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Stay warm and stylish on cooler days with our smart 1950s Lumber Jacket Set knitting pattern. This versatile pattern not only includes instructions for the classic lumber jacket but also comes with patterns for a coordinating slipover, cap, and gloves. Recreate the fashion of the 1950s with this timeless ensemble, and be ready for any chilly weather. Start knitting your complete vintage look today!


Bust: to fit 34 to 36 inch bust



Original Yarn  suggestion and needle size info:  


18 oz DK Wool 

1 1⁄4 yards of 1 1⁄2 inch wide Petersham Ribbon

1⁄2 yard Muslin

No 6 Needles ( 5.00 mm)

2 Press Studs

5 Buttons



5 - 2oz. Skeins of Lyscord

No. 12 Needles (2.75 mm)

No. 14 Needles (2.00 mm)

Medium Sized Crochet Hook

4 Press Studs



4- 2 oz Skeins of Lysocord

No. 12 Needles (2.75 mm)

No. 13 Needles (2.25 mm)



JACKET - 5 stitches and 8 rows to 1 inch

SLIPOVER - 7 stitches to 1 inch and 29 rows to 3 inches over the pattern

CAP AND GLOVE SET - 7 stitches to 1 inch and 29 rows to 3 inches over the pattern 


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 Lumber Jacket Set

  • 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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