Bias-knit Sweater by Woman's Day

Bias-knit Sweater

January 1950
Hiawatha Heather Sock & Sweater
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
15 stitches = 2 inches
in Stocking stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 1 - 2.25 mm
12-16 (1950s sizes: 30"-34"?)
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Pattern states that 7-8oz of specified 4-ply yarn is needed.
27” circular needle recommended for knitting main body of sweater.

Fitting: if knitted to specified gauge, each diagonal ‘stripe’ between ridges should be 2” wide across the bottom of the sweater. Adjust number of stripes accordingly to fit required bust/hip size.