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With the warmth of wool and the daintiness of lace and elbow sleeves, this 1940s Althea Jumper ⁄ Sweater is the ideal all occasion blouse to knit. 




Bust:  width all around at underarm 36 inches

Sleeve at seam:  11 1⁄2 inches

Length from shoulder:  20 inches



Original Yarn  suggestion and needle size info:   
7 oz. La Laine Super Fingering 3 ply

No. 10 knitting needles (3.25 mm)

No. 12 knitting needles (2.75 mm)

4 inch Lightning zipp fastener



Worked to a tension of 7 1⁄2 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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1940s Althea Jumper

SKU: 40-JUM-SHO-BAI-2204
  • 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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