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vintage fair isle childs cardigan knitting pattern 1930

Angora 63: Beautiful vintage knitting pattern for girls fair isle cardigan in false fair isle. Late 1930s. In this pattern the slipped stitch creates the fair isle look, easy pattern. Worked in angora, but can easily be replaced by modern 4ply, work a tension square to see if need to change needles to get the correct tension with modern wool. If using vintage angora, still work tension square as needles do differ. The tension is 7 stitches to the inch and 12 rows to the inch on size 7 needles (4.50mm). To fit  age nine to twelve chest 27-28 inch. Fabulous pattern from this era.

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vintage boys suits 1920s knitting pattern

Bairnswear 8: Fabulous vintage child's fair isle jumper and shorts set pre 1920s knitting pattern. This is a super pattern with 5 different jumpers suits, all very typical of the pre 1920's and during the 1920s. These little suits were very popular and can be seen in a lot of old photographs of the era. See illustration below for individual sets. To fit 22 and one to fit 24 inch chest, around 2-4 years old. Knitted in vintage baby wool 4ply. The instructions give suggestions for colours which is a great help if trying to create a period piece. Work a tension square and change needles if needed.

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vintage boys suits with fair isle jumper 1920s Bairnswear 8: Fabulous vintage child's fair isle jumper and shorts set pre 1920s knitting pattern. This is a super pattern with 5 different jumpers suits, all very typical of the pre 1920's and during the 1920s. These little suits were very popular and can be seen in a lot of old photographs of the era. This illustration shows the individual sets. To fit 22 and one to fit 24 inch chest, around 2-4 years old. Knitted in vintage baby wool 4ply. Work a tension square and change needles if needed.

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vintage boys fair isle jumper 1930s

Bairnswear 97: Great vintage fair isle knitting pattern for jumper for child aged 2-3 years from the late 1930s. This pattern contains three other jumper and trouser patterns for little boys, but jumpers can be made to suit girls or boys. Worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles if needed. There is a greater range of colour in 4ply and the yarn is nearer the original used.  This jumper has shoulder buttons for easy dressing. To fit 22" chest. If you wanted to make a smaller size then use modern 3ply, larger use modern double knitting. Pattern in good vintage condition, tiny tear to one edge.

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vintage girls or boys cardgan in gair isle 1940s knitting pattern

Bairnswear 155: Great vintage child's cardigan knitting pattern with fair isle design 1930s. To fit 2-3 years  or 23 inches round chest. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square. There are instructions for a cable cardigan as well. Colour suggested for this little fair isle cardigan are Jubilee blue, maize, dark brown and red. Nice period design.

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knitting pattern for boys fair isle cardigan 1930s

Bairnswear 1250: Vintage toddlers knitting pattern from 1940s. 3 dear little cardigans, one with ducks round the bottom, one with Dutch boys and girls the other with checker boards round bottom.  Knitted in vintage 3ply to fit 20-22 inch chest. Try modern 4ply with a change of needles if needed.

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vintage girls fair isle jumper knitting pattern 1930s Bairnswear1277: Great vintage little girl's fair isle jumper with short sleeves knitting pattern 1930s. This one is to fit 2-3 years 22-23 inch chest. There are three designs in this pattern the one on the cover 'Libby' which is worked in vintage 3ply in sky blue with a darker blue and gold - very typical of the era these colours. There is another short sleeved jumper in rose pink with white and almond ( a very pale green) and a plain little jumper with textured finish. Always work a tension square and change needles if needed.

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vintage girls cardigan knitting pattern one is fair isle  1940s

Bairnswear 1291: Great vintag knitting pattern for crossover cardigan and a fair isle cardigan late 1930's. This super pattern has two designs the classic shawl collar double breasted to fit 21 inch chest and knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply, and pretty fair isle V neck cardigan to fit 20 inch chest also in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply - colours suggested are white, light and dark green.

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bairnswear girls cardigan knitting pattern with pandas 1930s

Bairnswear 1292: Great vintage girl's cardigan knitting pattern from the 1930s. This pretty pattern has two designs this super one with short sleeves and pandas and a long sleeved on with an all over lace design making it light and airy knitted in vintage 3ply, or modern 4ply. To fit 28-29 inch chest. or 6-8 years. Always work a tension square.

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Bairnswear cardigan pattern

Bairnswear  1301: Great vintage knitting pattern for fair-isle cardigans for little girls from the 1930’s. To fit 6-10 years. Always work a tension square and change needles if needed.

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vintag childs fair isle cardigans 1940s

Bairnswear 1305: Great vintage knitting pattern for child's cardigan with fair isle rabbit border 1940s. To fit 2-3 years or 22 and 23 inch chest. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply. The other little cardigan is knitted in vintage 2ply so try modern 3ply. Pretty pattern with nice easy border. Pattern is in nice vintage condition.

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Bairnswear 1307: Great vintage boy's slip over or tank top knitting pattern from late 1930s. This pattern has instructions for thee different designs, one with a sailor dancing a hornpipe, one with alphabet blocks and a plain cable - to fit 3-4 years. The sailor one is in Sky with navy and white with touch of pink and red, to fit 25 inch chest, the ABC sleeveless pullover is a 24 inch chest in lemon with almond contrast and the cable jumper is 24 inches and says that it is just like Daddy wears! All are knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square to get a better fit.

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vintage knitting pattern for fair isle jumper for boy

Bairnswear 1321:  Sleeveless pullover for 4-6 year old in lovely fair isle knitted in 3ply 26" chest pattern in super condition. Try modern 4ply to get a better fit 1940's

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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. Pattern in fabulous condition. Knitted in vintage 3ply, try modern 4ply for a better fit. 1930/40's

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vintage golly jumper for little girl 1940s knitting patterns

Bairnswear 1350: Fabulous child soldier fair isle cardigan jumper vintage knitting pattern 1940s. This lovely pattern has soldiers on guard round the cardigan and on the yoke of the jumper, plus another set with fair isle band on both cardigan and yoke of jumper. To fit 23 - 24 inch chest. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try a tension square in modern 4ply and see if this works better.

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vintage knitting pattern baby bonnets

Bairnswear 1355: Great vintage baby bonnets knitting pattern from the 1940's All knitted in vintage 3ply for the first year, so try modern 4ply and change needles or knit in modern 3ply for a smaller size. One has a Fair Isle decoration at brim.   (click to go to fair isle bonnets and hats)

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vintage fair isle tank top

Bairnswear 1362: Vintage knitting pattern for fair isle sleeveless pullover  for boys 8-10, chest 28" and 30". 1930/40's Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tensions square. Pattern is in lovely condition.

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vintage childs cardigan knitting patterns 1940s Bairnswear 1367: Great vintage girl's twin set knitting pattern with fair isle borders 1940s. There is one with a OXO border and a yoke neck to the jumper, to fit 22 inch chest knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply. The other one has ducks and raglan sleeves, I like the ducks at the yoke of the jumper! This one is also knitted in vintage 3ply to fit 23 inch chest.

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vintage knitting pattern 1940s chids fair isle gloves

Bairnswear 1389: Super vintage knitting pattern for golly intarsia hat and scarf set 1940s. This adorable pattern is so retro with golly motifs on the scarf, mittens and hat with long point and tassel - super Christmas gift this one. Also a fancy rib set with pull on hat. To fit 2-3 years old worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply. Try modern 3ply for smaller size or double knitting for larger size - but if you do this allow at least twice as much yarn.

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vintage girld fair isle cardigan knitting pattern 1940s

Bairnswear 1383: Great little girl's cardigan knitting pattern with a fair isle design 1930s. This lovely pattern has instructions for 3 lumber jackets as they were called, a fair isle, a button up with collar and a cross over double breasted with reveres. To fit 22-23 inch chest. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square. Always work a tension square and change needles if needed.

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vintage girls dresses knitting pattern bairnswear 1950s Bairnswear 1502: Great vintage little girl's dress knitting pattern 1950s. There are two styles and design to fit 3-4 years. One has a square yoke and puff sleeves, the other a round yoke and long sleeves. Yoke is worked on 4 needles or a circular needle. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try a modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles if needed. To fit 23-24 inch chest.

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vintage girls cardigan knitting pattern with dog 1950s

Bairnswear 1629: Great vintage picture knit intarsia knitting pattern for girls cardigan. This little cardigan has Scottie dogs running round the bottom. There are instructions for a V neck and button through and will fit 18, 20, 22 and 24 inch chest. Knitted in double knitting yarn, but still work a tension square and change needles if needed.

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vintage fair isle babies reindeer jumper 1960s

Bairnswear 1726: Great festive vintage fair isle knitting pattern for children. Great pattern for jumpers with reindeer motif and little trousers or skirt. Worked in double knitting wool, work tension to see if you need to change needles to get correct size. Work in 4ply or even 3ply for baby sizes - all the little kiddies can have a Christmas jumper using this pattern. To fit chest size 22-24 inch.

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vintge girls fair isle jumper knitting pattern 1940s

Bairnswear 2200: Great vintage girl's fair isle knitting pattern 1940s. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square. To fit 4-6 years or 26-27 inch chest. Colours suggested in pattern are natural, royal blue, scarlet, berberis, gorse, bottle green, powder blue, dusky pink- sounds lovely. Very retro, great for weddings and special theme parties, especially worn with a plain or tartan kilt.

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vintage boys fair isle slipover or tank top 1940s

Bairnswear 2210: Great vintage boy's tank top sleeveless pullover 1940s knitting pattern. Great for those weekend revival get together, vintage style weddings and parties. This super pullover is typical of the late 1930s and all through out the war years and into the 1950s. This on is to fit 8-9 years or a 28 inch chest. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square to get a better fit. Colours suggest for this one are natural, bottle green, dark brown, berberis (gold), gorse (bright yellow) and ember rust (reddy rust)- sounds fabulous!  See main pages for more like this in other sizes.

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vintage childs fair isle jumper knitting pattern 1940s

Bairnswear 2213: Great vintage girls vintage fair isle knitting pattern 1940s. Knitted in vintage 3ply, try modern 4ply, work tension square to see if this works better. With British lions motif.  To fit 7-8 years (27-28 inches chest), nice fitting rib design.

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vintage bestway baby booklet 1940s 16 pages lots of patterns

Bestway 84: Great vintage baby and child knitting patterns including fair isle 1940s. This booklet with 16 pages and 8 designs including vest, socks, dress and cardigans and a beret set. Beret, dress, jumper in fair isle as well. To fit between  18 months and 3 years. Lacy cardigan to fit 22 inch chest, fair isle beret set for 2-3 year old, buster suit with fair isle jumper 21 inch chest, dress with fair isle top to fit 23 inch chest and jersey suit for boy with fair isle yoke to jumper, 22 inch chest,  button up cardigan for 22 inch chest, and vest for baby about 18 months, and lastly a pair of socks with 5 inch foot on two needles. All knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in an tension square and change needles if needed.

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Bestway84-9: Great vintage knitting pattern girls dress with fair isle yoke 1940s. To fit 23 inch chest in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply . From the above book. 4 little buttons fasten the back neck.

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childrens fair isle knitting patterns

Bestway 95C: Great booklet with lots of fair isle for the kiddies. Age 2-6 years, vintage chic at its best! There are 4 jumpers, 2 cardigans, pixie hood and gloves. Booklet has 16 pages and is just showing a little wear, from the late 1940's. 4 of the designs are below and available separately.

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fair isle pixie bonnet patterns

Bestway 95C-1: Great vintage knitting pattern for fair isle pixie hood . These Pixies do keep snug in this winter, in fashionable fair isle. The measurement around face is 18", knitted in vintage 3ply, try modern 4ply. 1940's

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vintage childerns fair isle knitting patterns

Bestway 95C-2: Fair isle cardigan for 26" chest in vintage 3ply, try modern 4ply, chart as well as row guide. The buttons are crochet, instructions included. 1940's

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vintage childrens fair isle knitting patterns

Bestway 95C-3: Little boys fair isle jumper from the 1940's, to fit a 4 year old chest measurement 24 inches. Chart and row guide given.

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vintage girls fair isle knitting patterns

Bestway 95C-4: Fair Isle to fit 6 year old, chest 27 inches. Square neck and deep rib, very fashionable! Chart and row guide given. 1940's

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vintage childs fairl isle knitting patterns

Bestway 114-1: Fair Isle for Tinies: Vintage knitting pattern for fair isle Jumper to fit boy or girl 2-4years 23"-24" chest. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4-ply shades of brown, green and yellow suggested, 5 colours in all are used, but any combination will work. This pattern has charts for the sleeve shaping and neck shaping. 1940's The two patterns below are from this book.

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vintage childs fair isle knitting patterns

Bestway114-2 Vintage knitting pattern for child's fair isle twinset. To fit  chest 22"-24" for 1-3 years and 3-5 years old. Jumper is in a pale shade with band of fair isle at chest and above cuffs, and buttons at the shoulder with loops and buttons. This one is knitted in 11 colours. In vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply - if you like a challenge this is a great little set, practice with the jumper then attack the cardigan. This pattern includes charts to help with the shaping. 1940's

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vintage baby fair isle knitting patterns

Bestway114-3: Vintage knitting pattern for babies cardigan in fair isle. To fit 1-3 years and 3-5 years. Chest 22"-24". Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply. The motifs of roses and simple check bands are easy but effective, picture shows the effect of different colour ways. There are a main shade and a lighter contrast and a darker contrast. Nice easy one this. 1940's

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vintage fair ilse motif book childrens fair isle jumper cardigan vintage knitting pattern 1940s

Bestway118F: Fabulous fair isle motifs for childrens cardigans and jumpers 1940s. With this little book you will have a wealth of designs at your needles tips! There are over 40 motifs, animals, toys, nursery rhyme characters etc. There are charts for them and they will fit on to any plain pattern, there are also instructions for V neck cardigan and jumper to fit 2-4 years, 4-6 years and 6-8 years. See below for some of the designs.

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vintage fair isle motif jumper knitting pattern

Here are some of the designs in the above book, there are 42 different character, animals and toys. Great for making a charming boarder or using individually.

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vintage childs long and short sleeve fair isl jumper knitting pattern from 1930s

Bestway 636: Great vintage child's fair isle jumper knitting pattern from the 1940s. This pattern has instructions for the short sleeved jumper shown here and the long sleeve version shown below on a little boy. To fit 4 years old or 24 inch chest. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply. Always work a tension square and measure child as children tend to be a bit fuller in body these days! There is a little chart for this one. The original model was made in white ground with Hyacinth Blue, Coral Pink, Leaf Green, and Silver Grey.

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Bestway 636: Great vintage child's fair isle jumper knitting pattern from the 1940s. This pattern has instructions for the long sleeved jumper shown here and the short sleeve version shown on a little girl above. To fit 4 years old or 24 inch chest. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply. Always work a tension square and measure child as children tend to be a bit fuller in body these days! There is a little chart for this one. The original model was made in white ground with Hyacinth Blue, Coral Pink, Leaf Green, and Silver Grey.

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Vintage Childrens Knitting Patterns from The Retro Knitting Company

Bestway 661:  Great vintage knitting pattern for fair isle jumper and gloves. Lovely period pattern 1930s in vintage 3ply in Fair Isle to fit 5-7 year old. Cover captures vintage childhood beautifully. Try modern 4ply to see if the tension works better. Always work a tension square.

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vintage girls fair isle v neck cardigan knitting pattern from 1940s

Bestway 983: Great vintage girl's fair isle cardigan knitting pattern from 1940s. This one is to fit 8-10 years or 29 inch chest. There is nota chart but there is a close up picture inside of the pattern - this one is very easy. Always work a tension square and try modern 4ply with this one. The colours suggested are a main bas colour and light blue and navy.

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vintage fair isle knitting pattern

Bestway1471: This great vintage fair isle knitting pattern has a great range of sizes and suitable for male or female. Knitted in vintage 3ply, it is easy to work large one as well by using larger needles or thicker wool. to fit 28", 34" and 38" chest sizes.  1940's   (click to go to ladies fair isle pages)

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vintage girls fair isl cardigan to git 8 year old 1940s

Bestway 1507: Great vintage knitting pattern for girl's fair isle cardigan with V neck 1940s. This little cardigan has bold classic motifs with deep welt knitted in vintage3ply. Work a tension square and try modern 4ply. There is a chart for this one as well as writted instructions for the fair isle. Natural base colour is suggested with Dark Blue, Mauve, Light Blue, Green, Yellow, Red and Brown.

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vintage fair isle knitting pattern for childs jumper 4-6 years 1940s

Bestway 1594: Great vintage girl's or boy's jumper knitting pattern from 1940s. This super little jumper is the fit 4-6 years or 25 inch chest. Always work a tension square, this one is knitted in vintage 3ply, sotry modern 4ply. Base colour is fawn, with brown, red, yellow and blue. Charted as well as writted instructions.

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childs fair isle knitting patterns

Bestway 1762: Great vintage fair isle knitting pattern for boy or girl, to fit 4-8 years old or  28" chest - to get the larger size this pattern advises the knitter to use a size larger needles and follow the same pattern. As this is in vintage 3ply try modern 4ply for a better tension.1940's

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vintage childs fair isle knitting patterns

Bestway 1813: Pretty 1940's vintage fair isle knitting pattern for little jumper with reindeers or Scottie dogs around the bottom, just right for Christmas! To fit chest 22" or 24" 2-4 years. There are instructions for long or short puff sleeves, so cute! Worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tensions square and see if a needle change is needed.

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vintage girls fair isle cardigan knitting pattern 1940s

Bestway 1838: Great vintage girl's fair isle cardigan knitting pattern from the 1940s. This is designed to fit a 12 year old or chest size 29 inches and is knitted in vintage 3ply yarn, so try modern 4ply in a tension square. There is a chart for this one two as well as writted directions. Main colour, usually a natural or stone with red, yellow, green, brown and blue. Pattern is nice and clean but in a used vintage condition.

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girls cardigan knitting pattern from 1940s with rabbit  motif

Bestway 1853: Great vintage girls little cardigan knitting pattern 1940s. This super little cardigan has rabbits as a border, no chart but closeup picture of the fair isle design inside. Worked in vintage 3ply, but modern 4ply should work always knit a tension square. Chest 27 inches. Original worked in blue with white.

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childrens fair isle knitting patterns

Bestway 1904C:Vintage knitting pattern for little cardigan from the 1940's with simple Fair Isle bands. Knitted in vintage 3ply to fit 2-4 years chest 22.5 inches, so try modern 4ply.

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childrens knitting patterns

Bestway 1905C: Great little vintage knitting pattern for jacket, this one has toy soldiers marching round. Knitted in vintage 3ply to fit 4-6 year old 25" chest. Try modern 4ply, work tension square to see if you need to change needle size or ply for size required.1940's Many more like this on the PICTURE KNIT PAGE

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vintage girls fair isle cardigan 1940s Bestway 2033: Great vintage girl's fair isle cardigan knitting pattern 1940s. This super pattern has an all over design to fit 2-4 years or 23 inch chest worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square. Small chart to help with design. Colour suggested are a main base colour plus blue, red and brown to contrast, probably a natural would have been used.

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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 boys slipovers tank tops with fair isle border 1950s

Bestway A2058: Great vintage boys slipover or tank top knitting pattern from early 1950s. This lovely pattern has instructions for this rather smart pullover in three sizes. Grand for weddings, themed parties and re inactment groups. To fit 3-5 years (24 inch chest) 6-8 years (27 inch chest) and 9-11 years (30 inch chests) no chart but easy to follow writted instructions for fair isle band. Shoes good choice of classic colour from this era.

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vintage fair isle knitting pattern for children

Bestway A2069: Great vintage girls fair isle jumper, just like mum's or big sister's (See ladies fair isle pages) This one has a Dutch theme and comes from the 1940's.  To fit 11-13 years 29"-30" Chest. This is an easy pattern an develops quickly whilst knitting. Vintage 3ply is used so try modern 4ply in a tension square. Blue and white is fresh, but red and white will be quite Christmassy.

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vintage fair isle girls cardigan with Noahs ark from 1950s knitting pattern

Bestway C2072: Great vintage fair isle cardigan with Noah's Ark design from 1950s. This lovely design for boys and girls is to fit 4-6 years or 26 inch chest and is knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square. Colour charts.

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childs fair isle knitting patterns

Bestway A2090: Fabulous vintage fair isle knitting pattern for young girl. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square and see if you have to change needles. To fit 8-10 years old, or 27"-29" chest. 1940's

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childs fair isle knitting patterns

Bestway 2112: Cute vintage fair isle knitting pattern for little girl with dogs. To fit 3-5 years, or 23-24 inch chest. Knitted in vintage 3ply, try modern 4ply and tension square, 1940's

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vintage knitting pattern for fair isle twinset

Bestway A2133: Great vintage knitting pattern for little girl's twin set - this is a nice one to begin fair isle knitting with as the border is easy, pretty and very effective. Knitted in vintage 3ply, try modern 4ply in a tension square and see if it will fit better. To fit 5-6 years. Colours used fawn for main colour with green, dark blue and coral in the fair isle, but any combination of colours will look great. 1940'sPattern is in super condition, just tiny nick to one side

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vintage childrens knitting pattern

Bestway 2137:    Vintage  'Tiny Tots ' twin set from the 1940's knitted in vintage 3ply. Depicted 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. Remember to work tension square to see if you need to change needle size or yarn ply to get size required. Modern 4ply may work better to size.

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childs fair isle knitting pattern

Bestway 2161: Cute vintage knitting pattern for child fair isle cardigan and jumper 1940s. To fit 3-5 years and 5-7 years or 24" or 25" chest. This pictures Sonny from the vintage comic Playbox as a motif. Charted. The jumper has short sleeves, but could easily be made with long sleeves.  Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square.

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childs fair isle knitting pattern

Bestway 2162: Another cute set this time featuring Betty, the rag doll and Golly from Chicks own magazine. To fit 2-4 and 4-6 years or 22"-23" and 24"-25" chest. Knitted in vintage 3ply, try modern 4ply, make tension square first. These are from my vast collection of Bestway patterns.

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vintage knitting pattern

Bestway 2171:  Vintage child fair isle knitting pattern from 1940'. This little jumper with a Dutch boy and girl is knitted in vintage 3ply( so try modern 4ply in a tension square) 4-6 years 26" chest. Delightful to knit - very collectable. Children love these picture jumpers!

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vintage girls cardigan and hat set in fair isle 1940s knitting pattern

Bestway 2203: Great vintage girl's cardigan set knitting pattern from 1940s. I love this one. Instructions for button up cardigan, bonnet and mittens to fit 3-5 years or 23 inch chest. The cardigan body is knitted in one peice up to arm hole decrease - this helps to keep the fair isle smooth. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square. White as the base colour with red and green for the patterning - very Christmassy! There is no chart only written directions for this set.

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childs vintage fair isle knitting patterns

Bestway 2223: Great vintage knitting pattern for child fair isle set, cardigan, beret and mitts knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply. to fit 2-4 years or 23"-24" chest, nice simple fair isle. Beret diameter across crown 8.5 inches and round edge when stretched 18 or 19 inches. 1940's This pattern is a great one to get started with fair isle, but be warned it can become addictive!

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vintage horse jumpers

Bestway 2299: Vintage fair isle knitting pattern with HORSE HEAD 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.

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childs fair isle knitting patterns

Bestway 2315: Vintage knitting pattern for baby. How cute is this? A twinset for a little one. To fit 1-2 years and 2-4 years in vintage 3ply, try modern 4ply for a better sizing. This little set has cats and dogs.

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vintage baby fair isle border cardigan 1950s

Bestway B2334: Great vintage baby knitting pattern for fair isle cardigan 1950s. This colourful little pattern has fair isle borders at waist, cuffs and shoulders. To fit 1-4 years in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles if needed. For a smaller size try modern 3ply. Chest sizes 20.5, 22, 23.5, and 25 inches.

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vintage jumper and slipover or tank top in fair isle for boys and girls 11-13 years old from a 1950s knitting pattern

Bestway B2592: Great vintage knitting pattern for girl's and boy's jumper and tank top 1950s. This super pattern has instructions to knit these bright winter jumpers with deep welts and classic colours, both the round neck jumper and the V neck slipover. To fit 8-10 years (29 inch chest) 11-13 years (31 inch chest) Size change is created by using a size larger needles and allowing a bit more yarn. No chart but simple to follow written directions for the fair isle. pattern in good condition, couple of surface grazes.

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vintage knitting pattern for girls fair isle jacket

Bestway A2646:Vintage child twin set with lovely jumper and cardigan with fair isle bands. To fit 2-4 years and 4-6 years in vintage 3ply, 22"-23" chest so try modern 4ply in a tension square. This one is only worked in two colours the base colour and a darker shade, 1940's

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childrens fair isle knitting patterns

Bestway B2659: Sweet little vintage twinset in fair isle for little girl. To fit 2-4 and 4-6 years old, or 22"-25" chest. The jumper has short sleeves, but can easily be knitted with long sleeves - if you do this add a little extra wool. Knitted in vintage 3ply so use modern 4ply for a better fit. Always work a tension square before you start. 1950's

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vintage baby borde fair isle ducks jumper suit boys 1940s

Bestway A2680: Great vintage baby fair isle knitting pattern 1940s. Little boys jumper and pants set to fit 6-12 months, 22 inch chest, with ducks around the bottom of the jumper. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try a tension square and chang needles or try 4ply.

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vintage babies fair isle jumper  ducksbear dogs 1940s

Bestway A2681: Great vintage knitting pattern child's picture knit with motifs 1940s. This pattern has instructions for little round neck short sleeved jumper with Scottie dog, teddy or duck motifs around the bottom above the welt. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in tension square and change needles to get the correct size if needed.

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vintage knitting pattern for girls fair isle jacket

BestwayB2742:Fabulous vintage early 1950's pattern for girls fair isle jacket. to fit 7-9 years knitted in vintage 4ply, so may well knit up in modern double knitting, work tension square on needles suggested and see if a different size is needed to get the correct size, chest 26"-28", great for Christmas gift. By adjusting wool ply and needles this could be made a size smaller or a size larger.

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vintage babies trouser set in simple fair isle 1950s

Bestway B3179: Great vintage toddler trouser suit knitting pattern 1950s. This little bright set is knitted in double knit, but still work a tension square and change needles if needed. To fit 18 months to 30 months or 22 to 23 inch chest. And 30-42 (two and half to three and a half) 24-25 inch chest. Larger size made by using larger size needles - the easiest way to make a bigger size.

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vintage baby fair isle knitting patterns

Bestway B3228: Vintage fair isle for childs  jumper and cardigan to fit 4-6 years old or 25" chest. Knitted in wool thicker than 4ply but not a thick as double knitting so choose which you would prefer to work with then change the needles to get the correct tension with the wool - work tension square in chosen wool and follow directions. Modern 4ply will probably work best. Modern double knitting will knit up just a bit bigger, but allow a little extra wool. Don't for get all these vintage Bestway patterns use 1oz balls unless stated differently in pattern - there is about 29g per 1oz.1950's

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bestway vintage baby jumpers intarsia border design dogs chicks and flowers 1950s

Bestway B3292: Great vintage babies fair  isle jumper knitting pattern 1950s. This is a lovely pattern with three different designs, dogs, chicks and flowers and in double knitting yarn. To fit 1-2 years (21-22 inch chest and 3-4 years 23-254 inch chest. Easy to knit raglan jumper for a tiny tot.

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childs fair isle knitting patterns

Bestway 3676: Great vintage fair isle knitting pattern for 4-10 year old girl or boy. Great Christmas jumper knitted in double knitting, work tension square to see if a change of needles is need  for a good fit. Instructions are in 3 different sizes, chest 23"-29". 1950's.Pattern is in super condition.

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intagechilds fair isle cardigan knitting pattern 1950s

Bestway 3865: Great vintage knitting pattern child's picture knit jumper with motifs 1950s. This pattern has instructions for little round neck long sleeved jumper with Scottie dog, flower or chicken motifs around the bottom above the welt. Worked in double knitting, always work a tension square and change needles to get the correct size if needed.

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vintage boys baby jumper intarsia fair isle double knitting boats christmas trees

Bestway 3887: Great vintage babies fair isle jumper Christmas trees 1950s. This is a super pattern for little boy or girl in double knitting. Three lovely designs, boats, checks and Christmas trees (this one would look great in red with white background and green tress for a real Christmassy look). To fit 1-3 years 22 - 23 inch chest ( knitting up to 24 and 25 inches)

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vintage fair isle knitting pattern for girls

Bestway 3912: Great vintage knitting pattern with Harold Hare and Teddy Bear from the comic. Knitted in double knitting, work a tension square to see if you need to change needles. To fit chest 23"-25" and 25"-27" or 3-7 years.

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