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Indulge in the nostalgia of a bygone era and make a statement with this 1940s Cherry Ripe Fair Isle Jumper knitting pattern. This vintage classic is knitted in stocking stitch, with ribbed borders, adorned with vibrant red cherries and lush green leaves on a natural background. You’ll find the pattern simple to follow and rewarding with the help of detailed Fair Isle Charts and pattern drawings. This vintage piece will not only keep you warm but also make you stand out with its unique charm.




Bust:  width all around at underarm is 33 1⁄2 inches but wil fit up to 35 inch bust


Original Yarn  suggestion and needle size info:   

6 oz 3 Ply Wool in Main Shade

2 oz 3 Ply Wool of each in Red and Green

No. 10 Needles (3.25 mm)

No. 12 Needles (2.75 mm)

Medium size Crochet Hook



10 stitches and 10 rows to 1 inch measured over the patterned sections


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 Cherry Ripe 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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