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12/27/2011 12:49 pm ET | Updated Oct 11, 2012

Christopher Kane's Crochet Clothes Inspire Us: 7 Ways To Get The Look (PHOTOS)

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Crochet used to be reserved for potholders and hippie-dippie sweaters. Now, thanks to the genius of British designer Christopher Kane, the loosely knit fabric has become modern again in deep-cut sweaters and dresses. Whether you go brave and opt for an off-the-shoulder sweater (with a tank underneath for modesty) or for a brightly colored pouch, go for it wholeheartedly. Or you could save your pennies and pick up the knitting needles--there's two New Years resolutions conquered at once.

Stylelist 7: Crochet

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