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A fabulous new late 40s, early 1950s inspired cardigan - perfect for autumn - which nips in at the waist to create that sultry hourglass silhouette.
Based on knitwear patterns from the late 40s, early 50s, this cardigan has all the mid century hallmarks; a deep v neckline with shawl collar, long sleeves, six natural shell buttons and high rib to create a natural waisted fit with a blouson effect over bust. (Modern length cardigans just don't work with vintage styles)
Can be worn buttoned up or loose but designed to be close fitting on waist and generous on the bust to further enhance an hourglass silhouette.
- v neckline
- deep ribbing at waistline and under bust
- natural shell buttons
- wrist length sleeves
Fabric: 50% wool 50% acrylic
Length from centre back to waist: -
Washing instructions: 30 degrees - wash as wool
*please note that colours do vary on monitors so we may not be able to accurately represent a colour -although we try our very best
There is natural stretch in the knit but we recommend you follow bust measurements - if you have a larger bust, the cardigan will accommodate but will seem shorter.
We have created the below guide to advise:-
XSmall: UK Size 6 - 8 (bust size up to 34")
Small: UK Size 10 - 12 (bust size up to 36.5")
Medium: 12 - 14 (bust size up to 39")
Large: 14 - 16 (bust size up to 42")
XLarge: 18 upwards (bust size up to 44"+)
Garment measurements (when flat & unstretched):-
(back neck to hem)
NB* Please note that the above measurements are approximate and some variation between garments may occur as a result of the garment's knitted nature.
Love this! I also purchased in the French Blue. The best vintage styled cardigan I have ever found. 50% wool is a nice touch - very cosy. I am hoping that HOF will bring it out in other colours as I would purchase those immediately.
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