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Traditional Aran cardigan for a toddler

Pattern ID: Clipper 589
Wool brand: BCA or Birkfield Wool/Nylon, Ballerina All Wool, Clipper Red Label
Yarn quantity: 5 - 9 50g balls
Sizes: 20-28 inch chest [5 sizes]

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 3¾mm, and 4½mm
Tension (10cm): 18sts x 24 rows
(over stocking stitch)

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Delightful set of cardigans for a toddler in Aran.
Note that this pattern was also published as Argyll 881, and Loweth 649.
[I can't help thinking that the yarn quality "Clipper Red Label" sounds more like a brand of tea than yarn...]