Posts Tagged: sweater

Vintage Angora Sweaters

Now that autumn is firmly ensconced,  I turn my attention once again to those lovely angora sweaters.  I love angora sweaters, but my special devotion lies with vintage angora!  You see, most of the new angora sweaters that you find today are flimsy, thin, and in a blend with about five other fibers, leaving 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 »

Vintage 60s Knitting Pattern: Mohair Cardigan Sweater

Going through my vintage knitting pattern stash, I found this sweet 1960s pattern!  Knit in fluffy mohair, it is a button-up cardigan style.  The scallop edge detail is so fabulous.  This would look so pretty in white or pastels. Again, this is vintage sizing, so a size 12 would fit a 32″ bust / size… Read more »