Vintage Knitted Bolero / Shrug Pattern - 1950s Ribbed Button-up Cuteness - PDF eBook

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This 1950s vintage knitting pattern is bound to please! The bolero shrug / shoulderette features front cardigan - style button closure for that unique ooh-la-la touch ;))


Instructions provided for size 12. Changes for size 14 and 16 are in parenthesis.

Size 12: bust 30", waist 25"-26", hips 33"
Size 14: bust 32", waist 26.5" -27", Hips 35"
Size 16: bust 34", waist 28"-29", Hips 37"


Original Yarn: Fleisher's Glow-Knit

GAUGE: 6 sts = 1 in; 9 rows = 1 in.


One pair of knitting needles size 4.
Crochet hook size 2.


Each pattern is hand-picked from my vast personal collection of exclusive and authentic vintage knitting, crochet, sewing, and other traditional needle arts & crafts patterns. This is where my passion for all things vintage and love of handcrafting collides with my inner hoarder... Resulting in a spectacular vintage pattern explosion!!

You will receive a professionally scanned and digitally restored PDF eBook copy of the pattern as an INSTANT DOWNLOAD, thus avoiding those pesky shipping costs.

All patterns are scanned and processed by yours truly - a meticulous professional Graphic Designer with over 15 years of experience, and a rockin' high-resolution scanner to boot ;)

Enjoy this vintage deliciousness!!


All pattern designs sold are in the public domain which means that unlike with patterns of today - YOU ARE FREE TO SELL FINISHED PRODUCTS & GARMENTS COMMERCIALLY - on Etsy and beyond (However, the PDF eBooks themselves, as produced by Nostalgia Rules, are protected by Copyright - please see shop policy for more details.)


Average review
beautiful pattern. I love it, thank you
Mar 29, 2014 by Helen Clark
Wonderful vintage pattern, good customer service, can't wait to see how the bolero turns out!
Apr 6, 2013 by A fellow maker
Jul 26, 2012 by A fellow maker
Super sweet and friendly seller and great pattern! Thank you so much. I would not hesitate to purchase from Babydee again and again. Wonderful transaction.
Jun 18, 2012 by A fellow maker
Jan 18, 2012 by A fellow maker

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