1940s style turban - knit

Added Sep 22, 2008

by nimblefingers

Brooklyn, New Yo...

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Description

knit up from a 1940s vintage knitting pattern. makes me feel like a 1940s housewife.

Material Notes

yarn, knit fabrics

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Accessories

Credits

knit pattern

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    Mar 9, 2010, 12.15 AMby olystyrene

    This is gorgeous! You should make a how-to with this for all those who are knitting-challenged ;)

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    Oct 20, 2009, 10.10 PMby richendaewen

    that is the coolest!

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    Sep 24, 2008, 06.39 PMby emrichkh

    If it was white it would look just like Audrey Hepburn’s hat in Sabrina. Great!

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    Sep 24, 2008, 05.07 AMby maryy

    it’s so pretty!

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    Sep 23, 2008, 03.30 PMby stephiaffi

    I absolutely love this turban! I wanna make one too! Only I can’ knit…

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    Sep 23, 2008, 06.04 AMby mrsbowles

    Simply lovely. Thank you for the link. I hadn’t been to the V&A website in ages. I could wile away and entire day there!

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    Sep 23, 2008, 04.38 AMby kleinfee

    Great turban and great photos! Super!

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    Sep 23, 2008, 02.43 AMby nikkishell

    looks fab!

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    Sep 22, 2008, 04.21 PMby camilaustral

    you look so good :)

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    Sep 22, 2008, 03.03 PMby mirela

    cool! the pictures are very very nice!

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    Sep 22, 2008, 01.58 PMby jeffrey

    cool

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    Sep 22, 2008, 01.23 PMby celinaj

    Gorgeous! I’m such a big fan of hats, berets and all these things and I love vintage and retro style, so simply love it. Nice work with the presentation too and the black/white photos. As always. And thank you for the pattern! I think I’ll try it!

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    Sep 22, 2008, 12.17 PMby schickchick

    oh wow! thats BEAUTIFUL!

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    Sep 22, 2008, 10.43 AMby anajan

    Beautiful turban! I like your photos, they’re very story-telling :)

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    Sep 22, 2008, 10.07 AMby carlatv

    love the feel in your photographs… almost as if it’s your first time in a big city. Love your stuff!

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    Sep 22, 2008, 09.31 AMby nimblefingers

    thanks! actually the knit pattern is a 1940s pattern, listed on the Victoria and Albert Museum website for free (just added the link in the credits above).

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    Sep 22, 2008, 09.19 AMby viapiana

    looks neat.. your work makes you look like you enjoy life… i like that

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    Sep 22, 2008, 09.10 AMby carottesauvage

    I think I know this knitting pattern (from a Patton Vintage knitting book edited in the 1980s?) Very stylish. Thanks for your compliments by the way. I hope to see the hoodie/coat you mentioned soon!

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