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This smart 1940s Fiona Fair Isle Jerkin was originally knitted in shades of green and brown, but would look great knitted in contrasting shades that express your vintage style.



Bust:  33 to 35 inches
Length from shoulder:  19 1⁄2 inches


Original Yarn and needle size info: 
4 oz 3 ply wool in brown

3 oz 3 ply wool in green 

No. 9 Knitting Needles (3.75 mm)

No. 12 Knitting Needles (2.75 mm)

No. 14 Crochet Hook  (2.00 mm)

4 Small Buttons


8 1⁄2 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!


The Workbasket Vintage Patterns xx

1940s Fiona Fair Isle Jerkin

SKU: 40-JER-PEN-M1359
  • 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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