Crochet Inspirations – Vintage Sweater

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Isn’t it lovely?

It’s not crochet, but this is one of my favorite vintage/historical yarnworks.  This wool sweater is from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and is ca. 1895. The mutton sleeves are just wonderful!  I would wear this today, wouldn’t you?  One day I am going to make something like it…one day.  But until then, it will be one of my favorite inspiration pieces.  If you have a favorite inspiration piece, or if you have made a project based on an inspiration piece, I’d love to hear about it!

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Until next time, stay inspired and be crafy!

Ann’Re

Ann’Re learned to knit and crochet as a young child and continues to pass on her love for these traditional and timeless hand crafts.   Born and raised in the Detroit area, she now lives in Amish Indiana with her husband and son.  You can find her work on Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/AnnReHandmade and you can also follow her on Facebook and Instagram.
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Monday Inspiration: Granny Squares

grannytopHave you figured out yet that I love granny squares?  I do.  There is just something so crafty and vintage about granny squares.  This granny square sweater is vintage about 1960’s according to the Etsy seller 2TryHard.  The listing is long gone, but thankfully the picture is still around to inspire.  I personally love the colors and I would certainly wear this right now if I had it.  The yellow granny squares just pop!

Like many of the inspirations I show, they usually prompt some design ideas.  This one certainly did and you might just see something inspired by these colors this fall.

That is all for today.  I’d love to hear what has you inspired to make something this week.  Just leave a comment or even share a link below.

Until next time, stay inspired and be crafy!

Ann’Re learned to knit and crochet as a young child and continues to pass on her love for these traditional and timeless hand crafts.   Born and raised in the Detroit area, she now lives in Amish Indiana with her husband and son.  You can find her work on Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/AnnReHandmade and you can also follow her on Facebook and Instagram. ❀