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Kids cable bomber jacket in Aran II

Pattern ID: Patons 9948
Wool brand: Capstan
Yarn quantity: 5-11 (2oz hanks)
Sizes: to fit 24 - 34 inch chest [6 sizes]

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 26rows in st st.

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Aran-design child's zipped jacket.
The pattern has the usual vertical crease with small tears,but this does not affect the instructions; there are quite a few marks in the instructions made by the previous user.

Perfectly plain family sweaters XIII

Pattern ID: Jaeger 5052
Wool brand: Luxury Spun
Yarn quantity: 4-13 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 24-44 inch chest (11 sizes)

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: More family sized plain sweaters in double knitting with a variety of neckline options. Light horizontal crease mark on photo, and pencil marks on instructions from previous user; otherwise in fair condition.

Balaclavas and "Fishing Hats" for the family

Pattern ID: Emu 4494
Wool brand:Scotch, Double Crepe, Superlite, Bri-Nylon
Yarn quantity: Balaclavas: DK: 4-6 (50g?) balls; 4 ply: 4-5 (1 oz?) balls
Hats: in DK only 2-3 (50g?) balls

Sizes: three sizes (Father/Mother/Son 8-10 years for balaclava, 6-8 years for hat)

Wool weight: Double knitting or 4 ply
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm for DK; 3¼mm and 2¾mm for 4 ply
Tension: not specified

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: A set of balaclavas in choice of 4 ply fingering or double knitting and "Fishing Hats" in double knitting weight.

Perfectly plain sixties roll-neck sweater III

Pattern ID: Ladyship 4324
Wool brand: County, Double Top, Chubby Tweed DK
Yarn quantity: 14-19 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 30 - 36 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3mm and 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 26sts x 31 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Perfectly plain roll neck sweater. Described as a "boy's" sweater but means that it's "young adult" and comes in smaller sizes which would be OK for women too.
The pattern has a vertical crease which affects the photo (not shown) but which does not affect the instructions.

Lacy cardigan for baby or toddler

Pattern ID: Wendy P465
Wool brand: Peter Pan Darling, Twinkle, Lustre Knit
Yarn quantity: 4-7 (20g balls) plus 1 contrast for embroidery and drawstring
Sizes: to fit 18 - 24 inch chest [4 sizes]

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 26sts x32 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: A baby cardigan designed for a girl.The mentioned embroidery is hard to see in the picture but it is small french knots in vertical lines between the eyelet stitches.

Bonnets and mitts for babies

Pattern ID: Robin 14416
Wool brand: Bambino Raindrop, Prints or with Cotton
Yarn quantity: 1-2 (50g balls)
Sizes: Birth - 6 months

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm, and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 32 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Sweet baby accessory sets.

Sporty sweaters in choice of yarn weight

Pattern ID: Emu 4451
Wool brand: Scotch, Super Crepe, or BriNylon 4 ply or double knitting.
Yarn quantity: 10-20 (25g? balls) 4 ply; 12-29 (25g? balls) double knitting
Sizes: to fit 24 - 44 inch chest (11 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply or Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm for 4 ply;
4mm and 3¼mm for DK

Tension (10x10cm): 4 ply: 36sts x 38 rows;
DK: 30sts x 32 rows. Both measured over pattern stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Sporty Father and Son sweaters for the great outdoors. Features side cables, slipped stitch ribbing, and shoulder tabs.
Separate instructions are given for 4ply and double knitting.

Sweater choice for baby or toddler

Pattern ID: Wendy 530
Wool brand: DK Nylonised, Easy Care DK
Yarn quantity: 7-9 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 22 - 26 inch chest [3 sizes]

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10cm): 24sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Two different patterned baby/toddler sweaters. One a textured mock-cable V-neck the other plain with a patterned yoke. The pattern instructions are clear with some biro marks from a previous owner.

Cardigan for baby or toddler II

Pattern ID: Wendy 306
Wool brand: DK Nylonised, Double Crepe, Fashionfleck, High Bulk Courtelle
Yarn quantity: 6-8 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 22 - 26 inch chest [3 sizes]

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10cm): 24sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain child's cardigan. The pattern instructions are very clear; however in its history it has been torn and repaired with tape.

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.

Kids textured chunky sweaters III

Pattern ID: Sirdar 4098
Wool brand: Pullman
Yarn quantity: 7-9 (50g balls)
Sizes: 26-30 inch chest
[3 sizes: 6/8/10 years]

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 5½mm, and 6½mm
Tension (10cm): 14sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Chunky sweater with garter rib panel.

Perfectly plain kid's sweaters III

Pattern ID: Wendy 1532
Wool brand: Nylonised, Courtellon, Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: 6-11 balls (25g? balls) in main colour and 4-10 in contrast
Sizes: 26-32 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 4mm, 3¾mm, 3¼mm, 3mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 32rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain knit sweater with striped patterns; double knitting with Polo or Crew neckline. There are 3 different striped sequences (as shown in the photo), or you could opt to knit in a single colour.

Diagonal sweater in teen sizes

Pattern ID: Wendy 2487
Wool brand: Dolce
Yarn quantity: 4 - 7 (50g balls)
Sizes: 26 - 34 inch chest [5 sizes]

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 32 rows over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Sweater with diagonal pattern rib in smaller sizes up to 34 inch chest only.

Chunky ribbed sweater in teen sizes

Pattern ID: Wendy 2336
Wool brand: Dolce
Yarn quantity: 6 - 8 (50g balls)
Sizes: 26 - 34 inch chest [5 sizes]

Wool weight: Aran/Worsted
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 38 rows over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: V-neck sweater in fisherman's rib or brioche stitch in smaller sizes up to 34 inch chest only. The yarn is a fluffy type which means you knit on larger needles and get a larger tension.
Despite the photo I do not see any sign that the pattern has a V both front and back - the picture shows the girl wearing the sweater back to front (as was fashionable in the 80s to have V-back tops).

Mother and daughter pullover tunics II

Pattern ID: Wendy 1740
Wool brand: Wendy Pure Wool, Marina Double Crepe, Courtellon, Celebrity
Yarn quantity: 6-16 (20g? balls) in main colour plus 3-4 contrast
Sizes: 24 - 42 inch chest (10 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm or 3¾ and 3mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 32 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain over-sweater tunics in a random pattern yarn mix.

Mitts in three sizes

Pattern ID: Robin 1275
Wool brand: Crepe, Colorama, Service, Conella
Yarn quantity: 2-3 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: to fit an 5-7 inch hand (3 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 36 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Simple mittens each with slightly different pattern; they are in 3 sizes but each pattern comes in only one size (you can see in the picture: pink 5 inch, blue 6 inch, grey 7 inch).

Simple baby or toddler sweater

Pattern ID: King Cole 2026
Wool brand: Big Value (100g balls)
Yarn quantity: 1 (100g ball) - 2 balls for long sleeves
Sizes: to fit 22 - 24 in chest [2 sizes]

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 4½mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 15 rows over pattern stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Simple yet effective eyelet pattern baby jumper with square neck and long or short sleeves.

Kids textured sweater or cardigan

Pattern ID: Lister Lee K719
Wool brand: Thermo-Knit, Motoravia, Concorde Easy Wash
Yarn quantity: 4-5 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 22 - 28 inch chest (4 sizes).

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¾mm and 3mm .
Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 32 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Girl's cardigan or sweater in eyelet pattern stitch.

Kids sporty zipped jacket and sweater

Pattern ID: King Cole 3083
Wool brand: Classique, Mix 'n' Match Crepe, Cloud 9, Carelon, Cotswold, Speedy, Superspun Superwash, Gren Nylon
Yarn quantity: 6 - 11 (50g balls) plus 1 contrast; Hat only: 1 - 3 balls + 1 contrast
Sizes: 24-34 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Kid's go-faster-stripe zipped cardigan or sweater with hat.

Fair-isle cardigan and sweater twinset for child

Pattern ID: Sirdar 4121
Wool brand: Double Crepe, Tricel Nylon Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: 3-4 (50g balls) + smaller balls in each of 5 contrasts
Sizes: to fit 22 - 24 inch chest [2 sizes]

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10cm): 24sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Sweater and cardigan stated for 2 - 4 years.

Cabled sweaters for baby or toddler

Pattern ID: Wendy PP255
Wool brand: Peter Pan Darling
Yarn quantity: 5-7 (1 oz ? balls)
Sizes: to fit 20 - 24 inch chest [3 sizes]

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3mm and 3¾mm
Tension (10cm): 26sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Two different patterned baby/toddler sweaters.

Cabled cardigans for baby or toddler

Pattern ID: Bronte 696
Wool brand: Bonanza, Tricel/Nylon, Couretelle/Bri Nylon, Triacetate Nylon, Mark X Nylon
Yarn quantity: 9-10 (25g balls)
Sizes: to fit 22 - 26 inch chest [3 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional set of baby/toddler cardigans. [Once again the Bronte DKs sound like a list of laboratory compounds rather than yarn brands... very "modern"]

Family Chunky Textured Sweaters

Pattern ID: Jarol JX5
Wool brand: Quickstep or Supersaver Double Double
Yarn quantity: 6-20 (40g balls)
Sizes: to fit 24 - 46 inch chest (12 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 5mm and 6½mm
Tension (10cm): 16sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Chunky textured sweaters for all the family.

Mother and daughter long waiscoats/gilets

Pattern ID: Robin 2143
Wool brand: Vogue or Courtelle Crepe Double Double
Yarn quantity: 6-11 balls (50g)
Sizes: to fit 28-38 inch chest [6 sizes]

Wool weight: Chunky
(or Double Knitting using 2 strands together)
Needle size: 6½mm (No 3)
Tension (15cm): 5 pattern repeats

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Long straight "mother and daughter" waistcoats with interesting twisted drop stitch pattern, making it look a little like crochet; only the edging uses crochet.

Child's Blazer

Pattern ID: Robin 2398
Wool brand: Bambino Freckles, Tricel-Nylon, Bri-Nylon, Columbine Crepe, Vogue or Bijou Chunky
Yarn quantity: 8-12 balls (25g balls)
Sizes: 18-26 inch chest [5 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Childs double breasted jacket with a simplified seed moss stitch front panel.

Girl's plain cardigans II

Pattern ID: Emu 735
Wool brand: Spangle, Romany, Scotch
Yarn quantity: 8-14 (1oz balls);
short sleeves: 7-11

Sizes: 24-32 inch chest (5 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm
Tension (10cm): 22sts x 30 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Girl's plain cardigans "for girls aged 4 - 14".
The pattern has some surface creasing and a tear but this does not affect the instructions.

"Pert and Pretty" Toddler Hats

Pattern ID: Patons 8019
Wool brand: Colourglow Quickerknit, Quickerknit Pure Wool, Quickerknit Courtelle
Yarn quantity: 1-2 (25g balls)
Sizes: 6 months - 2 years

Wool weight: 5ply / Quick knit
Needle size: 3¾mm, and 3mm
Tension (10x10cm): 26sts x 34 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Cute baby hats: Pompom hat in twisted rib; Pixie hood in moss or seed stitch; Helmet in garter stripes; Bonnet in eyelet stitch.

Mother and Daughter Chunky Cardigans

Pattern ID: Patons 7598
Wool brand: Siberia
Yarn quantity: 8-17 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 26-40 inch chest (8 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 4½mm, and 5½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 21sts x 19 rows over pattern stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within the UK - see section on prices)

Description: Chunky ribbed tweed cardigans with round neck or V neck.

Kick Off with United

Pattern ID: Emu 4510
Wool brand: Scotch, Double Crepe, Superlite Bri-Nylon
Yarn quantity: 2- 3 (1 oz balls) + 1 contrast for the hat; 7+6 oz for the single thickness scarf, and 11+10 for the double thickness scarves.
Sizes: Scarf: about 9 inches wide and 72 inches long; hat to fit "average" adult and about age 10

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 4mm, 3¾mm, and 3mm
Tension (10cm): 24sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Delightfully dated, I just love this classic gem of a low budget pattern for football supporter's kit from the good old days (when supporters had rattles and stood up at football matches) - or simply a striped scarf and hat.
This is a good pattern for plain hats, with instructions for no less than three scarves: a single thickness stocking stitch scarf with a garter border (so has a right and wrong side), a thicker scarf in rib (so the same front and back but uses more stitches), and finally a "tube" on 4 needles folded flat to make a double thickess scarf.

Perfectly plain family cardigans XI

Pattern ID: Wendy 1871
Wool brand: Pure Wool, Courtellon
Yarn quantity: 7-17 balls (25g balls)
Sizes: 24-44 inch chest (11 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 36rows (st st)

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within the UK - see section on prices)

Description: Light weight family cardigans

Perfectly plain family chunky cardigans X

Pattern ID: Mountain Maid 103
Wool brand: Hyland Chunky
Yarn quantity: 6-16 (2oz balls)
Sizes: To fit: 26-42 inch chest (9 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 5mm and 6½mm
Tension (10cm): 15sts(st st)

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within the UK - see section on prices)

Description: Family cardigans in chunky yarn.

Kids cable pattern cardigan III

Pattern ID: Patons 6194
Wool brand: Trident, Pure Wool
Yarn quantity: 9-16 (25g balls)
Sizes: to fit 22 - 32 inch chest (6 sizes).

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional cabled cardigans. The pattern has some notations from the previous owner - but this does not affect the instructions.

Kids cable pattern cardigan II

Pattern ID: P&B C1167
Wool brand: Double Quick, Totem, Moorland
Yarn quantity: 10-14 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 28 - 32 inch chest (3 sizes).

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional cabled cardigans. The pattern has surface creasing and a small punched hole - but this does not affect the instructions.

Kids textured sweaters II

Pattern ID: Patons 6197
Wool brand: Doublet
Yarn quantity: 7-13 (2 oz) balls
Sizes: to fit 22 - 32 inch chest (6 sizes).

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 4mm and 5½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 17sts x 21 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pleasing thick textured sweaters in a twisted rib pattern. The pattern has a light horizontal crease and small tear but otherwise in good condition.

Toddler's plain cardigan

Pattern ID: P&B C1068
Wool brand: Double Quick, Totem, Moorland
Yarn quantity: 6-8 (1oz balls)

Sizes: 20-24 inch chest (3 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Toddler's plain high-necked cardigan.

Girl's plain cardigans

Pattern ID: Lister N873
Wool brand: Lavenda, Bel Air, Velora, Palazzo, Bri-Nylon
Yarn quantity: 7-14 (1oz balls)

Sizes: 24-34 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¾mm and 3mm
Tension (10cm): 24sts x 32 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Girl's plain cardigans.

Classic school pullovers

Pattern ID: Sirdar 760
Wool brand: Majestic, Fontein Crepe, Gaiety Nylon, Talisman
Yarn quantity: 6-10 (1oz? balls); [4-8 for sleeveless version]
Sizes: 24-30 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 3¼mm, and 2¾mm
Tension (10cm): 30sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within the UK - see section on prices)

Description: Lighter weight school sweater or slipover in 4 ply.

Perfectly plain family sweaters IX

Pattern ID: Patons 2056
Wool brand: Limelight Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: 4-13 x 50g balls
Sizes: 28-48inch chest
(8 sizes women; 5 sizes men)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Family V-neck sweaters with pockets.

Long sleeved cable sports sweater

Pattern ID: Sirdar 4240
Wool brand: Superwash wool, Wash 'n' Wear crepe, Country Style
Yarn quantity: 8-10 (50g balls)
Sizes: 28-30 inch chest (3 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10cm): 24sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Boys cricket sweater with long sleeves. Pattern has a slight tea stain on the front and some surface creasing.

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.

Perfectly plain family sweaters VIII

Pattern ID: Wendy 1523
Wool brand: Courtellon Courtelle Crepe, Tricel Nylon, Marina
Yarn quantity: 8-18 (25g balls??)
Sizes: to fit 24-36 inch chest (7 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm
Tension (10cm): 24sts (stocking stitch)

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Family sweaters that are fairly unisex in design but sized only up to women's medium size.

Family zipped jerkins II

Pattern ID: Robin 2610
Wool brand: Wonderwash, Vogue, Gleneagle, Columbine, Rusticana, Reward
Yarn quantity: 13-28 (25g balls)
Sizes: 24-42 inch chest [10 sizes]

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4mm, and 3¼mm
Tension (10cm): 22 sts over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Zipped Father and Son golfing jackets with textured staggered moss stitch. .

Toddler Warmers

Pattern ID: Patons 3483
Wool brand: Fairytots
Yarn quantity: 1-2 (50g balls)
Sizes: 6 months - 3 years

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Cute toddler accessory sets.

Mother and daughter textured cardigans

Pattern ID: Hayfield 537
Wool brand: Gaylon
Yarn quantity: 16-22 (1oz balls)

Sizes: 24-40 inch chest (8 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¾mm and 3mm
Tension (10cm): 24sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Mother and daughter V neck patterned cardigans. This pattern is very creased which considerably disfigures the photo (not shown) but the instructions are unaffected.

Perfectly plain family cardigans II

Pattern ID: Pingouin 7354
Wool brand: Europingouin, Mafame Pingouin
Yarn quantity: 7-14 (50g balls)

Sizes: 26-44 inch chest (10 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Family plain V-neck cardigans with optional pockets.

Summer dress and bolero set

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1580
Wool brand: Hawaii

Wool weight: Double knitting
Tension (10cmx10cm): 22sts x 28rows

Leaflet dimensions: approx. 9x7 inches
Number of pages: Folded sheet

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within the UK - see section on prices)

Description: Cotton mix boucle yarn striped dress and plain bolero. Speciality yarn knits to a double knit tension.

Pattern size: Chest size 20 - 24 inches.

Wool quantity required: 6-10 25g balls in main shade and 1-2 in contrast colour

Needle size: Nos 8 and 10 (4mm and 3¼mm) needles.

Perfectly plain kid's sweaters II

Pattern ID: Patons 9414
Wool brand: Brilliante, Totem, Moorland,
Yarn quantity: 10-13 balls (1 oz balls)
Sizes: 28-32 inch chest (3 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain sweater in double knitting with Polo or Crew neckline. The pattern has the usual disfiguring horizontal crease (not shown in photo) which does not affect the instructions.

Helmets and Hats for all the family

Pattern ID: Jarol E434
Wool brand: New Arrival, Just Me, Sweet Briar, Hot Shots, Supersaver.
Yarn quantity: 40-84g
Sizes: to fit S / M / L

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Variety of headgear each in 3 sizes.

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.

Kids classic cabled sweater or cardigan

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1112
Wool brand: Gaylon, Beaulon
Yarn quantity: 11-18 (25g balls)
Sizes: to fit 26 - 32 inch chest (4 sizes).

Wool weight: DK
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm .
Tension (10cm): 22sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional cabled sweater or cardigan in double knitting yarn weight. The pattern is firm with some surface creasing to the front photo. The styling implies that the kids are dressed for school.

Lightweight boys (or girls!) roll-neck raglan sweater

Pattern ID: Hayfield 852
Wool brand: Fourmost
Yarn quantity: 14-16 (25g? balls)
Sizes: 34-38 inch chest (3 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 Ply
Needle size: 3¼mm and 3mm
Tension (10cm): 30sts over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Child or teen boy's roll neck sweater. Pleasing and subtle 3-stitch vertical rows of moss/seed stitch.

Kids textured sweaters

Pattern ID: Hayfield 827
Wool brand: Croft Thickerknit
Yarn quantity: 7-10 (2 oz?) balls
Sizes: to fit 26 - 30 inch chest (3 sizes).

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 4mm and 5mm
Tension (10x10cm): 16sts x 22 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pleasing thick textured sweaters in a brick or basket pattern.

Classic plain sweaters III

Pattern ID: Hayfield 715
Wool brand: Nortex
Yarn quantity: 10-14 (1 oz? balls)
Sizes: to fit 28 - 34 inch chest (4 sizes).

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¼ and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 28rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional plain crew or V-neck jumpers in double knitting. This pattern is very creased and this shows up badly on the front photograph but does not affect the instructions. Please note that the photo illustrated is a very cleaned up version of the original.

More traditional vintage designs for boys

Pattern ID: PB 712
Wool brand: Purple Heather 4 ply
Yarn quantity: Lumber: 11 (1oz balls);
Cricket 9 oz; Plain pullover: 6/7 oz; Fair-Isle: 4 oz main plus 6 contrast

Sizes: 29 - 31 inch chest,
(9-12 years - 2 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 3mm and 3¾mm or 2¾mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 36 rows over stocking stitch using 3¼mm needles

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Small booklet of 4 sweaters all in fingering 4 ply weight: V-neck cricket sweater with cable; round-neck slipover with a textured garter stitch; collared lumber jacket with texturing and mock breast pockets; and V-neck fair-isle slipover. Yet another good set of designs that I personally like very much. Sized for "9-12 years" (but maybe slightly younger kids these days).
The fair-isle slipover is ver "Wartime Farm" while the lumber jacket I believe (but do not know) was the pattern used to recreate the boy's red sweater in the recent TV adaptation of Greenshaw's Folly - part of the ITV Marple series.

Traditional vintage designs for boys (or girls)

Pattern ID: PB 444
Wool brand: Totem, Double Quick, Moorland
Yarn quantity: 9-15 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 26 - 32 inch chest, (6-14 years - 4 sizes)

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Small booklet of 3 sweaters all in double knitting weight: V-neck with small vertical cabled stripes; round-neck with a staggered rib on the body and ribbed raglan sleeves; and shawl collar with purl stitched patterning. I personally think this is a really nice set for "6-14 years" (but maybe slightly younger kids these days) - all different - and designed for a single colour creating interest through textured stitches.

Children's ribbed pullover and accessories

Pattern ID: Bellmans 1263
Wool brand: Bellmans 4 ply
Yarn quantity: 6-12 (25g? balls);
waistcoat: 5-9; scarf:4-6; hat: 2

Sizes: to fit 24 - 34 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Sweater, waistcoat, scarf and hat for boy or girl. Pattern has a heavy horizontal crease (not shown in photo) but instructions still legible.

Seaside Polo Shirt or Sweater

Pattern ID: Chevy 1186
Wool brand: Chunky
Yarn quantity: 5-8 (50g balls) main, plus 2-4 balls first contrast and 1 ball second.
Sizes: to fit 24 - 34 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 5mm and 6mm
Tension (10x10cm): 15sts x 21 rows over st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Cheerful nautical stripes - polo shirt or sweater.

Nautical Little Lass

Pattern ID: Robin 13533
Wool brand: Cotton 100
Yarn quantity: 4-5 (50g balls) + small amount of contrast for embroidery and tassels.
Sizes: 21-27 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting Aran
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 20 sts x 28 rows over st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Original little kids top with a seaside sailor theme. Worked in a heavy double knitting or aran weight yarn - perhaps like Rowan Handknit Cotton.

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).

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).

Pullover for another cheerful boy (or girl)

Pattern ID: Emu 701
Wool brand: Scotch, Romany, Emulon, Crepe
Yarn quantity: 12-14 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 26-30 inch chest

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 4½mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 26sts x26rows over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Boys textured twisted rib sweater for age 6-12 years in 3 sizes.
The pattern has horizontal and vertical creases and a tear but the instructions are not affected.

Kids cable pattern sweater

Pattern ID: Emu 6162
Wool brand: Scotch, Double Crepe, Romany, Bri-Nylon, Courtelle, Triple Knit
Yarn quantity: 9-17 (1 oz balls) DK;
7-12 (2oz? balls) tripleknit

Sizes: to fit 24 - 34 inch chest (6 sizes).

Wool weight: DK or Aran-like
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm for DK;
4mm and
5mm for Tripleknit.
Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 24 rows tripleknit;
22sts x32 rows in DK over stocking stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional cabled sweaters in a choice of yarn weight. The pattern is pretty well-worn with creasing, small tears, sellotape and marks - but this does not affect the instructions. "Tripleknit" is a worsted or aran weight yarn (between a DK and a bulkier yarn) which appeared in all the main manufacturers product lines in the 1960s; although more or less a worsted weight it did not seem to become popular enough to gain the traction in the UK to replace double knitting as the standard yarn.
[I really like the model pose here. The lad really does look like he is taking care of his cute little sister.]

Kids School Pullover in 3 yarn weights

Pattern ID: Emu 6654
Wool brand: Scotch, Super Crepe, Double Crepe, Bri-Nylon, Lamira, Shetland
Yarn quantity: 5-9 (40g balls) DK;
6-12 (25g balls) DK; 4-8 (25g balls) 4 ply

Sizes: to fit 22 - 34 inch chest (7 sizes).

Wool weight: Chunky, DK or 4 ply versions
Needle size: 5½mm and 4½mm for chunky;
3¼mm and 4mm for DK;
2¾ and
3¼mm for 4 ply.
Tension (10cm): 28 sts 4ply; 22sts DK;
16sts chunky

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional school sleeveless pullovers with instructions for 3 different yarn weights. The pattern has some light creasing and marks but this does not affect the instructions.

Young girl’s jacket and skirt outfit

Pattern ID: Emu 737
Wool brand: Calypso, Scotch, Zephyr 3-plies
Yarn quantity: Jacket: 6-8 (1oz balls) plus
1 ball of contrast for coloured border version; Skirt: 8-11 ozs

Sizes: 24-30 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: 3 ply
Needle size: 2¾mm and 3mm
Tension (10x10cm): 32sts x44rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pleasing fine knit suits for young girls with pleated skirts, and jackets with double-breasted collared option.

Head to toe woolly oufit for 3-4 year old

Pattern ID: PB 208
Wool brand: Patons Totem
Yarn quantity: 4 - 5 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 24 inch chest (1 size)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¾mm, and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 23sts x 31 rows

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Quite a cute little outfit if you ignore the trousers - which may be cute depending on the climate where you live. It includes mittens and a choice of hats - the bobble hat shown on the cover, (oozing with masculinity), and a girl's version in the form of a bonnet. Some creasing and wear.

Pullover for a cheerful boy

Pattern ID: PB 419
Wool brand: Moorland DK
Yarn quantity: 11 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 32 inch chest - 1 size (11-13 years)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3mm
Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 28 rows

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: A simple rib pattern, with a pleasing tramline effect, and shown off to best effect by a typical cheeky chappy very much of the era.
The pattern is in fairly good condition in terms of surface creasing (which is often a problem with these older P&B patterns), but it does have an unplasant tear at the side, though it does not affect the instructions.

Classic Sweaters for older kids

Pattern ID: PB 362
Wool brand: Nylox, Purple Heather, Moorland DK
Yarn quantity: 6-8 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 28 - 32 inch chest, (8-13 years)

Wool weight: 3 ply or Double Knitting
Needle size: 5mm & 3¾mm / 3¼mm & 2¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 26 rows for DK;
30sts x 38 rows for 3 ply

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Small booklet of 3 sweaters: plain V-neck in double knitting, plain V or round neck in 3 ply, and cable V-neck in 3 ply.

Perfectly plain classic pullovers

Pattern ID: Wendy 22
Wool brand: Fashionfleck, Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: 11-14 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 26 - 34 inch chest (5 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 32 rows in st st.

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Sweaters for "young adults". What a respectable couple!
Vertical creasing and small tear which does not affect the instructions.

Cute chick motif cardigan

Pattern ID: Harmony 145
Wool brand: Lightening, Speedfleck, Superior, Glendoon, New Era, Boy Blue
Yarn quantity: 5-11 (1 oz balls); plus oddments for the contrasts
Sizes: to fit 19 - 26 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¾mm and 3mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 32 rows in st st.

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Cardigans for boy or girl - sophisticatedly restrained diamond pattern or cute cartoon style chick. The motifs are charted.
The yarns specified were Woolworths brand.
[Is it me or do this pair look distinctly hostile? And does it not look like they have tipped over a dolls house in the photo...?]

Bonny Baby outfit

Pattern ID: Emu 21470
Wool brand: Little Softee
Yarn quantity: 4 -5 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 16 - 22 in chest

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Simple yet effective baby set with jumper, shorts, and bootees. Modelled by the Bonny Baby winner of 1989? where are they now I wonder....

Inbetweeners Arans

Pattern ID: Jarol 7082
Wool brand: Jarol Rambler or Sweet Briar
Yarn quantity: 4-6 (100g balls)
Sizes: to fit 24-34 inch chest (actual 29-39)

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 5mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 18st x 24 rows over st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional Aran in "young adult" sizes. Interesting bobble/rib vertical chain stitch alternated with cables.

Mother and daughter hooded tunics

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1241
Wool brand: Beaulon or Gaylon, DK or 4ply
Yarn quantity: DK: 18-28 (25g balls)
4ply: 15-24
(25g balls)
Sizes: to fit 24-38 inch chest

Wool weight: Double knitting or 4 ply
Needle size: 3¾mm, and 4mm,
or, 3mm and 3¼mm

Tension (10cm): 22sts (DK); 28sts (4 ply)

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain tunics with cross over neck and cowl. Options in 4ply or double knitting. Mmmmm I'm afraid this still does it for me....

Mother and daughter lacey sweaters

Pattern ID: Lister-Lee 1238
Wool brand: Lady Love, Concorde, Motoravia
Yarn quantity: 5-10 (50g balls)
Sizes: 28-38 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting or 4ply
Needle size: 3¼mm, 3¾mm, and 4mm
Tension (10cm): 20sts for DK, 26sts for 4 ply over pattern stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Mother and daughter sweaters with leaf eyelet pattern; DK and 4 ply options.

Boy’s textured rib sweater

Pattern ID: Sirdar 687
Wool brand: Sirdar DK, Double Crepe,
Super Nylon, Starflek

Yarn quantity: 11-16 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: 6-12 years (4 sizes); 26-32 inch chest

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm

Tension (10cm): 22sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: This pattern is in a woefully poor condition but my excuse for including it is the cute styling of the boy in his cowboy outfit - and the period aspect of his appearing with his toy gun. The sweater itself is a rather nice rib/moss pattern, and, if you feel inclined to knit it, the pattern instructions are a little worn but quite readable. The wear shows up worst in the picture.

Gloves, Mittens, and Balaclava for kids

Pattern ID: Bronte 550
Wool brand: Bronte DK
Yarn quantity: 2-3 (1 oz?) balls for each item
Sizes: 3 - 6 years (two sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm

Tension (10cm): 22sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Straight forward and plain gloves, mittens and helmet for children.

Striped scarf, mittens, gloves, plus man's tie

Pattern ID: Argyll 143
Wool brand: Fernmor, Sportsday, Starlight, Nylon or Botany Supertwist Crepe DK
Yarn quantity: 3- 5 (1 oz balls) for the gloves; 7+6 oz for the scarf.
Sizes: Scarf: about 9 inches wide and 60 inches long; gloves to fit from age 4 to adult

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¾mm, and 3mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24st x 32 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic football supporter's scarf from days of yore - or simply a striped scarf - mittens - gloves - and a man's tie. The construction of the scarf is not one I have seen before; it is knitted on 2 needles using a slip-stitch which results in a tube which is turned inside out to form a double thickness stocking stitch scarf.
I knitted my brother a tie, once; it was probably my first knitting project. He even wore it - which makes me feel very warm towards him....

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.

Classic school V-neck sweater I

Pattern ID: Sirdar 4026
Wool brand: Wash n Wear DK or 4-ply, Crepe DK or 4 ply, Fontein Crepe, Talisman 4 ply.
Yarn quantity: 6-8 (50g balls) DK; 10-13 (1 oz or 25g balls) 4 ply.
Sizes: to fit 30 - 34 inch chest (3 sizes).

Wool weight: DK or 4 ply versions
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm for DK;
2¾ and
3¼mm for 4 ply.
Tension (10cm): 24sts in DK; 30sts in 4 ply

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional school jumper in choice of yarn weight.The pattern has horizontal and vertical creases as in photo but this does not affect the instructions.

Kids plain bomber jacket in DK or 4ply fingering

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1255
Wool brand: Superblend, Beaulon, Monique DK or Superblend, Beaulon, 4-ply
Yarn quantity: 8-14 (25g balls) DK or 4 ply
Sizes: to fit 24 - 36 inch chest

Wool weight: 4 ply or double knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm,
or 2¾mm and 3¼mm

Tension (10cm): 22sts (DK) or 28sts (4 ply)

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional school-type zipped cardigan with collar up to young adult size. Options for double knitting or 4 ply version.

More Family Arans

Pattern ID: Robin 2768
Wool brand: Robin Aran Pure New Wool
Yarn quantity: 8-18 (50g balls)
Sizes: 24-44 inch chest

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 5½mm and 4½mm
Tension (10cm): 16st over stocking stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional Family Arans with cables and blackberry stitch.

Family Arans with ribbed hats

Pattern ID: Robin 2873
Wool brand: Robin Erin or Aran Pure Wool
Yarn quantity: 6-16 (50g balls)
Sizes: 24-44 inch chest

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 5½mm and 4½mm
Tension (10cm): 18st over rice stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional Family Arans with diamond and lobster-claw cables for prosperity, plus woolley hat pattern. This pattern is well-used and creased but instructions still readable.

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"?).

Top and skirt set with heart motif

Pattern ID: Hayfield 3003
Wool brand: Grampian DK

Wool weight: Double knitting
Tension (10cmx10cm): 22sts x 28rows

Leaflet dimensions: approx. 11x8 inches
Number of pages: Folded sheet

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within the UK - see section on prices)

Description: Sweet top and matching skirt with heart pattern, in two colours.

Pattern size: Chest size 16 - 22 inches.

Wool quantity required: 1-2 plus 3 50g balls in each colour

Needle size: Nos 8 and 10 (4mm and 3¼mm) needles.

Kids bouclé cable sweater

Pattern ID: Sirdar 4597
Wool brand: Sirdar Nova
Yarn quantity: 3-4 (100g balls)
Sizes: to fit 26 - 32 inch chest

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 28rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Kids standard DK cable sweater in a speciality Sirdar yarn.

Jeff and Gerry

Pattern ID: Bairnswear 1359
Wool brand: Bairnswear Lambs Wool
Yarn quantity: 6 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 23-24 inch chest

Wool weight: 3 ply possibly 4 ply
Needle size: 3¾mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10cm): 28sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: This is a really charming old outfit for a toddler boy - including knitted shorts; there are two little sweaters: a cabled version and a two-coloured version in "Oatmeal and Almond".

Family rib-cable sweaters

Pattern ID: Hayfield 6000
Wool brand: Woodland or Bri-Nylon DK
Yarn quantity: 9-35 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 24- 44 inch chest

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4½mm, and 3¾mm,
Tension (10x10cm): 36sts x 28rows
(unstretched over pattern)

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Despite the ordinary photo, this is a rather nice set of simple rib-cable sweaters for child or adult; they seem to be a heavy double knitting rather than Aran weight yarn, with an open neck with button closure - where buttonholes appear to go right to the end of the wing collar.

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,

Teen "fashion" oufit

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1001
Wool brand: Gaylon, Du Barry DK
Yarn quantity: Sweater:16-19 (25g balls)
Waistcoat: 8-10; Hat: 2

Sizes: to fit 28-32 inch chest

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3mm, and 3½mm
Tension (10cm): 22sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Teen oufit - ribbed sweater, sleeveless cardigan, and hat.

Versatile teen trio

Pattern ID: Sirdar 4215
Wool brand: Tricel, Double Crepe, Talisman, Candytweed, Personality, Courtelle, Wash'n'Wear, Superwash, Fontein Crepe,
Yarn quantity: 8 - 9 (50g balls) DK, or,
15 - 17 (25g balls) 4 ply

Sizes: one size 20 x 26 inches

Wool weight: Double knitting or 4 ply
Needle size: 4mm, and 3¼ for DK,
or, 3¼ and 2¾mm for 4 ply

Tension (10cm): 24sts (DK) or 30sts (4 ply)

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Teens ribbed polo, scarf, and hat in double knit and 4 ply options.

Stripey tops with fish motif and headband

Pattern ID: Emu 6298
Wool brand: Scotch, Super Crepe, Carella
Yarn quantity: 5-8 (1oz balls) plus 1 contrast and small amount for 2nd contrast.
Sizes: 24-32 inch chest

Wool weight: 3 ply, 4 ply, or Double knitting
Needle size: 2¼mm, 2¾mm, 3mm,
3¼mm, and 4mm

Tension (10x10cm): 34sts x 44rows [3ply],
30sts x 38rows [4 ply]
22sts x 32rows [DK]

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Kid's sleeveless fishy tops in choice of 3 weights of wool, plus headband to match.

Mother and daughter fair-isle jerkins

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1286
Wool brand: Monique, Babykin brushed DK
Yarn quantity: 7-16 (50g balls) in main with 2 balls of contrast
Sizes: 26-40 inch chest

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4½mm, and 3¾mm
Tension (10cm): 21 stitches

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Zipped fair-isle jackets for women and kids.

Another plain Mother or daughter sweater

Pattern ID: Robin 2761
Wool brand: Aurora/Cloudsoft
Yarn quantity: 3-8 (40g balls)
Sizes: 22-42 inch chest

Wool weight: Chunky mohair
Needle size: 5½mm, and 4½mm
Tension (10cm): 16sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Brushed chunky longer length sweater in child and adult sizes. The pattern instructions are in fairly good condition with some surface creasing on the front picture.

Girl's knitted mini-dress

Pattern ID: Emu 6347
Wool brand: Scotch / Crepe / Bri-nylon /
Carella / Flamenco

Yarn quantity: 9-14 for 4 ply (25g balls)
and 12-18 double knitting

Sizes: 24-29 inch chest

Wool weight: Double Knitting and 4 ply
Needle size: 2¾mm, 3¼mm, and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 32rows for DK
and 30sts x 38rows for 4 ply

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Girl's dress with short or long sleeve, and optional contrast trim.

Kids check zippered jacket

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1183
Wool brand: Country Tweed DK
Yarn quantity: 3-9 (50g balls) main plus
1-2 contrast colour

Sizes: 22-34 inch chest

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm, and 4mm
Tension (10cm): 22sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Kids zippered cardigan with check pattern and collar.

Kids jacquard sweater

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1356
Wool brand: Grampian /Beaulon/Monique
Yarn quantity: 5-10 main shade (25g balls) plus 2 contrast colours
Sizes: 22-30 inch chest

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm, and 4mm
Tension (10cm): 22sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Kids stocking stitch jacquard sweaters.

Young girl's sweater, waistcoat and skirt outfit

Pattern ID: Ladyship 4687
Wool brand: Tricel Nylon or Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: 21-30 balls (20g balls)
Sizes: 24-30 inch chest

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 32rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Child's version of the classic late sixties suit, including textured rib sweater, plain waistcoat, and skirt with pleated effect using wide rib,

Mohair Mother and daughter sweaters

Pattern ID: Jarol 393
Wool brand: Mohair Blend
Yarn quantity: 4-9 (50g balls)
Sizes: 24-42 inch chest

Wool weight: Mohair Chunky
Needle size: 4mm, and 6½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 14sts x 20rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Mother and daughter sweaters in wide garter-rib mohair.

Mohair Mother and daughter sweaters (Studley)

Pattern ID: Studley 793
Wool brand: Nouvelle Brushed Double Double
Yarn quantity: 7-16 (25g? balls)
Sizes: 24-42 inch chest

Wool weight: Brushed Chunky
Needle size: 4mm, and 6½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 14sts x 20rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Mother and daughter sweaters in wide garter-rib brushed chunky.

Mother and daughter jackets

Pattern ID: Twilleys 6068
Wool brand: Aztec Homespun
Yarn quantity: 11-17 (50g? balls) main shade plus 2 contrasts
Sizes: 26-40 inch chest

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 5½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 16sts x 20rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Mother and daughter Aztec jackets (though similar to "Starsky and Hutch" wardrobe of the same era).

Girl's chunky eyelet-pattern sweater

Pattern ID: Sirdar 4381
Wool brand: Wash 'n' Wear/Pullman/ Gemini/Country Style Chunky
Yarn quantity: 5-11 (50g balls)
Sizes: 24-30 inch chest

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 5½mm, and 6½mm
Tension (10cm): 13sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Child's chunky eyelet pattern sweater.

Child's wrap-over cardigan

Pattern ID: Sirdar 4187
Wool brand: Fontein, Talisman, Crepe 4 ply
Yarn quantity: 8-12 balls (50g balls)
Sizes: 26-36 inch chest

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 2¾mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10cm): 30sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Child or young teen short-sleeved wrap-over cardigan.

Family sports sweaters in diamond moss stitch

Pattern ID: Patons 2119
Wool brand: Capstan
Yarn quantity: 7-17 balls (50g balls)

Sizes: 26-42 inch chest

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 26rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Family aran-weight sports sweaters in diamond pattern of moss/seed and stocking stitch.

Child's plain chunky cardigan

Pattern ID: Patons 8478
Wool brand: Patons Brushed, Shetland, Tweed, chunky
Yarn quantity: 5-10 balls (50g balls)

Sizes: 22-30 inch chest

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 4½mm, and 6mm
Tension (10x10cm): 15sts x 20rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Child's chunky dolman cardigan.

Girl's rib sweater and striped waistcoat

Pattern ID: Wendy 1452
Wool brand: Wendy DK, Courtellon, Crepe
Yarn quantity: 10-20 balls (50g balls)

Sizes: 28-32 inch chest

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm
Tension (10cm): 24sts (st st)

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Girl's ribbed roll-necked sweater with matching sleeveless striped cardigan or waistcoat.

Girl's hooded fisherman's rib jacket

Pattern ID: Poppleton 1568
Wool brand: Emmerdale or Bijou Chunky
Yarn quantity: 11-13 balls (50g balls)
Sizes: 24-32 inch chest

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 5mm
Tension (10cm): 16sts (over rib pattern)

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Girls fisherman's rib (my favourite!) jacket with hood. Easy to reverse button closure for a young lad.

Family Fair-Isle cardigans with feature pockets

Pattern ID: Poppleton 1470
Wool brand: Poppleton DK, Defiance, Dandy, Pageant or Pipit.
Yarn quantity: 8-24 balls main (25g balls??)
plus 1-3 of 2 contrasts.
Sizes: 34-38 inch chest

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¾mm and 3mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 32rows (st st)

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Family sweaters with Fair Isle band and feature pockets.

Mother and daughter waistcoat/cardigans

Pattern ID: Sunbeam 162
Wool brand: Hyland, Scoop, or Courtelle

Wool weight: Double knitting
Tension (10cmx10cm): 24sts x 32rows

Leaflet dimensions: approx. 9x7 inches
Number of pages: Folded sheet

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within the UK - see section on prices)

Description: V-necked cardigan or waistcoat, with or without pockets, and moss-stitch zig-zag panel at the welt.

Pattern size: Chest size 26 - 40 inches

Wool quantity required: 14-21 x25g balls.

Needle size: Nos 9 and 11 (3¾mm and 3mm) needles.

Bobbles and stripes: childrens sweater

Pattern ID: Robin 15316
Wool brand: Bambino Brights DK

Wool weight: Double knitting
Tension (10cmx10cm): 22sts x 32rows

Leaflet dimensions: approx. 11x8 inches
Number of pages: Folded sheet

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within the UK - see section on prices)

Description: Drop shoulder sweater with stripes or stripes and colourful bobbles.

Pattern size: Chest size 16 - 26 inches.

Wool quantity required: 2-4 50g balls in main shade and 1 each of 3 contrast colours.

Needle size: Nos 8 and 10 (4mm and 3¼mm) needles.

Blocks and stripes cardigan

Pattern ID: Sirdar 4785
Wool brand: Country Style Chunky

Wool weight: Chunky
Tension (10cmx10cm): 14sts x 19rows

Leaflet dimensions: approx. 11x8 inches
Number of pages: Folded sheet

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within the UK - see section on prices)

Description: Simple stripes and blocks drop-shoulder cardigan for kids.

Pattern size: Chest size 24 - 32 inches

Wool quantity required: 2 100g balls in each of the 3 colours

Needle size: Nos 3 and 5 (6½mm and 5½ mm) needles.

Block pattern sweater

Pattern ID: Sirdar 4828
Wool brand: Wash'n'Wear pure cotton or double crepe.

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Tension (10cmx10cm): 22sts x 28rows

Leaflet dimensions: approx. 11x8 inches
Number of pages: Folded sheet

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within the UK - see section on prices)

Description: Simple block pattern drop-shoulder, crew neck, sweater for kids..

Pattern size: Chest size 24 - 32 inches

Wool quantity required: From 1-2/2-3/2-4/2-4 50g balls in 4 colours

Needle size: Nos 8 and 10 (4mm and mm) needles.

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