The Tabard: This knitting pattern contains directions to make the Tabard pictured. The tabard can be such a decorative piece to wear over other tops. This particular design, worked in seed stitch, is two toned with color bands around edges and the v-neckline and side looped panels. The official description: "A popular style to knit for your wardrobe! It's attractive when made in a main color with contrasting border trim as shown. Make a second in just one color for that change-of-pace looks!" This knit pattern is written for sizes small (10-12), medium (14-16) and large (18-20).
This is a Mail Order pattern purchased through newspapers and catalogs. The pattern was marketed as Anne Cabot 2649. The newspaper description: "Warm tabbard for skirts and pants made from 4-ply knitting worsted size small, medium and large".
- "RED HEART" 4-Ply KNITTING WORSTED: 13 (14, 16) Ozs. in Beige (MC), or color desired; 3,( 3, 4) Ozs. in Red (CC), cr color desired.
- Straight Knitting Needles #8
- Circular Knitting Needle #8
- 2 Buttons
GAUGE: 5 sts = 1 inch; 7 rows = 1 inch.