Tag: 1940s

A Bunny Egg Cozy Fail

In the April 1949 issue there was an adorable little egg cozy, just basic crochet with instructions to make a rooster or a bunny. I was very excited because we eat insane amounts of eggs. My son and I will often has 2-3 soft boiled eggs…

Easter Cross Bookmark- 1949 style

The last two issues I’ve done correlated very well with the time of this year’s Easter. Easter themed projects in both. The April issue had several quick crafts and I’ve accomplished several of them that I’ll be telling you about. This cross is one thing I…

Man’s Scarf

One of the projects I worked on in December, from the December 1948 issue, was the Man’s Scarf. The only problem was that I was working on it as a secret project for my son and could only work on it while he was outside, or…

Coming Along

My Geraniums from the December 1948 issue are coming along. I have four leaves done and four of the sixteen flowers.  I’m using size 10 crochet cotton, though I do hope to one day try a size 5, and a very thin florist wire. I may…

Read it and Leaf

I started another one of the December 1948 projects, the crocheted flowers!  So far I have one leaf, with some errors in it. I have to make a new leaf with a thinner wire, and then if it’s good make three more. Four leaves total for…

December! Intro

I can’t believe it is December!!! Halloween was ages ago! So crazy how it all just flew by, but it really is December and I’m ready to belatedly introduce the December issue I’ll be using.  I used a random number generator to pick a year, and…