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This 1940s Kate Jumper ⁄ Sweater is  a charming vintage jumper  with a lovely lace pattern to knit for spring and summer. Instructions for short and long sleeves are included.




Bust:  34 to 36 inches

Sleeve at seam:  short 4 1⁄2 inches, long 18 inches

Length from shoulder:  19 inches



Original Yarn  suggestion and needle size info:   
4 oz. Listers Lavenda 2 ply or 6 oz 3 ply for short sleeves

5 1⁄2 oz Listers Lavenda 2 ply or 8 oz 3 ply for long sleeves
No. 10 knitting needles (3.25 mm)

No. 12 knitting needles (2.75 mm)

2 small buttons



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


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 Kate 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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