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1950s angora cardigan knitting pattern Angora 160: Great vintage ladies angora cardigan knitting pattern from 1950s. To fit 34-36 and 38-40 inch bust. Knitted in a double knitting angora/wool mix. 20 buttons! Quick and easy to knit, short sleeves. Pattern is in lovely condition.

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ladies polo neck double kniting angora jumper patern from 1950s

Angora 172: Great vintage ladies polo neck jumper knitting pattern 1950s. To fit 30-32, 34-36, 38-40 inch bust and knitted in a double knitting type of angora or you could use any double knitting wool. Always work a tension square. Really usual design with super collar and small zip at back or neck. Slimming style - stunning. I love this one and if I get time will have a go at it for winter.

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ladie angora jacket knitting pattern from 1950s Angora 173: Great angora knitting pattern for ladies jacket from 1950s. This super jacket knitting pattern is to fit 30-32, 34-36, 38-40 inch bust and is knitted in a vintage 3ply angora, try a modern 4ply wool or angora in a tensions square - a finer one might be required as it is already on quite fine needles. Knitted in sections, in stocking stitch. Orkney Angora do a stunning range of angora including variegated.

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vintage ladies fited jumper with flick collar 1950s Argyll 160: Great vintage ladies fitted jumper with flick collar knitting pattern from 1950s. This pretty jumper pattern is knitted in double knitting wool to fit 34-36 and 37-39 inch bust. Pattern is in lovely condition.

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vintage ladies jumper knitting pattern 1940s

Bairnswear 417: Great vintage ladies jacket knitting pattern form 1930s. This super design for a the fuller figure is to fit 41-42 inch bust. It is knitted in vintage 4ply, try modern 4ply to see if this will work as the tension indicates it should. Always work a tension square.

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bairnswear knitting pattern from late 1940s for ladies larger size cardigan

Bairnswear 600: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern for easy to knit cardigan from late 1940s. This design is both elegant and flattering in its simplicity for the fuller figure. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles if needed. To fit 42, 44 and 46 inch bust.

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vintage ladies 1950s knitting pattern for jacket

Bairnswear741: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern from 1950s. This neat jacket would do well in a chilly Spring. Knitted in an Aran ply wool, with nice wide bands. Casual fit. To fit 36, 38 and 40 inch bust. Always work a tension square. Pattern is in lovely condition.

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vintage knitting book from 1950s ladies twinsets

Bestway K120L: Here is a great vintage knitting book with classic simple twin sets - this way you get a jumper and cardigan pattern for the price. From this book you can make long or short sleeved jumpers, long or short sleeved cardigans - either classic set, raglan or batwing, V neck or button up. The designs can be worked in vintage 2ply, 3ply or 4ply (modern 3ply, 4ply or double knitting) and sizes 34-40 inch bust. You can work any pattern you like on this as it is a blank canvas, for classic stocking stitch or a design of your own or from another of the hundreds of patterns on my site - great one time offer of this book as an original.

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vintage ladies knitting book from 1950s for ladies twinsets fuller figure larger sizes big ladies

Bestway K124L: Great book for 8 different sets to knit for the fuller figure. Sizes from 38-46 inch bust. Not all the patterns are multi sized, but it would be easy to adjust size from the other patterns. The pattern on the front is for a flattering twin set for the fuller figure. It is for a 43 inch bust and is worked in vintage 3ply or modern 4ply - so in a thinner ply it will come up a bit smaller or in a thicker ply a bit larger.  Below are another couple of patterns for sets from this book. If you require more pictures let me know.

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vintage ladies fuller figure knitting patterns

Bestway K124L: Here is a picture of two more of the sets, the yellow one is to fit 38  bust and the green one is for a 40 inch bust both in vintage 3ply so modern 4ply would work better.

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1940s Wartime Fair Isle Short Sleeve Jumper knitting pattern

Bestway 1720: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern for a collared jumper with fair isle borders 1940s.  Simple but very retro, this lovely vintage fair isle knitting pattern is knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles if needed. To to fit 40" bust, has a little collar with fair isle and bands at the short sleeve edges, instructions also for long sleeves. Cardigan to match below Bestway 1721.

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Fair Isle Cardigan vintage Ladies knitting pattern

Bestway 1721: Great cardigan knitting pattern with fair isle border to match the jumper above - at last, been trying to find this one for a while. I like to get the twin sets together when I can. This is from the 1940's and is knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles if needed. It actually says in the instructions, if you use 8 (4mm) needles it will knit up to 43" bust! The actual pattern calls for size 11 (3mm) and 13 (2.25mm) for the ribs.  LARGER SIZE matches jumper above - Bestway 1720

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vintage fair isle knitting pattern

Bestway 1807: Great ladies vintage knitting pattern for a jumper with Fair Isle borders, with short sleeves 1940s. This one is knitted in vintage 3ply. To fit 38 - 40 inch bust. Try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles if needed. Matching cardigan is below.

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vintage ladies fair isle cardigan pattern from 1940s Bestway 1808:  Great ladies vintage knitting pattern for a cardigan with Fair Isle borders, with short sleeves 1940s. This one is knitted in vintage 3ply, try modern 4ply in a tension square. The matching jumper above is 1807. To fit 38 - 40 inch bust. Try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles if needed.

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Vintage Ladies knitting patterns from the Retro Knitting Company

Bestway B3102: Great vintage ladies bolero knitting pattern. Up to the minute bolero in DK, short or three quarter sleeves, simple design, easy to knit. To fit 34-40 inch bust.

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vintage ladies knitting pattern for chunky cardigan

Bestway 3702L: Great vintage knitting pattern for a cardigan knitted in chunky to fit 34-40 inch bust in three sizes from the late 1950's possibly the early 1960's this one. Knitted on size 4 imperials (6mm) needles again not a super chunky, just a bit thicker than Aran. Work tension square and change needles if needed to get the size. Pattern is in great condition.

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vintage 1920s cotton jumper knitting patterns

Cotton Jumper 95: Great vintage 1920s ladies jumper knitting pattern. Super pattern with two designs to be knitted in cotton no5 and no30  and no20 on  size 12 needles (2.75mm). There are instructions for the collared blouse which should fit 40-44 inch bust and the button through jumper for about 32-33 inch bust, but both should be easy to adjust to most sizes as it gives clues how to do this in the text. There are line drawings of pieces so that it can be planned as a smaller or large size. Fascinating pattern with French origins, but written in English.

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larger size ladies twin set knitting pattern form 1950s Emu 99: Great vintage ladies twin set for the fuller figure from 1950s. This set is very elegant and is knitted in 4ply, always work a tension square. To fit 40, 44, 48 and 52 inch bust. There is a slight stain to back page, but does not interfere with instructions, used vintage condition.

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vintage ladies outsize twinset knitting pattern 1940s Emu 157: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern for a twin set for the fuller figure from late 1940s. This lovely pattern has a short sleeved jumper, see below and the cardigan has a deep V which is flattering to the fuller figure. Nice deep rib. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square. To fit 40 to 42 inch bust.

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vintage ladies outsize twinset knitting pattern 1940s Emu 157: This is the jumper from the pattern above, sleeves could always be made a bit shorter if liked.

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vintage ladies suit and skirt knitting pattern 1950s

Emu 489: Great vintage ladies suit with dolman jacket and three different styles of skirt 1950s. This super pattern has a stunning cardigan and pleated, 10 gored and four piece skirt each with ribbed and elasticated waists. The jacket has unusual neck line and nice full dolman sleeves. Knitted in double knitting the sizes are 34, 36, 38 and 40 inch bust. Circular needles are needed. So elegant! Pattern is in nice condition.

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vintage three peice suit knitting pattern from emu in early 1960s

Emu 2214: Great vintage ladies three piece suit knitting pattern late 1950s. This nice Spring suit has a jumper, with long sleeves, skirt and jacket with collar. The clever contrast of both tone and yarn gives this set a stunning period look. The jumper is knitted in smooth yarn to a 4ply weight and the suit is knitted a bouclé or poodle wool or other fancy yarn with a slub will work or plain contrast well rounded 4ply. Always work a tension square. To fit 34, 36, 38, 40 and 42 actual sizes. The loose fitting jacket gives the whole a casual Springtime look. The elasticated waisted skirt is knitted on a circular needle. Pattern is in nice condition.

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vintage ladies fair isle nordic jumper and cap knitting pattern from 1960s emu 2453

Emu 2453: Fabulous vintage ladies jumper and cap knitting pattern. This super design is classic Nordic for skiing or the chilly weather. The yoke design is shown in reverse so that you can see how this changes the perspective of the design. Knitted in a thick yarn that was similar to modern Aran but is knitted on needles usually used with double knitting, so a firm warm, wind proof garment is knitted. To fit 32-33, -35-36 and 38-39 with actual measurements being 2 inches bigger. Always work a tension square and change needles if needed.  Pattern has trade stamps to front, but is clean and sound in bright good condition.

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vintage ladies collarless suit knitting pattern from 1960s

Emu 2482: Great vintage ladies suit knitting pattern from 1960s. This pattern has a collarless jacket and slim fitting skirt. Knitted in either 4ply for the Spring or double knitting for the Autumn (fall).Instructions given for both plys. Always work a tension square. To fit 32, 34, 36, 38, 40 and 42 actual size when finished. Pattern is in lovely condition.

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vintage ladies knitting pattern bolero shrug 1950s golden eagle 1195 1950s

Golden Eagle 1195L: Fabulous vintage knitting pattern for ladies bolero and shrug 1950s. This is such a lovely pattern with three different styles of bolero, better know these days as shrugs. They are all in 30-32, 34-36, 38-40 inch bust knitted in a chunky yarn a bit thicker than Aran on really large needles imperial sizes 000 and 1 (10mm and 7.5mm). Always work a tension square in the yarn you choose and change needles to get the correct tension. Nice easy styles as well. Very retro unusual for the time in this thick yarn.

 

vintage ladies slash neck jumper knitting pattern with fair isle design from 1960s

Hayfield H263: Great vintage ladies fair isle jumper knitting pattern. Slash neck and all over design, look great with leggings, jeans or slim trousers - get the 'look' this winter, be retro! Knitted in double knitting wool, always work a tension square. This design has three quarter sleeves and is charted. To fit 34-36, 38-40. Pattern is in lovely condition.

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ladies and mens cable jumper knitting pattern from 1950s

Hayfield W3085: Great vintage ladies and men's aran style jumper knitting pattern form 1950s. This hoof cable jumper is in two styles, collar and neck opening for ladies or crew neck for men. To fit 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44 inch chest. Always work a tension square. Pattern is in good condition.

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Jaeger 564: Great vintage ladies jumper knitting pattern from 1930s. Lovely pattern for fuller figure to fit 40 inch bust and knitted in double knitting yarn. Always knit a tension square and change needles to get the correct tension or fit. The soft tie at the waist and the neck is very flattering, but either can be left off, and the design would still be very 1930s.

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vintage knitpat ladies cardigan number 79 for the fuller figure 1940s Knitpat 79: Great vintage ladies classic cardigan for a fuller figure from 1940s. This simple to knit cardigan has nice slimming lines and fitted sleeves, the horizontal cables are very slimming. To fit 42-44 inch bust and worked in a yarn that should be a modern 4ply, always work a tension square.

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vintage ladies embroidered jumper knitting pattern from 1940s

Ladyship 2046: Great vintage ladies classic embroidered jumper knitting pattern from 1940s. This one shows how you can make a plain classic jumper into one that could be fair isle by embroidery. Very pretty. To fit 39-40 inch bust and is knitted in vintage 3ply wool, so try a modern 4ply in a tension square. Fastened at back with 4 small buttons, the embroidery design will give shape and is slimming.

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vintage ladies knitting patten form ladyship 2053

Ladyship 2053: Fabulous vintage knitting pattern for ladies lacy jumper from 1940s. This lovely jumper is knitted in a yarn that will probably knit to a modern 4ply, always work a tension square. Three quarter sleeves and a round neck are very flattering. To fit 39-41 inch bust.

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fuller figure knitting pattern from 1950s ladyship 3151

Ladyship 3151: Lovely vintage knitting pattern for ladies mock cable cardigan from 1940s. This elegant V neck cardigan with fitted sleeves is designed to flatter a fuller figure. To fit 41-42 and 43-44 inch bust. Knitted in what was called 'chubby' wool but was similar to modern double knitting. Always work a tension square.

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vintage ladies fuller figure twin set knitting pattern from 1930s Lavenda 149: Great vintage ladies fuller figure twin set knitting patten from 1930s. This elegant set is knitted in vintage 2ply, so try modern 3ply in a tension square. This set is to fit 38 and 40 inch bust, has a deep rib and slimming panels of design at front and on sleeves.

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vintage ladies cardigan knitting pattern for the fuller figure from 1950s to fit 40 inch bust

Lavenda 424: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern for cardigan from 1950s. This lovely design is for the fuller figure 40 inch bust. Knitted in vintage 3ply that should knit well in modern 4ply. Always work a tension square. Pattern is in nice vintage condition.

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Lavenda 447L: Lovely vintage ladies cardigan knitting pattern from 1950s. To fit 36-40 bust. Knitted in double knitting wool, always work a tension square.  Nice retro style with V neck.Pattern is in nice condition

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Lavenda 453 knitting pattern for 1950s cardigan Lavenda 453: Lovely vintage knitting pattern for ladies cardigan from the 1950s. This classic 50's design with low V  double breasted style  was so popular and not only neat but elegant, great for the office. Super deep rib and lovely shape. The dolman style includes knitting the sleeves in with the back and the fronts, less sewing up, great fit. To fit 36-38 and 38-40 inch bust and is knitted in a vintage 3ply that knits to a modern 3ply which gives that nice elegant look. Always work a tension square. Pattern is in a nice vintage condition as shown.

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vintage knitting pattern from 1950s for jacket to fit 36-40 inch bust

Lavenda 669:  Great vintage ladies knitting pattern for edge to edge jacket from 1950s. This lovely design is for the fuller figure 36-40 inch bust. Knitted in vintage 4ply that should knit well in modern 4ply. Always work a tension square. Pattern is in lovely condition with light trade stamp to front.

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vintage ladies cardigan for the fuller figure knitting pattern from 1950s

Lavenda 950: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern for V neck cardigan from 1950s. This lovely design with lace panels at front is for the fuller figure 38-42 inch bust. Knitted in vintage 4ply that should knit well in modern 4ply. Always work a tension square. Pattern is in lovely condition.

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vintage ladies jacket knitting pattern for fuller figure to fit 40 to 46 inch bust 1950s Lavenda 957: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern for V neck jacket from 1950s. This lovely design in a fancy rib is for the fuller figure 40, 43 and 46 inch bust. Knitted in vintage double knitting wool that should knit well in modern double knitting. Always work a tension square. Pattern is in lovely condition.

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vintage ladies twinset fuller figure knitting pattern lavenda 960 1930s Lavenda 960: Great vintage ladies twin set with lace panels, knitting pattern from 1930s. This super design has a deep rib, lace panels in front of cardigan and jumper is worked in the lace design all over with short sleeves or long sleeves. So this is truly two patterns in one! Although it says to work in a 3ply, try modern 4ply in a tension square as this is the ply that the tension and needles suggests. To fit 40-42 inch bust, for smaller size try working in modern 3ply. Pattern is in lovely condition.

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vintage ladies jumper knitting pattern 994 1940s

Lavenda 994: Great vintage ladies twinset knitting pattern from the late 1930s. This is a super pattern with flick back collar on the cardigan and nice deep welt. Elegant and nice fitting. Jumper and cardigan can be made with either long or short sleeves and worked in vintage 3ply, so try  modern 4ply. Always work a tension square, this set will fit 40-42 inch bust and has instructions for shoulder pads if you wish to use them. Pattern is in lovely condition.

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ladies v neck jumper vintage knitting pattern gearge lee 1031 from 1950s Lee 1031: Great vintage ladies jumper with lace panel at front knitting pattern form 1950s. This one is knitted in vintage 2ply that would be similar to modern 3ply. Delicate, soft and very feminine, with leaf design in knitted lace. To fit 40-42 inch bust. Pattern has some wear to edges and very slight discolouring to inside fold.

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vintage ladies knitting pattern

Lee Target 6001: Great 1950's or early 1960's vintage ladies knitting pattern for a lovely spring jacket. Knitted in double knitting to fit 34-40 inch bust. Pattern is in great condition.

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vintage ladies v neck cardigna knitting pattern from 1950s to fit fuller figure 40 to 42 and 44-46 inch bust Lee Target 6264: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern for V neck cardigan from 1950s. This lovely design is for the fuller figure 45- 42 and 44-46 inch bust. Knitted in vintage double knitting wool that should knit well in thick double knitting. Always work a tension square. Worked in stocking stitch. Pattern is in lovely vintage condition

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vintage ladies v neck raglan sleeved cardigan knitting pattern from 1950s for fuller figure 40-44 inch bust Lister Lavenda C1244: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern for V neck cardigan from 1950s. This lovely design is for the fuller figure 40, 42 and 44 inch bust. With raglan sleeves and pattern at shaping and fronts. Knitted in vintage double knitting  wool that should knit well in modern double knitting. Always work a tension square. Pattern is in lovely vintage condition

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vintage ladies cardigan knitting pattern for the fuller figure from 1960s to fit 42-46 Lister N1666: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern for V neck cardigan from 1960s. This lovely design is for the fuller figure 42 and 44 and 46 inch bust. With raglan sleeves and pattern at shaping and fronts. Knitted in vintage 4ply wool that should knit well in modern 4ply. Always work a tension square. Pattern is in lovely vintage condition

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vinage marriner 486 knitting pattern for ladies mohair jacket knitting pattern from 1950s

Marriner 486: Great vintage ladies mohair jacket knitting pattern from 1950s. To fit 33-35, 36-38 and 39-41, always work a tension square. Lovely design. Mofair was 80% mohair and 20% wool. Always work a tension square. Pattern is in lovely condition.

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vintage ladies 4ply jacket jumper 1950s

Marriner 565L: Great ladies vintage jacket set knitting pattern 1950s. This design has instructions for the jacket as well as the striped sleeveless jumper underneath. Worked in vintage 4ply, so do a tension square and see if you will need modern 4ply or double knitting. To fit 32, 34, 36, 38, 40 bust. The sleeveless top is knitted sideways in coloured bands. Pattern is in very good condition.

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vintage ladies ski jumper and hat knitting pattern from 1950s mountain maid 57 Mountain Maid 57: Great vintage ski jumper and hat knitting pattern from 1950s. How cool is this! To fit 32-34 and 36-38 finished jumper will measure 36 inches and 40 inches at bust - as this is designed to go over another jumper for outdoor cold weather wear. Chart to follow, hat to match. The yarn suggest is no longer available but a chunky or thick Aran that knits to 5-6 stitches to an inch (2.5cm) on size old 7 (4.50mm). Pattern is in lovely condition.

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vintage ladies twinset in larger sizes from 1950s

Patons SC26: Great vintage ladies jumper and cardigan to fit the fuller figure from 1950s. This easy to knit set is to fit 40, 42 and 44 inch bust, with deep welt on both cardigan and jumper, raglan sleeves and the jumper has a neat collar and long sleeves. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square. Pattern is in nice condition.

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ladies fuller figure twinset large sizes 1940s

Patons 100L: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern for the fuller figure from 1940s. Pretty panels for slimming effect on this lovely retro twin set to fit 44, 46, and 48 inch bust - see below for the jumper. Knitted in 3ply so try modern 4ply, always work a tension square.

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vintage ladies fuller figure bigger size knitting pattern 1940s Patons 100L: This is the jumper from the above pattern with flattering neck line and panels.
vintage ladies twinset knitting pattern form 1940s

Patons 266L: Great vintage ladies twin set knitting pattern from 1940s. This is a super pattern with lots of possibilities. There are instructions for long or short sleeve jumper and a cardigan in the same pattern or in stocking stitch. To fit 38-40 inch bust and knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply. Nice squared shoulders and tailored look - very '40s. Pattern is in good vintage condition.

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Patons 299L:Great vintage ladies twin set knitting pattern fro fuller figure from 1950s. This pretty set has a high V neck jumper, see below and a V neck cardigan with cable panels and pockets. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply. To fit 42. 44. and 46 inch bust, both designs have set in sleeves. Pattern is in nice condition.

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vintage ladies twinset jumper and cardigan for the fuller figer in larger sizes from 1940s Patons 299L: This is the jumper from the above pattern, showing the three quarter sleeves.
vintage ladies jackets for the larger figure 1950s patons silver pattern

Patons 304L: Great vintage knitting pattern for ladies jacket for the fuller figure from the 1950s. There are three designs in this pattern, a V neck button through with pockets with fancy panels in thick double knitting wool, Aran might work well with this one, try a tension square in both and see which works better. To fit 40, 42 and 44 inch bust. The tweed effect one is knitted in two strands of vintage 3ply or modern 4ply to make a thick double knitting ply similar to Aran. The other one is knitted in similar thicker yarn and has embroidery panels similar to  Tyrolean jacket. With tiny shawl collar and zip for extra warm or add a button  and button hole band if you prefer. Nice and warm for the Autumn (fall). Pattern is in good condition.

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Patons 483: Great vintage knitting pattern for a basic cardigan for the fuller figure from 1950s. This one has a  v neck with raglan sleeves in 6 sizes knitted in quicker knit which will probably knit up to a modern double knitting yarn, try a tension square and change needles if needed. To fit 34, 36, 38, 40, 42 and 44 inch bust. Nice deep welt and fitted well. Pattern is in nice vintage condition.

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vintage ladies twinset knitting pattern from 1950s Patons 494L: Great vintage ladies cable panel twin set knitting pattern 1940s. This one is very smart with cable ropes at front and at neck and sleeve edges of the jumper. Knitted in vintage crepe which was a tight twisted yarn that knitted to a tension just between modern 3ply and 4ply - work a tension square in the yarn that you choose and change needles to get the correct size. To fit 36, 38 and 40 inch bust. Jumper fastened with a small zip, but buttons can be used. See below for jumper. You get both lots instructions in one pattern.

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Patons 494L: Here is the jumper from the above pattern showing the cable ropes at neck and sleeve edges - note the super deep welt, these were very flattering and gave a lovely shape.

This is the jumper from the above pattern

vintage ladies raglan twin set knitting pattern for the fuller figure from teh 1950s

Patons 505L: Great vintage ladies jumper and cardigan knitting pattern for the fuller figure from 1950s. This pattern has instructions for the classic twin set with a V neck cardigan or button through, the jumper has short sleeves. One set is knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply and the other is in vintage 4ply so try modern double knitting. Always work a tension square the yarn that you would like to use. To fit 40, 42 and 44 inch bust. Pattern is in nice vintage condition.

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vintage ladies fuller figure cardigan knitting pattern from 1940s Patons 890FF: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern for cardigan from 1940s. This lovely design is for the fuller figure 40-42 inch bust. With set in sleeves and pattern at shaping and fronts. Knitted in vintage 2ply knitting  wool that should knit well in modern 3ply or for a larger size try 4ply. Knitted in a decorative bobble design with short sleeves, great for the summer and those retro meets! Always work a tension square.

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vintage ladies classic double knitting cardigan knitting pattern from 1950s for the fuller figure.

Patons 1293L: Great vintage ladies classic double knitting cardigan pattern from the early 1960s. This pattern has instructions for a button up or V neck cardigan with set in sleeves. To fit 36, 38, 40, 42, 44 and 46 inch bust. Always work a tension square. Pattern is in nice vintage condition.

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vintage classic ladies double knitting pattern for the fuller figure 1960s Patons 1439L: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern for cardigan for the fuller figure from 1960s. This pattern has instructions for a set in or raglan sleeve cardigan with a V neck. To fit 46, 48 and 50 inch bust. Pattern is in lovely condition.

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vintage aran knitting pattern for ladies

Patons 1449L: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern from 1960s. Aran jacket to fit 34-40 inch bust, in nice easy cable - very warm! Always work a tension square. Alpaca wool makes beautifully soft jackets and jumpers.

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vintage patons fair isle ladies jacket 1960s

Patons 6283: Great vintage ladies suit with fair isle jacket knitting pattern. This is a lovely pattern with instructions for a smart fair isle jacket and plain skirt. To fit 33-34, 35-36, 37-38 and 39-40 inch bust and knitted in what they called Ninepin which was round yarn that knitted to a double knitting ply, but always work a tension square and change needles if needed. Pattern is in good condition.

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ladies vintage suit knitting pattern from 1960s from patons

Patons 9050: Great vintage ladies cardigan suit knitting pattern. Knitted in a bulky, but light yarn that knits to a 4.5 stitches and 5.5 rows to an inch (2.5cm) on size UK 4 (6mm) needles. Nice skirt, not to narrow with elastic at waist. V neck cardigan and bracelet length sleeves. To fit 34, 36, 38, 40, 42 and 44 inch bust. Nice elegant city style or chic for country weekend for Spring or Autumn. Pattern is in lovely condition.

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vintage knitting pattern for larger sizes 42-50 inch bust from 1950s Patons 9537: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern for button up jumper from 1960s. This lovely design is for the fuller figure 42, 46 and 50 inch bust. With raglan sleeves and collar. Knitted in vintage wool that was between double knitting  and 4ply. so try either in a tension square and see which works better with your tension. Always work a tension square. Pattern is in lovely vintage condition

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1950s ladies shawl collar cardigan fuller figure knitting pattern Poppletons 1053: Great vintage ladies cardigan knitting pattern for fuller figure 1958. Knitted in modern 4ply to fit 38, 40 and 42 inch bust. Always work a tension square. This cardigan has a ribbed shawl collar, no rib at bottom edge and raglan sleeves. Pattern is in lovely condition with the word file written very small on front.

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ladies twinset knitting pattern for fuller figure 1950s Poppletons 1062: Great vintage ladies twin set knitting pattern for fuller figure 1959. Knitted in modern 4ply to fit 38, 40 and 42 inch bust. Always work a tension square. Jumper has short sleeves and interesting neckline with large buttons.  The cardigan has a V neck. Nice deep rib , elegant and unusual. Set in sleeves. Pattern is in lovely condition.

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fuller figure 1950s ladies twin set kknitting pattern Poppletons 1064: Great vintage ladies twin set knitting pattern for fuller figure 1959. Knitted in modern 4ply to fit 38, 40 and 42 inch bust. Always work a tension square. Jumper has short sleeves, the cardigan has a small shawl collar, super deep rib and very wide button band. Set in sleeves. Pattern is in lovely condition.

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vintage laddies lace paenl cardigan knitting pattern from late 1950s to fit the fuller figure 40-48 inch bust Robin 896: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern for V neck cardigan from late 1950s. This lovely design is for the fuller figure 40-42, 43-45 and 46-48 inch bust, being 1 inch bigger all round on completion. With raglan sleeves with lace pattern down fronts. Knitted in vintage 4ply wool that should knit well in modern double knitting. Always work a tension square. Pattern is in lovely vintage condition

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vintage ladies twinset knitting pattern from 1950s to fit fuller figure Robin 1535: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern for V neck cardigan from late 1950s. This lovely design includes the fuller figure sizes 34, 36, 38, 40, 42 and 44 inch bust. With set in sleeves and moss stitch boarder round edge to edge jacket and at neck of jumper. Knitted in vintage double knitting wool that should knit well in modern double knitting. Always work a tension square. Pattern is in lovely vintage condition

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Scotch wool 125: Great vintage knitting pattern for classic raglan fair isle jumper 1960s. This pattern is for crew neck jumper knitted in what was called Quick Six but knitted to an Aran ply. Always work a tension square this one is 9.5 stitches to 2 inches (5cm) on 6 imperial (5mm) needles. To fit  34, 36, 38, 40, and 42 inch bust/chest. Pattern is in good condition.

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vintage sirdar 1196 1940s knitting pattern for waistcoat

Sirdar 1196: Great vintage ladies waist coat knitting pattern from 1940s. This super design is to fit 40 inch bust and is knitted in a yarn that should knit to a modern double knitting, but work a tension square. Deep V with buttons at the bottom. Very slimming design.

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vintage ladies jumper knitting pattern from early 1950s 40 inch bust

Sirdar 1392: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern for larger size jumper from early 1950s. This super design has clusters of small buttons and a v neck with nice deep rib and little buttons at cuffs. Instructions also included for short sleeve version. So stylish. Knitted in a wool that would have been similar to modern 4ply. To fit 40 inch bust, always work a tension square. Pattern is in lovely condition.

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vintage ladies cardigan knitting pattern from 1950s

Sirdar 1496: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern for V neck cardigan from early 1950s. This lovely design is for the fuller figure 40, 42 and 44 inch bust,. With set in sleeves with pattern down fronts. Knitted in vintage 4ply wool that should knit well in modern 4ply .

 

vintage ladies evening beaded top knitting pattern from 1950s

Sirdar 1508: Great vintage ladies beaded evening top knitting pattern from 1950s. This lovely top has the beads knitted in but if you find this a bit daunting knit it without adding the beads and sew some on afterwards. Pretty neck line, deep rib and short sleeves. Knitted in vintage 3ply that is similar to modern 3ply, to fit 38, 40 and 42 inch bust. Pattern is in vintage condition with a small tear to bottom edge, but other wise sound and clean.

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lovely vintage ladies evening top knitting pattern with beads from 1950s

Sirdar 1522: Great vintage ladies beaded evening top knitting pattern from 1950s. This beautiful design is so figure flattering, it has the beads knitted in but if you find this a bit daunting knit it without adding the beads and sew some on afterwards. Pretty neck line, deep rib and so elegant. Knitted in vintage 2ply that is similar to modern 3ply, to fit 34, 36, 38 and 40 inch bust. Pattern is in super vintage condition with a small trade stamp to front.

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vintage ladies suit knitting pattern from 1950s

Sirdar 1575: Great vintage ladies suit knitting pattern from 1950s. This stylish 1950s suit is shaped beautifully and with the slim pleated skirt is stunning . Worked in a 4ply yarn and the skirt has a side or back zip for a lovely fit. To fit 36, 38 and 40 bust. Pattern is in a nice used vintage condition with stamp as shown.

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ladies lovely summer cardigan knitting pattern from early 1950s

Sirdar 1613: Great ladies double breasted cardigan knitting pattern form 1950s. This is a similar pattern to the one above and knitted in a similar way with the two halves knitted separate as is the welt and the double breasted wide bands. This is so figure flattering and is well worth the effort. Worked in a 4ply, but always work a tension square. To fit 32, 34, 36, 38, and 40 inch bust. Started at the sleeve. Pattern does have a few creases, but is overall sound and clean.

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vintage ladies cardigan knitting pattern for larger figures from 1950s Sirdar 1615: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern for V neck cardigan from late 1950s. This lovely design is for the fuller figure 40, 42 and 44 inch bust, With set in sleeves with cable pattern at shoulders. Knitted in vintage thick wool that should knit well in modern chunky (but not to thick). Always work a tension square. Pattern is in lovely vintage condition with small tear to front edge at bottom.

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vintage ladies summer jacke tknitting pattern from Sirdar 1950s Sirdar 1697: Great vintage ladies 1950s cardigan knitting pattern. This is a very interesting style and pattern, nice 1950s collar and elegant lines. Knitted in double knitting, but always work a tension square. To fit 34, 36, 38 and 40 inch bust. There are beads sewn on afterwards in each pattern square as can be seen by the red. Pattern is in lovely condition.

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ladies vintage beaded jumper knitting pattern from 1950s sirdar 1748 Sirdar 1748: Great vintage ladies beaded jumper knitting pattern from 1950s. Lovely design with simple fastening at front, beads knitted in, this is a simple process, but can be added afterwards if preferred or left out all together. To fit 32-33, 35-36, 38-39, inch bust. Deep rib, integral sleeves, very elegant. Pattern is in lovely condition with faint small stamp top of front page.

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vintage jacket knitting pattern

Sirdar 1813: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern 1950s. Lovely vintage boxy jacket in double knitting to fit 42 - 48 inch bust, roomy and so stylish for the fuller figure - make a statement this autumn! Pattern is n nice vintage condition.

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aran knitting pattern for ladies

Sirdar 2209: Great vintage aran cardigan knitting pattern for an elegant lady. Knitted in double knitting, 34"-40" bust. Super Aran style design. Always work a tension square and change needles if needed.Pattern is in lovely condition.

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vinage ladies twin set for the larger size 40-44 inch bust knitting pattern form 1950s

Sirdar 7577: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern for fuller figure twin set. This easy to knit, but both with V necks and knitted in a wool that would be similar to modern 3ply. BSK mills do similar tweed wool in fine plys. To fit 40, 42 and 44 inch bust. Always work a tension square. Pattern is in nice vintage condition

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vintage ladies cardigan knitting pattern for larger sizes

Sirdar 7593: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern for cardigan from 1950s. This lovely design is for the fuller figure 40, 42, 44 and 46 inch bust. Knitted in vintage 2ply that should knit well in modern 3ply. Fine, elegant and easy to knit in stocking stitch with nice deep rib and raglan sleeves for nice fit. Always work a tension square. Pattern is in nice condition.

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ladies knitting patterns

Sirdar 7650: Fabulous 1950's cardigan with great button detail. Knitted in vintage 3ply, try tension square, modern 4ply might knit to better tension. To fit 36"-50" bust. Pattern in lovely vintage condition

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vintage sirdar ladies cardigna knitting pattern 1950s Sirdar 7691: Great vintage ladies cardigan knitting pattern form the 1950s. This cardigan is knitted in vintage 4ply crepe and should fit 36, 38 and 40 and 42 inch bust. Always work a tension square and change needles if needed. Interesting cable design Pattern in very nice condition.

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Vintage ladies knitting patterns from the Retro Knitting Company

Sirdar 7745Great vintage ladies knitting pattern for classic twin set 1950's. Knitted in 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square. To fit 36-44 inch bust. Pattern in lovely condition.

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vintage ladies book with fashiond for the fuller figure knitting pattern from the 1950s

Stitchcraft SC22: Great vintage knitting booklet for fashions for the fuller figure from late 1940s possibly early 1950s. This supper book has 28 pages, 2 of which are in colour. There are 10 different designs including vest and bed jacket. See below for individual patterns. Book is in nice vintage condition. See below SS22-17-FF for details of the set shown here on the front cover to fit 41-43 inch bust.

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vintage ladies jumper knitting pattern from 1950s fuller figure

SS22-2-FF: Great vintage ladies jumper pattern from 1940s. This really retro design has angora trim and vintage 3ply, both should knit as modern 4ply. Always work a tension square, beautiful fit. One of my first adult knitting projects for my mother when I was 14 years old was a spot version of this type of jumper in deep green with yellow angora. This one is to fit 37-39 inch bust.

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vintage ladies cardigan knitting patten for the fuller figure 1950s

SS22-5-FF: Great vintage ladies V neck cardigan for the fuller figure knitting pattern from 1940s. This one is to fit 40-42 inch bust and is in a bobble rib with deep V and deep welts, very retro with set in sleeves. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square.

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vintage ladies dolman cardigan knitting pattern for the fuller figure

SS22-7-FF: Great vintage classic dolman knitting pattern for cardigan for the fuller figure from 1940s. To fit 38-42 inch bust and knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square. Lovely deep rib, elegant classic fit.

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vintage ladies jacket knitting pattern for the fuller figure 1940s

SS22-8-FF: Great vintage ladies jacket knitting pattern for the fuller figure from 1940s. This stylish jacket with shaped front and super slimming lines is knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square. To fit 42-44 inch chest, the shape of the cables help to create a slimming look.

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vintage 1940s suit knitting pattern for ladies with fuller figures

SS22-11-FF: Great vintage ladies cardigan suit knitting pattern for the fuller figure from 1940s. This slimming style suit is knitted in a bouclé, with a darker shade for the skirt with accents on the toning cardigan. To fit 38-40 inch bust and  40-42 inch hips. This bouclé should be nearer a 4ply tension although knitted in smaller needles for firmer fabric result. Don't forget the tension square this will help - there are many bouclé still on the market or use a modern 4ply that will knit to this tension. 8 stitches to an inch on size 12 needles (2.75mm) Well shaped and very retro.

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vintage ladies fancy twinset knitting pattern for fuller figure 1940s

SS22-17-FF: Great vintage ladies classic fancy stitch twin set from 1940s for the fuller figure. This is the one shown on the front page in colour and is knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square. Nice easy trellis pattern. To fit 41-43 inch bust.

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vintage dress knitting pattern for the lady with a fuller fugure 1940s SS22-19-FF: Super vintage knitting pattern for slimming dress for the fuller figure from 1940s. This well shaped dress has an interesting neck line and well shaped skirt to give slimming lines and a lovely fit. Knitted in bouclé for that firm fabric on fine needles to fit 39-41 inch bust and 41-43 inch hips. Try a tension square with a 4ply with bouclé or ordinary wool. A pure wool or wool blend works best with these older patterns as the 'give ' in them is already allowed in the pattern.

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vintage ladies vest knitting pattern fro the fuller figure 1940s SS22-20UW: Great vintage ladies vest knitting pattern for the fuller figure from 1940s. This pretty pair are knitted in a fine vintage 2ply for the lacy one so try modern 3ply baby yarn. Nice rib waist for good fit, can be adjusted for length and has a shaped top. The plainer one is in simple stocking stitch and moss stitch with straight top and rib waist and is to fit 40-42 inch bust and is knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply.

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SS22-23BJ: Great vintage ladies bed jacket knitting pattern for the fuller figure from 1940s. This one is to fit 38-40 inch bust and is knitted in a pretty chevron lace pattern with big satin bow - if desired, deep welt and set in shoulder, very pretty bed cardigan. Knitted in a vintage 3ply yarn so try a modern 4ply in a tension square. (click to go to other bed jackets)

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vintage ladies cardigna knitting pattern 1930s Stitchcraft 194: Great vintage ladies cardigan with low V front knitting pattern late 1930s. This pattern is to fit 39-41 inch bust and is super to knit and would not look out of place today. Pattern up the front creates a fullness where it is needed and plenty of room at the shoulders.

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vintage ladies twin set knitting pattern from 1940s Target 1019:Great vintage ladies twin set knitting pattern from late 1940s. This lovely design is to fit 40-42 inch bust and is knitted in vintage 2ply, so try modern 3ply, delicate and elegant. Always work a tension square. Super deep rib. Pattern is vintage used condition with a few surface scratches and tiny tear to bottom edge.

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vintage suit knitting pattern 1950s

Target 1195: Great vintage knitting pattern for ladies suit 1950s. This booklet has two patterns this one and the one shown below. Both knitted in a bouclé or a crepe type yarn similar or modern 4ply. Always work a tension square. This one has cable detail and is to fit  40-42 inch bust and 42-44 inch bust, with hip s 42-44 inches. With set in sleeves and V neck more of a casual suit. Pattern is in very nice condition.

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vintage ladies jacket knitting pattern from 1940s weldons 227 Weldons 227: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern from the 1940s for a cardigan for the fuller figure. This super easy to knit design has pockets, nice V neck and is in a fancy rib, so will fit nicely. Shoulder pads are suggested, top of sleeves are pleated. To fit 42-44 inch bust. Nice long lines to slim. Knitted in a modern 4ply, work a tension square and change needles if needed.

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vintage mens and ladies fair isle sweater 1950s

Weldons B1140: Fabulous vintage 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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ladies twin set knitting pattern 40 inch bust

Weldons B1219: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern for classic twin set from 1950s. This design is classic retro elegance. With set in sleeves, smooth lines, deep rib and neat neck line, the cardigan is a V neck. Knitted in vintage 3ply that would be similar to a modern 3ply. To fit 32-34, 35-37 and 38-40 inch bust. Jumper has short sleeves. Pattern is in lovely condition with small rub to front cover.

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vintage ladies fuller figure knitting pattern for cardigan from 1940s

Weldon A1248: Great vintage knitting pattern for a classic V neck cardigan for ladies with fuller figure from 1940s. This pattern has instructions for a basic classic cardigan with set in sleeves and knitted in double knitting wool. To fit 38-40, 40-42 and 42-44 inch bust. Pattern is in lovely condition.

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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! Nice condition, trade stamp to front.

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ladies bolero knititng pattern form 1950s

Weldons A1134: Great vintage ladies bolero knitting pattern from late 1940s. This design is universal, very easy to knit and worked in double knitting wool. There are instructions for long or short sleeves as well as a cardigan. The bolero is to fit 34-36 inch bust and the cardigan is to fit 33-35, 36-38 and 39-41 bust. Simple to knit with set in sleeves and button to the neck. Pattern is in lovely condition.

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vintage ladies summer jumper knitting pattern from 1950s

Wendy 99: Great vintage ladies jumper knitting pattern from 1950s. This super design has an interesting neck line shape and is nicely fitted with deep rib, sits on waist. Lovely styling. To fit 34-36, 36-38 and 38-40 inch bust. Knitted in vintage double knitting wool, always work a tension square. Pattern is in nice condition

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vintage ladies super jacket knitting pattern WG1093 WG 1093: Great vintage ladies late 1940s jacket and hat knitting pattern. this stylish set is knitted in double knitting wool, always knit a tension square. To fit 38, 40 and 42 inch bust. Nice shape, with stand up collar and long slimming lines in a honeycomb pattern.

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vintage ladies jumper knitting pattern from magazine 1940s WW07: Great vintage ladies jumper knitting pattern from 1940s. This design has instructions for long and short sleeves and is very elegant. Nice deep rib and set in sleeves. Knitted in vintage 2ply - don't panic! Try modern 4ply in a tension square. As this has a lace rib design it should stretch to fit up to a 42 inch bust - if pure wool is used.

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