Knitting to commemorate the First World War

Time Travelling with Knitting!

Seeing the items knitted anew from old patterns is a little like time travelling. Sheila Cunnea knitted this beautiful cardigan using a 1918 pattern and Rowan Creative Focus Worsted wool.

Cardi pattern

Bryony 2

The 21st century model is Bryony Roberts.

Bryony 4 Bryony 3


6 responses

  1. Is there any way to get the pattern for this? Cause it’s absolutely gorgeous!!

    January 29, 2014 at 3:39 pm

  2. It is an American pattern, Bear Brand Volume 19 pattern no 8186. You can get a facsimile copy of the book on Etsy or direct from the website; Iva Rose Vintage Reproductions:

    January 29, 2014 at 5:59 pm

  3. Shirley

    Love this jacket, gorgeous knitting. Thank you for the link to the pattern. Could you please tell me what yarn and needles are required though?

    February 6, 2014 at 8:28 pm

  4. It’s for Sheila’s cardigan, but Liz modernised the pattern.

    February 7, 2014 at 5:49 pm

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