Egyptian Fair Isle Jumper by Weldons

Egyptian Fair Isle Jumper

by Weldons
Knitting
Copley's 3 ply Excelsior (vintage)
9 stitches and 10 rows = 1 inch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
36-38 inch bust
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’This attractive jumper with its colourful Egyptian design is fascinating to knit - mules, Egyptian lovers, palm trees, pyramids, Ibis birds and all! Front and back are knitted alike, and there is an opening on the left shoulder fastened with buttons and loops’

Needs 6 oz 3 ply yellow and 1/2 to 1 oz in 7 other colours try a thin 4 ply

Pattern dates from the later 1940’s.