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Frilly Sleeves

A one-off knitted sample from A Stitch in Time Volume 1 knitted in 100% Mulberry silk in a glowing olive green. This dramatic sweater sits high on the waist and has incredible sleeves created with dropped stitches set against a contrasting honeycomb like stitch pattern worked on the body and the upper sleeves. A single rib welt sits on the waist and a striking keyhole opening at centre front neck is fastened with a single vintage button below a moss (seed) stitch collar. The garment is finished at the back neck with 5 beautiful vintage buttons. A typically glamorous sweater from between 1935-1937.

The sample was knitted in the first size to fit 32 inch (81 cm) chest and has a finished chest dimension of 35 inches (88.5 cm) and a length to underarm of 14 inches (35.5 cm).

Important: All items are sold as seen, and are non-refundable. Each item has been used for photographic and display purposes only.

 

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