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September is such an exciting month, and as it draws to a close we can look forward to cosy, autumn days here in the Northern Hemisphere. With rainy days and darker nights ahead, we can also pick up hooks and browse the shelves for our favourite patterns without feeling the sunny-day guilt to “go outside and make the most of it”! In this issue, our designers have done just that, and raided the archives for the wonderful shapes and stitches showcased by our “vintage” theme. For me, crochet lends itself beautifully to vintage designs, especially that heyday of crochet – the late 1960s and early 1970s! Claire Montgomerie’s hairpin top and Cassie Ward’s maxi waistcoat capture the era wonderfully, using modern yarns to bring the designs bang up-to-date.

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However, crochet is also perfect for going that bit further back in time, and the Peggy Bolero in Tunisian crochet and the simple-yet-stunning Midnight With Mimosas top really capture that 1950s glamour. Crochet is always an easy way to add a vintage vibe to your home as well as your wardrobe, and we love Esme Crick’s fabulous Cat’s Claw blanket for retro colour, and Zoe Curtis’s brilliantly nostalgic flying duck wall hanging. We love to see your interpretations, so don’t forget to tag us in your makes on Instagram and show us your versions of vintage crochet.

Happy hooking!


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