Sweaters with modern motifs, blazing colors, striking contrasts, surprising textures — ranging from a fluff of angora to polka-dot bobbles, stripes, zigzags, Valentine hearts — each sweater with its own this-minute look.
60s fashion: Stylish sweaters
FINNISH contemporary sweater has a knit-in medallion design repeated on the loose stand-up collar and a wide band above the lower edge. Alpaca.
DANISH discotheque pullover has knit-in stripes and flowers on a white ground, with downy Angora wool worked into the yoke design. Knitting worsted.
SWEDISH long-line Valentine pullover has an all-over design of hearts; raglan sleeves, ribbing at cuffs. Mohair/Vinyon.
SPANISH t-shirt has a knit-in-design of football jersey stripes; ribbing at crew neck and cuffs. Wool.
FRENCH poor-boy sweater is long-line, ribbed all over. Set-in sleeves; contrasting edging at neckline, cuffs, lower edge.
AMERICAN op-art sweater has knit-in stripes with reverse stockinette stitch between them. Bobbles create a polka-dot effect. Wool-Vinyon blend.
WEST GERMAN continental pullover has textured panels of diagonals on body and sleeves. Ribbing at neckband, cuffs and lower edge.
ITALIAN hipster pullover is worked in a dazzling zigzag pattern with scallops at lower edge and ribbing at cuffs. Wool.