Vintage knitting patterns are a great source of inspiration to knitter, designers and historians. Here are Ten Top Tips to help you work out the year they were published. Source: Ten Top Tips on How to Date Vintage Knitting Patterns | hubpages
Although Spring may still be a couple of months away, it feels good to think about the warmer weather and longer days. We won’t need to wrap up so warmly or need the central heating on, or a fire burning in the fireplace.
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World War Two has always been a fascinating time in our modern history. We fought, not just on the front line but in the home front too. This included how we dressed. Clothes rationing began 1st June 1941, and so material was at a premium. The government sought to make it go round, but with… Continue reading World War Two Knitting – Ladies Daywear
Cold, wind, rain and snow. If winter makes you think of hot water bottles, pyjamas and thick duvets, then you’ll love this collection of vintage knitted nightwear. So snuggle up and keep warm. You can keep up with updates on my Twitter and Facebook pages. Click on the image to see more and find the link for the… Continue reading Vintage Nightwear for Sweet Dreams
It’s not long now until the party season starts. For some timeless elegance and chic (with a cocktail on the side) these vintage knitting and craft patterns will have you looking the part for the festivities. You can keep up with updates on my Twitter and Facebook pages. Click on the image to see more and… Continue reading Party Season Knits and Makes