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Man's Cabled Sweater and Slipover

Pattern ID: Sirdar 5664
Wool brand: Legend, Country Style, Denim Tweed, Wash 'n' Wear
Yarn quantity: Sweater: 11-18 (50g balls); Slipover: 7-12
Sizes: 38 - 48 inch chest [6 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Man's V-neck sweater and slipover with cabled pattern.

Lighter weight aran sweaters for him and her III

Pattern ID: Littlewoods 5026
Wool brand: Acrylic DK
Yarn quantity: 5-6 (100g balls)
Sizes: to fit: 32-46 inch chest [4 sizes]

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional Aran style sweaters in lighter weight DK yarn: "His and Hers Textured Sweaters"

Lighter weight aran sweaters for him and her II

Pattern ID: Reynolds 602
Wool brand: Saucy Sport
Yarn quantity: 14-22 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit: 36-51 inch chest [4 sizes]

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3mm and 3¾mm
Tension (10cm): 24sts x 36 rows over moss stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional Aran style sweaters in lighter weight DK yarn with loose styling: "An updated Aran Classic"

Aran sweaters with cables and diamonds

Pattern ID: Stylecraft 4391
Wool brand: Stylecraft Bracken Tweed Aran
Yarn quantity: 5-9 (100g balls)
Sizes: 32-52 inch chest [6 sizes]

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 5mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 18sts x 24 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional Aran sweaters, with choice of crew neck (shown on man in photo) or turtle neck (shown on woman in photo).

Man's Cabled Slipover

Pattern ID: Scheepjeswol 642
Wool brand: Scheepjeswol Voluma
Yarn quantity: 4-6 (50g balls)
Sizes: 38 - 43 inch chest [3 sizes]

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3mm, and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 29 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Man's V-neck slipover with cabled panels.

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.

Shawl-collar Aran Pullover

Pattern ID: Pullout Mans Pattern 3
Wool brand: Sirdar Sovereign Aran
Yarn quantity: 18 (50g balls)
Sizes: 40 - 46 inch chest (one size)

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 3mm and 3¾mm
Tension (10x10cm): 20st x 27rows over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Almost traditional Guernsey style pullover but in Aran weight rather than 5 ply. It is knitted on smaller needles than usual for Aran weight, in line with the Guernsey method.
There is slight water damage to the bottom of the pattern.

Light-weight summer tops

Pattern ID: Wendy 2004
Wool brand: Fashion 4 ply, Courtellon 4 ply
Yarn quantity: 5-7 (25g balls)
Sizes: 32-40 inch chest (4 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pretty summer tops in fingering weight yarn.

Seaside Polo Shirt or Sweater

Pattern ID: Chevy 1186
Wool brand: Chunky
Yarn quantity: 5-8 (50g balls) main, plus 2-4 balls first contrast and 1 ball second.
Sizes: to fit 24 - 34 inch chest (6 sizes)

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 5mm and 6mm
Tension (10x10cm): 15sts x 21 rows over st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Cheerful nautical stripes - polo shirt or sweater.

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

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.

His and Hers Chunky Cable Sweater

Pattern ID: Sirdar 8925
Wool brand: Country Style or 80/20 Chunky.

Wool weight: Chunky
Tension (10cmx10cm): 16sts x 19rows

Leaflet dimensions: approx. 11x8 inches
Number of pages: Folded sheet

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

Description: Chunky unisex cable sweater in mens and womens sizes.

Pattern size: Chest size 30 - 44 inches

Wool quantity required: 6-11 50g balls.

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

Simple cable-yoke Aran

Pattern ID: Sirdar C8657
Wool brand: WashnWear, Tweed, Sovereign.

Wool weight: Aran
Tension (10cmx10cm): 18sts x 24rows

Leaflet dimensions: approx. 11x8 inches
Number of pages: Folded sheet

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

Description: Sirdar unisex crew-neck Aran sweater with cable yoke.

Pattern size: Chest size 30 - 48 inches

Wool quantity required: 11-19 balls 50g balls.

Needle size: Nos 6 and 8 (5mm and 4mm) 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.

Textured Floral Sweater

Pattern ID: Jaeger 6005D
Wool brand: Monte Cristo, Sunrise, Champagne, Matchmaker DK.

Wool weight: Double knitting
Tension (10cmx10cm): 22sts x 30rows

Leaflet dimensions: approx. 11x8 inches
Number of pages: Double folded sheet

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

Description: Intarsia floral sweater, with a cabled lattice pattern; front and back knitted separately as two T-shaped pieces with a dolman sleeve - chart included.

Pattern size: Chest size 34 - 40 inches

Wool quantity required: 11-13 50g balls in main shade; 1 ball each of 5 contrast colours.

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