Posts Tagged: Hat

Crochet a Vintage 70s Granny Square Floppy Hat

Since today is Halloween (BOO!) I was inspired to post this candy-corn-color crochet pattern. Thick glossy yellow and orange rug yarn makes a brilliant casual hat. Designed by Susan Fairfield, the crown is granny squared and scalloped brim is single crocheted. Instructions are below. Please click on photo to enlarge. ~Marilyn

Make a Vintage 70s Jumbo Stitch Mohair Poncho and Hat

I love this fabulous Boho 70s chunky, jumbo stitch poncho and hat! For spectacular and warm winter dressing. Capture the rosy hues of a frosty sunset in this lush and subtle blend of four shades of mohair yarns. Sides are closed for extra shelter. Matching hat is cuffed and cozy. Knitting instructions are below. Click… Read more »

Vintage 70s Mary Quant Cosmetics and Crocheted Hat

After searching for Yardley of London ads in my Seventeen magazines, I noticed a couple of ads from the 70s issues for Mary Quant Cosmetics Ltd. I had almost completely forgotten that Mary Quant, mod British designer of the miniskirt, produced a line of makeup as well. I remember trying a couple of her products… Read more »

Vintage 40s Leopard Print Hat & Gloves Knitting Pattern

I adore – ADORE – leopard print!  Especially vintage leopard print anything.  It is one pattern that stands the test of time, and always manages to look classic and yet very modern.  It’s always fun to use leopard print as an accessory – it will add pop and pizazz to even the most mundane outfit…. Read more »

Kate Wows Canada Day!

Prince William and Kate arrived in utterly smashing style today, Canada Day, at the Canadian Museum of Civilization in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada.  I have to say that I am ever more impressed with the Duchess of Cambridge’s fabulously chic and appropriate fashions at each outing!  This brings back the days when we all thrilled (well,… Read more »