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Amy’s Thread: Trend Spotting

Knitted dresses and skirts are back! Handknitted dresses and skirts aren't really a new trend. Skirts and dresses were popular knitting project in the 1930s-1950s. Women knitted themselves spectacular suits in silk or wool bouclé on fine gauge needles. In the 1960s  and 70s the trend went with chunkier, quicker knits in the form of shift dress… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: Trend Spotting

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Norah’s Knits: Skirting the Issue – Knitted Skirts

Confession – While I was planning Norah Gaughan vol. 13,  I thought Dickson was a poncho. From the time I made this wonky little sketch in my notebook, through writing the instructions, and even after the first time I put it on the dress form, I held to the belief that Dickson was a poncho.… Continue reading Norah’s Knits: Skirting the Issue – Knitted Skirts