Posts Categorized: Vintage

Kate Wows Canada Day!

Prince William and Kate arrived in utterly smashing style today, Canada Day, at the Canadian Museum of Civilization in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada.  I have to say that I am ever more impressed with the Duchess of Cambridge’s fabulously chic and appropriate fashions at each outing!  This brings back the days when we all thrilled (well,… Read more »

A Most Unique Vintage 50s Crocheted Stole!

Crocheted Stole – with cuff and pocket (17″ x 79″) This is a really fun vintage 1950s pattern for a crocheted stole, with cuff and pocket.  Most unusual in the fact that there is a cuffed sleeve, of sorts, on one end of the stole, and a pocket on the other end.  Quite practical, really. … Read more »

June 11 is World Wide Knit in Public Day!

Grab your yarn and knitting needles and GET OUT THERE tomorrow!  The second Saturday in June is officially “World Wide Knit in Public Day”.  Yes, it’s time to show off your fancy stitching to the adoring masses. Public events are being held all around the world on Saturday, June 11th, and will continue throughout the… Read more »

Antelopes! Adorable Vintage 40s Sweater Knitting Pattern

This sweet 1940s knitting pattern is for a sweater with, for all things, antelopes!  I think it is completely fresh, original and oh-so charming.  It is just so darn jaunty. I’ve been thinking how really cool it is to knit sweaters using vintage patterns.  You get the double advantage of new materials with an old… Read more »