Posts Tagged: mohair

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 »

Fab Vintage 60s Angora Head Scarf Knitting Pattern

I just had to share this fab 1960s knitting pattern for a head scarf.  Perfect for the upcoming chilly days, you can rock the mod 60s head scarf look, and keep your ears warm! Made in either fluffy angora or mohair, it is triangular with tie strings.  The instructions look pretty easy, so it’s a… 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 »