Dorothy Jumper by Jane Ellison
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Dorothy Jumper

Knitting
April 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
980 - 1470 yards (896 - 1344 m)
to fit chest (suggested) 81.5cm/32" through to 127cm/50"
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For this pattern I used:

Yarn & Amounts:
4 (5, 5, 6, 6) 100g hanks of WYS Bluefaced Leicester DK (100% Bluefaced Leicester wool, 225m/246yds per 100g).
I used shade 03 Natural Brown.

Metres/Yardage:
900 (1125, 1125, 1350, 1350)m/
984 (1230, 1230, 1476, 1476)yds.

Needles: 3.75mm and 4mm.

Tension:
22 stitches and 28 rows to 10cm/4ins square over stocking stitch using 4mm needles.

measurements
to fit chest (suggested)

76.5-81.5cm/30-32ins, (86.5-91.5cm/34-36ins, 96.5-101.5cm/38-40ins, 106.5-112cm/42-44ins, 117-122cm/46-48ins)

actual measurement
85cm/33½ins (92.5cm/36½ins, 103.5cm/40¾ins, 114.5cm/45ins, 125cm/49¼ins)

length (from shoulder)
62cm/24½ins (64cm/25¼ins, 68cm/26¾ins, 70cm/27½ins, 73cm/28¾ins)

sleeve length (all sizes)
44cm/17½ins

Notes on Pattern
A classic simple jumper inspired by my love of 1940s knit patterns.