Subversive Femme

Curvy Month Pattern: Noreen yoked jumper, c.1940s

Today’s free vintage knitting pattern comes from Patons Knitting Book No.188, circa late 1940s.

I’m really drawn to this design – I love a contrasting yoke pattern, and rib is nearly always a flattering stitch for a larger person. The shoulder pads give the illusion of smaller hips (I think).

To fit a 36-38 inch bust, Noreen is knitted on fingering weight yarn, using 3.25mm needles.

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1 Comment

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    Jessica Cangiano
    July 9, 2014 at 1:58 am

    Such a classic, lovely sweater. I could see this looking all kinds of fab with high waisted trousers, especially the side button kind, not only as a partner for skirts.

    ♥ Jessica

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