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Snazzy gloves

Pattern ID: Patons 8431
Wool brand: Diploma 4ply
Yarn quantity: 2 (50g balls) plus oddments of the contrast colours

Sizes: to fit an "average" hand (approx. 7 inches round above thumb)

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 3mm
Tension (10x10cm): 30sts x 38 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: 5 versions of this glove in the bright colours of the period. The pattern is robust but creasing affects the picture.

Classic sixties suits

Pattern ID: Jaeger 3918
Wool brand: Spiral Spun
Yarn quantity: Jacket: 24-27 (1 oz balls) or 13-14 main colour + 12-13 in contrast; Skirt: 16-19 oz, or 8-10 main colour + 8-10 in contrast
Sizes: 34-40 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 3mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 38 rows over pattern

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classy and stylish cardigan/jacket and skirt suit from Jaeger, in a textured stitch using 2 shades of yarn - or optionally all in one colour.

Perfectly plain sixties classic cardigans XV

Pattern ID: Lee Target 6483
Wool brand: Motoravia Double Crepe, Super Nylon
Yarn quantity: 13 - 20 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 32-42 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 30 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic plain cardigans.
The pattern has some creasing (not shown) which affects the cover photo but not the instructions; there is a tear at the edge of the pattern.

Chunky guernsey sweaters for him and her

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

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

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

Cardigan and slipover with trellis panel

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

Sizes: 32-46 inch chest [8 sizes]

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

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

Twin-set with cable detail

Pattern ID: Patons 7150
Wool brand: Clansman or Beehive
Yarn quantity: 9-13 (50g balls) for cardigan, and 7-10 for top.
Sizes: 32-44 inch chest [7 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Twinset consisting of round necked short sleeved top with cable/eyelet panel under the plain cardigan with same pattern as front edge detail.
Pattern in moderate condition with some creasing which is more noticeable on front photo than elsewhere; instructions in good order.

Chunky lace cardigan

Pattern ID: Lister Lee 1305
Wool brand: Tahiti, Tropicana, Giselle
Yarn quantity: 14-18 (25g balls)
Sizes: to fit 32-38 inch chest [4 sizes]

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 5mm and 6mm
Tension (10x10cm): 16sts x 22 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Chunky eyelet lace cardigan with shawl collar and pockets.

Perfectly plain family sweaters XIII

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

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: More family sized plain sweaters in double knitting with a variety of neckline options. Light horizontal crease mark on photo, and pencil marks on instructions from previous user; otherwise in fair condition.

Plain mohair sweater or cardigan

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

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

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

Chunky mohair sweater or cardigan

Pattern ID: Jaeger 2002
Wool brand: Mohair Spun
Yarn quantity: Sweater:8-11 (1oz balls) or 9-11 (25g balls); Cardigan:11-12 (1oz balls) or 13-14 (25g balls);
Sizes: to fit 34-38 inch chest [2 sizes]

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 4mm, and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 16sts x 24rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Womens plain mohair cardigan with collar and pockets.

Long waistcoat and skirt suit in crochet

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4195
Wool brand: Celtic Spun
Yarn quantity: 16-20 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 34-40 inch chest size

Wool weight: 4 ply fingering / 5 ply
Hook size: 4mm
Tension (10cm): 19sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Crochet suit with long waistcoat and mini-skirt.
The pattern is well-used with creasing and marks on the photo. However the instructions are clear.
The yarn type is not easy to infer from the pattern - but I have some Celtic spun and it is a Shetland 4 ply type in 50g balls - seems to come up more like a 5ply/quick-knit/fine DK.

Perfectly plain His and Hers cardigans

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

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

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

Perfectly plain sixties classic cardigans XIV

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5034
Wool brand: Arctic Moss, Double Crepe, Super Nylon
Yarn quantity: 14 - 17 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 32-38 inch chest (4 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic plain cardigans.
The pattern is well-used with a lot of creasing (not shown) which affects the cover photo but not the instructions; there is a tear at the edge of the pattern.

"Long liners" waistcoat and cardigan III

Pattern ID: Sunbeam 118
Wool brand: Sunbeam Softspun Dralon/BriNylon; Mountain Maid Hyland, Nova Crepe, Scoop
Yarn quantity: 14-18 (1oz) balls
Sizes: 32 - 38 inch chest (4 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Long line sleeveless cardigans. There are 2 sets of instructions included: one plain sleeveless waistcoat and one long-sleeved cardigan in an overall textured pattern with a belt.

"Long liners" waistcoats II

Pattern ID: Patons 6425
Wool brand: Totem, Moorland, Four Seasons
Yarn quantity: 12-17 (1oz) balls
Sizes: 32 - 38 inch chest (4 sizes)

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

Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 30 rows on 4mm needles;
or 24sts x 32 rows on 3¾mm needles.

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Long line sleeveless cardigans. There are 2 sets of instructions included: "button-through and belted" and "V-neck and slender rib".
The pattern is well-used with a lot of surface creasing (not shown) which affects the cover photo but not the instructions; there is a small tear at the edge of the pattern.

Balaclavas and "Fishing Hats" for the family

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

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

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

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

Perfectly plain sixties roll-neck sweater III

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

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

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

His and Hers textured cardigans

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

Sizes: 32-42 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

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

Perfectly plain sixties sweater classics VII

Pattern ID: Patons 9666
Wool brand: Brilliante, Totem, Moorland
Yarn quantity: 16-23 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 32-42 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Perfectly plain sweaters with choice of crew or V neck. The pattern has been well-used with a very strong vertical crease (not shown in photo) but the instructions are legible.

Lobster Claw Cabled Cardigan

Pattern ID: Patons 7264
Wool brand: Moorland, Clansman, Beehive
Yarn quantity: 8- 10 50g balls
Sizes: to fit 32 - 40 inch chest [5 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic cabled high-neck cardigan/jacket

Tie-belt jacket in bouclé yarn

Pattern ID: Lister K2575
Wool brand: Poodle, Poodle2
Yarn quantity: Jacket: 11-14 (50g balls), Scarf: 2
Sizes: To fit chest 34 -44 inches [6 sizes]

Wool weight: Speciality Aran/chunky
Needle size: 5mm and 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 16sts x 24rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Women's short-sleeved jacket and scarf.

His and Hers Cabled Waiscoats

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

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

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

"Long liners" waistcoat or sweater

Pattern ID: Homestead 270
Wool brand: Homestead, Playtime Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: Sweater: 19-24 (1oz balls); Sleeveless: 12-17
Sizes: 34 - 44 inch chest (5 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Long line sweater design (not knitted so very long in this design) with waistcoat option. However it is the sweater that is a design classic here with the asymmetric cable, belt, pockets, and high neckline.

Gloves and mittens III

Pattern ID: Sirdar 2519
Wool brand: Arctic Moss, Double Crepe, Super Nylon
Yarn quantity: 2 (1 oz balls)

Sizes: to fit an "average" hand (women's sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Lady's gloves or mittens - plain and cable options. The gloves are knitted on 2 needles.

Italian Sports Sweater

Pattern ID: Patons 9219
Wool brand: Moorland, Totem, Double Quick
Yarn quantity: 21-25 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 38 inch chest [3 sizes]

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3mm, 3¼mm, 3½mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 30 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Interesting sixties sweater using a honeycomb rib stitch. Not sure what kind of Italian Sports this stylish sweater might be suitable for.

The Elegant Pioneer

Pattern ID: Patons 1216
Wool brand: Husky Chunky
Yarn quantity: 14-16 (50g balls); Hat: 3 balls
Sizes: to fit 32-40 inch chest [5 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Seventies tunic or oversweater with wide three-quarter sleeve. This pattern is a classic of the time.

Long waistcoats in crochet

Pattern ID: Emu 3083
Wool brand: Scotch, Courtelle, Crepe, Superlite Bri-Nylon, Calypso Crepe, Tricel/Nylon DK, Elite
Yarn quantity: 13-15 (25g balls); 13-15 + 7 contrast (25g balls) according to design
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Hook size: 4½mm
Tension: One pattern measures 1½ inches for plain waistcoat, and Each motif measures 3 inches square.

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: More great 1970's designs in (possibly hip or groovy) crochet. Pattern has the usual horizontal crease marks.

Country Classic Socks

Pattern ID: Accessories Unlimited 150
Wool brand: Country Classic "Yarn for Sox"
Yarn quantity: 1-2 (4oz skeins) per pair
Sizes: length of foot 6½ - 10½ inches

Wool weight: Worsted / Aran
Needle size: 5mm
Tension (10x10cm): 18sts x 26 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Basic sock pattern for "worsted" or Aran yarn. This is an American pattern so its for a worsted yarn and needle sizes are American size 8 which is EU size 5mm. 4oz is about 112 grams.

Lighter weight aran sweaters for him and her III

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

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

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

Lighter weight aran sweaters for him and her II

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

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

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

Aran sweaters with cables and diamonds

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

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

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

Cabled smock-style cardigan

Pattern ID: Stylecraft 8416
Wool brand: Life DK
Yarn quantity: 5-6 (100g balls)
Sizes: 32-46 inch chest [4 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pleasing and modern loose style cardigan.

Tunic sweater variations

Pattern ID: King Cole 33363
Wool brand: Merino DK
Yarn quantity: 10-19 (50g balls)
Sizes: 32 - 42 inch chest [6 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain knit sweaters in a choice of lengths - from the new millenium!

Roll-neck sweater with cable panel

Pattern ID: Emu 102
Wool brand: Emu Scotch Double Knitting
Yarn quantity: 20-24 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: 38 -44 inch chest (3 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain roll neck sweater in DK weight yarn with an Aran patterned panel.

Cardigan and pleated skirt costume

Pattern ID: Womans Day No4
Wool brand: Beehive 4ply for the suit,
and Double Quick for the hat.

Yarn quantity: Skirt:15-18 (1 oz balls); Cardigan: 13-15 oz; Hat: 5 oz.
Sizes: Skirt:24-29 inch waist;
Cardigan: 33-41 inch chest (3 sizes).
Hat: to fit an "average" sized head

Wool weight: 4 ply for the suit;
DK for the hat

Needle size: 2¾mm, 3¼mm and 2mm needles; 5mm for the hat.
Tension (10cm): 15sts for 4ply in st st;
9 sts for hat (DK used double)

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Fairly plain suit with pleated (ribbed) skirt. Separate hat pattern knitted in double knitting used double to give a chunky effect.

"His and Hers" Nubbly Jerseys

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

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

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

Sixties elegance

Pattern ID: Sirdar 2325
Wool brand: Fontein Crepe, Majestic, Talisman, Gaiety Nylon
Yarn quantity: 6-8 (1oz? balls)
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest (4 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Perfectly styled early sixties pattern - sleeveless with wide deep roll neck (which I am tempted to call a Bardot neckline but on checking find is not accurate). This style worked well under a jacket (no bulky sleeves) and a pencil skirt. Highly period design but very wearable today.

Glamorous occasion set

Pattern ID: Lister 2560
Wool brand: Bel Air Starspun, Lavenda, Crepe Tricel Nylon, Courtelle
Yarn quantity: Top: 4-6 (20g balls); Hat: 1-2 balls; Scarf: 1-2 balls.
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest [4 sizes]; scarf is 50 inches long excluding fringe and about 3 inches wide; hat to fit "average" head.

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm needles; 3½mm hook
Tension (10x10cm): 28st x 36 rows on 3¼mm needles; 24sts x 10 rows on 3½mm hook

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Set of sparkly evening accessories and top - the glitter yarn is a 4 ply equivalent. Includes a crochet hat, scarf and top.

Sideways dolman cardigan

Pattern ID: Robin 13672
Wool brand: Bon-bon, Diamante, Columbine Crepe
Yarn quantity: 8-14 (50g balls)
Sizes: 30-40 inch chest [6 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Dolman cardigan knitted in stocking stitch knitted sideways from cuff to cuff.

Striking summer or evening top

Pattern ID: Robin 13660
Wool brand: Diamante, Reward, Landscape, Coloursplash
Yarn quantity: 4-5 (50g balls) in main shade and 1-2 each of two contrast colours
Sizes: 32-39 inch chest [5 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Sleeveless top with bold pattern.

Mostly for Men - Socks I

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

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

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

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

Sixties Tops

Pattern ID: Debroyal 512
Wool brand: Silver Label Wool, Gold Label Wool/Crepe/Courtelle/Bri Nylon
Yarn quantity: 11-16 (1oz? balls)
Sizes: 34-40 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm, 3¾mm, and 5mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 32 rows over st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Perfectly styled early sixties pattern including the very fashionable sleeveless roll neck. Quite a good value pattern with three quite separate short sleeved designs.

Lady’s Jacket with Hood

Pattern ID: Wendy 1589
Wool brand: Naturelle
Yarn quantity: 15-17 (50g? balls) main shade plus 4 contrast
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest [2 sizes]

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 5½mm and 4½mm
Tension (10cm): 17sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Chunky jacket with hood.

Lady’s Crochet Jacket

Pattern ID: Wendy 1003
Wool brand: Trivcel Nylon, Double Knit Nylonised, Courtelle Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: 26-28 (20g balls)
Sizes: 34-38 inch chest (3 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Hook size: 3½mm or 3mm
Tension (3cm): 2 pattern groups to 1¼ inches

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Crochet cardigan with collar and tie belt.

Chunky open weave cardigan

Pattern ID: Wendy 2644
Wool brand: Monet
Yarn quantity: 4-5 (100g balls)
Sizes: 30-38 inch chest [5 sizes]

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 5½mm and 7mm and 15mm
Tension (10x10cm): 9sts x 10 rows over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Chunky cardigan with open lace stitch in fluffy yarn.
This is one of those interesting fads involving knitting alternate rows on different sized needles; the 7mm needles would be the "normal" size and the 15mm needles give you a row with a long stitch creating the mesh effect.

Diagonal sweater in teen sizes

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

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

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

Chunky ribbed sweater in teen sizes

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

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

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

Edwardian Style Sweater

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4976
Wool brand: Jaeger Wool and Silk
Yarn quantity: 14-16 (20g balls)
Sizes: to fit: 32-39 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 3mm, 3¼mm, 3¾mm, and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 42 rows over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Elegant lacy sweater knitted in a luxury wool/silk yarn, for which it may be hard to fine a direct replacement, but it is a 4 ply equivalent.

Elegant classic dress

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4936
Wool brand: Jaeger Wool and Silk
Yarn quantity: 23-28 (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 over st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Lovely classic style dress, knitted in a luxury wool/silk yarn, for which it may be hard to fine a direct replacement, but it is a 4 ply equivalent.

Mother and daughter pullover tunics II

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

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

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

Fringed summer tabard top II

Pattern ID: Wendy 1714
Wool brand: Celebrity, Courtellon, Marina Crepe
Yarn quantity: 9-11 (20g balls)
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest [3 sizes]

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 7mm
Tension (10x10cm): 16sts x 20 rows over rib

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Tabard style summer top. These speciality double knit yarns are knitted on larger needles and can have a very good yardage (so you may need more than the stated amount if substituting).

Unisex slipover

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1138
Wool brand: Beaulon, Grampian, Thermal, Encore, Brig
Yarn quantity: 4-10 (50g balls);
Sizes: 34-44 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Conventional slipover for men and women.

Open weave twin set for Spring

Pattern ID: Lister 1395
Wool brand: Lavenda, Bri-Nylon, Bel Air, Velora, Palazzo, Amorina, Listrada
Yarn quantity: Jumper: 8-11 (1 oz balls); Jacket: 13-16 balls.
Sizes: 34-40 inch chest (3 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¾mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 32 rows over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Interesting open work airy sixties design twin set with straight cardigan and cap-sleeved sweater.

Aran jacket or cardigan

Pattern ID: Sunbeam 425
Wool brand: Aran Knit, Aran Bainin
Yarn quantity: 18-20 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 32 - 36 inch chest (3 sizes)

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 5mm and 3¾mm
Tension (10cm): 17sts over st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic Aran style jackets with or without collar.

Chunky eyelet-pattern sweater

Pattern ID: Sirdar 6862
Wool brand: Gemini, Nomad, Country Style, Leisure Time
Yarn quantity: 11-15 (50g balls)
Sizes: 30-40 inch chest [6 sizes

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 5½mm, and 6½mm
Tension (10cm): 12sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Chunky eyelet pattern sweater, with side panels kitted sideways to create a dolman-like sleeve.

His and Hers Fair Isle Sweater II

Pattern ID: Hamlyn Pack 3
Wool brand: Lister / Lee Target Motoravia or Lochinvar,
Yarn quantity: Sweater: 19-25 (25g balls) main plus 3 in contrast
Sizes: 34-42 inch chest (5 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Fair-isle patterned sweaters in double knitting weight.
Please Note that the pattern does not seem to include any instructions for the hat shown in the photo.

Cardigan with Polo-neck inset

Pattern ID: Emu 2462
Wool brand: Scotch, Double Crepe, Courtelle, Bri-Nylon
Yarn quantity: 16-23 (1oz balls);
Polo inset collar: 4 balls

Sizes: 30-40 inch chest [6 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: An Aran-style cardigan in a DK weight yarn, worked mostly in moss or seed stitch. Includes a polo-neck inset, which covers about 6 inches down from the shoulders, like a capelet, and is worn under the cardigan.
The pattern is in good condition.

Plain jacket with cabled sleeves

Pattern ID: Wendy 1604
Wool brand: Courtellon, Marina Crepe, Courtelle Crepe, Tricel Nylon
Yarn quantity: 19-25 (25g? balls)
Sizes: 32-36 inch chest [3 sizes]

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm, or 3¾mm and 3mm
Tension (10cm): 24sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Fairly plain knit cardigan - which may look like it's intarsia but is knitted in a random yarn. The colour scheme also obscures what patterning there is - a cable up the sleeve and on the pockets.
The pattern is in fairly good condition.

Cool Sixties Suit Separates

Pattern ID: Lister 1909
Wool brand: Palazzo, Bel Air, Amorina, Velora, Listrada, Lavenda, Bri-Nylon
Yarn quantity: Top: 11-15 (1oz balls) plus 3+2 contrast colours; skirt: 10-14
Sizes: 34-38 inch chest size; skirt: 24-28 inch waist, 36-40 inch hip [3 sizes].

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: I think this is a lovely period pattern that is eminently wearable today - I even love the colour options shown. Sadly the pattern itself is very badly marked up (some kind of spillage - not shown in the photo here); however, the instructions are all complete and clear to read.

Perfectly plain sixties classic cardigans XII

Pattern ID: Lister 1553
Wool brand: Lavenda, Bri-Nylon, Bel Air Double Crepe, Velora
Yarn quantity: 15 - 20 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 34-44 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

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

Fresh colour-block cardigan

Pattern ID: Jarol JX38
Wool brand: Super Saver, Gentle Touch, Morning Cloud
Yarn quantity: 7-8 for main shade plus 1 each of 2 contrast colours (50g balls)
Sizes: 32-42 inch chest [6 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain white cardigan with restrained block design.

Summer leaf-pattern top

Pattern ID: Sirdar 6802
Wool brand: Sombrero, Terry Look
Yarn quantity: 5-9 (50g balls)
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest [4 sizes]

Wool weight: DK - worsted
Needle size: 4mm and 5½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 16sts x 28 rows over garter stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pretty summer top.
I believe Sombrero and Terry Look were nominally DK yarns but being cotton/acrylic boucle you can knit them loosely on larger needles, which is what has been done here. The ballband of the yarn itself (and some other patterns) suggest using much smaller needles.

Aran-style sweater in double knitting yarn

Pattern ID: Wendy 1842
Wool brand: Wendy Shetland DK
Yarn quantity: 10-13 balls (50g balls)

Sizes: 32-42 inch chest

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 14sts x 32rows (over pattern)

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Shetland sweater in cable pattern with blackberry stitch variation.

Super-chunky tie-belt cardigan

Pattern ID: Wendy 1411
Wool brand: Wendy Swiftknit or Diabolo
Yarn quantity: 38-41 balls (50g?? balls)

Sizes: 32-38 inch chest

Wool weight: Chunky (usually 16sts x 22 rows to 10cm on 5½mm needles but this pattern knits 3 strands tog.)
Needle size: 10mm
Tension (10cm): 9sts (3 strands together)

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Women's super-chunky tie-belt cardigan in simple knit pattern.

Mitts in three sizes

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

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

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

Plain knit thick cardigan

Pattern ID: Hayfield 2124
Wool brand: Click
Yarn quantity: 12-16 (50g balls)
Sizes: 30-42 inch chest [7 sizes]

Wool weight: Chunky / "Big Wool"
Needle size: 5½mm, and 6mm
Tension (10cm): 12½sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pleasing bulky shawl collar cardigan - might suit Rowan Thick n Thin or Big Wool Colour?

Two-tone rib sweater

Pattern ID: Hayfield 2323
Wool brand: Lugano
Yarn quantity: 5-7 main shade + 3-4 contrast (50g balls)
Sizes: 30-40 inch chest [6 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Women's rib/plain mohair sweater with interesting intarsia design.

Family Chunky Textured Sweaters

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

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

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

Lightweight slipover and cardigan

Pattern ID: Patons 7770
Wool brand: Beehive, Clansman
Yarn quantity: Slipover: 4-6 (50g balls); Cardigan: 5-9
Sizes: 32-40 inch chest (5 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pleasing "modern" twin-set.

Mother and daughter long waiscoats/gilets

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

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

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

Two-tone cable sweater

Pattern ID: Hayfield 2085
Wool brand: Top Nop, Grampian, Brig, Beaulon, Brushed
Yarn quantity: 4-8 main shade + 4-7 contrast (50g balls)
Sizes: 30-40 inch chest [6 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Women's plain DK sweater with interesting front cable.

Chunky lace cardigan with scarf

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1966
Wool brand: Top Nop, Grampian, Grousemoor, Hawaii, Gaucho, Thermal, Brushed
Yarn quantity: 10-17 (50g balls)
Sizes: 32-44 inch chest [7 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Women's chunky cardigan and scarf (it's about 11 inches wide and 60 inches long).

Perfectly plain chunky sweater

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1963
Wool brand: Top Nop, Grampian, Grousemoor, Hawaii, Gaucho, Thermal, Brushed
Yarn quantity: 7-14 (50g balls)
Sizes: 28-40 inch chest [7 sizes]

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

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

Perfectly plain fifties classic cardigan XI

Pattern ID: Mercury 374
Wool brand: Mercury Double Knitting
Yarn quantity: 13-15 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 35-39 inch chest (3 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic plain cardigan.

Perfectly plain sixties cardigans

Pattern ID: Sirdar 2227
Wool brand: Candytwist,Soufflé
Yarn quantity: 7-10 (2oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 34-40 inch chest (4 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain raglan sixties cardigans in two lengths. Candytwist was a "triple knit" yarn - thicker than double knitting similar to the American "worsted" weight.

Perfectly plain sixties sweater classic crew-neck III

Pattern ID: Sirdar 2358
Wool brand: Candytwist, Soufflé
Yarn quantity: 7-9 (2oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 34- 40 inch chest (4 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Perfectly plain sweater in a worsted or aran weight yarn called triple knitting (between a DK and a bulkier yarn).
"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 plain to show off the tweedy texture in the yarn.

Summer chevron pattern sweater

Pattern ID: Marshall Cavendish 16
Wool brand: Hayfield Pretty Whites
Yarn quantity: 8-9 (40g balls)
Sizes: to fit 32-38 inch chest [2 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Eighties cotton fan pattern sweater.

Eyelet suntop waistcoat

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1856
Wool brand: Hawaii Chunky
Yarn quantity: 7-9 (25g balls)
Sizes: to fit 30-40 inch chest [6 sizes]

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 6½mm, and 5½mm
Tension (10cm): 13½sts over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Eighties cotton summer sleeveless cardigan or waistcoat.

Perfectly plain sixties polo-shirt sweaters II

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

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: His and hers collared button neck polo-shirt style.

Mini, Midi, Maxi Tunic Coat

Pattern ID: Readicut 000
Wool brand: Wendy Tricel Nylon Double Knitting
Yarn quantity: Mini: 19-23 (1oz? balls); Midi: 28-32; Maxi: 33-37
Sizes: 34 - 38 inch chest (3 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Delightful period tunic cardigans.

"Long liners" waistcoat or cardigan

Pattern ID: Bellmans 1280
Wool brand: Bellmans Double Knitting
Yarn quantity: 16-22 (1oz balls); sleeveless: 12-15
Sizes: 32 - 40 inch chest (5 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Long line cardigans. The pattern has the usual vertical and horizontal creasing which affects the cover photo but not the instructions.

The Aran Look

The Aran Look
(Patons 161)

A booklet of Aran knits in Capstan yarn.

Booklet ID: Patons 161

Subject Matter: Aran knitting booklet

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

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

His and Hers Textured Sweaters

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

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Chunky textured sweaters. There are two sets of instructions here for the different textured stitches. His sweater as illustrated is in moss stitch and hers is a lacy rib stitch.

Mother and Daughter Chunky Cardigans

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

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

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

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

His and Hers Cabled Cardigans III

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

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

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

Chunky cable sweater with wrap scarf

Pattern ID: Patons 7593
Wool brand: Siberia
Yarn quantity: 15-16 (50g balls); scarf: 11 balls
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest (4 sizes); scarf: 14 x 79 inches.

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 4½mm, and 5½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 23 rows over pattern st

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

Description: Chunky fluffy tweed cardigan and wide scarf.

Kick Off with United

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

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

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

His and Hers V-neck Sweaters

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

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

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

Ribbed tie-belt jackets

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

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

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

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

Pretty summer top II

Pattern ID: Patons 7846
Wool brand: Cotton Splash
Yarn quantity: 7-10 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 30-40 inch chest [6 sizes]

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4mm or 5mm, and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 22 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Loosely fitting sun-top using a vertical drop stitch technique to create a lacy effect. The yarn is equivalent to a DK but is nubbly in texture and this design is knitted on 5mm needles giving a tension more like worsted or Aran.

Perfectly plain fine-knit twin set

Pattern ID: Emu 152
Wool brand: 3ply Botany Fingering
Yarn quantity: 14 (1oz) balls.
Sizes: 34-36 inch chest (1 size)

Wool weight: 3 ply
Needle size: 3¼mm and 3mm
Tension (10cm): 30sts on 3¼mm needles

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain twinset with breast pocket on jumper.The pattern may perhaps be fifties but the styling has a forties look to it.
The pattern is printed on thick paper and the instructions are in good order; however the leaflet has come adrift at the spine, there are small tears and surface creasing to the photo.

Chunky cable cardigan with hat

Pattern ID: Patons 7595
Wool brand: Siberia
Yarn quantity: 11-16 (50g balls); hat: 2 balls
Sizes: 32-44 inch chest (7 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 4½mm, and 5½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 18sts x 22 rows over pattern st

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

Description: Chunky fluffy tweed cardigan and hat.

Chunky mohair sweater

Pattern ID: Jarol 541
Wool brand: Nimbus, Marise Mohair Blend, Romantica Brushed Mohair Blend
Yarn quantity: 7-12 (50g balls)
Sizes: 30-40 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Wide roll neck mohair eyelet patterned sweater.

Plain cardigan with flowery collar and cuffs

Pattern ID: Wendy 621
Wool brand: Ascot, Double Knitting Nylonised
Yarn quantity: 18-20 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 34-40inch chest (4 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Sweet little cardigan, with flowery collar and cuffs, delightfully modelled by Joanna Lumley.
Note that the flowers which make up collar and cuffs are made using a "Wendy Multi-Needle" which I assume was some kind of flower loom. You can still buy flower looms but I was unable to track down an example of a vintage Multi-Needle.

'In a World of Their Own' ribbed sweaters

Pattern ID: Patons 1068
Wool brand: Bracken Tweed

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

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Ribbed sweaters with "sports" type stripes - in tweedy DK for Him and Her. Plus a skirt for her to complete the tweedy outfit.

Perfectly plain classic V-necks IV

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

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

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

Perfectly plain family cardigans XI

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

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

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

Description: Light weight family cardigans

Perfectly plain family chunky cardigans X

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

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

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

Description: Family cardigans in chunky yarn.

Double layered sweater and over-vest

Pattern ID: Hayfield 2377
Wool brand: Grampian
Yarn quantity: Sweater: 5-7 (50g balls); Vest: 4-6
Sizes: 30-40 inch chest (6 sizes) - actual measurement for vest 34-44 inches

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Summery eyelet sweater with a lacy vest to wear over (or not). The sleeves are knitted in a dolman shape in a continuous piece as part of the back and the front.

Pretty Polly or Plain Jane bedjacket

Pattern ID: Weldons B1510
Wool brand: Bairns-wear Baby wool or Bristol Nylon
Yarn quantity: 6-7 ozs
Sizes: 36 inch chest (1 size)

Wool weight: 3 ply
Needle size: 5½mm and 2¾mm,
or 4mm and 2¾mm

Tension (10x10cm): 32 sts x 40 rows over st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pretty fine-knit bedjacket in fancy lace or plainer version with subtle garter stitch ridges.

Chic chunky cardigan

Pattern ID: Templetons 1191
Wool brand: Hi-Ply, Fisherknit
Yarn quantity: 19 - 24 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 38 inch chest [3 sizes]

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 5mm and 6½mm
Tension (10cm): 14sts over st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Edge-to-edge jacket with front band patterning.

Simple chunky cable sweater

Pattern ID: Sirdar 6191
Wool brand: Sea Pearl, Nocturne
Yarn quantity: 8-12 50g balls Sea Pearl; 13-19 25g balls of Nocturne
Sizes: to fit 30-40 inch chest [6 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Cable sweater in a brushed chunky yarn.

Cosy textured cardigans

Pattern ID: Phildar 5213
Wool brand: Dedicace, Sagittaire, Starter
Yarn quantity: Aran: 10-16; Textured version: 7-11 (50g balls)
Sizes: 30-40 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: Aran: 3½mm and 3mm Textured version: 4mm and 3½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 21 sts x 30 rows on 3½mm over st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Two DK cardigans with separate patterns supplied for each - one Aran-style, one a textured stitch.

Gloves and mittens II

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

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

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

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

Snazzy Plaid Sweater

Pattern ID: Robin 1357
Wool brand: Conella, Colorama, Crepe DK
Yarn quantity: 15-17 (1ozballs) white, 3oz black, plus 2oz each of 3 contrast colours. Optional collar: 3oz black.
Sizes: 34-38 inch chest (3 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plaid patterned, loose fit, ladies sweater.
"Easy to knit, (collar optional). The vertical stripes are added after completion of knitting".
The pattern has some surface creasing on the photo which does not affect the instructions.

Perfectly plain fine-knit cardigans

Pattern ID: P&B 1180
Wool brand: Nylox, Beehive or Purple Heather 3 ply
Yarn quantity: 11-14 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 34-44 inch chest [6 sizes]

Wool weight: 3 ply
Needle size: 2mm and 3mm
Tension (10x10cm): 32sts x 40 rows

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Light-weight fine plain cardigans with pockets, in a good range of sizes.

Pretty two-tone bedjacket and socks

Pattern ID: Bestway 3985
Wool brand: Wendy DK
Yarn quantity: 8-9 ozs in main shade and 7-8 ozs in contrast; bedsocks: 2+2 ozs
Sizes: 31-39 inch chest (3 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm, 4mm, and 5mm
Tension (10cm): 18 sts on 5mm needles

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pretty bedjacket in shell pattern

Perfectly plain lady’s classic cardigan IX

Pattern ID: Bestway 3363
Wool brand: Sirdar Double Knitting
Yarn quantity: 13-16 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 32-40 inch chest (4 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic plain cardigan. The pattern has some light surface scuffs on the photo, which does not affect the instructions.

Fine-knit fifties cardigan with a twist

Pattern ID: P&B SC8
Wool brand: Beehive or Purple Heather 4 ply
Yarn quantity: 10-12 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 34-44 inch chest [6 sizes]

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 3¾mm and 3mm
Tension (10x10cm): 26sts x 34 rows

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Charming fifties light-weight cable cardigans "for Everyone". - by which they mean in a wider range of sizes than usual. Cardigans are plain with a deep cabled welt.

Country Fresh, Town Smart: costume

Pattern ID: PB 9020
Wool brand: Bracken Tweed
Yarn quantity: Jacket: 19-24 (1 oz balls); Skirt: 13-16 oz
Sizes: 34-44 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Aran/worsted; heavy DK
Needle size: 3¾ and 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 18sts x 25 rows

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Sixties plain classic cardigan/jacket and skirt suit (jacket and skirt) in "two-tone tweedy look which is fashion-right for town or country"

Cardigan: Ribs and Continental Shaping

Pattern ID: PB C244
Wool brand: Double Quick, Totem, DK
Yarn quantity: 21 - 23 1 oz balls
Sizes: to fit 34 - 38 inch chest [3 sizes]

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Sixties high-neck cardigan/jacket using a twisted rib stitch.
"Ribs and Continental Shaping: are highlights of this attractive casual coat"

Sixties Long-line Jacket - take 2

Pattern ID: PB 1321
Wool brand: Double Quick, Totem, Moorland DK
Yarn quantity: 22 - 25 1 oz balls
Sizes: to fit 34 - 38 inch chest [3 sizes]

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Sixties raglan long-line cardigan/jacket using a broken rib stitch with cable detail.
"The Collar's the Secret! This so-wearable jacket in double knittings has a fashion-right collar which fits to perfection"

Cardigan: Moonstone Magic

Pattern ID: PB C242
Wool brand: Beehive Fingering, Nylox, Purple Heather
Yarn quantity: 11-14 x 1oz balls
Sizes: 34-38 inch chest (3 sizes)

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Sixties cardigan with diamond panel detail and high neck (illustrated in colour "moonstone").
Pattern in fairly good condition

Sweet little fine-knit twinset

Pattern ID: Patons C553
Wool brand: Beehive Fingering 3ply
Yarn quantity: Short sleeved jumper: 6 balls; cardigan: 6-7 in white, 2 in contrast; [1oz balls]
Sizes: 33-36 inch chest (2 sizes)

Wool weight: 3 ply
Needle size: 2¼mm and 2¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 34sts x 42 rows

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Sixties twinset: "Fine Stripes and a Round Ribbed Yoke - two high fashion features of this 3-ply twin set".
Pattern in fairly good condition

Perfectly plain classic cardigans VIII

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

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

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

Perfectly plain family sweaters IX

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

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

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

Plain Cardigan with scallop trim

Pattern ID: Patons 9796
Wool brand: 101 Courtelle Crepe, Beehive 4ply, Nylox 4ply, Cameo Crepe
Yarn quantity: 11-14 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 36-41 inch chest (3 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Sophisticated light-weight cardigan, with delicate edge detail.
The pattern is in good condition.

Sixties rib sweaters and skirt

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4169
Wool brand: Celtic Spun, Shadow Spun
Yarn quantity: Sweater: 9-10 (50g balls); skirt: 6-7 balls
Sizes: to fit 34-38 inch chest, 36-40 inch hip. (2 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply fingering
Needle size: 4mm, and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 26sts x 30 rows - probably over the pattern - instructions do not say

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Another delightful pattern very much of its time; this roll-neck with short or no sleeves was a typical look.
Generally in good condition - but there is a small tear at the top and a rather larger one at the bottom. The writing is obscured but discernible.
The yarn type is not easy to infer from the pattern itself as the required needles are rather large for a 4ply - but I have some Celtic spun and it is a Shetland 4 ply type in 50g balls; the Shadow spun seems to be similar angora type yarn but from the yarn quantities clearly a different sized ball.

Waistcoat and skirt suit

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

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

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

Longline ribbed sweaters

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

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

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

Perfectly plain classic twin-set II

Pattern ID: Emu 2342
Wool brand: Scotch, Super Crepe, Bri-nylon, Acrilan
Yarn quantity: Short sleeved jumper: 8-15 (1oz? balls); cardigan: 12-19 balls.
Sizes: 32-46inch chest (8 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic plain sixties twinset in good condition

Sixties plain golf cardigan with cable trim

Pattern ID: PB C-5II
Wool brand: Patons Moorland
Yarn quantity: 16-18 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 38 inch chest

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Sixties cardigan: known as "the golfer" but suitable for all casual occasions. Glad we got that straight.
This copy of the pattern has some surface creasing affecting the photo (not shown) but not the instructions.

Perfectly plain sixties polo-shirt sweaters

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

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

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

Perfectly plain sixties sweater classic crew-necks II

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

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

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

Perfectly plain classic cardigans VII

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

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

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

Summer cotton slub sweater II

Pattern ID: Poppleton 1996
Wool brand: Plaza, Emmerdale, Llama, Halo, Spoton
Yarn quantity: 6-11 (50g balls)
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest (4 sizes) - actual measurement 4 inches larger than size.

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Summery plain sweater in soft cotton-type slub yarn with interesting eyelet pattern. Note that the pattern specifies the slub yarn (Plaza) but the other yarn options are just smooth double knits.

Sixties elegance - light and lovely

Pattern ID: Robin 1742
Wool brand: Casino Crepe, Colorama, Tricel Nylon Galaxie or Perle
Yarn quantity: 7-10 (1oz? balls)
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest (4 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Another perfectly styled early sixties pattern - sleeveless with roll neck. The body is plain with eyelet rib used for welt and roll-neck. This style worked well under a jacket (no bulky sleeves) and a pencil skirt, which makes for a period design that is very wearable today. The pattern is in pretty good condition but does have a horizontal crease mark.

Sleeveless sweater or dolman for summer

Pattern ID: Jarol 501
Wool brand: Super Saver, New Look, Gentle Touch, Morning Cloud, Cotton 2000, Twist Again
Yarn quantity: Dolman: 8-12 (50g balls); Sleeveless top: 4-5 + 3-4
Sizes: 32-40 inch chest (5 sizes)

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

Tension (10x10cm): Sweater: 22sts x 36 rows on 3¾mm needles; Top: 22sts x 32 rows over pattern on 4mm needles

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Different design options for 2 sweaters - the only thing they have in common seems to be that they are knitted sideways.

Sixties top and skirt costume

Pattern ID: Twilleys 658
Wool brand: Lyscordet fine knitting cotton, Goldfingering
Yarn quantity: Jacket: 13-15 (1 oz balls); Skirt: 12-14
Sizes: 34-40 inch chest (3 sizes)

Wool weight: 3/4 ply equivalent cotton
Hook size: 1½mm ([pattern uses the very old UK numbering of 2½ which is not 2½mm)
Tension (10cm): 5 7-treble groups over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Another classic sixties suit with a sleeveless waistcoat and matching skirt. Pattern in generally good condition with light marks on the front photo.

Chunky aran sweaters for him and her

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

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

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

Simple Summer Alternative Tops

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5779
Wool brand: Wash 'n' Wear Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: 10-14 (25g balls) + 3-5 contrast
Sizes: 32-40 inch chest (5 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Simple cap-sleeve plain top and option with sleeves and eyelet pattern.

Mother and daughter trouser suit

Pattern ID: Twilleys 5132
Wool brand: Crysette, Stalite
Yarn quantity: 13-32 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 24-28 or 34-38 inch chest
(6 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply
Hook size: 3½mm, 4mm, 4½mm
Tension: "1 pattern to 1 inch"

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Delightful trouser suit with jacket for Mother and tunic for daughter.

Perfectly plain fine-knit sweater II

Pattern ID: Emu 2134
Wool brand: Zephyr, Super Crepe, Scotch, Gala
Yarn quantity: 10-16 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: 32-40 inch chest (5 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Interesting plain sixties with V-neck, and integrated plaquette and collar in rib. It also has the option of a three-quarter length sleeve, (which I favour). Pattern has some light creasing and wear which does not affect the instructions.

Perfectly plain classic cardigan V

Pattern ID: Emu 2173
Wool brand: Courtelle Crepe, Scotch, Romany, Bri-Nylon - or - Apollo, Magnum
Yarn quantity: 14-18 DK, or 21-29 chunky (all 1oz balls)
Sizes: 34-42 inch chest (5 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting or Chunky
Needle size: 3¾mm and 4½mm for DK version
or - 5mm and 6mm for chunky version

Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 28 rows in DK -
and 15sts x 20 rows for chunky version

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic plain cardigan with collar with 2 versions for different wool weights.
The pattern is in fairly poor condition with a lot of surface creasing, plus the usual horizontal crease, not shown in photo, but instructions still readable.

Perfectly plain family sweaters VIII

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

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

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

Country-walk sweater II

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1285
Wool brand: Monique
Yarn quantity: 19-24 (25g balls)
Sizes: 32-42 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 5mm, 4mm, and 3¾mm
Tension (10cm): 20sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Interesting style chunky roll-neck sweater garter stitch welts and textured pattern at shoulders.

Longline coat in crochet

Pattern ID: Emu 2924
Wool brand: Scotch, Double Crepe, Bri-Nylon DK, Superlite Bri- Nylon
Yarn quantity: 33-38 (25g balls)
Sizes: to fit 34-42 inch chest (5 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Hook size: 5mm
Tension (10cm): 16 trebles

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Longline coat in crochet; style very much of the early seventies but still pleasing today.

Gilet or longline coat in crochet

Pattern ID: Studley 612
Wool brand: Tricel Nylon, Crepe Wool, Floranda, Petspun, Swiss Nylon
Yarn quantity: 5-7 (25g?) balls in each colour, or 10 to 15 balls for longline
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Hook size: 5½mm; 5mm and 4mm
Tension: 4 double shells to 5 inches over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Sleeveless longline waistcoats in two lengths with optional tie closure.

Stoles for those cool summer evenings II

Pattern ID: KingCole 273
Wool brand: Tristar Tricel Nylon, Pixie, Fiddlers, Crepe Wool
Yarn quantity: 10 or 14 or 15 (25g? balls) depending on which style
Sizes: Triangular shawl: 50 ins wide, 30 ins deep; Rectangular Stole: 21ins wide, 60 ins long.

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 5½mm or 5mm needles; 4½mm or 4mm hook
Tension (10cm): 22st over garter stitch;
20 sts over dc.

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Triangular shawls and rectangular stoles to knit or crochet. Implication of holiday (Greek?) setting in the background which looks suspiciously like a painted backdrop with basket props. Still - good for those balmy nights on foreign holidays.

Perfectly plain His and Hers Chunky Cardigans II

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

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

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

His and Hers Fair Isle Sweater and Cap

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

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

Sizes: 32-42 inch chest (3 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Fair-isle patterned sweaters with pom-pom hat. Lopi tradition in the pattern but the yarn is much lighter double knitting weight.

Bobble and cable sweater

Pattern ID: Argyll 160
Wool brand: Laser, Ambridge, Nice 'n' Easy
Yarn quantity: 9-12 (50g balls)
Sizes: 34-38 inch chest (3 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Aran-style textured sweater with bobble stitch pattern in a lighter weight yarn.

"Ambridge" Jumper

Pattern ID: Argyll 306
Wool brand: Ambridge DK
Yarn quantity: 8-9 (50g balls) plus 3 in contrast.
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest (4 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: A plain knitting jumper with fair-isle on front and back sections. The pattern is in good condition.

Perfectly plain classic twin-set V

Pattern ID: Copley 352
Wool brand: Copley Crepe Twist DK
Yarn quantity: Short sleeved jumper: 14-16 (1 oz balls); cardigan: 18-22 balls.
Sizes: 34-38 inch chest (3 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: The pattern is not in good condition, with the usual horizontal creasing and a lot of discolouration on the front photo which is not shown (the colours are touched in to avoid detracting from the design). Despite the creasing the instructions are readable.

Perfectly plain lady’s classic cardigan IV

Pattern ID: Robin 1661
Wool brand: Wonderwool, Colorama, Crepe
Yarn quantity: 17-23 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 34-44 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic plain cardigan with collar. The pattern has a lot of surface creasing, not shown in photo, which does not affect the instructions.

Family zipped jerkins II

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

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

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

Fancystich jersey with pretty collar

Pattern ID: Hamlyn Pack 8
Wool brand: Emu Mystique
Yarn quantity: 9 or 10 (40g balls)
Sizes: 34-40 inch chest (2 sizes)

Wool weight: Aran / Worsted
Needle size: 4mm and 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 26rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Eyelet sweater with decorative roll-neck and drawstring waist.

Fine-knit twin set II

Pattern ID: Lister 1323
Wool brand: Lavenda, Crisp Crepe, Golden Fleece
Yarn quantity: Jumper: 8-12 (1 oz balls); Jacket: 12-17 balls.
Sizes: 36-40 inch chest (3 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Interesting plain sixties design twin set with pocketed jacket over a sweater.

Sweater with diamond panels

Pattern ID: Scotch Wool Shop 150
Wool brand: Greenock Airway
Yarn quantity: 8-10 (2oz? balls)
Sizes: to fit 34-40 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Triple Knitting/Worsted/Aran
Needle size: 5½mm, and 4mm
Tension (10cm): 18sts in stocking stitch

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

Description: Diamond eyelet pattern sweater in a worsted or aran weight yarn called triple knitting (between a DK and a bulkier yarn).

Aran Cabled Cardigans

Pattern ID: Midgley & Catton 374
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: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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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).

Eight-page magazine excerpt

Pattern ID: 8-Page Pullout
Wool brand: Varies across styles: Patons Cotton Top, Emu Perle, Jaeger silk and wool, Twilleys Stalite, Hayfield Hawaii
Yarn quantity: varies across styles
Sizes: to fit 30-40 inch chest [3-4 sizes]

Wool weight: 4 ply; Double knitting (varies across styles)
Needle/hook size: 4mm, and 3¼mm
Tension (10cm): varies across styles

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: This is a very flimsy and slightly worn (as shown in photo) magazine pull-out but the patterns are sound, and the styles quite pleasing (I especially like the camisole and cardigan). Click on the pictures below to see expanded image.


Longline summer waistcoat

Pattern ID: Stylecraft 4937
Wool brand: Valencia
Yarn quantity: 7-11 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 32-42 inch chest

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain and appealing summery over-vest in a double knitting yarn.

Crisp white chunky knit

Pattern ID: Lister 5006
Wool brand: Libra Brushed Chunky, Richmond Chunky, Thermo-Knit Chunky
Yarn quantity: 4-5 100g balls of Libra; 12-16 50g balls of other qualities
Sizes: to fit 34-40 inch chest

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Bobble and eyelet sweater in a brushed chunky yarn.

Elegant jacket "with French styling"

Pattern ID: Hamlyn 51
Wool brand: Lister Lee Motoravia 4 ply
Yarn quantity: 23-26 (25g balls)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 40 inch chest

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 3mm
Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 60 rows over fisherman rib pattern stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Edge-to-edge ribbed jacket with pockets.

Check stitch sweater

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

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

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

Mother and daughter textured cardigans

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

Sizes: 24-40 inch chest (8 sizes)

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

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

Perfectly plain family cardigans II

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

Sizes: 26-44 inch chest (10 sizes)

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

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

Sporty zipped jacket

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1291
Wool brand: Beaulon, Gaylon, Superblend
Yarn quantity: 14-21 (25g balls) plus 2 contrasts
Sizes: 32-40inch chest (5 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Women's go-faster-stripe zipped cardigan.
Pattern is in good condition.

Comfy Tweed Sweater

Pattern ID: Lister 2199
Wool brand: Richmond Tweed, Bamboo, Motoravia, Thermo-knit, Easy Wash Crepe
Yarn quantity: 7-9 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 30-38 inch chest (5 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 26sts x 36 rows over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Interesting basket stitch Sloppy Joe from the early 1980s. Seems to have been featured made in an unappealing mens sock yarn - but you can fix that!
The instructions are in good condition.

Helmets and Hats for all the family

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

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

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

Perfectly plain lady’s V-neck sweater II

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1156
Wool brand: Fantasia, Beaulon
Yarn quantity: 15-19 (25g balls); for colour version: 10-14 in main plus 2-3 and 4-5 in contrasts.
Sizes: 34-42 inch chest (5 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: This is perfectly plain knitting but instructions and yarns are given for a striped option, and also, you can see in the photo on the striped version, an optional tiny integrated collar.

Guernsey style sweater and dress

Pattern ID: Hermit 408
Wool brand: Hermit DK
Yarn quantity: Sweater: 9-11 (50g balls); dress: 15-17 balls
Sizes: to fit: 32-40 inch chest (5 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¾mm and 3mm
Tension (10x10cm): 23sts x 32 rows over st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Guernsey style sweater in double knitting rather than 5 ply, plus an elongated variation as a dress.

Three Youthful Patterns

Pattern ID: PB 313
Wool brand: Double Quick, Moorland DK
Yarn quantity: 13-17 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 30 - 34 inch chest (3 sizes)

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Small booklet of 3 sweater/cardigans: "Inspired by the Duffle Coat": mainly plain but with textured closure and toggles at neck and cuff; "Seagoing Stuff - there's an engaging Gallic flavour to this typical English style" plain jacket with sailor collar which is pointed at the back with a tassel; and... a simply lovely cardigan (am I giving myself away here?) "Yoke and Collar Line Are New".
I have my own copy of this pattern which I will make one day - but they are "teen" sizes up to 34 inch chest only.

Chunky cable cardigan in fluffy yarn

Pattern ID: Sunbeam 774
Wool brand: Sumatra Chunky
Yarn quantity: 14-17 (50g balls)
Sizes: 32-42 inch chest

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 5mm and 6½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 14sts x 17rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: High-neck moss-stitch cardigan with bobbles in fluffy yarn. Rather a pleasing design - fluffiness optional...

Two 4-ply Easy Knits

Pattern ID: PB 205
Wool brand: Patons Beehive, Nylox, Purple Heather
Yarn quantity: 11-13 (1oz balls) for long sleeved design, and 6 oz for short.
Sizes: to fit 34 - 38 inch chest (3 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 4½mm, and 3mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 30 rows over st st

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Two different textured stitch patterned sweaters (click on photo to see both designs).
[I love the basket but I'm afraid it's not included with the pattern.]

Light-weight summer tops

Pattern ID: Wendy 2004
Wool brand: Fashion 4 ply, Courtellon 4 ply
Yarn quantity: 5-7 (25g balls)
Sizes: 32-40 inch chest (4 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pretty summer tops in fingering weight yarn.

Perfectly plain lady’s classic cardigan II

Pattern ID: Sirdar 7842
Wool brand: Majestic, Talisman, Gaiety, Fontein Crepe
Yarn quantity: 11-14 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 34-44inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic plain sixties cardigan.

Camisole twin-set

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5773
Wool brand: Sirdar Crepe, Prelude
Yarn quantity: 5-7 for camisole,
14-17 for cardigan (25g balls)

Sizes: 32-38 inch chest

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Halter-neck camisole, with matching cardigan.

Architypal seventies tunic

Pattern ID: Maryland 742
Wool brand: Maryland Double Double
Yarn quantity: 13-17 (50g balls) or 7-11 plus 2-4 of each of 2 contrast; Hat: 1-2 balls
Sizes: to fit 32-40 inch chest

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 5mm and 5½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 16sts x 20 rows in st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Seventies patterned overtop with wide three-quarter sleeve. This pattern is an absolute classic of the time. For today - make it in a plain tweedy yarn, longer with straight sleeves and maybe retain the pockets.

Cardigan with pretty lace collar

Pattern ID: Lee Target 8799
Wool brand: Lorette, Motoravia, Super Crimp
Yarn quantity: 12-17 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 3¼mm and 3mm
Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 40 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pretty, light-weight cardigan, with lacy peter-pan collar and front band detailing, which have a picot crochet edging. The pattern has the commonly seen horizontal crease (not shown in picture) but this does not affect the instructions.

Almost perfectly plain jacket and skirt costume

Pattern ID: Patons 9533
Wool brand: Beehive, Nylox, Purple Heather
Yarn quantity: Jacket: 13-18 (1oz balls); Skirt: 9-12 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 34-44 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Light weight plain raglan cardigan suit; there is a tiny pattern of twisted stitches on the pocket tops and the front band edging. The pattern has creasing to the photo (not shown in picture) but this does not affect the instructions.

Perfectly plain sweater and slipover options

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

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

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

Lacy stitch straight slipover

Pattern ID: Hayfield 2453
Wool brand: Grampian
Yarn quantity: 4-5 (50g balls)
Sizes: 34-40 inch chest (2 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Loose fit, openwork sleeveless top; knitted straight up to shoulder.

Summer open-work sun-top

Pattern ID: Robin 13435
Wool brand: Robin Cotton 100
Yarn quantity: 7-12 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 30-40 inch chest

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Eighties cotton summer sun-top.

Simple Summer T-sweater

Pattern ID: Jarol JX26
Wool brand: New Look, Morning Cloud, Gentle Touch, Coolie, Kingfisher, Supersaver
Yarn quantity: 4-6 (50g balls)
Sizes: 30-40 inch chest (4 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pleasing and fresh T-shaped sweater made in two pieces with sleeves all in one.

Sleeveless Top and Cardigan for Summer

Pattern ID: Chevy 1101
Wool brand: Bianca
Yarn quantity: Cardigan: 3-5 (100g balls) in main colour plus 1 contrast; Top: 3-4 +1
Sizes: 32-42 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 28 rows over st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Summery combination of cardigan or sleeveless top. It's may not be so clear in the photo but these seems to be knitted in two colours, or textures of the yarn.

Eyelet Lace Summer Dolman sweater

Pattern ID: Chevy 1105
Wool brand: Bianca
Yarn quantity: 2-3 (100g balls) in each colour
Sizes: 30-40 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 18sts x 28 rows over patt

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Summer sweater knitted sideways all in one from cuff to cuff. Options for long or short sleeves. It's not clear in the photo but the sweater seems to be knitted in two colours

Pretty lacy two-tone twinset

Pattern ID: Robin 14198
Wool brand: Diamante
Yarn quantity: 9-11 (50g balls) + 1 contrast for cardigan; and 2-3 (white) + 3-5 contrast (blue) for sleeveless top.
Sizes: 30-40 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Lacy twinset, knitted in bouclé style cotton blend for a summery feel. Sized down to 30 inch chest.

Textured lacey summer top

Pattern ID: Robin 13969
Wool brand: Diamante, Sundance
Yarn quantity: 6-10 (50g balls)
Sizes: 30-42 inch chest (7 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Lacy cap sleeved sweater, knitted in bouclé style cotton blend for a summery feel. Sized down to 30 inch chest.

Feather and fan summer tops

Pattern ID: Robin 14959
Wool brand: Diamante, Coloursplash, Columbine, Heritage, Sundance, Good News
Yarn quantity: 6-8 (50g balls)
Sizes: 28-38 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 34 rows over patt.

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Feather and fan lace double knit sweater, knitted in bouclé style cotton blend for a summery feel. Sized down to 28 inch chest. Optional single or two colour versions.

Plain cardigan with sleeve patterning

Pattern ID: Robin 14754
Wool brand: Robin Good News
Yarn quantity: 3-5 (100g balls)
Sizes: 30-40 inch chest (4 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic plain cardigan with cable detail panel on the sleeve. Some light surface creasing on photo.

Country Style Co-ordinates

Pattern ID: Sirdar 6595
Wool brand: Country Style DK, Tweed, and Country Style Brushed Tweed
Yarn quantity: 5-6 (50g balls) in colour A; 2 in colour B and 3 in contrast C
Sizes: 32-40 inch chest

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Sideways knit dolman in contrastind yarns. If the design appeals (dolmans seem to be a fashionable style at the moment) this could be a good stash buster with a more tasteful conbination of colours and textures (or even bands of fair isle) in double knitting.

Chunky Intarsia Tweed Sweater

Pattern ID: Emu 4074
Wool brand: Mikado plus Supermatch Chunky
Yarn quantity: 2-3 colour 1 and 3-5 colour 2 in slub yarn (100g balls) for main; plus
2 (50g balls) smooth chunky for welts

Sizes: 32-42 inch chest

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 7mm and 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 12sts x 18 rows over st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain knit sweater in in a chunky slub yarn with smooth yarn contrast welts. Intarsia pattern given in a chart.
Might work well in Rowan British Sheep Breeds bouclé and smooth?

Openwork DK sweater

Pattern ID: Sunbeam 886
Wool brand: Ecstasy, Trophy, Susanna, Pacemaker Pure New Wool
Yarn quantity: 7-9 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 32-38 inch chest (actual 38-44)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 5mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 16sts x 23 rows over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: V-neck sweater with eyelet pattern in textured yarn.
The instructions are clear; front picture has surface crease marks.

Charming early sixties dress

Pattern ID: Emu 2254
Wool brand: Emu Tweedle
Yarn quantity: 35-43 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: to fit: 32-40 inch chest (5 sizes)

Wool weight: 5 ply /4 ply
Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 26sts x 36 rows over st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Lovely late fifties/early sixties style dress. It is knitted in an appealing light weight bouclé yarn, for which it may be hard to fine a direct replacement; there are quite a few DK bouclé types available and it may be best to check a tension square of your chosen yarn and adjust the size that you knit accordingly. The pattern is in fairly good condition but with the all-too-familiar horizontal crease which only affects the front photo not the instructions.

Summery open stitch patterned top

Pattern ID: Emu 3350
Wool brand: Mystique, Easycare DK
Yarn quantity: 3-5 (40g balls)
Sizes: 31-41 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4½mm
Tension (10cm): 18sts over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Openwork loose top for breezy summer days. Originally knitted in a fluffy brushed double knit but perhaps nicer these days in a light weight cotton blend?

Cowl-collared rib cardigan

Pattern ID: Emu 2177
Wool brand: Zephyr Botany , Scotch,
Super Crepe, Gala 4 ply

Yarn quantity: 15-16 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: 35-41 inch chest actual (4 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 2¼mm 3mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 32sts x 38 rows over patt.

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Womens' rib/cable pattern cardigan jacket with cowl collar and pockets.
This pattern is in woefully poor condition with creases, tears, sellotape and biro marks; I have cleaned up the photo illustration. Remarkably the instructions remain clear enough should you want to make this pattern.

Sixties jacket, sweater, and skirt costume

Pattern ID: Emu 2251
Wool brand: Scotch, Romany, Double Crepe, and Zephyr, Scotch Super Crepe, 4plies
Yarn quantity: Jacket: 24-32 (1 oz balls) DK; Skirt: 16-20 oz DK; Jumper: 11-14 oz 4 ply.
Sizes: 32-40 inch chest (5 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting and 4 ply
Needle size: 3¼ and 4mm or 2¾ and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 32 rows DK over pattern and 30sts x 38 rows 4ply over st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: I'm including this as yet again it is a spendid pattern of its time.
The pattern itself is for a jacket and skirt in double knitting yarn in a textured pattern which forms a combination of alternating bobbles but perhaps more like a moss or seed stitch where every alternate row is purl. If that weren't enough, there is also a 4 ply long-sleeved sweater with a tie belt to wear with the costume (as shown in the photo).
However it is in very poor condition with creases and tears; I have cleaned up the photo illustration. The instructions are clear enough and should you want this pattern I will ensure you have clear instructions supplied.

Lady’s Magyar Cardigan

Pattern ID: Weldons 1525
Wool brand: Emu Zephyr Botany 4 ply
Yarn quantity: 11-12 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 34-38 inch chest (3 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Magyar? I learnt something - it's the sleeve construction which seems to be a kind of dolman. "A long sleeve with a deep armhole, tapering towards the wrist."