Subversive Femme

Swagger Coat from Corticelli, mid 1930s

I’m chomping at the bit, waiting for Susan’s A Stitch in Time Volume 2 to come out (it was pushed back by a couple of months). She has regular updates on her blog, which is barely tiding me over.
She posted a teaser picture of a 1930s Swagger Coat from her book, and I’m pretty sure that I have the original pattern from Corticelli. The original was knitted in ‘Scone Beige’ – what a fabulous colour name!


Copyright Susan Crawford

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    August 18, 2011 at 12:25 am

    i am sure that miss marple wore this coat in the last series – love it heaps

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    August 18, 2011 at 1:14 am

    I think you're right!

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    Andi B. Goode
    August 18, 2011 at 3:03 am

    Wow. That's an amazing coat. And Miss Marple did wear something similar though I'm not sure it was quite as long? (I can only remember seeing the top half now haha)
    -Andi x

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    August 18, 2011 at 6:42 pm

    I'm having a similar style coat made at the moment; can't wait for it to be done!

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    August 19, 2011 at 1:08 am

    You have someone knit for you? Jealous!

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