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Category entries for 1970s

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School cardigan and sweater II

Pattern ID: Abigail 000
Wool brand: Abigail DK
Yarn quantity: 3-4 (100g balls)
Sizes: 24-34 inch chest (6 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: V neck school cardigan and sweater in double knitting weight yarn.

Long sleeved cable sports sweater II

Pattern ID: Wendy 1202
Wool brand: Courtellon, Courtelle Crepe, Tricel Nylon
Yarn quantity: 13-17 (25g? balls) plus 2 contrasts for team colours.
Sizes: 24-34 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm - or 4½mm and 3¾mm to achieve required tension
Tension (10cm): 22sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Cricket or tennis sweater with long sleeves; sized for "young adult". Pattern has vertical crease affecting only the cover photo.

Child's plain sweaters

Pattern ID: Sirdar 4280
Wool brand: Superwash/Crepe/Majestic/
Country Style DK

Yarn quantity: 3-7 (50g balls)
Sizes: 22-28 inch chest

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Child's plain "school" sweater in DK.

Aran Cabled Cardigans III

Pattern ID: Patons 1140
Wool brand: Capstan
Yarn quantity: 17-22 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 44 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 26 rows over st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic Aran jackets.

Perfectly plain His and Hers Chunky Sweaters

Pattern ID: Wendy 2142
Wool brand: Shetland Chunky
Yarn quantity: 11-17 (50gballs)
Sizes: 32-46 inch chest (8 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 6½mm and 5½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 14sts x 20 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Easy-knit chunky raglan sweaters with choice of V or round neck.The pattern is in good condition but there are annotation markings inside made by previous owner.

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.

Perfectly plain sixties classic cardigans XIV

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5034
Wool brand: Arctic Moss, Double Crepe, Super Nylon
Yarn quantity: 14 - 17 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 32-38 inch chest (4 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic plain cardigans.
The pattern is well-used with a lot of creasing (not shown) which affects the cover photo but not the instructions; there is a tear at the edge of the pattern.

"Long liners" waistcoat and cardigan III

Pattern ID: Sunbeam 118
Wool brand: Sunbeam Softspun Dralon/BriNylon; Mountain Maid Hyland, Nova Crepe, Scoop
Yarn quantity: 14-18 (1oz) balls
Sizes: 32 - 38 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3mm and 3¾mm
Tension (10cm): 24sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Long line sleeveless cardigans. There are 2 sets of instructions included: one plain sleeveless waistcoat and one long-sleeved cardigan in an overall textured pattern with a belt.

"Long liners" waistcoats II

Pattern ID: Patons 6425
Wool brand: Totem, Moorland, Four Seasons
Yarn quantity: 12-17 (1oz) balls
Sizes: 32 - 38 inch chest (4 sizes)

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

Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 30 rows on 4mm needles;
or 24sts x 32 rows on 3¾mm needles.

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Long line sleeveless cardigans. There are 2 sets of instructions included: "button-through and belted" and "V-neck and slender rib".
The pattern is well-used with a lot of surface creasing (not shown) which affects the cover photo but not the instructions; there is a small tear at the edge of the pattern.

Balaclavas and "Fishing Hats" for the family

Pattern ID: Emu 4494
Wool brand:Scotch, Double Crepe, Superlite, Bri-Nylon
Yarn quantity: Balaclavas: DK: 4-6 (50g?) balls; 4 ply: 4-5 (1 oz?) balls
Hats: in DK only 2-3 (50g?) balls

Sizes: three sizes (Father/Mother/Son 8-10 years for balaclava, 6-8 years for hat)

Wool weight: Double knitting or 4 ply
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm for DK; 3¼mm and 2¾mm for 4 ply
Tension: not specified

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: A set of balaclavas in choice of 4 ply fingering or double knitting and "Fishing Hats" in double knitting weight.

Classic man's V-neck with rib detail

Pattern ID: Emu 4367
Wool brand: Double Crepe, TripleKnit, Magnum
Yarn quantity: DK: 19-23; Aran: 19-13; Chunky: 19-120 balls (25g? balls)

Sizes: 34-44 inch chest [6 sizes]

Wool weight: Double Knitting/Aran/Chunky
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm; or 5½mm and 4mm; or 6½mm, and 5mm,
Tension (10x10cm): DK: 22sts x 32rows; Aran/Worsted: 18sts x 22rows; Chunky: 14sts x 18rows over st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Man's ribbed sweater with separate instructions for 3 different yarn weights. Tripleknit is a worsted or Aran weight.
The pattern is very creased but I think this is a pleasing design and the instructions are legible.

Ribbed man’s cardigan

Pattern ID: Wendy 731
Wool brand: DK Nylonised, Courtelle Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: 23-25 (1oz balls)

Sizes: to fit 40 - 44 inch chest [3 sizes]

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3mm and 3¾mm
Tension (10cm): 22sts in DK over stocking stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Man's ribbed cardigan.

Lobster Claw Cabled Cardigan

Pattern ID: Patons 7264
Wool brand: Moorland, Clansman, Beehive
Yarn quantity: 8- 10 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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic cabled high-neck cardigan/jacket

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 Cabled Waiscoats

Pattern ID: Emu 4504
Wool brand: Scotch, Super Crepe, Bri-Nylon, Double Crepe, Carella
Yarn quantity: 10-13 (25g?balls) 4ply; 11-15 (25g?balls) DK
Sizes: 34-44 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply or Double Knitting
Needle size: 2¾mm and 3¼mm or 3¼mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 30sts x 38 rows 4 ply;
22sts x 32 rows DK

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Cabled waistcoats for men and women in a choice of yarn weights. Pattern has light vertical creasing.

Lacy cardigan for baby or toddler

Pattern ID: Wendy P465
Wool brand: Peter Pan Darling, Twinkle, Lustre Knit
Yarn quantity: 4-7 (20g balls) plus 1 contrast for embroidery and drawstring
Sizes: to fit 18 - 24 inch chest [4 sizes]

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 26sts x32 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: A baby cardigan designed for a girl.The mentioned embroidery is hard to see in the picture but it is small french knots in vertical lines between the eyelet stitches.

The Elegant Pioneer

Pattern ID: Patons 1216
Wool brand: Husky Chunky
Yarn quantity: 14-16 (50g balls); Hat: 3 balls
Sizes: to fit 32-40 inch chest [5 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Seventies tunic or oversweater with wide three-quarter sleeve. This pattern is a classic of the time.

Long waistcoats in crochet

Pattern ID: Emu 3083
Wool brand: Scotch, Courtelle, Crepe, Superlite Bri-Nylon, Calypso Crepe, Tricel/Nylon DK, Elite
Yarn quantity: 13-15 (25g balls); 13-15 + 7 contrast (25g balls) according to design
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Hook size: 4½mm
Tension: One pattern measures 1½ inches for plain waistcoat, and Each motif measures 3 inches square.

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: More great 1970's designs in (possibly hip or groovy) crochet. Pattern has the usual horizontal crease marks.

Robin "Oddies" Book

"Oddies" Booklet
(Robin 2040)

"Oddies" in various Robin qualities.

Booklet ID: Robin 2040

Subject Matter: A booklet of Bazaar knits various yarn qualities.

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Content:
All included items are featured on the cover photo - click on thumbnail for popup: Teapot and Egg Cosies; Bonnet, scarf, and mittens; Crochet cushion; Knitted cushion; Draught excluder; Bottle apron; Wine-glass mats; Cheval set; Knitted peg bag; Kettle holder; Crochet table mat; Dolls pram cover and pillow; Shawl; Doll; Bath mat; Slippers; Bed socks; Hot-water bottle cosy; Coat hanger covers; Snowman; Knitted ball.

Description:
The booklet is in fairly good condition. 21 designs mostly in double knitting weight a couple in 4 ply and one (bath mat) in chunky.

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.

Kids textured chunky sweaters III

Pattern ID: Sirdar 4098
Wool brand: Pullman
Yarn quantity: 7-9 (50g balls)
Sizes: 26-30 inch chest
[3 sizes: 6/8/10 years]

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 5½mm, and 6½mm
Tension (10cm): 14sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Chunky sweater with garter rib panel.

Perfectly plain kid's sweaters III

Pattern ID: Wendy 1532
Wool brand: Nylonised, Courtellon, Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: 6-11 balls (25g? balls) in main colour and 4-10 in contrast
Sizes: 26-32 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 4mm, 3¾mm, 3¼mm, 3mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 32rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain knit sweater with striped patterns; double knitting with Polo or Crew neckline. There are 3 different striped sequences (as shown in the photo), or you could opt to knit in a single colour.

Mostly for Men - Socks II

Pattern ID: Wendy 1682
Wool brand: 4 ply Nylonised
Yarn quantity: 5 (25g?) balls per pair
Sizes: length of foot 10½ or 11 inches (2 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 2¼mm, or 2¾mm
Tension (10cm): 34-36 sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Three conservative styles of sock: plain, ribbed, or cabled. Nothing to stop you adapting them for women but the styling, colour choice and sizes imply they were intended for chaps.

Mostly for Men - Socks I

Pattern ID: Patons 6126
Wool brand: Nylox, Capstan
Yarn quantity: about 5-7 25g balls per pair
Sizes: length of foot 10½ - 11½ for mens and 8½ - 9½ for women.

Wool weight: 3 ply, 4 ply, Aran
Needle size: 2¼mm, 2¾mm, and 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 36sts x 44 rows 3ply;
32sts x 40 rows: 4 ply;
21sts x 29 rows: Aran.

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Every picture tells a story...
So basically - 3 designs for men and one in smaller sizes for "girls" (women).

"Wide Ribbed Socks" (Nylox 3ply); "Cable Tops for the Country Girl" (Nylox 4ply); "Fisherman's Wading Socks" (Capstan Aran); and "Rib Panel Socks for the Office" (Nylox 4ply) - and I'm guessing the latter are for men as (a) there's a pipe, and (b) women don't go to work - obviously - well, not in offices anyway.

Lady’s Crochet Jacket

Pattern ID: Wendy 1003
Wool brand: Trivcel Nylon, Double Knit Nylonised, Courtelle Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: 26-28 (20g balls)
Sizes: 34-38 inch chest (3 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Hook size: 3½mm or 3mm
Tension (3cm): 2 pattern groups to 1¼ inches

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Crochet cardigan with collar and tie belt.

Mother and daughter pullover tunics II

Pattern ID: Wendy 1740
Wool brand: Wendy Pure Wool, Marina Double Crepe, Courtellon, Celebrity
Yarn quantity: 6-16 (20g? balls) in main colour plus 3-4 contrast
Sizes: 24 - 42 inch chest (10 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm or 3¾ and 3mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 32 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain over-sweater tunics in a random pattern yarn mix.

Fringed summer tabard top II

Pattern ID: Wendy 1714
Wool brand: Celebrity, Courtellon, Marina Crepe
Yarn quantity: 9-11 (20g balls)
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest [3 sizes]

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 7mm
Tension (10x10cm): 16sts x 20 rows over rib

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Tabard style summer top. These speciality double knit yarns are knitted on larger needles and can have a very good yardage (so you may need more than the stated amount if substituting).

Unisex slipover

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1138
Wool brand: Beaulon, Grampian, Thermal, Encore, Brig
Yarn quantity: 4-10 (50g balls);
Sizes: 34-44 inch chest (6 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: Conventional slipover for men and women.

Aran jacket or cardigan

Pattern ID: Sunbeam 425
Wool brand: Aran Knit, Aran Bainin
Yarn quantity: 18-20 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 32 - 36 inch chest (3 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic Aran style jackets with or without collar.

His and Hers Fair Isle Sweater II

Pattern ID: Hamlyn Pack 3
Wool brand: Lister / Lee Target Motoravia or Lochinvar,
Yarn quantity: Sweater: 19-25 (25g balls) main plus 3 in contrast
Sizes: 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: Fair-isle patterned sweaters in double knitting weight.
Please Note that the pattern does not seem to include any instructions for the hat shown in the photo.

Plain jacket with cabled sleeves

Pattern ID: Wendy 1604
Wool brand: Courtellon, Marina Crepe, Courtelle Crepe, Tricel Nylon
Yarn quantity: 19-25 (25g? balls)
Sizes: 32-36 inch chest [3 sizes]

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm, or 3¾mm and 3mm
Tension (10cm): 24sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Fairly plain knit cardigan - which may look like it's intarsia but is knitted in a random yarn. The colour scheme also obscures what patterning there is - a cable up the sleeve and on the pockets.
The pattern is in fairly good condition.

Super-chunky tie-belt cardigan

Pattern ID: Wendy 1411
Wool brand: Wendy Swiftknit or Diabolo
Yarn quantity: 38-41 balls (50g?? balls)

Sizes: 32-38 inch chest

Wool weight: Chunky (usually 16sts x 22 rows to 10cm on 5½mm needles but this pattern knits 3 strands tog.)
Needle size: 10mm
Tension (10cm): 9sts (3 strands together)

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Women's super-chunky tie-belt cardigan in simple knit pattern.

Kids textured sweater or cardigan

Pattern ID: Lister Lee K719
Wool brand: Thermo-Knit, Motoravia, Concorde Easy Wash
Yarn quantity: 4-5 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 22 - 28 inch chest (4 sizes).

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Girl's cardigan or sweater in eyelet pattern stitch.

Kids sporty zipped jacket and sweater

Pattern ID: King Cole 3083
Wool brand: Classique, Mix 'n' Match Crepe, Cloud 9, Carelon, Cotswold, Speedy, Superspun Superwash, Gren Nylon
Yarn quantity: 6 - 11 (50g balls) plus 1 contrast; Hat only: 1 - 3 balls + 1 contrast
Sizes: 24-34 inch chest (6 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: Kid's go-faster-stripe zipped cardigan or sweater with hat.

Fair-isle cardigan and sweater twinset for child

Pattern ID: Sirdar 4121
Wool brand: Double Crepe, Tricel Nylon Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: 3-4 (50g balls) + smaller balls in each of 5 contrasts
Sizes: to fit 22 - 24 inch chest [2 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Sweater and cardigan stated for 2 - 4 years.

Family Chunky Textured Sweaters

Pattern ID: Jarol JX5
Wool brand: Quickstep or Supersaver Double Double
Yarn quantity: 6-20 (40g balls)
Sizes: to fit 24 - 46 inch chest (12 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 5mm and 6½mm
Tension (10cm): 16sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Chunky textured sweaters for all the family.

Lightweight slipover and cardigan

Pattern ID: Patons 7770
Wool brand: Beehive, Clansman
Yarn quantity: Slipover: 4-6 (50g balls); Cardigan: 5-9
Sizes: 32-40 inch chest (5 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pleasing "modern" twin-set.

Mother and daughter long waiscoats/gilets

Pattern ID: Robin 2143
Wool brand: Vogue or Courtelle Crepe Double Double
Yarn quantity: 6-11 balls (50g)
Sizes: to fit 28-38 inch chest [6 sizes]

Wool weight: Chunky
(or Double Knitting using 2 strands together)
Needle size: 6½mm (No 3)
Tension (15cm): 5 pattern repeats

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Long straight "mother and daughter" waistcoats with interesting twisted drop stitch pattern, making it look a little like crochet; only the edging uses crochet.

Child's Blazer

Pattern ID: Robin 2398
Wool brand: Bambino Freckles, Tricel-Nylon, Bri-Nylon, Columbine Crepe, Vogue or Bijou Chunky
Yarn quantity: 8-12 balls (25g balls)
Sizes: 18-26 inch chest [5 sizes]

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 32 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Childs double breasted jacket with a simplified seed moss stitch front panel.

Mini, Midi, Maxi Tunic Coat

Pattern ID: Readicut 000
Wool brand: Wendy Tricel Nylon Double Knitting
Yarn quantity: Mini: 19-23 (1oz? balls); Midi: 28-32; Maxi: 33-37
Sizes: 34 - 38 inch chest (3 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Delightful period tunic cardigans.

"Long liners" waistcoat or cardigan

Pattern ID: Bellmans 1280
Wool brand: Bellmans Double Knitting
Yarn quantity: 16-22 (1oz balls); sleeveless: 12-15
Sizes: 32 - 40 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: Long line cardigans. The pattern has the usual vertical and horizontal creasing which affects the cover photo but not the instructions.

The Aran Look

The Aran Look
(Patons 161)

A booklet of Aran knits in Capstan yarn.

Booklet ID: Patons 161

Subject Matter: Aran knitting booklet

Price: £5.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Content:
Sweaters, cardigans, hat, gauntlets, dress, coat all as featured in the photos - click on thumbnails for popups.
I especially like the idea of traditional Aran patterned ... spats!
Might have given Poirot a whole different view of the countryside.

Description:
The booklet is in moderate condition for its age with some creasing. 15 designs sized in the range from about 34 inch chest for the women's sizes up to about 45 for the men's designs.

His and Hers Textured Sweaters

Pattern ID: Jarol 427
Wool brand: Quickstep, Marise Mohair Blend, Romantica Brushed Mohair Blend, Supersaver Double Double
Yarn quantity: 12-16 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 42 inch chest (5 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 4½mm and 5½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 16sts x 22 rows over moss stitch pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Chunky textured sweaters. There are two sets of instructions here for the different textured stitches. His sweater as illustrated is in moss stitch and hers is a lacy rib stitch.

Ribbed tie-belt jackets

Pattern ID: Sunbeam 204
Wool brand: Nova Double Crepe, Hyland, Trophy, Symbol, Consort Crepe, Festival DK
Yarn quantity: 31-39 balls (1oz? balls)

Sizes: 34-38 inch chest for women (3 sizes) 38-42 inch for men (3 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 4mm or 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 28 sts x 28 rows (over rib) (3 strands together)

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Double breasted jackets with pockets and tie-belt in rib. The pattern has light surface creasing which does not affect the instructions.

'In a World of Their Own' ribbed sweaters

Pattern ID: Patons 1068
Wool brand: Bracken Tweed

Yarn quantity: 7 - 11 (50g balls) plus 1 contrast; skirt: 7-8 balls
Sizes: to fit 32- 44 inch chest (8 sizes - 4 "mens" - 4 "womens")

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Ribbed sweaters with "sports" type stripes - in tweedy DK for Him and Her. Plus a skirt for her to complete the tweedy outfit.

Perfectly plain classic V-necks IV

Pattern ID: Lister Lee K1244
Wool brand: Cashmere Blend, Motoravia, Concorde
Yarn quantity: 12-19 (25g balls)
Sizes: to fit 34- 44 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain V-neck sweater or cardigan for Him and Her in luxury yarn blends.

Perfectly plain family cardigans XI

Pattern ID: Wendy 1871
Wool brand: Pure Wool, Courtellon
Yarn quantity: 7-17 balls (25g balls)
Sizes: 24-44 inch chest (11 sizes)

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

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

Description: Light weight family cardigans

Man's textured panel cardigan

Pattern ID: Bestway 5012
Wool brand: Whitehead's Ritz double crepe
Yarn quantity: 24-26 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 40 - 50 inch chest [6 sizes]

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

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Description: Man's plain cardigan with pockets and subtle textured panelling.

Kids cable pattern cardigan III

Pattern ID: Patons 6194
Wool brand: Trident, Pure Wool
Yarn quantity: 9-16 (25g balls)
Sizes: to fit 22 - 32 inch chest (6 sizes).

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

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Description: Traditional cabled cardigans. The pattern has some notations from the previous owner - but this does not affect the instructions.

Kids textured sweaters II

Pattern ID: Patons 6197
Wool brand: Doublet
Yarn quantity: 7-13 (2 oz) balls
Sizes: to fit 22 - 32 inch chest (6 sizes).

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 4mm and 5½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 17sts x 21 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pleasing thick textured sweaters in a twisted rib pattern. The pattern has a light horizontal crease and small tear but otherwise in good condition.

Girl's plain cardigans

Pattern ID: Lister N873
Wool brand: Lavenda, Bel Air, Velora, Palazzo, Bri-Nylon
Yarn quantity: 7-14 (1oz balls)

Sizes: 24-34 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Girl's plain cardigans.

Perfectly plain classics for men

Pattern ID: Marriner 1759
Wool brand: Aristocrat, Mix 'n' Marl, Superwash, Heritage Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: 19-27 (25g balls)
Sizes: to fit 36-48 inch chest (7 sizes)

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: Plain sweaters with choice of V, polo, or crew neck.

Perfectly plain family sweaters IX

Pattern ID: Patons 2056
Wool brand: Limelight Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: 4-13 x 50g balls
Sizes: 28-48inch chest
(8 sizes women; 5 sizes men)

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

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Description: Family V-neck sweaters with pockets.

Sixties rib sweaters and skirt

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4169
Wool brand: Celtic Spun, Shadow Spun
Yarn quantity: Sweater: 9-10 (50g balls); skirt: 6-7 balls
Sizes: to fit 34-38 inch chest, 36-40 inch hip. (2 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply fingering
Needle size: 4mm, and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 26sts x 30 rows - probably over the pattern - instructions do not say

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Description: Another delightful pattern very much of its time; this roll-neck with short or no sleeves was a typical look.
Generally in good condition - but there is a small tear at the top and a rather larger one at the bottom. The writing is obscured but discernible.
The yarn type is not easy to infer from the pattern itself as the required needles are rather large for a 4ply - but I have some Celtic spun and it is a Shetland 4 ply type in 50g balls; the Shadow spun seems to be similar angora type yarn but from the yarn quantities clearly a different sized ball.

Waistcoat and skirt suit

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4164
Wool brand: Spiral Spun DK, Spiral Courtelle Crepe
Yarn quantity: Top: 11-16 (50g balls); skirt: 11-14
Sizes: 34-42 inch chest size [7 sizes]; skirt: 36-42 inch hip [4 sizes].

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¾mm, 3mm, and 2¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 30 rows

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Description: Lovely waistcoat pattern, stylish, and very much of its time, with the large tagged zips and horseshoe neck features - a boxy shaped jacket for the man and a mini-skirt option for the woman. There are simple cable panels on the waistcoats - and the matching skirt has a single lobster claw cable at the front.
Generally in good condition - the picture has a faint stamp from the original sales shop.

Longline ribbed sweaters

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4242
Wool brand: Donegal
Yarn quantity: 16-22 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 34- 44 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 30 rows [I believe this must mean measured over the pattern though the instructions do not say]

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Longline sweaters for Him and Her. It may not be easily seen but these are entirely in a single rib stitch. Some crease marks on picture and annotations inside from previous owner. Instructions perfectly readable.

Long sleeved cable sports sweater

Pattern ID: Sirdar 4240
Wool brand: Superwash wool, Wash 'n' Wear crepe, Country Style
Yarn quantity: 8-10 (50g balls)
Sizes: 28-30 inch chest (3 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Boys cricket sweater with long sleeves. Pattern has a slight tea stain on the front and some surface creasing.

Sleeveless sweater or dolman for summer

Pattern ID: Jarol 501
Wool brand: Super Saver, New Look, Gentle Touch, Morning Cloud, Cotton 2000, Twist Again
Yarn quantity: Dolman: 8-12 (50g balls); Sleeveless top: 4-5 + 3-4
Sizes: 32-40 inch chest (5 sizes)

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

Tension (10x10cm): Sweater: 22sts x 36 rows on 3¾mm needles; Top: 22sts x 32 rows over pattern on 4mm needles

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Description: Different design options for 2 sweaters - the only thing they have in common seems to be that they are knitted sideways.

Simple Summer Alternative Tops

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5779
Wool brand: Wash 'n' Wear Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: 10-14 (25g balls) + 3-5 contrast
Sizes: 32-40 inch chest (5 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Simple cap-sleeve plain top and option with sleeves and eyelet pattern.

Mother and daughter trouser suit

Pattern ID: Twilleys 5132
Wool brand: Crysette, Stalite
Yarn quantity: 13-32 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 24-28 or 34-38 inch chest
(6 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply
Hook size: 3½mm, 4mm, 4½mm
Tension: "1 pattern to 1 inch"

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Delightful trouser suit with jacket for Mother and tunic for daughter.

Perfectly plain family sweaters VIII

Pattern ID: Wendy 1523
Wool brand: Courtellon Courtelle Crepe, Tricel Nylon, Marina
Yarn quantity: 8-18 (25g balls??)
Sizes: to fit 24-36 inch chest (7 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Family sweaters that are fairly unisex in design but sized only up to women's medium size.

Longline coat in crochet

Pattern ID: Emu 2924
Wool brand: Scotch, Double Crepe, Bri-Nylon DK, Superlite Bri- Nylon
Yarn quantity: 33-38 (25g balls)
Sizes: to fit 34-42 inch chest (5 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Hook size: 5mm
Tension (10cm): 16 trebles

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Longline coat in crochet; style very much of the early seventies but still pleasing today.

Gilet or longline coat in crochet

Pattern ID: Studley 612
Wool brand: Tricel Nylon, Crepe Wool, Floranda, Petspun, Swiss Nylon
Yarn quantity: 5-7 (25g?) balls in each colour, or 10 to 15 balls for longline
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Hook size: 5½mm; 5mm and 4mm
Tension: 4 double shells to 5 inches over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Sleeveless longline waistcoats in two lengths with optional tie closure.

Stoles for those cool summer evenings II

Pattern ID: KingCole 273
Wool brand: Tristar Tricel Nylon, Pixie, Fiddlers, Crepe Wool
Yarn quantity: 10 or 14 or 15 (25g? balls) depending on which style
Sizes: Triangular shawl: 50 ins wide, 30 ins deep; Rectangular Stole: 21ins wide, 60 ins long.

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 5½mm or 5mm needles; 4½mm or 4mm hook
Tension (10cm): 22st over garter stitch;
20 sts over dc.

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Description: Triangular shawls and rectangular stoles to knit or crochet. Implication of holiday (Greek?) setting in the background which looks suspiciously like a painted backdrop with basket props. Still - good for those balmy nights on foreign holidays.

Perfectly plain His and Hers Chunky Cardigans II

Pattern ID: Wendy 2143
Wool brand: Shetland Chunky
Yarn quantity: 12-18 (50gballs)
Sizes: 32-46 inch chest (8 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 6½mm and 5½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 14sts x 20 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Easy-knit chunky raglan cardigans with choice of V or round neck.

His and Hers Fair Isle Sweater and Cap

Pattern ID: Jarol J9
Wool brand: New Look, Cosycraft,
Summer Wine

Yarn quantity: Sweater: 14-18 (25g? balls) main plus 2-3 in each of two contrasts;
Hat: 3 in main plus 2 in each contrast

Sizes: 32-42 inch chest (3 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: Fair-isle patterned sweaters with pom-pom hat. Lopi tradition in the pattern but the yarn is much lighter double knitting weight.

Family zipped jerkins II

Pattern ID: Robin 2610
Wool brand: Wonderwash, Vogue, Gleneagle, Columbine, Rusticana, Reward
Yarn quantity: 13-28 (25g balls)
Sizes: 24-42 inch chest [10 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Zipped Father and Son golfing jackets with textured staggered moss stitch. .

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.

Aran Cabled Cardigans

Pattern ID: Midgley & Catton 374
Wool brand: Aran, Aran Type
Yarn quantity: 16-22 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 44 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Classic Aran style jackets in a lighter weight yarn.
I would note here that I have copied the information exactly from the pattern but the tension is definitely in the DK range and the amount of wool suggested seems a bit high (it could have been a very dense yarn).

Chunky plain sweater

Pattern ID: Sirdar 6132
Wool brand: Sirdar Nocturne
Yarn quantity: 16-19 (25g balls)
Sizes: 38-44 inch chest (4 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Man's plain sweater using light weight chunky/aran yarn. Vertical creasing which does not affect the instructions.

Eight-page magazine excerpt

Pattern ID: 8-Page Pullout
Wool brand: Varies across styles: Patons Cotton Top, Emu Perle, Jaeger silk and wool, Twilleys Stalite, Hayfield Hawaii
Yarn quantity: varies across styles
Sizes: to fit 30-40 inch chest [3-4 sizes]

Wool weight: 4 ply; Double knitting (varies across styles)
Needle/hook size: 4mm, and 3¼mm
Tension (10cm): varies across styles

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: This is a very flimsy and slightly worn (as shown in photo) magazine pull-out but the patterns are sound, and the styles quite pleasing (I especially like the camisole and cardigan). Click on the pictures below to see expanded image.


Mother and daughter textured cardigans

Pattern ID: Hayfield 537
Wool brand: Gaylon
Yarn quantity: 16-22 (1oz balls)

Sizes: 24-40 inch chest (8 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¾mm and 3mm
Tension (10cm): 24sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Mother and daughter V neck patterned cardigans. This pattern is very creased which considerably disfigures the photo (not shown) but the instructions are unaffected.

Perfectly plain family cardigans II

Pattern ID: Pingouin 7354
Wool brand: Europingouin, Mafame Pingouin
Yarn quantity: 7-14 (50g balls)

Sizes: 26-44 inch chest (10 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Family plain V-neck cardigans with optional pockets.

Sporty zipped jacket

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1291
Wool brand: Beaulon, Gaylon, Superblend
Yarn quantity: 14-21 (25g balls) plus 2 contrasts
Sizes: 32-40inch 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 go-faster-stripe zipped cardigan.
Pattern is in good condition.

Men Out of Doors - again

Pattern ID: Maryland 618
Wool brand: Maryland Double Double
Yarn quantity: 17-24 (25g? balls)
Sizes: to fit 38-44 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 6½mm, 6mm, and 5mm
Tension (10x10cm): 16sts x 20 rows over basket stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: These are - in my opinion - 3 very pleasing mens designs for chunky yarn. It's worth pointing out that there are 3 separate patterns included here with different textured designs as well as the choice of neckline. The pattern has the usual horizontal crease (not shown in photo) which does not affect the instructions.

Kids classic cabled sweater or cardigan

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1112
Wool brand: Gaylon, Beaulon
Yarn quantity: 11-18 (25g balls)
Sizes: to fit 26 - 32 inch chest (4 sizes).

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional cabled sweater or cardigan in double knitting yarn weight. The pattern is firm with some surface creasing to the front photo. The styling implies that the kids are dressed for school.

Perfectly plain lady’s V-neck sweater II

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1156
Wool brand: Fantasia, Beaulon
Yarn quantity: 15-19 (25g balls); for colour version: 10-14 in main plus 2-3 and 4-5 in contrasts.
Sizes: 34-42 inch chest (5 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: This is perfectly plain knitting but instructions and yarns are given for a striped option, and also, you can see in the photo on the striped version, an optional tiny integrated collar.

Lightweight boys (or girls!) roll-neck raglan sweater

Pattern ID: Hayfield 852
Wool brand: Fourmost
Yarn quantity: 14-16 (25g? balls)
Sizes: 34-38 inch chest (3 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 Ply
Needle size: 3¼mm and 3mm
Tension (10cm): 30sts over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Child or teen boy's roll neck sweater. Pleasing and subtle 3-stitch vertical rows of moss/seed stitch.

Kids textured sweaters

Pattern ID: Hayfield 827
Wool brand: Croft Thickerknit
Yarn quantity: 7-10 (2 oz?) balls
Sizes: to fit 26 - 30 inch chest (3 sizes).

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 4mm and 5mm
Tension (10x10cm): 16sts x 22 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pleasing thick textured sweaters in a brick or basket pattern.

Classic plain sweaters III

Pattern ID: Hayfield 715
Wool brand: Nortex
Yarn quantity: 10-14 (1 oz? balls)
Sizes: to fit 28 - 34 inch chest (4 sizes).

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¼ and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 28rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional plain crew or V-neck jumpers in double knitting. This pattern is very creased and this shows up badly on the front photograph but does not affect the instructions. Please note that the photo illustrated is a very cleaned up version of the original.

Men - Out of Doors

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5709
Wool brand: Pullman, Wash 'n' Wear Chunky
Yarn quantity: 15-18 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 36-46 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 6½mm and 5½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 14sts x 18rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Chunky sweaters with cabled centre panel and choice of crew or polo neck. The pattern has a heavy horizontal crease (not shown in photo) which does not affect the instructions.

Perfectly plain man’s cardigans - take 2

Pattern ID: Robin 2330
Wool brand: Columbine, Bri-Nylon, Tricel-Nylon, Vogue, Specklespun, Roulette DK; or Bri-Nylon, Tricel-Nylon, Courtelle Crepe, Perle 4ply.
Yarn quantity: DK Cardigan: 21-24 (25g balls); DK Waistcoat: 14-17; 4ply Cardigan: 15-18; 4ply Waistcoat: 9-12
Sizes: to fit 36 - 46 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting or 4 ply
Needle size: 4 and 3¼mm, or 3¼mm and 2¾mm
Tension (10cm): 24sts x 32 rows in DK, or,
28sts x 36 rows in 4-ply over stocking stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Man's plain cardigan or waistcoat, each with 2 versions in DK and in 4 ply yarn. Light horizontal crease otherwise in good condition.

Children's ribbed pullover and accessories

Pattern ID: Bellmans 1263
Wool brand: Bellmans 4 ply
Yarn quantity: 6-12 (25g? balls);
waistcoat: 5-9; scarf:4-6; hat: 2

Sizes: to fit 24 - 34 inch chest (6 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Sweater, waistcoat, scarf and hat for boy or girl. Pattern has a heavy horizontal crease (not shown in photo) but instructions still legible.

Camisole twin-set

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5773
Wool brand: Sirdar Crepe, Prelude
Yarn quantity: 5-7 for camisole,
14-17 for cardigan (25g balls)

Sizes: 32-38 inch chest

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Halter-neck camisole, with matching cardigan.

Architypal seventies tunic

Pattern ID: Maryland 742
Wool brand: Maryland Double Double
Yarn quantity: 13-17 (50g balls) or 7-11 plus 2-4 of each of 2 contrast; Hat: 1-2 balls
Sizes: to fit 32-40 inch chest

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 5mm and 5½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 16sts x 20 rows in st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Seventies patterned overtop with wide three-quarter sleeve. This pattern is an absolute classic of the time. For today - make it in a plain tweedy yarn, longer with straight sleeves and maybe retain the pockets.

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.

Kids School Pullover in 3 yarn weights

Pattern ID: Emu 6654
Wool brand: Scotch, Super Crepe, Double Crepe, Bri-Nylon, Lamira, Shetland
Yarn quantity: 5-9 (40g balls) DK;
6-12 (25g balls) DK; 4-8 (25g balls) 4 ply

Sizes: to fit 22 - 34 inch chest (7 sizes).

Wool weight: Chunky, DK or 4 ply versions
Needle size: 5½mm and 4½mm for chunky;
3¼mm and 4mm for DK;
2¾ and
3¼mm for 4 ply.
Tension (10cm): 28 sts 4ply; 22sts DK;
16sts chunky

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional school sleeveless pullovers with instructions for 3 different yarn weights. The pattern has some light creasing and marks but this does not affect the instructions.

Sleeveless coat in crochet

Pattern ID: Lee Target 8992
Wool brand: Loch Isle
Yarn quantity: 17 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: 32-36 inch chest (1 size)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Hook size: 3½mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 12 tr and 12 spaces

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: The hills are alive.... with the sounds of the seventies.

Cardigan Partnership

Pattern ID: Patons 1098
Wool brand: Bracken Tweed

Yarn quantity: 9 - 14 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 34- 44 inch chest (5 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Cardigan Partnership. Perfectly plain cardigans in tweedy DK for Him and Her.

Mother and daughter hooded tunics

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1241
Wool brand: Beaulon or Gaylon, DK or 4ply
Yarn quantity: DK: 18-28 (25g balls)
4ply: 15-24
(25g balls)
Sizes: to fit 24-38 inch chest

Wool weight: Double knitting or 4 ply
Needle size: 3¾mm, and 4mm,
or, 3mm and 3¼mm

Tension (10cm): 22sts (DK); 28sts (4 ply)

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain tunics with cross over neck and cowl. Options in 4ply or double knitting. Mmmmm I'm afraid this still does it for me....

Crochet shawls and knitted cape

Pattern ID: Poppleton 1409
Wool brand: Pageant, Defiance*, Dandy
(* Defiance?! surely not a good start...)

Yarn quantity: 8/12/19 (25g? balls)
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 6½mm and 5mm or 5mm hook
Tension (10x10cm): varies due to oversize needles

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Shawls in crochet and cape in DK.

Mother and child crochet waiscoats

Pattern ID: Hayfield 848
Wool brand: Gaylon, Beaulon, Crepe DK
Yarn quantity: 15-26 (1 oz? balls)
Sizes: 24-40 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Hook size: 4½mm and 3¾mm
Tension (10cm): 18dc on 4½mm hook

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain crochet waistcoats for all the family, with brief crochet instructions on the back page. Horizontal crease as seen in photo which does not affect the instructions.

Perfectly plain man’s cardigan

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5809
Wool brand: Wash n Wear DK or 4ply, Double Crepe, Candytweed, Fontein Crepe 4ply.
Yarn quantity: DK: 26-30 (25g balls)
or 4ply: 21-24 (25g balls)

Sizes: to fit 40 - 46 inch chest

Wool weight: Double knitting or 4ply
Needle size: 4 and 3¼mm, or 3¼mm and 2¾mm
Tension (10cm): 24sts in DK or
30sts in 4-ply over stocking stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Man's plain cardigan with 2 versions in DK and in 4 ply yarn.
Light wear marks on front cover
, otherwise in good condition.
I am always fascinated by the background shots - this seems to show a Renault 6 - TL supplied from a dealer in Norwich.

Classic school V-neck sweater I

Pattern ID: Sirdar 4026
Wool brand: Wash n Wear DK or 4-ply, Crepe DK or 4 ply, Fontein Crepe, Talisman 4 ply.
Yarn quantity: 6-8 (50g balls) DK; 10-13 (1 oz or 25g balls) 4 ply.
Sizes: to fit 30 - 34 inch chest (3 sizes).

Wool weight: DK or 4 ply versions
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm for DK;
2¾ and
3¼mm for 4 ply.
Tension (10cm): 24sts in DK; 30sts in 4 ply

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional school jumper in choice of yarn weight.The pattern has horizontal and vertical creases as in photo but this does not affect the instructions.

Kids plain bomber jacket in DK or 4ply fingering

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1255
Wool brand: Superblend, Beaulon, Monique DK or Superblend, Beaulon, 4-ply
Yarn quantity: 8-14 (25g balls) DK or 4 ply
Sizes: to fit 24 - 36 inch chest

Wool weight: 4 ply or double knitting
Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm,
or 2¾mm and 3¼mm

Tension (10cm): 22sts (DK) or 28sts (4 ply)

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Description: Traditional school-type zipped cardigan with collar up to young adult size. Options for double knitting or 4 ply version.

Family Socks

Pattern ID: Patons 2286
Wool brand: Nylox, Capstan, Trident
Yarn quantity: about 4-5 25g balls per pair
Sizes: to fit 34 - 44 inch chest

Wool weight: 3 ply, 4 ply, DK, Aran
Needle size: 2mm, 2¼mm, 2¾mm, 3¼mm, 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 36sts x 44 rows 3ply;
32sts x 40 rows: 4 ply; 24sts x 32rows: DK;
21sts x 29 rows: Aran.

Price: £5.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Patons Family Socks booklet includes 8 designs as pictured in popup. "3 ply hose" (Nylox), "Man's hose" (Nylox), "Man's ribbed socks" (Capstan), "Girl's lacy sock" (Nylox), "Man's cabled half hose" (Trident 4 ply), "Boy's stockings" (Nylox), "Boy's football socks" (DK), "Girl's lace panel socks - long and short versions" (Trident 4 ply).
This leaflet printed in 1972 but it is undoubtedly a reprint of an earlier edition, (when did we last call them "man's hose" and "boy's stockings"?).

Seventies overtop with matching hat

Pattern ID: Emu 3206
Wool brand: Zodiac, Harlequin Crepe, Pandora, Easy-Care, Scotch Superwash
Yarn quantity: 8-15 (40g balls) +2 for hat
Sizes: to fit 30-44 inch chest

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

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Description: Seventies overtop/overblouse with wide three-quarter sleeve.

Teen "fashion" oufit

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1001
Wool brand: Gaylon, Du Barry DK
Yarn quantity: Sweater:16-19 (25g balls)
Waistcoat: 8-10; Hat: 2

Sizes: to fit 28-32 inch chest

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3mm, and 3½mm
Tension (10cm): 22sts

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Teen oufit - ribbed sweater, sleeveless cardigan, and hat.

Versatile teen trio

Pattern ID: Sirdar 4215
Wool brand: Tricel, Double Crepe, Talisman, Candytweed, Personality, Courtelle, Wash'n'Wear, Superwash, Fontein Crepe,
Yarn quantity: 8 - 9 (50g balls) DK, or,
15 - 17 (25g balls) 4 ply

Sizes: one size 20 x 26 inches

Wool weight: Double knitting or 4 ply
Needle size: 4mm, and 3¼ for DK,
or, 3¼ and 2¾mm for 4 ply

Tension (10cm): 24sts (DK) or 30sts (4 ply)

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Teens ribbed polo, scarf, and hat in double knit and 4 ply options.

Chevron polo

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5450
Wool brand: Wash'n'Wear, Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: 12-15 balls (50g balls)
Sizes: 36-42 inch chest

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Manly chevron pattern sweater with ribbed sleeves.

Man's waistcoat or pullover

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4462
Wool brand: Jaeger 3 ply Pure Botany
Yarn quantity: 7-10 (25g balls)
Sizes: to fit 36-46 inch chest

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: Man's sleeveless slipover with or without button front closure.

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

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Description: Man or woman's open-neck casual sweater with striped collar.

Stole for those cool summer evenings

Pattern ID: Wendy 1011
Wool brand: Courtellon or Marina Crepe
Yarn quantity: 16-23 (1oz? balls)
Sizes: 70-72 inches (long side)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 6½mm needle or 6mm hook
Tension (10x10cm): 22stsx31 rows over pattern

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Description: Shawl/stole to knit or crochet.

Sweater with hood and striped detail

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1271
Wool brand: Beaulon Chunky Crepe
Yarn quantity: 17-20 balls (50g balls)
plus 2 contrast

Sizes: 32-38 inch chest

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 6mm and 5mm
Tension (10cm): 14sts on 6mm needles

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Women's sweater with hood, front pocket, and tie.

Plain man's sweater, with discreet cables

Pattern ID: Ladyship 5038
Wool brand: Siesta Crepe or Renown
Yarn quantity: 20-23 balls (25g balls)

Sizes: 38-44 inch chest

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Very plain man's sweater, with discreet cables.

Young girl's sweater, waistcoat and skirt outfit

Pattern ID: Ladyship 4687
Wool brand: Tricel Nylon or Double Crepe
Yarn quantity: 21-30 balls (20g balls)
Sizes: 24-30 inch chest

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Child's version of the classic late sixties suit, including textured rib sweater, plain waistcoat, and skirt with pleated effect using wide rib,

Long sweater with eyelet motif at shoulder and hip

Pattern ID: Lister-Lee K1425
Wool brand: Thermo-Knit / Motoravia / Concorde Easy Wash 4-ply
Yarn quantity: 6-7 (50g balls)
Sizes: 32-38 inch chest

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Plain knit sweater with eyelet flower motifs and gathered shoulder.

Sleeveless waiscoat or slipover

Pattern ID: Lister-Lee K1041
Wool brand: Lady Love/Motoravia/Courtelle
Yarn quantity: 4-6 (50g balls)
Sizes: 34-40 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: Women's sleeveless waiscoat or slipover.

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

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Description: Women's beret, turban, hat and scarf.

Mother and daughter jackets

Pattern ID: Twilleys 6068
Wool brand: Aztec Homespun
Yarn quantity: 11-17 (50g? balls) main shade plus 2 contrasts
Sizes: 26-40 inch chest

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 5½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 16sts x 20rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Mother and daughter Aztec jackets (though similar to "Starsky and Hutch" wardrobe of the same era).

Child's wrap-over cardigan

Pattern ID: Sirdar 4187
Wool brand: Fontein, Talisman, Crepe 4 ply
Yarn quantity: 8-12 balls (50g balls)
Sizes: 26-36 inch chest

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Child or young teen short-sleeved wrap-over cardigan.

Waiscoat in patterned rib

Pattern ID: Patons 2151
Wool brand: Patons Trident DK
Yarn quantity: 8-10 (50g balls)
Sizes: 36-42 inch chest

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: Women's ribbed waistcoat in patterned rib with pockets.
Fairly severe crease across centre of pattern, but does not obscure instructions.

Girl's rib sweater and striped waistcoat

Pattern ID: Wendy 1452
Wool brand: Wendy DK, Courtellon, Crepe
Yarn quantity: 10-20 balls (50g balls)

Sizes: 28-32 inch chest

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

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Description: Girl's ribbed roll-necked sweater with matching sleeveless striped cardigan or waistcoat.

Family Fair-Isle cardigans with feature pockets

Pattern ID: Poppleton 1470
Wool brand: Poppleton DK, Defiance, Dandy, Pageant or Pipit.
Yarn quantity: 8-24 balls main (25g balls??)
plus 1-3 of 2 contrasts.
Sizes: 34-38 inch chest

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Family sweaters with Fair Isle band and feature pockets.

Summer top in moss stich

Pattern ID: Lee Target 9133
Wool brand: Titania, Motoravia, Leemont Double Crepe, Super Soft Courtelle, or Duo Double Crepe Tricel Nylon.

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Tension (10cmx10cm): 16sts x 20rows over pattern on No 3 needles

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: Summer top with boat neckline, and short sleeves; knitted in a textured double moss stitch.
I particularly enjoy the names of the yarn brands in an era when nylon was the latest thing: "Duo Double Crepe Tricel Nylon" - pack as many names of synthetics as you can into the brand name.

Pattern size: Chest size 32 - 40 inches

Wool quantity required: 9-11 x 25g balls.

Needle size: Nos 3 and 5 (6½mm and 5½mm) needles.

Mother and daughter waistcoat/cardigans

Pattern ID: Sunbeam 162
Wool brand: Hyland, Scoop, or Courtelle

Wool weight: Double knitting
Tension (10cmx10cm): 24sts x 32rows

Leaflet dimensions: approx. 9x7 inches
Number of pages: Folded sheet

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

Description: V-necked cardigan or waistcoat, with or without pockets, and moss-stitch zig-zag panel at the welt.

Pattern size: Chest size 26 - 40 inches

Wool quantity required: 14-21 x25g balls.

Needle size: Nos 9 and 11 (3¾mm and 3mm) needles.

Sweater and matching long waistcoat

Pattern ID: Wendy 1159
Wool brand: Courtellon, Courtelle Crepe DK, or Tricel Nylon Crepe.

Wool weight: Double knitting
Tension (10cmx10cm): 24sts x 30 rows

Leaflet dimensions: approx. 9x7 inches
Number of pages: Folded sheet

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

Description: Striped long-sleeved sweater with matching long-line sleeveless waistcoat in longer length.

Pattern size: Chest size 34 - 38inches

Wool quantity required:
Sweater: 8-10 balls main shade and 5-6 balls each of 3 contrast colours.
Coat:
10-14 balls main shade and 5-6 balls each of 3 contrast colours.
Note that I do not know the size of the balls - but given that the suggested brands are all synthetics, and the style is a skimpy short sleeved sweater it seems possible they are 25g.

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

Striped cardigan and sweater set

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5584
Wool brand: Superwash, Wash'n'Wear, Double Crepe, Tricel Nylon DK.

Wool weight: Double knitting
Tension (10cmx10cm): 24sts x 30rows

Leaflet dimensions: approx. 9x7 inches
Number of pages: Folded sheet

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

Description: 70s short-sleeved, round-neck top with pattern motif at welt; matching striped cardigan.

Pattern size: Chest size 32 - 38 inches

Wool quantity required: 17-22 x 25g balls in light shade and 16-19 in darker shade, for both items.

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

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