The fashion section of the May 1954 edition of Good Housekeeping had a multi-page article titled, “100 Ways to Make the Little things You’ll Need This Summer”.
Several of the pages were devoted to sweaters.
Readers who wished to make the items shown would put a dime in an envelope addressed to Good Housekeeping’s Bulletin’s services. Good Housekeeping would then send full instructions to the reader.
The argyle sweater shown above is described as “easy to make that even a beginner can manage”.
Here are a few more.
Good Housekeeping described the look below as a “Seed stitched spencer to wear with your bouffant skirts. Embroider in black, add jet buttons”.