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Category entries for 2 ply fingering or Lace

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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

Lace table mats VI

Pattern ID: Twilleys 6143
Wool brand: Twenty
Yarn quantity: Centre: 2 (20g) balls;
doily: 1 ball

Sizes: Centre: 9 inches
doily: 11 inches.

Wool weight: fine cotton (2ply)
Hook size: 1mm
Tension: Twenty: 1st 3 rounds = 2¼ inches;
doily: 1st 3 rounds = 1¼ inches.

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Very pretty patterns for a table centre with raised flowers or a more conventional doily.

Lace table mats and milk jug covers V

Pattern ID: Twilleys 6324
Wool brand: Twenty, Gold Dust 20
Yarn quantity: 1 (20g ball) +1 of each contrast, or 2 spools Gold Dust
Sizes: Centre mat: 8 inches
jug covers: 4 or 5½ inches.

Wool weight: fine cotton (2ply)
Hook size: 1mm
Tension: Centre: 1st 2 rounds = 1¼ inches; jug covers: 1st 2 rounds = ¾ inches.

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Very pretty centrepiece design with raised flowers, and two milk jug covers.

Lace tablecloth and table centre

Pattern ID: Twilleys 6215
Wool brand: Twenty, Gold Dust 20
Yarn quantity: 1 or 5 (20g ball); 2 or 9 spools
Sizes: Cloth: 29 inches in Twenty - 38 in Gold Dust;
mat: 10 ins in Twenty - 14 in Gold Dust.

Wool weight: fine cotton (2ply)
Hook size: 1¼mm
Tension: Twenty: 1st 5 rounds = 2 inches; Gold Dust : 1st 5 rounds = 2¾ inches.

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Tablecloth or centrepiece design.

Lace table mats IV

Pattern ID: Twilleys 6202
Wool brand: Twenty
Yarn quantity: 1-3 (20g ball)
Sizes: Large: 17 inches in diameter;
medium: 12 ins; oval: 12 x 8½ ins.

Wool weight: fine cotton (2ply)
Hook size: 1¼mm
Tension: Round mats: 1st 21 rounds = 4½ inches; oval: centre motif = 3½ inches.

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Three crochet doily or centrepiece designs.

Lace table mats I

Pattern ID: Coats 342
Wool brand: Coats Mercer Crochet No 20
Yarn quantity: 1-2 (20g ball)
Sizes: 12 and 14 inches in diameter according to design.

Wool weight: fine cotton (2ply?)
Hook size: 1mm or 1¼mm
Tension: Design 1: centre motif measures 3 inches in diameter; design 2: 1st 5 rows measure 2 inches in diameter

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Two crochet doily designs.
Since this pattern is from the 1970s the hook sizes seem to be listed in metric sizes even though they do not state "mm" - their imperial equivalents are in old UK crochet hook sizes. See this reference if you are interested.

Four two-ply jumpers

Pattern ID: PB 689
Wool brand: Patons Beehive 2-ply
Yarn quantity: 5 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 36 inch chest

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

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Fifties set of 4 light weight tops. The pattern is in relatively good condition with a wool shop stamp as in the photo - the apparent spots down the centre are not perforations but part of the art-work.