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Here’s The Stitch: Crochet Is Cool Now

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    Grandmas make a lot of things we love: cookies, pie, cakes, our parents. But, Nana’s homemade goodies aren’t always a home run, and we have drawers full of frumpy crocheted gifts to prove it. One look at the rosebud-adorned hats and what-do-I-even-do-with-these doilies is almost enough put us off the stitch entirely — and it’s certainly hard to imagine it ever making its way into our wardrobes.

    Now, the unthinkable has happened. We’ve been getting more excited over crocheted pieces than Gram gets on bingo night thanks to the cool items on the market making us rethink our stance on the needlework. Ahead, we rounded up embellished-back sweaters, edgy jumpsuits, statement steppers, and more non-grandmotherly picks for you to shop, too. Sorry, Nan, but you won’t be giving this stuff a bad name.

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