I’ve been taking inspiration from the past since… I can remember. And the more I learn to sew and knit my own clothes the more I lean into the possibility of crating a vintage inspired wardrobe for myself.
I recently found these beautiful pictures of Audrey Hepburn hanging out casually with a striped sweater. It’s nothing out of the ordinary, maybe people wouldn’t even identify it as vintage, but the truth is that since the 50s and 60s, Audrey has been an irrefutable fashion icon, with a classy and timeless style.
What I liked the most about this look in particular was how casual and comfortable she looks. I thought it would be a fun outfit to reproduce by knitting a sweater inspired by this striped classic. To make things easier, I decided to use Bellish once more
Bellish is a knitting pattern generator. It’s free on iOS and I had used it in the past to make a pair of socks. This felt like the real test at using it to make a garment.
To find out how this adventure went, check out my video below.
If you would like to make this sweater or give it your own spin, check out the Bellish app.
You can choose from a variety of garments, sizes and styles in a very easy to follow process to generate your own pattern.
Want more free patterns? Find my free knitting patterns here.
Prefer Crochet? Here’s a list of some of my crochet patterns!
- Cempasúchil Top – Knitting PatternAdd this pattern to your Ravelry queue! click here Download this pattern from my Etsy shop! Click here This top gets its name from the Cempasúchil flower (or Mexican marigold). It’s the flower used in the altars and ofrendas during Día de Muertos in Mexico. because of this, it is also known as the FlowerContinue reading “Cempasúchil Top – Knitting Pattern”
- Everything I Made In 2021! (and plans for 2022)Have you seen on those period dramas or film, how during the day women always wore aprons? Not only working women or those working as servants in big houses (I’m thinking Downton Abbey) but also just regular everyday women. Up to the 1950’s it was pretty normal for a housewife as well as girls. It’s an extra layer of protection for your clothes, specially when you weren’t changing them daily and you had a lot of manual work to do.
- Midtown Fingerless Mittens – Knitting PatternAdd this pattern to your Ravelry queue! click here Download this pattern from my Etsy shop! Click here I have to say, I love functional design. I wanted to design a new pair of fingerless mittens, that would allow me to fold them out to be warmer but still have easy access to my fingers.Continue reading “Midtown Fingerless Mittens – Knitting Pattern”