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1962 Catalog

The Needlecraft Catalog, containing the combined patterns of Laura Wheeler and Alice Brooks, was released in October of 1961.   This years' catalog featured just one free pattern - a pair of child's mittens. The newspaper descriptions:  

Alice Brooks: "Never before value! 200, yes 200 designs to knit, crochet, weave, sew, embroider, quilt in our new 1962 catalog - ready now. See beautiful bulkies in a complete fashion section, plus bedspreads, linens, toys, bedspreads, afghans, slipcovers, plus two free patterns. Send 25 cents now!"

Laura Wheeler: For the first time! Over 200 designs in our new 1962 Needlecraft Catalog - biggest ever! Pages, pages, pages of fashions, home accessories to knit, crochet, sew, weave, embroider, quilt. See jumbo-knit hits, clothes, spreads, toys, linens, afghans, plus free pattern. Send 25 cents".

A number of these patterns are available in the shop.   To check, just enter the three or four digit pattern number in the search bar above.