Free Vintage Knitted Coat Pattern Easter Knits

Free Vintage Knitted Coat Pattern Easter Knits

Enjoy the Vera Cruz Easter Coat Pattern in Sizes 10-16 Bust 32-38 Inches Knit your very own free vintage 1960’s Easter Coat Pattern 

Materials: Bear Brand or Fleisher’s Four Seasons Yarn or Botany Jiffy, 2-ounce Skeins

Size 10-12 Color A 25 skeins/Size 14-16 27 skeins

Color B 1 skein/1 skein

Knitting Needles 1 pair Size 19 or Size you require to obtain gauge

Gauge Knitted 4 sts = 1 inch/15 rows = 2 inches

Blocked 4 sts = 1 inch 13 rows = 2 inches

To fit 32.5 – 34-inch bust

Bustline measurement fastened 40″

Width of back at underarm Bust 19″

Sleeve width at underarm 14″

To fit 36-38-inch bust

Measurements of Finished Garment

Width at bustline fastened 44″

Back width at underarm Bust 21″

Underarm sleeve length 15″

Vera Cruz 1960’s Knitted Coat Pattern

Vintage 60s Knitted Coat Pattern Bust 32 to 38 in

Have you checked your measurements and your gauge?

Free Vintage Knitted Coat Pattern Easter Knits

Instructions and adjustments to the knitted coat pattern. The coat length is approximately 24 inches with a finished length of 28 inches from the lower edge to the underarm.

Make any necessary adjustment in length before the first decrease row.

Free Vintage Knitted Coat Pattern Easter Knits

Finishing Instructions

Free Vintage Knitted Coat Pattern Easter Knits

Changing Sizes

For each size larger than the ones given in the directions, add the number of stitches required to make an inch, to the number of stitches given to commerce the garment. Of course, there is a pattern, you must consider the number of stitches required for the pattern.

If the directions call for 6 stitches to an inch, in size 16, and you wish to make a sweater in size 18, cast on 6 stitches more than the directions call for. Then follow the directions given. When you reach the neck binding, add 2 of these stitches to each shoulder and bind off 2 more for the back of the neck.

In shaping the front, you will have to increase these 2 extra stitches. For each size smaller, cast on as many fewer stitches as are required for 1 inch. For 2 sizes larger, add twice the number of stitches required for an inch and bind off 1 more stitch for each side of armholes. Make the armhole 1/2 inch longer at both back and front.

For the sleeve, add the number of stitches required for 1 inch to the number of stitches given to commerce the sleeve.

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