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Mae Jumper: Adult

TOFT are very proud to present a 15th Birthday collection, brought together by revisiting and perfecting our most iconic and favourite designs from the last decade and a half. These patterns helped shape TOFT into the company it is today, each one causing a twist and turn on our path to 2021. These patterns follow our journey from the very early ready-to-wear collections through to the first creation of Edward’s Menagerie and to a brand new pattern that celebrates this year and the future.

The Mae Jumper is a fantastic design to wear day in and day out. Classic and comfy, this pattern is a must have knit project from TOFT’s fashion-led range of knitted accessories. This jumper design was first available in 2010.

“When I first learned to knit I was most spurred on in mastering a new technique when there was something specific I wanted to wear. I genuinely wore my own handiwork day-in-day-out so that I was constantly learning more about designing shapes and textures that would last and wear well – and the ‘Beginner Jumper’ as it was formerly named was just that. Brought into 2021 with the removal of bell-sleeves and addition of sizes from newborn up to UK 28 it has a classic shape that suits all and will be a proper wardrobe staple for dozens of winters to come. This is the first garment I ever tackled, and still remains my personal favourite and best-selling design. Sometimes you just get it right the first time!”

A fantastic choice for a beginner looking to master a new technique, the Mae jumper is made using TOFT's pure wool range of seriously luxurious yarn spun in Yorkshire from the finest fleeces. Our pure wool yarns are versatile and can be used for most knitting and crochet patterns creating wonderful garments for adults and children, and a full range of accessories.

THIS KIT CONTAINS: 600g of TOFT's luxury DK pure wool in the colour of your choice.
Shown here using:
Colour: 600g Cream (Size 2)

Size 1 = garment chest circumference 100cm with 600g DK
Size 2 = chest 108cm with 600g DK
Size 3 = chest 116cm with 700g DK
Size 4 = chest 124cm with 700g DK
Size 5 = chest 132cm with 800g DK
Size 6 = chest 140cm with 900g DK
Size 7 = chest 148cm with 900g DK

The knitting pattern is provided digitally in .pdf format. You can download this from a link that will appear in your MY TOFT area and at the bottom of your order confirmation email, which you can save or print at your own convenience.

YOU WILL NEED: To complete TOFT’s adult Mae Jumper pattern you will need a few added extras, including a 4mm circular knitting needle, stitch marker and a wool needle. Go to our recommended section below to get direct links to these products.

MEASUREMENTS: shown here in Size 2 - garment chest circumference is approximately 108cm

SKILL LEVEL 1 : This pattern is suitable for complete beginners.

IT WILL TAKE: approximately 20+ hrs knit time.

PLEASE NOTE: This garment has been designed with ‘positive ease’, meaning it is a loose fit on the body.

All orders are hand-picked and packed by our team in Warwickshire into our fully recyclable and reusable packaging.


  • Cream
  • Oatmeal
  • Silver
  • Stone
  • Camel
  • Fudge
  • Chestnut
  • Cocoa
  • Shale
  • Steel
  • Charcoal