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It's been a while since we delved into the bizarre world of vintage sweater booklets, so it's about damn time we do. Today's inspiration is a Vintage 60's Columbia Minerva His & Hers Sweater Booklet.
"I am so getting a piece tonight."
"Yeeeah, no, you're not."
Any time you see "his and hers" on a pattern you know something's gonna be awesomely cheesy. And wrong. With a delightful light & airy vibe of "religious cult". You know who should wear matching sweaters? No one, that's who. Sure as hell not grown men and women. But maybe twins. Or the entire cast of Full House. Other than that, it's a fashion hell no.
Except, of course, when it comes to the snarky and smug-ass men and women in sweater booklets of the 1960's. Then it's anybody's guess. Let's see a few more fine examples of knitting perfection from the same booklet...
"Whaddya think- I totally pull off "straight", right?... Right?!..."
"Well how about now?!
These are supposed to be "his and hers", right? Sooo....who's the "his" and who's the "hers" here?....