For October, we're headed back to 1982. The Cold War is still going on. USSR is performing nuclear tests and President Ronald Reagan declared a war on drugs.
Top 40 songs included:
Fiction best sellers were:
Non-fiction best sellers
We were watching Dallas, Magnum P.I., Simon & Simon, The Love Boat, The A-Team and Hart to Hart. Vanna White replaced Susan Stafford on Wheel of Fortune.
The October 1982 Workbasket Magazine had four crochet patterns. There’s the Checquers Afghan:
The Martian and Astronaut:
And the two you'll choose from this month - A Cuddly Cat or a Watermelon Ensemble
The cuddly cat is described as "adorable on a child's bed". The Watermelon Ensemble is a potholder, a key chain, a bookmark and a refrigerator magnet.
What do you think I should make; a cuddly cat or some watermelon accessories?
I'm from Minnesota and have been crocheting since 2003. I inherited a box full of Workbasket Magazines from my mother-in-law and became obsessed with the vintage patterns. I'm a member of Crochet Twin Cities, the local Crochet Guild.