Tag: Vintage

  • The Back Is Done

    It’s very staisfying to have the back of my vest done and to be started on the front. As I mentioned before, I’m doing a bit of a vest knit along with some of my friends, and although a KAL is not a competition, I really don’t want to be the last one finished. It’s […]

  • A Little Vintage Inspiration

    A Little Vintage Inspiration

    Last month I went to a big sewing expo with some of my friends, and I picked up a few vintage patterns. They’re a great source of inspiration for me, but I also have hoarding tendencies so I have to be careful. I don’t actively seek out vintage patterns generally because that would get out […]

  • Miles of Ribbing

    I know a lot of knitters hate working 1×1 ribbing, but I just love it. I find the back-and-forth rhythm of switching between knits and purls to be really pleasant, and the neatly organized columns of stitches allow me to speed through it without having to keep a close eye on my work. I’ve been […]

  • A New Back-Burner Project

    Back in December, I went to Imitation Game with a group of my friends, and our favorite thing about the movie was the knits, more specifically the sweater vests. We decided that we should all knit our own sweater vests, but I didn’t quite know what to knit. Colorwork? Texture? Vintage? My own design? Then […]