Rose Baby 3 Piece Set

Rose Baby Vintage 3 Piece Vintage Set Free Knitting Pattern

Matinee Coat
Bonnet
Bootees
Size 18-19 inches (45-48 cm)
4 ply yarn
1 pair each Nos. 10 and 11 knitting needles
Ribbon

MATERIALS

 4 ply Baby Bouquet

Coat 5x20g balls

Bonnet 1x20g ball

Bootees: 1x20g ball

1 pair each Nos. 10 and 11 knitting needles

Rose satin ribbon for set

Stitch holders

MEASUREMENTS

Coat (fits chest 18-19 inches (45-48 cm) loosely

Length from back neck 9½ins (24 cm)

Length of sleeve seam 5 inches (12.5cm)

Bonnet Width round face 11¾ inches (30 cm)

Bootees: Length of foot 3 inches (7.5 cm)

TENSION

14 stitches and 21 rows 2 inches (5 cm) measured over garter stitch on No. 10 needles or size of needles to give correct tension.

IMPORTANT

It is essential to check your tension against the tension stated, on which this design is based, and obtain this tension before commencing the knitting, in order to produce a garment the size you require. Knit a small sample in garter stitch, measure the stitches and rows accurately. If you have less stitches and rows to 2 inches (5 cm), your knitting is too loose, try again using one size smaller needles. If you have more stitches and rows to 2 inches (15 cm) your knitting is too tight, try again using one size larger needles. The correct tension must be obtained regardless of the size of needles used.

ABBREVIATIONS

K=knit P=purl st/s=stitch/es inc=increase/ing dec=decrease/ing ins=inches cm=centimetres beg=begin/ing tog=together rep=repeat Sl=slip one stitch purlwise alt=alternate rem=remain/ing yfd=yarn forward K1B=knit next stitch through centre of stitch on row below patt=pattern

COAT

BACK: With No 10 needles cast on 88 sts.

1st row: Knit

Repeat first row 8 times more

Work in pattern as follows:

1st row: (Mark this row as wrong side of work)

K1 * K2tog yfd K3 rep from * to last 2 sts, K2

2nd, 4th, 6th, 8th and 10th rows: Knit

3rd row: K3 * yfd, K2tog, K3 rep from * to end

5th row: K4 * yfd, K2tog K3 rep from * to

last 4 sts, yfd K2tog K2

7th row: K5 * yfd, K2tog K3 rep from * to

last 3 sts, yfd K2tog K1

9th row: * K3, K2tog, yfd rep from * to last 3 sts, K3

11th row: K2 * K2tog yfd K3, rep from * to last st, K1

12th row: Knit

These 12 rows form pattern.

Continue in patt until back measures 7½ ins (19 cm) from beg, ending with a row on wrong side of work.

Next row: * K2tog, K3togr rep from * to last 3 sts K3 tog (35 sts)

Break off yarn and slip these sts on to a stitch holder for yoke.

RIGHT FRONT

With No 10 needles cast on 51 sts

1st row: Knit

Rep first row 8 times more

Work in patt as follows:

1st row: (Mark this row as wrong side of work) K1, * K2tog, yfd K3, rep from * to last 5 sts, K5

2nd, 4th, 6th, 5th and 10th rows Knit

3rd row: K3 *yfd K2tog K3 rep from * to last 3 sts, K3

5th row: K4 * yfd K2tog K3 rep from * to last 2 sts K2

7th row: K5 * yfd K2tog K3, rep from * to last st, K1

9th row: * K3 K2tog yfd rep from * to last 6 sts, K6

11th row: K2 * K2tog yfd K3 rep from * to last 4 sts, K4

12th row: Knit

These 12 rows form pattern. Continue in patt until front measures same as back to dec row, ending with a row on wrong side of work.

Next row: K4 * K2tog rep from * to last 3 sts, K3tog (27 sts)

Break off yarn and slip these sts on to a stitch holder, for yoke.

LEFT FRONT

 With No 10 needles cast on 5l sts.

1st row: Knit

Rep first row 8 times more.

Work in patt as follows:

1st row: (Mark this row as wrong side of work) K4 * K2tog yfd K3, rep from * to last 2 sts, K2

2nd, 4th, 6th, 8th and 10th rows: Knit

3rd row: K6 * yfd, K2tog, K3. rep from * to end

5th row: K7 * yfd, K2tog, K3, rep from * to last 4 sts, yfd, K2tog, K2

7th row: K8, * yfd, K2tog, K3, rep from * to last 3 sts, yfd, K2tog, K1

9th row: K3, * K3, K2tog, yfd, rep from * to last 3 sts, K3

11th row: K5, * K2tog, yfd, K3, rep from * to last st, K1

12th row: Knit

These 12 rows form pattern.

Continue in patt until front measures same as back to dec row, ending with a row on wrong side of work.

Next row: K3tog * K2tog rep from * to last 4 sts, K4 (27 sts)

Do not break off yarn but slip sts on to a stitch holder for yoke.

SLEEVES

 Beg with another ball of yarn and with No 10 needles, cast on 25 sts.

1st row: Knit

Rep first row 7 times more

Next row: K1, inc in every st to last st, K1 (48 sts)

Work in patt, as given for back, until sleeve measures 7 ins (17.5 cm) from beg, ending with a row on wrong side of work.

Next row: * K2tog, rep from * to end (24 sts)

Break off yarn and slip sts on to a stitch holder for yoke. Leave sts of second sleeve on needle.

YOKE

 With wrong side facing and No 11 needles knit across sts on holders in the following order:

27 sts from left front; 24 sts from one sleeve; 35 sts from back; 24 sts from other sleeve and 27 sts from right front (137 sts).

1st row: (Right side facing) K5, * K1B. K5, rep from * to end

2nd row: Knit

Rep first and 2nd rows 9 times more.

Next row: K5 * K1B, K1, K3tog, K1, rep from* to last 6 sts, K1B, K5 (195 sts).

Next row: K4, * K2tog. K1. rep from * to last

4 sts, K4. (66 sts).

Next row: Knit

Rep last row: 8 times more

Next row: Purl

Next row: (Making holes for picot edge) K2 * yfd K2tog, rep from * to end

Next row: Purl

Next row: Knit

Next row: K1, P to last st, K1 Rep last 2 rows twice more

Cast off.

BONNET

With No 11 needles cast on 83 sts.

1st row: Knit

2nd row: K1, P to last st, K1

Rep first and 2nd rows 3 times more.

Next row: (Making holes for picot edge ) K1, * yfd K2tog rep from * to end

Next row: Purl

Next row: Knit

Rep last row 10 times more.

Change to No 10 needles and work in patt, as given for back of Coat, until Bonnet measures 4 ins (10 cm) from picot edge, ending with a row on wrong side of work.

Shape Crown

1st row K3tog, * K2, K2tog. rep from * to end (61 sts).

Change to No 11 needles.

2nd row: Knit

3rd row: K3, K1B, * K5, K1B rep from * to last 3 sts. K3

4th row: Knit

Rep 3rd and 4th rows 7 times more.

19th row: K2tog, K1, K1B * K1, K3tog, K1 K1B, rep from * to last 3 sts, K1, K2tog (41 sts)

20th and 22nd rows: Knit

21st row: K2 * K1B, K3, rep from * to last 3 sts K1B, K2

23rd row: K2tog, K1B * K3tog, K1B, rep from* to last 2 sts, K2tog, (21 sts)

Break off yarn, thread through rem sts, draw up and fasten off securely.

BOOTEES

Beg at centre of sole. With No 11 needles cast on 39 sts.

1st row: K2, inc in next st, K13, inc in next st, K4. inc in next st, K13, inc in next st, K3

2nd 4th and 6th rows: Knit

3rd row: K2 inc in next st, K15, inc in next st, K4 inc in next st, K15, inc in next st. K3

5th row: K2, inc in next st. K17, inc in next st, K4, inc in next st. K17, inc in next st. K3

7th row: K2 inc in next st. K19, inc in next st, K4, inc in next st, K19, inc in next st, K3 (55 sts)

8th row: Knit

Rep 8th row 3 times more.

**12th row: Purl

13th row: (Making holes for picot edge) K1 * yfd, K2tog rep from * to end

14th row: Purl**

15th row: Knit

16th row: Knit

17th row: K3, K1B * K5, K1B, rep from * to last 3 sts, K3

Rep 16th and 17th rows 6 times more, then 16th row once more.

Next row: Patt 41, turn

Next row: Sl, K26, turn

Next row: Sl, patt 23, turn

Next row: Sl K20 turn

Next row: Sl patt 17 turn.

Next row: Sl K14 turn

Next row: Sl patt 11 turn

Next row: Sl K8 turn

Next row: Sl patt to end

Next row: K across all sts

Next row: K1 K2toq, K1B, (K1, K2tog, K2, K1B) twice, (K2tog, K3tog, K1B) 4 times, (K1, K2tog, K2, K1B) twice, K2tog K1 (37sts)

Next row: Knit

Next row: (Making holes for ribbon) K1 * yfd K2tog K1, rep from * to end

Next row: Knit

Rep last row 9 times more. Rep from ** to ** once more

Next row: Knit

Next row: K1, P to last st, K1

Rep last 2 rows twice more.

Cast off.

TO MAKE UP

 Press pieces very lightly on wrong side of work with a COOL iron and a DRY cloth.

Coat With a backstitch seam sew side and sleeve seams to within 2 ins (5 cm) of yoke. Sew sleeves into armholes below yoke. Fold neck edging onto wrong side of work at picot edge and slip stitch in position. Thread ribbon through hem formed at neck edge. Press seams.

Bonnet With a backstitch seam sew seam of crown for 2 ¾ ins (7 cm ). Fold front edging onto wrong side of work at picot edge and slip stitch in position. Make two small bows from ribbon and attach one to each side. Thread remaining ribbon through hem formed by picot edge.

Bootees Fold picot edge along sole of foot and slip st on wrong side of work. With a flat seam sew underfoot and leg seam. Fold picot edge at ankle onto wrong side of work and slip st in position. Thread ribbon through holes at ankles.

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Shetland Faery Lace Baby

Matinee Coat and Bonnet of Exquisite Daintiness

Woven by the Faeries?
It could have been, but it is in fact hand knitted in delicate Lace Shetland Wool.

MATERIALS REQUIRED

2 ozs Maygrove’s 2ply Lace Shetland Wool or 2 ozs  Maygrove’s  “Thistle Mist”

1 pair No. UK 12 Double Century Knitting Needles/US 2/Metric 2.75mm

Crochet Hook  No. UK 1/US 1/ Metric 2.75mm

3 Buttons

About 3/4 yard ribbon for Bonnet

To Fit a Baby from Birth to 4 months

SUGGESTED YARN

Sirdar Snuggly 100% Merino 4 Ply (shown in Powder) ~ Needles 3.25mm – 3.25mm

“Spun from pure natural fibres, the light-weight 4-ply yarn is breathable and gentle on delicate skin.”

ABBREVIATIONS

K = Knit. P = Purl. M.l. = make 1. S.l.= Slip 1. P.S.S.O.= Pass slip stitch over. Tog. = Together. Patt. = pattern. St. = Stitch.

PATTERN

The Matinee Coat is worked in one piece commencing at the lower edge of back.

Cast on 93 sts and work in pattern as follows:

Row 1: K.l, K.2 tog., * M l, K.3, M.l, K. twice into the next st. M.l, K.3, M.l, S.l, K2 tog., P.S.S.O., rep. from * ending the last rep. with S.l, K.l, P.S.S.O., K.l, instead of S.1, K.2 tog., P.S.S.O. (120 stitches). *

2nd and Alternate Rows. Purl.

Row 3: K.1, K.2 tog., * M.l, K.3 toe., M.l, K.2 tog., M l, S.l, K.1, P.S.S.O., M.l, S.2, K.l, P.S.S.O. (both sts.), M.l, S.l, K.2 tog., P.S.S.O., rep. from * ending last rep. with S.l., K.l., P.S.S.O., K.l., instead of S.l., K.2 tog., P.S.S.O. (93 stitches).

Row 5: K.4, * K.2 tog., M.l, K.l, M.l, S.1

K.l, P.S.S.O., K.5, rep. from * ending the last rep. with K.4, instead of K.5.

Row 7: K.3, * K.2 tog., M.l, K.3, M.l, S.1

K.l, P.S.S.O., K.3, rep. from * to end.

Row 9: K.1, K.3 tog., * M.l, K.l, M.l, K.3, M.1, K.1, M.1, S.2, K.1, P.S.S.O., S. the K.l, back on to left hand needle and pass the first and second sts. from the left hand needle over the K.l, now slip the st. back on to right hand needle. Rep. from * to the last 9 sts. M.l, K.1, M.l, K.3, M.l, K.l, M.l, S.2, K.l, P.S.S.O., K.l.

Row 11: K.2, * K.2 tog., M.l, K.l, M.l, S.l, K.2 tog., P.S.S.O., M.l, K.1, M.l, S.l, K.1, P.S.S.O., K.1, rep. from * to the last st. K.1.

Row 12: Purl.

These 12 rows form the pattern repeat them 3 times more. Then work rows 1 to 11 inclu­sive. Cast on 50 sts. for sleeve.

Next Row: Work as 12th row of pattern across all sts. Cast on 50 stitches (193 sts). Continue in pattern across all sts. until there are 2 complete patterns from the cast on sts. Now work rows 1 to 3 inclusive.

Next Row: Purl 83 cast off 27 sts. P. to end of row. Working on these last 83 sts. complete the patt. then work rows 1 to 7 inclusive.

Cast on 20 sts. for right half of front (103 sts.) working across all sts. complete the patt. then work 2 more complete patts.

Cast off 50 sts. at the beg. of the next row. Work 5 complete patts. Cast off. Rejoin wool to neck edge of remaining 83 sts.

Commencing at the 5th row complete patt. then work rows 1 to 8 inclusive.

Cast on 20 sts. for left half of front. Complete the patt. then work 1 complete patt. now work rows 1 to 11 inclusive.

Cast off 50 sts. P. to end of row. Now work 5 complete patts. on these 53 sts. Cast off.

TO MAKE UP

Press the work on the wrong side with a warm iron over a damp cloth. Sew up the sleeve and side seams. Using the Crochet hook work a picot edging all round edges of coat and edges of sleeves as follows:

* 5 chain 1 double crochet into base of chain 2 double crochet rep. from * all round.

The holes of the picot edge form the buttonholes. Commencing at neck of garment sew the buttons to front spacing them about 1 inch apart. Finally press all seams.

THE BONNET

Cast on 33 sts. and work the 12 rows of patt. as given for coat 3 times, then work rows 1 to 11 inclusive. Cast on 30 sts. P. to end of row. Cast on 30 sts. (93 sts. on needle). Now work 2 complete patterns on these 93 sts. and then rows 1 to 11 inclusive and cast off.

TO MAKE UP

Press the work on the wrong side with a warm iron over a damp cloth.

Sew the 30 cast on stitches along each side of the back. Using the crochet hook work a picot edging all round bonnet, drawing in slightly at back. Press the seams. Cut the ribbon in half and sew one piece to each side of bonnet.

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