Cape Suit : This pattern gives instructions to knit, crochet detail, the outfit pictured. This outfit starts with a two piece suit consisting of a jacket and a skirt and then is topped off with a cape. The jacket is a short sleeve affair, with a notched collar dropping to a v-neckline and a front button band and pockets. It is hip length. The gored skirt is pull-on with an elastic waist. The cape is shaped to sit on the shoulders shawl style. It is hip length. This three piece set is prime for the mix and match wardrobe. It is vintage 1942 and misses size 16 only.
- 30 oz. 3-ply wool or slub yarn.
- 1 pr. # 1 needles.
- 1 #6 steel crochet hook.
- 1 yd. elastic.
- 6 buttons.
Gauge: 8 stitches = 1 inch. 11 rows = 1 inch.