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Embrace the elegance of the 1890s with these stunning Victorian cycling jumper knitting patterns! Two styles to choose from: Jumper 1 features leg-of-mutton sleeves and Jumper 2 showcases the elbow bishop sleeve style. Both designs come with turned-back cuffs and a fitted waist, fastened with 16 buttons at the shoulder and neck. Get ready to knit your own piece of Victorian fashion history!


Bust:  34 inches


To make the jumpers⁄sweaters larger or smaller than the ones described in the pattern, add or decrease 8 stitches for every inch increase or decrease, beyond or under the bust measurement given



Original yarn suggestion and needle size info:   

14 oz worsted wool in White

No. 12 Steel Knitting Needles

Fine Ivory Knitting Needles

16 Buttons



8 stitches to the inch


When reworking the pattern it is best to knit a tension swatch with your chosen yarn. To get the correct measurements, your tension must be the same as stated in the pattern. 


Happy Knitting!


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1890s Victorian Cycling Jumper

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