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This attractive 1940s Music Fair Isle Jumper ⁄ Sweater by Bestway can be knitted in two ways:  the all over design shown on the cover, or a plain jumper with the Fair Isle used only as a yoke at the back and front.



Bust:  width all around at underarm 33 inches
Length from lower edge to top of shoulder:  21 1⁄2 inches
Length of sleeve from underarm:  18 inches


Original Yarn  suggestion and needle size info:   
7 oz. Super Scotch Fingering 3-ply wool in Stone

3  oz. Super Scotch Fingering 3-ply wool in Brown

No. 10 needles (3.25 mm)
No. 12 needles (2.75 mm)

2  Four Inch Zips



Over the Fair Isle pattern, 25 stitches to 3 inches and 8 rows to 1 inch.


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 Music Fair Isle Jumper

SKU: 40-JUM-LON-BES-1999
  • 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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