1940’s Wartime Bib Front Blouse PDF Knitting Patter Instant Download


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Pretty bib front blouse from the 1940’s war
years with short or long sleeves. It’s was
worked in Sun-glo Shrinkproof or ‘Sunbeam’
Super 3-ply fingering on No. 10 and 12 needles.
The larger size is achieved by replacing the
No. 10 needles for No. 9. The yarn came in
skeins and I couldn’t find any reference to
skein weight, so am assuming they might be
2 oz skeins. Please check yourself as I’m only

You’ll need 6 skeins for the short sleeve and 8
for the long.

Measurements to fit a 32/34 or 36 inch Bust
Length from top of shoulder to lower edge
19.5 ins length of sleeve seam 5 ins

TENSION: 7 sts. 1 inch 9 rows 1 inch

The needles are old 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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