Knitted Sleeveless Dress PDF Pattern Size 12 to 16 Vintage 1960s


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Knitted Sleeveless Dress PDF Pattern Size 12 to 16 Vintage 1960s


FCC V1-8 Melon Dress: This vintage 1960s pattern contains instructions to knit, crochet edge and belt, the dress pictured above. Here' a loose knit, stockinette stitch, with a founded neckline, belted waist and knee length. A soft and comfortable choice. The pattern is sized 12 to 16. Instructions are written for size 12, with changes for 14 and 16 shown in parentheses.

- BERNAT Super Sportspun (2 oz. pull pouch): 8 (9-9).
- 3 buttons.
- Knitting Needles: 1 pair each BERNAT-Aero needles No.3 and No.5 or size required to knit to gauge.
- Crochet hook Size O.

Gauge: 6 sts = 1"; 8 rows = 1".

I have digitally reworked this vintage public domain pattern to produce a clean, easy to read, (1 1/2 inch line spacing) document and then converted to a PDF file (not a photocopy). The file will be sent to you by Email (NO Shipping Costs). You can open with an Adobe Reader and refer to the pattern from your screen, or print.

The PDF file will be forwarded to your email address within 12 hours.

Let me know should you have any questions. Thanks for dropping by.

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Product Attributes

Primary Material: PDf

Size: 12-14-16

Pattern: Knit / Crochet

Color: White

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Originally, I simply scanned the patterns. But, often - as patterns from magazines and books were often spread over numerous pages - the end result was unattractive and, honestly, a bit difficult to read. (Old, possible damaged, paper scans and looks like old paper). So, I started experimenting with different ways to process these old patterns.

I ended up with a process where the patterns are scanned to a word document, carefully proofed and then reformatted back to a pattern with larger print (no more magnifying glasses needed) and 1 lines sentence spacing, and then converted to a PDF document. This is a labor intensive process, however, it results in an Easy-to-Read, Easy-to-Use document that I am proud to preserve and offer. I do put a copyright mark on the pattern you will receive, but Note: I am referencing the format of the pattern only. These are public domain patterns and you may create and sell the items you make. I only ask, that you do not resell the pattern in my reworked format.

It is my hope you will enjoy working with these re-digitized vintage patterns, and visit me often. I list new patterns almost daily.



Just perfect! Thanks!


Sweet vintage crochet toy pattern - I agree about the balls being light enough to toss around without causing damage. 1940s version of Nerf balls. ;>D
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Quick email response with patterns! Thank you!


arrived almost immediately inspite of the fact that i ordered in the middle of the night. thanks

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