crochet dad

June 19, 2016 at 12:45 pm 3 comments

As far back as I can remember, my dad was crocheting with fine cotton.
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A small sample of my dad’s crochet:
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There was a doily on every table.

I remember my mom starching the flowers propped open with cotton balls.
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My dad’s Boye crochet hook priced at 15¢
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He learned from his mom.
My grandmother’s crochet and embroidery:
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Back in the ’70s, he tried to get me hooked with this kit (puns happen):
but by the time I was 8 inches into it, it was 8 years out of style…


…I would totally wear that skirt now.

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circular and double pointed knitting needle organizer Churchmouse Swingy Linen Skirt

3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. BarbRB  |  June 19, 2016 at 5:59 pm

    Love his work, his mom’s work, and that pattern. You would totally rock that skirt!

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    • 2. knittinginmind  |  June 20, 2016 at 11:45 am

      Just need to find my go-go boots…

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      • 3. BarbRB  |  June 24, 2016 at 8:35 pm

        You don’t really have them, do you?

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