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The Knitwear of Mad Men

I believe that Mad Men is the perfect show. I recently confessed to having never watched an embarrassing number of extremely popular tv shows and movies. The OC and Barry... never done it. Love Island Australia and all of Bravo... I've watched every episode. But this is mainly because when I decide to emotionally invest in an actual show I want to be sure that I'm going to love it. I've watched Charmed all the way through at least three times and the same can be said about my favorite show of all time... Mad Men.


I had to do a quick search on *B*CH before I started writing this because it seemed impossible that I haven't already done this post. In fact, I don't think I ever hosted a Mad Men knitflix night which also seems impossible. But today I right that wrong and break down the knitwear of my favorite Mad Men characters and show you how you can make them yourself. 

Try to guess the moment when I discovered Lisa Richardson's patterns for the first time and then this just devolved into a Lisa Richardson fan page. Let me know in the comments below if I missed your favorite knitted or crocheted moment from Mad Men. I will admit that this post is light on crochet patterns. So if you have suggestions for crochet patterns I should have included leave those in the comments too! 

Happy Crafting!


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Justice for Trudy! 
She is one of my favorite characters, by the way, and I couldn't find a single yanie thing that she wears. If I missed something epic definitely leave that in the comments below! 
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Knives out Who??? 
Kurt

FIN!




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To The Makers Featured In This Post, I want to thank you for your inspiration. You are a constant source of creativity. You challenge me to be better, create more, and never stop dreaming. You are magic and you are not alone. ..........
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