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Vintage Knitting Pattern 1782: Richard Poppleton Mohair Type Sweater

Vintage Knitting Pattern 1782:  Richard Poppleton Mohair Type Sweater
£2.50 5 Available
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I have to admit to some bias with this pattern, my mum made this for me in the 1980’s and in this exact colour. The only difference was that I have a slight allergy to mohair, so she made it from 4-ply Acrylic yarn. I wore it for years. I loved it!

It is an intensively patterned, lacy diamond designed, V neck sweater with long raglan sleeves. This is a particularly flattering sweater. It can be worn with a high neck t-shirt, roll-neck sweater or a crisp white shirt underneath, or just on its own, as in the picture. Very smart, whichever way you choose to wear it.

The pattern is sized for a 81-97 cm (32 - 38 inch) bust.

This is a genuine paper pattern from the 1980's, it is not a PDF.
Never mind that it was designed in the 1980's, it looks bang up to date to me, what do you think?

Vintage designs and ideas are making a comeback these days and many retro patterns are still fashionable, just like this one.

I do not carry wool in my shop, neither do I have any connections to anyone who could provide the wool. This pattern is over 30 years old but, like any pattern (old or new) you can choose your own wools to use, just be sure to check the tension advised in the pattern. If you're unsure, take the pattern to a yarn shop, or haberdashery shop and ask their advice - they will be able to help you.


My mother and I have amassed knitting patterns, sewing patterns and vintage buttons into quite the impressive collection. Dozens of knitting patterns, hundreds of sewing patterns and thousands of buttons have all been sorted, cateqorised and filed and are now available to you. It’s a daunting task, to get them listed here, but they need new homes. I hope you enjoy the selections.

Shipping & delivery

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Rest of the World £4.00 £1.50

Returns Policy

You have 14 days, from receipt, to notify the seller if you wish to cancel your order or exchange an item.

Unless faulty, the following types of items are non-refundable: items that are personalised, bespoke or made-to-order to your specific requirements; items which deteriorate quickly (e.g. food), personal items sold with a hygiene seal (cosmetics, underwear) in instances where the seal is broken.

Additional terms

** There is an International Economy rate of postage provided by Royal Mail UK, if you don't mind the possibility of the package taking longer to get to you (it travels by surface mail, not airmail). This option applies to Outside Europe and the Rest of the World only. The main downside, as stated, is the time. Royal Mail quotes up to 6-8 weeks for Rest of the World (outside Europe). If you are interested in this option, please message me before purchase. I will create a listing just for you - using the Economy rate and will let you know the listing is ready for your purchase commitment. Thank you ** ***All postage rates quoted are for straight posting. If you require insurance to be added to your postage, please message me before purchase. I will create a listing just for you - with the option of insurance added and let you know the listing is ready for your purchase commitment. Thank you***

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