I love the pics in Have a field day in Sea Urchin, Patons Book 921, but the copy accompanying them gives me the most fun. Here’s the introduction: “Go on make a spectacle of yourself. Sport these trendy hand-knits. Take them out into the open, for all the world to see. These are great …
“Young Fashion Knits, Patons Bluebell Book 309” is dedicated to groovy chicks in knitted minis, vests, and, of course, hotpants. Feast your eyes on these fabulous outfits Mum had a scarf just like the one below – I have it and wear it still – and I remember her wearing groovy clogs like the …
I think this kind of workplace interaction might be frowned upon these days. According to the pattern book “John Warlow photographed our ‘Young Moderns’ in the Entrance Foyer and Conference Rooms at the new Mount Waverley Head Offices of Coats Patons (Australia) Limited.”
As a dog lover, this knit caught my eye, but, truth be told, I find the actual poodle in the pics a bit scary. (The model’s hair is pretty awesome though.)
I’ve been sick but now I’m feeling good. So, I’m going to re-start Past Poses. I recently acquired more pattern books from local opp shops that I’m eager to post. How’s this for starters? Before decimal conversion, so early sixties in date I reckon. A groovy knitted shift with pink jiffies – Fab!
Knitted vests for men – Bring them Back! I say
It seems to me that there’s a fine line between sultry and pyscho killer. Villawool Book 195