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vintage ladies hat fiar isle  

Weldon 205:  Great vintage ladies Fair Isle cap and mitts knitting pattern 1940s. Knitted in vintage 3ply on four needles. Unusual, but very stylish for these cooler days. Always make a tension square and try modern 4ply for this one.   (click for more pages with ladies fair isle hats and gloves)

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vintage ladies fair isle jumper 1940

Weldons 239: Great vintage knitting pattern for ladies jumper 1940s with fair isle yoke. To fit chest from 32"-36" bust, worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply. This one has a zip fastener at back of neck, but can easily be replaced with buttons. A lot of these designs had zip fasteners at shoulder or neck which allowed for a neat fit and clean line. Nice easy one this.

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vintage fair isle knitting pattern for ladies

Weldons 247: Great vintage fair isle knitting pattern 1940s. This little pattern is for a tank top and gloves. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles to get the correct size. To fit a 32" chest, try knitting double knitting or using larger needles to get a bigger size but if you do this please allow more yarn.

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vintage ladies fair isle knitting pattern fopr jumper 1940

Weldons 255: Great vintage knitting pattern for unusual jumper  from the 1940s with a two colour V yoke, the flowers are embroidered on this one, very attractive. This is not a fair isle pattern but have included it here so that you can see how effective embroidery can be if you don't fancy the fair isle knitting.  There are instructions for long or short sleeves. 33"-35" bust, worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square as vintage 3ply was nearer to this than modern 3ply.

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vintage fair isle ladies  socks

Weldons 264:  Great vintage ladies knitting pattern for fair isle socks 1940s. So useful little pattern, another one my mother knitted during the war! Knitted in 4ply from scraps. So fashionable now and in three sizes. Try tension square to make sure correct ply and needles are used. Pattern has a few creases and some wear.   (click top go to socks page)

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Weldon 232: Fabulous knitting patterns for ladies from 1940s. This booklet has instructions for the fair isle jumper shown, the cap and gloves as well as the coloured jumper shown below. There are also patterns for a pair of gauntlet mittens, a beret and tie cravat style scarf, a hat and muff in brushed wool, a fancy rib cardigan decorated with sequins, a two colour waist coat and some lovely adverts.

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Weldon 232-1: Great multi- colour short sleeved jumper knitting pattern from 1940s. This little jumper cardigan is to fit 34-36 inch bust and is worked in a modern 4ply. Always knit a tension square and change needles if needed.

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Weldons 232-2: Great fair isle jumper knitting pattern from 1940s. This super jumper to fit 33-35 inch bust. it is worked on 4 needles or a circular needle. It has a nice deep rib and a square neck line. Colour suggested for this one are natural ground, navy, gold, dusky pink and blue. To fit 33-35 inch bust. There is a chart. Closes with press studs at shoulder.

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vintage fair isle knitting patterns

Weldons 392: Lovely ladies vintage fair isle knitting pattern for ladies jumper from the 1940's, with sweet little collar. Knitted in vintage 3ply, try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles if needed. To fit 34" bust. Look difficult, but is in fact quite easy this one.

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vintage ladies fair isle knitting pattern ladies 1940s

Weldons 499: Great vintage ladies fair isle jumper with leaves and cherries on the yoke 1940s. This super pattern is in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply and change needles if needed. To fit 33-35 inch bust. Not charted. This one requires shoulder pads to create the square shoulder look - these can be bought at sewing or fabric shops. The rib creates a slimming and elegant effect on this little jumper.

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vintage knitting pattern ladies fair isle jumper 1940

Weldons 528: Fabulous vintage knitting pattern for ladies jumper in fair isle 1940s to fit 34" - 36" bust. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square to see if you need to change needles for this ply. This is a very simple fair isle, but looks great, pure retro classic! They suggest a grey ground with red and navy contrasts - but I am sure you can think of many variations on this colour scheme.

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vintage ladies fair isle knitting pattern weldons 1940

Weldons 548: Fabulous vintage knitting pattern for ladies jumper in fair isle 1940s. To fit 34" bust. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square to see if you need to change needles for this ply. This on has a Norwegian air about it. They suggest blue ground with white contrast. Has a button back opening.

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vintage weldons fair isle knitting pattern for ladies cardigan 1940s

Weldons 584: Great vintage ladies cardigan with fair isle pockets 1940s. This is a lovely pattern for a long line cardigan with ribbed waist to give a super fit. The patch pockets have a fair isle design. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try 4ply in a tension square and change needles if needed. To fit 34 inch bust.

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vintage knitting pattern for ladies fair isle jumper 1940

Weldons 588:  Fabulous vintage knitting pattern for ladies jumper in fair isle 1940s. To fit 34" bust. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square to see if you need to change needles for this ply. They suggest green ground with white contrast. Has a button back opening. Has both chart and written instructions.

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vintage weldons knitting patterns fair isle 1940

Weldons 605: Great ladies vintage knitting pattern for a jerkin (tank top) with fair bands 1949. To fit 35" bust and worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply. Colours suggested are light green ground, red and tan contrasts- nice classic combination.  I like the deep rib welt on this one and the fair is very easy. Chart and written instructions. Shown by Susan Shaw.

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vintage ladies knitting pattern for fairl isle jumper 1940

Weldons 608: Fabulous vintage knitting pattern for ladies jumper in fair isle 1940s. To fit 32"-34" bust. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square to see if you need to change needles for this ply. Has a button shoulder opening. Has both chart and written instructions. Original colours suggested were pink and black - would look stunning even today 70 years later! Shown by Susan Shaw.

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vintage fair isle knitting patterns

Weldons 610:  Great vintage ladies vintage fair isle knitting pattern 1940s. Another little jumper with fair isle trellis. Knitted in vintage 3ply, try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles if needed. To fit 34" bust. 

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vintage ladies fair isle cherry jumper 1940s

Weldons 616: Great vintage ladies fair isle jumper with cherries 1940s. This super pattern is in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply and change needles if needed. to fit 35-36 inch bust. All over cherry pattern with charts to help. Colours suggested a main colour and green and red for cherries and leaves.

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vintage ladies fair isle jumper pattern 1940

Weldons 639: Lovely ladies vintage knitting pattern for a short sleeved jumper in fair isle from the 1940s. This one has shoulder fastening. Original colours suggested red ground with white contrast. Worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in tension square for better fit, adjust needles if needed. To fit 34 inch bust.

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vintage fair isle knitting pattern for ladies jumper 1940

Weldons 652: Beautiful vintage cloverleaf  fair isle jumper knitting pattern 1940. To fit 32"-33" bust. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles if needed. Original colours suggested were white with green leaves. No back or shoulder opening. Nice deep rib, very pretty and very fashionable in 2015.

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vintage ladies fair isle jumper knitting pattern 1940s

Weldons 661: Great vintage ladies fair isle bordered short sleeved jumper 1940s. This neat little jumper has a wide fair isle band above nice deep welt. To fit 31-33 inch bust, worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply and maybe a larger size needle to get a more generous size, but if you do this don't forget to allow a few extra ounces for knitting. Red and white is suggest for this one - quite Chrismassy. Not charted.

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vintage fair isle knitting pattern

Weldons 669: Fabulous ladies vintage fair isle knitting pattern 1940's. Reindeer fair isle jumper in 3ply 36-37 bust. Worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply and change needles if needed. Great pattern this one.

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ladies fair isle cardigan vintage 1940 knitting patterns

Weldons 690: Another lovely ladies vintage fair isle cardigan pattern from the 1940s. Knitted in vintage 4ply, so try tension square and change needles if needed, or try double knitting. To fit bust 34"-35" original suggests white with navy. Nice easy cardigan pattern.

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vintage fair isle ladies knitting pattern

Weldons 675:  Great vintage ladies fair isle jumper knitting pattern 1940s. This lovely jumper is knitted in vintage 3ply, try modern 4ply and change needles if needed. To fit 34 inch bust. Nice deep welt and very pretty fair isle bands.

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fair isle ladies knitting patterns

Weldons A712: Fabulous vintage ladies fair isle knitting pattern for short sleeved jumper 1940s. This jumper is knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply and a change of needles if needed, remember to allow extra yarn if you knit long sleeves. To fit 34-36 inch bust. Small chart included.

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vintage flower fair isle ladies jumper knitting pattern

Weldon A713: Great ladies vintage flower fair isle jumper pattern 1940s. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so don't forget to work a tension square in modern 4ply and change needles to get the correct tension. To fit bust 34-36 inches.

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vintage ladies fair isle knitting pattern for jumper 1940

Weldon A714: Fabulous ladies vintage fair isle knitting pattern from the 1940s. This lovely jumper in three shades of grey with fair isle worked darker shade at V  to fit 34"-36" bust, is so 1940s! And is super easy to knit.

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ladies weldon 730 knitting pattern for jumper with fair flower motif Weldon 730: Great vintage ladies cocktail jumper knitting pattern 1940s. This super pattern is knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles if needed. Navy with white are the colour suggest, but you can choose whatever stunning combination you like. Chart included. To fit 35 inch bust.

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vintage ladies fair isle knitting patterns

Weldons A733: Stunning ladies vintage fair isle knitting pattern for a jacket in fair isle and rib sleeves. This is a lovely pattern and very stylish and elegant, so 1940s! With a zip to front it is of the fashionable long line to fit 33"-35" bust. Worked in vintage 3ply try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles if needed to get the correct size.

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vintage weldons ladies fair isl knitting pattern 1940s

Weldons A734: Another stunning vintage fair isle knitting pattern from the 1940s. This one is worked in classy black vintage 3ply, try modern 4ply and change needles if needed. Pretty buttons on shoulders. To fit 34"-36" bust.

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vintage fair isle knitting pattern ladies jumper weldon 735

Weldons 735: Great vintage two colour twinset with fair at yoke on jumper 1940s. Knitted in vintage 4ply 33-35 bust . Always work a tension square when working from these old patterns as needles and wool varies slightly over the decades.  Try to knit with old needles (pre-metric as they do work out slightly different)

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vintage ladies jumper knitting pattern fair isle 1940

Weldon A745: Fabulous ladies vintage fair isle knitting pattern for a jumper from the 1940s. One of the prettiest ones I have in my collection. To fit 34"-36" chest and worked in 7 different shades to create a stunning, classic fair isle, fastening at shoulder. A bit of experience in fair isle will be needed for this one, but if you don't mind concentrating and may be a little un picking do give this a try - the effort is well worth the end result! Adding small shoulder pads makes all the difference to the 1940s patterns, just at the top of the sleeve to create the 'right look' Buttons and loops fasten at shoulder.

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vintage fair isle knitting pattern

Weldons A750:  Lovely ladies vintage fair isle jumper knitting pattern 1940's. This design would look lovely in black with white bow for evening wear. To fit 34-36" bust knitted in vintage 3ply. Try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles if needed. Try black angora with white bow for that real 1940s retro evening wear look!

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vintage ladies fair isle knitting patterns

Weldons A751: Great ladies vintage fair isle knitting pattern for a lovely cardigan,1940s. This is a very effective fair isle design to fit 32" to 34" bust, knitted in vintage 3ply, use modern 4ply a better fit change needles if necessary to get correct size .There is a small chart as well as written instructions. 

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vintage ladies fair isle cargdigan 1940s

Weldons A789: Fabulous vintage ladies fair isle cardigan knitting pattern, late 1940s. This is so pretty, would look fabulous with jeans or jeggins this winter.  Nice short body, with deep welt and great design. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square. Charted and written instructions for the pattern. To fit 34-35 inch bust.

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vintage egyptian motif jumper 1940s knitting pattern weldons

Weldons A790: Fabulous vintage knitting pattern for ladies jumper with fair isle Egyptian motifs 1940s. How retro is this! Super design with Egyptian motifs straight from the tombs. It depicts mules, lovers, ibis and palm trees, stunning!  To fit 36-38 inch bust. The front and back are a like with small buttons at the shoulder. Chart included. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles if needed. 

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vintage fair isle knitting patterns

Weldons A791: Lovely ladies vintage fair isle jumper knitting pattern with flowers - camellias-at the yoke 1940s. Knitted in vintage 3ply, try modern 4ply in a tension square. To fit 34"-36" bust. Instructions for long sleeves included. Charted. This is 1940's as it's best. So elegant.

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vintage ladies jumper in fair isle

Weldons A794: Lovely ladies vintage fair isle pattern for a short sleeved jumper from the 1940's. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so dainty and retro. The pattern has a chart to follow and clear instructions - not as difficult as it look! Bust size 34-36  Do try a tension square with modern 4ply, as sometimes these vintage wool differ from out modern yarns and you may have to change needle size or ply to get the correct tension.

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vintage fair isle knitting patterns

Weldons A795: Great ladies vintage fair isle knitting jumper pattern 1940s. Featuring Pegasus the Winged Horse, to fit 34"-35" bust, knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square and see if a change of needles is required to get correct size. Nicely fitting due to the rib and deep welt.

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vintage fair isle twin set

Weldons A796:  Vintage ladies pattern with just a little of Fair Isle flair from the 1940's. To fit 34 - 36 bust. knitted in vintage 3ply wool  Do try a tension square first to see if 4ply might work better as some of these vintage wools differ from our modern yarns.

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vintage fair isle ladeis jumper stripes knitting pattern 1940s

Weldons 806: Great vintage ladies fair isle jumper knitting pattern 1940s. This is a nice simple fair isle that  is a good introduction to colour knitting. A great way to use up odd bits of yarn, but remember they must be the same ply ! In this case vintage 3ply was used, so try modern 4ply, just work a tension square and change needles if needed To fit 36-38 bust so nice generous sizing on this one. The colours listed for this one are super and would look so authentic if followed. They suggested turquoise, hyacinth, cornflower, emerald, apple, lime, mustard, gold, yellow, natural, fawn, brown, dark red, rose and shell pink - how fabulous is that!

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vintage ladies fair isle knitting patterns

THIS PATTERN HAS INSTRUCTIONS FOR LARGER SIZES

Weldons A812: Fabulous vintage fair isle knitting pattern for ladies twin set 1940s. This is so pretty, worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply and a change of needles if needed. This pattern has instructions for sizes 34"-36" bust and 37"-39" you get the larger size by using larger needles than the smaller size. This shows you how easy it is to make things larger or smaller

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vintage ladies fair isle beret cadigan and mittens from 1940s weldons 835 Weldons 835: Great vintage ladies fair isle cardigan, beret and mittens from 1940s. Super design, not too complicated or fussy. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square. To fit bust 34 and there is a chart for the beret sections as well as written directions for the cardigan design. Colour suggest to be in keeping the era are red, green, and brown on a fawn background. The beret is knitted in single gores and then stitched together, so is very easy to knit.

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vintage knitting pattern for ladies fair isle twin set 1940

Weldons A841: Great vintage fair isle knitting pattern for jumper from late 1940s. A slightly different look from the classic vintage fair isle. The cardigan is plain and the jumper has motifs in panels. You could repeat on or two of the designs if you wanted to bring the cardigan into matching the jumper. Both are to fit 34"-36" bust. The jumper has long sleeves. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try a modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles if needed. Pattern worn at edges other wise in great condition. Another bargain, two patterns in one!

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vintage ladies fair isle twinset 1940s

Weldons A842: Fabulous vintage ladies fair isle knitting pattern twin set late 1940s. This is so pretty, green and yellow are so striking and according to my late mother very in during those austere times. This pattern has instructions for both jumper and cardigan, nice deep welt on both. Small chart to help. To fit 34-36 inch bust. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square

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vintage ladies fair isle gypsy blouse knitting pattern 1940s

Weldons A843: Great vintage ladies fair isle jumper knitting pattern 1940s. This sweet little square necked jumper has long or short sleeves and to fit 33-35 inch bust and 36-38 inch bust. Again this one is very typical of the era. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square.

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vintage ladies  and girls fair isl jumper flower yoke 1940s knitting pattern

Weldons 848: Great vintage fair isle jumper knitting pattern ladies and girl's sizes 1940s. This is very useful pattern for fair isle jumpers with flower yoke and little buttons at the shoulder, it has instructions to fit 34-36 inch bust and 27 inch chest. Worked in vintage 3ply, try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles if needed. Instructions for long and short sleeve, the wide rib body  allows for nice fit.

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vintage knitting pattern for fair isle twin set 1940

Weldons 850: Lovely vintage knitting pattern for twin set in fair isle from the late 1940s, very pretty easy to work pattern. Worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square. To fit bust 34"-36" for both cardigan and jumper, jumper fastens at shoulder. Colours suggested in pattern dark blue, mid blue, light blue and white. P

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ladies fair isle knitting pattern

Weldons A853: fabulous vintage ladies fair isle waistcoat knitting pattern with cardigan 1940s. Both united in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply - work tension square for sizing, change needles to get size required. To fit bust 34" to 36". The waist oat is in  a super check fair isle and the cardigan is plain, but you could introduce the darker colour with as stripe at the cuffs and welt or a couple of bands of the check design to link them if you wished. Pattern for sale in fair condition with crease to centre and small tear to edge and shop stamp to front on sleeve of shirt.

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weldons square necked jumper with fair band knitting pattern from 1940s Weldons 858: Vintage ladies square neck jumper with fair isle centre band from 1940s. This super little pattern is for a jumper knitted in vintage 3ply that will work well with modern 3ply to fit 32-34 inch bust. Bright colours are suggested on a natural ground, wine, mid blue, yellow shell pink and dark green. A

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vintage ladies fair isle knitting pattern

Weldons 859: Great ladies fair isle vintage wartime knitting pattern twin set jumper and cardigan.1940s. Jumper has fair isle at the yoke and fastens at the neck small buttons and loops. Elegant vintage short sleeved fair isle jumper and plain cardigan is to fit 34 to 36 inch chest.. Worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles as required.

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vintage ladies rose garland yoke knitting pattern 1940s

Weldons A868: Great vintage ladies fair isle rose garland jumper knitting pattern 1940s. This pretty jumper is knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles if  needed. To fit 34 inch bust. The design is worked only on the front of this one, there are little buttons at the shoulder- no chart

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vintage ladies knitting pattern for fair isle twinset tyrolean 1940

Weldons 887: Fabulous ladies vintage knitting pattern for fair isle twinset from the 1940s. This little set has a pretty cardigan in a type of bell stitch and lovely yoke with deep welt, and a jumper with a stunning fair isle yoke. Worked in vintage 3ply, try modern 4ply and change needles if needed. To fit 34"-36" bust. This is so elegant

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vintage weldons  ladies fair isle knitting pattern 1940s

Weldons 888: Great vintage ladies fair isle knitting pattern for a jumper with horses heads 1940s. This is a super pattern for all who love horses. Nice simple fair isle design at yoke, with long sleeves set in, and a nice deep welt. Very elegant. Instructions for long sleeves as shown or short sleeves. To fit 34-36 inch bust. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles if needed.

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vintage weldons 1940s ladies fair isle knitting pattern angora waist coat jumper

Weldons898: Fabulous ladies fair isle knitting pattern for waistcoat in angora and jumper in wool with angora motifs 1940s. This is so pretty, the little waistcoat is the same colour as the little motifs on the short or long sleeved jumper. To fit 34-36 inch bust. The jumper is knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply and the waistcoat and motifs are worked in 4ply angora. Always work a tension square and change needles if needed. Can be knitted in modern 4ply yarn if preferred, would look just as pretty.

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vintage fair isle knitting pattern

Weldons A1028: Great vintage fair isle knitting pattern ladies jumper cardigan and jumper 1940s. Twin set with fair isle yoke to jumper and at waist on cardigan. 36- 38 bust.  Versatile V neck or button through cardigan and short sleeve jumper in vintage 3ply, so try a tension square in modern 4ply and change needles if needed. Nice to have a bit larger in the bust. There are also instructions to knit the jumper and the cardigan in plain without the fair isle.

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vintage ladies fair waist coat knitting pattern

Weldons B1052: Fabulous vintage fair isle knitting pattern for waistcoat and shirt early 1950s. This is a lovely pattern, the waistcoat is knitted in 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles if needed, the back is plain. To fit 34-36 inch bust. The lines in the tartan are created by embroidering chain stitch. The blouse or shirt is worked in vintage 2ply so try modern 3ply in a tension square, this is a very useful pattern and can be worked in any colour you like. It has a collar and 10 little buttons up the front, but they start above the deep ribbed welt. The shirt is shaped to give a tailored fit and there are little cuffs on the short sleeves. An unusual pattern. Worth a bit of effort.

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vintage ladies fair isle jumper crdigan gloves knitting pattern 1940 weldons

Weldons A1071:Great vintage ladies fair isle cardigan jumper and gloves knitting pattern 1940s. This is a lovely pattern with colourful bands of traditional fair isle at yoke of jumper and cuffs and above deep welt. The gloves have bands of matching fair isle across backs. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square. Always work a tension square and change needles or ply to get the correct tension. To fit 34-35 inch bust. Colour suggested for this one are natural ground, with yellow, green and red.

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vintage mens and ladies fair isle sweater 1950s

Weldons B1140: Fabulous vintage 1950s fair isle knitting pattern for men's and ladies fair isle sweater and cardigan with stages. To fit 38-40 inch chest for men and 34-36 inch bust for ladies.  There are instructions for the ladies cardigan in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply (double knitting for a larger size - but don't forget you will need extra yarn for this size) and the man's jumper in vintage 4ply so try modern double knitting in a tension square.

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vintage fair isle winter jumper

Weldons B1496: Super vintage fair isle pattern for those ski holidays - try being a little different - so retro! 1950s. To fit chest sizes 36 -38 and 40-42 inches. Brighten up someone's Christmas this year! Knitted in double knitting. Always work a tension square and change needles if needed. Never to early to start!

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vintage ladies fair isle knitting pattern weldons 1950s

Weldons 1509: Great vintage knitting pattern from mid 1950s, this one has a fair isle band at the top to join the two colours. Worked in double knitting, which was quite popular at this time, war over, rationing at an end so thicker wool was available and also the introduction of synthetic fibres in knitting yarn - up to this time only rayon and art silk were available as an alternative to pure wool or natural silk and cotton. Nylon came into its own during the 1950s as a durable, easily washable yarn. This one is a good size 43"-36" bust and 37"-39" bust.

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ladies fair isle knitting pattern

Weldons B1540: Great vintage ladies rose fair isle cardigan  knitting pattern 1950s. Instructions to fit a 36" bust in double knitting great for those chilly Spring and Autumn days out. always work a tension square and change needles if needed.

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vintage knitting pattern ladies fair isle cardigan 1950

Weldons B1565: Great vintage ladies fair isle knitting pattern from the mid 1950s for a button up cardigan. There are instructions to knit this unusual jumper with with gay bands of fair isle. To fit 36"-38" bust, bands go round back and fronts. Worked in double knitting, try tension square to make sure you do not need to change needles. Great for a retro Christmas.

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vintage ladies fair isle  jumper 1950

Weldons B1572: Another pretty vintage fair isle mid 1950s fair isle knitting pattern, this time for a v neck jumper with a rose bud design. Has three quarter sleeves, so fashionable at the moment, to fit 36"-38" bust worked in vintage 3ply, try modern 4ply change needles accordingly. Small chart included.

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vintage ladies skier jumper 1950s

Wendy 442LF: A great ski jumper with fair isle skier motif. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square. To fit 34" bust. Could be worked plain with out the motifs. Be the talk of the slopes in 2014!

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wendy 484 ladies fair isle waist coat knitting pattern from 1940s Wendy 484: Great vintage hounds tooth check waistcoat knitting pattern from 1950s. This style and design was so popular in the 1950s. So neat and useful with the pointed fronts and contrast ribs. To fit 34-36 inch bust. This one could be knitted in modern 4ply, always check tension in knitted square.

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vintage ladies fair ilse cardigan knitting pattern from 1940s

WG 143: Great vintage ladies fair isle cardigan knitting pattern from early 1950s. This extra deep rib and neat design is so smart - clear glass buttons adorn the front, nice neat fit with set in sleeves. To fit 34-36 inch bust. Try modern 4ply for this one, always work a tension square. Not charted.

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vintage man's and ladies slipover tennis tank top with stags WW50-24: Great vintage ladies and men's sleeveless pullover or tank top with stags from 1950s. There are instructions for 38-40 chest and 32-34 inch bust in vintage 3ply which means that modern 4ply should work well. Always knit a tension square. Colours suggested are yellow with maroon and green - but you can use any combination you like - white with blue and great might be nice or for winter white with red and green.

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vintage ladies slip over or tank top knitting pattern in fair isle from 1940s

WM52-13LF: Great vintage ladies fair isle slip over knitting pattern. To fit 32-34 inch bust and is knitted in vintage 3ply that should be similar to modern 4ply. Always work a tension square. 

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vinage fair isle knitting pattern 1950

WM31-50: Great vintage ladies fair isle jumper cardigan with Scottie dogs from 1950s. This pattern is from the Home Notes magazine in 1950 and is very pretty, so typical of the time. Button up with square neck and deep welt. Short sleeves and intricate designs. Known as a jumper-coat it is knitted in vintage 3ply, so try a tension square modern 4ply change needles if needed. To fit bust 34 inches. Back and sleeves are knitted in the double rib to give the nice fit. No chart for this one.

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ladies jumper knitting pattern with fair isle front panels 1930s Wolsey 744: Fabulous vintage knitting pattern for ladies jumper cardigan in stunning fair isle. This lovely pattern is to fit 34-35 inch bust and is knitted in vintage 3ply that would knit to a modern 4ply, always work a tension square. Deep welt and buttons up the front above the welt, plain set in sleeves. So neat and stylish. Love this one. It is suggested to work in a light and a dark shade.

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