Subversive Femme

Love at first sight, free vintage knitting pattern c. 1940s

Winter’s nearly here in Australia, so it’s time to start looking for toasty jumpers and sweaters! I loved the adorable neck and waist ribbon on this jumper and wanted to share the pattern with you.

The stretchy rib and cables mean that it will fit a variety of sizes, and the sleeves have a nice puffed forties look which is really flattering.

I hope you like it too!

To fit 32-36 inch bust (stretchy)
Yarn: fingering weight
Needles: 3.25mm and 2.75mm

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    Jessica Cangiano
    May 2, 2015 at 4:53 pm

    This is so charming! I adore that there's laced ribbon not just at the neck, but along the bottom of the sweater as well. Fabulous pattern; thank you so much for sharing it with us.

    ♥ Jessica

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    christina snellgrove
    May 5, 2015 at 10:37 am

    What pretty ribbon details! So fun and feminine.

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    May 14, 2015 at 3:24 am

    I do love a rib jumper – so stretchy and forgiving! This is such a cute one.

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    Dolores Ahern
    May 30, 2018 at 12:59 am

    I wonder if you could tell me how to print all the pages for this pattern.

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      August 12, 2018 at 10:54 am

      Hi hon, you need to right click on the image, and select ‘open in a new tab’ – this will give you full size x

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