vintage 1940s or 1950s cowichan sweater

vintage or cowichan sweater // vintage tribal sweater // vintage cowichan cardigan

The Cowichan Sweaters: A Cultural Tradition video by Marlene Tommy on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvIZJQzzJ90&feature=share

This video is about a traditional shoulder join used in Cowichan sweaters. I am working here on a sampler size sweater from my workshop The Cowichan Sweater.

cowichan sweater #knitting

original Cowichan sweater today for the rainy west coast winter. The natural wool in these sweaters contains an oil called lanolin which repels water.

Photo of traditional Cowichan sweater (BC, Canada)...whale design

Famed Cowichan Bay sweaters (knit by indigenous folks near Vancouver Island) canada knitting indian woman

#Cowichan cardigan

COWICHAN SWEATER - the additional white band could be added to mine if I want to extend the length

Cowichan sweater knitting pattern. Someday...when I have the time (and the patience). For now all I can manage is fair isle socks.

We like the pattern and the fit: Cowichan sweater knitting pattern.when I have the time (and the patience). For now all I can manage is fair isle socks.

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