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1940s Nostalgia I: eyelet lace yoke

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5974
Wool brand: Majestic, Country Style, Wash'n'Wear Crepe, Sugar'n'Spice, Color Mate, Superwash
Yarn quantity: 4-8 (50g balls)
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest [4 sizes]

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10cm): 24sts

Price: SOLD

Description: Mostly plain sweater with an eyelet patterned yoke; the yoke is knitted in the round on 4 needles. The 1980s saw what I believe to be the first manifestation of an interest in retro styles; this was styles of the 1940s - with narrow skirts and square shoulders (somewhat ahead of the huge padded shoulders that became the 1980s trademark). This pattern is one of Sirdar's "Nostalgia" series.
The pattern is in new condition.