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This has to be the best use of granny squares I’ve ever seen. First spied on my clever friend Olivier’s site, Dossier37, this lustworthy item is by Australian label First Born. Thanks for the tip, mon amie. I gotta get me that coat, for the days, they’re-a-gettin’ cooler.
Or bite the bullet and learn how to crochet… one more resolution for the year ahead.
Or not… I might get chopping with an old men’s jumper in the crafts cupboard instead, using this image from Jak & Jil for inspiration:
I like it. An odd combination, but somehow it just works, don’t you think? I’m sensing a little theme here for reviving dated knits – check out the next image from The Sartorialist. Maybe it’s only a matter of time before Colin Firth’s reindeer jumper in Bridget Jones’s Diary has its day?