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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.

Long waistcoats in crochet

Pattern ID: Emu 3083
Wool brand: Scotch, Courtelle, Crepe, Superlite Bri-Nylon, Calypso Crepe, Tricel/Nylon DK, Elite
Yarn quantity: 13-15 (25g balls); 13-15 + 7 contrast (25g balls) according to design
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Hook size: 4½mm
Tension: One pattern measures 1½ inches for plain waistcoat, and Each motif measures 3 inches square.

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: More great 1970's designs in (possibly hip or groovy) crochet. Pattern has the usual horizontal crease marks.

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.

Crochet Bedspread and Cushion

Pattern ID: Twilleys 6636
Wool brand: Handicraft Cotton No 1 (D42 or C44)
Yarn quantity: Bedspread: 62 (100g hanks); Cushion: 3 hanks
Sizes: Bedspread: 117.5 x 94 inches; Cushion: 18 inches across

Wool weight: No1 cotton (Aran?)
Hook size: 4½mm
Tension (60cm): Motif measures 60cm

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Large hexagonal crochet motif for a bedspread and cushion in heavier weight handicraft cotton.

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.

Longline coat in crochet

Pattern ID: Emu 2924
Wool brand: Scotch, Double Crepe, Bri-Nylon DK, Superlite Bri- Nylon
Yarn quantity: 33-38 (25g balls)
Sizes: to fit 34-42 inch chest (5 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Hook size: 5mm
Tension (10cm): 16 trebles

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Longline coat in crochet; style very much of the early seventies but still pleasing today.

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: £5.00 (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: £5.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Crochet shawls and knitted cape

Pattern ID: Poppleton 1409
Wool brand: Pageant, Defiance*, Dandy
(* Defiance?! surely not a good start...)

Yarn quantity: 8/12/19 (25g? balls)
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 6½mm and 5mm or 5mm hook
Tension (10x10cm): varies due to oversize needles

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Shawls in crochet and cape in DK.

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.

Summery overblouse with crochet hat

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4457
Wool brand: Jaeger Clarendon
Yarn quantity: 11-20 (25g balls) + 5 contrast
(1 ball for the hat)

Sizes: to fit 32-44 inch chest

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3mm, and 3¾mm
(5mm hook for the hat)

Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 30 rows in st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Man or woman's open-neck casual sweater with striped collar.

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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