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Baby accessory sets II

Pattern ID: Studley 915
Wool brand: Studleyknit, Sugar Baby, Yorkdale, Five-in-One
Yarn quantity: 4 (20g balls) for each set - plus 1 ball contrast
Sizes: to fit 6 months to 1 year [1 size]

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3mm, 3¾mm, and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 32 rows over stocking stitch

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Helmets, bonnets, bootees, and mittens in 3 styles as shown.
This pattern is identical to Poppleton 1638, but published under a different brand.

Patons Babies and Toddlers

Knitting Book for Babies and Toddlers
(Patons 714)

Twinset, Jumpers, Hats, Socks, in various Patons qualities.

Booklet ID: Patons 714

Subject Matter: A booklet of winter accessories.

Price: £6.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Content:
Some items in colour are featured on the cover photo - click on thumbnail above for popup: includes a range of jumpers and accessories up to a size 25 inch chest in some designs - mostly designed for "age 1-3 years" using 2ply, 3ply, and 4ply, depending on the design. .

Description:
This booklet is in used condition. The cover shows wear and there are 2 small holes punched in the booklet with some pen markings but the instructions are fully readable.

Children's socks and stockings

Pattern ID: P&B 847
Wool brand: Nylox, Purple Heather
Yarn quantity: 2 oz for socks, 4oz for (longer) stockings
Sizes: length of foot 7½ - 8½ inches

Wool weight: 3 ply, 4 ply
Needle size: 2¼mm, or 2¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 36sts x 44 rows 3ply;
32sts x 40 rows: 4 ply

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Three pairs of socks: girl's ankle socks in 3ply with turnover in fancy rib; boy's plain socks in 3 ply; boy's ribbed stockings in 4 ply.
The pattern is in good condition for its age with some creasing to the front illustration.

Mens socks in 3 and 4 ply

Pattern ID: P&B 628
Wool brand: Nylox
Yarn quantity: about 4oz 4ply or 3oz 3ply per pair
Sizes: 10, 10½, or 11 inches [3 sizes]

Wool weight: 3 ply, 4 ply
Needle size: 2¼mm, or 2¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 36sts x 44 rows 3ply;
32sts x 40 rows: 4 ply

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Six pairs of socks probably meant for men. Plain, fancy or ribbed with separate sets of instructions for each in either 4ply or 3 ply.
This little booklet is in excellent condition.

Perfectly plain baby layette II

Pattern ID: Bestway 3566
Wool brand: Patons Quickerknit Baby Wool
Yarn quantity: 8 1oz balls for the set;
coat: 4; leggings: 3; helmet: 1.

Sizes: to fit: 21-22 inch chest
[1 size - 6-12 months].

Wool weight: Quick-knit / 5 ply
Needle size: 4mm, and 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 30 rows over st st

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plainly knitted baby layette including raglan coat, cardigan, leggings, and helmet.

Baby Trio II

Pattern ID: Wendy PP54
Wool brand: Peter Pan Darling, Baby Courtelle
Yarn quantity: 4 (50g balls) plus 1 ball each for bonnet and bootees
Sizes: 18-20 inch chest [2 sizes]

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm, or 3¾mm and 3mm
Tension (10cm): 26sts (over stocking stitch)

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Matinee coat with matching bonnet and bootees.
The illustrated colour is giving you a "baby girl" clue, but the trinity stitch patterning is not so very girly.

Pretty matinee coat with bonnets and leggings

Pattern ID: Argyll 215
Wool brand: Babytime
Yarn quantity: 4 - 5 (40g balls) plus 1 contrast for the set; 2 for the coat; 2 for the leggings; 1 for the hat
Sizes: 16-18 inch chest [2 sizes]

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 2¾mm, 3mm, and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 36 rows (over stocking stitch)

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Charming baby "set" in 4 ply weight with a contrast picot edge trim.
The pattern has signs of use and the outside covers are in poor condition; the instructions are in tact and I will also supply a clean PDF scan of the pattern.

Baby accessory sets II

Pattern ID: Robin 2671
Wool brand: Bambino
Yarn quantity: Bonnets: 1 ball; bootees 1 ball (20g balls); small amounts of contrast colour.
Sizes: to fit: 1 - 6 months [1 size].

Wool weight: Quick knit
Needle size: 3mm, and 3¾mm
Tension (10cm): 26sts over stocking stitch

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Hat and bootee sets for new babies, as shown.

Baby accessory sets

Pattern ID: Poppleton 1638
Wool brand: Fragrant, Spoton, Emmerdale
Yarn quantity: 4 (20g balls) for each set - plus 1 ball contrast
Sizes: to fit 6 months to 1 year [1 size]

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3mm, 3¾mm, and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 32 rows over stocking stitch

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Helmets, bonnets, bootees, and mittens in 3 styles as shown. This pattern is identical to Studley 915, but published under a different brand.

Baby Trio

Pattern ID: Sirdar 3191
Wool brand: Snuggly
Yarn quantity: 3 (40g balls) plus 1 ball each for bonnet and bootees
Sizes: 18-19 inch chest [2 sizes]

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4mm
Tension (10cm): 24sts (over stocking stitch)

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Matinee coat with matching bonnet and bootees.

Family Socks VI

Pattern ID: Sirdar 9569
Wool brand: Country Style Sock
Yarn quantity: 2 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit shoe size 3-5; 6-8; 9-11.
[3 sizes]

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 2¾mm (set of 4)
Tension (10x10cm): 32sts x 42 rows stocking stitch on 2¾mm needles

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Four sock styles knitted in the round on 4 needles, as shown in photo, (each given for long and short lengths :

  1. K1/P1 Twisted Rib;
  2. Plain;
  3. K2/P2 Wide Rib;
  4. K1/P1 Plain Rib.

Mostly for Men III

Pattern ID: Patons 4075
Wool brand: Patons Sock Yarn
Yarn quantity: about 1-2 (50g balls) with 1 contrast and oddments where appropriate
Sizes: to fit shoe size 10-11 [3 sizes]

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 3¼ and 3mm
Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 36 rows

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Leaflet with 6 styles of sock as shown in photo:

  • Plain;
  • Narrow stripes;
  • Broad Stripes;
  • Check and stripe motifs;
  • Argyle motif;
  • Cable and moss stitch.

Family Socks IV

Pattern ID: Cygnet 24-023
Wool brand: Cygnet Luxury 4ply Sock
Yarn quantity: about 1-2 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit shoe size 7½ and 8-11 [2 sizes]

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 3¼ and 3mm
Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 36 rows

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Leaflet of socks as shown in photo:
[Note that this pattern was also available as Patons 2324]

  • Plain - long and short versions;
  • Ribbed;
  • Lace.

Toys 'n' Things...

Pattern ID: Sirdar 6810
Wool brand: Any double knitting or chunky
Yarn quantity: Clowns: 1-3 50g balls in each of 5 colours; Beach bag: 360g in various colours; Golf club cosies: 1 "medium" ball in each of 5 colours; Bed socks: 2 balls (50g?); Mittens: 1 ball (50g?).
Sizes: Various - see description.

Wool weight: Double knitting and Chunky
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm for DK; 5½mm for chunky
Tension (10cm): 24sts for DK;
15sts for chunky.

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: An eight-page leaflet with a mixed back of novelty items - so much so that Sirdar call it "and things" - any more specific title having defeated them (and me). The yarn specifications - such as they are - indicate that these items are designed for left-overs:

  • Beach Bag crocheted in DK - 18 x 18 inches.
  • Fingerless Gloves in DK knitted on 2 needles for an "average" hand.
  • Golf Club Head Covers in DK.
  • Corbett Clown in Chunky - height 23 inches.
  • Monty Mascot in Chunky - height 31 inches.
  • Bed Socks in DK - length 9½ inches or "as required".

Family Socks III

Pattern ID: King Cole 3061
Wool brand: Cotswold, Classique, Superspun Superwash, Little Dorrit, Real Shetland
Yarn quantity: about 3-5 (50g balls) for ¾-length, and 3-4 (25g balls) for ankle.
Sizes: to fit 7½ - 11¼ foot

Wool weight: 4 ply, or DK
Needle size: 3¾ and 3¼ for DK socks, and, 3mm and 2¾ for 4 ply.
Tension (10x10cm): 30sts x 38 rows: 4 ply; 24sts x 32 rows: DK.

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Leaflet of socks as shown in photo. The pattern has the usual horizontal crease.

  • ¾-length with stripe in DK;
  • ¾-length with stripe in 4 ply;
  • Ribbed ankle socks in DK.
  • Ribbed ankle socks in 4 ply.

Home comforts

Pattern ID: Sirdar 2213
Wool brand: Double Crepe, Tricel Nylon Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: 2 (50g balls) per item
Sizes: single size given for each

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4½mm
Tension (10cm): 20-22sts depending on stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: A set for staying in: tea-cosy, hot water bottle cover, tea-pot nest, and bedsocks.

Textured sweater with hat and leg warmers

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4953
Wool brand: Luxury Spun
Yarn quantity: 8-10 (50g balls) plus 4 in each of 2 contrasts;
hat: 2 balls; legwarmers: 6 balls

Sizes: to fit 32 - 40 inch chest (5 sizes); hat "average womens"; legwarmers 7½ or 8½ inches at ankle.

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Raised bobble lattice patterned sweater for women - sultry male not included, (they do look like they've had a serious row don't they?). Includes pattern for plain hat and legwarmers in rib.

Sixties polo-shirt and polo-neck, plus stockings!

Pattern ID: Emu 2500
Wool brand: Scotch, Super Crepe, Bri-Nylon, Acrilan
Yarn quantity: Shirt: 9-13 (1oz balls) main shade and 3-4 contrast. Sweater (one size only): 9 main, 6+3 of 2 contrasts.
Stockings: 9.

Sizes: Shirt: to fit 30 - 40 inch chest (6 sizes).
Sweater to fit 34-35 inch chest (1 size).
Stockings: 9-10 inch foot, length 24-25 inches (2 sizes).

Wool weight: 4 ply fingering
Needle size: 3¼mm, 3mm and 2¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 38 rows over st st

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: I love the styling for these polo-shirt and diagonal pattern sweaters - and as for the stockings... well!.

Family Socks II

Pattern ID: Sunbeam 209
Wool brand: Sunbeam St Ives
Yarn quantity: about 3-5 25g balls of 3 or 4 ply, and 3-5 50g balls for DK
Sizes: to fit 6½ - 11½ foot depending on style [about 3-5 sizes in each style]

Wool weight: 3 ply, 4 ply, DK
Needle size: 2¼mm, 2¾mm, 3mm
Tension (10x10cm): 38sts x 48 rows 3ply;
32sts x 40 rows: 4 ply; 26sts x 34 rows: DK.

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: 4 page leaflet of family socks as shown in photo.

  • Men's rib or plain in 4 ply;
  • Men's rib or plain in 3 ply;
  • Men's plain or fancy rib in DK (striped or plain);
  • Girl's lace rib socks in 3 ply;
  • Girl's plain rib socks in 4 ply;
  • Ankle socks in 4 ply.

Bedjackets and bedsocks

Pattern ID: PB 678
Wool brand: Beehive 4ply, 3ply,
Bedjacket Floss

Yarn quantity: 5-11 (1oz balls);
bedsocks: 2oz 4ply

Sizes: to fit 34 - 36 inch chest

Wool weight: 3 ply, 4 ply
Needle size: 2½mm, 3mm, 3¼mm, and 3½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 30sts x 38 rows 3ply:
28sts x 36 rows 4 ply; 32sts x 40 rows Bedjacket Floss (used double)

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Bedjackets for the prim and proper.
Jacket (wool used double); sleeveless crossover; open ribbed yoke (with bow tie); bedsocks "for chilly mortals". The pattern is in moderately good condition with a tiny hole in the front cover and a few pen marks on page 3 from a previous user; instructions are unaffected.

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.

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.

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 Socks

Pattern ID: Patons 2286
Wool brand: Nylox, Capstan, Trident
Yarn quantity: about 4-5 25g balls per pair
Sizes: Varies by design, each in 3 sizes. Smallest: 5-7 inches; Medium: 6½-9½ inches; inches Largest: 10½-11½ inches.

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: £3.00 (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"?).

© Christina Coutts 2007

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