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With a little time and patience, you can knit this stunning 1930s Sylvia Jumper. It has a crinkled arrow head pattern and raglan sleeves that changes to a firm rib towards the neckline.  The original colour suggestion was red, but this vintage knitting pattern would look great in any colour or with contrasting bobbles. Instructions are included to knit long sleeves.




Bust: to fit 34 to 36 inch bust



Original yarn suggestion and needle size info:   

6 oz 2 -Ply Fingering Wool for short sleeves

7 oz 2-Ply Fingering Wool for long sleeves

No. 10 Needles (3.25 mm)

No. 12 Needles (2.75 mm)



Worked at a tension to produce 10 stitches to 1 inch


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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1930s Sylvia Jumper

SKU: 30-JUM-SHO-STI-39-14
  • You are buying a restored, recoloured and reformatted DIGITAL COPY of the original knitting pattern only. This is a digital product and no physical product will be sent. It is NOT the original pattern or finished product. The pattern pages are watermarked and copyrighted. Your digital product will be available to download once payment is confirmed.

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