Knitting Patterns

A list of my free vintage knitting patterns, ranging from the 1930s to mid-1950s.

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1930s
Jumpers/Sweaters
Waldorf, Womens Blouse (plus size)
Daffodil, a Jumper Cardigan from Patons
A Sensible Knitted (plus size), c 1937
Cowl Necked Raglan, c. 1935
Clanora Angora Top from Stitchcraft, c. 1937
Cardigans
A Gay Cardigan, c. 1939
A Cruising Coat
Coats
Swagger Coat, c. 1933
Mexicana Topper, c. 1939
Menswear
Geoffrey, Men's Patterned Cardigan
Suits/Twin Sets
Three-piece Suit and Beret, Minerva c. 1934
 Cabra, Plus-Size Suit from Minerva, c. 1930s
Accessories
Perfect in Every Detail Bedjacket, c 1935
Sporty Crochet Tam, c. 1936
Glengarry Hat and Scarf, c 1939


1940s
Jumpers/Sweaters
It's not vulgar! (1940s top)
 Stars and Stripes for the yachting fan (c. 1948)
1940s Split Neck Jumper
Tally-Ho Novelty Jumper
Bell-Stitch Jumper, Stitchcraft Jan 1944
Rose-Patterned Sweater, from Vogue 1947
 Blackberry Stitch Shirt Blouse, c.1940s
Cotton Blouse for Autumn Days, c.1949
Lattice Yoked Jumper (plus size), c.1940s
Cable stitch - and a touch of Angora, c. 1947
Nightingale jumper, c. 1940s
Wattle Jumper from Stitchcraft, c. 1949
Ski-Train, Monarch Yarns c. 1942
Afternoon Jumper, c. 1944
Gay and Youthful Sweater, c. 1940s
Wartime Glamour from Copleys, c. 1940s
Dual-Coloured Sweater, c. 1940s
Cardigans/Coats/Jackets
Lorna Cardigan, c 1940s (plus size)
 Out-Door Charm Cardigan, c. 1940s
Golfing/lumber jacket
Unusual Tartan Edged Cardigan, c. 1940s
Diagonally Striped Cardigan, c. 1940s
 Lacy and Practical Cardigan (plus size), c.1943
Penelope Bow-Necked cardigan (plus size), c.1940s
Windbreaker Cardigan, c. 1940s
Paton Keryn angora Cardigan, c .1949
Jenny Cardigan, c. 1946
Dainty Beach Bolero, c. 1944
Menswear
Biscay Men's Jumper, c 1940s
Men's Horse Head Fair Isle Vest
 Adventurer, Men's Vest, c. 1940s
Suits/Twin-sets
Dual personality twin-set
 Fuller Figure Twin Set (plus size)
Dresses
Matinee Dress, c 1940s (plus size)
Tailored Chic Dress, c. 1940s
Cocktail Lounge Dress, c. 1940s
Accessories
Paris sends them to us coloured (gloves) c. 1945
Triangle in Many Moods, a Turban
Fair Isle Mittens and Beret
Buttoned for Fashion Hat, c 1945
All Seasons Crochet Gloves, c 1940s
Mittens for the Forces, c. 1942
Pixie Hood and Mitts for Toddler, c. 1944
A Bolero Bedjacket is Very Charming, late 1940s
 Much Loved Dressing Jacket, c.1947
 Crochet Sailor cap, c.1949
Crochet Flower Posy (buttonhole), c. 1943
Crochet Brassiere from Stitchcraft c. 1945
Hooded Scarf Set, c. 1940s
Knitted Snood, c. 1940s


 1950s
Jumpers/Sweaters
Bewitching for Parties, A Gay Blouse
Sirdar 1741, plus size jumper
A Flower Trimmed Jumper, c 1954
Carefree Jumper, Stitchcraft 1950
Jack-Tar Sailor Jumper, Stitchcraft June 1951
Tropical Parrot Jumper, Stitchcraft June 1950
Doris Day's Jumper, c 1950s
Feather and Fan Striped Jumpers (plus size), c.1950s
San-Remo Italian Sweater, c. 1950s
Tristan Striped Angora Jumper, c. 1950s
Patons 321, Angora Jumper, c. 1950s
Spring Magic, c. 1950s
Leaf Pattern Top, c. 1950s
Cardigans/Coats/Jackets
Marilla, 1950s Cardigan
A Simple White Bolero
Peter-Pan Collared Cardigans (plus size)
Lady is Vamp Cardigan
A Bolero for Party Wear, c 1954
Paris-Inspired Swing Coat, c 1953
Target 'Quick-to-Knit' Cardigan in three sizes
Bettina Cardigan, c. 1950s
Tourmaline Cardigan, c. 1950s
Petal Yoke Cardigan, c. 1955
Menswear
Glenn, Men's Cabled Vest, c. 1950s
Suits/Twin-sets
An Elegant Suit, from Glamor Knits c.1955
Fair Isle Twin Set (plus size), c. 1940s-50s
Arlene Twin set, c. 1951
Spring Ensemble, from Stitchcraft April 1951
Dresses
Accessories
Phyllis Bedjacket
A Useful Tweed Scarf, c 1950s
Willow patterned hot water bottle and tea cosies, c 1950s
Teardop Angora Beret, c. 1950s
Hair-Pin Lace Stole, c. 1950s
Knitted Vest and Panties, c. 1950s
Lace Evening Shawl, c. 1950s
Shortie Gloves from Lux, c. 1951
Big Ben Bluebird Sweater, c. 1960s



Complete Knitting Books
Patons and Baldwins No. 98, c. 1936
Patons and Baldwins No. 33, c. 1930s
Patons and Baldwins No. 20, c. 1930s