• Knitting,  Vintage

    My Vintage Knitting Plans for 2022

    More Vintage Knitting! I know April is a little late to be making plans for 2022 but as most of my year so far has been taken up with the consequences of catching Covid, it’s taken me this long to actually get to writing about. This year I want to do more 1930s things, try some new techniques and I’m also recreating lots of the excellent knitwear from the series Home Fires. Read on for more…

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  • 1940s Knitted Swimsuit, light and dark blue
    Knitting,  Vintage

    I Made a …. 1940s Knitted Swimsuit

    A knitted swimsuit???? That’s right I knitted myself a vintage two piece swimsuit using a vintage knitting pattern from the 1940s. I had to grade the pattern up to get it to fit and swapped out itchy woolen yarn for a more comfortable cotton but I’m so pleased with how it turned out.

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