Posts Tagged: angora

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 »

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 »

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 »

Vintage 60s Kate Bolero Knitting Pattern

I found another fab vintage knitting pattern for a bolero jacket similar to Kate Middleton’s!  This one is from the 60s and calls for sequin trim – ooh la la. 🙂   I do find the most amazing things in my stash o’ stuff.  I’ll be posting more vintage sweater and shawl knitting patterns in… Read more »