TBT: Acrilan

Oh dear. I would guess that the scarves and hats knit for this (I’m guessing) early 1980s ad still exist. The highlight for me is the cat, who looks somehow both unhappy and befuddled, perhaps there’s a silent plea there as well. The cocker spaniel is in this for the treats but the cat … the poor cat …

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Author: madgeface

I knit, crochet, spin, and have done some experimenting with weaving and natural dye. I’m also a technical writer, mom to 3 boys, and enjoy gardening.

8 thoughts on “TBT: Acrilan”

    1. Thanks! It’s usually just me and Google image search. Sometimes I’ll come across something in my internet wanderings and save it (Pinterest, usually). Anyway – I’m glad you like what I’ve been picking!

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  1. Yes. Nuclear war breaks out and only the cockroaches and acrilan clothing survive… I think I remember this stuff. It was so scratchy could also be used to exfoliate.

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  2. Brilliant.
    I would have like to be present for the staging of this photo. Is it a coincidence that the cat looks the least stage-able member of the family? 🙂 I imagine he might have been seated next to the dog, but ran up to the camera in the last second.

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