Ode to the Sweater - Part Deux
More Free Patterns and more sweaters - Free to download - a classic 1939 sailor jumper pattern; a must-have for the summer ! The pattern is called Chic Ahoy - a jumper with a nautical
Free Knitting Pattern - 1940's Jumper - Stitchcraft June 1941
A knitting pattern from one of my favourite magazines today, the cover jumper from Stitchcraft June 1941. Click HERE for the pattern.
Be a Saver, not a Spender
As I mentioned yesterday, there weren't enough sewing related stalls at the Love Vintage Summer Show for my liking but, surprise, surprise, I still managed to buy something. Australian Home Journal, April 1st, 1946. The seller I purchased this April 1946 edition of the Australian Home Journal from had loads of these for sale - in varying condition and she even had multiple copies, which is almost unheard of. They all came complete with their patterns but were sealed so you couldn't get a…
1940 Halycon Jumper vintage knitting pattern 076
This delightful summery jumper with it's open work pattern makes it ideal for summer, or layer it for winter. To fit Bust 34- 36 inches. Uses 2 ply yarn try modern 3ply. Knitting Needles UK 9, 10 & 11. You are purchasing a pattern only and not the finished item. You will receive an email once payment is confirmed with a link to download this pattern. If you don't receive your email, please contact me.
Made So Quickly
Taken from A Stitch in Time, Vintage Knitting and Crochet Patterns, 1920-1949 : Vol.1 by Jane Waller and Susan Crawford available from shop.knitonthenet.com Image copyright Arbour House Publishing Ltd 2008
Bluebells in Spring Jumper - Free 1940's Knitting Pattern
Every now and again, we step outside the knitting comfort zone and attempt a pattern that is more intricate than our normal offerings. As soon as I bought this pattern, I knew it had to be attempted. One of my favourite Spring flowers is the bluebell, so what better shade to choose for a jumper covered in said flowers than to opt for a springtime shade of blue? Ordinarily, I’m not actually a fan of blue, and favour autumnal shades instead, oh, and green of course, you can’t beat a bit of…
Fabulous 1940s Lattice Fair Isle Jumper 34 to 36 Bust | Etsy
This is such an elegant jumper. I love the gently puffed sleeves and the lattice pattern really lifts it. Date: estimated Early 1940s Measurements: bust 34" to 36"; length from shoulder 19.5”; sleeve seam 3.75mm Materials: 3-ply or light fingering; 3.75mm US 5 and 2.75mm US 2 needles; Original used 5 ozs Sirdar Super Shetland Wool in main colour and 2 ozs in red Tension: 8 to and 9 rows to 1 inch using 3.75mm US 5 needles over stocking stitch (after pressing) 4 Pages Please note that you…
Late Victorian - 1890's style blouse - in knitting
I do adore this style - so ladylike, so feminine with the leg o'mutton sleeves, the high collar and nipped in waist ... but I never thought that I would knit such a thing !! It is a commission for the stage. This photo is pre-blocking and the hem in rolling .... hope it won't after blocking.