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Knit your perfect fit with this 1940s Kensington Lady's Dress by Sirdar. The A line silhouette will suit any figure type. This charming dress can be dressed up or down, depending on the occasion.  Add some colour to your wardrobe and knit this timeless classic in a colour that suits you.




Bust:  width all around at underarm 35 inches

Length:  from top of shoulder 45 inches



Original Yarn  suggestion and needle size info:   
22 oz Sirdar Bouclé

No. 9 Needles (3.75 mm)

No. 11 Needles (3.00 mm)

No. 9 Circular Needles (3.75mm)

1  Zipp Fastener, 10 inches

1  Zipp Fastener, 4 inches

Petersham for waist, 1 1⁄2  inches in width



Worked at a tension of 7 stitches to 1 inch in width.


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 Kensington Lady's Dress

  • 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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