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Classic crew-neck in fisherman’s rib II

Pattern ID: Lee Target 6446
Wool brand: Motoravia Triple Knitting
Yarn quantity: 13-17 (2oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 38 - 44 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Triple knit / Aran / Worsted
Needle size: 6½mm and 6mm
Tension (10cm): 16-17sts 6½mm

Price: SOLD

Description: Ribbed sweater in a worsted or aran weight called triple knitting (between a DK and a bulkier yarn).
"Triple knitting" appeared in all the main manufacturers product lines in the 1960s; although more or less a worsted weight it did not seem to become popular enough to gain the traction in the UK to replace double knitting as the standard yarn. However, this yarn weight ("worsted") seems to be more the standard in America.