My sister still has this magazine-- it was our mother's. I recognize that cute top, and I made the large square afghan (the girl in the hammock). I used pinks and oranges however.
Just love the cap and scarf and that top is so cute! I have always been fond of granny squares, so colorful and actually not that hard to do. (Not that I have done it in years!)Great post. Love T
Wow, is this bringing back memories for me...thanks to an industrious mother and grandmother, I had several vests and hats of the crochet afghan and knit variety back in 7th grade ('74). I even remember making a handbag out of granny squares, with a faux leather (vinyl) bottom and a zippered top. And yes, the colors were Harvest Gold and Rust Orange...That granny squares top in the third photo is so gorgeous and for some reason reminds me of a stained glass pattern. I would love to have that top now!Thank you for sharing these nostalgic magazine images, one of my favorite parts of your blog.
That top is so cute! I'd definitely wear it. Wish I could find one of those out thrifting!
I'll take 1 of each! *lol*
I just emailed the photo of the purple bed thingies to my wife. She'll love it. She's a "purple person." One eyed, one horned...
I'm totally crazy for all things granny square! I have a separate pinterest board for afghan ideas, lol!A few years ago I saw a gorgeous granny square handbag sold on Anthropologie for $$$. Been looking for something similar ever since then.
ok - i guess i will have to go and take a picture of the skirt my mom made me that i wore a lot in school. not sure if i can figure out how to share it here but i know i can share it on facebook and then get it to heidi.
ok heidi - i sent them to your facebook email. all these were items i had seen in a magazine and sent away for the patterns - i am guessing mccalls because that was back when it was a big oversized magazine.....hope it works. couldn't figure out how to post them here
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