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A great visual reference of not just the knitwear of the period, but also hairstyles, make-up, etc.

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women's patterns

men's patterns

children's patterns

5

Bestway 1044

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Fleur de Lys sweater

4 page leaflet

light crease and small tear to bottom edge of pattern

6

P and B 767

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Dolman-sleeved Cardigan, Dolman-sleeved Jumper, Bolero

12 page booklet

some slight staining on back page

5

Patons and Baldwins 709

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Cardigan

6 page leaflet

Some surface marks

5

Sirdar 1275

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Jumper and Stole in Pine Pattern

4 page leaflet

12
The Needlewoman July 1933

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28 page magazine, in excellent condition.  Includes free gift of embroidery transfer.

Mainly  embroidery, but also includes crochet, knitting (cruising coat), dressmaking (day and evening knickers)

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The Needlewoman August 1933

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28 page magazine,  in excellent condition.  Includes free gift of embroidery transfer.

Mainly  embroidery, but also includes knitting (autumn  jumper), crochet (waistcoat), dressmaking (camiknickers)

18

Woolcraft  Book

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A practical guide to knitting and crochet

86 pages

Undated, but probably 1930s

Some discolouration to pages, but a great collection of basic designs, including baby clothes, men's socks, pram covers, men's and women's underwear, gloves and mittens.

25

Sunday Pictorial Knitting Book

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38 pages

Light creasing to corners

1930s

Includes patterns for  raglan coat, bed jacket, sweater, jumpers, baby's dress

6

Emu 142

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Cardigan

4 page leaflet

1940s

Slight creasing

5

Munrospun 8085

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Twin Set

4 page leaflet

some light creasing

7
Bestway 2353

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A Twin-set for the Fuller Figure

4 page leaflet

1940s

Pattern is in nice condition, apart from a tiny hole at centre top - looks like it has had a drawing pin through it

8
Weldons A795

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The Flying Horse Jumper

4 page leaflet

1940s

Nice condition

5
Lavenda 1088

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Melissa Lady's Jumper

4 page leaflet

Pattern is a bit worn at the edges

5

Patons 103

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Short-sleeved sweater

4 page leaflet

Crease to bottom right corner

5

Weldons A1139

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Twin Set

4 page leaflet

Creasing to corners

8
P and B 713

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Accessories in Angora

12 page leaflet

Cravat and Gloves, Head Square, Wristlets, and Scarf

Light creases, including diagonal crease on front cover

10
New-Style Family Knitting

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Presented with Woman's Weekly

16 page booklet

undated, but looks like 1950s

8
Bestway 791

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Knitted Gloves in Two Colours

4 page leaflet - 1940s - in excellent condition

7
Bestway 1233

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Knitted Lacy Gloves

4 page leaflet - 1940s - in excellent condition

6
Weldons 201

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Fair Isle Gloves

4 page leaflet - 1940s - in excellent condition

Shop stamp on front of pattern

4.50
Weldons 313

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Cap and Gloves in Fair Isle

4 page leaflet - 1940s - has been folded horizontally, so crease across middle.  Also some pencil notes.

6
P and B 669

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Four Pairs of Gloves

12 page leaflet

4
Bestway B2303

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3 Pairs of Gloves

4 page leaflet

Very lightly creased

4
Mahonys L5704

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Mitts in Cable-Diamond Pattern

4 page leaflet

Leaflet has been folded vertically, so creased down middle

6

Bestway 583

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Two Boleros

4 page leaflet

 

4
Patons and Baldwins 590

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Vest and Knickers

4 page leaflet - 1940s

Shop stamp on front of pattern, and leaflet has been folded horizontally

18
Quick to Knit Designs

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16 page booklet

Presented with Woman and Home

Undated, but probably 1950s

Illustrated in colour and black and white

8
Top Fashion Knitteds

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Presented with "People's Friend"

12 page booklet

Undated, but looks like 1950s

Illustrated in black and white

5
Bestway 1986

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Jumper in Rib and Stocking Stitch

4 page leaflet

Light vertical crease on front cover of pattern

4
Knitmaster Gloves for the Family

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6 page fold-out leaflet

PATTERN FOR KNITMASTER KNITTING MACHINE

12
Vogue Easy to Knit

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16 page booklet

Includes sweaters, blouses, cardigans

Undated, but judging by the adverts referring to shortages  it is either during or immediately after WW2

10
Knitters Digest 1957

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40 page booklet

Back cover creased

Patterns include woman's raglan sweater, hats, woman's coat, Pram Set

Also includes advice on buying wool, washing woollies, adverts for other knitting patterns, etc

5
Top-Style Family Knitting

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Small 16 page booklet, presented with "The People's Friend"

Patterns include man and boy's sweater, matching hat and handbag, cardigan, sweaters, bed jacket

10
Teens and Twenties

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Presented with "My Weekly and Welcome"

16 page booklet

Cover a bit creased, but great 1950s designs

Illustrated in black and white

6
Fashion Knits 67

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16 page booklet from Woman's Weekly

Patterns include skinny rib sweater, dress, jumper suit, cardigan

(c) 1967

6
Deck-Chair Knitting

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16 page booklet from Woman's Weekly

Patterns include jacket, cardigan, sweaters, bedjacket,

Small stain on back cover/inside back cover

(c) 1963

6
Knitting for Pleasure

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16 page booklet from Woman's Weekly

Patterns include sweater, cardigans, jackets, three piece suit, sweater dress

(c) 1965

6
New Knitting

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20 page booklet from Woman's Weekly

Patterns include sweaters, jackets, cardigan, skirt suit

(c) 1964

18
Weldon's Caps, Hats and Scarves

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18 page black and white booklet

Split at spine about 1/4 way up from bottom

Large black and white illustration for each pattern

Undated, but looks to be 1920s or early 1930s

4
Pattern No. N1829

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Lady's Jumper in glitter effect yarn

"Fashion Economy!  You can knit this beautiful jumper for 27/0d"

4 page leaflet

4
Pattern No. 298 - CROCHET PATTERN

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Tunic and Cardigan in Crochet

4 page leaflet

(c) 1971

4
Pattern No. 876

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His'n'Her Waistcoat

4 page leaflet

(c) 1963

4
Pattern No. 8772

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Lady's Summer Sweaters and Dress

4 page leaflet

(c) 1968

4
Pattern No. 9475

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Crochet-knit Summer Jumper

"Cool, casual and sleeveless"

4 page leaflet

4
Pattern No. C555

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Mother and Daughter Coat

4 page leaflet

10
The Aran Look

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36 page booklet

Patterns include cardigans, sweaters, cap and mittens

(c) 1967

5
Patons 9536

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Sweater Dresses "ideally suited for a girl or a woman"

4 page leaflet

This pattern is unused shop stock

Shop stamp on inside /back of pattern

5
Patons 9540

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V-neck Raglan Sweaters

4 page leaflet

This pattern is unused shop stock

Shop stamp on inside /back of pattern

5
Patons 9563

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Three-quarter length coat with raglan sleeves

4 page leaflet

This pattern is unused shop stock

Shop stamp on inside /back of pattern

5
Patons 9587

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Sweater in Shetland heart of lilac stitch

4 page leaflet

This pattern is unused shop stock

Shop stamp on inside /back of pattern

5
Patons 9588

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Jacket for the fuller figure

4 page leaflet

This pattern is unused shop stock

Shop stamp on inside /back of pattern

5
Patons 9611

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Smart dress for a lady

4 page leaflet

This pattern is unused shop stock

Shop stamp on inside /back of pattern

3
Patons 9649

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Back-to-front Bedjacket

4 page leaflet

Shop stamp on inside of pattern

5
Patons 9707

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Sleek polo neck sweater

4 page leaflet

This pattern is unused shop stock

Shop stamp on inside /back of pattern

5
Patons 9709

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Charming short-sleeved sweater

4 page leaflet

This pattern is unused shop stock

Shop stamp on inside /back of pattern

5
Patons 9712

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Smart sweater with deep border of check patterning

4 page leaflet

This pattern is unused shop stock

Shop stamp on inside /back of pattern

5
Patons 9750

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Lacy sweater with unusual but eye-catching patterning

4 page leaflet

This pattern is unused shop stock

Shop stamp on inside /back of pattern

5
Patons 9786

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Round neck raglan sweater with Fair Isle borders

4 page leaflet

This pattern is unused shop stock

Shop stamp on inside /back of pattern

5
Patons 9809

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Sweater with tri-colour yoke

4 page leaflet

This pattern is unused shop stock

Shop stamp on inside /back of pattern

5
Patons 9845

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Quick-to-knit tops.  "Marvellous for summer".  

4 page leaflet

This pattern is unused shop stock

Shop stamp on inside /back of pattern

5
Patons 9868

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Super dress with polo neck and a bold diamond pattern

4 page leaflet

This pattern is unused shop stock

Shop stamp on inside /back of pattern

5
Patons 9929

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"Radiating elegance in this unique two piece suit"

4 page leaflet

This pattern is unused shop stock

Shop stamp on inside /back of pattern

5
Patons 5037

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"New country length for a lace panel cardigan in Shetland style"

4 page leaflet

This pattern is unused shop stock

Shop stamp on inside /back of pattern

5
Patons 5062

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Patterned polo neck sweaters

4 page leaflet

This pattern is unused shop stock

Shop stamp on inside /back of pattern

5
Patons 5084

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Raglan Cardigan

4 page leaflet

This pattern is unused shop stock

Shop stamp on inside /back of pattern

4
Patons 6001

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Jumper, Skirt and Beret

"You'll look a rave in this exciting total look outfit"

8 page leaflet

This pattern is unused shop stock

Shop sticker on front of pattern

4
Patons 6109

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Dress and Waistcoat

"Classic ribbed dress teams with a colour-patterned waistcoat for a smart

and practical set which will give you lots of everyday wear"

4 page leaflet

Shop stamp on front of pattern

4
Patons 6233

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Pinafore Dress

"Youthful style for all ages lends itself to a wide variation of wardrobe changes -

worn casually or accessorised for fashion"

4 page leaflet

This pattern is unused shop stock

Shop sticker on front of pattern

3
Patons 6263

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Country Cardigans

4 page leaflet

This pattern is unused shop stock

Shop sticker on front of pattern

3
Patons 6400

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"Delightful Sleeveless Cardigan"

4 page leaflet

This pattern is unused shop stock

Shop sticker on front of pattern

5
Emu 283

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Windcheater

4 page leaflet

Shop stamp on front of pattern

5
Patons SC117

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Sweater with Mandarin Collar and Frilled Evening Blouse

8 page leaflet

This pattern is unused shop stock

Shop stamp on inside /back of pattern

4
Sirdar 5069

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Raglan Suit

4 page leaflet

Shop stamp on back cover

(c) 1970

3
Lister Lee Target K653

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Lady's Blouse

4 page leaflet

Shop sticker on front of pattern

4
Sirdar 2421

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Sweater

4 page leaflet

(c) 1967

4
Patons 6326

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Short-sleeved sweaters and beret

"groovy rule-breakers knitted in a twinkling"

4 page leaflet

Shop stamp on back page of pattern

4
Sirdar 2085

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Sweater

4 page leaflet

4
Patons 9819

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Sweater

4 page leaflet

Shop stamp on back page of pattern

3
Patons 9875

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Sweater

4 page leaflet

3
Wendy 239

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Lady's Jacket

4 page leaflet

Creasing to top edge of pattern

4
Patons 9962

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Cardigan

4 page leaflet

4
Lee Target 1502

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Lady's Jumper

4 page leaflet

Shop stamp on front of pattern

4
Sirdar 2320

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Summer Jumper

4 page leaflet

4
Patons 6205

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Scarf and Sweater

4 page leaflet

4
Sirdar 5107

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Shortie Sweater

4 page leaflet

(c) 1970

4
Lee Target 6493

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Arran Jacket for Man or Woman

4 page leaflet

(c) 1964

3.50
Lister N1339

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Mother and Daughter Sweaters

4 page leaflet

Light horizontal crease where pattern has been folded in half

5
Lister N1621

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Lady's Suit

4 page leaflet

3.50
Alafoss 108

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Cardigans

4 page leaflet

Shop stamp on back page of pattern

5
Hand Knits in Wool

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Jersey, Sweater Dress, Sweater, Twinset, Jacket

12 page booklet

(c) 1965

Crease at bottom right corner

5
Round the World Knitting

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20 page booklet

includes designs from Mexico, Holland, France, Canada, USA, Australia and Ireland

(c) 1963

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