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Perfectly plain mohair cardigans II

Pattern ID: Hayfield 233
Wool brand: Mohair
Yarn quantity: 6-10 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 30 - 42 inch chest [7 sizes]

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 4½mm and 5½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 16sts x 20 rows

Price: SOLD

Description: Plain mohair-type chunky cardigans. The pattern is in used condition.

Lighter-weight cabled cardigan

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4867
Wool brand: Jaeger 3 ply Pure Botany
Yarn quantity: 9-11 (25g balls)
Sizes: to fit 32-40 inch chest [5 sizes]

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Ladies cardigan with cable trim and detail on sleeve. There is a horizontal crease on the photo which does not affect the instructions.

Perfectly plain classic cardigan or sweater

Pattern ID: Jaeger 3922
Wool brand: Spiral Spun
Yarn quantity: 20-24 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 34-42 inch chest [5 sizes]

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Womens classic cardigan or sweater with collar. The pattern has a definite horizontal crease which affects the photo but not the instructions.

Summer lightweight twinset

Pattern ID: Lee Target 9247
Wool brand: Bamboo, Titania, Motoravia, Lavenda, Crepe, Courtelle Nylon, Bel Air Starspun
Yarn quantity: Cardigan: 7-15 (20g balls); Top: 3-7 (20g balls);
Sizes: to fit 32-38 inch chest [4 sizes]

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Camisole top with matching short-sleeved cardigan.

Luxurious lace-patterned cardigan

Pattern ID: Jaeger 5051
Wool brand: Luxury Spun
Yarn quantity: Cardigan: 9-10; Waistcoat: 6-8 (50g balls) (50g balls)
Sizes: 32-40 inch chest [5 sizes]

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Eyelet-lace pattern cardigan with or without sleeves. collar

Colourful baby sweaters and leggings (!)

Pattern ID: Patons 7285
Wool brand: Fairytale Misty DK
Yarn quantity: Sweater: 2-3 (40g balls) plus 1 contrast and an oddment for 2nd contrast; Leggings: 2 plus an oddment for contrast
Sizes: 18 - 22 inch chest [3 sizes]

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Brightly coloured outfit for a baby - very 1980s yoked sweaters and leggings in slightly fluffy yarn to mimic adult fashion of the day.

3 piece set for babies

Pattern ID: Patons 7958
Wool brand: Patons Baby Cotton
Yarn quantity: Jacket: 2-3 +1-2 contrasts in two colours; T-shirt: 2-3 +1 contrast; Trousers: 3 (50g balls)
Sizes: 18 - 22 inch chest [3 sizes]

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm, and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 21sts x 30 rows

Price: SOLD

Description: Pastel 3 piece outfit for a baby.

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: SOLD

Description: Small booklet of designs as pictured - good for rock climbing, rowing, and sophisticated smoking (apparently). The pattern is in good condition.

Kids guernsey style sweater or jacket

Pattern ID: Argyll 887
Wool brand: Hobby, Ferntex, Sportsday, Nice 'n'Easy Crepe, Babytime, Ferndale
Yarn quantity: 11-20 (25g? balls)
Sizes: 26 - 32 ins [4 sizes]

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Child's jacket with hood, side pockets, and front zipper, or guernsey style sweater.
The pattern is badly creased and the front photo is badly marked by creases (not shown in photo). My main excuse in offering it in such well-used condition is that I think it's a delightful pattern and I have not seen it on many other sites - so here it is.

Poncho and sweater

Pattern ID: Wendy 4769
Wool brand: Aran With Wool, Aran Print, Aran Fancy, Courtelle, Sunbeam Aran
Yarn quantity: Poncho: 9-16 (100g balls); Sweater: 5-9
Sizes: 32-42 inch chest [6 sizes]

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 4mm and 4½mm

Tension (10x10cm): 19sts x 24 rows

Price: SOLD

Description: Modern plain poncho with front pockets and fringing, plus plain sweater to wear underneath.

The Aran Look II

The Aran Look
(Patons 154)

A booklet of Aran knits in Capstan yarn.

Booklet ID: Patons 154

Subject Matter: Aran knitting booklet

Price: SOLD

Content:
Sweaters, cardigans, hat, mittens, coat all as featured in the photos - click on thumbnails for popups.
12 designs sized in the range from about 34 inch chest for the women's sizes up to about 42/44 for the men's designs.

Description:
The booklet looks cosmetically in fairly poor condition especially the cover and spine (not shown in photos); however there are some nice designs and the instructions are not damaged.

Chunky summer top

Pattern ID: Robin 13684
Wool brand: Soft 'n' Easy Super Brushed Chunky
Yarn quantity: 3-4 (100g balls)
Sizes: 32-42 inch chest [4 sizes]

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 6½mm and 5½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 15sts x 18 rows over pattern

Price: SOLD

Description: Loose sleeveless chunky top.

Slipover for the younger men about town...

Pattern ID: Patons 9364
Wool brand: Flair
Yarn quantity: 6 - 11 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 22 - 32 inch chest (6 sizes).

Wool weight: Double Knitting or Worsted
Needle size: 4½mm and 3¾mm.
Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 25 rows in st st on 4½mm needles

Price: SOLD

Description: Traditional sleeveless V-neck pullovers with a discreet cable pattern.

Fine-knit sixties cardigan

Pattern ID: Wendy 377
Wool brand: Family Wool 4 ply, Ciro Crepe, High Bulk Courtelle
Yarn quantity: 10-12 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 34-38 inch chest (3 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm
Tension (10cm): 28sts

Price: SOLD

Description: Classic V-neck cardigan in fine yarn with eyelet lace front panels.

Chunky cable cardigan II

Pattern ID: Wendy 1992
Wool brand: Monaco
Yarn quantity: 8-11 (50g balls)
Sizes: 32-42 inch chest [6 sizes]

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 5½mm and 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 15sts x 22 rows over pattern

Price: SOLD

Description: V-neck cardigan with leaf pattern lace stitch in fluffy yarn. Rather a pleasing design - fluffiness optional...

The Classic (lightweight) Cardigan

Pattern ID: Patons 7005
Wool brand: Clansman
Yarn quantity: 7-11 (50g balls)
Sizes: 32-42 inch chest (7 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Classic cardigan - perfectly plain or eyelet pattern.

Twin-set à la française

Pattern ID: Pingouin 8009
Wool brand: Pingolaine
Yarn quantity: Cardigan: 8-9 (50g balls); Sweater: 7-8 (50g balls)
Sizes: 34-38 inch chest [3 sizes - note: garments are slim fitting]

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Elegant twin-set where both cardigan and top have long sleeves. Knitted in 4 ply - a soft luxurious pure wool (Pingolaine).
{I say "in the French style" and the pattern company is indeed French but the style seems to be more English Country House}

Delightful hats for toddlers

Pattern ID: Wendy P324
Wool brand: Peter Pan Darling Chunky
Yarn quantity: 2 (40g?) balls for plain hat, 1+1 contrast for others
Sizes: 6 months - 2 years
(3 sizes: 14-16 inch head)

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle or hook size: 7mm

Tension (10cm): 11-13sts over pattern or
11 trebles for crochet hat

Price: SOLD

Description: Pretty hats in chunky yarn for children.
Two are knitted and one in crochet (pink and white)

Nice and Easy Summer top

Pattern ID: Sirdar 6312
Wool brand: Country Style, Majestic, Wash 'n' Wear, Sugar 'n' Spice, Brushed DK
Yarn quantity: 4-10 (50g balls)
Sizes: 32-42 inch chest [6 sizes]

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Sleeveless summer top with buttons at shoulder.
'Beautifully simple - simply beautiful'

Mother and daughter waistcoat/cardigans III

Pattern ID: Patons 1917
Wool brand: Beehive, or Clansman
Yarn quantity: 3-7 (50g balls);
Sizes: 27-42 inch chest (8 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Conventional waistoat or vest with front panel pattern and optional pockets, in a range of family sizes.

Polo shirt style ribbed sweaters

Pattern ID: Jarol JX140
Wool brand: Poncho, Coolie, Kingfisher, Supersaver
Yarn quantity: 10-12 (long sleeved) and 7-10 (short sleeved) 50g balls
Sizes: 30-40 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 21sts x 38 rows over pattern

Price: SOLD

Description: Loose-fit polo-shirt style sweaters in fisherman's rib or brioche stitch.

Summer cotton eyelet sweater

Pattern ID: Hayfield 2048
Wool brand: Hawaii
Yarn quantity: 12-17 (25g balls)
Sizes: 30-42 inch chest [7 sizes]

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10cm): 18sts over pattern

Price: SOLD

Description: Summery sweater in soft cotton-type slub yarn.

Perfectly plain classic V-neck - V

Pattern ID: Bestway B3214
Wool brand: Sirdar Majestic
Yarn quantity: 3 ply: 9-10 (1oz balls);
4 ply: 10-11; DK: 14-16

Sizes: to fit 34- 38 inch chest (2 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: 34sts x 44 rows;
4 ply: 30sts x 38 rows; DK: 24sts x 32 rows

Price: SOLD

Description: Plain V-neck raglan sweater in a limited size range but in a choice of yarn weights. Pattern is in good condition.

Cap Sleeve Summer Top II

Pattern ID: Sirdar 2201
Wool brand: Majestic, Talisman, Gaiety, Fontein Crepe
Yarn quantity: 8-10 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 34-40 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm
Tension (10cm): 26sts over pattern

Price: SOLD

Description: Pretty summer top in fine yarn..

Girls Aran-style Cardigan

Pattern ID: Wendy 1686
Wool brand: Courtellon, Marina Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: 8-10 (1 oz ? balls)
Sizes: to fit 22 - 26 inch chest [3 sizes]

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10cm): 26sts over pattern

Price: SOLD

Description: Aran style cardigan in lighter weight double knitting yarn.

Plain sixties sweater - with a twist

Pattern ID: Sirdar 2508
Wool brand: Candytwist
Yarn quantity: 7-9 (2oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 34- 40 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Triple knit / Aran / Worsted
Needle size: 3¼mm, 3¾mm and 4mm
Tension (10cm): 20sts

Price: SOLD

Description: Plain sweater with a decorative stitch panel at the yoke in a worsted or Aran weight yarn called triple knitting (between a DK and a bulkier yarn). The sweater has a back neck opening which has a crochet edging.
"Triple knitting" 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. Sirdar produced a clutch of patterns for their Candytwist yarn - many of them featuring classic straight sixties jacket/skirt combinations, and all relatively plain to show off the tweedy texture in the yarn.

Twisted-rib pattern cardigan

Pattern ID: Emu 2183
Wool brand: Emulon, Scotch, Romany, Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: 18-24 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 32 - 40 inch chest (5 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4½mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 32 rows over pattern stitch

Price: SOLD

Description: Classic cardigan with a mock cable effect using twisted rib style stitch.

Summer "Mermaid Mesh" sweater

Pattern ID: Sirdar 6744
Wool brand: Sirdar Sunseeker Cloud 9, Linen Touch, Contrast, Boutonne, Fantasie, Chainette, DK
Yarn quantity: 9-14 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 30-40 inch chest [6 sizes]

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4mm, and 3¼mm
Tension (10cm): 20sts over pattern

Price: SOLD

Description: Interesting design cotton slub summer sweater.

Perfectly plain classic cardigan X

Pattern ID: Lister 1274
Wool brand: Lavenda DK, or Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: 12-19 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 30-40 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Classic plain cardigan with collar.

His and Hers Textured V-neck Sweaters

Pattern ID: Emu 4155
Wool brand: Calypso, Zephyr, Scotch, Double crepe, Super Crepe, Bri-nylon, Romany
Yarn quantity: 3ply: 13-15 (1 oz balls);
4ply: 14-17; DK: 21-26

Sizes: to fit 34 - 44 inch chest [6 sizes]

Wool weight: 3 ply, 4 ply and DK
Needle size: 3mm and 2¼mm;
3¼mm, and 2¾mm; or 4mm and 3¼mm

Tension (10x10cm): 3ply: 36sts x 46rows;
4ply: 32sts x 40rows; DK: 24sts x 32rows over pattern stitch

Price: SOLD

Description: Textured V-necks with 3 versions in 3ply, 4ply, or double knitting.

Perfectly plain sweater and slipover options - take 3

Pattern ID: P&B C274
Wool brand: Double Quick, Totem, Moorland
Yarn quantity: 17-21 (1oz balls) for sweater; 10-13 for slipover
Sizes: to fit 36-46 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¾mm and 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 21sts x 28 rows over st st

Price: SOLD

Description: Men's plain pullover or slipover. Perfect for slipping down to the village green for that legally required archery practice (or a pint).
Some surface creasing to the photo (not shown) and some working marks on instructions by previous owner.

Jacket for the sophisticated man (3)

Pattern ID: Emu 4144
Wool brand: Calypso, Zephyr, Scotch, Double crepe, Super Crepe, Bri-nylon, Romany
Yarn quantity: 3ply: 13-15 (1 oz balls);
4ply: 14-17; DK: 21-26

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

Wool weight: 3 ply, 4 ply and DK
Needle size: 3mm and 2¼mm;
3¼mm, and 2¾mm; or 4mm and 3¼mm

Tension (10x10cm): 3ply: 34sts x 44rows;
4ply: 28sts x 38rows; DK: 22sts x 32rows

Price: SOLD

Description: Perfectly plain man's jacket or cardigan with 3 versions in 3ply, 4ply, or double knitting.
There is a definite vertical crease line on cover picture (not shown in photo) which does not affect the instructions.

Eyelet suntop with deep back V - take 2

Pattern ID: Hayfield 2047
Wool brand: Hawaii DK
Yarn quantity: 8-10 (25g balls)
Sizes: to fit 30-38 inch chest [5 sizes]

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 4mm, or 3¼mm
Tension (10cm): 20sts

Price: SOLD

Description: Eighties cotton summer slipover.

"Long liners" waistcoats - thick or thin

Pattern ID: Bellmans 1112
Wool brand: Bellmans Double Knitting
Yarn quantity: DK: 6-8 (50g balls); 4 ply: 5-6 (an extra ball for the optional belt)
Sizes: 34 - 44 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Tension (10x10cm): DK: 22sts x 28 rows; or 4ply: 28sts x 36 rows

Price: SOLD

Description: Long line cardigans. There are 4 sets of instructions included: a plain and a cabled version each given for double knitting or 4 ply.
The pattern has the usual vertical crease which affects the cover photo but not the instructions.

Lady’s Aran Jacket

Pattern ID: Sunbeam 272
Wool brand: Aran Bawneen, Double Fleck, Double Plain, Double Tweed
Yarn quantity: 29-31 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 32 - 38 inch chest (3 sizes)

Wool weight: Aran DK / Worsted
Needle size: 4½mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10cm): 20sts over st st

Price: SOLD

Description: Classic Aran style jackets in a lighter weight Aran which Sunbeam call "Aran Double Knitting" and seems to be a worsted weight yarn.
Pleasing style - wide collar - though pattern for the hair style not included....

Perfectly plain sixties roll-neck sweater II

Pattern ID: Sirdar 2342
Wool brand: Gold Seal Acrilan, Double Crepe, Medallion, Super Nylon DK
Yarn quantity: 14-21 (1 oz? balls)
Sizes: to fit 34- 40 inch chest (4 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Perfectly plain roll neck sweater. The pattern has a vertical crease which affects the photo (not shown) but which does not affect the instructions.

Fifties rib stitch cardigan

Pattern ID: Lee Target 1415
Wool brand: Motoravia Double Knitting
Yarn quantity: 10-12 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 34 - 38 inch chest (3 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting/Worsted
Needle size: 6½mm and 5mm
Tension (10cm): 16sts

Price: SOLD

Description: Ribbed cardigan calling for Motoravia DK which was always pretty standard however the needle size called for is larger than usual with a larger tension.
The pattern has a vertical crease which affects the cover photo but not the instructions.

Fifties textured cardigan

Pattern ID: Weldons B1384
Wool brand: Lee Target Motoravia Double Knitting
Yarn quantity: 10-11 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 34 or 36 inch chest
(2 sizes - one set of instructions using bigger needles for larger size)

Wool weight: Double Knitting/Worsted
Needle size: 5½mm and 4mm
or 5mm and 4mm

Tension (10x10cm): 18sts x 26 rows
or 16sts x 24 rows

Price: SOLD

Description: Textured cardigan in a heavier double knit or worsted; the two sizes just use different needles (5½mm and 5mm) to alter the tension, which is more like that expected for an Aran or light chunky weight tension.
The pattern has a light horizontal crease on the photo, which does not affect the instructions.

"Starsky-Hutch" Style Jacket

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5753
Wool brand: Sherpa, Sportswool
Yarn quantity: 17-20 (50g balls) main shade plus 3-4 in each of 2 contrasts
Sizes: 32-46 inch chest

Wool weight: Aran/chunky
Needle size: 5mm
Tension (10cm): 18sts

Price: SOLD

Description: Iconic "Starsky and Hutch" cardigan. Man's design but down to a 32 inch chest so could fit younger folk or women.

Traditional plain guersey pattern in 5 ply III

Pattern ID: Wendy 3664
Wool brand: Guernsey
Yarn quantity: 3-10 (100g balls)

Sizes: 24-50 inch chest [14 sizes]

Wool weight: 5 ply
Needle size: 2¼mm, and 3mm
Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 36 rows over st st

Price: SOLD

Description: Traditional plain guernsey in sizes for all the family.
There is some surface creasing and a small tear but this does not affect the instructions.

Traditional guersey pattern in 5 ply II

Pattern ID: Emu 4727
Wool brand: Guernsey
Yarn quantity: 8-18 (50g balls)

Sizes: 24-44 inch chest [11 sizes]

Wool weight: 5 ply
Needle size: 2¾mm, and 3mm
Tension (10cm): 30sts over st st

Price: SOLD

Description: Traditional guernsey in sizes for all the family using traditional Scottish Flag and Bar stitches.

Perfectly plain family sweaters XII

Pattern ID: Lister Lee K1378
Wool brand: Motoravia, Concorde, Easy Wash, Crepe Bri-Nylon, Thermo-Knit
Yarn quantity: 5-10 balls (50g balls)
Sizes: 24-48 inch chest [13 sizes]

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 2¾mm and 3mm
Tension (10x10cm): 30sts x 42rows

Price: SOLD

Description: Family sweaters ("Father and Daughter").

Perfectly plain kid's school cardigans II

Pattern ID: Bellmans 584
Wool brand: Bellmans 4ply or Double Knitting
Yarn quantity: 4ply: 7-13oz;
DK: 11-19oz

Sizes: 24-34 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Tension (10x10cm): 4ply: 28sts x 36rows; DK: 24sts x 32rows

Price: SOLD

Description: Kids plain school cardigans, with separate sets of instructions for 4ply and double knitting versions.

Classic school pullovers (in choice of yarn weights)

Pattern ID: Emu 760
Wool brand: Scotch / Zephyr / Calypso 3ply; Scotch / Zephyr / Super Crepe 4ply; Scotch / Double Crepe / Romany / Bri-Nylon double knitting.
Yarn quantity: 3ply: 6-11 (1oz balls); 4ply: 7-12 oz; DK: 9-16oz
Sizes: 26-36 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: 3 ply, 4 ply, and DK
Needle size: 3mm and 2¼mm, or 3¼mm and 2¾mm, or 4mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 3ply: 32sts x 44 rows; 4ply: 28sts x 38 rows; DK: 22sts x 32 rows;

Price: SOLD

Description: School V-neck sweaters with 3 sets of separate instructions given for 3 ply, 4 ply, and double knitting.

Pretty simple summer tops

Pattern ID: Patons 7424
Wool brand: Cotton Colada, Cotton Perlé, Linen Look, Cotton Top, Cotton Soft
Yarn quantity: 7-9 (50g balls) Colada, 6-7 Perlé or Cotton Soft, 5-6 Linen Look or Cotton Top
Sizes: to fit 32-40 inch chest [5 sizes]

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4mm or 5mm, and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): between 20sts x 24 rows and 22sts x 29 rows depending on yarn.

Price: SOLD

Description: Summer cotton sun-tops - 4 separate patterns of the same design using different wool brands.

Perfectly plain fine knit sweater and slipover IV

Pattern ID: Weldons B1306
Wool brand: Sirdar Majestic, 2, 3 or 4 ply
Yarn quantity: Slipover: 2ply 4oz, 3ply 6oz, 4ply 7 oz; Sweater: 2ply 7oz, 3ply 8-9 oz, 4ply 11 oz
Sizes: to fit 36-40 inch chest (2 sizes)

Wool weight: 2, 3 or 4 ply
Needle size: 3mm and 2¼mm; 3¼mm and 2¾mm; or 3¾mm and 3mm
Tension (10x10cm): 2ply: 36sts x 46 rows; 3ply: 32sts x 40 rows; 4ply: 28sts x 34 rows; over st st

Price: SOLD

Description: Men's plain pullover or slipover with separate sets of instructions for 3 fine yarn weights (2 ply, 3 ply and 4 ply). Pattern is sized from 36- 40 inch chest designed for smaller or younger men but presumably also ok for women.

Perfectly plain sweater and slipover II

Pattern ID: Bestway 3494
Wool brand: Patons Moorland
Yarn quantity: 11-12 (1oz balls) for slipover, 19-20 for sweater
Sizes: to fit 38-44 inch chest (3 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Men's plain pullover or slipover with V or crew neck.

Perfectly plain family pullovers II

Pattern ID: Patons 4763
Wool brand: Diploma Gold
Yarn quantity: 3-8 (4 ply); 4-9 (DK); 5-12 (Aran); 5-12 (chunky) - 50g balls.
Sizes: to fit 24 - 46 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Versions for 4 ply, Double knitting, Aran, and chunky
Needle size: 2¾ and 3¼mm; 3¼ and 4mm; 3¾ and 4½mm; 4½ and 6mm
Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 36 rows; 22sts x 30 rows; 19sts x 25 rows; 15sts x 20 rows; over pattern

Price: SOLD

Description: Father and son sweater or slipover - but suitable for all the family. The pattern instructions are given for 4 different yarn weights.
Pattern in good condition, but some pen markings and annotations.

Fine-knit twin set

Pattern ID: Lister 1072
Wool brand: Lavenda, Crisp Crepe, Golden Fleece
Yarn quantity: Short sleeved jumper: 7-9 (1 oz balls); cardigan: 10-13 balls.
Sizes: 34-40 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: 3 ply
Needle size: 2¾mm and 3mm
Tension (10x10cm): 32sts x 44 rows

Price: SOLD

Description: Plain sixties twinset with stitch detail on jumper.

Perfectly plain family sweaters VI

Pattern ID: Falcon 3007
Wool brand: Any Falcon DK.
Yarn quantity: 9-30 balls (25g balls??)
Sizes: 22-44inch chest (12 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Family sweaters . Pattern has surface creasing with vertical crease not shown in photo - instructions not affected.

Perfectly plain man’s sweater II

Pattern ID: P&B 1221
Wool brand: Rimple
Yarn quantity: 17-21 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 36- 47 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 32 rows over st st on 3¼mm needles

Price: SOLD

Description: Perfectly plain sweaters for men. Original knitted in a bouclé yarn but you can substitute any double knitting weight yarn, but check your tension, as this pattern is knitted on finer needles than usual. The pattern is in generally good condition but has 2 light vertical creases.
"See how I can use this electric circular saw thingy without even looking..."

Wind Jacket

Pattern ID: Emu 4034
Wool brand: Scotch DK, Spangle, Emulon, Romany. Scotch 4 ply, Zephyr, Botany, Gala
Yarn quantity: DK: 27-35 (1 oz balls);
4 ply: 19-22 (1 oz balls)

Sizes: 38-44 inch chest [4 sizes]

Wool weight: Double knitting or 4 ply
Needle size: 3¼mm, and 3¾mm for DK; 3mm, and 3¼mm for 4 ply
Tension (10x10cm): 30sts x 32 rows over pattern with DK; 34sts x 40 rows over pattern with 4 ply

Price: SOLD

Description: Zipped jacket with textured twisted rib stitch in choice of wool weights.

Summer Polo Shirt

Pattern ID: Lister Lee Target 529
Wool brand: Elle, Titania, Motoravia, Leemont, Courtelle, Double Crepe, Bri-Nylon
Yarn quantity: 11-16 (25g balls) main, plus 4-5 contrast
Sizes: to fit 34 - 38 and 40-44 inch chest (3 sizes in each range)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Cheerful plain-knit colour-block T-shirt style tops for him and her. Style shown on the woman was very popular for a period in the 1970s and often worn over a shirt, (ask me how I know...).

Feather and fan linen-look sweater for summer

Pattern ID: Patons 7641
Wool brand: Linen Look
Yarn quantity: 11-14 (50g balls)
Sizes: 30-44 inch chest (3 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 21sts x 29 rows over st st

Price: SOLD

Description: Feather and fan or old shale type pattern in a cotton blend yarn for summer.

Perfectly plain classic cardigans VI

Pattern ID: Emu 2754
Wool brand: Flamenco, Carella, Double Crepe, Scotch, Bri-Nylon
Yarn quantity: 17-21 (1oz? balls)
Sizes: 34-44 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¾mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 32 rows

Price: SOLD

Description: Classic plain cardigans for a high or V neck plus an option for a deeper V-neck.

Slip-on dress with shoulder ties

Pattern ID: Scheepjeswol 268
Wool brand: Miranda or Verona Cotton
Yarn quantity: 4-6 (50g balls) - Miranda yarn 75 is metres per ball
Sizes: to fit: 30-38 inch chest (5 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky Aran slub
Needle size: 8mm
Tension (10cm): 12sts x 16 rows on 8mm needles [approx 19sts to 10cm on 3½mm needles]

Price: SOLD

Description: This is a loosely knitted summer dress. The original yarns were cotton slubs - this pattern is knitted on 8mm needles to achieve the relaxed tension.

Girl's fluffy sweater

Pattern ID: Sirdar 4291
Wool brand: Sugar 'n' Spice (brushed DK), Country Style, Wash 'n' Wear, Colour Mate
Yarn quantity: 3-4 (50g balls) - or - 9-12 (25g balls) if using pure wool DK
Sizes: 24-30 inch chest [4 sizes]

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Sweet little girl's DK sweater. Instructions are fine with some surface creasing on front photo.

Four designs in Aran Kintyre

Wendy Aran Knitting
(Wendy Kintyre Leaflet)

A traditional Aran knitting mini-booklet

Booklet ID: Wendy Kintyre 1

Subject Matter: Knitting booklet

Price: SOLD

Content:
This leaflet features the following items:

  • Roll Neck Sweater (His and hers 6 sizes 34-44 ins)
  • Waistcoat (adult 4 sizes 34-38 ins)
  • Waistcoat or vest (child 4 sizes 26-32 ins)
  • Hat, and mitts in 3 family sizes

Description:
The leaflet is in good condition.
4 designs in Wendy Kintyre Aran yarn

Perfectly plain family sweaters IX

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4701
Wool brand: Matchmaker Fingering
Yarn quantity: 4-10 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 24-44 inch chest (11 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Lighter weight classic family sweaters in a wide range of sizes.

Fair Isle Tweed Cardigans

Pattern ID: Copley 501
Wool brand: Herriot Tweed, Vintage DK
Yarn quantity: 8+2 - 10+3 (50g balls in 2 colours) - less 3 balls for sleeveless version.
Sizes: 32 - 42 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Tweed cardigan with sleeveless option.

Houndstooth checked sweaters

Pattern ID: Sunbeam 1349
Wool brand: Tanglewood, Aran Knit
Yarn quantity: 9-13 (50g balls) in main shade, 4-7 in contrast
Sizes: 30 - 48 inch chest (5 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Patterned Aran-weight sweaters with the best of eighties styling.

Perfectly plain classic V-necks III

Pattern ID: Argyll 894
Wool brand: Nice 'n' Easy Crepe, Babytime, Ferndale, Top 20, Sportsday
Yarn quantity: 11-15 (50g? balls) DK;
or 17-23 (25g? balls) 4 ply

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

Wool weight: Double Knitting or 4 ply
Needle size: DK: 3¾mm and 3mm;
4 ply: 3¼mm and 2¾mm

Tension (10x10cm): DK: 24sts x 32 rows;
4 ply: 28sts x 36 rows;

Price: SOLD

Description: Plain V-neck cardigan or sweater for Him and Her. And the choice does not end there - with separate instructions for both sweater and cardigan in double knitting or 4 ply weight yarn.

Aran sweaters with claw cable and basket stitch

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1722
Wool brand: Brig for Aran, Grampian
Yarn quantity: 15-20 (50g balls)
Sizes: 30-44 inch chest (8 sizes)

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 3¾mm and 4½mm
Tension (10cm): 21sts over basket stitch

Price: SOLD

Description: Traditional Aran sweaters.

Cable Cricket Sweater III

Pattern ID: LeeTarget 8789
Wool brand: Motoravia, Leemont or Lorette Double Crepe, Super Crimp Bri-Nylon DK
Yarn quantity: 18-21 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 36-42 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4 and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 26sts x 30 rows pressed over pattern [I would expect this to be 22sts x 30 rows over st st]

Price: SOLD

Description: Traditional man's cable cricket (or tennis?) sweater.

Sailing sweaters II

Pattern ID: Lister/LeeTarget 590
Wool brand: Lee Target or Lister Aran
Yarn quantity: 12-15 (50g balls)
Sizes: 32-42 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 4mm and 5mm
Tension (10x10cm): 18sts x 22 rows

Price: SOLD

Description: Depicted as an Aran weight sweater for sailing but can't decide if it might not be a cricket sweater.

Cosy tunic or twin-set

Pattern ID: Wendy 4018
Wool brand: Aran with Wool, 4 Ply with Wool, Cotton Aran, Miami 4 Ply
Yarn quantity: Tunic: 2+2+2; Cardigan: 2+3+3 (both 100g balls Aran in 3 colours). Sweater: 7-10 (50g balls 4 ply).
Sizes: 32-42 inch chest (3 sizes)

Wool weight: Aran and 4 ply
Needle size: 4½mm and 3¾mm for Aran yarn, and 2¾mm and 3¼mm for 4 ply
Tension (10x10cm): 19st x 24 rows for Aran yarn, and 28st x 36 rows for 4 ply

Price: SOLD

Description: This pattern includes a lighter weight easy-fit 4ply raglan sweater which can be worn in combination with an Aran cardigan jacket. There is also a wide/boat necked tunic option in Aran weight, which, like the jacket, gives instructions for the wide striped pattern.

Guernsey style sweater II

Pattern ID: Wendy 3630
Wool brand: Kintyre Aran
Yarn quantity: 13-19 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit: 32-42 inch chest (3 sizes)

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 3¾mm and 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 19sts x 24 rows over st st

Price: SOLD

Description: Guernsey style sweater in Aran weight yarn rather than 5 ply.

Chunky cable sweater

Pattern ID: Poppleton 1805
Wool brand: Emmerdale Chunky
Yarn quantity: 11-13 (50g balls)
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 4mm and 5½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 18sts x 24rows over double moss

Price: SOLD

Description: Chunky textured sweater featuring one of my favourite stitches (blackberry or trinity stitch). Note that teh tension implies this is a lighter weight chunky yarn - almost Aran weight.

Aran-style waistcoat II

Pattern ID: Patons 1541
Wool brand: Trident, Pennant Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: 11-12 (25g balls)
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4mm, 3¾mm, and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 23sts x 31rows over stocking stitch on 3¾mm needles

Price: SOLD

Description: Women's Aran-style waistcoat in lighter weight yarn, with pockets.
Light creasing which does not obscure instructions.

Aran waistcoat I

Pattern ID: Keynote 213
Wool brand: Keynote Wool Nylon for Aran Knitting
Yarn quantity: 11-13 (50g balls)
Sizes: 34-40 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Aran or Worsted
Needle size: 4½mm and 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 24rows

Price: SOLD

Description: Women's Aran cabled waistcoat with pockets.

Children's plain sweaters III

Pattern ID: Patons 9199
Wool brand: Ariel Triple Knitting
Yarn quantity: 3-6 (2 oz balls) triple knitting
Sizes: 22 - 32 inch chest (6 sizes).

Wool weight: Worsted or Aran-like
Needle size: 4mm and 6mm.
Tension (10x10cm): 17sts x 22 rows on 6mm needles over stocking stitch

Price: SOLD

Description: Plain sweaters with high necks. The pattern is worn with a strong vertical crease (not shown), but this does not affect the instructions. I am not wholly sure what weight "tripleknit" was - all the yarn companies at the time produced "triple knitting" wools for a while. From the tension and needle size I assume it's like an aran or heavy worsted.

Aran Cardigans for the Great Outdoors

Pattern ID: Sirdar C8536
Wool brand: Tweed, Sovereign Aran,
Wash n Wear Aran, Mosaic

Yarn quantity: 4+8+2 - 8+14+4
(50g balls in 3 colours)

Sizes: 30 - 46 inch chest (9 sizes)

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 4½mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 18st x 24rows

Price: SOLD

Description: Aran cardigan jacket in with the best of eighties styling.

Aran Knitting by Robin (family knitting book)

Robin Aran Knitting
(Robin 2632)

A traditional Aran knitting booklet

Booklet ID: Robin 2632

Subject Matter: Knitting booklet

Price: SOLD


Content:
This magazine features the following items:

  • Zip front Jacket and hat
  • Roll-neck sweaters with cabled panels (adult)
  • Hat, scarf, and mitts in 3 family sizes
  • Roll-neck cildrens' sweaters with wide cable and garter stitch
  • V-neck family cabled sweaters
  • His 'n' Hers crew-neck sweater
  • Man's jacket with collar
  • Hooded toggle jacket with collar

Description:
The booklet is in moderate condition.
9 designs in Robin Aran yarns (aran weights).

Perfectly plain twin-set IV

Pattern ID: Patons 2552
Wool brand: Cotton 4ply
Yarn quantity: Cardigan: 4-5 (100g balls); Sweater: 3-4 (100g balls)
Sizes: 34-42 inch chest [5 sizes]

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 3mm and 2¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 36rows

Price: SOLD

Description: Women's round-necked twin-set with short-sleeved top and long-sleeved cardigan.

Eighties V-neck Aran Cardigans

Pattern ID: Chevy 1221
Wool brand: Chevy Aran - acrylic or with wool
Yarn quantity: 14 - 19 (50g balls)
Sizes: 32 - 44 inch chest [7 sizes]

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 4½mm and 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24st x 28rows over ridge stitch pattern

Price: SOLD

Description: Traditional Aran cardigan with eighties styling.

Classic crew-necks in fisherman's rib

Pattern ID: Patons 3224
Wool brand: Diploma, Clansman, Beehive 4 ply
Yarn quantity: 9-14 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 44 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 3mm and 2¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 27sts x 52 rows over fisherman's rib pattern

Price: SOLD

Description: Fisherman's rib crew-neck sweaters for Him and Her in good condition. Stated for hand or machine knitting - but you need a ribbing attachment - plus it involves the knit one below technique.

Perfectly plain sixties sweater classic V-necks II

Pattern ID: Patons 9370
Wool brand: Flair
Yarn quantity: 17-22 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 34- 44 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting/Worsted
Needle size: 3¾mm and 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 25 rows over st st

Price: SOLD

Description: Plain sixties V-neck sweaters for Him and Her. Light crease marks on photo, and would otherwise be in fair condition were it not for the bite out of the top right hand corner! Instructions still perfectly readable.

Perfectly plain family chunky cardigans IV

Pattern ID: Patons 1642
Wool brand: Melange
Yarn quantity: 9-21 balls (50g balls)
Sizes: 26-44 inch chest (10 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: "Country classic" - pattern for chunky family cardigans in good condition.

Perfectly plain family cardigans III

Pattern ID: Argyll 718
Wool brand: Sportsday, Fernmor, Random, Crepe, Tricel, Nylon
Yarn quantity: 7-30 balls (25g balls??)
Sizes: 22-44 inch chest (12 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Family sweaters . Pattern has heavy horizontal crease not shown in photo - instructions not affected.

His and Hers Golf Jackets

Pattern ID: Lister 1699
Wool brand: Lister Lavenda Double Six
Yarn quantity: 23-36 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 36 - 46 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Triple Knitting/Worsted/Aran
Needle size: 4mm and 5mm
Tension (10x10cm): 18sts x 22 rows over pattern

Price: SOLD

Description: Textured cardigan jacket in a worsted or Aran weight yarn called triple knitting (between a DK and a bulkier yarn).
Heavy horizontal crease not shown in photo.

Cowl-collared cardigan

Pattern ID: Templetons 1183
Wool brand: Ayr, Double Scotch
Yarn quantity: 17-20 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 34-40 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 2¼mm 3¾mm and 4½mm
Tension (10cm): 22sts

Price: SOLD

Description: Womens' plain cardigan jacket with cowl collar.
This pattern is has many surface creases and tear, not shown in the photo illustration. The instructions are not affected.

Man’s dolman cardigan and pullover

Pattern ID: Lavenda 622
Wool brand: Lister's Golden Fleece, Lisette
Yarn quantity: Cardigan: 15 (1 oz balls); Pullover: 9 balls
Sizes: to fit 38 inch chest

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 3mm and 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 26sts x 32 rows over st st

Price: SOLD

Description: Unusual man's plain cardigan with dolman sleeve, plus a pullover.
A twinset... however only one size.
Vertical crease and some spotting that does not affect the instructions.

Perfectly plain lady’s classic cardigan III

Pattern ID: Lavenda 380
Wool brand: Cedar Quick Knit
Yarn quantity: 17-18 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 32-36 inch chest (3 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Classic plain fifties or early sixties cardigan.

Fair Isle set for the winter

Pattern ID: H&O S135
Wool brand: H&O (Templetons) Shetland Fleece
Yarn quantity: 2 (1oz balls) and 4 or 5 contrast colours; 10 main shade for scarf
Sizes: Scarf: about 7 inches wide and 64 inches long; gloves and hats to fit average adult

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 2¾mm, and 2¼mm
Tension (10cm): 32sts

Price: SOLD

Description: Classic set of beret, pill-box hat, scarf and mittens.

Simple textured jacket

Pattern ID: Keynote 522
Wool brand: Keynote DK
Yarn quantity: 13-16 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 32 - 42 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Charmingly simple jacket style in a twisted rib pattern.

Aran Cabled Cardigans II

Pattern ID: Jarol 3038
Wool brand: Aran, Aran Type
Yarn quantity: 16-22 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 44 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Classic Aran style jackets in a lighter weight yarn.
I would note here that I have copied the information exactly from the pattern but the tension is definitely in the DK range and the amount of wool suggested seems a bit high (it could have been a very dense yarn).

Summer longline sweater

Pattern ID: Patons 4896
Wool brand: Classic Cotton, Pearl, Pearl Highlights, Laguna
Yarn quantity: 9-15 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 30-40 inch chest
(actual size 35½-47)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Longline bobble and eyelet sweater in cotton DK yarn.

Summer eyelet assymetric sweater

Pattern ID: Sirdar 6746
Wool brand: Sirdar Sunseeker Cloud 9, Linen Touch, Contrast, Boutonne, Fantasie, Chainette, DK
Yarn quantity: 6-11 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 30-40 inch chest

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Interesting yet simple design cotton summer sweater.

Summer top speed knit

Pattern ID: Lister 5049
Wool brand: Libra Brushed Chunky, Richmond Chunky, Thermo-Knit Chunky
Yarn quantity: 2 100g balls of Libra; 5-8 50g balls of other qualities
Sizes: to fit 30-38 inch chest

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 6½mm, and 5½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 12½sts x 16 rows over pattern

Price: SOLD

Description: Eighties cotton summer sun-top knitted from side to side in a chunky yarn, which makes it quick to knit. Original is an acrylic fluffy yarn but you can get cotton chunky yarn for example at Black Sheep Wools (always good for a bargain). However take care with the wool quantities if substituting - these acrylic yarns can have double the yardage (or more) compared with a pure cotton ball of the same weight.

Simple to knit summer top

Pattern ID: KingCole 2037
Wool brand: Big Value Angora Look DK
Yarn quantity: 1-2 80g balls in each of 2 colours (2-4 balls in all)
Sizes: to fit 26-40 inch chest [8 sizes]

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Eighties summer sun-top.

Family zipped jerkins

Pattern ID: Poppleton 1278
Wool brand: Poppleton DK, Defiance, Dandy, Pastelle, Crepe, Viscount, White Rose, Poppylon Crimp
Yarn quantity: 7-31 (25g? balls)
Sizes: 22-44 inch chest [12 sizes]

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Zipped jackets with rib detail. Pattern has surface creasing with horizontal crease not shown in photo - instructions not affected.

Perfectly plain family sweaters VII

Pattern ID: WaterWheel 260
Wool brand: Shetland Heather DK
Yarn quantity: 6-14 balls (50g balls)
Sizes: 24-48 inch chest [13 sizes]

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Family sweaters ("Father and Daughter").

Bouclé Shaped Cardigan

Pattern ID: LeeTarget 1409
Wool brand: Poodle, Motoravia
Yarn quantity: 11-13 (1oz balls) bouclé and 3 of smooth contrast for welts
Sizes: to fit 32 - 42 inch chest (3 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 5½mm, and 4mm
Tension (10cm): 14sts with bouclé yarn using 5½mm needles

Price: SOLD

Description: Fifties textured bouclé cardigan.

Kids classic cabled cardigans

Pattern ID: Lee Target 9000
Wool brand: Motoravia, Leemont, Super Crimp, Duo
Yarn quantity: 8-12 (25g balls)
Sizes: to fit 24 - 30 inch chest (4 sizes).

Wool weight: Double knitting or 4 ply
Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm for 4 ply; 3¾mm and 3mm for DK.
Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 36 rows for 4 ply; 24sts x 32 rows for DK

Price: SOLD

Description: Traditional cabled cardigan in choice of yarn weight.

School cardigan and sweater

Pattern ID: Wendy 494
Wool brand: Ciro Crepe, High Bulk Courtelle, 4ply nylonised
Yarn quantity: 7-11 (1oz balls) plus 2 contrasts if required.
Sizes: 26-32 inch chest (4 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 SOLD

Description: Lighter weight school cardigan and sweater in 4 ply with school colours striped in V neck.
Pattern is lightly creased and worn affecting photo but not instructions.

Chunky fisherman's rib sweater

Pattern ID: Schachenmayr 179
Wool brand: Marilyn
Yarn quantity: 17-20 (50g balls)
Sizes: 40-46 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¾mm and 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 34 rows over pattern

Price: SOLD

Description: Traditional man's sweater in fisherman's rib type stitch - but knitted in a novelty yarn. As far as I can tell the yarn is in the double knitting range recommended for normal knitting on 3-3½mm needles; 50g is about 85 metres and composition is 44% viscose, 33% acrylic, 23% mohair. [You can probably still buy it on eBay in Germany!].

Plaid Pullover

Pattern ID: Emu 4822
Wool brand: Shetland DK and Shetland Bouclé
Yarn quantity: 3-5 (50g balls) main shade DK, plus 3-5 contrast cream bouclé
Sizes: 32-48 inch chest (9 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm, 3¾mm and 4mm
Tension (10cm): 22sts

Price: SOLD

Description: Plaid patterned slipover. The pattern is in good condition. The contrast is a cream bouclé DK yarn which could clearly be replaced with a smooth yarn if necessary.

His and Hers Fair Isle Waistcoats

Pattern ID: Lister-Lee K1374
Wool brand: Lady Love, Motoravia, Concorde, Thermo-knit
Yarn quantity: 3+1+2+3 colours (50g balls)
Sizes: 34-44 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Fair-isle patterned slipovers or waistcoats. The pattern has the usual horizontal crease (not shown in photo) which does not affect the instructions.

Perfectly plain family cardigans

Pattern ID: Loweth 3094
Wool brand: Loweth DKs
Yarn quantity: 3-8 (50g balls)

Sizes: 22-44 inch chest (12 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Family plain V-neck cardigans. The pattern has a horizontal crease (not shown in the photos) which does not affect the instructions.

Girl's knitted mini-dress II

Pattern ID: Patons 6161
Wool brand: Ninepin
Yarn quantity: 5 - 8 (1 oz) balls plus 1 contrast for collar and cuffs
Sizes: 20-26 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¾mm and 3mm needles, and a 3¾mm hook
Tension (10x10cm): 25sts x 32rows

Price: SOLD

Description: Girl's knitted dress - very early 1970s in style with its "Victorian" crocheted collar and cuffs. The pattern is in good condition.

Seventies Poncho

Pattern ID: Patons 6285
Wool brand: DK, Piccadilly, Ninepin
Yarn quantity: All 1oz balls - Chevron: 10+6+5; Colour Block: 9+9; Crochet: 11+5+5
Sizes: about 35 inches in length

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm needles
or 4mm and 3¾mm hooks

Tension: 22sts x 30 rows to 4inches; crochet motif is 3½ inch square.

Price: SOLD

Description: "Absolutely Fabulous" classic 1970's poncho designs from the cusp of the new decade. The pattern itself is in pretty good shape with little creasing or wear but sadly there is a single 1½ inch tear at the top of the pattern which would only spoil it for a collector.

Perfectly plain His and Hers Chunky Cardigans I

Pattern ID: Bellmans 463
Wool brand: Chunky Crepe
Yarn quantity: 14-23 (2oz balls)
Sizes: 34-44 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Easy-knit chunky raglan cardigans with V-neck, and pockets.

Perfectly plain sixties sweater classic crew-necks

Pattern ID: Lee Target 6463
Wool brand: Leemont Double Crepe, Motoravia, Super Crimp Bri-Nylon, Lorette Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: 16-25 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 32- 46 inch chest (8 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 34 rows over st st

Price: SOLD

Description: Plain sixties crew-neck sweaters for Him and Her. Light crease marks on photo, otherwise in fair condition.

Classic school pullovers

Pattern ID: Hayfield H230
Wool brand: Birch 4 ply.
Yarn quantity: 8-12 (1 oz balls) with sleeves; 5-6 for sleeveless
Sizes: to fit 25 - 36 inch chest (3 sizes).

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¼mm .
Tension (10cm): 28sts

Price: SOLD

Description: 4 styles of school jumpers The pattern has seen a lot of wear with sellotape on the spine and some tears at the edges, (not shown in the picture), but the instructions are sound.

His and Hers Cabled Cardigans II

Pattern ID: Hayfield H249
Wool brand: Cypress
Yarn quantity: 15-21 (1 oz) balls
Sizes: to fit 32 - 44 inch chest (7 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4½mm, and 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 21sts x 28 rows over st st

Price: SOLD

Description: Classic cable style cardigan in men's and women's sizes.

Cap-sleeve summer top

Pattern ID: Emu 3360
Wool brand: Easy-Care Crepe, Scotch Superwash
Yarn quantity: 7-10 (25g balls)
Sizes: 32-46 inch chest [7 sizes]

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm
Tension (10cm): 28sts

Price: SOLD

Description: Pretty summer top in fine yarn.

Mohair chevron cardigan

Pattern ID: Emu 3447
Wool brand: Filigree
Yarn quantity: 8-10 (25g balls) main colour plus 4-7 in each of 2 contrasts. Hat: 2+1+1
Sizes: 30-42 inch chest [7 sizes]

Wool weight: Chunky mohair
Needle size: 5½mm, and 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 16sts x 20 rows

Price: SOLD

Description: Chunky mohair cardigan with striking diagonal pattern - plus matching hat.

Chunky oversweater with cowl neck

Pattern ID: Wendy 1621
Wool brand: Wendy Naturelle
Yarn quantity: 19-21 (2oz? balls)
Sizes: to fit 34-38 inch chest size

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 6mm, plus 5½mm crochet hook
Tension (10cm): 16sts

Price: SOLD

Description: Chunky oversweater with cowl neck; being of the right era and so very striking, I believe this is modelled by the lovely Joanna Lumley.

Perfectly plain twin-set III

Pattern ID: Emu 3639
Wool brand: Mix 'n' Match , Superwash
Yarn quantity: 4-8 (50g balls) for jumper, and 6-10 for cardigan
Sizes: to fit 32 - 46 inch chest (8 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 2¾mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10cm): 28sts

Price: SOLD

Description: Women's twin-set with short-sleeved top and V-necked cardigan, in wider range of sizes up to 46 inches.

Pretty bedjacket

Pattern ID: Lee Target 6305
Wool brand: Cherub Baby Wool
Yarn quantity: 5 ozs
Sizes: 34-36 inch chest (1 size)

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 3¾mm
Tension (10cm): 30sts over eyelet/st st pattern

Price: SOLD

Description: Pretty bedjacket in eyelet lace pattern

Fifties fine, shaped, eyelet sweater

Pattern ID: PB 800
Wool brand: Purple Heather 3 ply
Yarn quantity: 6-7 (1oz balls) for short sleeves and 8-9 for long sleeves.
Sizes: 32-36 inch chest (3 sizes)

Wool weight: 3 ply
Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 30sts x 38 rows

Price: SOLD

Description: Pretty top from the fifties, with long sleeve option as well as short sleeves illustrated.

Sixties suit separates collection

Pattern ID: Sirdar 9952
Wool brand: Candytwist
Yarn quantity: Sweaters and Cardigans: 7-10 (2oz balls); skirt: 8-9; sleeveless top: 4-5
Sizes: to fit 34 - 40 inch chest 36-42 hip (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Heavy double knit or Aran, American "worsted"
Needle size: 4mm, and 3¼mm
Tension (10cm): 20sts

Price: SOLD

Description: Sixties separates suits in a double knitting type yarn. Includes straight skirt with options for a sleeveless top, a plain sweater, a cable sweater, and 3 styles of cardigan.

Rainy Day Intarsia Sweater

Pattern ID: Sirdar 6167
Wool brand: Wash 'n' Wear, Country Style, Majestic, Superwash Wool DK
Yarn quantity: 8-12 (50g balls) plus 2-3 contrast for clouds; rain embroidered with small quantities of black 4 ply.
Sizes: to fit: 32-38 inch chest (4 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Picture sweater in stocking stitch with chart.

Raglan choices for toddlers

Pattern ID: PB 492
Wool brand: Quickerknit in wool or bri-nylon
Yarn quantity: 3-4 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 20 - 22 inch chest (2 sizes)

Wool weight: 5 ply (quick-knit)
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 32 rows over st st

Price: SOLD

Description: 3 charming retro designs for toddlers (6 months - 2 years, it says) in quick-knit yarn weight.
Plain raglan "button-through" cardigan; double breasted raglan reefer; and simple textured-stitch jumper with buttoned back neck opening.

Man’s waistcoat or pullover II

Pattern ID: Peter Gregory PK716
Wool brand: All Wool DK, Acrylic/Wool, Courtelle/Bri-Nylon, Super Nylon
Yarn quantity: Waistcoat: 10-11 (50g balls); slipover 7-10 balls
Sizes: to fit 34-46 inch chest (8 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Man's sleeveless slipover or waistcoat with button front closure and pockets.

Perfectly plain seventies twin-set III

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1192
Wool brand: Monique, Thermal, Horizon, Brig, Beaulon, Encore, Falkland, Grampian
Yarn quantity: Short sleeved jumper: 6-9 (50g balls); cardigan: 7-12 balls.
Sizes: 32-44 inch chest (7 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¾mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 28 rows

Price: SOLD

Description: Plain seventies twinset. The pattern has an some creasing to the photo (not shown) which does not affect the instructions.

Perfectly plain lady’s high-neck sweaters

Pattern ID: Lister Lee Target K714
Wool brand: Special Quality, Irish Spun for Aran
Yarn quantity: 10-12 (50g balls)
Sizes: 34-44 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 5mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 18sts x 22 rows

Price: SOLD

Description: Perfectly plain woman's sweater. Vertical crease (not shown in photo) disfiguring the cover but not affecting the instructions.

Perfectly plain sixties sweater classics VI

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1107
Wool brand: Beaulon, Gaylon
Yarn quantity: 13-23 (25g balls)
Sizes: to fit 34- 44 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Plain sweaters for Him and Her with V or round necklines. Light crease marks on corner, otherwise in good condition.

Perfectly plain sixties sweater classic V-necks

Pattern ID: Robin 1412
Wool brand: Vogue, Colorama, Crepe
Yarn quantity: 17-23 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 34- 44 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Plain sixties V-neck sweaters for Him and Her. Light crease marks on photo, otherwise in fair condition.

Perfectly plain family sweaters V

Pattern ID: Patons 1683
Wool brand: Balmoral, Beehive, Trident.
Yarn quantity: 6-12 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 26-44 inch chest (10 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: More family sized plain sweaters in double knitting with a variety of neckline options. Use any double knit, but original design for Patons Balmoral Tweed and Mohair - which looks and sounds a nice soft marl combination. Light crease marks on photo, otherwise in fair condition.

School Friends

Pattern ID: Patons 6365
Wool brand: Trident, Beehive
Yarn quantity: 4-8 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 22 - 32 inch chest (6 sizes).

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Traditional plain V-neck jumpers in double knitting. The pattern has a light vertical crease.

Another traditional set of designs for boys (or girls)

Pattern ID: PB 323
Wool brand: Totem, Double Quick, Moorland
Yarn quantity: 9-13 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 26 - 30 inch chest, (6-16 years - 3 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Small booklet of 3 sweaters all in double knitting weight: "Plane Sailing" round-neck ribbed sweater; "Home Builder" round-neck plain bodied sweater with a mock fisherman's rib on the sleeves, and cabled raglan; and "The One that Didn't Get Away" shawl collar with purl stitched patterning. Sized for "6-12 years" (but maybe slightly younger kids these days).

Girl’s cardigan with lace panels

Pattern ID: Sirdar 4230
Wool brand: Country Style, Wash 'n' Wear, Majestic, Talisman, Sugar 'n' Spice, Donegal
Yarn quantity: DK: 3-7 (50g balls); 4 ply 3-4
Sizes: to fit 22 - 28 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting and 4 ply
Needle size: 2¾mm, 3mm, 3¼mm and 4mm
Tension (10cm): 24sts DK; 30sts 4 ply

Price: SOLD

Description: Girl's cardigan with "lacy interest"; size 2-8 years, option of 2 yarn weights. Pattern shows signs of use with a few notes and row markings.

Girl’s school cardigan II

Pattern ID: Bellmans 388
Wool brand: Bellmans DK
Yarn quantity: 7-15 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 24 - 32 inch chest (5 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Traditional school cardigan - quick to knit for younger children.

Swap-Over Sweaters

Pattern ID: Ladyship 3404
Wool brand: Expresso double double
Yarn quantity: 29-33 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 34-42 inch chest (3 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 6½mm and 5mm
Tension (10x10cm): 14sts x 18rows

Price: SOLD

Description: Sloppy Joe sweaters designed to attract young people towards hand-knits in the late 1950s or early 1960s. This is a cleaned-up version for the "decent" young people such as those depicted modelling it - the fashion it follows was for very baggy sweaters, longer, with rolled neck and sleeves, and probably no textured patterning.

Perfectly plain sixties sweaters - take 5

Pattern ID: Sirdar 2143
Wool brand: Candytwist,(Studio,Sportswool)
Yarn quantity: 8-9 (2oz balls)
Sizes: 34-40 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 5mm and 3¾mm
Tension (10cm): 18sts

Price: SOLD

Description: Plain raglan sixties sweaters.

Trendy Tots 4

Trendy Tots 4
(Sirdar 260)

A cute modern baby knitting booklet

Booklet ID: Sirdar 260

Subject Matter: Knitting booklet

Price: SOLD



Content:
This magazine features the following items:

  • Cardigans (Design A)
  • Jackets, berets, shoes, and mittens (Design B)
  • Jacket (Design C)
  • Sweaters and hat (Design D)
  • Sweater and cardigans (Design E)
  • Sweaters (Design F)
  • Sweaters (Design G)
  • Jackets and sweater (Design H)
  • Sweater and hat (Design I)
  • Sweaters (Design J)

Description:
The booklet is in excellent condition and features 21 cute designs in Sirdar Snuggly double knitting. Note that the 21 designs include colour/feature modifications to basic designs illustrated (A-J).

His and Hers Chunky Arans

Pattern ID: Poppleton 1136
Wool brand: Chunky Crepe
Yarn quantity: 18-23 (2oz balls)
Sizes: 34-44 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 4½mm and 5½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 16sts x 20 rows over st st

Price: SOLD

Description: Aran style in chunky yarn weight.

Soft chunky waistcoat

Pattern ID: Robin 2789
Wool brand: Cloudsoft, Aurora
Yarn quantity: 6-9 (25g balls)
Sizes: 30-40 inch chest (4 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Fluffy mohair type waistcoat in a light weight chunky yarn.

Rustic textured cardigan

Pattern ID: Robin 2936
Wool brand: Classic, Landscape, Reward, Columbine, Crackerjack
Yarn quantity: 8-11 (50g balls)
Sizes: 30-40 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Textured cardigan with staggered eyelet pattern worked over 10 rows.

Camisole top

Pattern ID: Patons 3359
Wool brand: Cotton Perlé

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Tension (10cmx10cm): 22sts x 29sts
[23sts x 29sts over pattern]

Leaflet dimensions: approx. 11x9 inches
Number of pages: Folded sheet

Price: SOLD

Description: Sweet lacy cropped camisole top with cross-over straps buttoned at back.

Pattern size: Chest size 32- 40 inches

Wool quantity required: 3-4 x 50g balls

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

Perfectly plain family sweaters IV

Pattern ID: Argyll 535
Wool brand: Fernmor, Sportsday.
Yarn quantity: 8-24 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 22-44 inch chest (12 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: More family sized plain sweaters. This pattern has a lot of surface creasing to the front and a small tear; pattern instructions are not affected. The photo displayed has been improved to remove the crease marks.

Shell-lace crochet chemise

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5159
Wool brand: Courtelle Random Crepe DK
Yarn quantity: 6-9 (25g balls)
Sizes: to fit 34-40 inch chest

Wool weight: Double knitting
Hook size: 4mm, and 3½mm or 3½mm, and 3mm
Tension (14cm): 3 patterns

Price: SOLD

Description: Crochet cotton summer sun-top.
Note that this pattern has a heavy centre-fold crease.

Summer tops ..."They're Patons!"

Pattern ID: Patons 9845
Wool brand: Patons Fiona

Wool weight: Double knitting
Tension (10cmx10cm): 23sts x 30rows

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

Price: SOLD

Description: From the 1960s - two styles for summer tops - can't somehow imagine they would be very summery in Fiona though, which I remember as a slightly soft and fluffy shetland type yarn. Centre crease in pattern - not too obvious, but can be seen in the picture.

Pattern size: Chest size 33 - 40 inches

Wool quantity required: 6-7 oz balls for single colour and 4-6 oz of each for the two-colour version.

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

Eyelet Lace Panel Summer Top

Pattern ID: Chevy 1250
Wool brand: Sorbet
Yarn quantity: 5-9 (50g balls)
Sizes: 28-44 inch chest (9 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Delightful summer top in pleasing pattern using textured double knitting yarn.

Kids Traditional Arans

Pattern ID: Jarol E424
Wool brand: Sweet Briar Aran, Rambler,
Out o' Doors Aran

Yarn quantity: 3-5 (100g balls);
1 ball for mittens.

Sizes: to fit 18 - 32 inch chest (8 sizes)

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 5mm and 4mm
Tension (10cm): 20sts over pattern

Price: SOLD

Description: Traditional timeless Aran-design child's sweaters plus mittens to match.

Perfectly plain family sweaters III

Pattern ID: Jarol W553
Wool brand: New Look, Gentle Touch, Kingfisher, Coolie, Supersaver.
Yarn quantity: 5-11 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 26-44 inch chest

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

Price: SOLD

Description: More family sized plain sweaters.

Diamond Cable Tops with button neck

Pattern ID: Jarol JX374
Wool brand: Body Talk, Sweet Briar, Hot Shots, Supersaver
Yarn quantity: 5-8 (50g balls)
Sizes: 30-40 inch chest (4 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: A top for Spring's cross-season wardrobe or an option for cool Summer days.

Cable and Lace summery sweater

Pattern ID: Robin 14412
Wool brand: Robin Good News
Yarn quantity: 3-4 (100g balls)
Sizes: 28-40 inch chest (7 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Light openwork double knit sweater; could be knitted in cotton blend for a summery feel. Sized down to 28 inch chest.

Set of women’s cabled waistcoats and cardigans

Pattern ID: Emu 2885
Wool brand: Scotch, Double Crepe, Carella Courtelle, Bri-Nylon, Tricel
Yarn quantity: 23-29 (25g balls)
Sizes: to fit 34- 43 inch chest (5 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 32rows over pattern

Price: SOLD

Description: Cardigan, long waistcoat ("sleeveless coat"), and sleeveless cardigan ("waistcoat") - all in a cabled Aran style pattern but in double knitting weight yarn.

Sixties three-piece outfit

Pattern ID: Bellmans 1181
Wool brand: Bellmans 4 ply
Yarn quantity: Jumper: 12-14 (1 oz? balls); Skirt: 7-9; Jerkin 8-10
Sizes: to fit 34- 40 inch chest (4 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Perfectly plain roll neck and matching skirt with a textured V-neck "jerkin". The pattern has a horizontal and a vertical crease and some previous owners marks which do not affect the instructions.

Perfectly plain sixties cardigan and sweaters

Pattern ID: Bellmans 1119
Wool brand: Bellmans Double Knitting
Yarn quantity: 15-23 (1 oz? balls)
Sizes: to fit 36- 46 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Perfectly plain cardigan and sweaters with a choice of neckline. The pattern has a horizontal crease and some previous owners marks which do not affect the instructions.

Perfectly plain sixties sweaters - take 4

Pattern ID: Bellmans 615
Wool brand: Bellmans 3 ply, 4 ply, or DK
Yarn quantity: 8-14 3 ply; 11-18 4 ply;
13-22 DK (25g ? balls)

Sizes: to fit 32- 44 inch chest (7 sizes)

Wool weight: 3 ply, 4 ply and Double Knitting
Needle size: 4mm, 3¼mm, 3mm, 2¾mm, 2¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 32sts x 40rows 3 ply;
28sts x 36rows 4 ply; 22sts x 30rows DK

Price: SOLD

Description: Perfectly plain womens sweaters with choice of neckline. A very popular design for the sixties. Instructions for 3 ply, 4 ply, or DK.

Perfectly plain sixties polo sweaters

Pattern ID: Bellmans 1012
Wool brand: Bellmans Scotch Wool 3 ply, 4 ply, or DK
Yarn quantity: 9-14 3 ply; 12-17 4 ply;
16-25 DK (25g? balls)

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

Wool weight: 3 ply, 4 ply and Double Knitting
Needle size: 4mm, 3¾mm, 3¼mm, 3mm, 2¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 32sts x 40rows 3 ply;
28sts x 36rows 4 ply; 22sts x 30rows DK

Price: SOLD

Description: Perfectly plain roll-neck sweaters for Him and Her. A very popular design for the sixties. Instructions for 3 ply, 4 ply, or DK. The pattern is in generally good condition with some light creasing and marks.

A booklet of school classics

School Classics by Hayfield (H/20)

A traditional school knitting booklet

Booklet ID: School Classics H20

Subject Matter: Knitting booklet

Price: SOLD

Content:
This Booklet features the following items:

  • Sweaters with raglan sleeves in 4 ply (crew, V, or polo neck)
  • Cardigans with raglan sleeves in 4 ply (high neck or V neck)
  • Sweaters with set-in sleeves in 4 ply plus sleevless variation (all with crew, V, or polo neck)
  • Cardigans with set-in sleeves in 4 ply (high neck or V neck)
  • Sweaters with raglan sleeves in double knitting (crew, V, or polo neck)
  • Cardigans with raglan sleeves in double knitting (high neck or V neck)
  • Sweaters with set-in sleeves in double knitting plus sleevless variation (all with crew, V, or polo neck)
  • Cardigans with set-in sleeves in double knitting (high neck or V neck)
  • Children's classic sweater with raglan sleeves and crew neck (smaller size than other items above) *

* The instructions are given for 26 - 32 inch chest (4 sizes) except for the last which is for 22 - 28 inch chest.

Description:
The booklet is in good used condition..
9 basic designs, each with slight variations (neckline etc) in Hayfield yarns..

Baby Scene booklet

Baby Scene by Patons
(180)

A traditional baby knitting booklet

Booklet ID: BabyScene 180

Subject Matter: Knitting booklet

Price: SOLD



Content:
This magazine features the following items:

  • Dress, jacket, bonnet amd bootees
  • Hooded Cape
  • V-neck and round-neck cardigans
  • Knitted christening dress
  • Crochet christening dress
  • Crochet angel top and bonnet
  • Knitted pram cover
  • Crochet pram cover
  • Raglan angel top (not illustrated above)
  • Jumper, pilch and knee socks
  • Matinee coat and bootees
  • Crochet dress
  • Knitted angel top
  • Baby's (groovy) striped tank top (not illustrated above)
  • Boy's cardigan, pull-ups, and helmet

Description:
The booklet is in used condition with the cover being fairly worn but the rest of the booklet in fairly good condition. 15 cute designs in Patons Fairytale and Baby yarns.

Classic plain fine cardigans

Pattern ID: Emu 2018
Wool brand: Zephyr, Scotch, Calypso
Yarn quantity: 8-12 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: 34-44 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: 3 ply
Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 30sts x 42 rows

Price: SOLD

Description: Classic set of cardigans in fine 3 ply yarn. Three necklines: high round neck, classic V, and flattering buttoning at the waist.

Chunky Oversweater

Pattern ID: Emu 3170
Wool brand: Romany plus Double-Double
Yarn quantity: 9-14 (40g balls) tweed plus
5-6 (50g balls) double double for welts

Sizes: 30-40 inch chest

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Plain knit sweater in in a chunky tweed with contrast welts and collar. This short sleeved oversweater is very typical of the era.
The pattern is in good condition; there are 3 neat biro alterations inside which correct publishing errors (Emu could not decide which colour they were calling the "main shade").

Girl’s lacey twinset in 8 sizes

Pattern ID: Emu 6287
Wool brand: Scotch, Double Crepe, Bri-Nylon, Courtelle, Acrilan, Carella
Yarn quantity: Cardigan: 11-18 (25g balls);
Jumper: 6-13 balls.

Sizes: to fit 25 - 32 inch chest (8 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Lacy twin-set in a wide range of girl's / toddler sizes.

Kids School Sweaters in 3 yarn weights

Pattern ID: Emu 6255
Wool brand: Scotch, Calypso, Super crepe, Acrilan, Double Crepe, Courtelle, Bri-Nylon
Yarn quantity: 9-15 (1 oz balls) DK;
8-13 ozs 4 ply; 7-12 ozs 3 ply

Sizes: to fit 26 - 36 inch chest (6 sizes).

Wool weight: 3 or 4 ply or DK
Needle size: 3¼ and 4mm for DK;
2¾mm,
3¼mm for 4 ply; 2¼mm, 3mm for 3 ply.
Tension (10x10cm): 34sts x 44rows in 3 ply;
28sts x 38rows in 4 ply;
22sts x 32 rows in DK over stocking stitch

Price: SOLD

Description: Traditional plain round-neck sweaters in a choice of yarn weight.

Children's plain sweaters II

Pattern ID: Emu 6344
Wool brand: Scotch, Super Crepe, Double Crepe, Bri-Nylon, Flamenco
Yarn quantity: 6-13 (1 oz balls) DK;
5-10 (1 oz balls) 4ply

Sizes: to fit 22 - 30 inch chest (9 sizes).

Wool weight: DK or 4ply versions
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm for DK;
2¾mm and
3¼mm for 4ply.
Tension (10x10cm): 30 sts x 38 rows 4 ply;
22sts x32rows in DK over stocking stitch

Price: SOLD

Description: Traditional school type sweaters in a choice of yarn weight. Despite being modelled in sugary pink they would obviously be suitable for school wear for a boy or girl.

Kids cable pattern cardigan

Pattern ID: Emu 6088
Wool brand: Scotch, Double Crepe, Romany, Bri-Nylon, Appollo, Magnum
Yarn quantity: 12-18 (1 oz balls) DK;
18-28 (1 oz balls) chunky

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

Wool weight: DK or Chunky versions
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm for DK;
5mm and
mm for Chunky.
Tension (10x10cm): 18sts x 22 rows chunky;
26sts x32rows in DK over pattern

Price: SOLD

Description: Traditional cabled cardigans in a choice of yarn weight. The pattern is worn with creasing and marks but this does not affect the instructions.

Classic school V-neck sweater III

Pattern ID: Emu 6243
Wool brand: Scotch, Super Crepe, Double Crepe, Bri-Nylon, Tricel
Yarn quantity: 10-17 (25g balls) DK;
8-13 (25g balls) 4 ply

Sizes: to fit 26 - 36 inch chest (6 sizes).

Wool weight: DK or 4 ply versions
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm for DK;
2¾ and
3¼mm for 4 ply.
Tension (10x10cm): 30sts x38rows 4ply;
22sts x32rows in DK

Price: SOLD

Description: Traditional school jumper in choice of yarn weight. The pattern has some light creasing and marks but this does not affect the instructions.

Perfectly plain young girl's twin-set - take 2

Pattern ID: Emu 6114
Wool brand: Scotch, Super Crepe, Double Crepe, Acrilan, Bri-Nylon, Courtelle
Yarn quantity: Jumper: 6-11 (1oz balls) 4 ply; 9-14 ozs DK version;
Cardigan:
8-13 ozs 4 ply; 13-18 ozs DK.
Sizes: 26-36 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply or Double Knitting
Needle size: 2¾mm, 3¼mm, 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 30sts x38rows 4ply;
22sts x32rows in DK

Price: SOLD

Description: Girl's plain short sleeved round-neck jumper with V-neck cardigan.

His and Hers Cabled Cardigans

Pattern ID: Emu 4521
Wool brand: Scotch, Carella, Bri Nylon, Crepe, Aran Bainin.
Yarn quantity: 19-32 (25g balls) DK;
13-19 (50g balls) Aran Bainin.

Sizes: to fit 34 - 46 inch chest (7 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting or Aran.
Needle size: 4 and 3¼mm, or 4½ and 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 32 rows DK and
20sts x 24 rows Aran, over st st

Price: SOLD

Description: Classic cable style cardigan - instructions given for both Aran and double knitting weight yarn.

Perfectly plain sixties sweaters - take 3

Pattern ID: Emu 4181
Wool brand: Scotch, Double/Super Crepe, Romany, Zephyr, Bri-nylon, Calypso.
Yarn quantity: DK: 20-24 (1 oz balls);
4 ply: 14-18 oz; 3 ply:
12-16 oz.
Sizes: to fit 38 - 46 inch chest

Wool weight: Double knitting, 4 ply, or 3 ply
Needle size: 4mm, 3¼mm, 3mm, 2¾mm, 2¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 32rows in DK or
30sts x 38rows in 4 ply or
34sts x 44rows in 3 ply over stocking stitch.

Price: SOLD

Description: Perfectly plain V-neck sweaters for Him and Her. A very popular design for the sixties, where hand knitting was not the height of fashion. Instructions for 3ply as well as 4 ply or DK.

Perfectly plain classic raglan sweater

Pattern ID: Emu 4897
Wool brand: Supermatch, Superwash, Shetland
Yarn quantity: 7-14 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 30 - 46 inch chest (9 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Plain round necked raglan sweater sized from teen size through to large mens size - so probably suitable for men, women and young adults.

Perfectly plain sixties sweaters - take 2

Pattern ID: Emu 4551
Wool brand: Scotch, Double/Super Crepe, Bri-nylon, Tricel, Bri-nylon.
Yarn quantity: DK: 20-31 (25g balls)
or 4 ply: 14-21 (25g balls)

Sizes: to fit 36 - 44 inch chest

Wool weight: Double knitting or 4 ply
Needle size: 4 and 3¼mm, or 3¼mm and 2¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 32rows DK or
30sts x 38rows in 4 ply over stocking stitch.

Price: SOLD

Description: Perfectly plain roll or V-neck sweaters for Him and Her. A very popular design for the sixties, where hand knitting was not the height of fashion. Instructions for 4 ply or DK.
There is a heavy horizontal crease and a tear at the bottom edge plus a few biro marks - none of which obscure the instructions.

Aran Knitting by Lister (family knitting book)

Aran Knitting from Woolworths (566)

A traditional Aran knitting booklet by Lister

Booklet ID: Woolworths 566

Subject Matter: Knitting booklet

Price: SOLD


Content:
This magazine features the following items:

  • Family cardigans with high neck
  • Ladies' sweater with lattice pattern panel
  • Hat and scarf to match previous
  • Ladies'cardigan with round neck
  • Man's V-neck sweater
  • Children's sweaters with V or round neck
  • His 'n' Hers sweaters with V or round neck

Description:
The booklet is in moderately good condition - a little creased on the cover with wear on the spine but instructions unaffected.
7 designs in Lister Aran.

Aran Knitting by Robin (family knitting book)

A traditional Aran knitting booklet

Booklet ID: Robin R200

Subject Matter: Knitting booklet

Price: SOLD

Content:
This magazine features the following items:

  • Sweater with sleeveless jacket (adult)
  • Guernsey style family Aran sweaters
  • V-neck family cable sweater
  • Diamond pattern Aran cardigan with collar (adult)
  • Zip front family Arans with high neck
  • Hat, scarf, and mitts
  • Roll-neck sweaters with cabled yoke (adult)
  • Waistcoat (adult)
  • Roll-neck family sweaters in textured rib
  • Roll-neck family sweaters with wide cable
  • Zip front family Arans with collars
  • Lattice pattern family Aran cardigans with pockets

Description:
The booklet is in good condition with 15 designs in Robin Aran or Seascape.

Elegant Man's Casual Waistcoat

Pattern ID: Sirdar 8300
Wool brand: Country Style or Wash 'n' Wear
Yarn quantity: 6-8 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 36 - 46 inch chest

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Man's wide broken rib pattern waistcoat. A very pleasing stitch combination with vertical bands of moss and stocking stitch, interrupted by single rows of purl.

Three Traditional Matinee Coats

Pattern ID: PB 464
Wool brand: Patons Quickerknit Baby Wool
Yarn quantity: 3 - 4 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 17 - 20 inch chest (1 size)

Wool weight: Quickerknit (5ply)
Needle size: mm, 4mm, and 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 30 rows

Price: SOLD

Description: Always charming traditional baby wear with button or tie front.

Two Traditional Matinee Coats

Pattern ID: PB 1251
Wool brand: Patons Quickerknit Baby Wool
Yarn quantity: 4 - 5 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 17 - 19inch chest (1 size)

Wool weight: Quickerknit (5ply)
Needle size: 4mm, 3¾mm, and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm):

Price: SOLD

Description: Always charming traditional baby wear with button closure.
Some surface and corner creasing.

Second Size Woollies

Pattern ID: PB 622
Wool brand: Patons Quickerknit Baby Wool
Yarn quantity: 3 - 4 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 20 - 21 inch chest (1 size)

Wool weight: Quickerknit (5ply)
Needle size: mm and 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 30 rows

Price: SOLD

Description: Always charming traditional baby wear. A simple cardigan and rather nice relatively plain matinee jacket, reminiscent of a guernsey with its mock-basket weave yoke.

Sparkling jacket and dress

Pattern ID: Twilleys 634
Wool brand: Twilleys Goldfingering
Yarn quantity: 11-14 (1 oz balls) for the jacket; 13-20 for the dress
Sizes: to fit 32-38 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 3mm and 2¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 40 rows over patt.

Price: SOLD

Description: Jacket and dress worked in gold thread.
"Worn belted or unbelted" - now that's versatile.

Scintillate! Two Piece cocktail suit

Pattern ID: Patons 9746
Wool brand: Brilliante & Lurex
Yarn quantity: 12-13 (1 oz balls) plus 1+2 contrasts and 6 lurex for the jumper; 9-10 plus 2+2 contrasts and 4 lurex for the skirt
Sizes: to fit 34-38 inch chest (3 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 2¼mm, 3mm, 3¼mm and 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 30sts x 38 rows

Price: SOLD

Description: Pretencioso? Io?
Small tear which does not affect the instructions.

Perfectly plain lady’s classic cardigan

Pattern ID: Emu 2184
Wool brand: Scotch, Double Crepe, Courtelle
Yarn quantity: 8-12 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 32-46 inch chest (8 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Classic cardigan in larger sizes (2 inch ease).
Small tear which does not affect the readability of the instructions.

Mother and daughter Aran hoodies

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5845
Wool brand: Wash 'n' Wear Aran, Sherpa, Sirdar Sportswool
Yarn quantity: 6-22 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 20 - 38 inch chest (10 sizes)

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 4mm and 5mm
Tension (10cm): 18sts over stocking stitch

Price: SOLD

Description: Pleasing Aran patterned zipped hoodies in family sizes.

Mother and daughter pullover tunics

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5679
Wool brand: Wash 'n' Wear, Double Crepe, Courtelle, Fontein Crepe
Yarn quantity: 4-13 (50g balls) for DK,
and 7-22 (25g balls) for 4 ply

Sizes: 22 - 42 inch chest (11 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply or Double knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm / 4mm or 2¾ / 3¼mm
Tension (10cm): 24sts (DK) or 30sts (4 ply)

Price: SOLD

Description: Plain over-sweater tunics with saddle-shoulder and yoke detail in garter stitch; instructions given for 4 ply and DK. There is a option of a rolled collar as shown on the child's version.

Zipped lumbar jackets

Pattern ID: Robin 1318
Wool brand: Colorama, Conella, Crepe
Yarn quantity: 13-18 (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: SOLD

Description: Budding philatelists, wearing zipped cardigans with collar.
Horizontal creasing and small tear which does not affect the instructions.

Perfectly plain sixties sweaters

Pattern ID: Robin 2486
Wool brand: Tricel Nylon, Wonderwash, Columbine, Vogue, Gleneagle, Reward
Yarn quantity: 17-21 4 ply; 20-25 DK (20g balls) plus 1 contrast
Sizes: to fit 36- 44 inch chest (5 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply and Double Knitting
Needle size: 4mm, 3¼mm, and 2¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 36 rows 4 ply;
22sts x 32 rows DK over st st

Price: SOLD

Description: Perfectly plain roll-neck sweaters for Him and Her. A very popular design for the sixties, where hand knitting was not the height of fashion.
Instructions for 4 ply or DK.

Three styles for all ages

Pattern ID: Starline 119
Wool brand: Kestrel Tricel, Bluebird Nylon
Yarn quantity: 27- 33 (25g? balls)
Sizes: to fit 38 - 46 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm, 3¾mm, and 4mm
Tension (10cm): 24sts x 32 rows over st st

Price: SOLD

Description: Mens' cardigans in three styles (and styled to appeal to all ages apparently): Aran pattern, textured rib, and perfectly plain.

Cardigan for a conservative yet chunky man

Pattern ID: Argyll 331
Wool brand: Ferndale, Ambridge, Starlite
Yarn quantity: 14-23 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 42 - 60 inch chest (10 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Man's cardigan in larger sizes. (One Man and his Dog?)

Cable Cricket sweater or slipover II

Pattern ID: Robin 2430
Wool brand: Wonderwash, Columbine, Vogue
Yarn quantity: 12-25 or 7-18 (20g balls) + contrast
Sizes: to fit 26 - 44 inch chest (10 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Traditional family cable cricket (or tennis?) sweater or slipover. Some light creasing to the front photo.

Baby Circles sweater or cardigan

Pattern ID: Argyll 1132
Wool brand: Pamper 4 ply
Yarn quantity: 2 (50g balls) plus 3 contrast
Sizes: to fit 18 - 24 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 50 rows in pattern.

Price: SOLD

Description: Pretty little cardigan or sweater for a toddler.

Baby christening or special occasion

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1119
Wool brand: Beaulon Crepe
Yarn quantity: 19 (25g balls) for shawl; 7 for dress; 1 for hat; 1 for bootees
Sizes: dress: 18 in chest; shawl: 36x36 ins

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Beautiful set for baby including dress, bonnet, bootees and shawl.

Duck motifs for a tiny tot

Pattern ID: Robin 13200
Wool brand: Bambino or Reward
Yarn quantity: 5 - 6 (20g balls); with smaller amounts of yellow, blue and black
Sizes: to fit 16 - 22 inch chest (3 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Sweet little jumper with duck motif

Pink Hearts baby cardigan

Pattern ID: Robin 13759
Wool brand: Bambino Super Soft
Yarn quantity: 2+1 - 3+2 (40g balls);
Sizes: to fit 16 - 22 inch chest (4 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Sweet little intarsia cardigan.

Comfortable man's waistcoat

Pattern ID: Robin 14400
Wool brand: Robin Good News.
Yarn quantity: 3 - 4 (100g balls)
Sizes: to fit 36 - 44 inch chest

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4 and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 26sts x 32 rows over pattern stitch

Price: SOLD

Description: Nice traditional retro style for a serious-minded man. This is an interesting pattern stitch with a twisted rib on the right side rows and straight purl on the wrong side rows.

Cable Cricket sweater or slipover I

Pattern ID: Robin 14752
Wool brand: Couloursplash, Rich Reward, Columbine, Heritage, Landscape.
Yarn quantity: 4 - 8 (100g balls);
2-4 for slipover

Sizes: to fit 28- 46 inch chest

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4 and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 29sts x 30 rows over pattern stitch

Price: SOLD

Description: Man's, boy's (or woman's or girl's come to that) cricket or tennis long-sleeved sweater or slipover. I love it - cricket tops are my favourite knits. See one of my efforts below:

Jackets for small boys

Pattern ID: PB 784
Wool brand: Double Quick, Moorland, Totem
Yarn quantity: 7-10 (1oz balls) or 5+4+2
Sizes: to fit 22 - 24 inch chest

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm, 4mm and 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 30 rows on 4mm

Price: SOLD

Description: 3 charming retro designs for boys (4-7 years, it says).

Good Medicine* (a lumber jacket in a Red Indian Design); Laugh Clown, Laugh** (a simple design for knockabout fun); and Border Raider (A husky jacket with cable panels and dropped shoulders).

* Completely mystifying name for this obviously Nordic design - surely...
ok - maybe the pattern bands have that South American weaving design feel about them - but where do the reindeer and the Christmas Tree come in??
** Which sounds vaguely maniacal... luckily the jacket is perfectly normal (well - normal for a well-dressed 1950s little lad).

Children's plain sweaters

Pattern ID: Patons 2108
Wool brand: Purple Heather 4 ply
Yarn quantity: 4-6 balls (50g balls)

Sizes: 24-34 inch chest

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Child's lightweight plain "school jumpers" in V or round-neck styles; raglan sleeve. Light surface creasing on cover picture; no signs of wear in the instructions.

Schooldays booklet

Pattern ID: Patons 3007
Wool brand: Patons Bulldog or Moorland DK
Yarn quantity: various
Sizes: to fit 24 - 38 inch chest

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Booklet with 11 classic designs for sweaters suitable for school (not all ilustrated on cover picture pop-up); each design given in all 8 sizes. Includes:

  • Cabled V-neck slipovers (4 ply)
  • Plain high-neck raglan sweaters with option of crew or roll neck (DK) *
  • Plain V or round-neck cardigans with pockets (DK)
  • Plain V-neck raglan sweater (4 ply)
  • Plain round-neck raglan sweater with buttoned "grandad" collar (4 ply)
  • Cabled V-neck cricket/tennis whites with optional team colours (DK)*
  • Plain crew-neck raglan sweaters in wide rib pattern (4 ply)*
  • Plain V-neck slipovers (DK)
  • Plain V or round-neck cardigans with pockets (4 ply)*
  • Tank top with patterning on upper chest: sizes up to 32in only (DK)*
  • Plain V-neck raglan sweaters with optional house colours (DK)

* not illustrated on cover picture.

Mother and daughter mohair cardigan or vest

Pattern ID: Lister 2341
Wool brand: Tahiti Mohair
Yarn quantity: 8-13 (25g balls)
Sizes: 28-38 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: mm, and 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 14sts x 20 rows

Price: SOLD

Description: Mother and daughter mohair jacket or long waiscoat.

Colourful children’s gloves and mittens

Pattern ID: Wendy 860
Wool brand: Pure wool DK or 4ply
Yarn quantity: about 2 (1oz balls)
Sizes: "children's sizes"

Wool weight: 4 ply and Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¾, 3 and 2¾ and 3¼mm;
3¼mm hook for crochet mittens
Tension (10cm): 24sts for DK and 30sts for 4ply. 20sts for crochet DK

Price: SOLD

Description: Sweet collection of children's gloves with fair-isle mittens, swiss darned mittens, crocheted mittens, and blue textured patterned gloves.

Family gloves and mittens

Pattern ID: Copley 9052
Wool brand: Climax DK
Yarn quantity: 2- 4 (25g balls)
Sizes: to fit from age 5 to adult (4 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Family gloves and mittens

Aran Mufflers and Caps

Pattern ID: ListerLeeTarget 618
Wool brand: Lister or Lee Target Aran
Yarn quantity: 8 - 11 (50g balls)for the scarves and 2 balls for the hats.
Sizes: Scarf: about 9 inches wide and 92 inches long; hat to fit an "average" head

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 7½mm, 7mm, 6½mm, and 5mm
Tension (10x10cm): 18st x 24rows

Price: SOLD

Description: Classic hats and scarves - pretty clearly from the seventies but really wearable today, (of course width and length of scarves can be adjusted). My favourite is the fisherman's rib scarf (in brown) - a lovely stitch for a scarf being the same on both sides - and also options using a diamond cable (in white) and a chevron stitch pattern (in green). The beanie is in plain rib.

Chunky cardigan with yoke

Pattern ID: Wendy 2069
Wool brand: Monaco
Yarn quantity: 8-10 (50g balls)
Sizes: 32-40 inch chest (5 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: mm and 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 15stsx22 rows over pattern

Price: SOLD

Description: Patterned chunky cardigan with ribbed yoke.
Unfortunately beverage stains on the front cover disfigure the looks of this otherwise good condition pattern, (see photo).

Stylish and charming twin-set

Pattern ID: Templeton 1126
Wool brand: Ayrbeam, Ayrella 4 ply
Yarn quantity: 19-23 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: 36-40 inch chest (3 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 4mm, 3¼mm, 3mm and 2¾mm
Tension (10cm): 28sts using 3¼mm needles over stocking stitch and 26sts using 4mm needles over pattern

Price: SOLD

Description: This is a simple twin-set design with some charming features. The top is patterned and sleeveless, and the jacket has my favourite ¾ sleeve with a turned back cuff showing pattern detailing.

Perfectly plain chunky cardigans

Pattern ID: Wendy 2072
Wool brand: Monaco
Yarn quantity: 8-11 (50g balls)
Sizes: 32-42 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: mm and 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 17sts x 22 rows

Price: SOLD

Description: Easy-knit chunky cardigans with choice of neckline.

Perfectly plain twin-set II

Pattern ID: Sirdar 2404
Wool brand: Double Crepe, Super Nylon
Yarn quantity: 27-35 (1 oz? balls)
Sizes: 34-40 inch chest (4 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Plain twin-set.

Teenage sweaters

Pattern ID: Woolworth W133
Wool brand: Tripleknit
Yarn quantity: 12-17 (2 oz hanks)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 42 inch chest

Wool weight: Chunky (bulky)
Needle size: 7mm and 5½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 13 sts x 17 rows

Price: SOLD

Description: A delighful if half-hearted attempt at a sloppy joe to popularise hand knits among the young in the 1960s. For those with a sentimental streak "Specially designed for F.W. Woolworth & Co Ltd"

Perfectly plain man’s sweater

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5084
Wool brand: Sirdar Candytwist
Yarn quantity: 10 - 14 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 38 - 44 inch chest

Wool weight: Heavy DK or Aran
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10cm): 20sts over stocking stitch

Price: SOLD

Description: Perfectly plain man's sweaters with choice of neckline. Vertical crease and writing on cover as seen in photo which does not affect the instructions.

Perfectly plain family V-neck sweaters II

Pattern ID: Studley 1039
Wool brand: Studley Soft Glow DK
Yarn quantity: 6 - 13 (25g balls)
Sizes: to fit 24 - 44 inch chest (11 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Family plain knit V-neck sweaters.
( "Designer Collection"- apparently.)

Perfectly plain family sweaters II

Pattern ID: Templetons 1556
Wool brand: Double crepe, Crimp Nylon DK, or School Knit.
Yarn quantity: 9 - 25 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 24 - 44 inch chest (11 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Family plain knit sweaters with choice of 3 necklines. Horizontal crease and small tear which does not affect pattern instructions.

Classic school V-neck sweater II

Pattern ID: Sirdar 4243
Wool brand: Wash n Wear DK or 4-ply, Colour Mate DK, Fontein Crepe 4 ply.
Yarn quantity: 7-10 (50g balls) DK; 13-16 (1 oz or 25g balls) 4 ply.
Sizes: to fit 32 - 36 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: SOLD

Description: Traditional school jumper in choice of yarn weight. The pattern has some creasing as seen in the photo, but this does not affect the instructions.
(Yes, he is doing chemistry with some unlikely concentration of a famously colourful chemical).

Ballet wrap cardigans

Pattern ID: ListerLee K1585
Wool brand: Motoravia DK or 4-ply, Thermo-Knit DK or 4 ply
Yarn quantity: 3-6 (50g balls) for short sleeve; 4-7 for long sleeve.
Sizes: to fit 24 - 30 inch chest (4 sizes).

Wool weight: Dk or 4 ply versions
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm for DK;
2¾ and
3¼mm for 4 ply.
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 28rows in DK;
28sts x 36 rows in 4 ply;

Price: SOLD

Description: Traditional wrap cardigans for ballet lessons.

Feather and Fan summer jumper

Pattern ID: Bestway B3313
Wool brand: Lavenda 4ply
Yarn quantity: 6 or 7 oz
Sizes: 34 and 36 inch chest

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 3mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 27sts x 32 rows over pattern.

Price: SOLD

Description: Sixties or late fifties summer top. The glamorous (faked I think) apparently foreign background (which I can't identify), plus the original price, implies a sixties flavour, though the general styling seems fifties.

Glamorous lace weight evening scarves

Pattern ID: Sirdar 1425
Wool brand: Majestic 2 ply
Yarn quantity: about 2 oz
Sizes: about 9-10 inches wide and 39-42 inches long

Wool weight: 2 ply
Needle size: 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): varies according to pattern

Price: SOLD

Description: Lovely late fifties or early sixties glamorous gossamer lace-weight scarves or stoles. The pattern has very light surface creasing as seen in the photo, but otherwise in fair condition.

Light-weight updated Aran-style cardigan

Pattern ID: Sirdar 2044
Wool brand: Starflek, Super Nylon DK, Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: 17-19 (50g balls)
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest (4 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Sixites style with a modern take on the Aran cardigan in a double knitting weight; plain body with simple diamond motif - patterned pockets and sleeves with saddle shoulder. Wide moss stitch button band making flattering v-neckline.

Daydreamer blouson sweater

Pattern ID: Patons 1557
Wool brand: Beehive, Trident, Pennant Crepe
Yarn quantity: 8-12 (50g balls)
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest (4 sizes)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Pleasing sweater with sunburst yoke ribbing (mildly reminiscent of 1930s designs - but with 80s styling).

Kids cable bomber jacket in Chunky

Pattern ID: Patons 1818
Wool brand: Husky, Beehive Shetland
Yarn quantity: 7-11 (50g balls);
1 or 2 balls for hat.

Sizes: to fit 26 - 32 inch chest (4 sizes); hat in 2 sizes 6-8 or 9-11 years

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 5mm and 6mm
Tension (10x10cm): 15sts x 20rows in st st.

Price: SOLD

Description: Traditional timeless Aran-design child's zipped jacket in quick-to-knit chunky weight yarn plus plain bobble hat.

Kids cable bomber jacket in Aran

Pattern ID: Patons 1386
Wool brand: Capstan
Yarn quantity: 10-13 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 24 - 30 inch chest

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 5mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 18sts x 24rows in st st.

Price: SOLD

Description: Traditional timeless Aran-design child's zipped jacket.

Kids cable bomber jacket in DK

Pattern ID: Jarol 3075
Wool brand: Craftsman Plus, Triolate Crepe, Wildwood, Entré
Yarn quantity: 12-20 (25g? balls)
Sizes: to fit 24 - 30 inch chest

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4½mm and 2¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 28rows in moss st.

Price: SOLD

Description: Really cute timeless Aran-design child's zipped jacket but executed in double knitting for a lighter weight than Aran.

Fifties fine, shaped, cable sweater

Pattern ID: PB 567
Wool brand: Halcyon 3 ply
Yarn quantity: 8 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 34-36 inch chest (one size)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Shaped cabled top from the fifties. The pattern has 2 horizontal creases and a small tear, which does not damage the text.

Four easy sleeveless tops

Pattern ID: Robin 1174
Wool brand: Conella, Colorama, Service DK
Yarn quantity: 8-11 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 34-40 inch chest

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 5½mm and 7mm
Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 28 rows over patterns on 5mm needles

Price: SOLD

Description: Set of sleeveless summer tops.

Lady's Easy Knit Jumper

Pattern ID: Robin 748
Wool brand: Gleneagle Tweed, Conella, Colorama
Yarn quantity: 7-8 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 5½mm and 7mm
Tension (10x10cm): 14sts x 22 over pattern

Price: SOLD

Description: Late fifties or early sixties lacy top. Pattern in fairly good condition; vetical crease shows as seen in the photo and barely noticeable in the instructions. "An original design by Amanda Laine" - no less.

Sailors Match-Mates

Pattern ID: Robin 1062
Wool brand: Rhythm
Yarn quantity: 9-11 (2oz balls) in white, plus 10-12 in main colour
Sizes: 34- 42 inch chest

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: mm and 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 9sts x 28rows over the fisher-rib pattern (bear in mind the rib will pull the tension in considerably in both directions - I think Robin Rhythm is a standard chunky not a "big" wool)

Price: SOLD

Description: Delightful styling for this man's or woman's ribbed sports sweater.

Chevron Gilet or Cardigan

Pattern ID: Marriner 1821
Wool brand: Spindrift
Yarn quantity: 13-18 (25g balls) for jacket, 8-12 for gilet.
Sizes: 32-40 inch chest

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Pleasing chevron (almost feather and fan pattern) jacket/cardigan, with sleeveless tie-neck gilet option.

Twin-set with lacy cardigan

Pattern ID: Marriner 1819
Wool brand: Spindrift
Yarn quantity: 13-20 (25g balls) for long-sleeves, 9-17 for short-sleeves, 7-13 for tank top.
Sizes: 32-44 inch chest

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Twinset with plain round necked sleeveless "tank top" (sic) under and lacy cardigan with long or short sleeved options.
Pattern in moderate condition with some light creasing which is more noticeable on front photo than elsewhere.

Beaded Gilet

Pattern ID: Robin 2898
Wool brand: Crackerjack, Landscape, Columbine, Reward
Yarn quantity: 9-12 (25g balls)
Sizes: 36-42 inch chest

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 5mm and 4mm
Tension (10cm): 19sts

Price: SOLD

Description: Fancy sleeveless gilet with applied glass beads.

Seventies crochet waistcoat with peplum

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5181
Wool brand: Sirdar Pullman
Yarn quantity: 5 - 6 (50g balls) main plus 3+1 of 2 contrast colours
Sizes: 32 - 36 inch chest

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 4½mm, 5mm, and 5½mm hook
Tension (10x10cm): 14st x 22 rows st st equivalent; one motif measures 3¾ ins on 5mm hook.

Price: SOLD

Description: Chunky crochet waistcoat or basque.

Jaeger Bouclé seventies waistcoat

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4581
Wool brand: Jaeger Catkin
Yarn quantity: 13 - 16 (50g balls)
Sizes: 32 - 40 inch chest

Wool weight: Chunky Bouclé
Needle size: 4½mm and 5½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 14st x 22 rows

Price: SOLD

Description: Longline bouclé waistcoat. Some row count markings written in margins.

The Aran-look greats (in double knitting)

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4395
Wool brand: Spiral Spun, or Sheridan
Yarn quantity: 10 - 14 (50g balls) sweater;
8 or 9 for the skirt

Sizes: 34 - 40 inch chest (36/38 in hip)

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Light weight Aran styling for sweater or suit.

Shawl-collar Aran Cardigans

Pattern ID: Wendy 3522
Wool brand: Wendy Kintyre, Aran Tweed
Yarn quantity: 15 - 30 (50g balls)
Sizes: 32 - 46 inch chest

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 4½mm and 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 30st x 24rows over pattern

Price: SOLD

Description: Traditional Aran cardigan with eighties styling.

Man’s sweater or cardigan in Aran

Pattern ID: Sunbeam 465
Wool brand: Sunbeam Aran Knit, Aran Tweed
Yarn quantity: 21 - 26 (50g balls)
Sizes: 38 - 44 inch chest

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 4½mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10cm): 20st rows over st st

Price: SOLD

Description: Traditional mens Aran cardigan or sweater.

Sixties Family Arans

Pattern ID: Studley 575
Wool brand: Studley Aran
Yarn quantity: 9-19 (50g balls)
Sizes: 26 - 42 inch chest

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 4½mm, 3¾mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 18st x 24 rows over st st

Price: SOLD

Description: Traditional Family Arans with diamond trellis cables and honeycomb centre panel.

Aran cardigan with chain cable

Pattern ID: Robin 1825
Wool brand: Robin Aran Pure New Wool
Yarn quantity: 11-13 (2oz balls)
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 5½mm and 4mm
Tension: 27st cable pattern measures 4½ins

Price: SOLD

Description: Traditional Aran cardigan. The very edge of the pattern is a little chewed as shown in photo.

Family zig-zag patterned slipovers

Pattern ID: Robin 2811
Wool brand: Crackerjack, Vogue, Gleneagle, Columbine, Reward, Stardust
Yarn quantity: 4-11 (25g balls) plus 2 balls of 2 contrasts
Sizes: 23-47 inch chest

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Family sized patterned pullovers.

Aran cardigan with lobster-claw cable

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1511
Wool brand: Brig for Aran, Grampian
Yarn quantity: 14-22 (50g balls)
Sizes: 32-42 inch chest

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Traditional Aran cardigan. Small holes punched for inclusion in a ring binder.

Just Like Father’s!

Pattern ID: PB 308
Wool brand: Double Quick, Moorland, Totem
Yarn quantity: 6-9 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 22 - 24 inch chest

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 30 rows on 4mm

Price: SOLD

Description: 3 charming retro designs for girls and boys (2-5 years, it says).
Sailors Both! (this trim jacket has the authentic square-rig collar); Just Like Father's (with dropped shoulder and husky collar); and a Cabled Raglan for a boy or girl.

Luxury Girl's Bolero, Cape, and Cardigan

Pattern ID: PB 306
Wool brand: Patons Fuzzy Wuzzy
Yarn quantity: 3-4 (½oz balls) for smaller items and 6-8 balls for the cardigan
Sizes: to fit 22 - 32 inch chest

Wool weight: 3 or 4 ply equivalent
Needle size: 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 26sts x 34 rows on 4mm

Price: SOLD

Description: 3 charming retro designs for girls (2-13 year old, it says).
The Classic Bolero (for parties and special occasions); A Raglan Cape (which is new and smart); and a Dolman Cardigan.

Luxury Forties Shrug Cardigan

Pattern ID: PB 244
Wool brand: Patons Fuzzy Wuzzy Angora
Yarn quantity: 9 or 11 (½oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 34 inch chest

Wool weight: 3 or 4 ply equivalent
Needle size: 2¾mm and 3 ¼mm
Tension (10cm): 30sts

Price: SOLD

Description: This is a charming fluffy period shrug with short or long sleeved versions. The pattern is old and delicate with 2 horizontal creases.

Four bedjackets - warm and quickly knitted

Pattern ID: PB 303
Wool brand: Patons Double Quick
Yarn quantity: 8-16 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 38 inch chest (note: sizes dependent upon style)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: Mostly 4mm; and 4½, 5mm, and 7½mm depending on the fancy stitch patterns
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 30 rows on 4mm

Price: SOLD

Description: Bedjackets for the prim and proper.

Luxury Bedjacket (or cardigan)

Pattern ID: PB 1196
Wool brand: Patons 3ply plus Fuzzy Wuzzy
Yarn quantity: 7-8 (1oz balls) 3-ply fingering plus 4 (½oz balls) Fuzzy Wuzzy angora yarn.
Sizes: to fit 34 - 38 inch chest

Wool weight: 3 ply and fluffy angora
Needle size: mm, and 2¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 30sts x 38 rows in 3 ply

Price: SOLD

Description: Bedjacket or cardigan; bedjacket styling is short in length (but could be made longer), and the sleeves have plenty of ease.
Apparently: Fuzzy Wuzzy gives the feminine touch.

Sixties Snowdrift Sweater

Pattern ID: PB 1201
Wool brand: Patons Big Ben
Yarn quantity: 21-23 (2oz? hanks)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 38 inch chest

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 6½mm, 6mm, and 5½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 14sts x 18 rows

Price: SOLD

Description: Sixties raglan sweater in heavy chunky yarn using a honeycomb rib stitch.

Sixties Long-line Jacket

Pattern ID: PB 1370
Wool brand: Patons Big Ben
Yarn quantity: 17-18 (2oz? hanks)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 38 inch chest

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Sixties raglan long-line cardigan/jacket in heavy chunky yarn using a rib stitch.

Sixties Bouclet Dress

Pattern ID: PB 1235
Wool brand: Patons Beehive Bouclet
Yarn quantity: 21-24 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 38 inch chest

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

Price: SOLD

Description: Sixties dress in a fine textured yarn. Pleated skirt and collar.

Three for Men

Pattern ID: PB 386
Wool brand: Patons Double Quick, Moorland, or Totem
Yarn quantity: 13oz for waistcoat and
20-22 ozs for the sweaters

Sizes: to fit 38-42 inch chest

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¾mm, 4½mm, 5mm
Tension (10x10cm): 20-21sts x 28 rows

Price: SOLD

Description: Small booklet of designs as pictured. Small holes punched on left for use in a loose-leaf book.

Four designs for tough wear

Pattern ID: PB 744
Wool brand: Patons Bulldog DK
Yarn quantity: 18-19 (2oz? hanks)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 38 inch chest (desins for women; 38-42 (men); 30-34 (teenage).

Wool weight: Aran/Double Knitting
Needle size: 5½mm, 5mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 20-22sts x 24-31rows according to design and needles used

Price: SOLD

Description: Small booklet of designs as pictured. "Bulldog" DK is used but some with higher than usual needle size giving an Aran weight ("heavy worsted") tension. Man's sweater has 3 options for neckline: crew, roll, and V.
[The scarf is brushed: "at this stage take your scarf to your usual wool shop, who can arrange to quote a price and send it away to be brushedfor you." ...   ;o) please note this is not a service I offer.... ]

Lighter weight textured cardigan

Pattern ID: Lee Target 6584
Wool brand: Bri-Nylon Super Crimp
Yarn quantity: 16-20 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 32-40 inch chest

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 32 rows over pattern after pressing

Price: SOLD

Description: A 1960's classic cardigan in an interesting textured stitch (looks a bit like crochet but is in fact knitted).

Women’s classics (in several sizes)

Pattern ID: Patons 7009
Wool brand: Princess, Courtelle, Crepe, Fiona, Purple heather
Yarn quantity: various according to design
Sizes: to fit mostly 32 - 44 inch chest

Wool weight: 3ply, 4ply, and double knitting according to design.
Needle size: 2¼mm - 4mm, according to design.
Tension (10x10cm): various

Price: SOLD

Description: Small 1960s booklet of 6 separate patterns for sweaters / cardigan / twinset designs, in various yarn weights.

Seventies waistcoats on loom and with crochet