The Pattern Parlour


I sell vintage and used knitting and crochet patterns from the 1940s to the current day. Plus there's a section for used knitting, crochet and craft magazines.

The price you see is the cost  without the postage charge. 

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Knitting Needle Conversions


UKMetricUSA
142.000
132.251
122.752
113.00-
103.253
-3.504
93.755
84.006
74.507
65.008
55.509
46.0010
36.510.5
27.00-
17.50-
08.0011


Tension:


It is essential to check your tension before starting your garment.  If there are too many stitches to the pattern tension, it is too tight and you should change to a larger size needle.  If there are too few, your tension is too loose and you should change to a smaller size needle.



You could also browse:

Alice Rose Patterns to find more pre-owned and vintage patterns. Plus a choice of 1940s/1950s patterns in PDF format.

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£2.00
Category: Vintage BookletsBabies
A vintage knitting pattern booklet for babies in the first 6 months, includes patterns for: Matching Dress and Matinee Coat, Romper Suits, Matinee Coats, Vest & Pilch, Body Belt, Socks, Bootees, Pram Set with choice of coats, bonnet, pixie or cap, mitts and breechettes, Square Shawl, V-Neck Ca...
+1
£2.50
'Lots of exciting ways to knit fun and colour into the world of toddlers and their toys' 12 page booklet with items to knit and crochet for children 4 ply and DK yarn needed. Lovely condition P & P £1.99
+1
Emu Aran Booklet B25
Reference: 0032
£2.50
Category: Vintage BookletsAran
8 Designs in Aran for Sweaters and Cardigans Sizes: 28" - 48" chest Fair used condition. Circa 1970s ? P & P £1.95
£2.00
Vintage knitting and crochet pattern booklet for household items, including bedspread and cushion to knit, crochet cushions, crochet teddy bear blind edging, crochet tablecloth edging, crochet napkin edgings, crochet cafe curtain, knitted duvet and pillowcase edging, crochet shelf edging, knitted cu...
+4
Harmony Aran Book
Reference: 0034
£2.50
Category: Vintage BookletsAran
Various Aran patterns for the Family in this 20 page booklet including: V Neck Sweater or Dress Polo or Crew Neck Sweater Ladies Coat Child's Zip Jacket and Sweater Round or V Neck Jackets Hat, Mittens and Scarf You will need an Aran weight yarn with ...
Hayfield 2272
Reference: 1785
£2.00
Category: Vintage BookletsBabies
Vintage knitting pattern, Matinee Coat, Rompers, Bonnet, Mittens, Bootees & Shawl, Two Sizes" 18", 20" chest, Bonnet: 10", 11" width round face, Mittens: 2.5", 3" width across palm, Bootees: 3.5", 4" length of foot, The shawl is 43" square. Double Knitting yarn is needed. 8 page booklet
+1
Hayfield 7016
Reference: 1498
£2.00
Category: Vintage BookletsBabies
Vintage knitting pattern, Baby's Bootees, Mittens, plus instructions for the Dress & Matinee Coat 12 page booklet The matinee coat is illustrated below and is to fit an 18" chest. Original yarn: 4 ply or Quick Knit yarn. The dress and matinee are ...
+1
Hayfield Baby Book H4
Reference: 1772
£2.00
Category: Vintage BookletsBabies
Vintage knitting pattern booklet, 5 Baby Jackets, (Main photo) 18", 20" chest Original yarn: Baby Quick Knit with a tension of 6.5 sts, to 1" Work a tension piece and change needles if necessary to achieve this tension. (2nd photo) Round Yoke Matinee (top l...
+6
£2.00
A vintage knitting pattern booklet for a variety of dolls clothes, in 4 ply and Double Knitting yarn. Layette for Baby Doll to fit 12", 14", 16", 18", 20" doll. Indoor and Outdoor Sets for Baby Doll to fit 12", 14", 16", 18", 20" doll. Dress, Slacks, Cap & Poncho to fit 12",...
+5
Ladyship Baby Book
Reference: 0035
£2.50
Category: Vintage BookletsBabies
Various Baby Items to knit in this pattern booklet. The yarns used were Ladyship Babyship or Babyship Thicker knit yarn. For success a tension piece should be worked to match your chosen yarn tension to the one used in the original pattern. To fit the first twelve months.
+6
£7.50
Vintage crochet booklet from the 1940s, Modern Crochet by Penelope and published by Wm. Briggs & Co. Ltd., Manchester. 16 page booklet in good condition for the age as its over 70 years old. It has a small bit missing half way down the front cover and a small tear along the same edge. (see pho...
P & B 309
Reference: 893
£2.00
Category: Vintage BookletsLadies
Vintage knitting pattern - Lady's 3 Coats/Cardigans 34", 36", 38" bust for the DK jackets (shown top left and bottom right) 34" bust for the 4 ply jacket (shown bottom left) This is a 12 page booklet Circa 1950s/60s
+1
£2.50
A variety of toys to knit Mainly DK yarn is used, but the mini doll and bed are in 3 ply. 16 page booklet priced at 1/6d, so estimate circa 1960s and in good used condition. P & P is £1.99 extra
+6
Patons Babyknits 202
Reference: 2540
£2.00
Category: Vintage BookletsBabies
A vintage knitting pattern booklet for baby and toddler handknits for the first two years, using a variety of different yarns, 3 ply, 4 ply, Quickknit or Double Knitting. The original yarns came from the Patons 101 set, which are now dis-continued, so you will need a substitute. For success wo...
+6
£2.50
Category: Vintage BookletsBabies
A vintage knitting pattern book for babies clothes in the first six months, using a variety of different yarns from Patons. Patons Quickerknit Baby Wool, Patons Beehive Baby Wool, Patons Ariel Triple Knitting, Patons Double Knitting, Patons Big Ben, Patons Beehive fingering 4 ply,. You w...
+4
Patons Booklet SC94
Reference: 0036
£2.50
Lady's Bed Jackets & Bedcapes Five designs - Knitted bed jacket with crochet border. One size to fit 34/36" bust Original yarn: Patons Quickerknit with a tension of 4.5 sts and 6.5 rows to 1" square, using no. 5 (5.5mm) needles over st. st. Lacy bed jacket...
+6
£2.50
A vintage knitting pattern booklet for hand knits for men and ladies, which includes varies garments including Jackets, Skirts, Coats, Dresses, Sweaters, Jerkin, Cardigans, using many different yarns from the Patons range in the 1960s. The patterns are mainly for the ladies, but there are around 7 ...
+6
£2.00
Category: Vintage BookletsBabies
A vintage knitting pattern booklet from Paton & Baldwin for 9 hand knits for the first six months, includes: Dress and Matinee Coat, Carrying Cape, Pram Set - Coat, Cap, Mitts & Pull-ups, Lace-like shawl, Double Breasted Cardigan, V-Neck Cardigan, Vest & Pilch, Knee Length Bootees, Sweater.
+5
Patons New Baby 671
Reference: 2547
£2.00
Category: Vintage BookletsBabies
A vintage knitting pattern booklet for babies in the first 6 months, containing 8 lovely patterns including: Raglan Sleeve Cardigan, a beautiful square heirloom shawl, lacy cardigan, dress & matching matinee coat and bootees, vest & pilch. All items were knitted using Patons Beehive Baby Wool...
+5
Patons SC85
Reference: 2823
£2.00
Category: Vintage BookletsLadies
A vintage knitting pattern for five pairs of ladies gloves in various weights of yarn, 1st pair: 9" length, 7" width all round above thumb using Patons Glenora with a tension of 4.75" and 6.5 rows to 1" square, over st. st. and using no. 8 (4.00mm) needles, 2nd pair: 9" len...