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Sixties jacket, sweater, and skirt costume II

Pattern ID: Emu 2214
Wool brand: Tweedle, Super Crepe
Yarn quantity: Jacket: 20-24 (1 oz balls) plus 2 contrast; Skirt: 16-20 oz;
Jumper: 9-11 oz in 4 ply.

Sizes: 34-42 inch chest (5 sizes)

Wool weight: Bouclé and 4 ply
Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 26sts x 36 rows bouclé,
and 30sts x 38 rows in 4ply

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: A jacket and skirt suit in a textured yarn with a finer knit plain sweater to co-ordinate. The textured yarn is a light weight bouclé yarn, for which it may be hard to fine a direct replacement; there are quite a few DK bouclé types available and it may be best to check a tension square of your chosen yarn and adjust the size that you knit accordingly.
The pattern is in good condition.

Perfectly plain long-line cardigan

Pattern ID: Ladyship 4056
Wool brand: County, Chubby, Double Top
Yarn quantity: 15-19 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: 32-36 inch chest [3 sizes]

Wool weight: 5 ply, quick knit, light weight DK
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10cmx10cm): 25 sts x 29 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic lady's plain jacket.

Long waistcoat and skirt suit in crochet

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

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

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

"Pert and Pretty" Toddler Hats

Pattern ID: Patons 8019
Wool brand: Colourglow Quickerknit, Quickerknit Pure Wool, Quickerknit Courtelle
Yarn quantity: 1-2 (25g balls)
Sizes: 6 months - 2 years

Wool weight: 5ply / Quick knit
Needle size: 3¾mm, and 3mm
Tension (10x10cm): 26sts x 34 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Cute baby hats: Pompom hat in twisted rib; Pixie hood in moss or seed stitch; Helmet in garter stripes; Bonnet in eyelet stitch.

Pins and Needles Carefree Baby

Carefree Baby
(Pins and Needles 100)

A traditional baby knitting booklet

Booklet ID: Carefree Baby 100

Subject Matter: Baby knitting and crochet

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Content:
This magazine features the following items:

  • Crochet matinee coat in shell pattern (4 ply)
  • Knitted matinee coat with single button fastening (quick-knit)
  • Simple knitted cardigan with easy border pattern (DK)
  • Crochet shawl/blanket in double knitting (DK)
  • Crochet coat (DK)
  • Jacket with hood and mittens high neck (DK)
  • Crochet dress (4ply)
  • Round necked sweater (quickknit)

Description:
The booklet is flimsy and in pretty poor used condition (hence the price) but the designs are very cute so maybe worth offering to you. [Note that I have cleaned up the pictures shown here]. I have to say the creasing does affect the instructions for the first design (on the cover) but I will ensure you get a clean copy of the instructions if you would like the have the booklet.
There are 8 designs using Lister/Lee Target yarns.

Baby mittens and bootees

Pattern ID: Bellmans 1165
Wool brand: Bellmans Baby Quickerknit
Yarn quantity: 1 ball
Sizes: designs for "first and second" sizes

Wool weight: Quick-knit
Needle size: 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 26sts x 34rows over st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Cute baby mittens, and bootees to knit in quick-knit yarn (light double knitting).

Charming early sixties dress

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

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

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

Baby Top and Knickers

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

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

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

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

Two bedjackets (for larger sizes)

Pattern ID: Patons and Baldwins II33
Wool brand: Beehive 4ply or Quickerknit Baby, and Double Quick or Totem
Yarn quantity: 12-16 (1oz balls) the 4ply or 21-24 for the DK
Sizes: to fit 40 - 44 inch chest

Wool weight: 4ply/Quickerknit or DK
Needle size: 4½mm, 4mm, and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 28 rows DK
and 26sts x 34 rows for the 4ply

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Delightful vintage pattern for 2 different bedjackets.
And when they say larger sizes, they mean not smaller sizes.