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Perfectly plain man’s cardigan or sweater.

Pattern ID: Sunbeam 229
Wool brand: Festival and Superwash DK
Yarn quantity: 23-26 overall (1 oz? balls)

Sizes: 38-44 inch chest

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 4mm, and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 30rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Perfectly plain man's sweater or cardigan; interesting combination of tweed and plain yarns - sweater has tweed body and plain welts, whereas cardigan has tweed body but plain sleeves.
Pattern is lightly creased but instructions are fully readable.