Tagged: 1960s

Crochet Hot Mat made from a 1964 pattern- My Workbasket 4

November 1964 Hot Mat Project

You guys, what happened to November?!?!?!?!!? Seriously. I know it’s December (omg!) but I DID do a project from the November issue and never got a chance to show you. I actually made this...

The cover and craft highlights from a December 1960 magazine issue-- My Workbasket 0

December 1960

December 1960! When this magazine cost 15 cents to pick up at a newsstand, and as the handwritten note says shows “knit cuffs!” Also in 1960, the US was the first to legalize the...

The magazine issue of the month, November 1964. I'll be making some projects and trying some recipes. Plus posting funny ads! My Workbasket 0

It’s November 1964!

I noticed this issue has no sign of an address label! Perhaps it was picked up at a newsstand for 15 cents. If you drove to the newsstand you may have paid 30 cents...

The 1967 Beret, a great hat, with a simple knitting stitch. FREE pattern!-- My Workbasket 0

The 1967 Knit Beret

In the September 1967 issue, one pattern I started immediately was this beret. Just one problem. At first, I overlooked the original stitch pattern and looked up an alternative. Turns out the stitch pattern...

Highlights from the September 1967 Workbasket. I'll be making projects from this issue all month long!-- My Workbaskt 0

September 1967

September 1967, a time for Lonely Hearts Club (the Beatles released that famous album in June) but you won’t have  a lonely heart if you desire an interracial marriage. Thanks to Loving vs Virginia...