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Reindeer Jacket

Knitting
January 1951
Bulky / 12 ply (7 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches in stockinette
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
1120 - 1440 yards (1024 - 1317 m)
32"-44", see notes
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“Our first graph style sweater pattern, designed in 1951.”

Measurements:
Finished Bust or Chest Measurement: 34 1/2(37, 39 1/2, 41, 42 1/2, 45, 46 1/2)” 87.5(94, 100, 104, 108, 114, 118) cm

Length from Back Neck: 22 3/4 (23, 25, 25, 25, 25 3/4, 25 3/4)” or 57.5 (58.5, 63.5, 63.5, 63.5, 65.5, 65.5) cm)

Sleeve Seam: 17(17, 17 3/4, 17 3/4, 17 3/4, 17 3/4, 17 3/4)” 43(43, 45, 45, 45, 45, 45) cm


Original pattern called for US 6 & US 9 needles
“1 pr. No. 9, 1 pr. No. 6.)”

Yarn Requirements of Mary Maxim Homespun:
Sizes 38 and 40: 10 skeins background color
Sizes 42 and 44: 11 skeins background color
All sizes: 2 skeins colour X (hem band, reindeer, tree band)
All sizes: 1 skein colour o (reindeer band, tree)

Original pattern included:
optional adjustments for buttonband or zipper
body and sleeve shaping for both raglan and set-in sleeves
instructions for “How to Work Designs (Fair Isle Knitting)” technique on both knit and purl sides.

Appears to be same design as Mary Maxim PDL1816 which is worked in worsted or DK weight. This pattern is worked in bulky.