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How to Read Vintage Crochet Patterns and Discontinued Yarns - Vintage Crafts and More
Antique crochet patterns have experienced a huge increase in demand as part of the revival of crochet as a fun and relaxing hobby. Nostalgia for past times and the ever revolving fashion cycle have contributed to the renewed popularity of this 19th century handcraft. View Photo Slideshow Vintage crochet has enormous character which is displayed in various forms and styles. It is no wonder that antique patterns are sought after by those looking to recreate classic items from a past era. Fortunately there were a lot of books, magazines and patterns published between and that have preserved the diversity of crochet creations that represent the peak period of this fun craft. Many of these vintage crochet publications are very rare and expensive, putting them out of the reach of the average crocheter, although the exception is where material can be located in a library. Libraries in particular are good low cost sources of patterns.
How to Read Vintage Crochet Patterns and Discontinued Yarns
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One thing that often crops up on the blog, and on my social media, whenever I post anything to do with s crochet is the fact that people seem to struggle to find patterns to use for their own projects. I hope you find this list helpful too. A huge collection of free crochet patterns from the early to midth Century all taken from original crochet booklets and magazines. With over patterns to choose from, and continually added to, you be hard pressed to not find something you like. Lots of different types of patterns are available from clothing to accessories and from a plethora of home accessories to Christmas decorations.