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Seventies waistcoats on loom and with crochet

Pattern ID: Twilleys 5950
Wool brand: Twilleys Afghan
Yarn quantity: 4+3+3 or 7+5+4 (50g? balls) according to design
Sizes: 34/36 inch chest (one size)

Wool weight: I think 4ply
Needle size: Flower loom and 4mm hook,

Tension: 5 inch squares.

Price: SOLD

Description: Great 1970's waistcoat design in crochet plus a central flower made on a "flower loom". These little looms were sometimes given away with magazines, and I imagine would be easy to make if you knew what you were aiming at. However, you can still buy them new and second-hand from eBay.