1950s Big Bulky Sweaters- Knitting Pattern PDF- Size 28"-38" Bust
"Big Bulky Sweaters
This gives directions for Sizes Small (fits MODERN 28-30" bust) Medium (fits MODERN 32"-34" Bust) Large (fits MODERN 36-38" Bust). Not the same as modern sizing.
Lily Rug Yarn, Art 241-- 11 skeins No 95 Red for small size; 12 skeins for medium size; 13 skeins for large size. Plastic knitting needles No 10 1/2.
Gauge: Knitting 4 sts to 1 inch: 5 rows to 1 inch.
Striped Vested Blouse:
Lily Rug Yarn 241-- 4 skeins No 28. Delft Blue (Color A) and 6 skeins No 1 White (Color B) for small and medium sizes; one extra skein of each color for large size. Plastic knitting needles No 10 1/2.
Gauge: 7 sts to 2 inches; 5 rows to 1 inch.
I do not know how the yarn quantities and weight translate to modern standards. Please make swatches to test.
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