From baby booties to ladies’ sandals and far beyond, the things that women used to make were numerous and innovative. Who wouldn’t love any one of those fabulous sweaters? And, they certainly bring back some very sweet memories of handmade heirlooms passed down through the family.

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Seeing these vintage patterns is enough to make us want to knit something right now! The old-fashioned clothes just look so charming. And speaking of charming- for a look at the homespun fashions of the Great Depression click “Next Page!”