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This 1940s Allie Fair Isle Jumper ⁄ Sweater was originally knitted in shades of brown (nutmeg), fawn, coffee, yellow and beige. 



Bust:  width all around at underarm 32 inches, stretching to 34 inches
Length from lower edge to top of shoulder:  18 inches
Length of sleeve from underarm:  18 inches


Original Yarn  suggestion and needle size info:   
6 oz. Sirdar Super Shetland Wool 3 ply in brown (nutmeg)

2 oz. Sirdar Super Shetland Wool 3 ply in fawn

1 oz each Sirdar Super Shetland Wool 3 ply in coffee, yellow and beige

No. 9 needles (3.75 mm)
No. 12 needles (2.75 mm)

Medium sized Crochet Hook

6 Small Buttons



Over the Fair Isle pattern, 15 stitches to 2 inches in width and 9 rows to 1 inch in depth.


The original yarn may not be available due to the age of the pattern.  Select yarn 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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1940s Allie Fair Isle Jumper

SKU: 40-JUM-LON-BES-1419
  • 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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