FREE PATTERN: Vintage 1940s Swim Suit Knitting Pattern


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This one piece knitted swim suit pattern comes to you from the late 1940s. Feminine and figure flattering -- and perfect in modern yarns (skip wool to prevent "saggy bottoms") -- this swim suit is perfect beach wear for all of our retro gals. If your figure wouldn't be flattered in this swim suit -- knit it and add a loose coverup that allows parts of the suit to show so you still achieve the vintage look.

The instructions are for a bust size of 32-34 inches. We provide RESIZING instructions 
HERE if you need to create a bigger bust or garment size. To increase the length of the garment, add rows.

The materials call for Nos. 12 and 11 needles -- note this is UK sizing. For the USA conversion, use 2.75mm and 3mm, respectively.

Keep in mind that vintage patterns many times reference yarn/thread brands no longer available, but do reference yarn/thread types and/or weight. Choose your yarn/thread from current manufacturers and be sure to check your gauge for the pattern if called for.

Materials and instructions are in a PDF download below -- just click to get the pattern. Please feel free to email us or post your finished photos -- and remember to
"add a little vintage to your day!"

This pattern is free to our customers until July 6, 2011! After this time, you can purchase it from our web site, just click the link below.



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Bramcost Publications

 
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