KNITTING PATTERN INFORMATION
Embrace vintage vibes with this 1940s Rainbow Jumper knitting pattern! Knit it with long or short sleeves and add a touch of nostalgia to your wardrobe. The ribbed yoke, sleeves, and waistline create a charming silhouette. The jumper fastens at the shoulder with 2 small buttons.
KNITTING PATTERN INSTRUCTIONS
Bust: to fit 32 to 34 inch bust
Length from lower edge to top of shoulder: 18 1⁄2 inches
Length of sleeve from underarm: short 4 inches, long 18 inches
Original Yarn suggestion and needle size info:
7 oz. Lister's Lavenda 3 ply ( 3oz. for the welts, 1 oz. of each of 4 contrasting shades, the welt shade is used for the fifth stripe)
8 oz. Lister's Lavenda 3 ply ( 3oz. for the welts, 1 oz. of each for the 5 contrasting shades, the welt is used for the sixth stripe)
No. 8 needles (4.00 mm)
No. 12 needles (2.75 mm)
2 Small Buttons
TENSION AND YARN:
6 1⁄2 stitches and 8 1⁄2 rows to one inch in stocking stitch on No. 8 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.
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1940s Rainbow Jumper
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