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Category entries for Speciality- mohair/chenille

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Plain mohair sweater or cardigan

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

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

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

Chunky mohair sweater or cardigan

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

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

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

Tie-belt jacket in bouclé yarn

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

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

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

"His and Hers" Nubbly Jerseys

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

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

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

Glamorous occasion set

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

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

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

Diagonal sweater in teen sizes

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

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

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

Chunky ribbed sweater in teen sizes

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

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

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

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.

Two-tone rib sweater

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

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

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

Chunky mohair sweater

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

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

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

Simple chunky cable sweater

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

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

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

Fancystich jersey with pretty collar

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

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

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

Longline summer waistcoat

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

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

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

Chunky Intarsia Tweed Sweater

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

Sizes: 32-42 inch chest

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

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

Openwork DK sweater

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

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

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

Charming early sixties dress

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

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

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

Nubbly Casual Cardigans

Pattern ID: PB C-284
Wool brand: Patons Rimple
Yarn quantity: 14-18 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 45 inch chest

Wool weight: Heavy double knitting
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 cardigans in six sizes.

Plain sweater - or fancy top and skirt set.

Pattern ID: Emu 2996
Wool brand: Filigree with Candlelite
Yarn quantity: Waistcoat: 4-7 (25g balls) with 1 or 2 contrast; Jumper: 10-13 (25g balls); Skirt: 7-10 balls
Sizes: to fit 30-36 ins chest; 34-40 ins hip.

Wool weight: Speciality brushed chunky with a shimmer yarn (light weight DK?).
Needle size: 4mm, 5mm and 6mm
Tension (10x10cm): 16sts x 20 rows for Filigree over st st and 28sts x 34 rows for Candlelite

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Two colour striped waistcoat or sleeveless top, plain jumper, and skirt set in brushed chunky (ribbed skirt in a shimmery yarn).

Kids bouclé cable sweater

Pattern ID: Sirdar 4597
Wool brand: Sirdar Nova
Yarn quantity: 3-4 (100g balls)
Sizes: to fit 26 - 32 inch chest

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Kids standard DK cable sweater in a speciality Sirdar yarn.

Man's plain pullover in bouclé yarn

Pattern ID: Sirdar 6325
Wool brand: Terry Look
Yarn quantity: 7-10 balls (50g balls)
Sizes: 36-48 inch chest

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¾mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10cm): 26sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Manly lighweight bouclé V-neck sweater.

Warm glitzy wrap

Pattern ID: Stylecraft 8088
Wool brand: Special DK and Cabaret DK
Yarn quantity: 5 (100g balls) DK
plus 4 (50g balls) furry contrast

Sizes: one size 150x64cm (60x24 inches)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Interesting combination with bands of eyelet lace smooth yarn interleaved with bands of speciality eyelash type yarn; ribbed edging on one side only. Note that pattern also provides instructions for a plain stocking stitch version in eyelash yarn: summary "cast on 222 sts, knit a lot in st st, cast off". Don't say I never give you anything ;o)

Summery overblouse with crochet hat

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4457
Wool brand: Jaeger Clarendon
Yarn quantity: 11-20 (25g balls) + 5 contrast
(1 ball for the hat)

Sizes: to fit 32-44 inch chest

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3mm, and 3¾mm
(5mm hook for the hat)

Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 30 rows in st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Man or woman's open-neck casual sweater with striped collar.

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.

Another plain Mother or daughter sweater

Pattern ID: Robin 2761
Wool brand: Aurora/Cloudsoft
Yarn quantity: 3-8 (40g balls)
Sizes: 22-42 inch chest

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Brushed chunky longer length sweater in child and adult sizes. The pattern instructions are in fairly good condition with some surface creasing on the front picture.

Chunky bouclé sweater

Pattern ID: Emu 3486
Wool brand: Florentine plus Double-Double
Yarn quantity: 5-15 (50g balls) plus 1 DD
Sizes: 24-44 inch chest

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 5mm, 5½mm, and 6mm
Tension (10cm): 12.5sts

Price: SOLD

Description: Plain knit sweater in speciality bouclé yarn with plain welts.

Jacquard sweater with stripes and bobbles

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1720
Wool brand: Aspen
Yarn quantity: 7-12 main shade (50g balls)
Sizes: 30-38 inch chest

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Women's jacquard knit sweater in in brushed chunky. Light horizontal crease across centre of pattern.

Beret, turban, hat and scarf in bouclé yarn

Pattern ID: Lister / Lee Target K729
Wool brand: Poodle, Poodle2
Yarn quantity: Hat: 2, Scarf:4 (50g balls)
Sizes: "average head"

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Women's beret, turban, hat and scarf.

Mohair Mother and daughter sweaters

Pattern ID: Jarol 393
Wool brand: Mohair Blend
Yarn quantity: 4-9 (50g balls)
Sizes: 24-42 inch chest

Wool weight: Mohair Chunky
Needle size: 4mm, and 6½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 14sts x 20rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Mother and daughter sweaters in wide garter-rib mohair.

Mohair Mother and daughter sweaters (Studley)

Pattern ID: Studley 793
Wool brand: Nouvelle Brushed Double Double
Yarn quantity: 7-16 (25g? balls)
Sizes: 24-42 inch chest

Wool weight: Brushed Chunky
Needle size: 4mm, and 6½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 14sts x 20rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Mother and daughter sweaters in wide garter-rib brushed chunky.

Chunky Diamond-lace cardigan

Pattern ID: Robin 13086
Wool brand: Aurora

Wool weight: Chunky/Aran
Tension (10cm): 16sts

Leaflet dimensions: approx. 9 x 7inches
Number of pages: Folded sheet

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

Description: Conventional V-neck cardigan with diamond lace pattern.

Pattern size: Chest size 32 - 46 inches

Wool quantity required: 6-11 x 40g balls.

Needle size: Nos 5 and 7 (5½mm and 4½mm) needles.

© Christina Coutts 2007

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