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vintage baby knitting pattern pramset with beret 1940s

Glinting 101: Stunning 1930s baby vintage knitting pattern pramset. This is so typical of the era, instructions for pram coat, beret, leggings with spats to go over shoes and mittens with thumbs. Worked in vintage 3ply which will be more like modern 4ply and to fit chest measurement of 24 inches. If a smaller size is required then try using modern 3ply, the coat is in a simple broken double rib pattern.

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vintage baby dress set with shawl knitting pattern 1930s

Golden Eagle 40: Great vintage for matinee set from late 1940s. There are instructions for  dress, jacket and bonnet and scull cap for boy, also crossover vest, tie neck vest, pilch, bootees, binder and shawl all knitted in 'pearlsheen' yarn which knitted to a modern 4ply yarn - always work a tension square. To fit up to 22 inch chest.

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baby dress knitting pattern

Golden Eagle 477: Great vintage baby dress knitting pattern 1940s. This smart little dress with a collar will fit 2-3 years or 20 inch chest, if you wanted a smaller size use modern 3ply, otherwise work a tension square in modern 4ply and change needles if needed. Length can be altered to suit requirements, it is 16 inches in the pattern.

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baby dress vintage knitting pattern 1940s

Golden Eagle 633: Great vintage baby dress and jacket set knitting pattern 1940s. Instructions for a sweet little dress and jacket to fit 19 inch chest for the dress and up to a 24 inch chest the jacket. The patterns says Golden Eagle wools economise coupons and cash!  The instructions also warns that 2 coupons will be needed for the wool! Vintage 3ply is used so try  modern 4ply for sizes stated, but for smaller size use modern 3ply and a size smaller needles. Always work a tension square and change needles if needed.

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baby boy set knitting pattern

Golden Eagle 654: Vintage knitting pattern for baby boy sets from the 1940's for 1st and 2nd size (age 12-18 months) 20" chest length of top 12" and trousers 10" (adjustable).

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baby pram set 1940s knitting pattern

Golden Eagle 868: Great vintage 1940s baby knitting pattern for  pram set. Easy to follow instructions for ribbed coat, mittens and beret with leggings or pull-ups. To fit 22 inch chest. Beret stretches to fit 16 inches round head. Worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply for size stated. Always work a tension square and change needles if needed.

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dress and pram set 1940s vintage knitting pattern

Golden Eagle 869: Great vintage baby knitting pattern with dress and pram set1940s. There are instructions for a pretty pramset with dress and vest, pilch (pants) and socks - complete retro outfit for baby. To fit 18 inch chest and knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square. Note the shoulder button so typical of the time.

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knitted baby cardigan vintage 1940s knitting pattern

Golden Eagle 874: Great vintage baby knitting cardigan pattern 1940s. So retro! This pattern has instructions for the two matinee designs shown and a bonnet as well as the little cardigan and bonnet to match.  Worked in 3ply to fit 19 and 20 inch chest. Try a tension square in modern 4ply and change needles if needed.

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1940s matinee coats vintage knitting pattern

Golden eagle 876: Great vintage baby knitting pattern from 1940s for matinees coats. There are two different sets, one as shown on baby has bonnet and the other one with diamond lace pattern, no bonnet. To fit 20 inch chest in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square.

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baby dress and bonnet knitting pattern

Golden Eagle 917: vintage knitting pattern for baby, fabulous pattern from the 40's. knitted in 3ply but does not give chest size probably 0-6 months given the bonnet size of 13" round face.

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vintage crochet patterns

Greenock 10: lovely vintage crochet pattern from the 1920's for bonnet, hat and simple matinee to fit 24" chest worked in vintage 3ply, so substitute modern 4ply and work tension sample to see if you need to change size of hook. Use modern 3ply and a smaller hook for smaller size.

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vintage babies parmset 1920s
Greenock 25: Great vintage baby pram suit knitting pattern early 1920's. This pattern may be even earlier, there are instructions for the super little hat, coat and legginettes. Knitted in vintage 4ply which knitted to modern double knitting. Chest measurement not given, but can be found out by working a tension square in the yarn that you choose. Coat measures 14 inches from shoulder to hem, so probably a 22-24 inch chest. Lovely pearl buckle on hat and pearl buttons on coat.

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greenock baby dress klnitting pattern

Greenock 34: Great vintage toddler dress knitting pattern from 1930s . Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply for this little dress. Always work a tension square. Nice easy pattern, the delightful scalloped edge is worked separately and joined to dress latter, bodice is worked in moss stitch. To fit toddler, no chest measurement give, but 16 inches in length. Pattern for knickers is included. Probably 20-21 inch chest, seems about average for this type of dress.

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vintage babypram set 1920s
Greenock D36: Great vintage baby vest knitting pattern from 1920s or before. Great all round little vests with garter stitch top and double rib bottom for nice fit. There is crochet around the neck and arm holes, but this can be replaced with picot or row of holes for the ribbons by knitting if preferred. Six sizes given to fit 17inch chest to 27 inch chest. Length adjustable. Very easy to knit

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vintage baby vest knitting pattern 1920s
Greenock B36:  Great vintage baby pram suit knitting pattern early 1920's. This pattern may be even earlier, there are instructions for the coat bonnet, pull on hat and legginettes. Knitted in vintage 3ply which knitted to modern 4ply. Chest measurement is 24 inches Always work a tension square in the yarn that you choose. Coat measures 12 inches from shoulder to hem. Nice simple pattern, great for the beginner in vintage knitting.

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vintage baby jacket crochet pattern 1920

Greenock 49: Great vintage baby jacket crochet and knitting pattern 1910. This lovely pattern is pre World War 1, there are instructions for a little jacket or spencer as they were called worked in vintage 2ply, so try modern 3ply in a tension square. The crochet one is for first size 0-3 months and a the knitted one is for 2nd size or 3-6 months. Simple instructions classic, very retro style.

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baby dress knitting pattern greenock 1930s
Greenock 59: Great little knitted dress pattern from 1930s. To fit toddler, no chest size given, but dress length is 16 inches. Pretty puff sleeves and smocked yoke and hem. Knickers included. Smocking is worked after finished - very easy! Knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply.

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vintage baby hats in angora greenock scotchwool 65 1930s knitting pattern

Greenock 65 Scotchwool: Lovely very vintage pattern for angora hats for baby 1920s. I love these patterns, this one is from my collection of over 500 from this period - they will eventually appear on site!  This little range of fluffy bonnets is so sweet - possible from the 1920 or even earlier, looking at the styles. I have several of these that made before the Firsts World War in my collection of vintage baby clothes - they are so sweet. They can also be made in modern 4ply yarn. Always work a tension square, although there is not a tension measurement given, you can see the sizes and can work out if you need to change needles to get that size. The smaller size is 14 inches round the face un-stretched the older style is 15 inches. Make in 3ply for tiny baby sizes

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vintage baby body belts knitting 1920s
Greenock 139: Great vintage baby knitting pattern for body belts 1920s or earlier. There are instructions for infants, ladies and men’s. At one time these were essential garments - no central heating in those days! Very easy to knit and could be useful today for early or low weight babies to keep them extra warm, for sports men and women for that extra warm layer over the back.

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vintage baby matinee jacket knitting pattern 174 1920s
Greenock 174: Great vintage baby knitting pattern from 1920s or before for 5 different matinee jacket designs. These little jackets were at one time known as spencers and are so referred to in this pattern. There are 5 different designs to fit 20, 21, 22, 24 and 26 inch chest. Some are knitted from the neck down others from the bottom up, but all are knitted in one piece.

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baby knitted matinee jackets knitting pattern

Greenock 305:

Lovely vintage knitting pattern for four matinee jackets from the 1930's.  Vintage 3ply which was similar to modern 4ply, work tension square to check needles size. To fit 20"-22" chest for smaller size use modern 3ply and size 11 (3mm) needles.

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vintage baby layette knitting pattern from 1940s Hayfield 510: Great vintage baby layette knitting pattern from 1940s. There are instructions for dress with buttons down the front, matinees coat, bootees, bonnet, mittens. Also included are body belt, vest, piltch and slippers and leggings. Knitted in vintage 3ply that should be similar to modern 3ply. No size given.

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little girls dress knitting pattern

Hema 269: Great vintage little girls dress knitting pattern 1920/30s. This lovely pattern is worked in vintage silk and angora yarn, sadly difficult to get, but you can by angora (see links pages) and us a 4ply pure wool - unless you can find a light weight silk yarn - there are some around - look on eBay. But this does knit up well in modern 4ply, just change needles to get the size right. This one fits chest 22 inches and is 16 inches long. The rabbit wool is used after the knitting is finished to edge in crochet and to work the little balls in the squares. You could cast on the sleeves and cast of the neck in rabbit wool if you did not want to do the crochet.

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vintage little girls dress knitting pattern

Hema307: Great vintage little girls dress knitting pattern 1930s. This one is for dress, knickers and jacket  to fit 6-12 months or 22 inch chest. Pretty pattern worked in vintage 3ply, so for this size work in modern 4ply, but for a smaller size try modern 3ply. Always work a tension square.

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vintage bib beret bootees crochet pattern 1940s

Homecraft 370: Fabulous vintage baby crochet pattern 1940s. This pattern has instructions for bib, shoes and beret, fabulous to go with a Christening outfit, boy or girl - all easy to work. This was a wartime pattern, so economy was the key, each item takes 1oz or less that is less than 30g of cotton, if you can get a silky look one (or even real silk) it will look even better. Try no20 in a tension square - tension is 11 trebles to one inch.

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vintage baby vest and knickers knitting pattern 1940s

KB3-141uw: Great vintage knitting pattern for babies underwear 1940s. Authentic 1940s pattern for baby vest and pants to fit 17 inch chest, up to three months. Knickers to cover nappy and vest with long sleeves for extra warmth, knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply for this size or modern 3ply for smaller fit new born. Keep baby warm and snug this winter - just right for that winter re-enactment weekend or film set.  

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vintage baby knitting pattern from 1940s
KnitPat 400: Great vintage baby dress knitting pattern for little dress 1940s. This cute little dress with ribbons, with matching knickers. To fit 6-12 months or chest 19 inches. Dress is 15 inches to hem and knitted in vintage 3ply. Work a tension square and see if you need to use modern 4ply. The dress has pretty lace border and ladder stitch yoke, very sweet for cooler summer days.

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vintage dress and jacket for baby with fair isle trim from 1949 KB7-166: Dress Set: Lovely vintage baby dress and jacket knitting pattern with fair isle trim from 1949. This little set is so pretty and typical of the era. The jacket has a fair isle band across the yoke and down the fronts and the dress has the same across the yoke.  Pink is suggested with blue fair isle - this was a common combination as was yellow with blue. The main parts are knitted in moss stitch. To fit 16 to 18 inch chest and is knitted in vintage 2ply which is similar to modern 3ply - always work a tension square.

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vintage pram set knitting pattern with pixie hood knitting pattern from 1949 KB7-182:Pram Set: Great vintage baby pram set knitting pattern form 1949. This set has a pixie hood, nicely fitted coat, mittens and leggings knitted in a fancy rib. To fit 19 inch chest and is knitted in vintage 3ply which would be similar to modern 4ply. Always work a tension square.

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vintage romper knitting patter two colours 1949 KB7-186: Romper: Great vintage knitting pattern for little romper from 1949. This little romper is ideal as baby begins to move around, knitted in a fancy rib with stocking stitch contrast yoke. Blue and white have been suggested in a vintage 3ply or modern 4ply. Always work a tension square. To fit 18 inch chest.

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babies dress knitting pattern

KnitPat 424: Fabulous vintage knitting pattern from the late 1940s for babies dress, long or short. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square, to fit chest 18" (use modern 3ply for a smaller size).

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babys layette knitting pattern

KnitPat 460: Great vintage knitting pattern for little layette from the late 1940s. Dress and jacket in simple pattern, with vest and pilch for retro undies. Dress to fit chest 16 inches so ideal for newborn, jacket to fit 20 " chest.

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vintage baby knitting pattern baby dress 1920s

Ladyship 102: Great vintage baby dress knitting pattern is from early 20th Century, probably pre 1920's. The little dress is knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply - no tension given, but knitted on 10s (3.35mm) needles. No size given other than to state that it should fit about 2 years! Knickers included. Very easy block pattern.

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vintage baby vest and knickers bootees knitting pattern ladyship 351 1920a

Ladyship 351: Great vintage baby knitting pattern for undies early 1930's. This is another very early, simple to knit set, actually says on the pattern designed  for beginners. Pattern is knit one row and K1, P1 the next! There are instructions for a simple vest with long sleeves to fit 15-18 inch chest, first size vest with shoulder buttons to fit 14-16 inch chest, a body belt - to keep baby extra warm, bootees and gloves (the pattern on the gloves and bootee tops is the same as the dress on the pattern below) vintage 3ply is used, so try using smaller needles for smaller sizes and lager needles for larger sizes - this is actually suggested in the pattern. All these items can be made for less than 200g! To fit First size

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vintage ladyshop 352 knitting pattern dress  1920s

Ladyship 352: Great vintage baby knitting pattern for undies early 1930's. This is another very early, simple to knit set, actually says on the pattern designed  for beginners. The dress pattern matches the the bootees above. First size, 19 inch chest. Vintage 3ply is used, so try using smaller needles for smaller sizes and lager needles for larger sizes - this is actually suggested in the pattern. All these items can be made for less than 300g! To fit First size boys pullover and shorts 19 inch chest.

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1940s baby dress knitting pattern

Ladyship 453: Great vintage baby dress knitting pattern 1940s. There are instructions for a dress, 24 inches or length required and 21 inch chest and another one that measures 22 inches and 22 inches at chest. Worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square for size stated or modern 3ply and smaller needles for a new born size. Very pretty for a winter or autumn Christening.

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baby dress knitting pattern

Ladyship 493: Great baby dress set vintage knitting pattern 1930s. This little set has a pretty dress with collar, knickers and bootees to match all worked in vintage 3ply, try a modern 4ply for size stated which is 6-18 months or 20 inch chest, 16 inch long. Work embroidery along bottom edge, collar and sleeves and the top of the bootees if liked - there was originally a transfer with this pattern but that no longer is available.

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toddlers coat and hat set knitting pattern

Ladyship L500: Great little vintage knitting pattern toddlers coat and hat set 1930s. This lovely pattern is a going-out set for a 18 months to 3 years. Instructions for footless leggings,(referred to as overalls!) double breasted coat and beret all worked in vintage 4ply, so try a tension square in double knitting and see if this works better as vintage 4ply was thicker than modern 4ply. Change needles or work on modern 4ply with a change of needles. Very retro!

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little girls dress knitting pattern

Ladyship 501: Fabulous 1930's pattern for little girls dress to fit 18 months 30 months (22" chest ) knitted in vintage 4ply so try tension square to see if you need to change needles to get right size, try also using modern 4ply as this is nearer the 3ply from this era. Length adjustable. Knickers to match. If you would like a smaller size use modern 3ply and a size smaller needles.

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vintage ladyship baby pram set knitting pattern 1920s

Ladyship 551: Great vintage baby pram set knitting pattern early 1930s. Another super early knitting pattern, this time for very pretty pram set with lace panel on coat - notice the typical 1920s off centre fastening! He's so cute this little chap, with his little cap on a slant. To fit 6-18 months 21 inch chest and there are instructions for a bonnet too. Worked in vintage 4ply, so baby double knitting might work, but do try a tension square in both if you can as size 11 or 3mm are used which suggest a 4ply weight. Knit in modern 3ply for a smaller set. Crocheted buttons, instructions included.

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vintage baby knitting pattern ladyship 1940s

Ladyship L566: Super little vintage baby cardigan knitting pattern 1930s. This one is for two little cardigans in vintage 3ply, the top design to fit 6-12 months or 22 inch chest and has open work design at shoulders and both have crochet buttons, instructions included. The other one is for 1-2 years and 23 inch chest.

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vintage ladyship baby knitting pattern

Ladyship 611: Super vintage knitting pattern early 1930s. But due to the pattern still being available during the early years of the war and wool restriction being in force there is a stomp on the front informing knitter that the instructions for the blanket have been removed from this edition.  Another nice easy pattern, using very little wool. Vintage 3ply suggested so try modern 4ply as this is the weight the needles suggest. The wrap over vest is to fit 16 inch chest, the other vest is to fit 14 inches both with stretch to 17-18 inches and bootees are 4 inch sole. Under 200g needed for whole set.

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vintage baby matinee coat knitting pattern 1920s

Ladyship 698: Great vintage baby matinee knitting pattern 1930s. These two little jackets are so pretty, to fit 6-12 months with plenty of room and unusual patterns. The Top one has puffed top to the long sleeves  and full skirt, easily adapted to knit as a dress. To fit 20 inch chest worked in vintage 4ply so try modern double knitting in tension square as well as modern 4ply. For smaller size us smaller needles size and modern 3ply. The bottom one is to fit 22 inch chest.

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vintage ladyship 1018 knitting pattern for baby matinee dress set 1940s
Ladyship 1018: Great vintage baby dress set knitting pattern 1940s. This super little pattern has instructions for pretty but simple dress and jacket with nice full sleeves. To fit 16 inch chest, nice new born size. Knitted in 3ply on quite small needles so by increasing the size of needle you will get a larger size. With stripe of contrasting colour at hem. The stitch at yoke and hem give the impression of smocking. Worth a try this one for a really retro look.

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babies dress set knitting pattern

Ladyship 1051: Lovely vintage knitting pattern form 1940s for dress set, dress opens down the front, little jacket and shoes, so sweet. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square To fit 24" chest so knit in modern 3ply and on size smaller needles for smaller size.

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1940s knitting pattern baby clothes

Ladyship 1093: Great vintage baby knitting pattern for matinee set 1940s. This little set is very easy to knit with simple hole design and rib at shoulders to give a nice fit. Vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles if needed. First size set to fit 1-6 months, no chest measurement given as really quite a free size with this style. To make smaller for new born use modern 3ply. Nice set for baby boy when you don't want it too lacy.

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baby knitting pattern 1940s

Ladyship 1115: Great vintage baby knitting pattern cardigan set 1940s. This lovely pattern is for a super jacket and mittens and bootees to match with contrast moss stitch border to fit 22.5 inch chest and 4.5 inch sole on bootees. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles if needed to get 6-12 month size. To make smaller use modern 3ply.

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baby matinee coat knitting pattern from the 1940s

Ladyship 2049: Great vintage baby matinee coat knitting pattern 1940s. This is so simple but so pretty little boys  matinee, he is so cute!  To fit 20 inch chest, knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles if needed. Plain stocking stitch with moss stitch border and yoke, what could be simpler?

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1940s babys pram set knitting pattern

Ladyship 2055: Another little cutie! Vintage baby pram set knitting pattern 1940s. This super pattern has instructions for the coat, with fair isle border (or you could add the design as embroidery) at yoke, leggings and beret. Worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply and change needles if needed. To fit 20 inch chest 6-9 months.

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vintage baby set knitting pattern

Ladyship 3115: Fabulous vintage knitting pattern baby set 1940s. This is a stunning pattern, the outfit consists of frilled bonnet, coat, bootees and mittens knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply for size given or modern 3ply for smaller size. There is a separate pattern for the dress and knickers, will try and get hold of this one as well. But a dress and knickers can be made from another pattern of the same size, just replace pattern with the pattern for this one, working a picot edge at bottom of dress and a band of the same pattern as the top of the coat, repeat this pattern on the yoke of the dress and make little sleeves in stocking stitch. To fit 20-21 inch chest for coat.

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vintage baby knitting pattern from 1950 cape

Ladyship 3186: Great vintage baby knitting pattern for cape from 1940s. This super pattern has instructions for nice warm cape with lined hood and mittens and bootees to match. To fit 1-6 months and 6-12 months, in two sizes. Knitted in vintage chubby wool which was a thick double knitting type of yarn. Try baby double knitting or baby aran in a tension square and see which works best. Bootees and mittens and lining of hood is in modern 4ply.

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baby cardigan and romper knitting pattern

Ladyship 3191: Another fabulous vintage pattern for cardigan and romper with miniature fair isle trim for baby to fit chest 20"-22" knitted in double knitting.

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babys romper cardigan and helmet knitting pattern

Laines du Pingouin 302: Lovely vintage knitting pattern from late 1940s for baby boys set from Canada. Romper, cardigan and helmet knitted in vintage 3ply baby wool to fit 3-9 months and 9-15 months. Try modern 4ply for same size, or modern 3ply for a smaller size.

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baby layette knitting pattern

Lavenda Layette: Stunning layette for baby with 19" chest approx 3 months old. The shawl measures 47" square. The layette consists of dress, matinee coat, vest, knickers, bonnet,  helmet, bootees, mittens, and of course the shawl.

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vintage lavenda baby matinee knitting pattern 1940s

Lavenda 166: Great vintage baby knitting pattern 1940s matinee jacket. This lovely pattern is simple to knit with rows of colour to lift the design, good way to use up odds and ends and make balls of wool go further. To fit 23 inch chest or 6-12 months. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply or for a smaller size use modern 3ply. There are also instructions for a little raglan coat with bootees to match in a simple holes in lines design. The one on the front also has little bootees to match. I made this one for my eldest daughter in 1966 in white and rose pink trim.

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vintage baby lavenda knitting pattern matinee jackets 1940s

Lavenda 598: Great vintage baby matinee jackets knitting pattern 1940s. There are 4 designs to fit 3-9 months all nice easy, but pretty designs. Chest 22 inches and knitted in vintage 3ply baby wool, so try  modern 4ply in a tension square. Very pretty pattern.

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vintage baby layette lavenda knitting pattern dres jacket shawl bonnted bootees knitting pattern 1940s

Lavenda 629: Great vintage baby layette knitting pattern 1940s. This super set is ideal for a new baby, so sweet, so retro! There are instructions to knit the shawl, which is mostly in garter stitch so easy for a beginner, it is a circular and measures 86 inches in diameter. There are instructions also for a dress and jacket. There are no instructions for the bonnet or bootees.

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vintage baby toddler dress knitting pattern lavenda 1940s

Lavenda 679: Great vintage baby and toddler dress knitting pattern 1940s. This lovely pattern has instructions for 4 different dress to fit 1-2 years. The little girl is wearing the second one down shown at the side. There are two with long sleeves and two with short and one has a collar. 20, 22 and 23 inch chest worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square. Length can be adjusted.

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vintage baby knitting pattern pram sets
Lavenda 724: Great vintage baby knitting pattern for pram sets late 1940s. There are 4 different sets to knit, the baby is wearing the bottom right plain one with garter stitch borders. To fit 19, 20 and 21 inch chest. Three for little girls and one for a baby boy. All knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply or in modern 3ply for a smaller size (don't forget to change to a smaller needle size as well)

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vintage boys suits toddler buster suits knitting patterns rompers baby boys knitting patterns lavenda 1950s

Lavenda 750: Great vintage baby or toddler trouser sets or buster suits 1940s. These little sets are to fit 18 months to 3 years. 23-24 inch chest. There are four included, each set has a little pair of shorts that button to the jumper, except one which is the second one down on the panel. Two have collars, one is a round neck the other a square neck. All are knitted in vintage 3ply, so try a modern 4ply to get the size stated or a modern 3ply for a smaller size.

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vintage baby layette knitting pattern

Lavenda 797:  Great vintage layette for baby 1940s knitting pattern. There are instructions for dress, jacket, bootees, bonnet, mittens, shawl all worked in vintage 3pl;y, so try modern 4ply for size stated - 1-18 months, shawl is 44 inches square. No chest measurement given, but probably 18-20 inches.

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vintage baby vest knitting patterns 1-7 years lavenda 1940s

Lavenda 828: Great vintage baby vest knitting pattern 1940s. There are instructions for this little round neck vest with buttons at neck and short sleeves to fit 18 months to 7 years. To fit chest 21, 23, 25 inches length is adjustable. Pattern has pictures of other patterns that were available at the time.

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vintage baby cardigans hood jacket knitting pattern lavenda 1940s knitting pattern

Lavenda 829: Great vintage baby matinee jacket knitting pattern 1940s. There are instructions for 4 different jackets including a hooded version. To fit 18 -30 months. There is a little rouched on shown by baby on the front that has a pixie hood to match. To fit 23-25 inch chest. Back page shows some of the other patterns available at the time. All these little jackets are knitted in vintage 3ply, so try a tension square in modern 4ply.

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vintage knitting patten 1950s baby cardigans
Lavenda 896: Great vintage baby matinee jackets and cardigans knitting pattern 1940s. Lovely old pattern with instructions for two little matinee jacket and two little cardigans to fit 18 months to 30 months or 22 inch chest and 24 inch chest. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply.

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vintage baby matinee coat kniting pattern 1940s
Lavenda 925: great vintage baby matinee coat knitting pattern 1940s. This pattern booklet has 4 different designs to fit 1-6 months or 21-22 inch chest knitted in either vintage 2ply or 3ply or modern 3ply and 4ply. Always work a tension square and change needles if needed.

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vintage baby cape knitting pattern shawls knitting pattern 1940s lavenda

Lavenda 968: Great vintage baby cape knitting pattern 1940s. There are two capes and two shawls in this pattern. All knitted in vintage baby wool of 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square and change if needed. Shawl at the top of page is 42 inches square and the other on is 50 inches square. Length of capes is adjustable. Nice and full, very pretty, very retro. Just right for a christening in the chilly autumn (fall) or spring.

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vintage baby pram set 1940s knitting pattern
Lavenda 991: Great vintage baby pram set early 1930s. This one is to fit 9-12 months and has pretty stars down the front of the coat and around the bonnet. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so work a tension square in modern 4ply and see if it knits to size. To fit 21 inch chest. Use modern 3ply and size smaller needles for a smaller size.

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vintage baby dress and cardigan set knitting pattern toddler dress 1940s lavenda knitting patterns

Lavenda 1031: Great vintage baby dress and cardigan 1930s. This little outfit is to fit 6-12 months and has contrast bands of colour to lift the design. There are instructions for the dress, jacket and pair of knickers to fit 22 inch chest. Always work a tension square.

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vintage baby  toddler cardigan fair isle duck motif 1940s lavenda knitting patterns

Lavenda 1036: Great vintage baby fair isle cardigan knitting pattern 1940s. There are instructions for a little button up cardigan to fit 2-4 years. Little ducks or rabbits decorate the border, to fit 23 inch chest. Always work a tension square. These little cardigans are knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply for size stated or modern 3ply for a smaller size. The back page has pictures of patterns that were available at the time.

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vintage baby fair isle pram suit set bereet coat knitting pattern 1940s lavenda

Lavenda 1053: Great vintage baby pram set knitting pattern with fair isle trim 1940s knitting pattern. To fit 6-12 months or 23 inch chest. There is a beret in this one too. Leggings and mittens complete the coat set. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply. Always work a tension square.

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vintage baby dress knitting pattern 1920

Lee 144: Great vintage knitting pattern for toddlers dress from 1920. Embroidered bands add to this delightful period dress for your little one. Knitted in 3ply, try modern 3ply in a tension square. To fit 18-24 months. No chest measurement given - dress length 18 inches. Drop shoulders. Very easy to knit. Colours suggested are white with blue embroidery.

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vintage baby knitting pattern littl pals dress booklet 1930s
Little Pals 115: Great vintage baby dress knitting pattern from 1940s. This super pattern has 4 different designs suitable for the first year, 2 have collars and 3 have short sleeves. All are knitted in vintage baby wool that would be similar to modern 4ply, always work a tension square. Dress 1, with collar on baby is 14 inch length and 22 inch chest, no2 the one with lace bands in an A line, is to fit 21 inch chest and is 14 inches long. No3 is the one with tie at waist  and neck to fit 21 inch chest and 14 inch length, and the last one with collar and embroidered flowers is to fit 21 inch chest and is 13 inch in length. All length is adjustable and if knitted in modern 3ply they will come up smaller. These are the same designs as in the Dunbar pattern above.

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baby matinee coats knitting pattern

Little Pals 116: Fabulous vintage knitting pattern from the 1920's for 4 different matinee jackets all knitted in vintage 3ply, try modern 4ply or knit in modern 3ply for a smaller size. 18-20"

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vintage baby romper knitting pattern from 1930s

Little Pals 121: Great vintage baby romper knitting pattern from 1930s. These super little romper suits are so cosy and retro - and so very practical. There are 4 different ones including one for a little girl with a frill at the bottom edge. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square To fit 19-20 inch chest.

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baby layette knitting pattern

Little Pals 126: Fabulous pattern from the 1920's for a complete layette - the old fashioned way.  Shawl, in two sizes, bootees, body belt, (keeps baby warm) dress, petticoat, matinee coat, bodice (again to keep baby warm) vest and pilch (soakers) to go over nappy. In vintage 3ply 18", knitted in modern 3ply for smaller fitting newborn.

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babies romper knitting pattern

Little Pals 135: Vintage knitting pattern for baby romper in vintage 3ply to fit 20" chest, use modern 3ply and a size smaller needle for a smaller size. 4 different designs.

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1930 baby dress knitting pattern booklet
Little Pals 153: Great vintage little girl's dress knitting patterns from the 1930s. There are 4 designs to fit 19, 20 and 21 inch chest. All knitted in vintage 3ply or try modern 4ply in a tension square. All very cute and easy to knit. All length is adjustable and if knitted in modern 3ply they will come up smaller. These are the same designs as in the Dunbar pattern above.

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vintage toddlers girls dress knitting pattern from 1930s
Maygroves 222: Great vintage baby or toddler dress knitting pattern 1930s. This lovely pattern is for a simple little dress with silk smocking on yoke. To fit 22 inch chest and 16 in to hem. Knitted in art silk or rayon - always work a tension square, could be knitted in real silk or a modern 4ply. Pearl buttons at shoulder with loops.

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vintage baby layette knitting pattern from magazine 1930s

MNBC01: Great vintage baby layette knitting pattern from the 1940s. This wartime pattern is simple and practical. There are instructions for  dress, matinee coat, bonnet, bootees, vest and shawl (44inches square) The dress to fit up to 20 inch chest. Original was knitted in white with blue trim knitted in vintage 3ply in moss stitch and stocking stitch. Try tension square with modern 4ply.

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babies knitted coat knitting pattern

Munrospun 320: Great babies vintage coat knitting pattern 1930s. There are instructions for this sweet little coat that was worked in a poodle style wool known as Astrakhan, so try any other many modern textured wool that knit to the same tension, to fit 18 months to 2 years. Tension is 2.5 stitches to 1" on size 1 imperial knitting needles (7.50mm) Snowflake might work or something similar. Pretty retro side buttoning style.

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baby clothes 1940s knitting pattern

New Idea 8: Great vintage baby dress set knitting pattern 1940s. This super pattern is from Australia and has instructions for the dress and jacket with bonnet and bootees seen here and the dress, bonnet, bootees and knickers (Modesties) - all in one pattern. Worked in vintage 2ply so modern 3ply will work well  - to fit first size. If you want to fit smaller new born then try working in 2ply on 10s and 11s. The dress is 16 inches long.

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vintage baby shawl and layette knitting pattern 1930s

Patons 6/497: Fabulous baby layette vintage knitting 1930s. This beautiful pattern has long and short dress, matinee coat, slippers, mittens and bonnet for little girl, jumper, pants, bootees, mittens and pull on hat for little boy, plus there are instructions for the shawl. There are also instructions for under bodice and body belt, long sleeve vest, short sleeve vest, petticoat and tummy band  and two different types of knickers, and a small head shawl of 26 inches square. All items are shown below separately. This is from a much earlier pattern published by Patons before the 1st world war. The shawl measures 54 inches square and the pattern is available separately. The chest measurements are 18 inches matinee coat,  dress chest 16 inches,  bodice 14 and 16 inches round chest, vests 16 inches and prem baby size for 14 inches. Wonderfully small sizes for today’s newborn from this lovely vintage pattern. Worked in vintage 2ply (modern 3ply) and vintage 3ply (modern 4ply). Be sure to work tension square as some of these garments are worked on larger needles than you would think. See below for illustrations of items in this pattern.

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vintage baby layette knitting patterns
Patons 6/497-B: Here you see the small shawl, long and short dress, matinee jacket, slippers, bonnet, bootees, boys suit as described above.
vintage baby layette knitting patterns
Patons 6/597-C: Here are the undies including pretty petticoat and the bigger shawl.
babys dress knitting pattern

Patons 113: Lovely vintage silver Patons baby dress pattern 1930s. There are instructions for dress, coat and bonnet in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply to fit size stated, and modern 3ply for smaller size. To fit 12-15 months 19-20 inch chest.

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baby fair isle pram set knitting pattern

Patons 170: Lovely vintage Patons silver baby girls fair isle pram set knitting pattern 1930s. This is a great vintage knitting pattern for a little girl set 18 months to 2 years 23 inch chest. There are instructions for coat with fair isle band at waist and footless leggings. Worked in vintage 3ply, so do a tension square and change needles if needed.

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baby underwear knitting pattern

Patons 249: Great vintage baby underwear knitting pattern 1940s. Very basic and easy to knit baby essential. A simple vest, bootees, pilch (soakers) and tummy belt, to keep baby extra warm!, easy to knit matinee jacket. All worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 3ply for a new born or modern 4ply for size stated (18 inch chest) always work a tension square.

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baby boys knitted suit knitting pattern

Patons 267G: Great vintage baby boys suit knitting pattern 1940s. Another of these little gems. This is for a sweet little jumper and pants set worked in vintage baby 3ply, fit 18" chest if worked in modern 4ply, try modern 3ply for a smaller fit, if making for younger baby make sleeves a little shorter.

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1940s baby clothes knitting pattern

Patons 268G: Great vintage baby boys knitting pattern 1940s. Another of these lovely patterns on offer is of a boys all in one suit from late 1940s', we would call this a baby grow now! Try modern 4ply in a tension square and see if it works. If you want a smaller one then just use modern 3ply or smaller needles. To fit 20" chest or up to 9 months. With little collar and tie waist. Can be made with or without feet.

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1940s knitting pattern baby clothes

Patons 271: Great vintage baby boy knitting pattern from 1940s for boys set, cardigan and play suit with collar. Cute or what! knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square and see if you need to change needles, for smaller set try modern 3ply on size smaller needles. To fit 20" chest, so about 9-12 months.

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baby boys knitted suit knitting pattern

Patons 272: Nice vintage baby boy knitting pattern from 1940s for baby romper and jumper to fit baby boy 6-14 months (18" chest) worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply to get this size, work tension square see if you need to change needles. For smaller size work in modern 3ply and size smaller needles.

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baby knitting pattern

Patons 279: (This pattern was also published as 828) Great vintage baby knitting pattern 1940s. Instructions for two little matinee jackets, reprinted in the 1950's and 60's in multi- pattern booklets, see above and below..  This one is from the late 1940's. Knitted in 3ply to fit up to 9 months.

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vintage matinee jacket patons leafe yoke silver pattern

Patons 835: Great vintage baby matinee jacket knitting pattern from the 1940s. This is the ever popular leaf yoke matinee, that has been re printed many times. This is an early version and is on its own. To fit17-19 inch chest, try modern 3ply for a small fit or modern 4ply for a larger size with more room. Always knit a tension square. Begun at the neck edge and knitted in one piece. I usually make this one in modern 3ply to fit a new born.

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baby knitted pram set knitting pattern

Patons 366: Great vintage baby knitting pattern pram set late 1940s (my mother knitted this for me and I was born in 1949!) Fits so well and looks good, retro and stylish, coat measures 22" chest when knitted in vintage 3ply or modern 4ply, but do work a tension square and try smaller needles for a smaller size. Breechettes, have no feet, but spat like tops, as this is for toddlers 9-12 months. Easy to make a tammy (beret) or bonnet or pull on hat to match this set, see other patterns on babies bootees, mittens and bonnets for ideas.

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bays cardigans knitting pattern

Patons 622-1: Lovely vintage knitting pattern for little cardigans from late 1940s- to fit 9-24 months (chest 18"-22") These two are - upper one 9-12 months 18" chest, the lower is 12 to 18 months 20" chest. Both knitted in vintage 3ply, so to get these measurements try modern 4ply in tension square and change needles if needed. To make smaller size use modern 3ply and a size smaller needles. The one shown below is also in this pattern and is for 18-24 months and 22" chest.

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little girls cardigan knitting pattern
Patons 622-2: This is the other pattern included in the above booklet, the flowers are embroidered on after knitting is finished, so could be left plain if liked. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so to get these measurements try modern 4ply in tension square and change needles if needed. To make smaller size use modern 3ply and a size smaller needles.

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babys knitted set knitting pattern

Patons 725: Great vintage silver Patons baby knitting pattern 1930s. This one is for a boys and girls pram set for the first six months to fit up to 20 inch chest in vintage 4ply, try tension square and change needles if needed or work in modern double knitting and change needles to get correct size.  Nice and simple with moss stitch detail at waist and collar. Pull on hat for boy with double breasted jacket and leggings and mittens. The little girls outfit has full skirted coat with bonnet and also the leggings and mittens. Very retro and so practical.

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babys capes knitting pattern

Patons 748: Great vintage baby knitting pattern 1930s. Instructions for 3 Infants Capes, with or without hoods, knitted in vintage 3ply, try modern 4ply in a tension square.  These little capes a great for a chilly winter or spring Christening.  This 1930's pattern is quite rare, I try to get originals when I can.

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babys tiny cardigan knitting pattern

Patons 806: Lovely vintage baby knitting pattern 1940's. Instructions for tiny cardigan worked in vintage 3ply - try modern 4ply to get better size. If you would like a smaller size then try modern 2ply on smaller needles  for prem and also try modern 3ply on smaller needles as this is knitted on size 10s and 8s which is quite big for 3ply, but will give a light airy fabric. Takes less than 60g of 3ply to knit! Economy pattern from a time when rationing was still ongoing and wool difficult to get.

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baby knitted matinee coat knitting pattern

Patons 807: Great little silver baby  matinee coat knitting pattern 1930s. There are instructions for 3 different jackets all in vintage 3ply, so try a tension square in modern 4ply to get size stated or in modern 3ply for a smaller size. To fit3-12 months 18 to 20 inch chest.

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babys knitted cardigan knitting pattern

Patons 809: Vintage toddler cardigan knitting pattern 1940's. Instructions for 2 flower embroidered cardigans for a little girl 9 to 24  months plus basket weave pattern for 18-24 months. Knitted in 3ply wool. Work tension square to see if you needed to change needles. Modern 4ply may get a better result.

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baby romper suit knitting pattern

Patons 825: Great little silver Patons baby romper suit knitting pattern 1930s. This is a lovely pattern with three different rompers for baby boys 6-15 months (chest 19-21 inches). The simple stocking stitch with rib detail as shown on the front, another simple stocking stitch one with sewn on motif of dog, and a very nice fancy rib with off set front fastening so typical of the decade, see picture below. Worked in vintage 4ply try tension square and change needles if needed.

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patons romper knitting pattern 1930s
vintage matinee jacket patons leafe yoke silver pattern Patons 835: Great vintage baby matinee jacket knitting pattern from the 1940s. This is the ever popular leaf yoke matinee, that has been re printed many times. This is an early version and is on its own. To fit17-19 inch chest, try modern 3ply for a small fit or modern 4ply for a larger size with more room. Always knit a tension square. Begun at the neck edge and knitted in one piece. I usually make this one in modern 3ply to fit a new born.

Patons 843: Great vintage baby matinee jacket knitting pattern from the 1940s. This is one of the popular matinee coats that later appeared in the books and collections of silver patterns by Patons in the 1950s and 1960s. This is an early version and is on its own. To fit17-19 inch chest, try modern 3ply for a small fit or modern 4ply for a larger size with more room. Always knit a tension square. Begun at the neck edge and knitted in one piece. I usually make this one in modern 3ply to fit a new born.

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vintage baby pram coat knitting pattern 1940s

Patons 867: Great vintage pram set for older baby knitting pattern 1940s. This classic Patons set  has the fitted coat and footless legging that appeared later in several leaflets with other items. To fit 22 inch chest or 9-12 months. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square. My brother had one just like this!

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baby knitted pram set knitting pattern

Patons 877: vintage baby pram set knitting patterns 1930s. This pattern has instructions for jacket, leggings, bonnet or hat plus mittens in nice simple garter stitch (plain) knitting and stocking stitch with a bit of ribbing. Very smart and very retro. Worked in modern 4ply, but use a tension square to see if you need to change needles.

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vintage baby romper knitting pattern from patons 1940s

Patons 898: Great vintage baby knitting pattern for boys suit 1940s. This classic baby boys trouser set is great for the toddler who want to look very retro! Knitted in vintage 3ply, try modern 4ply in a tension square. To fit 6-14 months 20 inch chest Instructions for jumper, cardigan and shorts, easy to knit.

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babys knitted pram coat knitting pattern

Patons 910: Great little silver vintage baby knitting pattern 1930s. This one has instructions for pram coat for boy and girl also breeches (leggings) to fit 12-15 months knitted in vintage 3ply, so work a tension square in modern 4ply.

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vintage matinee coat knitting pattern 1940s silver pattern

Patons 917: Great vintage baby knitting pattern 1930s. Instructions for 4 matinee coats for the first 9 months. This is a lovely vintage pattern from the late 1930s early 1940's war time economy small size pattern 12 pages. Jackets measure from 18-20 inches round chest and are worked in vintage 3ply, so try a tension square and see if you need to change needles or ply to get the correct size, work in modern 3ply for new born sizes.

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baby dress knitting pattern

Patons 931: Pretty vintage silver baby dress knitting pattern 1930s. These little patterns were produced in the late 1930s and throughout the war years and then re issued during the 1950 as they were so popular. There are instructions for two different dresses and coats with matching bonnets - so delightfully retro! Worked in vintage 2ply, so use modern 3ply for stated sizes or change to a smaller needle for a smaller size. I have made these for a prem baby in modern 2ply on size 12 (2.75mm) , nice little outfits, a going out dress and coat and an afternoon jacket and dress, both with pretty bonnets to match. to fit 16-17 inch chest.

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vintage 1930s dress knitting pattern

Patons 933: Great vintage baby dress and knicker sets from 1930s. These little patterns were produced to save paper during the first years of World War Two and were often patterns that had been in books produced by P&B in the previous few decades. These little dress sets were knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply and allow a little more yarn. To fit 18 months to 3 years, 19 inch chest for the top one and 2-3 years for the one at the bottom 20 inch chest. These little dresses are so easy to knit and you could put a lacy pattern on the skirt part if you wished, pretty puff sleeves and square neck line or a collar.

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baby boys romper suit knitting pattern

Patons 934: Great vintage baby boys romper 1930s baby knitting pattern. These little patterns were produced in the late 1930s and throughout the war years and then re issued during the 1950 as they were so popular. There are instructions for two different rompers, a cardigan and a jumper for little boy 6-14 months to fit chest 18-20 inch chest. Worked in vintage 3ply, so for the size stated try modern 4ply in a tension square, for a smaller size try using modern 3ply or smaller needles.

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babys pramset knitting pattern

Patons 943: Great vintage baby pramset vintage knitting pattern. These little patterns were produced in the late 1930s and throughout 1940 war years and then re issued during the 1950 as they were so popular. There are instructions for babies out door set with pretty mock smocking on top of coat. The leggings are footless to cover tops of shoes, warmer an much more retro than tights! Worked in vintage 3ply or modern 4ply, try tension square and change needles as needed. To fit 20 inch chest (9-12 months)

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babys knitted pram set knitting pattern

Patons 947: Great vintage baby pram set knitting pattern 1930s. These little patterns were produced in the late 1930s and throughout the war years and then re issued during the 1950 as they were so popular. There are instructions flared coat, beret, leggings and mitts in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply. To fit 12-18 months, chest 22 inches. so for smaller size work in modern 3ply and/or smaller needles.

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babys knitted dress knitting pattern

Patons 948: Great vintage baby dress knitting pattern 1930s. These little patterns were produced in the late 1930s and throughout the 1940 war years and then re issued during the 1950 as they were so popular. There are instructions two very pretty, but simple to knit dresses with knickers to fit 9-12 months baby girl chest size 19-20 inches. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in an tension square to get similar size to stated, but try modern 3ply if you would like a smaller size.

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babys knitted pram set knitting pattern

Patons 949: Great vintage baby pram set knitting pattern 1930s. These little patterns were produced in the late 1930s and throughout the 1940s war years and then re issued during the 1950 as they were so popular. There are instructions coat and pull on hat, bonnet and mittens, leggings and double breasted jacket, great collection for the first 6 months. To fit 20 inch chest worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply.

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vintage baby caot and hood knitting pattern with fair isle trim from 1940s Patons 955: Great vintage toddlers coat and bonnet set with fair isle trim from 1940s. This design is to fit 19-15 months and has a retro style coat, bonnet and trews. Very easy to work slip stitch border in two colours. Knitted in a double knitting style wool to a21 inch chest - always work a tension square.
baby girls dress and knickers knitting pattern

Patons959: Great vintage baby dress vintage knitting pattern 1930s. These little patterns were produced in the late 1930s and throughout the 1940 war years. There are instructions two super dresses and knickers to fit 12-18 months or 20 and 21 inch chest. These two dress knit up very nicely, a customer from Australia made them in modern 3ply to fit a 6 month old baby girl.

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girls knitted outfit knitting pattern

Patons 999: Great vintage girls knitting pattern 1930. Little Girls beret, gloves and dress and jacket knitted in 3ply with little figures playing worked into the design. To fit aged 3-4 years. For more of this age group see children's pages.

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vintage bagy dress knitting pattern 1920

Patons 2517C: Great vintage baby dress knitting pattern pre 1920s. This pattern is from the period just after the First World War and is knitted in a simple, but pretty pattern with interesting bodice design. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply as tension suggests this is a better ply. Always work a tension square. The yarn originally used for this little dress was a silk blend. To fit up to a 21 inch chest and is 15 inches to hem.

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vintage baby knitting pattern fro dress 1930s
BD - Irene: Great vintage baby dress knitting pattern 1920s. This pattern is from the period just after the First World War and is knitted in a simple, but pretty pattern with simple embroidery. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply as tension suggests this is a better ply. Always work a tension square. To fit up to a 26 inch chest and is 16 inches to hem, but length can be adjusted. Shown on a 2 year old little girl.

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vintage childs dress knitting patterns 1940s

Patons 3687: Great vintage child's dress knitting pattern 1930s. Two little dresses to fit 20" or 22" chest. worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square and see if you need to change needles. Length is 15 or 16 inches, but this can be varied. Great for that retro look this Christmas.

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1940s vintage baby clothes knitting pattern

Patons 6146: Great vintage baby matinee coat knitting pattern 1930s. This super little silver book has all the patterns pictured below to fit 6-15 months 19-22 inch chest. There are instructions for three different coat and dress sets worked in vintage 2 or 3ply ( modern 3 or 4ply). Try a tension square to get the correct size, work on smaller needles if you want to get a smaller size.

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vintage baby shawl and layette knitting pattern 1930s

Patons 6/497: Fabulous baby layette vintage knitting 1930s. This beautiful pattern has long and short dress, matinee coat, slippers, mittens and bonnet for little girl, jumper, pants, bootees, mittens and pull on hat for little boy, plus there are instructions for the shawl. There are also instructions for under bodice and body belt, long sleeve vest, short sleeve vest, petticoat and tummy band  and two different types of knickers, and a small head shawl of 26 inches square. All items are shown below separately. This is from a much earlier pattern published by Patons before the 1st world war. The shawl measures 54 inches square and the pattern is available separately. The chest measurements are 18 inches matinee coat,  dress chest 16 inches,  bodice 14 and 16 inches round chest, vests 16 inches and prem baby size for 14 inches. Wonderfully small sizes for todays newborn from this lovely vintage pattern. Worked in vintage 2ply (modern 3ply) and vintage 3ply (modern 4ply). Be sure to work tension square as some of these garments are worked on larger needles than you would think.

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vintage baby layette knitting patterns
vintage baby layette knitting patterns
patons vintage 1940s baby clothes knitting pattern

Patons 6559: Great little vintage knitting pattern book whole range of baby things 1930s and 1940s. This little silver pattern book was available all through the war years and set the style of clothes for babies in the years of austerity. Simple and quick to knit in vintage 3ply wool, so try modern 4ply or modern 3ply depending on size required. There are instructions for all the items seen below. Two pretty, but plain-ish dresses with coats to match, boys jumper and pants set, knickers for baby girls, all in one as seen on the front here, a shawl, romper and two cardigans and anther little coat. All to fit  18-22 inch chest of birth to 12 months. 32 pages.

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Baby layette knitting pattern

Patons 6909: Super little vintage baby layette knitting pattern 1920s-1940s. There are instructions for complete layette including shawl all in vintage 3ply, so try tension square and see if you get the size you want, try modern 3ply for a smaller size and modern 4ply for size stated. There are instructions for shawl, vest wrap over, vest pull on, knickers (pilch), tummy band (body belt) two dresses, two matinee jackets, slippers bootees, cardigan, petticoat. 24 pages.

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