Hollywood Knitting Book, 11 designs c.1942 - Vintage Knitting Pattern booklet PDF

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Hollywood Knitting Book, presented by New Idea.
Complete 34-page booklet scanned into a high resolution PDF.

This newsprint booklet was produced in Australia during World War Two, to cheer up bored knitters and add some glamour back to their lives in the time of rations and coupons.

Famous actresses from the 1940s model the designs, such as Rita Hayworth, Janet Blair, Linda Darnell and Ella Raines.

A small example of contents include:
- stylish dresses
- practical knitted jackets and skirts
- fun and gat cardigans
- vests and slippers

Most designs are sized for 32/34 inch bust.

Like Hollywood Knits? Check out the other issue here https://www.etsystudio.com/listing/164690516/hollywood-knitting-book-no-2-c-1940s

This listing is for the above PDF pattern, available by Instant Download. I can also email it to you instead if requested.

Need help resizing a vintage pattern?
Check out ByGumByGolly's amazing series on her blog - http://blog.bygumbygolly.com/2011/02/briar-rose-vintage-kal-resizing.html


*EU Customers*
Special note for my lovely EU Customers - if you'd prefer a custom listing for an emailed pattern to avoid the Digital Goods Tax (VAT) please send me a message with the patterns you would like.

*Public Domain*
All my vintage patterns are out of copyright (public domain). Public domain means you can make anything from the pattern to sell (just please don't resell or pirate the PDF, thanks!).

*Pattern Notes*
These patterns have been pre-loved down the through the years, and original owner's names and notations may be visible on the scans. All my patterns have a faint watermark (sorry).

*Using the ePattern*
You'll need Adobe to open the file. I can also email you the file if you wish, just PM me.
Stuck on some of the knitting terms or instructions they used back in the day? I’m happy to provide technical support to the best of my ability xx

Average review
Pattern was sent about 10 minutes after I purchased! Lovely! Fantastic. Will be back to purchase more.
May 1, 2013 by A fellow maker
Thank you once again!!
Jul 6, 2012 by A fellow maker
Stunning pattern booklet, great seller and supersonic delivery - as always!
Mar 5, 2012 by A fellow maker
Dec 1, 2011 by A fellow maker

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