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.

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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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Bellmans 458
Reference: 632
£1.50
Vintage knitting pattern - Ladies Cap Sleeve Top 34", 36", 38", 40" bust The top can be knitted using either 3 ply, 4 ply or DK yarn
Bellmans 493
Reference: 1904
£1.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Babys/Toddlers Cardigan with Scottie Motif and Pockets, To fit: 18", 20", 22", 24", 26" chest You will need a 3 ply yarn to make this item, but work a tension piece for success. Circa 1960s
Bellmans 503
Reference: 0145
£1.50
Mans Ribbed Cardigan 34", 36", 38", 40", 42" chest 4 ply or Double Knitting yarn There is a crease down the middle of the pattern leaflet.
Bellmans 544
Reference: 2477
£1.50
A vintage knitting pattern to knit a variety of different toys. Dilly Duck: 14" tall. Woppit the Donkey: 12" tall. Lulu the Doll: 12". Benjo the Pup: 10" tall. Humpty: 8" tall in sitting position. Teddy: 8" tall All were originally knitted using a Double Kn...
Bellmans 591
Reference: 1905
£1.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Matinee Coat, Bonnet, Mittens, Bootees, To fit 16", 18", 20" chest 4 ply yarn will be needed. Circa 1960s
Bellmans 607
Reference: 2274
£1.50
Vintage knitting pattern for Dress and Jumper Suits for Girls. Variety of sizes ranging from 20" - 32" The yarns used to make these range of items is 4 ply of Double Knitting. Honey colour dress: 4 ply - 24", 26", 28" chest. Blue Jumper Suit: 4 ply - 24", 26", 28" chest.
Bestway 1039
Reference: 1433
£7.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Lady's Bed Jacket One size only for this bed jacket but there is none actually given. The only information is from a small diagram which gives the measurement across the back as 24", with the two fronts being 14" across. Original yarn: Greenock 3 ply ba...
Bestway 109
Reference: 950
£7.50
Vintage knitting pattern - 2nd WW pattern to knit Seaboot Stockings, Gloves & Socks Fingerless Gloves in 4 ply with tension of 7 sts and 10 rows to 1" Gloves in 4 ply with tension of 9 sts and 13 rows to 1" Seaboot Stocking in 3 ply with tension of 5 sts and 7 rows to 1"
Bestway 1104
Reference: 1907
£5.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Two Jersey Suits, 2 sizes: 20" to fit 6-18months,(bottom right photo) 21" to fit 1-2 yrs (top left photo) 3 ply yarn was used originally, but work a tension piece for success. The pattern is printed on very light, flimsy paper, its got some di...
Bestway 1121
Reference: 2516
£5.50
A vintage knitting pattern for a baby's pram set suitable from birth to 9 months, and knitted using a 3 ply yarn. 1 size to fit 20" chest. You will need a 3 ply yarn with a working tension of 7 sts and 9.5 rows to 1", using no. 9 (3.75mm) needles, over st. st. (Try a 4 ply yarn, bu...
Bestway 1220
Reference: 0112
£1.50
Three Knitted Egg Cosies & Egg Cosy. 3 ply yarn Crinoline Lady: 26.5" round lower edge, 7.5" length of skirt.(you will need a small doll to go inside) Striped Tea & Egg Cosy: No measurements given Blackberry Stitch Cosy: 22" around base, 7.25" depth.
Bestway 1252
Reference: 2804
£3.50
A vintage knitting pattern for children's mittens knitted on two needles, suitable for ages 18 months to 4 years of age, Original yarn: Patons Fingering 3 ply with a tension of 9 sts to 1" for age 18 month and 2 years, and 10 sts to 1" for ages 3 and 4 years old, The feathe...
Bestway 1385
Reference: 956
£5.50
Vintage knitting pattern - Knitted Slippers Ladies Sizes: 4, 5 & 6 (British sizes) 3 ply yarn is needed to make these items. Circa 1940s
Bestway 1415
Reference: 796
£7.50
Vintage knitting pattern - Lady's Lace Panelled Jumper 1 size: 33/35" bust 3 ply yarn The pattern is showing signs of its age and is in a vintage condition with some dis-colouration, but all instructions are clear and readable. Circa 1940s
Bestway 1436
Reference: 798
£7.50
Vintage knitting pattern - Lady's Button Up short sleeve Cardigan with collar. 1 size: 35.5" round underarms. 3 ply yarn Circa 1940s
Bestway 1466
Reference: 1909
£5.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Two Matinee Coats, 1 size 18" chest 3 ply yarn was the original yarn used to knit these items. Work a tension piece for success. Circa 1940s
Bestway 1480
Reference: 800
£7.50
Vintage knitting pattern - Lady's Fair Isle Jumper 1 size: 34" bust round underarms 3 ply yarn Circa 1940s (This pattern is for the jumper only. The cardigan is available in another leaflet)
Bestway 1506
Reference: 958
£7.50
Vintage knitting pattern - Fair Isle Beret & Mittens Measurements: Beret: 9" diameter with a head measurement of 23" Mitts: 9" long Original yarn & colours: Melody 3 ply yarn in Grey, Red and Black Mitts tension: 7 sts to 1" over fair isle, using no. 10 (3.25mm) ...
Bestway 1507
Reference: 2714
£6.50
A vintage knitting pattern for a child's fair isle cardigan with v-neck, Width all round underarms 27", with 14" sleeve seam and 17" from shoulder to lower edge, Original yarn: Patons Beehive 3 ply fingering yarn with a tension of 7 sts and 8 rows to 1", using no. 9 (3.75mm...
Bestway 1524
Reference: 0148
£7.50
Man's Fair Isle Pullover One size to fit 38" chest, 21" length Original yarn was 3 ply fingering yarn knitting to a tension of 7 sts and 7.5 rows to 1". You could try a modern 4 ply and work a tension piece, changing needles if necessary to achieve the correct tension.