VINTAGE 1940s PDF KNITTING AND CROCHET PATTERN FOR: Crocheted folding shopping bag; knitted hot water bottle cover with embroidered daisies; knitted or crocheted coat hanger cover; knitted bed slippers 4 patterns in 1 leaflet Bestway Knitting Leaflet no. 603
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Pattern includes instructions for: CROCHETED FOLDING SHOPPING BAG: MATERIALS: 1 ball 3-ply knitting cotton (a little finer than 3-ply fingering) or modern equivalent (can also use "Strutt's Macrame Twine no. 8", or modern equivalent, for a stronger bag.) Crochet hook: old UK size no. 13 (2.25 mm) (US size B/1)
KNITTED HOT WATER BOTTLE COVER WITH EMBROIDERED DAISIES: cover size: 11.5 x 8.5 inches (29 cm x 21 cm) MATERIALS: 2 oz Sirdar Super Shetland Wool 3-ply or modern equivalent knitting needles: Old UK size 11 (3.00 mm). No US equivalent so probably size 3. double satin ribbon and embroidery wool in pink and green
COAT HANGER COVER: MATERIALS: Knitting or crocheted For 3 hangers, 16 inches (41 cm) long: 1 oz Sirdar Super Shetland Wool, 3 ply. For knitted cover: Knitting needles: old UK size 9 (3.75 mm) US size 5 For crocheted cover: Crochet hook: old UK size 11 (3.00 mm) US size C/2. Hangers are decorated with nosegays: Any oddments of 3-ply fingering or embroidery wool.
COSY BED BED SLIPPERS: MATERIALS: 2 oz Sirdar Super Shetland Wool, 3-ply (or modern equivalent) Knitting needles: old UK size 1 (7.5 mm) no US equivalent size, so either 10 1/2 or 11. Crochet hook: old UK size 10 (3.25 mm) US size D/3. plus "oddments of embroidery wool in 2 shades of green and 2 shades of a contrasting colour." Bed slipper size: 10 inches (25 cm) from heel to toe