My Snazzy Vintage Seattle Sweater Find!

Vintage Mary Maxim Seattle Sweater - FinnfemmeIt was the morning of the Super Bowl (GO SEAHAWKS) and I had stopped into a local thrift store on the way home from church. Practically the first thing I saw was a heavy hand-knitted sweater with a shawl collar and front zipper. Hmm, I thought…these usually have a design on the back a la the infamous Mary Maxim styles. Turning it to the back I was delighted to see that yes, indeed, it had a design. And that design was the super fabulous Seattle skyline, the Space Needle, and Mt. Rainier! Of course I immediately snatched it up and bought it.

It’s a very snazzy handmade 1960s sweater that has special meaning to me, since I am a native Seattleite and the city is very near and dear to my heart. The Seattle Seahawks were playing in the Super Bowl that very day so I took it as an omen. WE WON, in case you didn’t hear – heh heh. It’s finds like these that make the vintage search so fun – you just never know what you are going to find.  🙂



One Response to “My Snazzy Vintage Seattle Sweater Find!”

  1. carol

    one of my favorite things to do is look up @ clouds; all we do is spend our life looking down at our cellphones (except for me) & we’re forgetting about the beautiful clouds; my problem w-walking is: I live in NYC — no “fresh air” here; too crowded, noisy & fume-filled air to enjoy a nice walk

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