The second that I saw the press release announcing the work of Mady Gerard, I knew that she was someone I needed to know more about. She was a 1970s crochet designer, which I adore, and she’s an 84-year-old woman who is still going strong with her crochet work today, which I adore even more. I immediately delved into her informative website and fell in love.
Remember that I recently introduced you to the reader Flo who shared some of her beautiful crochet work with us?
Let’s look at just a little bit more 1975 crochet, this time from a different magazine: Woman’s Day Granny Squares.
Here are more examples of great fun retro crochet from that same issue. I hope you find it inspiring!
Here are 20 more examples of great crochet patterns in Summer 1972 McCalls that show off that terrific 1970s crochet style.
I was going through a 1972 issue of McCall’s Needlework and Crafts Magazine and it had some great red, white and blue crochet wearables that I thought I’d share with you for 4th of July.
One of my favorite magical places in the city of San Francisco is Musee Mecanique, an arcade museum that features games dating back more than fifty years.