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Girl's Blouse and Boy's Sweater  cardigan and unisex jacket w/ Beret      

size 1 to 3 years exchange to crochet 

 (boy's sweater .. see below) 

(unisex cardigan ... see below)

(unisex jacket and beret.. see below)

Girl's Blouse 

Back--With No. 3 needles, cast on 76 sts, (80 sts, size 5), 

K 5 rows (garter st), 

* P 1 Row, K 1 Row, for 1 inch, 

dec 1 st at beg and end of next row, repeat from * 2 more times.

 Work 1 inch even, now inc 1 st at beg and end of next row, repeat from * 2 more time (6½ inches 76 sts). 

Work ½ inch even, (l inch, size 5). 

Bind off 4 sts at beg of the next 2 rows, 

now dec 1 st at beg of every row, 6 times, 62 sts. 

Work 1 inch even (1½ inches, size 5). 

K 29, put on st holder, bind off 4, K 29. 

P back and cast on 4 sts (border at opening). 

K 1 Row,

P 1 Row,

always keeping these 4 sts K on purled rows for border. 

When armhole measures 4½ inches, (5 inches, size 5), measuring straight up from where the 4 sts were bound off, bind off 13 sts at neck edge. 

Bind off 6 sts at armhole edge, 3 times and K 2 tog at neck. edge, 2 times. 

Work other 29 sts from st holder to correspond, working buttonhole as follows: 

Cast on 4 sts border, P back,

K 1 Row,

P 1 Row, for ¾ inch.

K to within last 4 sts, bind off 2, K 2. 

On next Row cast on 2 sts over those bound off. 

Work 2 more buttonholes about ¾ inch apart.

Front Work same as for back until piece measures 3 inches (3½ inches, size 5) above underarm. 

K 25, put on st holder, bind off 12, K 25. 

On these 25 sts, K 2 tog at neck edge at beg of every row until you have 20 sts. 

Bind off 6 sts at beg of shoulder edge, 3 times and continue to K 2 tog at neck edge, 2 times.

Work other side to correspond.

Sew shoulder seams.

Sleeves--Cast on 42 sts (46 sts, size 5), 

K 5 rows, 

P 1 Row, 

now K 1 Row, increasing 6 sts. 

*P 1 Row, 

K 1 Row, 

P 1 Row, 

on next K row inc 1 st on each side, repeat from * 3 more times, 56 sts. 

Work ½ inch even or desired length to underarm. 

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

Now K 2 tog at beg and end of every K row until you have 36 sts. 

K 2 tog at beg and end of every 4th row until you have 28 sts. 

Now K 2 tog at beg and end of every row until you have 18 sts, bind off.

Collar--Starting at center front on wrong side, pick up 31 sts. 

K 3, P back to within last 3 sts, K 3. 

Next Row, *K 3, inc 1 st, repeat from *across row, K 3. 

Next Row, K 3, P across row, K 3. 

Now K 3, inc 1 st, K across row to within last 4 sts, inc 1 st, K 3, repeat these last 2 rows until collar measures 2 inches, 

K 5 rows, bind off. 

Work other half of collar to correspond.

Finishing---Sew back and front tog, sew up sleeve seams and insert into armhole having a little fullness at top of sleeve. 

Sew on buttons.

Boy’s Sweater

Back--Work same as for Girl's to after underarm shaping. 

Work even until armhole measures 4 inches (4½ inches, size 2), K 17, put on st holder, bind off 28 sts, K 17. 

Bind off 5 sts at beg of the next 3 rows at shoulder edge, K 2 tog at neck edge, 2 times, work other 17 sts to correspond.

Front--Work same as for back, until piece measures 3 inches (3½ inches, size 2), measuring straight up from where the 4 sts were bound off for underarm. 

K 25, bind off 12 center sts, K 25, on these 25 sts, dec 1 st at beg of every Row at neck edge until 17 sts remain. 

Bind off 5 sts at beg at shoulder edge 3 times K 2 tog at neck edge, 2 times. 

Work other side to correspond. 

Sew shoulder seams. On left shoulder only sew shoulder about 4 sts from shoulder edge.

Band at Neck--Pick up 56 sts across front, K 1, P 1 for 5 rows, bind off K 1, P 1. 

Pick up 28 sts across back, work to correspond.

Sleeves--Skip 6 sts, pick up 62 sts on about every 4th row to within 6 sts at other end of sleeve. 

Pick up 2 sts at end of every row, until all sts are picked up (74 sts). 

*K 1 Row, P 1 Row for 3 rows. 

K 2 tog at beg and end of next Row, repeat from *until you have 64 sts, 

dec 8 sts on next K Row, 

K 1, P 1 for 5 rows, bind off.

Finishing--Sew up sleeve seams and underarm. 

Work 3 rows of sc over opening, making 2 ch 2 loops for buttonholes on 2nd row. 

Work 2 s c over ch 2 on last row. 

Sew on 2 buttons at back edge.

Unisex Cardigan

Back--With Back--With No. 1 needles, starting at bottom, cast on 80 sts (84 sts, size 2) 

K 1 st, P 1 st for 2 inches. 

With No. 3 needles, K 1 Row, P 1 Row' for 5½ inches (6 inches, size 2). 

Bind off 4 sts at beg of the next 2 rows, 

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

Work even for 3½ inches (4 inches, size 2). 

K 6 rows (3 ribs). 

On next Row K 20, bind off 28 sts loosely, K 20. 

On these 20 sts, P 1 Row. K 1 Row for 4 rows. (Put other 20 sts on st holder). 

Now inc 1 st at beg of every K row at neck edge, until you have 32 sts. 

Cast on 5 sts at neck edge. 

P 1 Row, K 1 Row always keeping last 5 sts K on purled rows for border. 

Work 1 ½ inches from beginning of border, then inc 1 st at end of K rows, 2 times at underarm then cast on 4 sts at underarm. 

Work even for 5½ inches, continuing border. 

With No. 1 needles K 1, P 1 ribbing for 2 inches, 

bind off loosely, K 1, P 1. 

Work right front to correspond.

Start buttonholes 1 inch from beg of border as follows: K 3, bind off 2, P across. 

On next Row, cast on 2 sts over those bound off. 

Continue 5 more buttonholes 1½ inches apart.

Band at Band at Neck.---With No. 1 needles, pick up 92 sts, 

K 1, P 1 ribbing for 1 row, 

on next Row, K 1, P 1, K 1, bind off 2 sts, K 1, P 1 across row. 

On next Row east on 3 sts over those bound off. 

K 1, P 1 for 2 more rows, bind off, K1, P1.

Sleeves--Pick Sleeves--Pick up 62 sts, skipping about every 4th st, starting after the 6 bound off sts, to 6 bound off sts at other end. 

P back. 

Pick up 2 sts at each end of every row, until all sts are picked up (74 sts). 

* Work ½ inch or 4 rows. 

K 2 tog at beg and end of next row, repeat from * until sleeve measures 6½ inches (48 sts). 

With No. 1 needles, K 1, P 1 (ribbing), for 1½ inches, bind off loosely. 

Sew up side seams and sleeves. 

Sew on buttons with ribbon on wrong side.

Unisex JACKET

Back--Starting at bottom with No. 3 needle, cast on 80 sts (84 sts, size 4), 

K 1 Row, P 1 Row, for 4 inches (4½ inches, size 4). 

Bind off 4 sts at beg of the next 2 rows, 

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

Work even for 4 inches (4½ inches, size 4), measuring straight up from where the 4 sts were bound off. 

Bind off 5 sts at beg of the next 8 rows, 

bind off remaining 28 sts for back of neck.

Front--Cast on 40 sts (42 sts, size 4), 

K l Row, P 1 Row, for 4 inches (4½ inches, size 4). 

Bind off 4 sts at armhole, then dec 1 st beg of the next 2 rows at armhole (34 sts). 

Work even for 2¼ inches (3 inches, size 4) measuring straight up from where the 4 sts were bound off. 

Bind off 5 sts at beg of next row at neck edge, 

then K 2 tog at beg of every row at neck edge, until 23 sts remain. 

Bind off 5 sts at beg of shoulder edge, 4 times and dec 1 st at neck edge, until all sts are bound off. 

Work other front to correspond.

Sleeves--Cast on 58 sts (62 sts, size 4.). 

*K 1 Row, P 1 Row, for 1 inch, inc 1 st at both ends, repeat from *until sleeve measures 6 inches, 70 sts. 

Work 1 inch even or desired length to underarm. 

Bind off 3 sts at beg of the next 4 rows (58 sts), 

then K 2 tog at beg and end of every 4th row until 48 sts remain. 

Now K 2 tog at beg and end of every row, until 36 sts remain, 

bind off.

Sew shoulders tog, 

sew seams at underarm, 

sew sleeve seams and insert into armhole. 

With navy work 1 row of sc around entire jacket and sleeves.

 With red, starting at center of back, fasten thread, *skip 2 sc, work 1 hdc, 5 dc, 1 hdc in next sc, skip 2 sc, sc in next st, repeat from *around Jacket (sc around neck).

Finish sleeves in scallops.

Beret

With No. 3 needles, cast on 8 sts, P back.

Row 2-- Inc in each st (16 sts), P back.

Row 4--*Inc 1 st, K 1 st, repeat from *across.

Row (24 sts). P back.

Row 6--*Inc 1 st, K 2 sts, repeat from *across row.

Continue in this manner having 1 more st between each increase, until you have 21 sts between each increase.

K 1 Row, P 1 Row without increasing, for 6 rows.

Now dec in same manner as you increased. *K 2 sts tog, K 21, repeat from *across row.

P back.

Dec in this manner having 1 st less between each dec for 9 more K rows.

K 1 Row on purled side (hem), then

K 1 Row, P 1 Row for ½ inch, bind off loosely.

Turn back ½ inch hem and sew. Block flat.

Taken from Juvenile Styles 1943

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