Alternative Name(s): Knitting Booklet, Pattern Book

Patons Knitting Book No. 160, published by Patons & Baldwins Ltd, published during or shortly after World War II. This example was used around 1942, and includes patterns for women's knitted vests and cardigans. Each pattern indicates how many coupons would be needed to buy the wool - for instance, the 'Angela' cardigan requires 4 1/2 coupons.

The use of coupons began in Australia shortly after the beginning of World War II (June 1942 for clothing) and continued until 1949.

Physical Description

Knitting book that has on the cover a black and white photograph of a woman. Contains patterns for women's tops and cardigans each with a photograph and the number of coupons required to purchase the yarn.

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