A 50s classic

by PinhouseP on February 9, 2014 · 2 comments

in 1950s

Hello all!

I this is not (mostly) sewing, but to be technical I knitted the fabric and had to sew it into a sweater, so I’m counting it as sewing ;)

Besides, I really want to share my latest make with you all, and of course this lovely part of Norwegian culture!

This is a traditional Norwegian knitted sweater, called “Marius”. It is an immensely popular pattern, and has been for over 60 years. I made it for my Mister, but it sadly turned out too small, so I have a new sweater now!  Woot :)


If you want to see and read more about it, you are all welcome over to my place by clicking the photo.



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I am a Norwegian gal, born in 1976. I discovered sewing in spring 2013, so I am kind of a newb :) I have always loved everything vintage, and was thrilled to find I could actually make my own vintage inspired clothing using old patterns! I love many different eras, but the 1940s hold a special place in my heart :) I am so glad to have found the online sewing community, so many talented people. Very inspiring :)

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Lauriana February 9, 2014 at 11:32 am

It was only when I posted about my sweaters (knitted on a knitting machine, using 1950′s patterns) that I realized there is no tag for knitting here on We Sew Retro, so maybe those things didn’t actually belong here…
But I’m very impressed with your sweater.


Siri Andersen February 9, 2014 at 4:11 pm

Thank you :)
Well, probably there should be no knitting here, but it is retro and many both knit and sew. I am sure someone will tell us off if we make mistakes ;)


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