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 B2863
Reference: 0164
£1.50
Man's Batwing Sweater 1 size: to fit 39/41" chest Double Knitting yarn
Bestway B2935
Reference: 1585
£1.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Baby's Cardigans & Bootees 6 - 12 months Original yarn: Bairnswear 3 ply Baby wool. Cardigan (main photo) - 1 size 18/20" chest Bootees - 4" foot length Tension: 15 sts to 2", 10 rows to 1" Cardigan (2nd photo) - 1 size 19/2...
Bestway B2979
Reference: 1587
£1.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Baby or Toddlers Cardigan 4 sizes: 17/18", 19/20", 21/22", 23/24" chest Original yarn: 3 ply wool with a tension of 17 sts to 2" and 11 rows to 1" Circa 1950s/60s
Bestway B2989
Reference: 1292
£1.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Small child's Cardigan 23", 24", 25" chest 3 ply yarn with a tension of 8 sts, 10 rows to 1" Circa 1950s/60s
Bestway B2999
Reference: 1589
£1.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Three Babies Matinee Coats Birth - 6 months One size to fit 18" chest Original yarn: Sirdar Majestic 3 ply wool with various tensions depending which coat is chosen. 19 sts to 2.5", 16 sts to 2.5", and 9 sts to 1". Good condition for the age. Circa 1950s/60s
Bestway B3068
Reference: 1591
£1.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Three Baby Cardigans One Size: to fit 18/20" chest Original yarn: 3 ply baby wool Double Moss Stich Cardigan (top) has a tension of 8 sts, 10 rows to 1" Slip Stitch Cardigan (centre) has a tension of 8 sts, 11 rows to 1" Lacy Cardigan (bottom) ...
Bestway B3082
Reference: 1475
£1.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Helmets to fit 6 to 18 months. 15" all around the head edge The pattern has knitters notes on the inside page in pencil, so they could be erased if they caused a distraction. Circa 1950s
Bestway B3130
Reference: 1593
£1.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Three Cardigans for Baby or Toddler Birth - 2 years Cardigan (centre in pink) 1 size to fit 19/20" Cardigan lower in lemon) 1 size to fit 20/21" Cardigan (top in white) 1 size to fit 21/22" Original yarn for all 3 items was Penelope's W...
Bestway B3132
Reference: 1476
£1.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Four Bonnets One Size: to fit 1-2 years. Original yarn: 3 ply fingering yarn. Pixie Bonnet (Top left) 13" round face edge. Tension 12 sts to 1.5" Fair Isle Bonnet (Top right) 12.5" round face edge. Tension 17 sts...
Bestway B3149
Reference: 825
£1.50
Vintage knitting pattern - Sweater with Fair Isle Yoke for Men or Ladies 2 sizes: 34/38", 38/42" chest Double Knitting yarn Circa 1950s/1960s
+1
Bestway B3164
Reference: 2660
£2.00
A vintage knitting pattern for a straight piece turban in either 3 ply, double knitting or angora yarns. Each of the turbans is made of a stripe of rib gathered at each end on to a curtain ring 1" in diameter, with a round of double crochet stitches. (UK crochet term). 8 variation...
Bestway B3199
Reference: 1595
£1.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Baby's Sweater 2 sizes: 18/19", 20/21" chest Original yarn 3 ply baby wool. Tension of 26 sts (1 pattern) to 2.5", 10 rows to 1" for the smaller size and 26 sts (1 pattern) to 2.75", 9 rows to 1" for the larger size. ...
Bestway B3265
Reference: 966
£1.50
Vintage knitting pattern - Helmets for Toddler's, Girl's and Ladies Double Knitting yarn is used for all items knitting to a tension of 11 sts and 15 rows to 2" Adult size: 18" all round face edge Girl's size: 16" all round face edge Toddler's size: 14" all round face ...
Bestway B3283
Reference: 2711
£1.50
A vintage knitting pattern for a baby's pram set, including coat, bonnet, mitts and pram rug, One Size to fit: 20/22" chest, Original yarn: Wendy Double Knitting with a tension of 11 sts to 2" and 7 rows to 1", using no. 7 (4.5mm) needles, over stocking stitch, ...
Bestway B3297
Reference: 1915
£1.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Two Matinee Coats, One size to fit 19" chest 3 ply yarn was used originally, Work a tension piece for success. Circa 1950/60s
Bestway D5070
Reference: 0174
£1.50
Man's Waistcoat Man's Waistcoat, Long & Short version. 4 sizes: 36/38", 38/40", 40/42", 42/44" chest Double Knitting yarn Circa 1970s
BK Wools 801
Reference: 627
£1.50
Vintage knitting pattern - Aran Style Sweaters for Him or Her 34", 36", 38", 40", 42", 44" chest Double Knitting yarn will be needed
+1
Bronte 401
Reference: 1436
£1.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Bed Jacket & Bed Cape. Please image below for the bed cape. Bed Jacket: 2 sizes: 34/36", 38/40" bust Double Knitting yarn with garment tension of 5 sts and 7 rows to 1". Bed Cape: 1 size: 34/38" bust Double Knitting y...
Bronte 443
Reference: 1012
£1.50
Vintage knitting pattern - Loopy Jacket with Hood for Mother & Child 9 sizes: 24" - 40" chest Original yarn: Bronte Chunkyknit with a tension of 4 sts to 1" and 6 rows to 1.25" measured over loop pattern and using no. 5 (5.5mm) needles. Good condition
Bronte 592
Reference: 1924
£1.50
Vintage knitting pattern, Pram Suit, 2 sizes: 20", 22" chest, 4 ply yarn, Circa 1960s