L1218 Forties Zip Front Cardigan

Vintage 1940s zippered cardigan with sweetheart neckline, shoulder detail, and allover texture. The zip front is somewhat unusual for war era sweaters and much easier to knit up than buttonholes. Wear it on its own or over dresses and shirts.

Chest size: 32, 34, 36 inches
Yarn weight: baby, fingering
Gauge: 8 stitches and 10 rows to one square inch
Craft: knitting
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