It includes directions to make a set of three golf club covers – for driver, brassie and spoon clubs – wooden golf clubs which were in common use then, but are now antiques.
From the Original Pattern:
“A good set of woods is a golfer’s most prized possession. These very practical, easy-to-make covers will protect them, help keep them shiny as new. Notice the striping that distinguishes each club. If you’re not bitten with the golf bug yourself make them as a present for someone who is.”
- 2 ozs. 3-ply fingering wool
- 1 oz. 3-ply contrasting fingering wool
- 1 set of 4 No. 13 needles
Measurements: Shaft cover 8 inches; club head cover 3-3/4 inches long and to fit an 8 inch club head.
Tension: 9-1/2 sts., 12 rows – 1 inch
On three needles, cast on very loosely 46 sts. (16-16-14 in main color. Work in rib of K. 1, P. 1, until work measures 7 inches.
To Make Stripe
1st Round — Join contrasting wool and knit complete round.
2nd Round— *K. 1, P. 1. Repeat from * to end of round.
Repeat 2nd Round 4 times. Break wool. Change back to main colour and repeat last 6 rounds once.
To Shape Head Cover
1st round— Increase from 46 to 70 sts. in following manner. K. 1, M. 1. (To increase in this round, pick up thread preceding next stitch with right-hand needle, slip it on to left-hand needle and knit into back of this thread.) *K. 2, M1. Repeat from * 10 times. K. 1, M1, *K. 2, M. 1. Repeat from * to end of round.
2nd round— Knit.
Repeat 2nd round until 3-3/4 inches from top of ribbing.
To Cast Off Head Cover
Divide stitches on needles as follows: first needle, 17 sts.; 2nd need, 35 sts. and 3rd needle, 18 sts.
1st decrease— On first needle, knit until 4 sts. remain. K. 2 tog., K.2; 2 nd needle, K.2, S. 1, K. 1, P.S.S.O. Knit untill 4 sts. remain, K. 2 tog., K. 2; 3rd needle, K. 2, S. 1, K. 1, P.S.S.O. Knit to end of round.
Repeat 1st decrease round until 14 sts. remain. Knit to end of first needle and slip these stitches on to 3rd needle. Graft stitches. Finish with Pom Pom made from 2 colours.
Work in same manner as Cover for Driver until work measures 6 inches. Work next 12 rounds of pattern twice. Continue to follow pattern to end.
Work in same manner as Cover for Driver until work measures 5 inches. Work next 12 rounds of pattern 3 times. Continue to follow pattern to end.