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Luncheon Set, mats, and antimacassars

Pattern ID: Twilleys B3
Wool brand: Lyscordet
Yarn quantity: 8 oz for 2 chair backs, 6 oz for settee back, and 6 oz for 2 arm rests; 1 - 3 oz for various sized mats.
Sizes: Chair back: 23 x 14½ inches; Settee back: 23 x 29; Arm rest: 20 x 16;
Place Mats: 6½ - 14 ins.

Wool weight: 4 ply
Hook size: 1½mm
Tension: not stated

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: A small booklet with a number of household linens: Luncheon Set; Oval, small and large table centres; and antimacassars for settee and armchairs.
The booklet has a vertical crease which does not affect the instructions.

Lace tablecloth, runner and mats

Pattern ID: Twilleys B8
Wool brand: Lyscordet, Stalite No 3 soft cotton, Crysette Super No 3 soft cotton
Yarn quantity: 20 oz for tablecloth; 5oz for runner; and 2 oz for most other items.
Sizes: Table Cloth: 48 inches square; Runner: 12 x 36 ; Table Cloth: 12 x16;
Place Mats: 12½ x 17½; Centrepiece: 11 ins diameter.

Wool weight: 4 ply
Hook size: 3mm, 2¾mm, or 2¼mm
Tension: 1 round motif = 4 inches.

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: A small booklet with a number of household linens: table cloth, tray cloth, runner, "luncheon set", place mats square or round, and octagonal centrepiece. There are different designs, with some based on the same motif as shown on the cover.
I beleive these yarns knit to a more or less 4ply equivalent but have a different feel to the yarn. Lyscordet is more of a crochet cotton and Stalite more of a soft knitting cotton.

Patons Bazaar Time

Bazaar Time
(Patons B172)

Bazaar items and novelties in various Patons qualities.

Booklet ID: Patons B172

Subject Matter: A collection of gifts and novelties to knit, crochet and sew in various yarn qualities.

Price: £6.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Content:
Included items are featured on the cover photo - click on thumbnail for popup: Toys (lion, tortoise, snake, elephant, bunny, humpty, owl, teddy, dachshund); Doll and doll's clothes; Ties; Belt; Cloche hat; Pompon chick; Cot cover; Bedsocks; Slippers; Bottle Cover; Pot Holder; Doll and Poodle covers; Spongebag; Workbag; Coathanger covers; Tea and Egg cosies; Cushions.

Description:
The booklet is in good condition. It has over 40 gift and novelty ideas, illustrated on the covers.

Cot or pram cover

Pattern ID: Coats 107
Wool brand: Coats Baby Orlon
Yarn quantity: 5 oz
Sizes: one size 31½ x 26 inches

Wool weight: 4 ply?
Hook size: 3¾mm
Tension (motif): 2¾ inches

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Small size baby blanket suitable for cot or pram. I'm unsure of the yarn weight but I'm assuming 4 ply or 5 ply

Baby's Crochet Dress and Panties.

Pattern ID: Lister 2059
Wool brand: Nursery Time, Bel Air, Velora, Palazzo, Lavenda
Yarn quantity: 7 oz for the set
Sizes: to fit 20 inch chest [1 size]

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Hook size: 4mm and 5mm
Tension (10cm): 18 trebles

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pretty crochet dress and panties in double knitting weight yarn.

Baby Carrying Cape with Angel Top and Pants

Pattern ID: Emu 8369
Wool brand: Superlite Bri-Nylon Baby, Courtelle Quickerknit
Yarn quantity: Cape: 9 (25g balls);
Angel Top: 4; Pants: 2

Size: To fit chest 20 inches [1 size].
Cape length from shoulder: 22 inches.

Wool weight: 5 ply, Quickerknit
Hook size: 4½mm,
Tension : 2 patterns to 4½ inches

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: A pretty crochet cape with hood in quick-knit or sport weight yarn, plus matching angel top and pants.

Crochet cushion and throw

Pattern ID: Patons 3388
Wool brand: Diploma Gold DK
Yarn quantity: Throw: 24 (50g) balls plus 1 contrast; Cushion: 3 balls plus 3 of contrast
Sizes: Throw: 55 by 71 inches;
Cushion: 18 inches square

Wool weight: Double knitting
Hook size: 4mm

Tension (20cm): Each motif measures 20 cm square

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pretty cushion and throw in two colours with rose motif.

Double Flounce Doyley

Pattern ID: Daily Graphic Pattern
Wool brand: Coats Mercer Crochet No 20
Yarn quantity: 11 balls - ball size was usually 20g
Sizes: 20 inches in diameter

Wool weight: fine cotton
Hook size: it says steel hook size 3½ which I believe must equate to 1mm or 1¼mm
Tension: not given

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: This is a small single sheet pattern leaflet for a frilly doily labelled "easy to crochet". I can't find the original source, though there are a number of sewing patterns to be found that are also "conducted by Christina Veasey" (interesting turn of phrase).

Tea (and egg) Cosies III

Pattern ID: Bestway B2587
Wool brand: Emu Scotch DK
Yarn quantity: Knitted cosy: 2oz in each colour plus extra 3oz if making the "nest"; Crochet cosy set: 2oz in each colour
Sizes: Knitted cosy: 8 inch diameter and 6½ inches high. Crochet tea cosy: width at base 11½ inches by 8 inches; Egg cosy: width and depth about 4 inches.

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle or hook size: 4mm needle, or 2¼mm hook.
Tension (10x10cm): 40sts x 36 rows over gathered pattern; 28sts x 14 rows over half treble pattern stitches

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Knitted tea cosy and nest, or crochet tea and egg cosies.
The pattern is in good condition but with a paper attachment with holes punched for use in a loose-leaf binder.

Baby shawl, coat, and bonnet.

Pattern ID: Poppleton 1611
Wool brand: Fragrant Baby DK and Fragrant or MyBaby 4ply
Yarn quantity: 25g balls? Coat: 5-6 balls; bonnet: 2. Shawl: 16 balls in 4 ply
Sizes: to fit: 16-20 inch chest
[3 sizes].

Wool weight: DK or 4 ply
Needle size: 3¼mm, 3¾mm, and 4mm.
4½mm crochet hook for the shawl.

Tension (10x10cm): DK: 24sts x 32 rows over st st; 4 ply: 10 chain spaces

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pretty baby pram-coat and bonnet, in a ridge-textured stitch plus crocheted shawl.

Seventies Ponchos IV

Pattern ID: Bellmans 1248
Wool brand: Bellman's Double Knitting
Yarn quantity: 8-10 main shade (1oz balls), plus 4-6 in contrast 1, 3-7 in contrast 2, and 2-5 in contrast 3
Sizes: Length excluding fringe 19½ or 25 inches [2 sizes].

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 5½mm, 4mm, and 3¼mm - or - crochet hooks 5mm, 4mm, 3¾mm, and 3mm.
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 30 rows knitting; 17sts x 8 rows crochet

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic seventies ponchos - one striped and one fair-isle knitted options, and one in crochet.

Patons Third Bazaar Book

Third Bazaar Booklet
(Patons B156)

Bazaar items and novelties in various Patons qualities.

Booklet ID: Patons B156

Subject Matter: A collection of gifts and novelties to knit, crochet and sew in various yarn qualities.

Price: £6.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Content:
Included items are featured on the cover photo - click on thumbnail for popup: Workbag, Cushions, Chairback, Needle Case, Toys: Jumbo, Bunny, Duck, Balls, Doll, Bull, Hippo; Nightcase, Tureen/Place Mats, Coffee/Egg/Tea Cosies, Pot Holders, Pincushion, Kneeler, Calendar, Oven Mitts, Peg Bag, Tie, Mitts, Bedjacket, Bedsocks, Bedroom Bootees, Rug, Bottle Cover.

Description:
The booklet is in good condition. It has 40 project ideas, illustrated on the covers.

Patons Accessories Book

Accessories Booklet
(Patons 215)

Hats, Scarves, Gloves, and Socks, in various Patons qualities.

Booklet ID: Patons 215

Subject Matter: A booklet of winter accessories.

Price: £6.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Content:
Included items are featured on the cover photo - click on thumbnail for popup: Family Tuck-ins, Child's Purse Gloves, Tot's Tammy, Woman's Lacy Beret, Family Gloves and Mitts, Child's Helmet, Family Hat and Scarf Set, Man's Hat, Woman's Hat, Child's Hat and Mitts, Family Scarf, Man's Argyle-style Gloves, Woman's Turban, Slipper Socks, Woman's Chevron-striped Tammy and Scarf, Family Tennis Socks, Woman's Scarf-hat, Man's Argyle-style Socks, Fisherman's Socks, Child's Crochet Hat and Scarf, Child's Crochet Slippers, Family Balaclavas.

Description:
This booklet is in good condition. It has 22 projects, illustrated on the covers.

Little Princess crochet dress

Pattern ID: Sirdar 4102
Wool brand: Courtelle Random, Courtelle Crepe DK
Yarn quantity: 7 - 8 (25g balls)
Sizes: to fit: 22 - 24 inch chest (2 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Hook size: 4mm and 3mm
Tension (10cm): 18 trebles

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pretty little crochet dress for 2 - 4 year olds.

Young girl's top and skirt outfit II

Pattern ID: Hayfield 778
Wool brand: Any Hayfield 4ply
Yarn quantity: 8 - 12 (1 oz? balls)
Sizes: to fit: 24 - 30 inch chest [4 sizes]

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 3¼mm plus 2¾mm crochet hook
Tension (10cm): 28sts

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pretty "Jumper Suit" (top and skirt) for a little girl in plain knitting with crochet borders.

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".

Be-ribboned matinee set in crochet

Pattern ID: Patons 5020
Wool brand: Beehive Baby 3ply, 101 Courtelle 3ply, Brilliante 3ply
Yarn quantity: 3-5 (1oz) balls;
Sizes: 18-19 inch chest [one size]

Wool weight: 3 ply
Hook size: 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 23sts x 13 rows over trebles

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Sweet little crochet matinee jacket with ribbon- embellished bonnet in traditional style.

Long coat in crochet

Pattern ID: Patons 9580
Wool brand: Totem Double Crepe, Double Knitting
Yarn quantity: 46-52 (1oz balls) in main shade, plus 2-3 oz contrast
Sizes: to fit 36-40 inch chest (3 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Hook size: 4½mm
Tension (5x5 inches): 20sts x 20 rows over pattern on 4½mm hook over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Long single-breasted coat with contrast collar and mock pocket tops. The pattern is in very good condition but has 2 holes punched in the margin for storing in a loose leaf binder.
"Long Coat for Long Winters!".

Lighter-weight crochet blouse

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4946
Wool brand: Jaeger 3 ply Pure Botany
Yarn quantity: 17-18 (25g balls)
Sizes: to fit 33-36 inch chest [2 sizes]

Wool weight: 3 ply
Hook size: 2½mm
Tension (9cm): 2 pattern repeats

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Openwork crochet blouse or cardigan with lacy collar ad long sleeves.

Poncho in Crochet

Pattern ID: Regency 37
Wool brand: Regency Bainin
Yarn quantity: 18 (1oz balls)
Sizes: Length at centre front and back: 27 inches (long side)

Wool weight: Aran
Hook size: 5mm
Tension (10cm): 6 rows over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic early seventies fringed poncho. From the hook size, the name "bainin", and other general information in my library, I am inferring this is an Aran (or worsted) weight - but some seem to think it's a double knitting.

"Ponchettos"

Pattern ID: Bellmans 1281
Wool brand: Bellman's Double Knitting
Yarn quantity: 14-19 (1oz balls)
Sizes: Tunic to fit 32/34 or 36/38 inch chest [2 sizes]. Poncho length excluding fringe 25 inches [1 size].

Wool weight: Double knitting
Hook size: 7mm hook
Tension (10cm): 12½sts over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic seventies crochet poncho or (less classic) fringed tunic (how cool is that?!).

Crochet Place Mats

Pattern ID: Twilleys 5904
Wool brand: Knitcot
Yarn quantity: Plain: 3 (2 oz? 50g? balls); Striped: 5 main plus 2, 1, 1 each of 3 contrasts. Makes 2 mats.
Sizes: : Plain: 10 x 16 or Striped: 12 x 23 (inches, including fringe)

Wool weight: No1 cotton (Aran/DK)
Hook size: 4mm or 3½mm
Tension : Plain: 1 pattern to 1 inch width; Striped: 4dc to 1 inch width

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Crochet placemats in heavier weight handicraft cotton.
No 1 cotton is often now described as "craft cotton" - I believe you can find examples on offer from Wendy and Lion Brand. The knitting tension is about 19sts to 10cm which would be Aran/worsted weight.

Crochet Bedspread IV

Pattern ID: Twilleys 1014
Wool brand: Knitcot, D42 or No 1 Health Vest Cotton
Yarn quantity: 52 (2 oz balls) Knitcot; or 27 (4 oz hanks) D42 or No 1 cotton
Sizes: : 89 x 94 inches

Wool weight: No1 cotton (Aran/DK)
Hook size: 4mm
Tension (11 inches): One panel measures 11 inches across

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Large crochet motif for a bedspread in heavier weight handicraft cotton.
No 1 cotton is often now described as "craft cotton" - I believe you can find examples on offer from Wendy and Lion Brand. The knitting tension is about 19sts to 10cm which would be Aran/worsted weight.

Crochet Bedspread III

Pattern ID: Twilleys 794
Wool brand: Knitcot or No 1 Health Vest Cotton
Yarn quantity: 62 (2 oz balls) Knitcot; or 31 (4 oz hanks) No 1 cotton
Sizes: : 78 x 108 inches

Wool weight: No1 cotton (Aran/DK)
Hook size: 4mm
Tension (5 inches): Motif measures 5 inches

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Large crochet motif for a bedspread in heavier weight handicraft cotton.
No 1 cotton is often now described as "craft cotton" - I believe you can find examples on offer from Wendy and Lion Brand. The knitting tension is about 19sts to 10cm which would be Aran/worsted weight.

Lacy Stole

Pattern ID: Robin 2277
Wool brand: Robin Crochet Courtelle
Yarn quantity: 14 (25g balls)
Sizes: 72 inches long, 24 inches wide

Wool weight: Double knitting
Hook size: 3½mm and 7mm
Tension:
4½ inches to one pattern repeat

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Shawl/stole to knit or crochet
Robin Crochet Courtelle seems to have been a double knit - if so it has a good yardage of 77 yards in a 25g ball; so you will need 1078 yards or approximately 996 metres in total to make the stole. Most modern yarns have the yardage printed on the ball band.

Crochet sweater

Pattern ID: Sirdar 2292
Wool brand: Majestic, Talisman, Gaiety Nylon, or Fontein Crepe - all 4 ply
Yarn quantity: 14-16 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 34-38 inch chest [3 sizes]

Wool weight: 4 ply
Hook size: 3¾mm, or 3½mm
Tension (10cm): 3 patterns

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Crochet sweater with set in sleeves. The pattern is in moderately good condition but there are some markings against the rows from a previous user.

Collars and Cuffs II (plus Learn to Crochet)

Pattern ID: Twilleys Woman Magazine B2
Wool brand: Lyscordet fine knitting cotton, or Goldfingering
Yarn quantity: 1-2oz Lyscordet, or Goldfingering 2-3oz. Knitted set: 5oz Lyscordet, or Goldfingering 6oz.
Sizes: about 4½ inches deep

Wool weight: 3/4 ply equivalent cotton
Hook or needle size: 1½mm, or 2mm hooks; or 3¼mm needles, depending on design.
Tension (10cm): 28sts (given for knitted version only)

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Collar and cuffs with 2 crochet versions and one knitted. It includes several pages of instruction on how to crochet.
This collar and cuff "makeover" was an idea from an earlier century and especially popular during WW2 to update existing clothes with minimal materials and at little expense; (also I believe the cotton you could use was "off the ration"); however, this pattern was printed in the 1970s.

Crochet Collars and Cuffs

Pattern ID: Twilleys 6588
Wool brand: Lyscordet, Lystwist, Galaxia 5
Yarn quantity: 1-3 (25g balls); 1 x 100g ball of Galaxia 5 will make all 3 sets.
Sizes: 2-4 inches deep

Wool weight: 3/4 ply equivalent cotton
Hook size: 1½mm, 2mm or 3½mm depending on design.
Tension (3cm): white: 6dc; pale blue: 8tr; natural: 8dc.
The pink design has a small motif which is 2cm.

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: This was an idea from an earlier century and especially popular during WW2 to makeover existing clothes with minimal materials and at little expense; (also I believe the cotton you could use was "off the ration"). However, this pattern was printed in the 1980s, when such frilled collars and cuffs became quite fashionable again
The pattern in excellent condition.

Lace table mats VI

Pattern ID: Twilleys 6143
Wool brand: Twenty
Yarn quantity: Centre: 2 (20g) balls;
doily: 1 ball

Sizes: Centre: 9 inches
doily: 11 inches.

Wool weight: fine cotton (2ply)
Hook size: 1mm
Tension: Twenty: 1st 3 rounds = 2¼ inches;
doily: 1st 3 rounds = 1¼ inches.

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Very pretty patterns for a table centre with raised flowers or a more conventional doily.

Lace table mats and milk jug covers V

Pattern ID: Twilleys 6324
Wool brand: Twenty, Gold Dust 20
Yarn quantity: 1 (20g ball) +1 of each contrast, or 2 spools Gold Dust
Sizes: Centre mat: 8 inches
jug covers: 4 or 5½ inches.

Wool weight: fine cotton (2ply)
Hook size: 1mm
Tension: Centre: 1st 2 rounds = 1¼ inches; jug covers: 1st 2 rounds = ¾ inches.

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Very pretty centrepiece design with raised flowers, and two milk jug covers.

Glamorous occasion set: accessories...

Pattern ID: Lister 1765
Wool brand: Bel Air Starspun
Yarn quantity: Knitted bags: 1 ball; crochet bag: 2 balls; stole: 10 (¾ ounce balls - each about 21g).
Sizes: Stole is 54 inches long excluding fringe and about 18 inches wide; knitted bags use 4½ inch or a 6½ frame.

Wool weight: 4 ply equivalent
Needle size: 3¼mm needles or 3¼mm hook
Tension (10x10cm): 28st x 36 rows on 3¼mm needles

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Set of sparkly evening accessories - the glitter yarn is a 4 ply equivalent. Includes a stole and bag in crochet, and two knitted bag options.
These might be additions to your "Glamourous Occasion Set"!

Crochet blazer

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5419
Wool brand: Courtelle Random Courtelle Crepe DK
Yarn quantity: 18-22 (25g balls)
Sizes: to fit 34-40 inch chest [4 sizes]

Wool weight: Double knitting
Hook size: 4¾mm, 4mm, 3¾mm and 3mm
Tension: 2 patterns to 3 inches (7.62 cm)

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Crochet blazer style jacket - possibly nicer if not made up in a pastel random yarn - but that's just me.....
Note that this pattern has a light vertical centre crease.

Lace tablecloth and table centre

Pattern ID: Twilleys 6215
Wool brand: Twenty, Gold Dust 20
Yarn quantity: 1 or 5 (20g ball); 2 or 9 spools
Sizes: Cloth: 29 inches in Twenty - 38 in Gold Dust;
mat: 10 ins in Twenty - 14 in Gold Dust.

Wool weight: fine cotton (2ply)
Hook size: 1¼mm
Tension: Twenty: 1st 5 rounds = 2 inches; Gold Dust : 1st 5 rounds = 2¾ inches.

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Tablecloth or centrepiece design.

Lace table mats IV

Pattern ID: Twilleys 6202
Wool brand: Twenty
Yarn quantity: 1-3 (20g ball)
Sizes: Large: 17 inches in diameter;
medium: 12 ins; oval: 12 x 8½ ins.

Wool weight: fine cotton (2ply)
Hook size: 1¼mm
Tension: Round mats: 1st 21 rounds = 4½ inches; oval: centre motif = 3½ inches.

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Three crochet doily or centrepiece designs.

Lace table mats III

Pattern ID: Twilleys 6163
Wool brand: Lystwist
Yarn quantity: 2-3 (20g ball)
Sizes: Large centre: 19 inches in diameter; small centre: 13 inches.

Wool weight: fine cotton (3ply)
Hook size: 2mm
Tension: Large centre: 1st 11 rounds = 8½ inches; small centre: 1st 4 rounds = 2 inches.

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Two crochet doily or centrepiece designs.

Lace table mats II

Pattern ID: Twilleys 6161
Wool brand: Lystwist
Yarn quantity: 2-4 (20g ball)
Sizes: Round centre: 11½ inches in diameter; oval centre: 27¾ x 10 inches.

Wool weight: fine cotton (3ply)
Hook size: 2mm
Tension (6cm): Round centre: 1st 3 rounds; oval centre: 1st 4 rounds.

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Two crochet doily designs.

Lace table mats I

Pattern ID: Coats 342
Wool brand: Coats Mercer Crochet No 20
Yarn quantity: 1-2 (20g ball)
Sizes: 12 and 14 inches in diameter according to design.

Wool weight: fine cotton (2ply?)
Hook size: 1mm or 1¼mm
Tension: Design 1: centre motif measures 3 inches in diameter; design 2: 1st 5 rows measure 2 inches in diameter

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Two crochet doily designs.
Since this pattern is from the 1970s the hook sizes seem to be listed in metric sizes even though they do not state "mm" - their imperial equivalents are in old UK crochet hook sizes. See this reference if you are interested.

Crochet Chair and Settee Back

Pattern ID: Coats 1011
Wool brand: Coats Mercer Crochet No 10
Yarn quantity: 21 (20g balls)
Sizes: Chair back: 15 x 21 inches;
Settee back: 21 x 30 inches.

Wool weight: 3 or 4 ply equivalent
Hook size: 2½mm
Tension: Motif measures 3 inches in diameter

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Round crochet motifs to make chair backs (antimacassar).
Apparently this quick, simple to work, set for modern or traditional suite will give a new look to your lounge.

Long waistcoat and skirt suit in crochet

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4195
Wool brand: Celtic Spun
Yarn quantity: 16-20 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 34-40 inch chest size

Wool weight: 4 ply fingering / 5 ply
Hook size: 4mm
Tension (10cm): 19sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Crochet suit with long waistcoat and mini-skirt.
The pattern is well-used with creasing and marks on the photo. However the instructions are clear.
The yarn type is not easy to infer from the pattern - but I have some Celtic spun and it is a Shetland 4 ply type in 50g balls - seems to come up more like a 5ply/quick-knit/fine DK.

Glamorous occasion set

Pattern ID: Lister 2560
Wool brand: Bel Air Starspun, Lavenda, Crepe Tricel Nylon, Courtelle
Yarn quantity: Top: 4-6 (20g balls); Hat: 1-2 balls; Scarf: 1-2 balls.
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest [4 sizes]; scarf is 50 inches long excluding fringe and about 3 inches wide; hat to fit "average" head.

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm needles; 3½mm hook
Tension (10x10cm): 28st x 36 rows on 3¼mm needles; 24sts x 10 rows on 3½mm hook

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Set of sparkly evening accessories and top - the glitter yarn is a 4 ply equivalent. Includes a crochet hat, scarf and top.

Crochet two-colour bedspread

Pattern ID: Coats 1235
Wool brand: Coats Lyric Cotton
Yarn quantity: Single: 60 (50g balls) in main plus 8 balls contrast plus 5 balls for fringe; Double: 79 (50g balls) in main plus 11 balls contrast plus 6 balls for fringe
Sizes: Single: 66 x 96 inches;
Double: 84 x 96 inches.

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Hook size: 4mm
Tension (15cm): Motif measures 15cm

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Square crochet motifs in two colours for single or double bed.

Sixties top and skirt costume

Pattern ID: Twilleys 658
Wool brand: Lyscordet fine knitting cotton, Goldfingering
Yarn quantity: Jacket: 13-15 (1 oz balls); Skirt: 12-14
Sizes: 34-40 inch chest (3 sizes)

Wool weight: 3/4 ply equivalent cotton
Hook size: 1½mm (pattern uses the very old UK numbering of 2½ which is not 2½mm)
Tension (10cm): 5 7-treble groups over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Another classic sixties suit with a sleeveless waistcoat and matching skirt. Pattern in generally good condition with light marks on the front photo.

Mother and daughter trouser suit

Pattern ID: Twilleys 5132
Wool brand: Crysette, Stalite
Yarn quantity: 13-32 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 24-28 or 34-38 inch chest
(6 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply
Hook size: 3½mm, 4mm, 4½mm
Tension: "1 pattern to 1 inch"

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Delightful trouser suit with jacket for Mother and tunic for daughter.

Gilet or longline coat in crochet

Pattern ID: Studley 612
Wool brand: Tricel Nylon, Crepe Wool, Floranda, Petspun, Swiss Nylon
Yarn quantity: 5-7 (25g?) balls in each colour, or 10 to 15 balls for longline
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Hook size: 5½mm; 5mm and 4mm
Tension: 4 double shells to 5 inches over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Sleeveless longline waistcoats in two lengths with optional tie closure.

Stoles for those cool summer evenings II

Pattern ID: KingCole 273
Wool brand: Tristar Tricel Nylon, Pixie, Fiddlers, Crepe Wool
Yarn quantity: 10 or 14 or 15 (25g? balls) depending on which style
Sizes: Triangular shawl: 50 ins wide, 30 ins deep; Rectangular Stole: 21ins wide, 60 ins long.

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 5½mm or 5mm needles; 4½mm or 4mm hook
Tension (10cm): 22st over garter stitch;
20 sts over dc.

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Triangular shawls and rectangular stoles to knit or crochet. Implication of holiday (Greek?) setting in the background which looks suspiciously like a painted backdrop with basket props. Still - good for those balmy nights on foreign holidays.

Eight-page magazine excerpt

Pattern ID: 8-Page Pullout
Wool brand: Varies across styles: Patons Cotton Top, Emu Perle, Jaeger silk and wool, Twilleys Stalite, Hayfield Hawaii
Yarn quantity: varies across styles
Sizes: to fit 30-40 inch chest [3-4 sizes]

Wool weight: 4 ply; Double knitting (varies across styles)
Needle/hook size: 4mm, and 3¼mm
Tension (10cm): varies across styles

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: This is a very flimsy and slightly worn (as shown in photo) magazine pull-out but the patterns are sound, and the styles quite pleasing (I especially like the camisole and cardigan). Click on the pictures below to see expanded image.


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.

Pins and Needles Carefree Baby

Carefree Baby
(Pins and Needles 100)

A traditional baby knitting booklet

Booklet ID: Carefree Baby 100

Subject Matter: Baby knitting and crochet

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Content:
This magazine features the following items:

  • Crochet matinee coat in shell pattern (4 ply)
  • Knitted matinee coat with single button fastening (quick-knit)
  • Simple knitted cardigan with easy border pattern (DK)
  • Crochet shawl/blanket in double knitting (DK)
  • Crochet coat (DK)
  • Jacket with hood and mittens high neck (DK)
  • Crochet dress (4ply)
  • Round necked sweater (quickknit)

Description:
The booklet is flimsy and in pretty poor used condition (hence the price) but the designs are very cute so maybe worth offering to you. [Note that I have cleaned up the pictures shown here]. I have to say the creasing does affect the instructions for the first design (on the cover) but I will ensure you get a clean copy of the instructions if you would like the have the booklet.
There are 8 designs using Lister/Lee Target yarns.

Various children's patterns in DK

Children's Pattern Book from FW Woolworth
(504)

A booklet of children's patterns in Double Knitting.

Booklet ID: Woolworths 504

Subject Matter: Knitting and crochet booklet

Price: £6.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Content:
This magazine is a trip down memory lane - both Woollies itself and when it sold Winfield (own brand) wool - featuring the following items:

  • Knitted classics (round and V-neck cardigans and sweaters)
  • Dressing gown
  • Ribbed sweater
  • Crocheted classics (round sweater and jacket)
  • Striped sweater and scarf
  • Girl's cabled outfit (cardigan, skirt, hat, socks)
  • Patterned waistcoats
  • Trouser suit
  • Sports sweater

Description:
The booklet is in moderate condition with 9 designs sized in the range 22-36 inch chest (varies by design).

Sleeveless coat in crochet

Pattern ID: Lee Target 8992
Wool brand: Loch Isle
Yarn quantity: 17 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: 32-36 inch chest (1 size)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Hook size: 3½mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 12 tr and 12 spaces

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: The hills are alive.... with the sounds of the seventies.

Knitting Pretty for Baby

Booklet ID: Waterwheel 100

Subject Matter: Baby knitting and crochet book

Content: Twenty three lovely designs for very practical clothes for the modern baby.

Price: £6.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Mother and child crochet waiscoats

Pattern ID: Hayfield 848
Wool brand: Gaylon, Beaulon, Crepe DK
Yarn quantity: 15-26 (1 oz? balls)
Sizes: 24-40 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Hook size: 4½mm and 3¾mm
Tension (10cm): 18dc on 4½mm hook

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain crochet waistcoats for all the family, with brief crochet instructions on the back page. Horizontal crease as seen in photo which does not affect the instructions.

Crochet twin-set

Pattern ID: Maryland 571
Wool brand: Maryland 4 ply, Fingering, Crepe, Pure Nylon, Easywashed
Yarn quantity: 19-28 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: 32-42 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply
Hook size: 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 18dc and 14 pattern rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pleasing crochet-pattern sixties twin-set.
Some horizontal creasing which does not affect the instructions.

Stole for those cool summer evenings

Pattern ID: Wendy 1011
Wool brand: Courtellon or Marina Crepe
Yarn quantity: 16-23 (1oz? balls)
Sizes: 70-72 inches (long side)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 6½mm needle or 6mm hook
Tension (10x10cm): 22stsx31 rows over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Shawl/stole to knit or crochet.

© Christina Coutts 2007

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