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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Bestway 1588
Reference: 1911
£5.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Buster Playsuit for Baby/Toddler, Jumper & Knicker set 22" chest 3 ply yarn was used originally to make these items, but work a tension piece for success. Circa 1940s
Bestway 1609
Reference: 0114
£1.50
3 Tea Cosies 3 ply yarn Bell Shape Cosy: 19" round lower edge, 8" depth. Golliwog cosy: 15" round lower edge, 7.5" depth. Multi Coloured cosy: 19" round lower edge, 6.5" depth. The pattern is in a very small format and has been produced on very thin flimsy paper.
Bestway 1610
Reference: 802
£7.50
Vintage knitting pattern - Lady's Square Necked Slip Over 1 size: 34" bust 3 ply yarn Circa 1940s
Bestway 1656
Reference: 806
£7.50
Vintage knitting pattern - Lady's Cardigan with Fair Isle 1 size: 38" round underarm 3 ply yarn Circa 1940s This pattern is for the cardigan only, the jumper is available in Bestway 1655
Bestway 1673
Reference: 1577
£5.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Three Matinee Coats One Size to Fit Birth to 6 months. Original yarn: 3 ply with tensions of Ribbed Skirt Coat: 6.5 sts, 9 rows to 1" Coat with Collar: 7 sts, 9. 5 rows to 1" Coat with Scallop Edge" 6.5 sts, 14 rows to 1" Circa 1940s
Bestway 1681
Reference: 962
£2.50
Vintage knitting pattern - Children's Fair Isle Berets Age 2 to 3 years Berets are approximately 9.5" across the crown. Original yarn: Patons Beehive 3 ply fingering yarn with a tension of 8 sts and 10 rounds to 1" Please Note: They berets are worked using one s...
Bestway 1691
Reference: 1579
£7.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Boy's Sun Suit 1 - 2 years Dungaree style and can be worn with a shirt underneath to make a buster suit. One size: Length from top of bib to crotch 14.5" Original yarn" Emu 3 ply Botany Wool with a tension of 17 sts to 2" and 11 rows t...
Bestway 1749
Reference: 0150
£5.50
Man's Fair Isle Sleeveless Pullover One size to fit 38" (pattern actually states the size as nearly 39") 23" Length. Original yarn: Sirdar Majestic 3 ply with a tension of 25 sts to 3" and 9 row to 1" over the fair isle pattern. Original colours: Fawn as ...
Bestway 1807
Reference: 808
£7.50
Vintage knitting pattern - Lady's Jersey with Fair Isle 1 size: 39" round underarm 3 ply yarn Circa 1940s There is a matching cardigan available in Bestway 1808
Bestway 1808
Reference: 810
£7.50
Vintage knitting pattern - Lady's Cardigan with Fair Isle 1 size: 39" round underarm 3 ply yarn Circa 1940s This pattern is for the cardigan only, the jumper is available in Bestway 1807
Bestway 1818
Reference: 0154
£7.50
Man's Fair Isle Pullover with Long Sleeves One size to fit: 40" width all round underarm and 22" length. Original yarn: Patons Fair Isle Fingering yarn with a tension of 7 sts and 7.5 rows to 1" using no. 8 (4.00mm) needles Original colour: Main colour was fawn, with ...
Bestway 1838
Reference: 1282
£5.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Girls Fair Isle Cardigan 1 size: 29" underarm Patons Fair Isle Fingering yarn with a tension of 7.5 sts, 8 rows to 1" Circa 1940s
Bestway 1842
Reference: 2656
£7.50
A vintage knitting pattern for a lady's v-neck cardigan with patterned yokes and sleeve tops. One size to fit 34" bust. You will need a 3 ply yarn to make the cardigan, with a tension of 8 sts and 10.5 rows to 1" over stocking stitch and using no. 10 (3.25mm) needles....
Bestway 1844
Reference: 2746
£2.50
A vintage knitting pattern for two sets of baby mittens and bootees, one set knitted on two needles and the other on four needles, To fit birth to 6 months, Measurements: The set on 2 needles - 3.75" length of foot for the bootees and the mitts 2" across the pa...
Bestway 1869
Reference: 960
£2.50
Vintage knitting pattern - Lady's Gloves & Mittens Sizes to fit an average size hand Gloves - Original yarn: Patons Beehive 3 ply fingering with a tension of 8 sts to 1", using no. 12 (2.75mm) needles Original colours: Natural, red and green. Mittens - Patons Be...
Bestway 1884
Reference: 812
£7.50
Vintage knitting pattern - Lady's Rose Garland Fair Isle Short Sleeve Sweater 1 size: 32" bust 3 ply yarn Circa 1940s
Bestway 2013
Reference: 1470
£1.50
Vintage knitting pattern, First size Bonnet, Bootees, Gloves & Matinee 19" chest 3 ply yarn with a tension of 7 sts, 10 rows to 1" Circa 1950s
Bestway 2023
Reference: 1471
£1.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Bonnet, Bootees & Mittens Birth to Nine Months Original yarn: 3 ply with a tension of 8 sts, 10 rows to 1" using no. 10 needles. A few creases in the pattern but overall good condition for its age. Circa 1950s
Bestway 2030
Reference: 814
£7.50
Vintage knitting pattern - Lady's Leaf Patterned Jumper 1 size: 34" bust 2 ply yarn. Circa 1940s/early 1950s
Bestway 2137
Reference: 1131
£5.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Tiny Tots Twin Set Size: One size 23" for Sweater 23/24" for Cardigan Original yarn: 3 ply with a tension of 17 sts to 2" and 11 rows to 1" over st. st. Small chart inside to follow. Lovely condition for its age, original price on the ...