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Vintage Baby Sweater

Here is a lovely pattern to crochet.


Crocheted Baby Jacket 935 by Monarch (1930's)

(Materials:  Monarch Andalusian, 3 balls pink, 1 medium crochet hook.)

Actual materials used: Bernat softee baby white, 4mm crochet hook.

YOKE – starting at neck edge, chain 99, turn.

1st Row – 1 d.c. in 4th ch. from hook, 1 d.c. in each of the next 15ch., 2 ch. (these 2 chains form corner), 1 d.c. in each of the next 17 ch., 2 ch., 1 d.c. in each of the next 30 ch., 2 ch., 1 d.c. in each of the next 17 ch., 2 ch., 1 d.c. in each of the next 16ch., 3 ch., turn.

2nd Row – 1 d.c. in each of the previous row, working 1 d.c., 2ch., 1 d.c. in each of the 4 corners (thus increasing 8 d.c. in row) 3 ch., turn.

Repeat the last row 6 times (8 rows from the beginning).

Start Pattern:

1st Row – 1 d.c. in second d.c., *miss 1 st., 3 d.c. in next st., 1 ch., 3 d.c. in same st. (shell), miss 1 st., 1 d.c. in each of the next 2 d.c., repeat from *, 3 times ;  work a shell in the 2 ch. at corner (5 shells) across front, skip across to the next corner, work 1 shell in 2 ch., continue in pattern until there are 9 shells across back, skip across to next corner, work 5 shells across other front, 3 ch., turn.

2nd Row – 1 d.c. in 2nd d.c., * 1 shell in top of shell, 1 d.c. in each of the next 2 d.c., repeat from * across.

SLEEVES –  Join at underarm.  Work in shell pattern having 6 shells across sleeve.

Work until there are 10 rows of pattern.

Next Row – 1 s.c. in every 3rd st. across row (~20st)

Work 5 rows s.c., working 1 s.c. in each s.c. of previous row.

Work next row as follows: * 1s.c. in each of the next 3 s.c., 3ch., 1 slip st. in 1st ch., repeat from *, forming picot edging.


TO FINISH – Work 1 row picot edge around entire Jacket.

Thread ribbon through first row of d.c. at neck edge.


Weave in ends.

Jasmine's thumbless baby mitts

This is my own design, based on Ruth's perfect baby booties, so they kind-of match.

Cast on 32st. knit in the round

Rows 1-20:
Start with a 2x2 rib for 20 rows for a fold-over cuff.
k2p2 around.

*Eyelet row*
Rows 21: (k2tog, YO, k1)4x, (k2tog, YO, K2), (k2tog, YO, k1)4x, k2tog, YO, K2.

Row 22: knit
Row 23: decrease 2 stitches this round:  K2tog, k14, k2tog, k14.

Rows 24-40: knit
Row 41: k2tog, k9, ssk, k2, k2tog, k9, ssk k2.
Row 42: k2tog, k7, ssk, k2, k2tog, k7, ssk k1.
Row 43: Using one stitch from previous row, k2tog, k7, ssk, k2tog, k7, ssk.
Row 44: k2tog, k5, ssk, k2tog, k5, ssk.
Row 45: k2tog, k3, ssk, k2tog, k3, ssk
Row 46: k2tog, k1, ssk, k2tog, k1, ssk.

Kitchener stitch remaining 6 stitches.
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Weave ribbon through eyelet row.

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Heirloom Diamond Baby Blanket



Lace weight baby merino wool - Malabrigo lace 100% merino, Cadmium colour, 470yrds/50g.

Size 3.5mm straight needles (or circular)

Gauge: 11 st. and 8 rows per 1".


Cast on 214st

Moss stitch edge.

row 1: *K,P* to end

row 2: *P,K* to end

for 12 rows. (1 inch wide)

Pattern (diamond pattern (Multiple of 14+2))

Edges: 8 stitches in Moss st. on each side.

Row 1: *Cross 2L, K12 *, cross 2L

Row 2 and all alt rows: P

Row 3: k1, *cross 2L, K10, cross 2R, k1*

Row 5: k2, * cross 2L, k8, cross 2R, k3*, k2

Row 7: k3,* cross 2L, k6, cross 2R, k5*, k3

Row 9: k4, *cross 2L, k4, cross 2R, k7*, k4

Row 11: k5, *cross 2L, k2, cross 2R, k9*, k5

Row 13: k6, *cross 2L, cross 2R, k11*, k6


Cont. working in this way with 2 st. less between crossed stitches until the lines cross each other same as the first row.

End with another 12 row, moss stitch edge.


Cross 2R: knit the second stitch on left needle, passing in front of the first stitch, knit the first stitch and let both slip off the left needle.

Cross 2L: With the right needle behind the first stitch knit the second through the front strand, knit the first stitch in the usual way, let both stitches slip off the left needle.


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