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Short (bed) jacket

Pattern ID: PB 944
Wool brand: Beehive fingering 2 ply
Yarn quantity: 4 (1oz balls)
Sizes: actual measurement 36 inch chest [1 size]

Wool weight: 2 ply
Needle size: 4½mm
Tension (10cm): 28sts over st st on 4½mm needles

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Two ply design for a jacket. Not defined as a bedjacket, but the context of the photo, ribbon closure, and shortness of the design imply that it is. The sleeves are pleated to give a square shoulder effect typical of the 1940s (along with the hair style). The 2ply yarn is knitted on large needles to keep the tension loose, and there are panels of blackberry or trinity stitch.

Bedjackets and bedcapes

Pattern ID: PB SC94
Wool brand: Beehive Baby Wool 4ply/Quickerknit, Totem DK
Yarn quantity: 10-12 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 36 inch chest [1 size]

Wool weight: 4 ply, 5ply, DK
Needle size: 3¼mm, and 4mm;
3¾mm, and 5½mm
3¼mm, and 4mm; crochet hooks

Tension (10x10cm): 26sts x 33 rows 4ply:
22sts x 33 rows DK

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Bedjackets for the prim and proper.
Three bedjackets or cardigans and two capes.

  1. (Cover) 5ply bedjacket knitted in two colours with crochet border
  2. Bedjacket knitted in 4ply "... so effective!"
  3. Bedjacket knitted in 4ply (my personal favourite)
  4. Bedjacket knitted in DK "... adds luxury even to breakfast in bed!"
  5. Bedcape crocheted in 5ply

  6. The pattern is in perfect condition, as new.

Short bedjacket and bed stole

Pattern ID: Pingouin 788
Wool brand: Classique Crylor, or Pingoland
Yarn quantity: Bedjacket: 3-4 balls; Stole: 4 balls. Sold in 50g balls at 160m
Sizes: up to a 34 - 40 inch chest (4 sizes)

Wool weight: Aran/Chunky
Needle size: 3¼mm and 7mm
Tension (10cm): 12-14sts

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pretty bedjacket and stole in knitted eyelet pattern.
The pattern has both a horizontal and a vertical crease, but the instructions are fully readable.

Bedjackets and bedsocks

Pattern ID: PB 678
Wool brand: Beehive 4ply, 3ply,
Bedjacket Floss

Yarn quantity: 5-11 (1oz balls);
bedsocks: 2oz 4ply

Sizes: to fit 34 - 36 inch chest

Wool weight: 3 ply, 4 ply
Needle size: 2½mm, 3mm, 3¼mm, and 3½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 30sts x 38 rows 3ply:
28sts x 36 rows 4 ply; 32sts x 40 rows Bedjacket Floss (used double)

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Bedjackets for the prim and proper.
Jacket (wool used double); sleeveless crossover; open ribbed yoke (with bow tie); bedsocks "for chilly mortals". The pattern is in moderately good condition with a tiny hole in the front cover and a few pen marks on page 3 from a previous user; instructions are unaffected.

Four delightful bedjackets

Pattern ID: PB 395
Wool brand: Patons Double Quick, Totem, Beehive Fingering
Yarn quantity: 7-14 (1oz balls)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 38 inch chest (note: sizes dependent upon style)

Wool weight: Double knitting and 3 ply
Needle size: 5mm, 6mm, 3½mm, and 4mm; depending on the fancy stitch patterns
Tension (10x10cm): 18sts x 22 rows on 6mm DK; 28sts x 36 rows on 3½mm 3 ply

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Four bed jackets - clockwise from top left: "Quickly knitted, easy fitting" (DK); "Quick to knit for a fuller figure" (DK - don't get excited - only up to 40 inch chest);"The cape line jacket is new" (3 ply); "Prettily feminine in two colours"; (DK).

Pretty Polly or Plain Jane bedjacket

Pattern ID: Weldons B1510
Wool brand: Bairns-wear Baby wool or Bristol Nylon
Yarn quantity: 6-7 ozs
Sizes: 36 inch chest (1 size)

Wool weight: 3 ply
Needle size: 5½mm and 2¾mm,
or 4mm and 2¾mm

Tension (10x10cm): 32 sts x 40 rows over st st

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pretty fine-knit bedjacket in fancy lace or plainer version with subtle garter stitch ridges.

Pretty two-tone bedjacket and socks

Pattern ID: Bestway 3985
Wool brand: Wendy DK
Yarn quantity: 8-9 ozs in main shade and 7-8 ozs in contrast; bedsocks: 2+2 ozs
Sizes: 31-39 inch chest (3 sizes)

Wool weight: Double Knitting
Needle size: 3¼mm, 4mm, and 5mm
Tension (10cm): 18 sts on 5mm needles

Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Pretty bedjacket in shell pattern

Knitting Pretty for Baby

Booklet ID: Waterwheel 100

Subject Matter: Baby knitting and crochet book

Content: Twenty three lovely designs for very practical clothes for the modern baby.

Price: £6.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Two bedjackets (for larger sizes)

Pattern ID: Patons and Baldwins II33
Wool brand: Beehive 4ply or Quickerknit Baby, and Double Quick or Totem
Yarn quantity: 12-16 (1oz balls) the 4ply or 21-24 for the DK
Sizes: to fit 40 - 44 inch chest

Wool weight: 4ply/Quickerknit or DK
Needle size: 4½mm, 4mm, and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 28 rows DK
and 26sts x 34 rows for the 4ply

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Delightful vintage pattern for 2 different bedjackets.
And when they say larger sizes, they mean not smaller sizes.