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This lovingly restored 1940s  Camellia Cocktail Jersey ⁄ Sweater knitting pattern will see you through the smartest occasion. The finely knitted stocking stitch provides the perfect contrast to the attractive lacy pattern of the yoke and sleeves.  The exquisite simplicity of this design calls for your best workmanship and extra care in picking up the stitches round the yoke line. 



Bust size 34 inches
Length 21 inches
Sleeve seam 5 inches


 Original Yarn and needle size info:   
 7 oz "Emu" Unshrinkable Botany Fingering 3 ply
 No. 9 needles (3.75mm)
 No. 11 needles (3 mm)
 No. 13 needles  (2.25 mm)
 Six small buttons


8 1/2 stitches to 1 inch


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 Camellia Cocktail Jersey

  • 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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