Sacque Pattern #5063

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Sacque Pattern #5063

SIZE 2

MATERIALS: Chadwick's Red Heart Baby Wool, 4 balls (1 oz. balls) of any color.
Milward's Phantom Knitting Pins, 1 pair No. 1 (2½ mm. size) and 1 pair No. 2 (2¾ mm. size).
Milward's Steel Crochet Hook No. 4.
4 buttons.

Gauge: (Pattern) 12 sts make 1¼ inches; 14 rows make 1 inch.

BACK … Starting at bottom, with No. 2 needles cast on 99 sts. 1st row: Right side. * (K 1, p 1) 3 times, k 3, p 1, k 1, p 1. Repeat from * to within last 3 sts, k 1, p 1, k 1. 2nd row: * P 6, k 3, p 3. Repeat from * across, ending with p 6. Repeat these 2 rows alternately for 7 inches, ending with 2nd row. Then dec. 1 st at end of each row until 87 sts remain. Slip sts onto spare needle.

LEFT FRONT … Cast on 51 sts and work 7 inches as for Back, ending with 2nd row. Dec. 1 st at underarm edge every other row until 45 sts remain. Slip sts onto spare needle.

RIGHT FRONT … Work to correspond with Left Front.

SLEEVES … Starting at bottom, with No. 2 needles cast on 63 sts and work 6 inches as for Back, ending with 2nd row. Dec. 1 st at end of each row until 51 sts remain. Slip sts onto spare needle.

COLLAR … Starting at outer edge, cast on 75 sts and work 1¾ inches as for Back. Bind off.

YOKE … With wrong side toward you, slip sts of Left Front, one sleeve, Back, 2nd sleeve and Right Front onto 1 needle (279 sts). Holding right side toward you, with No. 1 needles k 1 row, p 1 row. 3rd row: K 10, O, k 3 tog., k 29, k 3 tog., O, k 3 tog., k 45, k 3 tog., O, k 3 tog., k 27, O, k 3 tog., k 21, k 3 tog., O, k 27, k 3 tog., O, k 3 tog., k 45, k 3 tog., O, k 3 tog., k 29, k 3 tog., O, k 10 (16 sts decreased). 4th and all even rows: P across. 5th row: K 10, O, k 2 tog., k 29, k 2 tog., O, k 2 tog., k 43, k 2 tog., O, k 2 tog., k 27, O, k 2 tog., k 21, k 2 tog., O, k 27, k 2 tog., O, k 2 tog., k 43, k 2 tog., O, k 2 tog., k 29, k 2 tog., O, k 10 (4 sts decreased) . 7th row: K 10, O, k 3 tog., k 27, k 3 tog, O, k 3 tog, k 39, k 3 tog, O, k 3 tog, k 26, O, k 3 tog, k 19, k 3 tog, O, k 26, k 3 tog, O, k 3 tog, k 39, k 3 tog, O, k 3 tog, k 27, k 3 tog, O, k 10 (16 sts decreased). 9th row: K 10, O, k 2 tog, k 27, k 2 tog, O, k 2 tog, k 37, k 2 tog, O, k 2 tog, k 26, O, k 2 tog, k 19, k 2 tog, O, k 26, k 2 tog, O, k 2 tog, k 37, k 2 tog, O, k 2 tog, k 27, k 2 tog, O, k 10 (4 sts decreased — 239 sts on needle). Note change of figures between the O's on the last 4 rows. 11th to 34th rows incl: Continue decreasing in this manner (16 sts on next k row and 4 sts on following k row, alternately) until 119 sts remain. 35th row: Bind off 10 sts; slip st of right-hand needle onto left-hand needle, k 3 tog, k 13, k 3 tog, O, k 3, O, k 3 tog, k 19, O, k 3 tog, k 5, k 3 tog, O, k 19, k 3 tog, O, k 3, O, k 3 tog, k 13, k 3 tog, k 10 (99 sts). 36th row: Bind off 10 sts, p across. 37th row: Bind off 6 sts, k next 6 sts, k 3 tog, O, k 3, O, k 3 tog, k 18, O, k 3 tog, k 3, k 3 tog, O, k 18, k 3 tog, O, k 3, O, k 3 tog, k 13 (77 sts). 38th row: Bind off 6 sts, p across. 39th row: Bind off 8 sts, k next 3 sts, O, k 3 tog, k 17, O, k 3 tog, k 1, k 3 tog, O, k 17, k 3 tog, O, k 12 (59 sts). 40th row: Bind off 8 sts, p across. Bind off.

Sew all seams. Work a row s c along front edges, making 4 loops on right edge of yoke. Sew on buttons. Sew bound-off sts of collar along neck edge.