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fiar isle childs jacket hood and beret knitting pattern from 1940s

Ajax 3463: Great vintage knitting pattern for child's cardigan set with fair isle border 1940s. This pattern has instructions for the v neck cardigan as shown, also a girls hood and a beret as well as gloves. to fit chest 22 inches. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern fine 4ply and work a tension square, change needles if needed. Fawn was used as the bas in the original with green, red, yellow, and blue for the Fair Isle.

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boys fair isle jumpers knitting pattern from 1940s 3 to 4 years

Bairnswear 91: Great vintage knitting pattern fro fair isle jumpers from 1940s. This pattern has instructions for two different jumpers and shorts for boys 3-4 years and knitted in vintage 3ply. Try modern 4ply in a tension square. These little jumpers are 23 inches chest and can be knitted on a circular needle if preferred although the instructions are for two needles. There is very little shaping until the arm hole is reached, the necks are square. Design one shown on the little boy sitting uses Fawn, turf brown, turquoise and rust with shoulder buttons. The other design is worked in fawn, red, maize, Chinese jade and also has shoulder buttons.

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childs fair isle cardigans three to six years 1940s Bairnswear 1263: Great vintage child's knitting pattern for v neck fair isle cardigan from 1940s. This pattern has two designs to fit 3-6 years old. The main design worn by the little girl is to fit 26-27 inch chest and  the original is worked in sky blue as the ground with red and powder blue as the other colours. The other one is to fit 24-25 inch chest and is worked in sky blue as a ground with rose and  saxe blue. They both use vintage 3ply which should work with modern 4ply, always work a tension square.

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little girls short sleeved cardigan with fair isle border 1940s Bairnswear 1276: Great vintage child's knitting pattern for v neck fair isle short sleeved cardigan from 1940s. This one is to fit 4-6 years and has a contrast ribbing. To fit 26 inch chest and is worked in Sky blue and rose. The other design in this pattern is not fair isle but worked in a triangular brick pattern and is to fit 27 inch chest. Both are worked in vintage 3ply that should work well with modern 4ply. Always work a tension square.

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boys fair isle cardigan with boarder design 1940s Bairnswear 1295: Great vintage knitting pattern for boy cardigans and lumber jackets from 1940s. There are instructions for the fair isle trimmed V neck cardigan as well as the two jackets. To fit 6-8 years. The Fair isle one is to fit 27 inch chest and is worked in vintage 3ply so should work out well in modern 4ply with grey as the ground and maroon, green (spinney) and royal blue as contrasts. The other two are to fit 28 inch chest, a wide rib with collar and pockets and a broken rib with collar.

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vintage boys v neck fair isle border jumper to fit 12 to 14 years 1940 Bairnswear 1318: Great vintage boy's sweater knitting patterns from 1940s including a fair isle design. This pattern has three designs, the fair isle trim one is to fit34 inch chest and is worked in vintage 3ply that knits as modern 4ply. Worked in base colour grey or fawn with powder blue, maroon and gold. The stripe jumper is to fit 33 inch chest and is worked in grey, plaid green (dark) and spinney green (lighter)and has a zip neck with short sleeves. The cable one is useful as kitted in white could work as cricket jumper with colours added to rib. To fit 33 inch chest. All worked in modern 4ply. Always knit a tension square.

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vintage child's knitting pattern for fair isle jumper Bairnswear 1320: Great vintage girl's fair isle short sleeved jumper knitting pattern from 1940s. This pattern has three designs one of which is the pretty fair isle pictured on the model. To fit 3-4 inch chest or 23 and 24 inch chest. The little fair isle is knitted in sun beige, with almond (green) and white in a modern 4ply. The rib with cable up front is worked in modern 4ply as well, but you must work a tension square and change needles if needed. The little stripe summer top has sleeves knitted in with the back and fronts and should fit a 23 inch chest. Colours used for this were Sun-beige, Almond and Sky. (light gold, green and blue)

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Bainrswear 1496: Great vintage child's knitting pattern for three little jackets from 1950s. This little jackets fit 2-3 years and are knitted in baby 3ply but baby 4ply might well work, do a tension square and change needles if needed. There is a V neck cardigan with little ducks (not charted) to fit 22 inch chest, one with fair isle stripes to fit 23 inch chest and little collared jacket to fit 22 inch chest.

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vi tage girls skirt set with fair isle jumper age 8 to 10 1940s Bestway 118CF: Great vintage girl's jumper and skirt knitting pattern from 1930s. This set is to fit 8 to 10 years and is knitted in 4ply, always work a tension square. The jumper is to for 27 inch chest. The jumper is worked in a slip stitch for the colour and can have long or short sleeves. Fastens at the shoulder. The skirt is worked in 4 pieces in stocking stitch.

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Bestway 119-2CF: Great vintage boys slip over knitting pattern from 1940s. This one is to fit 14-16 years old or 32 inch chest and is worked in vintage 3ply but should be okay in modern 4ply. Work a tension square and change needles if needed. Colours suggested are fawn ground, green, orange, blue and yellow. Complete Chart

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vintage boys fair isle jumper knitting pattern 1940s
vintage boys v neck jumper with fair ilse trim 1940s Bestway 119-6CF: Great vintage boys slip over knitting pattern with fair isle trim 1940s. This design has band fair isle at neck and above rib. to fit 12-16 years or 32 and 34 inch chest. Worked in vintage 3ply so would work well in modern fine 4ply. Black, red and blue with fawn main colour was used in the original. Chart.

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bestway boys jumper with fair isle trim 1940s Bestway 119-18CF:Great vintage boys slip over knitting pattern with fair isle trim 1940s. This design has a V neck and a band of fair isle above rib. to fit 6-12 years or 26, 28 and 30 inch chest. Worked in vintage 3ply so would work well in modern fine 4ply. Brown and green with fawn main colour was used in the original.

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vintage boys cricket jumper knitting pattern from 1940s Bestway 119-Cricket: Great vintage boy's cricket jumper knitting pattern from 1940s. This one is to fit 10-16 years of age or 29, 31 and 33 inch chest. Classic deign with school or team colours with long sleeves. Knitted in 4ply, always work a tension square.

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vintage girls bold cardigan fair isle knitting pattern from 1940s Bestway 982: Great vintage girl's fair isle cardigan knitting pattern from late 1930's. This one is to fit 4-6 years or about 25 inch chest. Always work a tension square. Modern 4ply will work well with this one. A dark ground and light contrast is all that is needed. Easy, bold classic cardigan.

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vintage childs jumper with fair isle trim 1940s age 5 to 6 years Bestway 1403: Great vintage child's jumper with fair isle band knitting pattern from 1940s. This design is easy and classic little boy's or girl's wear from the war-time, using up all those spare bits of wool. To fit 25 inch chest or 5-6 years old. Buttons at shoulder. Worked in just two colours, diamond band. Always work tension square and try modern 3ply with this one, or a fine 4ply merino.

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vintage girls cardigna with fair ilse bands to fit 6 to 8 years 1940s

Bestway 1503: Great vintage girl's fair isle cardigan knitting pattern from 1940s. This design is easy and classic little girl's wear from the war-time, using up all those spare bits of wool. To fit 29 inch chest or 6-8 years. Worked in just contrast bands of colours. Always work tension square and try modern 4ply with this one. They suggest green, red and yellow as contrast to the  main back ground, bright and bold.

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vintage boys v neck jumpers 1940s with fair isl trim to fit 4 to 10 years Bestway 1528: Great vintage V neck jumper for boys with fair isle band knitting pattern from 1940s. This one is to fit 4-6, 6-8 and 8-10 years or 24, 26 and 28 inch chest. Try modern 4ply for this one and change down needle size if needed. The V is worked on 4 needles to get a nice sharp V. Fawn was recommended for the ground colour with red, green and brown for contrast. ( during the war these would have been scraps used from other adult projects or unpicked jumpers)

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vintage girls cardigan with nice fair isle trim v neck to fit 6 year old 1940s Bestway 1659: Great vintage knitting pattern from 1940s for child's cardigan. This boy's or girl's cardigan with a V neck and wide fair isle band is knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply. Use a neural shade for main colour and red, blue, green yellow are colours suggested for fair isle, but in general it would be any left overs of the same ply. To fit a 6 year old or 28-29 inch chest.

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vintage girls twin set jumper and cardigan knitting pattern from 1940s to fit 8 to 10 years Bestway 1732: Great vintage knitting pattern from 1940s for girl's cardigan and jumper. This twin set edge to edge cardigan and back button jumper and sweet little pockets. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply. Use two colours is very effective of the same ply. To fit a 8-10 years old or 30 inch chest. This is probably the easiest way to get in to fair isle knitting.

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vintage little girls knitting pattern for cardigans with fair isle trim from 1940s to fit 3 to 7 years Bestway 1803: Great vintage child's fair isle bordered cardigan knitting pattern from 1940s. This design is for 3, 5 and 7 years or 24, 26 and 28 inch chest and has bands or geometric fair isle at cuffs and above rib. V neck for a nice fit, colour suggested are navy, red and yellow on a light ground. Nice deep rib and easy to make jumper to match for classic twin set. Always work a tension square. Try modern 4ply and reduce needle size if needed.

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vintage girls twin set with fair isle borders to fit 5 to 7 years 1940s Bestway 1887: Great vintage girl's fair isle twin set knitting pattern from 1940s. This lovely set is in a bright geometric fair isle band above rib and a cuffs. To fit 5-7 years or 25-27 inch chest. Red, green and royal blue are suggested colours on a light ground such as fawn, cream, grey etc.. Always work a tension square and try modern 4ply and change needles if needed. Classic retro look from the war years.

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vintage boys twin set knitting pattern with fair ils trim to fit 2 to 3 years 1940s Bestway 1982: Great vintage fair isle twin set knitting pattern from 1940s. This lovely set is suitable for little boy or girl of 2-3 years or 22 inch chest, with fair isle band above rib and a cuffs as well as at neck of jumper. Along with a light main colour, Brown, Turquoise and Rust are suggested, subtle and retro. Always work a tension square and try modern 4ply and change needles if needed. Classic retro look from the war years. Charted.

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vintage boys twin set with fair isle border to fit 2 to 3 years 1940s
vintage girls v neck cardigan fair borders from 1940s to fit 2 to6 years Bestway 2007: Great vintage fair isle bordered cardigan knitting pattern from 1940s. This lovely retro design is so easy with a simple X style fair isle in three colours. To fit 2, 4, 6 years or 23, 24 and 26 inch chest. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply and change needles if needed, always work a tension square. Yellow, Blue and Brown are suggested contrasts. there is a chart as well as instructions.

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vintage girls fair ils panel feature jumper knitting pattern from 1940s to fit 6 to 8 years Bestway A2059: Great vintage knitting pattern for fair isle jumper for young girl from 1940s. This one would be good as a Christmas jumper in red, green and white, neat rib that holds it shape well. To fit 6-8 years. The design is birds and tree. Hints on re-cycling old wool - but remember this was meant for pure wool during the war and just after until wool was off rationing. To fit chest 26-27 inches. Always work a tension square. Chart.

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vintage girls v neck cardican with fair isle border to fit2 to 6 years from 1940s Bestway 2111: Great vintage girl's fair isle border cardigan knitting pattern from 1940s. This design of diamonds as a wide band is easy to knit and very retro. V neck cardigan to fit 2,4,and 6 years old or 22, 23 and 24 inch chest in a modern 4ply. Always work a tension square and as only two colours are used a light and a dark it is easy to knit and interesting to see the difference when knitted in a dark ground and light contrast and then the other way round with light ground and dark contrast!

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vintage girls lovely fair isl twin set, cardigan with border full fair isle short sleveeved jumper 1940s Bestway 2138: Great vintage girl’s fair isle twin set knitting pattern from 1940s. This lovely set has a jumper with bands of fair isle and buttons on the shoulder with short sleeves and a cardigan with the same fair isle in bands above rib and at cuffs. To fit 4-6 years or 23-25 inch chest. Colours suggested are natural ground with light blue, saxe blue, fold and yellow. Always work a tension square and try modern 4ply for this one and change needles if needed.

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 vintage childs knitting pattern from 1940s boys cardigan with fair isle border to fit 4 to 6 year olds Bestway 2173: Great vintage knitting pattern for boy's fair isle cardigan and jumper knitting pattern from 1940s. This pattern has the front design of cardigan with bold geometric fair isle, V neck and pockets to fit 25 inch chest, with small chart. Colours suggested is main yellow and brown fair isle. The little pullover with fair isle bands at V and above rib is to fit 22 inch chest and colours suggested are natural ground with bark blue, light blue and red. Try modern 4ply for these and work a tension square.

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vintageboys jumper v neck fair isle borders 2 years old
vintagbegirls twin set with fair isle borders to fit 4 year old 1940s Bestway 2272: Great vintage twin set knitting pattern for little girls from 1940s. This set has the fair isle band at yoke of short sleeved jumper and above ribs on cardigan. To fit 4 year old Small chart.  24 inch chest. Try modern 4ply (original 2ply Shetland) and change needles if needed. Natural ground with royal blue, yellow and emerald. Chart

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vintage older girls twin set knitting pattern with fair ils border and yoke to fit 32 to 36 inch bust 1940s Bestway 2314: Great vintage older girl's twin set knitting pattern from 1940s. This classic fair isle set is to fit 32-24, and 34-36 inch bust. V neck cardigan and round neck short sleeved jumper with bands at yoke. Try modern 4ply in a tension square. A single contrasting colour is used, so this is quite an easy design. I had this set in my teens in yellow and dark green!

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vintage girls twin set knitting pattern to fit 2 to 6 years 1940s knitting patterns Bestway A2562: Great little girl's twin set with fair isle bands knitting pattern from 1940s. This set is to fit 2-4 years and 4-6 years with fair isle at ribs on v neck cardigan and across yoke of jumper.22-25 inch chest. Jumper fastens at both shoulders. Always work a tension square and try modern 4ply. With a natural ground try yellow, blue, emerald, coral, royal, scarlet and white. Back and fronts of cardigan knitted in one to arm hole shaping.

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vintage 1940s little girls cardicans with fair isle trim2 to 4 years Best-way A2671: Great vintage girl's twin set knitting pattern from 1940s. This lovely easy to knit fair isle set has colour bands at cuff and above rib, high v neck and the round neck short sleeved jumper with colour band above rib has buttons at shoulders. To fit 2, 3 and 4 years or22, 23, 24 inch chest. A main colour is used and a contrast. Always work a tension square, try a modern 4ply.

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vintage boys cardigan with fiar isle strip to fit 1 to 4 years from 1940s Best-way A2772: Great vintage knitting pattern from 1940s for child's fair isle cardigan. This design is so simple and bright, with a v neck and set in sleeves using a main shade and a contrasting colour high-light. To fit 2, 3, and 4 years or 21, 23 and 25 inch chest. Always work a tension square.

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girls fair isle trip ywin set knitting pattern from 1950s to fit 2 to 10 years Bestway B3110: Great vintage girl's twin set with fair isle bands from 1950s. This little set is to fit 2-10 years or 22-30 inch chest in 4 sizes. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply for best results. Always work a tension square.

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vintage 1950s hat and jumper trim with fair isle to fit 2 to 6 yers Bestway 3836: Great vintage child's knitting pattern for jumper with fair isle bands from 1950s. This is a fun pattern in double knitting with bright fair isle bands for jumper with raglan sleeves and a cap to fit 2-6 years or22-24 and 24-26 chest. Always work a tension square.

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vintage 1950s knitting pattern for girls fair isle twin set knitting pattern Bestway 3988: Great vintage knitting pattern from 1950s for a fair isle twin set. This one is to fit 2-6 years or 22-23 and 24-25 inch chest. Try modern 4pl;y for the is one. Always work a tension square.

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girls fairl jumper knitting pattern  to fit 28 to 32 inch chest double knitting CFH 286: Great vintage knitting pattern for a jumper in fair isle. This lovely pattern is to fit 28, 30 and 32 inch chest and is in double knitting. Always work a tension square. There are also instructions for the cap.

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CFM23: Great vintage little girl's cardigan and cap knitting pattern from 1940s. There are instructions for the little button up cardigan to fit 2, 4 and 6 year olds or 22, 24 or 26 inch chest and can be knitted in 4ply or double knitting with a change of needles, always work a tension square. Chose a main shade and red, blue, green and yellow for contrasts. Nice and easy this one.

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vintage girls fair isle beret knitting pattern 1950s PFO1-10 Beret: Great vintage knitted beret for child from 1940s. This one is to fit 15 inches round the band and 8 inches across for toddler knitted in modern 4ply, for smaller size knit in 3ply. (13 inches round)Always work a tension square, try smaller needles if needed. Colour suggested are white, blue, light fawn, yellow, brown, tan, red. And it is knitted on 4 needles.

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vintage fair ilse beret knitting pattern for little girl 1950s
vintage girls jumper with fair isle trim from early 1950s PF01-7 Jumper: Great vintage girl's jumper with fair isle at yoke knitting pattern from 1940s. This jumper has a square yoke of fair isle, repeated at cuffs and is in two sizes. To fit 28 or 30 inch chest. Try modern 4ply and change needles if needed. Always work a tension square. Colours suggested are base colour plus brown, green, yellow and white, fastened at the back with three press studs.

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girls pretty twin set knitting pattern from early 1950s Robin 329: Great vintage fair isle twin set for girl knitting pattern from early 1950s. This design is to fit 26-27 inch chest or 5-6 years, small chart included for motif. Always work a tension square, try modern 4ply for this one and change needles if needed.

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vintage fair isle picture knit jumper from 1940s Target 1037: Great vintage boy's jumper with motifs from early 1950s. This one is to fit 24-26 inch chest and is knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern fine 4ply and change needles if needed. Work a tension square. Charts included. (click to see more picture knits like this one.)

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vintage girls fair isle jumper and beret knitting pattern form 1940s Templeton 796: Great vintage 1940s fair isle set. Jumper, beret and gloves. This pattern has instructions for the Tammy style beret and gloves as well as the jumper. To fit 8-10 years or 26 inch chest in a vintage 3ply that would be a modern 4ply, so work a tension square and adjust needles if needed. Colours suggest are brown and yellow but any combination that is striking will work with this one - red and white, green and white or green and yellow et.

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vintage v neck and short sleve jumper knitting pattern with fair isle trim 1950s to fit 5 to 10 years Templeton 1132: Great vintage knitting pattern for cardigan and jumper with fair isle band decoration. This pattern comes from the 1950s and is worked in a vintage 3ply that should work well with a modern 4ply. Work a tension square and change needles if needed. To fit 24, 26 and 28 inch chest or 2 to 10 years. The jumper has similar design.

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fair isle knitting pattern for child 1950s Templeton 1146: Great vintage knitting pattern for boys and girl;s jumper with fair isle borders from 1950s. This design which has instructions for a short sleeved jumper and a V neck jumper knitted in 4ply or you could try a modern double knit that is not to thick.. Always work a tension square. To fit 24, 26 and 28 inch chest. Round neck jumper has a zip at back of neck.

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vintage toddler fair isl cardigan knitting pattern for 1-2 years Viyella 2016: Great vintage knitting pattern for toddlers fair isle cardigan 1940s. This little cardigan and suit should fit a 18 months to 2 years to fit 23 inch chest. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try a modern 4ply and change needles if needed, always work a tension square. Natural base with blue, red and yellow is suggested The little boys set is suggest in pale blue with scarlet trim, very 1940s.

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vintage boys cardigna with fairl isle trim on pockets to fit 5 to 7 years Wendy 803: Great vintage knitting pattern for cardigan with fair isle trim to pockets. Knitted in 4ply, always work a tension square and change needle if needed. Small chart. To fit 5, 6 and 7 years or 24, 26 and 28 chest. Set in sleeves and shallow V make this and easy knit.

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 girls twin set with fair cardigan to fit 24 to 27 inch chest 1940s Whitehead 336: Great vintage 1940s twin set knitting pattern for little girl with fair isle cardigan. To fit 24, 25 and 27 inch chest. This is an interesting pattern as the colours as created by slipping stitches and weaving wool as you knit - easy than it sounds and unusual finish. Work a tension square trying the pattern.

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