Perhaps you watch the Academy Awards. Perhaps you scour the web for pictures of the dresses worn. Maybe both! But have you wondered why none of the gowns are knitted? Cast your eyes on this ensemble from the 1930s.
Gwyneth Paltrow could have worn this!

Or maybe this!
In case you feel like getting a head start on your knitted New Year’s Eve party dress, here you can buy a pattern book of “Vintage Evening Fashions to Knit”.