Free Vintage Hat Pattern: A 30s Beret and a Jaunty Cap

Woman and Home Knitting Leaflet beret knitting pattern

Ok, I promised to scan some of my own patterns and even made a nice pile and put it in an in-tray. Then I just did two and got really bored and didn’t post anything. It’s far, far more exciting to use the giant scanner at the British Library and actually in minutes per scan it’s quicker. Here are two quick knits, a Juliet Cap (do you think this name is from Romeo and Juliet?) and a Beret is garter stitch, which I think make it a good one for beginners.

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Free Vintage Knitting Pattern: Spotty Sweater for Beginners

Screenshot 2015-06-10 18.13.42Firstly hello to all the lovely people who have been looking at my site. I’m always amazed by the amount and surprised by the global reach, so a sunny hello and welcome to knitters, dressmakers and vintage fans from Japan, Slovenia, Belgium, China, Denmark, Switzerland, South Africa, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Romania, Slovakia, and the top ten most visiting countries of Great Britain, North America, Australia, Canada, Russia, Germany, France, Netherlands, Sweden and Norway, and everywhere else.

Now this promises it is suitable for beginners, but as I haven’t tried it I can’t promise this. I can promise that it will be incredibly chic. The bust size is 32- 34 inches and it’s an incredibly short pattern, so shouldn’t take long to make. The spots are embroidered on afterwards. It is Stitchcraft Leaflet 162, from 1939. Isn’t her hair-do fabulous!

Here are the pdfs –  Spots are chic and Spots are Chic page 2 and 3

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