Tuesday, May 19, 2009

The New Crochet...

Do you remember when crochet was like this?

pic uploaded by Volgopop

pics uploaded by bitsandbobbins

Crochet is suddenly rather cool. Retail outlets have crocheted handbags, cardigans and skirts and it featured prominently in the MelbourneFashion Week. Here's a lovely use of crochet in an everyday kinda outfit:

And at Meet me at Mikes you can learn how to crochet a granny square
But for those of you devoid of any crocheting skills, rest assured. One of my favourite blogs Crafting a Green World has a tutorial on how you can sew knitted an crocheted fabrics in clothing! Much easier! I've a few plans myself since I already recycle cross stitching and tapestries...