Join the latest trend by doing some vintage knitting!
Vintage is one of the biggest trends to be revived to date, with women all over the country bringing back retro clothing and accessories and taking up old-school hobbies like knitting and embroidery.
Another much-loved pastime is holding tea parties and a combination of the two are becoming increasingly popular. Indeed, they are a great way of getting people together to celebrate quirky attire from decades past and sip on the nation’s favourite drink.
So why not combine vintage knitting and your love of tea with a summer tea party? When the heat of the day has ebbed away and the evenings have cooled down nicely, the temperature outside is perfect for such an event.
Before you send out invitations though, you’ll need some retro decorations in order to set the right scene. You want your guests to feel transported to the 1960s or 70s and this can be done cheaply by making some vintage accessories yourself.
For a start, you’ll need a suitable outfit. You could go for antying from crochet tops and collars to wrap-over cardigans and tasselled gloves!
When it comes to giving your home a vintage makeover, the devil truly is in the detail and there are a number of small touches you can add to create a classic, quaint decor.
Bunting always brings a home or garden to life and is perfect for an event like a tea party. It won’t take long to stitch some together and before you know it, you’ll be ready to welcome your guests.
Another great idea would be to knit a gorgeous tea cosy for when the party is underway, as this will ensure your brew stays warm for hours an end – which is pretty useful if you’re planning on soaking up the sunshine outside. Our warmer set is practical all year round and your friends are bound to be impressed with your knitting skills.