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 Cable Turtle Neck

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Size 8 to 1O Years

Needles--American Standard No. 3 and 5.

Materials Knitting Worsted, 4 four ounce skeins,

Scale--6 sts to 1 inch (after cable is twisted).

Back: Starting at bottom, with No. 3 needles, east on 76 (size 10, 80 sts). K 2 sts, P 2 sts, for 3 inches.

Change to No. 5 needles, on next Row, inc 1 st, K across, inc last st.

Next Row: K 6, P 6, repeat from *across Row, end Row, K 6.

Repeat these 2 rows, 4 more times.

On right side, make cable as follows: *K 6, sl next 3 sts on cable needle, place needle at back of work, K next 3 sts, then K sts from cable needle, repeat from *across Row. Cable is twisted every I2th Row thru-out sweater.Work even until piece measures 12 inches, or desired length to underarm.

Bind off 3 sts at beg of the next 2 rows,

K 2 tog at beg of the next 4 rows (68 sts).

Work even until armhole measures 6 inches (6 ½ inches, size 10), K 20, bind off 28, K 20, on the last 20 sts, bind off 6 sts at beg of the next 3 rows at armhole edge and K 2 tog at neck edge. Work other side to correspond.

Front--Work same as for back until armhole measures 4 inches from underarm. K 26, bind off 16, K 26. K 2 tog at beg of every Row at neck edge, until 20 sts remain.

Bind off 6 sts at beg of the next 3 rows at shoulder and dec 1 st at neck edge until all sts are bound off. Work other 26 sts to correspond.

Sleeves--With No. 3 needles, cast on 40 sts, K 2, P 2 ribbing for 2 inches.

Change to No. 5 needles and inc 1 st, K across, inc in last st. K 6, P 6 across Row, end with K 6. K across.

Now follow pattern increasing 1 st at both ends every inch, until sleeve measures 12 inches, 62 sts, work 1 inch even or desired length to underarm.

Bind off 3 sts at beg of the next 2 rows, K 2 tog at beg and end of every 4th Row until you have 42 sts. K 2 tog at beg and end of the next 8 rows (26 sts), bind off.

Sew shoulder seams.

Turtle Neck Band--With No. 3 needles, pick up 52 sts at front, K 2, P 2, ribbing, for 4 inches. Pick up 40 sts at back and K 2, P 2 for 4 inches.

Sew ends together and shoulders. Sew up seams at underarm, sew up sleeve seams, insert into armhole.

CABLE JACKET

Size 8 to 10 years

Needles--American Standard No. 5.Material Knitting Worsted, 4 four ounce skeins.7 buttons.

Scale--6 sts to 1 inch (After Cable is twisted).

Starting at bottom, cast on 162 sts (Size I0, 174 sts), K 7 rows (4 ribs).

K 6, P 6 across Row, end Row, K 6.

K 1 Row.

Repeat these 2 rows, 5 more times.

On right side, make cable as follows: *K 6, slip next 3 sts on cable needle, place needle at back of work, K next 3 sts, then K sts on cable needle, repeat from *across Row.

When work measures 2 ½ inches or every 21st and 22nd rows (22nd and 23rd rows, size 10), from bottom, make buttonhole as follows: On right side of work K 3, bind off 2, K 1, follow pattern.

Work buttonhole every 2 ½ inches 5 more times, last buttonhole is made in neck band. Cable is twisted every 12th Row thru-out sweater.

Work even until you have 4 cables and work 6 more rows in pattern.

Now work ribbing and cable for waistline as follows: On wrong side, K 6, *P 6, K 2, P 2, K 2, repeat from *across Row.

Next Row, K 12, *P 2, K 2, P 2, K 6, repeat from *across, ending with K 12.

Repeat these 2 rows 4 more times, then cable, work 6 more rows.Now continue as before until piece measures 12 inches, from bottom (12 ½ inches, size 10), K 40 (44, size 10), (front), bind off 6, K 70 (74 st, size 10) (back), bind off 6, K 40 (44, size 10), (front).

Work even on these 40 sts front and K 2 tog at armhole edge, 3 times.

When piece measures 16 inches, (16 ½ inches, size 10), bind off 8 sts at neck edge and dec 1 st at neck edge at beg of every Row, until 21 sts remain.

Now bind off 6 sts at armhole edge 3 times and continue to dec at neck until all sts are bound off.

Attach yarn on wrong side of back, follow pattern for 1 Row, now dec 1 st at beg of the next 4 rows.

Work even until back measures 6 inches (6 ½ inches, size 10). Bind off 6 sts at beg of the next 6 rows, bind off remaining 30 sts for back of neck.

Work other front to correspond.

Sleeves -- Cast on 40 sts, K 2, P 2, ribbing for 2 inches.

Next Row, inc 1 st, K across, inc last st. K 6, P 6 across Row, end with K 6. K back.

Now follow pattern increasing 1 st at both ends every inch until sleeve measures 12 inches (62 sts).

Work 1 inch even or desired length to underarm.

Bind off 3 sts at beg of the next 2 rows, then bind off 2 sts at beg of the next 2 rows.

Now K 2 tog at beg and end of every 4th Row until 32 sts remain. (30 sts, size 10).

K 2 tog at beg and end of every Row, until you have 22 sts, bind off.

Sew shoulder seams.

Neck Band -- Pick up 25 sts on each front, 26 across back, (76 sts). K 6, K 2, P 2 across, K last 6 sts.

On next Row, K 3, bind off 2, follow pattern across and work 5 more rows, bind off.

Sew sleeve seams and insert into armhole having a little fullness at top of sleeve.

Taken From Juvenile Styles 1943 

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