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Florella Infant Set     exchange to crochet

Size 6 months   

Needles--1 Pair American Standard No. 1 and No. 3.

Material--Saxony--3 fold.

Sacque 2 one ounce balls.

Cap--1 one ounce ball.

Booties--one-half ounce.

Gauge--8 sts to 1 inch.

SACQUE

Starting at bottom, with No. 3 needles, cast on 191 sts, K 7 rows (4 ribs).

P 1 Row, K 1 Row, for ½ inch, end with a purled Row, K first and last 4 sts on purled rows for border.

The following 13 rows form pattern:

Row 1--K 5 *Y O, K 2 tog, repeat from *to last 4 sts, K 4.

Row 2--And all even rows, K 4, P to last 4 sts, K 4.

Row 3--K.

Row 5~K 7, *Y O, K 2 tog, K 6, repeat from *to last 6 sts, K 6.

Row 7--K 5, *K 2 tog, Y O, K 1, Y O, K 2 tog, K 3, repeat from *to last 5 sts, K 5.

Row 9--Same as Row 5.

Row 11--K.

Row 13--Same as Row 1.

P 1 Row,

K 1 Row, until work measures 6 inches, ending with a purled Row.

Next Row, K 52 sts, slip remaining sts on st holder, turn, P back, keeping border on edge.

K 50 sts, K last 2 sts tog.

Continue to dec in this manner on each

K Row, 4 more times, 47 sts, end with a purled Row.

Put these 47 sts on st holder, place 87 sts from st holder on needle for back,

K. 1 Row, P 1 Row.

Now K first 2 sts and last 2 sts tog on each K Row, 5 times, 77 sts.

Slip these 77 sts on st holder with first 47 sts.

Work on remaining 52 sts to correspond to other front. Put on st holder.

Sleeves—With No. 1 needles, cast on 56 sts, K 2, P 2 for 1 ¼ inches.

With No. 3 needles, K 1 Row P 1 Row for ½ inch.

Row 1--K 1, *Y O, K 2 tog, repeat from *ending Row, K 1.

Row 2 and all even rows P.

Row 3--K.

Row 5--K 3, *Y O, K 2 tog, K 6, repeat froin *to last 3 sts, K 3.

Row 7--K 1, *K 2 tog, Y O, K 1, Y O, K 2, tog, K 3, repeat from *to last 2 sts, K 2.

Rows 9, same as Row 5.

Row 11, same as Row 3.

Row 13, same as Row 1.

K 1 Row, P 1 Row until sleeve measures 5 ½ inches from beg.

K 2 sts tog at beg and end of next 5 K rows, 46 sts.

Work 2 rows even, end with a purled Row, put on st holder.

K other sleeve to correspond. Place sts of first front, then sleeves, back, 2nd sleeve and other front on one needle (263 sts).

Yoke—Holding right side of work toward you, K 5, *K 2 tog, K 1, K 2 tog, K 1, K 2 tog, K 2, repeat from *11 times, K 2 tog, K 1, (K 2 tog, 13 times), * K 1, K 2 tog, K 1, K 2 tog, K 2, K 2 tog, repeat from *11 times, K 1, K 2 tog, K 6, 182 sts.

First and alternate rows, K 4, P to last 4 sts, K 4.

Row 2~K 2, Y O, K 2 tog (buttonhole), K 2, *Y O, K 3 tog, K 11, repeat from * 12 times, Y O, K 2 tog, K 6.

Row 4--K 6, *Y O, K 2 tog, K 11 repeat from * 12 times, Y O, K 2 tog, K 6.

Row 6--K 6, *Y O, K 3 tog, K 10, repeat from *12 times, Y O, K 2 tog, K 6.

Row 8--K 6, *Y O, K 2 tog, K 4, Y O, K 2 tog, K 4, repeat from *12 times, Y O, K 2 tog, K 6.

Row 10--K 2, Y O, K 2 tog (buttonhole), K 2 *Y O, K 3 tog, K l, K 2 tog, Y O, K 1, Y O, K 2 tog, K 3, repeat from *12 times, Y O, K 2 tog, K 6.

Row 12--K 6, *Y O, K 2 tog, K 3, Y O, K 2 tog, K 4, repeat from * 12 times, Y O, K 2 tog, K 6.

This Row finishes flower pattern in yoke.

Continue decreasing in this manner, knitting 3 tog instead of 2 tog every 4th Row, making 1 st less between eyelets every 4th Row.

Work 1 more buttonhole in 18th Row, work 2 more rows after buttonhole.

Row 22--K 2, *Y O, K 2 tog, Y O, K 3 tog, repeat from *to last 3 sts, K 2 tog, K 1, (98 sts).

P back.

Change to No. 1 needles, work in K 2, P 2, ribbing for 5 rows, bind off.

Sew sleeve seams at beg of decreased rows to body of sweater.

With 2 strands of yarn, crochet a chain about 150 sts, tape thru beading, at neck or tape may be omitted, if desired.

CAP

With No. 1 needles, cast on 100 sts. Work in ribbing of K 2, P 2, for 1 inch. Change to No. 3 needles,

K 1 Row,

P 1 Row for ½ inch.

Follow pattern as given for bottom of sacque to 5th row.

Start 5th Row on K 6 instead of K 7.

On 7th Row, start with K 4 instead of K 5.

K1 row, P1 row, until work measures 4 inches.

Cast on 6 sts at end of next row; cast on 7 sts at end of next row.

K 2 tog, K 11, *Y O, K 3 tog, K 11, repeat from * 7 times, Y O, K 2 tog.

Alternating rows, P.

Now K 2 tog, K 10, *Y O, K 3 tog, K 10, repeat from * 7 times, Y O, K 2 tog.

Continue to dec this manner, having one st less on each K row between eyelets until 25 sts remain.

K 2 tog across row.

Break yarn and thread thru remaining sts.

Draw tog and sew seam of crown to where sts were added.

With No. 1 needles, pick up 88 sts across bottom of cap and K 2 sts, P 2 sts, for 4 rows.

Next Row, K 2, *Y O, K 2 tog, repeat from *across row.

K 2, P 2 for 4 rows, Bind off.

Make tape same as sacque.

Long Booties………………. With No. 1 needles, cast on 40 sts.

K 2, P 2, for 1 inch.

Change to No. 3 needles, follow pattern as given for sleeve of sacque.

K 1 Row,

P1 Row,

Repeat last 2 rows until work measures 4 inches.

Beading--K 1, *Y O, K 2 tog, repeat from *to last st, K 1.

P back.

K 1 Row,

P 1 Row for 6 rows.

Instep:

K 27, turn,

P 14, turn.

On these 14 sts, K 1 Row, P 1 Row for 6 rows.

Pattern:  Row 1--K 7, Y O, K 2 tog, K 5.

P back.

Row 3--K 5, K 2 tog, Y O, K 1, Y O, K 2 tog, K 4.

P back.

Row 5--Same as Row 1.

Continue to P 1 Row,

K 1 Row, for 7 more rows, (18 rows) for instep, end with a purled Row, break thread.

Holding right side toward you, join yarn to side of instep, pick up 15 sts on side of instep, knit across instep sts, and pick up 15 sts on other side of instep, K last 13 sts (70 sts).

K 7 rows even.

On next Row, *dec 1 st at each edge and 4 sts spaced at equal distances apart.

K 5 rows even.

Repeat from * 2 times (10 ribs), weave or bind off and sew seam at sole and back.

With 2 strands of yarn, ch 90 sts, tape thru beading.

On SHORT BOOTIES

With No. 3 needles, cast on 40 sts.

K 8 rows.

K 1 Row, P 1 Row for 3 rows.

Follow pattern as given for sleeve of sacque.

P 1 Row, K 1 Row for 3 rows.

Follow directions given for long booties beginning with beading.

Taken from Juvenile Styles Vol. 7 1943

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