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Cover of 1960s Woman's Weekly featuring retro womens knitted jacket with Fair Isle pattern

Original Vintage 1965 Womens Fair Isle Cardigan Knitting Pattern

Totally wearable today, it's hard to believe that the knitting pattern for this Fair Isle ladies' cardigan can be traced back to the 2...
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Totally wearable today, it's hard to believe that the knitting pattern for this Fair Isle ladies' cardigan can be traced back to the 2 October 1965 issue of Woman's Weekly.

The original instructions say: The prize cardigan combines the cool appeal of white with much sought after Fair Isle yoke. Perfect complement to plain tweeds or ski trousers. Work at a tension of 6 stitches to one inch in width over the stocking stitch, using No. 9 needles, to obtain the measurements given.

Measurements:

Cardigan to fit bust size 86cm/ 34in:

All round at underarms 93cm/ 36½in

Length to back neck 53cm/ 21¼in

Sleeve seam 41cm/ 16¼in

Side seam 33cm/ 13in

Cardigan to fit bust size 91cm/ 36in:

All round at underarms 9cm/ 38½in

Length to back neck 55cm/ 21½

Sleeve seam 41cm/ 16¼in

Side seam 33cm/ 13in

Cardigan to fit bust size 97cm/ 38in:

All round at underarms 103cm/ 40½in

Length to back neck 55cm/ 21¾in

Sleeve seam 41cm/ 16¼in

Side seam 33cm/ 13in

Materials Needed:

For cardigan to fit bust size 86cm/ 34in: (Yarn information)

15 ounces (425g) of Wendy Ascot Double Knitting in white

Cardigan to fit bust size 91cm/ 36in:

16 ounces (454g) of Wendy Ascot Double Knitting in white

Cardigan to fit bust size 97cm/ 38in:

17 ounces (482g) of Wendy Ascot Double Knitting in white

For all cardigan sizes

1 ounce (28g) of the same wool in red
1 ounce (28g) of the same wool in blue
A pair of each No.10 and No.9 knitting needles
8 buttons
3 bobbins make the job easier

Skill Level: Advanced
Additional Info
Additional Info
Product Code WL128
Brand Woman's Weekly
Craft Knitting
Pattern Collection Vintage
Difficulty Advanced
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