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NOT YOUR GRANDMAS GRANNY SQUARE!



In case you've missed it, crocheted garments have hit the runway!  

According to Glamour Magazine, New York Fashion Week "spring collections bring with them a resurgence in all-crochet everything—from tops to rompers to frilly dresses. You can go as hard as you want on this trend, whether that's adding a single blouse to your wardrobe or decking yourself out head to toe. (We see you, Michael Kors.)"

The picture above is Dolce and Gabana... yes, you read that right:  Dolce and Gabana.  If you had asked me if we'd ever see a Dolce and Gabana crocheted outfit, I would have bet money that we would see you-know-where freeze over before we'd EVER see that happen!  But here it is . . . crocheted items walking down the runway.

Let's celebrate -  let's spread the word - let's wallow in this development!  Crocheters stand up proud and hold your heads high!  Crochet has been taken from being considered a less-than-worthy craft to FASHION-legitimate (although, we already knew crochet is legitimate).  

So, get out your hooks and crochet in public - show the world that crochet is beautiful and fast/fun.  (Don't forget to be forgiving of those who think you are knitting with one needle, they know not what they say.)

AND, in case you've missed it - we have a crochet guild in Greenville.  It meets here at the store on the first Sunday of each month from 2:00 - 4:00.  Dues are $10 for the year.  All levels of crocheters are welcome!  

So, spread the word - crochet is back and it's beautiful!  Let's ride this wave and bring crocheting into the consciousness of the world as an attractive, inspiring hand-work that everyone can do.

If you do not crochet and want to learn - call the store to schedule a private class, watch Marly Bird videos on YouTube, talk with your family and friends who crochet - ask them to teach you.  It's SO satisfying (and, once again fashionable)!




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