Free Knitting Pattern: His and Hers Cardigans from the 1960’s

Menswear is a little neglected on this blog, but I’ve scoured the Peak District on my holiday, ignoring the (rainy) outdoors and concentrating on charity shops and antique centres and I’ve found mostly men’s patterns from 1930s to 1970s. Here is the first – I love the hair do and the scarf on the left.

For DK yarn in 34 to 44 inch chest.

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Free Vintage Knitting Pattern: Bestway Knitting 1938 A Dear Little Jumper

free vintage knitting pattern 1938 A charming jumperJumper Jill saves the day! In my previous post I confessed that my files are all of a muddle and I couldn’t say which publication I scanned it from. Well, this one has yealded to a spot of detection work, as it features my favourite model, who I’ve dubbed Jumper Jill. My notebook suggests this is most likely to be from Bestway Knitting 1938 issue 43 “Charming Summer Jumpers” which I scanned at the British Library way back in July.

Bust 34 to 38 inches in one size, depending on how closely fitted you’d like. Needs 2 ply yarn.

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