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Versatile wide-rib separates

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5579
Wool brand: Courtelle Random, Double Crepe, Wash 'n' Wear, Tricel Nylon, Personality
Yarn quantity: 5-8 (50g balls) with an extra ball for longer length version
Sizes: to fit 32-38 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¾mm and 2¾mm
Tension (10cm): 24sts

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: V-neck tops either sleeveless or with short sleeves, in two different lengths (they differ by about 2 inches). [A short sleeved jumper over a long sleeved blouse was very much a "thing" in the early seventies].