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#1 of 6 Old 07-10-2002, 11:53 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Does anyone know where I could find a pattern to knit (can't crochet) children's jumpers or dresses? I am having a heck of a time finding anything like this. I don't know why, my mom made tons of them for me...

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your best bet is to go vintage. I have a few nice patterns for dresses. They are all in my old knitting books. Flea markets, used book stores, G- sales and Ebay are good places to get vintage books.

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Jil Eaton has some cute patterns for dresses and jumpers. Her books are available at Amazon and also in libraries (Minnowknits has some dresses in it, I know -- not sure about the others). She has a website, too. Sometimes the directions in her books are wrong, but if you're experienced it shouldn't be a problem.
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Do you know the website off hand?
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www.minnowknits.com

If you do a search on Jil Eaton (or maybe Minnowknits) you might hit some photos of her work...lots of knitting stores carry her kits.
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I've found a few dresses/jumpers that I really liked knitting out of Zoe Meller's books (Double Knits, and Animal Knits, I think). I usually get them from the library so I don't have to buy a whole book for one pattern.

And Jil Eaton's stuff is cool too....I prefer to buy the patterns individually, again instead of buying the whole book...

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