A Craftster Before His Time

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Rosey Grier was a 6′ 5″ 300 pound NFL player in the 1970s whose favorite hobby was needlepoint… and he wasn’t afraid to admit it! He even wrote a book entitled “Rosey Grier’s Needlepoint for Men.” Someone out there with a copy of this book was nice enough to scan some pages into Flickr and you can see them all here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/69799427@N00/sets/491625/

Ahhh. Makes my heart swell!

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5 Comments

  1. Vale says:

    Aaaawww. That is so sweat *huggles the guy* lol. I love the flowers one… Just imagine having your boyfriend give you a pillow needlepointed by him!

  2. darumah says:

    A 300lb football player taught me to crochet in college, I have such a soft spot for big men who craft.

  3. Sarah says:

    AWESOME!

  4. k. says:

    that is *such* a turn-on!

    … and that open-necked shirt… WOWZA.

  5. crafty_girl25 says:

    I like the gumball one! I wish more guys would do crafts!

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