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Baby Layettes usually consist of all baby will need at the beginning of life, Dress, Jacket or Cardigan, Bootees, bonnet, Vest, piltch, bootees. Some of the really old ones had a pram set and petticoat included. Some times include a shawl - look at dress sets and shawl patterns as well as all the other lovely baby patterns on this site, it is often easy to put a matching pattern at the edge of shawl or other items that are not included.
   
wartime baby knitting pattern layette

Bairnswear 68. Vintage knitting pattern for baby. At last! Here is a gorgeous layette from the 1930's This pattern has a stunning shawl, easy pattern, cute little retro bonnet and dress with underwear and bootees to match including a sweet little hug-me-tight, all knitted in vintage 3ply pure wool or try modern 4ply (work tension square). The shawl takes 13 oz or 7 x 50gm balls modern 4ply, the dress and bonnet 2x 50gm balls of modern 4ply (makes them a little smaller, therefore more suitable for new-borns - have ago is easier than it looks! This pattern has a minor tear at top and feint crease to centre, but is sound and clean.

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vintage baby clothes knitting pattern

Bairnswear 148: Vintage knitting pattern for baby layette from 1930s. Knitted in vintage 2ply (modern 3ply) 16" dress, 18" matinee jacket, pilch and vest would look nice as jumper and pants set to fit new born or prem baby with 14" chest. Bootees, shoes and shawl 66 square inches. Delightful tiny new born set - try Patons pure new wool in 3ply pure white.

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vintate baby knitting pattern

Bairnswear 193:  Vintage baby  knitting pattern for a lovely 1930's simple to knit layette, in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply in a tension square. There are instructions for a shawl in moss stitch and stocking stitch, a dress, petticoat, pilch (nappy cover), vest, matinee coat all easy to knit and very retro.

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vintage baby layette knitting pattern 1930s

Bairnswear 1220: Great vintage baby layette knitting pattern 1930s. This super set has instructions for Shawl, Dress and matinee both with border design same as the shawl, bootees, a wrap over vest and piltch (knickers). Nice easy design, the shawl is knitted in vintage 2ply, so for the same size use modern 3ply, the vest and knickers are also in modern 3ply. The dress, jacket and bootees are in modern 4ply. Use modern 3ply for a smaller size. To fit 19 inch chest.

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baby knitting pattern

Bairnswear 1265: Another stunning vintage baby layette knitting pattern from Bairnswear, this is for a fabulous dress and cross-over hug-me-tight, little slippers and bonnet and a stunning circular shawl all knitted in vintage 3ply to fit up to 19" chest or in the case of the hug-me-tight will adjust to fit up to 1 year old with the ribbon ties, or the smallest new born. Try modern 3ply ans size smaller needles for new born size. 1940's

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vintage baby clothes knitting pattern

Bairnswear 1327  Vintage knitting pattern for baby Layette, another fabulous outfit from this famous publisher for new born up to 3 months.  Knitted in vintage 3ply (modern 4ply) comprising of shawl 48" square, matinee coat 18" chest, dress 18" chest, bootees, vest and pilch. Simple pattern, very retro - pattern from 1930's.

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vintage baby clothes knitting pattern

Bairnswear 1346.  Vintage knitting pattern for baby layette, consisting of dress, matinee jacket, bonnet, shawl, vest and pilch (pants).  Knitted in vintage 2ply - try 3ply for modern equivalent  or 4ply to bring up to larger size. Chest 18" and 20" long. Work extra patterns to lengthen. 1940's pattern.

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vintage baby clothes knitting pattern

Bairnswear 1416  Vintage baby knitting pattern for Infants layette. Gorgeous layette from the 1930's.  Shawl in two sizes, head shawl or carrying shawl in vintage 2ply (modern 3ply) Dress chest 19", hug-me-tight 18-20", ribbon tied vest 18" chest and pants . Clean and sound with trade stamp to front.

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vintage baby layette knitting pattern from 1930s

Bairnswear 1445: Great vintage baby layette knitting pattern from 1930s. This easy to knit set has Blackberry stitch panels. The shawl measures 28 or 45 inch square and the dress is 19 inch chest. Knitted in vintage 3ply that is similar to modern 4ply, but if you want a smaller, new born size use modern 3ply. You can make the dress shorter or longer to suit. There are instructions for a matinee, coat, bootees and a hug-me-tight (see below for picture) Always work a tension square.

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Bairnswear 1460:Vintage CROCHET pattern for babies layette, with simple, but effective lattice pattern. There is a shawl, dress, jacket, shoes and bonnet, all worked in vintage 3ply for chest 19"

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vinage baby dress set knitting pattern from 1930s

Bestway 1059: Lovely vintage baby dress set knitting pattern from 1930s. This little set could easily be used as part of a layette, this design can be found on several shawl patterns in the shawl section. There are instructions for dress, jacket, bonnet, bootees and mitts. Knit in modern 3ply to suit new born-3 months. Jacket chest is 17 inches, dress is 22 inch chest.

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vintage layette knitting patterns

Bestway 1221: Great vintage layette knitting pattern 1930s. There is a complete layette here, vest, shawl, frock, matinee and and bootees in a simple pattern to fit chest 18 inches, in vintage 3ply, so try a tension square and if you would like it to fit new born try using modern 3ply, otherwise modern 4ply will give a better size as stated.

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vintage bestway knitting pattern 1940 dress and jacket

Bestway 1479: Great vintage knitting pattern for baby layette early 1940s. This lovely layette pattern has instructions for dress, coat, vest and bootees all knitted in vintage bay 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square and see if you need to change needles or if you would like it to be a bit smaller use modern 3ply. To fit 18 inch chest.

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vintage baby layette knitting patterns 1950s

BestwayB2267:Very Pretty matinee layette set baby vintage knitting pattern 1940s. This super pattern has a dress, jacket, vest knickers carry cape, bonnet bootees and shawl included in the instructions. Pictures below show the other items. I have knitted this set in modern 3ply and it fits a new born and is absolutely beautiful. If worked to correct tension in vintage 3ply or modern 4ply will fit 20 inch chest, for smaller size us modern 3ply. My favourite layette

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vintage bestway 1950s knitting patterns

BestwayB2267:Very Pretty matinee layette set baby vintage knitting pattern 1940s. This super pattern has a dress, jacket, vest knickers carry cape, bonnet bootees and shawl included in the instructions. Pictures below and above show the other items. I have knitted this set in modern 3ply and it fits a new born and is absolutely beautiful. If worked to correct tension in vintage 3ply or modern 4ply will fit 20 inch chest, for smaller size us modern 3ply.

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vintage baby cape knitting patterns 1950s BestwayB2267:Very Pretty matinee layette set baby vintage knitting pattern 1940s. This super pattern has a dress, jacket, vest knickers carry cape, bonnet bootees and shawl included in the instructions. Pictures below and above show the other items. I have knitted this set in modern 3ply and it fits a new born and is absolutely beautiful. If worked to correct tension in vintage 3ply or modern 4ply will fit 20 inch chest, for smaller size us modern 3ply.

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vintage baby cape knitting pattern vintage baby knitting pattern 1950s BestwayB2267:Very Pretty matinee layette set baby vintage knitting pattern 1940s. This super pattern has a dress, jacket, vest knickers carry cape, bonnet bootees and shawl included in the instructions. Pictures above show the other items. I have knitted this set in modern 3ply and it fits a new born and is absolutely beautiful. If worked to correct tension in vintage 3ply or modern 4ply will fit 20 inch chest, for smaller size us modern 3ply.

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vintage baby layette knitting pattern from 1940s

Bestway A2527: Great baby layette knitting pattern from 1940s. This super layette has instructions for shawl, dress, jacket, vest, bootees and mittens - easy to make a bonnet from another pattern and work in the feather and fan pattern on the brim. This one is worked on slightly larger needles to give a looser, lighter fabric. Dress to fit 18-20 inches, work in a modern 3ply on smaller needles to get a smaller size. Always work a tension square. Shawl is 44 inches square.

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vintage baby layette knitting pattern 1940s

Bestway A2568: Great vintage baby layette knitting pattern from 1940s. There are instructions for dress, jacket, bonnet, bootees, mittens and a shawl. Try a modern 4ply for size stated or modern 3ply for a smaller size. Shawl measures 46 inches square. Dress is 18 inch chest. Always work a tension square.

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vintage early baby knitting pattern from 1920s for baby layette

Cicely Layette: Part One:  Great vintage knitting pattern for baby from 1920s. This stunning pattern has instructions for three dresses, two jackets, bonnet and hat, gaiters, bootees and underwear as shown below, all matching in an easy to work pattern. All knitted in vintage 3ply, but try modern 4ply. No chest measurement, but would fit a new born in 3ply and three month old in 4ply. Wool quantities given per item, allow and extra few balls over all if working 4ply.

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vintage baby layette knitting pattern from 1940s

Copleys 3004: Great vintage baby layette knitting pattern from late 1940s. How retro is this? Pretty dress, jacket, bonnet, bootees and underwear to fit baby 18 inch chest. Knitted in vintage 3ply that was similar to modern 4ply. Always work a tension square, but for a smaller set work in modern 3ply. The dress is rather long, but can be made shorter or as a christening gown a bit longer. The matinee coat has a collar and the bonnet is rather stunning with wide turn back. Easy lacy pattern and a pin spot pattern.

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layette for baby from 1940s Dot -2 Layette: Great 1940s layette knitting pattern for baby. There are instructions for a shawl measuring 44 square inches, a long dress and matinee jacket to fit 18-20 inch chest. A bonnet and bootees can easily be made to match. (click to see bootee and bonnets) Knitted in vintage 3ply, try modern 3ply or modern fine 4ply. Always work a tension square.

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layette for baby from 1920s Francine Layette Part One:  Great vintage baby knitting pattern for layette. All garments are included in pattern. There are instructions for two styles of dress, jacket and petticoat, bonnet. Bootees and fringed shawl, and the underwear shown and described below. All matching in an easy to work pattern. All knitted in vintage 3ply, but try modern 4ply. No chest measurement, but would fit a new born in 3ply and three month old in 4ply. Wool quantities given per item, allow and extra few balls over all if working 4ply.

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francine layette for baby from 1920s Francine Layette Part Two: Here is shown the Vest with ties, knickers, body belt, leggings, body belt and gaiters and a head shawl or blanket.

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vintage baby layette knitting patter from 1940s FWH-402: Layette: Gorgeous 1940s knitting pattern fro baby layette. There are instructions for dress to fit 20 inch chest, jacket, bonnet, bootees, vest and knickers. Easy to knit and very pretty to wear, retro and cute. I have made the bonnet and bootees from this set several times. Always knit a tension square.

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vintage baby layette knitting pattern from 1940s

GFC7- Layette: Great vintage baby knitting pattern for a complete layette including a shawl from 1940s. This set has instructions for  dress, matinee coat, bonnet, mittens and bootees, leggings, shawl. The dress is shown on the right. Knitted in 3ply, but try modern 4ply on smaller needles if preferred. Shawl measures 44 inches square and the coat and dress fit up to a 20-21 inch chest. Always work a tension square. Nice easy lace pattern and moss stitch.

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vintage baby dress for layette 1940s
vintage baby layette from early 1950s Lavenda 629: Great vintage baby layette knitting pattern from 1940s. This lovely design has instructions for the dress, coat and large circular shawl 86 inches in diameter. Dress is to fit 22 inch chest 1-6 months. It is easy to knit bootees and bonnet to match although there are no instructions for these, any bonnet pattern you have will work as the dress pattern is repeated on turn back and the bootees have the pattern on cuffs only. Try modern 4ply for stated size or modern 3ply for a smaller size.

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vintage baby layette knitting pattern

Lavenda 797:  Great vintage layette for baby 1940s knitting pattern. There are instructions for dress, jacket, bootees, bonnet, mittens, shawl all worked in vintage 3pl;y, so try modern 4ply for size stated - 1-18 months, shawl is 44 inches square. No chest measurement given, but probably 18-20 inches.

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vintage baby layette from 1940s

Layette Little Angel: Great vintage 1940s set for baby knitting pattern. There are instructions for coat and bonnet and bootees and vest and knickers - a dress can be made with the same pattern on the skirt from any other pattern that will fit in similar wool. The coat is a bit longer than modern matinee as is it was intended to be worn when carrying baby and would be worn over several layers of clothing. To fit 22 inch chest and knitted in vintage 3ply, try modern 3ply for this one.

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vintage 1940s layette knitting pattern

Layette Little Cherub: Great vintage baby layette knitting pattern from 1940s. There are instructions for dress, coat, jacket, bootees, mittens, bonnet, helmet and knickers. Worked in a zig zag pattern, see below. To fit birth to 6 months. You can always make coat and dress a bit short. Vintage 3ply is used so you can use modern 3ply for slightly smaller or modern 4ply for similar size.

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vintage baby layette in feather and fan stitch knitting pattern from 1940s Layette Little Duckling: Great vintage baby knitting pattern fro layette from 1940s. This set is in the very easy and super feather and fan stitch. Dress, carry-coat, helmet, bonnet, bootees, mittens and knickers included. Both dress and coat can be made shorter if you would like it to look a little more modern. This set does not give chest measurements but should fit around 3 months if knitted in modern 3ply or a bit larger if knitted in modern 4ply.

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vintage baby knitting pattern from 1940s for layette

Layette JS-27: Great vintage knitting patten for baby layette from 1940s. There are instructions for dress, coat and shawl all knitted in modern 4ply to fit 19 inch chest. For smaller size try using modern 3ply. Always work a tension square.

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dress knitting pattern for baby from 1940s
Layette Little Lambkin: Great vintage baby layette knitting pattern form 1940s. There are instructions for coat, dress. knickers, bonnet, bootees and mittens to fit around 3 months if knitted in modern 3ply or around 6 months if knitted in modern 4ply. This one is so pretty.

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vintage baby layette knitting pattern from 1940s
vintage baby knitting pattern from 1940s

Layette Little Princess: Great vintage baby knitting pattern for layette from 1940s. There are instructions for double breasted coat with little collar as shown and dress, as well as jacket, petticoat, vest, knickers, bonnet, bootees and mittens. The panels are worked in Blackberry stitch, but any other stitch could be used. Dress and coat can be made shorter. To fit up to 20 inch chest and worked in vintage 3ply, try modern 3ply for this one.

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vintage baby feather and fan knitting pattern for a layette from 1950s

Layette Morning Dew: Great vintage baby layette knitting pattern from 1940s. This set has a shawl 56 and 32 inches, two sizes, Dress, bootees, carry coat and jacket to fit up to 6 months. This set is knitted in vintage 3ply but to make this size use modern 4ply. To make a smaller size then use modern 3ply. Feather and fan design.

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vintage knitting pattern baby shawl 1940s Baby Layette-Peaseblossom: Lovely layette knitting pattern from 1940s. This is a complete layette with instructions for a shawl that measures 42 inches square and is knitted in vintage 2ply, so try modern 3ply in a tension square. Centre, borders and edging are knitted temperately. Also instrcutions for a dress, 20 inches chest, coat, vest and knickers and bonnet, boottees and mittens. Dress and coat can be made a bit shorter if wished.

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layette for baby from 1940s to a tension of 4ply

Layette MS-01: Great vintage 1940s layette for baby knitted in 4ply. To fit chest 16-18 inch chest. Always work a tension square and change needles or ply to get the correct tension and size. There are instructions for a dress, coat, vest, piltch, cloak, jacket and pixie hood set.

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vintage baby layette knitting pattern from 1930s

Little Pals 101: Great vintage baby layette knitting pattern from late 1930s. There are instructions for dress, shawl, jacket, Vest, bodice, knickers and body belt, bootees and petticoat. the shawl is in two sizes 26x28 inches and47x44 inches. To fit 17-18 inch chest and is knitted in vintage 3ply with a tension of a modern 3ply. Always work a tension square.

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vintage baby knitting pattern

Little Pals 126: Fabulous pattern from the 1920's for a complete layette - the old fashioned way.  Shawl, in two sizes, bootees, body belt, (keeps baby warm) dress, petticoat, matinee coat, bodice (again to keep baby warm) vest and pilch (soakers) to go over nappy. In vintage 3ply 18", knitted in modern 3ply for smaller fitting newborn.

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knitting pattern for baby layete from 1940s

PA326-Pamela Layette: Great vintage baby layette from 1940s knitting pattern. Instructions to knit dress, shawl, carry coat, bonnet, bootees, mittens in a feather and fan pattern. All to fit 20 inch chest so this would be a second size set. Knitted in 3ply, try smaller needles for a smaller size. Very pretty and very easy to knit. See below for matching undies set. Shawl measures 48 inches square.

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vintage baby layette from 1940s vintage
Baby layette knitting pattern from 1940s PA326-Karen Layette: Great vintage baby layette knitting pattern from 1940s. This beautiful pattern has dress (length adjustable), coat, bonnet and bootees and mittens all knitted in 3ply. To fit 18-20 inch chest. There is an underwear pattern that can be teamed with this set as well as the Pamela Layette.(click for underwear pages)

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vintage crochet layette baby knitting pattern 1940s PA330-Ann Layette: Crochet: Great vintage crochet pattern for baby layette from 1940s. This pretty set has instructions for dress, jacket, bonnet, bootees. to fit up to 20 inch chest worked in vintage 2ply, try modern 3ply for this one or modern 2ply for one slightly smaller. (for more crochet baby items click here)

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vintage kniting pattern for layette PA420-Lady Pearl Layette: Great vintage knitting pattern for baby layette from 1940s. This set comprise of a dress, coat, matinees jacket, bonnet, bootees, mittens and vest and knickers knitted in 3ply. Always work a tension square. Mainly stocking stitch with pretty band of open work and some embroidery if needed. (click to go to shawl page for matching shawl)

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vintage baby knitting  pattern from 1940s PA498-Lady Betty Layette: Great vintage baby layette knitting pattern from 1940s. This set is to fit 18 inch chest over underclothes. There are instructions for carry coat, matinee jacket, dress, bonnet, bootees, mittens and bonnet. Also vest and knickers. Knitted in 3ply in a pretty lace pattern. Tiny embroidered rose buds adorn the vest and dress yoke. Always work a tension square.

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laette baby knitting pattern 1940s PA599-Mother's Pet Layette: Great vintage layette including shawl from 1940s. This pattern has instructions for dress, jacket, coat, bonnet, bootees, mittens and of course the shawl which measures 44 inches square. In two sizes birth to 6 months and 6 to 12 months. or 18 and 20 inch chest.

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vintage knitting pattern for layette 1940s PN3-Cradle Days Layette: Great vintage baby layette from 1940s. This set is comprised of dress, coat, bonnet, helmet, bootees and mittens. Knitted mostly in stocking stitch with diamond decoration. You could embroider little roses in the centres or a cluster of pearl beads for that special occasion. The coat and dress has a imitation smocked waist band. Worked in 3ply to fit birth to 6 months or 18 inch chest.

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vintage baby layette knitting pattern 1940s PN3-Snowdrop Layette: Great vintage baby layette from 1940s. This set is comprised of dress, coat, matinee jacket, bonnet, helmet, mittens and bootees with a pretty design, yet mostly knitted in stocking stitch. To fit 3-9 months or about 19 inches chest. Worked in 3ply, always knit a tensions square.

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vintage baby girls pram set knitting pattern from 1920s

Ramada50-20 dress Set: Great vintage baby out fit knitting pattern from early 1930s. This sweet little set is knitted in cluster stitch and is to fit up to 12 months. There is no chest measurement given. Work a tension square and adjust needles to get size required. The pattern part of this outfit is worked on large needles and the stocking stitch on regular size for yarn. Try baby wool or modern 4ply for size required. There are instructions for dress, matinee coat, bonnet bootees.

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vintage baby kitting pattern for layette from 1940s Rosebud Layette-1: Great vintage baby layette knitting pattern from 1940s. There are instructions for dress, jacket, bonnet and bootees as shown. To fit 17-21 inch chest or first size. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply for size or modern 3ply for slightly smaller size. Always work a tension square

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baby dress knitting pattern from layette 1940s baby bonnet knitting pattern from 1940s
vintage baby layette knitting pattern ve lace design Rosebud Layette-2: Great vintage baby layette knitting pattern from 1940s. There are instructions for dress, jacket, bonnet as shown. To fit 17-20 inch chest or first size. Knitted in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply for size or modern 3ply for slightly smaller size. Always work a tension square

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vintage baby layettte knitting patter withe lace design 1940s baby dress from layette 2
vintage 1940s layette knitting pattern sirdar Sirdar 705: Great vintage layette knitting pattern for baby 1940s. This lovely pattern has instructions for two vests, bodice, pilch (nappy cover), coat and dress and a lovely shawl. All worked in vintage 2ply, so try modern 3ply in a tension square and change needles if needed. Nice and delicate this one.

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vintage 1920s dress set for baby V4-8 Dress Set: Great vintage baby dress set knitting pattern from 1930s. There are instruction for dress, jacket, bonnet and bootees with a smocked design. Knitted in 3ply, but with a change of needles can be knitted in modern fine 4ply. Always work a tension square. To fit 2nd size so this is usually 18-20 inch chest.

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Weldons 350 - Layettes: Design 1: Great vintage baby book from 1940s. To fit 21-22 inch chest. Here is a picture of the first one in the book showing coat, bonnet and fabulous shawl. Knitted in vintage 2ply, so try modern 4ply or modern 2ply for a small new born. Always work a tension square. There are also instructions for dress, pants, vest, bootees and mittens to match.

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Weldons 350 - Layettes: Design 2: This layette is so easy and quick to knit in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply if you  require sizes stated or modern 3ply for a slightly smaller size.  You will receive instructions for the complete layettes. Here you see the very easy to knit shawl,vest, and jacket- all you could need for a retro baby. Always work a tension square, super easy pants, bonnet, mitten shoes, dress and cap. 

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vintage baby vest and cardigan knitting pattern weldons 1940s Weldons A776: Part 1 of the pattern below: Great vintage baby knitting pattern for matinee and underwear from 1940s. This wartime pattern has a super range of items to give your baby that cosy retro style. There are instructions for pilch, rib vest long or short sleeved, long bootees, short bootees, mittens and a little jacket. All are knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply for size stated or a modern 3ply for a smaller size. To fit 20-21 inch chest. 

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vintage baby layette with very pretty dress knitting pattern 1940s Weldon A777:Part 2 Great vintage layette with baby dress knitting pattern from 1940s. This little set is super and suitable for a Christening. The dress can be made longer and there are instructions for the coat and the shawl. To fit birth to 9 months. Dress 22 inch chest, length 16 inches or the longer version as long as you like - but don't forget to allow extra wool. Shawl measures 44 inches square, the little head shawl 22 inches square. Dress buttons at shoulders with little pearl buttons.

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baby layette

Weldons A899: Lovely layette in 3ply with lovely shawl pattern, for other shawls see Shawl page. This one is from the1940's and knitted in 3ply, always try a tension square when knitting these vintage patterns as old wool and needles differ from modern ones. This layette comprises of shawl, vest, dress, jacket and bootees and mittens.

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vintage kniting patten for baby layette knitting pattern 1940s

Weldons A1193: Great vintage baby layette from 1940s. This super design has instructions for shawl, dress, jacket, bootees and bonnet in vintage 3ply. To fit 18-20 inch chest, try modern 3ply for smaller size or modern 4ply for similar size. Shawl is 47 square inches. Always work a tension square.

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vintage baby layette with dress 1940s Weldons baby pattern Weldons A1202: Great vintage baby layette with baby dress knitting pattern from 1940s. To fit 3-9 months. Lovely easy to knit set. Super fringed shawl that measures 40 inches square and is knitted in sections. Dress and jacket in pretty feather and fan design, dress has buttons on shoulders. To fit 18 inch chest. Try modern 4ply for this size but if you would like a smaller low birth size use modern 3ply. There are also a pair of little bootees.

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vintage baby layette knitting pattern form 1940s

Wolsey 716: Great vintage baby layette knitting pattern from 1940s. This post war pattern has instructions for  vest, knickers, mittens, bootees, dress, bonnet, jacket and shawl in easy to knit pattern. See below for details of the shawl. Knitted in vintage 3ply, so try modern 4ply for size stated or modern 3ply for smaller new born size. Dress is 17 inch chest and the coat will fit up to a 22 inch chest and bonnet is 12 inches round face. Lovely set.

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vintage baby knitting pattern for baby layette from 1940s

Wolsey 714: Great vintage baby layette knitting pattern from 1940s. This super set has instructions for dress, bootees, bonnet, matinee coat, vest and knickers. Worked in an open rib pattern in vintage 3ply that knitted similar to modern 4ply. To fit 18 inch chest for the dress and 24 inches for the matinee coat. Try modern 3ply for a smaller size. Shawl measures 46 inches square and is worked in slip stitch with moss stitch border.

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womans own layette no1 from 1930s

 

Layette No 1: Beautiful vintage baby layette knitting pattern 1930s. This is a delightful pattern with easy lace bands. There are instructions for a dress, bonnet, coat, mittens, long bootees (gaiters) and leggings also a vest worked in vintage 3ply so try modern 4ply in a tension square - to fit 20 inch chest, so for a smaller size use modern 3ply.

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Purchases can be made by personal cheque, or by Credit or Debit Card by using our emailed PayPal invoice facility.
You can email sue@fab40s.co.uk
2nd Class Postage is Free on All Knitting Pattern Orders in the U.K.    Please email me for foreign and other postal charges.

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