More undies from the 1940’s. They did love to knit
them back then. It was probably the only way to
get something new in a time when everything was
on ration and you had plenty of time on your hands
They were both worked in Templetons ‘Picotee’
fingering (3-ply) on No. 10 and 12 needles
Materials: The camiknickers take 6.5oz and the
pantie set 8oz.
Templetons ‘Picotee’ fingering was a Wool/Rayon
mix 3 ply
Pantie set: 7sts. and 9 rows to an inch
Camiknickers: 8sts. in stocking-stitch and 7 sts. in
lace st. to 1 inch in width and 10 rows to 1 in in depth.
MEASUREMENTS: PANTIE SET
KNICKERS: Length down centre back 13 ins. Length
down centre front 11 ins. Length at side fold 19 ins.
Width across widest part 20 ins.
VEST: Length down centre back 22 ins. Length to
top of front point 24 ins. Width all round stretching
Length from top of shoulder 30 ins.Round lower
edge of each leg 23 ins. Round waist 20 ins. – stretching.
Width all round below armholes 30 ins. – stretching
The needles are old sizes so I have included a
conversion chart to help
The pattern is one PDF file easy to download and print.
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