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Step back in time with this charming 1940s Maggie Fair Isle Jumper and Socks knitting pattern!  Whether you're strolling around town or cozying up by the fire, this vintage set is the perfect addition to your wardrobe. The pattern includes instructions for three different sizes and a handy Fair Isle panel chart to make your knitting journey a breeze. Create a timeless look with a touch of nostalgia!


Bust: width all around at underarm 30[32,34]


Original Yarn  suggestion and needle size info:   

3 oz. 3-Ply Fingering in Ground Shade

1 oz. 3-Ply Fingering of each in Killarney Green, Tartan Green , Sunglint Dlephinium Blue, Orchid, Royal, London Pride and Navy

No. 10 Needles (3.25 mm)

No. 12 Needles (2.75 mm)

Stitch Holder

6 Buttons



8 stitches and 8 rows to one square inch on No. 10 needles measured over Fair Isle pattern


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 Maggie Fair Isle Jumper And Socks

  • 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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