Crochet: A history of the craft since 1850 (book #73)

Pauline Turner, 1984.

There’s a good clunker here. “With the coming of peace [after the First WW] people were being forced to change their attitudes and some of their habits. Crochet was no longer an expected and routine part of the day.”

And here is a picture of Queen Victoria crocheting. Worlds colliding.

Queen Victoria crocheting

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