dainty 40s 50s design- Lucinda baby shawl pattern-dainty and delicate- Australian knitting ePattern (PDF)
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What a dainty and delicate design for a newborn or little one! This precious pattern from the late 40s/ early 50s originally measured 54 inch square when made Beehive Baby wool.
Hand knitted gifts are some of the most personal and most treasured.
Note: there are a few wrinkles on the original pattern book, but the pattern is completely legible.
The original design was among a number sold by a large Australian woollen mill in the 30's, 40's and 50s. The pattern, published originally in Australia is now in the public domain. It is a condition of sale that the pattern not be duplicated and/or resold.
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I love knitting and have enjoyed it for many years. If you are looking for a particular kind of knitting pattern from a particular era, I have hundreds of original knitting pattern books and am happy to see what I have in my collection that may match your needs, either in original format or as a PDF pattern.
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If you have any concern about a digital pattern purchase from my store, please do contact me.
Thank you for your interest in my shop. I enjoy being apart of the etsy community and appreciate your business.
Please choose carefully as I do not refund pattern purchases due to change of mind. This has been my policy since I opened my shop in 2011.
The pattern reproductions in my shop are chosen from some of my favourites in my collection and I am so happy to be able to share them with you. I recently had enquiry about 'who' wrote the original patterns. In most cases the patterns I sell were originally reproduced by Australian woollen mills, the vast majority of which no longer exist. In almost all cases, the mills never attributed designs to one particular individual. Dating research on provenance. where pattern books were not dated, ensures that patterns in my shop are almost exclusively dated before 1 January 1955 which is when amendments were retrospectively applied to Australian
copyright law in line with international free trade agreements.
Patterns sold at VanessaLovesVintage cannot be on sold or redistributed as a condition of sale. I am thrilled to hear that some customers enjoy making these designs for markets and school bazaars- if we are talking small quantities I have no issue at all.
Finally, I always love to see completed garments. Send me photos! It is wonderful to keep the art of knitting alive.