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Apologies - I am not able to post out patterns for the next two weeks.
NEXT DATE for POSTING new orders is September 1st.

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Edwardian Style Sweater

Pattern ID: Jaeger 4976
Wool brand: Jaeger Wool and Silk
Yarn quantity: 14-16 (20g balls)
Sizes: to fit: 32-39 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: 4 ply
Needle size: 3mm, 3¼mm, 3¾mm, and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 42 rows over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Elegant lacy sweater knitted in a luxury wool/silk yarn, for which it may be hard to fine a direct replacement, but it is a 4 ply equivalent.

Comfy Tweed Sweater

Pattern ID: Lister 2199
Wool brand: Richmond Tweed, Bamboo, Motoravia, Thermo-knit, Easy Wash Crepe
Yarn quantity: 7-9 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit 30-38 inch chest (5 sizes)

Wool weight: Double knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 26sts x 36 rows over pattern

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Interesting basket stitch Sloppy Joe from the early 1980s. Seems to have been featured made in an unappealing mens sock yarn - but you can fix that!
The instructions are in good condition.

Chunky cable cardigan in fluffy yarn

Pattern ID: Sunbeam 774
Wool brand: Sumatra Chunky
Yarn quantity: 14-17 (50g balls)
Sizes: 32-42 inch chest

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 5mm and 6½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 14sts x 17rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: High-neck moss-stitch cardigan with bobbles in fluffy yarn. Rather a pleasing design - fluffiness optional...

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.

Chunky cable sweater in fluffy yarn

Pattern ID: Sunbeam 780
Wool brand: Sumatra Chunky
Yarn quantity: 13-14 (50g balls)
Sizes: 32-40 inch chest

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 5mm and 6½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 13sts x 19rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Wide-neck moss stitch sweater with chunky cables in fluffy chunky yarn. The instructions are clear but pattern is creased and has some biro markings at sides by previous user.
Plus a child's drawing on the back(!), where there are no instructions.

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.

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.