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This 1940s Captivating And Colourful Jumper is fun to knit, with its rainbow coloured stripes.  The original jumper was knitted in navy blue for the main colour, with stripes in maroon, royal blue, red, deep pink, pale blue and pale pink.




Bust: width all around at underarm 36 inches


Original Yarn  suggestion and needle size info:   

4 oz 3 Ply Wool for the main colour

1⁄2 oz 3 Ply Wool of each in maroon, royal blue, red, deep pink, pale blue, pale pink

No. 9 Needles (3.75 mm)

No. 11 Needles (3.00 mm)

No. 13 Crochet Hook



7 ½   stitches to 1 inch 


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 Captivating And Colourful Jumper

SKU: 40-JUM-SHO-BES-1323
  • 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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