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Style will be your strong suit in this 1920s Amelia Sleevless Cardigan.  The hip length, tunic style was the defining look of the 1920s. The original model was knitted in shades of green and fastened with 5 pearl buttons. Knit this vintage sleeveless cardigan in shades that match your style. 




Bust:  width all around at underarm 38 inches

Length from shoulder:  23 1⁄2  inches




Original yarn suggestion and needle size info:   

8 oz Speedwell Knitting Wool 4 ply, the original was worked in

3 oz each in Dark Green, Medium Green, 2 oz  Light Green
No. 8 Needles (4 mm)

No. 10 Needles ( 3.25 mm)

5 Pearl Buttons



Worked at a tension of 6 1⁄2 stitches to 1 inch over plain smooth fabric.


The original yarn may not be available due to the age of the pattern. Select the yarn type that is closest to the weight of the original yarn.


When reworking the pattern it is best to knit a tension swatch with your chosen yarn. To get the correct measurements, your tension must be the same as stated in the pattern.


Happy Knitting!


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1920s Amelia Sleeveless Cardigan

  • You are buying a restored, recoloured and reformatted DIGITAL COPY of the original knitting pattern only. It is NOT the original pattern or finished product.  Your PDF will be available to download once payment is confirmed.

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