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sugarbobbin [userpic]
1956 Coats & Clark "Bulky Knits" Pattern Book
by sugarbobbin (sugarbobbin)
at August 28th, 2011 (04:26 pm)

I would love to get this community up and going again. I have a bunch of knitting books I've acquired and will start uploading them as the semester goes on.


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Bulky Knits PDF here.

Betty the Homemaker [userpic]
More Snood Patterns
by Betty the Homemaker (betty_homemaker)
at March 3rd, 2008 (04:22 pm)

I'm a firm believer that if something becomes public domain it should be shared freely and for free.  That is why I am posting the following links to vintage patterns that the copyright has expired and are now public domain.  Don't buy vintage patterns in PDF form(or email) if you can get them for free!

Snood Knitting Pattern

Snood with Matching Bag Pattern

Betty the Homemaker [userpic]
1942 Perky Snood with Ribbon Trim
by Betty the Homemaker (betty_homemaker)
at March 2nd, 2008 (09:45 am)

Cross posted to vintagehair, vintage_ladies, and vintageknitting

Betty the Homemaker [userpic]
Knitting for the war effort
by Betty the Homemaker (betty_homemaker)
at March 1st, 2008 (02:23 pm)

While surfing the net for sites about vintage needle sizes and converting them to modern sizes I came across the following knitting patterns.  If we weren't sending troops to the Middle East I would love to knit these up for our boys over seas!  I even found a perfect olive drab wool yarn!

Knitting Patterns from WWII

I might need to knit these up for my husband for work...

aLi-Oop [userpic]
french screen?
by aLi-Oop (compiekittie)
at October 5th, 2007 (10:09 am)

i'm looking to buy or make a french screen to separate all of my crafts (sewing and knitting) from the rest of my living room. Does anyone have an idea as to where I can get one? or a tutorial on making one? doesn't have to be fancy!


Ms. Adah [userpic]
Hello !
by Ms. Adah (ms_adah)
at February 12th, 2007 (05:59 pm)
current mood: creative

Hi Happy Valentines Day Everyone. I just wanted to share that I've started selling vintage patterns on etsy. I only have about 40 things posted but there is much much more to come. Right now I mostly have 60's - 70's era stuff listed but I have some that go back to the 20's and 30's. I'm only selling orginals no reproductions in my shop. I hope you stop by. Vibrant Knits Patterns etsyProject

aLi-Oop [userpic]
calling all cool kids!
by aLi-Oop (compiekittie)
at November 18th, 2006 (10:34 pm)

current mood: aggravated

i am getting a tattoo of a pin-up girl knitting, and her sweater that she is wearing is unravelling. I am really trying to find an image of this idea (I know I've seen it!!!) please please help!

and i promise to post pics when i get it :)

x posted all over

by tooknappress (tooknappress)
at August 9th, 2006 (02:43 pm)

hi everybody ~ I've just started posting
vintage knitting patterns for sale
on my site (freebies coming soon, I
promise) from 1940-1960...come
check 'em out!



tooknap press

wyrdfae [userpic]
Can I pimp my community?
by wyrdfae (wyrdfae)
at March 28th, 2006 (08:37 pm)

apparently the best sweater porn is from historically accurate 1940-1950 period peices...so it is on topic?

Momentarily Eternal [userpic]
by Momentarily Eternal (elbly)
at March 15th, 2006 (12:55 pm)
current mood: creative


I've recently started knitting again after several years after discovering some of my Great Aunt's old patterns.

I would dearly love to knit one of the underwear patterns I have, however I have no idea how thick the silk yarn needs to be. Does anyone know what grade silk yarn used to be? (2ply, 4ply, thinner?)

Thank you very much in advance.


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