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Refine your wardrobe with this classic 1940s Peggy Houndstooth Jumper ⁄ Sweater. This fitted jumper is knitted with double ribbing at waist, sleeves and neckline. Style will be your strong suit when you knit this vintage jumper.




Bust:  to fit 31 to 35 inch bust



Original Yarn  suggestion and needle size info:   
4 oz Patons Fingering 3 ply in dark shade, 3 oz in light shade for short sleeves

5 oz Patons Fingering 3 ply in dark shade, 4 oz in light shade for long sleeves

No. 9 needles (3.75 mm)

No. 12 needles (2.75 mm)



Worked to a tension of 8 stitches to 1 inch over Fair Isle 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!


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1940s Peggy Houndstooth 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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