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Baby Trio III


Pattern ID: Phildar 380 Wool brand: Sagittaire, Starter Yarn quantity: 4 - 6 (50g balls) for the complete set Sizes: 16-20 inch chest [2 sizes] Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size: 3¾mm and 3mm Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 32...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on May 28, 2021 11:19 AM

Two Pullover Styles for Men


Pattern ID: PB 1206 Wool brand: Totem, Moorland Yarn quantity: 18 - 23 oz with sleeves; 11 - 13 oz for sleeveless option. Sizes: to fit 38 - 42 inch chest [3 sizes] Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size:...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 8, 2021 6:45 PM

Seventies mix and match layering


Pattern ID: Patons 2382 Wool brand: Purple Heather, Kingfisher Tricel, Cameo Crepe, Limelight Crepe Yarn quantity: Short sleeved: 4-8 (50g balls); Long sleeved: 7-10; Sleeveless: 3-7 Sizes: to fit 34 - 40 inch chest [4 sizes] Wool weight: 4ply...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on March 26, 2021 4:38 PM

Cap-sleeve summer top V


Pattern ID: Emu 2185 Wool brand: Botany, Crepe, Scotch, Calypso, Zephyr, Bri-nylon Yarn quantity: 5-11 (1oz balls) Sizes: 32-40 inch chest size [5 sizes] Wool weight: 3 ply, 4 ply or Double knitting Needle size: 2¾mm and 3mm -...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on March 25, 2021 5:35 PM

Shell top for summer


Pattern ID: Emu 2713 Wool brand: Crepe, Bri-Nylon Diadem, Acrilan, Scotch, Calypso, Zephyr, Romany, Carella Yarn quantity: 8-15 (1oz balls) Sizes: to fit 32-44 inch chest size [6 sizes] Wool weight: 4 ply or Double knitting Needle size: 2¾mm,...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on March 24, 2021 6:25 PM

Cable rib summer top


Pattern ID: Emu 2192 Wool brand: Crepe, Scotch, Calypso, Zephyr, Romany, Yarn quantity: 5-11 (1oz balls) Sizes: 32-40 inch chest size Wool weight: 3 ply, 4 ply or Double knitting Needle size: 2¾mm, 3mm, 3¼mm, or 4mm Tension (10x10cm):...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on March 20, 2021 10:08 AM

The Aran Look - trouser suit


Pattern ID: Lister N2237 Wool brand: Special Quality for Aran Designs, Lavenda Double Six Triple Knitting Yarn quantity: Sweater: 12 - 13 (2oz balls); trousers: 10 - 12 Sizes: to fit 34 - 38 inch chest, and 36 -...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on March 16, 2021 5:44 PM

Gloves, Mittens, Hat, and Helmet for kids


Pattern ID: Sirdar 4080 Wool brand: Sportswool, Sherpa. Yarn quantity: 1-2 (50g) balls for each item Sizes: Average size 2-7 years (2 sizes) Wool weight: Aran / Worsted Needle size: 3¼mm, and 4mm Tension (10cm): 20sts Price: £3.00 (includes...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 26, 2021 1:05 PM

Toddler's top and skirt outfit III


Pattern ID: Hamlyn Pack 36 Wool brand: Lister Lee Target Baby Love 4ply used double Yarn quantity: 5 - 7 (50g balls) Sizes: 18 - 22 inch chest [3 sizes] Wool weight: 4 ply yarn but used double Needle...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 17, 2021 2:12 PM

Six hat designs for women


Pattern ID: Lee Target 6024 Wool brand:Motoravia DK, Poodle (an approximate Aran Bouclé), or Bri-Nylon DK. Yarn quantity: 2-5 (1 oz balls) depending on design Sizes: one size ("average") Wool weight: Double knitting and Aran Needle size: 3¾mm, 4mm,...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 16, 2021 6:58 PM

Aran jacket or cardigan


Pattern ID: Sunbeam 425 Wool brand: Aran Knit, Bainin, Tweed, Mountaineer Yarn quantity: 17 - 20 (50g balls) Sizes: to fit 32 - 36 inch chest [3 sizes] Wool weight: Aran Needle size: 5mm and 3¾mm Tension (10cm): 17sts...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 16, 2021 5:42 PM

Classic Aran sweaters for him or her VI


Pattern ID: Sunbeam 1158 Wool brand: Aran Knit, Tweed, Bainin, Mountaineer Yarn quantity: 18 - 25 (50g balls) Sizes: to fit 34 - 44 inch chest [6 sizes] - actual 38-48 inches Wool weight: Aran Needle size: 3¼mm, and...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 16, 2021 4:59 PM

Classic Aran sweaters for him or her V


Pattern ID: Studley 1375 Wool brand: Five in One Aran Yarn quantity: 5 - 6 (100g balls) Sizes: to fit 34 - 44 inch chest [6 sizes] Wool weight: Aran Needle size: 4mm and 5mm Tension (10x10cm): 18sts x...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 15, 2021 5:34 PM

Classic Family Arans IV


Pattern ID: Studley 1194 Wool brand: Trojan or "Ark Loyal" Aran Yarn quantity: 9 - 17 (50g balls) Sizes: to fit 22 - 42 inch chest [9 sizes] Wool weight: Aran Needle size: 4½mm and 5½mm Tension (10cm): 22sts...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 15, 2021 5:10 PM

Classic Aran sweaters for him or her IV


Pattern ID: Emu 4673 Wool brand: Emu Aran, Fjord, Easy Care Crepe Double Double Yarn quantity: 15 - 21 (50g balls) Sizes: to fit 32 - 44 inch chest [7 sizes] Wool weight: Aran Needle size: 4mm and 5½mm...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 15, 2021 4:57 PM

Classic Aran sweaters for him or her III


Pattern ID: Studley 1195 Wool brand: Trojan or "Ark Loyal" Aran Yarn quantity: 12 - 18 (50g balls) Sizes: to fit 32 - 44 inch chest [7 sizes] Wool weight: Aran Needle size: 4½mm and 5½mm Tension (10cm): 24sts...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 15, 2021 4:57 PM

Classic Aran sweaters for him or her II


Pattern ID: Sirdar 6155 Wool brand: Sportswool, Wash 'n' Wear Aran, Sherpa Yarn quantity: 12 - 19 (50g balls) Sizes: 32 - 42 inch chest [6 sizes] Wool weight: Aran Needle size: 5mm, and 4mm Tension (10cm): 18sts over...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 15, 2021 4:34 PM

Classic cabled Aran sweater II


Pattern ID: Argyll 497 Wool brand: Pure Wool Aran, Ferndale Aran Yarn quantity: 13-22 (50g balls) Sizes: to fit: 32-46 inch chest [8 sizes] Wool weight: Aran Needle size: 5mm and 4mm Tension (10x10cm): 18sts x 24 rows stocking...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 15, 2021 4:02 PM

Chunky Jackets for the Great Outdoors


Pattern ID: Kilcarra Cottage 758 Wool brand: Kilcarra Cottage Yarn quantity: 8-10 (50g balls) plus 3 in each of 4 contrasts Sizes: 32 - 42 inch chest (3 sizes); actual 41 - 49 inches. Wool weight: Chunky Needle size:...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 15, 2021 3:30 PM

Family Socks VI


Pattern ID: Sirdar 9569 Wool brand: Country Style Sock Yarn quantity: 2 (50g balls) Sizes: to fit shoe size 3-5; 6-8; 9-11. [3 sizes] Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 2¾mm (set of 4) Tension (10x10cm): 32sts x 42...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 14, 2021 6:48 PM

Mostly for Men III


Pattern ID: Patons 4075 Wool brand: Patons Sock Yarn Yarn quantity: about 1-2 (50g balls) with 1 contrast and oddments where appropriate Sizes: to fit shoe size 10-11 [3 sizes] Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼ and 3mm...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 14, 2021 6:33 PM

Family Socks V


Pattern ID: Patons 2324 Wool brand: Diploma Gold, Knit 'n' Save 4ply Yarn quantity: about 1-2 (50g balls) Sizes: to fit shoe size 7½ and 8-11 [2 sizes] Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼ and 3mm Tension (10x10cm):...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 14, 2021 6:27 PM

Family Socks IV


Pattern ID: Cygnet 24-023 Wool brand: Cygnet Luxury 4ply Sock Yarn quantity: about 1-2 (50g balls) Sizes: to fit shoe size 7½ and 8-11 [2 sizes] Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼ and 3mm Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 14, 2021 6:10 PM

Kid's textured rib sweater II


Pattern ID: Patons 3574 Wool brand: Beehive Shetland Chunky, Diploma Chunky Yarn quantity: 5 - 15 (50g balls) Sizes: to fit 22-34 inch chest (7 sizes); actual 23-37 inches Wool weight: Chunky Needle size: 4½mm and 6mm Tension (10x10cm):...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 2, 2021 12:29 PM

Kid's textured rib sweater


Pattern ID: Sirdar 687 Wool brand: Sirdar DK, Double Crepe, Super Nylon, Starflek Yarn quantity: 11-16 (1 oz balls) Sizes: 6-12 years (4 sizes); 26-32 inch chest Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm Tension (10cm): 22sts...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 2, 2021 12:27 PM

Simple cardigans for baby or toddler II


Pattern ID: Jarol M7 Wool brand: Cosycraft, Tasmin Yarn quantity: 80 - 100g in total Sizes: to fit 16 - 20 inch chest [3 sizes] Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: recommended TR7 to get required tension (machine) Tension...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 2, 2021 12:02 PM

Textured rib sweater for baby or toddler


Pattern ID: Wendy PP395 Wool brand: Peter Pan Darling 4 ply Yarn quantity: 4-5 (20g balls) Sizes: to fit 18 - 22 inch chest [3 sizes] Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 2, 2021 11:49 AM

Child's fisherman rib sweater III


Pattern ID: Wendy 3968 Wool brand: Traditional Aran, Aran With Wool, Kintyre Yarn quantity: 8-19 (50g balls) Sizes: to fit: 24-32 inch chest [5 sizes] Wool weight: Aran Needle size: 3¾mm, and 4½mm Tension (10x10cm): 19sts x 32 rows...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on January 31, 2021 4:31 PM

Kids textured sweater VI


Pattern ID: Scotch Wool Shop 984 Wool brand: Greenock Quick Six Yarn quantity: 10 - 19 (1 oz balls) Sizes: to fit 24 - 34 inch chest [6 sizes] Wool weight: Aran Needle size: 5mm and 3¾mm Tension (10x10cm):...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on January 31, 2021 4:12 PM

(Older) Kids cable pattern sweaters IV


Pattern ID: Patons 1686 Wool brand: Balmoral, Beehive, Trident Yarn quantity: 5 - 11 (50g balls) Sizes: to fit 24 - 34 inch chest (6 sizes) Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size: 4mm, and 3¼mm Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on January 26, 2021 5:47 PM

Kids cable pattern sweaters III


Pattern ID: Patons 1577 Wool brand: Jacana Yarn quantity: 5 - 8 (50g balls) Sizes: to fit 20 - 26 inch chest (4 sizes) Wool weight: 5ply / Quickknit Needle size: 2¾mm, and 3¼mm Tension (10x10cm): 26sts x 24...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on January 26, 2021 5:23 PM

Three New-style Handknits


Pattern ID: PB 400 Wool brand: Patons Beehive, Purple Heather Yarn quantity: 12-18 (1oz balls) Sizes: to fit 34 - 38 inch chest (3 sizes) - cardigan 1 size only 34-36 inch Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 2¾mm,...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on January 26, 2021 3:54 PM

Kids cable pattern sweaters II


Pattern ID: Marshall Cavendish 42 Wool brand: Sirdar Country Style Tweed Double Crepe Yarn quantity: 12 (50g balls) Sizes: to fit 28 - 32 inch chest (1 size) Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size: 4½mm, and 5½mm Tension (10x10cm):...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on January 22, 2021 4:59 PM

Going Steady - hats and scarves


Pattern ID: PB 1190 Wool brand: Moorland, Totem DK; Beehive, Nylox 4 ply; Big Ben Yarn quantity: various - see description Sizes: to fit "average" head - sizes separate for men and women Wool weight: DK, Chunky, and 4...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on January 22, 2021 3:24 PM

Guernsey-style family sweaters in Aran/worsted-weight yarn


Pattern ID: Hamlyn Pack 26 Wool brand: Pingouin Pasquinade Yarn quantity: 6 - 11 (50g balls at about 100m per ball) Sizes: 24 - 42 inch chest [10 sizes] Wool weight: Aran/worsted Needle size: 4mm and 5mm Tension (10x10cm):...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on January 22, 2021 2:43 PM

Classic Family Arans III


Pattern ID: Hamlyn Pack 6 Wool brand: Sirdar Bainin Yarn quantity: 12 - 24 (50g balls) Sizes: 28 - 45 inch chest [10 sizes] Wool weight: Aran Needle size: 4½mm and 3¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 24 rows over...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on January 22, 2021 2:28 PM

Pretty Scandinavian-style hats for children


Pattern ID: Bellmans 1226 Wool brand: Bellmans Double Knitting Yarn quantity: 2-3 balls in main with optionally 1 ball contrast (1 oz balls) Sizes: each cap in 2 sizes approx. 17 - 20 inch head depending on style. Wool...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on January 17, 2021 6:30 PM

Family Socks III


Pattern ID: King Cole 3061 Wool brand: Cotswold, Classique, Superspun Superwash, Little Dorrit, Real Shetland Yarn quantity: about 3-5 (50g balls) for ¾-length, and 3-4 (25g balls) for ankle. Sizes: to fit 7½ - 11¼ foot Wool weight: 4...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on January 17, 2021 5:58 PM

Child's fisherman rib sweater II


Pattern ID: Jaeger 3694 Wool brand: Spiral Spun Yarn quantity: 14-18 (1 oz balls) Sizes: to fit: 28-32 inch chest [3 sizes] Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size: 3¼mm, and 4mm Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 40 rows over pattern,...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on January 17, 2021 4:29 PM

Classic cabled Aran sweater


Pattern ID: Robin 13764 Wool brand: Robin Aran, Aran Tweed, Seascape Yarn quantity: 13-18 (50g balls) Sizes: 34-40 inch chest [4 sizes] Wool weight: Aran Needle size: 5mm and 3¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 26 rows over rice stitch...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on January 17, 2021 3:35 PM

Classic Arans I - cardigan or sweater


Pattern ID: Studley 661 Wool brand: Studley Aran or "Ark Loyal" Aran wool/nylon Yarn quantity: 14-20 (50g balls) Sizes: 34 - 44 inch chest [5 sizes] Wool weight: Aran Needle size: 4½mm, 3¾mm and 3¼mm Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on January 16, 2021 6:52 PM

Cornish Gansey


Pattern ID: Pullout Knitter 103 Wool brand: Wendy Guernsey 5ply (224m/245 yds per 100g) Yarn quantity: 8 - 10 (100g balls) Sizes: 34 - 44 inch chest (3 sizes) Wool weight: 5 ply Needle size: 2¼mm and 2¾mm Tension...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 19, 2020 4:04 PM

Aran "bainin" sweater


Pattern ID: Sunbeam 329 Wool brand: Aran Knit, Aran Bainin Yarn quantity: 32-36 (1oz balls) Sizes: to fit 38 - 42 inch chest (3 sizes) Wool weight: Aran Needle size: 5mm and 3¾mm Tension (10cm): 17sts over st st...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 5, 2020 4:29 PM

Slip-stitch rib mohair sweater


Pattern ID: Robin 920 Wool brand: Shaggy Darling Yarn quantity: 13-14 (1oz balls). Sizes: to fit 34-36 inch chest (2 sizes) - actual size 36-38 ins Wool weight: Aran/worsted Needle size: 6½mm and 4mm Tension (10x10cm): 10sts x 20...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on September 30, 2020 6:27 PM

Cable jacket and skirt costume II


Pattern ID: Patons C3537 Wool brand: Beehive Soft Blend Yarn quantity: Jacket: 8-10 (50g balls); Skirt: 9-12 balls. Sizes: to fit: 32-44 inch chest; 34-46 inch hips (7 sizes) Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size: 3¼mm, and 4mm Tension...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on September 30, 2020 11:26 AM

Ribbed man’s cardigan II


Pattern ID: Robin 1075 Wool brand: DK: Classic, Colorama, Conella, Crepe, Bri-Nylon; 4ply: Sportswear, Casino, Crepe, Bri-Nylon Yarn quantity: DK: 24-27 (1oz balls) 4ply: 21-24 (1oz balls) Sizes: to fit 38 - 44 inch chest [4 sizes] Wool weight:...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on May 7, 2020 1:48 PM

Boxy rib jacket


Pattern ID: Jaeger 5886 Wool brand: Monte Cristo, Sunrise, Bermuda, Champagne Yarn quantity: 18-21 (50g balls) Sizes: to fit 32-38 inch chest [4 sizes with 4 inches of ease] Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size: 4mm, and 3¼mm Tension...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 12, 2020 4:29 PM

Cable and rib mohair sweater II


Pattern ID: Patons 3675 Wool brand: Fashion Mohair Yarn quantity: 9-12 (50g balls) in main shade plus 2 balls contrast Sizes: to fit 30 - 40 inch chest [6 sizes] Wool weight: Chunky Needle size: 4½mm, and 5½mm Tension...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 11, 2020 4:07 PM

Cabled mohair sweater


Pattern ID: Patons 3681 Wool brand: Fashion Mohair Yarn quantity: 9-11 (50g balls) Sizes: to fit 32 - 42 inch chest [3 sizes] Wool weight: Chunky Needle size: 4½mm, and 5½mm Tension (10x10cm): 15sts x 20 rows in st...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 11, 2020 3:50 PM

Summery hearts button-back cardigan


Pattern ID: Jaeger 5837 Wool brand: Champagne, Monte Cristo, Sunrise, Bermuda Yarn quantity: 11-13 (50g balls) Sizes: to fit 32-38 inch chest [4 sizes with 4-5 inches of ease] Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size: 4mm, and 3¼mm Tension...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 11, 2020 3:23 PM

Chunky knit bouclet jacket


Pattern ID: Pingouin 464 Wool brand: Pingouin or Penguin brand William (main), and Chasseur (edging). Yarn quantity: 7-9 (50g balls) in main shade and 5oz of edging (yes they have mixed metric and imperial...) Sizes: 32-38 inch chest (4...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on March 27, 2020 12:54 PM

Crew-necks in fisherman's rib - plus hat


Pattern ID: Emu 4669 Wool brand: Scotch Superwash, Easy Care Double Crepe, Easy Care Tweed, Harlequin, Pandora Yarn quantity: 26-42 (25g balls) plus 3 balls for the hat Sizes: 34-44 inch chest [6 sizes] Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on March 26, 2020 4:24 PM

Helmets and Caps for Boys


Pattern ID: Patons 6008 Wool brand:Beehive or Trident DK, or Capstan Aran. Yarn quantity: 1-3 (50g balls) + oddments for contrasts depending on the design Sizes: one size covering 8-16 years "average" head depending on the design. Wool weight:...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on March 25, 2020 1:23 PM

1940s Nostalgia II: embroidered yoke


Pattern ID: Sirdar 5975 Wool brand: Country Style, Wash'n'Wear Crepe, Sugar'n'Spice, Color Mate, Superwash Yarn quantity: 4-8 (50g balls) Sizes: 32-40 inch chest [5 sizes] Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm Tension (10cm): 24sts Price: £3.00...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on January 29, 2020 10:32 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

Striking Sports Sweater


Pattern ID: Patons 9818 Wool brand: Moorland, Totem, Double Quick, Courtelle Double Crepe Yarn quantity: 16-18 (1 oz balls) Sizes: to fit 34 - 38 inch chest [3 sizes] Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 2¾mm, 3mm, and 4mm...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on January 28, 2020 9:08 PM

His and Hers textured sweaters II


Pattern ID: Patons 9148 Wool brand: Ariel Triple Knitting Yarn quantity: 11-14 (2oz balls) Sizes: to fit 34 - 44 inch chest (6 sizes) Wool weight: Triple Knitting/Aran/Worsted Needle size: 6mm, 4mm and 3¼mm Tension (10x10cm): 17sts x 22...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on January 22, 2020 3:50 PM

Chunky Jacket, and matching hat and scarf


Pattern ID: Argyll 102 Wool brand: Ferndale Chunky Yarn quantity: Jacket 20 - 24 (40g balls); hat: 2 balls; scarf: 4 balls Sizes: to fit 32- 40 inch chest (5 sizes) Wool weight: Chunky Needle size: 5½mm and 4½mm...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on January 22, 2020 3:14 PM

Man's textured cardigan II


Pattern ID: Patons 9160 Wool brand: Ariel Triple Knitting Yarn quantity: 14-16 (2oz balls) Sizes: to fit 40 - 44 inch chest (3 sizes) Wool weight: Triple Knitting/Aran/Worsted Needle size: 5½mm and 3¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 18sts x 23 rows...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on August 25, 2019 7:58 AM

Choice of jackets for the family


Pattern ID: Jaeger 4494 Wool brand: Matchmaker Double Knitting Yarn quantity: Cardigan 6-15 (50g balls); sleeveless cardigan: 4-11 balls Sizes: 24 - 44 inch chest Length: 15-27 inches. [11 sizes] Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 3¼mm, and 4mm...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on July 8, 2019 7:53 AM

Take Two in Fair Isle


Pattern ID: Jaeger 4873 Wool brand: Jaeger 3 ply Pure Botany Yarn quantity: 4 (25g balls) in main shade plus 1-3 balls in each of 3 contrasts Sizes: to fit 34-42 inch chest [6 sizes] Wool weight: 3 ply...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on July 3, 2019 9:17 AM

Eyelet pattern sweater III


Pattern ID: Jaeger 4952 Wool brand: Luxury Spun Yarn quantity: 10- 12 50g balls Sizes: to fit 32 - 38 inch chest [2 sizes] Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm Tension (10x10cm): 26sts x 40 rows...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on July 3, 2019 8:40 AM

Bobble sweater with rib collar


Pattern ID: Argyll 324 Wool brand: Finesse Yarn quantity: 15-18 (25g balls) main shade plus 3-4 in each of 3 contrasts Sizes: 32-38 inch chest [4 sizes] Wool weight: Chunky Needle size: 5½mm and 4½mm Tension (10x10cm): 16sts x...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on July 3, 2019 7:51 AM

Loosely fitted summer sweater II


Pattern ID: Sirdar 7032 Wool brand: Sunseeker Cloud 10, Cloud 9, Linen Touch, Boutonne, Cotton Contrast Yarn quantity: 6-11 (50g balls) Sizes: to fit 30-40 inch chest [6 sizes] Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size: 4mm, or 3¼mm Tension...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on June 30, 2019 12:45 PM

Loosely fitted summer sweater I


Pattern ID: Sirdar 7148 Wool brand: Sunseeker Cotton Contrast, Spree, Sensation, Cloud 9, Cloud 10, Linen Touch, Boutonne Yarn quantity: 6-11 (50g balls) Sizes: to fit 30-40 inch chest [6 sizes] Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size: 4mm, or...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on June 30, 2019 12:26 PM

Cute hats and scarves in various yarn types


Pattern ID: Emu 6499 Wool brand:Scotch Double Crepe, Superlite Bri-Nylon, Tricel Nylon, Trpleknit, Filigree. Yarn quantity: 3-4 balls depending on style - see description. Sizes: one size ("average") Wool weight: Double knitting, Worsted/Aran, Chunky Needle size: 4mm for DK;...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on June 30, 2019 11:28 AM

Fine-knit fifties ribbed sweater


Pattern ID: Bairnswear 792 Wool brand: La Laine 3-ply or Crepe Laine. Yarn quantity: 9-10 (1oz balls) Sizes: 32-36 inch chest [3 sizes] Wool weight: 3 ply Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm Tension (10cm): 40sts unstretched rib - 32sts...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 30, 2019 8:36 AM

Neat cardigan for a boy (or girl?)


Pattern ID: Weldons 540 Wool brand: Copley 3-ply "Excelsior" Yarn quantity: 5 (1 oz balls) Sizes: 25-27 inch chest [1 size stated to fit 5 -7 years] Wool weight: 3 ply Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 36sts...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 30, 2019 8:10 AM

Two pullovers for boys


Pattern ID: Weldons 839 Wool brand: Patons Beehive Fingering 3-ply or Golden Eagle Polyknit 3-ply Yarn quantity: Larger sweater in Patons on the left: 7 (1oz balls); Smaller slipover in Golden Eagle on the right: 4 oz. Sizes: Larger...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 30, 2019 7:55 AM

Classic School Sweaters for older kids II


Pattern ID: PB 881 Wool brand: Nylox 3-ply Yarn quantity: 6-7 (1oz balls) Sizes: 28 - 32 inch chest, [3 sizes] Wool weight: 3 ply Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 30sts x 38 rows Price: £3.00 (includes...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 30, 2019 7:42 AM

Man’s cabled slipover II


Pattern ID: Weldons B1436 Wool brand: Wendy Family Wool 3ply Yarn quantity: 9-10 (1 oz balls) Sizes: to fit 38-44 inch chest (3 sizes) Wool weight: 3 ply Needle size: 3mm and 2¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 48sts x 42 rows...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 29, 2019 9:23 AM

Simple toddler cardigans


Pattern ID: Sirdar 261 Wool brand: Candytwist, Soufflé Yarn quantity: 3-5 (2 oz balls) Sizes: to fit 22 - 26 inch chest [3 sizes stated as 2-6 years]; actual measurements 23 - 27 inches. Wool weight: Aran / worsted...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 28, 2019 8:48 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

Wide rib mohair sweater


Pattern ID: Sirdar 1719 Wool brand: Caprine Yarn quantity: 10-12 (1 oz balls) Sizes: to fit 32 - 38 inch chest [4 sizes] Wool weight: Chunky Needle size: 7mm and 5mm Tension (10cm): 16sts over pattern Price: £2.00 (includes...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 16, 2019 11:36 AM

Fair Isle pullover


Pattern ID: PB 288 Wool brand: Patons Fair Isle Fingering Yarn quantity: 5 oz main shade plus 2oz natural and 1 oz in each of 3 other contrasts. Add a further 4 oz of main shade for long sleeves....

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 26, 2019 3:24 PM

Man's Windjacket VI - ribbed and zipped


Pattern ID: Bestway A2892 Wool brand: Emu Scotch DK Yarn quantity: 23-25 (1 oz balls). Sizes: to fit 40-44 inch chest [3 sizes] Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm Tension (10x10cm): 32sts x 26 rows over...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 26, 2019 3:03 PM

Trellis Rib - a new idea


Pattern ID: PB 394 Wool brand: Double Quick, Moorland Yarn quantity: 22-26 oz Sizes: to fit 34 - 44 inch chest [3 or 4 sizes in each pattern]. Wool weight: Double Knitting/Worsted Needle size: 4½mm, and 3¾mm Tension (10x10cm):...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 26, 2019 2:18 PM

Five lighter weight knits for the family


Pattern ID: PB SC48 Wool brand: Nylox 4ply Yarn quantity: [Clockwise from photo] - woman's jacket13-15oz; little girl 4-6oz; man's pullover 12-14oz (7-9oz sleeveless); teenage girl 10-12oz; boy 9-11oz Sizes: [Each in 3 chest sizes, clockwise from photo] -...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 26, 2019 12:33 PM

Four Pullovers for Men


Pattern ID: PB 720 Wool brand: Purple Heather 3 ply or 4 ply Yarn quantity: 11- 15 oz with sleeves; 7 - 10 oz for sleeveless option. Sizes: to fit 36-40 inch chest [3 sizes] Wool weight: 3ply and...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 26, 2019 12:28 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

Three designs in fine yarn (3 ply)


Pattern ID: PB 734 Wool brand: Nylox 3ply Yarn quantity: 6-8 (1oz balls) depending on style Sizes: 34 - 38 inch chest (3 sizes) for first design, and the others in one size 34-36 inches Wool weight: 3 ply...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 26, 2019 11:59 AM

Car Coats for him and her


Pattern ID: Mountain Maid 99 Wool brand: Nova Double Crepe, Hyland, Scoop DK Yarn quantity: 25-32 1oz balls Sizes: to fit: 34-42 inch chest [5 sizes] Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 3mm and 3¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 26 sts...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 25, 2019 3:28 PM

Classic crew-neck in fisherman’s rib II


Pattern ID: Lee Target 6446 Wool brand: Motoravia Triple Knitting Yarn quantity: 13-17 (2oz balls) Sizes: to fit 38 - 44 inch chest (4 sizes) Wool weight: Triple knit / Aran / Worsted Needle size: 6½mm and 6mm Tension...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 21, 2019 11:31 AM

His and Hers V-neck Sweaters II


Pattern ID: Patons 9302 Wool brand: Ariel Triple Knitting Yarn quantity: 9-11 (2oz balls) Sizes: to fit 34 - 44 inch chest (6 sizes) Wool weight: Triple Knitting/Aran/Worsted Needle size: 5½mm and 3¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 18sts x 23 rows...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 20, 2019 9:36 AM

Kids cable bomber jacket in DK II


Pattern ID: Lee Target 9031 Wool brand: Motoravia, Leemont, Cavalier, Duo Double Crepe, Lorette, Super Crimp Bri-Nylon Yarn quantity: 7-11 (1oz balls) Sizes: to fit 24 - 30 inch chest [4 sizes] Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size: 3mm...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on June 19, 2018 9:42 AM

Child's fisherman rib sweater


Pattern ID: Lee Target 1498 Wool brand: Motoravia DK Yarn quantity: 13-18 (1 oz balls) Sizes: 26-36 inch chest [3 sizes] Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 3¾mm and 4½mm Tension (10cm): 20sts on 4½mm measured over pattern Price:...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on June 19, 2018 9:26 AM

Camisole twin-set II


Pattern ID: Sirdar 6201 Wool brand: Majestic, Country Style, Wash'n'Wear Crepe, Sugar'n'Spice Yarn quantity: 9-11 for camisole, 13-15 for cover-up cardigan (25g balls) Sizes: 32-38 inch chest [4 sizes] Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size: 4mm and 3¾mm Tension...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on June 19, 2018 9:11 AM

Camisole duo


Pattern ID: Sirdar 5569 Wool brand: Wash'n'Wear or Fontein or Tricel Nylon Crepe, Prelude Yarn quantity: 7-10 for camisole, 15-22 for cardigan (25g balls) Sizes: 32-38 inch chest [4 sizes] Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 2¾mm and 3¼mm...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on June 18, 2018 4:29 PM

Two Jaeger designs: long sweater and lace cardigan


Pattern ID: Jaeger 5322 Wool brand: Kalahari, Pure Cotton, Java, Contemporary Cotton Yarn quantity: Tunic: 12-15 50g balls; cardigan: 7-11 50g balls Sizes: To fit 30 - 40 inch chest [6 sizes] Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 3¼mm,...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on June 17, 2018 5:25 PM

Teddybear's Picnic


Children's Pattern Book from Patons (PBN0000-00383) A booklet of children's patterns in Double Knitting, designed for Paton's Diploma Gold. Booklet ID: Patons 383 Subject Matter: Knitting booklet Price: £5.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK - check "prices" section...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on June 16, 2018 12:13 PM

Fifties rib stitch cardigan


Pattern ID: Lee Target 1415 Wool brand: Motoravia Double Knitting Yarn quantity: 10-12 (1oz balls) Sizes: 34 - 38 inch chest (3 sizes) Wool weight: Double Knitting/Worsted Needle size: 6½mm and 5mm Tension (10cm): 16sts Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on June 16, 2018 11:34 AM

Fitted Cable Cardigan


Pattern ID: Twilleys 9079 Wool brand: Freedom Spirit Yarn quantity: 8-11 (50g balls) Sizes: 32-42 inch chest [6 sizes] Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 28 rows over rib when slightly stretched...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on November 2, 2017 8:18 PM

Boucle summer tops


Pattern ID: Sirdar 6215 Wool brand: Terry Look Yarn quantity: 3-5 (50g balls) Sizes: 32-38 inch chest [4 sizes] Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm Tension (10cm): 24sts Price: SOLD Description: Pretty summer tops....

Posted in Vintage Patterns on November 2, 2017 2:22 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

Bedjacket or shrug


Pattern ID: Lee Target 6440 Wool brand: Motoravia, Leemont,Double Crepe; Lorette, Tarantelle Courtelle, Super Crimp Bri-Nylon Yarn quantity: 9 (1 oz? balls) Sizes: Length: 46 inches (1 size) Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 5mm and 9mm Tension (10cm):...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 13, 2017 6:35 PM

Plain Polo Sweaters for older kids


Pattern ID: PB 93 Wool brand: Double Quick, Moorland Yarn quantity: 10-12 (1oz balls) Sizes: 26 - 30 inch chest, (6-12 years) Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 30 rows Price: £2.00...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 13, 2017 5:38 PM

Cable and rib jacket


Pattern ID: Emu 2227 Wool brand: Double Crepe, Scotch, Romany, Bri-Nylon - or - Apollo, Magnum Yarn quantity: 21-25 DK, or 32-40 chunky (all 1oz balls) Sizes: 32-40 inch chest (5 sizes) Wool weight: Double Knitting or Chunky Needle...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 28, 2016 7:24 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

Gloves, Mittens, Scarf, and Balaclava for kids


Pattern ID: Sunbeam 312 Wool brand: Aran Double Plain/Fleck/Mix. Yarn quantity: 2-3 (50g) balls for each item with 1 for the contrast to make the tassels Sizes: Boy's size 8-11 years (2 sizes); Girl's size 4-7 years (2 sizes)...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 23, 2016 12:27 PM