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NEXT DATE for POSTING new orders is September 1st.

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Crochet Bedspread and Cushion

Pattern ID: Twilleys 6636
Wool brand: Handicraft Cotton No 1 (D42 or C44)
Yarn quantity: Bedspread: 62 (100g hanks); Cushion: 3 hanks
Sizes: Bedspread: 117.5 x 94 inches; Cushion: 18 inches across

Wool weight: No1 cotton (Aran?)
Hook size: 4½mm
Tension (60cm): Motif measures 60cm

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Large hexagonal crochet motif for a bedspread and cushion in heavier weight handicraft cotton.

Summer leaf-pattern top

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

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

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

Summer chevron pattern sweater

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

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

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

Eyelet suntop waistcoat

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

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

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

Pretty summer top II

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

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

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

Summer cotton slub sweater II

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

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

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

Sixties top and skirt costume

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

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

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

Check stitch sweater

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

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

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

Summer open-work sun-top

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

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

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

Simple Summer T-sweater

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

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

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

Sleeveless Top and Cardigan for Summer

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

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

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

Eyelet Lace Summer Dolman sweater

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

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

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

Pretty lacy two-tone twinset

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

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

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

Textured lacey summer top

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

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

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

Feather and fan summer tops

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

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

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

Nautical Little Lass

Pattern ID: Robin 13533
Wool brand: Cotton 100
Yarn quantity: 4-5 (50g balls) + small amount of contrast for embroidery and tassels.
Sizes: 21-27 inch chest (4 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Original little kids top with a seaside sailor theme. Worked in a heavy double knitting or aran weight yarn - perhaps like Rowan Handknit Cotton.

Summer eyelet rib sweater "Cables and Lace"

Pattern ID: Marshall Cavendish 39
Wool brand: Sirdar Sunseeker Cloud 9 DK
Yarn quantity: 7-8 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 34-38 inch chest

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

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

Patchwork floral cardigan

Pattern ID: Jaeger 6227
Wool brand: Monte Cristo
Yarn quantity: 8 for main shade plus 2 each of 5 contrast colours (50g balls)
Sizes: 30-40 inch chest

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Patchwork floral cardigan illustrated in two colourways: ecru pastel base and navy jewel base (with and without fringing).

Slimline stripes or baggy rib style tops

Pattern ID: King Cole 2005
Wool brand: Big Value Cotton Look

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Tension (10cm): 20sts over moss stitch

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

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

Description: Cotton V-neck sleeveless sweater, with pretty coloured vertical stripes - plus loose simply-styled plain rib top.

Pattern size: Chest size 32 -38 inches

Wool quantity required: 3 x 100g balls plus 1 in contrast; 4 for plain version.

Needle size: Nos 6, 8 and 10 (5mm, 4mm and 3¼mm) needles.

Collared summer top

Pattern ID: Robin 14666
Wool brand: Chic Fashion

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Tension (10cmx10cm): 18sts x 30sts

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

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

Description: Sleeveless bouclé top with lace panel and Peter Pan style collar.

Pattern size: Chest size 30- 40 inches

Wool quantity required: 4-5 x 50g balls

Needle size: Nos 6 and 10 (5mm and 3¼mm) needles.

Moss stitch sweater

Pattern ID: King Cole 2002
Wool brand: Big Value Cotton Look

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Tension (10cm): 20sts over moss stitch

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

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

Description: Moss stitch sweater with round neck and raglan sleeves. Raglans have interesting inserted knitted lace panel in contrast colour.

Pattern size: Chest size 28- 40 inches

Wool quantity required: 4-5 x 100g balls plus 1 contrast

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

Cable and bobble sweater

Pattern ID: Wendy 3833
Wool brand: Miami or Capri

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Tension (10cmx10cm): 22sts x 31rows
[30sts x 32rows over pattern]

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

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

Description: Chunky style bobble and rope cable sweater; just seen in photo - optional scarf pattern included (10¼mm by 60 inches excluding tassels).

Pattern size: Chest size 28- 40 inches

Wool quantity required: 16-18 x 50g balls.

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