vintage gallery 1947

the Bobble Hat, USA 1947

a knitting visual from 1947 to 2010


crocheting & knitting in the 1940s


Two years after the war ended, Christian Dior introduce his 'New Look' in 1947

Skirt hems measure exactly 16 inches from the ground with tiny waists, a defined bustline and batwing sleeves and lots of extravagent fabrics..

This design was the reaction to years of restriction and making do and women loved it. During the next decade, the 1950's, this more exuberant style continued.

BetteDaviscrochet

    Bette Davis´s most famous filmed handwork must be the crocheted lace she worked on throughout the film, The Letter in 1940

    She is seen here, crocheting on the set, alongside her stand-in, Sally Sage, who is knitting an Argyle sock. Davis´s character is crocheting and her supposed finished work are important elements in the film

    (Vintage Knitting Flickr)


0 = Metroplis Helm, 1930

vintage gallery 1930s

 6 = Knitted Turban,1943

vintage gallery 1943

1 = Five O´Clock Hat,1938

vintage gallery 1938 

 7 = Bobble Hat,,1947

vintage gallery 1947

 2 = Dazzler Hat,1940s

vintage gallery 1940s

 8 = Jet Set Hat, 1960

vintage gallery 1960

3 = Flower Hat,1940s

vintage gallery 1940s

vintage gallery1950

4 = Tartar Toque,1940s

vintage gallery 1940s

 5 = Knitted Hood,1940s

  vintage gallery 1940s

vintage knithats 1930-1960 video




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