2012 in Crochet: Crochet Fashion

by Kathryn on December 27, 2012 · 0 comments

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All this week we’re looking back at the crochet posts from this blog in 2012. It was an inspiring year. In this roundup I’ll share the 2012 posts this blog featured related to crochet fashion including designer crochet.

January

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February

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My most popular post in February was my overview of crochet in the Dolce and Gabbana designer clothing line. People were especially intrigued by their granny square crochet handbag that looks very DIY but is priced at nearly $3000.

In addition to the main Dolce and Gabbana post, I did two other posts about them, first asking what people would charge if they made the expensive crochet bag themselves and sold it and then doing a roundup of other D&G crochet bags.

The other crochet fashion posts from February were:

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March

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For the designer crochet project I explored crochet in the lines of:

And of course there was the March roundup of celebrity and designer crochet which had some pieces I loved.

And finally I made a fun little tool that allows you to mic and match designer crochet items.

April

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I did the monthly celebrity crochet roundup, of course, and I looked at the crochet items in the lines of several famous fashion designers:

And I discovered the beautiful summer and winter crochet fashions of Ambika Boutique.

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I expanded on my 365 Ways to Wear Crochet project with some style posts showing different ways to style the same outfit with different crochet accessories (starting with styling for my yellow halter dress).

May

I did the monthly celebrity crochet roundup, of course. I shared a Louis Vuitton crochet bodysuit I was loving. And I looked at the crochet items in the lines of several famous fashion designers:

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Jean Paul Gaultier

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Hussein Chalayan

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Givenchy

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Issey Miyake

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Sandra Backlund

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Manie One

I also shared that Arielle de Pinto is now making crochet shoes although I didn’t like them as much as the red crochet heels I saw.

June

I did the monthly celebrity crochet roundup, of course. And I went to the Gaultier exhibit here so I shared photos of Gaultier crochet.

I looked at the crochet items in the lines of several famous fashion designers:

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John Galliano

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Jil Sander

And there was some crochet fashion news to share here and there:

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Dolce and Gabbana launched a kids line

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Full-figure Designer Ashley Nell Tipton launched a new line that incorporates a few crochet details here and there

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Michael Kors revealed that he used to crochet

July

I did the monthly celebrity crochet roundup this morning. I also did a post previously about Vanessa Hudgens in crochet.

I looked at the crochet items in the lines of several famous fashion designers:

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Kenzo Takada

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Karl Lagerfeld

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Madeleine Vionnet

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Anna Kosturova

And there was some crochet fashion news:

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Krochet Kids collaborated with Vans to make new crochet shoes

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Painted Bird debuted with a new line of colorful crochet shoes

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Eco-designer Dahea Sun created a fashion line that displays acid rain levels by changing color. It includes a bit of crochet.

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Rohit Bal reportedly had crochet in his show but I couldn’t see it in the video I shared. Could you?

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I did an overview of Sophie Digard crochet scarves

August

I did the monthly celebrity crochet roundup.  And looked at Marc Jacobs crochet:

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September

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All About Mary Quant

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Martin Margiela Designer Crochet

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Missoni Designer Crochet

October

I did the monthly celebrity crochet roundup. Other fashion crochet posts included:

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Designer Crochet: Nina Ricci

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Designer Crochet: Prada

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Designer Crochet: Oscar de la Renta

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More Dolce and Gabbana Crochet

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Fair Trade Fashion/ Crochet by ZemZem Atelier

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Leah Eneas Launches Crochet Line

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ManieOne Crochet Shoes and Accessories

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Harriet Cole’s 108 Stitches Collection

November

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I looked at 20 Years of The Sak Crochet and then later did a comparison of similar crochet items from The Sak and Dolce and Gabbana

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Crochet by Sachin + Babi

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Crochet by Tory Burch

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Rodarte Crochet

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Lady Gaga’s Crochet Cling Wrap Gown

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Style Suggestion: Wear a Crochet Poncho as a Strapless Top

December

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Rocket Dog Shoes with Crochet Embellishments

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Same Sky Fair Trade Jewelry

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Paul McCartney’s 1967 Granny Square Vest

I hope to see lots of crochet on the runways in 2013. I’ll be reporting on that as well as niche business crochet and crochet fashion as art.

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