From the wartime rationing era. The vest and knickers are both worked
in Shetland 2 ply on No. 10 and 12 needles. You could try modern 3/4 ply
by working a tension square to see if the tension is correct before
committing your yarn.
31/2 oz (100 g) for the vest and 31/2 ozs. (100 g) for the panties
No. 10 and 12 needles
Fine bone crochet hook
Ribbon for shoulder straps and elastic for the panties
TENSION: About 8 sts. to one inch
Vest: Top to lower edge 25 ins. Round vest un-stretched 27 ins.
Panties: Top to lower edge 19 ins. Round widest part 45 ins.
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