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Gloves and mittens IV

Pattern ID: Loweth 540
Wool brand: Olympus, Bounty, Royalty, Knit and Crochet DK
Yarn quantity: 1 (100g ball) or 1-3 (20g) balls

Sizes: to fit an small/med/large hand (3 women's sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Lady's gloves or fingerless mittens - plain and lace panel options. The gloves are knitted on 2 needles.

Snazzy gloves

Pattern ID: Patons 8431
Wool brand: Diploma 4ply
Yarn quantity: 2 (50g balls) plus oddments of the contrast colours

Sizes: to fit an "average" hand (approx. 7 inches round above thumb)

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 3mm
Tension (10x10cm): 30sts x 38 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: 5 versions of this glove in the bright colours of the period. The pattern is robust but creasing affects the picture.

Balaclavas and "Fishing Hats" for the family

Pattern ID: Emu 4494
Wool brand:Scotch, Double Crepe, Superlite, Bri-Nylon
Yarn quantity: Balaclavas: DK: 4-6 (50g?) balls; 4 ply: 4-5 (1 oz?) balls
Hats: in DK only 2-3 (50g?) balls

Sizes: three sizes (Father/Mother/Son 8-10 years for balaclava, 6-8 years for hat)

Wool weight: Double knitting or 4 ply
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm for DK; 3¼mm and 2¾mm for 4 ply
Tension: not specified

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: A set of balaclavas in choice of 4 ply fingering or double knitting and "Fishing Hats" in double knitting weight.

Gloves and mittens III

Pattern ID: Sirdar 2519
Wool brand: Arctic Moss, Double Crepe, Super Nylon
Yarn quantity: 2 (1 oz balls)

Sizes: to fit an "average" hand (women's sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10cm): 24sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Lady's gloves or mittens - plain and cable options. The gloves are knitted on 2 needles.

Country Classic Socks

Pattern ID: Accessories Unlimited 150
Wool brand: Country Classic "Yarn for Sox"
Yarn quantity: 1-2 (4oz skeins) per pair
Sizes: length of foot 6½ - 10½ inches

Wool weight: Worsted / Aran
Needle size: 5mm
Tension (10x10cm): 18sts x 26 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Basic sock pattern for "worsted" or Aran yarn. This is an American pattern so its for a worsted yarn and needle sizes are American size 8 which is EU size 5mm. 4oz is about 112 grams.

Robin "Oddies" Book

"Oddies" Booklet
(Robin 2040)

"Oddies" in various Robin qualities.

Booklet ID: Robin 2040

Subject Matter: A booklet of Bazaar knits various yarn qualities.

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Content:
All included items are featured on the cover photo - click on thumbnail for popup: Teapot and Egg Cosies; Bonnet, scarf, and mittens; Crochet cushion; Knitted cushion; Draught excluder; Bottle apron; Wine-glass mats; Cheval set; Knitted peg bag; Kettle holder; Crochet table mat; Dolls pram cover and pillow; Shawl; Doll; Bath mat; Slippers; Bed socks; Hot-water bottle cosy; Coat hanger covers; Snowman; Knitted ball.

Description:
The booklet is in fairly good condition. 21 designs mostly in double knitting weight a couple in 4 ply and one (bath mat) in chunky.

Mostly for Men - Socks II

Pattern ID: Wendy 1682
Wool brand: 4 ply Nylonised
Yarn quantity: 5 (25g?) balls per pair
Sizes: length of foot 10½ or 11 inches (2 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 2¼mm, or 2¾mm
Tension (10cm): 34-36 sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Three conservative styles of sock: plain, ribbed, or cabled. Nothing to stop you adapting them for women but the styling, colour choice and sizes imply they were intended for chaps.

Mostly for Men - Socks I

Pattern ID: Patons 6126
Wool brand: Nylox, Capstan
Yarn quantity: about 5-7 25g balls per pair
Sizes: length of foot 10½ - 11½ for mens and 8½ - 9½ for women.

Wool weight: 3 ply, 4 ply, Aran
Needle size: 2¼mm, 2¾mm, and 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 36sts x 44 rows 3ply;
32sts x 40 rows: 4 ply;
21sts x 29 rows: Aran.

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Every picture tells a story...
So basically - 3 designs for men and one in smaller sizes for "girls" (women).

"Wide Ribbed Socks" (Nylox 3ply); "Cable Tops for the Country Girl" (Nylox 4ply); "Fisherman's Wading Socks" (Capstan Aran); and "Rib Panel Socks for the Office" (Nylox 4ply) - and I'm guessing the latter are for men as (a) there's a pipe, and (b) women don't go to work - obviously - well, not in offices anyway.

Bobble Hat, Mittens and Balaclava II

Pattern ID: Wendy 1814
Wool brand: Ascot, Shetland
Yarn quantity: 2 (50g) balls for each item
Sizes: to fit "average" head; gloves 7 inches round palm (one size)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm, 3¾mm and 4mm

Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 32 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Straight forward and plain gloves, mittens bobble hat, and helmet for men. [Men that fish it seems].

Mitts in three sizes

Pattern ID: Robin 1275
Wool brand: Crepe, Colorama, Service, Conella
Yarn quantity: 2-3 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: to fit an 5-7 inch hand (3 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 36 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Simple mittens each with slightly different pattern; they are in 3 sizes but each pattern comes in only one size (you can see in the picture: pink 5 inch, blue 6 inch, grey 7 inch).

Kick Off with United

Pattern ID: Emu 4510
Wool brand: Scotch, Double Crepe, Superlite Bri-Nylon
Yarn quantity: 2- 3 (1 oz balls) + 1 contrast for the hat; 7+6 oz for the single thickness scarf, and 11+10 for the double thickness scarves.
Sizes: Scarf: about 9 inches wide and 72 inches long; hat to fit "average" adult and about age 10

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 4mm, 3¾mm, and 3mm
Tension (10cm): 24sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Delightfully dated, I just love this classic gem of a low budget pattern for football supporter's kit from the good old days (when supporters had rattles and stood up at football matches) - or simply a striped scarf and hat.
This is a good pattern for plain hats, with instructions for no less than three scarves: a single thickness stocking stitch scarf with a garter border (so has a right and wrong side), a thicker scarf in rib (so the same front and back but uses more stitches), and finally a "tube" on 4 needles folded flat to make a double thickess scarf.

Gloves and mittens II

Pattern ID: Bronte 629
Wool brand: Bonanza, Courtelle/Bri-Nylon, Frosted Bri-Nylon, Super Crimp Bri-Nylon, Mark X Nylon, Triacetate Nylon or Crepe. [This sounds like a list of laboratory compounds rather than yarn brands... very "modern"]
Yarn quantity: 2-3 balls +1 contrast (1 oz? balls)

Sizes: to fit an 6-9 inch hand (3 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4mm or 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 32 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Simple gloves or mittens with centre cable option, or simple patterning. Pattern has some tears but instructions are fully readable.

Helmets and Hats for all the family

Pattern ID: Jarol E434
Wool brand: New Arrival, Just Me, Sweet Briar, Hot Shots, Supersaver.
Yarn quantity: 40-84g
Sizes: to fit S / M / L

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Variety of headgear each in 3 sizes.

Baby accessories to knit and crochet

Pattern ID: Patons 2071
Wool brand: Limelight QK, 4 ply, and 3 ply
Yarn quantity: Hat: 1; Set: 2+1 (25g balls)
Sizes: one size

Wool weight: Quick-knit, 4 ply, and 3 ply
Needle size: 3mm and 3¾mm for QK;
3mm and 3½mm hooks for crochet

Tension (10x10cm): 26sts x 34rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Cute baby set: striped hat, mittens, and bootees to knit in quick-knit yarn (light double knitting); crochet bonnet in 3 ply and bootees in 4 ply.

Baby mittens and bootees

Pattern ID: Bellmans 1165
Wool brand: Bellmans Baby Quickerknit
Yarn quantity: 1 ball
Sizes: designs for "first and second" sizes

Wool weight: Quick-knit
Needle size: 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 26sts x 34rows over st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Cute baby mittens, and bootees to knit in quick-knit yarn (light double knitting).

Gloves, Mittens, and Balaclava for kids

Pattern ID: Bronte 550
Wool brand: Bronte DK
Yarn quantity: 2-3 (1 oz?) balls for each item
Sizes: 3 - 6 years (two sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm

Tension (10cm): 22sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Straight forward and plain gloves, mittens and helmet for children.

Striped scarf, mittens, gloves, plus man's tie

Pattern ID: Argyll 143
Wool brand: Fernmor, Sportsday, Starlight, Nylon or Botany Supertwist Crepe DK
Yarn quantity: 3- 5 (1 oz balls) for the gloves; 7+6 oz for the scarf.
Sizes: Scarf: about 9 inches wide and 60 inches long; gloves to fit from age 4 to adult

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¾mm, and 3mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24st x 32 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic football supporter's scarf from days of yore - or simply a striped scarf - mittens - gloves - and a man's tie. The construction of the scarf is not one I have seen before; it is knitted on 2 needles using a slip-stitch which results in a tube which is turned inside out to form a double thickness stocking stitch scarf.
I knitted my brother a tie, once; it was probably my first knitting project. He even wore it - which makes me feel very warm towards him....

Helmets and Caps for Men

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5541
Wool brand:Superwash, Wash 'n' Wear Double Knitting, or Pullman.
Yarn quantity: 2-3 (50g balls) + contrasts
Sizes: one size ("average")

Wool weight: Double knitting or Chunky
Needle size: 4mm for DK; 6mm for chunky
Tension (10cm): 26sts DK or 14sts chunky

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: A set of men's hats. Horizontal centre crease.

Striped legwarmers

Pattern ID: Sirdar 6453
Wool brand: Country Style , Donegal, Majestic, Wash 'n' Wear Double, Pullman.
Yarn quantity: 3 - 5 (50g balls)
Sizes: one size ("average")

Wool weight: Double knitting or Chunky
Needle size: 4mm, 3¾mm, 6½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 30rows DK or
42sts x 22rows in chunky over rib

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Legwarmers (DK or chunky option), Gloves, and Mittens.

Family Arans with ribbed hats

Pattern ID: Robin 2873
Wool brand: Robin Erin or Aran Pure Wool
Yarn quantity: 6-16 (50g balls)
Sizes: 24-44 inch chest

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 5½mm and 4½mm
Tension (10cm): 18st over rice stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional Family Arans with diamond and lobster-claw cables for prosperity, plus woolley hat pattern. This pattern is well-used and creased but instructions still readable.

Family Socks

Pattern ID: Patons 2286
Wool brand: Nylox, Capstan, Trident
Yarn quantity: about 4-5 25g balls per pair
Sizes: to fit 34 - 44 inch chest

Wool weight: 3 ply, 4 ply, DK, Aran
Needle size: 2mm, 2¼mm, 2¾mm, 3¼mm, 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 36sts x 44 rows 3ply;
32sts x 40 rows: 4 ply; 24sts x 32rows: DK;
21sts x 29 rows: Aran.

Price: £5.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Patons Family Socks booklet includes 8 designs as pictured in popup. "3 ply hose" (Nylox), "Man's hose" (Nylox), "Man's ribbed socks" (Capstan), "Girl's lacy sock" (Nylox), "Man's cabled half hose" (Trident 4 ply), "Boy's stockings" (Nylox), "Boy's football socks" (DK), "Girl's lace panel socks - long and short versions" (Trident 4 ply).
This leaflet printed in 1972 but it is undoubtedly a reprint of an earlier edition, (when did we last call them "man's hose" and "boy's stockings"?).

Gifts for children to Knit..

Pattern ID: Robin 1024
Wool brand: Rhythm Chunky
Yarn quantity: 1-3 (2oz balls) per item
Sizes: single size given for each

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 7½mm, 7mm, 6½mm, 6mm
Tension (10x10cm): not emphasised!

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Here's a sweet idea. Includes (as shown on cover): dolls pram cover, pixie hood for big sister, child's cap, child's mittens, egg cosies, tea cosy, bed socks, pad-about slippers, baby's ball.
Buy this for your little one and await Christmas morning with bated breath,

Gloves and mittens

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5761
Wool brand: Wash'n'Wear, Superwash
Yarn quantity: 3 (25g balls)

Sizes: to fit an "average" hand

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3mm and 3¾mm
Tension (10cm): 26sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Simple gloves or mittens with centre cable option.

Stripey tops with fish motif and headband

Pattern ID: Emu 6298
Wool brand: Scotch, Super Crepe, Carella
Yarn quantity: 5-8 (1oz balls) plus 1 contrast and small amount for 2nd contrast.
Sizes: 24-32 inch chest

Wool weight: 3 ply, 4 ply, or Double knitting
Needle size: 2¼mm, 2¾mm, 3mm,
3¼mm, and 4mm

Tension (10x10cm): 34sts x 44rows [3ply],
30sts x 38rows [4 ply]
22sts x 32rows [DK]

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Kid's sleeveless fishy tops in choice of 3 weights of wool, plus headband to match.

Beret, turban, hat and scarf in bouclé yarn

Pattern ID: Lister / Lee Target K729
Wool brand: Poodle, Poodle2
Yarn quantity: Hat: 2, Scarf:4 (50g balls)
Sizes: "average head"

Wool weight: Speciality Aran/chunky
Needle size: 5mm
Tension (10x10cm): 16sts x 24rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Women's beret, turban, hat and scarf.

© Christina Coutts 2007

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