ISO Child's classic Wimbledon Sweater Vest pattern

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vammay157 wrote
on Sep 30, 2010 1:05 PM

Hi, I'm a new member from here in soggy Northern Virginia, and I hope someone out there can help me find a pattern. I seem to remember from the 70's and 80's the classic white or ivory Wimbledon tennis sweater vest, the one with colour piping. I'd like to knit one up for my adorable 4-year old nephew for Christmas - yes, I am quite the slow knitter!

Thank you for all your help!

May

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CSquare wrote
on Aug 2, 2012 10:34 AM

I am looking for the same thing. Would love to know if you find one.

Carol

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CSquare wrote
on Aug 2, 2012 10:43 AM

Just found this:

http://www.theretroknittingcompany.co.uk/cricket.html

and this:

vintagemadamedefarge on etsy.com

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salmonmac wrote
on Aug 3, 2012 4:20 AM

A search on Ravelry (free to join) turned up these. I wasn't sure if you wante sleeves on the sweater or not:

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/cricket-pullover

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/keene-toddler-vest
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/29-210-8-cabled-vest
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/baby-wool-ribbed-vest
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/26-27-21-v-neck-vest

What a nice gift and how clever you are to start early. I'm a slow (but persistent) knitter myself. Enjoy!

 

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ZassZ wrote
on Aug 10, 2012 3:09 PM

Your request reminded me that I had this pattern booklet with some tennis attire.  Not little one sizes, but awfully classic looking for adults.  Maybe you would like to do one for yourself.  I sure enjoyed getting it out and looking thru again. 

   

 

 

 

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