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1950s Vogue Bathing Suit / Knitting Pattern

1950s Vogue Bathing Suit / Knitting Pattern

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This is a PDF file of a vintage pattern available to download and print at home on 8.5 x 11 paper. The file will be delivered electronically via a link sent automatically to the email used during the purchase transaction.

Pattern Description

Step back in time and jump into a retro-chic posse with this 1950s Vogue Bathing Suit. With a checkerboard print and classic scoop neckline, it's perfect for getting your splash on in style. And with an optional belt, you'll be able to kick your summer looks up a notch! Ready, set, dive into vintage fashion!

The bathing suit is included in the Vogue Knitting Book  (1952 Spring and Summer).  This PDF Download is a subset of Vogue's Knitting Book.


Pattern Includes

1. Cover Page

2. Comparative measurements - Pattern sizes Bust 30 to Bust 38.

3. Knitting Abbreviations & Terms

4. Crochet and Knitting Stitches

5. Basic Directions (includes how to adjust pattern to your size)

6. Knitting Needles Descriptions

7. Bathing Suit Instructions


Size Guide

12 14 16 18 20
Bust 30"  32" 34" 36" 38"
Waist 25" 26-1/2" 28" 30" 32"
Hip 33" 35" 37" 39" 41"


Directions are for size 12 (Bust 30), however, sizes 14 and 16 are included within top's instructions. IN ADDITION, included in Basic Directions in PDF are instructions to change size of garments to another regulation size shown above.

Materials Required

Beehive Scotch Fingering Yarn, 3 Ply. Patonized Shrink-and-Stretch Resist Finish, 1-oz. skeins, 4 main color, 4 contrasting color. No. 2 knitting needles, 12" zipper. 1-1/2 yds. 3/4" grosgrain ribbon. Hook and eye.



Sweater: 8 stitches = 1"; 10 rows = 1"



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