Posts Categorized: Fashion

Fab 60s Barbie Doll Travel Wardrobe Knitting Pattern

I just could not resist this utterly charming 60s traveling wardrobe knitting pattern for a Barbie-sized doll!  It consists of a dress, a travel coat, and luggage.  The luggage includes a suitcase, duffel bag and hatbox.  I never played much with Barbie dolls in my girlhood, but this is just so fantastic.  It is soooo… Read more »

Purls Gone Wild: Yarn Bombers On The Loose!

Knitting is certainly not your sedate grandma’s craft anymore – at least when it comes to the actions of yarn bombers.  Those artistic vandals who take to the streets, wrapping concrete and metal structures in brightly colored knitted sweaters and wraps.  Called a more feminine version of street art or graffiti, the work of yarn… Read more »

Vintage 60s Knitting Pattern: Mohair Cardigan Sweater

Going through my vintage knitting pattern stash, I found this sweet 1960s pattern!  Knit in fluffy mohair, it is a button-up cardigan style.  The scallop edge detail is so fabulous.  This would look so pretty in white or pastels. Again, this is vintage sizing, so a size 12 would fit a 32″ bust / size… Read more »

Hat’s Off To Princess Beatrice!

Princess Beatrice’s fascinating fascinator has completely grabbed the attention of the world!  This is quite a feat considering the massive attention placed on Prince William and Princess Catherine’s royal wedding.  A lone hat seems to be the shining star of the whole occasion, well, at least of the supporting cast.  It has even eclipsed Pippa… Read more »