Tag Archives: Needlecraft

Knitting and Crocheting in the 1960s

The other day I blogged about using historical CPI data to compare the price of various textile/craft magazines and its advertised goods. Today I went back to the magazines for a second look. The picture below on the left is … Continue reading

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Crafter Costs Then and Now: Using CPI to Compare

Today I was browsing two craft magazines –Needle and Yarn (Summer 1965) and Needlecraft (Spring-Summer 1969). You can buy these old craft magazines from E-Bay for $10 and up or, probably like many of us textile devotees, look for them … Continue reading

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