1970s Crochet Designers

Post image for Inspirational Look at 1970s Crochet Artist Susan Morrow

An update and information on the beautiful work of Crochet Artist Susan Morrow.


Post image for 1970s Crochet Designers: James Walters and Sylvia Cosh

When I first launched my series on 1970s crochet designers, I’d never heard of James Walters and Sylvia Cosh. You terrific crochet lovers quickly informed me that these were crochet designers and authors that I needed to know!


Post image for 2012 in Crochet: Vintage, Retro and 1970s Crochet

In this post I’m rounding up all of the articles I shared featuring vintage, retro and 1970s crochet.


Post image for Did Rosey Grier Really Crochet?

Did professional football player Rosey Grier really crochet in the 1970s? I’m not sure.


Post image for The Wonderful World of Dona Z. Meilach (1970s Crochet)

Despite all of the research I’d done into 1970s crochet this far, I’d never heard of Dona Meilach. I have no idea how that’s possible because as soon as I looked her up I discovered that she was a prolific author in all areas of craft writing, especially in the 1970s.

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Post image for Unique 1970′s Crocheter: Pro Football Player Rosey Grier

Rosey Grier was a professional football player who was also known for publishing a book in the 1970s called Needlepoint for Men.


Post image for Edgy 1970s Crochet Designers: Bonnie Meltzer

Bonnie Meltzer was a 1970s crochet designer who does beautiful mixed media work today with wire crochet.