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Perfectly plain man's sweater IV


Pattern ID: Sirdar 2580 Wool brand: Double Crepe, Arctic Moss, Super Nylon DKs - or - Fontein Crepe, Talisman, Gaiety Nylon 4 plies. Yarn quantity: DK: 19 - 22 (1oz balls?); 4 ply: 17 - 20 (1oz balls?); Sizes:...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on March 27, 2020 12:11 PM

Plain sweater with narrow edge-stripe


Pattern ID: Emu 4775 Wool brand: Mix-N-Match 4ply Yarn quantity: 15-19 (25g balls) main shade plus 1 ball contrast Sizes: 36-44 inch chest [5 sizes] Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 2¾mm, and 3¼mm Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 40...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on March 26, 2020 11:24 PM

Sweater and waistcoat written for machine knitting


Pattern ID: Argyll 168 Wool brand: Ferntex, Sportsday, Supa-Warm, Ferndale, 4ply Yarn quantity: This is written for 340g cones of yarn so states you need 1 cone for each colour. Sizes: to fit 32 - 40 inch chest (5...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on January 29, 2020 11:27 AM

Eyelet pattern sweater V (frills optional)


Pattern ID: Argyll 378 Wool brand: Ferndale, Ambridge 4ply Yarn quantity: 9-13 (40g or 50g balls) Sizes: to fit 32 - 40 inch chest (5 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on January 29, 2020 9:55 AM

Classic Twosome


Pattern ID: Patons 9331 Wool brand: Beehive, Nylox, Purple Heather, Brilliante Yarn quantity: Jumper: 7-11 (1oz balls); Cardigan: 10-14 oz Sizes: to fit 32 - 42 inch chest [6 sizes] Wool weight: 4ply Needle size: 2¼mm, and 3mm Tension...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on January 28, 2020 9:27 PM

Simple plain light weight sweater


Pattern ID: Argyll 156 Wool brand: Ferndale Yarn quantity: 8-10 (40g balls) Sizes: to fit 34- 42 inch chest (5 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 36 rows Price: £2.00 (includes...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on December 11, 2019 10:44 AM

Luxury angora cardigan


Pattern ID: Jaeger 5062 Wool brand: Angora Spun - knits as 4 ply Yarn quantity: 14-16 20g balls Sizes: to fit 32 - 40 inch chest [3 sizes] Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm Tension (10x10cm):...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on November 13, 2019 6:01 PM

Family cabled sweaters II


Pattern ID: Argyll 157 Wool brand: Ferndale Yarn quantity: 5-11 (40g balls) Sizes: to fit 24- 46 inch chest (12 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 36 rows Price: £2.00 (includes...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on August 25, 2019 8:28 AM

Summer polo shirts for men


Pattern ID: Twilleys C854 Wool brand: Lyscordet fine knitting cotton or Stalite No3 soft cotton. Yarn quantity: Lyscordet shirt (on the left in picture): 11-16 (25g balls); Stalite shirt (on the right in picture): 11-14 (50g balls) Sizes: 36-46...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 28, 2019 9:57 AM

Sunshine Series baby set II


Pattern ID: Sirdar 131 Wool brand: Sunshine Baby Wool, Baby Nylon, Majestic, Talisman, Fontein Crepe Yarn quantity: 3-4 (1oz balls) for each item Sizes: 21 inch chest [1 size stated 9 - 12 months] Wool weight: 4 ply Needle...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 28, 2019 9:42 AM

Sunshine Series baby set I


Pattern ID: Sirdar 204 Wool brand: Sunshine Baby Wool, Baby Nylon, Majestic Yarn quantity: 3-4 (1oz balls) for each item Sizes: 18- 20 inch chest [2 sizes stated birth - 6 months] Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼,...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 28, 2019 9:21 AM

Simple cardigans for baby or toddler


Pattern ID: Lister N1555 Wool brand: Super Bri-Nylon, Lavenda, Crisp Crepe, Bel Air Yarn quantity: 3-5 (1 oz balls) Sizes: to fit 20 - 24 inch chest [3 sizes] Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm Tension...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 17, 2019 12:12 PM

The Smaller Jacket and Sweater


Pattern ID: PB 1020 Wool brand: Patons Beehive, Nylox, Purple Heather Yarn quantity: 8-12 (1oz balls). Sizes: to fit 30 - 34 inch chest (3 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¾mm, and 3mm Tension (10x10cm): 26sts x...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 26, 2019 12:23 PM

Holiday for Dolls


Pattern ID: PB SC24 Wool brand: Fingering, Nylox, Purple Heather in 3 or 4ply Yarn quantity: various colours in small amounts mostly not exceeding 1oz Sizes: 10, 12, 14, and 16 inch dolls Wool weight: 3 ply or 4...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 24, 2019 4:20 PM

Town and Around - his and hers crochet sweaters


Pattern ID: Patons 2115 Wool brand: Limelight 4ply Crepe Yarn quantity: 15-21 (25g balls) Sizes: to fit 34-40 inch chest (4 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply Hook size: 3½mm and 3mm Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 14 rows over pattern...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 21, 2019 10:28 AM

Ladies sweater and jacket ensemble


Pattern ID: Sirdar 2364 Wool brand: Fontein Crepe, Majestic, Talisman, or Gaiety Nylon 4ply, and Pullman chunky Yarn quantity: 13-15 balls 4ply and 11-12 balls chunky (yardage unknown). Sizes: 34 - 40 inch chest [4 sizes] Wool weight: 4...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 20, 2019 3:12 AM

Perfectly plain classic school pullovers VII


Pattern ID: Sirdar 605 Wool brand: Majestic, Fontein Crepe, Talisman Yarn quantity: 5-9 (1oz balls); [3-6 for sleeveless version] Sizes: 24-28 inch chest (3 sizes - aged 4/6/8) Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼mm, and 2¾mm Tension (10cm):...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on June 18, 2018 11:46 AM

Popover tunic sweater


Pattern ID: Robin 2564 Wool brand: Wonderwash, Reward, Gleneagle Tweed, Columbine, Vogue, Rusticana, Bri-Nylon, Tricel Nylon Crepe Yarn quantity: DK: 16-22 (25g balls) in main shade plus 2 each of 2 contrasts. 4 ply:14-20 (25g balls) in main shade...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on November 2, 2017 6:37 PM

Glamorous occasion set: accessories...


Pattern ID: Lister 1765 Wool brand: Bel Air Starspun Yarn quantity: Knitted bags: 1 ball; crochet bag: 2 balls; stole: 10 (¾ ounce balls - each about 21g). Sizes: Stole is 54 inches long excluding fringe and about 18...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on November 2, 2017 4:12 PM

Sixties polo-shirt and polo-neck, plus stockings!


Pattern ID: Emu 2500 Wool brand: Scotch, Super Crepe, Bri-Nylon, Acrilan Yarn quantity: Shirt: 9-13 (1oz balls) main shade and 3-4 contrast. Sweater (one size only): 9 main, 6+3 of 2 contrasts. Stockings: 9. Sizes: Shirt: to fit 30...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on November 2, 2017 2:35 PM

Family Socks II


Pattern ID: Sunbeam 209 Wool brand: Sunbeam St Ives Yarn quantity: about 3-5 25g balls of 3 or 4 ply, and 3-5 50g balls for DK Sizes: to fit 6½ - 11½ foot depending on style [about 3-5 sizes...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on March 12, 2017 1:17 PM

Town and Country Socks


Pattern ID: Sirdar 8489 Wool brand: Town and Country 4 ply Yarn quantity: 1-3 (50g balls) Sizes: length of foot 5½ - 10½ inches [6 sizes] Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼ mm Tension (10x10cm): 32sts x 42...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on March 10, 2017 9:02 AM

Perfectly plain sweater and slipover options - take 7


Pattern ID: Lavenda 839 Wool brand: Crisp Crepe, Golden Fleece, Wool and Nylon. Yarn quantity: 14-18 (1oz balls) for sweater; 9-12 for slipover Sizes: to fit 38-42 inch chest (3 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼mm and...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 11, 2017 11:05 AM

Perfectly plain sweater and slipover options - take 6


Pattern ID: PB 1080 Wool brand: Purple Heather, Beehive. Yarn quantity: 11-13 (1oz balls) for sweater; 6-8 for slipover Sizes: to fit 36-40 inch chest (3 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¾mm and 3mm Tension (10x10cm): 26sts...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 11, 2017 10:49 AM

Cable cardigan in choice of yarn weights


Pattern ID: Emu 2211 Wool brand: Scotch, Calypso, Zephyr, Super Crepe, Romany, Br-Nylon Emulon Yarn quantity: 3 ply: 10-12 (1oz balls); 4 ply: 10-14 oz; DK: 15-19 oz Sizes: to fit 32-40 inch chest (5 sizes) Wool weight: 3...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 28, 2016 7:41 AM

Family cabled sweaters


Pattern ID: Bestway 4045 Wool brand: Littelwoods Keynote Wool and Nylon 4 ply Yarn quantity: 9-14 (1 oz balls) Sizes: 28-44 inch chest [6 sizes] Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm, or, 3¾mm and 3mm, depending...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 23, 2016 4:40 PM

Bedjackets, wrap, or shrug


Pattern ID: Sirdar 5304 Wool brand: Tricel Nylon Double Crepe; Wonderland Courtelle/Nylon, Baby Nylon Yarn quantity: 7-9 (50g balls) for DK version in rib; 9-11 (50g balls) for 4 ply version in eyelet lace. Sizes: 32-40 inch chest (2...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 23, 2016 11:59 AM

Sixties jacket, sweater, and skirt costume II


Pattern ID: Emu 2214 Wool brand: Tweedle, Super Crepe Yarn quantity: Jacket: 20-24 (1 oz balls) plus 2 contrast; Skirt: 16-20 oz; Jumper: 9-11 oz in 4 ply. Sizes: 34-42 inch chest (5 sizes) Wool weight: Bouclé and 4...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 22, 2016 9:39 AM

Perfectly plain sixties classic twin-set VII


Pattern ID: Emu 2095 Wool brand: Easyknit, Baby Emulon Yarn quantity: Jumper: 9-11 (short sleeved), 12-16 (long sleeved); cardigan: 13-16 (1oz balls). Sizes: 34-40 inch chest (4 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm Tension (10x10cm):...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 22, 2016 9:05 AM

Lighter weight textured cardigan II


Pattern ID: Lee Target 6635 Wool brand: Motoravia, Leemont Crepe, Super Crimp Bri-Nylon, Tarantelle Courtelle Yarn quantity: 13-15 (1oz balls) Sizes: 36-40 inch chest [3 sizes] Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¾mm and 3¼mm Tension (10cm): 24sts Price:...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 14, 2016 2:42 PM

Dolman rib sweater


Pattern ID: Lee Target 9084 Wool brand: Motoravia, Shangri-La, Leemont, Cavalier, Loch Isle, Duo Double crepe, Lorette, Super Crimp. DK or 4 ply Yarn quantity: DK: 23-28 (25g balls); 4ply: 16-18 (1 oz balls) Sizes: to fit 34-40 inch...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 14, 2016 2:23 PM

Man's Windcheater V


Pattern ID: Emu 4123 Wool brand: Scotch, Super Crepe, Zephyr, Double Crepe, Romany, Bri-Nylon. Yarn quantity: 4 ply: 13-18 (1 oz balls);DK: 20-25 (1 oz balls) Sizes: to fit 36 - 44 inch chest [5 sizes] Wool weight: 4...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 2, 2016 2:36 PM

Eyelet pattern sweater


Pattern ID: Hayfield 1434 Wool brand: Grampian, Superblend, Horizon, Monique brished, Beaulon Yarn quantity: 7-9 (50g balls) Sizes: 32-44 inch chest [7 sizes] Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 3¼mm, and 4mm Tension (10cm): 22sts Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on September 24, 2016 12:06 PM

Cocktail jumper and skirt


Pattern ID: Dragonfly 521 Wool brand: Botany and Tinsel (top), and Courtelle (skirt) Yarn quantity: Top: 5-6 (1 oz balls); Skirt: 13 oz Sizes: 34-40 inch chest (4 sizes); 36-40 inch hip (1 size) Wool weight: 4 ply Needle...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on September 19, 2016 2:20 PM

Two Lumber Jackets for boys


Pattern ID: PB 205 Wool brand: Purple Heather Yarn quantity: Ribbed jacket: 7 (1oz balls); plain jacket: 9 oz. Sizes: Ribbed jacket: to fit 6 - 8 years, 27 inch chest; plain jacket to fit 10 - 12 years,...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on September 19, 2016 12:09 PM

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...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on June 29, 2016 5:26 PM

Perfectly plain classic (pre) school pullovers VI


Pattern ID: Sirdar 86 Wool brand: Supurl, Majestic, Talisman Yarn quantity: 4-7 (1oz balls) Sizes: 22-26 inch chest (3 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼mm, and 2¾mm Tension (10cm): 30sts Price: SOLD Description: Lighter weight raglan school...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on June 29, 2016 4:49 PM

Perfectly plain man's slipover II


Pattern ID: Emu 4065 Wool brand: Scotch, Calypso, Zephyr Botany, Gala, Super Crepe, Romany, Emulon, Double Crepe Yarn quantity: 3 ply: 8-10 (1oz balls); 4 ply: 9-10 oz; DK: 12-14 oz Sizes: to fit 38-44 inch chest (4 sizes)...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on June 29, 2016 4:00 PM

Perfectly plain man's pullover in extra large sizes


Pattern ID: Emu 4136 Wool brand: Scotch, Calypso, Zephyr Botany, Super Crepe, Romany, Double Crepe, Bri-Nylon Yarn quantity: 3 ply: 13-16 (1oz balls); 4 ply: 15-18 oz; DK: 21-24 oz Sizes: to fit 44-50 inch chest (6 sizes) -...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on June 29, 2016 3:45 PM

Perfectly Plain Man's Slipover


Pattern ID: Lister 1285 Wool brand: Lavenda, Crisp Crepe, Golden Fleece Yarn quantity: 7-12 (1 oz balls) Sizes: 34 - 44 inch chest [6 sizes] Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼mm, and 2¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 36...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on June 29, 2016 3:38 PM

Perfectly plain sweater and slipover options - take 4


Pattern ID: PB C-1179 Wool brand: Purple Heather, Nylox, Beehive. Yarn quantity: 13-16 (1oz balls); [8-11 oz for sleeveless] Sizes: to fit 36-46 inch chest (6 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 28sts...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on June 29, 2016 3:26 PM

Perfectly plain mens raglan pullovers


Pattern ID: Emu 4029 Wool brand: Scotch, Calypso, Zephyr, Botany, Gala, Super Crepe, Romany, Emulon Yarn quantity: 3 ply: 12-15 (1oz balls); 4 ply: 14-19 oz; DK: 19-25 oz Sizes: to fit 34-44 inch chest (6 sizes) Wool weight:...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on June 29, 2016 3:04 PM

Perfectly plain classic school pullovers V


Pattern ID: PB C-275 Wool brand: Beehive, Nylox, Purple Heather Yarn quantity: 4-8 (1oz balls) Sizes: 22-32 inch chest (6 sizes) Wool weight: 3 ply Needle size: 2¼mm, and 3mm Tension (10x10cm): 32sts x 40 rows Price: £2.00 (includes...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on June 29, 2016 2:51 PM

Perfectly plain classic school pullovers IV


Pattern ID: PB C-550 Wool brand: Beehive, Nylox, Purple Heather Yarn quantity: 5-11 (1oz balls) Sizes: 24-34 inch chest (6 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼mm, and 2¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 36 rows Price: £2.00 (includes...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on June 29, 2016 2:46 PM

Perfectly plain classic school pullovers III


Pattern ID: PB C-552 Wool brand: Beehive, Nylox, Purple Heather Yarn quantity: 5-11 (1oz balls); [3-8 for sleeveless version] Sizes: 24-34 inch chest (6 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼mm, and 2¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 36...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on June 29, 2016 2:31 PM

Snazzy gloves


Pattern ID: Patons 8431 Wool brand: Diploma 4ply Yarn quantity: 2 (50g balls) plus oddments of the contrast colours Sizes: to fit an "average" hand (approx. 7 inches round above thumb) Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3mm Tension...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on March 22, 2016 10:24 PM

Man's Windjacket IV


Pattern ID: Robin 478 Wool brand: Tobie, or Ny-lona Sportswear or Sportsfleck Yarn quantity: 17-19 (1 oz balls) Sizes: to fit 38 - 42 inch chest [2 sizes] Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 2¼mm and 3¼mm Tension (10x10cm):...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on January 16, 2016 12:31 PM

Perfectly plain His and Hers cardigans


Pattern ID: PB 1266 Wool brand: Double Quick, Totem, Moorland Yarn quantity: 18-23 (1 oz) balls Sizes: 34 - 44 inch chest (6 sizes) Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm Tension (10x10cm): 22 sts x 30...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on November 9, 2015 5:05 PM

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?) ballsHats: in DK only 2-3 (50g?) balls Sizes: three sizes (Father/Mother/Son 8-10 years for balaclava, 6-8 years...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on November 9, 2015 2:01 PM

His and Hers textured cardigans


Pattern ID: Patons 9112 Wool brand: Beehive, Nylox, Purple Heather, Moorland Yarn quantity: DK: 19-25; 4 ply: 12-17 (1 oz balls) Sizes: 32-42 inch chest (6 sizes) Wool weight: Double knitting or 4 ply Needle size: DK: 3¼mm and...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 30, 2015 1:31 PM

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...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 10, 2015 5:04 PM

Cardigan and pleated skirt costume


Pattern ID: Womans Day No4 Wool brand: Beehive 4ply for the suit, and Double Quick for the hat. Yarn quantity: Skirt:15-18 (1 oz balls); Cardigan: 13-15 oz; Hat: 5 oz. Sizes: Skirt:24-29 inch waist; Cardigan: 33-41 inch chest (3...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on June 11, 2015 1:53 PM

Sixties elegance


Pattern ID: Sirdar 2325 Wool brand: Fontein Crepe, Majestic, Talisman, Gaiety Nylon Yarn quantity: 6-8 (1oz? balls) Sizes: 32-38 inch chest (4 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¾mm and 3mm Tension (10cm): 24sts Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on May 16, 2015 4:17 PM

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...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on May 16, 2015 7:33 AM

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...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 24, 2015 5:08 PM

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...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 24, 2015 3:14 PM

Fine-knit sixties cardigan


Pattern ID: Wendy 377 Wool brand: Family Wool 4 ply, Ciro Crepe, High Bulk Courtelle Yarn quantity: 10-12 (1 oz balls) Sizes: to fit 34-38 inch chest (3 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm Tension...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 23, 2015 3:49 PM

The Classic (lightweight) Cardigan


Pattern ID: Patons 7005 Wool brand: Clansman Yarn quantity: 7-11 (50g balls) Sizes: 32-42 inch chest (7 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 2¾mm and 3¼mm Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 36 rows in st st Price: SOLD Description:...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 18, 2015 10:15 AM

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...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 18, 2015 9:38 AM

Elegant classic dress


Pattern ID: Jaeger 4936 Wool brand: Jaeger Wool and Silk Yarn quantity: 23-28 (20g balls) Sizes: to fit: 32-38 inch chest (4 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 36 rows over...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 18, 2015 9:18 AM

Perfectly plain classic V-neck - V


Pattern ID: Bestway B3214 Wool brand: Sirdar Majestic Yarn quantity: 3 ply: 9-10 (1oz balls); 4 ply: 10-11; DK: 14-16 Sizes: to fit 34- 38 inch chest (2 sizes) Wool weight: 3 ply; 4 ply; or Double Knitting Needle...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 11, 2015 7:33 AM

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...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on January 12, 2015 6:28 PM

His and Hers Textured V-neck Sweaters


Pattern ID: Emu 4155 Wool brand: Calypso, Zephyr, Scotch, Double crepe, Super Crepe, Bri-nylon, Romany Yarn quantity: 3ply: 13-15 (1 oz balls); 4ply: 14-17; DK: 21-26 Sizes: to fit 34 - 44 inch chest [6 sizes] Wool weight: 3...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on December 1, 2014 12:28 PM

Jacket for the sophisticated man (3)


Pattern ID: Emu 4144 Wool brand: Calypso, Zephyr, Scotch, Double crepe, Super Crepe, Bri-nylon, Romany Yarn quantity: 3ply: 13-15 (1 oz balls); 4ply: 14-17; DK: 21-26 Sizes: to fit 36 - 44 inch chest [5 sizes] Wool weight: 3...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on December 1, 2014 9:06 AM

"Long liners" waistcoats - thick or thin


Pattern ID: Bellmans 1112 Wool brand: Bellmans Double Knitting Yarn quantity: DK: 6-8 (50g balls); 4 ply: 5-6 (an extra ball for the optional belt) Sizes: 34 - 44 inch chest (6 sizes) Wool weight: Double Knitting or 4...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on November 27, 2014 9:56 AM

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...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 26, 2014 1:16 PM

Perfectly plain family sweaters XII


Pattern ID: Lister Lee K1378 Wool brand: Motoravia, Concorde, Easy Wash, Crepe Bri-Nylon, Thermo-Knit Yarn quantity: 5-10 balls (50g balls) Sizes: 24-48 inch chest [13 sizes] Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 2¾mm and 3mm Tension (10x10cm): 30sts x...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 26, 2014 1:00 PM

Perfectly plain kid's school cardigans II


Pattern ID: Bellmans 584 Wool brand: Bellmans 4ply or Double Knitting Yarn quantity: 4ply: 7-13oz; DK: 11-19oz Sizes: 24-34 inch chest (6 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply or Double Knitting Needle size: 2¾mm, and 3¼mm; or 3mm and 3¾mm...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 26, 2014 12:11 PM

Classic school pullovers (in choice of yarn weights)


Pattern ID: Emu 760 Wool brand: Scotch / Zephyr / Calypso 3ply; Scotch / Zephyr / Super Crepe 4ply; Scotch / Double Crepe / Romany / Bri-Nylon double knitting. Yarn quantity: 3ply: 6-11 (1oz balls); 4ply: 7-12 oz; DK:...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 26, 2014 11:55 AM

Perfectly plain fine knit sweater and slipover IV


Pattern ID: Weldons B1306 Wool brand: Sirdar Majestic, 2, 3 or 4 ply Yarn quantity: Slipover: 2ply 4oz, 3ply 6oz, 4ply 7 oz; Sweater: 2ply 7oz, 3ply 8-9 oz, 4ply 11 oz Sizes: to fit 36-40 inch chest (2...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 19, 2014 6:12 PM

Classic school pullovers


Pattern ID: Sirdar 760 Wool brand: Majestic, Fontein Crepe, Gaiety Nylon, Talisman Yarn quantity: 6-10 (1oz? balls); [4-8 for sleeveless version] Sizes: 24-30 inch chest (4 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼mm, and 2¾mm Tension (10cm): 30sts...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 16, 2014 6:23 PM

Fine-knit fifties cardigan with a twist


Pattern ID: P&B SC8 Wool brand: Beehive or Purple Heather 4 ply Yarn quantity: 10-12 (1oz balls) Sizes: 34-44 inch chest [6 sizes] Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¾mm and 3mm Tension (10x10cm): 26sts x 34 rows Price:...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 15, 2014 11:31 AM

Cardigan: Moonstone Magic


Pattern ID: PB C242 Wool brand: Beehive Fingering, Nylox, Purple Heather Yarn quantity: 11-14 x 1oz balls Sizes: 34-38 inch chest (3 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 36 rows Price:...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 6, 2014 5:48 PM

Perfectly plain classic cardigans VIII


Pattern ID: Patons 9319 Wool brand: Beehive Fingering, Purple Heather 4ply, or Nylox 4 ply. Yarn quantity: 12-17 x 1oz balls Sizes: to fit 34 - 44 inch chest (6 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3mm and...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 6, 2014 5:11 PM

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...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on July 15, 2014 5:03 PM

Perfectly plain family pullovers II


Pattern ID: Patons 4763 Wool brand: Diploma Gold Yarn quantity: 3-8 (4 ply); 4-9 (DK); 5-12 (Aran); 5-12 (chunky) - 50g balls. Sizes: to fit 24 - 46 inch chest (6 sizes) Wool weight: Versions for 4 ply, Double...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on June 28, 2014 1:07 PM

Perfectly plain classic twin-set II


Pattern ID: Emu 2342 Wool brand: Scotch, Super Crepe, Bri-nylon, Acrilan Yarn quantity: Short sleeved jumper: 8-15 (1oz? balls); cardigan: 12-19 balls. Sizes: 32-46inch chest (8 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 30sts...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on June 26, 2014 8:51 PM

Perfectly plain sixties polo-shirt sweaters


Pattern ID: P&B 1257 Wool brand: Purple Heather Yarn quantity: 9-11 (1oz balls) main shade and 3-4 ozs in each of 2 contrasts Sizes: to fit 32 - 42 inch chest (6 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply fingering Needle...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on May 10, 2014 8:22 AM

Sixties elegance - light and lovely


Pattern ID: Robin 1742 Wool brand: Casino Crepe, Colorama, Tricel Nylon Galaxie or Perle Yarn quantity: 7-10 (1oz? balls) Sizes: 32-38 inch chest (4 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 36...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 17, 2014 6:17 AM

Wind Jacket


Pattern ID: Emu 4034 Wool brand: Scotch DK, Spangle, Emulon, Romany. Scotch 4 ply, Zephyr, Botany, Gala Yarn quantity: DK: 27-35 (1 oz balls); 4 ply: 19-22 (1 oz balls) Sizes: 38-44 inch chest [4 sizes] Wool weight: Double...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on March 18, 2014 5:11 PM

Sixties top and skirt costume


Pattern ID: Twilleys 658 Wool brand: Lyscordet fine knitting cotton, Goldfingering Yarn quantity: Jacket: 13-15 (1 oz balls); Skirt: 12-14 Sizes: 34-40 inch chest (3 sizes) Wool weight: 3/4 ply equivalent cotton Hook size: 1½mm (pattern uses the very...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on March 17, 2014 8:59 AM

Perfectly plain family sweaters IX


Pattern ID: Jaeger 4701 Wool brand: Matchmaker Fingering Yarn quantity: 4-10 (50g balls) Sizes: to fit 24-44 inch chest (11 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 36 rows Price: SOLD Description:...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 24, 2014 11:53 AM

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,...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 8, 2014 11:07 AM

Cosy tunic or twin-set


Pattern ID: Wendy 4018 Wool brand: Aran with Wool, 4 Ply with Wool, Cotton Aran, Miami 4 Ply Yarn quantity: Tunic: 2+2+2; Cardigan: 2+3+3 (both 100g balls Aran in 3 colours). Sweater: 7-10 (50g balls 4 ply). Sizes: 32-42...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 5, 2014 9:54 AM

Classic crew-necks in fisherman's rib


Pattern ID: Patons 3224 Wool brand: Diploma, Clansman, Beehive 4 ply Yarn quantity: 9-14 (50g balls) Sizes: to fit 34 - 44 inch chest (6 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3mm and 2¼mm Tension (10x10cm): 27sts x...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on November 7, 2013 1:47 PM

Man’s dolman cardigan and pullover


Pattern ID: Lavenda 622 Wool brand: Lister's Golden Fleece, Lisette Yarn quantity: Cardigan: 15 (1 oz balls); Pullover: 9 balls Sizes: to fit 38 inch chest Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3mm and 3¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 26sts x...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on November 1, 2013 4:38 PM

Elegant jacket "with French styling"


Pattern ID: Hamlyn 51 Wool brand: Lister Lee Motoravia 4 ply Yarn quantity: 23-26 (25g balls) Sizes: to fit 34 - 40 inch chest Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3mm Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 60 rows over fisherman...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on August 12, 2013 9:54 AM

School cardigan and sweater


Pattern ID: Wendy 494 Wool brand: Ciro Crepe, High Bulk Courtelle, 4ply nylonised Yarn quantity: 7-11 (1oz balls) plus 2 contrasts if required. Sizes: 26-32 inch chest (4 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼mm, and 3mm Tension...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 9, 2013 5:26 PM

Baby accessories to knit and crochet


Pattern ID: Patons 2071 Wool brand: Limelight QK, 4 ply, and 3 ply Yarn quantity: Hat: 1; Set: 2+1 (25g balls) Sizes: one size Wool weight: Quick-knit, 4 ply, and 3 ply Needle size: 3mm and 3¾mm for QK;...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on December 25, 2012 1:46 PM

Classic school pullovers


Pattern ID: Hayfield H230 Wool brand: Birch 4 ply. Yarn quantity: 8-12 (1 oz balls) with sleeves; 5-6 for sleeveless Sizes: to fit 25 - 36 inch chest (3 sizes). Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¼mm...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on November 21, 2012 10:03 AM

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...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 24, 2012 10:04 AM

Perfectly plain twin-set III


Pattern ID: Emu 3639 Wool brand: Mix 'n' Match , Superwash Yarn quantity: 4-8 (50g balls) for jumper, and 6-10 for cardigan Sizes: to fit 32 - 46 inch chest (8 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 2¾mm...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on July 24, 2012 7:10 PM

Pretty bedjacket


Pattern ID: Lee Target 6305 Wool brand: Cherub Baby Wool Yarn quantity: 5 ozs Sizes: 34-36 inch chest (1 size) Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¾mm Tension (10cm): 30sts over eyelet/st st pattern Price: SOLD Description: Pretty bedjacket...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on July 24, 2012 3:52 PM

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...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on July 3, 2012 3:39 PM

Two 4-ply Easy Knits


Pattern ID: PB 205 Wool brand: Patons Beehive, Nylox, Purple Heather Yarn quantity: 11-13 (1oz balls) for long sleeved design, and 6 oz for short. Sizes: to fit 34 - 38 inch chest (3 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on July 3, 2012 12:10 PM

More traditional vintage designs for boys


Pattern ID: PB 712 Wool brand: Purple Heather 4 ply Yarn quantity: Lumber: 11 (1oz balls); Cricket 9 oz; Plain pullover: 6/7 oz; Fair-Isle: 4 oz main plus 6 contrast Sizes: 29 - 31 inch chest, (9-12 years -...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on July 3, 2012 9:26 AM

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...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on June 26, 2012 9:38 AM

Girl’s cardigan with lace panels


Pattern ID: Sirdar 4230 Wool brand: Country Style, Wash 'n' Wear, Majestic, Talisman, Sugar 'n' Spice, Donegal Yarn quantity: DK: 3-7 (50g balls); 4 ply 3-4 Sizes: to fit 22 - 28 inch chest (4 sizes) Wool weight: Double...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on June 26, 2012 8:27 AM

Perfectly plain lady’s classic cardigan II


Pattern ID: Sirdar 7842 Wool brand: Majestic, Talisman, Gaiety, Fontein Crepe Yarn quantity: 11-14 (1oz balls) Sizes: 34-44inch chest (6 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 30sts x 38 rows Price: £2.00 (includes...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on June 21, 2012 9:07 PM

Almost perfectly plain jacket and skirt costume


Pattern ID: Patons 9533 Wool brand: Beehive, Nylox, Purple Heather Yarn quantity: Jacket: 13-18 (1oz balls); Skirt: 9-12 (1oz balls) Sizes: 34-44 inch chest (6 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 30sts x...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on June 19, 2012 12:48 PM