Make a ruffled prairie sweater, fringed pioneer jacket & more (1982)

Roundup of country sweaters to knit and crochet

Take your pick from our prettiest looks for fall, partnered with your favorite country-music singers in Opryland, USA

Make a snappy vest, a fringed pioneer jacket, ruffled prairie sweaters, more!

Dottie West, Grammy-winner and country superstar (she sings on Liberty Records) in a knit Prairie Pullover, soft-sleeved and ruffle-trimmed – the yoke swings around back! Joseph Galler’s Musarde yarn.

Shelly West, Dottie’s daughter, who was named country music’s 1982 Newcomer of the Year, wears our Wrangler Pullover, a checkerboard-patterned knit in denim blue laced with suede-colored stripes, tie closing. In Tahki’s Donegal Tweed Homespun.

Below, Shelly, who records for Warner/Viva, in a Cowgirl Vest, crocheted diagonally in earth tones. It’s country-style fancy with pearl-button “studs,” embroidery-look touches. Neveda’s Bistro yarn.

country music's 1982 Newcomer of the Year, wears Wrangler Pullover


More country sweaters

Kippi Brannon, one of country music’s newest stars, wears the rustic Homesteader Slip-On, above, knit in Berroco’s Dji-Dji yarn, accented with geometric patterns.

Here’s Kippi — she’s with MCA records — in a Pioneer Sweater-Jacket with Western-style fringe and wooden beads like the real thing! In a soft palomino-color textured knit. Unger’s Skol yarn.


Charly McClain in a Frontier sweater fashioned after the shirt worn in covered-wagon days, with a placket front closing, pearly buttons. Knit in easy stockinette with seed-stitch collar, cuffs, in Lion Brand’s Cape Cod.

Below, Charly, Epic recording star, in our charming lacy-yoked Country Ruffles sweater, knit in the sweetest shade of pink. Joseph Galler’s Fantasia.

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