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vintage underwear knitting pattern

Bairnswear Mella: Vintage knitting pattern Vest and Panties set 1940's. Knitted in vintage 2ply (modern 3ply) to fit 34-36 inch chest.  Very pretty, elegant set this.Great for 40's enthusiasts and girls who love nostalgic undies.Easy to knit

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vintage ladies underwear knitting pattern form 1920s vest knickers pants 1920s

Bairnswear 30: Great ladies vintage underwear knitting pattern from late 1920s. This pattern has three designs, the others are shown below and are available separately. See below. The set shown here is knitted in vintage 2ply so try modern 3ply in a tension square - strangely the colour suggest for these 'underneaths' as they were called is Water Green! The vest is almost backless and the panties are slim fitting. To fit 36 inch bust and 39 hips. Always work a tension square.

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vintage ladies vest and knickers pants knitting pattern from 1920s

BW30 Elegance: Great ladies underwear vintage knitting pattern from the 1920s. This lovely set is knitted in vintage 2ply, so try modern 3ply. The vest has an opera top and the long line panties give a smooth line beneath the dress, Wide ribbon is used at shoulders and colour suggested is pink with blue edging. Very elegant indeed! To fit 30 inch bust and 33 inch hips - that is truely slim! But knitted on bigger needles or a few extra stitches will make it a size bigger, but dont forget the extra yarn.

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vintage ladies under wear vest knickers pants pantiees knitting pattern retro 1920s

BW30 Orchid: Great vintage ladies underwear knitting pattern from 1920 for vest and panties. This design for  'underneaths' is very easy to knit, despite the V neck and shoulder straps, the panties are a bit fuller at leg for flowing evening dresses! Slim fitting at waist. To fit 32 inch bust and 33 hips. Knitted in vintage 2ply so try modern 3ply, always work at tension square.

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vintage underwear knitting pattern

Bairnswear 152a. Vintage ladies underwear knitting pattern 1940's. Knitted underwear pattern for 3 differnt sets in three sizes 32-34 inch bust. All knitted in vintage 2ply which is similar to modern 3ply. Work tension square and see if you need to use different needles Keep warm this coming winter!

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vintage ladies underwear knitting pattern vest and panties 1940s

Bairnswear 2131uw: Great vintage ladies easy to knit vest and panties set from the 1940s. This neat set is to fit 36 inch bust and 38-40 hip. Smooth lines and cosy warmth. Pattern suggests a vintage 2ply, so try a modern 4ply.

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vintage ladies vest and pants knitting pattern retro underwear 1920s knitting pattern

Bairnswear 287: Fabulous vintage ladies underwear knitting pattern from early late 1920s/1930s. This super pattern is for opera top vest and slim fitting panties. These are shorter than they were in the earleir part of the decade - as dresses got tighter, undies were better fitting. This vest is so easy to knit and short with deep rib for smooth lines, there is only one pattern row. Always work a tenson square. To fit 32-34 inch bust and 36 inch hips.

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Bairnswear 436: Great ladies vintage underwear knitting pattern with vest and panties from late1930s. This lovely pattern has instructions for long line vest with ribbed waist and ribbon straps and shaped top. The panties are tailored for a smooth fit and have cuffs a the legs. to fit 32-24 inch bust and 36-38 inch hips ( notice the larger size catered for as the decade comes to a close) Also this one mentions coupons so will be at the start of the war in 1939. Knitted in vintage 2ply so use modern 3ply.

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vintage girls vest underwear 1930s

Bestway 142uw: Great vintage knitting pattern 1930s girls vest and socks to fit a 2-3 year old. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply to see if this works better. No chest measurement given.Great authentic vintage knitting for that murder mystery weekend with Miss Marple or Poirot!

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vintage ladies underwear knitting patterns

Bestway288: Vintage knitting pattern short vest pantie set 1940s - from a Bestway publication of sewing patterns called 'Short length Lingerie' Also trimming to crochet. Hints on how to decorate lingerie and ideas of deigns. Will put up whole booklet soon. For now we have the sweet little vest and knicker set knitted in pure shetland 2ply, nearer to modern 3ply, to fit 32-34" bust and 36-38" hips, use 4ply  and a change of needle size to fit a larger size.

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vintage ladies underwear knitting pattern 1940s

Bestway 435: Great ladies underwear vintage knitting pattern late 1930s. Embroidered posies at bust and legs, knitted in gratuated rib for close warm fit and less bulk. Vintage 2ply was used so try modern 3ply in a tension square and change needles if needed. 34" bust. I love this pattern!

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vintage vest knitting pattern for ladies

Bestway 557: Vintage 1940s knitting pattern ladies dainty vest and knicker set knitted in vintage 3ply to fit 34"bust and 36" hips. Great for that surprise Christmas gift for a daughter or sister who loves nostalgic underwear. Try modern 4ply for a better fit.

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vintage knitting pattern for ladies underwear

Bestway 594: Vintage knitting pattern pretty undies set 1940s. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply to fit bust 32"-34", use larger needles to get a slightly bigger size

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vintage knitting pattern for ladies underwear

Bestway 694: Vintage knitting pattern ladies underwear 1940s. Simple to knit undies knitted in stocking stitch with lacy borders. To fit upto a 36" bust. This is called a pantie-vest.Always work a tension square.

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vintage ladies vest knitting pattern 1940s

Bestway 697uw: Great vintage ladies vest knitting pattern from 1940s. There are two design, the othe one is shown below. You get both designs in the one pattern. To fit 32 inch bust and the other one is knitted from the side and can be made to fit any size, patterns is for 33 inch bust, but by repeating the pattern untill size is reached it makes this pattern very useful. Vintage 2ply so try modern 3ply - if making bigger allow more wool.

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vintage ladies knititng pattern for vest 1940

Bestway 697-1uw: Great vintage ladies vest knitting pattern from 1940s. There are two design, the othr one is shown above.. You get both designs in the one pattern. To fit 32 inch bust above and as this one is knitted from the side and can be made to fit any size, patterns is for 33 inch bust, but by repeating the pattern untill size is reached it makes this pattern very useful. Vintage 2ply so try mdoern 3ply - if making bigger allow more wool.

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vintage ladies underwear Bestway 884 retro knitting pattern for vest and panties pants kniickers 1940s

Bestway 884: Great vintage ladies vest and panties set of underwear from early 1940s. This lovely pattern is worked in fine rayon yarn or wool or silk and wool mix of a vintage 2ply that is similar to modern 3ply. Always work a tension square. To fit 34 inch bust and 36 inch hips. The panties and vest have a tie at waist and ribbon straps on a shaped top - very pretty very elegant!

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vintage ladies crochet pattern for bra 1940

Bestway 889cr: Fabulous ladies bra crochet pattern 1940s. This is such a great pattern, to fit 32 -34 inches worked in no60 cotton, two bras can be made from 3 x 20g balls. if you used a thicker cotton and larger hook a larger size can be made. Use silky satin ribbon for straps.

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vintage ladiesvest knitting pattern from 1940s

Bestway 898: Great vintage ladies vest knitting pattern from 1940s. This lovely scollop design shaped top gives elegant style to this warm little vest. (You can save a coupon on each vest!) It is very economical to knit and is worked from the top downwards - have actually made this one, easy peasy! Worked in vintage 3ply but try modern 4ply. This one is for the slim ones again 30-32 inch bust. But larger needles will give a bit more room, remember to allow more wool if you do this.

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bestway ladies vest and panties knitting pattern 1940s Bestway 904uw: Great vintage ladies vest and knickers knitting pattern from 1940s. This wartime little pattern has instructions for a pretty vest and either french knickers with the wider legs or close fitting directoire style. Very easy to knit with ribbing to give a super fit and nice shape.To fit up to 34 inch bust and 36 inch hips. Knitted in vintage 3ply, try tension square in both modern 3ply and 4ply to see which gives the better size for this set.

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vintage ladies underwear knitting pattern for ladies knickers 1940s

Bestway 920uw: Great ladies knitting patten for panties from 1940s. This wartime pattern was so useful! Ribbed or plain knickers and a body belt to keep those winter chills at bay. My mother said she used to knit all her undies during the war - she was in WAAF and often in chilly bunkers in the winter nights she thanked her mother for teaching her to knit!

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vintag knitted vest and knickers pattern

Bestway 922: Great vintage knitting pattern ladies knitted pants 1940s. Knitted panties for the young at heart in vintage 3ply and longer legged knickers for those who love to keep warm!  Try modern 4ply to get a better fit and change needles size for  a slightly larger fit 1940's chic! Great for that authentic touch to a re-enactment weekend.

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vintage ladies underwear knitting pattern

Bestway 944: Vintage knitting pattern 1940's ladies long vest and panties in vintage 2ply (modern 3ply) bust 32-36 inches. Look lovely knitted in cream or petal pink 3ply merino pure wool

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vintage ladies knitting pattern for vest and knickers ladies 1940s Bestway 972: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern for vest and knickers from 1940s. Thes little set is cosy and slim fitting knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply. The fancy rib design will stretch and fit so smoothly. The vest has a ribbed waist making is fit even better. The vest will stretch to fit upto 36 inch bust, and the knickers will stretch to fit upto a 40 inch hip.

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vintage ladies underwear knitting patterns

Bestway 899: Vintage knitting pattern ladies spencer vest 1940s  wartime, suggests it is comfy to wear under uniform -warmth without bulk! knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square to see if it works better. 34" bust.

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vintage ladies underwear knitting patterns

Bestway 923: Vintage knitting pattern camisole bedjacket sleeping socks 1940s. The camisole has short or long sleeves or can be made sleevless. To fit 34" bust knitted in vintage 2ply so try modern 3ply, always work a tension square. 

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vintage ladies knitting pattern for vest and panties underwear 1940s

Bestway 1029uw: Great vintage ladies fancy rib vest and panties from 1940s. These little wartime patterns are so sweet. This set is knitted in vintage 3ply so try a tension square in both modern 3ply and 4ply to see which works better. This vest has dainty ribbon straps. The ribbed waist on both panties and vest give good figure hugging shape. Keep warm the retro way!

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vintage knitting pattern for ladies underwear french kniers vest camisole panties 1940s

Bestway 1057: Beautiful vintage knitting pattern for ladies underwear from 1940s. This lovely vest and French knicker set is knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square. Designed with open work border and a little silk embroidery it is very dainty and warm. To fit 34 inch bust and 36-38 inch hips.

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vintage ladies underwear knitting pattern

Bestway 1090:  Great vintage knitting pattern ladies underwear 1940s. Pretty lace stipes for dainty undies from the WW2.  Add that bit of authenticity to your 40's weekend! Wear the real thing! Winter warmers with a dainty flair - great for a suprise Christmas gift! 32-34 in chest, hips 37 inches Knitted in vintage 3ply, try 4ply for better fit and size larger needles for 35-36 bust.

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vintage ladies underwear knitting pattern 1940s for vest and knickers bestway 1091 Bestway 1091: Great vintage ladies vest and knickers knitting pattern from 1940s. Neat and servicable slim fitting undies for every day (great for under a uniform) This design has bult up shoulders and neat waist to fit 32-35 inch bust and 35-38 inch hips. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square.

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vintgge ladies vesta nd knickers knitting pattern 1940s Bestway 1092uw: Great vintage ladies vest and knickers knitting pattern from 1940s. This pretty set is knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square. To fit 34 inch bust and the pantees to fit upto a 38 inch hip. The knickers are plain and the vest has a blackberry stitch top.

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vintage ladies undewear knitting pattern from 1940s

Bestway 1448: Great vintage ladies underwear knitting pattern from 1940s. This pattern has instructions for pretty opera top vest and nicely fitting knickers in fancy lace stitch but with smooth waist. To fit up to 35 inch bust, and 39 inch hips when knitted in 3ply, try modern 4ply for a larger size, going up a size needles as well, but allow more yarn. Very retro and very warm.

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vintage ladies vest knitting patttern from 1940s vintage underwear

Bestway 1604: Great ladies vintage vest knitting pattern from 1940s. This design is a fancy lace rib and is quite stretchy, has bult up shoulders and slim fitting ribbed waist. Length is adjustable. I have made this one, just made it a bit shorter. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square. To fit 34 inch chest.

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vintage ladies knitting pattern 1940s jumper

Bestway 1658uw: Great ladies vintage knitting pattern vest and knickers wartime 1940s. This is a super pattern for nicely fitting vest with good length, but can be made shorter if desired. One is plain with a little embroidery and the other is in a fancy rib. To fit 32-34 inch bust, work on a size larger needles to get a bit larger. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply and always work a tension square. I have made the  fancy rib one in modern double knitting on size 10 and 8 needles to fit a 38 bust for a friend and it worked - but used a lot more yarn almost double the amount of old 3ply stated. The panties are well shaped and again the legs can be made longer or shorter. There is also instructions for a spare gusset. It is also a good idea to line the gusset with cotton. These winter warmers can also be warn over modern undies to add warmth when skiing or to keep the severe winter chills out!

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vintage ladies cami-knickers vest and bed jacket knitting pattern 1940s Bestway A2384uw: Great vintage ladies spencer or vest knitting pattern from 1940s. This pattern has several styles with long sleeve, short or sleevless all knitted in vintage 2ply or modern 3ply. I have made this one as a shoet sleeve vest for my mother in modern 3ply and it turned out very well. To fit 34-36 and 38-40.

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vintage ladies spencers or vests knitting pattern 1940s

Bestway A2508uw: Great vintage ladies V neck spencer or vest knitting pattern from 1940s. There is the pretty little sleeveless one, a short sleeve version and thelong sleeve cosy one. To fit 33-36, 37-40 inch bust knitted in bedjacket floss which was simlar to modern 3-4ply. so try both in a tension square and see how they work out.

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Bestway B2320uw: Great vintage ladies underwear knitting pattern from late 1940s. This pattern has instructions for a super cami-knicker, pretty vest and pantees, easy to knit bedjacket and a crochet bed cape. All knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square. To fit stretching up to a 36 inch bust. Keewp warm all winter with this little booklet.

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vintage knitting pattern for ladies underwear

Copley 1174: Vintage knitting pattern ladies cami-knicks 1930s Sometimes called step-ins as my mother says To fit 32"-34" inch bust, pretty lacy rib pattern in vintage 2ply nearer modern 3ply, always work a tension square and change needles or ply if needed.

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vintage ladies underwear knitting pattern

Copley 1551: Lovely vintage knitting pattern ladies knittted undies 1948 to fit 34" bust knitted in vintage 3ply, try 4ply for a better fit. Pattern clean but split to centre of spine. The center page loose as published.

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Emu 76-1uw: Great vintage knitting pattern for ladies underwear set from 1950s. There are instructions for a vest and knickers in stocking stitch with fancy tops. Knitted in vintage baby wool which would have been similar to modern 3ply. Delicate and feminine. To fit  34, 36 and 38 inch bust. So easy to knit with ribbon straps.

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Emu76-2uw: Great vintage knitting pattern for ladies underwear set from 1950s. There are instructions for knickers in stocking stitch with feather and fan stitch for the vest. Knitted in vintage baby wool which would have been similar to modern 3ply. Delicate and feminine. To fit  34, 36 and 38 inch bust. So easy to knit with ribbon straps. I love this set and have made the est several times.

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vintage emu knitting pattern number 471 for ladies vest and bed socks

Emu 471: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern for vest or spencer and bed time accessories from early 1950s. This lovely pattern has instructions not only for the snug low V neck spencer with long or short sleeves to fit 32, 34, 36, 38, 40 and 42 inch bust, but also the snug knee cap warmers, practical bed socks and a super hot water bottle cover with a zip or to be a bit more modern use button and loops to fasten.

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vingtage ladies underwear knitting patterns

Golden Eagle 1033: Fabulous vintage knitting pattern ladies underwear 1930s possibly 1940s, to fit 34-36" bust and 36"-38" bust in vintage 2ply or modern 3ply, there are instructions for vest with opera top, Knickes and  cami-knickers ( lady is wearing these). 

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vintage knitting pattern for ladies underwear

Greenock 4: Great vintage ladies underwear knitting pattern late 1920s early 1930s. Instructions for Vest and shorts, in easy to knit stocking stitch and rib, you could always put your own choice of pattern on the vest. To fit 28" before stretching, probably to 34" knitted in vintage 2ply which is nearer to modern 3ply.

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vintage ladies vest knitting pattern

Greenock 44.  Fabulous ladies underwear vintage knitting pattern 1930s. 3 vests to knit in vintage 3ply, warm, delicate and practical, length adjustable, easy to knit leaf design.  Try modern 4ply. To fit 34-36 inch bust. There are two other simple vests, a round neck and an opera top styles

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vintage baby body belts knitting 1920s Greenock 139: Great vintage baby knitting pattern for body belts 1920s or earlier. There are instructions for infants, ladies and mens. At one time these were essential garments - no central heating in those days! Very easy to knit and could be useful today for early o low weight babies to keep them extra warm, for sports men and women for that extra warm layer over the back.

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Greenock B525uw: Great vintage ladies sepencer or vest knitting pattern from the 1940s. This one is knitted in easy garter stitch and the other one in a simple lacy stich is shown below. To fit 32, 34 and 36 inch bust. Nice shape and a snug fit knitted in vintage 3ply. Try a tension square in modern 4ply.

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vintage ladies spencer or vest knitting pattern 1950s Greenock B525uw:   This is the lacy one from the above pattern from the 1940s. It is also knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply  and is to fit 34, 36 and 38 inch bust. (also make a nice summer waistcoat this one) all instructions are included in above pattern.
vintage ladies vests knitting pattern 1950s

H&O S108uw: Great 1950s knitting pattern for lasies vests or spencers in four different tyles. There are instructions for short or long sleeve an opra top and awide shoulder strap top. All easy to knit in shetland lace, try a mdoern 2ply for this pattern (or modern 3ply if you find that too daunting) Just change needles to get the correct tension. To fit 34-36 and 38-40 you change size by changing needle size, so you can do this to get smaller or larger sizing.

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vintage underwear ladies 1940s

Housewife 79: Great vintage ladies undies knitting pattern 1940s. This lovely pattern is for a pair of beautifully fitted lacy knickers and pretty lacy vest. Knitted in fine pure wool - a delight for any lady. Try modern 3ply in a tension square. To fit 35-37 inch bust.

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vintage underwear knitting pattern 1940s knickers vest cami pants Housewife 82: Great Camiknicker underwear set for young lady knitting pattern from 1940s. To fit 29-35 inch bust. slim fitting, delicate and very feminine. Knitted in vintage 2ply, so try modern 3ply baby wool. Can also be knitted as a vest. Always work a tension square.

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vintage ladies underwear knickers vest pants

Housewife 84: Great vintage ladies underwear set of vest and knickers from 1940s. This set is knitted in vintage 2ply, so try modern 3ply. To fit 34 inch bust. A lovely shape. Always work a tension square.

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vintage ladies vest and knickers knitting pattern 1930s

Isla's Undies: Great 1930s knitting pattern for vests and knickers. There are 5 designs for the vest and two for the knickers widelegs and cuffed legs. To fit 32 inch bust. Easy to make larger with larger size needles of by adding a few stitches. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 3ply for dainty vest or modern 4ply for winter time warmth. Length of vest adjustable as is leg length on knickers.

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machine knitting pattern for ladies underwear 1950s Knitmaster 324uw: Great vintage MACHINE knitting pattern for ladies vest and panties from 1950s. This pattern is for the fuller figure with bust sizes 40, 42, 44, 46 and 48 and hips 42, 44, 46, 48 and 50 inches. Slimming and comfortable, no lumps or bumps, smooth lines. Pattern is nice vintge condition.

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machine knitting pattern for ladies underwear

Knitmaster 370: Vintage Machine knitting pattern dainty undies 1950's to fit 34 to 38 inch chest. Knitted in vest wool, which was a 3ply or modern 4ply pure wool, soft, warm and light. Always work a tension square.

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vintage machine knitting pattern for ladies underwear 1960s

Knitmaster 752: Great vintage knitting pattern for vintage knitmaster machine knitting 1960s. There are two patterns here as shown on cover, to fit 34, 36, 38 40, 42 and 44 inch bust, knitted in vintage 3ply but might knit better in modern 4ply so try a tension square.

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vintage machine knitting pattern for  ladies underwear 1958

Knitmaster MK58-15: Great knitting pattern for ladies underwear on a knitting machine with 169 needles or more from 1958. To fit 32 to 43 inch bust knitted in what was probably a 3ply wool so try a tension square on your machine in modern 3ply and modern 4ply and see which comes out closest. Neat little set.

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vintage ladies vest knitting pattern camiknickers 1940s Knitpat 26: Great vintage ladies camiknicker pattern 1940s underwear. This beautiful pattern is for a pair of cami-knickers with ribbed waist for super fit and patterned top, closed at gusset with press studs. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension sqaure. To fit 34 inch bust. Very elegant wartime undies!

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vintage ladies vest knitting pattern 1940s Knitpat 29uw: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern for vest, bed socks an knee covers from 1940s. All you could need for a cosy warm winter! There are instructions for a vest or spencer with broad shoulder straps for comfort, you can make as shown or with short sleeves or even long sleeves. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square. Pattern is in nice vintage condition.

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vintage ladies underwear knitting pattern for ladies comiknickers 1940s knitting pattern

Knitpat 40: Great vintage ladies camiknicker pattern 1940s underwear. This beautiful pattern is for a pair of cami-knickers with lace pattern at waist for super fit and patterned top and leg bands. Closed at gusset with press studs.Ribbon shoulder straps and at waist.  To fit 34 inch bust. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square. Very dainty wartime undies!

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vintage knitting pattern for ladies underwear fuller figure sizes for ladies vest retro knitting pattern 1940s

Knitpat 81: Great vintage ladies vest knitting pattern from the 1940s. There is one with  built up shoulders and shaped neck line and an opera top style with ribbon shoulder straps. Both are styled to give sleek lines to the fuller figure. To fit 38-40 and 40-42 inch bust, Length adustable, the ribbed lower part gives snug fit. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try a modern 4ply in a tension square.

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vintage ladies underwear knitting pattern 1940s

Knitpat 88uw: Lovely vintage knitting pattern ladies underwear set 1940s knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square to see if this will work better. To fit 34" bust and 36" hips. Nices easy set to knit, the secret of a good fit is the shaping with the ribbing.

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vintage ladies vest and knickers knitting pattern 1940s

KB1-6uw: Great vintage ladies vest and knickers knitting pattern from 1940s. Knitted in vintage 2ply wool, so try modern 3ply in a tension square and change needles if needed. For warmth and flexible finish try using pure merino, cashmere or alpaca wool or a blend of synthetic and pure wool. To fit 34-36 inch bust. Leg length on panties is adjustable, but to be authentic this is the length that was worn. Nice and warm in sensible rib - easy to knit and stretchy.

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vintage ladies vest and panties set knitting pattern 1940s

KB2-38uw: Great vintage knitting pattern for ladies vest and panties 1940s. This lovely set is knitted in vintage 2ply so try modern 3ply baby wool (merino is great for this set- have used it myself) The vest is in a smooth stocking stitch design with rib to make sure of a neat fit. To fit bust 32-36 inches. This set is ideal under authentic 1940s fitted suits and dresses as it is smooth lines and close fitting. Be warm and elegant this winter, ribbon at the shoulders Panties to fit 36 inch hips.

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vintage knitted vest pattern

KB3-28uw:  Fabulous vintage knitting underwear pattern from 1948. Instrcutions for cami-knickers in an open work stitich to fit 32"-34" easy to knit in vintage 2ply ( try modern 3ply in a tension square) and panties knitted  in vintage 3ply to fit waist 24"-27". Try modern 4ply, This pattern includes the opera top vest pictured below. Always work a tension square.

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vintage knitting pattern for ladies camiknickers 1940s

KB3-30uw: Great vintage ladies camiknickers knitting pattern 1940s. This pretty set is knitted in vintage 2ply pure wool so try  modern 3ply merino, neat lacy pattern. To fit 32-34 inch bust. Easy to knit back and front alike with ribbon straps.

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vintage ladies vest knitting pattern 1940s

KB3-34uw: Great ladies vest and knicker knitting pattern 1940s. This set is knitted in vintage 3ply wool so try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles if needed. There are instructions for the vest shown knitted in stocking stitch with fancy border top and bottom and ribbed waist, and a plain stocking stitch pair of tailored knickers with short legs. Vest to fit  bust 32-34, 36-38 and 40-42 inches. The knickers are to fit 24-27 inch waist, length at side seam 15 inches. For larger size try using larger needles - but allow a bit more yarn if you do this.

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vintage ladies knickers knitting pattern 1940s

KB4-165uw: Great vintage knitting pattern for ladies underwear 1940s. Instructions for a lovely vest and close fitting knickers with lace panels. This set is worked in vintage 3ply, so try a tension square in modern 4ply and change needles if needed - you can try modern 3ply if you like and change needles too - this will give a finer, lighter finish to fit bust size 30-32 inches. I found it worked better to size in the modern 4ply. I made this for myself a few years ago, making it a size larger by knitting on larger needles, it was very warm and I still have it.

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vintage ladies knitting pattern for knickers 1940s

KB4-169uw: Great vintage knitting pattern for ladies knickers or panties 1940s. This pattern has instructions for the lace trimmed summer knickers in the French style, knitted in fine rayon, or you could use no 10 cotton or silk in a fineness similar to modern 3ply, work a tension square in the yarn chosen and change needle to get the size required. Pattern is for  medium, so probably 36-38 inch hips. Once you have done a tension square you can see how many stitches to an inch you knit, increase number of stitches to get larger size - but dont forget to allow for more yarn if you do this. Instructions for a pair of plainer, but close fitting panties for a teenage girl in a wide rib and a picot edge.

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vintage ladies cami knickers 1940s

KB4-173uw: Great vintage ladies Cami-knickers Knitting pattern 1940s. This pattern has instructions for slim fitting cami with ribbon straps, to fit 32-34 inch bust. Knitted in vintage 2ply so try modern 3ply in a tension square. Easy to knit lacy panels, with shaped waist to fit beautifully.

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vintage ladies vest spencer knitting pattern 1940s

KB5-122uw: Great vintage knitting pattern for ladies vest 1940s, This is so simple to knit and warm and elegant. No bust size given, probably 32-34 inches when stretched.  Worked in vintage 2ply, so try modern 3ply and for a bigger size try modern 4ply allowing and extra ball of yarn. Ribbon for straps.

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vintage vest or spencer knitting pattern 1940s KB5-123uw: Great vintage knitting pattern for ladies vest 1940s, This is so simple to knit and warm and elegant. No bust size given, probably 32-34 inches when stretched.  Worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply and for a bigger size try modern double knitting allowing and extra couple of balls of yarn. Ribbon for straps. This one has a brassiere (bra) style top but still ribbon straps. For larger size use size larger needles and smaller size a smaller needle. Or as suggested change ply.

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vintage knitting pattern for french knickers 1940s

KB5-124uw: Fabulous vintage kniting pattern for French style knickers 1940s. To fit 38-40 hips knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply for this size or for smaller try modern 3ply. Will stretch to a bit bigger if pure wool is used. Very typical of the era, different designs can be put at sides, or worked plain stocking stitch.

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vintage ladies knitting pattern for knickers american style 1940s

KB5-125uw: Great vintage knitting pattern for American panties 1940s. These super brief panties were a new style in the late 1940s for ladies and and girls to wear, giving more freedom of movement under tighter fitting trousers and skirts. To fit 34-38 inch hips in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply very easy to knit and super shape. It is also suggested that this pair would be especially neat under  school girls physical training oufit.

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vintage ladies knickers 1940s

KB5-126uw: Great vintage knitting pattern for ladies knickers 1940s. This pair of long leg knickers is ideal for outdoor pursuits and slim enough to wear under riding clothes for cross country etc. To fit 38 inch hip, 24 inches from waist to knee. With instructions for 40 and 42 inch hips, for an even closer fit work stocking stitch in a rib. Knitted in vintage 3ply wool, so try modern 4ply in a tension square. For smaller size use modern 3ply.

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vintage knitting pattern for ladies spencer or vest

KB5-130uw: Great vintage knitting pattern for ladies vest 1940s. This simple to knit vest or spencer is very dainty and elegant with crochet round the neck and arm holes. Deep welt allows for neat fitting at waist and ribbon adds a pretty dainty look. Knitted in vintage 2ply so try modern 3ply merino wool as this is softer than the shetland that is suggested. To fit 32 inch bust.

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vintag knitting pattern for vest

KB1-101uw: Fabulous lingerie set BRA and panties and cami-knickers vintage knitting pattern 1940s. Suggested to be knitted in silk on size 10 and 12 and 14 needles (old sizes) so modern 3 or 4ply wool should work as well - try a tension square first and change needles if needed - email and I can give you the tension square requirements to try before ordering. To fit 34"-36" bust and waist 25"-28" Great pattern as there are instructions for a complete set.

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vintage camiknicker knitting pattern KB1-101uw: Vintage 1940s ladies underwear knitting pattern. This shows the bra and panties, with close up of edge pattern from the pattern above.
vintage caminicks knitting pattern

KB1-101uw: Vintage 1940s ladies underwear knitting pattern. The cami-knicks version of the above pattern., 4ply wool or silk, pattern includes both options.

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vintage ladies underwear knitting pattern 1930s

Ladyship349: Great vintage ladies underwear knitting pattern 1930s. This beautiful pattern has instructions for a close fitting, comfy set of underwear, vest  to fit 32-34 inch bust although when knitted only measures 30 inches round, this is so that it streatches and fits snuggly - it is always best to use pure wool or a wool and cashmere blend of modern 4ply. Always work a tension square and change needles if needed. I have made this vest in 3ply cashmere  and is fits my 34 inch bust snuggly and is so warm.Pattern in nice vintage condition.

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vintage ladies vest and panties knitting pattern 1940s Ladyship L600uw: Great vintage ladies vest and pantees knitting pattern from the 1940s. To fit 33-35 inch bust and 36 inch hips. Smooth and slimming, cosy and so retro. Easy to knit in vintage 3ply or modern 4ply - always work a tension square. Ribbon straps with lace top and at knicker legs.

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vintage knitting pattern for ladies underwear

Ladyship 1086uw: Pretty vintage knitting pattern for vest and pantees knitted in vintage 2ply, 1940s to fit medium bust, for bigger sizes use a thicker needle, the fabric once knitted stretches. tension is 6.5 stitches to inch by 9 rows to one inch in depth, knitted on 13 and 9s imperial

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vintage ladies underwear vest and knickers knitting pattern from 1950s

Ladyship 2041uw: Great vintage ladies underwear knitting pattern 1940s. This super design is for  fancy rib knickers and vest. Shaped at waist by knitting single rib on small needles. Beautifully fitting. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try  modern 4ply in a tension square. To fit 34 inch bust and 36-38 inch hips.

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vintage ladies vest and knickers underwear pantie pantees knitting pattern from 1930s

Lavenda 806: Great vintage ladies underwear knitting pattern for vest and knickers from 1940s. This lovely design is to fit 34-36 inch bust and is knitted in vintage 3ply. Try modern 4ply in a tension square. Slim fitting ribbed waist and neat lace panties - very pretty - I have made the vest sereral years ago in cashmere for my mother - super results!

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vintage knitting pattern for ladies underwear

Lavenda 808uw: Lovely vintage knitting pattern for ladies underwear. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply to fit 34-36 inch bust, the instructions are for the cami-knickers as shown. 3 tiny mother of pearl buttons are required, see button page for authentic 1930's/40's buttons. Pattern 1930's

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vintage knitting pattern for ladies underwear

Lavenda 934uw: Pretty vintage underwear knitting pattern for vest and knickers, and briefs worked in  vintage 2ply or modern 3ply will work well. To fit 34"-36" bust and 36"-40" hips 1940's

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vintage knitting pattern for ladies underwear

Lavenda 946uw: Great vintage knitting pattern for ladies underwear. Great range of items for the discerning modern girl! Keep warm and cosy this winter. To fit 34"-38" bust and 38"-42" hip. There are instructions for a spencer, (short vest), vest, can always make this shorter, knickers and combinations. 1930's Pattern in good condition, wear to edges. 

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vintage knitting pattern for ladies underwear

Lavenda 900uw: Great vintage underwear patten with the choice of 3 vest styles for ladies. Knitted in vintage 2 or 3ply or modern 3ply or 4ply -to fit 34"-36" bust easy to knit. Make a couple for this winter or for Christmas gift, I am making my mother a couple and a bed jacket. 1940's

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vintage 1940s ladies underwear knitting pattern

Munrospun8-22uw: Great vintage ladies underwear knitting pattern for vest and knickers 1940s. To fit 34 inch bust. This set is so pretty, worked in vintage 2ply, so try modern 3ply in a tension square, this should work, nice easy lacy pattern and wide shoulder straps for comfort, but can be repalced with ribbon of prefered (a tradional way to finish vests in the 1930s and 1940s)Pattern in nice vintage condition.

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