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Block Stitch Baby Set

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This Set can be made with the following baby yarn   Recommendeda g
"DAWN" or "CLOVER LEAF", NYLON or NYLON POMPADOUR or
"DAWN" BABY YARN or "DAWN" INFANTS WOOL

4 oz.  Baby Pink or color desired. 3 yds. 1-inch ribbon.
2 yds. ¼ -inch ribbon.
1 pr. knitting needles No. 2.
GAUGE: 8 sts = 1 inch.

SACQUE
BACK: Cast on 84 sts, knit K 7 rows. 

Work in pattern as follows:

1st, 3rd, 4th and 6th Rows.  K 4, * P 4, K 4, repeat from across row.

2nd and 5th Rows.  P 4, * K 4, P 4, repeat from * across row. 

Repeat these 6 rows for pattern. 

Work even in pattern until back measures 7 inches from the beginning.

Next 2 Rows. 

Bind off 4 sts at the beginning of each row for underarm. 

Work even in pattern until armhole measures 3 ¼ inches from underarm.

Next Row.  Work across next 24 sts, place on a holder, bind off next 28 sts for back of neck, on remaining 24 sts work even in pattern for 1 inch, ending at neck edge.

Next Row.  Cast on 16 sts, work first 6 sts in garter St at front edge all the way down front, work remaining sts in pattern. 

Work even until armhole measures 6 ½ inches from underarm, ending at armhole edge.

Next Row.  Cast on 4 sts at beginning of Row.  Work even in pattern until front measures same as back to garter St border. 

K 7 rows. 

Bind off. 

Work other front to correspond, reversing the shaping.

SLEEVES: With right side toward you, pick up and K 64 sts around armhole, work even in pattern decreasing 1 St on each side every inch 4 times. 

Work even in pattern until sleeve measures 6 inches from beginning. 

K 7 rows. 

Bind off.

NECKBAND: With right side toward you, pick up 72 sts around neck and K 1 Row.

Next Row.  BEADING: K 2, * Y 0, K 2 tog, repeat from across Row ending last repeat with Y 0, K 2.

K 7 rows, bind off. 

Lace wide ribbon through beading. 

Sew side and sleeve seams.

Cap Cast on 92 sts and K 7 rows. 

Work in pattern same as on Sacque until work measures 4 inches from the beginning.

Next 2 Rows.  Cast on 4 sts at the beginning of each row,

Next 6 Rows.  Work even in pattern, increasing 2 sts on last row (102 sts).

Next Row. * K 15, K 2 tog, repeat from * 5 times.  P 1 Row.

Next Row. * K 14, K 2 tog, repeat from * 5 times. 

P 1 Row. 

Continue to decrease in the above manner, having 1 St less between each decreasing point until 42 sts remain. 

P 1 Row.

Next Row.  K 2 tog across row. 

P 1  Row. 

Cut yarn leaving an end long enough to draw through remaining sts, fasten securely. 

Sew back seam. 

With right side toward you pick up 70 sts across lower edge of Cap and K 4 rows, bind off. 

Tie with ribbon ties.


 BOOTIES Cast on 44 sts and K 7 rows.  Then work 16 rows in pattern same as on Sacque.

Next Row.  BEADING: K 2, * Y 0, K 2 tog, repeat from * across Row. 

P 1 Row. 

K 1 Row. 

P 1 Row.

Next Row.  K 17 sts and place on a holder.  K next 10 sts for instep, place remaining 17 sts on another holder. 

Work 2 inches in garter St (K each Row) on the 10 sts of instep ending on wrong side and place them on a double pointed needle, cut yarn. 

Slip the 17 sts from 1st holder on needle, attach yarn and pick up 13 sts on side of instep, work 10 sts on spare needle, pick up 13 sts on opposite side of instep, work across remaining sts (70 sts).  K 18 rows.

Next 4 Rows.  K across each row decreasing 1 St at beginning and end of each row, bind off. 

Sew back and sole seams. 

Lace ribbon through beading.


 MITTENS Cast on 44 sts and K 7 rows. 

P 1 Row. 

K 1 Row. 

P 1 Row. 

Next Row.  Work beading same as on Booties.

Next Row.  P across row. 

Work in pattern same as on Sacque, until mitten measures 4 inches from the beginning. 

P 1 Row.

Next Row.  K 2 tog across row. 

Repeat last 2 rows once, cut yam leaving an end long enough to draw through remaining sts, fasten securely. 

Sew seam. 

Lace ribbon through beading.

Taken from Star Baby Book 1950

 
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