Posts Tagged: shawl

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 »

Vintage 50s Knitting Pattern: Knit a Fringed Shawl!

While going through my vintage knitting patterns, looking for a shawl pattern similar to the green frilled shrug Kate Middleton wore grocery shopping, I ran across this beauty.  I guess I could say that it’s a 1950s version of Kate’s shawl.  I love how the model is depicted wearing this over her bathing suit at… Read more »

Princess Kate: A Most Practical Royal Fashionista

It’s been just over a week since the lovely royal wedding of Kate and William.  I thoroughly enjoyed the wedding; thought it was sheer perfection, not over the top with that fairy tale imagination that makes me want to barf.  You see, I think that Kate is secretly a practical fashionista.  But I think that… Read more »