Posts Tagged: sweater

Mod 1963 Fluffy Mohair Sweaters

I normally post the knitting instructions to vintage sweaters I blog about, but these groovy sweaters from the October, 1963 issue of Ladies’ Home Journal didn’t have the instructions in the magazine.  Instructions were available by sending 25 cents to LHJ, but since 49 years have passed, I’m quite certain that the instructions are no… Read more »

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 »

Mod Vintage 60s Granny Square Sweater Crochet Pattern

A mod take on the traditional granny square, this is a great 1966 crochet sweater pattern!  It looks beautiful in black for a chic evening look.  It looks equally fab as a beach cover up.  Love the open work, which gives it a lacy look.  Get crocheting! Download pattern here ~Marilyn Huttunen  

Vintage 1950 Pretty “Tulip Time” Sweater Knitting Pattern

Here’s a great vintage 1950 knitting pattern from Fleisher’s Yarns: “Tulip Time” sweater.  The tulips look a little abstract to me, but they’re pretty cool.  I like how they are set off individual harlequin medallions.  All in all, a unique vintage design. Download pattern here: Tulip Time ~Marilyn Huttunen  

Sweet Vintage 40s Bolero Knitting Pattern

I love it when I come across variations of vintage knitting patterns; this beauty is another sweet version of Kate’s royal reception angora bolero sweater.  Named the Dolman Bolero, it is from the 1940s.  Just adorable and oh-so stylish!  I think it would look fabulous knitted in fluffy angora, and I love the big button… Read more »