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Monday, February 18, 2013

Instructions to Knit Beautiful Vintage 1948 Sweaters and Dress

Beautiful vintage hand knit sweaters and dress from 1948 Bernat Handicrafter magazine. Choose one or all and try your hand at knitting these gorgeous sweaters and dress.

The evening blouse on the left is a shirred sweater with Bernat Laurelspun and Beada Tinsel. The dress on the right is Bernat Boucle and Beada Tinsel. Instructions for both are included below as PDF file.

Download PDF in landscape view Shirred Sweater

Download PDF Hand Knitted Dress

I want to include these two beautiful sweater also. I love the details of the honeycomb and diagonal stripes. 

Download PDF Honey Comb Sweater

Download PDF Sophisticate Sweater

I hope you enjoy these lovely sweaters, whither you knit or just love vintage sweaters. Please feel free to download the PDF's. If you have trouble opening them just leave a comment or contact me with your email in the sign up form and I can send you a word document with the instructions. Happy Knitting!


  1. beautiful sweaters! my girlfriend just started knitting, and it makes me want to learn too :)

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  2. It can be fun and relaxing and if you make easy things like scarfs you can do that anywhere. Definitely have your girlfriend teach you.