Free vintage Vogue frilled shirt pattern original 1966

  Original from 1966 and reworked 1989. A long sleeved blouse in easy-care acrylic is worked in an alternating V-pattern for the main parts.  Openwork frills edge the sleeves and softly frill the neck and front.    

Free vintage crochet pattern

        Original pattern 1984 reworked 1989. Originally made in stocking stich, this loose-fitting grandpa vest has been re-worked in a more stylish raised waffle stitch. Knitted ribs are used to edge the pocket, cuffs and welts.            

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  Bag Size: 10in wide by 10 1/2in deep, excluding fringe Gauge: 3dc and 2sps to 1in over pattern worked on No. G crochet hook. Materials: 4 balls Reynolds Feu d’Artifice, used double (some Reynolds yarns still available online). One No. G crochet hook.   Using No. G hook and yarn doubled ch47 loosely. 1st Read More →

Cap Size: to fit average size head Gauge: 2 pattern repeats (8sts) and 3 rows to 2in over pattern worked on No I crochet hook. Materials: 2 balls Reynolds Feu d’Artifice, used double (some Reynolds yarns still available online.) Cap Using No. I hook and yarn double, ch 88. Join with ss into first ch Read More →

From Woman’s Day Knitting Annual 1948

Free 1948 Knitting Pattern Striped Party Blouse

Free 1948 Knitting Pattern Striped Party Blouse

Striped Party Blouse

Materials: 3-ply fingering yarn, 5 (1-once) skeins of aqua for size 12, 6 skeins for size 14, 7 skeins for size 16 and 2 skeins of red for each size.
Knitting needles, 1 pair No. 3 (3 mm. size)
70 gold sequins, 3/8ths in diameter
1 yard 1/4in. Ribbon

Gauge: 7 1/2 sts measures 1″; 9 rows measure 1″

Blocking Measurements
Sizes
12 14 16
Bust
32″ 34″ 36″
Width Across Back on Front At Underarm
16″ 17″ 18″
Length From Top Of Shoulder To Lower Edge
21″ 22″ 23″
Length Of Side Seam
13 1/2″ 14″ 14 1/2″

BACK
Starting at lower edge with aqua, cast on

112sts 120sts 128sts

And work in ribbing of k1, p1 for 4 rows. Now work in stockinette at (k1 row, p1 row) until piece measures 1″.
Next row: Continue working in stockinette st, decreasing 1 st at both ends of next row. Work in stockinette st with aqua until piece measures

1 1/4″ 1 1/2″ 1 3/4″

ending with a purl row. Drop aqua and work next 2 rows in red. Break off red. Continue working with aqua in stockinette st, decreasing 1st at both ends of next row and every 4th row thereafter and working 2 rows in red after every 1 1/2″ of aqua until there remain on needle

94sts 102sts 110sts

Work straight until piece measures

5 3/4″ 6 ” 6 1/4″

Now continue working in stockinette st and stripe pattern throughout as established, increasing 1st at both ends of next row an devery 4th row thereafter until there are on needle

120sts 128sts 136sts

Work straight until piece measures

13 1/2″ 14″ 14 1/2″

Ending with

2 rows 4 rows 6 rows

of aqua

To Shape Armholes: Bind off 8sts at beginning of next 2 rows. Now bind off 1st at beginning of every row until there remain on needle, ending with a purl row,

68sts 74sts 82sts

being sure to end with aqua. Break off. Attach red and work 2 rows in ribbing of k1, p1. Bind off in ribbing.

Front: Work exactly as for back.

Sleeves: Starting at bottom with aqua, cast on

70sts 74sts 78sts

And work in ribbing of k1, p1 for 4 rows. Now work in stockinette st, increasing 1st at both ends of next row and every 4th row thereafter until there are on the needle

76sts 80sts 84sts

Now work 2 rows in red.
Next row: Work with aqua, increasing 24sts evenly across. There are on needle

100sts 104sts 108sts

Work in aqua for

1 row 3 rows 5 rows

To shape Top of Sleeves:
Dec 8sts at beginning of next 2 rows and, keeping continuity of stripe pattern as before, decrease 1st at beginning of each row until there remain on needle

46sts 50sts 54sts

Being sure to end with aqua. With red, work 2 rows in ribbing of k1, p1. Bind off in ribbing.

Finishing Touches:
Sew side and sleeve seams and sew sleeves in place, matching stripes. Block to measurements. Trim aqua sections with sequins as desired. Tack each sequin in place with a short strand of red, tying ends of strand to form a bow. Make a beading at waist on wrong side and lace narrow ribbon through it. Tie ribbon through it. Tie ribbon to fit.