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1940 knitting pattern

Bestway 1893: Unusual vintage pattern for ladies ribbed cardigan to fit bust 36 knitted in 3ply (modern 4ply will give slightly larger size so if you want a 36 bust use a size smaller needles - work tension square first to determine the size needed for the same numberof stitiches. 1940's

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1940 knitting pattern

Bestway 1894: a rare 1930’s ladies shortsleeved jumper in 3ply so try modern 4ply to fit  bust 33" pattern as a small tear across the spine

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vintage 1940s swimwear

Bestway 1898: Fabulous vintage knitting pattern for ladies bathing suit from the 1940's. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply, the fabric needs to be firm to keep its shape in the water, change needles if needed. The design was worked in blue and white. Easy to knit. To fit bust 33"-34" and hips 37"-38"

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1940 knitting pattern

Bestway 1911: Vintage knitting pattern with Margaret Lockwood on the front, signed by her. Jumper has a pretty neck edge and is knitted in angora substitute. So try a modern 4ply or for extra luxury modern 4ply angora. Short and long sleeve instructions. 34"-36" bust. 1930/40's pattern

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1940s ladies jumper vintage knitting pattern

Bestway A1929: Great vintage knitting pattern from the later 1940s. This little jumper is knitted in cross-stitch and has a tie neck which is optional, a small button can be put at the neck if prefered. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply and to fit bust 34".

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1940 knitting pattern

Bestway A1930: Vintage knitting pattern for a classic 1940's jumper in a long or shortseleeved version in 3ply to fit 34 bust. easy to acheive smocking effect pattern. Use 4ply or larger needles to make a bigger size.Pattern has one minor crease at side otherwise, great condition for over 60years old and used!

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1940 knitting pattern

Bestway A1934: Great vintage knitting pattern from the 1940's for a simple little lace panel short sleeved topm knitted in vintage 2ply that would translate as modern 3ly, try tension square, knitted in modern 4ply a larger size would be obtained, also by changing needle size, instructions given in pattern for this!

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1940 knitting pattern

Bestway 1943: Lovely vintage cardigan knitting pattern posed by Susan Shaw, movie star, with signature!  Nice condition slight stain to left side. 1940'spattern in good condition.

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1940 knitting pattern

Bestway 1963: Vintage knitting patternwith instuctions for 2 ladies jumpers, this one with a ribbed yoke and a plain round neck, both are knitted in vintage 3ply (try modern 4ply in a tension square, this might give a better size) Size stated in pattern 36" bust. 1940's

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1940 knitting pattern

Bestway1990: Great vintage knitting pattern for a ladies summer sports cardigan. In what is refered to quick knitting wool. imperial 4 and 7's used (6mm and 4.50mm) so try an aran weight wool in a tensions square. There are  8st and 9 rows to a 2" square1940's

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1940 knitting pattern

Bestway 1996: vintage knitting pattern for a lacy jumper knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply for a better fit - if you want to use modern 3ply you may have to change size of needles. to fit 32"-34" bust. - has a zip in the neck to fasten with a smooth line. 1940's

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1940 knitting pattern

Bestway 2002:Pretty vintage knitting pattern for  lacy panel cardigan to fit 36 and 38 inch bust. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply for size stated. 1940's

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1940 knitting pattern

Bestway 2003: Lovely vintage ladies knitting pattern for 1940's patterned cardigan. To fit 34" buts knitted in vintage 3ply, try modern 4ply in a tension square, very chic.

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knitted 1940s swimwear

Bestway 2020: Great vintage two piece bathing suit from the 1940's worked in vintage 4ply, so modern double knitting might work better, try a tension square and see if this would work better. Bust 32"-34" the fabric is a bit streatchy when knitted.

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1940 knitting pattern

Bestway 2102: Lovely vintage knitting pattern for a twin set from the1940's - two patterns for the price of one! Short sleeved jumper and a cardigan. Knitted in 3ply or try modern 4ply to fit 34-36 inch bust.

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1940 knitting pattern

Bestway 2127: Another very useful vintage pattern for a fancy ribbed cardigan in 4ply to fit 34 inch bust. Very easy pattern, but very effective. Knit in double knitting on bigger needles to acheive a bigger size, use tension square as a guide. 4ply merino wool available see wool pages, colour chart available and many colour to order - week to 10 days delivery. 1940's

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1940s WW2 ladies knitted shirt blouse knitting pattern

Bestway 2189: Lovely vintage knitting pattern for ladies summer blouse with or without collar from the 1940s knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square and see if you need to change needles. To fit 38" bust.

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1940s WW2 ladies knitted pullover in cable stitch vintage knitting pattern

Bestway 2197: Lovely vintage knitting pattern for ladies slip over in cable. From the 1940s, to fit medium size (34"-36") bust. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply - quoted as a popular style of the time. Great for re-enactment weekends or just for holidays.

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1940 knitting pattern

Bestway 2256: Great stylish vintage knitting pattern for side button tank top in easy to knit cable.  Worked in vintage 3ply, try modern 4ply in tention square could work better. Worked all in one piece, no sewing up! 1940's (my mother made herself one of these during the war!) Patern has a feint crease across front, otherwise in great condition

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1940 knitting pattern

Bestway 2323: 3ply twinset from the 1940's in a lovely lacy pattern, look great with with this seasons straight skirts.  Make sleeves of jumper a little shorter to be more fashionable. Pattern in great condition. For 34 inch bust

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1940 knitting pattern

Bestway B2359:  Lovely vintage twin-set with a difference. Knitted in vintage 3ply to fit 34-36 bust and trimmed with angora (see wool for sale page for angora and 3ply wool  1940's

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1940s magyar jumper vintage knitting pattern

Bestway B2377: Lovely, simple to knit magyar jumper with unusual neck line, pattern from the 1950's. To fit 34-36 inch bust in 3ply.This pattern has another simple jumper included see below.

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vintage knitting pattern

Bestway B2377-2:  This is the cute little jumper on the back of the above pattern, you get both for the same price.  This jumper is in long or short sleeves is knitted in 3ply to fit 34-36 inch bust.

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1940s teenager twinset vintage knitting pattern

Bestway A2509: Great vintage knitting pattern for 32" bust twinset for young teenager or super slim size. 1940's knitted in fancy rib pattern invintage 3ply so try modern 4ply or even double knitting for a large fit.

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1940s vintage ladies knitting pattern Shetland Rose Leaf twin set

Bestway B2558: Lovely vintage pattern one of my personal favourites. To fit 34-36" bust and 36-38", lovely lace panel cardigan and short sleeved jumper, the panels create a nice slimming effect. Knitted in vintage 2ply, this is modern 3ply. This design is called rose leaf and is a shetland design.1950's

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