vintage boys slip over knitting pattern in cable or wide rib to fit 4-6 and 6-8 years from 1940s
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vintage girls fair isle twin set knitting pattern to fit 6-8 years

Bairnswear 1396: Great vintage girl's twin set knitting pattern from late 1930s. This leaflet has two design the plain basket type of stitch and the one with fair isle trim. To fit 28-29 inch chest or 6-8 years old. Knitted in modern 4ply, always work a tension square. Great for re-enactment weekends or themed weddings. Colours suggested are natural for main part and dark brown, rust, coral and Buttercup for the fair isle.

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vintage girl's knitting pattern for skirt jumper and cardigan to fit 3-4 years or 23 inch chest

Bestway 177: Great vintage little girl's three piece set knitting pattern from 1930s. There are instructions for skirt, jumper with slip stitch yoke and a cardigan to match all knitted in a wool that is between modern 4ply and modern double knitting, so either will do knit a tension square and change needles to get correct tension for size. To fit 23 inch chest or 3-4 years old. Colours suggester are beige for jumper and deep pink for skirt and cardigan. But you can use any colour you like. Jumper has 4 small buttons at each shoulder.

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vintage little girl's siren suit knitting pattern from 1930s to fit 4-5 years

Bestway 405: Great vintage little girl's knitting pattern for a siren suit from 1930s. This is a super pattern for re-enactment weekends as they were worn into the 1940s. This one is to fit a 4-5 year old or 23-34 inch chest. The little suit is knitted in a wool that was in between modern 4ply and modern double knitting so you can use either and change needles to get the correct tension.  Always work a tension square. Worked in stocking stitch and block pattern.

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vintage girls dress knitting pattern to fit 3 year old from 1930s

Bestway 631: Great vintage little girl's dress knitting pattern from 1930s. This cute little dress is knitted in 3ply Shetland wool so try modern fine merino 4ply and change needles to get same tension. The panels of the skirt are embroidered in contrast when finished, edging is crocheted in the contrast too. To fit a 3 year old. There is also a round yoked jumper to fit a 5 year old or 25 inch chest.

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vintage boys cable slip over knitting pattern from late 1930s

Bestway 833: Classic vintage slip over knitting pattern for boys from late 1930s. This easy to knit boys slip over or tank top has either a V neck or round neck and is worked in a cable or plain rib. To fit 28, 30 and 33 inch chest. Knitted in vintage 3ply that should be similar to modern 4ply, always work a tension square and note that cable and ribs stretch easily to fit sizes.

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vintage little girls dress knitting pattern from late 1930s Bestway 1084: Great vintage little girl's dress knitting pattern from early 1940s. This leaflet has two designs in one. Both are knitted in a vintage 3ply so a modern 4ply should work well. Always knit a tension square. The 2-3 year size is to fit up to a 23 inch chest and has a little collar and cord tie at neck with contrast garter stitch rows and is 18 inches long - adjustable. The one at the bottom is to fit 3-4 years or 24 inch chest and is 17 inches long with round neck in the princess style.

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vintage girls twinset knitting pattern from 1940s Bestway 1154: Great vintage knitting pattern for school girl's twin set from 1940s. This design has a pretty lace panel button up cardigan with rib yoke and sweet little jumper with rib yoke, collar and puff sleeves. Knitted in modern 4ply to fit 10-12 and 12-14 years old or 27-28 and 29-30 inch chest. Always work a tension square.

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vintage boys slip over knitting pattern in cable or wide rib to fit 4-6 and 6-8 years from 1940s Bestway 1592: Great child's vintage knitting pattern for boys slip over from 1940s. There are two styles in two sizes. Cable V neck and wide rib V neck, both in 4-6 years old and 6-8 years old. Or 25 or 27 inch chest. Worked on modern double knitting, but do knit a tension square and change needles if needed.

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vintage colourful strip jumper knitting pattern from 1940s to fit 8-10 year old

Bestway 1666: Great vintage stripe jumper knitting pattern from 1940s. This design is to fit 8-10 years or 29 inch chest, and is knitted in modern 4ply, always work a tension square and change needles if needed - this might work in modern double knit if not to thick. Saxe blue is suggested for ribs and main shade with pink and navy to add in stripes. Fastening at left shoulder seam.

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vintage girls rib jumper knitting pattern from 1940s Bestway 1734: Great girl's rib jumper knitting pattern from 1940s. This design is to fit 10-12 years or 30-32 inch chest. The crossover polo neck brings interest to an easy to knit wide rib, long sleeved jumper. Try modern 4ply for this one. always work a tension square.

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vintage angora cardigan knitting pattern from 1940s for 4-6 years old Bestway 2212: Great vintage little girl's cardigan knitting pattern from 1940s. This leaflet has instructions for an easy to knit V neck cardigan with set in sleeves to fit 4-6 year old or 26 inch chest. A 4ply Angora, or plain 4ply wool should work, but always knit a tension square.

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vintage twin set knitting  pattern fro little ones 2-8 years from 1940s Bestway 2235: Great vintage child's knitting pattern for boy's and girl's twin set from 1940s. Before there was thick wool similar to our double knitting to keep kiddies warm twin sets, these little sets were very common giving little ones double warmth - and of course they looked really smart. This design is for easy to knit stocking stitch v neck cardigan and short sleeved jumper with little breast pocket in the cardigan for a hankie. To fit 2-8 years in 3 sizes, 23, 25 and 27 inch chest. The jumper fastens on both shoulders for ease of dressing - the pockets are optional. Always work a tension square. Knitted in 3ply.

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vintage school boy's sock knitting pattern from 1940s Bestway 2306: Great vintage knitting pattern for sports and school stockings for boys in 1940s. There are instructions for football or rugger stocking as well as ones for school uniform. To fit 8-10, 10-12 and 12-14 in oddments of 4ply. Two different types of top for school or club colours. Knitted on 4 needles. Always work a tension square even for small items such as socks. (click to see sock pages for more like this)

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vintage boys blazer and shorts set knitting pattern from 1940s

Bestway A2503: Great vintage boy's set knitting pattern from 1940s. There are instructions for the neat little double breasted blazer, shorts and a stripe top. Lovely retro style set similar to ones the little royals wear. (says in side as worn by Prince Charles!) To fit 3-4 years old with 24-25 inch chest, knitted in 4ply. Always work a tension square. White for jacket and blue for shorts with jumper being in blue and white.

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vintage zip lumber jacket knitting pattern from 1940s 5-13 years from 1940s

Bestway A2647: Great vintage knitting pattern for boys and girls from 1940s. This leaflet has instructions for knitting a zip lumber jacket with collar in double knitting to fit 25, 28, 30, 33 and 35 inch chest. Or 5, 7, 9, 11 and 13 years. Always popular and so warm, I had one in red as a child!

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vintage little girls twin set knitting pattern from 1940s

Bestway A2691:  Great vintage little girl's twin set knitting pattern from 1940s. There are instructions for a short sleeved jumper and little cardigan to fit 1-12 years knitted in 3ply to fit 2-4 years,  5-7 years, 7-9 years and 10-12 years or 22-24 inch chest, 24-26, 26-28 and 28-30 inch chest. Always work the tension square.

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vintage chil's waistcaot knitting pattern form 1940a Bestway A2717: Great vintage girl's and boy's waistcoat knitting pattern from 1940s. There are instructions for a classic shaped waist coat to fit  children from 6-16 years in 5 sizes.  Fronts are in stocking stitch and the backs in a well fitting rib. Knitted in double knitting wool to fit chest 25-33 inch chest

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vintage boys jacket knitting pattern for 2-12 years from 1940s Bestway A2784: Great vintage boy's and girl's lumber jacket knitting pattern from 1940s. This very useful jacket has a collar and pocket and is in the blouson style. Knitted in double knitting in basket stitch. To fit 2-12 years or 22 - 32 inch chest in 5 sizes.

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vintage classic school cardigan knitting pattern from 1950s Bestway B2798: Great vintage child's cardigan knitting pattern from 1950s. This leaflet has classic v neck cardigan knitted in double knitting wool to fit 4-14 years old or 24-32 inch chest. So easy, pocket can be omitted.

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vintage girls classic twin set knitting pattern from 1950s

Bestway B2812: Great vintage classic twin set knitting pattern from the 1950s for a young girl. There are instructions for 28, 30 and 32 inch chest/bust for cardigan and jumper. Worked in 3ply, for that elegant look for a young lady. Always work at tension square and you might find that a fine 4ply merino will work with a change of needles.

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vintage boys cable sweater and matching balaclava knitting pattern from 1950s

Bestway B2851: Great vintage knitting pattern for boy's cable jumper and balaclava from 1950s. Here is a great design, nice wide panels of stocking stitch and cable, with crew neck and a balaclava to match. Knitted in double knitting, still work a tension square, to fit 4-14 years in 5 sizes, chest size 23-33 inches.

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vintage polo neck jumper knitting pattern from 1950s for young girls Bestway B3212: Great vintage knitting pattern from 1950s for girl's polo neck sweater. This jumper is knitted in double knitting to fit 27. 29 and 31 inch chest or 7, 9 and 11 years. Always work a tension square. This jumper is knitted in a unique way that allow the jumper to be worked with out seams, part of the work is done on 4 needles- interesting.

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vintage girls magyar cardigan knitting pattern from 1950s Bestway 3382: Great girl's zip cardigan knitting pattern from1950s. This vintage design has dolman sleeves and an easy to knit twist pattern. It is worked on big needles in double knitting wool to fit 2-8 years 22-28 inch chest in two sizes. Knitted from cuff to cuff.

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vintage girls lace cardigan knitting pattern 1950s Bestway 3392: Fabulous lace cardigan knitting pattern for young girl from 1950s. This super pattern has deep rib and wide band with easy to work lace pattern  to fit 2-12 years in 5 sizes. To fit 22-31 inch chest. Knitted in double knitting, but still work a tension square. Main part worked in one piece with Magyar sleeves.

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girls round neck jumper knitting pattern from 1950s Bestway 3471: Great vintage girl's panel jumper knitting pattern from 1950s. This round neck jumper has a button panel and pocket to front. To fit 10-16 years in 3 sizes, 29-35 inch chest/bust. Knitted in double knitting wool, always work a tension square. 

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girls cardigan knitting pattern from 1950s Bestway 3483: Great vintage girl's lace panel cardigan knitting pattern from 1950s. This pretty little cardigan is to fit 4-12 years or 24-32 inch chest. Nice deep rib and v neck, set in sleeves and is knitted in double knitting wool in 4 sizes.

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vintage girls cardigan in checks knitting pattern from 1920s GC113: Great vintage little girl's cardigan knitting pattern from late 1920's. This leaflet has instructions for a pretty cardigan with a check effect to fit boy or girl 4-6 years old, or 28 inch chest. Originally knitted in a wool knitted to a double knitting tension, always work a tension square. The rib band is worked on a circular needle.  Some nice pictures on the back page of other ladies pattern available at the time.

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boys fair isle jumper from 1920s knitting pattern with chart Leachs 114-4FI: Great vintage boy's fair isle jumper knitting pattern from 1920s. This design is to fit a teenage boy with 33 inch chest, there are charts. It has a v neck and a long line, but can be made shorter to suit. Try modern 4ply for this one, always work a tension square.

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boys tennis or cricket jumper knitting pattern from 1920s Leachs 114-6: Great vintage sports jumper for tennis or cricket knitting pattern from 1920s. This jumper is to fit teenage boy with 35 inch chest and is knitted in 4ply. Always work a tension square. This super polo neck cable jumper is super for re-enactment, film, stage and T.V.

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little girls dress and knickers knitting pattern from 1940s PA388-5dress: Great vintage little girl's dress and knickers knitting pattern from 1940s. There are instructions in this pattern for the dress with picot hem and little knickers. To fit 20 inch chest, the dress is 17 inches shoulder to hem, but this is adjustable. Originally worked in a 3ply so if you would like to use a modern 4ply work a tension square and change needles if needed.

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vintage little girls knitting pattern for cardigan with check design 1940s PA388-7bolero: Vintage knitting pattern for little bolero from 1940s. This sweet little jacket is knitted in a 3ply to fit 18-19 inch chest and 20-21 inch chest. Simple fair isle. Always work a tension square - for larger size use 4ply, and allow an extra ball of main colour.

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vintage knitting pattern for girls and boys bunny twinset knitting pattern 1940s PA388-10: Great vintage little boy's or girl's twin set with rabbits embroidered on the fronts, from 1940s. This sweet little set is to fit 20-21 inch chest and 22-23 inch chest in vintage 3ply. Try modern 3ply or 4ply and change needles to get the correct measurements. The jumper has also rabbits and cat and dog on a wall along bottom, embroidered when completed.

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sirdar little girls bolero knitting pattern from 1950s Sirdar 1318: Great vintage girl's bolero knitting pattern from 1950s. Very pretty design, easy to knit and worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply. Always work a tension square. This little bolero will fit 6, 8 and 10 years or 26, 28 and 30 inch chest.

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boys tank top slip over knitting pattern from 1940s

Target 642: Great vintage boys slip over or tank top knitting pattern from 1940s. This classic design is to fit boys 8-10 years or 29 inch chest. Always work a tension square. Try modern 4ply for this one. Quick and easy to make for those school projects, re-enactment, themed weddings etc.

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girls cardigan knitting pattern from 1940s 3-11 years Weldons 385: Great vintage little girl's v neck cardigan knitting pattern from 1940s. This design is quick and easy to knit. To fit 3-5, 6-8 and 9-11 years or 22, 25, 27 inch chest. Try modern 4ply for this one, always work a tension square as directed.

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vintage girls cardigan knitting pattern from 1940s to fit 6-10 years Weldons 505: Great vintage girl's cable cardigan knitting pattern from 1940s. This design is to fit 6-8, and 8-10 years or 26 and and 29 inch chest. Change of needles creates change of size. Always work a tension square. Try modern 3ply or 4ply and adjust with change of needles.

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vintage knitting pattern for girls twinset from 1940s Weldons 649: Great vintage little girl's twin set knitting pattern from 1940s. This delightful little pair are showing the twin set and the jumper. To fit 4-6 years or 24 inch chest and knitted in 3ply, for a large sizes try modern 4ply. Trellis pattern is used to good effect.

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1940s boys tank top and pullover knitting pattern7-14 years Weldons 839: Great vintage knitting pattern for boy's slip over or tank top from 1940s. This leaflet also has instructions for long sleeved pullover with v neck to fit 12-14 years or 33 inch chest. The slip over also has a v neck and is to fit 7-9 years and is knitted in a simple basket stitch to fit 28-30 inch chest. Both are knitted in 3ply, always work a tension square.

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vintage boys buster suit knitting pattern form 1940s Weldons A991: Great vintage knitting pattern for little buster suit and swim trunks from 1940s. This little suit is to fit 21-23 inch chest and is knitted in 3ply, try modern 4ply for a larger size or change needles. Always work a tension square. Swim trunks are to fit 23-25 inch hips, these can be knitted in a 4ply and are in a single rib stitch.

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boys swim trunks knitting pattern from 1940s
girls daisy lace twin set knitting pattern from 1950s Weldons B1032: Great vintage knitting pattern for very pretty twin set for young girl from 1950s. I love this pattern as I had one similar that I used to wear for special occasions, mine was in pale pink. This daisy pattern is very sweet and the jumper has neat short sleeves and fastens on the shoulder. Try modern 4ply for this one in a tension square. To fit 28-30 inch chest.

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girsl twin set knitting pattern from 1940s Weldons A1066: Great vintage teenager's twin set knitting pattern from 1940s. This very pretty set is knitted in 4ply, always work a tension square. To fit 12-16 year old or 30-31 inch chest and 32-33 inch bust for the older size. The cable on the cardigan is repeated at the yoke of the jumper, there are small buttons at the shoulder.

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vintage boys and girls double breasted short jacket knitting pattern from1 940s Weldons A1107: Great vintage boy's and girl's double breasted jackets knitting pattern from 1940s. These little jackets are knitted in 3ply wool to fit 2-12 years or 22-23 inch chest, 23-25 inch chest, 25-27 inch chest, 27-29 inch chest and 29-31 inch chest. Worked in double moss stitch throughout. You could use modern 4ply and knit a size smaller, always work a tension square.

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vintage boys sleeveless pullover or tank top and jumper knitting pattern from 1950s Weldons B1143:Great vintage boys slip over ad jumper knitting pattern from 1950s. Easy to knit stocking stitch with v neck. To fit 4-16 years old and knitted in double knitting wool. Always work a tension square. Classic school jumper in chest 24, 26, 28, 30, 32 and 34 inches.

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vintage boys and girls cable jumper knitting pattern from 1950s Weldons B1188: Great vintage cable panel v neck jumper knitting pattern from 1960s. Here is a twist on the classic v neck pullover, great for school, cricket, tennis or themed wedding or party. To fit 6-16 years in 5 sizes. To fit 26, 28, 30,32 and 34 inch chest. Knitted in double knitting wool.

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girls feather and fan coloured strip twin set knitting pattern from 1950s Weldons B1206: Great vintage girl's twin set knitting pattern from 1950s. This is the ever popular feather and fan stitch. Pretty little set with unusual grouping of buttons. The jumper has buttons on the shoulder. To fit 4-6 years and 6-8 years or 23-24 inch chest or 25-26 inch chest and is knitted in vintage 3ply that should knit to modern 3ply.

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boys slip over or tank top with cable also jumper knitting pattern from 1950s Weldons B1301:Great vintage boys jumper knitting pattern from 1950s. This pattern also has instructions for a tank top or slipover. To fit 4-4, 6-8 and 8-10 years knitted in 4ply. Round necks on both with plait cables. Chest 23-29 inches inch 3 sizes.

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vintage pyas slip over tank top knitting pattern from 1950s Weldons B1329: Great vintage boy's slip over knitting pattern 1950s. This very useful design has cables and a v neck and is knitted in vintage 3 or 4ply to fit 4-10 years in 3 sizes. So should fit 23-25 inch chest, 25-27 and 27-29 inch chest. Always work a tension square and try modern 4ply.

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vintage boys and girls double breased jacket knitting pattern from 1950s Weldons B1344: Great vintage knitting pattern for boys and girls double breasted jacket from1950s. This design has 6 buttons and shawl collar and is knitted in double knitting. To fit 2-4, 4-6 and 6-8 years or 23-24, 25-26 and 27-28 inch chest.

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vintage boys and girls jumper with mock cable yoke knitting pattern from 1950s Weldons B1345: Great vintage jumper knitting pattern for boys and girls from 1950s. This design has instructions for 6, 8 and 10 years or 26-28, 28-30 and 30-32 inch chest. wide rib with mock cable twist yoke. Knitted in double knitting wool, always work a tension square.

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vintage girls suit knitting patter with skirt and jumper to fit 4-8 years knitting pattern from 1950s Weldons B1418: Great knitting pattern for little suit for young girl from 1950s. There are instructions for a jumper and skirt to match to fit 4-6 and 6-8 years. Chest 22-24 inches, 24-26 inches. Knitted in vintage 3ply, try modern 4ply and change needles to get correct size. Skirt is a classic pleat with straps and ribbon waistband with short zip. So neat and smart, great for themed weddings etc.

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vintage little girls twin set knitting pattern form 1950s Weldons B1515: Great vintage little girl's twin set knitting pattern from 1950s. There are instructions for patterned short sleeved jumper and a V neck cardigan with pattern panels. To fit 2, 4 and 6 years or 21-23 inch chest, 23-25 inch chest and 25-27 inch chest. Knitted in a wool that should knit to a modern double knitting or use 4ply for smaller sizes.

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vintage girls pretty jumper from 1940s with fair isle border WW464FI: Great vintage girl's jumper knitting pattern with fair isle trip from 1940s. This pretty little jumper is knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 3ply Shetland or merino wool. To fit 4-6 years or 26 inch chest use modern 4ply for larger size but allow more main colour if you do. Always work a tension square.

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