“Birgitta Bjerke’s hand-chocheted ‘Pioneer,’
also known as Bob Weir’s bedspread, was the largest piece on display at the Center of Southwest Studies’ new show, ‘100 % Brigitta: The Fine Art of Revolutionary Crochet.'”
A crocheted and embroidered”wedding blanket” circa 1955
Crocheted granny square Impressionism-inspired afghan by Clothogancho
Crochetbug 2012 North Carolina State Fair Crochet Project
Sophie Digard Crocheted Linen Baby Blanket
Crochetbug’s 2011 North Carolina State Fair crochet afghan project.
In the artist’s words,
This project has been a long, exhausting, and in many ways, unexpected adventure, and I doubt that I would have completed it without the encouragement and support of my family, friends, and fellow crocheters; so, thank you.
“Snails Trail” Spirals Crocheted Afghan
According to the artist,
The square repeated throughout this afghan was originally designed differently than what you see here, but a quilter-friend of mine commented that it looked similar to the traditional Snail’s Trail or Drunkard’s Path quilt-block patterns. With a few minor changes, I was able to create the distinctive spirals of the Snail’s Trail using reversible double crochet stitches