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Three (more) for Men

Pattern ID: PB 397
Wool brand: Patons Double Quick, Moorland
Yarn quantity: 20-23 ozs
Sizes: to fit 38-42 inch chest

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm, and 4½mm, or 3mm and 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 21-23sts x 28-31 rows

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Small booklet of designs as pictured - good for rock climbing, rowing, and sophisticated smoking (apparently). The pattern is in good condition.

Man's textured polo neck

Pattern ID: Coats 3110
Wool brand: Coats Cadenza Courtelle Double Knitting, Crepe, Carefree Bri-Nylon
Yarn quantity: 22-30 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 38-46 inch chest (5 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
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: Pleasing sixties design for men in a good range of sizes.

Family textured sweaters

Pattern ID: Copley Lotus 9136
Wool brand: Erica
Yarn quantity: 8-18 balls (50g balls);
hat: 2-4

Sizes: 26-42 inch chest [9 sizes];
hat: child/lady/man

Wool weight: Aran /worsted
Needle size: 4mm and 5mm
Tension (10x10cm): 18sts x 24rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Family aran-weight or worsted sports sweaters in broken rib pattern.

Man's Windcheater V

Pattern ID: Emu 4123
Wool brand: Scotch, Super Crepe, Zephyr, Double Crepe, Romany, Bri-Nylon.
Yarn quantity: 4 ply: 13-18 (1 oz balls);
DK: 20-25 (1 oz balls)

Sizes: to fit 36 - 44 inch chest [5 sizes]

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

Tension (10x10cm): 4 ply: 32sts x 42 rows
or DK: 22sts x 32 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Practical zipped jacket in a choice of wool weights: 4ply or double knitting, there are 2 sets of instructions
The pattern is in generally good condition with a light vertical crease.

Perfectly plain classic V-necks V

Pattern ID: Patons 1203
Wool brand: Trident, Limelight, Double Plus
Yarn quantity: 8-11 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 34-44 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Perfectly plain sweaters with V neck. The pattern has a horizontal crease (not shown in photo) but the instructions are completely legible; however the leaflet is separated into two separate sheets.

His and Hers cabled sweaters

Pattern ID: Phildar 9907
Wool brand: Sagittaire, Starter, Brisants
Yarn quantity: Men: 11-13 (50g balls); women: 7-9 (50g balls)
Sizes: Men: 38-44 inch chest (4 sizes); women: 32-38 inches [4 sizes]

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3½mm and 3mm
Tension (10cm): 24 sts on 3½mm over st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Separate patterns supplied for mens and womens version as illustrated. The pattern is in new condition.

Long sleeved cable sports sweater II

Pattern ID: Wendy 1202
Wool brand: Courtellon, Courtelle Crepe, Tricel Nylon
Yarn quantity: 13-17 (25g? balls) plus 2 contrasts for team colours.
Sizes: 24-34 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm - or 4½mm and 3¾mm to achieve required tension
Tension (10cm): 22sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Cricket or tennis sweater with long sleeves; sized for "young adult". Pattern has vertical crease affecting only the cover photo.

Perfectly plain man's slipover II

Pattern ID: Emu 4065
Wool brand: Scotch, Calypso, Zephyr Botany, Gala, Super Crepe, Romany, Emulon, Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: 3 ply: 8-10 (1oz balls);
4 ply: 9-10 oz; DK: 12-14 oz

Sizes: to fit 38-44 inch chest (4 sizes)

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

Tension (10x10cm): 3 ply: 32sts x 44 rows;
4 ply: 28sts x36 rows;
DK: 22sts x 28 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Mens plain pullover in a choice of yarn weights. The pattern has some creasing and a small tear but the instructions are unaffected.

Perfectly plain man's pullover in extra large sizes

Pattern ID: Emu 4136
Wool brand: Scotch, Calypso, Zephyr Botany, Super Crepe, Romany, Double Crepe, Bri-Nylon
Yarn quantity: 3 ply: 13-16 (1oz balls);
4 ply: 15-18 oz; DK: 21-24 oz

Sizes: to fit 44-50 inch chest (6 sizes) - actual measurement 46-52 inches

Wool weight: 3 ply, 4 ply, or Double knitting
Needle size: 3mm, 2¼mm and 2mm; or
3¼mm, 2¾mm, and 2¼mm; or
4mm, 3¼mm, and 3mm.

Tension (10x10cm): 3 ply: 34sts x 44 rows;
4 ply: 30sts x38 rows;
DK: 22sts x 32 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Mens plain pullover in extra large sizes and a choice of yarn weights.

Perfectly Plain Man's Slipover

Pattern ID: Lister 1285
Wool brand: Lavenda, Crisp Crepe, Golden Fleece
Yarn quantity: 7-12 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: 34 - 44 inch chest [6 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Man's light weight plain V-neck slipover.

Perfectly plain sweater and slipover options - take 4

Pattern ID: PB C-1179
Wool brand: Purple Heather, Nylox, Beehive.
Yarn quantity: 13-16 (1oz balls); [8-11 oz for sleeveless]
Sizes: to fit 36-46 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Men's plain pullover or slipover with round neck. Pattern is sized down to 36 inch chest designed for younger men but presumably also ok for women.

Perfectly plain mens raglan pullovers

Pattern ID: Emu 4029
Wool brand: Scotch, Calypso, Zephyr, Botany, Gala, Super Crepe, Romany, Emulon
Yarn quantity: 3 ply: 12-15 (1oz balls);
4 ply: 14-19 oz; DK: 19-25 oz

Sizes: to fit 34-44 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: 3 ply, 4 ply, or Double knitting
Needle size: 3mm and 2¾mm; or
3¼mm; and 3mm; or 3¾mm; and 3¼mm.

Tension (10x10cm): 3 ply: 32sts x 44 rows;
4 ply: 28sts x 40 rows;
DK: 24sts x 34 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Men's plain pullovers in a choice of yarn weights.

Loose and Leisurely

Pattern ID: Patons and Baldwins C-II06
Wool brand: Moorland / Totem
Yarn quantity: 18-22 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 34- 44 inch chest

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3mm and 5mm
Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 26rows on 5mm

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Man's or woman's sweater in a mock fisherman's rib. The pattern is in generally good condition with some surface crease marks which affect the front photo.

Aran Cabled Cardigans III

Pattern ID: Patons 1140
Wool brand: Capstan
Yarn quantity: 17-22 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 44 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic Aran jackets.

Perfectly plain His and Hers Chunky Sweaters

Pattern ID: Wendy 2142
Wool brand: Shetland Chunky
Yarn quantity: 11-17 (50gballs)
Sizes: 32-46 inch chest (8 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 6½mm and 5½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 14sts x 20 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Easy-knit chunky raglan sweaters with choice of V or round neck.The pattern is in good condition but there are annotation markings inside made by previous owner.

Chunky guernsey sweaters for him and her

Pattern ID: Wendy 1703
Wool brand: Naturelle
Yarn quantity: 14-19 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit: 34-44 inch chest [6 sizes]

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 6mm and 6½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 15sts x 20 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pleasing heavier weight guernsey style sweaters; plain with simple double moss stitch yoke.
Instructions are fine but with some creasing which affects the photo.

Cardigan and slipover with trellis panel

Pattern ID: Jarol E571
Wool brand: Jarol Superwash DK
Yarn quantity: Jacket: 5-8 (100g balls);
Waistcoat: 2-4 (100g balls)

Sizes: 32-46 inch chest [8 sizes]

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 30 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Cardigan or sleeveless waistcoat/slipover with diamond pattern and bobbles.

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.

Man's Windjacket IV

Pattern ID: Robin 478
Wool brand: Tobie, or Ny-lona Sportswear or Sportsfleck
Yarn quantity: 17-19 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 38 - 42 inch chest [2 sizes]

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 2¼mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 30 rows over stocking stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Man's rib/cable pattern jacket with zip front and collar.

Plain mohair sweater or cardigan

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4451
Wool brand: Mohair Spun
Yarn quantity: 11-16 (25g balls);
Sizes: to fit 32-42 inch chest [6 sizes]

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 4½mm, and 5½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 16sts x 21rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain mohair sweater with V or high neck, and cardigan option with pockets. Some slight creasing and pen marks on pattern instructions from previous user.

Perfectly plain His and Hers cardigans

Pattern ID: PB 1266
Wool brand: Double Quick, Totem, Moorland
Yarn quantity: 18-23 (1 oz) balls
Sizes: 34 - 44 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain V-neck cardigans.
I like this pattern and the styled photo which has a fun 60s look - BUT - the pattern is old and in very poor condition. If you would like to purchase it, I will supply a redrafted copy of the instructions along with the original. Note that the photo does not show the condition of the original pattern you will receive.

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.

Man's Windjacket III

Pattern ID: Emu 4452
Wool brand: Scotch, Flamenco, Double Crepe, Superlite, Bri-Nylon. Tripleknit
Yarn quantity: DK: 19-24 (1 oz? balls) Tripleknit: 12-16 (2 oz balls?)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 44 inch chest [6 sizes]

Wool weight: Double knitting or Aran/Worsted
Needle size: DK: 3¾mm and 2¾mm or Tripleknit: 4½mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): DK: 24sts x 34 rows or Tripleknit: 20sts x 26rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Another delightful 60s plain knit jacket with zip, pockets, and collar. Note the trendy button closure at the welt and the interesting neckline with a polo-neck sweater worn underneath.
There are 2 sets of instructions - one for DK and one for "Tripleknit" which is a worsted or aran weight yarn (between a DK and a bulkier yarn). Triple knitting weights appeared in all the main manufacturers product lines in the 1960s, and, 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" UK yarn weight.
Unfortunately this pattern is again very well-worn - heavy vertical creasing marring the photo but the instructions are very clear.

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.

His and Hers textured cardigans

Pattern ID: Patons 9112
Wool brand: Beehive, Nylox, Purple Heather, Moorland
Yarn quantity: DK: 19-25;
4 ply: 12-17 (1 oz balls)

Sizes: 32-42 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting or 4 ply
Needle size: DK: 3¼mm and 4mm;
4 ply: 2¾mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): DK: 22 sts x 30 rows;
4 ply: 28 sts x 36 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: V-neck cardigans in choice of yarn weights with separate patterns supplied for 4ply and double knitting yarn.
I like this pattern and the styled photo which has a 50s flavour - BUT - the pattern is quite old and in very poor condition. If you would like to purchase it, I will supply a redrafted copy of the instructions along with the original.

Perfectly plain sixties sweater classics VII

Pattern ID: Patons 9666
Wool brand: Brilliante, Totem, Moorland
Yarn quantity: 16-23 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 32-42 inch chest (6 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: Perfectly plain sweaters with choice of crew or V neck. The pattern has been well-used with a very strong vertical crease (not shown in photo) but the instructions are legible.

Classic man's V-neck with rib detail

Pattern ID: Emu 4367
Wool brand: Double Crepe, TripleKnit, Magnum
Yarn quantity: DK: 19-23; Aran: 19-13; Chunky: 19-120 balls (25g? balls)

Sizes: 34-44 inch chest [6 sizes]

Wool weight: Double Knitting/Aran/Chunky
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm; or 5½mm and 4mm; or 6½mm, and 5mm,
Tension (10x10cm): DK: 22sts x 32rows; Aran/Worsted: 18sts x 22rows; Chunky: 14sts x 18rows over st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Man's ribbed sweater with separate instructions for 3 different yarn weights. Tripleknit is a worsted or Aran weight.
The pattern is very creased but I think this is a pleasing design and the instructions are legible.

Ribbed man’s cardigan

Pattern ID: Wendy 731
Wool brand: DK Nylonised, Courtelle Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: 23-25 (1oz balls)

Sizes: to fit 40 - 44 inch chest [3 sizes]

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3mm and 3¾mm
Tension (10cm): 22sts in DK over stocking stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Man's ribbed cardigan.

His and Hers Cabled Waiscoats

Pattern ID: Emu 4504
Wool brand: Scotch, Super Crepe, Bri-Nylon, Double Crepe, Carella
Yarn quantity: 10-13 (25g?balls) 4ply; 11-15 (25g?balls) DK
Sizes: 34-44 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Cabled waistcoats for men and women in a choice of yarn weights. Pattern has light vertical creasing.

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.

Four Designs for Men

Pattern ID: PB 698
Wool brand: Patons Beehive Fingering 3 ply, Purple Heather 4 ply, Moorland DK
Yarn quantity: Pullover: 11 oz 3 ply (7 oz for sleeveless option); Waistcoat: 9 ozs 4 ply; Sweaters: 16-19 ozs DK (10 oz for sleeveless option).
Sizes: to fit 38-42 inch chest

Wool weight: 3 ply, 4 ply, Double Knitting/Worsted
Needle size: 2¾mm and 3¼mm (3 ply or 4 ply), 3¾mm and 4½mm (DK)
Tension (10x10cm): 30sts x 38 rows (3 ply); 28sts x 36 rows (4 ply); 18sts x 26 rows (DK/Worsted)

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Small booklet of designs as pictured. This is a lovely set - and not only for the classic designs. It features wonderful early photos of Roger Moore; for all the ribbing (no pun intended) he had to put up with in the 60s and 70s he is clearly the look to which to aspire (although here he is having to adopt the cloak of a solid "dependable" - and older - man).
Features: "Cable pattern from Normandy" (DK); "Waistcoat for a live wire" (4 ply);"Executive Type" (3 ply and also with sleeveless option in addition to the long sleeves in the photo); "Classic Pullover" (DK also with a sleeveless version ).
The pattern is in good condition.

Perfectly plain fifties sweater for men

Pattern ID: PB 815
Wool brand: Patons Double Quick, Moorland
Yarn quantity: 16-18 ozs for the sweaters
Sizes: to fit 38-42 inch chest

Wool weight: Double Knitting or possibly worsted
Needle size: 3mm and 5mm
Tension (10x10cm): 20 x 26 rows

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain sweater as pictured. The pattern is in good condition.

Man's Cabled Sweater and Slipover

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5664
Wool brand: Legend, Country Style, Denim Tweed, Wash 'n' Wear
Yarn quantity: Sweater: 11-18 (50g balls); Slipover: 7-12
Sizes: 38 - 48 inch chest [6 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Man's V-neck sweater and slipover with cabled pattern.

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.

Lighter weight aran sweaters for him and her III

Pattern ID: Littlewoods 5026
Wool brand: Acrylic DK
Yarn quantity: 5-6 (100g balls)
Sizes: to fit: 32-46 inch chest [4 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional Aran style sweaters in lighter weight DK yarn: "His and Hers Textured Sweaters"

Lighter weight aran sweaters for him and her II

Pattern ID: Reynolds 602
Wool brand: Saucy Sport
Yarn quantity: 14-22 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit: 36-51 inch chest [4 sizes]

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3mm and 3¾mm
Tension (10cm): 24sts x 36 rows over moss stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional Aran style sweaters in lighter weight DK yarn with loose styling: "An updated Aran Classic"

Aran sweaters with cables and diamonds

Pattern ID: Stylecraft 4391
Wool brand: Stylecraft Bracken Tweed Aran
Yarn quantity: 5-9 (100g balls)
Sizes: 32-52 inch chest [6 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional Aran sweaters, with choice of crew neck (shown on man in photo) or turtle neck (shown on woman in photo).

"His and Hers" Nubbly Jerseys

Pattern ID: Womans Day No 5
Wool brand: Patons Rimple
Yarn quantity: 13-24 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 3 womens sizes to fit 30 - 40 inch chest; 3 mens sizes to fit 36 - 46 inch chest

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¾mm, and 2¾mm
Tension (10cm): 22sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Sixties textured bouclé sweaters. Separate patterns for men and women sized from 32 to 46 inches.

Plaid Sweater

Pattern ID: Patons 7951
Wool brand: Moorland Tweed and Shetland DK and Diploma
Yarn quantity: 4-6 (50g balls) main shade, plus 3-4 each of 3 contrast colours
Sizes: 34-44 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm, and 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 22 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pleasing Fair-Isle-style sweater.

Mostly for Men - Socks II

Pattern ID: Wendy 1682
Wool brand: 4 ply Nylonised
Yarn quantity: 5 (25g?) balls per pair
Sizes: length of foot 10½ or 11 inches (2 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 2¼mm, or 2¾mm
Tension (10cm): 34-36 sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Three conservative styles of sock: plain, ribbed, or cabled. Nothing to stop you adapting them for women but the styling, colour choice and sizes imply they were intended for chaps.

Mostly for Men - Socks I

Pattern ID: Patons 6126
Wool brand: Nylox, Capstan
Yarn quantity: about 5-7 25g balls per pair
Sizes: length of foot 10½ - 11½ for mens and 8½ - 9½ for women.

Wool weight: 3 ply, 4 ply, Aran
Needle size: 2¼mm, 2¾mm, and 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 36sts x 44 rows 3ply;
32sts x 40 rows: 4 ply;
21sts x 29 rows: Aran.

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Every picture tells a story...
So basically - 3 designs for men and one in smaller sizes for "girls" (women).

"Wide Ribbed Socks" (Nylox 3ply); "Cable Tops for the Country Girl" (Nylox 4ply); "Fisherman's Wading Socks" (Capstan Aran); and "Rib Panel Socks for the Office" (Nylox 4ply) - and I'm guessing the latter are for men as (a) there's a pipe, and (b) women don't go to work - obviously - well, not in offices anyway.

Bobble Hat, Mittens and Balaclava II

Pattern ID: Wendy 1814
Wool brand: Ascot, Shetland
Yarn quantity: 2 (50g) balls for each item
Sizes: to fit "average" head; gloves 7 inches round palm (one size)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm, 3¾mm and 4mm

Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 32 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Straight forward and plain gloves, mittens bobble hat, and helmet for men. [Men that fish it seems].

Unisex slipover

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1138
Wool brand: Beaulon, Grampian, Thermal, Encore, Brig
Yarn quantity: 4-10 (50g balls);
Sizes: 34-44 inch chest (6 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: Conventional slipover for men and women.

His and Hers Fair Isle Sweater II

Pattern ID: Hamlyn Pack 3
Wool brand: Lister / Lee Target Motoravia or Lochinvar,
Yarn quantity: Sweater: 19-25 (25g balls) main plus 3 in contrast
Sizes: 34-42 inch chest (5 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: Fair-isle patterned sweaters in double knitting weight.
Please Note that the pattern does not seem to include any instructions for the hat shown in the photo.

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).

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.

Jacket for the sophisticated man (4)

Pattern ID: Robin 1001
Wool brand: Classic (Botany and Bri-Nylon Blend), Double crepe
Yarn quantity: 21-25 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 38 - 44 inch chest [3 sizes]

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

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Description: Effectively plain textured man's jacket in a staggered rib/moss stitch.
This is an early pattern with some surface creasing (not shown in photo) which does not affect the instructions.

Perfectly plain sixties polo-shirt sweaters II

Pattern ID: Scotch Wool Shop 131
Wool brand: Greenock Double Knitting
Yarn quantity: 15-19 (1oz balls) or 16-21 main shade and 2-3 ozs contrast for man
Sizes: to fit 32-42 inch chest (6 sizes) for women and 36-46 inch chest (6 sizes) for men

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

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Description: His and hers collared button neck polo-shirt style.

The Aran Look

The Aran Look
(Patons 161)

A booklet of Aran knits in Capstan yarn.

Booklet ID: Patons 161

Subject Matter: Aran knitting booklet

Price: £5.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Content:
Sweaters, cardigans, hat, gauntlets, dress, coat all as featured in the photos - click on thumbnails for popups.
I especially like the idea of traditional Aran patterned ... spats!
Might have given Poirot a whole different view of the countryside.

Description:
The booklet is in moderate condition for its age with some creasing. 15 designs sized in the range from about 34 inch chest for the women's sizes up to about 45 for the men's designs.

His and Hers Textured Sweaters

Pattern ID: Jarol 427
Wool brand: Quickstep, Marise Mohair Blend, Romantica Brushed Mohair Blend, Supersaver Double Double
Yarn quantity: 12-16 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 42 inch chest (5 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 4½mm and 5½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 16sts x 22 rows over moss stitch pattern

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Description: Chunky textured sweaters. There are two sets of instructions here for the different textured stitches. His sweater as illustrated is in moss stitch and hers is a lacy rib stitch.

His and Hers Cabled Cardigans III

Pattern ID: Patons 9888
Wool brand: Patons DK
Yarn quantity: 21-25 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 40 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 30 rows over st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic cable style cardigan. "Paton Double Knitting knits warm, good looking and even!" (Good to know...)

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.

His and Hers V-neck Sweaters

Pattern ID: Emu 000
Wool brand: Scotch, Romany, Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: 19-27 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 42 inch chest (5 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Textured rib sweater in double knitting. Strangely this pattern does not seem to have any reference number - whether it was a rejected print run or never made it as an official design I don't know but it's quite a pleasing design with just small creases on the corners.

Ribbed tie-belt jackets

Pattern ID: Sunbeam 204
Wool brand: Nova Double Crepe, Hyland, Trophy, Symbol, Consort Crepe, Festival DK
Yarn quantity: 31-39 balls (1oz? balls)

Sizes: 34-38 inch chest for women (3 sizes) 38-42 inch for men (3 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 4mm or 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 28 sts x 28 rows (over rib) (3 strands together)

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Double breasted jackets with pockets and tie-belt in rib. The pattern has light surface creasing which does not affect the instructions.

'In a World of Their Own' ribbed sweaters

Pattern ID: Patons 1068
Wool brand: Bracken Tweed

Yarn quantity: 7 - 11 (50g balls) plus 1 contrast; skirt: 7-8 balls
Sizes: to fit 32- 44 inch chest (8 sizes - 4 "mens" - 4 "womens")

Wool weight: Double Knitting/Worsted
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: Ribbed sweaters with "sports" type stripes - in tweedy DK for Him and Her. Plus a skirt for her to complete the tweedy outfit.

Man's buttoned waistcoat II

Pattern ID: Lister N1324
Wool brand: Lavenda, Crisp Crepe, Bel Air
Yarn quantity: 10-13 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 38 - 42 inch chest (3 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 3mm, 2¾mm and 2¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 30sts x 40 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional man's plain waistcoat with pockets.

Perfectly plain classic V-necks IV

Pattern ID: Lister Lee K1244
Wool brand: Cashmere Blend, Motoravia, Concorde
Yarn quantity: 12-19 (25g balls)
Sizes: to fit 34- 44 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain V-neck sweater or cardigan for Him and Her in luxury yarn blends.

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.

Man's textured panel cardigan

Pattern ID: Bestway 5012
Wool brand: Whitehead's Ritz double crepe
Yarn quantity: 24-26 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 40 - 50 inch chest [6 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Man's plain cardigan with pockets and subtle textured panelling.

Perfectly plain sweater and slipover III

Pattern ID: Bestway B2905
Wool brand: Templetons Double Knitting
Yarn quantity: 11-14 (1oz balls) for the slipover; 18-21 for the sweater
Sizes: to fit 36-44 inch chest (4 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Men's plain pullover or slipover. Pattern is sized down to 36 inch chest designed for younger men but presumably also ok for women.

Gloves and mittens II

Pattern ID: Bronte 629
Wool brand: Bonanza, Courtelle/Bri-Nylon, Frosted Bri-Nylon, Super Crimp Bri-Nylon, Mark X Nylon, Triacetate Nylon or Crepe. [This sounds like a list of laboratory compounds rather than yarn brands... very "modern"]
Yarn quantity: 2-3 balls +1 contrast (1 oz? balls)

Sizes: to fit an 6-9 inch hand (3 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Simple gloves or mittens with centre cable option, or simple patterning. Pattern has some tears but instructions are fully readable.

Man's chunky Aran-style cardigan

Pattern ID: Robin 1466
Wool brand: Rhythm Chunky
Yarn quantity: 16-18 (2oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 38 - 42 inch chest (3 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 5½mm, 6½mm
Tension (10cm): 16 sts over double moss stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Wonderful man's aran-style cardigan in chunky weight yarn. It has pockets - not only in the "normal" position on the front but also if you look carefully at the photo, there is a breast pocket as well (first time I have seen this on a knitted cardigan).
The styling of the photo is interesting, with the chap in a shirt and tie (presumably to meet the standards for the bar in the clubhouse later) and his serious specs giving him a cool Hank Marvin look.
The photo has surface creasing and a definite visible vertical and horizontal crease. However, the instructions are in good condition.

Perfectly plain classics for men

Pattern ID: Marriner 1759
Wool brand: Aristocrat, Mix 'n' Marl, Superwash, Heritage Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: 19-27 (25g balls)
Sizes: to fit 36-48 inch chest (7 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain sweaters with choice of V, polo, or crew neck.

Man's Windjacket II

Pattern ID: Weldons B1486
Wool brand: Emu Scotch DK
Yarn quantity: 13 (1 oz balls) in white and 9oz in contrast.
Sizes: to fit 40 inch chest [one size]

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 33 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: This is a lovely wearable jerkin but sadly only in one size.
Try to ignore the fact that the model looks like Liberace, (or maybe that's the charm of it...).

Man's Cabled Slipover

Pattern ID: Scheepjeswol 642
Wool brand: Scheepjeswol Voluma
Yarn quantity: 4-6 (50g balls)
Sizes: 38 - 43 inch chest [3 sizes]

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3mm, and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 29 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Man's V-neck slipover with cabled panels.

Perfectly plain classic cardigans VIII

Pattern ID: Patons 9319
Wool brand: Beehive Fingering, Purple Heather 4ply, or Nylox 4 ply.
Yarn quantity: 12-17 x 1oz balls
Sizes: to fit 34 - 44 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 3mm and 2¼mm
Tension (10cm): 30sts x 38 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain cardigan in 4 ply yarn.
Light surface creasing on photo otherwise in good condition.

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.

Waistcoat and skirt suit

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4164
Wool brand: Spiral Spun DK, Spiral Courtelle Crepe
Yarn quantity: Top: 11-16 (50g balls); skirt: 11-14
Sizes: 34-42 inch chest size [7 sizes]; skirt: 36-42 inch hip [4 sizes].

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¾mm, 3mm, and 2¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 30 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Lovely waistcoat pattern, stylish, and very much of its time, with the large tagged zips and horseshoe neck features - a boxy shaped jacket for the man and a mini-skirt option for the woman. There are simple cable panels on the waistcoats - and the matching skirt has a single lobster claw cable at the front.
Generally in good condition - the picture has a faint stamp from the original sales shop.

Longline ribbed sweaters

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4242
Wool brand: Donegal
Yarn quantity: 16-22 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 34- 44 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 30 rows [I believe this must mean measured over the pattern though the instructions do not say]

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Longline sweaters for Him and Her. It may not be easily seen but these are entirely in a single rib stitch. Some crease marks on picture and annotations inside from previous owner. Instructions perfectly readable.

Perfectly plain sixties polo-shirt sweaters

Pattern ID: P&B 1257
Wool brand: Purple Heather
Yarn quantity: 9-11 (1oz balls) main shade and 3-4 ozs in each of 2 contrasts
Sizes: to fit 32 - 42 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply fingering
Needle size: 2¼mm and 3mm
Tension (10x10cm): 30sts x 38 rows over st st on 3¼mm needles

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: His and hers perfectly plain polo-shirt style with long sleeves. The pattern is in good condition.
[She smokes for added sophistication, but it seems to be he that is smouldering - is it her medallion that interests him so much?]

Perfectly plain sixties sweater classic crew-necks II

Pattern ID: P&B 1274
Wool brand: Double Quick, Totem, Moorlands
Yarn quantity: 17-22 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 34- 44 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Perfectly plain sweater or slipover. The pattern is in good condition.

Perfectly plain classic cardigans VII

Pattern ID: P&B 1334
Wool brand: Double Quick, Totem, Moorlands
Yarn quantity: 16-20 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 32- 42 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain sixties V-neck cardigans for Him and Her. The pattern is in good condition.

Chunky aran sweaters for him and her

Pattern ID: LeeTarget 8777
Wool brand: Fleetknit
Yarn quantity: 19-24 (2 oz? balls)
Sizes: to fit: 34-44 inch chest [6 sizes]

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 6mm and 6½mm
Tension (10cm): 16sts over double moss stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pleasing heavier weight Aran style sweaters with cables and double moss stitch panel. I like the way the style seems to have a set in sleeve that is integrated into the patterning.
Instructions are fine but with some creasing and annotations from previous knitters.

Perfectly plain classic raglan sweaters II

Pattern ID: Jaeger 3795
Wool brand: Pebble Spun
Yarn quantity: 13-24 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 30 - 46 inch chest (9 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 5mm and 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 16sts x 24 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain crew necked raglan sweater sized from teen size through to large mens size - so probably suitable for men, women and young adults.

Perfectly plain His and Hers Chunky Cardigans II

Pattern ID: Wendy 2143
Wool brand: Shetland Chunky
Yarn quantity: 12-18 (50gballs)
Sizes: 32-46 inch chest (8 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 6½mm and 5½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 14sts x 20 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Easy-knit chunky raglan cardigans with choice of V or round neck.

His and Hers Fair Isle Sweater and Cap

Pattern ID: Jarol J9
Wool brand: New Look, Cosycraft,
Summer Wine

Yarn quantity: Sweater: 14-18 (25g? balls) main plus 2-3 in each of two contrasts;
Hat: 3 in main plus 2 in each contrast

Sizes: 32-42 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: Fair-isle patterned sweaters with pom-pom hat. Lopi tradition in the pattern but the yarn is much lighter double knitting weight.

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. .

Chunky plain sweater

Pattern ID: Sirdar 6132
Wool brand: Sirdar Nocturne
Yarn quantity: 16-19 (25g balls)
Sizes: 38-44 inch chest (4 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Man's plain sweater using light weight chunky/aran yarn. Vertical creasing which does not affect the instructions.

Check stitch sweater

Pattern ID: Patons 8238
Wool brand: Cotton Soft or Cotton Perlé
Yarn quantity: 12-15 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 32 - 44 inch chest (7 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4 and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 29 rows over stocking stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Textured round necked sweater sized from teen size through to large mens size - so probably suitable for men, women and young adults.

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.

Men Out of Doors - again

Pattern ID: Maryland 618
Wool brand: Maryland Double Double
Yarn quantity: 17-24 (25g? balls)
Sizes: to fit 38-44 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 6½mm, 6mm, and 5mm
Tension (10x10cm): 16sts x 20 rows over basket stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: These are - in my opinion - 3 very pleasing mens designs for chunky yarn. It's worth pointing out that there are 3 separate patterns included here with different textured designs as well as the choice of neckline. The pattern has the usual 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.

Reindeer Sweater

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5971
Wool brand: Country Style, Wash 'n' Wear, Color Mate, Superwash
Yarn quantity: 5-7 in main (medium) colour (50g balls) plus 2-3 light and 1-2 dark contrasts
Sizes: 36-42 inch chest (4 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional Scandinavian type winter sweater with reindeer design.

Men - Out of Doors

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5709
Wool brand: Pullman, Wash 'n' Wear Chunky
Yarn quantity: 15-18 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 36-46 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 6½mm and 5½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 14sts x 18rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Chunky sweaters with cabled centre panel and choice of crew or polo neck. The pattern has a heavy horizontal crease (not shown in photo) which does not affect the instructions.

Elegant Man’s Cardigan

Pattern ID: King Cole 1571
Wool brand: Anti-tickle, Big Value, Ace of Diamonds Crepe
Yarn quantity: 7-11 (100g balls) plus 1 contrast
Sizes: to fit 38 - 44 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm
Tension (10cm): 43sts (presumably over pattern)

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Apart from the short style (which you can knit longer of course), and if you didn't already know very well, this was a classic 1980s styling, in colour and design - reminds me of the styles in the Gap when it first hit the UK. No less appealing for all that in my opinion though - very fresh and fun.
Sadly the pattern has the usual horizontal crease mark (not shown) but the instructions are clear.

Perfectly plain sweater and slipover options - take 2

Pattern ID: Lavenda 821
Wool brand: Lavenda DK, Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: 17-19 (1oz balls) for sweater; 10-13 for slipover
Sizes: to fit 38-42 inch chest (3 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Men's plain pullover or slipover. Some surface creasing to the photo (not shown).

Perfectly plain man’s cardigans - take 2

Pattern ID: Robin 2330
Wool brand: Columbine, Bri-Nylon, Tricel-Nylon, Vogue, Specklespun, Roulette DK; or Bri-Nylon, Tricel-Nylon, Courtelle Crepe, Perle 4ply.
Yarn quantity: DK Cardigan: 21-24 (25g balls); DK Waistcoat: 14-17; 4ply Cardigan: 15-18; 4ply Waistcoat: 9-12
Sizes: to fit 36 - 46 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting or 4 ply
Needle size: 4 and 3¼mm, or 3¼mm and 2¾mm
Tension (10cm): 24sts x 32 rows in DK, or,
28sts x 36 rows in 4-ply over stocking stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Man's plain cardigan or waistcoat, each with 2 versions in DK and in 4 ply yarn. Light horizontal crease otherwise in good condition.

Shawl-collar Aran Pullover

Pattern ID: Pullout Mans Pattern 3
Wool brand: Sirdar Sovereign Aran
Yarn quantity: 18 (50g balls)
Sizes: 40 - 46 inch chest (one size)

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 3mm and 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 20st x 27rows over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Almost traditional Guernsey style pullover but in Aran weight rather than 5 ply. It is knitted on smaller needles than usual for Aran weight, in line with the Guernsey method.
There is slight water damage to the bottom of the pattern.

Man’s chunky plain cardigan

Pattern ID: Sirdar 2375
Wool brand: Pullman
Yarn quantity: 15-16 (2oz? balls)
Sizes: to fit 36-42 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 6½mm and 5½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 14sts x 18rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain chunky cardigan. The pattern has a horizontal crease (not shown in photo) and small tears which do not affect the instructions.

Perfectly plain sweater and slipover options

Pattern ID: Patons 9567
Wool brand: Brilliante, Purple Heather, Nylox, Beehive.
Yarn quantity: 12-17 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 36-46 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Men's plain pullover or slipover. Pattern is sized down to 36 inch chest designed for younger men but presumably also ok for women. [Not to forget steady reliable sort of older chaps too].

Man's Windjacket

Pattern ID: Emu 104
Wool brand: Scotch, Carousel Double Botany
Yarn quantity: 18-23 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 38 - 44 inch chest

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4½mm and 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 30 rows over stocking stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Man's rib/cable pattern jacket with zip front and collar.

Cardigan Partnership

Pattern ID: Patons 1098
Wool brand: Bracken Tweed

Yarn quantity: 9 - 14 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 34- 44 inch chest (5 sizes)

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: Cardigan Partnership. Perfectly plain cardigans in tweedy DK for Him and Her.

Doubly Distinctive

Pattern ID: Patons 9718
Wool brand: Nylox, Beehive, Purple Heather, Cameo Crepe, Brilliante Bri-Nylon
Yarn quantity: 8 - 11 (1 oz balls) in each colour
Sizes: to fit 34 - 42 inch chest (2 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Sixties design sweaters in strong colours.
"A geometric style sweater which is very much the mood of the moment.
Equally suitable for a man or a woman
".

Striped shirts

Pattern ID: Lee Target 6612
Wool brand: Motoravia, Leemont, Tarantelle

Yarn quantity: 8 - 11 (1 oz? balls) plus
4 - 5 of two contrast colours

Sizes: to fit 34- 44 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 4mm, 3¼mm, plus 3¾mm hook
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 32 rows over st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: More sixties young folk in their groovy (possibly) striped cardigans. Knitted sideways to make the interesting vertical stripes.

Casual Count Down

Pattern ID: Patons 9632
Wool brand: 101 Courtelle
Yarn quantity: 17-20 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 38 - 44 inch chest

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3mm 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: Man's cardigan with discreet patterning and pockets..

Man's buttoned waistcoat

Pattern ID: Sirdar 6220
Wool brand: Country Style, Talisman, Panorama, Majestic, CS Donegal
Yarn quantity: 5-10 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 36 - 50 inch chest

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Traditional man's waistcoat with satisfying textured moss/rib pattern and pockets.

Cable Cricket sweater II

Pattern ID: Patons 2379
Wool brand: Trident, Beehive DK
Yarn quantity: 13-14 (50g balls) + contrast
Sizes: to fit 38 - 44 inch chest

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional man's cable cricket (or tennis?) sweater with colours.

Cable Cricket sweater I

Pattern ID: Hayfield 714
Wool brand: Nortex DK

Yarn quantity: 24-26 (1 oz? balls)
plus 2 contrast

Sizes: to fit 36 - 42 inch chest

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4 and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 30sts x 34rows over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Man's cricket sweater with non-traditional travelling wave pattern instead of crossed cables. Some creasing with wear at edges plus row markings inside which do not affect the pattern instructions (note that I have cleaned up the photo removing the crease marks so you can better appreciate the charm of the pattern).

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....

Perfectly plain man’s cardigan

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5809
Wool brand: Wash n Wear DK or 4ply, Double Crepe, Candytweed, Fontein Crepe 4ply.
Yarn quantity: DK: 26-30 (25g balls)
or 4ply: 21-24 (25g balls)

Sizes: to fit 40 - 46 inch chest

Wool weight: Double knitting or 4ply
Needle size: 4 and 3¼mm, or 3¼mm and 2¾mm
Tension (10cm): 24sts in DK or
30sts in 4-ply over stocking stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Man's plain cardigan with 2 versions in DK and in 4 ply yarn.
Light wear marks on front cover
, otherwise in good condition.
I am always fascinated by the background shots - this seems to show a Renault 6 - TL supplied from a dealer in Norwich.

Sweater Duo in Thick Wool

Pattern ID: Bestway 3585
Wool brand: Sirdar Pullman, Marriner Halyard, Penelope Bingo, Copley Tempoknit
Yarn quantity: 26 or 28 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 36-38 or 40 - 42 inch chest

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 7½mm, and 6½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 14sts x 16 rows

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pleasing pattern for chunky his and hers cable sweaters.
"So quick to make in thick wool and big needles, this sweater is knitted in a very attractive fancy rib pattern. It is equally suitable for a man or a woman, and will be a "must" for your winter wardrobe"

A Choosy Man's Cardigan

Pattern ID: PB 1394
Wool brand: Patons Bracken Tweed
Yarn quantity: 20-23 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 38 - 42 inch chest

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: mm, and 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 18sts x 25 rows

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: This looks like the sort of pattern a man would want to wear; plain with all the effect achieved through the tweedy yarn. Bracken Tweed was an exceedingly nice yarn - I made my brother-in-law a plain roll neck when I was about 13 - you need to substitute something like Rowan Felted Tweed - but check your tension - as you can see, Bracken was a fairly dense DK whereas Rowan's is equally lovely but a lighter weight DK.
"A choosy man's cardigan: the restrained styling and two-tone tweedy Bracken fabric combine to create a very distinguished garment"

Fifties Sailing Sweaters

Pattern ID: Marriner 601
Wool brand: Halyard Extra Thick
Yarn quantity: 17-22 (2oz hanks)
Sizes: 34-42 inch chest (to fit loosely) - in 3 sizes with different lengths for him and her.

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: mm and 6mm
Tension (10cm): 16sts

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Appealing pattern with great styling - late fifties or early sixties - with cross-over toggled neckline that was popularly revived and ubiquitous in the 1980s. Pattern in fairly good condition.

Man's light weight Aran style cardigan

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5103
Wool brand: Double crepe, Courtelle crepe, Arctic Moss, Double Knitting.
Yarn quantity: 23-28 (25g balls)
Sizes: to fit 38 - 44 inch chest

Wool weight: Double knitting.
Needle size: 4 and 3¼mm, or 3¾ and 2¾mm
Tension (10cm): 24 sts over double moss stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Man's aran style cardigan in double knitting weight yarn.

Helmets and Caps for Men

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5541
Wool brand:Superwash, Wash 'n' Wear Double Knitting, or Pullman.
Yarn quantity: 2-3 (50g balls) + contrasts
Sizes: one size ("average")

Wool weight: Double knitting or Chunky
Needle size: 4mm for DK; 6mm for chunky
Tension (10cm): 26sts DK or 14sts chunky

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: A set of men's hats. Horizontal centre crease.

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.

His and Hers diamond patterned sweaters

Pattern ID: Marriner 1934
Wool brand: Spindrift DK,
Yarn quantity: 6-12 (50g? balls) for slipover, and 10-12 for sweater, plus 2 balls each of 3 contrasts
Sizes: 32-46 inch chest

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: Diamond patterned slipovers with long sleeved option. Back and sleeves are knitted plain.

Aran sweaters with claw cable and bobbles

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1509
Wool brand: Brig for Aran, Grampian
Yarn quantity: 15-26 (50g balls)
Sizes: 32-44 inch chest

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 3¾mm and 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 21sts x 30 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional Aran sweaters. small tea-ring stain on interior..

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"?).

His and Hers Chunky Cable Sweater

Pattern ID: Sirdar 8925
Wool brand: Country Style or 80/20 Chunky.

Wool weight: Chunky
Tension (10cmx10cm): 16sts 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: Chunky unisex cable sweater in mens and womens sizes.

Pattern size: Chest size 30 - 44 inches

Wool quantity required: 6-11 50g balls.

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

Simple cable-yoke Aran

Pattern ID: Sirdar C8657
Wool brand: WashnWear, Tweed, Sovereign.

Wool weight: Aran
Tension (10cmx10cm): 18sts x 24rows

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: Sirdar unisex crew-neck Aran sweater with cable yoke.

Pattern size: Chest size 30 - 48 inches

Wool quantity required: 11-19 balls 50g balls.

Needle size: Nos 6 and 8 (5mm and 4mm) needles.

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.

His and Hers chunky slipovers

Pattern ID: Patons 7721
Wool brand: Beehive Shetland Chunky
Yarn quantity: 8-9 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 32 - 44 inch chest

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 4½mm, and 6mm,
Tension (10x10cm): 18sts x 21rowsover pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Unisex V-neck slipovers in chunky yarn.

Man's sweater with some patterning and zip

Pattern ID: Emu 4151
Wool brand: Double Crepe, Botany, Romany
Yarn quantity: 19-26 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 36 - 44 inch chest

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Man's conservative sweater with zip at neck opening.

Yellow pullover IV

Pattern ID: Lee Target 6165
Wool brand: Motoravia
Yarn quantity: 12-16 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: 38 - 46 inch chest

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4½mm, and 3¾mm,
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 28 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Yellow man's V-neck slipover with various patterning.
I am amazed to find 4 of these patterns - all from the 1960s and modelled in yellow. I feel there must have been some driver for this - fashion icon of the day, James Bond, royalty, golfer, famous designer original etc but can find no reference to it and I do not remember it myself from personal experience.
I have listed the four next to each other here so you can have a laugh, and tell me if you know the answer.

Yellow pullover III

Pattern ID: Sirdar 1588
Wool brand: Supurl
Yarn quantity: 9-11 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: 36-45 inch chest

Wool weight: 4 ply? DK? QK?
Needle size: 3mm, and 3¾mm,
Tension (10cm): 28sts over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Yellow man's V-neck slipover with various patterning.
This is an early pattern with the ubiquitous centre crease, and knitted in Sirdar Supurl. I do not know this yarn and I am not able to guess the type from the quantities or needles, and there no other yarn options to help. My best guess is that it is 4ply or a light weight double knit.
I am amazed to find 4 of these patterns - all from the 1960s and modelled in yellow. I feel there must have been some driver for this - fashion icon of the day, James Bond, royalty, golfer, famous designer original etc but can find no reference to it and I do not remember it myself from personal experience.
I have listed the four next to each other here so you can have a laugh, and tell me if you know the answer.

Yellow pullover II

Pattern ID: Wendy 744
Wool brand: Ciro, Courtelle Crepe
Yarn quantity: 12-14 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: 40-44 inch chest

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 3mm, and 2¼mm,
Tension (10cm): 28sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Yellow man's V-neck slipover with various patterning.
I am amazed to find 4 of these patterns - all from the 1960s and modelled in yellow. I feel there must have been some driver for this - fashion icon of the day, James Bond, royalty, golfer, famous designer original etc but can find no reference to it and I do not remember it myself from personal experience.
I have listed the four next to each other here so you can have a laugh, and tell me if you know the answer.

Man's plain pullover in bouclé yarn

Pattern ID: Sirdar 6325
Wool brand: Terry Look
Yarn quantity: 7-10 balls (50g balls)
Sizes: 36-48 inch chest

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¾mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10cm): 26sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Manly lighweight bouclé V-neck sweater.

Chevron polo

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5450
Wool brand: Wash'n'Wear, Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: 12-15 balls (50g balls)
Sizes: 36-42 inch chest

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: Manly chevron pattern sweater with ribbed sleeves.

Gloves and mittens

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5761
Wool brand: Wash'n'Wear, Superwash
Yarn quantity: 3 (25g balls)

Sizes: to fit an "average" hand

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: Simple gloves or mittens with centre cable option.

Man's waistcoat or pullover

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4462
Wool brand: Jaeger 3 ply Pure Botany
Yarn quantity: 7-10 (25g balls)
Sizes: to fit 36-46 inch chest

Wool weight: 3 ply
Needle size: 3mm, and 2¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 32sts x 40 rows in st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Man's sleeveless slipover with or without button front closure.

Summery overblouse with crochet hat

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

Sizes: to fit 32-44 inch chest

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

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

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

Cable rib sports sweaters

Pattern ID: Bestway 3911
Wool brand: Lister's Lavenda DK
Yarn quantity: 23-25 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 38 - 44 inch chest

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3mm and 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 32rows
(note that I think this may be over the pattern stitch)

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Man's cricket or tennis long-sleeved sweater; single colour option with textured rib and cable pattern.

Country-walk sweaters: patterned or plain

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1405
Wool brand: Beaulon, Monique, Horizon
Yarn quantity: 13-20 (25g balls)

Sizes: 32-46 inch chest

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Unisex sweaters in plain or patterned options.

Man's lattice cable cardigan

Pattern ID: Robin 1737
Wool brand: Vogue DK
Yarn quantity: 32-37 (25g balls)

Sizes: 38-44 inch chest

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3mm, and 3¾mm,
Tension (10cm): 31sts over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Man's lattice cable cardigan.

Plain sweater with narrow edge-stripe

Pattern ID: Emu 4775
Wool brand: Aran Knit
Yarn quantity: 15-19 (25g balls)
main shade
plus 1 contrast
Sizes: 32-48 inch chest

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 2¾mm, and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 40rows over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Man or woman's plain sweater with narrow stripe at welts.

Perfectly plain man’s cardigan or sweater.

Pattern ID: Sunbeam 229
Wool brand: Festival and Superwash DK
Yarn quantity: 23-26 overall (1 oz? balls)

Sizes: 38-44 inch chest

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: Perfectly plain man's sweater or cardigan; interesting combination of tweed and plain yarns - sweater has tweed body and plain welts, whereas cardigan has tweed body but plain sleeves.
Pattern is lightly creased but instructions are fully readable.

Plain man's sweater, with discreet cables

Pattern ID: Ladyship 5038
Wool brand: Siesta Crepe or Renown
Yarn quantity: 20-23 balls (25g balls)

Sizes: 38-44 inch chest

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 2¾mm, and 3¼mm,
Tension (10x10cm): 30sts x 38rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Very plain man's sweater, with discreet cables.

Perfectly plain man’s fine sweater.

Pattern ID: Ladyship 4141
Wool brand: Siesta Crepe or Renown
Yarn quantity: 15-16 balls (1 oz balls)

Sizes: 38-41 inch chest

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 2¾mm, and 3¼mm,
Tension (10x10cm): 30sts x 36rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Perfectly plain man's sweater.

Man's ribbed sweater with button-neck

Pattern ID: Hermit 133
Wool brand: Worsted, Crepe, Courtelle
Yarn quantity: 19-23 balls (25g? balls)

Sizes: 36-42 inch chest

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Man's ribbed sweater with button-neck and collar.

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.

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
- check "prices" section for more information)

Description: Family sweaters with Fair Isle band and feature pockets.

Classic man's crew-neck with rib detail

Pattern ID: Robin 13794
Wool brand: Robin Landscape, Supersplash DK.

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Tension (10cmx10cm): 22sts x 30rows

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

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

Description: Classic man's crew-neck sweater with a particularly pleasing stitch design in rib and moss stitch.

Pattern size: Chest size 34 - 44 inches

Wool quantity required: 9-11 50g balls; or 5-6 100g balls.

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

© Christina Coutts 2007

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