Leisa McCord

Leisa McCord
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I learned to crochet at the age of eight. My grandmother taught me, starting me off with a wooden hook she whittled herself. Over time, as I scaled up my interest, I scaled down my dimensions. Because I am interested in preserving the disappearing needlecraft of thread crochet — the patterns and the technique — my goal is to promote its appreciation by displaying it in new ways. For inspiration, I use my growing collection of patterns from thread manufacturers from the 30s, 40s and 50s. These

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