Posts Tagged: knitting

My Snazzy Vintage Seattle Sweater Find!

It was the morning of the Super Bowl (GO SEAHAWKS) and I had stopped into a local thrift store on the way home from church. Practically the first thing I saw was a heavy hand-knitted sweater with a shawl collar and front zipper. Hmm, I thought…these usually have a design on the back a la… Read more »

Groovy 70s Granny Square Jacket Crochet Pattern

There seems to be a resurgence of the ubiquitous 70s crocheted granny square items lately!  I’ve notice several vintage hand-crocheted granny jackets being bid up to hundreds of dollars on eBay.  Here is a great crochet pattern from 1973 for a “Out-of-the-Blue” Jacket.  Multicolored squares edged in blue make a charming night-or-day cover up.  Triangular… Read more »

Classic Vintage 50s Cardigan Sweater Knitting Pattern

Here’s another fab vintage 1954 knitting pattern!  This is a classically chic cardigan, with deep V-neckline and 4 button closure.  Very fun, and always in style. 🙂 Directions are for size 12 (bust 34″).  Changes for sizes 14 (bust 36″) and 16 (bust 38″) are in parentheses. Download Pattern Here. ~Marilyn Huttunen

Fab 50s Vintage Bolero Sweater Knitting Pattern

Since this is my first post of the new year, HAPPY NEW YEAR!  I thought I’d start out 2013 with a great knitting pattern.  This beauty is from 1954, and is a really splendid short bolero cardigan pattern.  Knit with jumbo knitting needles, I love the cuffed 3/4th sleeves and pointed shawl collar.  Sweet! This… Read more »