The original cardigan in the 36-inch size took 9 oz. of W.B. Melody Knitting Wool 3-ply, and the 39-inch bust size took 10 oz., of the same make and ply of wool. Two pairs of knitting needles (vintage) Nos. 10 and 12, and 10 buttons.
From shoulder to lower edge, 20 (20.5)ins.
The bust measurement is 36 (38) ins.
The sleeve seams are 18 ins. or length required.
Using No. 10 needles about 8 sts and 10 rows to an inch.
Please Note Needle sizes stated are based on 1940’s standards, not modern needle sizes.