A Blog for Modern Traditionalists

Crafts

Knitted: Varsity Sweater

Knitted: Varsity Sweater

The varsity sweater: peer of the poodle skirt, wholesome, All-American and fun.¬†It’s the quintessential 1950s teen look (see pic below, which I will translate to: “I can’t believe I’m wearing his sweater! Jeez Louise, when’s the last time he washed this thing, it’s a little […]

Knitted: Aiken Sweater

Knitted: Aiken Sweater

Even though it’s clearly moving away from sweater weather here on the west coast (*ducks from the snowballs the rest of Canada is throwing at her*), I was drawn in to Andi Satterlund‘s “Selfish Sweater Knit-a-long” this past month. Internet knit-a-longs by designers you like […]

Knitted: Honey Cowl

Knitted: Honey Cowl

Mustard has an abundance of¬†personalty, both on a hot dog and around your neck. Recently, I finished knitting the Honey Cowl in an electrifying shade of orangey yellow.     The reasons for my choice are twofold: 1. Mustard looks good against my navy blue […]