For years I have been on a quest to find stylish and glamorous knitwear to wear with my vintage wardrobe. So my main option is vintage reproduction knitwear. For commissions please e-mail their Facebook page directly.
Patons Great vintage angora pixie hood knitting pattern s. This pattern is a single sheet economy pattern, simple to knit and quick. It is knitted from 1oz of angora under 50g of 4ply or modern angora and buttons under the chin.
A great visual reference of not just the knitwear of the period, but also hairstyles, make-up, etc. Includes free gift of embroidery transfer. Some discolouration to pages, but a great collection of basic designs, including baby clothes, men's socks, pram covers, men's and women's underwear, gloves and mittens.
Get your hands on a free knitting patterns created by the knitting experts at Woman's Weekly. Are you keen to test your skills with a pair of needles? If you see something you like, click through to theknittingnetwork.
Vintage is one of the biggest trends to be revived to date, with women all over the country bringing back retro clothing and accessories and taking up old-school hobbies like knitting and embroidery. Another much-loved pastime is holding tea parties and a combination of the two are becoming increasingly popular. So why not combine vintage knitting and your love of tea with a summer tea party?
Hand-knitting was at a peak in Britain in the s. During the Second World War, women on the home front were encouraged to contribute to the war effort by knitting for the troops, which was promoted as public duty. Advertising at the time stated: "England expects — knit your bit".
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