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This long and graceful 1930s Benedictine Tunic  Dress is perfect to wear for luncheons and teas.  The skirt is plain and the raglan sleeves of the tunic insure a good fit at the shoulder line. 




Bust:  width all around at underarm 34 inches (size 16) 

Chart for changes in sizes included - 14, 18, 20 using 16 as a comparison (width all around at underarm 33" to 36 1⁄2")

Diagram for size 16 - front, back and sleeve pieces included 



Original Yarn  suggestion and needle size info:   

Minerva Yarn suggestion and information about their uses are included in the pattern

Minerva gauge comparison and old U.K., U.S. and Metric conversion charts are included in the pattern


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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1930s Benedictine Tunic Dress

SKU: 30-DRE-SKI-MIN-3805
  • 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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