KNITTING PATTERN INFORMATION
This charming 1940s Aileen Fair Isle Cardigan was originally knitted in natural wool with shades of red, brown, blue green and yellow. Instructions to knit the matching 1940s Aileen Fair Isle Jumper are available to purchase separately.
KNITTING PATTERN INSTRUCTIONS
Bust: width all around at underarm 38 inches
Length from lower edge to top of shoulder: 18 1⁄2 inches
Length of sleeve from underarm: 17 1⁄2 inches
Original Yarn suggestion and needle size info:
8 oz Super Shetland Wool in natural
Oddments in red, brown, blue, green, yellow
No. 9 Needles (3.75 mm)
No. 12 Needles (2.75 mm)
TENSION AND YARN:
7 1⁄2 stitches to 1 inch on the stocking stitch
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 Aileen Fair Isle 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.