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bys slip over knitting pattern 1940s vintage

Argyll 145: Great vintage knitting pattern for boys slipover from 1940s. To fit 26. 24. 28 inch chest and is knitted in vintage double knitting wool. Work a tension square and change needles or yarn to get the correct tension. Pattern is well used and in vintage condition.

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boys jumper knitting pattern 1930s

Bairnswear 111: Great vintage boy's jumper knitting pattern 1930s. This super pattern has a really smart cable jumper with collar and button neck as well as three other designs all with collars. To fit 3-4 or 23-24 inch chest. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square. Has old wool shop stamp on the front, otherwise clean and smart.

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boys jumper knitting pattern vintage 1930s including fair isle

Bairnswear 117: Great vintage boy's jumper knitting pattern 1930s. This great pattern has instructions for 2 different jumpers both with collars, one with fair isle trim. To fit 4-6 years or 24-25 inch chest. knitted in vintage 4ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square, but you ma need to change needles of use modern double knitting. Pattern is in great condition.

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vintage boys tank top sleeveless pullover 1930 Bairnswear1241: Great vintage boys sleeveless tank top slipover style jumper 1930s. This pattern has instructions for classic wide rib, cable and simple twisted moss stitch designs, to fit 6-8 years. Chest measurements 27 inches for the cable, 26 inch chest for the twisted moss, and 28 inches for the classic wide rib. Knitted in double knitting, always work a tension square and change needles if needed.

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vintage baby knitting patterns

Bairnswear 1299:Great buster suit pattern for the toddler, have included this pattern as it has great little jumper with penguins on it to fit 2-3 years, chest 22"-24" knitted in vintage 3ply or modern 4ply.

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boys selection of jumpers to knit from 1940s knitting pattern vintage Bairnswear 1317: Great boy's jumper knitting pattern from 1930s. This vintage pattern has instructions for three different designs. The cable shown in the large picture to fit 29.5 inch chest in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply. The fair isle trimmed one to fit 30 inch chest and the striped one to fit 29 inch chest. Both in vintage 3ply or modern 4ply. Pattern is in lovely condition.

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vintage knitting pattern for boy pullover

Bairnswear 1322: Sleeveless pullover in fair isle for 6-8 year old, design different from the one above. Also plain round neck top. 28" chest. Knitted in 3ply, try modern 4ply.                         (click to go more fabulous patterns in Fair Isle for babies and children)

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Bairnswear Jersey suit pattern

Bairnswear 1334: Great vintage little boys jersey suit knitting pattern from the 1930’s There are instructions for two different suits to fit 18-24 months, one has stripe jumper. Worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square to get the right size. To make smaller use modern 3ply or large try modern double knitting. Pattern in vintage used condition with crease across centre and faint trade stamp to front otherwise fine.

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vintage boys sleeveless pullovers tanktops 1940s

Bairnswear 1386: Great vintage boys sleeveless tank top slipover style jumper 1930s. This pattern has instructions for plain, cable and wide cable designs, to fit 5-14 years. Chest measurements 28-29, 31-33 and 35-36 inches for the plain one. For the close cables 28-29 inches and 32-33 inches and for the wide cables 30-31 and 34-35 inch chest. Knitted in double knitting, always work a tension square and change needles if needed.

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vintage boys zip cardigan knitting pattern1950 Bairnswear 1613: Great vintage boys knitting pattern for zip jacket 1960s. This lovely pattern has instructions for fancy rib jacket for boys or girls 2-10 years in 5 sizes. 22-23, 23-24, 25-26, 27-28 and 29-30 inch chest. Knitted in double knitting wool. Always work a tension square and change needles if needed. Pattern is in very good condition.

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vintage boys cable jumer in double knitting 1960s knitting pattern

Bairnswear 1674: Great vintage double knitting cable jumper pattern 1960s. This super pattern in Aran style is to fit 24-30 inch chest in 4 sizes. The benefit of crisp Aran cables, but less bulk as knitted in DK wool. Always work a tension square and change needles if needed.

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vintage childrens hooded jacket knitting patterns

Bairnswear 1608: Nice vintage knitting pattern for boys or girls jacket with hood and cable detail, zip. From 1960s. To fit 3-11 years 23-31 inch chest. Instructions for trousers/tights also included. in side leg to fit 14.75-25.75, adjustable. The pattern has a tear to bottom edge about 5cm, but is clean.

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vintage boys waistcoat knitting pattern from 1960s

Bellmans 482: Great boy's waistcoat knitting pattern from 1960s. To fit 24-28 inch chest knitted in modern 4ply, always work a tension square and change needles if needed. Pattern has a stamp to front as shown, but is in nice vintage condition .

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vintage boys collared jumper knitting pattern from 1940s Bestway 85-4: To fit 6-7 years or 25 inch chest in vintage 3ply or modern 4ply

Pattern in the above book

boys sox or stocking knitting pattern from 1940s Bestway 85-6: foot length 6.5 or 7.5 or adjust as needed, vintage 3ply or modern 4ply

Pattern in the above book

boys slipover knitting pattern from 1940s Bestway 85-10: To fit 24, 25, 26 and 27 inch chest in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply.

Pattern in the above book

summer cardigan vintage knitting pattern

Bestway 100-5: Great vintage boys summer cardigan knitting pattern 1940s. Instructions for little cardigan with short sleeves and summer stripes of blue and white. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square and see if you need to change needles to get the correct size. To fit chest 24 inches(4-5 years old) Although it looks like this cardigan has a collar it doesn't, that is the little shirt the boy is wearing. Work in pink and white or even green and white for little girl - a collar can always be added.

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vintage summer knitting pattern

Bestway 100-12: Great vintage knitting pattern for boys cricket jumper 1940s. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply for this one and change needles if needed. No cable on this one, but easy to knit, nice deep welt and colour at V. To fit chest 30 inches.

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vintage child fressing gown knitting pattern 1940s

Bestway 149: Great vintage dressing gown knitting pattern for boys and girls 1930s. Easy to knit and super warm to wear for 6-8 years or up to a 27 inch chest. Knitted in a twisted rib with moss stitch border in modern 4ply wool. Always work a tension square. Can be worn with or without a cord. Shaping at waist gives this little dressing gown a neat shape. Great for film, stage or events for that really authentic period look.

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vintage little boys set 1947

Bestway 1266: Lovely vintage knitting pattern from 1947 (although this pattern was produced earlier in the 1940's as well) for boys shorts, jumper and stripe cardigan. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply and change needles if needed to get size or use modern 3ply for a little smaller size. To fit 2-3 years (24" chest) Great retro little pattern, fabulous for those re-enactment weekends or for  theme wedding.

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childrens kniting patterns

Bestway 1595:  Lovely vintage knitting pattern from the 1940's - very useful selection of sizes 4-12 years and easy design, knitted in vintage 4ply work tension square to see if double knitting needed to get size required,or change needle size.

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vintage boys cable jumper knitting pattern 1940s bestway 1799 Bestway 1799: Great vintage boys cable trim jumper knitting pattern 1940s. This useful pattern has this jumper and the slip over instructions in the same leaflet. To fit 7-8 years and 9-10 years. This jumper has round neck and set in sleeves and is knitted in a vintage 4ply that might be nearer to a modern double knitting so work a tension square first.

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vintage boys cable slip over tank top from 1940s knitting pattern Bestway 1799-1: Great vintage boys cable trim slip over or tank top knitting pattern 1940s. This useful pattern has this slip over and the above jumper instructions in the same leaflet. To fit 7-8 years and 9-10 years. This slip over has round neck and is knitted in a vintage 4ply that might be nearer to a modern double knitting so work a tension square first

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vintage baby fair isle jumper knitting pattern 1940s bestway 2039

Bestway 2039: Great vintage boys or girls fair isle jumper with chicks 1930s. This is a super pattern and will fit 2-4 year old child, 23 inch chest. The colour suggested are red and white, but you can use any you like. Worked in vintage 3ply, so modern 4ply will work better, try at tension square and change needles if needed. Chart included and hints on fair isle knitting.

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vintage childrens knitting pattern

Bestway 2137:    Vintage  'Tiny Tots ' twin set from the 1940's knitted in 3ply. Pictured are Bunny and Bobtail from the 'Tiny Tots' comic. To fit 3-5 years 23" -24" chest. Nice little dressed bunny characters to please even the most modern child. Would look trendy with jeans or short skirt. Pattern in perfect condition. (See babies and childrens fair isle pages for more like this)

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vintage boys pullover or sleeveless top tank top knitting pattern from 1940s to fit 4 to 14 years Bestway A2166 Bestway A2166: Great vintage boy's sleeveless jumper knitting pattern from late 1940s. This classic school uniform style slip over has a V neck and is knitted in 4ply. Always work a tension square. This design is to fit 4-14 years or 24, 25,  27, 28 and 30 inch chest in five sizes. Sleeveless, so easy to knit works for today's students as well.

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vintage boys plain v neck jumper knitting pattern from wartime 1940s to fit 4-14 years Bestway A2236 Bestway A2236: Great vintage boy's jumper knitting pattern from 1940s. This classic school uniform style jumper has a V neck and is knitted in modern 4ply. Always work a tension square. This design is to fit 4-14 years or 24, 26, 27, 29 and 31 inch chest in five sizes. Set in sleeves, easy to knit, works well for today's students.

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boys jumper  sweater knitting pattern from 1940s wartime 1940s

Bestway 2242: Great vintage boys jumper knitting pattern from 1940s. These V neck jumpers would look good for re -enactment weekends or school projects as well as useful and retro for the vintage minded boy! To fit 7-8, 0-10 and 11-12 years knitted in vintage 4ply. Always work a tension square and change needles if needed. This one will probably work to modern 4ply. Pattern is in used vintage condition.

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vintage horse jumpers

Bestway 2299: Horse motif jumpers to fit 8-10 years and 10-12 years or chest measurements 29"-31".  Knitted in vintage 3ply, try modern 4ply. 1940's. General wear, clean and sound. FOR SIMILAR GO TO BABIES AND CHILDS FAIR ISLE PATTERNS PAGES

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vintage boys zip jacket knitting pattern form 1940s Bestway 2309 Bestway 2309: Great vintage boys windcheater knitting pattern 1940s. This pattern has 4 sizes to choose from, to fit 8-16 years. Chest sizes 32, 34, 36 and 40. Plenty of room to wear over another jumper for extra warmth. Knitted in a thick double knitting, but work a tension square to see if an aran ply might work. Always work a tension square.

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vintage children waistcoat knitting pattern

Bestway B2432: Vintage knitting pattern for child waistcoat in sizes 23"-32" knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square and adjust needles size if needed. Very useful addition to any child wardrobe - great for young ladies or youths at college.

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vintage cable slip over tank top or round neck and v neck styles 1940s Bestway A2582 Bestway A2582: Great vintage cable jumper and slip over knitting pattern from late 1940s. For boys and girls this very useful design is to fit 3-5 and 5-7 years or 23-25 inch chest or 25-27 inch chest. The jumper has set in sleeves a round or V neck both have simple cable patterning.

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vintage boys slip over and jumper knitting pattern 1940s Bestway A2641 4 to 14 years Bestway A2641: Great vintage boy's jumper and slip over knitting pattern from late 1940s. This classic school uniform style jumper and slipover have a V neck and is knitted in 4ply which should be similar to modern 4ply. Always work a tension square. This design is to fit 4-14 years or 23, 25, 27, 29, 31 and 33 inch chest. Set in sleeves for the jumper, easy to knit works well for today's students. Great for re-enactment or special school projects.

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vintage boys slip over or tank top knitting pattern form 1940s Bestway A266 to fit 6 - 16 years

Bestway A2666: Great vintage boy's sleeveless jumper knitting pattern from late 1940s. This classic school uniform style slipover has a V neck and is knitted in what was then called thicker wool, but is now called double knitting. Always work a tension square. This design is to fit 6-16 years or 24-34 inch chest in six sizes. The broken rib stitch easy to knit works well for today's students.

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boys v neck jumper knitting pattern form 1940s to fit 6 to 16 years Bestway A2768

Bestway A2768: Great vintage boy's jumper knitting pattern from late 1940s. This classic school uniform style jumper has a V neck and is knitted in what was then called thicker wool, but is now called double knitting. Always work a tension square. This design is to fit 6-16 years or 24-35 inch chest in six sizes. Set in sleeves, easy to knit works well for today's students.

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vintage boys jodhpurs and jacket knitting pattern 1950s

Bestway B2820: Great vintage boy's jodhpurs and jacket knitting pattern from the 1950s. This little set to fit 2-3 years or 22 inch chest is knitted in double knitting wool, always work a tension square and change needles if needed. There are instructions for the jodhpurs, double breasted jacket and hat - go for something different this Spring.

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vintage v neck cardign with fancy rib knitting pattern for child from 1940s Bestway A2922

Bestway A2922: Great vintage girl's and boys cardigan knitting pattern from late 1940s. This design is classic non-uniform school wear and has set in sleeves with a cable pattern.  To fit 4-6, 6-8 and 8-10 years or24-25, 26-27 and 28-29 inch chest. Try modern 3ply for this design.

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vintage boys slip over tank top knitting pattern 1950s

Bestway B2953: Great vintage knitting pattern from the 1950s for boys slipover or tank top in simple square pattern. Knitted in double knitting this is a quick garment to knit and would make a lovely gift or great for theme weekends or parties. Great worn with short or long trousers. Ideal for added warmth on chilly days. In 6 sizes, 6-16 years (24"-34" chest) Also great for college - very trendy and retro!

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vintage slip over knitting pattern from 1950s Bestway B2964 Bestway B2964: Great vintage knitting pattern for boy's slip over from 1950s. This simple to knit classic V neck sleeveless pullover or tank top is to fit 2-12 years in 5 sizes. 22.5, 24, 25.5, 27, and 28.5 inch chest, knitted in a vintage 3ply that was similar to modern 3ply, but you might get away with a fine merino 4ply with a change of needle size. Always work a tension square.

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bestway boys slipover tank top knitting pattern from 1950s knitting pattern

Bestway B2983: Great vintage knitting pattern for boy's waistcoat from 1950s. This design fits 6-12 years in 3 sizes and is knitted in double knitting wool. To fit 25-27, 27-29, and 29-31 inch chest. Always knit a tension square. Pattern is in lovely condition.

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vintage boys v neck pullover knitting pattern early 1950s Bestway B3006 to fit 4-14 years Bestway B3006: Great vintage knitting pattern for boy's jumper from 1950s. This simple to knit classic V neck pullover with set in sleeves is to fit 4-14 years in 5 sizes. 24, 26, 28, 30 and 32 inch chest, knitted in a vintage 3ply that was similar to modern 3ply, but you might get away with a fine merino 4ply with a change of needle size. Always work a tension square.

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vintage boys windcheater knitting pattern form 1950s to fit 4 to 14 years Bestway B3020 Bestway B3020: Great vintage boy's zip windcheater knitting pattern from 1950s. This super design also has machine knitting instructions. it is knitted in vintage 3ply that should be okay in modern 3ply. Knitted on fine needles to provide a wind proof garment. to fit 6-10 years or 25, 27, 29, 31 and 33 inch chest. Pattern is in nice vintage condition.

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boys slipover knitting pattern vintage 1950s Bestway B3084: Great vintage pullover or tank top knitting pattern for young lad from 1950s. To fit 2-12 years and is knitted in double knitting wool. To fit 23, 25, 27, 29 and 31 inch chest. Nice easy pattern. Always work a tension square.

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vintage boys sweater knitting pattern 1950s

Bestway B3138C: Great boys vintage knitting pattern classic cross over neck sweater 1950s. This is super design, timeless retro styling for young boys. Easy to knit, warm and just the thing for a kick about! Remember those old leather footballs? Worked in double knitting  in 3 sizes to fit9-11 years, 11-13 years and 14-16 years Chest sizes 28-36 inches. Always work a tension square and change needles if needed.

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vintage toddlers zip all in one suit knitting pattern from 1950s Bestway B3158: Great vintage child's all in one outdoor suit with zip from 1950s. Love retro design of all in one suit with zip and a bobble hat to complete the set. To fit 2-3 years or 22 inch chest, knitted in modern double knitting. Always work a tension square. So cute!

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Bestway B3206: Great vintage boy's cross over neck jumper knitting pattern from 1950s. To fit 8-13 years or 28-33 inch chest knitted in double knitting wool. Nice and easy to knit.

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vintage knitting pattern for boys pullover sleeveless 1950s

Bestway 3344: Great vintage knitting pattern for boys slipover or tank top from the 1950s. To fit 4-10 years (23"-29" chest) knitted in vintage 3ply or 4ply so try modern 4ply or double knitting and change needles if required as old wool was often thicker than modern yarns.

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vintage girls bolero knitting pattern 1950s

Bestway 3383C: Great vintage knitting pattern childs thick knit jersey 1950s. This one is to fit 2-16 years, great range of sizes, chest 23-35 for this great winter warmer in double knitting on large needles in a simple twisted rib pattern. Worked on old size 7 (4.5mm) for welt and cuffs and old imperial (1 7.5mm) for main body, knits up quickly. Pattern in good condition, small nick to front edge

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Bestway 3450: Great vintage girl's and boy's jumper set 1950s knitting pattern, The little boy's has shorts  and the little girl's has a skirt. The jumper has raglan sleeves and colour with front opening. To fit 2 sizes 1-2 years and 2-4 years 21-24 inch chest. Always work a tension square, knitted in double knitting yarn.

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vintage knitting patternchilds cardigan and tank top knitting pattern 1950s

Bestway 3521C: Great retro vintage knitting pattern cardigan and vest top for child 1950s. This is a super pattern for a cardigan and vest top or tank top, in a fancy twisted rib - very easy to work, but very effective. Worked in double knitting in 3 size to fit 6-12 years. Chest 25-27 inches, 27-29 inches and 29-31 inches. Pattern is in super condition

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vintage child's jumper and cap knitting pattern from 1950s to fit 2 to 5 years Bestway 3564 Bestway 3564: Great vintage child's jumper and cap knitting pattern from 1950s. this design has instructions for neat jumper and bobble hat knitted in double knitting wool to fit 2 to 5 years or 23, 24 and 25 inch chest. Raglan sleeve in flat moss stitch. So easy to knit for that retro look. Pattern is in super condition.

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vintage toddlers jacket with hood  bestway 1950s

Bestway 3567: Great vintage knitting pattern for childs hooded jacket 1950s. This little jacket for a toddler is so snug and warm, knitted in thick double knitting yarn - quite a knew thing in the late 1940s and early 1950s! Today it would be chunky yarn, but not super thick, a bit thicker than Aran, so work a tension square in the yarn you choose and change needles if needed. This little jacket has a zip front and draw string for the hood. It is knitted in a  simple  double moss stitch style pattern and will knit up quickly. To fit 23, 24 and 25 inch chest. This little jacket is knitted on large needles old size 1 and 3 which are modern  7.5mm and 6.5mm.

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vintage boys sweater pullover jersey tank top double knitting dk jumper 1950s bestway 3570

Bestway 3570: Great vintage boys jumper knitting pattern 1950s. This pattern has the choice of long sleeved jumper or a sleeveless pullover, better known today as a tank top. The simple cable gives a nice winter look and is easy to knit. Worked in vintage 4ply, so try a tension square and see if you need to change needles or if you could work it in double knitting to get a better size.  To fit 4-10 years old or 23-29 inch chest in 3 sizes. Classic styling for any young man this Autumn (fall).

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vintage knitting pattern boys vest top tank top sleevelss sweater 1950s

Bestway 3617C: Great vintage knitting pattern boys sleeveless sweater or  tank top 1950s. This pattern is simple and is ideal as a school sweater to wear under a blazer (do they still wear such things?) or under outdoor jacket as extra warmth. Great for weddings, reenactment groups etc. Great for evacuees as this style was worn from the 1930 through to the 1960s and very popular as an extra layer. Worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square.

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vintage zip hooded jacket knitting pattern in chunky wool to fit up to 3 years Bestway 3852

Bestway 3852: Great vintage knitting pattern for child's zip jacket from 1950s. This snug hooded jacket is knitted in a chunky wool similar to a modern chunky that knits to 7 stitches to 2 inches (5cm) on imperial 1 or 7.5mm. to fit 22-23 inch chest. Simple and quick to knit with tassel on pixie hood. Pattern is in super condition.

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vintage boys zip jacket tank top jumper double knitting dk bestway 3864 1950s

Bestway 3864: Great vintage knitting pattern for young boys zip jacket and jumper 1950s. For those of you who like these vintage retro styles for your youngsters here is a pure classic. Instructions for a plain stocking stitch knitted zip jacket, sleeveless pullover (tank top) and long sleeved jumper with crew neck (slightly higher than a round neck) To fit 1-3 years old 21 and 23 inch chest. Worked in double knitting, but still work a tension square and change needles if needed. Pattern in super condition.

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Vintage Childrens Knitting Patterns from The Retro Knitting Company

Bestway 4043:  Moving along into the 1970's this lovely vintage knitting pattern is in DK sizes 38"-32" chest. Don't forget to work tension square. Delightful front with little wear.

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vintage boys waistcoat knitting pattern 1960s

CH209C: Great vintage knitting pattern for an older boys jumper from the wartime 1940s. This pattern is very easy to knit and has raglan sleeves and high V neck, very smart! Knitted in vintage 4ply, so try modern 4ply and see if you need to change needles or use modern double knitting. Two sizes, 31 inch chest and 33 inch chest.

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little boys set knitting pattern from 1930s

Copleys 542: Great vintage knitting pattern for little boys suit from 1930s. This little set has super  little jumper blouse that buttons up the front with a collar and sweet little shorts that button on. So sweet. To fit 2-3 years or 24 inch chest and knitted in rayon or art silk, so try modern 3ply or 4ply silk blend or wool and change needles to get the correct size. The colours suggest for real authenticity are daffodil yellow and white.

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vintage fair isle knitting pattern child suit 1920s

DMC 6e: Great vintage little boys fair isle suit knitting pattern 1930s. This is a super pattern for a little boy of 2-3 years with chest of 24 inches Worked in knitting cotton, similar to 3ply I should think with the small needles sizes, so try a tension square with 20 cotton and see how it works, if not try a thinner cotton. The tension is 8 stitches and 7 row to an inch on size 12 needles (3.75mm). The fair isle has a chart and instructions how to make the suit larger or smaller. The yoke is worked on 4 needles but a circular needle could be used instead. Colour suggest are snowy white with sky blue design.    (click to see more childrens fair isle patterns)

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vintage boys and girls childrens knitting patterns

Emu 513: Fabulous early 1950s vintage knitting pattern for children's jumper, cardigan and boy's shorts and girl's skirt. This is called an American Set. To fit 24-25 inch chest and 23 inch waist, worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square. So should fit about 4-6 years depending on size of child.

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vintage boys childs childrens jumpers cardigans 1950s

Emu 522: Another lovely pattern from EMU in the 1950s. This one is for boy's cardigan and jacket  in vintage 3ply or modern 4ply, the jacket has a zip fastener, to fit 26-28 inch chest. Very smart and very retro.

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boys cricket jumper 1950s knitting pattern

Emu 567: Great vintage boy's cricket jumper knitting pattern 1950s. This one has bold cables and is knitted in double knitting, but still work a tension square. This one is to fit 31 and 33 inch chest, can be made sleeveless, instructions included. Deep welt gives this one a super period look - great for period drama, films and events - what about that period cricket match for charity loads to choose from and lots of periods covered  (click to go to cricket pages)

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vintage childs babies fair isle vintage knitting pattern cardigan

Emu 606FC: Great vintage boys waist coat fair isle knitting pattern 1950s. This is a super little pattern for boys waist coats, one of which is in a plaid. To fit 23-29 inch chest in 4 sizes. There is plain one in this pattern as well as a cardigan. All worked in vintage 3ply, so work a tension square in modern 4ply and change needles if needed to get the correct tension. Great for a wedding. Pattern has stamp to front and a few nicks at bottom edge, but overall in nice condition.

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vintage girls and boys lumber jacket knitting pattern double breasted 1950s knitting pattern

Emu 621: Great vintage boys and girls double breasted jacket knitting pattern from 1950s. This pattern has instructions for the warm, popular lumber jacket to fit 24, 26, 28 and 30 inch chest knitted in double knitting wool. Always work a tension square and change needles if needed. Nice easy ladder stitch. The shawl collar made these nice and snug for a chilly autumn or spring day. Pattern is in lovely condition.

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emu 659 lovely vintage knitting pattern for three cardigans 1950s

Emu 659: Lovely vintage baby cardigan knitting pattern 1950s. This pattern has three super designs to fit older baby 23, 24 and 25 inch chest. (2-5 years) Motifs are worked in cross stitch when completed. All three are in double knitting, but work a tension square to make sure you d not need to change needles.

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vintage childs winter sweater emu 961 1950s

Emu 691: Great vintage knitting pattern for boys winter jumper 1950s. This lovely pattern has a button neck and is knitted in what was called triple twist, it knitted up in chunky weight. Tension is 3.5 stitches and 4.5 rows to the inch over pattern on 3 (old size) or 6.5mm needles. To fit 24, 26, 28, 30, and 34 inch chest. 4-16 years. Nice range of sizes in this zig zag fancy rib. Pattern in nice condition.

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vintage girls boys childs dressing gown knitting patterns 1950s

Emu 749: Great knitting pattern for dressing gown for girl or boy. This pattern is from the 1950s, but if you were doing a re-enactment weekend, similar were knitted in the 1940s for evacuees. This one is in double knitting and fits 24-28 inch chest. Try turning down the central heating and saving money and being fashionably retro into the bargain. See Bed wear pages for more childrens dressing owns, bed socks and bed jackets as well as hot water bottle covers - all very retro and very fashionable for this Christmas.

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vintage boys zip lumber jacket knitting pattern from 1950s

Emu 762: Great vintage boy's zip jacket knitting pattern form 1950s. This design is knitted in double knitting and is to fit  28, 30, 32, 34 and 36 inch chest. With easy to work cables and raglan sleeves. Pattern is in lovely clean condition.

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vintage boys tank top slip over wedding school jumper knitting pattern from 1950s

Emu 780: Great vintage boys tank top of sleeveless pullover knitting pattern from 1950s. This one is to fit24, 26, 28, 30, 32 and 34 inch chest. It can be knitted in 3ply or 4ply or double knitting. Always work a tension square. Useful for school, period weekends, theatre, films and re-enactment school projects.

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Emu 889: Great vintage knitting pattern for outdoor set for toddlers from 1950s. This super set has instructions for polo neck jumper and trews in double knitting. The sleeves are set in and they should fit 2-6 years or 22 - 25 in three sizes. Pattern is in lovely condition.

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aran knitting patterns for boys

Emu 6002: Great vintage knitting pattern for boys zip cardigan in double knitting with Aran style cables. To fit chest 26"-34" 1950's pattern in good condition.

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vintage boys knitting pattern for jumper Emu 6026: Great vintage knitting pattern for boy's slash neck sweater 1950s. This is a super pattern as fashionable now as in the 1950s. Worked in vintage 3ply, 4ply or double knitting, always work a tension square in which ever yarn you choose. Pattern in very good condition.

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vintage picture cardigan for child

Emu 6204: Super vintage knitting pattern boys jumper and cardigan.  Cook, cowboy and racing car, cardigan and jumper in double knitting to fit 24 - 28 inch chest. (more designs like this on the baby and children's Fair Isle pages)

 

vintage xhildren's V neck cable sweater 1960 knitting pattern

Emu 6162: Great vintage boy's or girl's cable jumper knitting pattern 1960s. This super pattern with bold cables and a pocket is knitted in either double knitting or triple knit (Aran) and will fit 24-34 inch chest in 6 separate sizes. Actual size is 2 inches larger for freedom of movement or to pop over anther jumper for extra warmth on those chilly days ahead. Pattern is in super condition.

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vintage boys vest jumper 1960s knitting patterns

Emu6258: Great vintage knitting pattern for boys sleeveless sweater - great for school on cooler days, very fashionable too. 1960s This one can be knitted in 3ply, 4ply or double knitting. Sizes 24 inch chest to 34 inch chest. Original pattern is in very nice condition.

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childrens picture knit cardigan jumper knitting patterns clown cowboy soldier

 

Emu 6300: Great vintage knitting pattern for childs jumper with picture of clown, cowboy or guardsman. 1960s knitted in double knitting to fit chest 24 inches to 28 inches. Pattern has 1/- written on the front (one shilling) and is slightly worn from storage. There are many more like this on the Picture Knits and Fair isle pages for children.

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vintage girls pullover 1920s

Greenock 01: Great vintage 1920s knitting pattern for young boy's jersey. This super pattern has instructions for three sizes - 2 years, 22 inch chest, 5 years with 25 inch chest and 8 years with 28 inch chest. This design has mock cable at the shoulders (twisting stitches to create illusion of a cable, very easy to do and very decorative) Always work a tension square and change needles if needed. Knitted in vintage 4ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square and see if you need to change needles or if indeed modern double knitting might work better.

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vintage childs dressing gown knitting pattern 1920s

Greenock R4: Great vintage knitting pattern for dressing gown 1930s. This dressing gown pattern is knitted in vintage 4ply, so try modern double knitting in a tension square and change needles if needed. To fit 2-4 years, 26 inch chest, 4-6 years 28 inch chest and 6-8 years and or a 30 inch chest. This is a nice period design with shaped collar.

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vintage knitting pattern pullovers childs toddlers 1940s

Greenock B533: Great early 1950s knitting pattern for young child's jumper and tank top or slipover. This delightful duo are modelling the long sleeved and sleeveless version of this design, to fit chest 24, 26 and 28 inches. Nice easy to read pattern in simple diagonal design. always work a tension square double knitting is suggested for this design. Pattern is in black and white and is in lovely condition.

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vintage boys v neck jumoer in double knitting yarn 1950s

Grenadier 74: Great vintage boys V neck rib jumper knitting pattern 1950s. This super pattern is for a boys jumper in a twisted rib pattern. There are instructions for V neck, round neck and polo collar. To fit 25-26 and 27-28 inch chest (9-12 years). This wool, which is no longer available was similar to an Aran weight or thin chunky. Work a tension square in which ever yarn you choose and change needles to get the correct tension. Pattern is in very good condition.

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vintage child's cardigan knitting pattern 1950s

Grenadier 96: Lovely vintage knitting pattern for child's cardigan three different styles 1950s. There are instructions for a button up, crossover and a V neck with fair isle bunnies in the border. All knitted in double knitting, always work a tension square. The bunnies would look good worked in angora with angora stripes on sleeves. To fit 22, 23, and 25 inch chest. Very useful little pattern Pattern in nice vintage condition.

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vintage boys jumper pattern from 1950s

Hayfield 1050: Great vintage knitting pattern for boy's jumper from the 1950s. This pattern is for a double knitting jumper with a diamond design that is easy to work and is to fit 26, 28, 30, 32 and 34 inch chest. There are instructions for round neck or a polo neck. Always work a tension square. Pattern is in super condition.

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vintage machine knitting pattern 1950s boys check suit

Ladyship 605MK: Great vintage child's MACHINE knitting pattern for 1950s. Worked in chubby wool 6st to the inch. There are instructions for jacket, helmet and trews. Should work on most old machines. To fit 2-4 years or 23 inch chest. Always work a tension square. Pattern in nice condition.

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Vintage swim suit sun suit knitting pattern for boys child children kids 1940s

Ladyship 1157: Fabulous sun suit or swim suit for boys or girls 4-6 years old, 25-26 inch chest from the 1940s worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4 ply and change needles if needed. The instructions say for a larger size use thicker needles and for a smaller size it suggests to use a finer needle. Simples! See swim wear for more like this under the childrens swim wear.    (click here to go to childrens swim wear)

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vintage ladyship knitting pattern for boys suit 1940s

Ladyship 3023: Great vintage knitting pattern from early 1950s for boys jumper suit. This little set is to fit  2-3 years or 22 inch chest. Neat and very retro, so easy to knit. The little jumper has a square neck and little buttons at the shoulder. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square.

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vintage childs cardigan set in sleeves knitting pattern 1950s

Lavenda 715: Great easy to knit cardigan for boy or girl 1950s. This sweet little cardigan is knitted in double knitting and has a V neck and deep welt. Main body pattern is a form of broken rib or brick pattern. Great for school or play with set in sleeves.

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vintag bopys jumper knitting pattern with trains picture knit 1940s

Lavenda 1010FC: Great vintage child's knitting pattern for jumper and cardigan with trains intarsia 1940s. This is a lovely 1940 pattern that was later reissued in colour. To fit 2-4 years, (23 inch chest) There are instructions for a jumper and cardigan in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4plyin a tension square and change needles if needed.

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vintage childrens cardigan knitting patterns

Marriners 122: Lovely cardigan to fit 1-2 years in vintage 3ply, try modern 4ply, with cute little bunnies with pom-pom tails. 22" chest.1950's FOR MORE CARDIGANS AND JUMPERS WITH MOTIFS SEE PICTURE KNITS PAGE AND BABY FAIR ISLE

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vintage childs cardigan with rabbits

Marriners 157: Great vintage childs cardigan sunsuit 1950s. Great pattern with rabbits with pom-pom tails. This little set will fit 1-3 year old in two sizes 22 inch chest and 24 inch chest. Worked in vintage 3ply try modern 4ply for stated sizes or modern 3ply for smaller sizes. Always work a tension square. FOR MORE CARDIGANS AND JUMPERS WITH MOTIFS SEE PICTURE KNITS PAGE AND BABY FAIR ISLE

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vintage boys or girls side buttoning jumper knitting pattern 1950s

*Marriners 164: Great vintage jumper knitting pattern for boys and girls with motif from 1950s. This  little jumper has an owl motif knitted into it at the shoulder and is double breasted with off centre buttons. This design can be used as a bed jacket for junior or a great playtime jumper cardigan. To fit 2-4 years (24 inch chest)  4-6 years (26 inch chest) 6-8 years (28 inch chest). Knitted in vintage 3ply, so work a tension square in modern 4ply and see if you need to change needles. Has a chart.

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vintage baby double breasted jacket 1950

Marriners 202: Great vintage childs double breasted jacket style jumper 1950's. This little jacket is really a jumper, it is so sweet and so retro! Worked in vintage 4ply so try tension square see if you need to change needles or it may work better in modern baby double knitting, for a smaller size work in modern 3ply. To fit 18months to 3 years and 3-5 years.

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vintage childs knitting patternjujmper and cardoigan in check

*Marriners 207: Great vintage boy's or girl's cardigan and jumper knitting pattern 1950s. This set very 1950s with a check pattern, very attractive. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square. To fit 2-3years, 5-6 years and 8-10 years or 22-23, 25-26,28- 29 inch chest, will suit boy or girl. Pattern is in lovely vintage condition, clean and bright.

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vintage girls and boys jumper knitting patterns 1050s

*Marriners 413: Great vintage boy's jumper knitting pattern 1950s. This great pattern has 2 different designs with or with out sleeves, V neck or round neck, with cable panel or plain stocking stitch. Knitted in double knitting wool and should fit 4-14 years old.  26, 28, 30, 32, and 34 inch chest. Always work a tension square and change needles if needed.

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vintage boys or girls out door set knitting pattern 1950s

*Marriners 444: Great vintage knitting pattern for outdoor set for boy or girl 1950s. So easy to knit this one! In stocking stitch and rib, great pull on hat, scarf, zip jacket with slash pockets (very '50's) mittens and trews. Knitted in double knitting - so quick to knit. To fit 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12 years or loose fitting for chest 28, 30, 32, 34 and 36 inches (can be made smaller by using size under the one stated- measure chest and add 2 inches for room to cover winter jumpers etc) This set is great for warmth as it is warn over thick jumpers in the winter hence the larger sizing. Pattern is in very good condition, just a bit of wear at edges.

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vintage boys sweater 1950s knitting patterns

Marriners 452: Great vintage boy's polo neck sweater with cable 1950s. This is a super knitting pattern with instructions for 12-14, 14-16, 16-18 and 18-20 years 34, 36, 38 and 40 inch chest. Worked in double knitting yarn - always work a tension square and change needles if needed.

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boys sleeveless top tank top vest knitting patterns

Marriners 473: Great little chap! This vintage knitting pattern is from the 1950s and is for a sleeveless pullover (tank top) knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply. To fit 6-8, 8-10, 10-12 and 12-14 years old. Chest sizes 28-34 inches. Very smart - great Christmas gift, quick and easy to knit.

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vintage boys and girls jumper and cardigan knitting pattern

Marriner 534: Fabulous vintage knitting pattern for jumper and cardigan for boy or girl 1950s. Do you recognise the puppet? Archie Andrews!! Strangely he started as a radio programme in the 1950s with Peter Brough. A ventriloquist on the radio seems odd today - but that was 1950's for you! They eventually had a TV show. This pattern is very easy to knit and classic in styling, Raglan jumper and button up jumper in good old fashioned rib. Gives a nice fit and is warm. Knitted in double knitting to fit 26, 28, 30, and 32 inch chest.

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vintage child's jumper knitting pattern 1950s

Miladi 596: Great vintage jumper knitting pattern for boy or girl early 1950s. This lovely pattern has buttons at the shoulders and a simple line. one had broad bands of colour, they both have set in sleeves. To fit 8-10 years or 26 inch chest. There are instructions for short sleeves as well. Knitted in 4ply, but always work a tension square.

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vintage boys v neck school jumper knitting pattern from 1940s Patons 142c: Great vintage boy's V neck pullover knitting pattern from 1940s. This wide rib style was usually for school and with raglan sleeves fitted well. Nice deep ribs and knitted in vintage 4ply that should knit to a modern 4ply well, always work a tension square. To fit 8-10 years or 28 inch chest. Pattern is in lovely condition.

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vintage boys v neck jumper knitting pattern from 1940s Patons 234c: Great vintage boy's v neck jumper knitting pattern from 1940s. This design has mock cables and is knitted in vintage 4ply that would be similar to modern double knitting wool. Always work a tension square. To fit 6-8 years or 26 inch chest and 10-12 years or 30 inch chest. Pattern is in nice vintage condition.

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vintage boys waist coat knitting pattern 1950s Patons 249: Great vintage boy's cardigan and waist coat knitting pattern from 1950s. A V neck button cardigan with pockets and a waist coat, just like Dad's! Knitted in vintage 4ply try modern 4ply in a tension square. To fit 24, 26 and 28 inch chest. Pattern is in lovely condition.

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vintage boys tank top 1940s

Patons 296: Great vintage boy's tank top or sleeveless pullover 1940s. This is a great style with low round neck and deep rib to fit 5-6 years - great for school under a blazer or jacket in the winter. To fit 25 inch chest and knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square. Pattern in lovely condition.

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vintage childrens knitting patterns from the Retro Knitting Company

Patons 308:  A collectable pattern from the lovely range of black and white Paton's range, still practical today in DK 2-5 years old.

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vintag boys sweater sleeveless tank top knitting pattern 1940s

Patons 331C: Great vintage boy's round neck tank top or sleeveless pullover knitting pattern 1940s. This one is to fit 9-11 years or chest 29 inches. Easy pattern with wide rib and twisted mock cable with deep welt. Pattern in great condition,

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vintage boys pull on hats knitting pattern

Patons 385: Great vintage boy hats knitting pattern 1950s. All in double knitting. To fit boys 6years upwards. Includes a ski head band.           (click for more children hats)

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vintage boys jumper patterns 1950s

Patons 606C: Great vintage boys jumper knitting pattern 1950s. A lovely silver series pattern for two jumpers in double knitting yarn for boys 10-15 years or 30, 32 and 34 inch chest. One has a a fair isle border at the yoke, the other just stripes. Good rough tough jumpers for a chilly autumn. Pattern is in good condition.

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vintage boys jumper knitting pattern patons silver patterns 1950s

Patons 712: Great vintage boys jumper knitting pattern 1950s. There is a great selection in this pattern leaflet, one of the famous Silver Booklets so popular in the 1950s and 60s. This one has 4 different styles A fair isle slip over, lumber jacket and a cricket pullover as well as a sleeveless pullover or tank top. To fit 9-12 years. The fair isle slip over is to fit 29 and 31 inch chest and was originally knitted in natural as a ground colour with  emerald, maize, wine, yellow and chocolate. Knitted in a vintage 4ply, this yarn would be similar to modern 4ply, but always work a tension square and change needles if needed. The lumber jacket with breast pockets and collar is to fit 29 and 31 inch chest, deep welt and easy brick pattern. The round neck slipover is also to fit 29 and 31 inch chest and is knitted in 4ply. The smart classic cricket sweater has long sleeves with cable down the centre and a V cable design on the front. This one is also in 4ply and to fit 29 and 31 inch chest. Pattern is in good condition.

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vintage boys waist coat knitting pattern patons 970 1950s silver pattern

Patons 790: Great vintage boys waist coat knitting pattern from 1950s. This super pattern has 3 different designs to fit boys 409 years or 24, 26, 28 inch chest. Knitted in vintage 4ply, so try modern double knitting in a tension square.

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vintage boys knitting pattern for shorts and jumper 1940s Patons  952c: Great vintage knitting pattern for two jumper suits for boy's from 1940s. These would fit 2-4 years and are knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply. Chest 22 and 24 inches. There are pictures on the back page of patterns that were available at the time - all of which are elsewhere on my site. Pattern is in nice vintage condition.

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1930s boys knitting pattern for jumper

Patons 2762: Great vintage boy's slip over knitting pattern from 1930s. This is a super design with neat V neck and deep rib. Knitted in vintage 4ply that is similar to modern 4ply, always work a tension square. To fit a 30 inch chest. Pattern for sale has a crease across front. Pictures of other boys patterns that were available at the time.

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vintage boys jumper knitting patterns 1930s

Patons 3802: Great vintage boy's period jumpers knitting pattern from 1930s. This pair look cracking in their slip overs (tank tops) two different designs to fit two and half to three and half years and the other one is to fit  four and half to five and half. 23 and 25 inch chest. Both have V necks. Worked in vintage 4ply so try modern double knitting as needles suggest this wool will work better. Always work a tension square. Very easy to knit this one - great for authenticity for costume in theatre, film, period events and museum displays. Pattern has tape on outside of spine in two places, but is sound.

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boys trouser suit toddler jumper and shorts set vintage knitting pattern 1940s

Penelope 1683: Great vintage knitting pattern for little boy's shorts set 1950s. This pattern is from the early 1950s and knitted in a yarn similar to modern baby double knitting to fit 2 and 4 years. Nice simple lines and easy to follow instructions. Pattern in very good condition.

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vintag boys and girls jumper sets early 1950s knitting pattern super

Robin 368: Great vintage girl's and boy's jumper sets knitting pattern from early 1950s. This pattern was passed down to me from my mother - she made these outfits for me and my brother and I made them later for other brothers and sister - and then again for my daughters in the 1960s - one of my favourite patterns. Easy to knit uses up odd colours in work basket and looks smart and very retro. Knitted in vintage perle, which had a slight sheen and a tight twist, lovely yarn, knitted to a modern 4ply. Always work a tension square. Hanks would have been 1oz or around 30g. There are instructions for the jumper with long or short sleeves, girl's pleated skirt and boy's trousers - so cute! Don't they look adorable! To fit 2-4 years or probably 23-24 inch chest (it does not say)

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vintage boys cardigan and shorts set 1950s

Robin 468: Great vintage knitting pattern for little boys suit 1950s. This lovely set is knitted in double knitting and should fit two and half to four and half years or 22 and 24 inch chest. Always knit a tension square and change needle if needed. I have knitted this one a long time ago and it look so sweet on my little brother in a peppermint green with chocolate brown ribbing. (this was in the 1960s!) The little blouse has short sleeves and collar.  Pattern in lovely condition.

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vintage boys sleeveless pullover knitting pattern tank top 1950s knitting patterns

Robin 484: Great vintage knitting pattern for boy's sleeveless pullover or tank top 1950s pattern. There are instructions for neat, very retro slipover to fit 34-36 inch chest for a young man, knitted in 4ply. Always knit a tension square and change needles if needed. Very easy to knit this one - great for authenticity for costume in theatre, film, period events and museum displays. Pattern is a bit worn, but clean and sound.

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robin boys jumepr knitting pattern from 1950s

Robin 755: Great vintage boy's V neck jumper knitting pattern from 1950s. This easy to knit classic V neck has set sleeves and is knitted in easy and quick to work stocking stitch. It is to fit 24, 26 and 28 inch chest. A fleck wool has been used but any colour or type of double knitting yarn will be suitable, always work a tension square and change needle if needed. Pattern is in nice vintage condition with a little creasing,

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vintage knitting pattern for dressing gowns for boys and girls children 1950s

Robin 1803: This is a fabulous pattern - just what is needed in these days of saving fuel - wear a cosy dressing gown and turn down the heating! This pattern has two designs and is for chest 22-28 inches. Knitted in double knitting will knit up quickly and make a great gift. When I was a child in the early 1950s we always had a knitted dressing gown for Christmas- and slippers - I had some once with little rabbits heads on and Mum had embroidered rabbits on the front of the dressing gown too. I was about 5 years old it was my best present that year it was pink with white fuzzy wuzzy (angora trim) enough of that! More dressing gowns and bed jackets for children on the Bedwear pages. And slippers on the socks and slipper page!

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vintage cardign in aran fro child knitting pattern 1960s

Robin 1864: Great vintage child's Aran cardigan knitting pattern from 1968. This super pattern has instructions for a V neck cardigan with blackberry stitch, narrow cables and the tradition cable, super for the Spring and Autumn (Fall). To fit 24, 26, 28, and 30 inch chest. Always work a tension square Worked in Aran wool. Pattern is in good used condition.

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vintage boys knitting pattern for jumper childrens 1950s

Sirdar 511: Great retro vintage knitting pattern for boys jumper in double knitting or 4ply. 1950s pattern. To fit 10-14 year old in 3 sizes. chest 30, 32, 34 inches. Great for retro weekends! Nice easy pattern. Pattern has a few minor creasing and trade stamp to front, small split to bottom of spine, but is clean and sound.

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vintage boys jumper knitting pattern growing up with siordar series 6-12 years Sirdar 556: Great vintage boy's round neck jumper knitting pattern form 1950s. Fancy rib with deep welt, classic 50's look to fit 6, 8, 10 and 12 years or 26, 28, 30 and 32 inch chest. Worked in double knitting, always knit a tension square and change needles if needed. Pattern in good vintage condition.

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vintage cross over collar teenager jumper knitting pattern from 1950s

Sirdar 620: Great vintage childs cable jumper with cross over neck line 1950s. This is an older version of the one above for older children, this is the Teenager one! With drop shoulder and neat neckline basic cables and zig zag with moss stitch. Knitted in double knitting, always work a tension square. To fit 12, 14 and 16 year old or 32, 34, 36 inch chest. (actual measurement 2 inches larger). Pattern is well used and has a few biro ticks to back page.

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vintage sirdar childs zip cardigan knitting pattern 1960s

Sirdar 677: Great vintage child's zip cardigan knitting pattern 1960s. This is so easy to knit and the zip can be sewn in by hand or machine. Crew neck cardigan with raglan sleeves in thick wool. Similar to thick Aran or a medium chunky, not as thick as some of the modern chunky, so always do a tension square and change needles if needed. Tension is 3.5 stitches to 1 inch (5cm) To fit  26, 28, 30 inch chest, finishing up around 2 inches larger all round. Pattern in very good condition.

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aran knitting patterns

Sirdar 722: Great vintage knitting pattern for child's Aran sweater knitted in double knitting wool. To fit 26"-30" chest or 6 years to 10 years.  Stamp to front other wise in good condition form the 1960's.

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vintage boys fair isle sleeveless sweater tank top 1940s knitting pattern

Target 1144: Great vintage knitting pattern for boys slip overs plain and fair isle 1940s. This pattern has instructions for two different tank tops for boys. one is in fair isle to fit 8-10 years or 26 inch chest and the other to fit 6-8 years with penguin round the border. Both are knitted in the equivalent of modern day 4ply. Always work a tensions quare and change needles if needed. Great for authenticity for costume in theatre, film, period events and museum displays. Pattern is a bit worn, but clean and sound, in good used vintage condition.

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vintage cable sweater for boys 1950s knitting pattern

Templetons 966: Great vintage boy's knitting pattern for cable jumpers 1950s. This pattern has instructions for both designs shown, short or long sleeve jumpers. To fit 9-10, 11-12 and 13-14 years old or 28, 30 and 32 inch chest. Knitted in double knitting wool, always work a tension square and change needles if needed. Pattern showing signs of wear, in good vintage condition.

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vintage viyella boys jumper knitting pattern 1940s Viyella 3287: Great vintage boy's classic jumper knitting pattern from 1940s. This pattern has instructions for the V neck shown plus a collar jumper, polo jumper and a round neck sleeveless tank top. To fit boys age 8-10 or 26 inch chest. Try modern 4ply for these as it looks as though this might work. The pattern is in nice vintage condition with minor split to bottom of spine, clean and bright

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sleevless pullovers or tank tops for boys and girls 1940s

Weldon 623: Great vintage slipover, tank top or sleeveless pullover for boy or girl from 1940s. This pattern should fit 8-10 years and knitted in 3ply. Try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles to get correct size. There are two designs a broken rib and a block cable. 30 inch chest.

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vintage knitting pattern for boys ties and girls gloves 1950s

Weldons B929: Lovely pattern for fabulous tie for a wee chap and lacy gloves for him or her, knitted in crochet cotton. Gloves fit 2-4 years and 4-6 years Great Christmas gifts with a retro feel.

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childrens cardigan knitting patterns

Weldons B942:  Another useful family pattern with sizes ranging from 2-12 years old, easy to knit V-neck cardigan in double knitting. Remember when oz are quoted that an oz is 29gs, most wool is sold in 50g balls today, so it will be easy to work out. Pattern has a crease to one corner, otherwise is in great condition for over 50 years old! Clean and sound.

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vintage wartime boys and girls button up jacket weldons A1021 1940s

Weldons A1021: Great vintage childs jacket vintage knitting pattern 1940s. Another of those super war time patterns that brings back memories. These useful little jackets were so popular, often seen in photographs on little evacuees. This pattern ranges in sizes from 4-14 years and worked in double knitting. Chest size from 25-32inch chest.  Pattern is in super condition and over 70 years old. Great for re enactment day, school projects, museum projects

original pattern as shown £2.50

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Vintage Childrens Knitting Patterns from The Retro Knitting Company

Weldons 1073: Odd little pattern for odd bits of wool!  Tie, bow tie and slipper socks in 3ply nylon.  Socks are for 2 years old to adults - Christmas 2009 revival? some wear and creases but sound and clean. 1940's For more children's socks see  new Socks and Slipper pages

pattern as shown £2.00

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vintage boys buster or play suit vintage knitting pattern Weldons A1100 1940s

Weldons A1100C: Great vintage knitting pattern boys suit 1940s. This lovely pattern has instructions for the sweet little cardigan suit for small boys 2-4 years. Button up jacket and little shorts, so retro, great for those re enactment weekends so the little ones can join in too! Knitted in double knitting this set is quick and easy to knit, chest 22.5-23.5 inches. This little jacket could be worn with flannel shorts also to look authentic. Pattern in very good condition

original pattern as shown £2.25

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vintage boys slip over tank top sleeveless pullover 1940s jumper knitting pattern weldons a1110

Weldons A1110: Great vintage boys slip over tank top knitting pattern 1940s. This classic slip over knitting pattern is so smart and would look just as up to date now as in the austere war years when it was published. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles if needed. There are 7 size in all to fit 2-16 years old (22, 23, 25, 26, 28, 30 and 32 inch chest). Great for those re-enactment weekends, plays and film wardrobe, weddings and other special occasions, so smart and timeless. Pattern in super condition.

original pattern as shown £2.00

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vintage 1950s plain cardigan and jumper knitting pattern boys and girls vintage knitting pattern

WeldonsB1190: Great vintage knitting pattern for boy's and girl's cardigan and jumpers 1950s. This very useful pattern is for V neck jumper, sleeveless, short or long sleeve, V neck cardigan and round neck jumper. To fit 2-4 years or 22.5 to 23.5 inch chest and is knitting in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square. You can make a twin set from this pattern and even add your own pattern or strip to bottom edge or in the rib, lots of variations. Nice plain stocking stitch for the beginner. Pattern in very good condition, slight crease at bottom edge.

original pattern as shown £2.00

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vintage childs cross over jacket 1950s

Weldons B1179C: Great vintage classic knitting pattern childs double breasted jacket 1950s. This is a super pattern with retro flair and smart modern lines. Known in 1950's as 'The Prince Charles' Jacket. Easy to knit with winged front borders and neat double breasted styling. It is in double knitting and fits 2-4 years. Work a tension square and change needles if needed to get correct size. Pattern is in nice condition just a few light creases at one corner.

Original pattern as shown £2.25

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vintage boys duffle coat knitting pattern double knitting

Weldons B1218: Another one for the chilly weather. Vintage knitting pattern for child's duffle coat from the 1950s . Knitted in  double knitting wool, work tension square to see if you need to change needles to get size. To fit 2-10 years in 4 sizes chest measurements 23-24 inches, 24-25 inches, 25-26 inches, and 27-28 inches. There are instructions for the hood too. Toggles can be found in most sewing shops, but I hope to have my vintage ones on site shortly.

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childs vintage knitting pattern sweater 1950s

Weldons B1345:Great vintage knitting pattern child retro jumper 1950s. This pattern has a twisted rib detail on the yoke, giving it a stylish, smart look. Worked in double knitting it is quick and easy to knit and will still look smart today. To fit 6, 8 and 10 years (28-32 inch chest) Suitable for boys and girls. Pattern is in nice condition with a few nicks to edges.

Original pattern as shown £2.00

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vintage boys jumper knitting pattern

Weldons B1399: Windcheater pullover, great for the Spring in double knitting to fit 4-16 year old, great range of sizes and such a sensible design. 1950's Pattern has a crease down centre but is sound and clean

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childs sweater skirt and trouser set vintage knitting pattern 1950s

 

Weldons B1482C: Great vintage knitting pattern pleated skirt and jumper set 1950s. This is a super pattern for a little boy jersey and brace trousers and a little girls pleated skirt and jumper set. Both are knitted in double knitting and will fit 2-3 years 22-23 inch chest. One of my favourites. I made this little girls set several times for my little girl in the 1960s.

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vintage classic cardigan vintage knitting patterns

Weldons B1499C: Great vintage knitting pattern classic raglan cardigan all ages 1950s. This is a very useful pattern as the sizes go from 24-42 inch chest. 9 size in all 7-11 years and adult ladies and mens sizes. In double knitting and simple stocking stitch. With retro pockets great for school wear - I had bottle green one like this at my school when I was 11 - I also wore a straw boater style hat too! And that all encompassing blazer with gold buttons! Good job it was just a girls school! A pattern of course can be added, if you do this allow a little more yarn. Always work a tension square anyway. Pattern is in good condition.

Original pattern as shown £2.00

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childrens knitting pattern

Weldons B1556: Another popular trend in 1950's these great jumpers with animals knitted in Fair Isle, for more such patterns see Baby and Childrens Fair Isle pages. This jumper is knitted in double knitting and is quite easy to fit 2-4, 4-6 years old (chest 24" and 26") Pattern is in great condition

pattern as shown £2.50

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vintage yogi bear knitting patterns

Yogi Bear by Gary Kennedy: Great vintage knitting pattern from 1988 for Yogi and BooBoo Jumper designs knitted in 4ply with motifs of Yogi, BooBoo, the ranger and Snagglepus - fabulous. To fit 24"-44" chest. Pattern is in great condion, clean and sound. Charts could also be used for cross stitch desings.     (click for more picture knits vintage and modern)

orginal pattern as shown £5.50

   
   
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