Archive for February, 2010

Photos – at last! Buying in multiples get DEEP discounts! I don’t know what this woman was doing, but a lot of these needles are bent, not terribly enough to make them unusable, but enough that I ought to tell you.

Rather than try to convert to Canadian/American/British needle sizes, I’ll do the democratic (i.e. easy) thing and list the metric size only. You can do your own conversion. Sold by the pair, unless you want the few odd singles I’ve come across.

Aero brand (for the most part) straight needle pairs and dpn sets

Metal needles (all sizes given are metric in mm from largest to smallest):

5.5mm: 14″ anodized aluminum, tan (Susan Bates)

5mm: 14″ anodized aluminum, blue (Susan Bates), 3 pr. Aero 12″

4.5mm: 1 pr. Aero 14″, 3 pr. Aero 12″

4mm: 2 pr. Aero 14″, 1 pr. Aero 10″

3.75mm: 2 pr. Aero 14″, 3 pr. Aero 12″

3.25mm: 3 pr. 14″, 2 pr. 12″, 1 pr. 10″

3.0mm: 1 pr. 14″, 3 pr. 12″, 1 pr. 10″

2.25mm: 1 pr. 14″, 7 pr. 12″ + 1 extra, 3 pr. 10″

2.0mm: 3 pr. 12″, 2 pr. 10″

Double-pointed needle sets

5mm: set of 4 @9″

4mm: set of 4 @ 7″ (gold anodized aluminum), 2 sets of 4 @ 7″, set of 5 @9″

3.75mm: 2 sets of 5 @7″ + 1 extra

3.25mm: set of 4 @7″ (pink anodized aluminum), 2 sets of 5 @7″

3mm: 2 Aero packaged sets of 5 @7″,  2 sets of 4  @7″ +1 extra

2.75mm: 2 sets of 6 @7″, 2 sets of 5 @ 9″

2.5mm: 1 set of 6 @ 7″

2.25mm: 1 set of 5 @ 7″ (not pictured)

2mm: 1 set of 6 @ 7″ + 1 9″ dpn

Plastic needles: straight pairs and dpn sets

Plastic needles: these are in nice bright colors, including that “Martha Stewart” green so common in the 40s. These are in two lengths, 12″and 14″. At least one needle of every pair is slightly warped, and the smallest pair is extremely warped and bent. Here are the length, size and color:

3.25/yellow/14″ (very warped), 4/yellow/14″ (the rest of these are just slightly warped), 4.5/green/14″, 5.5/white/14″ (or this size in green, 12″), 6/green or yellow/14″, 6.5/green/12″ or 14″, 7/red/14″, 7.5/green/14″ ( or this size in ivory, marked Beehive, also warped), 8/red/12″, and last, a giant pair of blue 35mm broomstick needles.

Crochet hooks in metal and plastic

All sorts of knitting notions:

Handmade needle cases and circulars

More details to come after some sleep…


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Page 3: item C is new, I found both cover and contents (but not at the same time)

Here is are some of the baby pattern books for sale. The orange flags indicate there’s at least one soaker pattern inside.

Page 4: A and B available

Page 5: #C has a crochet soaker, all others have at least one pattern. These are leaflets with 6-8 patterns, $2.00 each

Page 6: A is baby patterns, B is all-family knitwear

Page 6: c. 1970s baby patterns, with one soaker/panty in each.

Page 7: A and C available

Page 7: only D is available

Page 7: still one copy of H available

Page 8: vintage (unsure of the year), fewer patterns in these leaflets (between 6-8) – except for #E
These womens’ patterns just flew out the door – all sold.

Page 10: Late '30s and '40s skinny mini men's (and boys') fashions

If you see something you like, or if you have questions about any particular patterns please e-mail me through the form below and let me know which issues you’re interested in by stating the page # and letter code. Or you can PM me on Ravelry, if you’re coming from there. Please also add your best offer. Shipping will be via USPS Media Mail, so it should be pretty cheap.

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