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Step back in time with this charming 1940s Gerda Tyrolean Jumper knitting pattern. You can choose to create it with long or short sleeves, making it a versatile addition to your wardrobe. The crochet border around the neck and front adds a touch of elegance. To make it even more delightful, the front bodice and sleeves are adorned with vibrant posies. A perfect project for a touch of vintage flair and a dash of creativity!




Bust: to fit 35 to 36 inch bust size
Length from lower edge to top of shoulder:  18 inches
Length of sleeve from underarm:  18 inches


Original Yarn  suggestion and needle size info:   

14 oz 4 ply Fingering Wool for long sleeves

Embroidery Wool 4 Ply Thickness

No. 9 Needles (3.75 mm)

No. 12 Needles (2.75 mm)

No. 10 Crochet Hook (3.25 mm)




15 stitches to 2 inches and 9 rows to 1 inch over stocking stitch.


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 Gerda Tyrolean Cardigan

  • 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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