When Famine Ravaged Ireland by Kax Wilson
When famines led to starvation in Ireland, a few charitable women helped the destitute earn money by teaching them to crochet lace.
An Irish Crochet Bedspread by Nancy Nehring
A stunning Irish crochet bedspread includes butterfly, bird, and flower motifs.
Irish Crochet in Europe in the 19th Century by Máire Treanor
Irish crochet imitates many of the European bobbin laces worn in the 19th century.
Irish Crochet: The Original Freeform Crochet by Gwen Blakley Kinsler
Irish crochet was the original freeform crochet and this antique crochet is the inspiration for many of today's designs.
The Crochet Patterns of Elizabeth Hiddleson by Doris Chan
Explore the life of crochet designer and publisher, Elizabeth Hiddleson.
Great-Grandmother's Baby Blanket by Pattie Graver
Pattie Graver connects with her grandmother through a crochet baby blanket.
Bewitched by Broomstick by Karen E. Hooton
Karen E. Hooton fell in love with broomstick lace in the 1970s.
Amazing Technicolor Tapestry Socks by Sarah Read
Sarah Read creates a pair of tapestry crochet socks inspired by a pair of vintage thread socks.
Myrtle's Tobacco-Twine Bedspread by Marcy Smith
Marcy Smith looks into crochet motif afghans created from tobacco twine.
A Crocheted holed-Anna Coin Purse by Chitra Balasubramaniam
The Indian holed-anna coin was used to create crochet purses.
The Bamum Tapestry-Crochet Hats of Foumban by Carol Ventura
Traditional tapestry crochet hats are thriving in Foumban.
Berit Westman and Swedish Traditional Textile Crafts by Carol Huebscher Rhoades
Berit Westman strives to preserve traditional Swedish techniques.
Mary Card Prolific Australian Crochet Designer by Barbara Ballantyne
Mary Card is known for her amazing filet crochet creations.
Collars and Cuffs in the Early 20th Century: Dressing for the Occasion by Ava T. Coleman
Crochet collars and matching cuffs decorated blouses and everyday suit jackets.