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ladies vintage cardigan knitting pattern from 1930s

Bestway 103L: Great vintage ladies long line cardigan from 1930s. This easy to knit cardigan a slim fit, beautifully shaped with pockets and wide shoulders. Shoulder pads are used. To fit 34-36 inch bust and is knitted in modern 3ply, but you could use modern 4ply with a change of needles size.

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vintage ladies cardigna knitting pattern for the fuller figure from 1930s

Bestway 132L: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern from 1930s for the fuller figure. There are two design in this pattern both are knitted in a wool that would be similar to modern 4ply. Always work a tension square and change needles if needed. To fit 40 and 42 inch bust.

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ladies jumper knitting pattern from 1930s to fit 33-35 inch bust Bestway 180L: Great vintage ladies summer jumper knitting pattern from 1930s. There are instructions for two different styles, one with a square neck and the other in a pretty rib design with cable at waist and neck. Worked in a modern 4ply, always work at tension square. To fit 33-35 inch bust.

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ladies 1930s jumper knitting pattern jumper in feather stitch to fit 32 inch bust Bestway 412L: Great vintage ladies jumper knitting pattern from 1930s. This design has deep rib, moss stitch at shoulders, neat collar and an optional tie. Worked in vintage feather stitch in vintage 3ply, but try modern 4ply in a tension square. To fit 32 inch bust but if knitted in pure wool will stretch in wearing.

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vintage ladies cardigan knitting pattern in larger sizes Bestway 415L: Great vintage ladies cardigan knitting pattern for fuller figure from 1930s. There are instructions for a long sleeved cardigan with deep rib and crocheted buttons. Interesting stitch is easy to work that allows the design to fit up to a 42 inch bust.

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vintage ladies ribbed jumper from 1930s Bestway 423L: Great ladies vintage knitting pattern for a jumper from late 1930s. Here is a design that is very easy to knit and is figure flattering. Worked in a smart rib to fit up to 36 inch bust. Knitted in vintage 3ply but try modern 4ply in a tension square. Long or short sleeves can be knitted. There are faux pockets and crochet buttons.

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vintage ladie sknitting pattern from 1930s Bestway 451:
vintage ladies jumper knitting pattern from 1930s Bestway 455:
great old knitting pattern from 1930s for ladies jumper Bestway 457:
vintage ladies jumper kntiting pattern from 1930s Bestway 461:
vintage ladies short sleeved jumper knitting pattern from 1930s Bestway 507:
vintage ladies cable short sleeved jumper knitting pattern from 1930s Bestway 509:
vintage ladies slip over or tank top knitting pattern from late 1930s Bestway 509-1:
great vintage ladies knitting pattern from 1930s for jumper with shoulder pads Bestway 532:
vintage ladies jumper knitting pattern from 1930s Bestway 532-1:
vintage ladies embroidered jumper knitting pattern from late 1930s Bestway 536:
vintage ladies rib jumper and cardigan knitting pattern from late 1930s Bestway 559:
classic old knitting pattern for ladies rib twinset from 1930s Bestway 564:
vintage ladies twin set knitting pattern from 1930s Bestway 564-1:
vintage ladies embroidered twins et knitting pattern from late 1930s Bestway 578:
vintage ladies classic jumper knitting pattern Ann Sheridan as model Bestway588:
vintage ladies jumper knitting pattern with Carol Landis as model Bestway 591:
vintage ladies edge to edge short jacket with embroidery knitting pattern from 1930s Bestway 607:
vintage ladies knitting pattern from 1930s Bestway 643:
vintage ladies long sleeved lace panel jumper knitting pattern from 1930s Bestway 718:
vintage ladies bolero knitting pattern with Bette Davis as model

Bestway 745:Fabulous bolero knitting pattern from late 1930s modelled by Bette Davis. This neat little bolero is knitted in stocking stitch and moss stitch and has raised spots in contrast which are embroidered in wool after completion, ric-rac braid is also added. To fit 34-36 inch bust and is knitted in 4ply, always work a tension square.

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ladies dress knitting pattern from 1940

Bestway 752: Great vintage ladies dress knitting pattern from 1940s. This wartime design for a simple dress is tailored to fit with panelled skirt and shirt style top.  Knit a frock and save coupons! so the pattern says. Try modern 4ply and change needles if needed to get good fit.  Bust 32, hips 36 inches. Easy variation on stocking stitch to give nice texture. Change needle size for slightly larger size. Crochet covers for button moulds or try the cotton wool stuffed type of button. Add a lace collar or knit one to contrast or match.

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ladis slash neck rib jumper knitting pattern from 1940s

Bestway 857: Great vintage ladies slash neck jumper from 1940s. This easy to knit rib jumper has a slash or straight neck and is beautifully shaped, can be knitted with long or short sleeves. Try this one in 4ply to fit 35 inch bust, very easy to make a little larger, if you do always allow an extra ball or two depending on how much larger. Shoulder pads are used but can be omitted. Great for beginner.

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ladies classic wing design knitting pattern for jumper from 1940s Bestway 860: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern from 1940s for jumper. This design is knitted in wing stitch with lovely deep rib at waist and high neck. To fit 32-34 inch bust and knitted in vintage 3ply that should be similar to modern merino 4ply. With the higher neck this little jumper looks well under a jacket.

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vintage 1940s knitting pattern

Bestway 863: Great vintage ladies ribbed slip over or tank top knitting pattern from 1940s. This jerkin design has panels of diagonal rib to give a slimming look and beautiful fit. Worked in vintage 3ply so give modern 4ply a try in a tension square and change needle if needed. To fit 34 inch bust. The pattern suggest that it would be great for civilian and service wear,  fits well under uniforms for extra warmth. Pattern for sale is in super condition.

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ladies long sleeved short jacket knitting pattern from 1940s Bestway 879: Great vintage ladies jumper knitting pattern from 1940s. This elegant, beautifully fitted jumper has wide rib yoke, neat collar and deep double rib at waist and cuffs. Knitted in 3ply. It is worth trying these fine knitteds as they are so smart and if worked in pure wool they stretch to fit beautifully there are suppliers of modern 3ply on the internet. To fit 35 inch bust, try modern 4ply for a slightly larger size and add a ball of wool.

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vintage ladies jumper that buttons up at from knitting pattern 1940

Bestway 914: Great vintage ladies jumper coat knitting pattern from 1940s. This pretty little cardigan style jumper is worked in fine modern 4ply or a modern 3ply. Always work a tension square. The chevron pattern has small twisted knots in the design. To fit 34-36 inch bust. The buttons are crocheted filled with cotton wool. Neat short sleeves and a round neck.

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vintage ladies skirt knitting pattern from 1940s

Bestway 933: Great vintage ladies gored skirt knitting pattern from 1940s. Another wartime pattern, this easy to knit skirt will fit all sizes  just by varying the number of gores. Modern 4ply should be used and a tension square worked. Elastic is slotted through the waist to give support. There are also instructions for a crochet turban and scarf worked in Soloman's Knot very easy - so it says!

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vintage crochet pattern for turban and scarf in solomans knot from 1940s
vintage ladies crochet and knitted colklours and jewellry pattern from 1940s

Bestway 935: Great vintage ladies accessories knitting pattern from 1940s. From the fabulous era of make do and mend comes a beautiful collection of collars to add life to old jumpers or cardigans. There are three knitted collars and two crocheted ones and a knitted bead necklace. My mother said she used to spend a lot of her time waiting in cars during the war so made quite a few of these types of things as well as her own underwear. She was a driver in the RAF.

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bestway dress knitting pattern from 1940s tailored pleated skirt

Bestway 946: Great vintage knitting pattern for ladies dress from 1940s. This super design has a lot of vintage detail in the skirt with rib to create pleating, mock belt and cuffs, false pockets and can have long or short sleeves. Knitted in vintage 3ply that should knit to modern 4ply. Always all a little extra wool for these dresses. To fit 32-34 inch bust and 36-38 inch hips. Front is knitted in one piece as is the back. Buttons are crocheted. Lovely challenge.

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vintage ladies jumper cardigan knitting pattern with fancy yoke

Bestway 948: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern button up jumper or cardigan from 1940s. This design is to fit 32-38, often these pattens allowed stretch as they were knitted in pure wool that will give in wearing and not go baggy. This is basically a rib so the give is quite substantial. The unique leaf pattern at yoke and pockets is rather charming. The buttons are crocheted over moulds - these are still available in fabric shops. Or you can use vintage buttons.

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vintage stripe jumper knitting pattern from 1940s

Bestway 951: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern from 1940s for stripe jumper. To fit 33-35 bust using brown, rust and green , but you can choose your own colours. Always work a tension and try modern 4ply for this one. You can use small shoulder pads too.

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vintage ladies cardigna for the fuller figure from 1940s Bestway 961: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern for fuller figure cardigan from 1940s. To fit 40, 42 and 44 inch bust in classic basket stitch rib that is slimming. Always work a tension square and try modern 4ply and change needle size if needed.

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vintage ladies knitting pattern for jumper from 1940s Bestway 964: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern for bolero style jacket from 1940s. This super wartime design is in an a easy check or basket stitch, set in sleeves and ultra short so gives a bolero look. Neat and smart to fit 34 inch bust and is knitted in a 3ply, try modern 4ply, a fine merino and see if you need to change needles.

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vintage ladies knitting pattern showing how to replace worn out parts of jumper from 1940s Bestway 966: Great vintage ladies renovations knitting pattern from late 1930s, early 1940s. This pattern gives instructions how to alter and make do and mend jumpers and dresses with spare wool, unravelled wool or just to ring the changes. Could be used for jumpers or dresses, mostly yokes and sleeves. Interesting piece of wartime knitting.

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vintage ladies fine lace jumper knitting pattern from 1940s

Bestway 976: Great vintage ladies jumper knitting pattern from 1940s. This design is knitted in fine 3ply and is very dainty and delicate, great for evening wear or under a retro suit for work. To fit 34-36 inch bust. Try both 3ply and a fine 4ply in a tension square - Merino wool is good for these vintage knits.

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vintage ladies suit  and dress knitting pattern from 1940s

Bestway 1022: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern for two piece dress or suit from 1940s. This fabulous pattern has instructions to knit a dress or a suit from the one pattern. To fit 36 inch bust and 39 inch hips, shoulder pads are required, can be made with long or short sleeves. Knitted in vintage 3ply if making modern 4ply see if you need to change needles to get correct size.

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vintage ladies jumper cardigan from 1940s Bestway 1026: Great vintage ladies jumper cardigan knitting pattern from 1940. This was a popular style, a button up cardigan that would also work as a jumper. There are instructions for long and short sleeves in this leaflet. To fit 34 inch bust and is knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern fine merino 4ply in a tension square and adjust needles if needed. Small shoulder pads were originally used.

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vintage 1046 ladies knitting pattern

Bestway 1046: Great vintage ladies panel jumper knitting pattern from 1940s. This wartime design is knitted in two colours, allowing the knitter to use left over or unravelled wool, easy leaf embroidery brings the design together in a nice retro way. Sweet little collar and long or short sleeves. Deep rib allows the jumper to sit on the waist - lovely with pencil or wiggle skirt or wide legged trousers (pants) To fit 34 inch bust and knitted in 4ply, always work a tension square.

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vintage ladies jumper embroidered with cap and gloves to match 1930s Bestway 1056: Great vintage ladies jumper knitting pattern from late 1930s or early 1940s. This design has a stocking stitch panel with embroidery, there are instructions for a cap, socks and gloves to match - would make a super gift for a retro fashion young lady. To fit 34 inch bust and knitted in 4ply. Always work a tension square.

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embroidered cap amd gloves to match jumper knitting pattern from 1930s
vintage ladies reversable jumper and two colour glove knitting pattern from 1940s Bestway 1065: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern from 1940s. This is another of those economy designs, the back and front are different colours, very easy to knit in a 3ply that is the same as modern 4ply. To fit 34 inch bust. There are instructions for a pair of gloves and crochet buttons to match - so easy to make filled with cotton wool. Always work a tension square.

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vintage ladies skirt knitting pattern form 1940s

Bestway 1142: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern for two different skirt styles from 1940s. There are instruction for a pleated and a gored style both knitted in vintage 3ply  that should knit up to a modern 4ply, always work a tension square. The pleated on is to fit waist 26 inches and hips up to 40 inches, length 28 inches (adjustable). The gored skirt id to fit  26-28 inch waist and 38-40 inch hips. Pattern for sale is a small format and has some surface scratches.

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vintgage fitted jacket knitting pattern from 1940s Bestway 1192:  Vintage tailored jacket with short sleeves from late 1940s. This jacket is worked in double knitting, try tension square to see if you need to change needle size, instructions for short or long sleeves. This pattern uses two strands of vintage 4ply, as double knitting wool was not readily available at this time. To fit a 35-37 inch bust. It may well be that this thickness was more of an Aran. As average 4ply in the 1930's and 40's was similar to our double knitting. It is essential that you work a tension square. Tension is 13st to every 3" and 11 rows to every 2" worked on no 5 needles (5.5mm)

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vintage ladie jumper knitting pattern from 1940s

Bestway 1280: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern from 1940s for jumper. This design is knitted in leave stitch with lovely deep rib at waist and yoke. To fit 34 inch bust and knitted in vintage 3ply that should be similar to modern to a modern 3ply, use modern fine merino 4ply for slightly larger size and a little more wool. Pattern is small format and is in lovely condition as shown.

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vintage ladies jumper with tie neck knitting pattern from 1940s

Bestway 1296: Great vintage ladies lacy jumper knitting pattern from wartime Britain. This 1940s design is knitted in a fine 2ply, so try a modern 3ply in a tension square. To fit medium to large as the delicate design will allow for stretch if worked in pure wool - try merino. Deep rib and tie at neck ( can be omitted if needed).

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vintage ladies button up jumper cardigan knitting pattern 1940s Bestway 1297: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern for a button up jumper or cardigan from 1940s. This design is to fit 32-34, often these pattens allowed stretch as they were knitted in pure wool that will give in wearing and not go baggy. Worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles to get correct tension. This is basically a rib so the give is quite substantial. The buttons are crocheted or you can use vintage buttons. It can be seen that small shoulder pads have been used by the model. Very neat, sits on the waist and has instructions for long and short sleeves.

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vintag feather stitch jumper knitting pattern jumper from 1940s

Bestway 1310: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern from 1940s. There are instructions for a short sleeve jumper in a version of the popular feather stitch from wartime Britain. To fit 32-34 inch bust knitted in a vintage 3ply that would work well as a modern 4ply, but always work a tension square. This one has small shoulder pads in if you would like to use them, neat round neck and deep rib with buttons or press studs at shoulder.

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vintage jumper knitting pattern from 1940s

Bestway 1311: Great vintage ladies shirt style jumper knitting pattern form 1940s. This super pattern is to fit 33-35 and 35-37 inch bust and is knitted in vintage 3ply. Always work a tension square, this design is worked in basket stitch and has a tailored fit.

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vintage ladies lace panel jumper knitting pattern from 1940s

Bestway 1314: Great vintage ladies knitting pattern from 1940s. There are instructions for long and short sleeves for this pretty lace panel summer jumper from wartime Britain. To fit35-36 inch bust knitted in a vintage 3ply that would work well with a modern 4ply, but always work a tension square. This one has a lovely lace panel front, shoulders and along sleeve with a square neck.

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vintage lace jumper knitting pattern from 1940s to fit 32-33 inch bust Bestway 2031: Great vintage ladies jumper knitting pattern from late 1940s. This design is a pretty chevron stitch with deep rib and long or short sleeves. To fit 32-33 inch bust and knitted in a modern 4ply, change needles to a size larger to get a 34 inch bust, ad an extra ball of wool.

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vintage ladies classic cardigan knitting pattern 1950s Bestway B2895:
   
 
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