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vintage pattern for gifts

Bestway 603: Vintage knitting pattern with instructions for hot water bottle cover, hangers, slippers, rose button hole flower, string bag that folds away. 1930/40's

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vintage ladie knitted shopping bag

Bestway 861: Fabulous vintage knitting pattern for a string shopping bag from 1940s. . So retro! and so very practical. There are 2 designs one is knitted the other is crochet. It suggest Macramé twine, but experiment with knitting cotton, no tension square is given but it will not take long to work a few pieces to see how it will work out in different cottons.

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vintage knitted santa and gnome

Bestway 929: Vintage toy knitting pattern. Great Christmas knitting! Mr. Gnome 12" tall and Father Christmas 12" tall knitted in oddments of DK. SEE TOY PAGE FOR MORE FABULOUS PATTERNS

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vintage knitting patternfor knitted slippers

Bestway 1196: Children's bedroom slippers for 18months to 6 years - great Christmas gift! It is never too early to start those Christmas projects. 1930's Just the gift this Christmas! SEE SOCKS AND SLIPPERS PAGE FOR MORE TREASURES LIKE THIS

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vintage toy knitting pattern

Bestway 3695:  Vintage toy knitting pattern for a really great set of  characters from Bestway 1950s. Easy to knit in double knitting and great fun. Ideal small gifts, also suitable for 'gift boxes' at Christmas and church bazaars or charity fairs as little people are only 8" tall.

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vintage baby knitting pattern sleping bag cot cover 1940s

Bestway A2730: Fabulous 1940s vintage baby knitting pattern for shawl, sleeping bag and cover. This is a super pattern with instructions for a sweet little hot water bottle cover, cot cover with satin ribbon, shawl, sleeping bag and bootees and mittens- great little gifts for new born baby, also instructions for toy ball and rattle! Shawl and bootees and mitts are in vintage 3ply and measures43 square inches, all other are knitted in what was termed thicker wool - before double knitting was common. Work tension square on needle size stated and change if needed with modern double knitting yarn. These items would be great for that retro feel at a Christmas Bazaar.

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vintage tea cosy knitting pattern

Bestway A2853: Great vintage knitting pattern 1940s. Instructions for Tea cosy, hot water bottle cover, socks and pixie hood all in one pattern.  All in double knitting, great Christmas gift ideas for las t minute knits.

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toilet roll cover knitting patterns

Bathroom Friends: Great vintage toilet roll holder doll and dog. This is the very popular toilet roll cover duo, a lady and the poodle. Knitted in double knitting wool great for fete and wedding gifts that are very different! I am trying to find some similar designs as this is a very frequent request.

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toilet roll hollder knitting patterns

Bathroom Duo: Vintage knitting pattern for toilet roll and curlers. Fabulous gift for a young bride! For that gift that is truly unusual! Make it a very different Christmas.    

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vintage milk jug cover crochet pattern 1940s coats 488

Coats 488: Great vintage crochet pattern for jug cover from 1940s. I am so often asked for this one - here it is at last. Instructions to make a jug cover measuring 8-5 inches diameter. Worked in no20 cotton, one 20g ball required plus 38 coloured beads. Very easy to make, great for quick bazaar makes or Christmas gifts or that wedding gift that is really different - a vintage jug with its own cover! This cover has a little cup and saucer at the top.

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vintage gift knitting pattern

Coats 948: Great vintage knitting pattern for kitchen gifts. There are instructions for pan holder, oven cloves, duster mitt and dish cloth all made from thick dishcloth cotton. The oven gloves are padded.

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vintage bottle covers knitting patterns

Coats 931: Vintage Party Bottle Covers crochet pattern. Worked in no. 5 crochet cotton and 1.5mm or old two and half. No date. Nice condition, clean and sound.

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vintage gift knitting patterns

Copley 4001: Vintage gift knitting pattern 1950s. Lovely booklet with 12 different gifts to make including golf club cosies, little dog coat, doll outfit to fit 10"-12" doll, Lacey stole, bed wrap, bed socks, pinwheel cushion cover, tea cosy, pram blanket, lacy scarf, beret and squirrel made from pom-poms.

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Dewhursts 6041: Fabulous crochet pattern 1950s. What a great gift idea for this Christmas! These colourful plates and bowls are crocheted in cotton and then stiffened sugar. My great aunt use to make them - every one had at least one - she also used to make th most beautiful swans and dressing table boxes in the same way. Pattern is in nice condition.

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vintage knitting pattern for bathroom accessories

Emu 6497: Great vintage knitting pattern for accessories, great presents. There are instructions for a Hot Water bottle cover, 2 different toilet roll covers, tissue box, long and square, and a tidy or peg bag. Pattern is in lovely condition.

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vintage pin cushion crochet

Pin Cushion: Lillys 1200: 34-35: Great vintage CROCHET pattern for pin cushion and perfume sachet - great vintage gifts pattern from 1944 all instructions including conversion for hook sizes included for both items.USA

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vintage crochet pin cushion pattern

Pin Cushion: Brilliant 156: 9163: Great vintage pin cushion or scented sachet CROCHET pattern1940. You can put any design on it you like after it has been worked, initials or name would be nice. This pin cushion fits onto the wrist so it is handy as you work. Very easy to make, great child or beginners project.

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vintage pattern for pin cushions

Pin Cushion: Star 98cr: Bootees Pin Cushion: Lovely vintage CROCHET pattern. Another great retro pin cushion to crochet this time from 1953. in no 40 cotton, very sweet, could be made as a cot decoration or baby newborn gift. Hook conversion chart included. USA

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vintage baby body belts knitting 1920s Greenock 139: Great vintage baby knitting pattern for body belts 1920s or earlier. There are instructions for infants, ladies and mens. At one time these were essential garments - no central heating in those days! Very easy to knit and could be useful today for early o low weight babies to keep them extra warm, for sports men and women for that extra warm layer over the back. See Underwear pages.

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baby rattles knitting pattern

Homecraft 326: Vintage knitting pattern. Hand knitted rattles to keep baby happy! Using old tins, toothbrushes and oddments of wool - it says on the front! War time economy pattern. Other items used haricot beans, small bells and glass beads!!! How times have changed! However this lovely pattern has some great ideas that can be altered to be safe and practical for a special gift for baby - no glass, tin, beans or small bells please! SEE TOY PAGE FOR SOME LOVELY PRAM TOYS AND MORE RATTLES

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vintage mothball cover crochet  pattern toy

Homecraft 320: Great vintage crochet pattern for MOTH BALL covers 1940s. This is a very unique gift! They are fun to make and can be also made into pram toys by adding bells, or just stuffing, as cat toys and probably a host of other ideas - see what you can think up. Great for using up all those bits of cotton and wool. Could also be filled with lavender.

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sewing pattern for making socks from knitted garments and old socks watime Homecraft 350: Great vintage sewing pattern to make items from knitted socks and machine made woollies. Interesting bit of social history. Produced during the war years to help with the 'make do and mend' drive. There are instructions for making gloves, bed socks wellington socks and a hood. Included here just as an interesting item, contains no knitting instructions only sewing suggestions.

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vintage two piece knitting pattern Greenock Two Piece Man's Swim Outfi-5.  chest 36 inches shoulder to lower edge 30 inches. Individual pattern from The Greenock Beach wear Booklet shown above. SEE SWIMWEAR PAGES FOR MORE FABULOUS RETRO STYLES (Just think of this after a swim!)

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vintage knitting pattern for staircarpet

Patons & Baldwin Rug Craft - 25: Vintage crafts at its best! Here we have a CROCHET STAIR CARPET! It take 1kg of Turkey Rug wool per yard, and worked on a no 3 hook (6.5mm) it is so easy! For KNITTED  version see HOUSEHOLD page

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mens underwear knitting patterns

Woolcraft 1: Although these publications changed very little during the 1920-1950's, this is a later edition from the 1940's and is for long pants and short pants knitted in vest wool which was vintage 3ply, no sizes given other than leg and gusset length. Great for WW11 enactment groups or 40's weekends.  Feel authentic right down to the skin! See Mens Underwear pages and World War Services Pages

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knitting books

Penelope: Why shouldn't Men Knit? Great wartime knitting book for convalescing servicemen, with simple items like scarves, wristlets and squares for a blanket. 1940's - RARE AND UNUSUAL KNITTING PATTERNS BROWSE ALL OUR PAGES - 26 DIFFERENT CATEGORIES SEE TOP OF PAGE

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baby slippers knitted

chick slippers: Suitable for a toddler, no size given, great little item, ideal for bazaars or extra gift at Christmas.

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vintage knitting pattern for staircarpet

Patons & Baldwin Rug Craft - 25: Vintage crafts at its best! Here we have a CROCHET STAIR CARPET! It take 1kg of Turkey Rug wool per yard, and worked on a no 3 hook (6.5mm) it is so easy! For KNITTED  version see HOUSEHOLD page

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vintage hot water bottle bedsocks tea cosies knitting pattern 1940s

Robin 525: Great vintage knitting pattern for  hot water bottle cover, tea cosies, bed socks and baby blanket from 1940s. Great gift ideas for Christmas. All easy to knit in double knitting wool.

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vintage sirdar gift book

Sirdar  As You Like It: Great little book with knitting instructions for gifts for all ages. There are bootees, socks, beaded stole, mens gloves, bed socks, and a bed cape, bobble hat, in the same series as above. In very nice condition from the 1950's 20 pages

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vintage accessories knitting pattern

Sirdar 2049: Great vintage knitting pattern for neck warmers. Another 'useful' pattern. Wind cheaters for men and women, in double knitting. Decorative and very practical, make someone a very different Christmas gift with a retro feel - so quick and easy to knit.

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vintage christmas gift knitting patterns 1950

Stitchcraft 52-11: Great vintage knitting and sewing Christmas gift patterns 1952. This little booklet was given a way free with November 1952 Stitchcraft magazine. There are some fabulous retro gift ideas. A knitted bath mat, crochet tea cosy, knitted bobble hat and bootees and mittens, crochet hat and knitted mens scarf and gloves and bed socks. Also lots of tings to sew, all easy and quick including a lovely apron for little girl, child waist coat and cap, egg cosy, baby bib, embroidered needle case and cushion ( tracing for design included), quilted hot water bottle cover and how to cover a lamp shade and wast paper bin with raffia ( a student might like this as a quirky gift) Lots of knitting in them. 16 pages

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vintage stitchcraft give booklet knitting and sewing

Stitchcraft 54-10: Great vintage knitting and sewing gift pattern from 1954. This small booklet has a host of super patterns. The little cardigan on the front to knit, golf club cosies, doll est, bolero in angora, hat and mittens for lady and several hats for children, cushion cover and cat shaped tea cosy, crocheted bath mat,gloves and socks to knit along with tea cosy in loop stitch and some easy to knit eagg cosies. pattern booklet isn nice condition.

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vintage christmas knitting patterns

Stitchcraft 55-10:Great vintage knitting and sewing Christms gift patterns 1955. This little booklet was given a way free with October 1955 Stitchcraft magazine. There are some lovely gift ideas to knit and sew, why not have a really retro Christmas and make all your gifts - save money and impress your friends and family. There are instructions for knitted tea cosy, doll outfit pixie hood(16 inch doll), 3 miniature toys 7.5 inches high bull, penguin and hippo, angora clip on hat, tea cosy, ma's sleeveless pullover and little girls hug-me-tight 20 inch chest. There are heaps to sew and embroider to including tray cloth as shown, quilted cushion cover, embroidered cushion cover and apron, tea cosy in felt, hat and bag in felt as well as a child's durndal skirt, tapestry pictures and a rug. Fabulous selection to keep you busy through out the winter months. See Sewing patterns page for more Stitchcraft magazines - all decades. Lots of knitting in them. 16 pages

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vintage christmas gift crochet jewelery

Spool 146: Cheerio cherries: Great necklace crochet pattern from 1940 worked in standard embroidery cotton. Any colours you like that will match outfits all year round. (click here for ladies accessories)

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vintage means under wear knitting pattern

Strutts 9507: Fabulous vintage knitting pattern for mens underwear. How great is this? Health vest and briefs - who said knitting isn't fun! This is a great set knitted in cotton similar to dish cloth cotton - not exactly flattering, but definitely healthy! FOR MORE LIKE THIS SEE UNDERWEAR PAGES.

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vintage hot water bottle, sponge bag cover, face glove ad linen bag knitting pattern 1930s

Viyella 130: Great vintage bedroom set knitting pattern from 1920s. There are instructions for hot water bottle cover, linen bag, sponge bag cover and face glove. All knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply. The linen bag is knitted on circular needle all the other items are on two needles.

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vintage 1940's knitting pattern for men

Swim trunks ST2: : Knitted, lined, swim trunks to fit 35"-39" knitted in 4ply. Fab!

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vintage 1930s crochet book for ladies fashion and bags

Weldons 1cr Book: Great vintage CROCHET pattern book from 1939.  There are instructions for easy to work stitches and items include, belts and a bag, collars, table mats, edgings, filet edging, flower motifs, jumper as seen on front page. This book has 20 pages

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ladies hats knitting pattern

Weldons 268: fabulous vintage ladies hat knitting pattern showing the latest Dutch Cap fashion in the 1940's. It says they are romantic, pretty and comfy to wear. See more fantastic hats on the LADIES HATS, GLOVES AND BAG PAGE

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gifts to knit

Weldons 379: Vintage odd ounce knitting pattern book 20 different items to knit 1950s. Great for the coming Christmas season, there are instructions for angora bolero for baby, lace scarf, bed knighting mitts, chick egg cosies, bootees, cardigan for baby, tea cosy, knee cap warmers for the older folks, knitted dolly bag, stripe cover jumper, blanket made from squares, angora cap for young lady and more, including the dolly set.

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vintage egg cosy knitting pattern

Weldons 379: Egg cosy: Vintage egg cosy knitting pattern, little chicks with their own nest, great for Chritmas morning breakfast - just pop into that stocking  with a little space at the top! Quick and easy to knit in double knitting. 1950's

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knitting mits knittin pattern

Weldons 379- Bed mitts: Vintage knitting pattern for KNITTING MITTS! Don't know what to get for granny or auntie or anyone who is a compulsive kntter - then here it is!  1950's

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vintage knitting pattern for boys ties and girls gloves 1950s

Weldons B929: Lovely knitting pattern for fabulous tie for a wee chap and lacy gloves for him or her, knitted in crochet cotton. Gloves fit 2-4 years and 4-6 years Great Christmas gifts with a retro feel.

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vintage ladies hat knitting patterns

Weldons A1067-2 Great vintage knitting pattern for that gift no-one has ever recieved!! Umbrella cover, snood and spats knitting pattern from the 1940's, including 2 hat patterns. IS THERE ANYTHING ONE CANNOT KNIT!

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vintage hot water bottle knitting pattern 1940s

Weldons A1172: Great vintage knitting pattern 1940s hot water bottle cover. There are also knitting patterns for tea and coffee cosies as well as babies bottle cosies and a foot muff. All knitted in double knitting except for the foot muff which is knitted in a chunky yarn. Pattern has a faint crease to centre, otherwise clean and sound.

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CHRISTMAS STOCKINGS
vintage chirstmas stocking knitting patterns

Robin 2378: Fabulous vintage knitting pattern for a Christmas stocking knitted in double knitting, measures 18.5 inches (47cm) when finished. Small scrap of pink felt for face and hands is suggested. Try putting some fair isle bands on this pattern instead of the santa for a festive look for gown ups!

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vintage knitting pattern for christmas stocking

Bairnswear 1699: Great vintage knitting pattern from 1960s for a Christmas stocking in double knitting, colourful and adjustable in length or knit in a chunky or arn weight to get a wider stocking(more things to go in then!!)

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