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bys slip over knitting pattern 1940s vintage

Argyll 146: Great vintage knitting pattern for boys slipover from 1940s. To fit 26. 24. 28 inch chest and is knitted in vintage double knitting wool. Work a tension square and change needles or yarn to get the correct tension

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vintage little boys slip over tank top knitting pattern 3 to 4 years v neck 1930s Bairnswear 58: Great vintage little boys slip over knitting pattern from 1930s. Great designs to fit 3-4 years or 19, 20 and 21 inch chest. There 4 different design, all V neck and one has fair isle bands. Great for themed weddings or events. Knitted in modern 4ply, always work a tension square. There are some interesting pictures on the back page of other patterns that were available, some of which are on my site.

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bairnswear knitting pattern for boys slip over toank tops to fit 6 to 8 years 1930s Bairnswear 80: Great vintage boys slip or tank top over knitting pattern from 1930s. Great designs to fit 6-8 years or 26, 27 and 28 inch chest. There 4 different design, Three are V necks and one round neck and one has fair isle band. Great for themed weddings or events. Knitted in modern 4ply, always work a tension square. There are some interesting pictures on the back page of other patterns that were available, some of which are on my site.

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boys jumper knitting pattern 1930s

Bairnswear 111: Great vintage boy's jumper knitting pattern 1930s. This super pattern has a really smart cable jumper with collar and button neck as well as three other designs all with collars. To fit 3-4 or 23-24 inch chest. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square.

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boys jumper knitting pattern vintage 1930s including fair isle

Bairnswear 117: Great vintage boy's jumper knitting pattern 1930s. This great pattern has instructions for 2 different jumpers both with collars, one with fair isle trim. To fit 4-6 years or 24-25 inch chest. knitted in vintage 4ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square, but you ma need to change needles of use modern double knitting.

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boys cardigans knitting pattern from the 1930 ad 1940s

Bairnswear 170: Great vintage knitting pattern for boy's cardigans from 1930s. These patterns were still available in the 1940s as austerity meant they did not reprint, but just reissued existing patterns. This one has in it 4 designs, the one shown on the cover in two colours to fit 24.5 inch chest and knitted in a modern 4ply, a fancy rib V neck to fit 25 inch chest and also worked in 4ply. A zip up cardigan to fit 24 inch chest, again in 4ply and lastly a broken rib in a very grown um design with v neck and pockets - just like dads! This on is to fit 23 inch chest and can be worked din 4oly with a change of needles. Always work a tension square.

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vintage boys jumper with collar knitting patten form 1930s to fit 3 to 4 years Bairnswear 1211: Great vintage boys collared jersey knitting pattern from 1930s. There are 2 different designs, one in a double moss and the other in a quick and easy cable. To fit 3-4 years or 23 and 24 inch chest. Always work a tension square.

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vintage boys round neck and v neck slip overs or tank tops knitting pattern from 1930s 2 to 4 years Bairnswear 1216: Great vintage boys slip over or tank top knitting pattern from 1930s. Great designs to fit 2-4 years or 22, 23 and 24 inch chest. There 3 different design, Two are V necks and one round neck. Great for themed weddings or events. Knitted in modern 4ply, always work a tension square.

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vintage boys tank top sleeveless pullover 1930 Bairnswear1241: Great vintage boys sleeveless tank top slipover style jumper 1930s. This pattern has instructions for classic wide rib, cable and simple twisted moss stitch designs, to fit 6-8 years. Chest measurements 27 inches for the cable, 26 inch chest for the twisted moss, and 28 inches for the classic wide rib. Knitted in double knitting, always work a tension square and change needles if needed.

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vintage boys slip over knitting pattern form 1930s to fit 8 to 10 years Bairnswear 1269: Great vintage boys slip over or tank top knitting pattern from 1930s. Great designs to fit 8-10 years or 28 - 30 inch chest. Three are V necks designs. Great for themed weddings or events. Knitted in modern 4ply, always work a tension square.

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vintage boys v neck and round neck slip over or tank top knitting pattern from 1930s  Bairnswear 1270: Great vintage boys slip over knitting pattern from 1930s. Great designs to fit 10-12 years or 30, 31and 32 inch chest. Three are V necks designs. Great for themed weddings or events. Knitted in modern 4ply, always work a tension square.

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vintage baby knitting patterns

Bairnswear 1299:Great buster suit pattern for the toddler, have included this pattern as it has great little jumper with penguins on it to fit 2-3 years, chest 22"-24" knitted in vintage 3ply or modern 4ply.

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boys selection of jumpers to knit from 1940s knitting pattern vintage

Bairnswear 1317: Great boy's jumper knitting pattern from 1930s. This vintage pattern has instructions for three different designs. The cable shown in the large picture to fit 29.5 inch chest in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply. The fair isle trimmed one to fit 30 inch chest and the striped one to fit 29 inch chest. Both in vintage 3ply or modern 4ply.

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vintage knitting pattern for boy pullover

Bairnswear 1322: Sleeveless pullover in fair isle for 6-8 year old, design different from the one above. Also plain round neck top. 28" chest. Knitted in 3ply, try modern 4ply.                         (click to go more fabulous patterns in Fair Isle for babies and children)

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Bairnswear Jersey suit pattern

Bairnswear 1334: Great vintage little boys jersey suit knitting pattern from the 1930’s There are instructions for two different suits to fit 18-24 months, one has stripe jumper. Worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square to get the right size. To make smaller use modern 3ply or large try modern double knitting.

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vintage boys knitting patternfor waist coat to fit 4 to 15 years 1930s Bairnswear 1360: Great vintage waistcoat knitting pattern from 1930s to fit 5-14 years old or 27 and 28 inch chest and 30 and 32 inch chest and 34 inch chest. There are two designs, one with contrast bands the other one plain stocking stitch. Always work a tension square, try modern 4ply for these.

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vintage boys sleeveless pullovers tanktops 1940s

Bairnswear 1386: Great vintage boys sleeveless tank top slipover style jumper 1930s. This pattern has instructions for plain, cable and wide cable designs, to fit 5-14 years. Chest measurements 28-29, 31-33 and 35-36 inches for the plain one. For the close cables 28-29 inches and 32-33 inches and for the wide cables 30-31 and 34-35 inch chest. Knitted in double knitting, always work a tension square and change needles if needed.

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vintage boys collared jumper knitting pattern from 1940s Bestway 85-4: To fit 6-7 years or 25 inch chest in vintage 3ply or modern 4ply

 

boys sox or stocking knitting pattern from 1940s Bestway 85-6: foot length 6.5 or 7.5 or adjust as needed, vintage 3ply or modern 4ply

 

boys slipover knitting pattern from 1940s Bestway 85-10: To fit 24, 25, 26 and 27 inch chest in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply.

 

summer cardigan vintage knitting pattern

Bestway 100-5: Great vintage boys summer cardigan knitting pattern 1940s. Instructions for little cardigan with short sleeves and summer stripes of blue and white. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square and see if you need to change needles to get the correct size. To fit chest 24 inches(4-5 years old) Although it looks like this cardigan has a collar it doesn't, that is the little shirt the boy is wearing. Work in pink and white or even green and white for little girl - a collar can always be added.

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vintage summer knitting pattern

Bestway 100-12: Great vintage knitting pattern for boys cricket jumper 1940s. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply for this one and change needles if needed. No cable on this one, but easy to knit, nice deep welt and colour at V. To fit chest 30 inches.

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vintage child fressing gown knitting pattern 1940s

Bestway 149: Great vintage dressing gown knitting pattern for boys and girls 1930s. Easy to knit and super warm to wear for 6-8 years or up to a 27 inch chest. Knitted in a twisted rib with moss stitch border in modern 4ply wool. Always work a tension square. Can be worn with or without a cord. Shaping at waist gives this little dressing gown a neat shape. Great for film, stage or events for that really authentic period look.

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vintage boys cable slip over knitting pattern from late 1930s

Bestway 833: Classic vintage slip over knitting pattern for boys from late 1930s. This easy to knit boys slip over or tank top has either a V neck or round neck and is worked in a cable or plain rib. To fit 28, 30 and 33 inch chest. Knitted in vintage 3ply that should be similar to modern 4ply, always work a tension square and note that cable and ribs stretch easily to fit sizes.

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vintage little boys set 1947

Bestway 1266: Lovely vintage knitting pattern from 1947 (although this pattern was produced earlier in the 1940's as well) for boys shorts, jumper and stripe cardigan. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply and change needles if needed to get size or use modern 3ply for a little smaller size. To fit 2-3 years (24" chest) Great retro little pattern, fabulous for those re-enactment weekends or for  theme wedding.

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vintage boys slip over knitting pattern in cable or wide rib to fit 4-6 and 6-8 years from 1940s Bestway 1592: Great child's vintage knitting pattern for boys slip over from 1940s. There are two styles in two sizes. Cable V neck and wide rib V neck, both in 4-6 years old and 6-8 years old. Or 25 or 27 inch chest. Worked on modern double knitting, but do knit a tension square and change needles if needed.

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childrens kniting patterns

Bestway 1595:  Lovely vintage knitting pattern from the 1940's - very useful selection of sizes 4-12 years and easy design, knitted in vintage 4ply work tension square to see if double knitting needed to get size required,or change needle size.

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vintage boys cable jumper knitting pattern 1940s bestway 1799 Bestway 1799: Great vintage boys cable trim jumper knitting pattern 1940s. This useful pattern has this jumper and the slip over instructions in the same leaflet. To fit 7-8 years and 9-10 years. This jumper has round neck and set in sleeves and is knitted in a vintage 4ply that might be nearer to a modern double knitting so work a tension square first.

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vintage boys cable slip over tank top from 1940s knitting pattern Bestway 1799-1: Great vintage boys cable trim slip over or tank top knitting pattern 1940s. This useful pattern has this slip over and the above jumper instructions in the same leaflet. To fit 7-8 years and 9-10 years. This slip over has round neck and is knitted in a vintage 4ply that might be nearer to a modern double knitting so work a tension square first

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vintage baby fair isle jumper knitting pattern 1940s bestway 2039

Bestway 2039: Great vintage boys or girls fair isle jumper with chicks 1930s. This is a super pattern and will fit 2-4 year old child, 23 inch chest. The colour suggested are red and white, but you can use any you like. Worked in vintage 3ply, so modern 4ply will work better, try at tension square and change needles if needed. Chart included and hints on fair isle knitting.

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vintage childrens knitting pattern

Bestway 2137:    Vintage  'Tiny Tots ' twin set from the 1940's knitted in 3ply. Pictured are Bunny and Bobtail from the 'Tiny Tots' comic. To fit 3-5 years 23" -24" chest. Nice little dressed bunny characters to please even the most modern child. Would look trendy with jeans or short skirt. Pattern in perfect condition. (See babies and childrens fair isle pages for more like this)

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vintage boys pullover or sleeveless top tank top knitting pattern from 1940s to fit 4 to 14 years Bestway A2166 Bestway A2166: Great vintage boy's sleeveless jumper knitting pattern from late 1940s. This classic school uniform style slip over has a V neck and is knitted in 4ply. Always work a tension square. This design is to fit 4-14 years or 24, 25,  27, 28 and 30 inch chest in five sizes. Sleeveless, so easy to knit works for today's students as well.

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vintage boys plain v neck jumper knitting pattern from wartime 1940s to fit 4-14 years Bestway A2236 Bestway A2236: Great vintage boy's jumper knitting pattern from 1940s. This classic school uniform style jumper has a V neck and is knitted in modern 4ply. Always work a tension square. This design is to fit 4-14 years or 24, 26, 27, 29 and 31 inch chest in five sizes. Set in sleeves, easy to knit, works well for today's students.

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boys jumper  sweater knitting pattern from 1940s wartime 1940s

Bestway 2242: Great vintage boys jumper knitting pattern from 1940s. These V neck jumpers would look good for re -enactment weekends or school projects as well as useful and retro for the vintage minded boy! To fit 7-8, 0-10 and 11-12 years knitted in vintage 4ply. Always work a tension square and change needles if needed. This one will probably work to modern 4ply.  

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vintage horse jumpers

Bestway 2299: Horse motif jumpers to fit 8-10 years and 10-12 years or chest measurements 29"-31".  Knitted in vintage 3ply, try modern 4ply. 1940's. General wear, clean and sound. FOR SIMILAR GO TO BABIES AND CHILDS FAIR ISLE PATTERNS PAGES

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vintage school boy's sock knitting pattern from 1940s Bestway 2306: Great vintage knitting pattern for sports and school stockings for boys in 1940s. There are instructions for football or rugger stocking as well as ones for school uniform. To fit 8-10, 10-12 and 12-14 in oddments of 4ply. Two different types of top for school or club colours. Knitted on 4 needles. Always work a tension square even for small items such as socks. (click to see sock pages for more like this)

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vintage boys zip jacket knitting pattern form 1940s Bestway 2309 Bestway 2309: Great vintage boys windcheater knitting pattern 1940s. This pattern has 4 sizes to choose from, to fit 8-16 years. Chest sizes 32, 34, 36 and 40. Plenty of room to wear over another jumper for extra warmth. Knitted in a thick double knitting, but work a tension square to see if an aran ply might work. Always work a tension square.

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vintage boys blazer and shorts set knitting pattern from 1940s

Bestway A2503: Great vintage boy's set knitting pattern from 1940s. There are instructions for the neat little double breasted blazer, shorts and a stripe top. Lovely retro style set similar to ones the little royals wear. (says in side as worn by Prince Charles!) To fit 3-4 years old with 24-25 inch chest, knitted in 4ply. Always work a tension square. White for jacket and blue for shorts with jumper being in blue and white.

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vintage cable slip over tank top or round neck and v neck styles 1940s Bestway A2582 Bestway A2582: Great vintage cable jumper and slip over knitting pattern from late 1940s. For boys and girls this very useful design is to fit 3-5 and 5-7 years or 23-25 inch chest or 25-27 inch chest. The jumper has set in sleeves a round or V neck both have simple cable patterning.

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vintage boys slip over and jumper knitting pattern 1940s Bestway A2641 4 to 14 years Bestway A2641: Great vintage boy's jumper and slip over knitting pattern from late 1940s. This classic school uniform style jumper and slipover have a V neck and is knitted in 4ply which should be similar to modern 4ply. Always work a tension square. This design is to fit 4-14 years or 23, 25, 27, 29, 31 and 33 inch chest. Set in sleeves for the jumper, easy to knit works well for today's students. Great for re-enactment or special school projects.

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vintage boys slip over or tank top knitting pattern form 1940s Bestway A266 to fit 6 - 16 years

Bestway A2666: Great vintage boy's sleeveless jumper knitting pattern from late 1940s. This classic school uniform style slipover has a V neck and is knitted in what was then called thicker wool, but is now called double knitting. Always work a tension square. This design is to fit 6-16 years or 24-34 inch chest in six sizes. The broken rib stitch easy to knit works well for today's students.

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boys v neck jumper knitting pattern form 1940s to fit 6 to 16 years Bestway A2768

Bestway A2768: Great vintage boy's jumper knitting pattern from late 1940s. This classic school uniform style jumper has a V neck and is knitted in what was then called thicker wool, but is now called double knitting. Always work a tension square. This design is to fit 6-16 years or 24-35 inch chest in six sizes. Set in sleeves, easy to knit works well for today's students.

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vintage boys jacket knitting pattern for 2-12 years from 1940s Bestway A2784: Great vintage boy's and girl's lumber jacket knitting pattern from 1940s. This very useful jacket has a collar and pocket and is in the blouson style. Knitted in double knitting in basket stitch. To fit 2-12 years or 22 - 32 inch chest in 5 sizes.

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vintage v neck cardign with fancy rib knitting pattern for child from 1940s Bestway A2922

Bestway A2922: Great vintage girl's and boys cardigan knitting pattern from late 1940s. This design is classic non-uniform school wear and has set in sleeves with a cable pattern.  To fit 4-6, 6-8 and 8-10 years or24-25, 26-27 and 28-29 inch chest. Try modern 3ply for this design.

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vintage boys waistcoat knitting pattern 1960s

CH209C: Great vintage knitting pattern for an older boys jumper from the wartime 1940s. This pattern is very easy to knit and has raglan sleeves and high V neck, very smart! Knitted in vintage 4ply, so try modern 4ply and see if you need to change needles or use modern double knitting. Two sizes, 31 inch chest and 33 inch chest.

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vintage boys suits knitting pattern from 1930s

CP 3002: Great vintage 1937 knitting pattern for little boy' suits. This pattern has instructions for 4 little jumper and shorts sets. To fit 2-3 years 21 inch chest and knitted in 4ply. Always work a tension square. (See more little suits like this on the children's boys pages.)

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little boys set knitting pattern from 1930s

Copleys 542: Great vintage knitting pattern for little boys suit from 1930s. This little set has super  little jumper blouse that buttons up the front with a collar and sweet little shorts that button on. So sweet. To fit 2-3 years or 24 inch chest and knitted in rayon or art silk, so try modern 3ply or 4ply silk blend or wool and change needles to get the correct size. The colours suggest for real authenticity are daffodil yellow and white.

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vintage fair isle knitting pattern child suit 1920s

DMC 6e: Great vintage little boys fair isle suit knitting pattern 1930s. This is a super pattern for a little boy of 2-3 years with chest of 24 inches Worked in knitting cotton, similar to 3ply I should think with the small needles sizes, so try a tension square with 20 cotton and see how it works, if not try a thinner cotton. The tension is 8 stitches and 7 row to an inch on size 12 needles (3.75mm). The fair isle has a chart and instructions how to make the suit larger or smaller. The yoke is worked on 4 needles but a circular needle could be used instead. Colour suggest are snowy white with sky blue design.    (click to see more childrens fair isle patterns)

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vintage girls pullover 1920s

Greenock 01: Great vintage 1920s knitting pattern for young boy's jersey. This super pattern has instructions for three sizes - 2 years, 22 inch chest, 5 years with 25 inch chest and 8 years with 28 inch chest. This design has mock cable at the shoulders (twisting stitches to create illusion of a cable, very easy to do and very decorative) Always work a tension square and change needles if needed. Knitted in vintage 4ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square and see if you need to change needles or if indeed modern double knitting might work better.

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vintage childs dressing gown knitting pattern 1920s

Greenock R4: Great vintage knitting pattern for dressing gown 1930s. This dressing gown pattern is knitted in vintage 4ply, so try modern double knitting in a tension square and change needles if needed. To fit 2-4 years, 26 inch chest, 4-6 years 28 inch chest and 6-8 years and or a 30 inch chest. This is a nice period design with shaped collar.

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vintage boys pullover knitting pattern from 1940s to fit 6 to 8 years Homecraft 414: Great vintage boy's V neck sweater knitting pattern from 1940s. This set in sleeves design is in a ridge pattern that is easy to knit. To fit 6-8 years or 27 inch chest. Try modern 4ply for this one and change needles if needed.

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vitnage boys jumper knitting pattern 1920s Ladyship L193: Great vintage boy's jumper knitting pattern from 1920s. This super pattern is so easy to knit and would be great for wedding or other event themed for the 1920s or even the 1930s. Knitted in a 4ply for the size stated always work a tension square. To fit 22 for top design and 26 inch chest for yoked one, instructions to make larger sizes included.

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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! See swim wear for more like this under the childrens swim wear.    (click here to go to childrens swim wear)

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vintage ladyship knitting pattern for boys suit 1940s

Ladyship 3023: Great vintage knitting pattern from early 1940s for boys jumper suit. This little set is to fit  2-3 years or 22 inch chest. Neat and very retro, so easy to knit. The little jumper has a square neck and little buttons at the shoulder. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square.

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vintag bopys jumper knitting pattern with trains picture knit 1940s

Lavenda 1010FC: Great vintage child's knitting pattern for jumper and cardigan with trains intarsia 1940s. This is a lovely 1940 pattern that was later reissued in colour. To fit 2-4 years, (23 inch chest) There are instructions for a jumper and cardigan in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4plyin a tension square and change needles if needed.

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boys fair isle jumper from 1920s knitting pattern with chart Leachs 114-4FI: Great vintage boy's fair isle jumper knitting pattern from 1920s. This design is to fit a teenage boy with 33 inch chest, there are charts. It has a v neck and a long line, but can be made shorter to suit. Try modern 4ply for this one, always work a tension square.

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boys tennis or cricket jumper knitting pattern from 1920s Leachs 114-6: Great vintage sports jumper for tennis or cricket knitting pattern from 1920s. This jumper is to fit teenage boy with 35 inch chest and is knitted in 4ply. Always work a tension square. This super polo neck cable jumper is super for re-enactment, film, stage and T.V.

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vintage baby boys set knitting pattern 1930s M&C 78: Great vintage baby knitting pattern for baby boys suit from 1930s. There are instructions for little trousers and a easy to knit jumper with neat embroidery at yoke. To fit 12-18 months or up to 22 inch chest. Knitted in vintage 4ply so might work in modern 4ply or with a change of needles modern double knitting. Always work a tension square.

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vintage boys jumper and slip over knitting pattern from 1940s Mountain Maid 283: Great vintage boys slip over and jumper knitting pattern from 1940s. These two designs are knitted in vintage 3ply that should knit as as modern 3ply, always work a tension square. Try modern fine merino 4ply and change needles if needed. To fit 27-28 inch chest for the slip over and 28-29 for the pullover.

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vintage boys v neck school jumper knitting pattern from 1940s Patons 142c: Great vintage boy's V neck pullover knitting pattern from 1940s. This wide rib style was usually for school and with raglan sleeves fitted well. Nice deep ribs and knitted in vintage 4ply that should knit to a modern 4ply well, always work a tension square. To fit 8-10 years or 28 inch chest.

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vintage boys v neck jumper knitting pattern from 1940s Patons 234c: Great vintage boy's v neck jumper knitting pattern from 1940s. This design has mock cables and is knitted in vintage 4ply that would be similar to modern double knitting wool. Always work a tension square. To fit 6-8 years or 26 inch chest and 10-12 years or 30 inch chest.

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vintage boys tank top 1940s

Patons 296: Great vintage boy's tank top or sleeveless pullover 1940s. This is a great style with low round neck and deep rib to fit 5-6 years - great for school under a blazer or jacket in the winter. To fit 25 inch chest and knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square.

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vintag boys sweater sleeveless tank top knitting pattern 1940s

Patons 331C: Great vintage boy's round neck tank top or sleeveless pullover knitting pattern 1940s. This one is to fit 9-11 years or chest 29 inches. Easy pattern with wide rib and twisted mock cable with deep welt.

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vintage boys knitting pattern for shorts and jumper 1940s Patons  952c: Great vintage knitting pattern for two jumper suits for boy's from 1940s. These would fit 2-4 years and are knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply. Chest 22 and 24 inches. There are pictures on the back page of patterns that were available at the time - all of which are elsewhere on my site.

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1930s boys knitting pattern for jumper

Patons 2762: Great vintage boy's slip over knitting pattern from 1930s. This is a super design with neat V neck and deep rib. Knitted in vintage 4ply that is similar to modern 4ply, always work a tension square. To fit a 30 inch chest.

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vintage boys jumper knitting patterns 1930s

Patons 3802: Great vintage boy's period jumpers knitting pattern from 1930s. This pair look cracking in their slip overs (tank tops) two different designs to fit two and half to three and half years and the other one is to fit  four and half to five and half. 23 and 25 inch chest. Both have V necks. Worked in vintage 4ply so try modern double knitting as needles suggest this wool will work better. Always work a tension square. Very easy to knit this one - great for authenticity for costume in theatre, film, period events and museum displays.

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boys trouser suit toddler jumper and shorts set vintage knitting pattern 1940s

Penelope 1683: Great vintage knitting pattern for little boy's shorts set 1940s. This pattern is from the early 1950s and knitted in a yarn similar to modern baby double knitting to fit 2 and 4 years. Nice simple lines and easy to follow instructions.

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vintage boys jumper knitting pattern 1930s Sirdar 1204: Great vintage boy's slip over or tank top knitting pattern from 1940s. This super slip over from the war years is to fit 30 inch chest or boy aged 10-11, can be made with long sleeves, instructions included. Try modern 4ply.

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boys tank top slip over knitting pattern from 1940s

Target 642: Great vintage boys slip over or tank top knitting pattern from 1940s. This classic design is to fit boys 8-10 years or 29 inch chest. Always work a tension square. Try modern 4ply for this one. Quick and easy to make for those school projects, re-enactment, themed weddings etc.

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vintage boys fair isle sleeveless sweater tank top 1940s knitting pattern

Target 1144: Great vintage knitting pattern for boys slip overs plain and fair isle 1940s. This pattern has instructions for two different tank tops for boys. one is in fair isle to fit 8-10 years or 26 inch chest and the other to fit 6-8 years with penguin round the border. Both are knitted in the equivalent of modern day 4ply. Always work a tension square and change needles if needed. Great for authenticity for costume in theatre, film, period events and museum displays.

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vintage cable sweater for boys 1950s knitting pattern

Templetons 966: Great vintage boy's knitting pattern for cable jumpers 1940s. This pattern has instructions for both designs shown, short or long sleeve jumpers. To fit 9-10, 11-12 and 13-14 years old or 28, 30 and 32 inch chest. Knitted in double knitting wool, always work a tension square and change needles if needed. P

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vintage viyella boys jumper knitting pattern 1940s Viyella 3287: Great vintage boy's classic jumper knitting pattern from 1940s. This pattern has instructions for the V neck shown plus a collar jumper, polo jumper and a round neck sleeveless tank top. To fit boys age 8-10 or 26 inch chest. Try modern 4ply for these as it looks as though this might work.

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Viyella 3531: Great vintage knitting toddlers suit for little boy from 1940s. There are instructions for two sets 2-3 years and one little set for 18 months 20-21 inch chest. Knitted in 3ply, so try modern 4ply and change needles to get the correct size.

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sleevless pullovers or tank tops for boys and girls 1940s

Weldon 623: Great vintage slipover, tank top or sleeveless pullover for boy or girl from 1940s. This pattern should fit 8-10 years and knitted in 3ply. Try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles to get correct size. There are two designs a broken rib and a block cable. 30 inch chest.

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1940s boys tank top and pullover knitting pattern7-14 years Weldons 839: Great vintage knitting pattern for boy's slip over or tank top from 1940s. This leaflet also has instructions for long sleeved pullover with v neck to fit 12-14 years or 33 inch chest. The slip over also has a v neck and is to fit 7-9 years and is knitted in a simple basket stitch to fit 28-30 inch chest. Both are knitted in 3ply, always work a tension square.

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vintage knitting pattern for boys ties and girls gloves 1950s

Weldons B929: Lovely pattern for fabulous tie for a wee chap and lacy gloves for him or her, knitted in crochet cotton. Gloves fit 2-4 years and 4-6 years Great Christmas gifts with a retro feel.

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vintage boys buster suit knitting pattern form 1940s Weldons A991: Great vintage knitting pattern for little buster suit and swim trunks from 1940s. This little suit is to fit 21-23 inch chest and is knitted in 3ply, try modern 4ply for a larger size or change needles. Always work a tension square. Swim trunks are to fit 23-25 inch hips, these can be knitted in a 4ply and are in a single rib stitch.

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boys swim trunks knitting pattern from 1940s
vintage wartime boys and girls button up jacket weldons A1021 1940s

Weldons A1021: Great vintage childs jacket vintage knitting pattern 1940s. Another of those super war time patterns that brings back memories. These useful little jackets were so popular, often seen in photographs on little evacuees. This pattern ranges in sizes from 4-14 years and worked in double knitting. Chest size from 25-32inch chest. Great for re enactment day, school projects, museum projects

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Vintage Childrens Knitting Patterns from The Retro Knitting Company

Weldons 1073: Great vintage knitted tie knitting pattern from 1940s. Odd little pattern for odd bits of wool!  Tie, bow tie and slipper socks in 3ply nylon.  Socks are for 2 years old to adults - Christmas 2009 revival? some wear and creases but sound and clean. 

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vintage boys buster or play suit vintage knitting pattern Weldons A1100 1940s

Weldons A1100C: Great vintage knitting pattern boys suit 1940s. This lovely pattern has instructions for the sweet little cardigan suit for small boys 2-4 years. Button up jacket and little shorts, so retro, great for those re enactment weekends so the little ones can join in too! Knitted in double knitting this set is quick and easy to knit, chest 22.5-23.5 inches. This little jacket could be worn with flannel shorts also to look authentic.

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vintage boys slip over tank top sleeveless pullover 1940s jumper knitting pattern weldons a1110

Weldons A1110: Great vintage boys slip over tank top knitting pattern 1940s. This classic slip over knitting pattern is so smart and would look just as up to date now as in the austere war years when it was published. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles if needed. There are 7 size in all to fit 2-16 years old (22, 23, 25, 26, 28, 30 and 32 inch chest). Great for those re-enactment weekends, plays and film wardrobe, weddings and other special occasions, so smart and timeless.

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