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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sheer Beauties


Pattern ID: Patons 1296 Wool brand: Kismet Yarn quantity: 2-3 (50g balls); Shawl: 4 balls. Sizes: 32-38 inch chest [4 sizes]; shawl: 30 inches depth at centre. Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size: 3mm, 3¾mm, and 4½mm Tension (10x10cm):...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 11, 2017 7:14 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Double layered sweater and over-vest


Pattern ID: Hayfield 2377 Wool brand: Grampian Yarn quantity: Sweater: 5-7 (50g balls); Vest: 4-6 Sizes: 30-40 inch chest (6 sizes) - actual measurement for vest 34-44 inches Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm Tension (10cm):...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on October 20, 2014 12:47 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

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

Mother and daughter trouser suit


Pattern ID: Twilleys 5132 Wool brand: Crysette, Stalite Yarn quantity: 13-32 (50g balls) Sizes: to fit 24-28 or 34-38 inch chest (6 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply Hook size: 3½mm, 4mm, 4½mm Tension: "1 pattern to 1 inch" Price:...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 24, 2014 2:08 PM

Four designs in Aran Kintyre


Wendy Aran Knitting (Wendy Kintyre Leaflet) A traditional Aran knitting mini-booklet Booklet ID: Wendy Kintyre 1 Subject Matter: Knitting booklet Price: SOLD Content: This leaflet features the following items: Roll Neck Sweater (His and hers 6 sizes 34-44 ins)...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 24, 2014 12:14 PM

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

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

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

Soft chunky waistcoat


Pattern ID: Robin 2789 Wool brand: Cloudsoft, Aurora Yarn quantity: 6-9 (25g balls) Sizes: 30-40 inch chest (4 sizes) Wool weight: Chunky Needle size: 4½mm and 5½mm Tension (10cm): 16sts over pattern Price: SOLD Description: Fluffy mohair type waistcoat...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on June 21, 2012 9:32 PM

Perfectly plain sweater and slipover options


Pattern ID: Patons 9567 Wool brand: Brilliante, Purple Heather, Nylox, Beehive. Yarn quantity: 12-17 (1oz balls) Sizes: to fit 36-46 inch chest (6 sizes) Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 28sts x 36 rows...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on June 19, 2012 8:22 AM

Pretty lacy two-tone twinset


Pattern ID: Robin 14198 Wool brand: Diamante Yarn quantity: 9-11 (50g balls) + 1 contrast for cardigan; and 2-3 (white) + 3-5 contrast (blue) for sleeveless top. Sizes: 30-40 inch chest (6 sizes) Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size:...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on June 3, 2012 3:12 PM

Set of women’s cabled waistcoats and cardigans


Pattern ID: Emu 2885 Wool brand: Scotch, Double Crepe, Carella Courtelle, Bri-Nylon, Tricel Yarn quantity: 23-29 (25g balls) Sizes: to fit 34- 43 inch chest (5 sizes) Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 4mm and 3¼mm Tension (10x10cm): 28sts...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 17, 2012 7:51 PM

Various children's patterns in DK


Children's Pattern Book from FW Woolworth (504) A booklet of children's patterns in Double Knitting. Booklet ID: Woolworths 504 Subject Matter: Knitting and crochet booklet Price: £5.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK - check "prices" section for more...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 12, 2012 12:33 PM

A booklet of school classics


School Classics by Hayfield (H/20) A traditional school knitting booklet Booklet ID: School Classics H20 Subject Matter: Knitting booklet Price: SOLD Content: This Booklet features the following items: Sweaters with raglan sleeves in 4 ply (crew, V, or polo...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 28, 2012 10:56 AM

Kids School Pullover in 3 yarn weights


Pattern ID: Emu 6654 Wool brand: Scotch, Super Crepe, Double Crepe, Bri-Nylon, Lamira, Shetland Yarn quantity: 5-9 (40g balls) DK; 6-12 (25g balls) DK; 4-8 (25g balls) 4 ply Sizes: to fit 22 - 34 inch chest (7 sizes)....

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 22, 2012 1:36 PM

Elegant Man's Casual Waistcoat


Pattern ID: Sirdar 8300 Wool brand: Country Style or Wash 'n' Wear Yarn quantity: 6-8 (50g balls) Sizes: to fit 36 - 46 inch chest Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3¼mm and 2¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 30sts x 38rows...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on February 8, 2012 4:05 PM

Man's buttoned waistcoat


Pattern ID: Sirdar 6220 Wool brand: Country Style, Talisman, Panorama, Majestic, CS Donegal Yarn quantity: 5-10 (50g balls) Sizes: to fit 36 - 50 inch chest Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size: 3mm and 3¾mm Tension (10cm): 24sts Price:...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on January 29, 2012 3:35 PM

Cable Cricket sweater or slipover II


Pattern ID: Robin 2430 Wool brand: Wonderwash, Columbine, Vogue Yarn quantity: 12-25 or 7-18 (20g balls) + contrast Sizes: to fit 26 - 44 inch chest (10 sizes) Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size: 4 and 3¼mm Tension (10cm):...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on January 29, 2012 3:28 PM

Cable Cricket sweater or slipover I


Pattern ID: Robin 14752 Wool brand: Couloursplash, Rich Reward, Columbine, Heritage, Landscape. Yarn quantity: 4 - 8 (100g balls); 2-4 for slipover Sizes: to fit 28- 46 inch chest Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size: 4 and 3¼mm Tension...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on January 28, 2012 2:28 PM

Schooldays booklet


Pattern ID: Patons 3007 Wool brand: Patons Bulldog or Moorland DK Yarn quantity: various Sizes: to fit 24 - 38 inch chest Wool weight: Double knitting or 4ply Needle size: 4mm, 3¼mm, and 2¾mm Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 30...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on January 2, 2012 12:39 PM

Mother and daughter mohair cardigan or vest


Pattern ID: Lister 2341 Wool brand: Tahiti Mohair Yarn quantity: 8-13 (25g balls) Sizes: 28-38 inch chest (6 sizes) Wool weight: Chunky Needle size: 5½mm, and 4½mm Tension (10x10cm): 14sts x 20 rows Price: SOLD Description: Mother and daughter...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on January 2, 2012 12:14 PM

Chevron Gilet or Cardigan


Pattern ID: Marriner 1821 Wool brand: Spindrift Yarn quantity: 13-18 (25g balls) for jacket, 8-12 for gilet. Sizes: 32-40 inch chest Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 3¾mm and 3mm Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 32 rows Price: SOLD Description:...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on May 13, 2011 8:25 AM

Twin-set with lacy cardigan


Pattern ID: Marriner 1819 Wool brand: Spindrift Yarn quantity: 13-20 (25g balls) for long-sleeves, 9-17 for short-sleeves, 7-13 for tank top. Sizes: 32-44 inch chest Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 3¾mm and 3mm Tension (10x10cm): 24sts x 32...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on May 13, 2011 8:24 AM

Lady’s textured waistcoat or cardigan


Pattern ID: Marriner 1833 Wool brand: Mermaid Double Crepe Yarn quantity: 22-27 (25g balls) for cardigan, 14-19 for waistcoat . Sizes: 32-44 inch chest Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 4½mm and 3mm Tension (10x10cm): 26sts x 28rows over...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on May 13, 2011 8:22 AM

Lady’s diamond-lattice waistcoat


Pattern ID: Robin 2921 Wool brand: Crackerjack, Landscape, Columbine, Reward Yarn quantity: 9-12 (25g balls) Sizes: 30-41 inch chest Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 3¼mm and 4½mm Tension (10cm): 24sts Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on May 12, 2011 9:36 AM

Beaded Gilet


Pattern ID: Robin 2898 Wool brand: Crackerjack, Landscape, Columbine, Reward Yarn quantity: 9-12 (25g balls) Sizes: 36-42 inch chest Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 5mm and 4mm Tension (10cm): 19sts Price: SOLD Description: Fancy sleeveless gilet with applied...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on May 12, 2011 9:25 AM

Family zig-zag patterned slipovers


Pattern ID: Robin 2811 Wool brand: Crackerjack, Vogue, Gleneagle, Columbine, Reward, Stardust Yarn quantity: 4-11 (25g balls) plus 2 balls of 2 contrasts Sizes: 23-47 inch chest Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 3¼mm and 4mm Tension (10cm): 22sts...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 24, 2011 10:57 AM

His and Hers diamond patterned sweaters


Pattern ID: Marriner 1934 Wool brand: Spindrift DK, Yarn quantity: 6-12 (50g? balls) for slipover, and 10-12 for sweater, plus 2 balls each of 3 contrasts Sizes: 32-46 inch chest Wool weight: Double Knitting Needle size: 3¾mm and 3mm...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 24, 2011 10:50 AM

Statement Gilet


Pattern ID: Emu 3621 Wool brand: Extravaganza with DK edging Yarn quantity: 6-9 (50g balls) with 1 or 2 contrast in double knitting Sizes: to fit 32-42 ins chest Wool weight: Speciality chunky bouclé yarn Needle size: 5½mm and...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 13, 2011 2:36 PM

Plain sweater - or fancy top and skirt set.


Pattern ID: Emu 2996 Wool brand: Filigree with Candlelite Yarn quantity: Waistcoat: 4-7 (25g balls) with 1 or 2 contrast; Jumper: 10-13 (25g balls); Skirt: 7-10 balls Sizes: to fit 30-36 ins chest; 34-40 ins hip. Wool weight: Speciality...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 13, 2011 2:11 PM

Classic family-sized pullovers


Pattern ID: Emu 4798 Wool brand: Emu Shetland DK Yarn quantity: DK: 4-10 (50g balls) or Chunky: 40-52 (1 oz balls) Sizes: to fit 24 - 46 inch chest Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size: 4 and 3¼mm Tension...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on April 13, 2011 1:41 PM

His and Hers chunky slipovers


Pattern ID: Patons 7721 Wool brand: Beehive Shetland Chunky Yarn quantity: 8-9 (50g balls) Sizes: to fit 32 - 44 inch chest Wool weight: Chunky Needle size: 4½mm, and 6mm, Tension (10x10cm): 18sts x 21rowsover pattern Price: SOLD Description:...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on December 25, 2010 12:43 PM

Teen "fashion" oufit


Pattern ID: Hayfield 1001 Wool brand: Gaylon, Du Barry DK Yarn quantity: Sweater:16-19 (25g balls) Waistcoat: 8-10; Hat: 2 Sizes: to fit 28-32 inch chest Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size: 3mm, and 3½mm Tension (10cm): 22sts Price: £2.00...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on December 24, 2010 11:37 AM

Yellow pullover IV


Pattern ID: Lee Target 6165 Wool brand: Motoravia Yarn quantity: 12-16 (1 oz balls) Sizes: 38 - 46 inch chest Wool weight: Double knitting Needle size: 4½mm, and 3¾mm, Tension (10x10cm): 22sts x 28 rows Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on December 24, 2010 9:06 AM

Yellow pullover III


Pattern ID: Sirdar 1588 Wool brand: Supurl Yarn quantity: 9-11 (1 oz balls) Sizes: 36-45 inch chest Wool weight: 4 ply? DK? QK? Needle size: 3mm, and 3¾mm, Tension (10cm): 28sts over pattern Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on December 24, 2010 9:06 AM

Yellow pullover II


Pattern ID: Wendy 744 Wool brand: Ciro, Courtelle Crepe Yarn quantity: 12-14 (1 oz balls) Sizes: 40-44 inch chest Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 3mm, and 2¼mm, Tension (10cm): 28sts Price: £2.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on December 24, 2010 9:05 AM

Yellow pullover I


Pattern ID: Sirdar 2048 Wool brand: Majestic, Talisman, Fontein Crepe wool, Gaiety Nylon Yarn quantity: 9-11 (1 oz balls) Sizes: 38-44 inch chest Wool weight: 4 ply Needle size: 2¾mm, and 3¼mm, Tension (10cm): 30sts Price: SOLD Description: Yellow...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on December 24, 2010 9:00 AM

Toddler waistcoats - warmth with style


Pattern ID: Peter Gregory 735 Wool brand: Snow Goose Aran Yarn quantity: 2-3 (100g balls) Sizes: 24 - 30 inch chest Wool weight: Aran Needle size: 3¾mm, and 4½mm Tension (10x10cm): 17sts x 36 rows (garter st) Price: SOLD...

Posted in Vintage Patterns on December 23, 2010 7:15 PM