The jumper that I have just finished has to be one of my all time favourites! It was knitted from this pattern, an early wartime Stitchcraft magazine, from March 1941 to be precise, this was the cover jumper, a fantastic part cable design with the neatest little button and buckle detail.
It was knitted in Adriafil Azzurra, a beautiful 4 ply which is 70% wool, 30% acrylic. This wool knits up just like an original 1940's wool, and the colour range they offer is comprehensive. I love this wool so much, that I may have already stockpilled some of their scrumptious autumnal shades!!!
|I used the Avio blue, the Bordeaux is what I'll be working with next.|
I love how this one turned out. Although it has a couple of rows of cable per pattern repeat, it knitted up really rather quickly, and took just a little over 2 weeks to complete.
This was a commission piece, and I have one more jumper to knit to go with it before it heads overseas :o)
If you fancy giving this one a go yourself, then the pattern is now available as a PDF in my new Etsy shop, 1940's Patterns, which you can find here.