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Retro Claude

Squirrel fun

The pattern starts with 68 stitches and increases to 80. I like having many stitches to be able to fit in many things in my patterns. If you knit loose you need to knit with needles 2.0. The pattern includes photo tutorials.

Late teens/early 20's sweater.

Странички модных журналов 1919 года - 3. Обсуждение на LiveInternet - Российский Сервис Онлайн-Дневников

Late teens/early 20's sweater.

Women's 1960s Vintage Collared Cropped Jacket -- Knitting Pattern - PDF KNITTING PATTERN

This versatile, face-framing jacket is just the thing for season-to-season wear. By Bernat. Sizes 12, 14, 16. Gauge: 3 sts/4 rows = 1" sq. THIS PATTERN IS A REPRODUCTION, DELIVERED ELECTRONICALLY. This pattern will be downloaded as a PDF file; you will need a program such as AdobeReader to access it (see Thanks for your business, and keep coming back! (AA==0320)

More Sweater Girls- 1946 - Help them talk!

These gals just look like they have something to say. So I'm going to number each one and let you provide dialog. Go! ONE TWO THREE FOUR FIV...

1930's Knitting - Jumper in Thick Wool

Jumper in Thick Wool Another gorgeous pattern from the very talented Theodora from Theodora Goes Wild! Free 1930's Knitting Pattern Here

Promenade 1940's bow front sweater »

Free knitting pattern for Promenade, a 1940's style short sleeved sweater/jumper with dramatic colour blocking and bow collar.

Fair Isle Cardigan pattern by Susan Crawford

This cardigan is part of a twinset. The matching jumper can be found here: Fair Isle Jumper

Free pattern Friday

It's been too long, I've missed two now, sorry. Here are two to make up for it. The first is for a sleeveless cabled pullover, the second is for socks to match. I must say I have never knitted socks, I just don't see the point, but I know they are very popular makes for lots of people. The patterns are from Stitchcraft magazine, July 1941. I hope you enjoy them.

Vintage 40s Knitting Pattern Lady's Striped Jumper & Gloves 34-36" Bust NO P&P!

The jumper has been knitted in 3-ply on No.8, No.10 and No.12 needles and has a lovelysimple neckline, whilst the gloves are also knitted in 3-ply but on No.13 needles. 3-ply wool (see above regards wool); 1 pair of No.8, No.10 and No.12 Knitting Needles; 2 buttons.

1940s Fair Isle Pullover Vest Tank Top and Gloves 35" Bust Weldons 247 Vintage Knitting Pattern Download

This is a fabulous fair isle vest with matching gloves. It's worked in 4 colours: the main and 3 contrasting. Originally it was beige with rust, green and blue The design is charted Date: estimated mid 1940s Measurements: 32" stretching to 35" bust; length 18" Materials: 3-ply or light fingering, 3.75mm US 5 and 2.25mm US 1 needles Original used 4 ozs main shade (beige), 1 ozs each rust, green and blue Sirdar Super Shetland Wool 3-ply for the vest, an extra ozs of beige is needed is making…

1940s Ladies Sleek and Smart Diamond Patterned Jumper 33 | Etsy

Wow! This is a lovely jumper with a great diamond pattern across the body and sleeves and the most amazing shoulders (I think that a pair of shoulder pads might be needed) Date: mid 1940s Measurements: Bust 33"; length 18”; sleeve seam 5.5" Materials: 3-ply or light fingering; 3.75mm US 5 and 3mm US 2.5 needles; crochet hook Original used 6 ozs WB Melody 3-ply Tension: 7.5 stitches to 1 inch over pattern 4 pages Please note that you are buying a digital copy, not the original nor the…

Megan, 1940s womans cardigan with bobbles and open work - vintage knitting pattern PDF

What a fun looking cardigan! Megan is accented with bobbles and openwork patterns, a perfect 1940s style. Finished size: 34 inch Needles: 3.75mm and 2.75mm (UK 9 and 12) Yarn: Fingering weight. Published in: Patons Specialty knitting no. 165 This listing is for the above PDF pattern, available by Instant Download. I can also email it to you instead if requested. *************************** Need help resizing a vintage pattern? Check out ByGumByGolly's amazing series on her blog…

Free Vintage Knitting Pattern: Bestway Knitting 1946 A Fair Isle to Use Up Your Small Scraps of Yarn

I haven’t featured any fair isle for a while, though I have a stack of patterns in my stash at home that I really ought to scan. Here is a pattern from Bestway Knitting. This magazine ceased …

Free pattern: Marcia, a 1940s jumper by Myers - Subversive Femme

Oh I miss the days when Myers used to sell wool and craft supplies! (Myers is similar to Macy’s or Nordstroms). My Nan said that you could take your unfinished knits into Myers and they would seam it up for you, or finish the knitted bands off, fancy that. I’m lucky enough to remember buying zips and thread at Myers Perth when I was 18 or so, the department closed down soon after though. This pattern dates from the 1940s, and comes from a knitting pattern booklet produced by Myers. Marcia…

1940's Jumper Lace Knit 2 or 3 Ply 32/34 Vintage

PDF 1940's Jumper Lace Knit 2 or 3 Ply 32/34 | Etsy

1940's Jumper Lace Knit 2 or 3 Ply 32/34 Vintage

1930s Knitting Pattern for Womens Tyrolean Cardigan / Vest / | Etsy

1930s Knitting Pattern for Womens Tyrolean Cardigan / Vest / Jacket - 33 in bust 84 cm - Digital PDF

This is a 1930s PDF knitting pattern to make a cardigan / vest / jacket in a Tyrolean style with a cable pattern and embroidered design. Published in 1937. This pattern was originally published in Dutch and has been translated to English by me personally (that's why they are slightly higher priced than my other PDF patterns). You don't just get a piece of translated text - it's been put back into the original layout! You will receive a PDF of both the original Dutch pattern and the English…