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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.

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.

Chunky guernsey sweaters for him and her

Pattern ID: Wendy 1703
Wool brand: Naturelle
Yarn quantity: 14-19 (50g balls)
Sizes: to fit: 34-44 inch chest [6 sizes]

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 6mm and 6½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 15sts x 20 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pleasing heavier weight guernsey style sweaters; plain with simple double moss stitch yoke.
Instructions are fine but with some creasing which affects the photo.

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).

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.

Roll-neck sweater with cable panel

Pattern ID: Emu 102
Wool brand: Emu Scotch Double Knitting
Yarn quantity: 20-24 (1 oz balls)
Sizes: 38 -44 inch chest (3 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: Plain roll neck sweater in DK weight yarn with an Aran patterned panel.

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.

Aran-style sweater in double knitting yarn

Pattern ID: Wendy 1842
Wool brand: Wendy Shetland DK
Yarn quantity: 10-13 balls (50g balls)

Sizes: 32-42 inch chest

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm
Tension (10x10cm): 14sts x 32rows (over pattern)

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Shetland sweater in cable pattern with blackberry stitch variation.

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.

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.

Chunky aran sweaters for him and her

Pattern ID: LeeTarget 8777
Wool brand: Fleetknit
Yarn quantity: 19-24 (2 oz? balls)
Sizes: to fit: 34-44 inch chest [6 sizes]

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 6mm and 6½mm
Tension (10cm): 16sts over double moss stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pleasing heavier weight Aran style sweaters with cables and double moss stitch panel. I like the way the style seems to have a set in sleeve that is integrated into the patterning.
Instructions are fine but with some creasing and annotations from previous knitters.

Bobble and cable sweater

Pattern ID: Argyll 160
Wool brand: Laser, Ambridge, Nice 'n' Easy
Yarn quantity: 9-12 (50g balls)
Sizes: 34-38 inch chest (3 sizes)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Aran-style textured sweater with bobble stitch pattern in a lighter weight 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.

Inbetweeners Arans

Pattern ID: Jarol 7082
Wool brand: Jarol Rambler or Sweet Briar
Yarn quantity: 4-6 (100g balls)
Sizes: to fit 24-34 inch chest (actual 29-39)

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

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional Aran in "young adult" sizes. Interesting bobble/rib vertical chain stitch alternated with cables.

More Family Arans

Pattern ID: Robin 2768
Wool brand: Robin Aran Pure New Wool
Yarn quantity: 8-18 (50g balls)
Sizes: 24-44 inch chest

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 5½mm and 4½mm
Tension (10cm): 16st over stocking stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional Family Arans with cables and blackberry stitch.

Family Arans with ribbed hats

Pattern ID: Robin 2873
Wool brand: Robin Erin or Aran Pure Wool
Yarn quantity: 6-16 (50g balls)
Sizes: 24-44 inch chest

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 5½mm and 4½mm
Tension (10cm): 18st over rice stitch

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional Family Arans with diamond and lobster-claw cables for prosperity, plus woolley hat pattern. This pattern is well-used and creased but instructions still readable.

Aran sweaters with claw cable and bobbles

Pattern ID: Hayfield 1509
Wool brand: Brig for Aran, Grampian
Yarn quantity: 15-26 (50g balls)
Sizes: 32-44 inch chest

Wool weight: Aran
Needle size: 3¾mm and 4½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 21sts x 30 rows

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Traditional Aran sweaters. small tea-ring stain on interior..