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This is a genuine Fairisle pattern - no more than 2 colours are used in any row. A wonderful vintage pattern from the late 1940s to knit a man's V Neck Tank Top or Slipover.

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Yarn used is 3 ply (fingering) yarn in 5 colours - one background and 4 contrast colours.

Instructions are given in written words row by row, but the pattern also includes a chart. Not for beginners, but fine for anyone who has experience of knitting with more than one colour. Fits 39" chest.

No postal charges! You can download instantly by selecting 'You' at the top right of page, click on 'Purchases and Reviews' then you should see your pattern/s listed. To the right you can click 'Download' and you should have your pattern instantly.

I also supply conversion charts with yarn/needle/hook equivalents, and hints on working with vintage patterns, to help you make something new out of something old.
You can print out your pattern at home and you are free to make and sell any item from my vintage pattern collection. But please appreciate the time taken to digitally restore these patterns and do not copy or re-sell this newly created digital version.

You need to open the PDF file from your computer/ipad with Adobe Acrobat Reader (if you don't already have this it can be downloaded free from www.adobe.com).

1940s Men's Fairisle V Neck Vest VINTAGE KNITTING PATTERN, Preppy Hipster Slipover or Tank Top, Instant Pdf from GrannyTakesATrip 0056



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