All this week we’re looking back at the crochet posts from this blog in 2012. Ήταν πραγματικά μια καταπληκτική χρονιά. In this post I’m rounding up all of the articles I shared featuring vintage, retro and 1970s crochet.
I did a crochet artist profile of playground sculpture crochet artist Toshiko Horiuchi-Macadam. She started her work in the 1970s and continues today. This post was one of the most popular of all of my 2012 posts.
It was in March that I launched my new series on 1970′s σχεδιαστές βελονάκι.
I shared the book Hard πλέκω, ένα καταπληκτικό στιγμιότυπο στην ιστορία βελονάκι
And it was fun to share the story about a women who crochets historical designs for Barbie dolls and uses them to teach history to youngsters.
Janet Karpeck, 1970s crochet designer
Nicki Hitz Edson, then and now
I learned and shared about the multi-craftual work of 1970s pro football player Rosey Grier.
And each Sunday in my “then and now” look back I shared some crochet history including:
I love doing these posts that celebrate the history of crochet and will definitely be doing more of them in 2013!