blogiversary thursday – late 70s to mid 80s

today’s fare

blogiversary thursday

i bought that top one because it reminded me of a 1980s music video and i wanted to either talk about it on the blog or give it away on the blog. here’s the back

blogiversary thursday

Patons Beehive: The Bumper Beehive Book (c) 1982. the inside is no less funny than the outside.

blogiversary thursday

this one is out of Stylish Knitting: the top international knitting magazine. (c) november 1986. lots of good 1980s intarsia in this one.

blogiversary thursday

from Spinnovations 15: Idea Book… sweaterdressing, the shape of fall. (c) 1978. i love this sweater and there are several other very nice retro chic knits on fine-ish yarn in this one.

WARNING! before you enter to win these, know that there are at least two side ponytails contained here within. now, enter at your own risk.

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10 thoughts on “blogiversary thursday – late 70s to mid 80s

  1. Your archive – oops! storage – oops! junk pile – must look like mine! You’ve given me incentive to go through the boxes today. No telling what amazing yarns, patterns, bobbles I might find … maybe even an old picture of my own side ponytail!!!! Still love that lemon bolero!!! woo hoo!

  2. I think we should bring back the side pony. I definitely rocked it as often as possible as a kid.

    Ah, the eighties. Count me in!

  3. Hee, side ponytails! Though those are still better than the ‘paml tree’ hairstyle my parents forced me into when I was a wee one in the 80s. :p

  4. I used to wear a side ponytail with stirrup pants and big slouchy socks. Not sure if I could still rock that look, but some of those vintage patterns are amazing.

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