Vintage Patterns

Books and Articles
How to make hats - 1931
Sizing Up Vintage Patterns For Modern Wear
Impact of WWII on Fashion in the USA
The Hatbox Brigade - fashion models in 1944
Australian Home Budget magazine 1st September 1932, with patterns

Crocheted Cotton Gloves, 1950s
1940s snood (on my Wartime Woman blog)
10 free 1930s Crochet Patterns
Cheeky Monkey! 1960
Cute Crochet Cap
Free Vintage Crochet Patterns - 30s to 50s, everything from hats, snoods and jumpers to afgans
Openwork Dishcloth Pattern - H/8 or 5mm hook, 4 ounces of worsted weight kitchen cotton yarn.
Backless, clinging camisole or knickers - 1930s
Swimsuit, 1938
Pagoda Hat, 1938 - No 4 or 6 hook, 4 tubes "Raphael Brand" Gimp
Swirl Tam Hat, 1938- No 4 or 6 hook, 3 tubes "Raphael Brand" Gimp
Tam O"Shanter and Scarf - 1930s
Open Lace Hat

Pagoda Hat

Bolero, 1954
Boudoir cape and Slippers, 1938
Child's jumper with squirrel design, 1953
Knit a Coat, 1962
Cosy Bedsocks, 1952
Cotton gloves, 1954
Free Vintage Knitting - lots of patterns and basics to get you started
Simple Quick Hat  - on Straight Needles, not vintage but easy
Turban Hat - 40s but still a 30s look
Buttoned Beret - vintage style beret
Vintage ladies hat
Vintage Allure Beret - Vintage looking, low-weight beret in various sizes
Easy, Chic Short Sleeve Jumper, 1937
Short sleeve jumper with swallows, 1940's (but so cute)
3- Hour Short Sleeve Sweater
Miss De Haviland 30s style short sleeve sweater, with modern measurements
1930s Fringed jumper
Child's dress, 1920s
Various Sweaters, socks and a vest, 30s to 50s
Peggy Sue, 50s inspired cardie with plus sizes
Geoffrey', Men's Diamond Patterned Cardigan, c. 1920s/30s
Little scarf - bow look scarf
Shift Dress and Cap, 1964
Jumper with collar, larger size. 1950
Mohair Jumper, 1960s

Adaptable French Blouse, 1952
Dicky (false blouse) 1954
30s skirt tutorial, bias dress and French knickers
The 20-minute Vionnet Dress, using 4 scarves
Nifty Short Sleeve Blouse
Peasant Blouse - great for 30s -70s vintage looks
Ruffled Sleeve Top
30s look sleeveless jersey top with scarf, multisized
30s look cape and tank top, multisized
1930′s Longline dress with 3 sleeve options - 36" bust
1930s Magic Nightgown
1930s Magic Bed Jacket/Cape
1930s Magic Reversible Kimono
Just Like Two Silk Flowers, Scarf
Wide Brimmed Summer Hat
Jaunty Hats from 1935
Beret pattern and tutorial
Tote with round bamboo handles

Paper Dolls

20s/30s little girl paperdoll with clothes
Teenage doll with 40s wardrobe
Little Sally, a vintage 1959 paper doll, Part 1


  1. Hi. I am looking for a knitted collar, either lacy orplain,
    I love your patterns.
    Best wishes

    1. Hi there, I will try and find one for you!


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