Posts Tagged: angora sweater

More 60s Fluffy Angora Sweaters!

I keep finding more angora sweaters in my perusing of the late ’60s Seventeen magazines!  I guess I never realized at the time, how fashionable  angora was then.  Anyway, I thought I’d share several more pics that I thought were so pretty. Pretty in Pink Angora!  This is Tina McDonough, an award-winning ballerina from Seattle… Read more »

Those Cute Fluffy Angora 60s Mini Dresses!

There was a period in the late 60s/early 70s when fluffy angora mini dresses were all the rage.  Pretty in pastel colors, they are just so adorable with their soft fuzziness and mod mini styling.  Pearls, long necklaces and earrings were the perfect accessories.  This trio of pink and blue angora dresses is from the… Read more »

Pretty in Pink Angora Cover Girl – Seventeen 1968

I love angora sweaters!  Fluffy angora sweater popularity in fashion seems to come and go (Ed Wood-types nonwithstanding).  But there are certain eras where it seems like everyone is wearing it.  The ’80s were really into angora, with those bold, bright outrageously furry 80% angora sweaters from Korea.  The ’40s, ’50s, and ’60s were also… Read more »

Fab 50s Vintage Bolero Sweater Knitting Pattern

Since this is my first post of the new year, HAPPY NEW YEAR!  I thought I’d start out 2013 with a great knitting pattern.  This beauty is from 1954, and is a really splendid short bolero cardigan pattern.  Knit with jumbo knitting needles, I love the cuffed 3/4th sleeves and pointed shawl collar.  Sweet! This… Read more »

Mod 60s GoGo Mini Dress Vintage Knitting Pattern

Here is a fab mod chunky knit dress knitting pattern from 1968!  A ‘Sweet ‘n Sassy’ sleeveless turtleneck shift mini dress that is pretty awesome.  I love how the model is rocking the orange boots, wide headband, chain medallion, and flip hairdo. This is a timeless style that looks quite easy to make.  I love… Read more »

Sears Christmas Wish Book 1968: My 2012 List!

From my childhood, I have a copy of the 1968 Sears catalog – Christmas Edition – otherwise known as the “Wish Book”.  It was always exciting to go through the catalog, picking out all sorts of groovy toys and clothes, and dreaming of finding them under the tree.  The quirky thing about the Wish Book… Read more »