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vintage angora cardigan baby knitting pattern 1950s

*Angora 147: Great vintage baby cardigan knitting pattern in angora 1950s. There are instructions for three different styles all knitted in vintage angora, you could also use modern 4ply or modern 4ply angora. To fit 22-23 inch chest. Always work a tension square and change needles if needed.

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angora baby jacket knitting pattern 1950s *Angora 66: Great vintage baby cardigan and matinee coat knitting pattern in angora 1950s. There are instructions for three different styles all knitted in vintage angora, you could also use modern 4ply or modern 4ply angora. To fit 21-24 inch chest. Always work a tension square and change needles if needed.

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bairnswear 1559 baby knitting pattern 1950s

*Bairnswear 1559: Great vintage dress set knitting pattern 1960s. I love these Bairnswear patterns. This one is easy to knit with just a border design on the dress and bonnet. The skirt and collar of the coat are also in the lace pattern and the little bootees are really sweet with rib top. Set is complete with piltch or nappy cover. Made in white or cream would make a nice set to wear after a Christening when the 'posh' dress has to be removed for saftey! To fit 3- 9 months in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply for this size or modern 3ply for 1-3 month size.

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vintage baby cardigan knitting pattern 1950s

*Bestway A3934: Great vintage baby kitting pattern for cardigans 1960s. There are instructions for a pretty frilled bolero style bat wing cardigan and a lacy cross over. To fit birth to 6 months or 19 inches (actual measurement due to style 21 inches) Knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square. Very useful style as they allow for growth of baby but still fit.

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vintage baby romers knitting pattern 1940s

*Blue Boy 52: Super vintage baby romper knitting pattern from 1940s. There 4 differnt design in this pattern all knitted in 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square. To fit 16 inches, 17, 18 and 19 inches. From birth to12 months. Very retro and very cute, easy to knit and very practical.

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baby dress knitting pattern 1960s

*Copley1263: Great vintage baby dress and jacket knitting pattern 1969. There are instructions for a dress and jacket to fit 20-21 inch chest worked in vintag 3ply, so try modern 4ply in an tenison square, for smaller size use modern 3ply. Very easy pattern with set in sleeves.

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vintage baby dress knitting pattern 1940s

*Copleys3034: Great vintage baby dress knitting pattern 1940s. This pattern has 4 delightful little dresses to make to fit 1-9 months. Worked in vintage 2ply and 3ply so try modern 3ply and 4ply, so try a tension square and change needles if needed.  Chest sizes are 19, 20 and 21 inches.

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vintage baby dress set knitting pattern 1950s

*Don Maid 10: Fabulous pattern for baby layette 1950s. There are instructions for dress, jacket, bonnet and bootees all knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply. To fit 18 inch chest or 3-6 months. I love this pattern, and it knits up very well. In modern 3ply it comes up small enough to put on baby to come home from hospital, so pretty.

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vintage baby knitting pattern 1950 including shawl

*Don Maid 19: Great vintage baby layette with shawl 1950s. Beautiful pattern for any baby. Instructions for jacket, dress bootees and shawl. Easy to make bonnet to match from another pattern. To fit upto 20 inch chest knitted in vintage 3ply, so try a modern 4ply for size stated but if you would like a size smaller try modern 3ply on size smaller needles. Shawl measures46 inch square.

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vintage emu baby knitting pattern baBY CArdigans 1950s

*Emu 899: Great vintage baby cardigan knitting pattern 1950s. This little classic trio will give any baby's wardrobe a great retro start. There are instructions for three different designs all for the first year. Two sizes given 20 and 21 inch chest. All are knitted in vintage 3ply, so work a tension square in modern 4ply to see if this works better. For smaller sizes use modern 3ply. There is a shawl collar cross over, picot edge V neck and high v neck with faggot stitch panels. They are all knitted n one piece from the rib up with dolman sleeves, giving baby freedom to move.Pattern is a little worn.

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vintage baby knitting patern cardigans 1950s

*Emu 919: Great vintage baby crossover cardigan knitting pattern 1950s. Lovely designs for crossover or double breasted cardigans for the first year. To fit 20 and 22 inch chests knitted in similar to quick knit which was between 4ply and double knitting, so chose which every you like knitting in and change needles to get the correct tension, or use modern 3ply on smaller needles for new born size. Set in sleeves. Pattern for sale has a trade sticker on the front and a minor crease.

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vintage baby emu knitting pattern matinee coats 1950s

*Emu 989: Great vintage baby matinee coat knitting pattern 1950s. This is a super trio of jackets for the first year to fit 20-21 inch chest. They are knitted in vintage 3ply, so if knitted in mocern 3ply will be a bit smaller, for size state try modern 4ply in a tension square. These designs are super for little boys, one is a button up coat. Pattern in nice vintage condition.

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vintage baby pram set 1950s Emu

*Emu 8009: Great vintage baby pram set knitting pattern from 1950s. Simple to knit in double knitting yarn and very retro, but so practical. There are instructions for a jacket, bonnet, mittens with thumbs and leggings - to fit 20 and 21 inch chest. Knit in modern 4ply and on a size smaller needles for a smaller size.

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vintage jumoper and cardigan emu knitting pattern 1950s

*Emu 8041: Great vintage cardigan and jumper knitting pattern for baby 1950s. Tjis is from the later 1950s and has instructions for the little jumper with a collar and a button up cardigan both with raglan sleeves and knitting 4ply. To fit 19, 20, 21, 22 inch chest so should fit from about 6 months to 2 years. Always work a tension square. Pattern is in super condition.

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vintage baby dress knitting pattern 1940s

*Golden Eagle 633: Great vintage baby dress and jacket set knitting pattern 1940s. Instructions for a sweet little dress and jacket to fit 19 inch chest for the dress and upto a 24 inch chest the jacket. The patterns says Golden Eagle wools economise coupons and cash!  The instructions also warns that 2 coupons will be needed for the wool! Vintage 3ply is used so try  modern 4ply for sizes stated, but for smaller size use modern 3ply and a size smaller needles. Always work a tension square and change needles if needed.

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baby prams et knitting pattern 1940s

*Golden Eagle 868: Great vintage 1940s baby knitting pattern for  pram set. Easy to follow instructions for ribbed coat, mittens and beret with leggings or pullups. To fit 22 inch chest. Beret stretches to fit 16 inches round head. Worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply for size stated. Always work a tension square and change needles if needed.

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vintage golden eagle baby knitting pattern parma set and dress set 1940s

*Golden Eagle 869: Great vintage baby knitting pattern with dress and pram set1940s. There are instructions for a pretty pramset with dress and vest, piltch (pants) and socks - complete retro outfit for baby. To fit 18 inch chest and knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square.Note the shouder button so typical of the time.

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vintage golden eagle baby knitting pattern for matinees and bonnet set 1940s

*Golden Eagle 874: Great vintage baby knitting cardigan pattern 1940s. So retro! This pattern has instructions for the two matinee designs shown and a bonnet as well as the little cardigan and bonnet to match.  Worked in 3ply to fit 19 and 20 inch chest. Try a tension square in modern 4ply and change needles if needed.

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vintage matinee coat knitting pattern 1940s

Golden eagle 879: Great vintage baby knitting pattern from 1940s for matinees coats. There are two different sets, one as shown on baby has bonnet and the other one with diamond lace pattern, no bonnet. To fit 20 inch chest in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square.

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vintage loopy jackt knitting pattern 1950s

*Golden Eagle 877: Great vintage knitting pattern fromt the early 1950s. A loopy jacket for a lucky baby, so retro this one, no size given. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply and change needles if needed. Always work a tension square.

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vintage baby fair matinee set knitting pattern rabbits 1950s

*Golden Eagle879: Fabulous vintage baby knitting pattern for fair isle set from early 1950s. Bonnet and jacket with rabbits on and pom-poms so retro this one, super! Small chart includede,  to fit chest 19 inches. Worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles if needed. Where it says to make pompom with cardboard circle the size of a penny remember that an old penny was much bigger than the one we have now, it would be nearer the size of two pound coin.

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vintage baby matinee caot knitting pattern 1940s

*Greenock 799: Great vintage baby matinee coat and bootees knitting pattern 1950s. Easy to knit picot edged little set to fit upto 6 months 17-19 inch chest. Knitted from the neck down. Worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square.

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vintage baby knitting pattern matinee coat and bootees 1950s *Greenock 877: Great vintage baby matinee coat and bootees knitting pattern 1950s. Easy to knit designed little set to fit upto 9 months 18-20 inch chest in two sizes. Worked in vintage 4ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square, but it might knit better in baby double knitting. Instructions for jacket and bootees with tassels.

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vintage pixie matinee set baby knitting pattern 1940s *Greenock B462: Great vintage baby pram coat and pixie hood knitting pattern 1950s. Easy to knit little set with embroidery, or you could just leave it plain, to fit 23 inch chest. Warm and cosy in a retro fashion. Worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square.

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intage baby dress knitting pattern 1960s

*Hayfields H347: Great vintage baby dress knitting pattern 1960s. There are two little dresses in this patten one is knitted the other is crocheted. To fit 20 inch chest knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square. Pattern is a bit worn at edges and shelf wear to back of page, but is sound.

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vintage baby matinee coat knitting pattern 1960s

*Keynote 109: Great vintage baby matinee coat knitting pattern 1970s This pattern has instructions for the three designs shown to fit 20 or 221 inch chest. Worked in double knitting, but still work a tension square and change needles if needed. For smaller size use 3ply or 4ply and smaller needles. Pattern in very nice condition

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vintage baby dress knitting pattern 1970s

*Keynote 132: Great vintage baby knitting pattern for baby dress and bootees 1970s. This little angel top is to fit 18-19 inch chest in 4ply, so try a tension square and change needles if needed. Not as olda s some of my patterns, but thought it was very pretty, so included it in the new selection from own patterns.Pattern in super condition.

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vintage baby dress and jacket knitting pattern 1940s

*Ladyship 453: Great vintage baby dress knitting pattern 1940s. There are instructions for a dress, 24 inches or length required and 21 inch chest and another one that measures 22 inches and 22 inches at chest. Worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square for size stated or modern 3ply and smaller needles for a new born size. Very pretty for a winter or autumn Christening.

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vintage ladyship baby dress set knitting pattern 1950s

*Ladyship 4083: Great easy to knit vintage baby knitting pattern 1960s. All in stocking stitch and garter stitch, apart fromthe vest which is rib. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try a tension square in modern 4ply for size stated or modern 3ply for a smaller, new born size. To fit  chest 19 and 20 inches or 3-6 months. Embroidery on jacket can be repeared on the bootees and th dress if needed. patternin very nice condition.

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vintage baby cardigan knitting pattern 1950s

*Lavenda 175: Super vintage baby knitting pattern for little cardigan 1950s. This is such a pretty pattern, the little cardigan is a cross over with embroidery on, also with set in sleeves to fit 22 inch chest, bootees to match, and a matinee coat is also to fit 22 inches with bootees to match. Both are worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square. For smaller size try working in modern 3ply.

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vintage marriners baby knitting pattern for dress and jacket 1950s

*Marriners 191: Great vintage baby knitting pattern from 1950s for dress set. There are instructions for dress, coat, bonnet and bootees all worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply. Classic design to fit 18 inch chest. For smaller size work in modern 3ply.

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vintage baby cardigan and pants set 1950s

*Marriners 502: Great vintage baby knitting pattern for cardigan, pants and bonnet 1950s. This little set is ideal fo the summer, cardigan, bonnet, bootees and pants to fit 1-5 months, 6-10 months and 10-12 months.(19, 21, 23 inch chest) Worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply. Sioimple pattern, but very pretty and decidedly retro.

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vintage baby knitting pattern 1940sdress

*Pearsall's 353: Great vintage 1920s knitting pattern for baby dress. There are instructions for dress to fit 17 inch chest. The original yarn was a pure silk and wool blend, you can still by this type of yarn, but this was probably in a vintage 2ply, so try modern 3ply in a tension square, front and back are worked the same. the vest is to fit 16 inch chest. Can be knitted in pure silk, if you do this read the instructions on the back page for knitting with pure silk as this still holds true even for modern silk yarn. I will try knitting the vest in modern 3ply pure wool ans see what size it come out - just need a bit of time!

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vintage baby matinee set knitting pattern 1970s

*Robin 319: Great vintage baby romper suit knitting pattern 1950s. This little set has angora pattern stripes in the jumper. I love the little full knickers in this set! Knitted in a vintage 3ply so try a modern 4ply for size stated and modern 3ply for a smaller size. To fit 19 inch chest. The back page of this pattern has some lovely pictures of other patterns available at the time this one was on sale in the early 1950s.

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vintage robin knitting pattern for pram covers 1950s

*Robin 340: Great vintage knitting pattern for pram and cot blanket 1950s. This super pattern is so pretty. There are instructions for a pram cover and a cot blanket as well as a hotwater bottle cover for a little one. Pram cover measures 22 x 28 inches and the cot banket17 x 32 inches. The hot-watrer bottle cover is 8 x 12  inches.  Knitted on large needles 000imperial or 10mm in double knitting wool. Always work a tension square. Thew cot cover is satin ribbon bound at edges.

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vintage robin knitting pattern baby romper set 1950s

*Robin 357: Great vintage baby boy knitting pattern 1950s. This pattern has instructions for two little sets, on is for a jumper and pants set or buster suit to fit 12-18 months, the other buster suit with straps als should fit 12-18 months. Easy to knit and so cute! Retro baby wear is so 'in' at the moment. These are very practical outfits.

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vintage baby robin knitting pattern baby dress 1950s

*Robin 422: Great vintage baby dress knitting pattern early 1950s. This stunning little dress is to fit 2-3 years, but I have put here with the babies patterns as it is so easy to make smaller. The pattern is for chest 22 and knitted in 4ply, so if you knitted it in modern 3ply it would be smaller. Always work a tension square before you begin. I knitted this for my own daughter in 1966. This was one of the first patterns from my mother's collection that she gave me to start my own, she had knitted it for my sister in the 1950s.

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vintage knitting pattern for long dress and jacket baby 1940s

*Robin 502: Great vintage baby dress knitting pattern 1940s. There are instructions for this lovely long dress and coat that would be great for a retro Christening. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square or use modern 3ply if yo would like to to be a bit smaller. To fit 18 inch chest.

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vintage skirt and sun suit set with rabbits 1950 knitting pattern baby

*Robin 789: Another great vintage 1950s baby knitting pattern for a skirt and jumper. This one is to fit 20, 22, and 24 inch chest. There are instructions for a sundress with colour band and embroidered flowers, a sundress and romper with rabbits face worked in or knit plain and embroider featurers if you prefer. Knickers and blouse as well. Great summer pattern. Knitted in vntage 3ply, so may work better in modern 4ply. Always work a tension square.

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vintage baby cardigan and bonnet knittingpattern 1960s

*Robin 1161: Great vintage summer cardigan knitting pattern from the 1960s. This one has instructions for a V neck and a button up, both with set in sleeves and a bonnet to match. To fit 18, 20 and 22 inch chest. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try 3ply in a tenison square and see if you need to use 4ply or just change needles to get the size you need. Yarns began to standardize by the 1960s so often knit true to ply - but stiil do a tension square to be sure. Pattern is in very good condition.

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vintage matinee set 1960s robin knitting pattern

*Robin 1708: Great vintage knitting pattern for a classic matinee set 1960s. I have made this one so ften for freinds and relative! It is a classic design of feather and fan in 3ply. To fit 18 to 20 inch chest. Always work a tension square and see if you need to change needles. Very easy to knit. i have recently knitted this in 2ply cashmere for a Christening using the 18 inch size and a size smaller needles - it knitted as newborn.

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vintage bay matinee set knitting pattern 1970s

*Robin 2227: Great vintage baby knitting pattern for matinee, bonnet and bootees set 1970s. This little set is knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square for the size stated. To fit 16, 18 and 20 inch chest. The first size knitted in modern 3ply will fit a prem baby. Very pretty. Pattern in very good condtion.

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vintage baby cardigan knitting pattern 1950s sunshine series

*Sirdar 39: Great vintage baby cardigan knitting pattern 1950s. This is another one of the Sunshine Series. Great little trio of cardigans to fit chest 22 or 1 year old. All three are knitted in vintage 3ply so  work a tension square and try modern 4ply to get size stated and change needles if needed. For a smaller size try modern 3ply on smaller needles. Staples are rusted so centre pages a bit loose, but pattern is clean.

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vintage 1940s layette knitting pattern sirdar

*Sirdar 705: Great vintage layette knitting pattern for baby 1940s. This lovely pattern has instructions for two vests, bodice, piltch (nappy cover), coat and dress and a lovely shawl. All worked in vintage 2ply, so try modern 3ply in a tension square and change needles if needed. Nice and delicate this one.

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vintage boyus pram set knitting pattern 1940s

*Target 1046: Great vintage baby pram sets 1940s knitting pattern. There are instructions for the little boys jacket, pull ups and helmet and little girl's longer coat with waist, beret and pullups. To fit 20 inch chest. Both are knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles.

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vintage baby matinee knitting pattern viyella 1930s

*Viyella 3174: Great vintage baby matinee coat knitting pattern 1940s. This pattern has instructions for 4 different jackets to fit from birth to 9 months. There is one for 17 inch chest with a collar, a crochet one with circular yoke to fit 21 inch chest,  on with brick pattern on the skirt to fit 19 inch chest and little cardigan with pocket to fit 19.5 inch chest. All are knitted in vintage 3ply so try modenr 4ply in a tension square for sizes stated.

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vintage romper knitting pattern viyella 1930s

*Viyella 3239: Great vintage baby romper knitting pattern 1940s. These sweet three little suits are to fit 12-18 months to fit 20-21 inch chest and all are knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square.

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vintage baby dress knitting pattern 1930s

*Viyella 3286: Great vintage baby dress knitting pattern 1940s. These three little dresses as so cute and so retro! to fit 2-3 years or 20 inch chest, worked in vintage 3ply so try a tension square in 4ply and change needle if needed to get the correct size. To make a smaller size use modern 3ply and a size smaller needle.

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vintage matinee coat knitting pattern viyella

*Viyella 3292: Great vintage knitting pattern for matinee jackets 1940s. There are instructions for 4 different matinee jackets for that retro fashion look! To fit 6-12 months. The little cardigan with lace peplem is to fit 19 inch chest. Chevron skirted coat is to fit 20 inch chest and the plain little jacket 21 inch chest, the other lacy one is to fit 22 inch chest. All are worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles to get correct size. If you would like a smaller size try modern 3ply and  size smaller needles

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vintage baby dress knitting pattern 1930s viyella *Viyella 3403:Great vintage baby dress knitting pattern 1940s. These three little dresses as so cute and so retro! to fit birth to 6 months or 17-18 inch chest, worked in vintage 3ply so try a tension square in 4ply and change needle if needed to get the correct size. To make a smaller size use modern 3ply and a size smaller needle.

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