Posts Tagged: knitting

Rah Rah Stripes! Vintage 60s Sweater Knitting Pattern

Stripes have made a big comeback, as they always seem to do, in the fashion world!  Digging through my vintage knitting patterns once again, I found this delightful striped chunky knit sweater pattern from the 1960s. Link to pattern here.  The rest of the instructions are below. It is made from heavy rug yarn and… Read more »

Vintage 60s ‘Kate’ Shawl Knitting Pattern

I found this really lovely vintage 1968 knitting pattern for a shawl quite similar to Kate Middleton’s green shawl she wore out grocery shopping.   It is really large, has a nice open-work pattern, and is heavily fringed.  It measures 56 inches across the long edge and 28 inches long at the center back, excluding fringe. … Read more »

A Most Unique Vintage 50s Crocheted Stole!

Crocheted Stole – with cuff and pocket (17″ x 79″) This is a really fun vintage 1950s pattern for a crocheted stole, with cuff and pocket.  Most unusual in the fact that there is a cuffed sleeve, of sorts, on one end of the stole, and a pocket on the other end.  Quite practical, really. … 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 »

Antelopes! Adorable Vintage 40s Sweater Knitting Pattern

This sweet 1940s knitting pattern is for a sweater with, for all things, antelopes!  I think it is completely fresh, original and oh-so charming.  It is just so darn jaunty. I’ve been thinking how really cool it is to knit sweaters using vintage patterns.  You get the double advantage of new materials with an old… Read more »