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4 1950s Crochet Books Christmas, Gifts, Hats, Toys, Purse, Potholder,doll Dress For Sale
#1. “Crochet for Christmas” from Star Book #83, 1951. 15 pages. Patterns include: 2 dresses for 8-inch dolls; stocking; several ornaments (wreath, star, snowman, angel, Santa, snowflake); loop stitch dog toy; MORE! Fairly heavy cover wear; interior in good condition.
#2. “Gifts: knitted, crocheted, Swedish embroidery” from Star Gift Book #150, undated (address is pre-zip code, so this book is from the 1950s or very early 1960s). 15 pages. Some of the photos are in color. Patterns include: hot plate mats; three-color sunburst rose doily; puppet; several trendy hats including a “ponytail” bonnet; Santa doll to make from yarn; 2 potholders (clown and girl); fish mobile for baby; MORE! Minor cover wear. Interior in very good condition.
#3. “Ideas for Gifts” from Clarks/Coats #255, 1949. 15 pages. Patterns include: hat and purse set; doily; cigarette case; lamb toy; compact cover; bed jacket; potholders; beach bag; MORE! Some old tape has been applied to hold part of the cover together. Former owner used a three-hole punch on the book; the holes fall in the margins and do not affect any of the text. Interior in good condition.
#4. “Quick Tricks to Crochet” from Coats & Clarks #326, 1956. 15 pages. Patterns include: several bun covers (chignon caps); necklace and earrings set; potholder in the shape of a cat face; bow headband; dress and hat to fit a 12-inch doll like Betsy Wetsy; gloves; slippers; MORE! The margins of several pages have some discoloration. Some cover wear; interior is unmarked and in good condition.
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