Posts Tagged: angora sweater

Sweet Vintage 40s Bolero Knitting Pattern

I love it when I come across variations of vintage knitting patterns; this beauty is another sweet version of Kate’s royal reception angora bolero sweater.  Named the Dolman Bolero, it is from the 1940s.  Just adorable and oh-so stylish!  I think it would look fabulous knitted in fluffy angora, and I love the big button… Read more »

Vintage 40s Fuzzy Wuzzy Angora Sweater Knitting Pattern

As an angora lover, I was thrilled to come across this sweet vintage early 40s knitting pattern for a fuzzy wuzzy “for sunny warmth” angora sweater!  Short-sleeved, jewel neckline and rows of delicate cabling lend a stylish touch to showcase the fluffy angora yarn.  Perfect for those upcoming fall and winter days –so get knitting!… Read more »

Vintage Angora Sweaters

Now that autumn is firmly ensconced,  I turn my attention once again to those lovely angora sweaters.  I love angora sweaters, but my special devotion lies with vintage angora!  You see, most of the new angora sweaters that you find today are flimsy, thin, and in a blend with about five other fibers, leaving the… Read more »

That Oh-So Glorious Fluffy Angora!

With all the great sartorial hoopla surrounding Kate Middleton’s (ahem, Princess Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge) white angora sweater that she wore to the royal wedding reception, I thought I would talk a little more about angora.  First off, see that big white fluffy bunny rabbit pictured above?  That is an angora rabbit, and its exquisite… Read more »

Knit a Vintage 50s Version of Kate’s Angora Bolero!

Since I was so enamored of Kate Middleton’s fluffy white angora bolero that topped the gown she wore to her wedding reception at Buckingham Palace (see my previous blog post of April 30th), I thought to look through my vintage knitting patterns to see if I could find a similar design. I collect vintage sewing… Read more »