Thursday, November 16, 2006

Vamp and Re-Vamp were sitting on a fence...

Vogue's Learn to Knit, 1972:

House 1 Detail

Rowan, 2004:

House 1 Detail

6 Comments:

Blogger futuregirl said...

Oh, I love it that you found this. How funny. I think if I hadn't seen them together I would have been a little confused about the butterfly pattern. It's not really 2004, is it? But it *sure* is 1972. Hilarious!

11/17/2006 8:51 AM  
Blogger AmberCake said...

I would totally place the color picture in the 80s, myself, especially considering that Rowan (Classy, British Rowan!) uses shimmer yarn in theirs. And what up with the models? And the use of the same ribbing, for heaven's sake?

Yes, high-larious.

11/17/2006 4:20 PM  
Anonymous ambika said...

Wow. Does that count as copyright infringement? Who'd have thought such a thing of Rowan?

11/17/2006 9:15 PM  
Anonymous knittingiris said...

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN! I love both of them, whether 70's or 2000's.

11/18/2006 1:12 PM  
Blogger Julie said...

That's awfully nervy of Rowan, isn't it?? I have a hard time looking at either of them and seeing butterflies - it took me a while. Instead I see rows of diamond shapes, the negative space between the butterflies.

11/27/2006 3:33 PM  
Anonymous Kay said...

Busted! Cool update, though. At least I think so....

11/27/2006 9:24 PM  

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