Vintage Knitting Pattern - Girl's Bathing Suit with matching Cardigan - 1950's original Sun Suit and Warming Jacket

$3.00 100 in stock
  • Location: United States
  • Category: Knitting & Crochet


What a cute little set this is! It's a little girls "sun" suit - which

is like a bathing suit - and a matching cardigan or "warming jacket." This is a really sweet vintage look, but is still totally great for today's little sun bather. :)

This listing is for the knitting pattern only. It is a .pdf file that is available for immediate download after purchase.
This pattern is originally from New Lux, 1952 Edition. This is no longer in circulation, so in order to make it available for more vintage loving knitters, I am transcribing the instructions exactly as written in the original pattern book and offering them here.

Directions are for VINTAGE Child size 1 year and 2 year. Sizing is according to this chart from the original pattern book:
Year - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4
Chest - 20 1/2" - 21" - 22" - 23"
Waist - 19 1/2" - 20" - 20 1/2" - 21"
Original yarn used was:
3-ply Fingering Yarn
You can google vintage yarn and get the specifications you need to shop around for modern equivalents.
Gauge: 8 sts x 10 rows = 1"
Needles: Size 1 and 2 knitting needles
medium crochet hook
Tape and Buttons for suspenders (Cardigan)

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