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Yellow pullover III

Pattern ID: Sirdar 1588
Wool brand: Supurl
Yarn quantity: 9-11 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: 36-45 inch chest

Wool weight: 4 ply? DK? QK?
Needle size: 3mm, and 3¾mm,
Tension (10cm): 28sts over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Yellow man's V-neck slipover with various patterning.
This is an early pattern with the ubiquitous centre crease, and knitted in Sirdar Supurl. I do not know this yarn and I am not able to guess the type from the quantities or needles, and there no other yarn options to help. My best guess is that it is 4ply or a light weight double knit.
I am amazed to find 4 of these patterns - all from the 1960s and modelled in yellow. I feel there must have been some driver for this - fashion icon of the day, James Bond, royalty, golfer, famous designer original etc but can find no reference to it and I do not remember it myself from personal experience.
I have listed the four next to each other here so you can have a laugh, and tell me if you know the answer.