Baby Sacque Pattern

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MATERIAL-7 skeins white Woolco Shetland Floss.
No. 4 Woolco needles. 4 yards No. 1 ribbon.

BACK-Cast on 73 stitches. Knit back.

1ST ROW-Knit.

2D ROW-Knit 1, over, knit 1, knit 3 together; knit 1* over, knit 1, over, knit 1, knit 3 together, knit 1*, over, knit 1.

3D ROW-Purl.

Repeat 2d and 3d rows 4 times.

11TH AND 12TH ROWS-Knit.

13TH ROW-Slip 1, *knit 1, over twice, knit 2 together*. Repeat between stars to end of row.

14TH ROW-Knit, drop the 2d loop.

Then knit even for 5 ½ inches.

Bind off 6 stitches each side for armhole.

Knit even for 4 inches.

Bind off 5 stitches at beginning of every row 4 times. Bind off all.

FRONTS-Cast on 55 stitches.

Pattern same as back to the end of 14th row.

Bind off 12 stitches.

Knit plain 5 ½ inches. Bind off 5 for armhole.

Knit even for 3 inches. Bind off 20 stitches on front.

Knit 4 rows. Bind off 5 stitches on armhole side, beginning of each row until all are bound off.

Commence second front the same as first, for 14 rows. Then reverse directions for 2d front. Hold right side toward you, pick up a stitch in each ridge, knit 9 ridges even.

Sew this to the 12 stitches of border. Other front same.

Sew up underarm and shoulder seams.

Pick up stitches around neck; knit 3 rows.

Then knit 13th and 14th row.

Knit 2 rows. Bind off.

COLLAR-Cast on 81 stitches. Pattern same, except knit 2 at beginning and ending of each row. Repeat 2d and 3d rows 6 times.

Knit 2 rows plain. Bind off.

SLEEVES-Cast on 43 stitches.

14 rows pattern.

15TH ROW-Knit 12, increase 1 in each of the next 18 stitches. Knit 12.

6 inches even.

Decrease 1 each end of every needle until there are 24 stitches. Bind off.

Lace ribbon in eyelets.