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Hilton Set - plain sixties skirt suits

Pattern ID: Lee Target 8865
Wool brand: Triple and Double Knitting Motoravia
Yarn quantity: Jumper: 8-11, and skirt: 5-6 (2oz balls in worsted/aran/triple). Striped top in DK: 5-6 (1oz balls) plus 3-4 and 2 of each of 2 contrasts.
Sizes: to fit 32-38 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Triple knit/Aran/Worsted and DK
Needle size: 6mm, 4mm, and 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 18sts x 22 rows in Triple Knitting yarn;
22sts x 32 rows in Double Knitting yarn.

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Sixties suits: jumper, skirt and belt in a worsted or aran weight yarn called triple knitting (between a DK and a bulkier yarn); and striped sleeveless top in double knitting.
"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.