Monday, August 26, 2013

Celebrity Knitting Patterns

Bestway knitting pattern 692 - A hooded cardigan modelled by M.G.M film star Maureen O'Sullivan.
Maureen was born in 1911 to Irish/American parents and was best known for playing Jane in Tarzan opposite Jonny Weissmuller.
Maureen  married twice and is the mother of actress Mia Farrow.
Mr James Bond aka Roger Moore began his career as a knitting pattern model in the early 1950's and earned the nickname "The Big Knit".
Shakira Baksh wife of Actor Michael Caine a model and actress, it was love at first sight for Caine after seeing the former Miss World finalist on a Maxwell House Coffee advert on television. The pair celebrate their 40th Wedding Anniversary this year.
Patti Boyd former wife of George Harrison & Eric Clapton her modelling career began in 1962 she appeared on the cover of Vogue in 1969. She also appeared in a television advert  promoting Smiths Crisps, and played the part of Jean ( a schoolgirl on a train) in the film Hard Days Night where she met George Harrison.  The Eric Clapton song "Layla" was written for Patti by Eric.
contemporary of Patti's was Twiggy (Lesley Hornby), she was named as the Face of 1966 by The Daily Express Newspaper.
Twiggy has had a long modelling career, in 2012 she modelled for Marks & Spencers. She is also an accomplished Actress and Singer.

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