Posts Tagged: angora

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 »

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 »

And The Royal Bride Wore White Angora

I, being somewhat of an Anglophile (okay, an AVID Anglophile), was completely entranced by the royal wedding yesterday.  I loved the somewhat austere solemness of it;  the sense of royal history, and seemingly true love and dedication between William and Kate.  Of course, I loved Kate’s dress.  It was perfectly elegant, modern and gorgeous.  The… Read more »