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Make this charming an unusual 1940s Aster Twin Set. The two colour jumper is combined with a classic cardigan of the main shade to give a most attractive twin set.  Both garments are knitted in stocking stitch and the jumper has a centre back neck opening fastened with a zipper.





Bust:  to fit 33 to 35 inch bust



Original Yarn suggestion and needle size info:

15 oz. Super Scotch Fingering 4 ply in blue, 3 oz in white

5 oz in blue and 3 oz in white for jumper

10 oz in blue for cardigan

No. 9 needles  (3.75 mm)

No. 11 needles (3 mm)

4 inch lightning zipp

5 buttons for cardigan



7 stitches and 9 rows to 1 inch over the stocking stitch


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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1940s Aster Twin Set

  • 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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