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Apologies - I am not able to post out patterns for the next two weeks.
NEXT DATE for POSTING new orders is September 1st.

Category entries for Socks

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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.

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).

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: 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,