KNITTING PATTERN INFORMATION
This charming 1940s Tressa Jumper ⁄ Sweater with puffed sleeves and slim waistline, was originally knitted in black with a grey and white yoke top. When knitting this vintage jumper, it is very effective to use three shades of one colour.
KNITTING PATTERN INSTRUCTIONS
Bust: width all around at underarm nearly 35 inches, stretching up to a 37 inch bust size
Length from shoulder: 17 1⁄2 inches
Sleeve seam: 5 1⁄2 inches
Original yarn suggestion and needle size info:
4 oz of Super Fingering Wool 3 ply in black
1 oz each of Super Fingering Wool 3 ply in grey and white
No. 10 knitting needles (3.25 mm)
No. 12 knitting needles (2.75 mm)
4 mall buttons
Worked at a tension of 15 stitches to 2 inches and 10 rows to 1 inch over the stocking stitch (after pressing).
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.
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1940s Tressa Jumper
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