Men’s Vintage Crochet Fashion

Oh, vintage fashion. Sometimes the years gracefully age what was once popular. Other times, they are not so kind. I leave it to you to decide which is which of the following photos.

 

Granny Square Sweater Vest.

Granny Square Sweater Vest. Source Unknown.

I was almost too distracted by the sweater vest to notice the guitar slung over his shoulder in a very awkward manner.

 

Granny Square Vests for the Family.

Granny Square Vests for the Family. Source Unknown.

If your family gets jealous of your awesome sweater vest, you can just make them their own.  Pair with a turtle neck for the perfect look!

 

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From Brunswick Mostly Male magazine, volume 713. Found online at Super Rad Now.

Yodel-le-he!

 

Man in Purple Sweater getting out of pool.

From Brunswick Mostly Male magazine, volume 713. Found online at Super Rad Now.

It’s hard to look cool climbing into a swimming pool with a bright purple sweater on.  You try it.

 

rib ticklers C & D

Coats and Clark, Inc, 1971. Found at doe-c-doe.

These “rib-tickler” vests were designed to be extremely tight so the granny square pattern would stretch out and contrast against the undershirt.

 

Happy man in blue sweater vest with belt.

From Brunswick Mostly Male magazine, volume 713. Found online at Super Rad Now.

What’s with the belt? Seriously – the is the second picture of a sweater vest with a belt on top (see photo #1).

 

Vintage Men's Underwear Ad,

Ad for Jockey Underwear. Found on VinMag.com.

I’m not sure there are words for this picture.

 

Check out more “inspiring” men’s fashion in our post, What NOT to Crochet for Dad.

 

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