Vintage Knitting Pattern - Women's Button up Collared Sweter - 1960's original "Delightfully French" Retro Mod Sweater with ribbed design

$2.50 100 in stock
  • Location: United States
  • Category: Knitting & Crochet
  • Consumer type: Woman


Whether or not you like the vintage look, this sweater has got to catch

your eye! It has a great modern appeal, but t also has a hip mid-century look. It's hard to find these things in the thrift shop, so just make one... you get the style you want, and you get to pick the color and size.

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 Spinnerin, Volume 167, published in 1964. 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 Women's size Small (32-34), Medium (36-38) and Large (40-42). There is no size chart in this issue, but the pattern specifies these measurement for the sizes:
Body at Bustline - 33(37-41)
Sweater at Bustline - 35(39-43)
Sleeve Width - 12 1/2(13-13 1/2)

Original yarn used was:
IF worked holding 3 colors together -
Spinnerin Alpine, 50 gram balls - 10(11-12)
Spinnerin Orlon Sayelle Express or Fiesta, 2 oz skeins - 10(11-12)
Spinnerin Marvel Twist or Nylaine Germantown Knitting Worsted, 4 oz skeins - 4(4-5)
Spinnerin Frostlon Petite, 1 oz balls - 5(6-7) balls
You can google vintage yarn and get all the specifications you need to shop around for modern equivalents.
Gauge: 5 sts x 7 rows = 1"
Needles: Size 5 and 8 29" circular knitting needles
Cable needle or double pointed needle
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