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Rediscover the timeless elegance of our 1940s Zig Zag Jumper knitting pattern. Transport yourself to the glamour of the past as you envision this lovely jumper in your favorite shades, perfectly complementing your unique vintage style. Embrace the artistry of decades past and create a piece that speaks to your individuality. Create this jumper and embark on a knitting journey filled with classic charm and sophistication!


Bust: 34 inches all around underarms but will fit up to 36 inch bust size


Original Yarn  suggestion and needle size info:   

4 oz 3 Ply Wool in Brown

3 oz 3 Ply Wool in Gold

No. 12 Needles (2.75 mm)

No. 9 Needles (3.75 mm)

Medium Sized Crochet Hook

3 Very Tiny Buttons



15 stitches to 2 inches in width  and 17 rows to 2 inches in depth, measured over the pattern after pressing


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 Zig Zag 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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