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September 01, 2012


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"reaction to the highly synthetic materials [...] popular in the mid-sixties..."

The irony is, I bet most of the crocheted beer can hats were made with ACRYLIC yarn, just like this one!

FIDM Museum

So true! This is definitely the downward slope of the late '60s return to natural fibers and handmade techniques! It's definitely an example of those ideals being interpreted in an unexpected way.

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