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The patterns on these pages are genuine designs and patterns produced during the years of the Second World War 1939-1945 for the comfort of American fighting boys and girls overseas and in the many hospitals around the UK and at Red Cross stations all over the world in the midst of battle.
vintage wortime service jumpers 1940#

Chadwicks Knit for Defense: 172w2: Vintage knitting war time book. USA. Lovely book from 1941 for sweethearts, mothers, sisters, aunts and grandmas to knit for their loved ones fighting the good fight overseas. There are a couple of the patterns below. The book contains jumpers, round neck, polo neck, slash neck, chest protectors, gloves, helmets, sleeveless pullover, square neck jerkin, beanie hat, the high neck pullover and gloves as below, socks on 4 needles.  A needle conversion chart is included.

See below for patterns that are available from this book.

 

vintage wartime knitting patterns services 1940

Chadwicks 172-3w2: Vintage knitting ARMY jumpers from 1941, USA. There are instructions for round neck or a polo neck. Use modern double knitting in  tension square and try changing needles. To fit chest 36, 38, 40 and 42 inch chest. USA conversion needle chart provided.

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vintage slah neck naval jumper 1941 USA Chadwicks 172-5w2: Great vintage US forces knitting pattern for slash neck NAVY pullover from 1941. This jumper is knitted in a vintage double knitting that will be similar to modern Aran - Always work a tension square. To fit 38, 40, 42 and 44 inch chest.

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USA service mens gloves, scarf and windcheater 1941 Chadwicks 172-7w2: Great vintage US forces knitting pattern for scarf, gloves and wind cheater from 1941. Knitted in a worsted yarn similar to modern Aran, always work a tension square. Scarf is ribbed at centre part to reduce bulk at neck. Gloves are knitted on 4 needles, polo rib at neck of wind cheater or chest protector as it is called in this one is knitted on 4 needles.

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vintage 1941 helment cloves and windcheater knitting pattern for soldier Chadwicks 172-9w2: Great vintage US forces knitting pattern for helmet, gloves and wind cheater from 1941. Knitted in a worsted yarn similar to modern Aran, always work a tension square. Ribbed front keeps the balaclava close to the face and stops all those winter chills. This can also be made with ear flaps. Gloves are knitted on 4 needles, polo rib at neck of wind cheater or chest protector as it is called in this one is knitted on 4 needles.

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vintage slipover army usa knitting pattern 1941 Chadwicks 172-11w2: Great vintage US forces knitting pattern for V neck sleeveless pullover from 1941. Knitted in a worsted yarn similar to modern Aran, always work a tension square.The V neck has good rib and is easy to knit. To fit chest 38, 40, 42 and 44 inch chest.

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vintage squarenecked jerkin knitting pattern 1941 Chadwicks 172-13w2:Great vintage US forces knitting pattern for square neck jerkin  and cap from 1941. Knitted in a worsted yarn similar to modern Aran, always work a tension square. To fit 38, 40, 42 and 44 inch chest.

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vintage knittingpatterns for US forces 1940's

Chadwicks 172-15w2: vintage service knitting pattern knitteds from 1941 USA. Square neck sleeveless ARMY pullover, so easy to knit, marksmans gloves and trigger gloves. Knitted in thick double knitting type wool, that will be similar to modern Aran, work tension square, change needles if needed. To fit chest 38, 40, 42 and 44 inch chest.

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vintage arm y jumper knitting pattern from usa 1941 Chadwicks 172-19w2:Great vintage US forces knitting pattern forV neck pullover from 1941. Knitted in a worsted yarn similar to modern Aran, always work a tension square.The V neck has good rib and is easy to knit. To fit chest 38, 40, 42 and 44 inch chest.

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vintage american service woollie knitting patterns

Knit For Victoryw2: vintage knitting pattern USA servicemen's woollies from 1943. Double knitting and 4ply wool used throughout. There are instructions for Pullovers, helmets, windcheaters, mitts, scarves, sleveless slipovers, great socks, pull on hats for the airman, the soldier and marines. Needle conversion chart supplied. Knitted in similar to modern 4ply and double knitting, needle size will help identify the thickness of yarn to use, make tension square.

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vintage usa forces knitwear from ww2

Knit For Victory - 2a: USA: Great vintage knitting pattern for authentic 1943 slipovers and scarf for the men and women over here. Knitted in worsted which similar to our double knittig, but always work a tension square (gauge). This slipover or tank top could be knitted in 32, 34, 36, 38, 30, 42, 44 and 46 inch bust/chest, very easy.

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vintage usa service mens knitting patterns

Knit For Victory-1: USA: This is vintage set of wartime woollies to knit from the above book. Knitted in worsted which is similar to our double knitting yarn, work tension square to see which of our yarns suit best. Great for that authentic feel at those re-enactment weekends! Instructions for the wind cheater, mitts and helmet, with ear flaps for use with head phones.

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vintage service mens knitting patterns

Knit For Victory-2w2: USA: Authentic vintage knitting pattern 1940s. For the American Airmen - who could forget them!! We had a friend who was in USA Air Force in the early 1950s when I was a small child. He seem so exotic and interesting to a child of 4 years old. This selection of patterns has a jumper 38"-44" and the original design for a beanie and gloves. Needle conversion chart included. Knitted in worsted which is similar to our double knitting wool. Work tension square in suggest needle size to see which ply will work best for size required.

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vintage marines jumper knitting pattern from 1940s

Knit For Victory-7: USA: Authentic vintage knitting pattern 1943. This pattern has instructions for roll neck and round neck jumper with double ribs. This design was considered suitable for  the US Army, Navy and Marines - the best dressed fighting men in the world! To fit 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46 inch chest in double knitting wool, always work a tension square.(gauge)

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Knit For Victory-7: USA: Authentic vintage knitting pattern 1943. This pattern has instructions for V neck army jumper and 2 pairs of socks. To fit chest 38, 40, 42, 44 inches in modern double knitting.

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