Subversive Femme
1930s free knitting pattern sailor

A Cruising Coat, from Woman’s Journal 2nd Book of Knitting (c 1930s)

I love the 1930’s obsession with crusing, beaches and boating. If you went by the images in knitting books it was all anybody was doing!

I love the outfit on the illustrated model, that neck scarf is perfection.

To fit a 30-32 inch bust, knitted on heavy fingering weight yarn using 4mm and 2.75mm needles.


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    July 12, 2013 at 3:48 pm

    This is so awesome! Thank you!

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    July 13, 2013 at 1:34 pm

    I will DEFINITELY be knitting this. You're so kind to share the goods like this! Thank you!

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    July 15, 2013 at 1:59 pm

    Oh girl…I gotta resize this…

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