KNITTING PATTERN INFORMATION
This 1940s A Gay Cardigan is knitted in a very attractive stitch that is quite simple to work. The main colour of the original cardigan was powder blue, and the contrasting colours were yellow, navy, blue, red and green.
KNITTING PATTERN INSTRUCTIONS
Bust: to fit a 34 inch bust
Length from lower edge to top of shoulder: not specified
Length of sleeve from underarm: not specified
Original Yarn suggestion and needle size info:
7 oz. Patons Beehive Fingering 3 ply of main colour
3⁄4 oz Patons Beehive Fingering 3 ply of each in yellow, navy blue, red, green
No. 10 Needles (3.25 mm)
No. 12 Needles (2.75 mm)
TENSION AND YARN:
8 stitches to 1 inch
The original yarn may not be available due to the age of the pattern. Select yarn 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.
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1940s A Gay Cardigan
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