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This 1950s Claudia Cardigan and its colourful bobble stitch is sure to capture everyone's attention. It was originally knitted in yellow, red, white and green. Yellow cording with tassels is threaded through slots at the neck.  Knit this cardigan in a colourful shades that reflect your true vintage style.




Bust: 36 to 38 inches

Length from shoulder:  18 1⁄2 inches

Sleeve seam:  19 inches



Original Yarn  suggestion and needle size info:   
7 oz Disneyland 3 ply Pure Wool Botany, 3 oz yellow,  2 1⁄4 oz red, 2 1⁄4 oz white

No. 8 needles (4 mm)

Crochet hook

1 Stitch holder



Knit at a tension of 5 stitches per inch on a test sample of plain fabric before pressing.


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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1950s Claudia 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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