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Textured summer twin-set


Pattern ID: Jaeger 5802 Wool brand: Monte Cristo, Sunrise, Bermuda, Champagne Yarn quantity: Cardigan: 10-14; Slipover: 7-9 (50g balls) Sizes: to fit 30-40 inch chest [6 sizes] Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size: 4mm, and 3¼mm Tension (10x10cm): 22sts...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 11, 2020 3:37 PM

Cap-sleeve summer tops III


Pattern ID: Twilleys 6539 Wool brand: Galaxia 5, Lyscordet, Lysbet Yarn quantity: 8-11 (25g balls) Sizes: 32-38 inch chest [4 sizes] Wool weight: 3 or 4 ply equivalent Hook and Needle size: 3mm, and 3¾mm needles, or 3mm and...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 10, 2020 12:11 PM

Bolero, top, and elegant stole for Spring


Pattern ID: Lavenda 531 Wool brand: Lavenda Double Crepe Yarn quantity: Jumper: 5oz; Stole: 4oz; Bolero 5oz. Sizes: Jumper to fit 34 - 36 inch chest; Bolero 33-37 [each 1 size]; stole is 12x55 inches including the 6 inch...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 9, 2020 1:01 PM

Pretty twinset with lattice detail


Pattern ID: Emu 2525 Wool brand: Scotch, Super Crepe, Bri-Nylon, Acrylan Yarn quantity: Jumper: 7-12 (1oz balls); cardigan: 12-16 balls Sizes: 30-40 inch chest [6 sizes] Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼mm, 3mm, and 2¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 30sts...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on January 22, 2020 3:32 PM

His and Her waiscoat plus Her jacket and hat


Pattern ID: Jaeger 4955 Wool brand: Luxury Spun Yarn quantity: Waistcoats: 6-9 50g balls in main shade plus 2-3 contrast; Jacket: 13-19 50g balls; Hat: 2 balls Sizes: Waiscoat or Jacket to fit 32 - 44 inch chest [7...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on November 13, 2019 5:43 PM

Simple plain tunic sweater in chenille


Pattern ID: Jaeger 5080 Wool brand: Super Chenille Yarn quantity: 11-16 50g balls with sleeves; 9-11 for sleeveless version Sizes: to fit 30 - 38inch chest [5 sizes] Wool weight: Double Knitting/Aran Needle size: 4mm and 4½mm Tension (10x10cm):...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on November 1, 2019 10:11 AM

Luxury chenille waistcoat or slipover


Pattern ID: Jaeger 5079 Wool brand: Super Chenille with Luxury Spun for welts Yarn quantity: 5-7 50g balls chenille plus 2 50g balls luxury spun for the welts. Sizes: to fit 30 - 38inch chest [5 sizes] Wool weight:...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on November 1, 2019 10:01 AM

Perfectly plain sweater and slipover options - take 8


Pattern ID: Patons 9267 Wool brand: Totem, Moorland, Double Knitting Yarn quantity: Sweater: 16-21 (1oz balls); Slipover: 10-13 Sizes: to fit 36-46 inch chest (6 sizes) Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 3¾mm and 4½mm Tension (10x10cm): 21sts x...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on August 25, 2019 9:21 AM

Sweater and overtop


Pattern ID: Hayfield 1262 Wool brand: Superblend, Beaulon, Gaylon Yarn quantity: Sweater: 13 - 20 (25g balls); Overtop: 7-13 in main shade plus 2 in contrast 1, and 3 in contrast 2. Sizes: 32-38 inch chest [4 sizes] Wool...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on August 25, 2019 8:50 AM

Summer cotton sleeveless top


Pattern ID: Argyll 336 Wool brand: Pure Cotton Yarn quantity: 4-6 (100g balls) Sizes: 32-38 inch chest [4 sizes] Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 2¾ and 3¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 30 rows Price: SOLD Description: Summer cotton...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on August 7, 2019 6:09 AM

Summer cotton waistcoat


Pattern ID: Argyll 335 Wool brand: Pure Cotton Yarn quantity: 4-5 (100g balls) Sizes: 32-38 inch chest [4 sizes] Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 2¾ and 3¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 30 rows Price: SOLD Description: Summer cotton...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on August 7, 2019 6:03 AM

Summery open-work sweater


Pattern ID: Jaeger 4868 Wool brand: Alpaca Yarn quantity: 6-8 (50g balls) - sleeveless: 5-6 Sizes: to fit 32-40 inch chest [5 sizes] Wool weight: 4 ply (see description) Needle size: 3mm and 2¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 36...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on August 4, 2019 7:16 AM

Aran "Nosegay" Waistcoat


Pattern ID: Argyll 349 Wool brand: Ferndale or Pure Wool Aran Yarn quantity: 10-14 50g balls Sizes: 30-38 inch chest [5 sizes] Wool weight: Aran Needle size: 4½mm and 3¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 18sts x 24rows Price: SOLD Description: Woman's...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on July 15, 2019 10:14 AM

Summer cotton slub tops V


Pattern ID: Argyll 427 Wool brand: Cotton On Yarn quantity: 3-5 main plus 1 contrast (50g balls) Sizes: 32-38 inch chest [4 sizes] Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 28 rows Price:...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on July 15, 2019 9:47 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

Trouser suit with long line waistcoat or cardigan


Pattern ID: Jaeger 4495 Wool brand: Matchmaker Double Knitting Yarn quantity: Cardigan 10-12 (50g balls); sleeveless cardigan: 7-8 balls; trousers 12-14 balls Sizes: 34 - 38 inch chest and 36-40 inch hips (3 sizes). Length from top of shoulders...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on July 1, 2019 9:53 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

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

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

Hilton Set - plain sixties skirt suits


Pattern ID: Lee Target 8865 Wool brand: Triple and Double Knitting Motoravia Yarn quantity: Jumper: 8-11, and skirt: 5-6 (2oz balls in worsted/aran/triple). Striped top in DK: 5-6 (1oz balls) plus 3-4 and 2 of each of 2 contrasts....

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 16, 2019 12:19 PM

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

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

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

Tank tops - twinning it


Pattern ID: Patons 2328 Wool brand: Purple Heather, Trident, Kingfisher Tricel/Nylon, Limelight, Cameo Yarn quantity: 2-4 (50g balls) in main plus 1-2 each of 2 contrast colours Sizes: 34-40 inch chest [4 sizes] Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size:...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on June 18, 2018 5:15 PM

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

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

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

Summer sparkly top


Pattern ID: Lister 1811 Wool brand: Bel Air Starspun Yarn quantity: 8-9 (¾ ounce balls - each about 21g) Sizes: to fit 34-38 inch chest [3 sizes] Wool weight: 4 ply equivalent Needle size: 3¼mm, and 2¾mm Tension (10x10cm):...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on November 2, 2017 4:30 PM

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

Perfectly plain sweater and slipover options - take 5


Pattern ID: PB 1052 Wool brand: Double Quick, Totem, Moorland. Yarn quantity: 18-24 (1oz balls); [12-18 oz for sleeveless] Sizes: to fit 36-46 inch chest (6 sizes) Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm Tension (10x10cm): 22sts...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 11, 2017 10:34 AM

Twin-set with lace panels


Pattern ID: Twilleys 6641 Wool brand: Flaxen Yarn quantity: Cardigan: 6-7; Slipover: 3-4 (50g balls) Sizes: 32-40 inch chest [5 sizes] Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 27sts x 34rows over st st Price:...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 28, 2016 7:04 AM

"Big Wool" sleeveless cardigan


Pattern ID: Sirdar 9485 Wool brand: Big Bamboo, Denim Ultra, Big Softie Yarn quantity: 10-19 (50g balls) Sizes: 32-54 inch chest (6 sizes). Wool weight: Bulky Needle size: 10mm, and 8mm Tension (10x10cm): 9sts x 12 rows over st...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 22, 2016 10:21 AM

Eyelet waistcoat and tank


Pattern ID: Wendy 5635 Wool brand: Osprey Aran Yarn quantity: 3-5 (50g balls) Sizes: to fit 30-40 inch chest [6 sizes] Wool weight: Worsted, Aran Needle size: 7½mm, and 5½mm Tension (10x10cm): 15sts x 16 rows over pattern Price:...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 22, 2016 10:09 AM

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

Slip into a slipover


Pattern ID: Hayfield 5770 Wool brand: Courtier Super Crimp Bri-Nylon Yarn quantity: 6-8 (20g balls); Sizes: 32-36 inch chest (3 sizes) Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 32 rows over moss stitch...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on September 18, 2016 10:00 AM

Light-weight summer tops II


Pattern ID: Hayfield 548 Wool brand: Bri-Nylon 4 ply Fingering Yarn quantity: 7-8 (1 oz balls) Sizes: 34-40 inch chest (4 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼mm and 3¾mm, or, 3¾mm and 4mm Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on September 11, 2016 7:07 AM

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 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

Cardigan and slipover with trellis panel


Pattern ID: Jarol E571 Wool brand: Jarol Superwash DK Yarn quantity: Jacket: 5-8 (100g balls); Waistcoat: 2-4 (100g balls) Sizes: 32-46 inch chest [8 sizes] Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 30...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on January 19, 2016 2:33 PM

Long waistcoat and skirt suit in crochet


Pattern ID: Jaeger 4195 Wool brand: Celtic Spun Yarn quantity: 16-20 (1oz balls) Sizes: 34-40 inch chest size Wool weight: 4 ply fingering / 5 ply Hook size: 4mm Tension (10cm): 19sts Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on December 17, 2015 9:59 AM

"Long liners" waistcoat and cardigan III


Pattern ID: Sunbeam 118 Wool brand: Sunbeam Softspun Dralon/BriNylon; Mountain Maid Hyland, Nova Crepe, Scoop Yarn quantity: 14-18 (1oz) balls Sizes: 32 - 38 inch chest (4 sizes) Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 3mm and 3¾mm Tension (10cm):...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on November 9, 2015 4:33 PM

"Long liners" waistcoats II


Pattern ID: Patons 6425 Wool brand: Totem, Moorland, Four Seasons Yarn quantity: 12-17 (1oz) balls Sizes: 32 - 38 inch chest (4 sizes) Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm; or 3mm, and 3¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 22sts...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on November 9, 2015 4:19 PM

Summer lightweight twinset


Pattern ID: Lee Target 9247 Wool brand: Bamboo, Titania, Motoravia, Lavenda, Crepe, Courtelle Nylon, Bel Air Starspun Yarn quantity: Cardigan: 7-15 (20g balls); Top: 3-7 (20g balls); Sizes: to fit 32-38 inch chest [4 sizes] Wool weight: 4 ply...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 11, 2015 2:41 PM

Luxurious lace-patterned cardigan


Pattern ID: Jaeger 5051 Wool brand: Luxury Spun Yarn quantity: Cardigan: 9-10; Waistcoat: 6-8 (50g balls) (50g balls) Sizes: 32-40 inch chest [5 sizes] Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 30 rows...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 11, 2015 2:23 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

"Long liners" waistcoat or sweater


Pattern ID: Homestead 270 Wool brand: Homestead, Playtime Double Crepe Yarn quantity: Sweater: 19-24 (1oz balls); Sleeveless: 12-17 Sizes: 34 - 44 inch chest (5 sizes) Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 3¾mm; 3¼mm and 3mm Tension (10x10cm): 24sts...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 2, 2015 12:55 PM

Long waistcoats in crochet


Pattern ID: Emu 3083 Wool brand: Scotch, Courtelle, Crepe, Superlite Bri-Nylon, Calypso Crepe, Tricel/Nylon DK, Elite Yarn quantity: 13-15 (25g balls); 13-15 + 7 contrast (25g balls) according to design Sizes: 32-38 inch chest Wool weight: Double Knitting Hook...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on September 3, 2015 8:53 AM

Four Designs for Men


Pattern ID: PB 698 Wool brand: Patons Beehive Fingering 3 ply, Purple Heather 4 ply, Moorland DK Yarn quantity: Pullover: 11 oz 3 ply (7 oz for sleeveless option); Waistcoat: 9 ozs 4 ply; Sweaters: 16-19 ozs DK (10...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on September 3, 2015 8:16 AM

Man's Cabled Sweater and Slipover


Pattern ID: Sirdar 5664 Wool brand: Legend, Country Style, Denim Tweed, Wash 'n' Wear Yarn quantity: Sweater: 11-18 (50g balls); Slipover: 7-12 Sizes: 38 - 48 inch chest [6 sizes] Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size: 3¼mm, and 4mm...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on June 19, 2015 6:54 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

Chunky summer top


Pattern ID: Robin 13684 Wool brand: Soft 'n' Easy Super Brushed Chunky Yarn quantity: 3-4 (100g balls) Sizes: 32-42 inch chest [4 sizes] Wool weight: Chunky Needle size: 6½mm and 5½mm Tension (10x10cm): 15sts x 18 rows over pattern...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on May 15, 2015 4:10 PM

Striking summer or evening top


Pattern ID: Robin 13660 Wool brand: Diamante, Reward, Landscape, Coloursplash Yarn quantity: 4-5 (50g balls) in main shade and 1-2 each of two contrast colours Sizes: 32-39 inch chest [5 sizes] Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size: 4mm and...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on May 15, 2015 4:04 PM

Slipover for the younger men about town...


Pattern ID: Patons 9364 Wool brand: Flair Yarn quantity: 6 - 11 (1 oz balls) Sizes: to fit 22 - 32 inch chest (6 sizes). Wool weight: Double Knitting or Worsted Needle size: 4½mm and 3¾mm. Tension (10x10cm): 20sts...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 25, 2015 3:04 PM

Sixties Tops


Pattern ID: Debroyal 512 Wool brand: Silver Label Wool, Gold Label Wool/Crepe/Courtelle/Bri Nylon Yarn quantity: 11-16 (1oz? balls) Sizes: 34-40 inch chest (4 sizes) Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 3¼mm, 3¾mm, and 5mm Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 32...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 24, 2015 9:55 AM

Unisex slipover


Pattern ID: Hayfield 1138 Wool brand: Beaulon, Grampian, Thermal, Encore, Brig Yarn quantity: 4-10 (50g balls); Sizes: 34-44 inch chest (6 sizes) Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm Tension (10cm): 22sts Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 17, 2015 2:16 PM

Nice and Easy Summer top


Pattern ID: Sirdar 6312 Wool brand: Country Style, Majestic, Wash 'n' Wear, Sugar 'n' Spice, Brushed DK Yarn quantity: 4-10 (50g balls) Sizes: 32-42 inch chest [6 sizes] Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm Tension (10cm):...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 17, 2015 2:00 PM

Mother and daughter waistcoat/cardigans III


Pattern ID: Patons 1917 Wool brand: Beehive, or Clansman Yarn quantity: 3-7 (50g balls); Sizes: 27-42 inch chest (8 sizes) Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 30 rows Price: SOLD Description: Conventional...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 17, 2015 1:48 PM

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

Mother and daughter long waiscoats/gilets


Pattern ID: Robin 2143 Wool brand: Vogue or Courtelle Crepe Double Double Yarn quantity: 6-11 balls (50g) Sizes: to fit 28-38 inch chest [6 sizes] Wool weight: Chunky (or Double Knitting using 2 strands together) Needle size: 6½mm (No...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on January 12, 2015 5:21 PM

Perfectly plain sweater and slipover options - take 3


Pattern ID: P&B C274 Wool brand: Double Quick, Totem, Moorland Yarn quantity: 17-21 (1oz balls) for sweater; 10-13 for slipover Sizes: to fit 36-46 inch chest (6 sizes) Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size: 3¾mm and 4½mm Tension (10x10cm):...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on December 1, 2014 10:47 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

Eyelet suntop waistcoat


Pattern ID: Hayfield 1856 Wool brand: Hawaii Chunky Yarn quantity: 7-9 (25g balls) Sizes: to fit 30-40 inch chest [6 sizes] Wool weight: Chunky Needle size: 6½mm, and 5½mm Tension (10cm): 13½sts over pattern Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on November 27, 2014 8:19 AM

Mini, Midi, Maxi Tunic Coat


Pattern ID: Readicut 000 Wool brand: Wendy Tricel Nylon Double Knitting Yarn quantity: Mini: 19-23 (1oz? balls); Midi: 28-32; Maxi: 33-37 Sizes: 34 - 38 inch chest (3 sizes) Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm Tension...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on November 25, 2014 5:28 PM

"Long liners" waistcoat or cardigan


Pattern ID: Bellmans 1280 Wool brand: Bellmans Double Knitting Yarn quantity: 16-22 (1oz balls); sleeveless: 12-15 Sizes: 32 - 40 inch chest (5 sizes) Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 30 rows...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on November 25, 2014 5:16 PM

Man's buttoned waistcoat II


Pattern ID: Lister N1324 Wool brand: Lavenda, Crisp Crepe, Bel Air Yarn quantity: 10-13 (1 oz balls) Sizes: to fit 38 - 42 inch chest (3 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3mm, 2¾mm and 2¼mm Tension (10x10cm):...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 26, 2014 1:24 PM

Pretty simple summer tops


Pattern ID: Patons 7424 Wool brand: Cotton Colada, Cotton Perlé, Linen Look, Cotton Top, Cotton Soft Yarn quantity: 7-9 (50g balls) Colada, 6-7 Perlé or Cotton Soft, 5-6 Linen Look or Cotton Top Sizes: to fit 32-40 inch chest...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 20, 2014 12:30 PM

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

Perfectly plain sweater and slipover III


Pattern ID: Bestway B2905 Wool brand: Templetons Double Knitting Yarn quantity: 11-14 (1oz balls) for the slipover; 18-21 for the sweater Sizes: to fit 36-44 inch chest (4 sizes) Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 3¾mm and 3mm Tension...

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

Perfectly plain sweater and slipover II


Pattern ID: Bestway 3494 Wool brand: Patons Moorland Yarn quantity: 11-12 (1oz balls) for slipover, 19-20 for sweater Sizes: to fit 38-44 inch chest (3 sizes) Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 3¾mm and 3mm Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 19, 2014 6:11 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

Man's Cabled Slipover


Pattern ID: Scheepjeswol 642 Wool brand: Scheepjeswol Voluma Yarn quantity: 4-6 (50g balls) Sizes: 38 - 43 inch chest [3 sizes] Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size: 3mm, and 4mm Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 29 rows Price: £2.00 (includes...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 15, 2014 11:54 AM

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

Waistcoat and skirt suit


Pattern ID: Jaeger 4164 Wool brand: Spiral Spun DK, Spiral Courtelle Crepe Yarn quantity: Top: 11-16 (50g balls); skirt: 11-14 Sizes: 34-42 inch chest size [7 sizes]; skirt: 36-42 inch hip [4 sizes]. Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size:...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on July 15, 2014 4:33 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 sixties sweater classic crew-necks II


Pattern ID: P&B 1274 Wool brand: Double Quick, Totem, Moorlands Yarn quantity: 17-22 (1oz balls) Sizes: to fit 34- 44 inch chest (6 sizes) Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 30 rows...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on May 10, 2014 8:11 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

Sleeveless sweater or dolman for summer


Pattern ID: Jarol 501 Wool brand: Super Saver, New Look, Gentle Touch, Morning Cloud, Cotton 2000, Twist Again Yarn quantity: Dolman: 8-12 (50g balls); Sleeveless top: 4-5 + 3-4 Sizes: 32-40 inch chest (5 sizes) Wool weight: Double knitting...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on March 18, 2014 12:31 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

Fair Isle Tweed Cardigans


Pattern ID: Copley 501 Wool brand: Herriot Tweed, Vintage DK Yarn quantity: 8+2 - 10+3 (50g balls in 2 colours) - less 3 balls for sleeveless version. Sizes: 32 - 42 inch chest (6 sizes) Wool weight: Double knitting...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 22, 2014 10:15 AM

Longline coat in crochet


Pattern ID: Emu 2924 Wool brand: Scotch, Double Crepe, Bri-Nylon DK, Superlite Bri- Nylon Yarn quantity: 33-38 (25g balls) Sizes: to fit 34-42 inch chest (5 sizes) Wool weight: Double knitting Hook size: 5mm Tension (10cm): 16 trebles Price:...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 8, 2014 11:49 AM

Gilet or longline coat in crochet


Pattern ID: Studley 612 Wool brand: Tricel Nylon, Crepe Wool, Floranda, Petspun, Swiss Nylon Yarn quantity: 5-7 (25g?) balls in each colour, or 10 to 15 balls for longline Sizes: 32-38 inch chest (4 sizes) Wool weight: Double knitting...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 8, 2014 11:40 AM

Aran-style waistcoat II


Pattern ID: Patons 1541 Wool brand: Trident, Pennant Double Crepe Yarn quantity: 11-12 (25g balls) Sizes: 32-38 inch chest (4 sizes) Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size: 4mm, 3¾mm, and 3¼mm Tension (10x10cm): 23sts x 31rows over stocking stitch...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 4, 2014 11:26 PM

Aran waistcoat I


Pattern ID: Keynote 213 Wool brand: Keynote Wool Nylon for Aran Knitting Yarn quantity: 11-13 (50g balls) Sizes: 34-40 inch chest (4 sizes) Wool weight: Aran or Worsted Needle size: 4½mm and 3¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 20sts x 24rows Price:...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 4, 2014 11:19 PM

Eight-page magazine excerpt


Pattern ID: 8-Page Pullout Wool brand: Varies across styles: Patons Cotton Top, Emu Perle, Jaeger silk and wool, Twilleys Stalite, Hayfield Hawaii Yarn quantity: varies across styles Sizes: to fit 30-40 inch chest [3-4 sizes] Wool weight: 4 ply;...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on August 14, 2013 2:12 PM

Longline summer waistcoat


Pattern ID: Stylecraft 4937 Wool brand: Valencia Yarn quantity: 7-11 (50g balls) Sizes: to fit 32-42 inch chest Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size: 4mm, and 3¼mm Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 30 rows Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on August 13, 2013 8:51 PM

Summer top speed knit


Pattern ID: Lister 5049 Wool brand: Libra Brushed Chunky, Richmond Chunky, Thermo-Knit Chunky Yarn quantity: 2 100g balls of Libra; 5-8 50g balls of other qualities Sizes: to fit 30-38 inch chest Wool weight: Chunky Needle size: 6½mm, and...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on August 13, 2013 8:34 PM

Simple to knit summer top


Pattern ID: KingCole 2037 Wool brand: Big Value Angora Look DK Yarn quantity: 1-2 80g balls in each of 2 colours (2-4 balls in all) Sizes: to fit 26-40 inch chest [8 sizes] Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size:...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on August 12, 2013 10:50 AM

Plaid Pullover


Pattern ID: Emu 4822 Wool brand: Shetland DK and Shetland Bouclé Yarn quantity: 3-5 (50g balls) main shade DK, plus 3-5 contrast cream bouclé Sizes: 32-48 inch chest (9 sizes) Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 3¼mm, 3¾mm and...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on January 21, 2013 2:37 PM

His and Hers Fair Isle Waistcoats


Pattern ID: Lister-Lee K1374 Wool brand: Lady Love, Motoravia, Concorde, Thermo-knit Yarn quantity: 3+1+2+3 colours (50g balls) Sizes: 34-44 inch chest (6 sizes) Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 28 rows Price:...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on January 21, 2013 2:25 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

Sixties suit separates collection


Pattern ID: Sirdar 9952 Wool brand: Candytwist Yarn quantity: Sweaters and Cardigans: 7-10 (2oz balls); skirt: 8-9; sleeveless top: 4-5 Sizes: to fit 34 - 40 inch chest 36-42 hip (4 sizes) Wool weight: Heavy double knit or Aran,...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on July 17, 2012 8:19 AM

Man’s waistcoat or pullover II


Pattern ID: Peter Gregory PK716 Wool brand: All Wool DK, Acrylic/Wool, Courtelle/Bri-Nylon, Super Nylon Yarn quantity: Waistcoat: 10-11 (50g balls); slipover 7-10 balls Sizes: to fit 34-46 inch chest (8 sizes) Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size: 4mm, and...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on July 3, 2012 6:55 PM

Perfectly plain sweater and slipover options - take 2


Pattern ID: Lavenda 821 Wool brand: Lavenda DK, Double Crepe Yarn quantity: 17-19 (1oz balls) for sweater; 10-13 for slipover Sizes: to fit 38-42 inch chest (3 sizes) Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size: 3¾mm and 3mm Tension (10x10cm):...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on July 3, 2012 4:12 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

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