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Summery linen suit and beret

Pattern ID: Jaeger 3959
Wool brand: Sunlin-spun
Yarn quantity: Sweater with collar: 19-21 (1oz balls); Short-sleeve sweater: 13-15; Skirt: 14-16; Beret: 3.
Sizes: to fit 34-40 inch chest [4 sizes]; 36-42 inch hips

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3mm and 5mm.
2¾mm and 3¾mm for beret.

Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 28 rows over pattern

Price: SOLD

Description: Jaunty sixties outfit from Jaeger, includes a choice of tops, skirt and beret.
Sunlin-spun yarn was 50% linen with a light tweedy slub texture approximating a double knitting with 45 metres per 1 oz ball. The stitch used involves slipping stitches with yarn to the front of the work and is executed on 5mm needles making the tension appear more like an Aran.