Crochet in art: Joana Vasconcelos

Crochet in art: Joana Vasconcelos

Today I wanted to talk to you about an artist who uses crochet a lot in her work: Joana Vasconcelos. I discovered this French-born Portuguese artist back in 2012, when I went to visit the palace of Versailles with my aunt and my cousin.

A visit to Sirdar

A visit to Sirdar

Once we were all there, we were taken to a meeting room that made us all green with envy: walls lined with a ball of each yarn made by the DMC Group, which consists of DMC itself, Sirdar (and its sub-brands, like Sublime and Hayfield) and Wool and the Gang

It’s my crochet-versary!

It’s my crochet-versary!

On this day 4 years ago I was giving my first crochet lesson. I love doing this more and more with each lesson I teach. I am eternally grateful to the people who have made this possible along the way.