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The sharp contrast between the colours of this 1940s Marlene Ruched Jumper ⁄ Sweater is what we love.  Style will be your strong suit when you knit this stunning vintage jumper.




Bust:  34 to 36 inches



Original Yarn  suggestion and needle size info:   
5 oz Patons Fingering 3 ply for the main colour

2 oz of the first contrast, blue

1 oz each of the two other contrasting shades, rust and green

No. 9 needles (3.75 mm)

No. 11 needles (3.00 mm)

Medium size crochet hook

2 press studs



Worked to a tension of 8 stitches to 1 inch unpressed, over moss pattern.


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!


The Workbasket Vintage Patterns xx

1940s Marlene Ruched Jumper

SKU: 40-JUM-SHO-021946
  • 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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