Pattern only. This sale does not include any finished articles.
This pattern was published by Patons and Baldwins in Australia, I believe in the late 1940's, however there is no date on the pattern book The title of this book is - Patons Knitting Book, No. 173. Pattern is labelled 'Beth'
The size given in the pattern for the finished jumper is Length from top of shoulder- 10 inches Width all around at underarm - 19 inches Length of sleeve from under arm - 6 and a half inches ( or length desired) This compares to modern sizing for a 3 month old.
To finish this jumper you will need 4 small buttons. Wool required is Paton's baby wool. No ply is given. Tension is measured over plain smooth fabric and is 8 and a half stitches to 1 inch over width using No. 11 needles.
This file is in a PDF format with original pattern pages in 1 file. Please let me know if you have any problems downloading or reading the pattern.
VERY IMPORTANT In order for your work to be the same size as the original I strongly suggest that you check your tension as this is an old pattern and today's wool will knit up differently.
Needles required are 1 pair of size 11 My research has found that the current needle sizes are: Size 11- ( AUS 3.00 mm), ( UK 9), (USA between 2 and 3)
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My most frequently asked question relates to 'scratchy' wool. I use high quality wool. This is usually Shepherd merino baby wool. Definitely not a 'scratchy' wool.