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True elegance is simplicity in this 1920s Leila Jumper ⁄ Sweater.  The hip length blouson style jumper has a shawl collar, large dropped ribbed waist and is worn with turned up cuffs. Knit this cardigan in a shade that reflects your vintage style.




Bust:  width all around at underarm 38 inches

Length from shoulder:  23 1⁄2  inches

Length of sleeves:  17 inches with cuff turned up




Original yarn suggestion and needle size info:   

8 oz Patons Scotch Fingering 3 ply

No. 8 Needles (4 mm)

No. 10 Needles ( 3.25 mm)



Worked at a tension of 7 stitches to 1 inch over plain smooth fabric.


The original yarn may not be available due to the age of the pattern. Select the yarn type that is closest to the weight of the original yarn.


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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1920s Leila Jumper

  • You are buying a restored, recoloured and reformatted DIGITAL COPY of the original knitting pattern only. It is NOT the original pattern or finished product.  Your PDF will be available to download once payment is confirmed.

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