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Welcome! This blog is in support of my online shop, www.acadiancrochet.etsy.com. I enjoy selling unique vintage finds, along with my own thread crochet. You'll find a variety of items in my online shop including doilies, motifs, and potholders from retro crochet patterns, along with nice vintage jewelry, old crafting books, and fun paper ephemera for crafts and collecting. .

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Crochet in the News

Interesting stories in the media about crochet in the US.

80-year-old crochet artist in suburban St Louis stitches while serving the community:

Volunteers in North Carolina knit and crochet lovely things for charity:

Volunteers in New York knit and crochet hats and scarves for Rwandan orphans:

New York Times story on how crochet and other crafts are used in therapy for mentally ill:


For retro thread crochet and fun vintage finds, check out my etsy shop at http://www.acadiancrochet.etsy.com/. Most items two to five dollars. Thanks for looking!

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