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Look sophisticated in this charming 1920s Doris Cardigan.  The original hip length model was worked with tweed wool in blue, fastened with 19 pearl buttons and worn with turned up cuffs. Define your 1920's look and knit this cardigan in a shade that reflects the most beautiful you.




Bust:  width all around at underarm 38 inches

Length from shoulder:  25  inches

Sleeve seam:  17 inches with cuffs turned up



Original yarn suggestion and needle size info:   

14 oz Speedwell Knitting Wool 4 ply
No. 8 Needles (4 mm)

No. 10 Needles ( 3.25 mm)

19 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 Doris 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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