Monday, January 18, 2016

Free Knitting Pattern: Shirtwaist Dress from Vogue's 23rd Knitting Book (1940s)

I love knitted dresses so much - can you imagine the amount of time is must have taken to knit one? It takes me at least three months to make a jumper, I think a dress would be beyond my patience.

free vintage knitting pattern vogue 1940s red dress

This lovely burgundy shirtwaist dress comes from Vogue's 23rd Knitting Book - probably early-mid 1940s. It looks ever so stylish with the match hat and belt too!

The pattern is to fit a 34" bust and26" waist.
Requires fingering weight yarn on 3.25mm and 2.75mm needles.


 
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