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The in/famous Joan Crawford.Doesn't she look like a happy, relaxed knitter?(click for big)
Take a look at this video for an amusing overview of her career.
And here's a 1972 "Ladies Circle" article about Joan and her knitting, complete with a pattern for this fabulous garter stitch afghan.
08:45 AM | Permalink
The comments referring to that stupid book make me so sad. A nasty, money-grubbing, attention-seeking, spoiled brat wrote a book to cash in on the fame of a dead woman who was not here to defend herself. If anyone should be mocked, it should be the so-called daughter.
September 11, 2011 at 08:37 PM
Why, Miss Crawford looks as fabulously happy, relaxed, and beatific as she is known to have been. Ahhh...
Alfred Eberle |
February 17, 2009 at 04:10 PM
Hmmm, I wonder if she ever knit with metal needles? Bwhahahahaaaa!
April 30, 2007 at 09:34 PM
Wonderful pictures. Everything is so perfect, the yarn even matches the fabric of the furnishings.
April 17, 2007 at 07:17 PM
Gah! That first picture is tremendous! (it's also my new computer desktop) Thanks for sharing.
pamela wynne |
March 28, 2007 at 12:47 PM
"no metal needles!!!!!!"
March 26, 2007 at 08:16 AM
...i wonder if she ever made any of those wooden hanger covers....
March 24, 2007 at 09:38 AM
I'm not sure what her expression says to me. I'm knitting? How quaint~
March 23, 2007 at 06:57 PM
Ah, the hair, the decor, the makeup. Whew. The knitting is just the perfect prop.
I guess knitting has been dumbed down in previous eras, too.
March 23, 2007 at 08:05 AM
You find some amazing things, m'dear. Very cool. I've heard there is something floating around of Audrey Hepburn Knitting. Maybe from Breakfast At Tiffany's? Have you seen anything like it? I'd love to have this pic. She's one of my favorites.
March 23, 2007 at 07:15 AM
boy she is one uptight lady
I bet she's a tight knitter
blogless sharon |
March 22, 2007 at 02:59 PM
Love the video and the pictures. Relaxed is never the word that comes to my mind when I think of Joan Crawford. She does seem content though.
March 22, 2007 at 02:40 PM
Oh, those are just fantastic! She looks a bit crazed, doesn't she?
March 22, 2007 at 01:21 PM
Funny, that afghan doesn't look like garter stitch, does it? Maybe the yarn is finer than I think it is, so it appears lacy when knit on those great big needles.
Still, cool! :-)
Beth S. |
March 22, 2007 at 11:54 AM
She's diva-licious! My favorite onscreen bitch... although, she could be funny, too.
As for the knitting, I was expecting something more like aran knitting from her or at least cables!
March 22, 2007 at 11:21 AM
Happy and relaxed? Joan Crawford? I think not. But I love that she was a knitter.
March 22, 2007 at 11:06 AM
That's about as happy and relaxed as she's ever looked. There's only so much you can do with the perpetually surprised expression.
March 22, 2007 at 10:49 AM
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