Knitted Top: This pattern contains directions for knitting the top shown. Officially called a top on the pattern, it more accurately is a jacket, with a single button closure at the neck. The jacket is below hip length with long sleeves, slightly belled at the wrists has a lovely diamond stitch yoke that runs across the shoulders and continues down as a front border and around the wide bottom hemline and sleeve ends. The design, sized for both misses and women as small (32-34), medium (36-38), large (40-42) and extra large (44-46).
This is a Mail Order Design Pattern, purchased through newspapers and catalogs. The pattern was marketed as Laura Wheeler 817. The newspaper description: "It's a four seasons favorite - great with sport partners. Knit slim, trim topper from neck down all in one piece, including sleeves. Looks like a million, costs little to make. Use worsted weight yarn."
Materials: See photo of pattern requirements.