This article is from the Clothing for Big Folks in Europe and the UK FAQ, by firstname.lastname@example.org (Sharon Curtis) with numerous contributions by others.
Two books containing knitting patterns for large-size women
(Patterns go from very simple, classic designs, to very complex intarsias.
Proper large-size models.):
"Big knits : bold beautiful designer knitwear",
by Dawn French and Sylvie Soudan, Century, London, 1990
ISBN/ISSN: 071263505X hbk / 0712650970 pbk
"Great big knits : over twenty designer patterns",
by Dawn French and Sylvie Soudan, Ebury, London, 1992
Common makes of sewing patterns often stock select ranges in larger
sizes, including the following:
tel. 0181 998 5000
multi-sized Burda patterns; plus section is up to size 34