Review of Crochet Art by Joana Vasconcelos

by Kathryn on September 22, 2014 · 0 comments

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Joana Vasconcelos is one of the most celebrated crochet artists that I’ve written about, and written about often! I wanted to honor her great efforts with a look back at the great works she’s done.

About Crochet Artist Joana Vasconcelos

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Joana Vasconcelos is a mixed media artist who works with crochet, other fibers and additional materials. Her work tends to be large scale work. It has been displayed widely all around the world and she has received a lot of great recognition. This is great not only for her but also as a celebration of our craft as art.

Knot After Knot

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Sundays on Crochet Concupiscence are when we celebrate the best crochet on Instagram. I’m thrilled to have more than 100 photos to show you from this week. Hopefully this massive roundup inspires you! Want a chance to be featured here? Join me on Instagram and tag your crochet related photos each week with #crochetconcupiscence or #crochetsavedmylife. And check those tags to see even more photos that aren’t in the roundup.

Your Crochet on Instagram

Featured Instagrammer

This week’s featured IGer is bechancer whose bio tag reads: “Diary of a leftie crochet geek (and other crafty stuff)”. This is exactly what you’ll find in her Instagram feed – mostly crochet work and a little bit of other crafts and bits of inspiration. There is a terrific range of different types of crochet images here including motif-based pieces, large crochet squares and circles, crochet cushions, hot water bottle cozies and more. Here’s what was shared this week:

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crochet link love Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

Link love is my way of giving back to the crochet community by highlighting the great work out there each week from crochet bloggers, designers, artists and more. Here are this week’s links …

Do you enjoy link love? It takes a lot of hard work. Donations appreciated to keep it going. Every bit helps.

Sponsor Love

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Something Special

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“The Crochet Crowd Global Community is challenged to create fun amigurumi characters for a crochet ‘safari’ in the theme of the Disney movie “Madagascar”. Using ideas of the animals but not true to the character’s looks, we are asking fans to go above and beyond their imagination. There are over $3000 in prizes to be won, thanks to @RedHeartYarns, Creative Festival, James C Brett, @Schachenmayr Yarns, @TheCrochetCrowd, and Westcott Scissors.” Learn more.

Crochet Quote

Crocheting is one of my most beloved hobbies. I think one of the biggest reasons I love it so much is the simplicity of it. You only need a hook and yarn to create something. And it’s so easy to bring your projects with you wherever you go.” – @elsiecake in a post introducing a Crochet Basics series on A Beautiful Mess.

Crochet Art

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Tunisian Crochet Design, a Guest Post from Sharon Silverman

Crochet Books September 19, 2014

Sharon Silverman has a new book out, Tunisian Crochet for Baby, and I’m thrilled to be a stop on its blog tour. She’s dropping by today with a guest post to tell us all a little bit more about designing with Tunisian crochet.

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Crochet Keeps Saving My Life (Knit Edge Article)

My crochet work September 19, 2014

I was honored to have an article in this issue, not just because it’s a great magazine but because it was agreat follow-up to the article they published about me in their inaugural issue.

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20 Excellent Crochet Patterns and Examples on Etsy

Etsy Crochet September 18, 2014

I thought I’d take a look back at some of those early Etsy crochet posts and see what’s still around on the web. Here’s what I loved then and still love now in Etsy crochet.

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Maker Interview: Kate Taylor of Taylor + cloth

Crochet News September 17, 2014

Today I’m happy to share an interview with the lovely Kate Taylor from Taylor + Cloth, which offers simple, bright and beautiful items for your home .

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