1950s free knitted pencil dress and bolero jacket pattern
free 1950s knitted dress and cardigan pattern from Va-Voom Vintage



With the heat of summer in full swing, knitting may sound a little crazy but this curve-hugging sleeveless dress is perfect for the office or a movie date in the dark, cold air conditioning with this sweet little bulky cardigan to keep the chill off your shoulders.

The jacket has a large collar, ribbed sleeve cuffs and 6 over-sized buttons.

This 1955 ensemble is in blocked bust size of 34-38 inches and the blocked jacket is 35-39 inches. If you need help resizing this pattern, check the vintage knitting resources at the bottom of this post.

I don't know if I'll ever get around to knitting an entire dress but that jacket in mint green would be perfect don't you think?


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vintage knitting resources:

resizing knitting patterns from By Gum By Golly
vintage knitting needle conversion chart from Vintage Stitch-o-Rama
discontinued yarn chart from Purple Kitty