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This pretty 1940s Flora Jumper ⁄ Sweater has an attractive Fair Isle pattern accross the yoke and puffed sleeves. The original jumper was knitted in brown and natural shades but would look charming knitted with sharp contrasting colours. Knit this vintage jumper in a colour combination that suits your style.





Bust:  to fit 34 inch bust

Length from lower edge to top of shoulder:  18 ½  inches

Length of sleeve from underarm:  6  inches



Original Yarn suggestion and needle size info:

4 oz. Heritage 3-ply wool in brown

2 oz. Heritage 3-ply wool in natural

No. 10 Needles (3.25 mm)

No. 12 Needles (2.75 mm)

6 Small Buttons




Worked at a tension of 7 1⁄2 stitches and 9 1⁄2 rows to 1 inch with No. 10 Needles (3.25mm).


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 Flora Lady's 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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