Vintage Needlecrafts Pick of the Week: French Chic: Fashion Knitting

This post contains affiliate links. This week’s pick: French Chic: Fashion Knitting by Conran Octopus Ltd Source: Publication date: 1986 Status: Out of print but widely available online. Condition: Price tag on the cover and worn edges, but otherwise in good shape Craft: Knitting Since last week was all about fashion crochet, I thought I should… View Post

New Series: Vintage Needlecrafts Pick of the Week

  Regular readers may know that I have a sizeable collection of vintage needlecrafts books.  (I’m using the Etsy definition of vintage, which includes anything at least 20 years old.)  I currently have over 50 vintage books, e-books, and magazines in my collection. I love looking through older needlecrafts books.… View Post

Vintage crochet finds

This post contains affiliate links. Since getting an amazing deal on Modular Crochet: A Revolutionary New Method for Creating Custom-Design Pullovers, I have started amassing vintage crochet books at a rapid pace.  My favorite sources are (free books!),, and Etsy. I was inspired to share my recent finds… View Post