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.



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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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Abigail 3124
Reference: 624
£1.50
Vintage knitting pattern - His 'n' Hers Sweater & Cardigan 6 sizes: 34" - 44" chest Double Knitting yarn Leaflet is from 1983
Ard Finnan 113
Reference: 1383
£1.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Childrens Aran Sweater 2 sizes: to fit 23/24", 25/26" chest Original yarn: Ardfinnan knitting wool with a tension of 5 sts to 1" over st. st. The pattern has been folded down the middle.
Ard Finnan 116
Reference: 1384
£1.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Childrens Aran Sweaters 4 sizes: to fit 25", 28", 31", 34" chest Original yarn: Ardfinnan Wool with a tension of 5 sts to 1" over st. st.
Argyll 247
Reference: 1878
£1.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Baby's Sweater, Cardigan, Shorts, Leggings & Helmet, 16", 18", 20", 22", 24" chest Double Knitting yarn.
B K Wools 231
Reference: 1881
£1.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Dress, Robe & Bonnet for Baby, To fit 18" chest, Quicker knit yarn was used originally for these items. Knit a tension piece and match your yarn tension to the pattern, to achieve success.
Bairnswear 106
Reference: 1886
£3.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Baby's Wooly Outfit, 3 - 6 months. 2 ply & 3 ply yarn The pattern is very old and in vintage condition, with folds and creasing. The spine is fully intact and the instructions are clear. Circa 1940s
Bairnswear 1205
Reference: 1890
£3.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Two Pram Sets, 3 - 12 months of age, 3 ply yarn This is a very old vintage pattern with some creasing and tears and a deep fold down the middle. There is also a sticker on the front, which would be hard to remove. Circa 1940s
Bairnswear 1279
Reference: 1892
£5.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Baby/Toddlers Sun Suit, 1 size: 1-2 years of age. 3 ply yarn Circa 1940s
Bairnswear 1299
Reference: 2339
£5.50
A vintage knitting pattern from circa 1940s for small boys Buster Suits, with knitting instructions to make them using a 3 ply yarn. Two different suits to make, the main photo is to fit 22" width at underarm and the shorts have a front seam of 9", with a back seam of 10". The second su...
Bairnswear 1315
Reference: 1894
£3.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Mittens & Bootees for Baby, 2 ply & 3 ply yarn This is a very old vintage pattern and is in fairly decent condition for its age. Circa 1940s
Bairnswear 1334
Reference: 1896
£2.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Toddlers Two Jersey Suits, 18 months - 2 years 3 ply yarn This is a very old pattern in vintage condition, with a deep fold down the middle, creasing and other small folds. Circa 1940s
Bairnswear 134
Reference: 1888
£3.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Outdoor Set for 1 to 2 years of age. 4 ply yarn, This is a very old pattern with deep folds across and down. The spine has started to split and one of the pages has knitters notes in pencil down the margin. Circa 1940s
Bairnswear 1393
Reference: 2581
£5.50
A vintage knitting pattern for baby or toddlers Outdoor Sets, with two coats, leggings, helmet and bonnet suitable to fit from 9 - 18 months, to be made using a double knitting yarn. Suit shown on the model: to fit 21" width at underarm with a tension of 4.75" to 1" Second suit sh...
Bairnswear 1397
Reference: 1574
£5.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Baby's Cardigans One size to fit: 19/20" width at underarm Original yarn: 2 ply with tension of 7.5 sts to 1" for the short sleeve cardigan and 8 sts to 1" for the long sleeve cardigan. The pattern has been folded across the middle. Circa 1940s
Bairnswear 1398
Reference: 2593
£2.50
A vintage knitting pattern for a child's sweater with roll collar, in 5 sizes to fit 5 - 14 years. The original yarn used was Bairnswear Femina Double Knitting Wool. Tension: 8.5 sts to 2" over the pattern stitch and using no. 5 (5.5mm) needles. For success work a tension pi...
Bairnswear 1451
Reference: 1272
£3.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Girls Skirts To Fit 3/10 years of age Waist: 22", 23", 24", 25" Length: 12", 14", 16", 18! The original yarn was Bairnswear Thicker Knitting yarn with a tension of 5 sts to 1" This is a very old pattern with some creasing. Circa 1940s
Bairnswear 1459
Reference: 1274
£3.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Children's Boleros 3 sizes Bolero with Collar: 26/27", 28/29", 30/31" chest Double Knitting yarn 3 sizes: Bolero: 26", 28", 30" chest Original yarn Bairnswear Thicker Knitting Wool with a tension of 2 patterns to 2.25". Ther...
Bairnswear 1471
Reference: 947
£2.50
Vintage knitting pattern - Hats & Bonnets - 3 designs To fit: 3 - 6 years Main Picture: 3/4 years, 15" round brim Original yarn: Superquick Baby Wool with a tension of 6.5 sts to 1" Bottom Picture: to fit: 4/5 years, 16/17" round brim and 7" front to back...
Bairnswear 1498
Reference: 1576
£1.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Cardigans for Babies 1 - 2 years Original yarn was Bairnswear Baby Wool 3 ply with a tension of 7.5 sts to 1" Blue Cardigan: 1 size-22" width at underarm. Pink Cardigan: 1 size-21" width at underarm. Lemon Cardigan: 1 size-22" width at u...
Bairnswear 1522
Reference: 1276
£1.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Waistcoats Brown Check: 1 size 27/28" chest Blue: 1 size 29/30" chest Red: 1 size: 31/32" chest The original yarn was Bairnswear Thicker Knitting yarn or Double Knitting yarn. Tension 5.5 sts to 1" Circa 1950s