Monthly Archive: November 2016

This curly "Teen Hat" gives you a ponytail of colorful curls! -- My Workbasket 0

Curly “Teen” Hat

As soon as I saw the “teen” hat in this November 1962 issue I knew I had to make it! At the time I had a haircut that never would allow it, but now...

Hot Turkey Salad 0

Hot Turkey Salad

My husband and I celebrated our 13th wedding anniversary back in October, and I remember making hot chicken salad years ago as a newlywed in our apartment. The November 1962 issue featured the same...

Happy Thanksgiving!  0

Happy Thanksgiving! 

I’ve been busy for days prepping, cooking, and entertaining out of town guests, and the day is finally here! Thanksgiving!!! Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. I want to truly wish every one...

Spiced Apples 0

Spiced Apples

The November 1962 issue I’m currently working on has a ton of recipes (17 if my memory serves) but they’re mostly for Thanksgiving or Turkey leftovers. I don’t have turkey leftovers yet obviously, but...

Stockinette 0

Stockinette

Last month I started on a sweater from the October/November 1992 issue. It’s a fine sweater, just a basic cardigan, and I’m hoping to finish it for my neice.  It has several elements of...

Cold feet? No more!  0

Cold feet? No more! 

One of the crafts I wanted to do from this November 1962 issue was the “Lounging Slippers” so I started them first. They really worked up fairly easily, using only two needles and knit...

November 1962 7

November 1962

It was a good year, Canada made their nickel round again; the Fab Four had their first recording session; the movie Mutiny on the Bounty had just come out; everyone was singing “Big Girls...

October/November ’92 Wrap-Up 0

October/November ’92 Wrap-Up

Well, I’ve done it, I’ve finished the first issue! There were a few more things I could have done, and I do hope to do them for future issues, but sadly that issue left...