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vintage girls bold cardigan fair isle knitting pattern from 1940s Bestway 982: Great vintage girl's fair isle cardigan knitting pattern from late 1930's. This one is to fit 4-6 years or about 25 inch chest. Always work a tension square. Modern 4ply will work well with this one. A dark ground and light contrast is all that is needed. Easy, bold classic cardigan.

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vintage girls fair isle v neck cardigan knitting pattern from 1940s

Bestway 983: Great vintage girl's fair isle cardigan knitting pattern from 1940s. This one is to fit 8-10 years or 29 inch chest. There is no chart but there is a close up picture inside of the pattern - this one is very easy. Always work a tension square and try modern 4ply with this one. The colours suggested are a main bas colour and light blue and navy.

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vintage childs jumper with fair isle trim 1940s age 5 to 6 years Bestway 1403: Great vintage child's jumper with fair isle band knitting pattern from 1940s. This design is easy and classic little boy's or girl's wear from the war-time, using up all those spare bits of wool. To fit 25 inch chest or 5-6 years old. Buttons at shoulder. Worked in just two colours, diamond band. Always work tension square and try modern 3ply with this one, or a fine 4ply merino.

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vintage fair isle knitting pattern

Bestway1471: This great vintage fair isle knitting pattern has a great range of sizes and suitable for male or female. Knitted in vintage 3ply, it is easy to work large one as well by using larger needles or thicker wool. to fit 28", 34" and 38" chest sizes.  1940's   (click to go to ladies fair isle pages)

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vintage girls cardigna with fair ilse bands to fit 6 to 8 years 1940s

Bestway 1503: Great vintage girl's fair isle cardigan knitting pattern from 1940s. This design is easy and classic little girl's wear from the war-time, using up all those spare bits of wool. To fit 29 inch chest or 6-8 years. Worked in just contrast bands of colours. Always work tension square and try modern 4ply with this one. They suggest green, red and yellow as contrast to the  main back ground, bright and bold.

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vintage girls fair isl cardigan to git 8 year old 1940s

Bestway 1507: Great vintage knitting pattern for girl's fair isle cardigan with V neck 1940s. This little cardigan has bold classic motifs with deep welt knitted in vintage3ply. Work a tension square and try modern 4ply. There is a chart for this one as well as written instructions for the fair isle. Natural base colour is suggested with Dark Blue, Mauve, Light Blue, Green, Yellow, Red and Brown.

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vintage childs fair isle jumper knitting pattern from 1940s

Bestway 1522: Great vintage child's fair isle jumper knitting pattern from early 1940s. This lovely design is knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply and allow a little more base colour. Always work a tension square. To fit chest 23 inches or 3-4 years. There is a chart for this one. Vintage colours suggest are silver grey with blue, red and green.

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vintage boys v neck jumpers 1940s with fair isl trim to fit 4 to 10 years Bestway 1528: Great vintage V neck jumper for boys with fair isle band knitting pattern from 1940s. This one is to fit 4-6, 6-8 and 8-10 years or 24, 26 and 28 inch chest. Try modern 4ply for this one and change down needle size if needed. The V is worked on 4 needles to get a nice sharp V. Fawn was recommended for the ground colour with red, green and brown for contrast. ( during the war these would have been scraps used from other adult projects or unpicked jumpers)

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vintage fair isle knitting pattern for childs jumper 4-6 years 1940s

Bestway 1594: Great vintage girl's or boy's jumper knitting pattern from 1940s. This super little jumper is the fit 4-6 years or 25 inch chest. Always work a tension square, this one is knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply. Base colour is fawn, with brown, red, yellow and blue. Charted as well as written instructions.

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vintage girls cardigan with nice fair isle trim v neck to fit 6 year old 1940s Bestway 1659: Great vintage knitting pattern from 1940s for child's cardigan. This boy's or girl's cardigan with a V neck and wide fair isle band is knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply. Use a neural shade for main colour and red, blue, green yellow are colours suggested for fair isle, but in general it would be any left overs of the same ply. To fit a 6 year old or 28-29 inch chest.

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vintage childs twinset cardigan and jumper with narrow fair isle border from 1940s Bestway 1712: Great vintage child's fair isle cardigan and jumper knitting pattern from early 1940s. This lovely design is for a v neck cardigan and short sleeved jumper with a fair isle border. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply and allow a little more base colour. Always work a tension square. To fit chest 22.5-23 inches or 2-3 years. There is a chart for this one. Vintage colours suggest are fawn with blue, brown, yellow and green.

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vintage girls twin set jumper and cardigan knitting pattern from 1940s to fit 8 to 10 years Bestway 1732: Great vintage knitting pattern from 1940s for girl's cardigan and jumper. This twin set edge to edge cardigan and back button jumper and sweet little pockets. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply. Use two colours is very effective of the same ply. To fit a 8-10 years old or 30 inch chest. This is probably the easiest way to get in to fair isle knitting.

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Bestway 1762: Great vintage fair isle knitting pattern for boy or girl, to fit 4-8 years old or  28" chest - to get the larger size this pattern advises the knitter to use a size larger needles and follow the same pattern. As this is in vintage 3ply try modern 4ply for a better tension.1940's

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vintage little girls knitting pattern for cardigans with fair isle trim from 1940s to fit 3 to 7 years Bestway 1803: Great vintage child's fair isle bordered cardigan knitting pattern from 1940s. This design is for 3, 5 and 7 years or 24, 26 and 28 inch chest and has bands or geometric fair isle at cuffs and above rib. V neck for a nice fit, colour suggested are navy, red and yellow on a light ground. Nice deep rib and easy to make jumper to match for classic twin set. Always work a tension square. Try modern 4ply and reduce needle size if needed.

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vintage childs fair isle knitting patterns

Bestway 1813: Pretty 1940's vintage fair isle knitting pattern for little jumper with reindeer or Scottie dogs around the bottom, just right for Christmas! To fit chest 22" or 24" 2-4 years. There are instructions for long or short puff sleeves, so cute! Worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tensions square and see if a needle change is needed.

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vintage girls fair isle cardigan knitting pattern 1940s

Bestway 1838: Great vintage girl's fair isle cardigan knitting pattern from the 1940s. This is designed to fit a 12 year old or chest size 29 inches and is knitted in vintage 3ply yarn, so try modern 4ply in a tension square. There is a chart for this one two as well as written directions. Main colour, usually a natural or stone with red, yellow, green, brown and blue.

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girls cardigan knitting pattern from 1940s with rabbit  motif

Bestway 1853: Great vintage girls little cardigan knitting pattern 1940s. This super little cardigan has rabbits as a border, no chart but close up picture of the fair isle design inside. Worked in vintage 3ply, but modern 4ply should work always knit a tension square. Chest 27 inches. Original worked in blue with white.

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vintage knitting pattern 1940s Bestway 1856 cardigna with ducks on border

Bestway 1856: Super vintage little girl's cardigan with ducks at border 1940s fair isle. This V neck long sleeved cardigan has set in sleeves and sweet little nesting duck motifs round bottom. Knitted in one piece in the main part. Worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square. Not charted.

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vintage girls twin set with fair isle borders to fit 5 to 7 years 1940s Bestway 1887: Great vintage girl's fair isle twin set knitting pattern from 1940s. This lovely set is in a bright geometric fair isle band above rib and a cuffs. To fit 5-7 years or 25-27 inch chest. Red, green and royal blue are suggested colours on a light ground such as fawn, cream, grey etc.  Always work a tension square and try modern 4ply and change needles if needed. Classic retro look from the war years.

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childrens fair isle knitting patterns

Bestway 1904C:Vintage knitting pattern for little cardigan from the 1940's with simple Fair Isle bands. Knitted in vintage 3ply to fit 2-4 years chest 22.5 inches, so try modern 4ply.

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Bestway 1905C: Great little vintage knitting pattern for jacket, this one has toy soldiers marching round. Knitted in vintage 3ply to fit 4-6 year old 25" chest. Try modern 4ply, work tension square to see if you need to change needle size or ply for size required.1940's Many more like this on the PICTURE KNIT PAGE

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vintage boys twin set knitting pattern with fair ils trim to fit 2 to 3 years 1940s Bestway 1982: Great vintage fair isle twin set knitting pattern from 1940s. This lovely set is suitable for little boy or girl of 2-3 years or 22 inch chest, with fair isle band above rib and a cuffs as well as at neck of jumper. Along with a light main colour, Brown, Turquoise and Rust are suggested, subtle and retro. Always work a tension square and try modern 4ply and change needles if needed. Classic retro look from the war years. Charted.

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vintage boys twin set with fair isle border to fit 2 to 3 years 1940s
vintage girls v neck cardigan fair borders from 1940s to fit 2 to6 years Bestway 2007: Great vintage fair isle bordered cardigan knitting pattern from 1940s. This lovely retro design is so easy with a simple X style fair isle in three colours. To fit 2, 4, 6 years or 23, 24 and 26 inch chest. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply and change needles if needed, always work a tension square. Yellow, Blue and Brown are suggested contrasts. there is a chart as well as instructions.

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vintage 1940s childs picture knit with squirrels

Bestway A2008: Great vintage cardigan with squirrel motif picture knit pattern from 1940s. To fit 2, 4 and 6 years (22,24 and 26 inch chest) in vintage 3ply which is nearer to modern 4ply, always work a tension square, charted.

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vintage girls fair isle cardigan 1940s Bestway 2033: Great vintage girl's fair isle cardigan knitting pattern 1940s. This super pattern has an all over design to fit 2-4 years or 23 inch chest worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square. Small chart to help with design. Colour suggested are a main base colour plus blue, red and brown to contrast, probably a natural would have been used.

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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 childs jumper knitting pattern 1940s Bestway 2041 train border

Bestway 2041: Great boy' vintage knitting pattern for jumper with train border 1940s. This pattern has instructions for a little jersey with train and trucks above rib and stripes at neck and sleeves to represent tracks. To fit 2 to 4 years or 23 inch chest. Worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply and change needles if needed. Instructions for long or short sleeves. Fair isle charted.

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vintage girls v neck cardican with fair isle border to fit2 to 6 years from 1940s Bestway 2111: Great vintage girl's fair isle border cardigan knitting pattern from 1940s. This design of diamonds as a wide band is easy to knit and very retro. V neck cardigan to fit 2,4,and 6 years old or 22, 23 and 24 inch chest in a modern 4ply. Always work a tension square and as only two colours are used a light and a dark it is easy to knit and interesting to see the difference when knitted in a dark ground and light contrast and then the other way round with light ground and dark contrast!

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Bestway 2112: Cute vintage fair isle knitting pattern for little girl with dogs. To fit 3-5 years, or 23-24 inch chest. Knitted in vintage 3ply, try modern 4ply and tension square, 1940's

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vintage boys round neck slip over with fair isle bands knitting pattern from 1940 Bestway 2119: Great vintage 1940s knitting pattern for boy's slip over. This design is to fit 25 inch chest and is knitted in 3ply. Always work a tension square, you could use modern 4ply and change needle size to a smaller size (the main size used)  No chart for this one, but there is a close  up photo of the stitches. Colours suggested are vintage dark blue and fawn with rust, dark brown, yellow, gold and light blue.

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vintage boys v neck slip over knitting pattern with narrow fair isle border from 1940s Bestway A2123: Great vintage knitting pattern from 1940s for boy's v neck slip over. This design has a narrow easy to knit fair isle band. Neat and so retro. This little vest it so fit 4-6, 6-8 and 8-10 years or 24, 26 and 28 inch chest. Knitted in a vintage 3ply that should work with a modern 4ply with a change of needles. Always work a tension square in the wool you intend to use. There is a small chart for this one.

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vintage knitting pattern for fair isle twinset

Bestway A2133: Great vintage knitting pattern for little girl's twin set - this is a nice one to begin fair isle knitting with as the border is easy, pretty and very effective. Knitted in vintage 3ply, try modern 4ply in a tension square and see if it will fit better. To fit 5-6 years. Colours used fawn for main colour with green, dark blue and coral in the fair isle, but any combination of colours will look great. 1940's

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vintage childrens knitting pattern

Bestway 2137:    Vintage  'Tiny Tots ' twin set from the 1940's knitted in vintage 3ply. Depicted 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. Remember to work tension square to see if you need to change needle size or yarn ply to get size required. Modern 4ply may work better to size.

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vintage girls twin set knitting pattern from1 940s with fair isle Bestway 2138: Great vintage girl's twin set with fair isle knitting pattern from 1940s. This lovely design is one of my favourites. The little jumper with short sleeves has an all over banded design and the cardigan has the design around the bottom above the rib ad cuffs. To fit 4-6 years or 23-25 inch chest.

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vintage v neck cardigan knitting pattern for child with fair isle borders 1940s Bestway 2141: Great vintage knitting pattern from 1940s for fair isle v neck cardigan. This design is to fit 2-4 and 4-6 years or 24 and 26 inch chest. There is no chart but an enlarged illustration of the fair isle. There are 6 contrast colours, vintage pattern suggests natural for base with light blue, mid blue, dark blue, red brown and yellow. Try modern 4ply in a tension square and adjust needle size.

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vintage girls twinset knitting pattern from 1940s Bestway 2152 Ducks and rabbit boarder

Bestway 2152: Great vintage girl's twin set knitting pattern with ducks and rabbits fair isle motif 1940s. This cute pair are showing the short sleeved jumper with duck and rabbits around the bottom and the high V neck cardigan. To fit 3 to 4 years or 24 inch chest. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply and change needles if needed. Always work a tension square. Not charted.

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vintage childs jumper and cardigan twinset Rainbow figures Mrs bruin, boby and Jacko Bears fair isle knitting pattern 1940s Bestway 2159: Great vintage knitting pattern for a jumper and cardigan with fair isle motifs from 1940s. This super set has characters from the famous Rainbow annual and comic from the 1930s and 40s. Here we have Mrs Bruin Bear and her boy Bobby Bear and Jacko the Monkey - I have several of the Annuals! The cardigan is button up and the jumper has short sleeves. To fit 3-5years and 5-7 years. Great for boys or girls. Charted. Knitted in vintage 3ply, but could well be knitted in modern 4ply with a change of needles. Jumper has buttons at shoulder. Always work a tension square.

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vintage childs twinset knitting pattern with Fido and Joey from Rainbow 1940s comic fair knitting pattern 1940s Bestway 2160: Great vintage jumper and cardigan knitting pattern with fair isle motifs from 1940s. This super set has characters from the famous Rainbow annual and comic from the 1930s and 40s. Here we have Fido the dog and Joey the Parrot-I have several of the Annuals! The cardigan is button up and the jumper has short sleeves. To fit 3-5years and 5-7 years. Great for boys or girls. Jumper has buttons at shoulder. Charted. Knitted in vintage 3ply, but could try modern 4ply - always work a tension square.

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childs fair isle knitting pattern

Bestway 2161: Cute vintage knitting pattern for child fair isle cardigan and jumper 1940s. To fit 3-5 years and 5-7 years or 24" or 25" chest. This pictures Sonny from the vintage comic Playbox as a motif. Charted. The jumper has short sleeves, but could easily be made with long sleeves.  Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square.

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childs fair isle knitting pattern

Bestway 2162: Another cute set this time featuring Betty, the rag doll and Golly from Chicks own magazine. To fit 2-4 and 4-6 years or 22"-23" and 24"-25" chest. Knitted in vintage 3ply, try modern 4ply, make tension square first. These are from my vast collection of Bestway patterns.

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vintage knitting pattern

Bestway 2171:  Vintage child fair isle knitting pattern from 1940'. This little jumper with a Dutch boy and girl is knitted in vintage 3ply( so try modern 4ply in a tension square) 4-6 years 26" chest. Delightful to knit - very collectable. Children love these picture jumpers!

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 vintage childs knitting pattern from 1940s boys cardigan with fair isle border to fit 4 to 6 year olds Bestway 2173: Great vintage knitting pattern for boy's fair isle cardigan and jumper knitting pattern from 1940s. This pattern has the front design of cardigan with bold geometric fair isle, V neck and pockets to fit 25 inch chest, with small chart. Colours suggested is main yellow and brown fair isle. The little pullover with fair isle bands at V and above rib is to fit 22 inch chest and colours suggested are natural ground with bark blue, light blue and red. Try modern 4ply for these and work a tension square.

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vintageboys jumper v neck fair isle borders 2 years old
vintage 1940s childs picture knit pattern with squirrels

Bestway 2187: Great vintage cardigan with duck border picture knit pattern from 1940s. To fit 2-4 and4- 6 years (23 and 24-25 inch chest) in vintage 3ply which is nearer to modern 4ply, always work a tension square, no charted but clear illustration provided.

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vintage girls cardigan and hat set in fair isle 1940s knitting pattern

Bestway 2203: Great vintage girl's cardigan set knitting pattern from 1940s. I love this one. Instructions for button up cardigan, bonnet and mittens to fit 3-5 years or 23 inch chest. The cardigan body is knitted in one piece up to arm hole decrease - this helps to keep the fair isle smooth. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square. White as the base colour with red and green for the patterning - very Christmassy! There is no chart only written directions for this set.

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fair isle vintage knitting pattern for childs jumper with dolls and dogs as borders 1940s Bestway 2215 Bestway 2215: Great child's knitting pattern for a jumper with fair isle motif borders from 1940s. This super pattern has two designs, little dolls in national costumes or running dogs. There is a chart for the dolls but not the dogs. To fit 4 to 6 years or 24-25 inch chest. Jumper fastens at back of neck with small buttons. Always work a tension square, worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply.

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childs vintage fair isle knitting patterns

Bestway 2223: Great vintage knitting pattern for child fair isle set, cardigan, beret and mitts knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply. to fit 2-4 years or 23"-24" chest, nice simple fair isle. Beret diameter across crown 8.5 inches and round edge when stretched 18 or 19 inches. 1940's This pattern is a great one to get started with fair isle, but be warned it can become addictive!

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vintagbegirls twin set with fair isle borders to fit 4 year old 1940s Bestway 2272: Great vintage twin set knitting pattern for little girls from 1940s. This set has the fair isle band at yoke of short sleeved jumper and above ribs on cardigan. To fit 4 year old Small chart.  24 inch chest. Try modern 4ply (original 2ply Shetland) and change needles if needed. Natural ground with royal blue, yellow and emerald. Chart

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vintage horse jumpers

Bestway 2299: Vintage fair isle knitting pattern with HORSE HEAD 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.

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vintage older girls twin set knitting pattern with fair ils border and yoke to fit 32 to 36 inch bust 1940s Bestway 2314: Great vintage older girl's twin set knitting pattern from 1940s. This classic fair isle set is to fit 32-24, and 34-36 inch bust. V neck cardigan and round neck short sleeved jumper with bands at yoke. Try modern 4ply in a tension square. A single contrasting colour is used, so this is quite an easy design. I had this set in my teens in yellow and dark green!

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childs fair isle knitting patterns

Bestway 2315: Vintage knitting pattern for baby. How cute is this? A twin set for a little one. To fit 1-2 years and 2-4 years in vintage 3ply, try modern 4ply for a better sizing. This little set has cats and dogs.

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vintage boys fair ilse hat and jacket set knitting pattern from 1940s Bestway A2332: Great vintage out door set knitting pattern from 1940s. I love these little wartime patterns! This one is for a fair isle jacket and cap with tassel and mittens as well as a pair of trousers - they look like jogging bottoms1 To fit 2-3 years and knitted in 3ply. Try modern 4ply. Always work a tension square.

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vintage girls twin set knitting pattern to fit 2 to 6 years 1940s knitting patterns Bestway A2562: Great little girl's twin set with fair isle bands knitting pattern from 1940s. This set is to fit 2-4 years and 4-6 years with fair isle at ribs on v neck cardigan and across yoke of jumper.22-25 inch chest. Jumper fastens at both shoulders. Always work a tension square and try modern 4ply. With a natural ground try yellow, blue, emerald, coral, royal, scarlet and white. Back and fronts of cardigan knitted in one to arm hole shaping.

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vintage knitting pattern for girls fair isle jacket

Bestway A2646:Vintage child twin set with lovely jumper and cardigan with fair isle bands. To fit 2-4 years and 4-6 years in vintage 3ply, 22"-23" chest so try modern 4ply in a tension square. This one is only worked in two colours the base colour and a darker shade, 1940's

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vintage girls fair isle jumper and cardigan simple desing from 1940s knitting pattern Bestway A2654: Great vintage knitting pattern for a little girl's twin set with fair isle from 1940s. This is so simple to knit, a great introduction to multi colour knitting (fair isle) 4 colours are used (saxe blue as a ground with brown, rose and emerald) To fit 24 inch chest or 3-5 years and 26 inch chest for the 5-7 years. Worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square with a change of needle size.

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vintage girls twin set cardigan and jumper with dutch theme border fair isle knitting pattern 1940s Bestway A2670

Bestway A2670: Lovely little girl's jumper and cardigan twin set knitting pattern from 1940s. There are instructions for a short sleeved jumper with Dutch scene on yoke and the cardigan has a V neck and Dutch scene at border above rib. Windmill, boats, trees and Dutch boy and girl feature. Charted. To fit 2 to 4 years and 4-6 years - larger size gained by a change of needle size. Always work a tensions square. Jumper fastens at both shoulders with small buttons. This one may work better with modern 3ply.

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vintage 1940s little girls cardicans with fair isle trim2 to 4 years Bestway A2671: Great vintage girl's twin set knitting pattern from 1940s. This lovely easy to knit fair isle set has colour bands at cuff and above rib, high v neck and the round neck short sleeved jumper with colour band above rib has buttons at shoulders. To fit 2, 3 and 4 years or22, 23, 24 inch chest. A main colour is used and a contrast. Always work a tension square, try a modern 4ply.

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vintage girls or boys cardigan and jumper set with sailor dolls as border and yoke trim Bestway A2675 Bestway A2675: Super little vintage pattern for girl's or boy's cardigan and jumper set from 1940s. This set has fair isle paper doll sailors round the bottom of cardigan and at yoke of jumper. Contrast bands of colour set it of splendidly. Knitted in vintage 3ply which looks as if it will need modern 3ply - but try modern 4ply in a tension square and change needles, this might work. Always work a tension square. The cardigan main part is knitted in one piece, giving an nice continuity of pattern. To fit 2-4 years and 4-6 years or 23 and 25 in inch chest. Jumper fastens at both shoulders with small buttons. Not charted

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vintage baby borde fair isle ducks jumper suit boys 1940s

Bestway A2680: Great vintage baby fair isle knitting pattern 1940s. Little boys jumper and pants set to fit 6-12 months, 22 inch chest, with ducks around the bottom of the jumper. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try a tension square and change needles or try 4ply.

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vintage babies fair isle jumper  ducksbear dogs 1940s

Bestway A2681: Great vintage knitting pattern child's picture knit with motifs 1940s. This pattern has instructions for little round neck short sleeved jumper with Scottie dog, teddy or duck motifs around the bottom above the welt. Worked in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in tension square and change needles to get the correct size if needed.

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vintage boys v neck slip over tank top knitting pattern from 1940s

Bestway A2729: Great vintage boys V neck slip over knitting pattern from 1940s. This deign has a narrow fair isle border, great for beginners. Very retro. To fit 4, 6, 8 and 10 years or 24, 25, 26, and 28 inch chest. Knitted in vintage 3ply that looks as if it will work well with modern 4ply. always work a tension square. Blue, red and navy on a ground of choice.

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vintage 1940s little girls cardicans with fair isle trim2 to 4 years Best-way A2671: Great vintage girl's twin set knitting pattern from 1940s. This lovely easy to knit fair isle set has colour bands at cuff and above rib, high v neck and the round neck short sleeved jumper with colour band above rib has buttons at shoulders. To fit 2, 3 and 4 years or22, 23, 24 inch chest. A main colour is used and a contrast. Always work a tension square, try a modern 4ply.

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boys jumpers with fair isle band knitting pattern from 1940s Bestway A2779: Great vintage boys V neck waist coat and jumper knitting pattern from 1940s. This design has a narrow fair isle border, great for beginners. Very retro. To fit 2, 3and 4 years or 19, 20 and 23 inch chest. Knitted in vintage 3ply that looks as if it will work well with modern 4ply. always work a tension square. You might have to change needles.

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vintage childs cardigan with birds, cats and chikens as border to fit 2 to 4 years 1950s Bestway A2827

Bestway A2827:Great little child's cardigan knitting pattern with fair isle motif borders from 1940s. There are birds in flight, cats and chickens on these little high V neck cardigans.  To fit 2, 3 and 4 years or 22, 23 and 24 inch chest. Worked in vintage 3ply that should knit well to modern 4ply. Always work a tension square.

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