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Pullover and dungarees

Pattern ID: Phildar 8707
Wool brand: Menottes, Option 4ply, Anouchka Soft
Yarn quantity: Pullover: 1 ball (40-50g) in each of 4 colours; Dungarees: 2-3 (50g balls)
Sizes: To fit 18 - 20 inch chest [3 sizes]

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 2mm and 3mm
Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 38 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Colourful outfit for a baby - dungarees and simple striped top with adorable bootees to match. The pattern is in very good condition.

Pretty jacket and shoes for babies

Pattern ID: Phildar 8746
Wool brand: Sagittaire
Yarn quantity: 1 x 50g ball in each of four colours
Sizes: 17 - 19 inch chest [3 sizes] - (3 to 12 months)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 2¾mm, and 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 21sts x 30 rows over st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pretty block pattern cardigan with bootees, (or "jacket and shoes" as the French would have it).

Angel top for new babies

Pattern ID: Phildar 8750
Wool brand: Sagittaire
Yarn quantity: 2 (50g balls) in each of two colours
Sizes: 16 - 18 inch chest [3 sizes] - (birth to 6 months)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3½mm, or 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 40 rows over pattern (21sts x 30 rows over st st)

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: This says "ideal for beginners" - which it is, in a simple moss stitch worked over 2 colours. The top is designed to cross over and fasten with buttons at the back (so the picture shows 2 back views and one front view. It is knitted sideways in a single piece, starting at the left sleeve edge.

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.

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.

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.

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"]

"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.

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.

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.

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).

Baby Top and Knickers

Pattern ID: Emu 8259
Wool brand: Scotch, Double Crepe, Bri-Nylon, Courtelle, Acrilan, Carella
Yarn quantity: Top: 4-6 (25g balls);
Knickers: 3-4 balls

Sizes: to fit 19 - 21 inch chest (3 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Baby set with practical back-fastening sweater and knickers with front flap. The instructions state DK or quick-knit (5ply) but there is only one set of instructions - you use a larger needle size to get the same DK tension.

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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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....

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.

Baby two-piece

Pattern ID: Sirdar 3245
Wool brand: Sirdar Snuggly Quick Knit
Yarn quantity: 11 (20g balls)
Sizes: one size 20 inch chest

Wool weight: Quick Knit
Needle size: 4mm, and 3¼mm
Tension (10cm): 26sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Baby hooded jacket and leggings or "pram set" in quick-knit yarn (light weight double knitting).

Colourful baby outfit

Pattern ID: Spectrum 7115
Wool brand: Spectrum DK
Yarn quantity: 2-3 (50g balls)
Sizes: 16 - 22 inch chest

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: Brightly coloured outfit for a baby.

Baby Hats - warmth with comfort

Pattern ID: Peter Gregory 7175
Wool brand: Peregrine, Gosling, Snow Goose
Yarn quantity: 1-2 (50g balls)
Sizes: 0 - 2years

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 little baby hats.

Vintage baby cardigans

Pattern ID: Marriner 350
Wool brand: Heritage Super Cradlewool

Wool weight: 3 ply
Tension (10cmx10cm): 30sts

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Pretty, practical, and perhaps unusual set of baby cardigans. Pattern elderly and delicate; creased and slightly torn at the edges.

Pattern size: Ages 6-18 months (Chest size approx. 22 inches for the larger size)

Wool quantity required: 2 oz with small amounts of contrast wools.

Needle size: Nos 10 and 12 (3¼mm and 2¾mm) 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.

© Christina Coutts 2007

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