This free pattern originally published by Hilde as Clothes for Fashion Model Dolls, Volume 99.
Boy's size is in parentheses
½ oz. Knitting Worsted grey (2 oz. skein)
Small amount of red for stripes
1 pair knitting needles No. 5
2 sock needles No. 5
2 small metal buttons
GAUGE: 5 sts. = 1 inch.
PATTERN: Entire jacket is worked in garter st.
With grey and No. 5 needles cast on 16 (18) sts. and K 2 rows. Attach red and K 2 rows. Break off red, pick up grey and K 12 (18) rows to underarm. Bind off for armhole at the beg. of the next 2 rows 2 sts., decr. 1 st. at the beg. of the next 2 rows. (10 (12) sts. left). K 10 (12) rows. For shoulders bind off 3 (4) sts. at the beg. of the next 2 rows. Rem. 4 (4) sts. slip on holder for neck.
With grey and No. 5 needles cast on 8 (10) sts., work in stripe as back, but at the same time decr. 1 st. every row at front edge 3 times. Incr. 1 st. at armhole edge every 3rd row 3 times. Work even until front meas¬ures like back to underarm. Bind off for armhole 2 sts. at armhole edge. K 8 (10) rows. Bind off for neck at center edge 2 sts., then decr. 1 st. at neck edge (twice). On rem. 3 (4) sts. work as high as back and bind off. Work the Left Front to correspond, reversing all shaping.
With grey and No. 5 needles cast on 8 (10) sts. K 2 rows. Attach red and K 2 rows, break off red and pick up grey. Incr. 1 st. at the beg. and end of every 3rd row until 12 (14) sts are on needle. Work even until the entire sleeve has 14 (16) ridges. Bind off 2 sts. at the beg. of the next 2 rows. Decr. 1 st. at the beg. of every row until 4 (4) sts. are left. Bind off. Work other sleeve to correspond.
Sew up side, shoulder and sleeve seams. Sew in sleeves. Front border and Neck: Right side facing you pick up and K with grey and No. 5 needles starting above last decrease row 12 (16) sts. along right front edge, put a marker on needle, pick up and K 4 (4) sts. around neck edge, K across 4 (4) sts. from holder, pick up and K 4 (4) sts. around neck edge, put a marker on needle, pick up and K 12 (16) sts. along left front edge to top of decr. K 1 row, drop grey. Attach red. 1st row: Incr. 1 st. at beg. and end of row and before and after each marker. 2nd row: K back. Break off red and pick up grey and repeat 1st and 2nd row once. Bind off sts. of right front edge to first neck marker, K across neck sts., bind off sts. of left front edge. Fasten off. Neckband Facing: Attach grey at neck edge and K 4 (4) rows, bind off. Fold neckband in half and sew facing to inside. Sew ends of front band to jacket. Sew 2 small metal buttons to neck edge and connect them with a small chain. Block to size.
Girl's slacks are the same as No. 787.
Other great patterns from Clothes for Fashion Model Dolls, Volume 99:
Bulky Slipover, No. 769
Evening Blouse, No. 770
Cape Stole, No. 771
Evening Gown, No. 772
Evening Jacket, No. 773
Mohair Coat & Hat, No. 774
Boy's Skating Outfit, No. 775
Girl's Skating Outfit, No. 776
Ski Jacket, No. 777
Bathing Trunks, No. 778
Bikini Bathing Suit, No. 779
Cable Stitch Slipover, No. 780
Tennis Sweater, No. 781
Striped Polo, Shirt. No. 782
Sailor Sweater, No. 783
Car Coat, No. 784
Jacket with Hood, No. 785
Bulky Cardigan, No. 786
Girl's Slacks & Cardigan, No. 787
Boy's Slacks & V-Neck Cardigan, No. 788
Beret, No. 789
Suit, No. 790
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