Posts Tagged: fluffy sweater

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 »

Mod 1963 Fluffy Mohair Sweaters

I normally post the knitting instructions to vintage sweaters I blog about, but these groovy sweaters from the October, 1963 issue of Ladies’ Home Journal didn’t have the instructions in the magazine.  Instructions were available by sending 25 cents to LHJ, but since 49 years have passed, I’m quite certain that the instructions are no… Read more »

Yes, It Is Okay to Wash Your (Cashmere, Wool, Mohair, Angora) Sweater!

I have spent the morning washing vintage sweaters; one intricate hand knit wool Norwegian sweater, a fluffy white angora sweater, a beaded vintage angora/lambswool sweater, an alpaca sweater, and a cashmere sweater.  Yes, I washed them in actual soap and water as I have done for years…and even more shocking, in my washing machine.  I… Read more »

Knit Up a Fluffy Mohair~Angora Super Dress!

Now that fall is finally here and winter soon to follow, it’s time to take up the knitting needles once again and work on a great project.  I found this fabulous vintage 1976 knitting pattern for The Super Dress.  Knit in fluffy mohair, it is midi length with long sleeves and a cowl neckline.  It… Read more »

Three Vintage Mod 60s Fluffy Mohair Shawl Knitting Patterns

For your knitting pleasure, here are three fab vintage 1966 shawl patterns!  I love the beautiful mod models, and the shawls are absolutely stunning. Knitted in fluffy mohair, style #3193-135 has a groovy swirly circular motif that is very striking.  Style #3194-135 looks very chic pinned with a giant jeweled brooch.  There is also style… 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 »