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Cover of 1940s Woman's Weekly featuring retro children's long-sleeve cardigan knitting pattern

Original Vintage 1940 Girls Cardigan Knitting Pattern

This knitting pattern - first printed in the 2 March 1940 issue of Woman's Weekly - can be used to make delightful cardigans for girls...
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This knitting pattern - first printed in the 2 March 1940 issue of Woman's Weekly - can be used to make delightful cardigans for girls aged one to ten. The ribbed borders are worked afterwards, so that the buttonholes can be reversed if the cardigan is for a little boy.

The original instructions say; Worked at a tension of 8½ sts to the inch in width on No.8 pins, the measurements on the diagram are attained after light pressing.

Measurements:

Cardigan to fit one - two year old:

Actual measurements 56cm/ 22in

Length to back neck 24cm/ 9½in

Sleeve seam All sizes 23cm/ 9in

Cardigan to fit two - four year old:

Actual measurements 61cm/ 24in

Length to back neck 25cm/ 10in

Sleeve seam All sizes 28cm/ 11in

Cardigan to fit four - six year old:

Actual measurements 66cm/ 26in

Length to back neck 29cm/ 11½in

Sleeve seam All sizes 33cm/ 13in

Cardigan to fit six - eight year old:

Actual measurements 71cm/ 28in

Length to back neck 33cm/ 13in

Sleeve seam All sizes 38cm/ 15in

Cardigan to fit eight - ten year old:

Actual measurements 76cm/ 30in

Length to back neck 36cm/ 14in

Sleeve seam All sizes 43cm/ 17in 

Materials Needed:

For all cardigans:

A pair of each No.8 and No.11 Stratnoid knitting pins (Yarn information)

Paton's Super, or Beehive, Scotch Fingering 3 ply in the following quantities:

Cardigan to fit one - two year old 2½ ounces (71g)

Cardigan to fit two - four year old 3 ounces (85g)

Cardigan to fit four - six year old 4 ounces (113g)

Cardigan to fit six - eight year old 5 ounces (142g)

Cardigan to fit eight - ten year old 5½ ounces (156g)

Pearl buttons as follows:

Cardigan to fit one - two year old 7 buttons

Cardigan to fit two - four year old 8 buttons

Cardigan to fit four - six year old 8 buttons

Cardigan to fit six - eight year old 9 buttons

Cardigan to fit eight - ten year old 10 buttons

Skill Level: Advanced
Additional Info
Additional Info
Product Code WC051
Brand Woman's Weekly
Craft Knitting
Pattern Collection Vintage
Difficulty Advanced
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