Monday, 30 September 2013

"My Picture Knit Jumpers"

In this video, YouTube user TubularBelle shows us a collection of the picture knits she and her mother designed and made back in the 80s and 90s (yes, we're talking Garfield and South Park representations here), and that, as she puts it, are "now doomed to live in the land of the eternal embarrassment". It's true picture knits aren't in style now, but the sheer level of wit and skill that went into these sweaters makes them very much worth a look.


  1. OK, love the ferret having some fun in the beginning. I want to know how she got a guy to wear a peacock sweater and be photographed in it!


  2. Thank you. Just now watching CtM on Netflix and I thought I saw them pretending knitting is crocheting. What a sad choice for a show with such gorgeous period clothing.

  3. You almost certainly did see the actors of Call the Midwife trying to pass crocheting off as knitting. I covered that in this post: