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This 1940s Eileen Jumper ⁄ Sweater with puffed sleeves and a straight neckline is knit in a very attractive stitch. With its flattering silhouette, this darling jumper is perfect to wear with skirts or trousers. It would look lovely knitted in your favourite shade.




Bust:  width all around at underarm 36 inches 

Length from shoulder:  19 1⁄2 inches

Sleeve seam:  6 inches



Original yarn  suggestion and needle size info:   

6 oz of Patons Beehive Fingering wool 3 ply, green

1 oz of Patons Beehive Fingering wool 3 ply, rust
No. 9 knitting needles (3.75 mm)

No. 11 knitting needles (3.00 mm)

4 buttons



Worked to a tension of 7 1⁄2 stitches to the inch in width.


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 Eileen Jumper

SKU: 40-JUM-SHO-PAT- 820
  • 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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