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Baby coat, bonnets, and leggings

Pattern ID: Clipper 573
Wool brand: Ballerina Supreme, Clipper Red Label, Clipper Cotton Quota
Yarn quantity: 14 - 16 20g balls for the set; 7-8 for the coat; 6-7 for the leggings
Sizes: 18-20 inch chest [2 sizes]

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¾mm, and 3mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 32 rows (over stocking stitch)

Price: SOLD

Description: Delightful baby "set" in double knitting weight. Choice of patterned bonnet or plain helmet, (presumably they are thinking girl or boy).
The pattern has signs of use and slight creasing.
[I can't help thinking that the yarn quality "Clipper Red Label" sounds more like a brand of tea than yarn...]