A Crochet extravaganza with Jane Crowfoot

Earlier this April we were lucky enough to be in the presence of a crochet superstar, the one and only Jane Crowfoot came to visit the Craft Barn in Warrington. It was a crochet extravaganza! Jane held a Fruit Garden tea party, which included a talk, themed around her Fruit Garden blanket with a glass of fizz for everyone, goody bags and Janie Crow themed cupcakes. Jane shared her design process and inspiration, including a selection of swatches showing how a motif is developed. Even for a designer it's not always right the first time! On the second day Jane taught two mini workshops of beaded crochet. We really enjoyed having Jane back in store and it was lovely to be able to hold an in person event again after two years.

Sara and Jane Crowfoot

Jane brought her back catalogue of sensational blankets to share. It was like walking through an art gallery with a bountiful display of intricate crochet. Incredible colours, textures and stitches to see. Whilst not everyone could make it to the Craft Barn to join in with our events we took lots of photos. Take a look at Jane’s designs below. We have tried our best to match every blanket up to one of the Janie Crow patterns. Jane does also have a website where you may be able to discover further information on some of them.

Janie Crow blanket designs

Summer PalaceSummer Palace Wrap

Frida's Flowers by Janie Crow
Frida's Flowers blanket

Janie Crow blankets | Black Sheep Wools
Primavera blanket and Magic Circles blanket

Fruit Garden blanket
Fruit Garden blanket 

 Primavera blanket
Primavera blanket

Janie Crow
Fields of Gold blanket and Persian Tile alternate colourway

Summer Palace
Summer Palace blanket

cupcake Black Sheep Wools

The Blue House blanket

Inspiration Janie Crow
Fruit Garden blanket by Jane Crowfoot

Janie Crow - Fruit Garden blanket

Fruit Garden Janie Crow
Fruit Garden cushion from blanket squares