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Another traditional set of designs for boys (or girls)

Pattern ID: PB 323
Wool brand: Totem, Double Quick, Moorland
Yarn quantity: 9-13 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 26 - 30 inch chest, (6-16 years - 3 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 30 rows

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Small booklet of 3 sweaters all in double knitting weight: "Plane Sailing" round-neck ribbed sweater; "Home Builder" round-neck plain bodied sweater with a mock fisherman's rib on the sleeves, and cabled raglan; and "The One that Didn't Get Away" shawl collar with purl stitched patterning. Sized for "6-12 years" (but maybe slightly younger kids these days).
The pattern booklet is in generally good condition but the folded spine is worn. This does not affect the instructions or photos.