This is the basic sleeveless sweater vest which was the standard design for the WWI sweater vests.
This is one of the sleeveless sweater vests I knitted in an olive green colored wool.
Another of the vests I've made.
This is called a singlet. It's similar to the vest above and can have the following sleeves added to it...
This is the ribbed armlet sleeve.
This is the plain armlet sleeve.
The sleeveless sweater vest pictured here is just about the same as the first one on this page. This is the official Red Cross photo.
This is called the Plain Jersey; it's actually a turtleneck sweater. Photos of some I've made below.
This is one of the Plain Jerseys (turtleneck sweater) that I knitted in classic navy blue wool.
I knitted this one in a unique color. It's called onyx and is a blend of black and gray with heathering.
For this turtleneck, I used the same pattern, but changed the ribbing and made the neck shorter. I did this to match a photo a customer requested that I copy.
This is called the Coat Sweater. It has five buttons and there is also a six button variation.
This is the Coat Sweater I made. There are a few variations of this coat sweater. Some have an extra button, some have buttons on the pockets, and/or ribbing variations.
This is a variation of the Coat Sweater. I made it specifically for a Boer War era reenactor, based on a photo he sent me. It has eight buttons and the pockets go all the way to the bottom of the sweater.
Another Boer War sweater coat/cardigan, but the 5-button version this time.
Here is a 7 Button Canadian Cardigan I knitted in olive drab. This one has ribbing on the pocket tops.
This is another 7 Button Canadian Cardigan without ribbing on the pockets.
I knitted this sweater with black yarn using the WWI Plain Jersey pattern and then I used white wool felt lettering.
This cardigan I made is not a specific war pattern, but the pattern is from 1918. It is in a 1918 pattern book of casual knitwear. I have posted it here to show the two-tone color, which I really liked.
This cardigan sweater features buttons on the pockets.
Another two-tone sweater with button pockets. I used the sweater coat knitting pattern above, but just used different colors.
One of my British style cardigans. I originally made this type for a customer who had an original British cardigan photo.
This sweater I knitted from a Civil War photo. (There are no buttons on, as the customer was going to sew on their own.)
Here is what's called a Naval Jersey. It has buttons only at the top.
Here is the Naval Jersey that I knitted. The top two buttons are closer to each other as specified in the pattern.
Another Naval Jersey I knitted in a different color and size.
This is a custom college sweater that I made for a customer. I used my WWI pattern, but just used the colors and stripes he requested.
A made a bulky, shawl-type collar for this sweater and the college sweater.
This is a brown wool chest protector I made. It covers the chest and upper back.
This is a close-up of one of the bone buttons that I used for the chest protector straps.