23 Cool Crochet Pieces I Can't Stop Thinking About

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@chloechill

In some ways, the runways of 2018 have felt like one big arts-and-crafts class in the best way possible, particularly where accessories are concerned. (Okay, an arts-and-crafts class led by one ridiculously chic arts-and-crafts teacher.) First, we had the resurgence of the wildly retro beaded bag trend—thank you, Susan Alexandra, Shrimps, and various high-street retailers—and now we're in the midst of a veritable explosion of crochet.

If the thought of crochet conjures up tragic festival dressing and/or not-so-well-made bikinis, well, I don't blame you; instead, I'll direct you to divert your attention to the decidedly unsummery, decidedly sophisticated, decidedly FUN (fun!) crochet pieces that have caught my eye as of late. In fact, my fascination with the trend started one October afternoon when I spied a pair of black-and-brown Proenza ballet flats as I was writing another story