Tagged: November

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 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...

A website for vintage crafts, vintage find, vintage fun, crafts, tutorials, chatter and more! My Workbasket 6

2 AM

I am so behind on this page and my projects for this page. It’s awful. I promise you I’m around, I’m alive, and I’m working. For the last week? Two weeks? Three weeks? I...

November Review 0

November Review

If you’re actually reading these posts in order, no you are not going crazy, yes I did do the November Review and the December Intro backwards. If you’re not reading them in order, and...

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...

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...

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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...