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Man's cabled slipover IV

Pattern ID: Sirdar 1402
Wool brand: Sirdar "Crochet Wool"
Yarn quantity: 8 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 38 inch chest [1 size]

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 3mm, and 3¾mm,
Tension (10cm): 28sts over stocking stitch

Price: SOLD

Description: Another delightful early example of Roger Moore's modelling career - and the design is also a delight being based on the Flamborough Fisherman's Jersey. However, sadly, the instructions are given for only one moderate man's size. An experienced knitter could possibly increase the size by using a 5ply or DK yarn but, having calculated the chest size, you'd have to check the proportions as you knit the armholes. Because it's a sleeveless sweater, alterations on the fly may not pose so great a risk.
The pattern is in a delicate condition with some tears and marks from a previous user. The instructions are in tact but I will also supply a clean copy of them along with the original pattern.