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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.

Knitted cushion and throw

Pattern ID: Patons 3753
Wool brand: Shadow Tweed
Yarn quantity: Herringbone and Basketweave Throws: 10-11 (100g) balls; Herringbone and Basketweave Cushions: 3 - 4 balls; Triangle and Diamond Throw: 6 balls main plus 3 each of 3 contrasts; Triangle and Diamond Cushion: 1 balls in each of 4 contrasts.
Sizes: Throw: 48 or 52 inches by 56 inches;
Cushion: 16 or 20 inches square

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 6½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 14½sts x 20 rows

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pretty cushions and throws in three styles.
For the herringbone and basketweave designs, the pattern relies on the specific shading nature of the yarn, but for the triangles and diamond effect you are given advice on how to get round the shading to produce the effect and I would be inclined just to choose colours in a chunky tweed yarn which does not change shade.

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

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.

Tea Cosies II

Pattern ID: Weldons B905
Wool brand: Sirdar Majestic 4ply, Patons Moorland DK, George Lee's TARGET 3ply
Yarn quantity: Fancy Rib: 2oz 4ply;
Dutch Doll: 2 oz in blue DK, smaller amounts 3ply in white, black, pink, yellow;
Chequered: 2oz white, 3oz red 3ply.

Sizes: Width all round lower edge 18-20 inches

Wool weight: 3ply, 4ply, DK
Needle size: 3mm for 4ply or 3¼mm, and 2¾mm, for DK, or 3¾mm for 3ply
Tension (10cm): 28sts x 44 rows for 4ply; 24sts x 32 rows for DK; 56sts x 44 rows for 3ply over checked pattern (when contracted).

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Three charming styles of tea cosy as per illustration.

Tea Cosies

Pattern ID: Emu 6234
Wool brand: Scotch, Double Crepe,
Bri-Nylon, Tripleknit, Magnum

Yarn quantity: Tea cosies: 2 (25g?) balls in each colour; Poodle: 4 balls DK + oddments
Sizes: "small, medium, large"

Wool weight: Double knitting, Aran/worsted, Chunky
Needle size: 4mm, 5mm, 6½mm
Tension (10cm): not specified

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Poodle bottle cover or toy in DK, and a set of tea cosies in a choice of yarn weights/sizes.
The pattern is in robust condition with all instructions fully readable; there is some surface creasing, very light stains, and a few pencil marks.

Household novelties ...

Pattern ID: Emu 6456
Wool brand: Scotch, Double Crepe,
Bri-Nylon, Superlite

Yarn quantity: Tea cosies: about 4 (1oz balls); Hangers: 1 ball + oddments does 2; Egg cosies: 1 ball + oddments does 4.
Sizes: 1¼ pint tea pots.

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4mm
Tension (10cm): 22sts

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Novel collection of covers and cosies.

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.

Emu Knitted Novelties

"Knitted Novelties" Booklet
(Emu B23)

"Knitted Novelties" in various Emu qualities.

Booklet ID: Emu B23

Subject Matter: A booklet of Bazaar and other knits 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: Zebra, Caterpillar, Golly, Longleg Dolls, Three Bears, Cushion Covers (5 knitted, 4 crochet), Pompom Novelties, Dolls Clothes, Poodle Bottle Covers, Cat, Mitts and Scarf, Gloves, Children's Hats, Tea Cosies, Fishing Hat, Pot Holders (crochet), Family Hats, Teddy Family, Hat and Scarf (crochet), Floor cushions (pentagons - crochet), Toilet roll covers.

Description:
The booklet has 22 projects, all illustrated on the covers. It is in fairly good condition, but please note that one page has been cut, and a substitute page copy is supplied - so all instructions are fully included.

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".

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.

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.

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.

Pyjama case and dressing table set

Pattern ID: Twilleys 202
Wool brand: Lyscordet
Yarn quantity: Set: 4 (1 oz balls); Case: 4 oz; small amount for contrast lettering
Sizes: Mats: 6x6 ins, 6x11½ ins, 7x21ins; Case: 17x10½ ins

Wool weight: 3/4 ply equivalent cotton
Needle size: 2¾mm and 2mm
Tension (10cm): 28sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Amusing knitted pyjama or nightdress case and square mats for a dressing table.

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.

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.

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.

Four little seasons

Pattern ID: Craftime EM2
Wool brand: Any standard DK yarn
Yarn quantity: Small amounts of double knitting yarn in various colours shown.
Sizes: Possibly about 6 - 7 inches high

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 28 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Seasonal themed doll egg cosies. "Liven up your breakfast table!"

© Christina Coutts 2007

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