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Elevate your vintage wardrobe with the fabulous 1950s Kim Cardigan knitting pattern, and infuse a touch of glamour into your style. This design boasts a feminine silhouette with a fitted ribbed waist, a charming moss stitch front facing, and turned-up cuffs, adding a delightful blend of elegance and warmth to your outfit.


The pattern even includes instructions for crocheting your own buttons, allowing you to customize your cardigan with a personal touch. If you're a fan of vintage fashion and desire a classic piece that exudes sophistication, the Kim Cardigan is a must-knit project. Create a timeless and glamorous addition to your wardrobe that will turn heads and stand the test of time.


Bust:  to fit 34  to 38  inch bust sizes


Original Yarn  suggestion and needle size info:   
10 to 11 oz. 3-Ply Crepe Wool
No. 11 Needles (3.00 mm) for 36 to 38 inch bust sizes

No. 12 Needles (2.75 mm)

Fine Crochet Hook 

A little knitting Wool 



two patterns in width  1 ½" and two patterns in depth 2 1⁄4" 


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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1950s Kim Cardigan

SKU: 50-CAR-SHO-GOL-1020
  • 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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