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This 1940s Rosie Jumper ⁄ Sweater can be knitted with short or long sleeves. This broad shouldered and slim waisted jumper will look stunning in any colour and is suitable to wear any time, day or night.





Bust:  to fit 34 to 35 inch bust

Length from lower edge to top of shoulder:  18 ½  inches

Length of sleeve from underarm:  short 6 1⁄2 inches, long 18 1⁄2 inches



Original Yarn suggestion and needle size info:

6 oz. Marriner's  3-ply wool for short sleeves

8 oz. Marriner's 3-ply wool for long sleeves

No. 10 Needles (3.25 mm)

No. 12 Needles (2.75 mm)

4 Buttons




Worked at a tension of 7 1⁄2 stitches and 9 1⁄2 rows to 1 inch with No. 10 Needles (3.25mm).


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 Rosie 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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