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
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
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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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 …
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