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Let your creativity flourish and knit yourself this 1940s Hilde Tyrolean Cardigan. It’s perfect for the blooming beauty of spring! The floral Fair Isle motif panels come to life in delightful shades of green, yellow, red, and blue, and are outlined in vibrant red wool that calls for meticulous darning. A dainty bow crocheted in hues of red, green, blue, or yellow, adorns the neckline.


Bust: 35 inches


Original Yarn  suggestion and needle size info:   

6 oz 3 Ply Wool in White

1 oz 3 Ply Wool in Green

18 Yards Yellow

24 Yards Red

9 Yard Blue

No. 12 Needles (2.75 mm)

No. 10 Needles (3.25 mm)

Medium Sized Crochet Hook

12 Buttons



8 stitches and 10 rows 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. 


Happy Knitting!


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1940s Hilde Tyrolean Cardigan

SKU: 40-CAR-SHO-BES-1511
  • 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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