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Free Vintage Knitting Pattern Booklet – Busy Fingers Vol 1, c. 1950s

Here’s Anna’s second booklet, Busy Fingers Vol 1. Unfortunately I haven’t been able to date this one but it’s definitely in the 1950s sometime.

The booklet is full of fun little things, such as hats, gloves, lace and jumpers.

I really love this amazing lace shawl – it has a sleeve on one end! Crazy!

I hope you enjoy these patterns (and Anna’s hard work), and the complete booklet is available as a PDF here at this link.
(please note I have put a light watermark on them, only to stop people re-selling Anna’s copies)

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    September 6, 2016 at 7:34 am

    Thanks so much, Bex and Anna! Some interesting patterns in there. The cardigan on the cover is gorgeous.

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    Suzanne McClendon
    November 7, 2016 at 2:36 am

    These look like fun patterns to try! Thanks for sharing this with us. Have a blessed week!

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    November 23, 2017 at 6:40 pm

    Hi there,

    I”m trying to track down the rest of the pattern for the cover cardigan…do you have any suggestions of where I might find it? Happy to pay!!


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      December 13, 2017 at 10:14 am

      Sorry hon – the pattern was sent to me as is 🙁

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        November 28, 2019 at 11:59 pm

        Argh! I noticed that pages 8-9 were missing too!

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