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Knitted Snowsuit cap and mittens  

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  Sizes 1 and 2

This Set can be made with the following:

"DAWN" KNITTING WORSTED or
"DAWN" NYLON OF KNITTING WORSTED SIZE

19 (20) oz.  Scarlet or color desired.

1 pr. each knitting needles No. 3 and No. 4.
Plastic crochet hook size G.
12-inch zipper.
1 yd. elastic.
1 button.
Directions are for size 1. Size 2 is given in brackets.
GAUGE: 6 sts = 1 inch.

  SNOWSUIT
LEG: On No. 3 needles cast on 56 (60) sts and work in ribbing of K 2, P 2 for 1½ (2) inches.

Change to No. 4 needles work in stockinette st (K 1 Row, P 1 Row) increasing 30 sts evenly spaced on first Row. 

Work even in stockinette st until leg measures 7 ¼ (8 ¼) inches from beginning ending with a P row.

Next Row.  Increase 1 st on each side, then increase 1 st on each side every 4th Row 4 times more, 96 (100) sts. 

Work even until leg measures 9¾ (10¾) inches from the beginning ending with a P Row, cut yarn. 

Work another leg in same manner ending with a K Row. 

Then join the legs by knitting across the first leg 192 (200) sts on needle. 

Work even in stockinette st for 1 (1½) inches from crotch ending with K Row.

Next Row.  K 2, P to within last 2 sts, K 2.

K 1 Row.

Next Row.  K 4, P to within last 4 sts, K 4.

K 1 Row.

Next Row.  K 6, P to within last 6 sts, K 6.

K 1 Row. 

These 6 sts on each front edge are worked in garter st (K each row) for remainder of each front.

Work even until work measures 3 (4) inches from crotch ending with K row.

Next Row.  K 6, P 16, K 1, P 146 (154), K 1, P 16, K 6.

Next Row.  K 21, P 1, K 1, P 1, K 144 (152), P 1, K 1, P 1, K 21.

Next Row.  K 6, P 14, K 1, P 1, K 1, P 1, K 1, P 142 (150), K 1, P 1, K 1, P 1, K 1, P 14, K 6.

Next Row.  K 19, P 1, * K 1, P 1, repeat from * twice, K 140 (148), P 1, * K 1, P 1, repeat from * twice, K 19.

Next Row.  K 6, P 12, K 1, * P 1, K 1, repeat from * 3 times, P 138 (146), K 1, * P 1, K 1, repeat from * 3 times, P 12, K 6.

Next Row.  K 19, P 1, * K 1, P 1, repeat from * twice, K 140 (148), P 1, * K 1, P 1,
repeat from * twice, K 19.

Keeping the 9 sts of the seed st panel on each front uniform, work even until work measures 7 (8) inches from crotch ending on wrong side. 

Change to No. 3 needles and work waist band as follows:
Next Row.  K 6, * P 2, K 2, repeat from * 10 (11) times, * P 2 tog twice, K 2 tog twice, repeat from * 10 times, P 2 tog twice, * K 2, P 2, repeat from * 10 ( 11) times, K 6, 146 (154) sts. 

Work even in ribbing for 1 (1¼ inches, ending on wrong side. 

Change to No. 4 needles and work as follows.
Next Row.  K across 47 (51) sts, increase in next st, * K 2, increase in next st, repeat from * 16 times, K across 47 (51 sts, 164 (172) sts on needle.

Next Row.  K 6, P 12, seed st over next 9 sts, P 110 ( 118), seed st over next 9 sts, P 12, K 6.

Continuing the seed st panels over the 9 sts on each front, work even for 2 inches, ending on wrong side.

Next Row.  Right Front: Work across 41 (43) sts, place remaining sts on a holder.

Next Row.  Keeping pattern uniform, bind off 3 sts at beginning of row for underarm, then decrease 1 st at armhole edge every other row until 35 (37) sts remain. 

Work even in pattern until front measures 3 (4) inches above ribbing of waist hand, ending on right side.

Next Row.  K across Row (forms ridge for yoke).  Discontinue seed st panels and work in stockinette st. 

Work even for 1¾ inch ending at neck edge.

Next Row.  Bind off 8 (10) sts at neck edge. 

Then decrease 1 st at neck edge every other row until 24 sts remain. 

Work even until armhole measures 3 inches from yoke ridge, ending at armhole edge.

Next Row.  Bind off 8 sts at the beginning of row. 

Then bind off 8 sts at same edge every other row twice, cut yarn.


LEFT FRONT: With right side toward you, slip and K 41 (43) sts of opposite side from holder and work same as right front reversing the shaping and decreasing.

BACK: With right side toward you, slip 82 (86) sts from holder.  P 1 Row. 

Work in stockinette st for remainder of back.

Next 2 Rows.  Bind off 3 sts at beginning of each row, then decrease 1 st on each side every other row until 70 (74) sts remain.  Work even until back measures 3 (4) inches above ribbing of waistband ending on right side.

Next Row.  K across Row (ridge same as on front). 

Work in stockinette st until armhole measures same as front armhole. 

Bind off shoulders same as front shoulders. 

Bind off remaining 22 (26) sts for back of neck.

SLEEVES: On No. 3 needles cast on 32 (36) sts and work in ribbing for 1½  (2) inches. 

Change to No. 4 needles and work as follows:

Next Row.  K across and increase 13 sts evenly spaced, 45 ( 49 ) sts.

Next Row. P 18 (20), K 1,P 1, K 1, repeat from * 3 times (seed st panel), P 18 (20).

Next Row. K 19 (21), P 1,K 1, P 1, repeat from * twice,K 19 (21). Keeping the 9 sts of seed st panel uniform, work even increasing 1 st on each side every 6th Row until there are 53 (57) sts.
Work even until sleeve measures 7 (8) inches from beginning.

Next 2 Rows.  Bind off 3 sts at beginning of each row, then decrease 1 st on each side every other row until sleeve cap measures 1½ (2) inches from underarm ending on right side.

Next Row.  K across to form ridge same as yoke.  Discontinue the seed st panel. 

Work even decreasing 1 st on each side every other row until 27 (29) sts remain. 

Then decrease 1 st on each side every row until 11 (13) sts remain, bind off. 

Block each section. Sew shoulder and sleeve seams. 

Sew sleeves in position matching the ridge with yoke ridge.  Sew leg seams on each side up to crotch.

Sew front seam for 1 inch.  Sew zipper in position. Tack elastic across waistband.

COLLAR: With wrong side toward you on No. 4 needles pick up and K 22 (24) sts across front neck edge, pick up and K 18 (22) sts across back of neck, pick up and K 22 (24) sts across opposite front neck edge, 62 (70) sts.  P 1 Row.

Next Row.  P 1, K 1, P 1, K 1, P 1, * K 3, increase in next st, repeat from * across row to within last 5 sts, P 1, K 1, P 1, K 1, P 1, 90 (100) sts.

Next Row.  P 1, K 1, P 1, K 1, P 1, P across to within last 5 sts, P 1, K 1, P 1, K 1, P 1.

Next Row.  P 1, K 1, P 1, K 1, P 1, K across to within last 5 sts, P 1, K 1, P 1, K 1, P 1.

Repeat last 2 rows 4 times more.

Next 5 Rows.  Work in seed st pattern across all sts decreasing 1 st on 1 st row, bind off.
 
HOOD
On No. 4 needles cast on 76 (80) sts and work in ribbing for 1 inch, decreasing 4 (2) sts on last row of ribbing, 72 (78) sts.

Next Row. (Wrong side) P 18 (20), K 1, * P 1, K 1, repeat from * 3 times, P 18 (20), K 1, * P 1, K 1, repeat from * 3 times, P 18 (20).

Next Row.  K 18 (20), K 1, * P 1, K 1, repeat from * 3 times, K 18 (20),  K 1, * P 1, K 1, repeat from * 3 times, K 18 (20).  Repeat last 2 rows  until work measures 5 (5½) inches from beginning.

Next 2 Rows.  Bind off 27 (29) sts at beginning of each Row. Continue in stockinette st over center 18 (20) sts for 4¾ (5) inches, bind off.

Sew side edges to back panel.  With right side toward you, pick tip and K 60 (64) sts across lower edge of hood and work in ribbing for 3 rows.

Next Row.  Beading: * K 2, Y 0, P 2 tog, repeat from * across Row.  Work 3 more rows in ribbing, bind off.

TIE: With a double strand, crochet a ch about 30 inches long and lace through beading.  Finish with pompons.

POMPONS: Wind yarn over 1½ inch cardboard 32 times.

Tie through center and cut both ends.
Trim into shape and attach to each end of tie.
 
 MITTENS
 On No. 4 needles cast on 42 (48) sts and work in seed st as follows:  * K 1, P 1, repeat from * across row.

Next Row. * P 1, K 1, repeat from * across row. 

Repeat last 2 rows 4 times. 

P 1 Row.

Next Row. * K 5 (6), K 2 tog, repeat from * across Row, 36 (42) sts.

P 1 Row.

Next Row. * K 4 (5), K 2 tog, repeat from * across Row, 30 (36) sts.

P 1 Row.

Next 6 Rows. Work in ribbing of K 2, P 2.

Change to stockinette st and work even until mitten measures 4¾ (5) inches from beginning ending on wrong side.

Next Row. * K 3 (4), K 2 tog, repeat from * across Row.

P 1 Row.

Next Row. * K 2 (3), K 2 tog, repeat from * across Row.

P 1 Row.

Next Row. * K 1 (2), K 2 tog, repeat from * across Row.

P 1 Row.

Next Row. * K 2 tog, repeat from * across row, cut yarn leaving an end long enough to draw through remaining sts, fasten securely.

Sew seams with a single strand. 

Crochet a ch about 14 inches long, lace through ribbing and finish with pompous same as on Hood.


 BOY'S CAP
 Cast on 84 (88) sts and work in pattern as follows: * K 1, P 1, repeat from * across Row.

2nd Row., * P 1, K 1, repeat from * across row. 

Repeat these 2 rows until work measures 1¾  (2) inches from beginning. 

Change to stockinette st, P 1 Row, K 1 Row, P 1 Row, K 1 Row, P 1 Row.

Next Row. * K 19 (20), K 2 tog, repeat from * 3 times. 

P 1 Row.

Next Row. * K 18 (19), K 2 tog, repeat from * 3 times. 

P 1 Row.

Decrease in same manner every other row having 1 st less between decreasing points until 44 (48) sts remain ending with P row.

Next Row.  K 2 tog across Row.  P 1 Row.

Next Row. * K 1, K 2 tog, repeat from * across row. 

P 1 Row, cut yarn leaving an end to draw through remaining sts, fasten securely.

SIDE TAB: With right side of work toward you starting at back edge, pick up and K next 27 (28) sts and work 3 rows in pattern.

Next Row.  Work in pattern decreasing 1 st at beginning of Row.

Repeat last 4 rows twice.  Work even in pattern until tab measures 1¼ ( 1½) inches ending at back edge.

Next Row.  Bind off 16 (20) sts, on remaining 5 sts work in pattern for 2½ (2¾) inches for chin strap, bind off, cut yarn leaving an  end long enough to crochet ch 5, attach at other end of row for loop for button. 

Work opposite side tab in same manner reversing the decreases and chin strap. 

With right side of work toward you, pick up 30 (32) sts across front of cap and work 3 rows in pattern.

Next Row.  Decrease 1 st at beginning and end of Row. 

Repeat last 4 rows twice.  Work even until band measures 1 ¼ inches from beginning.

Bind off.  Sew back seam.  Sew buttons in position. Finish with a pompon same as on Hood.

 Taken from Star Baby Book 1950     

 
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