Irish Crochet Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography


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Irish crochet is a type of lace, which has its origin in the famine years of the 19th century in Ireland. It has been conducted by nuns from the Venetian needlepoint lace, which is also a raised lace like Irish Crochet. Compared to other crochet laces Irish Crochet is padded with a thicker cord to give it a three dimensional look. There are some different types of Irish Crochet like Roslea and Clones Lace, which shows up huge snowflake knots in its netting.

There are five more types of Irish laces beside Irish Crochet

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Irish Crochet Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography