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vintage little girld sun suit swim siut knitting pattern 1930s

Bairnswear 48sw: Great vintage child's sun suit knitting pattern from the 1930s. These are to fit 18months to 2 years. There are 4 different sun suits in this pattern booklet, the one on the front has a little waistcoat to match and is delicately embroidered with rabbits when finished. Two of the others are shown below. The cover one is to fit 20 inch chest and is knitted in vintage 4ply so try  modern 4ply in a tension square and see if you need to change needles.  You get all four patterns.

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Bairnswear 48sw: Great vintage child's sun suit knitting pattern from the 1930s. There are 4 different sun suits in this pattern booklet, the one on the front has a little waistcoat to match and is delicately embroidered with rabbits when finished. This one is 16-18 inch chest and is called Jan, it is knitted in vintage 4ply that looks as thought it will knit to a modern 4ply, so try  modern 4ply in a tension square and see if you need to change needles.  You get all four patterns.

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Bairnswear 48sw: Great vintage child's sun suit knitting pattern from the 1930s. There are 4 different sun suits in this pattern booklet, the one on the front has a little waistcoat to match and is delicately embroidered with rabbits when finished. This one called Sun Beam is to fit 18 inch chest and is knitted in vintage 4ply so try  modern 4ply in a tension square and see if you need to change needles.  You get all four patterns.

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vintage knitting pattern for girls swim suit 1940s

Bairnswear 50sw: Fabulous vintage knitting pattern for little girls 3-5 years sun suits and cardigans to match. All knitted in 4ply, so try tension square and change needles if needed or use modern double knitting. Use modern 4ply or 3ply for smaller sizes, change needles to suit yarn. The cover design is to fit 23" chest for cardigan and 20" waist for sun suit. There is bibbed sun suit or swim suit in fancy rib, centre front length 15.5", no chest measurement given. A rib set with stripe, bib sun suit and long sleeve jacket with one button to fit 24" chest for jacket and 20" waist for suit. And the last one is stocking stitch with bank of stripes at bib, and bottom of sleeveless jacket. This one is to fit 23" chest for jacket and 16" length for the suit. Fabulous selection for all those retro weekends in the sun.

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vintage knitting pattern for babies sun suit swim suit 1930s

Bairnswear 100sw: How retro is this! Great vintage knitting pattern from the 1930/40's4 little sun suits, Ideal for that warm day in the garden, day by the sea or out visiting, there is a little sleeveless jacket to match all 4 suits to keep the sun of baby to fit 18-24 months. Knitted in 4ply and 3ply vintage wool, try 4ply and baby double knitting for better fit -if you use synthetic yard, then baby can wear them in the water!

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Swimwear Vintage knitting patterns

Bairnswear 1279sw: Lovely vintage knitting pattern from 1930/40's for babies sun suits or swim wear to fit 1-2 years old, 23" chest all knitted in vintage3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square and use modern 3ply for smaller sizes. Three different designs.

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vintage child sun suit knitting pattern

Bairnswear 1280sw: Lovely vintage sun suits for 2-3 year olds knitted in 3ply. Just the thing for the British summer!  Great for those family re-enactment get together, this is typical 1930/1940's pattern, but these little suits were worn right into the 1950's - I had a red and white striped one! So retro, and so cute see below for a little bolero to wear with one of these little suits.

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vintage little girls sun-suit knitting pattern

Bestway 93-4: Sweet little vintage sun-suit knitted in vintage 4ply to fit 3-4 years old - she is so cute! Don't forget that tension square!

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vintage swimwear knitting pattern

Bestway 93-6: Vintage pattern for little boy's sun suit and cardigan. Knitted in 4ply and to fit 2-3 years (21" chest)

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vintage knitting pattern swimwear

Bestway 93-10; Vintage pattern for little girl's sun-suit and cardigan, just right for our summer beaches!  To fit 3-4 years knitted in vintage 4ply. Try tension square and change needles or yarn to get the correct size.

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vintage knitting patterns for childs and babies beach wear swim suits 1940s

Bestway 100sw: Great booklet from the 1940s with cardigan and sun suit for boys and girls 22" chest in fancy rib knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply. There is a trio of beach wear - girls swim suit as shown on front for 7 year olds, Chest 23", hips 24" (will stretch) Available as a s separate pattern. Trunks for 3-4 years old to fit waist 18"  (see below) and hips 21", and boys bathing trunks for six year olds waist 20" and hips 24" (don't forget all swim wear will stretch if knitted in pure wool) and 10 year olds waist 23" and hips 28". Try knitting in thicker wool for larger size. There are also a couple of cardigan and jumper patterns in this booklet, including a cricket sweater to fit 30" chest. Booklet has 16 pages. 

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vintage totfler swim wear 1940s bestway 100

Bestway 100-9: Great vintage knitting pattern boys swim trunks toddler size 1940s. This is a sweet little pattern from the above book for a little pair of swim trunks to fit3-4 year olds. Worked in vintage 4ply, work a tension square in modern 4ply to see if you need to change needles for this one. To fit waist 18 inches - great fun to make.

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vintage baby knitting pattern for sun swim suits 1940

Bestway 1080sw: Great vintage knitting pattern for child's play suit or beach wear.1940s The little striped swim suit is to fit 2-4 years, at widest part 23" knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply. The plain one with V neck  to fit 1-3 year olds again in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply (modern 3ply will knit up to baby size6-12 months) 21" chest 15" shoulder to crutch. A blouse or shirt can always be worn under these little suits to prevent sun burn - and don't forget the hat this year! Mothers were encouraged to get their babies and toddlers to wear these little suits in the garden, in their prams, in the parks and on the beach to promote healthy growth during and after the war years.

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vintage knitting pattern for babies sun suit or swim wear 1940s

Bestway 1517sw: Great little pattern for sun suit or swim suit with duck on the bib from 1940s. Worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply. To fit 3-4 years or hips 25"Any colour can be used.

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vintage baby knitting patterns

Bestway 1518sw:  Cute little fair isle sun suit for baby 1-2 years, very retro 1940's pattern. Knitted in vintage 3ply try modern 4ply tension square to see if this works better for size or use modern 3ply for smaller fit.

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vintage knitting pattern baby sun suit swimming suit

Bestway 1525sw: Great vintage knitting pattern for baby sun suit to fit 2-3 years old from the 1940's knitted in 3ply, so try modern 4ply for this size and modern 3ply for smaller size. This little suit has a cardigan to match. Up to 20 inch chest and cardigan up to 22 inch chest.

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babies sun suit

Bestway 1526sw: Lovely little set in vintage 3ply for sitting on the beach, little jacket included for protection from the sun and chilly wind. Try making in 4ply, if modern synthetic yarn is used it is less likely to stretch when wet! But for that authentic look try our merino 3ply or 4ply. 1940's

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vintage knitting pattern for baby swim suit

Bestway 1539sw: Another great vintage knitting pattern for toddlers sun suit from the 1940s, this one is to fit 3 years old in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply. This one is worked in simple fair isle with little short sleeved jacket with fair isle trim. 22-23 inch chest.

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vintage knitting pattern for baby sun or swim suit

Bestway 1691sw: Great vintage knitting patten for vintage sun suit for little boy, simple, very retro and easy to make. To fit 1-2 years. Great for day time wear over little short or blouse. Worked in vintage 3ply so use modern 4ply for this size.

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childs swimsuit knitting pattern

Bestway 1745sw: A very sweet sun suit in 4ply for a 1-2 year old, if  made in synthetic yarn it will be less likely to stretch if it gets wet, but for that authentic look you need to use modern merino 4ply, try tension square and see if you need to alter needles or use double knitting - if you change ply remember to allow more wool. 1940's

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Boys vintage knitting costume knitting pattern

Bestway 2048: Vintage knitting pattern for boys swim trunks to fit 5-13 years. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply - great for re-enactment weekends and beach parties. 1940's

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mens swimming trunks vintage knitting pattern

Bestway 2050: Vintage knitting pattern for men's swim trunks in sizes small, medium or large hips 30"-44" in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply, use modern synthetic yarn to avoid 'soggy bottom syndrome' 1940's

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vintage childs sun sit or swim suit 1940s knitting patterm

Bestway 2051sw: Great vintage child's sun suit or swim suit knitting pattern from 1940s. This lovely pattern is from the wartime and has instructions for two different designs of play suit to fit 1-2 years Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply. The fabric has to be quite firm to prevent 'soggy bottom syndrome' when wet. The one with bunnies on the bib is shaped the same back and front, the other one has crossover straps. Great to boy or girl who want that retro look!

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vintage girls swim suit 1940s knitting patterns

Bestway 2052sw: Great vintage knitting pattern from the 1940s for sun suits and boleros to fit 2-3 year old girls. Two different sets, measures 24" at widest part. Both of these are so cute! Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply, but if you want them to fit smaller baby then try modern 3ply. Get the retro look for your kids this summer!

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vintage child swimsuit 1940s

Bestway 2054sw: Very useful vintage knitting pattern for girls swim suit and cardigan from the 1940s. To fit 4-6 years 24 inch chest. Knitted in vintage 3ply, therefore try modern 4ply in a tension square to see if this works nearer the size given.

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vintage childs swim suit 1940s

Bestway 2055sw: Classic vintage knitting pattern for girls school swim suit from the 1940s, this one is beautifully shaped suit to fit 8, 10, 12 and 14 years - hip sizes 26", 28", 30" and 32" worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply for this one. Lovely pattern.

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vintage childs swim suit 1940s

Bestway 2076: Lovely vintage knitting pattern for a child's sun suit and cardigan in stripe design from the early 1940s. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try in modern 4ply. To fit 2-4 years 24" chest Very cute!

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vintage little girls swimsiut knitting pattern late 1930s knitting pattern

Bestway 2077sw: Great vintage knitting pattern for little girls swim suit 1940s. This wartime sun suit or swim suit has a little cardigan to match and should fit 4-5 years. The suit is worked in stocking stitch and the spots embroidered on when finished, the cardigan can be left plain or embroidered too. To fit 23 inch chest.

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Bestway 2345: Great boy's fig leaf sun pants knitting pattern from 1940s. This lovely pattern is just the thing for the boy who likes to be noticed! These little pants are knitted in a few ounces of modern 4ply and will fit 1-4 years. To fit 22-26 inch hips. The pants are knitted in garter stitch (all plain knitting) and then leaves are knitted separately then stitched on. Great knitting project for competitions and fun gifts. Brought out during the war years, so economy upper most in the knitters remit!

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babies swimsuit knitting pattern

Bestway A3002: Nice, easy vintage knitting pattern for a sun suit and jacket for baby 6-12 months, knitted in double knitting - if you intend the baby to go in the water then it might be wiser to knit in synthetic yarn as this is less likely to stretch, but for that authentic retro look use pure merino wool. 1940's

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vintage knitting pattern for swim suits 1930

Copley 3021sw: Fabulously retro this vintage knitting pattern for boys and girls swim suits from the late 1930s. This pattern has four outfits to fit boys 18 months -2years and 5-6 years and girls to fit 3-5 years and 6-7 years. There are ins instruction for a beach frock, which is a skirt with bib front and knickers, to fit widest part of knickers 27" and length of dress is 27" to fit age 3-5 years, straps can be adjusted, this little set has check patch pockets and bib. The swim suit shown on the front to fit 6-7 years both these are knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square. The little boys have a striped bib romper to fit 18months -2 years, widest part 22 inches and a pattern for little swimming shorts with webbing belt, just like Dad's! To fit 5-6 years 23"-26" hips. This is an eight page pattern.

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vintage childs swim suit knitting pattern with cardigan 1930s

Copleys 3047: Great vintage child's swim suit knitting pattern with cardigan. This pattern has instructions for two sun suits and a cardigan to fit 4-5 years in vintage 4ply. Try modern 4ply and see if you need to change needles. There is the one with stars and a one with a little stripe jacket. Chest measures 22 inch chest for cardigan, sun suits waist 22 inches.

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vintage baby swimsuit pattern

Copley 3073: Fabulous vintage knitting pattern. Pretty sun-suit for the beach this summer, with little jacket to keep of the chill or sun. Two designs, the ships are embroidered on after completion, instructions in pattern. To fit 18 - 24 months in vintage 3ply. Always work a tension square as sometimes these vintage yarns do not correspond to modern ones, you may need to use modern 4ply.1940's Mothers were encouraged to get their babies and toddlers to wear these little suits in the garden, in their prams, in the parks and on the beach to promote healthy growth during and after the war years.

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vintage toddler sun suit knitting pattern 1950s

Copley 3116sw: Great vintage toddler knitting pattern for sun suit and cardigan. To fit 22 and 23 inch chest, knitted in vintage 4ply try tension square and see if you need to change needles with modern 4ply.Great for the beach, but don't forget the sun lotion!

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vintage sun suit for baby

Copley 3704: Great vintage knitting pattern with instructions for swim suit for boy and girl, 2-3 years and 6-7 years, great 40's pattern knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply.

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boys swim trunks vintage knitting pattern

Greenock Swim Trunks-4.  Boys Swim trunks. Individual pattern from The Greenock Beach wear Booklet shown above. 1930's

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vintage bys swim suit knitting patterns

Greenock 121sw: Fabulous 1920s swimsuit vintage knitting pattern boys all in one. This super pattern is for the traditional early 1920s boys swim suit. This Bathing Suit is for 5-7 years and suggest you knit it firmly! Also try and use a yarn without wool as you don't want 'soggy bottom syndrome' when the suit gets wet. They developed a special not stretch woollen yarn for these suits, no longer available of course! But a simple 4ply synthetic for water wear or fine 4ply merion for show or costume would work well.

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Vintage knitting pattern girls swim suit

Greenock 188sw: Great vintage girls sun suit and cardigan knitting pattern 1930s. This little set has a short sleeved jacket and two coloured suit to fit 2 and 4 years. Knitted in vintage 4ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square. Colour suggested is scarlet and white, but any colour that you fancy will work. Nice and easy this one.

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vintage girls swim suit bathing costume 1920s vintage knitting patterns

Greenock 250sw: Fabulous 1920s young girls swim suit or bathing suit vintage knitting pattern 1920s. This delightful pattern is for a little girls bathing suit with stripe top to fit 26-28 inch chest the original was worked in blue, yellow and orange, blue being the base colour and a lovely one for boys with diagonal block stripe across front in blue and red to fit 27-29inch chest. Knit it firmly! Also try and use a yarn without wool as you don't want 'soggy bottom syndrome' when the suit gets wet. They developed a special not stretch woollen yarn for these suits, no longer available of course! But a simple 4ply synthetic for water wear or fine 4ply merion for show or costume would work well.

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vintage sun suit knitting pattern
Greenock Sunsuit-2.  hips 24 inches, neck to gusset 17i/2 inches (adjustable ). Individual pattern from The Greenock Beach wear Booklet shown above.

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vintage swim suit knitting pattern
Greenock Sun Suit-3.  hips 26 inches length neck to lower edge 15'1/2 inches, and jacket. Individual pattern from The Greenock Beach wear Booklet shown above.

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vintage vest knitting pattern

KB3-206:  Vintage pattern from 1948 for a bathing suit for a young girl bust 30".  Knitted in a suitable 'wavy' pattern in 3ply. (try modern 4ply for best results - great for re-enactment weekends.

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vintage ladies and gilrs swim suit knitting pattern 1940s
KB6-108sw: Great knitting pattern for toddlers or small child's sun suit or swim suit with matching cardigan. This was a popular ensemble to those well acquainted with British Summer weather! Little striped cardigan with short sleeves matches the top of the bibbed sun suit. Knitted in vintage 3ply, try modern 4ply in a tension square. To fit 22 inch chest - very sweet very retro!

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vintage girls swim suit and jacket knitting pattern 1930s

Ladyship 287: Great vintage child's sun suit and jacket 1930s knitting pattern. Knitted in vintage 4ply to fit 3-5 years. The little jacket is sleeveless, but will keep the sun off or the chill of a summer breeze. On the back page there are nine pictures of other swim wear knitting patterns for men, women and children.

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vintage swim suit for girls

Ladyship 365sw: Fabulous 1929 knitting pattern for swim suit for young girl, neat and very smart, knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply - synthetic to avoid soggy bottom syndrome! Great for something different this summer to fit 4-8 years.

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girls swim suit knitting pattern from 1930s knitting pattern
Ladyship 366sw: Great vintage young ladies swim suit knitting pattern from1930s. This super pattern for the retro beach babe of the future is to fit 9-12 years. This design will stretch when worn to fit most chest sizes in this age range. Knitted in a 4ply, so work at tension square and change needles if needed. Knitted in four pieces then sewn up with seam at back and front as can be seen.

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vintage girls swim suit 1920s

Ladyship 468: Fabulous 1920s vintage knitting pattern for girls play and bathing suit - see button page for buckles similar to the ones shown in the photo. To fit 2-4 years old. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply. Ideal for small person to play in the sand this summer, make your summer a retro summer.

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Vintage swim suit sun suit knitting pattern for boys child children kids 1940s

Ladyship 1157: Fabulous sun suit or swim suit for boys or girls 4-6 years old, 25-26 inch chest from the 1940s worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4 ply and change needles if needed. The instructions say for a larger size use thicker needles and for a smaller size it suggests to use a finer needle. Simples!

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vintage girls sun suit swim suit 1940s

Lavenda 163: Great vintage girl's sun suit and cardigan knitting pattern 1930s. Here is a pretty set with stripes to fit a 2-5 year old, can be worked plain of course. The little bolero has a tie at the neck. to fit 22-24 inch chest. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles as needed.

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vintage girls sun swim suit 1940s

Lavenda 1046: Pretty vintage child's sun suit and cardigan in fair isle from 1940s. This lovely set is an easy fair isle pattern, but will knit up nicely without the pattern. To fit 18 months to 2 years. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply and change needles if needed. Cardigan is to fit 23 inch chest. Don't forget the sun lotion!

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little girls sun suit knitting pattern 1947

NN 3114sw: Great vintage little girls sun suit with petal skirt from 1947. The design is knitted in vintage 3ply that should knit to modern 4ply, so work a tension square and change needles if needed. To fit waist about 21 inches. Very pretty and very retro!

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vintage knitting pattern for girls sun suit and bolero 1950s

Patons 218sw: Very pretty vintage knitting pattern from the 1940's for little girls sun suit with short sleeve jacket. To fit 2-3 years old 22" chest knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square. The little stitches on this set look like tiny butterflies. Very pretty. Below you can see the sun suit without the jacket.

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vintage knitting pattern for girls sun suit 1950-s
vintage sptty sun suit for girl 1950s

Patons 283sw: Great vintage knitting pattern for a sun suit, or swim suit for little girl from the 1940s into the 1950s. To fit 22" chest, 3-4 years old, the jacket from above would go well with this little suit as well. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square - these little suits look so cute and retro on a sunny day in the garden or on the beach.

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boys swimming trunks knitting pattern 1940s

Patons 347sw: Great vintage knitting pattern for boy swimming trunks from 1940s. These ones are knitted in vintage 4ply on fine needles to provide a firm fabric less likely to give the 'soggy bottom syndrome' so try modern 4ply. In two sizes to fit 6-8 years and 9-11 years. Waist 24 and 20 inches Webbing belt needed, or you could knit  a belt to match or contrast.

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vintage childs sun suit 1950s

Patons 554sw: Great knitting pattern from the late 1940's for two sun suits one for a little boy and one for a little girl aged 3-5 years old. Girls sun suit has a fair isle bib and bands on the beach coat. 23" chest. The little boy has bathing trunks and beach coat, same chest measurement, very cute and so easy to knit for that special retro beach party or family BBQ.

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vintage toddlers sun swim suit 1930s

Patons 2747sw: Great vintage toddlers sun suit knitting pattern 1930s. This little suit is knitted in vintage 4ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needle if needed. To fit 2-3 years. The pattern says 'woollen fabric expands a little when wet, a swimming suit must fit snugly to the figure before it is worn in the water, otherwise it will be liable to sag. The Size given in the recipe are, therefore, not those of the finished garment, but such as will stretch in wear to the required dimensions'. This is a nice pattern and easy to knit.

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R29sw: Great vintage girl's swim suit knitting pattern from the 1930s. This suit is to fit girls 8-10, knitted in vintage 3ply in green, black and white, or any colour combination you wish. Buttoned straps at back. Neat and very retro.

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baby and childs swim suit from 1930s knitting pattern

R275bsw: Great vintage baby and child's swim suit knitting pattern from early1930s. There are instructions for both swim suits. The baby one is to fit 16 months to 24 months and is knitted in 4ply, but always work a tension square. The older child's is to fit 4-7 years and has a brace style back, great for little boy as it was similar to a man's version at that time also knitted in a 4ply.

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boys swim trunks knitting pattern 1940s

Sirdar 1200sw: Great little boys swimming trunks knitting pattern from 1940s. To fit 5-6 years and 7-8 years and knitted in vintage 4ply, but needle size seems to say that modern 4ply should work.

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vintage knitting pattern for baby sun suit fair isle

SS44-6bsw: Great little sun suit with bathers that have fair isle trim and the jacket is in stripes of gay fair isle, knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply for a better fit. The instructions are for 23" chest.

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swim suit knitting pattern 1940s

SS46-10sw: Great vintage knitting pattern for babies swim suit knitting pattern from just after the war 1946. Knitted in vintage 3ply, try modern 4ply in a tension square. 19 inches at widest part. Pretty fair isle pattern to match adults version below. You get both patterns.

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vintage babies fair isle sun suit swim suit knitting pattern 1940s
SS48-4Bsw: Great little boys or girls beach set knitting pattern with swim suit 1948. This super little set is knitted in a simple fair isle in vintage 3ply knitting wool. Try modern 4ply but make sure that you get a firm, tight fabric, change needles if needed. To fit 23 inch chest. There are instructions for both the sun suit and the jacket.

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vintage stitchcraft knittingpatterns wartime 1949
SS49-5-11sw: Fabulous child's sun-suit and cardigan vintage knitting pattern. To fit 23 inch chest, sun suit from top of bib to crutch 13.5 inches (adjustable) Worked in vintage 4ply, always work a tension square before you start to see if you need to change needles to get desired size. Pretty with little spots of colour nice big buttons on the cardigan can be also put down sides of suit to match or contrast.

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boys 1940s trunks and one piece swimsuit

Weldon 461sw: Great vintage knitting patten from 1940s for boys trunks and swim suit - ideal for school! (in the 1940s) Great for re-enactment weekends now we have the sun! To fit boys 8-12. The swim suit has a chest measurement of 21", that will stretch and 24" at widest part, again will stretch. The trunks are just over 23" at the widest part, will stretch. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square - beware of tension in swim wear, it must be tight to keep shape when wet.

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vintage swim suit for girls

Weldons 462sw: Great vintage knitting pattern for girl's classic swim suit to fit 8-12 years knitted in vintage 3ply, try modern 4ply. Great for authentic re-enactments this summer. 1940's

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vintage knitting pattern for sun suit 1950s

Weldons 463sw: Great vintage knitting pattern for little sun suit and jacket to fit 2-3 years. The sun suit is knitted all in one piece as is the jacket, so easy to do and very little sewing up! To fit 23" chest. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply for size stated, and modern 3ply for a bit smaller.

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toddlers swim suit babies sun suit knitting pattern 1940s wartime
Weldons 580sw: Great vintage little child's sun suit and jacket knitting pattern 1940s. This delightful outfit is to fit 2-3 years - great for a retro toddler! so sweet with fair isle rose on jacket and top of sun suit, chart provided. To fit chest 23.5 inch chest. Yellow is suggest for this summer set with red, and green fair isle. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square.

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1940s wartime boys and mens knitted swim trunks knitting pattern

Weldon 586sw: Fabulous vintage knitting pattern for swimming trunks for men and boys. The boys are to fit 6-8 years and have stripes, knitted on two needles. The Men's are 34" to stretch to 40" knitted on 4 needles. Both are knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square.

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vintage knitting pattern 1940 sun suits

Weldons 772sw: Great vintage knitting pattern for boys sun suit and bathing trunks. Sun suit to fit 3-5 years and the trunks to fit 5-7 years, both knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply.

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vintage knitting pattern childs sun suit swim suit beach wear 1940s

Weldons 773sw: Great little vintage knitting pattern for sun suit with sea horses and little bolero to match in white and blue.  Chest 22"-23" chest. To suit 2-3 years. Great for retro weekends and beach parties. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square and modern 3ply for a smaller size.

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baby sun suit knitting pattern

Weldon 874sw: Great retro knitting pattern. This vintage knitting pattern from the 1940's is in vintage 3ply (try modern 4ply) and has great penguins knitted in to the design. To fit 2-4 years old. There are instructions for the cardigan and sun suit.

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