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Knit this charming 1950s Strawberry Fair Isle Twin Set. The set features pretty Fair Isle garlands of strawberries that are worked in the jumper and cardigan. This stunning set will look so pretty knitted in a soft pastel colour and worn over your favourite skirt.





Bust:  to fit 34 to 39 inch bust size



Original Yarn suggestion and needle size info:

15 oz Sirdar Super Shetland 3-ply Wool for jumper for main colour

1 oz each in green and strawberry red

6 1⁄2 oz of main colour and 1⁄2 oz each of green and red for jumper

8 1⁄2 oz of main colour and 1⁄2 oz each of green and red for cardigan

No. 10 needles  (3.25 mm)

No. 11 needles (3.00 mm)

No. 12 needles (2.75 mm)

Medium size crochet hook

8 buttons for jumper

4 buttons for cardigan



About 17 stitches to 2 inches and 11 rows to 1 inch over the stocking stitch.


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 Strawberry Fair Isle Twin Set

  • 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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