr. in next tr., (1 tr. in each of next 2 tr., 2 tr, in next tr.) 3 times, join with sl-st. (16 tr).

3rd Rnd: 3 ch., 1 tr. in each tr., join with sl-st. Rep. 3rd rd. 11 times, turn.

15th Rnd: Working from wrong side of work, * insert hook in next tr., take y.o.h. and around 1st and 2nd fingers of left hand 3 times, y.o.h. and draw through loops on finger, y.o.h. and draw through all rem. loops, 1 d.c. in next tr., rep. from * to end, join with sl-st., turn — 8 loops.

16th Rnd: 3 ch., 1 tr. in each st., join with sl-st, (16 tr).

Rep. 15th and 16th rnds. 3 times, then 15th rnd. once. Fasten off.

Make second piece. Put two pieces over covered hanger, join at centre.

 

 

TO COVER HOOK AND MAKE HEAD

Make 6 ch.

1st Row: 1 d.c. in 2nd ch. from hook, 1 d.c. in each ch.

2nd Row: 2 ch. to turn, 1 tr. In each d.c.

3rd Row: 3 ch. to turn, 1 tr. In each tr. Rep. 3rd row 4 times.

8th Row: 3 ch. to turn, 2 tr. In each of next 3 tr., 1 tr. in turning ch. (8 tr). Rep. 3rd row 3 times.

12th Row: 1 ch. to turn, (miss 1 tr., 1 d.c. in next tr.) 3 times, 1 d.c. in turning ch.

Work 2 rows d.c. on these 5 sts.

Fasten off. Put over hook and join edges. Wind yellow embroidery yarn firmly around d.c. to form beak. Work 2 eyes.

DOLL BASKET

Make 6 ch., join with sl-st. to form ring.

1st Rnd: 3 ch., 15 tr. in ring, join with sl-st.

2nd Rnd: 3 ch., 1 tr. In each of next 2 tr., 2 tr. in next tr., ( 1 tr. in each of next 3 tr., 2 tr. In next tr.) 3 times (20 tr.) Join with sl-st. and make 30 ch. Sl-st. end of 30 ch. to 1st side, 30 ch., attach to other side, end off.

Stitch baby in basket, sew handles to hanger. Cover with bow.

Almondine Vest

Almondine Vest and Pilch 9 Piece Set Parts 5/6 of 9

Free Knitting Pattern For Large 20″ to 22″ Dolls Vintage

Part 1 The Dress

Part 2 Bed Jacket

Part 3 Coat

Part 4 Petticoat

MATERIALS

Vest: 1 oz. 2 ply Nursery Knitting Yarn in Snow

Pilch: 1 oz. 2 ply Nursery Knitting Yarn in Snow

1 medium sized crochet hook

Knitting Needles 3.25mm /US 3 /UK 10 and 2.75 mm/UK 12/ US 2

UK Terms used

SUGGESTED YARN

Patons Fairytale Dreamtime 4 Ply Baby Smiles 100% Wool, 25g 4-Ply. Shown in Pale Blue.

VEST

Cast on 58 sts. and work K. 1, P. 1 rib for 6 inches.

Shape Armholes: Cast off 3 sts. At beginning of next 2 rows.

Take 2 tog. at each end of every alternate row until 48 sts. remain.

Continue in rib on 48 sts. until armholes measure 1 ¾ inches, measured straight up.

Shape neck: Rib 9, cast off 30 sts. rib 9.

Work in rib on last 9 sts. for 2½ inches, ending at armhole edge.

Break off yarn and leave these sts. on a spare needle.

Join in yarn at centre to remaining sts. And work 2½ inches in rib, ending at neck edge. Cast on 30 sts. at end of last row, then on the same pin work in rib across the 9 sts. that were left on spare pin (48 sts.)

Continue in rib until work measures 1¼ inches from the 30 cast on sts.

Increase 1 st. at each end of every alternate row until 52 sts. are on needle.

Cast on 3 sts. at end of next 2 rows. Continue on 58 sts. in rib for 6 inches.

Cast off loosely in rib.

TO MAKE UP

Press work carefully on wrong side with a warm iron.

Sew up side seams.

Work 1 row of d.c. round the neck and armholes, working 1 d.c. into each st. of knitting, working a 2nd row round the neck opening, making holes for the cord thus:

* 2 ch., 1 tr. in 2nd st. from hook. * Repeat * to * all round. Work 1 round of d.c.

Using the wool double, crochet a chain cord and thread through the holes at neck. Attach a small tassel to each end.

Press all seams.

PILCH (Panties)

Cast on 68 sts. on No. 12 needles.

Work in K. 1. P. 1. rib for 4 rows.

Next row: Make holes for cord thus: *Rib 2, M. 1, P. 2 tog. * repeat * to * to end.

Work 6 more rows in rib.

Change to no. 10 needles and continue in st.st. until work measures 6 inches from cast on.

Shape legs: Cast off 29 sts. at beginning of next 2 rows.

Continue in st.st. on remaining 10 sts. For 10 rows for gusset.

Cast on 29 sts. at end of next 2 rows.

Continue in st.st. without shaping for 5 inches.

Change to No. 12 needles and work 6 rows in K. 1. P. 1. rib.

Next row: Make holes for cord * K. 2, M.1, K. 2 tog. * repeat * to* to end.

Work 4 rows in rib. Cast off loosely in rib.

LEG BANDS

With right side of work facing, pick up and K. 29 sts. along the one side of leg

opening, 10 sts. along the side of gusset and 29 sts. cast on along the other side (68sts)

Work K. 1, P. 1 rib for 4 rows. Cast off in rib.

Work round the other leg opening in same way.

TO MAKE UP

Press work carefully on wrong side with warm iron. Sew up side seams. Using

yarn double, crochet a cord of chains and thread through holes at waist. Attach a small tassel to each end of cord.

 

 

Ruggotter Koala Teacosy

Ruggotter Koala Teacosy Free Vintage Knitting Pattern

MATERIALS

Chunky pure wool 12ply or Aran 10ply for smaller

Knitting needles 5.00mm/UK 8/US6 or to suit yarn

SUGGESTED YARN

Jamiesons Shetland Heather

100% Wool 50g 10-Ply (Aran). Shown in Pippin and Mogit from the range. Or use Jamieson’s Spindrift with 1 ball thyme and 1 ball Wren used together when working for a koala tone. Koalas may be grey or brown and have pea-eyes.

Medium crochet hook

Wool or washable filling

Koala black nose

Koala quality glass button dark brown/black eyes

Koala eyelids, plastic or wool felt

Koala paws

MEASUREMENTS

About 18 centimetres/7 inches high not including head

About 46 centimetres/8 inches measured around lower edge

TENSION

14 stitches and 24 rows to 10 centimetres, measured over pattern

RUGGOTTER PATTERN

1st row: *K2. p2, rep from * to end

2nd row: Purl

3rd row: *P2, K2, rep from * to end

4th row: Purl

Repeat last 4 rows 9 times more

Next row: (K2 tog) 16 times

Next row: (P2 tog) 8 times

Break off yarn, draw through the stitches and fasten off securely.

Make a second piece in the same way.

Leaving an opening for handle and spout, join the 2 pieces together. With the crochet hook work a row of double crochet around lower edge and openings.

RIGHT ARM

With M cast on 4 sts

1st row: Purl

2nd row: K1, m1, k2, m1, k1

3rd row: Purl **

4th row: K1, m1, k4, m1, k1, turn and cast-on 5 sts -13 sts

Beginning with a purl row, work 11 rows stocking stitch.

Next row: K2, (k2 tog, k2) twice, k2 tog, k1 — 10 sts

Next row: Purl

Next row: K2, m1, k3, m1, k3, m1, k2 (13 sts)

Work 3 rows

Next row: K4. k2 tog, k1. k2 tog, k4

Next row: P4, p3 tog. p4. Cast off

LEFT ARM

Work as for right arm to * *

4th row: Cast on 5 sts. k6. m1, k4, m1, k1 (13 sts)

Complete to match right arm.

FACE

With M cast on 14 sts and work 2 rows

3rd row: K2, (m1, k2) 6 times (20 sts)

4th and following alternate rows: Purl

5th row: K9, m1, k2, m1, k9

7th row: K9, m1. k4, m1, k9

9th row: K10, m1, k4, m1, k10

11th row: k11, m1, k4. m1. k 11 (28 sts)

13th row: Knit

15th row: k10, k2 tog tbl, k4, k2 tog, k10

17th row: k10, k2 tog tbl, k2, k2 tog, k1O

19th row: k9, k2 tog tbl. k2, k2 tog, k9

21st row: k2 tog, k6, k2 tog tbl, k2, k2 tog, k6, k2 tog

23rd row: k2 tog, k4, k2 tog tbl, k2, k2 tog, k4, k2 tog

25th row: K2 tog, k2, k2 tog tbl, k2, k2 tog, k2, k2 tog (10sts)

Break off yarn and leave sts on spare needle.

BACK

With M cast on 14 sts and work 2 rows st-st

3rd row: (k3, m1) 4 times, k2 (18 sts)

4th row: Purl

5th row: k2, m1, knit to last2 sts, m1, k2

6th and 7th rows: As 4th and 5th rows (22 sts)

Work 9 rows.

Decrease one stitch at each end of next row and following 2 alternate rows, then next 3 rows (10 sts).

With right sides together, place needle holding face sts behind needle holding back head sts and cast off the 2 sets of sts together Join side seams. If using bought nose, place in position. Stuff firmly, then sew head to top of cosy.

Join arm seams. If using bought paws, place in position. Stuff, then sew arms into position as shown in photograph.

Embroider eyes and mouth, also nose and paws if required.

EARS

Ears (Make 2)

Cast on 8 sts Work 8 rows garter-stitch.

Decrease one stitch at each end of next 2 rows (4 sts). Cast off.

Using short lengths of yarn, tease them out, then knot to ears, to give a fur effect as shown. Sew ears in koala position. Fluff up.

Teacosy is sturdier if lined in wool or cotton flannelette.