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True style never dies with these lovely knitted 1950s Evening Jumpers ⁄ Sweaters. The jumpers are worked in charming lace patterns.  Knit these classic 50s jumpers to wear for a night out around town. 




Bust:  width all around at underarm 34 to 36 inches

Length from shoulder:  21 inches

Sleeve seam:  5 inches



Original Yarn  suggestion and needle size info:   
5 oz Patons Beehive fingering 2 ply ( black or white jumper)

Oddments for contrasting stripes (black jumper)

No 11 needles (3.00 mm)

No. 13 needles (2.25 mm)

No. 14 needles (2.00 mm)

6 buttons



Worked to a tension of 8 1⁄2 stitches and 10 1⁄2 rows to 1 square inch on No 11 needles, measured over rib.


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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1950s Evening Jumpers

  • 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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