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This 1950s May Flowers Cardigan with embroidered floral motifs is one that you will wear with a smile. It will not only keep you warm, but this form fitting vintage cardigan will accentuate your best curves. Be inspired to knit it in your own colour combination to make this vintage cardigan suit your style.




Bust: to fit 34 to 36 inch bust



Original Yarn  suggestion and needle size info:   

11 oz Patons Beehive Fingering 4 ply

Oddments of coloured wool for embroidery

No 10 needles (3.25 mm)

No. 11 needles (3.00 mm)

Cable needle

12 buttons



A tension of 7 stitches and 9 rows to 1 square inch.


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 May Flowers Cardigan

SKU: 50-CAR-LON-PAT-735-6
  • 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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