Monday, September 21, 2015

Free Knitting Pattern: Smart Striped Jumper from Stitchcraft July-Aug 1948

A By-Request pattern for Sandflies on Ravelry (yep, I do take requests!) who was after this particular pattern from StitchCraft Magazine, July-August 1948.

This cute little cardigan has some great matched stripes going on - I love the way they wrap around the chest and across the upper arms.

The colour combination is pretty fantastic too!

stitchcraft magazine free knitting pattern 1940s 1950s





























A cute collar matches well with the multitude of buttons down the front - something was very flashy after the war-standards of minimal buttons a few years ago.

To fit: 32-34 inch bust
Yarn: fingering
Needles: 2.75mm and 3.25mm






4 comments:

Sandra said...

Thank you so much. I hope to do this proud, am currently looking at yarns

Greatly appreciated

Caramella said...

What a gorgeous jumper!

Jessica Cangiano said...

Really fun, classic sweater! Sometimes I'll see a vintage garment and I can picture my 84 year old maternal grandma having worn it back in the day (she's always had a causal, somewhat menswear inspired, classic look) and this sweater is definitely one of those pieces.

♥ Jessica

Claire Gittins said...

Oooo, I like this one Bex! Gorgeous stripes and colours. I'll definitely be printing this one to add to my 'to do' pile. Thank you for sharing.

 
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