Toddler Cardigan Sweater Knitting Pattern Botany Brand Yarns

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Toddler Cardigan Knitting Pattern 2

Today’s freebie vintage pattern is a toddler cardigan or sweater in sizes 1 and 2. This knitting pattern is from a 1948 Botany Brand Yarns booklet. It uses Botany Gilgora yarn. In the chart I’ve added below it describes this yarn as:

In authentic Bermuda shades — Kid Mohair combined with softest quality wool for simulated cashmere texture effects.

Sounds like it would make a nice sweater.

Botany Brand Yarn Chart

This chart will help in deciding on a good substitute since this yarn is no longer made.

Botany Brand No-Dye Lot Yarns Chart

How to Change Garment Size

On the page with this knitting pattern is instructions on how to change the size of a garment to another size. Since this is great information, I’ve scanned it separately here.

To Change Size of Garments to Another Size

Download Instructions: Right-Click on the image and select either “save link as” or “save image as” depending on what browser you are using or simply click on it, it will open in a new window and save it from there.

Measurements Guide

Another great addition in this booklet, I just couldn’t leave out, is a guide for Where to Take Measurements. This will be helpful in determining the correct size you’ll need for a knitting or crochet pattern.

Where to Take Measurements Knitting Garment

Follow the same download instructions stated above.

Knitting Information

One more helpful chart before the knitting pattern. This is a Knitting Information chart. Not only does it have abbreviations and terms, but sweater measurements for garments in the booklet.

Even though the measurements are specific to this book, I believe it might give a glimpse into sizes used in the 1940’s.

Knitting Instructions and Measurements

 

Toddler Cardigan Knitting Pattern

 

Toddler Cardigan Knitting Pattern Instructions

Download Instructions: Right-Click the link and select either “save target as” or “save link as” depending on what browser you are using or simply click on it and save or print.

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