1940’s Fair Isle V-neck Cardigan PDF Knitting Pattern – 36-38 inch Bust


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This one is quite a rarity for the 1940’s as it’s
worked in a slightly bigger size for the time.
The base colour was a natural shade with
green, white, red, yellow, nut brown and blue
a really lovely colour combination.

MEASUREMENTS: To fit a 36-38 inch Bust

The Original yarn used was Sirdar Super
Shetland wool 3 ply. 5 ozs. The natural colour,
1/2 oz. each of green, white and red, 3/4 oz.
of yellow, 1-1/4 ozs. nut brown and 2-1/2 ozs
of blue. Pair each of No. 12 (2.75mm) 10 (3.25mm)
and 9 (3.75mm) needles

TENSION: On No. 9 needles 8 sts. to 1 inch and
25 rows to 3 inches.

The needles are old U.K sizes so I have included a
conversion chart to help

The pattern comes as one easy to download
and print PDF

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