Passionate crafters keep crochet alive, thriving

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Posted: Thursday, July 4, 2013 12:00 am

Crocheting these days is so much more than granny squares and chunky Afghan blankets.

It's leaner and trendier than it was in the 1960s and '70s, when the craft was known for its bulky, acrylic yarns. Crochet's enduring popularity is due partly to today's wide array of high-quality, luxurious yarns — many at affordable prices.

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