This knitting pattern for this women's ribbed jumper was first featured in the 21 September 1940 issue of Woman's Weekly.
The original instructions say; Worked at a tension of 7 sts to the inch in width with No.9 pins, the measurements on the diagram are attained without stretching the ribs, but owing to the elasticity of a rib pattern, this jumper will comfortably expand to a bust measurement of 38 inches.
To fit up to bust size 91-97cm/ 36-38in
Actual measurements 86cm/ 34in
Length to back neck 45 cm/ 18 in
Sleeve seam All sizes 48cm/ 19in
- 7 ounces (199g) of Greenock Super Fingering 3 ply (Yarn information)
- A pair of each No.19 and No.12 Stratnoid knitting pins
- Set of four double No.12 pointed knitting pins
Skill Level: Advanced