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Date TimeAugust 02, 2019
VoiceIt may be hot outside, but sometimes a summer knit is the coolest
How to wear crochet | Kenya Hunt
At this point in the year, certain tropes of summer dressing become unavoidable – batik, florals, raffia and some of the more “tropical” animal prints, such as tiger and zebra. But this year the fashion memo comes with some new offerings – or very old offerings, revived with modern twists. A lot of them hail from the 60s and 70s and sit at the cross-section of hippie and bohemian culture. The mood is vintage Glastonbury or Woodstock, homespun and crafty, only elevated. It is tie-dye, fringing and, my personal favourite, crochet.
The summer crochet knit used to be one of those things to which I was mildly allergic. Why wear something so thick during the hottest months of the year? Not to mention the fact it can look bulky. For all my body positivity, I couldn’t get past the way it added textured lumps to my boobs and hips.

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