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This 1940s Willow Pattern Fair Isle Jumper ⁄ Sweater  is inspired by Chinese Willow pattern. This charming jumper looks its best knitted in blue and white. The jumper design has a becoming straight neckline and buttons on the shoulders.



Bust:  width all around at underarm 34 inches
Length from lower edge to top of shoulder:  18 1⁄2 inches
Length of sleeve from underarm:  5 inches


Original Yarn  suggestion and needle size info:   
5 oz. Sirdar Super Shetland Wool 3 ply in white

3 oz. Sirdar Super Shetland Wool 3 ply in blue

No. 9 needles (3.75 mm)
No. 12 needles (2.75 mm)

Medium sized Crochet Hook

6 Small Buttons



 7 stitches and 11 rows to one inch 


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 Willow Pattern Jumper

SKU: 40-JUM-SHO-BES-1633
  • 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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