Mary Dress Pattern #5134 | Sizes 6, 8, 10

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Mary Dress Pattern #5134

Sizes 6, 8 and 10

MATERIALS:
J. & P. COATS KNIT-CRO-SHEEN:
For Size 6 or 8—8 balls of any color.
For Size 10—9 balls of any color.
Milward's Steel Crochet Hook No. 6.
11 yards of velvet ribbon, ¼" wide.
5 buttons ⅝" in diameter.

MEASUREMENTS:

Sizes  

6
8
10

Breast

28"
29½
31"

Waist

24"
25"
26"

Shoulder to waist

11"
12"
13"

Shoulder to bottom of skirt

24"
28"
32"

GAUGE: 9 dc make 1"; 4 rows make 1".

Sizes  

6
8
10

Starting at waistband, make a chain of

27"
28"
29"

1st row: Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across, until there are (counting turning ch as 1 dc)

216 dc
225 dc
234 dc

Cut off remaining chain. Ch 3, turn. 1st row should measure

24"
25"
26"

2nd row: Dc in 3 dc, then make opening for buttonhole as follows: Turn, ch 3, work dc in next 2 dc and in top of turn­ing ch. Do not fasten off, but attach a 2nd ball of thread to next dc of 1st row, ch 3, dc in next dc, dc in each remaining dc across and in top of turning ch. Ch 3, turn. Buttonhole end of row is right back band. 3rd row: Dc in next dc and in each st across to buttonhole opening. Fasten off. 4th row: Pick up 1st ball of thread, ch 3 and work dc in next dc and in each dc across, thus joining top of buttonhole. Ch 3, turn. This completes waistband.

BODICE—1st Tier … 1st row: Dc in next 7 dc, * ch 2, skip 2 sts, 3 dc in next st (cluster made). Repeat from * across until there are

66 clusters
69 clusters
72 clusters

then ch 2, skip 2 sts, dc in next st. Ch 3, turn.

2nd row: 2 dc at base of ch 3, ch 1, skip 2 dc, 3 dc in next dc, * ch 3, skip next sp and 1 dc, sc in next dc, ch 3, skip 1 dc and next sp, 3 dc in next dc, ch 1, skip 2 dc, sp and 2 dc; make 3 dc in next dc. Repeat from * across to last cluster. Make 3 dc in 1st dc of last cluster, ch 1, skip 2 dc and last sp; make 3 dc in next dc. Ch 3, turn.

NOTE: A group of 2 clusters with ch 3 at both sides and 1 sc make one lace pat­tern, and should measure 1¼".
   Dc section remains at both ends of waistband, to be worked for back band later.
   3rd row: 2 dc at base of ch-3, * ch 1, skip 2 dc, ch 1 and 2 dc; make 3 dc in next dc, ch 3, sc in sc, ch 3, 3 dc in next dc. Repeat from * across, ending with ch 1, 3 dc at top of turning ch. Ch 3, turn. 4th row: same as 3rd row, but ch 5 to turn instead of 3. 5th row: * Sc in ch-1, ch 3, skip 2 dc, 3 dc in next dc, ch 1, 3 dc in next dc, ch 3. Repeat from * across, ending with dc in top of turning ch. Ch 5, turn. 6th row: * Sc in sc, ch 3, 3 dc in next dc, ch 1, skip 2 dc, ch 1 and 2 dc; make 3 dc in next dc, ch 3. Repeat from * across, end­ing with sc in sc, ch 3, dc in 3rd st of turning ch. Ch 5, turn. 7th row: Same as 6th row, but ch 3 to turn instead of ch 5. 8th row: 2 dc at base of ch-3, * ch 1, 3 dc in next dc, ch 3, sc in ch-1, ch 3, skip 2 dc, 3 dc in next dc. Repeat from * across, ending with ch 1, 3 dc in 3rd st of turning ch. Ch 3, turn.

On size 8 only, repeat the 3rd row once more.
On size 10 only, repeat the 3rd row 2 more times.
On all sizes: Next row: (Last row of 1st tier) Dc in next 5 dc, * ch 4, dc in next 3 dc, ch 1, dc in next 3 dc. Repeat from * across, ending with ch 4, dc in next 5 dc, dc in top of turning ch. Ch 1, turn. Following row: (1st row of bead­ing) Sc in 6 dc, * 5 sc in sp, sc in 3 dc, sc in ch-1, sc in 3 dc. Repeat from * across, ending with 5 sc in sp, sc in last 5 sc and in top of turning ch. Ch 4, turn. 2nd row: * Skip 1 sc, dc in next sc, ch 1. Repeat from * across, ending with dc in last sc. Ch 1, turn. 3rd row: Sc in each dc and each sp across, ending with sc in sp, sc in 3rd st of turning ch. Ch 3, turn. This completes beading.

2nd Tier ... 1st row: 2 dc at base of ch 3, * ch 2, skip 3 sc, 3 dc-cluster in next sc. Repeat from * across, ending with cluster in last sc. There should be

68 clusters
71 clusters
74 clusters

Ch 3, turn.

2nd row: 2 dc at base of ch 3, * ch 1, skip 2 dc, ch 2, and 2 dc; make 3 dc in next st, ch 3, skip next sp and 1 dc; make sc in next dc, ch 3, skip 1 dc and sp; make 3 dc in next dc. Repeat from * across, ending with ch 1, 3 dc at top of turning ch. Ch 3, turn. Starting with 3rd row of 1st tier, work exactly as for 1st tier until 2nd beading is completed.

3rd Tier … Work 1st 4 rows same as 1st 4 rows of 2nd tier. Ch 5, turn.

To Shape Armholes: 5th row: * Sc in ch-1, ch 3, skip 2 dc, 3 dc in next dc, ch 1, 3 dc in next dc, ch 3. Repeat from *
3 more times
3 more times
4 more times

Sc in next ch 1, ch 3, skip 2 dc, dc in next dc. Ch 5, turn.

Working over sts for one back only and starting with 6th row of pattern, work as before until 3rd beading is completed.

4th Tier … Work same as 2nd tier until 8th row of 4th tier is completed; then starting with the 3rd row of pattern, repeat pattern (no more headings) until piece measures, from waistband
11"
12"
13"

Fasten off.

Starting where work was divided for armhole, skip next 2 groups of 3 dc, attach thread to 1st dc of next dc-group and work front as follows: Ch 5, * sc in ch 1, ch 3, skip 2 dc, 3 dc in next dc, ch 1, 3 dc in next dc, ch 3. Repeat from *

9 more times
10 more times
9 more times

Sc in next ch-1, ch 3, skip 2 dc, dc in next dc. Ch 5, turn.

Working over sts for front only and starting with 6th row of pattern, work as for back until there are, above 3rd beading
5 rows
6 rows
6 rows

Ch 5, turn.

Next row: * Sc in sc, ch 3, 3 dc in next dc, ch 1, skip 2 dc, ch 1 and 2 dc; make 3 dc in next dc, ch 3. Repeat from * 2 more times. Work neck shap­ing as follows: Turn and continue to work in pattern over this section only for one shoulder (no more headings), until piece measures from waistband

11"
12"
13"

Fasten off.

To make 2nd shoulder, attach thread to 6th dc-group from other end of front, and work to correspond with 1st shoul­der. Fasten off.
   To make 2nd back, starting where work was divided for front, skip 2 groups of 3 dc, attach thread to 1st dc of next group, and work to correspond with 1st back. Fasten off. Sew shoulder seams, matching patterns.

Back Bands … Attach thread to sts of left back band, ch 3, and continue to work dc's, working ch 3 to turn, until piece measures from bottom of waistband

12"
13"
14"

Fasten off. Sew back band to edge of back.

Attach thread to sts of right back band, and work to correspond with left back band, starting next buttonhole when piece measures, from top of previous buttonhole
2"
2ÂĽ"
2½"

and repeating buttonholes in line with each beading, until there are 4 button­holes in all. Make 5th buttonhole at very top of band. When piece is same length as left back band, sew in place, then work a row of dc's around neck line, holding neck line in to fit. Ch 3, turn, and work a 2nd row of dc's. Fasten off.

SKIRT—1st Tier … 1st row: Work­ing along other side of waistband, attach thread to 1st dc, ch 3, 2 dc at base of ch 3, * ch 2, skip 2 dc, 3 dc in next dc. Repeat from * across, until there are
72 clusters
75 clusters
78 clusters

Ch 3, turn.

2nd row: 2 dc at base of ch 3, * ch 1, skip 2 dc, ch 2 and 2 dc; make 3 dc in next st, ch 3, skip next sp and 1 dc; make sc in next dc, ch 3, skip 1 dc and sp; make 3 dc in next dc. Repeat from * across to last sp; then ch 3, sc in 1st dc of last cluster, ch 3, dc in top of turn­ing ch. Ch 5, turn. Continue to work in pattern until there are in skirt, in all
9 rows
12 rows
15 rows

Ch 3, turn.

Next row: (Last row of 1st Tier) Dc in next 2 dc, * ch 1, dc in next 3 dc, ch 3, dc in next 3 dc. Repeat from * across, ending with ch 3, dc in 3rd st of turn­ing ch. Ch 1, turn. Following row: (1st row of beading) * 3 sc in sp, sc in 3 dc, sc in ch, sc in 3 dc. Repeat from * across. Ch 4, turn. Complete beading as in bodice. Ch 3, turn.

2nd Tier … 1st row: 2 dc at base of ch 3, * ch 2, skip 3 sc, 3 dc-cluster in next sc. Repeat from * across, ending with cluster in last sc. Ch 3, turn. 2nd row: 2 dc at base of ch 3, * ch 1, skip 1 dc, 3 dc in next dc, ch 3, skip sp and 1 dc, sc in next dc, ch 3, skip dc and next sp, 3 dc in next dc. Repeat from * across. Continue to work in pattern until 2nd tier is same width as 1st tier, then work 2nd beading same as 1st beading.

3rd Tier … Same as 2nd tier.

4th Tier … Same as 2nd tier, but con­tinue to work in pattern until skirt meas­ures in all (no beading)
12"
15"
18"

Fasten off.

Sleeves … Starting at bottom, make a chain of
12"
14"
15"
1st row: 2 dc in 4th ch from hook, * ch 2, skip 3 ch, 3 dc in next ch. Repeat from * until there are
17 clusters
19 clusters
21 clusters

Ch 3, turn. Cut off remaining chain.

2nd row: 2 dc at base of ch 3, * ch 1, skip 1 dc, 3 dc in next dc, ch 3, skip sp and 1 dc, sc in next dc, ch 3, skip dc and next sp, 3 dc in next dc. Repeat from * across. Continue to work in pat­tern until sleeve measures

2"
2½"
2½"
Next 2 rows: Work in pattern across to within 1" from end, thus shaping arm- holes. Turn and continue to work in pattern (no headings), until piece meas­ures in all
5½"
6½"
6½"

Fasten off.

Sew back seam of skirt, leaving a 3" vent at top. Sew sleeve seams. Sew in sleeves, easing extra fullness in across top 3" of shoulder. Work 2 rows of dc around bottom of sleeve, holding sleeve edge in to fit. Press through damp cloth with hot iron. Run velvet ribbon through headings and adjust to proper measure­ments. Tie bows as in illustration. Sew on buttons. Sew a snap fastener at top of back opening.
   If desired, make a casing inside of waistband, and run elastic through cas­ing, adjusting to fit waist measurement.