Julianna Ski Suit Pattern #751-A

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Julianna Ski Suit Pattern #751-A

Julianna has decided on a little skiing at Sun Valley and is wearing this very smart Ski Suit and cap to match. The vest carries out the Norwegian motif and adds a dash of color. The wrists and ankles are snug fitting and the cap is snug fitting so it won't blow off while she is doing a Christiana down the mountainside.

Needles—1 set No. 3 Double Pointed Needles.
American Standard.
Material—1 two-ounce ball Sport yarn, 2 yards of Contrasting Shades for Embroidering, 10 small pearl buttons.
Gauge—7 sts to 1 inch.


   Cast on 40 sts, 12 sts on 1st needle, 12 sts on 2nd needle, 16 sts on 3rd needle. K 2, P 2 for 1 inch. Inc 8 sts, about every 5th st, 48 sts. K plain for 1¾ inches. Put 24 sts on st holder, cast on 8 sts for crotch; on these 32 sts, K 5½ inches. Cuff: K 2 sts tog until you have 16 sts, K 2, P 2 for 1 inch. Put 24 sts on 3 needles, pick up 8 sts on crotch, work to correspond to other leg.


   Cast on 20 sts (tightly) for back, P 1 row, K 1 row, for 1½ inches, increasing 2 sts on each side. Bind off 2 sts on each side for underarm (20 sts), work even for 1¼ inch. On next Purled row, P 6, bind off 8 sts, P 6. Put 6 sts on st holder, on other 6 sts, K 1 row, P 1 row for 7 rows. Cast on 14 sts at neck edge, work 1¼ inches even. Cast on 2 sts for underarm. Work even for 1½ inches decreasing 2 sts ½ inch apart at seam end. On next row, at seam end, bind off 6 sts, K across row. At beginning of next row, bind off 4 sts, bind off 2 sts at beg of the next 2 rows. K 2 sts tog at beginning and end of every row, until 2 sts remain, draw together and work in end. Pick up 6 sts at other shoulder and K 1 row, P 1 row for 6 rows. At neck edge cast on 3 sts. Work even for 1¼ inches. Cast on 2 sts for underarm. Work 1½ inches even, decreasing 2 sts at seam end, ½ inch apart. Bind off tightly. Band at neck: Skip 3 sts from wide end and pick up 30 sts, K 2, P 2 for 4 rows, bind off. Work 1 row of sc around fronts making ch 2 loops for 5 buttonholes. Sleeves: Pick up 3 center sts, P back, pick up 1st, turn, K 1, inc 1 st in each of the next 3 sts, pick up 1 st at end of each row (24 sts). Now K 1 row, P 1 row ½ inch, dec 1 st on each side. Work 1 inch even, dec 1 st on each side. Work even until sleeve measures 2½ inches from underarm (20 sts). K 2, P 2 for 5 rows, bind off.


   Cast on 42 sts, K 1 row, P 1 row for 1¾ inches. Bind off 14 sts on each side, on center 14 sts, K for 2 inches. On next row, dec 4 sts, work 2 rows even. Bind off tightly. Pick up 42 sts on front of hood, on wrong side and K back. P 1 row, K 1 row for 6 rows. Bind off. Sew up seams. Embroider as shown on illustration. Sew on buttons. Sew up seams in back of hood and embroider back of hood to match front of jacket. Make a small bow of green satin ribbon and sew at bottom of hood. Pin to hair on each side of front, or cr ties.