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This attractive 1940s Odette Jumper has a beautiful swan design knitted in two contrasting colours on the front yoke.  The main part of the jumper is knitted in stocking stitch with ribbed borders, and it fastens at the back of the neck. A Fair Isle chart is included with the instructions.




Bust:  to fit 34 to 36 inch bust


Original Yarn  suggestion and needle size info:   

8 oz 3 Ply Wool in Brown

1 oz 3 Ply Wool of each in Blue and White

No. 10 Needles (3.25 mm)

No. 11 Needles (3.00 mm)

No. 12 Needles (2.75 mm)

6 inch Zipp Fastener



8 stitches and 10 rows to 1 inch worked on No. 10 needles


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 Odette Jumper

SKU: 40-JUM-LON-BES-2034
  • 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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