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Nubbly Fitted Cardigan

Pattern ID: PB C-279
Wool brand: Patons Rimple
Yarn quantity: 12-14 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 39 inch chest [3 sizes]

Wool weight: Heavy double knitting/worsted
Needle size: 3¼mm, and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 28 rows

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Sixties textured bouclé fitted cardigan in three sizes.

Chunky mohair sweater and cardigan

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4075
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: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Womens openwork V-neck mohair cardigan with matching short sleeved jumper.
Note that Jaeger 2002 and 4075 are different editions of the same pattern.

Seventies Ponchos V

Pattern ID: Patons 1364
Wool brand: Bracken Tweed, Superwash Pure Wool
Yarn quantity: Plain: 19 (50g) balls;
Striped: 15 main shade plus 4 contrasts

Sizes: 32-38 inch chest [1 size]; length from centre back down shoulder seam 22 inches

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

Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 40 rows over garter stitch

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic retro ponchos from the late seventies - the popularity of ponchos undiminished.

Cable sweater and skirt costume VII

Pattern ID: Copley Lotus 9151
Wool brand: Sonata, Golden Sovereign, Climax
Yarn quantity: Sweater: 12-15 (25g balls); Skirt: 14-19 balls
Sizes: to fit 32-38 inch chest;
34-40 inch hips. [4 sizes]

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Cable panel sweater with striped detail at neck and cuff, plus false-pleat skirt.

Chevron pattern sweater and skirt costume VI

Pattern ID: Sirdar 6074
Wool brand: Country Style, Wash'n'Wear, Fontein Crepe, Superwash, Super Prelude
Yarn quantity: Sweater: 12-19 (25g balls); Skirt: 10-20 balls
Sizes: to fit 32-38 inch chest [2 sizes];
34-40 inch hips. [4 sizes]

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 3¾mm, 3¼mm, 3mm, and 2¾mm
Tension (10cm): 34sts over pattern

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Chevron textured pattern sweater with collar - plus matching skirt.

Plain sweater and skirt costume V

Pattern ID: Sirdar 6476
Wool brand: Country Style, Talisman, Wash'n'Wear, Majestic, Cabaret
Yarn quantity: Jumper: 6-13 (50g balls) plus 1 for contrast; Skirt: 6-13 balls
Sizes: to fit 32-40 inch chest;
34-42 inch hips. [5 sizes]

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

Tension (10cm): 24sts in st st

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain jumper with optional embroidered motif, and roll-neck with contrast edge - plus a pleated skirt.

Summery hearts button-back cardigan

Pattern ID: Jaeger 5837
Wool brand: Champagne, Monte Cristo, Sunrise, Bermuda
Yarn quantity: 11-13 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 32-38 inch chest [4 sizes with 4-5 inches of ease]

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4mm, and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 29 rows in st st

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Sweet little three-quarter sleeve cardigan, pretty in pink slub cotton yarn. 1940s influenced square shoulders, with a design of hearts, and buttoned at the back.

Linen-look mesh cardigan for summer

Pattern ID: Patons 7438
Wool brand: Linen Look
Yarn quantity: 8-11 (50g balls)
Sizes: 30-40 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 21sts x 31 rows over pattern

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Cable and mesh pattern summer cardigan.
The pattern has light creasing.

Linen-look vest top for summer

Pattern ID: Patons 7406
Wool brand: Linen Look
Yarn quantity: 5-6 (50g balls)
Sizes: 30-38 inch chest (5 sizes) - actual size 34½ - 43 inches

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 21sts x 31 rows over pattern

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Eyelet mesh stitch vest top for summer.
The pattern is lightly creased.

Cable jacket and skirt costume III

Pattern ID: Sirdar 6170
Wool brand: Country Style, Wash'n'Wear, Fontein Crepe, Majestic
Yarn quantity: Jacket: 5-8 (50g balls); Skirt: 9-16 balls
Sizes: to fit 32-38 inch chest;
34-40 inch hips. [4 sizes]

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Cable cardigan with pockets, and pleated skirt.

Summer Cotton Intarsia Sweater

Pattern ID: Patons 4168
Wool brand: Southern Belle, South Pacific, or Patons Cotton Perlé, and Cotton Classic DK
Yarn quantity: 6-7 (50g balls) in main shade and 2/3 balls in first contrast and 3/4 balls in second contrast.
Sizes: Chest size 32- 42 inches (3 sizes)

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Round necked, drop-shoulder, loosely fitting sweater in neutral colour intarsia segments, including some pattern detail.

Seventies Ponchos IV

Pattern ID: Bellmans 1248
Wool brand: Bellman's Double Knitting
Yarn quantity: 8-10 main shade (1oz balls), plus 4-6 in contrast 1, 3-7 in contrast 2, and 2-5 in contrast 3
Sizes: Length excluding fringe 19½ or 25 inches [2 sizes].

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 5½mm, 4mm, and 3¼mm - or - crochet hooks 5mm, 4mm, 3¾mm, and 3mm.
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 30 rows knitting; 17sts x 8 rows crochet

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic seventies ponchos - one striped and one fair-isle knitted options, and one in crochet.

Perfectly plain chunky family cardigans XII

Pattern ID: Patons 1224
Wool brand: Husky Chunky
Yarn quantity: 6-16 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 26 - 44 inch chest [10 sizes]

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain chunky V-neck cardigans for all the family.

Short (bed) jacket

Pattern ID: PB 944
Wool brand: Beehive fingering 2 ply
Yarn quantity: 4 (1oz balls)
Sizes: actual measurement 36 inch chest [1 size]

Wool weight: 2 ply
Needle size: 4½mm
Tension (10cm): 28sts over st st on 4½mm needles

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Two ply design for a jacket. Not defined as a bedjacket, but the context of the photo, ribbon closure, and shortness of the design imply that it is. The sleeves are pleated to give a square shoulder effect typical of the 1940s (along with the hair style). The 2ply yarn is knitted on large needles to keep the tension loose, and there are panels of blackberry or trinity stitch.

Three sweaters in fingering 2 ply

Pattern ID: PB 356
Wool brand: Beehive fingering 2 ply
Yarn quantity: 4 - 5 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 36 inch chest [1 size]

Wool weight: 2 ply
Needle size: 3mm and 2¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 34sts x 42 rows

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Small booklet with three different designs in 2 ply:

  1. Checkerboard panel, picot edges and cap sleeves
  2. Overall lace pattern and seven pearl buttons
  3. Butterfly stitch and eyelet panel

Three new designs

Pattern ID: PB 751
Wool brand: Moorland, Bulldog, Double Quick
Yarn quantity: Cardigan: 15-17 +1 contrast; Reefer: 21-23; Jumper: 14+2+1 contrasts; (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 38 inch chest [2 or 3 sizes]

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4mm, 3¼mm, or 2¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 30 rows

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Small booklet with three different designs in DK:

  • Jumper Cardigan with contrasted corded cables
  • Reefer (photographed on Westminster Bridge...)
  • Jumper with Magyar sleeves with peasant motifs

Perfectly plain women's twinsets

Pattern ID: PB 391
Wool brand: Beehive, Nylox, Purple Heather
Yarn quantity: Jumpers: 6-8; Cardigans: 8-11 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 38 inch chest [3 sizes]

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

Tension (10x10cm): 32sts x 40 rows for 3ply;
28sts x 36 rows for 4ply.

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Two classic raglan twinset options - one in 3 ply and one in 4 ply.

Plain sweater and skirt costume II

Pattern ID: Sirdar 6470
Wool brand: Country Style, Talisman, Wash'n'Wear, Panorama, Majestic
Yarn quantity: Jumper: 6-12 (50g balls) plus oddment for contrast; Skirt: 11-18 balls Sizes: to fit 32-40 inch chest;
34-42 inch hips. [5 sizes]

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

Tension (10cm): 24sts in st st

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain jumper with high-standing ruffle collar and tiny contrast edge - a nod to the Victorian fashion in the eighties - plus a pleated skirt.

Summery sleeveless cardigan

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5601
Wool brand: Tropicana, Calypso, Silky Look, Denim Tweed, Country Style, Wash 'n' Wear
Yarn quantity: 6-8 (50g balls)
Sizes: 32-42 inch chest (6 sizes).

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pleasing summer cardigan-top intended for a soft cotton blend double knit - very pretty.

Seventies mix and match layering

Pattern ID: Patons 2382
Wool brand: Purple Heather, Kingfisher Tricel, Cameo Crepe, Limelight Crepe
Yarn quantity: Short sleeved: 4-8 (50g balls); Long sleeved: 7-10; Sleeveless: 3-7
Sizes: to fit 34 - 40 inch chest [4 sizes]

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain light-weight layers creating the seventies version of the twinset. Quite a few combinations here, both in the wearing and the knitting options: a sweater or cardigan which can be sleeveless, or with ribbed long or short sleeves.

Shell top for summer

Pattern ID: Emu 2713
Wool brand: Crepe, Bri-Nylon Diadem, Acrilan, Scotch, Calypso, Zephyr, Romany, Carella
Yarn quantity: 8-15 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 32-44 inch chest size [6 sizes]

Wool weight: 4 ply or Double knitting
Needle size: 2¾mm, 3mm, and 3¼mm - or - 4mm, 3¾mm, and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 42 rows [4 ply]
20sts x 32 rows [DK] over pattern

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Short sleeved summer top in a choice of yarn weights.

Pretty Lacy Summer Jumpers

Pattern ID: Wendy 2428
Wool brand: Dolce
Yarn quantity: 6 - 7 (50g balls)
(short sleeves 5-6)

Sizes: 30 - 40 inch chest [3 sizes]

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 23sts x 28 rows over pattern

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Long or short sleeved tops, knitted in a less dense slightly fluffy double knitting.
The pattern has some surface creasing that does not affect the instructions.

Cable rib summer top

Pattern ID: Emu 2192
Wool brand: Crepe, Scotch, Calypso, Zephyr, Romany,
Yarn quantity: 5-11 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 32-40 inch chest size

Wool weight: 3 ply, 4 ply or Double knitting
Needle size: 2¾mm, 3mm, 3¼mm, or 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 32sts x 40 rows [3 ply]
28sts x 36 rows [4 ply]
22sts x 28 rows [DK]

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Sleeveless spring top in a range of wool weights.
The pattern is in very poor condition where creases from use have caused tears in the paper; I will provide a clean physical print copy and pdf pattern alongside the vintage pattern itself.

Bedjackets and bedcapes

Pattern ID: PB SC94
Wool brand: Beehive Baby Wool 4ply/Quickerknit, Totem DK
Yarn quantity: 10-12 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 36 inch chest [1 size]

Wool weight: 4 ply, 5ply, DK
Needle size: 3¼mm, and 4mm;
3¾mm, and 5½mm
3¼mm, and 4mm; crochet hooks

Tension (10x10cm): 26sts x 33 rows 4ply:
22sts x 33 rows DK

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Bedjackets for the prim and proper.
Three bedjackets or cardigans and two capes.

  1. (Cover) 5ply bedjacket knitted in two colours with crochet border
  2. Bedjacket knitted in 4ply "... so effective!"
  3. Bedjacket knitted in 4ply (my personal favourite)
  4. Bedjacket knitted in DK "... adds luxury even to breakfast in bed!"
  5. Bedcape crocheted in 5ply

  6. The pattern is in perfect condition, as new.

Family cabled sweaters IV

Pattern ID: Pingouin 6929
Wool brand: Classique Crylor or Multipingouin, (Aran weights) - or - Pingouin DK or Super (DK weights)
Yarn quantity: 4-9 (50g balls Aran/worsted); 11-28 (25g balls DK)
Sizes: to fit 26 - 44 inch chest (10 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting or Aran/worsted
Needle size: 3¼mm, 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 28 rows for Aran;
24sts x 32 rows for DK

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Family sweaters with separate instructions for 2 different wool weights: DK and Aran/Worsted..

His and Hers: chunky zipped jackets

Pattern ID: Keynote 721
Wool brand: Keynote Courtelle Type 10 Chunky
Yarn quantity: 18-26 (40g balls)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 48 inch chest [5 sizes]

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 4½mm, 5mm, and 5½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 16sts x 26 rows

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Chunky zip-fronted jackets in a textured stitch, with collar and side pockets.

Short bedjacket and bed stole

Pattern ID: Pingouin 788
Wool brand: Classique Crylor, or Pingoland
Yarn quantity: Bedjacket: 3-4 balls; Stole: 4 balls. Sold in 50g balls at 160m
Sizes: up to a 34 - 40 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Aran/Chunky
Needle size: 3¼mm and 7mm
Tension (10cm): 12-14sts

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pretty bedjacket and stole in knitted eyelet pattern.
The pattern has both a horizontal and a vertical crease, but the instructions are fully readable.

Summer Jumpers

Pattern ID: Lister N1868
Wool brand: Lavenda, Bri-Nylon, Bel Air, Velora, Palazzo, Amorina, Listrada
Yarn quantity: Plain: 7-10 (1 oz balls);
Bi-colour: 5-6 plus 4-5 contrast

Sizes: 32-42 inch chest
(3 or 4 sizes depending on style)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 6mm, 3¾mm, and 3¼mm -
or - 6mm and 4mm

Tension (10x10cm): 18sts x 20 rows on 5 or 6mm needles

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Delightful set of open work airy sixties design cap-sleeved tops.
The pattern has both a horizontal and a vertical crease, but the instructions are fully readable.

The Aran Look - trouser suit

Pattern ID: Lister N2237
Wool brand: Special Quality for Aran Designs, Lavenda Double Six Triple Knitting
Yarn quantity: Sweater: 12 - 13 (2oz balls); trousers: 10 - 12
Sizes: to fit 34 - 38 inch chest,
and 36 - 40 inch hips [3 sizes]

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 5½mm 5mm and 4mm
Tension (10cm): 18sts x 22 rows over double moss

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Trouser suit knitted with an Aran pattern. It might seem slightly unusual but there are a number of Aran patterns of the era like this which include trousers.
The pattern has a typically heavy vertical crease, and is a little worn, but all instructions are readable.

Family gloves and mittens VI

Pattern ID: Sirdar 6111
Wool brand: Wash'n'Wear, Country Style, Majestic, Superwash
Yarn quantity: 2 - 4 (25g balls)
Sizes: to fit 4-12 years and average women's hands

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x32 rows

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Fingered gloves or mittens with honeycomb cable or intarsia pattern. Knitted on 2 needles not in the round, and sized from children to women's hands.

Landscape picture sweater II

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4878
Wool brand: Matchmaker or Spiral Spun Spun
Yarn quantity: 7-9 (50g balls) plus 1 ball in each of 6 contrasts.
Sizes: to fit 32-38 inch chest [4 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: Intarsia picture sweater - very much the "thing" in its day. Includes chart for landscape pattern. The pattern has light surface creasing.
This is another version of Jaeger 4968 made up in a "moonlight" colour scheme.

Landscape picture sweater

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4968
Wool brand: Luxury Spun
Yarn quantity: 7-9 (50g balls) plus 1 ball in each of 6 contrasts.
Sizes: to fit 32-38 inch chest [4 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
- check "prices" section for more information)

Description: Intarsia picture sweater - very much the "thing" in its day. Includes chart for landscape pattern.
This is an updated version of Jaeger 4878 made up in a "daylight" colour scheme.

Six hat designs for women

Pattern ID: Lee Target 6024
Wool brand:Motoravia DK, Poodle (an approximate Aran Bouclé), or Bri-Nylon DK.
Yarn quantity: 2-5 (1 oz balls) depending on design
Sizes: one size ("average")

Wool weight: Double knitting and Aran
Needle size: 3¾mm, 4mm, 5½mm, 6mm, 6½mm, 8mm - varies by design.
Tension (10cm): varies by design

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: A set of sixties hats for women.
Left to right: Poodle Cap, Brushed Beret; Brushed Ribbed Cap; Pink (Poodle) hat with ribbon; Brushed White Hat*; Lilac Cap. (* instructions also given for black and white brushed hat which is not shown here).

Gloves and mittens V

Pattern ID: Wendy 1835
Wool brand: Pure Wool, Courtellon, Marina Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: about 3 (25g? balls) plus optional 1 contrast
Sizes: 6½ - 7½ [2 sizes]

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3mm and 2¼mm
Tension (10cm): 28sts x 36 rows over stocking stitch on 3mm needles

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
- check "prices" section for more information)

Description: Straight forward ladies' gloves knitted on 2 needles. Three designs: plain or with optional fair-isle snowflake, and plain mittens.

Guernsey-style sweater with floral motif

Pattern ID: Jaeger 6256
Wool brand: Matchmaker
Yarn quantity: 19 (50g balls) plus optionally 3 balls for contrast colours
Sizes: to fit 38 - 42 inch chest [1 sizes] - actual size 52 inches

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pleasing 1980's over-sized guernsey-inspired design in a DK yarn. The pattern can be made plain with textured purl stitch diamonds alone, or optionally with the addition of small floral motifs.

Aran jacket or cardigan

Pattern ID: Sunbeam 425
Wool brand: Aran Knit, Bainin, Tweed, Mountaineer
Yarn quantity: 17 - 20 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 32 - 36 inch chest [3 sizes]

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic Aran style jackets with or without collar.

Classic Aran sweaters for him or her VI

Pattern ID: Sunbeam 1158
Wool brand: Aran Knit, Tweed, Bainin, Mountaineer
Yarn quantity: 18 - 25 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 44 inch chest [6 sizes] - actual 38-48 inches

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 3¼mm, and 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 26 rows over pattern

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional Arans with twisted chevron panel, cables and moss stitch.

Classic Aran sweaters for him or her V

Pattern ID: Studley 1375
Wool brand: Five in One Aran
Yarn quantity: 5 - 6 (100g balls)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 44 inch chest [6 sizes]

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 4mm and 5mm
Tension (10x10cm): 18sts x 26 rows over stocking stitch

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional Arans with interesting chain cables and chevron panel.

Classic Aran sweaters for him or her IV

Pattern ID: Emu 4673
Wool brand: Emu Aran, Fjord, Easy Care Crepe Double Double
Yarn quantity: 15 - 21 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 32 - 44 inch chest [7 sizes]

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 4mm and 5½mm
Tension (10cm): 24sts over pattern

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional Arans with blackberry or trinity stitch, cables and honeycomb panels.
Interestingly this seems and proves to be the identical pattern to Studley 1195 - a later publication.

Classic Aran sweaters for him or her III

Pattern ID: Studley 1195
Wool brand: Trojan or "Ark Loyal" Aran
Yarn quantity: 12 - 18 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 32 - 44 inch chest [7 sizes]

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 4½mm and 5½mm
Tension (10cm): 24sts over pattern

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional Arans with blackberry or trinity stitch, cables and honeycomb panels.
Interestingly this seems and proves to be the identical pattern to Emu 4673 - clearly an earlier publication.

Classic Aran sweaters for him or her II

Pattern ID: Sirdar 6155
Wool brand: Sportswool, Wash 'n' Wear Aran, Sherpa
Yarn quantity: 12 - 19 (50g balls)
Sizes: 32 - 42 inch chest [6 sizes]

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional Arans with diamond trellis, lobster claw and cable panels.

Classic cabled Aran sweater II

Pattern ID: Argyll 497
Wool brand: Pure Wool Aran, Ferndale Aran
Yarn quantity: 13-22 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit: 32-46 inch chest [8 sizes]

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Satisfyingly traditional Aran with cables and twisted rope pattern - sizes would potentially suit young men or women.

Chunky Jackets for the Great Outdoors

Pattern ID: Kilcarra Cottage 758
Wool brand: Kilcarra Cottage
Yarn quantity: 8-10 (50g balls)
plus 3 in each of 4 contrasts

Sizes: 32 - 42 inch chest (3 sizes);
actual 41 - 49 inches.

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 4½mm and 5½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 16sts x 28 rows

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Chunky cardigan jacket with the best of eighties styling. The honeycomb pattern is created with slipped stitches, using only one colour in any one row - one of my personal favourite stitches.

Family Socks VI

Pattern ID: Sirdar 9569
Wool brand: Country Style Sock
Yarn quantity: 2 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit shoe size 3-5; 6-8; 9-11.
[3 sizes]

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 2¾mm (set of 4)
Tension (10x10cm): 32sts x 42 rows stocking stitch on 2¾mm needles

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Description: Four sock styles knitted in the round on 4 needles, as shown in photo, (each given for long and short lengths :

  1. K1/P1 Twisted Rib;
  2. Plain;
  3. K2/P2 Wide Rib;
  4. K1/P1 Plain Rib.

Family Socks V

Pattern ID: Patons 2324
Wool brand: Diploma Gold, Knit 'n' Save 4ply
Yarn quantity: about 1-2 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit shoe size 7½ and 8-11 [2 sizes]

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

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Description: Leaflet of socks as shown in photo:
[Note that this pattern was also available as Cygnet 24-023]

  • Plain - long and short versions;
  • Ribbed;
  • Lace.

Family Socks IV

Pattern ID: Cygnet 24-023
Wool brand: Cygnet Luxury 4ply Sock
Yarn quantity: about 1-2 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit shoe size 7½ and 8-11 [2 sizes]

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

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Description: Leaflet of socks as shown in photo:
[Note that this pattern was also available as Patons 2324]

  • Plain - long and short versions;
  • Ribbed;
  • Lace.

Cat picture sweater

Pattern ID: Patons 1870
Wool brand: Clansman
Yarn quantity: 7-8 (50g balls) plus 1 ball in each of 7 contrasts.
Sizes: to fit 32-38 inch chest [4 sizes]

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Intarsia picture sweater - very much the "thing" in its day. Includes chart for picture pattern.

Three New-style Handknits

Pattern ID: PB 400
Wool brand: Patons Beehive, Purple Heather
Yarn quantity: 12-18 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 38 inch chest (3 sizes) - cardigan 1 size only 34-36 inch

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

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Description: Booklet of three strikingly different lighter weight hand knits. See photograph below. Note that the cardigan is one size only up to 36 inch chest.

Very easy gloves and mitts

Pattern ID: PB 1190
Wool brand: Moorland, Double Quick
Yarn quantity: 2-3 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: to fit "average" hand

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3mm dpns
Tension (10x10cm): 26sts x 34 rows on 3mm over st st.

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Description: Gloves and mittens knitted on 4 needles.

Going Steady - hats and scarves

Pattern ID: PB 1190
Wool brand: Moorland, Totem DK; Beehive, Nylox 4 ply; Big Ben
Yarn quantity: various - see description
Sizes: to fit "average" head - sizes separate for men and women

Wool weight: DK, Chunky, and 4 ply
Needle size: 4½mm, or 4mm for DK; 7mm for Big Ben; 3¼mm, and 2¾mm for 4ply
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 30 rows for DK; 13sts x 17 rows for Big Ben; 28sts x 36 rows for 4ply - all over st st.

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Description: Sixties small booklet of hats and scarves in various wool weights.

  • (Top picture) Scarf in DK - 10 x 1oz balls; hats in DK - 3 x 1oz each.
    "Easy to knit - Easy to wear".
  • (Bottom left) Scarf in 4ply - 10 x 1oz balls; hood in 4 ply - 2 x 1oz.
    "Dutch Style with Cables".
  • (Bottom right) Scarf in chunky - 6 x 2oz hanks; hats in chunky - 3 x 2oz.
    "Beehive Style from Paris".

Guernsey-style family sweaters in Aran/worsted-weight yarn

Pattern ID: Hamlyn Pack 26
Wool brand: Pingouin Pasquinade
Yarn quantity: 6 - 11 (50g balls at about 100m per ball)
Sizes: 24 - 42 inch chest [10 sizes]

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Guernsey-style textured sweaters for all the family in a heavier Aran weight yarn.

Classic Family Arans III

Pattern ID: Hamlyn Pack 6
Wool brand: Sirdar Bainin
Yarn quantity: 12 - 24 (50g balls)
Sizes: 28 - 45 inch chest [10 sizes]

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

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Description: Traditional Aran sweaters for all the family.

Family Aran-style Chunky Sweaters

Pattern ID: Hamlyn Pack 43
Wool brand: Anartex Original Thickknit
Yarn quantity: 11 - 26 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 24 - 44 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 6½mm and 7½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 12sts x 16 rows over st st

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Description: Textured family sweaters in an Aran style but knitted in thicker chunky wool. Optional V or round neck.

Family Chunky Textured Sweaters III

Pattern ID: Patons 5227
Wool brand: With Wool Chunky Spray/Tweed, Knit 'n' Save Chunky
Yarn quantity: 4-11 (100g balls)
Sizes: to fit 24 - 42 inch chest (10 sizes)

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

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Description: Chunky textured sweaters for all the family. Optional V or round neck. It's not easy to see the four-row pattern in the photo so I am printing it here:
Row 1 (right side): * twist two stitches to the right, K2 - repeat from *.
Row 2: purl
Row 3: * twist two stitches to the left, P2 - repeat from *.
Row 4: purl

Family cabled sweaters III

Pattern ID: Studley 671
Wool brand: Supreme or Superwash 4 ply
Yarn quantity: 9-21 (20g balls 87 meters)
Sizes: to fit 26 - 44 inch chest (10 sizes)

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

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Description: Lighter weight family sweaters with a cable panel at the front and a choice of neckline; the back is knitted plain.

Family Socks III

Pattern ID: King Cole 3061
Wool brand: Cotswold, Classique, Superspun Superwash, Little Dorrit, Real Shetland
Yarn quantity: about 3-5 (50g balls) for ¾-length, and 3-4 (25g balls) for ankle.
Sizes: to fit 7½ - 11¼ foot

Wool weight: 4 ply, or DK
Needle size: 3¾ and 3¼ for DK socks, and, 3mm and 2¾ for 4 ply.
Tension (10x10cm): 30sts x 38 rows: 4 ply; 24sts x 32 rows: DK.

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Description: Leaflet of socks as shown in photo. The pattern has the usual horizontal crease.

  • ¾-length with stripe in DK;
  • ¾-length with stripe in 4 ply;
  • Ribbed ankle socks in DK.
  • Ribbed ankle socks in 4 ply.

Classic cabled Aran sweater

Pattern ID: Robin 13764
Wool brand: Robin Aran, Aran Tweed, Seascape
Yarn quantity: 13-18 (50g balls)
Sizes: 34-40 inch chest [4 sizes]

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 5mm and 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 26 rows over rice stitch (rows of twisted rib alternated with plain knit)

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Description: Satisfying traditional Aran with cables and rice stitch - sizes would potentially suit young men or women.

Classic Arans I - cardigan or sweater

Pattern ID: Studley 661
Wool brand: Studley Aran or "Ark Loyal" Aran wool/nylon
Yarn quantity: 14-20 (50g balls)
Sizes: 34 - 44 inch chest [5 sizes]

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 4½mm, 3¾mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 26 rows over moss stitch on 4½mm needles

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional Arans with diamond trellis cables and honeycomb panels.

Cornish Gansey

Pattern ID: Pullout Knitter 103
Wool brand: Wendy Guernsey 5ply (224m/245 yds per 100g)
Yarn quantity: 8 - 10 (100g balls)
Sizes: 34 - 44 inch chest (3 sizes)

Wool weight: 5 ply
Needle size: 2¼mm and 2¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22.5st x 32 rows over pattern

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Description: A traditional Guernsey pullover designed by Penelope Hemingway from an original Victorian photograph dated 1877. Knitted in the round using 5ply.

Perfectly plain "military style" cardigan

Pattern ID: Jaeger 5899
Wool brand: Monte Cristo, Sunrise, Bermuda, Champagne
Yarn quantity: 12-15 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 34-42 inch chest [5 sizes] - actual size: 38½-46½ ins.

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

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Description: Cardigan / jacket with patch pockets, designed to be knitted in a cotton mix yarn, though "any Jaeger DK" (and I would say "any DK") is suitable.

Colour block sweater III

Pattern ID: Jaeger 5890
Wool brand: Beach Cotton and Monte Cristo
Yarn quantity: 5-6 chunky (50g balls) in each of 2 contrast colours, plus 3-4 DK for welts.
Sizes: to fit 32-38 inch chest [2 sizes] - actual size 40-42 ins

Wool weight: Chunky plus Double knitting
Needle size: 5½mm, and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 15sts x 24 rows on 5½mm needles

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Description: Plain, loosely fitting, drop-shoulder cotton sweater with intarsia colour blocks. Welts are knitted in DK and main part is a slub/bouclé chunky.

Tartan Clan Suit

Pattern ID: Jaeger 5849
Wool brand: Matchmaker Tweed/Twill, Prelude, Luxury Spun, Alpaca DK
Yarn quantity: Sweater: 10-15 (50g balls); Skirt: 5-9 balls; plus 1-2 contrast balls
Sizes: to fit 30-40 inch chest;
32-42 inch hip [6 sizes].

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

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Description: Plain sweater in reverse stocking stitch, with button shoulder, plus matching skirt; the diamond contrast is a knitted-in travelling cable, using the intarsia method. Not sure about the tartan reference in the sweater name - only a vague nod to Argyll diamonds.

Luxury chenille sweater

Pattern ID: Jaeger 6420
Wool brand: Chenille with Matchmaker DK for welts
Yarn quantity: 7-10 (50g balls) chenille plus 2-3 DK for the welts.
Sizes: to fit 30 - 40 inch chest [6 sizes]

Wool weight: Aran/Chunky and Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 17sts x 30 rows

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Description: Sweater with distinctive Victorian/Edwardian influences in the high neck and waist fitting, (the sleeves have a slight "leg of mutton" look about them too).

Luxury chenille jacket

Pattern ID: Jaeger 6419
Wool brand: Jaeger Chenille
Yarn quantity: 9-11 50g balls chenille plus 4ply oddments for embroidery.
Sizes: 32 - 40 inch chest [5 sizes]

Wool weight: Chunky/Aran
Needle size: 3¼mm and 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 17sts x 30 rows

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Chenille cardigan/jacket with optional embroidery (using oddments of 4 ply). The front pieces are knitted with mitred points rather like a waistcoat design.

Colourful dolman sweater

Pattern ID: Patons C4396
Wool brand: Patons Cascade DK
Yarn quantity: 6 (50g balls) main shade plus 3 of each of 4 contrasts
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest [1 size]

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm, 3¾mm, and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 30 rows over stocking stitch

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Loose-fit one-size dolman sweater with colourwork knitted from a chart. At first I though this was a sideways knit from cuff to cuff but you can see from the smaller inset picture that it's knitted in two halves, one from the cuff to the centre knitted sideways, and the other from the front waist, over the shoulder and down the to the back waist (increasing and desreasing as required); the second piece is started by picking up stitches down the centre front which joins the two pieces, and the welts are knitted on separately. This is a technically interesting knit which requires you to follow the instructions carefully, and some experience would be useful I think.

Light-weight Aran-style sweater

Pattern ID: Jaeger 5925
Wool brand: Matchmaker, Prelude, Luxury Shetland
Yarn quantity: 11- 13 50g balls
Sizes: to fit 32 - 38 inch chest [4 sizes] - actual size 37-43½ ins

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Short-waisted pleasing Aran pattern sweater in a DK weight yarn. Knitted straight to the armholes so could easily be adapted to a (more conventional) longer length.

Chunky shawl-collar jacket

Pattern ID: Jaeger 5875
Wool brand: Highlander
Yarn quantity: 11-15 (50g balls)

Sizes: 32-42 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Chunky jacket with a (in my opinion) not-too-lumpy bobble pattern on a reverse stocking stitch ground - not so obvious in the photo due to the tweedy yarn; the original yarn was a "thick and thin" type available in lovely colour mixes.

Chunky cabled sweater III

Pattern ID: Jaeger 5873
Wool brand: Highlander
Yarn quantity: 8-12 (50g balls)

Sizes: 30-40 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Chunky cable sweater; the original yarn was a "thick and thin" type available in lovely colour mixes.

Chunky cabled sweater II

Pattern ID: Jaeger 5874
Wool brand: Highlander
Yarn quantity: 11-15 (50g balls)

Sizes: 32-42 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Chunky cable sweater; the original yarn was a "thick and thin" type available in lovely colour mixes.

Sixties "Chanel" style costume II

Pattern ID: Emu 2281
Wool brand: Spectro
Yarn quantity: Jacket: 20-24 (1oz balls); Skirt: 17-21 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 32-40 inch chest; 34-42 inch hips (5 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 5½mm and 6½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 14sts x 22 rows

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Raglan moss stitch jacket with edge-to-edge closure, and plaited border, plus a matching skirt.

Nubbly Blazer Cardigan Suit

Pattern ID: Robin 1067
Wool brand: Whirligig
Yarn quantity: Jacket: 16-18; skirt: 13-14, (1oz balls)
Sizes: (3 sizes) to fit 34-38 inch chest - actual size 36-40 ins; 36-40 inch hips - actual size 37½-41½ ins

Wool weight: Aran/worsted/DK
Needle size: 3¾mm and 3mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 32 rows

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain knit cardigan and skirt suit in a bouclé yarn. The required tension for Whirligig yarn in general on 4mm needles pushes it from a DK into a worsted/Aran weight yarn type - slub yarns tend to require slightly looser knitting; however this design is knitted on slightly smaller needles making the tension fall within the Double Knitting range.
The pattern has a very slight (barely visible) horizontal crease.

Nubbly Blazer Cardigan II

Pattern ID: Robin 1050
Wool brand: Whirligig
Yarn quantity: 15-18 (1oz balls).
Sizes: to fit 34-40 inch chest (4 sizes) - actual size 36-42 ins

Wool weight: Aran/worsted
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 30 rows

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain knit jacket with pockets in a bouclé yarn. The required tension on 4mm needles pushes it from a DK into a worsted/Aran weight yarn type - slub yarns tend to require slightly looser knitting.
The pattern has light crease marks on the cover photo (not shown) which do not affect the instructions.

Nubbly Casual Sweater III

Pattern ID: Robin 1043
Wool brand: Whirligig
Yarn quantity: 15-18 (1oz balls).
Sizes: to fit 34-40 inch chest (4 sizes) - actual size 36-42 ins

Wool weight: Aran/worsted
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 30 rows

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain knit V-neck sweater in a bouclé yarn. The required tension on 4mm needles pushes it from a DK into a worsted/Aran weight yarn type - slub yarns tend to require slightly looser knitting.

Nubbly Casual Sweater II

Pattern ID: Robin 1044
Wool brand: Whirligig
Yarn quantity: 13-16 (1oz balls).
Sizes: to fit 34-40 inch chest (4 sizes) - actual size 36-42 ins

Wool weight: Aran/worsted
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 30 rows

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain knit "U-neck" sweater in a bouclé yarn. The required tension on 4mm needles pushes it from a DK into a worsted/Aran weight yarn type - slub yarns tend to require slightly looser knitting.
The pattern is in good condition with a wool shop stamp on the cover.

Eyelet-lace pattern cardigan II

Pattern ID: Robin 436
Wool brand: Conella
Yarn quantity: 8-13 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 32-44 inch chest [3 sizes]

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 5½mm and 8mm
Tension (10cm): 12sts (assume over pattern on large needles) - other sources indicate Conella is a standard DK at 24sts x 32 rows to 10 cm stocking stitch on 4mm

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Late fifties or early sixties lacy cardigan.
Pattern in fairly good condition as seen in the photo, but does have 2 tears and a pencil marking both in the margins.

Slip-stitch rib mohair sweater

Pattern ID: Robin 920
Wool brand: Shaggy Darling
Yarn quantity: 13-14 (1oz balls).
Sizes: to fit 34-36 inch chest (2 sizes) - actual size 36-38 ins

Wool weight: Aran/worsted
Needle size: 6½mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 10sts x 20 rows

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Aran weight mohair blend sweater with a wide collar, knitted in a slip-stitch/rib combination.
Another "original design by Amanda Laine" - no less.

Perfectly plain mohair cardigan III

Pattern ID: Robin 1066
Wool brand: Shaggy Darling
Yarn quantity: 11-14 (1oz balls).
Sizes: to fit 32-38 inch chest (4 sizes) - actual size 35-41 ins

Wool weight: Aran/worsted
Needle size: 5½mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 18sts x 24 rows

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic round neck cardigan Aran weight mohair blend.

Cable jacket and skirt costume II

Pattern ID: Patons C3537
Wool brand: Beehive Soft Blend
Yarn quantity: Jacket: 8-10 (50g balls); Skirt: 9-12 balls.
Sizes: to fit: 32-44 inch chest; 34-46 inch hips (7 sizes)

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Late eighties take on the "suit" outfit including a short-waisted cross-over cardigan with cable detail on the welts, matching the pattern on the skirt.

Two-colour sweater

Pattern ID: Patons 3038
Wool brand: Patons DK: Beehive, Clansman, Moorland, or Diploma
Yarn quantity: Main colour: 5-8 (50g balls) plus 4-6 balls contrast
Sizes: 30 - 40 inch chest [6 sizes]

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within the UK - see section on prices)

Description: Fair-isle sweater with pleasing two-colour repeat. More traditionally this might have been made in less bright yet more contrasting colours such as (undyed sheep) shades of dark brown and cream. The sweater is straight - a simple drop-shoulder T-shape, (I think the photo could be deceptive, making it look like it has a narrower waist, widening at the armholes).

Perfectly plain fine-knit classic sixties cardigan XIX

Pattern ID: Robin 1060
Wool brand: Bri-Nylon, Casino Crepe, Sportswear
Yarn quantity: 11-14 (1oz balls)
Sizes: 34-44inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic plain sixties cardigan.

Fine-knit jacket

Pattern ID: Lavenda 331
Wool brand: Lister Lavenda 4ply
Yarn quantity: 18 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: 34-36 inch chest (1 size)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Smart double-breasted jacket in moss stitch. The pattern is old but printed on robust thick paper; the spine has been reinforced with a strip of brown paper.

Jaunty beret and mittens

Pattern ID: Hamlyn Pack4
Wool brand: Wendy Courtellon DK
Yarn quantity: Mittens: 1 (20g) ball in each of the three colours; Beret: 1 ball in each of the three colours
Sizes: Gloves 7 inches all round above thumb; Beret to fit average adult.

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Colour block set of beret, and mittens, and no doubt you could easily make up a matching scarf if you so desired.

Lace and Cable Cardigan

Pattern ID: Bestway 3492
Wool brand: Wendy DK Nylonised, Littlewood's Keynote, Torpedo "Bradgate", Emu Scotch, Templeton's "Ayr"
Yarn quantity: 17 1oz balls
Sizes: to fit 36 - 38 inch chest [1 size]

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 25sts x 30 rows over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: The first and essential thing to note is that this pattern is in a very poor condition. However it's a pretty design and I will include a clean digital copy along with the original. The cardigan is knitted in one section up to the armholes and then split so that the back and fronts can be knitted separately; sleeves knitted separately as usual.

Lady's V-neck in boucle chunky

Pattern ID: Patons 3108
Wool brand: Fiesta Chunky, Beehive DK Superwash DK
Yarn quantity: 4-5 (50g balls) chunky plus 2 balls in DK for the welts
Sizes: 32-42 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 7½mm, and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 12sts x 19 rows chunky

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain V-neck knitted in a chunky bouclé yarn with double knitting used for the welts, cuffs, and neck border.

Embroidered cable panelled sweater

Pattern ID: Patons 3608
Wool brand: Pure Wool Superwash DK
Yarn quantity: 9-14 (50g balls) main plus 1-2 contrast
Sizes: 30-40 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm, 3¾mm, and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 28 rows

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Patterned sweater with deep welt at the waist. Diamond and twisted cables are divided by plain panels, with a swiss-darned pattern embroidered afterwards.

Boxy rib jacket

Pattern ID: Jaeger 5886
Wool brand: Monte Cristo, Sunrise, Bermuda, Champagne
Yarn quantity: 18-21 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 32-38 inch chest [4 sizes with 4 inches of ease]

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Stylish, long, boxy, double breasted, ribbed jacket, with a deep V neckline. The recommended yarns are all double knits, and some are slub but the version shown is (wisely in my opinion) knitted in a smooth yarn.

Summer cotton slub T-top IX

Pattern ID: Jaeger 5896
Wool brand: Sunrise, Monte Cristo, Bermuda, Champagne
Yarn quantity: 10-12 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 34-42 inch chest [5 sizes with 4 inches of ease]

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain, loosely fitting, drop-shoulder cotton T-shirt top.

Summer lace panel cardigan II

Pattern ID: Jaeger 5897
Wool brand: Sunrise, Monte Cristo, Bermuda, Champagne
Yarn quantity: 12-13 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 32-38 inch chest [4 sizes with 4-5 inches of ease]

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Sweet loosely fitted cardigan, pretty in mauve slub cotton yarn.

Perfectly plain classic V-necks IX

Pattern ID: Robin 1252
Wool brand: Serenade Lightweight Treble Knitting
Yarn quantity: 8-12 (2oz balls)
Sizes: 32 - 42 inch chest [6 sizes]

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 4½mm and 6mm
Tension (10x10cm): 17sts x 22 rows

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic plain V-neck in a range of sizes for men or women with an interesting cable along the line of the raglan sleeve (so maybe not so perfectly plain).
The term "treble knitting" in this era usually refers to a yarn which was one size larger than double knitting - so more like Aran or worsted - however the tension and needles required for this yarn imply that it is a chunky equivalent.
The pattern has holes punched at the side for use in a loose-leaf binder, otherwise it is in moderately good condition.

Perfectly plain family sweaters XIV

Pattern ID: Patons 3535
Wool brand: Beehive Soft Blend
Yarn quantity: 4-11 x 50g balls
Sizes: 26-44 inch chest [10 sizes]

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: A "family collection" of plain sweaters from Patons.

Cable and rib mohair sweater II

Pattern ID: Patons 3675
Wool brand: Fashion Mohair
Yarn quantity: 9-12 (50g balls) in main shade plus 2 balls contrast
Sizes: to fit 30 - 40 inch chest [6 sizes]

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 4½mm, and 5½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 15sts x 20 rows in st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Patterned mohair sweater modelled by 1980s East Enders star Gillian Taylforth.

Cabled mohair sweater

Pattern ID: Patons 3681
Wool brand: Fashion Mohair
Yarn quantity: 9-11 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 32 - 42 inch chest [3 sizes]

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 4½mm, and 5½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 15sts x 20 rows in st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic mohair sweater modelled by 1980s East Enders star Sandy Ratcliff.

Textured summer twin-set

Pattern ID: Jaeger 5802
Wool brand: Monte Cristo, Sunrise, Bermuda, Champagne
Yarn quantity: Cardigan: 10-14; Slipover: 7-9 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 30-40 inch chest [6 sizes]

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Sophisticated matching cardigan and sleeveless top with high neck and collar.

Summery leaf and zig-zag sweater

Pattern ID: Jaeger 5807
Wool brand: Monte Cristo, Sunrise, Bermuda, Champagne
Yarn quantity: 12-16 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 34-44 inch chest [6 sizes - loose fit]

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Fairly thick for a summery sweater designed to be knitted in a cotton mix yarn. Typical wide neck and loose fit of a 1980s design; back and front knitted alike, with a pleasing zig-zag eyelet pattern in a bright colour.

Cap-sleeve summer tops IV

Pattern ID: Twilleys 6539
Wool brand: Galaxia 5, Lyscordet, Lysbet
Yarn quantity: 8-11 (25g balls)
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest [4 sizes]

Wool weight: 3 or 4 ply equivalent
Hook and Needle size: 3mm, and 3¾mm needles, or 3mm and 3½mm hook
Tension (10x10cm): Over pattern - knitted: 28sts x 32 rows; crochet: 24sts x 12 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Summer cotton tops - one is knitted (shown in pink) and the other crocheted (shown in white). The pattern has a vertical fold.

Bolero, top, and elegant stole for Spring

Pattern ID: Lavenda 531
Wool brand: Lavenda Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: Jumper: 5oz; Stole: 4oz; Bolero 5oz.
Sizes: Jumper to fit 34 - 36 inch chest; Bolero 33-37 [each 1 size]; stole is 12x55 inches including the 6 inch fringes

Wool weight: Stated double knitting but tension and needles seem to imply a very loose knit
Needle size: 6½mm, and 7mm
Tension (10x10cm): 16sts x 22 rows

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Engaging fifties set for Spring. This is an old pattern printed on thick paper but with some visible ageing to the paper plus a strong vertical crease.

Eyelet pattern sweater VI

Pattern ID: Hayfield 2154
Wool brand: Pretty Whites Lustre, Top Nop, Grampian, Beaulon, Brushed
Yarn quantity: 3-4 main shade + 2-3 each of 4 contrasts (50g balls)
Sizes: 30-40 inch chest [6 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pretty, loose-fitting eyelet patterned sweater for women's. Designed to be knitted in 5 summery pastel contrast colours, (but would be equally nice plain).

Perfectly plain dolman sweater

Pattern ID: Hayfield 2223
Wool brand: Top Nop, Grampian, Beaulon, Brushed
Yarn quantity: 4-6 main shade + 2or3 +3or4 each of two contrasts (50g balls)
Sizes: 26-36 inch chest [6 sizes]

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm, and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x36 rows over garter stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Women's plain DK sweater in garter stitch knitted in 2 pieces with dolman sleeve. From teen size to medium adult.

Chunky chenille crochet sweater

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1390
Wool brand: Chenille No 1 and Brig
Yarn quantity: 10-12 chunky chenille and 2-3 balls of smooth Aran for welts (50g balls)
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest [2 sizes]

Wool weight: Chenille and Aran
Hook size: 4mm, and 4½mm
Tension (10cm): 12 trebles using chenille.

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: A chenille V-neck sweater worked in crochet using a chunky equivalent yarn, with an Aran weight used for the welts.

Chunky knit bouclet jacket

Pattern ID: Pingouin 464
Wool brand: Pingouin or Penguin brand William (main), and Chasseur (edging).
Yarn quantity: 7-9 (50g balls) in main shade and 5oz of edging (yes they have mixed metric and imperial...)

Sizes: 32-38 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 5½mm and 5mm
Tension (10x10cm): 14sts x 22 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain knit cardigan in a fancy yarn with wide collar. The pattern has a horizontal crease and some markings from a previous user.

Perfectly plain His and Her cardigans II

Pattern ID: Sirdar 2341
Wool brand: Gold Seal, Medallion, Double Crepe, Super Nylon
Yarn quantity: 16 - 24 (1oz balls?)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 44 inch chest [6 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Perfectly plain raglan shawl-collar jackets for him or her with optional pockets. The pattern is well-aged, has creasing on photo (not shown), and a heavy vertical crease plus row-counting marks from previous user, none of which affects the instructions.

Plain sweater with narrow edge-stripe

Pattern ID: Emu 4775
Wool brand: Mix-N-Match 4ply
Yarn quantity: 15-19 (25g balls) main shade plus 1 ball contrast
Sizes: 36-44 inch chest [5 sizes]

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

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

Cable and bobble sweater with scarf

Pattern ID: Wendy 3833
Wool brand: Miami or Capri
Yarn quantity: 16-18 (50g balls).
Sizes: to fit 28 - 40 inch chest

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 31rows
[30sts x 32rows over pattern]

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Chunky style in lighter weight double knitting bobble and rope cable sweater. There is a scarf pattern included (10¼ by 60 inches excluding tassels) which you can only just see illustrated in the photo.

Lace panel sweater with V-neck

Pattern ID: Hermit 400
Wool brand: Hermit DK
Yarn quantity: 8-10 x 50g balls.
Sizes: to fit 32 - 40 inch chest

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 23sts x 30rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pretty V-necked sweater patterned in panels of lace and fine cables.

Sweater and waistcoat written for machine knitting

Pattern ID: Argyll 168
Wool brand: Ferntex, Sportsday, Supa-Warm, Ferndale, 4ply
Yarn quantity: This is written for 340g cones of yarn so states you need 1 cone for each colour.
Sizes: to fit 32 - 40 inch chest (5 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: would be 3¼mm and 2¾mm for hand knitting - for machines "tension dial approximately 8"
Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 37-38 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: This is a set designed to be knitted on machines, but could fairly easily be used for hand knitting if you have an idea of the machine knitting vocabulary (for example "push xxx needles" means "cast on xxx stitches"). It is a 4 ply yarn so not impossibly fine for hand knitting.

1940s Nostalgia IV: Cable sleeve cardigan

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5977
Wool brand: Country Style, Wash'n'Wear Crepe, Sugar'n'Spice, Color Mate, Superwash
Yarn quantity: 6-11 (50g balls)
Sizes: 32-40 inch chest [5 sizes]

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain cardigan with cabled sleeves. The 1980s saw what I believe to be the first manifestation of an interest in retro styles; this was styles of the 1940s - with narrow skirts and square shoulders (somewhat ahead of the huge padded shoulders that became the 1980s trademark). This pattern is one of Sirdar's "Nostalgia" series.
The pattern is in new condition.

1940s Nostalgia III: fair-isle patterned yoke

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5976
Wool brand: Country Style, Wash'n'Wear Crepe, Sugar'n'Spice, Color Mate, Superwash
Yarn quantity: 5-9 (50g balls) plus smaller amounts in each of 5 contrasts
Sizes: 32-40 inch chest [5 sizes]

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Short sleeved ribbed sweater with an embroidered plain yoke section. The 1980s saw what I believe to be the first manifestation of an interest in retro styles; this was styles of the 1940s* - with narrow skirts and square shoulders (somewhat ahead of the huge padded shoulders that became the 1980s trademark). This pattern is one of Sirdar's "Nostalgia" series.
The pattern is in new condition.

Note that this particular style with small panels of fair-isle were popular in the forties because you could easily cheer up a sweater in utility colours with small amounts of more colourful wool. This could be either reclaimed wool - or "mending cards" of yarn which were not rationed at all - commercial yarn companies responded by producing "mending cards" in all kinds of wild colours which fitted perfectly with the multicoloured designs. The original forties sweaters would have been in 3 or 4 ply fingering yarns rather than double knitting.

1940s Nostalgia II: embroidered yoke

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5975
Wool brand: Country Style, Wash'n'Wear Crepe, Sugar'n'Spice, Color Mate, Superwash
Yarn quantity: 4-8 (50g balls)
Sizes: 32-40 inch chest [5 sizes]

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Short sleeved ribbed sweater with an embroidered plain yoke section. The 1980s saw what I believe to be the first manifestation of an interest in retro styles; this was styles of the 1940s - with narrow skirts and square shoulders (somewhat ahead of the huge padded shoulders that became the 1980s trademark). This pattern is one of Sirdar's "Nostalgia" series.
The pattern is in new condition.

Eyelet pattern sweater V (frills optional)

Pattern ID: Argyll 378
Wool brand: Ferndale, Ambridge 4ply
Yarn quantity: 9-13 (40g or 50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 32 - 40 inch chest (5 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: Sweater with a vertical "bouquet" eyelet pattern panels. The lace is sewn on afterwards; it was a popular trend in the early 1980s to embellish knitwear with lace, or ribbons threaded through eyelet holes. The pattern calls for about 8 metres of lace if you want to do this.

Coolly elegant V-neck

Pattern ID: PB 9137
Wool brand: Beehive, Nylox, Purple Heather 4ply
Yarn quantity: 12-14 (1oz balls) in main with 1-2 oz of contrast
Sizes: 34-38 inch chest [3 sizes]

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 2mm, 2¼mm, 3mm, and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 30sts x 38 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: V-neck raglan sweater with a touch of contrast at cuffs and neck, and with a restrained pattern at the welt.

Classic Twosome

Pattern ID: Patons 9331
Wool brand: Beehive, Nylox, Purple Heather, Brilliante
Yarn quantity: Jumper: 7-11 (1oz balls); Cardigan: 10-14 oz
Sizes: to fit 32 - 42 inch chest [6 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic plain twinset: cardigan and short sleeved jumper..

Long coat in crochet

Pattern ID: Patons 9580
Wool brand: Totem Double Crepe, Double Knitting
Yarn quantity: 46-52 (1oz balls) in main shade, plus 2-3 oz contrast
Sizes: to fit 36-40 inch chest (3 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Hook size: 4½mm
Tension (5x5 inches): 20sts x 20 rows over pattern on 4½mm hook over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Long single-breasted coat with contrast collar and mock pocket tops. The pattern is in very good condition but has 2 holes punched in the margin for storing in a loose leaf binder.
"Long Coat for Long Winters!".

Pretty twinset with lattice detail

Pattern ID: Emu 2525
Wool brand: Scotch, Super Crepe, Bri-Nylon, Acrylan
Yarn quantity: Jumper: 7-12 (1oz balls); cardigan: 12-16 balls
Sizes: 30-40 inch chest [6 sizes]

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 3¼mm, 3mm, and 2¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 30sts x 38rows over st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Charming twinset with lattice patterned sleeveless jumper under a matching plain cardigan with lattice detail, and garter stitch borders.

Chunky Jacket, and matching hat and scarf

Pattern ID: Argyll 102
Wool brand: Ferndale Chunky
Yarn quantity: Jacket 20 - 24 (40g balls); hat: 2 balls; scarf: 4 balls
Sizes: to fit 32- 40 inch chest (5 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 5½mm and 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 22 rows over trinity stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Chunky jacket worked in trinity aka blackberry stitch plus hat and scarf. Has he classic detail at the sleeve head to give the effect of faux layering.

Sweater, Jacket and matching hat

Pattern ID: Argyll 120
Wool brand: Jacket and hat in Ferndale Fashion chunky; sweater in Ferndale DK
Yarn quantity: Jacket 13 (40g balls chunky); hat 2 balls chunky; sweater: 7 (40g balls DK) plus 2 balls in contrast
Sizes: to fit 32- 38 inch chest (2 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky and Double Knitting
Needle size: 5mm for chunky;
3¾mm and 3mm for DK

Tension (10x10cm): 23sts x 32 rows for DK; 15sts x 22 rows for chunky

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: "Fashion" chunky yarn for a plain stitch jacket and hat; double knitting for a sweater in a textured slip-stitch worked in 2 colours.

(Mostly) plain V-neck cardigan II

Pattern ID: Argyll 122
Wool brand: Starlite
Yarn quantity: 7- 8 (40g balls) in main colour plus 1-2 balls contrast
Sizes: to fit 32- 38 inch chest (4 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: Very simple long V-neck cardigan with optional band of colour in double knitting. An "easy knit" I would say.

Sixties jacket and skirt costume IV

Pattern ID: Patons 9050
Wool brand: Ariel Triple Knitting
Yarn quantity: Jacket: 9-11 (2oz balls); skirt: 7-9
Sizes: to fit 34 - 44 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Triple Knitting/Aran/Worsted
Needle size: 5mm, 5½mm, and 6mm
Tension (10x10cm): 17sts x 22 rows over stocking stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Another elegant jacket and skirt suit in an interesting four-row textured pattern stitch. Jacket (or "coat" as they describe it) with pockets, and straight skirt.
"Triple knitting" yarn appeared in all the main manufacturers product lines in the 1960s; although more or less an Aran or 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.

Lace panel sweater and skirt

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4954
Wool brand: Luxury Spun
Yarn quantity: Sweater: 8 - 10 50g balls; Skirt: 10 - 11
Sizes: to fit 32 - 38 inch chest,
34 - 40 inch hips [4 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: V-neck sweater with chevron eyelet pattern panels and matching gored skirt in double knitting weight yarn.
The pattern is in generally good condition with the usual vertical crease and a few working notes - including a note on the back in pencil referencing works by Beethoven - but there is also a rather charming note: A very smart alpaca suit - I feel very proud of myself!

Eyelet pattern Sweater IV

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4966
Wool brand: Luxury Spun
Yarn quantity: 8-10 50g balls
Sizes: to fit 32 - 40 inch chest [5 sizes]

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 21sts x 30 rows over stocking stitch on 4½mm needles

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Sweater with an eyelet pattern stitch separated by columns of purl stitches; the pattern is worked over 4 rows. This pattern leaflet is in overall fair condition with a few markings and a small tear but these do not affect the instructions.

Eyelet pattern V-neck cardigan

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4967
Wool brand: Luxury Spun
Yarn quantity: 10-12 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 over stocking stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Cardigan in an all-over diamond eyelet pattern, with front pockets.

Aztec patterned coat plus plain hat

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4958
Wool brand: Luxury Spun
Yarn quantity: Coat:13 - 15 (50g balls) in main + 6-7 1st contrast + 2 in each of 3 further contrasts; Hat: 2 balls
Sizes: to fit 32-38 inch chest [2 sizes] - garment measures 42½ - 49 inches

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: Colour patterned coat shawl collar, buttons, and drop-shoulder balloon sleeves. Matching plain hat.

Fair-isle sweater with matching hat

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4962
Wool brand: Luxury Spun
Yarn quantity: Sweater: 5-8 (50g balls) in main + 2-3 each of three contrasts; Hat: 1 ball main plus oddments of 3 contrasts
Sizes: to fit 32-40 inch chest [5 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: Colour patterned sweater with collar and matching hat.

Simple plain light weight sweater

Pattern ID: Argyll 156
Wool brand: Ferndale
Yarn quantity: 8-10 (40g balls)
Sizes: to fit 34- 42 inch chest (5 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: Plain knit sweater with an eyelet pattern picked out as a diamond - a giant single Argyll pattern. Obviously, this could be easily omitted to give a perfectly plain sweater.

Chunky mohair sweater with mitts and hat

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4915
Wool brand: Gabrielle
Yarn quantity: 11-12 (50g balls);
mittens 2 balls; hat 1 ball

Sizes: 32-40 inch chest (3 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky wool with mohair
Needle size: 4½mm, 5mm, and 6mm
Tension (10x10cm): 15sts x 19 rows over st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Chunky staggered cable sweater with matching hat and mittens.

Luxury angora sweater III

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4871
Wool brand: Langora
Yarn quantity: 12-15 20g balls
Sizes: to fit 32 - 40 inch chest [5 sizes]

Wool weight: 5 ply or quick-knit
Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 26sts x 36 rows over stocking stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: V-neck sweater with leafy eyelet panel to the front and down the sleeves. "Softly distinctive".

Luxury angora cardigan II

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4851
Wool brand: Langora
Yarn quantity: 14-17 20g balls
Sizes: to fit 34 - 40 inch chest [4 sizes]

Wool weight: 5 ply or quick-knit
Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 26sts x 36 rows over stocking stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Cardigan with eyelet pattern and pockets. "Softly enchanting".

Luxury angora cardigan

Pattern ID: Jaeger 5062
Wool brand: Angora Spun - knits as 4 ply
Yarn quantity: 14-16 20g balls
Sizes: to fit 32 - 40 inch chest [3 sizes]

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 27sts x 48 rows over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Cardigan with pleasing textured pattern created by slipping stitches.

His and Her waiscoat plus Her jacket and hat

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4955
Wool brand: Luxury Spun
Yarn quantity: Waistcoats: 6-9 50g balls in main shade plus 2-3 contrast;
Jacket: 13-19 50g balls; Hat: 2 balls

Sizes: Waiscoat or Jacket to fit 32 - 44 inch chest [7 sizes]; Hat to fit "average woman's hat size"

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Two completely separate patterns: one for sleeveless cardigans sized for men or women in an Argyll pattern; the other for a woman's textured cardigan/jacket with collar and raglan sleeve, plus matching hat.

Sixties "Chanel" style costume

Pattern ID: Sirdar 2196
Wool brand: Candytwist, with Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: Jacket: 7-8 (2oz balls) plus 4 oz Double Knitting for contrast borders; Skirt: 6-7 (2oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 34-40 inch chest; 24-30 inch waist (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 jacket with edge-to-edge closure, and contrast border, plus a matching skirt. Candytwist was a "triple knit" yarn - thicker than double knitting similar to the American "worsted" weight.

Luxury chenille waistcoat or slipover

Pattern ID: Jaeger 5079
Wool brand: Super Chenille with Luxury Spun for welts
Yarn quantity: 5-7 50g balls chenille plus 2 50g balls luxury spun for the welts.
Sizes: to fit 30 - 38inch chest [5 sizes]

Wool weight: Double Knitting/Aran
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 17sts x 25 rows over pattern stitch using chenille

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: V-neck waistcoat or high necked slipover knitted in an lacy eyelet pattern using cheille yarn.

Lace and Cable Sweater

Pattern ID: Jaeger 5074
Wool brand: Luxury Spun
Yarn quantity: 10- 14 50g balls
Sizes: to fit 32 - 40 inch chest [5 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pleasing textured sweater with chevron eyelet pattern panels separated by cables, in double knitting weight yarn.

Textured Cable Sweater

Pattern ID: Jaeger 5075
Wool brand: Luxury Spun
Yarn quantity: 12- 14 50g balls
Sizes: to fit 32 - 40 inch chest [5 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Very pleasing cable pattern sweaters in double knitting weight yarn. The pattern has a really slight horizontal crease which is just visible on the front photo.

His and Hers Fair Isle Sweaters III

Pattern ID: Patons 9453
Wool brand: Brilliante
Yarn quantity: 14-17 (1oz balls) in light colour and 10-13 in dark.
Sizes: to fit 34-42 inch chest (2 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 2¾mm 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: These sports sweaters for her and him make the most of sparkling colours.".
Colourful roll-neck sweaters for winter sports - or maybe fruit picking (?) from the look of the ladder...

Sixties "shirt style" sweater classic

Pattern ID: Patons 9425
Wool brand: Brilliante, Double Knitting, Moorland
Yarn quantity: 14-22 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 32-42 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm, 3¾mm, 4mm and 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 21sts x 28rows over st st on 4½mm needles

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: "The shirt-style sweater is In".
Perfectly plain classic raglan sweaters in polo-shirt style with collar and long sleeves. The sweaters are knitted in stocking stitch but they refer to it as "continental stocking stitch", by which they mean knitting into the back of the stitch on the knit rows, purl rows as normal.
The pattern has 2 holes punched in the side for keeping in a loose-leaf binder.

Sweater and overtop

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1262
Wool brand: Superblend, Beaulon, Gaylon
Yarn quantity: Sweater: 13 - 20 (25g balls); Overtop: 7-13 in main shade plus 2 in contrast 1, and 3 in contrast 2.
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest [4 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 plain roll-neck sweater with co-ordinating fair isle sleeveless overtop.

Family cabled sweaters II

Pattern ID: Argyll 157
Wool brand: Ferndale
Yarn quantity: 5-11 (40g balls)
Sizes: to fit 24- 46 inch chest (12 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: Classic cabled sweaters for all the family in a lighter weight yarn.

Summer cotton slub crop-top VIII

Pattern ID: Argyll 422
Wool brand: Cotton On
Yarn quantity: 3-4 (50g balls) in each of 2 colours
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest [4 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: Summer two-tone thonged crop top. Each colour block is worked separately in reverse stocking stitch, then sewn together, and thonged with ribbon.

Family Chunky Textured Sweaters II

Pattern ID: Argyll 142
Wool brand: Fendale
Yarn quantity: 7-21 (40g balls)
Sizes: to fit 24 - 46 inch chest (12 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 5½mm and 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 15sts x 23 rows

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Chunky textured sweaters for all the family. Optional polo or round neck.

Perfectly plain fifties classic cardigan XI

Pattern ID: Lister 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.

His and Hers Chunky Fair-Isle

Pattern ID: Argyll 373
Wool brand: Ambridge or Ferndale Chunky
Yarn quantity: 6-12 (50g balls) main shade plus 4-8 balls in each of two contrasts.
Sizes: 34-44 inch chest [6 sizes]

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 5½mm, and 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 19sts x 25 rows over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pleasing patterned chunky sweater or cardigan for him or her.

Winter sports sweater, hat, mittens

Pattern ID: Argyll 377
Wool brand: Ambridge or Ferndale Chunky
Yarn quantity: 10-18 (50g balls) main shade plus 2 balls each of two contrasts.
Hat:2-3 main +1+1. Mittens: 2 main +1+1

Sizes: 32-40 inch chest [5 sizes]

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 6mm, 5½mm, and 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 15sts x 22 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Striking eighties patterned ski sweater with matching hat and mittens.

Summer cotton slub jacket VII

Pattern ID: Argyll 424
Wool brand: Cotton On
Yarn quantity: 6-7 (50g balls)
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest [4 sizes]

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 36 rows over garter stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Summer jacket worked in garter stitch with Ribbon stitched edging.

Summer cotton slub crop-top VI

Pattern ID: Argyll 480
Wool brand: Cotton On
Yarn quantity: 3-4 (50g balls) in each of 2 colours
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest [4 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: Summer block-colour crop top. Each colour block is worked separately in reverse stocking stitch, then sewn together.

Summer cotton slub tops V

Pattern ID: Argyll 427
Wool brand: Cotton On
Yarn quantity: 3-5 main plus 1 contrast (50g balls)
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest [4 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: Summer tops: camisole, or loose sleeveless sweater with contrast detail. Both are made to look as if they are front fastening by the addition of decorative buttons down the front - but they are sewn shut.

Summer cotton slub sweater IV

Pattern ID: Argyll 420
Wool brand: Cotton On
Yarn quantity: 7-9 main plus 1 contrast (50g balls)
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest [4 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: Summery sweater with contrast cable inserts - soft cotton-type slub yarn. The pattern has a horizontal crease from having been folded in use.

(Mostly) plain V-neck cardigan

Pattern ID: Argyll 376
Wool brand: Ambridge, Nice 'n' Easy, Ferndale, Top 20, Crystal, Starlight
Yarn quantity: 9-11 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 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: Plain V-neck cardigan with interesting ribbed edging detail at the armhole, giving the illusion of a waistcoat worn over a sweater.

Drop-stitch chunky mohair sweater

Pattern ID: Argyll 471
Wool brand: Finesse
Yarn quantity: 5-7 (25g balls) main shade plus 5-7 contrast
Sizes: 30-38 inch chest [5 sizes]

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 7mm and 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 16sts x 22rows over stocking stitch on 5½mm needles; 10sts x 16rows over pattern on 7mm needles

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Striped mohair sweater knitted in loose tension openwork stitch using a drop-stitch technique. The pattern is in very good condition.

Snug inside (whatever the weather!)

Pattern ID: Patons 9452
Wool brand: Totem, Moorland, Brilliante
Yarn quantity: Jacket: 17-20 balls main plus 5-7 contrast 1 and 2-4 contrast 2 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: 34-38 inch chest (3 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 23sts x 24rows over colour pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Zip-up lady's anorak or hooded jacket, with all-over patterning in 3 colours.

Totally Fab Trouser Suit

Pattern ID: Patons 9441
Wool brand: Totem, Moorland,
Yarn quantity: Jacket: 17 balls main plus 10 contrast; trousers: 20 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: 34-36 inch chest (1 size only);
38 inch hip

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: This is a really wonderful pattern of its time, featuring not only a mod jacket - collarless and double breasted - but also wonderful "ski-pants" with "permanent seams" and the delightful detail of a small slit at the ankle. Sadly only in one size....
The pattern is in very good condition but has had holes punched at the side for storing in a binder.

Perfectly plain sixties classic cardigan XVII

Pattern ID: Patons 9442
Wool brand: Beehive, Nylox, Purple Heather, Brilliante - all 3ply versions Twist
Yarn quantity: 11-15 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 34-44 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Perfectly plain very fine knit cardigans with round neck and optional pockets.
The pattern has a single horizontal crease which affects the cover photo but not the instructions.

Home comforts

Pattern ID: Sirdar 2213
Wool brand: Double Crepe, Tricel Nylon Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: 2 (50g balls) per item
Sizes: single size given for each

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4½mm
Tension (10cm): 20-22sts depending on stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: A set for staying in: tea-cosy, hot water bottle cover, tea-pot nest, and bedsocks.

Plain sweater with fair-isle yoke band

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4965
Wool brand: Luxury Spun
Yarn quantity: 7-10 (50g balls) + 1 each of two contrasts
Sizes: to fit 32-40 inch chest [5 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain sweater with decorative coloured band across the chest.

Choice of jackets for the family

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4494
Wool brand: Matchmaker Double Knitting
Yarn quantity: Cardigan 6-15 (50g balls); sleeveless cardigan: 4-11 balls
Sizes: 24 - 44 inch chest
Length: 15-27 inches. [11 sizes]

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm, and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 25sts x 30 rows in pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Cardigan options in a range of family sizes. The pattern is a staggered rib worked over two rows.

New Talent for Cabling

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4497
Wool brand: Matchmaker DK
Yarn quantity: Sweater: 10-15 (50g balls); Skirt: 7-9 balls
Sizes: to fit 34-44 inch chest [6 sizes];
36-40 inch hip [3 sizes].

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic roll-neck sweater with all over cable pattern for men or women. Includes a plain skirt pattern in women's sizes with elasticated waistband.

Textured sweater with hat and leg warmers

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4953
Wool brand: Luxury Spun
Yarn quantity: 8-10 (50g balls) plus 4 in each of 2 contrasts;
hat: 2 balls; legwarmers: 6 balls

Sizes: to fit 32 - 40 inch chest (5 sizes); hat "average womens"; legwarmers 7½ or 8½ inches at ankle.

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: Raised bobble lattice patterned sweater for women - sultry male not included, (they do look like they've had a serious row don't they?). Includes pattern for plain hat and legwarmers in rib.

Intarsia picture cardigan

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4877
Wool brand: Mohair Spun
Yarn quantity: 16-18 (25g balls) plus 1 ball in each of 2 contrasts.
Sizes: to fit 32-38 inch chest [4 sizes] - loose fit up to 42 inch actual measurement

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: Intarsia picture cardigan in mohair - very much the "thing" in its day. Includes chart for owl on a tree branch - note that one of the contrast colours is variegated to give the owl its mottled breast.

Take Two in Fair Isle

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4873
Wool brand: Jaeger 3 ply Pure Botany
Yarn quantity: 4 (25g balls) in main shade plus 1-3 balls in each of 3 contrasts
Sizes: to fit 34-42 inch chest [6 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Sleeveless fair-isle patterned slipovers in very fine yarn.

Lighter-weight crochet blouse

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4946
Wool brand: Jaeger 3 ply Pure Botany
Yarn quantity: 17-18 (25g balls)
Sizes: to fit 33-36 inch chest [2 sizes]

Wool weight: 3 ply
Hook size: 2½mm
Tension (9cm): 2 pattern repeats

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Openwork crochet blouse or cardigan with lacy collar ad long sleeves.

Eyelet pattern sweater III

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4952
Wool brand: Luxury Spun
Yarn quantity: 10- 12 50g balls
Sizes: to fit 32 - 38 inch chest [2 sizes]

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 26sts x 40 rows over the pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Fancy-edged roll-neck sweater with overall stitch pattern of eyelets and cables, giving a satisfying effect of movement in the design. (I suspect this is a named stitch pattern but I do not know it.). There is also a charming button detail at the back shoulder and neck.

Roll neck sweater with front pocket

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1261
Wool brand: Superblend, Beaulon, Gaylon
Yarn quantity: 10 - 18 (25g balls) in main shade plus
5-8 contrast 1, and 3-5 contrast 2.

Sizes: 32-40 inch 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 wide roll-neck sweater with front pouch (or "pochette").

Trouser suit with long line waistcoat or cardigan

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4495
Wool brand: Matchmaker Double Knitting
Yarn quantity: Cardigan 10-12 (50g balls); sleeveless cardigan: 7-8 balls; trousers 12-14 balls
Sizes: 34 - 38 inch chest and 36-40 inch hips (3 sizes).
Length from top of shoulders 30-31 inches; inside leg: 32-33 inches.

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3mm, 3¼mm, 3¾mm, and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 30 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Long line cardigan options with matching or toning knitted trousers.
"Top choice for a trouser suit"

Poncho in Crochet

Pattern ID: Regency 37
Wool brand: Regency Bainin
Yarn quantity: 18 (1oz balls)
Sizes: Length at centre front and back: 27 inches (long side)

Wool weight: Aran
Hook size: 5mm
Tension (10cm): 6 rows over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic early seventies fringed poncho. From the hook size, the name "bainin", and other general information in my library, I am inferring this is an Aran (or worsted) weight - but some seem to think it's a double knitting.

"Ponchettos"

Pattern ID: Bellmans 1281
Wool brand: Bellman's Double Knitting
Yarn quantity: 14-19 (1oz balls)
Sizes: Tunic to fit 32/34 or 36/38 inch chest [2 sizes]. Poncho length excluding fringe 25 inches [1 size].

Wool weight: Double knitting
Hook size: 7mm hook
Tension (10cm): 12½sts over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic seventies crochet poncho or (less classic) fringed tunic (how cool is that?!).

Family Fair-Isle sweaters and cardigans

Pattern ID: Patons 2262
Wool brand: Fiona
Yarn quantity: 3-9 balls main (50g balls), plus 1 each of 2 contrasts.
Sizes: 24-42 inch chest [10 sizes]

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm, 4mm, and 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 23sts x 30rows (st st)

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Family sweaters or "button-up" option, with narrow bands of Fair Isle.

Loosely fitted summer sweater I

Pattern ID: Sirdar 7148
Wool brand: Sunseeker Cotton Contrast, Spree, Sensation, Cloud 9, Cloud 10, Linen Touch, Boutonne
Yarn quantity: 6-11 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 30-40 inch chest [6 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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