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Sixties three-piece outfit

Pattern ID: Bellmans 1181
Wool brand: Bellmans 4 ply
Yarn quantity: Jumper: 12-14 (1 oz? balls); Skirt: 7-9; Jerkin 8-10
Sizes: to fit 34- 40 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 2¾mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 36 rows over st st

Price: SOLD

Description: Perfectly plain roll neck and matching skirt with a textured V-neck "jerkin". The pattern has a horizontal and a vertical crease and some previous owners marks which do not affect the instructions.