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Subversive Femme

Doris Day’s Jumper for you to knit! c. 1950s

Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff  (Doris Day) is one my favourite actors, inspiring my cat’s name – Calamity Jane. Besides being an amazing singer, animal right’s campaigner and appearing in 39 films, she’s also a gay icon beloved by many (including me).

And now, you can knit her jumper!

It’s a bit racey, with a plunging neckline accentuated with silver beads. To fit a 34-inch bust, its knit using a fingering weight crepe yarn on 2.75mm and 3mm needles.

I hope you enjoy it!

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    Andi B. Goode
    April 4, 2013 at 4:21 am

    I will probably never knit this but thank-you for sharing! Doris is one of my favourite actresses, too. 😀 I'm working on a top 5 movie list in honour of her birthday at my movie blog, actually!
    -Andi x

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    DaneMum
    April 4, 2013 at 9:48 am

    love this – Thanks!!!

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    YamYam
    April 7, 2013 at 1:39 pm

    very lovely-I´ll count it on my to-do-list(soooo- long-list) 😉 Ines

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    KnittingWallah
    April 7, 2013 at 2:46 pm

    I adore Doris and this jumper. I'll defo be knitting this one soon. Thanks so much for posting!

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    smartygirl
    April 8, 2013 at 3:34 pm

    love it!!

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