Let’s travel back to a time when crochet was becoming a popular clothing and accessory trend. Yes, there are numerous patterns out there today for crocheted ponchos, granny square rugs, slouchy hats and the like, but where did these patterns originate? How have we come to adapt such patterns and trends? These patterns have been around for decades and we have adapted them to suit modern day style. Still, these trends are classic and these patterns are an absolute delight to reminiscence about. Take a look at some of our favorite vintage inspirations:
Crochet Granny Squares – Woman’s Millefleurs Skirt from Grandmother’s Pattern Book
Crocheted Granny Squares – Long Tailored Vest also from Grandmother’s Pattern Book
Vintage Umbrella Tote from Free Vintage Crochet
Stole Blouse Pattern also from Free Vintage Crochet; circa 1952
Star Shaped Crochet Hat from a collection of easy holiday crafts
Spell Binder Shawl Pattern from Free Vintage Crochet
Vintage Shrink Tops Crochet and Knitting Leaflet from The Crimson Owl
These funky designs have inspired crochet designers to expand and modernize these styles. It is these retro patterns that have such an impact on how crochet fashion is worn today. Have a look at some of Maggie’s Crochet vintage inspired patterns that you can find on our website!
Seeing the vintage and modern day designs really gives a good perspective about how fashion transitions through trends. Crochet will always have that vintage feel which is very stylish and classic. Even these classic Vintage Fashion Potholder Crochet Pattern Set #PB083 are a stunning addition to modern kitchen decor.
What are your favorite vintage crochet patterns or trends? If you liked this post you will want to read our Vintage Potholder Red & Blue post.
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