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Step back in time with this enchanting 1940s Livia Tyrolean Style Cardigan knitting pattern, adorned with a delicate lacy pattern. Brightly coloured panels of wool are meticulously embroidered on the front, back, and sleeves, adding a burst of vintage charm. This pattern also comes complete with a helpful embroidery panel diagram. Rediscover the elegance of decades past with this timeless design!


Bust: to fit 34 inch bust


Original Yarn  suggestion and needle size info:   

9 oz. 3-Ply Fingering in White

1 oz. 3-Ply Fingering of each in Pink, Travel Brown, Cobalt (Delphinium), Blue, Hunting Gold, Deep Violet, Seacrest, Burnt Brick, Thrift, Maroon Alpine Green

Oddments of Brightly Coloured 3-Ply may be used in place of the ounces specified for embroidery and edging

No. 10 Needles (3.25 mm)

No. 12 Needles (2.75 mm)

No. 12 Crochet Hook  (2.50 mm)

9 Buttons



7 1⁄2 stitches and 9 1⁄2 rows to one square inch on No. 10 needles.


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 Livia Tyrolean Style 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.


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